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 Other Guys
Short Story:
Allen Gamble (Will Ferrell) and Terry Hoitz (Mark Wahlberg) are the opposite of law-enforcement heroes: two mismatched cops stuck on the bottom of the detective totem pole. When they take on a case that no one else wants, they stumble upon one of New York City's biggest crimes. If the two can manage stay out of trouble long enough, they just might land their career-making bust.

What They're Saying:
"It's Ferrell's richest riff yet on the comedy of conflicted aggression." - Entertainment Weekly

"You should really meet and get to know these guys for yourself." - Associated Press

Good For Kids?
Buzz is good on this comedy -- but with high-octane chase scenes and explosions, children won't get the joke.

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Step Up 3-D
Short Story:
The third installment in the Step Up franchise delivers more eye-popping choreography, but this time, the dancers take their moves global (and 3-D!). New York City street dancers Luke and Nancy team up with Moose, a college student longing to prove that he has what it takes. Their skill is put to the test when they go up against some of the world's best hip-hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown.

What They're Saying:
"It boasts a generous exuberance and, as entertainment products go, it's surprisingly sweet." - Chicago Tribune

"A reliable guilty pleasure takes a dramatic step backward but a technological step forward." - Variety

Good For Kids?
Cool dance sequences, sprinkled with some romance, will keep tweens glued.

Middle Men
Short Story:
During an era when the Internet was in its infancy, and news still came from your morning paper, three men (Jack Harris, Wayne Beering, and Buck Dolby) embarked on a business that would forever change the world wide web. Harris (Luke Wilson), an ambitious family man, strikes gold when he meets two troubled entrepreneurs who have discovered a way to sell adult entertainment over the internet. When their sexy business begins to boom, Harris suddenly finds his normal existence invaded by FBI agents, terrorists, and the Russian mob.

What They're Saying:
"Even without much character development, the compelling story holds, mostly due to Wilson." - Village Voice

"This one's coming in under the radar. Keep an eye out...Best of all is Wilson, digging into his juiciest role in years." - Rolling Stone

Good For Kids?
With strong language and a very adult theme, this R-rated film is strictly for grownups.

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Dinner for Schmucks
Short Story:
Tim (Paul Rudd), a successful IRS executive and a group of his cronies gather for what is to be an exciting, eventful dinner. All are allowed one guest for the event. So Tim decides to bring along Barry (Steve Carell), another IRS employee. Little does Barry know, he's just a pawn in an unfriendly game. Each week, Tim and his friends invite the dumbest person they can find; the person with the most simple-minded guest wins.

What They're Saying:
"When Hollywood decides to remake French farce by Francis Veber, the result can be a champagne cocktail or pâté de merde. Dinner for Schmucks falls somewhere in the middle. What makes the soufflé rise is the actors." - Rolling Stone

"Like a four-star desert at the end of a hit-or-miss four-course meal, the finale is worth the wait." - Orlando Sentinel

Good For Kids?
Rated PG-13, this comedy may not tickle your little one's funny bone, but the rest of the family will get a kick.

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Charlie St. Cloud
Short Story:
A grief-stricken young man (Charlie St. Cloud) must learn to cope with the death of his younger brother (Sam). Ironically, he takes on a job as a groundskeeper at the local cemetery where his brother is buried. Despite Sam passing, a strong bond between the two brothers remains when Charlie continues to talk with Sam long after his death. This routine unravels when a girl comes into Charlie's life.  Ultimately, he needs to choose between the promise he made to Sam and moving on with the girl he loves.

What They're Saying:
"This handsomely shot melodrama has a twist too peculiar to dismiss as some two-bit Nicholas Sparks weepie." - The Village Voice

"Zac Efron is going places as an actor of value. But he deserves better movies than Charlie St. Cloud." - New York Observer

Good For Kids?
Charlie St. Cloud is a weighty drama better suited for the big kids.

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Salt
Short Story:
After CIA agent Evelyn Salt (Angelina Jolie) is accused of being a Russian spy, she goes on the run, using her years of tactical training to elude capture. Not only will she have to prove her innocence, but her identity as well.  

What They're Saying:
"The Fugitive meets Mission: Impossible in a post-Bourne era, with one thing all those movies lacked: (Angelina) Jolie." - Metromix.com

"It's like a John le Carré double-agent yarn compacted into comic-book pulp as if by the makers of Con Air." - Entertainment Weekly

Good For Kids?
Rated PG-13, Salt is action-packed and perfect for a night out with the tweens.

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Which movie do you most want to see? Chime in below!

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