Opening this week at a theatre near you:
The Twilight Saga Presents Breaking Dawn – Part 1
The beginning of the end that everyone has been waiting for! Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson) are getting married. But the Quileute and the Volturi have plans for the couple, especially when Bella discovers, after her wedding night, she is pregnant. The Twilight Saga Presents Breaking Dawn Part 1 website
What to Watch For: Stewart and Pattinson have become very comfortable in their roles, and it translates into great chemistry between the Bella and Edward characters.
Word on the Street: Fans won’t be disappointed, though they will be upset because they’ll have to wait so long for Part II to be released.
Happy Feet Two
Our toe tapping penguin, Mumble (voiced by Elijah Wood), is back, and he now has a family. His son, Eric (voiced by Ava Acres), tries to find his place in the world and decides to go on an adventure with two of his friends. When the ice starts melting the Emperor penguin troupe are trapped in a valley and Eric and his friends are separated from their families. Can Mumble save the day again? Happy Feet Two website
What to Watch For: Sequels are rarely better than the original films, so can Director George Miller bring back the magic that was in the Academy Awarding winning, original, Happy Feet?
Word on the Street: The film was made in 3-D and is worth spending the extra money to wear the glasses.
Kirsten Dunst stars in this film about a family who reunites for her wedding. She is a troubled soul, and her happiness maybe short-lived due to a complicated relationship with her mother and sister. Oh, and the world may be coming to an end when another planet suddenly appears to be on a collision course with Earth. Melancholia website
What to Watch For: Will audiences be up for another strange and confusing film after the summer release of Tree of Life?
Word on the Street: Kirsten Dunst won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival with this role, and is a major contender for an Academy Award nomination.
If you can’t make it to the theatre, then stay at home and watch movies on CW69 this weekend.
Willard (2003) Willard (Crispin Glover) is a mild-mannered misfit who is picked on at work and henpecked at home by his housebound mother. His only friend is a white rat that he found in the basement of his home. Soon Willard discovers that he can communicate with the rat, and, in fact, all rats. Willard decides its time for a little revenge.
Transporter 2 (2005) Jason Statham is back doing what he does best – being a “transporter” who can deliver anything or anybody, with no questions asked. When the young son of a wealthy, Florida businessman Statham is working for is kidnapped, it’s up to Jason to save the boy and stop the kidnappers from releasing a deadly virus.