Weekend Movie Release Roundup: Theatrical & DVD 3/11

Joan Cusack, black dress

Take a peek at what's new in theaters and on DVD this week.

Theatrical Releases 3/11/11

1. Red Riding Hood (PG-13)

Starring Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Shiloh Fernandez, and Max Irons

A retelling of the classic book, with some liberties taken to expand the story. In a medieval village that is haunted by a werewolf, a young girl falls for an orphaned woodcutter, much to her family's displeasure.

 

2. Mars Needs Moms (PG)

Starring the voices of Joan Cusack, Seth Green, and Dan Fogler

A young boy named Milo gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away.

 

3. Battle: Los Angeles (PG-13)

Starring Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Cory Hardrict, Bridget Moynahan

A Marine platoon scrambles to defend Los Angeles against an alien invasion.

 

New On DVD/BLU-RAY (3/8)

 

1. The Next Three Days (PG-13)

Starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.

 

2. Morning Glory (PG-13)

Starring Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, and Diane Keaton

An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

 

3. Inside Job (PG-13)

Narrated by Matt Damon

Takes a close look at what caused the global financial crisis in 2008.

 

4. Jackass 3  (R)

Starring Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, and Steve-O

Another installment of crazy and dangerous stunts.

 

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