New in Theater 08/30/2013

One Direction: This Is Us

one-direction-movie-posterNiall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis’ meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London’s famed O2 Arena.

Director: Morgan Spurlock
Stars: Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne


Getaway-2013-Poster-Stills-selena-gomez-34586058-1000-1502Brent Magna must get behind the wheel and follow the orders of a mysterious man to save his kidnapped wife.

Rating: PG – 13

Director: Courtney Solomon

Dallas Buyers Club Trailer Preview



The story of Texas electrician Ron Woodroof and his battle with the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies after being diagnosed as HIV-positive in 1986, and his search for alternative treatments that helped established a way in which fellow HIV-positive people could join for access to his supplies. Written by Focus Features

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Diana International Trailer #1



The last two years of Princess Diana’s life: her campaign against land mines and her relationship with surgeon Dr Hasnat Khan.

Release Date: September 20, 2013

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Writer: Stephen Jeffreys (screenplay)

Starring: Naomi Watts, Naveen Andrews, Douglas Hodge, Geraldine James, Charles Edwards, Daniel Pirrie, Cas Anvar

Carrie Official Trailer #2



A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

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New on DVD/Blu-ray 08/27/2013

The Great Gatsby


Great_Gatsby_Movie_PosterA Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.

**Special Note** This movie holds some sentimental value for me since this is the one where Maverick (The Awesome Movie Podcast), Melissa, and myself talked about doing these reviews for people. So we come full circle five months later. If you wish you can read my review of the movie here.

Run Time: 143 min

Rating: PG – 13

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Writers: Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce (screenplay), F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel)

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Steve Bisley, Richard Carter, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Elizabeth Debicki, Carey Mulligan

Pain & Gain

Pain & Gain

Pain & Gain


A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong.

Run Time: 129 min

Rating: R

Director: Michael Bay

Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely (screenplay), Pete Collins (article)

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub, Ed Harris, Rob Corddry



Butcher Boys Official Trailer



A gut-wrenching, non-stop roller coaster ride through the hellish underbelly of inner-city America. A birthday celebration at an upscale restaurant sets in motion events that bring Sissy, her brother, Mikey, and friends, Kenny and Barbie, face to face with the macabre world of the Boneboys. Inspired by Jonathan Swift’s cannibalistic tale A Modest Proposal, the Boneboys are international predators who deal in human flesh – dead or alive. Their hunting grounds are the cities of the world

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The World’s End – Extra – The Awesome Movie Podcast

E-Roc’s Summary:

SPOILERS!   SPOILERS!   SPOILERS!    E-Roc, Joberwacki and Shep talk about the newly released (as of this recording) movie The World’s End.    They will spoil parts of this.  If you don’t want to be spoiled.  Don’t listen.  Delete it or ignore it.  Whatever you choose.   Just don’t blame us if you get spoiled.   We warn you here and at the start of the podcast.    The guys just give a quick up or down on the movie and their initial impressions.  They do talk some plot points and a few specific things but for the most part they don’t get into much detail.

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The Lost Boys – Episode 14 – The Awesome Movie Podcast


E-Roc’s Summary:

For episode 14 the guys get into the 80’s classic The Lost Boys.    The 1987 film starring Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Haim, Corey Feldman and Jason Patric.    They get into the usual stuff with the show including how perfect the music is for the movie, the sax guy and how great he was, how cheesy parts of the flick are and just how much fun they all had watching it.   There’s even a jab or two aimed at twilight.    They get into the Pickening and other movies at the end and fun was had by all.    Hope you enjoy.

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