At the Movies – 03-13-09Here 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.
The Last House on the Left
Horror/Thriller – R
The night she arrives at the remote Collingwood lake house, Mari and her friend are kidnapped by a prison escapee and his crew. Terrified and left for dead, Mari’s only hope is to make it back to parents John and Emma. Unfortunately, her attackers unknowingly seek shelter at the one place she could be safe. And when her family learns the horrifying story, they will make three strangers curse the day they came to The Last House on the Left.
•Cast: Sara Paxton, Monica Potter, Garret Dillahunt and Tony Goldwyn.
•This film is rated R for sadistic brutal violence including a rape and disturbing images, language, nudity and some drug use.
Race to Witch Mountain
Adventure/Comedy – PG
For years, stories have circulated about a secret place in the middle of the Nevada desert, known for unexplained phenomena and strange sightings. It is called Witch Mountain, and when a Las Vegas cab driver finds two teens with supernatural powers in his cab, he suddenly finds himself in the middle of an adventure he can’t explain. When they discover that the only chance to save the world lies in unraveling the secrets of Witch Mountain, the race begins, as the government, mobsters and even extraterrestrials try to stop them.
•Cast: Dwayne Johnson, AnnaSophia Robb, Carla Gugino and Garry Marshall.
•This film is rated PG-13 for thematic material.
Action/Drama – R
Based on an extraordinary true story, Defiance is an epic tale of family, honor, vengeance and salvation in World War II. The year is 1941 and the Jews of Eastern Europe are being massacred by the thousands. Managing to escape certain death, three brothers take refuge in the dense woods they have known since childhood. There they begin their desperate battle against the Nazis. At first it is all they can do to stay alive. But gradually, as whispers of their daring spreads, they begin to attract others – men and women, young and old – willing to risk everything for the sake of even a moment’s freedom.
•Cast: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell and George MacKay.
•This film is rated R for violence and language.
Action/Drama – R
A complex, multi-layered mystery adventure, the film is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the “Doomsday Clock” – which charts the USA’s tension with the Soviet Union – is permanently set at five minutes to midnight. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up but no less determined masked vigilant Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future. Their mission is to watch over humanity, but who is watching the watchmen?
•Cast: Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup and Matthew Goode.
•This film is rated R for strong graphic violence, sexuality, nudity and language.