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Weekend Movie Guide: Splice or Greek? Or both?
After two weeks of middling studio releases (e.g. Sex and the City 2: Bitches Abroad, Shrek 4: Again?, Prince of Persia 1: Why?), we finally get some decent product today. Fresh off its recent Sundance success, Splice launches into theaters as a thinking-man's Species. Brody and Polley give this horror flick extra class and oomph. I didn't love Russell Brand in Sarah Marshall, but I'll give Get Him to the Greek a shot -- mostly due to the always interesting Jonah Hill. The presence of the lethally dull Sean Combs is cause for alarm, however,
Hmm, should I go see the annoying Ashton Kutcher and the even more annoying Katherine Heigl in Killers or just wait a few weeks and see the presumably superior Knight and Day. I'm going with the latter. Marmaduke may not be Furry Creatures bad, but it still looks pretty awful. Ondine, on the other hand, looks really intriguing. Has there been a better late-career renaissance than that enjoyed by Colin Farrell as of late? Consider me a huge fan of the Irishman.
Tickets, Showtimes, Reviews & Previews after the jump!
Tickets & Showtimes
Get Him to the Greek