New Movies Coming Friday, April 29th, 2011

by Jason of New Movie Friday on April 26, 2011

in New Movies This Friday

There are 12 new movies coming Friday. Four are opening everywhere and another eight are in limited release.

Nationwide – New Movies Coming Friday, April 29th:

Movie: Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (PG-13)
Starring: Brandon Routh, Anita Briem, Sam Huntington & Taye Diggs
Genre: Horror Comedy
Synopsis: A world famous private detective that specializes in the walking dead is armed with silver and wood bullets. He is on the trail of a missing artifact and if he is not able to find it, a war between the werewolves, vampires and zombies looms on the streets of New Orleans. Based on the popular graphic novel by Tiziano Sclavi.
First Thoughts: Looks like it might actually be fun.

Movie: Fast Five (PG-13)
Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson & Chris “Ludacris” Bridges
Genre: Action Thriller
Synopsis: An ex-cop and his girlfriend have been evading authorities after breaking her brother out of custody. They assemble a team to do one final job in Rio de Janeiro and maybe gain permanent freedom. They must go up against a corrupt businessman before the federal agent on their trail catches up with them.
First Thoughts: For some unexplainable reason I can’t wait to see this. Luckily, I won’t have to wait much longer, as I am attending a screening of it tonight. Will have a review later in the week. Also, available in IMAX.

Movie: Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (PG)
Starring: Hayden Panettiere, Patrick Warburton, David Ogden Stiers & Glenn Close
Genre: Animated Comedy
Synopsis: A teenaged Red Riding Hood has been training in a distant land with a covert group known as Sisters of the Hood. She gets teamed with the Wolf to investigate what happened to Hansel and Gretel.
First Thoughts: Sounds like a creative take on popular bed time stories, but doesn’t interest me really. Also available in 3D.

Movie: Prom (PG)
Starring: Aimee Teegarden, Thomas McDonell, De’Vaughn Nixon, Danielle Campbell & Yin Chang
Genre: Teen Comedy Drama
Synopsis: A bunch of different stories intersect leading up to prom, as the seniors prepare for the event.
First Thoughts: Looks like a Love Actually styled comedy for the teen set.

Limited – New Movies Coming Friday, April 29th:

  • 13 Assassins – Actioner about a bunch of unemployed samurai that get hired to kill a sadistic lord before he plunges Japan into war.
  • Bride Fight – Drama about three young women hoping to escape post-WWII Holland by emigrating to New Zealand.
  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams 3D – Documentary with Werner Herzog exploring the oldest-known pictures by people within the Chauvet Caves in France.
  • Earthwork – Drama biopic that is the true story of real-life crop artist Stan Herd.
  • Exporting Raymond – The story of Phil Rosenthal and his journey to recreat Everybody Loves Raymond in Russia.
  • Road to Nowhere – Crime drama about a filmmaker that hires an unknown actress that looks a lot like the real murderer to star in his movie about the crime.
  • Sympathy for Delicious – Drama starring and directed by Mark Ruffalo about a paralyzed DJ that gets more than he bargained for when he tries faith healing.
  • That’s What I Am – Period coming-of-age drama starring Ed Harris about a young boy that gets paired with the school’s biggest social outcast by his teacher.

There are three new movies playing in my area this week. They are Fast Five, Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil, and Prom. What new movies coming Friday will you be going to see?

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