Friday, November 2, 2012

In Cinemas This Weekend: Don't take your younger brother trick or treating!

Quite a few films hit cinemas this weekend, well compared to previous weeks anyway, although I have to say that none of these films seem overly appealing and the couple that are aren't playing in my local theatre. This sucks. As a matter of fact I have noticed that Skyfall is still dominating the screenings so new films out this week, even a Paul Thomas Anderson or Marion Cotillard film, won't be knocking it off its stride. The new Bond is a great film so I can understand why cinemas keep it going but for those who have seen it it could be a dull weekend at the movies for you. Have a look at what is out below.

1. Tying in with Halloween is FUN SIZE although this isn't a horror but a comedy. A teenage girl's Halloween plans are ruined when she is made to take her younger brother trick or treating when her Mother is called away, however in the midst of dressed up kids she loses him and gathers help from her best friends to find the sibling before her mother returns. Starring: Victoria Justice, Chelsea Handler, Jackson Nicoll, & Josh Pence. What could be scarier on Halloween?

Fun Size trailer

2. Sex lines are the theme of next movie FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL.... When two former college enemies move in together to save on rent they start up a sex line service in order to earn more money to live in their glamorous apartment. Starring: Ari Graynor, Lauren Miller, Justin Long, & James Wolk. You looking for a good time?

For A Good Time, Call... trailer

3. The Paul Thomas Anderson film I mentioned above is THE MASTER starring Philip Seymour Hoffman as a cult leader who invites war veteran Joaquin Phoenix to join when he realises he is missing the stability of war. Also starring: Amy Adams & Price Carson. Could you be tempted to join?

The Master trailer

4. Marion Cotillard graces the screen again in emotional drama RUST AND BONE. The film follows two characters from different stories that are thrust together after an incident with a killer whale leaves one of them disabled. Also starring: Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, & Celine Masiero. Can something horrific spark someone's life?

Rust And Bone trailer

5. The gothic horrors of Silent Hill return in SILENT HILL: REVELATION. When her Father goes missing a young woman is drawn to a strange town which runs in an alternate reality. Once there she realises she has entered the place she has had nightmares about since she was a child. Starring: Adelaide Clemens, Kit Harington, Sean Bean, & Carrie-Anne Moss. Will you go to Silent Hill?

Silent Hill: Revelation trailer

6. As well as Rust And Bone another foreign film will be released in selected cinemas this weekend. DINNER WITH MY SISTERS is the story of a Greek Cypriot doctor who returns to his homeland to investigate the death of his Father. Starring: Popi Avraam, Donna Berlin, Nadia Charalambous, & Christopher Greco. What will he uncover?

Dinner With My Sisters trailer

7. Finally we have a small independent film which may get a few showings at the smaller theatres near you. KEEP THE LIGHTS ON follows a filmmaker who bonds with a lawyer who refuses to admit he is homosexual. As their relationship grows to something more they both face internal struggles where one finds their situation normal and one finds it an embarrassment. Starring: Thure Lindhardt, Zachary Booth, Julianne Nicholson, & Marilyn Neimark. Will he come out the closet?

Keep The Lights On trailer

So there we have it the films released this week. It is odd to see a list of so many but none that particularly jump out at you. The two I want to see seem to be unavailable so at this moment in time I have no idea what I will be seeing. Perhaps you will be in for a surprise when you come back on Monday and see what I have reviewed. Have a nice weekend folks.

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