Usually new movies open on Fridays, but the holiday week changes all that. Here's what to expect at theaters for the next seven days...
Usually new movies open on Fridays, but the holiday week changes all that. Here’s what to expect at theaters for the next seven days:
“The Phantom of the Opera”:
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s blockbuster stage musical comes to the screen, starring Gerard Butler and Emmy Rossum.
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Gael García Bernal (of “The Motorcycle Diaries”) stars in Pedro Almodóvar’s new film, about two childhood friends and their shared, troubled past.
“Meet the Fockers”:
A sequel to the 2000 comedy hit “Meet the Parents,” starring Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand.
Leonardo DiCaprio plays Howard Hughes in Martin Scorsese’s biopic.
“The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou”:
Wes Anderson (“Rushmore,” “The Royal Tenenbaums”) returns with another ensemble comedy, starring Bill Murray as an undersea explorer and co-starring Cate Blanchett, Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston and Willem Dafoe.
Joel Zwick, of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” fame, directs this live-action comedy inspired by the ’70s animated TV series, “Fat Albert & the Cosby Kids.”
Anna Paquin plays a teen living in a haunted house in this made-in-Spain thriller, directed by Jaume Balagueró.
“Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag”:
This IMAX documentary follows pilots through air training at Red Flag, the international training exercise held in Nevada for the air forces of allied countries.
“Beyond the Sea”:
Kevin Spacey directed, co-wrote and stars as Bobby Darin in this biopic of the ’50s singing sensation, co-starring Kate Bosworth as Sandra Dee.
Seattle Times movie critic