New Movies This Weekend
Mike Evans, our Hollywood Insider loved this first one and gave it four stars…
#1.) “Argo” (R)
Ben Affleck directs and stars in the true story of a CIA mission to rescue six diplomats when the American embassy was seized during the 1979 Iran-hostage crisis.
He plays an agent who plans to smuggle them out of the country by having them pose as the film crew for a science fiction movie called ‘Argo’. And he even gets Hollywood to put together a fake production for it.
#2.) “Seven Psychopaths” (R)
Your seven psychopaths are Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell, former Bond girl Olga Kurylenko, singer Tom Waits, Australian actress Abbie Cornish, and Woody Harrelson.
Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell scam pet owners by kidnapping their dogs and returning them to collect the reward. Unfortunately, they kidnap a dog that belongs to a vicious gangster, played by Woody Harrelson.
#3.) “Here Comes the Boom” (PG)
Kevin James plays a high school teacher attempting to save the school’s music program from budget cuts . . . by moonlighting as a mixed martial arts fighter.
Salma Hayek is the school nurse who patches him up after his fights, and “Happy Days” superstar Henry Winkler is the music teacher whose job is on the line.
#4.) “Sinister” (R)
In this supernatural thriller, Ethan Hawke finds a box of home movies that show how a bunch of families were murdered in their homes . . . including the house he’s living in with HIS family.