Saturday, November 30, 2013



Movies opening this week in theaters:

  • FROZEN (Walt Disney Pictures / PG / Wide)
  • OLDBOY (FilmDistrict / R / Wide)
  • HOMEFRONT (Open Road Films / R / Wide)
  • MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM (The Weinstein Co. / PG-13 / Limited)

Synopses, details, critical reception, trailers, clips and more after the jump.


Frozen Movie Image

Official Synopsis

Featuring the voices of Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel, "Frozen" is the coolest comedy-adventure ever to hit the big screen. When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna's sister Elsa, the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a funny snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.

Film Details

Frozen movie poster
  • Starring: Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Alan Tudyk, Ciaran Hinds

  • Director: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

  • Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy

  • Running Time: 108 min.

  • Rating: PG for some action and mild rude humor

Critical Reception

  • Rottentomatoes: 84% (94 fresh, 18 rotten, score: 7.6/10).
  • Metacritic: 75 out of 100 (34 positive, 4 mixed, 0 negative).


Oldboy movie image

Official Synopsis

OLDBOY is a provocative, visceral thriller that follows the story of Joe Doucette, a man who is abruptly kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement, for no apparent reason. When he is suddenly released without explanation, he begins an obsessive mission to find out who imprisoned him, only to discover that the real mystery is why he was set free. Co-starring Elizabeth Olsen and Sharlto Copley, OLDBOY was directed by Spike Lee, from a script by Mark Protosevich (I Am Legend, The Cell, Thor). The film was produced by Roy Lee, Doug Davison and Nathan Kahane.

Film Details

oldboy movie poster
  • Starring: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Sharlto Copley, Michael Imperioli, James Ransone

  • Director: Spike Lee

  • Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery

  • Running Time: 104 min.

  • Rating: R for strong brutal violence, disturbing images, some graphic sexuality and nudity, and language

Critical Reception

  • Rottentomatoes: 43% (40 fresh, 53 rotten, score: 5.3/10).
  • Metacritic: 50 out of 100 (12 positive, 16 mixed, 10 negative).


Homefront Movie Image

Official Synopsis

HOMEFRONT is an action movie about a widowed ex-DEA agent who retires to a small town for the sake of his 10-year-old daughter. The only problem is he picked the wrong town.

Film Details

Homefront Movie Poster
  • Starring: Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth, Izabela Vidovic, Clancy Brown, Frank Grillo

  • Director: Gary Fleder

  • Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime

  • Running Time: 100 min.

  • Rating: R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief sexuality.

Critical Reception

  • Rottentomatoes: 35% (23 fresh, 43 rotten, score: 4.6/10).
  • Metacritic: 38 out of 100 (4 positive, 16 mixed, 11 negative).

Trailers, Clips, Posters and More



Official Synopsis

MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society. Idris Elba (PROMETHEUS) stars as Nelson Mandela with Justin Chadwick (THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL) directing.

Film Details

mandela long walk to freedom poster
  • Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto, Fana Mokoena

  • Director: Justin Chadwick

  • Genre: Drama, Biography

  • Running Time: 139 min.

  • Rating: PG-13 for some intense sequences of violence and disturbing images, sexual content and brief strong language

Critical Reception

  • Rottentomatoes: 62% (18 fresh, 11 rotten, score: 6.4/10).
  • Metacritic: 59 out of 100 (8 positive, 6 mixed, 1 negative).

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