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Indianapolis, IN: AMC Loews College Park 14 Re-Opens as The Movie Buff Theatre on April 29, 2011

After closing in July 2009, the AMC Loews College Park 14 in Indianapolis, Indiana is now going to greet moviegoers once again, but with a new owner and the new name of The Movie Buff Theatre. Opening day is scheduled for this Friday, April 29,... (more)

AMC Theatres Now Offering "Smart MovieSnacks"

Earlier this month, AMC Theatres introduced an alternative to the usual soda and popcorn choices at the concession counter with something approaching a more healthy choice, which they are calling "AMC Smart MovieSnacks." This package will include... (more)

Grand Chute, WI: Police Seek Suspect in Robbery of Appleton-area Marcus Cinema

Police officers were summoned to the Marcus Hollywood UltraScreen Cinema in Grand Chute, Wisconsin (Appleton area) on the morning of Sunday, April 24, 2011 for a reported armed robbery, according to an article in the Green Bay Press-Gazette: ... (more)

Photos Added for "Something Borrowed"

Warner Bros. Pictures just supplied us with over two dozen photos for the upcoming romantic comedy Something Borrowed starring Kate Hudson, Ginnfer Goodwin, John Krasinski, Colin Egglesfield. Ginnifer Goodwin and Kate Hudson are best friends that... (more)

Austin, TX: Violet Crown Cinema Opens April 29, 2011

The Violet Crown Cinema in Austin, Texas will be opening to the public on Friday, April 29, 2011. The new theater is owned by Austin native Bill Banowsky, who founded Magnolia Pictures. The name of the theater came from Austin's nickname, "The City... (more)

Edwardsville, IL: Historic Wildey Theatre Reopens

The historic Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville, Illinois has re-opened to moviegoers, according to an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: City officials say the Wildey will again become a cultural center for the community and add even more... (more)

Mount Prospect, IL: AMC Randhurst 12 Set to Open April 29, 2011

Moviegoers in the Chicago suburb of Mount Prospect, Illinois will have a new theater at which to see movies, starting on Friday, April 29, 2011. The AMC Randhurst 12 will open on Friday in the Randhurst Village "lifestyle center," just across the... (more)

Top Box Office Movies for the Weekend of April 22, 2011

  1. Rio
  2. Madea's Big Happy Family
  3. Water for Elephants
  4. Hop
  5. Scream 4
  6. African Cats
  7. Soul Surfer
  8. Insidious
  9. Hanna
  10. Source Code

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.

Fast Five
Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities.

Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom. They know their only shot of getting out for good means confronting the corrupt businessman who wants them dead.

But he's not the only one on their tail. When hard-nosed federal agent Luke Hobbs is assigned to track down Dom and Brian, he and his strike team launch an all-out assault. But, Hobbs learns he can't separate the good guys from the bad. Now, he must rely on his instincts to corner his prey -- before someone else runs them down first.

Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Tyrese Gibson

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated PG-13
intense sequences of violence and action, sexual content and language

Prom
At Prom, every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. Several intersecting stories unfold at one high school as the big dance approaches; Prom portrays the precarious passage from high school to independence as some relationships unravel and others ignite.

For Nova Prescott (Aimee Teegarden), it's a battle of wills as she finds herself drawn to the guy (Thomas McDonell) who gets in the way of her perfect prom. Fellow seniors Mei (Yin Chang) and Tyler (De'Vaughn Nixon) harbor secrets, while others face all the insecurity and anticipation that surrounds one of high school's most seminal events.

There are hundreds of nights in high school, but there's only one Prom.

Starring Aimee Teegarden, Thomas McDonell, Danielle Campbell, Yin Chang, Kylie Bunbury

Genre - Comedy
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Rated PG
mild language and a brief fight

Akkarakazhchakal - The Movie

Starring Jose Veliyakalumkal, Sajini Sachariah, Paulose Palatty, Gregory, Hari dev

Genre - Comedy
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Cave of Forgotten Dreams
A documentary which grants audiences remarkable access into the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc cave in southern France, which holds the earliest known visions of mankind.

