04/16/13 • Comedy • Rated R • 91 Minutes
In this racy, razor sharp comedy, a group of old friends reunite to throw the perfect bachelorette party, but instead end up in a wild and hilarious race against the clock to save their friends wedding.
Box office gross: $0.4 million.
Released by The Weinstein Company.
04/16/13 • Comedy/Action/Crime • Rated R
After her ex-husband shoots Celeste three times in the gut and kidnaps her godson, it’s time to play dirty. She hires three outlawed, redneck brothers to bring him back to her. What begins as a small rescue mission rises to a Southern battle royale.
Released by Phase 4 Films
Devil’s in the Details, The
04/16/13 • Suspense/Action
After serving a brutal tour of duty, veteran soldier Thomas Conrad (Joel Mathews) is looking forward to a peaceful life at home with his family. But a drug cartel’s ruthless enforcer (Emilio Rivera, Sons of Anarchy) has other plans for him. Thomas is kidnapped, tortured and given a gun-point ultimatum: Help smuggle a fortune in drugs across the border…or see his innocent wife and daughter killed. Now, he must rely on former Navy SEAL Bruce Michaels (Ray Liotta, Goodfellas) to help bring an end to this family’s nightmare. With everything on the line, it’s a race against the clock in this pulse-pounding action thriller.
Released by Image Entertainment.
04/16/13 • Action/Western • Rated R
Set in the South two years before the Civil War, DJANGO UNCHAINED stars Academy Award®-winner Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Academy Award®-winner Christoph Waltz). Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. The unorthodox Schultz acquires Django with a promise to free him upon the capture of the Brittles – dead or alive. Success leads Schultz to free Django, though the two men choose not to go their separate ways. Instead, Schultz seeks out the South’s most wanted criminals with Django by his side. Honing vital hunting skills, Django remains focused on.
Box office gross: $162.0 million
Released by Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company
Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia
04/16/13 • Horror/Suspense • Rated R
Shortly after moving into their ideal new home, a couple grows concerned when their young daughter begins encountering mysterious strangers that no one else can see. The couple’s greatest fear is realized when they themselves begin to witness terrifying phenomena in and around the house, providing clues that could unlock a chilling mystery that has remained a closely guarded secret for generations.
Released by Lionsgate and Gold Circle Films
04/16/13 • Documentary • Not Rated • 93 Minutes
Planet Ocean captures extraordinary images of our remarkable oceans – the source of all life on our planet. Filmed by directors Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot, along with an outstanding team of international underwater cinematographers in partnership with OMEGA and with the scientific support of Tara Expeditions. The film aims to explain some of the planet’s greatest natural mysteries, while reinforcing how essential it is that mankind learns to live in harmony with our oceans. Planet Ocean serves as a reminder of the bond between humans and nature, and the duty that exists to protect and respect our planet.
Released by Universal.
Ring the Bell
04/16/13 • Drama/Family • Rated PG
Slick, big city sports agent Rob Decker has it all. But on his latest mission to sign a high school baseball superstar, Rob becomes stranded in a small town where the simplicity of life—and the faith of the people—stands in stark contrast to his own fast-paced, win-at-all-costs mindset. Torn between these two worlds, will Rob have the courage to let faith transform his life?
Ring The Bell features Christian music artists Casting Crowns, Steven Curtis Chapman, and Matthew West, along with baseball legends Rick Sutcliffe, John Kruk, and Ben Zobrist. This heartwarming story of redemption will entertain and inspire the whole family.
Released by Arc Entertainment.
Rust and Bone
04/16/13 • Drama/Mystery • Rated R • 120 Minutes
Ali (Matthias Schoenaerts) finds himself with a five-year-old child on his hands. Sam (Armand Verdure) is his son, but he hardly knows him. Homeless, penniless and friendless, Ali takes refuge with his sister ANNA (Corinne Masiero) in Antibes, in the south of France. There things improve immediately. She puts them up in her garage, she takes the child under her wing and the weather is glorious.
Ali, a man of formidable size and strength, gets a job as a bouncer in a nightclub. He comes to the aid of Stephanie (Marion Cotillard) during a nightclub brawl. Aloof and beautiful, Stéphanie seems unattainable, but in his frank manner Ali leaves her his phone number anyway. Stephanie trains orca whales at Marineland. When a performance ends in tragedy, a call in the night again brings them togtether.
When Ali sees her next, Stephanie is confined to a wheel chair : she has lost her legs and quite a few illusions.
Ali’s direct, unpitying physicality becomes Stéphanie’s lifeline, but Ali too is transformed by Stéphanie’s tough resilience. And Stephanie comes alive again. As their stories intersect and diverge, they navigate a world where strength, beauty, youth and blood are commodities— but where trust, truth, loyalty and love cannot be bought and sold, and courage comes in many forms.
Box office gross: $1.8 million.
Presented in French.
Released by Sony Pictures Classics.