LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER
(PG-13) The story of Cecil Gaines, a butler who ends up in the White House taking care of seven presidents. In the process he spends less time at home missing the changes in his family. Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey head a large cast including Lenny Kravitz and Cuba Gooding, Jr. Three tubs of popcorn out of five.
WE’RE THE MILLERS
(R) A comedy that isn’t for the faint of heart but instead the twisted of humor. Jason Sudekis and Jennifer Anniston take a motor home trip of a lifetime with Emma Roberts and Will Poulter as their kids. One problem – they aren’t a real family and the trip includes a smidge of marijuana! Three and a half tubs of popcorn out of five.
(R) When the world turns into a garbage heap, the rich go off planet to live the good life. What they leave behind is people who need medical help and a better life. Jodie Foster, Matt Damon and Sharlto Copley do their best to keep audiences entertained. Three tubs of popcorn out of five.
(R) The team is back as Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl add to their team with Battle Guy and Ass Kicker to take on The Mist whose name is a little harsher than I want to print here) who is out for revenge on all those that Kick-Ass knows! Three tubs of popcorn out of five.
(PG) Its pretty much CARS with wings in this Disney production. I’m not quite sure why its rated PG if its an animated cartoon. It’s a formula that is working but mainly for families. Three tubs of popcorn out of five.
PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS
(PG) Percy Jackson is back with his friends to take on the quest to save their safe place. They must go to the Sea of Monsters to find the Golden Fleece while an evil from the past rises. Three tubs of popcorn out of five.
(R) Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg get together to try and outsmart drug lords who don’t like there money taken. Oh yea, they are both law enforcement of some kind or other. Seen it before but it is Washington and Wahlberg so I’ll have to grin and bear it. Three tubs of popcorn out of five.
THE SMURFS 2
(PG) Someone needs to explain to me several things: 1) why?, 2) how does a kids cartoon come to the screen with a PG rating?, 3) why? No tubs of popcorn out of five.