The Reel: New Releases September 24th

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THE REEL – Week ending SEPTEMBER 24th

NEW TO THEATERS

Legend of The Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole

This 3D adventure is based on the popular books by Kathryn Lasky and is brought to the screen by acclaimed filmmaker Zack Snyder.  It follows the adventure of the Owl Soren as he attempts to save his friends by seeking out the Guardians of Ga’Hoole.  Along the way he becomes a legend himself.

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Gordon Gecko returns to the big screen in this long awaited sequel to the 1987 hit “Wall Street”.  Michael Douglas is back as Gecko and joining him are Shia Lebouf, Josh Brolin and Carey Mulligan.  Gecko has just been released from prison and Lebouf’s character Jacob is marrying Gecko’s daughter played by Mulligan. Jacob soon finds out why his new father-in-law is not to be trusted.

You Again

We all have that person we remember from high school that we just didn’t like.  Well what if your brother was getting married to that person.  “You Again” explores this theme with a great ensemble cast including Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis and “IT” Senior Betty White.  Kristen Bell’s character, Marni, finds out her brother is marrying her old high school nemesis played by Odette Yustman.  Marni’s mom played by Curtis finds out that her son’s new mother-in-law played by Weaver is her old high school nemesis as well and the hi-jinks ensue.

Check our local theater for play times and listings.

DVD & BLU-RAY New Releases

The end of September brings all of our favorite shows back to the small screen.  If you want to catch up with your favorite characters before the new season starts, this weeks releases will be in your Netflix Queue for sure.

Community: Season One

A smarmy lawyer whose education is deemed void by the bar is forced to attend a local community college with an extremely eclectic staff and student body. (IMDB) This shows stars Joel McHale from the E! Networks “The Soup” as the smarmy lawyer and Chevy Chase as Pierce Hawthorne, an offbeat older man returning to community college to make friends.

Spartacus: Blood & Sand; Season One

Gladiator Spartacus seeks revenge on those that have wronged him and his family.  This series airs on the Starz Network and ahs been renewed for a second season.  Follow the adventures of Spartacus and his friends in this action packed series.

Bored to Death: Season One

This HBO series follows a writer, named Jonathan Ames, based in Brooklyn who moonlights as an unlicensed private detective.  This show is described as a “Noir-otic: comedy.  The series stars Jason Schwartzman as Ames,  Zach Galifianakis as Ames’ best friend and ted Danson as the magazine editor Ames works for. The series was on for 8 episodes and it’s second season starts September 26th on HBO.

  • Jenn

    Great video, good to know what’s out this week! Great reporter too!