Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Opening this Week

1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 
In the epic finale of the most successful movie franchise, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. After destroying one Horcrux and discovering the significance of the three Deathly Hallows, Harry, Ron and Hermione continue to seek the other Horcruxes in an attempt to destroy Lord Voldemort.

However, now that Voldemort has obtained the Elder Wand, he aims to complete his final stage to ultimate power and launches an attack on Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and threatens to take over the Wizarding and Muggle worlds. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.

Directed by David Yates; and starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes...

Opens: July 15, 2011 Runtime: 2 hr. 10 min. Genre: Adventure, Fantasy Rated: PG - 13

Limited Release

1. Lucky 
After Ben wins $36 million in the lottery, Lucy marries him, strictly for the cash. Just as she's beginning to have genuine feelings for him, however, Lucy discovers that he's a serial killer whose victims all resemble her. Still, though, there's no way she's walking away from those lottery checks, even if it means losing her mind and re-burying all the bodies...

Directed by Gil Cates Jr.; and starring Colin Hanks, Ari Graynor and Ann-Margret

Opens: July 15, 2011 Runtime: n/a Genre: Comedy Rated: R

2. Salvation Boulevard 
Pastor Dan Day is a charismatic evangelical preacher who has captivated a small western American town with his charm -- and the promise of a sweet real estate development. Carl is a former follower -- not of Christ, but of the Grateful Dead -- who has since become "found" in Dan's Evangelical community, serving as one of the preacher's great examples of spiritual and moral transformation. But Carl's new belief system is turned upside down when he witnesses a sinful act that Pastor Dan's doughy henchman aims to cover up.

Directed by George Ratliff; and starring Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Marisa Tomei and Ed Harris.

Opens: July 15, 2011 Runtime: n/a Genre: Comedy, Drama Rated: n/a