Movie Releases for March 23, 2012
New movies coming out this week The Hunger Games.
The Hunger Games
Runtime: 142 min
Genre(s): Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director: Gary Ross
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci
In a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister’s place for the latest match. This should be the next big teen franchise after Twilight’s clock strikes midnight. Pre-sales alone the other movies will be made. The only question left is if the movie will be any good.
The Raid: Redemption
Runtime: 101 min
Genre(s): Action, Crime, Thriller
Director: Gareth Evans
Stars: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy, Doni Alamsyah
A SWAT team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. An Indonesian action film from a Welshman that is going to be remade into an American movie. Guarantee this version has better action and just feels better.
The Deep Blue Sea
Runtime: 98 min
Genre(s): Drama, Romance
Director: Terence Davies
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, Ann Mitchell, Jolyon Coy
The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
You have to love British actresses for just doing what they want and not chasing the money. Rachel Weisz has her work cut out for her to make an unsympathetic character watchable.
Director: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin
Stars: Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, John Schneider, Jasmine Guy
A college freshman’s world is rocked when she learns she is the adopted survivor of an attempted abortion. Welcome to the world of Faith films. Just as we get used to Christian heavy metal we can now brace for Christian movies from someone other than Mel Gibson and Kirk Cameron. Oh Chuck Heston, where art thou?