Upcoming Movie Preview: Week of October 30 - Featured

Wednesday October 28:

Rated: PG for scary images and suggestive choreography

This Is It chronicles Michael Jackson's comeback tour of the same name. Tour director Kenny Ortega said about the film, "The footage that was captured from the early stages of the production to our technical rehearsals at the STAPLES Center in L.A. will show Michael as he truly was, creatively involved with every aspect of the production, from the staging and choreography, to the music, lighting, production design and conception of the original short films and video backdrops. This Is It was Michael's last theatrical work and although it was still a work in progress, I think the footage will show that the process was something that Michael deeply enjoyed." Watch the trailer.

Friday October 30:


Rated: R for bloody violence, language, and some nudity

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day is the much-anticipated sequel to the indie cult classic, The Boondock Saints. The film is the continuation of writer/director Troy Duffy's tough, stylized cutting edge saga of the MacManus brothers (Norman Reedus, Sean Patrick Flanery). The two have been in deep hiding with their father, Il Duce (Billy Connolly), in the quiet valleys of Ireland, far removed from their former vigilante lives. When word comes that a beloved priest has been killed by sinister forces from deep within the mob, the brothers return to Boston to mount a violent and bloody crusade to bring justice to those responsible. With a new partner in crime (Clifton Collins Jr.) and a sexy FBI operative (Julie Benz) hot on their trail... the Saints are back! Watch the trailer

Rated: PG-13 for some crude humor

Gentlemen Broncos written by Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite) is about Benjamin (Michael Angarano), home-schooled by his eccentric mother (Jennifer Coolidge), is a loveable loner whose passion for writing leads him on an offbeat and hilarious journey as his story first gets ripped off by the legendary fantasy novelist, Ronald Chevalier (Jemaine Clement) and then is adapted into a disastrous movie by the small town's most prolific homespun filmmaker. Also starring: Sam Rockwell, Suzanne May, and Halley Feiffer. Watch the trailer.


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Oct 30, 2009 12:57PM EDT

Reviews for "This Is It" have been really good from what I've read. I've included two below. I'm definitely planning on catching it.

LA Times

Rolling Stone

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