- Happy-Go-Lucky: Sally Hawkins is Poppy, a peppy Pollyanna in this British dramedy from Academy Award nominated director Mike Leigh.
- Body of Lies: Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio star in Ridley Scott's gritty CIA thriller.
- RocknRolla: Guy Ritchie's stylized crime caper starring Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton and Jeremy Piven.
- City of Ember: Two teens are on a quest to save their subterranean home in this star-studded (Bill Murray, Tim Robbins, Martin Landau) fantasy adventure.
- Quarantine: This horror flick -- think Cloverfield in an apartment building -- is a remake of the Spanish hit [Rec].
- And finally: Stay tuned for Chris' review of this week's two gay-themed offerings, Breakfast with Scot and Saving Marriage.
Thursday, October 9, 2008
The Latest in Theaters: Pep, Lies and RocknRolla
A thrills and chills heavy slate, with a few bright spots along the way, this week in theaters: