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New Trailer for "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"

There's a new trailer that was released today for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen which will be released in theaters June 24, 2009. The new trailer shows a little more robot action and even manages to squeeze in some scenes with actual ... (more)

Top Box Office Movies for the Weekend of February 13, 2009

  1. Friday the 13th (2009)
  2. He's Just Not That Into You
  3. Taken
  4. Coraline
  5. Confessions of a Shopaholic
  6. Paul Blart: Mall Cop
  7. The Pink Panther 2
  8. The International
  9. Slumdog Millionaire
  10. Push

For more details, see our Top Box Office Movies page.

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That's it for this week, so take a look at what's new in theaters and what's coming up in the next couple of weeks. Have a good weekend!

Scott Jentsch
Publisher, The BigScreen Cinema Guide

New Releases

The following are new releases opening in theaters in the next week.

Delhi 6

Starring Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam, Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Om Puri

Genre - Drama
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Fired Up
Shawn Colfax (Nicholas D'Agosto) and Nick Brady (Eric Christian Olsen), the stars of the Gerald R. Ford High School football team, are dreading the prospect of another summer at football camp. When Nick hatches a scheme for the two to join their school’s cheerleaders at cheer camp instead, they find themselves awash in a sea of gorgeous young women.

It all goes great until Shawn falls for Carly (Sarah Roemer), the beautiful head cheerleader who sees right through them.

Starring Sarah Roemer, Danneel Harris, Molly Sims, Eric Christian Olsen, AnnaLynne McCord

Genre - Comedy
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Rated PG-13
crude and sexual content throughout, partial nudity, language and some teen partying

Jay McCarroll: Eleven Minutes
It's been two long years since the sharp-witted Jay McCarroll was dubbed "the next great American designer" on season one of reality television's "Project Runway," and he's anxious to finally show his first line of clothing. The feature documentary, "Eleven Minutes," chronicles his year-long journey designing and preparing his first independent runway show for New York's Fashion Week in Bryant Park and the subsequent selling of his line to stores.

The result is an in-depth, painfully raw and humorous exploration of the creative process and the constant conflict of balancing commerce with art, fame with talent and reality-TV with actual reality.

Starring Kelly Cutrone, Nancy Kane, Carson Kressley, Jason Low, Jay McCarroll

Genre - Documentary
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Rated R
language

Must Read After My Death
Allis and Charley were independent thinkers raising a family of four in 1960s Hartford, Connecticut. But problems began to emerge in their marriage and family life, and their bold family experiment slowly descended into a mire of confusion and turmoil, sped along to its demise by a battalion of psychiatrists.

Genre - Documentary
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Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail
This time America's favorite irreverent, pistol-packin' grandmomma is raising hell behind bars and lobbying for her freedom...Hallelujer!

After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea (TYLER PERRY) in front of the judge, her reprieve is short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her and land her in jail. A gleeful Joe (TYLER PERRY) couldn't be happier at Madea's misfortune. But Madea's eccentric family members the Browns (DAVID and TAMALA MANN) rally behind her, lending their special "country" brand of support.

Meanwhile, Assistant District Attorney Joshua Hardaway (DEREK LUKE) is on the fast track to career success. But Hardaway lands a case too personal to handle - defending young prostitute and former drug addict Candace Washington (KEISHA KNIGHT PULLIAM) - and asks his fiancée and fellow ADA Linda Holmes (ION OVERMAN) to fill in on his behalf. When Candace ends up in jail, Madea befriends the young woman, protecting her in a "motherly" way as only Madea can.

Starring Vanessa Ferlito, Tyler Perry, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Keke Palmer, Derek Luke

Genre - Comedy
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Rated PG-13
mature thematic material, drug content, some violence and sexual situations

AMC Best Picture Showcase: 2009 Oscar® Nominees
See all five movies nominated for Best Picture in one day - February 21, 2009. See article on Journal Entries page for more information.

Genre - Program
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Rated R

Examined Life
Astra Taylor accompanies some of today's most influential thinkers on a series of unique excursions through places and spaces that hold particular resonance for them and their ideas.

Starring K. Anthony Appiah, Judith Butler, Michael Hardt, Martha Nussbaum, Avital Ronell

Genre - Documentary
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For a complete list of recent movies playing in theaters, please see our "New Movies" page.

Coming Soon

Watch for these movies coming to a theater near you!

Friday, Feb 27th

Sunday, Mar 1st

Wednesday, Mar 4th

Friday, Mar 6th

For a complete list of movies coming soon to theaters, please see our "Coming Soon" page.

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