Weekend Movie Release Roundup: In Theaters & On DVD Thanksgiving Weekend 11/23


Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, new movies kick off early this week!

New In Theaters 11/23/11

1. The Muppets (PG)

Starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams, and Chris Cooper

With the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon.

2. Arthur Christmas (PG)

Starring the voices of James McAvoy, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, and Imelda Staunton

On Christmas night at the North Pole, Santa’s youngest son looks to use his father’s high-tech operation for an urgent mission.

3. Hugo (PG)

Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Asa Butterfield, and Christopher Lee

In 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

4. A Dangerous Method (R)

Starring Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, and Michael Fassbender

Explores how the relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.

5. My Week With Marilyn (limited release) (R)

Starring Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, and Kenneth Branagh

An employee of Sir Laurence Olivier’s documents the tense interaction between Olivier and Marilyn Monroe during production of The Prince and the Showgirl.

6. The Artist (PG-13)

Starring John Goodman, James Cromwell, and Jean Dujardin

As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he hits it off with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

New On DVD & BLU-RAY 11/22/11

1. Super 8 (PG-13)

Starring Elle Fanning, Amanda Michalka, and Kyle Chandler

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.

2. Conan the Barbarian (R)

Starring Jason Momoa, Rose McGowan, and Ron Perlman

The tale of Conan the Cimmerian and his quest to avenge the murder of his father and the slaughter of his village.

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

Starring Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven, 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.


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