Upcoming Movie Preview: Friday December 11 - Featured

Wide:

Invictus

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language

Runtime: 134 min

From director Clint Eastwood, Invictus tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) joined forces with the captain of South Africa's rugby team, Francois Pienaar (Matt Damon), to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match. Watch the trailer.


The Princess and The Frog

Rated G

Runtime: 97 min

From the creators of The Little Mermaid and Aladdin comes a modern twist on the classic tale, featuring a beautiful girl named Tiana (Anika Noni Rose), a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again, and a fateful kiss that leads them both on a hilarious adventure through the mystical bayous of Louisiana. Featuring the voice talents of: Oprah Winfrey, Keith David, Jenifer Lewis, Jim Cummings, John Goodman, Bruno Campos, Michael-Leon Wooley, Peter Bartlett, and Terrence Howard. Watch the trailer.


Limited:

The Slammin' Salmon

Rated R for pervasive language and sexual references.

Runtime: 93 min

"Slammin" Cleon Salmon (Michael Clarke Duncan) is a former Heavyweight Champion of the World turned owner of a high end Miami seafood restaurant, The Slammin' Salmon. A terrifying man, Salmon uses fear to rule over his misfit waitstaff (Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske, Cobie Smulders and April Bowlby). In an effort to pay off a gambling debt, Salmon sets up a contest to 'inspire' them to sell more food than they ever have before: the top selling server wins $10,000 while the waiter in last place gets served with a broken rib sandwich. Spurred on by greed and panic, the staff resort to backstabbing, bribery and indecent proposals in an attempt to upsell their patrons while simultaneously sabotaging their co-workers. Watch the trailer.


The Lovely Bones

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving disturbing violent content and images, and some language

Runtime: 135 min

In 1973, Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan) is murdered by a neighbor, George Harvey (Stanley Tucci), a serial killer of young girls and women. She finds herself in 'the in-between' a Heaven-like place, observing her family as they grieve for her. She also watches her killer who, having covered his tracks successfully, is preparing to murder again. Susie struggles to balance her desire for vengeance on Harvey and her desire to have her family recover from their loss. Also starring: Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, and Michael Imperioli. Watch the trailer.


A Single Man

Rated R

Runtime: 105 min

A Single Man is based on the novel of the same name by Christopher Isherwood. Set in Los Angeles in 1962, at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, it is the story of a British college professor (Colin Firth) who is struggling to find meaning to his life after the death of his long time partner. The story is a romantic tale of love interrupted, the isolation that is an inherent part of the human condition, and ultimately the importance of the seemingly smaller moments in life. Also starring: Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, and Nicholas Hoult. Watch the trailer.

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