What's Playing 01/08/10

Wide Release

Daybreakers – Starring Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, and more. As the human population nears extinction, vampires must capture and farm every remaining human, or somehow find a blood substitute. However, a covert group of vampires makes a remarkable discovery…one which has the power to save the human race.

Leap Year – Starring Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, and Adam Scott. A woman has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day, an Irish tradition which occurs every time the date February 29 rolls around. Sadly she faces a major setback when bad weather threatens to derail her planned trip to Dublin. However with the help of an innkeeper, her cross-country odyssey just might result in her getting engaged.

Youth In Revolt – Starring Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Jean Smart, Zach Galifianakis, and more. Nick Twisp is a kid that knows he doesn’t necessarily have the looks or charm to get the girl of his dreams, Sheeni Saunders, to take away his virginity as he hopes she will. Ditching his love for Frank Sinatra and the finer things in life; Twisp develops a rebellious and charming second personality known as Francois Dillinger that should help him get the girl.

Limited Release

Bitch Slap – Starring Julia Voth, Erin Cummings, and America Olivo. Three bad girls travel to a remote desert hideaway to steal $200 million in diamonds from a ruthless underworld kingpin.

Crazy On The Outside – Starring Sigourney Weaver, Tim Allen, J.K. Simmons, and more. Tommy is fresh out of prison and ready for a second chance in life. Enter his loving sister Viki, her cynical husband Ed and their family. Tommy moves in with them, and when it comes to explaining to Grandma Tommy’s whereabouts for the last three years, the truth-challenged Viki has the answer: “He’s been in France!”

Wonderful World – Starring Matthew Broderick, Michael K. Williams, and Sanaa Lathan. Ben Singer has his cynical worldview darkened by his roommate Ibu’s sudden medical situation. Though the arrival of Khadi, Ibu’s sister, might remedy both men’s ills.