Movies

Must See Movies for Fall 2012

Trouble with the Curve – Starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams & Justin Timberlake
 An aging baseball scout named Gus Lobel (Eastwood) is given one last assignment to prove his worth to the organization, which sees him as unable to adapt to changes in the business. His boss, who does not want to see him let go, asks Gus’s daughter Mickey (Adams) to join him on the trip to make sure he’s okay, against Gus’s wishes. Together they scout a top new prospect in North Carolina, where Mickey begins to take an active role in her father’s work to make up for his failing vision. Along the way Gus reconnects with Johnny (Timberlake), a rival team’s scout who has a friendly history with Gus, as Gus was the man who scouted him when he was a baseball player, and who also takes an interest in Mickey. The movie will be released Sept. 21.
Taken 2 – Starring Liam Neeson
A year after the events in Paris, on a trip to Istanbul, Bryan Mills (Neeson) gets a surprise visit from his daughter Kim and his ex-wife Lenore. Their happy reunion turns sour after Lenore is kidnapped by gangsters serving Murad, the employer of the men in the Paris apartment (where Amanda was found dead) and the father of Marko Hoxha, whom Bryan killed in the first film. Mills must rely on his lethal skills to track down his ex-wife and eliminate all who stand in his way. This movie will be released  Oct. 5.
Pitch Perfect – Starring Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow & Rebel Wilson
 The story follows an all-girl a cappella group who rebuilds, so they can make their way to the championship and take on the boys. This leads to a competition, and new girl Beca is determined to revamp the set-list so it includes music that’s more up-to-date.  This movie will be released Oct. 5.

ArgoStarringBen Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin & John Goodman
Based on true events, the film chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis-the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades. Affleck stars as Tony Mendez, the CIA exfiltration expert who plots to get six Americans out of Tehran by disguising them as filmmakers out to produce a cheap sci-fi flick called Argo. Arkin and Goodman steal scenes as Hollywood types who help pull off the caper. But this is Affleck’s show, and his directing chops are full display. This movie will be released Oct. 12.
Skyfall – Starring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes & Judi Dench
After an operation in Istanbul ends in disaster, James Bond is missing and presumed to be dead, the identities of every active undercover MI6 agent are leaked onto the internet and M (Dench) becomes the subject of a government review over her handling of the situation. Bond’s sudden reappearance gives M the pretext she needs to seek out Raoul Silva (Bardem), a dangerous villain claiming a personal connection to both of them – but as he follows a trail from London to the South China Sea, Bond soon finds his loyalty to M challenged over secrets from her past. This movie will be released Nov. 9.