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April 3rd, 2012

April 2012 Movie Releases

April 4, 2012 Movie Releases

04 iron skyIron Sky (NR)

Blind Spot Pictures, Energia Productions, 27 Films, New Holland Pictures

Director: Timo Vuorensola

A Sci-fi Action Comedy starring Julia Dietze, Chris Kirby, Udo Kier

The Nazis set up a secret base on the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018.




04 titanic 3dTitanic 3D (PG-13)

Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox (3D/2D theaters and IMAX)

Director: James Cameron

A Dramatic Adventure starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Bill Paxton, Victor Garber

A boy and a girl from differing social backgrounds meet during the ill-fated maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic.

 

 



April 5, 2012 Movie Releases

Air Racers 3D (NR)

3D Entertainment Distribution
Director: Christian Fry, Jean-Jacques Mantello
A Documentary starring Paul Walker (Narrator)

Fly into Nevada’s "Valley of Speed" for a breathtaking exploration of the fastest race in the world combined with spectacular air show entertainment: the legendary Reno National Championship Air Races. Join today’s elite pilots as they fight for position at twice the speed of a Nascar race. Learn about the history and science behind the sport, whose concept dates back to the dawn of aviation. Narrated by Paul Walker of "The Fast and the Furious" series, "Air Racers 3D" puts you in the cockpit to experience the intensity and high-speed thrills of a sports event like no other for the very first time in IMAX 3D.

April 6, 2012 Movie Releases

04 american_reunionAmerican Reunion (R)

Universal Pictures

Director: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg

A Comedy starring Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Chris Klein

Jim, Michelle, Stifler, and their friends reunite in East Great Falls, Michigan for their high school reunion.

04 atm_ver2ATM (R)

IFC Midnight

Director: David Brooks

A Thrilling Horror starring Brian Geraghty, Alice Eve, Josh Peck

On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.

 



04 comic conComic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope (NR)

Wrekin Hill Entertainment

Director: Morgan Spurlock

A Documentary starring Skip Harvey, Eric Hensen, James Darling

Have you ever imagined a place where Vulcans and vampires get along? Where wizards and wookies can be themselves? Welcome to Comic-Con San Diego. What started as a fringe comic book convention for 500 fans has grown into the pop culture event of the year that influences every form of entertainment, now attended by over 140,000 strong. "Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope" – a film by Morgan Spurlock explores this amazing cultural phenomenon by following the lives of five attendees as they descend upon the ultimate geek mecca at San Diego Comic-Con 2010.

 


04 damsels_in_distressDamsels in Distress (PG-13)

Sony Pictures Classics

Director: Whit Stillman

A Dramatic Comedy starring Greta Gerwig, Adam Brody, Analeigh Tipton

A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated environment of the Seven Oaks college campus, and to rescue their fellow students from depression, grunge and low standards of every kind.

 


04 the hunterThe Hunter
(R)

Magnolia Pictures

Director: Daniel Nettheim

A Dramatic Thriller starring Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Frances O’Connor

Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.



04 keyholeKeyhole
(R)
Monterey Media
Director: Guy Maddin
A Drama starring Isabella Rossellini, Jason Patric, Kevin McDonald
Gangster and deadbeat dad, Ulysses Pick, embarks on an unusual journey through his home.

http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2994708761/
We the Party (R)
Director: Mario Van Peebles
A Comedy starring Mario Van Peebles, Snoop Dogg, Michael Jai White
In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves.

 


April 11, 2012 Movie Releases

04 the ladyThe Lady (R)

Cohen Media Group

Director: Luc Besson

A Romantic Drama starring Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma’s democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.



April 12, 2012 Movie Releases

The Eye of the Storm (NR)
Sycamore Entertainment Group Inc.
Director: Fred Schepisi
A Drama starring Geoffrey Rush, Dustin Clare, Charlotte Rampling
Elizabeth Hunter controls all in her life – society, her staff, her children; but the once great beauty will now determine her most defiant act as she chooses her time to die.

