LATEST NEWS's Weekly Openings Report - November 10th

November 9, 2006

Wide release openings for Friday, November 10th include: A Good Year, Stranger Than Fiction, Harsh Times, and The Return.

Limited release openings include: Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, Fuck, and Copying Beethoven.

A Good Year
Russell Crowe in A Good Year opening this weekend.

FirstShowing Weekend Suggestion: A Good Year. If you're in the mood for a feel good film that will make you want to fall in love and live your life to the fullest, then A Good Year it is. However, Borat is still running strong for those who haven't caught it yet.

Head out to your local movie theater and watch one of these newly released movies! And don't forget to leave a comment on your own review or thoughts on any movies you saw this weekend.

Wide Release:

A Good YearA Good Year
Director: Ridley Scott
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Rated: PG-13 (for language and some sexual content)
Synopsis: Englishman Max Skinner inherits Le Griffon, a crumbling Provençal vineyard owned by his Uncle Henry. Settling into the property, Max's prospects are shaken up by the arrival of Henry's long-lost daughter, Christie Roberts, a wine brat from California with a surprise or two tucked away. Review - 7/10
Stranger Than FictionStranger Than Fiction
Director: Marc Forster
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Rated: PG-13 (for some disturbing images, sexuality, brief language and nudity)
Synopsis: IRS auditor Harold Crick suddenly finds his every thought and action narrated by a voice in his head. He comes to realize the voice belongs to a famous author who decides to deal with her writer's block by setting into motion events which will cause the death of her character … who's also named Harold Crick. Review - 8/10
Harsh TimesHarsh Times
Director: David Ayer
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Rated: R (for strong violence, language and drug use)
Synopsis: When he's turned down for a job with the LAPD, Gulf War vet Jim Davis recruits his childhood pal for a joyride through the city. The two old friends drink, get high, and court danger as they plan their futures together -- until Jim's delusions reshape each man's fate. Review - 4.5/10
The ReturnThe Return
Director: Asif Kapadia
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Rated: PG-13 (for violence, terror and disturbing images)
Synopsis: A young businesswoman's complicated personal life is further troubled by her vivid nightmares about a murder of a woman she's never met. The dreams propel her to investigate the crime, and what she discovers begins to threaten her own life.

Limited Release:

FurFur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (Limited)
Director: Steven Shainberg
Genre: Biopic, Drama
Rated: R (for graphic nudity, some sexuality and language)
Synopsis: Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in with Lionel Sweeney, an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century. Review - Coming Soon
FuckFuck (Limited)
Director: Steve Anderson
Genre: Documentary
Rated: Not Rated
Synopsis: A documentary on the expletive's origin, why it offends some people so deeply, and what can be gained from its use. Review - Coming Soon
Copying BeethovenCopying Beethoven (Limited)
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Rated: PG-13 (for some sexual elements)
Synopsis: A fictionalized account of the last year of Beethoven's life.

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