Starring Werner Herzog, Dominique Baffier, Jean Clottes, Jean-Michel Geneste, Carole Fritz

Genre - Documentary
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Rated G

Cave of Forgotten Dreams 3D
A documentary which grants audiences remarkable access into the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc cave in southern France, which holds the earliest known visions of mankind.

Starring Werner Herzog, Dominique Baffier, Jean Clottes, Jean-Michel Geneste, Carole Fritz

Genre - Documentary
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Rated G

Chalo Dilli

Starring Lara Datta, Vinay Pathak

Genre - Drama
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Dylan Dog: Dead of Night
Dylan Dog is a world-famous private investigator specializing in affairs of the undead. His PI business card reads "No Pulse? No Problem."

Armed with an edgy wit and carrying an arsenal of silver and wood-tipped bullets, Dylan must track down a dangerous artifact before a war ensues between his werewolf, vampire and zombie clients living undercover in the monster infested backstreets of New Orleans.

Starring Brandon Routh, Sam Huntington, Anita Briem, Peter Stormare, Taye Diggs

Genre - Horror
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Rated PG-13
sequences of creature violence and action, language including some sexual references, and some drug material

Earthwork
The story of real-life crop artist Stan Herd. In 1994, Stan traveled from Kansas to New York City and risked everything to create a massive environmental artwork on land owned by Donald Trump. The multi-acre piece was made from soil, rock, plants and vegetation near an underground railway tunnel.

Stan recruited a number of homeless individuals living in the tunnel as his crew. Over the months it took to complete the earthwork, Stan dealt with the difficulties of bringing his unique, rural art form to an urban canvas and the many costs exacted upon his life. In an effort to show his unique perspective to a larger audience, Stan unexpectedly encountered the true meaning of his art and its ultimate lasting rewards.

Starring John Hawkes, Bruce MacVittie, Chris Bachand, Scott Allegrucci, Bob Augelli

Genre - Drama
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Rated PG
thematic elements, smoking and mild language

Exporting Raymond
Phil Rosenthal, creator of the longrunning television series "Everybody Loves Raymond," goes to Moscow to help the Russians translate his show for their television audiences, only to find that his show and his comedy expertise get lost in translation.

The hilarious true story of the creation of "Everybody Loves Kostya," "Exporting Raymond" is Rosenthal's first-hand account of his attempts to adapt the hit sitcom for a Russian audience.

Starring Philip Rosenthal

Genre - Documentary
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Rated PG
brief language and smoking

Fast Five: The IMAX Experience
Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities.

Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom. They know their only shot of getting out for good means confronting the corrupt businessman who wants them dead.

But he's not the only one on their tail. When hard-nosed federal agent Luke Hobbs is assigned to track down Dom and Brian, he and his strike team launch an all-out assault. But, Hobbs learns he can't separate the good guys from the bad. Now, he must rely on his instincts to corner his prey -- before someone else runs them down first.

Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Tyrese Gibson

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated PG-13
intense sequences of violence and action, sexual content and language

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
A teenage Red Riding Hood trains in a distant land with a mysterious, covert group called Sisters of the Hood.

She is then called upon by Nicky Flippers -- head of the Happily Ever After Agency -- who teams her with the Wolf to investigate the disappearance of Hansel and Gretel.

Starring Hayden Panettiere, Glenn Close, Joan Cusack, Bill Hader, Amy Poehler

Genre - Animation
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Rated PG
some mild rude humor, language and action

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil 3D
This sequel finds our heroine training with a mysterious covert group called the Sisters of the Hood. But, Red is forced to cut her training short when she gets an urgent call from Nicky Flippers, who returns as head of the super-secret Happily Ever After Agency, aka the HEA.

A wicked witch has abducted two innocent children, Hansel and Gretel, and Nicky needs Red for the search-and-rescue mission. Fracturing fairy tales and pop culture with good-natured glee, "Hoodwinnked Too!

