This week, at a theater near you, there are seven new movies being released. Three open wide and another four are in limited release.
Opening Nationwide on Friday, September 28th:
Movie: Feast of Love (R)
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Greg Kinnear, Radha Mitchell, Jane Alexander & Alexa Davalos
Genre: Romance Drama
Synopsis: Modernized version of Midsummer Night’s Dream set in Oregon with a college professor seeing what love is doing among the residents of the town.
First Thoughts: It is from Academy Award winning director Robert Benton of movies like Kramer vs. Kramer and Places in the Heart.
Movie: The Game Plan (PG)
Starring: The Rock, Madison Pettis, Kyra Sedgwick, Roselyn Sanchez & Morris Chestnut
Genre: Sports Comedy
Synopsis: One of the toughest players to ever step foot on the gridiron finds out that he has a daughter. She gets dropped off at his doorstep and life, as he knew it, changes forever.
First Thoughts: Looks like it might be a fun movie to take your kids to.
Movie: The Kingdom (R) (Read Review)
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman & Jeremy Piven
Genre: Action Drama
Synopsis: Terrorists bomb a Western housing area in Saudi Arabia. The FBI sends a special investigative team to help investigate the incident that are to work in secret and have five days to complete their mission. Not getting any help from the locals, they find one local who is willing to work with them to find the people responsible. While investigating one of the team is taken hostage and this may lead to a confrontation at the front door of the killer.
First Thoughts: This movie looks really good and has a great cast, will be sitting in the theater for the first showing on Friday. Have been looking forward to this one for a few weeks now.
Movies in Limited Release:
- The Darjeeling Limited – Comedy road movie with Owen Wilson and Adrien Brody who set out to find themselves while taking a train ride across India. Opens Saturday.
- I’ll Believe You – Sci-fi comedy about a radio talk show host where he takes call from the usual assortment of wacky conspiracy theorists and then a call comes in, in an indecipherable language.
- Lust, Caution – Romantic period spy drama set in occupied Shanghai during World War II.
- Trade – Docudrama with Kevin Kline that revolves around child slavery and a man investigating the possibility that is what happened to his daughter.
Expanding to more theaters this week is In the Valley of Elah.
For New Movie Friday there are three new movies at a theater near me this week. They are Feast of Love, The Game Plan and The Kingdom. What new movie will you be heading out to see this week?