- Wanted: A sexy Angelina Jolie recruits a nerdy James McAvoy to be an elite assassin for a super-secret organization led by Morgan Freeman in this actioner from Russian director Timur Bekmambetov.
- WALL·E: Early reviews (including our own Chris Carpenter's) are raving about this latest Disney/Pixar crowd-pleaser about a lonely robot who finds love and adventure in outer space.
- Finding Amanda: Matthew Broderick's alcoholic TV producer must track down and help his prostitute niece (Brittany Snow, a long way from Hairspray) in Las Vegas.
- Trumbo: An all-star cast reads the words of Oscar-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Roman Holiday, Spartacus) in this documentary about his glory days in Hollywood and the dark days of McCarthyism.
Thursday, June 26, 2008
The Latest in Theaters: Most Wanted
In this corner, gun-toting killers, alcoholics, whores and Communists. And in the other: a cute robot. Attention studios: unlike last week's offerings, this is how you counter-program.