The nationwide releases deal with movies aimed at boys either young (Diary of a Wimpy Kid2: Rodrick Rules) or slightly older (Sucker Punch). In the limited releases, there seems to be much love for the 1970s since two of the movies take place in that time period.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules
Directed: Zack Snyder
Starring: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Jena Malone, Carla Gugino, Jon Hamm, Scott Glenn, Oscar Isaac
Synopsis: Tarted up girls need to escape juvenile detention so they put on their best fake eyelashes to do it and kick butt in make-believe land.
My Take: Eye candy fluff with no substance so it would be excellent to watch if your brain is turned off.
RT Score: 23%
RT Consensus: It’s technically impressive and loaded with eye-catching images, but without characters or a plot to support them, all of Sucker Punch’s visual thrills are for naught.
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Directed: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine
Synopsis: Heath Ledger is super creepy as the Joker and Maggie Gyllenhaal has thankfully taken the role abandoned by Katie Holmes.
My Take: I can’t wait to see it. I loved the first one. Christian Bale is sexy and it looks super dark and awesome.
RT Score: 94%
RT Consensus: Dark, complex and unforgettable, The Dark Knight succeeds not just as an entertaining comic book film, but as a richly thrilling crime saga. Continue reading “Movies Opening July 18″