At the Movies – 01-30-09Here are the new movies starting this week at Midway Mall Cinema 9. For complete information, including other movies playing and times, log onto www.midwaycinema9.com.
Here are the new movies starting this week at Midway Mall Cinema 9. For complete information, including other movies playing and times, log onto www.midwaycinema9.com.
Action/Crime – PG-13
Liam Neeson stars in this action-packed international thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. When his estranged daughter is kidnapped in Paris, a former ex-government operative named Bryan Mills sets out to find her at any cost. Relying on his special skills, he tracks down the ruthless gang that abducted his daughter and launches a one-man war to bring them to justice and rescue his daughter.
•Directed by: Pierre Morel.
•Cast: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser, Jon Gries, David Warshofsky, Katie Cassidy, Holly Valance and Famke Janssen.
•This film is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, disturbing thematic material, sexual content, some drug references and language.
New in Town
Comedy/Crime – PG-13
Lucy Hill is an ambitious, up and coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a manufacturing plant, she jumps at the opportunity, knowing that a big promotion is close at hand. What begins as a straight forward job assignment becomes a life changing experience as Lucy discovers greater meaning in her life and most unexpectedly, the man of her dreams.
•Directed by: Jonas Elmer.
•Cast: Renee Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr., Siobhan Fallon, J.K. Simmons, Mike O’Brien, Frances Conroy, Ferron Guerreiro and Barbara James Smith.
•This film is rated PG-13 for brief strong language.
Family/Adventure – PG
Based on the best-selling book by Cornelia Funke, Inkheart is a fantasy adventure that sends a father and daughter on a quest through worlds both real and imagined. Mortimer “Mo” Folchart and his 12-year-old daughter, Meggie, share a passion for books. What they also share is a unique gift for bringing characters from books to life when they read aloud. But there is a danger – for every character brought to life from a book, a real person disappears into its pages.
•Directed by: Iain Softley.
•Cast: Brendan Fraser, Sienna Guillory, Eliza Bennett, Richard Strange, Paul Bettany and Helen Mirren.
•This film is rated PG for fantasy adventure action, some scary moments and brief language.
Crime/Drama – R
Jamal Malik, an 18-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India’s “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating: How could a street kid know so much? Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up, of their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Each chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show’s questions. Intrigued by Jamal’s story, the jaded police inspector begins to wonder what a young man with no apparent desire for riches is really doing on the game show. When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and 60 million viewers are about to find out.
•Directed by: Danny Boyle.
•Cast: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor and Irfan Khan.
•This film is rated R for some violence, disturbing images and language.