New Movies Opening Friday, November 8th

This week, the highly anticipated Marvel movie, Thor, and other things.  Are there other movies out besides Thor?  Nah, but to be pragmatic, I thought I'd toss out the list of new movies coming out this week...

Opening This Week - November 8

Thor: The Dark World Movie Poster

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Rated PG-13, 112 min long

Having opened overseas already, we have an IMDb user rating of 7.7.

Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård
Director: Alan Taylor

(Trailer Link)
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The Book Thief movie poster

The Book Thief
(2013) Rated PG-13, 131 min long

While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer
Director: Brian Percival


The Armstrong Lie
(2013) - [Limited] Rated R, 122 min

A documentary chronicling sports legend Lance Armstrong's improbable rise and ultimate fall from grace

Stars: Lance Armstrong, Reed Albergotti, Betsy Andreu, Frankie Andreu Director: Alex Gibney


How I Live Now
(2013) - [Limited] Rated R; 101 min

An American girl sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives finds herself fighting for her survival as the UK turns into a violent military state

Director: Kevin Macdonald
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay, Harley Bird


The Starving Games movie poster

The Starving Games
(2013) - [Limited] Rated PG-13; 83 min

In this Hunger Games spoof, Kantmiss Evershot must fight for her life in the 75th annual Starving Games, where she could also win an old ham, a coupon for a foot-long sub, and a partially eaten pickle.

Directors: Jason Friedberg | Aaron Seltzer
Stars: Maiara Walsh, Brant Daugherty, Cody Christian, Lauren Bowles

(You know, I found the trailer on YouTube but it looked so ...  well, I decided not to post it.)


Go for Sisters
(2013) - [Limited] Unrated; 123 min

Upon her release from jail, Fontayne enlists the help of Bernice - her estranged old friend and current parole officer - and a disgraced cop to search for his son, who went missing on the Mexican border

Director: John Sayles
Stars: LisaGay Hamilton, Yolonda Ross, Edward James Olmos, Hilary Barraford


Best Man Down
(2012) - [Limited]

A newlywed couple cancels their honeymoon and returns to the snowy Midwest to make the funeral arrangements for their best man, who died unexpectedly after their ceremony.

Director: Ted Koland
Stars: Justin Long, Jess Weixler, Tyler Labine, Addison Timlin


In Theaters Now
- Box Office Top Ten, with IMDb user scores:

Ender's Game
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
Last Vegas    6.7/10 
Free Birds
Gravity    8.5/10 
Captain Phillips
    8.1/10  12
Years a Slave
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
The Counselor
    6.1/10  Carrie    6.4/10
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