New Movie Friday: Blades of Glory, After the Wedding, Meet the Robinsons, The Hoax & More!
Blades of Glory - Will Ferrell & Jon Heder (AKA Napoleon Dynamite) star as a pair of rival ice skaters who are banned from men's single competition but discover a loophole that allows them to compete as a pairs team. Look for Amy Poehler and her real-life husband Will Arnett (Gob on Arrested Development) as pairs skating champs.
After the Wedding - Danish director Susanne Bier has created a comedy/drama Mads Mikkelsen (the bleeding eye villain in last year's Casino Royale) as Jacob, a guy running a struggling orphanage in India who receives an offer of help from a businessman, Jørgen. But there's a condition. Jacob must return home and meet with Jørgen, who convinced him to attend his daughter's wedding, throwing Jacob in the midst of a personal drama.
Dating Games People Play - Modern dating is hard. Find out how in this romantic comedy starring Austin Peck (As The World Turns) as Nick Jenkins, a guy finds himself back in the single scene after his relationship with his fiancée falls apart.
First Snow - Mark Fergus, who penned the screenplay for Children of Men, writes and directs this psychological thriller starring Guy Pearce as a slick salesman whose life careens into a tailspin after he receives an ominous reading fro ma fortune teller.
G.I. Jesus - A drama with a satirical bent about a Mexican national (Joe Arquette -- there are more Arquettes we don’t know about?!) who returns to California after a stint in Iraq. His experience in battle has caused trauma that seeps into his day-to-day life.
Ghostly Revenge - Mark Anderson is a recent college grad who watches his girlfriend get shot because he tried to save a gay friend from being beaten to death. Mark wants to hunt down the killers, but his best friend Spade convinces him to instead take a trip to the mountains to recuperate from the trauma. But Spade has a dark secret of his own.
The Hoax - Lasse Hallstrom directs and Richard Gere stars in this movie about Clifford Irving, the guy who almost succeeded in publishing a completely bogus autobiography of Howard Hughes.
The Lookout - Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in this thriller about a high school athlete whose short-term memory is impaired after a tragic accident. He's trying to live a normal life, when he's targeted by a crew of thieves planning to rob the bank where he works as a janitor.