"42," other movies hit theaters April 12
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Bob Richards previews the newest flicks, including another dose of scary laughs and more, this week at theaters.
42 - Warner Brothers - Rated PG-13
42 tells the story of the great Jackie Robinson and legendary Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey. In 1946, Rickey signed Jackie Robinson to the team, breaking Major League Baseball's infamous color line. Number 42 let his talent on the field do the talking—ultimately winning over fans and his teammates, silencing his critics, and paving the way for others to follow. Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni, and Lucas Black star, it's rated PG-13.
Scary Movie 5 - Dimension Films - Rated PG-13
Scary Movie 5 is rated PG-13 and is the latest installment of the "Scary Movie" franchise which includes send ups of "Paranormal Activity," "Mama," "Sinister," "The Evil Dead," "Inception," "Black Swan" and pop culture featuring Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Snoop Dogg, Molly Shannon, Kate Walsh, Heather Locklear, and Mike Tyson.
And at The Flicks…
Trance - Fox Searchlight - Rated R
Danny Boyle directed and wrote R rated Trance - a thriller about a fine art auctioneer who conspires with criminals to steal a painting and then forgets where he hid it. They hire a hypnotist to help them recover the painting. James McAvoy, Micheal Fassbender, Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson star.
The Place Beyond the Pines - Focus Features - Rated R
The Place Beyond the Pines stars Ryan Gosling, Rose Byrne, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ray Liotta and Bruce Greenwood in this drama about a traveling motorcycle stunt driver who learns he has a son by a former lover. It's rated R.