"Olympus Has Fallen" (R)
With the White House captured by terrorists and the President taken hostage, Gerard Butler is the only secret service agent left who can fight the terrorists and try to retake the building. It's sort of like "Die Hard", but in the White House.
Aaron Eckhart plays the President, Ashley Judd is the First Lady, Angela Bassett is the director of the Secret Service, andMorgan Freeman is the Speaker of the House . . . who steps in as the acting president once everything hits the fan.
"The Croods" (PG)
An animated Dreamworks movie about a family of prehistoric cavemen looking for a new home after the cave is destroyed. It starsEmma Stone, with Nicolas Cage as her overprotective father, Ryan Reynolds as her boyfriend, Clark Duke from "Hot Tub Time Machine" as her little brother, and Cloris Leachman as their grandma.
Tina Fey plays a Princeton admissions officer who bends the rules for an applicant who may be the son she secretly gave up for adoption. Paul Rudd plays Tina's love interest, and Lily Tomlin is in it as her mom.
"InAPPropriate Comedy" (R)
A raunchy sketch comedy that stars Adrien Brody as a cop named Flirty Harry, Michelle Rodriguez as a porn critic, and Rob Schneider in two roles . . . as both a porn critic and a horny psychologist.
Lindsay Lohan is in it too, playing herself . . . and she gets to take out her revenge on the paparazzi who stalk her.
(The movie was directed and co-written by VINCE OFFER . . . the guy who does the infomercials for the ShamWow and the Slap Chop.)
Return to: Staff Blog