What film will you see with your significant other this weekend, prolonging your dying relationship with two more hours of mutual silence? Here are some options:
Director: Hoyt Yeatman
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis, Tracy Morgan, Will Arnett, Bill Nighy, Sam Rockwell--in other words, people who, besides Nic Cage, you'd wish better for.
Good if you want to see: talking guinea pigs as spies, for whatever reason.
Director: Jaume Collet-Sera
Starring: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, and introducing Isabelle Fuhrman as Orphan
Good if you want to see: a convoluted argument against adoption; an ending that, from what I've heard, will leave you somewhat confused and unfulfilled
The Ugly Truth
Director: Robert Luketic
Starring: Gerard Butler, Katherine Heigl
Good if you want to see: Romance! Comedy! Misogyny!
Director: John Hindman
Starring: Jeff Daniels, Lauren Graham
Good if you want to see: Romance! Comedy! Jeff Daniels as the eponymous answerer who actually doesn't have all the answers!
In the Loop
Director: Armando Iannucci
Starring: Peter Capaldi, Tom Hollander, Gina McKee, James Gandolfini, Anna "MY GIRL Chlumsky
Good if you want to see: a Middle East war comedy of errors, of sorts.