Looks like it’s going to be a beautiful weekend. Hope to see you at Thomas.
Here are this week’s new movies.
Act of Dishonour: The arrival of Canadian film crew in a remote Afghani village, changes the lives of a woman & her fiancée forever.
Cats and Dogs, The Revenge of Kitty Galore: The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Doctor Who: S5 BBC TV The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.
Don’t Look Back: A psychodrama about a photographer whose pictures tell a different story to that of her perception.
Eat, Pray, Love: A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to “find herself”.
Elevator to the Gallows: Criterion. In his mesmerizing debut feature, twenty-four-year-old director Louis Malle brought together the beauty of Jeanne Moreau, the camerawork of Henri Decaë, and a now legendary score by Miles Davis. A touchstone of the careers of both its star and director, Elevator to the Gallows is a richly atmospheric thriller of murder and mistaken identity unfolding over one restless Parisian night.
Exit Through the Gift Shop: The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend camera-shy artist Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner with spectacular results.
Extra Man: A man who escorts wealthy widows in New York’s Upper East Side takes a young aspiring playwright under his wing. Kevin Kline, Katie Holmes, John C. Reilly
Great Migrations: National Geographic. Spectacular footage of massive migrations of animals on land, in the air, underwater. Narrated by Alec Baldwin.
Grown Ups: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Ip Man: Semi-biographical film about martial arts master Ip Man, teacher of Bruce Lee, starring Hong Kong super star Donnie Yen.
Love Shack: In the tradition of Waiting for Guffman, this comedy follows the misadventures of a dysfunctional family of adult film stars who reunite for a memorial film shoot following the death of legendary producer.
Manson, My Name is Evil: Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.
Nature of Existence: Trekkies director, Roger Nygard, travels across the globe and interviews spiritual leaders, scholars, scientists, artists, and pizza chefs in order to sort out the nature of existence.
Predators: A group of elite warriors are hunted by members of a merciless alien race known as Predators.
Robogeisha: A geisha and her ugly sister are kidnapped in order to be transformed into cyborg assassins.
And in time for Christmas:
Scrooged: A cynically selfish TV executive gets haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
Muppet Movie: Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.
It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie: On Christmas Eve, an angel petitions God to send help for Kermit the Frog who has lost all hope after losing the Muppet Theatre.
Ciao for now,
The Thomas Staff