What's Playing 04/18/08

Theatres continue to be almost bare of new releases as summer gets closer and things start to explode. Coming out this weekend are a few new films surely to entertain. A guy has to figure out some way to forget about his ex-girlfriend even though she’s right in front of him. Jet Li and Jackie Chan face off and then team up as old karate meets new. And Al Pacino has to figure out some way to solve his own murder when he only has 88 minutes to live but 108 minutes of film to fill up. Will I see you at the movies?

Wide Release

88 Minutes – Starring AL Pacino, Leelee Sobieski, Alicia Witt, William Forsythe, and more. Dr. Jack Gramm is a professor and forensic psychologist for the FBI who has a shrewd past that helps him in his everyday work. One day though Jack gets a phone call advising him he has only eighty-eight minutes to live and must use all of his knowledge and prowess to figure out who is threatening him and save his own life.

The Forbidden Kingdom – Starring Jet Li and Jackie Chan. An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Starring Jason Segel, Kristin Bell, Mila Kunis, Jonah Hill, Paul Rudd, and more. After Peter has been dumped by his TV-star girlfriend Sarah; he decides to take a trip to Hawaii to forget about all his troubles for a while. Little did he know that Sarah and her new over the top boyfriend would also be vacationing there.

Limited Release

The Life Before Her Eyes – Starring Uma Thurman, Evan Rachel Wood, and more. Diana has a simple life of a suburban wife, but has a tragic past in which she saw her best friend gunned down in a horrible school shooting. Now as the fifteenth anniversary of her friend’s death approaches, Diana’s present life begins to falter.

Pathology – Starring Alyssa Milano, Lauren Lee Smith, Michael Weston, and more. A group of medical students devise a deadly game: to see which one of them can commit the perfect murder.

Where In The World Is Osama Bin Laden – Morgan Spurlock tours the Middle East to discuss the war on terror with Arabic people.

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