April 13, 2012 Movie Releases


04 bad_assBad Ass

(NR)

Samuel Goldwyn Films

Director: Craig Moss

An Action film starring Danny Trejo, Ron Perlman, Charles S. Dutton

Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It’s not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (where he protects an elderly black man from a pair of skin heads) makes him a local hero where he’s suddenly celebrated once again. But his good fortune suddenly turns for the worse when his best friend Klondike is murdered and the police aren’t doing anything about it.

04 Blue_Like_Jazz_1Blue Like Jazz (NR)

Roadside Attractions

Director: Steve Taylor

A Drama starring Marshall Allman, Claire Holt, Tania Raymonde

Don, a pious nineteen-year-old sophomore at a Texas junior college, impulsively decides to escape his evangelical upbringing for life in the Pacific Northwest at one of the most progressive campuses in America, Reed College in Portland. Upon arrival, Reed’s surroundings and eccentric student body proves to be far different than he could possibly imagine from the environment from which he came, forcing him to embark on a journey of self-discovery to understand who he is and what he truly believes.

 



04 cabin_in_the_woodsThe Cabin in the Woods (R)

Lionsgate

Director: Drew Goddard

A Comedic Fantasy Horror starring Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison

Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

 

 


Deadline
(PG-13)
Freestyle Releasing
Director: Curt Hahn
A Thrilling Mystery Drama starring Steve Talley, Anna Felix, Lauren Jenkins
"Deadline" tells the true story of an investigative journalist who uncovers the murder of a young African American boy that has gone uninvestigated, unsolved and unpunished for almost twenty years. Inspired by a true story, "Deadline" is adapted from Mark Ethridge’s novel "Grievances."


04 detentionDetention

(R)

Samuel Goldwyn Films

Director: Joseph Kahn

An Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller starring Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook, Shanley Caswell

A slasher-movie killer frightens a group of teens during their senior year of high school.

 




04 lockoutLockout
(PG-13)

FilmDistrict

Director: James Mather, Stephen St. Leger

A Sci-fi Action Thriller starring Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare

A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president’s daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

 



04 Monsieur_Lazhar_1Monsieur Lazhar (NR)

Director: Philippe Falardeau

A Dramatic Comedy starring Mohamed Fellag, Danielle Proulx, Brigitte Poupart

"Monsieur Lazhar" tells the poignant story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher and trying to heal. Bachir Lazhar (Fellag), a 55-year-old Algerian immigrant, offers the school his services as a substitute teacher and is quickly hired. As he helps the children heal, he also learns to accept his own painful past.

 

 



04 three_stooges_ver3The Three Stooges

(PG)

20th Century Fox

Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

A Comedy starring Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Sasso, Sean Hayes, Jane Lynch, Larry David, Stephen Collins, Sofia Vergara, Jennifer Hudson

While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry, and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality TV show.

 



04 touchbackTouchback

(NR)

Anchor Bay Films

Director: Don Handfield

A Sports Drama starring Kurt Russell, Brian Presley, Melanie Lynskey

A man looks back 15 years to the injury that ended his career as a promising high-school football player.

 



04 woman thou art loosedWoman Thou Art Loosed!: On the 7th Day (PG-13)

Codeblack Entertainment

Director: Neema Barnette

A Thrilling Drama starring Blair Underwood, Sharon Leal, Nicole Beharie

The Ames’ seem to have built the perfect life until their six year old daughter is kidnapped; over the course of seven days they begin to uncover secrets about their past that could rip their marriage and lives apart.



April 20, 2012 Movie Releases

04 chimpanzeeChimpanzee

Disneynature

Director: Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield

Genre: True Life Adventure

A nature documentary centered on a family of chimps living in the Ivory Coast and Ugandan rain forests.

 



04 darling_companion_ver2Darling Companion (PG-13)

Sony Pictures Classics

Director: Lawrence Kasdan

A Dramatic Comedy starring Kevin Kline, Diane Keaton, Dianne Wiest, Sam Shepard

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.

