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MOVIE OF THE WEEK & 11TH DECEMBER NEW RELEASES



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Friday is here again and we’re 7 days closer to James Cameron  Avatar, so what’s cooking this week? We have Angry little boy sent to bed with no supper but suddenly is an king of a land of big furryball monsters, Captain Kirk in Plagued America in the movie that possibly could be the base of Zombieland minus the comedy and twinkies. Colourful ballet shoes in a classic comeback, your mum would kill if you never got your bed made up and he aint my dad he’s just mums new boyfriend who you dont want near you or mum.

So there’s no guessing what this weeks (and next weeks) Movie of the week? it’s WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE created by Spike Jonze. Based on the classic Maurice Sendak Children’s book of the same name. If you watched  any of the featurettes on the trailers pages you would know the Sendak hard an hard time for libaries to accept his book but only after the libarians opened there eyes they noticed the kids of that generation loved the book and from there the rest is now history. Like many great movies there’s a  great/good director behind it and spike jonze has spent about the last 5-6 years of his life trying to bring the magic of the 2000 word book onto the big screen and from reading and listening to the reviews from stateside you can say he has mastered it .

Many peoplehave question whom the target audience of the movie really is, it’s kids but kids of all ages possibly more the big kids. When I mean big kids I’m talking the adults in 30-40’s age group as this was the age group that has grown up with book. I also see alot of respect and homeage to the Frank Oz/Jim Henson childrens tv/movies of the 1980’s ala Muppets, Dark Crystal, Never Ending story, its the design and look of the wild things. Whatever age you are you will be treated to a modern, refreshing, stylish movie letting adults connect once again with their inner again plus hear a cool indie soundtrack/score.

As for The rest of the movies the only one worth a mention is Carriers with Chris Pine who recently played a young James T Kirk in the recent Star Trek reboot, Blind dating and soon to play Jack Ryan. It doesnt look fantastic but will just do the job and entertain you just.

So enjoy the movies and remember and comeback and tell us all about the movie(s) you’ll go and watch this week, send your review to thepeoplesmovies@gmail.com.

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE (PG)

Fantasy (1hour 46minutes)

Charlotte Gainsbourg, Max Records, Catherine Keener

An adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s legendary children’s story in which Max, a disobedient little boy, is sent to bed by his mother without any supper. Feeling hurt and unloved, he channels his anger, and instead of continuing his mischievious antics in his room, he creates his own imaginary world which includes a forest, a massive ocean and a small boat, which he uses to sail away to a land inhabited by monsters – Wild Things – who crown him king.

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CARRIERS (15)

Horror, Thriller (1hour 24 minutes)

Piper Perabo, Christopher Meloni, Chris Pine

Four students are driving through the desert in an attempt to outrun the end of the world. No one is safe from the viral pandemic threatening to wipe out the human race and Danny, his brother Brian, his girlfriend Bobby and Danny’s school friend Kate are determined to elude the deadly virus as they speed across the Southwestern U.S. to reach a place of possible safety.

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THE STEPFATHER (15)

Thriller (1hour 46minutes)

Dylan Walsh, Penn Badgley, Sela Ward

Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school to find his mother Susan (Sela Ward), happily in love with a man called David Harris (Dylan Walsh). He seems like the perfect father and husband to everyone – except Michael, who suspects that he isn’t quite the man he seems to be. Along with his girlfriend Kelly (Amber Heard) and his biological father Jay (Jon Tenney), they slowly start to piece together the mystery of the man who is set to become his stepfather, but they may be too late in getting to the truth.

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UNMADE BEDS (15)

Drama (1hour 33minutes)

Fernando Tielve, Déborah François, Michiel Huisman

Axl arrives in the UK to look for his long-lost father and instead is adopted by the bohemian Mike and Hannah who introduce him to gigs in English pubs and free spirit living. Vera is a French heartbreaker who strikes up a charming romance with X Ray Man until a failed meeting sets her on a quest to recapture traces of time they spent together by taking Polaroids.

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THE RED SHOES (U)

Music (2hours 15minutes)

Anton Walbrook, Moira Shearer, Marius Goring

Boris Lermontov is a peerless ballet impresario takes a young dancer under the wing of his company and makes a star of her by coupling her unique skills with the inspired music of a hungry new composer. But when the ballerina and the musician start to develop romantic feelings for one another, Lermontov – inspired by both jealousy and fear that they will each squander their gifts – tries to come between them with tragically disastrous results.

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