The Weekend's New Movieshows

March 18, 2010


This weekend, reward yourself for how much you drank without throwing up yesterday by seeing one of these films new in theaters:

Bounty Hunter
Director: Andy Tennant
Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler
Good if you want to see: lobotomized Out of Sight. It's a battle of the EXES! Yikes! Gerard Butler has slightly darker hair than usual! Ut-oh! Jennifer Aniston is aging well! Yow!

Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Director: Thor Freudenthal
Starring: Zachary Gordon, Steve Zahn, Devon Bostick, Chloe Grace Moretz
Good if you want to see: the middle school life of a wimpy kid, on the off chance you didn't live that already.

Repo Men
Director: Miguel Sapochnik
Starring: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker
Good if you want to see: Repo: The Genetic Opera's organ reclamation story taking itself really seriously somehow.

Greenberg (limited)
Director: Noah Baumbach
Starring: Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans, Mark Duplass
Good if you want to see: 20 and 30-something ennui taken to the next logical step: 40-something ennui.

The Runaways (limited)
Director: Floria Sigismondi
Starring: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon
Good if you want to see: the story of the one all-girl band that was perhaps more influential than the Spice Girls.

IMAX Hubble 3D (limited)
Director: Tony Myers
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, ASTRONAUTS
Good if you want to see: some dudes fixin' the motherfuckin' Hubble Space Telescope! Woooo!

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