Weekend Movie Forecast

Which movies are fun for the whole family and which ones are treats just for you? Find out!

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The Kids Are All Right
Short Story:
Nic and Jules (Annette Bening and Julianne Moore) live in sunny Southern California, along with their two children, Joni and Laser -- who were conceived by artificial insemination. All grown up, 18-year-old Joni is preparing to leave for college, but before she does, 15-year-old Laser needs a huge favor. He wants Joni's help in finding their biological father. When they do find him (Mark Ruffalo), the guy turns out to be more than the moms bargain for. A new man in their lives brings about unexpected changes, as the foursome must learn to adjust and reevaluate their family. 

What They're Saying...
"Touching and funny in their upheaval, the people in The Kids Are All Right open the door to a brand new examination of family values that leaves you charged and cheering" -The New York Observer

"'All right' doesn't begin to describe it...the easiest movie to love I've seen all year." -Chicago Tribune

Good for Kids?
Tuck the kids away in bed; this fun-loving flick is perfect for a girls' night out.

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Despicable Me
Short Story:
Amid a suburban town lined with white picket fences and rose-bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Little does the town know, underneath the desolate house lies the evil and despicable Gru (voiced by Steve Carell). Together, with his army of minions, he's planned the biggest heist known to man -- he's going to steal the moon! Gru is able to crush anything in his way, but when he comes up against three little orphaned girls (Margo, Edith and Agnes), Gru learns his heart may not be so cold after all.

What They're Saying:
"You don't need to know more except that directors Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud are expert are springing surprises from the ingenious script by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio" - Rolling Stone

"Kids will dig it, adults will smile with amusement." - Associated Press

Good for Kids?
A diversion that will suit the whole family.

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Predators
Short Story:
Adrien Brody stars as Royce, a mercenary who reluctantly leads a group of elite and dangerous warriors on an expedition to another planet. Their mission goes awry when they realize that they are being hunted by a new breed of ruthless, alien Predators. Slowly, their team gets eliminated, one-by-one.

What They're Saying:
"Antal is a professional who respects your dollars. In a season where the blockbusters are as flat as month-old soda, that’s the most romantic gesture a commercial filmmaker can make." -The Boston Globe

"It's a dumb action movie in a summer full of dumb movies, and yet it's always entertaining. And you won't really miss Arnold at all." -Miami Herald

Good for Kids?
Careful with this one, the Rated-R horror film will leave audiences shaken and stirred.

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Grease Sing-A-Long
Short Story:
Sandy, Danny and the gang are back with the digitally enhanced re-release of this beloved classic, and this time you can sing along to all the lyrics, with an audience of other Beauty School Dropouts!

What They're Saying:
"The film, with its 30-something teens acting out class conflict and its TV legends (Eve Arden, Sid Caesar, Alice Ghostley) hamming it up as the school staff , isn’t so much aging well as surviving and thriving as a quaint artifact of two eras — the 1950s and the 1970s ’50s nostalgia boom." - Orlando Sentinel

"The Grease Sing-A-Long is like a mash-up between Glee, Dancing with the Stars and a karaoke machine." - Radaronline.com

Good for Kids?
Suggestive language and situations keep this sassy movie at a PG-13 rating.

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In case you missed...

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Short Story:
The Twilight Saga continues with Eclipse, and Bella, once again, finds herself at the center of the drama. A series of mysterious killings have ravaged Seattle, while Victoria the blood-thirsty vampire continues her unrelenting quest for revenge. If that weren't enough, now Bella must choose between her love, Edward and her best friend Jacob -- all in time for high school graduation.

What They're Saying:
"Director David Slade keeps the action brisk and the time-killing attractive ... All of which should be like a freshly opened vein for fans." - NPR

"While the new Eclipse remains foremost a flick for devotees, it has sturdier pleasures and takes on its emotional ambitions with renewed dedication." - Denver Post

Good for Kids?
Twilight: Eclipse
is too gory for the little ones, but tweens and teens obviously will crave this sequel.

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The Last Airbender
Short Story:
Based on the Nickelodeon animated series, The Last Airbender chronicles the adventures of four nations (Earth, Wind, Air and Fire) as they struggle to avoid destruction. When the Fire Nation launches a war against the others, a young avatar, Aang (Noah Ringer) along with his team of friends must battle to restore order to their war-torn world.

What They're Saying:
"The movie's redeeming feature might be its beauty, but you have to take off your 3-D glasses to fully appreciate it. The lenses blunt and mute the unique tones and colors that Shyamalan uses to create his lavish fantasy kingdoms." - Philadelphia Daily News

"He hasn't mastered the craft yet, but M. Night Shyamalan may be on to something with this action-movie thing." - USA Today

Good for Kids?
A kid favorite on the TV screen, the little ones will love this 3-D adaptation of The Last Airbender.

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