Friday, January 6, 2012

PREVIEWS - January Movies (Limited)

These are the first set of movie to be released in 2012 in limited/selected cinemas

A young New York pickpocket Bobby is confronted by a woman with whom he has a passionate one-night affair. She tells him she's pregnant, and Bobby is forced to reevaluate a lifetime of missteps, take responsibility for his new child and win over the girl who might just be perfect for him.

Directed by Michael Corrente and starring Peter Facinelli, Vincent Gallo, Michael Madsen,  and Jaimie Alexander.

Opens: January 4, 2012 Runtime: n/a Genre: Comedy, Drama Rated: PG-13

Joyful Noise

Two women, one a mother of two teenagers, the other a widow of the recently deceased choir director, join forces to save their small-town gospel choir.

Directed by Todd Graff, Joyful Noise stars Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer, Jeremy Jordan and Courtney Vance.
Opens: January 13, 2012 Runtime: 1 hr. 58 min. Genre: Musical, Comedy, Drama Rated: PG-13 

We Need to Talk About Kevin
Eva is the mother of Kevin, a teenage boy who went on a high-school killing spree. She tries to deal with her grief and feelings of responsibility for Kevin's actions by writing to his father, her estranged husband.

Directed by Lynne Ramsay, and starring Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly and Ezra Miller.

Opens: January 13, 2012 Runtime: 1 hr. 52 min. Genre: Drama, Thriller, Suspense Rated: R

Albert Nobbs
A woman passes as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. Some thirty years after donning men's clothing, she finds herself trapped in a prison of her own making.

Directed by Rodrigo Garcia, and starring Glenn Close (who also co-wrote the screenplay), Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Johnson, Janet McTeer and Brendan Gleeson.

Opens: January 27, 2012 Runtime: 1 hr. 53 min. Genre: Drama Rated: R