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Amazon Shakes Up the Tablet Market with New 7-inch "Fire" and Releases New Kindles Too

In one of the worst-kept secrets in recent technology history, Amazon today announced that they will be releasing a 7-inch Tablet device called the "Kindle Fire" as well as two entry-level models in the Kindle e-reader product line. The two new... (more)

Macon, GA: The Edge 14 Closes Less Than a Year After Re-opening

The Edge 14 in Macon, Georgia closed earlier this month, less than a year after it re-opened under the management of Naos Entertainment. Naos purchased the theater from Regal in August 2010, closed it for renovations, and it opened in November 2010... (more)

Avatar Coming to Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom

Avatar took theaters by storm in December 2009, and Avatar 3D remains the best contemporary example of 3D on the big screen. The movie took a familiar theme of a soldier going into a forbidding environment populated by savages (only to find out that... (more)

Top Box Office Movies for the Weekend of September 23, 2011

  1. The Lion King 3D
  2. Moneyball
  3. Dolphin Tale
  4. Abduction
  5. Killer Elite
  6. Contagion
  7. Drive
  8. The Help
  9. Straw Dogs
  10. I Don't Know How She Does It

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.

Dream House
Successful publisher Will Atenton (Craig) quit a job in New York City to relocate his wife, Libby (Weisz), and two girls to a quaint New England town.

But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was the murder scene of a mother and her children. And the entire city believes it was at the hands of the husband who survived.

When Will investigates the tragedy, his only lead comes from Ann Paterson (Watts), a neighbor who was close to the family that died. As Will and Ann piece together the disturbing puzzle, they discover that the story of the last man to leave Will's dream house will be just as horrifying to the one who came next.

Starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts, Marton Csokas, Claire Geare

Genre - Suspense/Thriller
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Rated PG-13
violence, terror, some sexuality and brief strong language (edited from r)

50/50
A story about friendship, love, survival and finding humor in unlikely places. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star as best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis.

Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston

Genre - Comedy
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Rated R
language throughout, sexual content and some drug use

What's Your Number?
Ally Darling (Anna Faris) panics after reading a magazine article that insists if you've slept with 20 people, you've missed Mr. Right. Her hunky new neighbor (Chris Evans) helps Ally track down her exes, while she helps him escape his!

Starring Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Zachary Quinto, Andy Samberg, Ari Graynor, Ryan Phillippe

Genre - Romance
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Rated R
sexual content and language

Royal Opera House: Faust

Starring Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna, Bryn Terfel, Sophie Koch, Simon Keenlyside

Genre - Program
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Arrow, the Ultimate Weapon (Choi-jong-byeong-gi Hwal)

Starring Hae-il Park, Seung-yong Ryoo, Moon Chae-Won, Mu-Yeol Kim, Han-wi Lee

Genre - Action/Adventure
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American Teacher
Weaving interviews of policy experts and startling facts with the lives and careers of four teachers, American Teacher tells the collective story by and about those closest to the issues in our educational system-the 3.2 million teachers who spend every day in classrooms across the country.

Starring Matt Damon

Genre - Documentary
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Courageous
Four men, one calling: To serve and protect. As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, David Thomson, and Shane Fuller are confident and focused. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly prepared to tackle: fatherhood.

While they consistently give their best on the job, good enough seems to be all they can muster as dads. But they're quickly discovering that their standard is missing the mark.

When tragedy hits home, these men are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, their faith, and their fathering. Can a newfound urgency help these dads draw closer to God ... and to their children?

Starring Alex Kendrick, Kevin Downes, Ben Davies, Matt Hardwick, Ken Bevel

Genre - Drama
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Rated PG-13
some violence and drug content

Fancypants
A Former Legend... with 1 Remaining Fan... and 1 Final Opponent...

The story of a professional wrestler who's afraid of conflict in real life. 'Leo the Blue Lion' is nearing the end of his career and finds out he has one fan left in an eight-year old boy, who hides a secret that will change Leo's life forever.

Starring Patrick Gleason, Robert Carradine, Roddy Piper, Nick Turturro, Richard Kind

Genre - Comedy
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Rated PG

Finding Joe
An exploration of the famed mythologist Joseph Campbell and his impact on our culture.

Starring Deepak Chopra, Mick Fleetwood, Tony Hawk, Rashida Jones, Laird hamilton

Genre - Documentary
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Force
Yashvardhan is a hardheaded senior narcotics officer who doesn't play by the book but always ensures that justice is served. In the midst of his most dangerous and significant operation to crack down on India's drug cartels, Yashvardhan encounters a ruthless enemy who will stop at nothing until he gets his revenge for the damage done to his business by the narcotics team.

He also meets the free-spirited Maya, whose love pushes him to make a choice between the life he already knows and the life he could have with her.

Yashvardhan's decision to let happiness and normalcy into his life changes his life forever.

Starring John Abraham, Genelia D'Souza, Raj Babbar, Mohnish Bahl, Ashish Vidyarthi

Genre - Romance
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Rated R
violence and some brutality throughout

Margaret

Starring Mark Ruffalo, Matt Damon, Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, J. Smith-Cameron

Genre - Drama
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Rated R

Munger Road
Two small town cops begin a search when four teens go missing the night before the annual Scarecrow Festival.

Starring Bruce Davison, Randall Batinkoff, Trevor Morgan, Brooke Peoples

Genre - Suspense/Thriller
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Rated PG-13
some violence and terror, brief language and teen smoking

Muran

Starring Cheran, Prasanna, Haripriya, Nikhita, Suma Bhattacharya

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster

Starring Randeep Hooda, Jimmy Shergill, Mahie Gill, Vipin Sharma, Deepal Shah

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Sarah Palin: You Betcha!

Starring Sarah Palin

Genre - Documentary
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Take Shelter
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

Starring Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whigham, Katy Mixon, Kathy Baker

Genre - Drama
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Rated R
some language

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil
Two hillbillies are accused of being killers by a group of clueless college kids camping near the duo's cabin.

Starring Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk, Katrina Bowden, Jesse Moss

Genre - Comedy
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Rated R
bloody horror violence, language and brief nudity

Whitewash
A documentary exploring the complexity of race in America through the eyes of the ocean. Examining the history of "black consciousness" as it triumphs and evolves into the minds of black surfers, we learn the power of transcending race as a constructive phenomenon.

Starring Ben Harper, Tariq Trotter, Kelly Slater, Rob Machado, Rusty White

Genre - Documentary
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Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Live

Genre - Program
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Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Encore

Genre - Program
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Kevin Smith: Live from Behind

Starring Kevin Smith

Genre - Program
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National Theatre Live: The Kitchen

Starring Neil Barry, Tom Brooke, Ian Burfield, Rebecca Davies, Stavros Demetraki

Genre - Program
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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, Oct 21st

Friday, Oct 28th

Friday, Nov 4th

Friday, Nov 11th

Friday, Nov 18th

Wednesday, Nov 23rd

Friday, Dec 16th

Wednesday, Dec 21st

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

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