New in Theaters - 8/6/10

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New in Theaters - 8/6/10
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Fri, 08-06-2010 - 8:37am

Cairo Time



Cairo Time is a romantic drama about a brief, unexpected love affair that catches two people completely off-guard.

Starring Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Elena Anaya, Tom McCamus, Amina Annabi

Directed by Ruba Nadda

Running Time - 1:28
Genre -
Drama
Opened in Theaters - Friday, August 6th, 2010


Not Rated
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The Disappearance of Alice Creed



On a suburban street, two masked men seize a young woman. They bind and gag her and take her to an abandoned, soundproofed apartment. She is Alice Creed, daughter of a millionaire. Her kidnappers, the coldly efficient Vic and his younger accomplice Danny, have worked out a meticulous plan.

But, Alice is not going to play the perfect victim -- she's not giving in without a fight. In a tense power-play of greed, duplicity and survival we discover that sometimes disappearances can be deceptive.

Starring Gemma Arterton, Martin Compston, Eddie Marsan

Directed by J Blakeson

Running Time - 1:40
Genre -
Suspense/Thriller
Opened in Theaters - Friday, August 6th, 2010


R
violent content, pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity
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Flipped



When second-graders Bryce and Juli first meet, Juli knows it's love. But Bryce isn't so sure. Girl-phobic and easily embarrassed, young Bryce does everything he can to keep his outspoken wannabe girlfriend at arm's length... for the next six years, which isn't easy since they go to the same school and live across the street from each other.

But if Juli finally looks away, will it be Bryce's turn to be dazzled?

"Flipped" takes Bryce and Juli from grade school to junior high, through triumph and disaster, family drama and first love, as they make the discoveries that will define who they are - and who they are to each other.

Starring Madeline Carroll, Rebecca De Mornay, Anthony Edwards, John Mahoney, Callan McAuliffe, Penelope Ann Miller, Aidan Quinn, Kevin Weisman

Directed by Rob Reiner

Running Time - 1:30
Genre -
Comedy
Opened in Theaters - Friday, August 6th, 2010


PG
language and some thematic material
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Lebanon (Levanone)



The First Lebanon War - June, 1982. A lone tank is dispatched to search a hostile town that has already been bombarded by the Israeli Air Force. What seems to be a simple mission gradually spins out of control. Shmuel the gunner, Assi the commander, Herzl the loader and Yigal the driver are the tank's crew, four 20-something boys who have never fought in a war and are now operating a killing machine. Though trying to remain brave, the boys are pushed to their mental limits as they struggle to survive in a situation they cannot contain, and try not to lose their humanity in the chaos of war.

Starring Oshri Cohen, Michael Moshonov, Zohar Strauss, Reymond Amsalem, Itay Tiran

Directed by Maoz Shmulik, Samuel Maoz

Running Time - 1:34
Genre -
Drama
Opened in Theaters - Friday, August 6th, 2010


R
disturbing bloody war violence, language including sexual references, and some nudity
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Middle Men



In 1995, everyone had a VCR, music was sold in record stores, and the world-wide-web was a new found discovery. Businessman Jack Harris (Luke Wilson) had the perfect life - a beautiful family and a successful career fixing problem companies. Then he met Wayne Beering (Giovanni Ribisi) and Buck Dolby (Gabriel Macht), two genius but troubled men, who had invented the way adult entertainment is sold over the internet.

When Jack agrees to help steer their business, he soon finds himself caught between a 23 year-old porn star and the FBI all the while becoming one of the wealthiest entrepreneurs of his time. Witness a story so outrageous, you won't believe it's true.

Starring Giovanni Ribisi, Luke Wilson, James Caan, Gabriel Macht, Terry Crews, Martin Kove, Kelsey Grammer, Jacinda Barrett, Laura Ramsey, Rade Serbedzija, Kevin Pollak

Directed by George Gallo

Running Time - 1:45
Genre -
Drama
Opened in Theaters - Friday, August 6th, 2010


R
strong sexual content, nudity, language, drug use and violence
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The Other Guys



Set in New York City, The Other Guys follows Detective Allen Gamble (Will Ferrell), a forensic accountant who's more interested in paperwork than hitting the streets, and Detective Terry Hoitz (Mark Wahlberg), a tough guy who has been stuck with Allen as his partner ever since an unfortunate run-in with Derek Jeter.

Allen and Terry idolize the city's top cops, Danson and Highsmith (Dwayne Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson), but when an opportunity arises for the Other Guys to step up, things don't quite go as planned.

Starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwayne Johnson

Directed by Adam McKay

Running Time - 1:47
Genre -
Comedy
Opened in Theaters - Friday, August 6th, 2010


PG-13
crude and sexual content, language, violence and some drug material
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The Oxford Murders



When an elderly woman is viciously murdered in Oxford, her body is discovered by two strangers whose lives are immediately changed forever: Arthur Seldom, a prestigious professor of logic, and Martin, a young graduate student who has just arrived at the university hoping to be Seldom's pupil. It quickly becomes clear that hers is the first in a series of increasingly bizarre murders, with each victim's corpse marked by strange symbols.

Professor and student join forces to try and crack the code, setting into motion an elaborate game with the killer with ever-increasing stakes. As Martin gets closer to the facts, he grows increasingly unhinged from his grasp on the world around him.

Starring Elijah Wood, John Hurt, Leonor Watling, Julie Cox, Burn Gorman

Directed by Álex De La Iglesia

Running Time - 1:50
Genre -
Drama
Opened in Theaters - Friday, August 6th, 2010


Not Rated
language, sexual content/nudity and some violence/disturbing images
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Step Up 3



New York's intense street dancing underground comes alive as a tight-knit group of street dancers team up with Moose and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip-hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.

Starring Rick Malambri, Adam Sevani, Sharni Vinson, Alyson Stoner, Keith "Remedy" Stallworth

Directed by Jon M. Chu

Running Time - 1:37
Genre -
Drama
Opened in Theaters - Friday, August 6th, 2010


PG-13
brief strong language


Also showing in 3D
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The Wildest Dream



George Mallory was obsessed with becoming the first person to conquer the untouched Mount Everest. Last seen 800 feet below the summit in 1924, the clouds rolled in and he disappeared into legend. His death stunned the world.

75 years later, climber Conrad Anker's life became intertwined with Mallory's after finding his frozen body with all his belongings intact. The only thing missing was a photograph of his wife, Ruth, which Mallory had promised to place on the summit.

Haunted by Mallory's story, Conrad returns to Everest to unravel the mysteries surrounding his disappearance.

Starring Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Conrad Anker, Leo Houlding, Natasha Richardson

Directed by Anthony Geffen

Running Time - 1:34
Genre -
Documentary
Opened in Theaters - Friday, August 6th, 2010


PG
thematic elements involving hardships of climbing, and some historical smoking images
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Sun, 08-08-2010 - 1:12am

I'll wait for The Other Guys on DVD.

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Registered: 10-30-2003
Sat, 08-07-2010 - 1:18pm
The Other Guys and The Oxford Murders look good.
I'll catch them on video.


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