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Friday, February 14, 2014

In Theaters: ROBOCOP, WINTER'S TALE, ABOUT LAST NIGHT, ENDLESS LOVE

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Movies opening this week in theaters:

  • ROBOCOP (Sony Pictures / PG-13 / Wide)
  • WINTER'S TALE (Warner Bros / PG-13 / Wide)
  • ABOUT LAST NIGHT (Sony Pictures / R / Wide)
  • ENDLESS LOVE (Universal Pictures / PG-13 / Wide)

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


ROBOCOP


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Official Synopsis

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years - and it's meant billions for OmniCorp's bottom line. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) - a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit - is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance to build a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine pursuing justice.

Film Details

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  • Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, Samuel L. Jackson, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jennifer Ehle, Jay Baruchel, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Aimee Garcia

  • Director: José Padilha

  • Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Crime

  • Running Time: 108 min.

  • Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of action including frenetic gun violence throughout, brief strong language, sensuality and some drug material


Critical Reception

  • Rottentomatoes: 50% (77 fresh, 78 rotten, score: 5.5/10).
  • Metacritic: 52 out of 100 (14 positive, 21 mixed, 6 negative).




WINTER'S TALE


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Official Synopsis

Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, "Winter's Tale" is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil. The film stars Colin Farrell ("Total Recall"), Jessica Brown Findlay (TV's "Downton Abbey"), and Oscar (R) winners Jennifer Connelly ("A Beautiful Mind"), William Hurt ("Kiss of the Spider Woman"), Eva Marie Saint ("On the Waterfront") and Russell Crowe ("Gladiator"). "Winter's Tale" also introduces young newcomers Ripley Sobo and Mckayla Twiggs (both from Broadway's "Once"). The film marks the directorial debut of Academy Award (R)-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman ("A Beautiful Mind"), who also wrote the screenplay, based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Helprin.

Film Details

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  • Starring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt

  • Director: Akiva Goldsman

  • Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

  • Running Time: 118 min.

  • Rating: PG-13 for violence and some sensuality


Critical Reception

  • Rottentomatoes: 13% (10 fresh, 68 rotten, score: 3.7/10).
  • Metacritic: 31 out of 100 (1 positive, 15 mixed, 16 negative).




ABOUT LAST NIGHT


about last night 2014

Official Synopsis

A modern reimagining of the classic romantic comedy, this contemporary version closely follows new love for two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.

Film Details

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  • Starring: Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall, Joy Bryant, Paula Patton, Christopher McDonald

  • Director: Steve Pink

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance

  • Running Time: 100 min.

  • Rating: R for sexual content, language and brief drug use


Critical Reception

  • Rottentomatoes: 75% (48 fresh, 16 rotten, score: 6.2/10).
  • Metacritic: 62 out of 100 (17 positive, 8 mixed, 1 negative).

Trailers, Clips, Posters and More




ENDLESS LOVE


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Official Synopsis

Alex Pettyfer (Magic Mike) and Gabriella Wilde (The Three Musketeers) star in Universal Pictures' ENDLESS LOVE, the story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart. Directed by Shana Feste (Country Strong), the romantic drama co-stars Robert Patrick, Bruce Greenwood, Rhys Wakefield, Dayo Okeniyi, Emma Rigby and Joely Richardson. Scott Stuber and Pamela Abdy (Identity Thief) of Bluegrass Films are joined by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (Gossip Girl) of Fake Empire to produce the film from writers Josh Safran (Gossip Girl), Feste and Schwartz. Inspired by the 1979 novel and 1981 film of the same name, ENDLESS LOVE will be released on Valentine's Day, 2014.

Film Details

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  • Starring: Gabriella Wilde, Alex Pettyfer, Bruce Greenwood, Joely Richardson, Robert Patrick, Rhys Wakefield

  • Director: Shana Feste

  • Genre: Drama, Romance

  • Running Time: 103 min.

  • Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, brief partial nudity, some language and teen partying


Critical Reception

  • Rottentomatoes: 14% (9 fresh, 57 rotten, score: 4/10).
  • Metacritic: 31 out of 100 ( 2 positive, 10 mixed, 18 negative).





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