Weekend Movie Roundup – February 8th – Lego Movie, Vampire Academy

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1. The Lego Movie (PG)

Starring the voices of Will Ferrell, Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks and Jonah Hill

An ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together.

2. Vampire Academy (PG-13)

Starring Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, and Joely Richardson

Based on the book series by Richelle Mead.  Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human/vampire, guardians of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discretely within our world. Her legacy is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi. This is her story.

 

3. The Monuments Men (PG-13)

Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon and Bill Murray

A World War II platoon is on a mission to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.

 

New On DVD 2/5/14

 

1. Dallas Buyers Club (R)

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, and Jared Leto

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease. 

2. Escape Plan (R)

Starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson)

When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and imprisoned in the world's most secret and secure facility, he uses his skills to escape with help from the inside.

3. Free Birds (PG)

Starring the voices of Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson and Amy Poehler

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history – and get turkeys off the holiday menu for good.

 

4. About Time (R)

Starring Rachel McAdams, Domhnall Gleeson and Bill Nighy

At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.

 

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