Weekend Movie Release Roundup 12/21


Theaters and DVD shelves (digital and otherwise) are bursting with new arrivals this week! 

1. This is 40 (R)

Starring Leslie Mann, Paul Rudd, and Melissa McCarthy

A “sequel” of sorts to Knocked Up.  A look at the lives of Pete and Debbie a few years after the events of Knocked Up.


2. Zero Dark Thirty (R)

Starring Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt and more

A chronicle of the hunt for Osama bin Laden and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011. 


3. Jack Reacher (PG-13)

Starring Tom Cruise and Richard Jenkins

A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.


4. The Guilt Trip

Starring Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand

As a young inventor is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, a quick stop at mom’s house turns into an unexpected cross-country voyage.




1. Pitch Perfect (PG-13)

Starring Anna Kendrick,Rebel Wilson, Alexis Knapp and more

Beca, starting her freshman year in college, is persuaded into joining The Bellas, her school’s all-girls singing group. The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition after giving their group a much-needed update.


2. Total Recall (PG-13)

Starring Kate Beckinsale, Colin Farrell and Jessica Biel

A remake of the Arnold Schwarzenegger flick. A factory worker begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led goes wrong and he winds up on the run.


3. Trouble with the Curve (PG-13)

Starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams and Justin Timberlake

An ailing baseball scout in his twilight years takes his daughter along for one last recruiting trip.



Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures