Weekend Movie Release Roundup: In Theaters & On DVD 8/19


As summer winds down, the box office heats up.  Check out all of the new flicks coming out today!

New in theaters today 8/19/11:


1. Conan the Barbarian (R)

Starring Jason Momoa, Rose McGowan, and Ron Perlman

The tale of Conan the Cimmerian and his adventures across the continent of Hyboria on a quest to avenge the murder of his father and the slaughter of his village.


2. One Day (PG-13) ** Highly recommend this one! (only after you’ve read the book first!)

Starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess

After spending a night together on their last night of college, Dexter and Emma form a bond and wind up reconnecting off and on over the next 20 years – for better or worse. 


3. Fright Night (R)  Comedy/Horror

Starring Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, and David Tennant

A teenager suspects that his new neighbor is a vampire.


4. Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (PG)

Starring Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven, and Joel McHale

A retired spy is called back into action, and to bond with her new step-children, she invites them along for the adventure to stop the evil Timekeeper from taking over the world.


New on DVD & BLU-RAY 8/16


1.  Something Borrowed (PG-13)

Starring Kate Hudson, Ginnifer Goodwin, and John Krasinski

Friendships are tested and secrets come to the surface when terminally single Rachel falls for Dex, her best friend Darcy’s fiancé.


2. Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil (PG)

Starring the voices of Patrick Warburton, Glenn Close, and Hayden Panetierre

Red Riding Hood is training in the group of Sister Hoods, when she and the Wolf are called to examine the sudden mysterious disappearance of Hansel and Gretel.


3.  Priest  (R)

Starring Paul Bettany and Cam Gigandet

A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece.


4. Dexter Season 5

Starring Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter

Season 5 of the hit Showtime series about a likable Miami police forensics expert moonlighting as a serial killer of criminals whom he believes have escaped justice.


5. Meet Monica Velour (R)

Starring Kim Cattrall and Dustin Ingram

When an awkward teen meets his favorite adult film star, whose career peaked in the ’80s, an unexpected friendship follows as the young man gets a glimpse inside Monica Velour’s current life as a single mom struggling to make ends meet.

6. The Conspirator (PG-13)

Starring James McAvoy, Robin Wright, and Kevin Kline

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.





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