 



04 lucky_oneThe Lucky One (PG-13)

Warner Bros. Pictures

Director: Scott Hicks

A Romantic Drama starring Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Jay R. Ferguson

A Marine travels to North Carolina after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war.

 



04 marleyMarley

(PG-13)

Magnolia Pictures

Director: Kevin Macdonald

A Musical Documentary starring Bob Marley, Ziggy <arley, Jimmy Cliff

The life, music and legacy of Bob Marley.

 

 



04 the moth diariesThe Moth Diaries
(R)

IFC Films

Director: Mary Harron

A Dramatic Thrilling Horror starring Sarah Bolger, Lily Cole, Sarah Gadon, Scott Speedman

Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa’s bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret?

 

 



04 Think Like a ManThink Like a Man

(PG-13)

Screen Gems (Sony)

Director: Tim Story

A Romantic Comedy starring Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Meagan Good

Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey’s relationship advice against them.

 



04 to_the_arctic_3dTo The Arctic 3D (IMAX) (G)

Warner Bros. Pictures

Director: Greg MacGillivray

A Documentary starring Meryl Streep

A journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home.

 



April 27, 2012 Movie Releases

04 Bernie_1Bernie (NR)

Studio: Millennium Entertainment

Director: Richard Linklater

A Dramatic Comedy starring Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Rip Torn

In the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede was one of the town’s most beloved residents. He taught Sunday school, sang in the church choir and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Everyone loved and appreciated Bernie, so it came as no surprise when he befriended Marjorie Nugent, an affluent widow who was as well known for her sour attitude as her fortune. Bernie frequently traveled with Marjorie and even managed her banking affairs. Marjorie quickly became fully dependant on Bernie and his generosity and Bernie struggled to meet her increasing demands. Bernie continued to handle her affairs, and the townspeople went months without seeing Marjorie. The people of Carthage were shocked when it was reported that Marjorie Nugent had been dead for some time, and Bernie Tiede was being charged with the murder.



04 five_year_engagementThe Five-Year Engagement

(R)

Universal Pictures

Director: Nicholas Stoller

A Romantic Comedy starring Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt, Alison Brie, Rhys Ifans

A comedy that charts the ups and downs of an engaged couple’s relationship.

 



04 headhuntersHeadhunters (R)

 
Magnolia Pictures

Director: Morten Tyldum

A Thrilling Crime-Action film starring Aksel Hennie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary.

 

 




04 pirates_band of misfitsThe Pirates! Band of Misfits (PG)
(3D/2D theaters)

Columbia Pictures (Sony)

Director: Peter Lord

An Animated Family Adventure starring the voices of Hugh Grant, David Tennant, Imelda Staunton, Martin Freeman, Jeremy Piven
Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.



04 raven_ver3The Raven

(R)

Relativity Media

Director: James McTeigue

A Thriller starring John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve

A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe’s life, in which the poet pursues a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer’s stories.

 

 



04 safeSafe

(R)

Lionsgate

Director: Boaz Yakin

An Action film starring Jason Statham, Robert John Burke, Chris Sarandon

A former elite agent takes on a two-tier mission: rescue a Chinese girl who’s been abducted by the Triads, then use a safe combination to outwit the Russian Mafia, corrupt NYC officials, and the Triads themselves.

 

 




04 sounf of my voiceSound of My Voice (R)

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Director: Zal Batmanglij

A Drama starring Brit Marling, Christopher Denham, Nicole Vicius

A journalist and his girlfriend get pulled in while they investigate a cult whose leader claims to be from the future.

1 comment to April 2012 Movie Releases

  • Michelle

    Wonderfully entertaining & informative reviews. Thank you so much for sharing. I have yet to see any of these & been wondering if they were worth going to the theater to see. Listen, I wanted to share a new film that has come out that I thought you may enjoy & give you heads up to keep on the look out for. Deadline is an independent film based on a true southern story about a 20 yr old unsolved murder. Go to deadlinefilm.com to watch the trailer & get more info.I would love to read your review after seeing the movie. Thanks again!

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