Weekend Movie Release Roundup: In Theaters & On DVD 8/26


There's something for (almost) everyone this week in theaters and on DVD.

New in theaters today 8/26/11

1. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (R)  Horror/Thriller

Starring Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, and Bailee Madison

A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.


2.  Colombiana (PG-13) Action/Drama

Starring Zoe Saldana and Michael Vartan

A young woman, after witnessing her parents' murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a deadly assassin. 


3.  Our Idiot Brother (R) Comedy

Starring Paul Rudd, Zooey Deschanel, and Elizabeth Banks

After an arrest, nice guy Ned winds up homeless and unemployed.  He spends his time couch-surfing at the homes of his three sisters, causing havoc in their lives.


New on DVD & BLU-RAY (8/23)


1.  The Beaver (PG-13) Drama

Starring Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster

A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communicating.


2.  The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (PG-13) documentary

A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement.


3.  Henry's Crime (R) Crime/Drama

Starring Keanu Reeves, Vera Farmiga, and Judy Greer

Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing. 


4. Blitz (R)  Crime/Thriller

Starring Jason Statham and Luke Evans

A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.


5. Sympathy for Delicious  Comedy/Drama

Starring Mark Ruffalo, Orlando Bloom, Laura Linney, Juliette Lewis, and Christopher Thornton

A newly paralyzed DJ gets more than he bargained for when he seeks out the world of faith healing.


6. NCIS (Season 8)  TV Series


7. Brothers & Sisters (Season 5)  TV Series





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