What's Playing 05/23/08

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Wide Release

Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull – Starring Harrison Fored, Shia LaBeouf, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Ray Winstone, and more. And you thought he was retired, HA! Famed archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.Opened on Thursday, May 22.

Limited Release

Postal – Starring Zack Ward, Dave Foley, and more. In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.

War Inc. – Starring John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Marisa Tomei, Hilary Duff, Ben Kingsley, Dan Aykroyd, and more. Follow along with this political satire set in Turaqistan, a country occupied by an American private corporation run by a former US Vice-President. In an effort to monopolize the opportunities the war-torn nation offers, the corporation’s CEO hires a troubled hit man, to kill a Middle East oil minister. Now, struggling with his own growing demons, the assassin must pose as the corporation’s Trade Show Producer in order to pull off this latest hit, while maintaining his cover by organizing the high-profile wedding of Yonica Babyyeah an outrageous Middle Eastern pop star, and keeping a sexy left wing reporter in check.

The Children Of Huang Shi – Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Chow Yun-Fat, Radha Mitchell, and Michelle Yeoh. Learn about young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.

The Edge Of Heaven – A Turkish man travels to Istanbul to find the daughter of his father’s former girlfriend. Opened on Wednesday, May 21.