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Giants and demons and drunk college students, oh my!

There’s not shortage of new movies to choose from this weekend. Theatrical releases include fairy-tale epic “Jack the Giant Killer,” drunken comedy “21 and Over,” horror sequel “The Last Exorcist Part II,” submarine thriller “Phantom,” and creepy thriller “Stoker.” With so many options, which one should you see?

Let our weekend movie preview (above) help you make up your movie-lovin’ mind.… Continue reading In Theaters This Weekend: 'Jack the Giant Slayer,' '21 and Over,' 'Last Exorcism Part II,' and More

Rain or shine, snow or sleet, Oscars or the Academy Awards, the box office delivers! This weekend, “Dark Skies” and “Snitch” are hitting theaters.

From the producers behind “Paranormal Activity,” “Dark Skies” follows a suburban family who, after finding themselves haunted by a deadly force, have to take matters into their own hands to solve the mystery.

In “Snitch,” Dwayne Johnson plays a devoted dad-turned-undercover informant when his son is wrongly accused… Continue reading Weekend Movie Reviews: 'Dark Skies' and 'Snitch' Hit Theaters

After many fake-outs, Steven Soderbergh’s “last” film, “Side Effects,” hits theaters this Friday.

The film stars Rooney Mara as a pill-popping lady, coping with her husband’s impending release from prison. Catherine Zeta Jones as well as Soderbergh’s faves — Channing Tatum and Jude Law — round out the cast.

But if you think laughter is the best medicine (yuck, yuck!), the new comedy “Identity Thief” is also opening this weekend. Reteaming with… Continue reading Weekend Movie Reviews: 'Identity Thief,' 'Side Effects' Hit Theaters

Love bulging biceps and ax-wielding? How about an undead romcom? Well, if so, you’re in luck: “Warm Bodies” and “Bullet to the Head” hit theaters this weekend.

Starring Nicholas Hoult, “Bodies” takes zombie tropes (flesh eating, slow, lurching walks) and gives it a twist: romance. It’s a “Romeo and Juliet”-inspired tale of forbidden love between a beautiful human

Three very diverse films will be released at the box office this Friday.

First up is “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.” Here, 15 years after that traumatic gingerbread debacle, the titular twosome (Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton) are playing bounty hunters out for blood instead of breadcrumbs.

But if you’re looking for less fantastical action, check out “Parker.” Based on the series of bestselling crime novels by Donald E. Westlake, the film follows… Continue reading Weekend Movie Reviews: 'Hansel & Gretel,' 'Parker' and 'Movie 43' Hit Theaters