Photo: March 15: It's Friday! Let's Head to the Movies
Now that the weekend is finally upon us, let’s take a look at the what’s opening in theaters today.
-Stars: Selena Gomez, James Franco, Ashley Benson, Vanessa Hudgens
-Genre: Drama, Comedy
-The gist: Four college girls who land in jail after robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation find themselves bailed out by a drug and arms dealer who wants them to do some dirty work.
-Stars: Halle Berry, Justina Machado, Abigail Breslin, Jose Zuniga
-The gist: When veteran 911 operator Jordan Turner (Halle Berry) receives a call from a girl who has just been abducted (Abigail Breslin), she soon realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl’s life.
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
-Stars: Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde
-The gist: When a street magician’s stunt begins to make their show look stale, superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton look to salvage on their act - and their friendship - by staging their own daring stunt.
Upside Down (limited theaters)
-Stars: Jim Sturgess, Kirsten Dunst
-Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
-The gist: Adam (Jim Sturgess) and Eden (Kirsten Dunst) fell in love as teenagers, in spite of enormous physical and cultural obstacles. They live on twin planets, pulled in opposite directions. He lives on an impoverished planet, while she lives on the wealthy, corrupt version. When border agents discover the illicit romance, Eden appears to suffer a fatal fall. Ten years later, however, when Adam learns that Eden is alive and working at the headquarters that connects their planets, he sets out to find her.
On March 20th, director Derek Cianfrance’s The Place Beyond the Pines with hit theaters.
The film stars Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes, Bradley Cooper, and Ray Liotta.
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Watch the trailer for The Place Beyond the Pines.