The Reel: New Releases October 1st

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The Reel: Week Ending October 1st 2010

New Movie Releases

Let Me In:

This haunting and provocative thriller is brought to us by writer director Matt Reeves (“Cloverfield”). A twelve year old by who is not so popular at school or with anyone in general befriends his new next door neighbor. Soon people begin to go missing and the boy notices his neighbor has some strange nighttime activities. Rated R

Chain Letter

We all get annoying junk mail in our in-boxes. Sometimes we get those annoying chain letters that promise doom and gloom if we break the chain. In this new release, teen Jessie Campbell, and her friends start receiving e-mail chain letters promising that if they break the chain, they will lose their lives. Rated R

The Social Network

Over 500 million users have signed on to the Facebook social network. Little did we know the intrigue that lies behind this popular site. This film explores the creation of this web phenomena and the trials and tribulations it’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, had to go through. Including his best friend suing him. Rated PG-13

New DVD 7 Blu-Ray Releases:

Iron Man 2

This is the follow up to the 2008 hit starring Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, aka. Iron Man. Mickey Rourke plays the power whip wielding Ivan Vanko and Don Cheadle signs on as Lt. Col. James ‘Rhodey’ Rhodes / *War Machine. Gwyneth Paltrow returns as Pepper Pots, Stark’s asssitant and new CEO of the company. Lots of extras including digital copy’s of the film for your Ipod or other devices. [Correction: We accidentally called this character War Hammer in the video, the character is called War Machine.]

Get Him To The Greek

Russell Brand and Jonah Hill star in this “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” spinoff, that has Brand reprising his role as Aldous Snow. Hill plays an assistant to a music mogul, played by Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs, looking to revitalize his business. Hill’s character suggests having Snow play a concert at the Greek Theater to mark the 10 year anniversary of a previous performance. The mogul goes for it and now Hill’s character has to get Snow to the Greek on time.

King Kong (1933) Blu-Ray

This a re-release of the original 1933 King Kong film to Blu-Ray. Lots of extras on this including commentary by effects artists Ray Harryhausen and Ken Ralston, original test footage, making of special and lots more.


Announced September 28th. It has been confirmed that all 6 Star Wars films will get the 3D treatment and will be released to theaters starting in 2012.

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