The new movies coming out this Friday, June 7th, 2013 include:
• The Purge
A family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized.
It stars Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey and is directed by James DeMonaco (Skinwalkers).
It's rated R with an 85-minute runtime.
Though there are fewer than a thousand votes, IMDb users have given it a 6.5/10, so far, at the time of this writing.
• The Internship
Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment.
The cast includes Owen Wilson and Vince Vaugh, along with Rose Byrne, Dylan O'Brien and John Goodman. Shawn Levy directed and produced (The Watch, Real Steel). Vince Vaughn wrote the screenplay.
It's rated PG-13 and runs 119 minutes on the screen.
Both guys are pretty funny in and of themselves, and working together, sheesh. I'm guessing this could be pretty funny if you like either of these guys.
• Much Ado About Nothing
This is Joss Whedon's modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.
The cast includes Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Clark (Coulson lives) Gregg, Reed Diamond, Fran Kranz, Nathan Fillion, Sean Maher... oh what am I doing... Whedonverse actors!!!
It was directed and written by Joss Whedon and produced during a few down weeks (12 days to be exact) during the production of The Avengers, and mostly filmed at his home! (If I remember correctly!)
It's rated PG-13 and has a runtime of 107 minutes.
Though there are fewer than a thousand votes on IMDb, it has a 6.9.
• Wish You Were Here
Four friends lose themselves in a carefree South-East Asian holiday. Only three come back.
The cast includes Felicity Price, Joel Edgerton, Teresa Palmer and Antony Starr. It's directed (and written) by Keiran Darcy-Smith.
It's rated R and has a movie runtime of 89 minutes.
On IMDb, it already has a score of 5.9.