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What’s Out This Week? – August 9, 2013

Rated: PG
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family

If you were a fan of Disney’s Cars this action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure will sure take you to the next level. In the “World Above “Cars” features Dusty, a plane with dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer; but Dusty’s not exactly built for racing— he’s a crop duster and happens to be afraid of heights. Despite his fear and with encouragement from his mentor, a naval aviator named Skipper, Dusty narrowly qualifies for the big competition. Dusty’s sportsmanship and speed begin to rattle the defending champ of the race circuit, Ripslinger, who will stop at nothing to see Dusty fail. When disaster strikes during the climax of the final race, Dusty’s courage is put to the ultimate test. With the support of friends old and new, Dusty reaches heights he never dreamed possible.


Rated: R
Genre:  Action | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

One of this summers most anticipated movie, Elysium, takes us to the year 2159; when humanity is sharply divided between two classes of people- the ultrarich live aboard a luxurious space station called Elysium, and the rest live a hardscrabble existence in Earth’s ruins.  The only man with the chance to bring equality to these worlds is Max, an ordinary guy in desperate need to get to Elysium. With his life hanging in the balance, he reluctantly takes on a dangerous mission—one that pits him against Elysium’s Secretary Delacourt and her hard-line forces—but if he succeeds, he could save not only his own life, but millions of people on Earth as well. Read our review.


imageWe’re the Millers
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy | Crime

David Clark is a small-time pot dealer whose clientele includes chefs and soccer moms, but no kids—after all, he has his scruples. So what could go wrong? Plenty. Preferring to keep a low profile for obvious reasons, he learns the hard way that no good deed goes unpunished when he tries to help out some local teens and winds up getting jumped by a trio of gutter punks. Stealing his stash and his cash, they leave him in major debt to his supplier, Brad. In order to wipe the slate clean—and maintain a clean bill of health—David must now become a big-time drug smuggler by bringing Brad’s latest shipment in from Mexico. Twisting the arms of his neighbors, cynical stripper Rose and wannabe customer Kenny, as well as streetwise teen Casey, he devises a foolproof plan. One fake wife, two pretend kids and a huge, shiny RV later, the “Millers” are headed south of the border for a Fourth of July weekend that is sure to end with a bang.


pj-sea-of-monsters03Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure | Family | Fantasy

PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS is the second in the young demigod’s epic journey to fulfill his destiny. To save their world, Percy and his friends must find the fabled and magical Golden Fleece. Embarking on a treacherous odyssey into the uncharted waters of the Sea of Monsters (known to humans as the Bermuda Triangle), they battle terrifying creatures, an army of zombies, and the ultimate Evil.


PrinceAvalanche2_0Prince Avalanche
Rated: R
Genere: Comedy | Drama

An odd couple of sorts, meditative and stern Alvin and his girlfriend’s brother, Lance, dopey and insecure, leave the city behind to spend the summer in solitude repainting traffic lines down the center of a country highway ravaged by wildfire. As they sink into their job in the remarkable landscape, they learn more than they want to about each other and their own limitations. An unlikely friendship develops through humor and nasty exchanges, leading to surprising affection.


i-give-it-a-yearI Give It a Year
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy | Romance

Released on iTunes July 3, “I Give It A Year” now hits the big screen. Since they met at a party, ambitious high-flyer Nat and struggling novelist Josh have been deliriously happy despite their differences. Josh is a thinker, Nat’s a doer, but the spark between them is undeniable. Their wedding is a dream come true, but no one — family, friends and even the minister who marries them — is convinced that they will last. Josh’s ex-girlfriend, Chloe, and Nat’s handsome American client Guy could offer attractive alternatives.  With their first anniversary approaching and the attractive alternatives in the mix, can they last?


inaworldIn a World…
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy

A hilarious romantic comedy about a struggling vocal coach who strikes it big in the cutthroat world of movie-trailer voice-overs, only to find herself in direct competition with the industry’s reigning king—her father.


imagesJug Face
Rated: R
Genre: Drama | Horror | Thriller

Jug Face tells the story of a pregnant teen trying to escape a backwoods community when she discovers that she may be sacrificed to a mysterious pit. The entity in the pit requires a life for keeping the community safe. The face of the person to be sacrificed is crafted onto a ceramic jug. When ignored, the entity unleashes an evil onto the community. Now no one is safe as tragedy befalls each member one by one, and they soon realize that the pit wants what it wants.



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