What's Playing 03/27/09

The end of March is already upon us and we’ve got some fun stuff coming up during this early weekend of spring. More scary times to be had as a young boy is tortured by the souls that remain in the new home his family recently moved into. A never ending battle wages on as monsters and aliens fight for world domination. And last but not least we have another release from WWE films as John Cena stars as a cop blowing up parts of New Orleans for the woman he loves. Scare it, laugh at it, or fight it…your choice this weekend in theatres.

Wide Release

12 Rounds – Starring John Cena, Ashley Scott, Aiden Gillen, and more. How many rounds would you go to get back the one you love? Detective Danny Fisher discovers his girlfriend has been kidnapped by an ex-con tied to Baxter’s past, and he’ll have to successfully complete 12 challenges in order to secure her safe release.

The Haunting In Connecticut – Starring Virginia Madsen, Kyle Gallner, Elias Koteas, and more. After a family is forced to relocate for their son’s health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home which turns out to be a former mortuary with a lot of secrets no-one knows about.

Monsters Vs. Aliens – Starring the vocal talents of Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Reese Withserspoon, and many more. When a meteorite from outer space hits a young girl and turns her into a giant monster, she is taken to a secret government compound where she meets a ragtag group of monsters also rounded up over the years.

Limited Release

Goodbye Solo – On the lonely roads of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, two men forge an improbable friendship that will change both of their lives forever. Solo is a Senegalese cab driver working to provide a better life for his young family. William is a tough Southern good ol’ boy with a lifetime of regrets. One man’s American dream is just beginning, while the other’s is quickly winding down. But despite their differences, both men soon realize they need each other more than either is willing to admit.

Spinning Into Butter – Starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Mykelti Williamson, Beau Bridges, Miranda Richardson, and more. A hate crime on the campus of a New England college puts the school’s dean in a position where she has to examine her own feelings about race and prejudice all the while maintaining her administration’s politically correct policies.

American Swing – Experience the rise and fall of 1970s New York City nightclub, Plato’s Retreat.