Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun, November 6, 2010

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For movies opening November 12, 2010

BIG BUDGET FILMS

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Morning Glory Rachel McAdams in a romantic comedy about an aspiring TV producer who hopes to save a struggling news program. Whether she can is down to her controlling the show’s feuding co-anchors, played by Diane Keaton and Harrison Ford. Cast includes Jeff Goldblum, Ty Burrell and Patrick Wilson, and cameos by 50 Cent, Chris Matthews. Lloyd Banks and Morley Safer. Morning Glory, in English and Ukrainian with subtitles, is rated PG-13 for profanity, sexuality and drug references.

Skyline Sci-fi thriller about an evil extraterrestrial force which threatens to wipe all of humanity from the face of the Earth by emitting mysterious, irresistible light beams which attract people like moths to a flame. Cast includes Eric Balfour, Donald Faison and Scottie Thompson. Skyline is rated PG-13 for profanity, intense violence and brief sexuality.

Unstoppable Action thriller about a train conductor (Chris Pine) and an engineer (Denzel Washington) in a race against time to prevent a runaway locomotive with a cargo of toxic chemicals from running off the tracks. With Rosario Dawson, Kevin Dunn and Elizabeth Mathis. Unstoppable is rated PG-13 for profanity and scenes of peril.

INDEPENDENT & FOREIGN FILMS

Cool It Eco-documentary chronicling the efforts of skeptical, Danish environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg to debunk the prevailing conclusion of leading scientists that global warming trends are man-made. Cool It is rated PG for mature themes.

Disco and Atomic War Cold War Era mockumentary painting a humorous picture of what life was like behind the Iron Curtain for citizens of Estonia being constantly subjected to Communist propaganda. Starring Gerda Viira, Oskar Vuks and Toomas Pool. Disco and Atomic War, In Russian, English, Estonian and Finnish with subtitles, is unrated.

Helena at the Wedding Romance drama about a newlywed couple (Lee Tergesen and Melanie Lynskey) whose New Year’s Eve party in the woods for just their closest friends is ruined when it’s crashed by an attractive model (Gilliam Jacobs) the groom had developed a crush on at their wedding. With Corey Stoll, Dagmar Dominczyk and Paul Fitzgerald. Helena at the Wedding is unrated.

Tiny Furniture Coming-of-age comedy about a rudderless, recent college grad (Lena Dunham) with a worthless degree in film appreciation who moves back into her mother’s (Laurie Simmons) loft in Soho where she has to settle for an unfulfilling job as a restaurant hostess. With Grace Dunham, Jemima Kirke and Alex Karpovsky. Tiny Furniture is unrated.

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