Wednesday, March 25, 2015

"Buy the ticket..take the ride."

"I'm always willing to endure humiliation on behalf of my characters."
     Ben Stiller-  star of "While We're Young"

           If you're looking for current entertainment and need an evening out instead of binge watching "Peaky Blinders" episodes on Netflix, check theater times for three fresh films opening Friday, March 27th.  "While We're Young" stars the always impressive actor, producer, director Ben Stiller and the superbly talented Naomi Watts (Birdman, St.Vincent) as Josh and Cornelia, a couple reevaluating their mid-life priorities after connecting with an eclectic pair of young lovers played by the charming duo of Amanda Seyfried and Adam Driver. Written by acclaimed director, Noah Baumbach (Kicking and Screaming) (The Squid and the Whale) the son of two movie critics,( no pressure), the film has already garnered positive  press. Look for Maria Dizzia and much loved Beastie Boy, Adam Horovitz as safely settled besties to Josh and Cornelia. Check out the official trailer above.

         Competing for your hard earned movie dollars this week is director Etan Cohen's "Get Hard" the powerhouse comedy contender starring the incomparable Will Ferrell and hilarious Kevin Hart. Ferrell portrays millionaire, James King, an unsuspecting wealthy financier who's framed for embezzlement while Darnell Lewis (Hart) is hired to harden him for prison prep. Imagine a modern day bad ass Professor Henry Higgins to King's clueless Eliza Doolittle. The creative writing team behind "Get Hard"includes Cohen, Adam McKay (Anchorman,Step Brothers, Other Guys) Jay Martel (Key and Peele) and Ian Roberts (Anchorman) so expect hardcore laughs."Get Hard" is Rated R for mature audiences.

        If your weekend involves entertaining children or you're just young at heart Dreamworks Animation offers, "Home". "Home" features Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory) as the voice of Oh. Super stars Rhiana, Jennifer Lopez, Steve Martin and many more lend their incredible talent. Director Tim Johnson brings a lovable alien's magical journey to life as he lands on planet Earth for a close encounter with a little human girl called Tip. Together their adventures entwine. Check your local theaters for availability and showtimes.