Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun, October 28, 2010

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For movies opening November 5, 2010

BIG BUDGET FILMS

Due Date Robert Downey, Jr. and Zack Galifianakis co-star in this raunchy road comedy about an uptight dad-to-be who hitches a ride across the country with a wacky slacker in order to make it on time to witness the birth of his baby. With Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx, Juliette Lewis, Charlie Sheen and RZA. Due Date is rated R for profanity, sexuality and drug use.

For Colored Girls Tyler Perry adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s feminist stage play exploring a variety of themes pertinent to the African-American community, ranging from rape to infidelity to domestic violence to brothers on the down-low. Ensemble cast includes Janet Jackson, Thandie Newton, Kelly Washington, Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad, Macy Gray, Anika Noni Rose and Whoopi Goldberg. For Colored Girls is rated R for rape, sexuality and profanity.

Megamind Animated adventure in 3-D about a hapless, evil villain (Will Ferrell) who decides to align himself with the forces of good after the demise of his longtime superhero adversary (Brad Pitt) when he unwittingly creates a diabolical scoundrel (Jonah Hill) bent on world domination. Voice cast includes Tina Fey, Ben Stiller and J.K. Simmons. Megamind is rated PG for action and mild epithets.

INDEPENDENT & FOREIGN FILMS

127 Hours James Franco stars in this bittersweet tale of survival recounting the real-life dilemma confronted by a mountain climber who had to amputate his own arm after it got pinned under a boulder while he was hiking alone in Utah. Cast includes Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Treat Williams and Kate Burton (Richard’s daughter). 127 Hours is rated R for profanity, violence and disturbing images.

Client 9 Docudrama chronicling the meteoric rise and even faster fall from grace of Eliot Spitzer, from intrepid white-collar crime fighter to New York State Governor with presidential ambitions to satisfied customer at a high-priced escort service offering a steady supply of prostitutes, including Ashley Dupre’, the publicity-hungry call girl who helped him ruin his promising political career. Client 9 is unrated.

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