Friday, March 15, 2013

Take home a great movie this weekend

The Amazing Spider-Man

Andrew Garfield , Emma Stone 
Marc Webb
MPAA Rating - PG-13 (for sequences of action and violence)
Genres - Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Action/Adventure, Adaptation
Run Time - 2 hours 16 minutes

Synopsis –

Peter Parker, an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy, and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance -- leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter-ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Quvenzhané Wallis , Dwight Henry 
Benh Zeitlin  
MPAA Rating - PG-13 (for thematic material including child imperilment, some disturbing images, language and brief sensuality)
Genres – Drama
Run Time - 1 hour 32 minutes

Synopsis –

In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair the structure of her world in order to save her ailing father and sinking home, this tiny hero must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic proportions.

Cabin in the Woods

Chris Hemsworth , Kristen Connolly 

MPAA Rating - R (for strong bloody horror violence and gore, language, drug use and some sexuality/nudity)
Genres - Horror, Thriller, Comedy
Run Time - 1 hour 35 minutes

Synopsis -

Five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods. Bad things happen.

If you think you know this story, think again.

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