Weekend Movie Release Roundup: Theatrical & DVD 3/18

Check out the latest movie releases in theaters and on DVD.


Theatrical releases 3/18/11:

1. The Lincoln Lawyer (R) Drama

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, and Ryan Phillippe

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile real estate agent in Beverly Hills who is accused of attempted murder.


2. Limitless (PG-13) Thriller

Starring Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, and Abbie Cornish

A struggling copywriter discovers a drug that unlocks 100 percent of his brain function only to find that one of the side effects is being targeted by some of the most dangerous men imaginable.


3. Paul  (R) Comedy/Sci-Fi

Starring Simon Pegg, Seth Rogen, and Nick Frost

Two British comic-book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51.


New on DVD & BLU-RAY (3/15):

1.  The Fighter (R)  Biography/Drama

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Melissa Leo, and Amy Adams

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother Dicky Ecklund, who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.


2. Hereafter (PG-13) Drama

Starring Matt Damon, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Cécile De France

The story of three very different people affected by death in three very different ways and how their lives intertwine.

* This was one of the slowest paced movies I've seen in eons, so if you like fast pacing, I'd suggest waiting until you are in the right mood for this one. 


3. The Switch (PG-13)

Starring Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, and Patrick Wilson

A woman approaching middle age decides to become a mother via artificial insemination.  Seven years later she finds out that her best friend may have switched her selected sperm sample with his own.


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