Mario’s Weekend Movie Roundup [VIDEO]
Now that the fair is over and done with, time to get back to the movies and this weekend there are four new movies to select from.
50/50 is a comedy about cancer based in part on a true story. Adam Schwartz, an ordinary 25-year-old who loves his girlfriend and enjoys his job, is diagnosed with cancer. He hears it from the doctor. He tells his family. He goes through chemo. Coping with his mortality, Adam decides to use humor in his struggle to cure cancer and keep his sanity intact. And where his family and friends struggle to fully understand his situation, Adam’s psychologist and fellow chemo patients help his recovery. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick and Anjelica Huston. Rated R.
WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER? is about an offbeat young woman named Ally Darling who decides after hitting the un-magical number of 20 lovers, to re-visit all her ex-boyfriends in the hopes of finding the man of her dreams. She’s assisted in her quest by her womanizing neighbor Colin. Starring Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Joel McHale, Ari Graynor, Zachary Quinto, Andy Samberg, Anthony Mackie and Chris Pratt. Rated R.
DREAM HOUSE is a suspense thriller about a family that unknowingly moves into a home where grisly murders were committed only to find themselves the killer’s next target. Successful publisher Will Atenton quit a high power job in Manhattan to relocate his wife, Libby, and two girls to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was the murder scene of a mother and her children. As Will and Ann piece together the haunting puzzle, they must find out who murdered the family in Will’s dream house before he returns to kill again. Starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz with Naomi Watts and Marton Csokas. Rated PG-13.
COURAGEOUS is only hitting 1100 screens and Texarkana is one of them. It is about four men with one calling: To serve and protect. When tragedy hits home, these men are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, their faith and their fathering. Starring Alex Kendrick, Ken Bevel, Kevin Downes and Tony Stallings. Rated PG-13.
My selection this weekend is Courageous, I think we need more feel good movies like this, movies that teaches us a lesson about life and faith.