Weekend Movie Release Roundup: In Theaters & On DVD 8/12

Former ‘Zombieland’ co-stars Emma Stone and Jesse Eisenberg star in movies debuting this week!




In Theaters 8/12/11:


1.  The Help (PG-13)

Starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Bryce Dallas Howard

Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, Skeeter is a southern society girl who returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends’ lives — and a Mississippi town — upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families.  Along the way, unlikely friendships are forged and a new sisterhood emerges, but not before everyone in town has a thing or two to say themselves when they become unwittingly — and unwillingly — caught up in the changing times. 


2. 30 Minutes or Less (R)

Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, and Danny McBride

Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and inform him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else.


On DVD & BLU-RAY (8/9/11):


1. Mars Needs Moms (PG)

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

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


2. Super (R)

Starring Ellen Page, Rainn Wilson, Kevin Bacon, and Liv Tyler

After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.


3. Paul (R)

Starring Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, and Seth Rogen

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



**If you see anything this weekend, go see “The Help”. It’s worth every penny, I promise.



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