Thursday, January 19, 2012

"I feel like I'm flyin' my grandfather's Buick!"

The new movies in theaters this weekend are: Underworld: Awakening, Haywire and Red Tails.

Red Tails is about a group of African American pilots during World War II who were part of an experimental program in Tuskegee. The program is about to be shut down when the Pentagon realizes they need these men in order to win the war. This movie stars Terence Howard, Nate Parker, Tristan Wilds, Elijah Kelley, Leslie Odom Jr, Method Man, Daniela Ruah, Josh Dallas, Ne-Yo, Michael B. Jordan, Bryan Cranston, Jaime King and Cuba Gooding Jr.

In Haywire, Gina Carano stars as black ops super soldier, Mallory Kane, who is seeking revenge after being betrayed during a mission. Left for dead by her own agency, she must now find the truth before being killed by trained assassins who anticipate her every move. Along with Kane, this movie features Channing Tatum, Ewan McGregor, Michael Douglas, Antonio Banderas, Michael Fassbender, Bill Paxton, Michael Angarano and Mathieu Kassovitz.

Underworld: Awakening, the fourth movie in the series, finds Selene escaping captivity only to find that the humans are now aware of the existence of vampires and lycans. A war to get rid of both immortal species has begun and Selene leads the battle against humankind. Kate Beckinsale returns to play Selene and is joined by Michael Ealy, Stephen Rea, Kris Holden-Ried, Theo James, India Eisley and Charles Dance.

Also in limited release is: The Flowers of War, Crazy Horse, Miss BalaThe Front Line, Carol Channing: Larger Than Life, Coriolanus and Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston.