What New Movies Start Friday, May 29th, 2009?

by Jason of New Movie Friday on May 28, 2009

in New Movies This Friday

There are five movies opening this week. Two are opening everywhere and three more open on a limited basis.

Opening Nationwide on Friday, May 29th:

Movie: Drag Me to Hell (PG-13)
Starring: Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver, David Paymer & Dileep Rao
Genre: Supernatural Horror
Synopsis: A young woman living the good life in Los Angeles until she denies an old woman an extension on a loan. Then things start to go really bad for the young woman.
First Thoughts: You couldn’t drag me to the theater to see this one.

Movie: Up (PG)
Starring: Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, John Ratzenberger, Bob Peterson, Jordan Nagai & Delroy Lindo
Genre: Animated Family Adventure
Synopsis: An old man and former balloon salesman gets to fulfill his lifelong dream. He goes about tying thousands of balloons to his house and floating away on a great adventure. He then finds that a young boy has accidentally stowed away. They end up visiting a lost world.
First Thoughts: The trailer for this looks really good, I laughed multiple times. It is also available in Disney Digital 3-D at some theaters.

Movies in Limited Release:

  • Departures – Japanese film with English subtitles about a devoted cellist that loses his job when his orchestra is disbanded.
  • Pontypool – Psychological thriller about a big city radio jockey that gets fired once again and gets a job at a radio station in a small town.
  • What Goes Up – Period comedy drama about a morally challenged reporter that is sent to a small town to cover a story and looks up an old college friend and discovers a suicide.

For New Movie Friday there are two new movies to choose from this week. They are Drag Me to Hell and Up. What new movie looks good to you this week?

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