What's Playing 11/17/06

Wide Release

Casino Royale – Daniel Crag stars as the new 007 in this action-packed prequel, so to speak. James Bond’s first ever mission is detailed here where he is to stop a banker from providing funding for terrorist activities by winning a casino tournament.

Happy Feet – Robin Williams, Nicole Kidman, High Jackman, Elijah Wood, and many more lend their voices to emperor penguins who are known for finding their life-mates through song. When one of the little guys doesn’t know how to sing, it brings about a bit of a problem for him until it’s determined that he can tap dance like no other.

Let’s Go To Prison – Dax Shepard and Will Arnett star in this comedy about a lawyer who ends up in prison with a common criminal who is used to it.

Limited Release

After Dark’s HorrorFest – Eight unique movies that look to bring back the horror genre as its always meant to be shown only Friday, November 17 through Sunday, November 19. Click here to find out where it will be playing near you.

Fast Food Nation – Greg Kinnear and Wilmer Valderrama star in this film all about the industry giant of fast food. It examines the effects it has socially, environmentally, and on the health of people today.

Candy – Heath Ledger and Abbie Cornish star as a poet and art student who delve deep into the world of art and heroin. They are not only obsessed with each other, but deeply involved with the drug that throws their life into some very difficult decisions and a lot of despair.

For Your Consideration – Christopher Guest brings together his usual cast in this film about three actors who star in a film about the American South in the mid-40’s called “Home For Purim.” As they learn their performances are all generating some word among the awards committees, it leads to some odd and hilarious situations.

Guest regulars Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Harry Shearer, and more are back together again as they were in A Mighty Wind and Best In Show.