Hood vs. Evil" in 3D takes viewers on a rollicking rollercoaster ride combining edge-of-the-seat adventure with classic, zany cartoon antics.

Starring Hayden Panettiere, Glenn Close, Joan Cusack, Bill Hader, Amy Poehler

Genre - Animation
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Rated PG
some mild rude humor, language and action

Lebanon, Pa.
Will (Josh Hopkins), a charming 35-year-old Philadelphia ad man, heads to Lebanon, Pa. to bury his recently deceased father. He forms an unexpected friendship with CJ (Rachel Kitson), his bright, newly pregnant 17-year-old cousin. As Will becomes interested in CJ's married teacher (Samantha Mathis) and CJ confronts her conflicted father, both struggle with formidable decisions about the path their lives will take.

Can we vault our differences and meet in the middle? This bittersweet comic drama tenderly explores the cultural divide in America through the lives of one extended family.

Starring Josh Hopkins, Samantha Mathis, Rachel Kitson, Mary Beth Hurt, Julia Yorks, Christopher Mann

Genre - Drama
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Rated PG-13
thematic material and some sexual content

Rift
In 2001 several college students were brutally murdered inside a newly refurbished Town Creek Apartments, and to this day there are still no definite answers.

A graduate student with aspirations of a journalistic career, eager to prove herself, amasses evidence that convinces her even more of the dark history surrounding the town.

When she forces her way into the building it doesn't take long before she is given a crash history lesson on why it's better to keep some secrets hidden and some names forgotten about.

Starring Leslie Easterbrook, Richmond Arquette, Tom Wright, Darcy Fowers

Genre - Horror
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Rated R

The Robber (Der Rauber)
A champion marathoner leads a double life as a serial bank robber, sprinting between fixes (and away from police cavalcades) as many as three times a day.

Starring Andreas Lust, Franziska Weisz, Florian Wotruba, Johann Bednar, Markus Schleinzer

Genre - Drama
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Sahkanaga

Starring Trevor Neuhoff

Genre - Suspense/Thriller
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Sympathy for Delicious
Forced to live out of his car on skid row, Dean meets Father Joe Roselli, a passionate young priest. Father Joe introduces Dean to the world of faith-healing, a way for him to begin his quest to walk again.

He soon discovers that he possesses the otherworldly power to heal people, but in an odd twist of fate, he is utterly unable to heal himself. Despite Father Joe's warnings, Dean angrily decides to use his newfound gift for fame and fortune. He joins a rock band led by charismatic front man The Stain with bassist Ariel, and manager Nina Hogue. But his newfound notoriety is unable to cure the hurt that encompasses his life. To find true healing, Dean must ultimately confront his worst demons and come to terms with his own humanity.

Starring Christopher Thornton, Juliette Lewis, Orlando Bloom, Mark Ruffalo, Laura Linney, John Carroll Lynch

Genre - Comedy
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That's What I Am

Starring Ed Harris, Molly Parker, Amy Madigan, Chase Ellison, Randy Orton, Mia Rose Frampton

Genre - Comedy
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Rated PG
thematic material throughout, language and some bullying

13 Assassins
A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.

Starring Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yűsuke Iseya, Gorô Inagaki, Masachika Ichimura

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated R
sequences of bloody violence, some disturbing images and brief nudity

The Metropolitan Opera: Il Trovatore

Starring Patricia Racette, Marianne Cornetti, Marcelo Álvarez, Zeljko Lucic, Julianna Di Giacomo

Genre - Program
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Aida
Verdi's Aida is one of the most popular operas of all time. It premiered at the Cairo Opera House on Christmas Eve, 1871, and was an immediate commercial success.

The plot of Aida is filled with political intrigue, love, betrayal, passion, and vengeance, and has captivated audiences for generations.

Starring Roberto Tagliavini, Luciana D’Intino, Hui He, Marco Berti, Giacomo Prestia

Genre - Program
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Anderson's Bookshops

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

Coming Soon

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

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