Bob Richards' movie previews for August 10
A new Bourne, Will Ferrell and more this week at theaters.
(Hope Springs – Columbia – Rated PG-13)
In PG-13 rated Hope Springs, after decades of marriage, a wife wants to spice things up and reconnect with her husband. When she hears of a renowned couple's specialist, she attempts to persuade her skeptical husband, a steadfast man of routine, to get on a plane for a week of marriage therapy. It stars Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell.
(Nitro Circus The Movie 3-D – Arc Entertainment – Rated PG-13)
In Nitro Circus the Movie 3D, Travis Pastrana and his tight-knit, highly-skilled, adrenaline-addicted friends bring their insane adventures to the big screen. They dream up the most dangerous stunts in the world of action sports -- like trying to back flip a bike over a building 60-stories high or landing a death defying jump. It’s rated PG-13.
(The Bourne Legacy –Universal – Rated PG-13)
The Bourne Legacy introduces us to a new hero played by Jeremy Renner whose life-or-death stakes have been triggered by the events of the first three films. It also stars Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Albert Finney, Joan Allen, David Strathairn and Scott Glenn. It’s rated PG-13.
(The Campaign – Warner Brothers – Rated R)
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis star in R rated The Campaign.
When a long-term congressman commits a major public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of ultra-wealthy CEOs plot to put up a rival candidate. Their man: the naïve director of the local Tourism Center. With the help of a cutthroat campaign manager, he soon becomes a contender. As Election Day closes in, the two are locked in a dead heat, with insults escalating to injury until all they care about is burying each other. It also stars Jason Sudeikis, Dylan McDermott, John Lithgow and Dan Aykroyd.
And at The Flicks…
(Trishna – IFC Films – Rated R)
R rated Trishna stars Frieda Pinto in the story of a girl from an Indian village seduced by a privileged tourist who takes her to Mumbai to work in his father's hotel.
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