...international affairs, South Africa, dubbed in various media reports as "the rape capital of the world," estimates that 360 women are raped every day. Unemployment is high (25.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012), according to Civitas: The Institute...
Opens Friday, Apr 25, 2014 Synopsis: Cameron Diaz stars as a woman who discovers that the man (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) she's been dating is married, and teams up with his wife (Leslie Mann) to teach him a lesson in fidelity. Nick Cassavetes directs a film written by Melissa Stack, and produced by Julie Yorn. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Cameron Diaz Movie Details Movie Review
...newly remodeled library at 235 N. Binkley Street.North Peninsula Recreation is currently taking team registrations for its Women's Basketball League. Games start Jan. 6 and will run through March 3. Deadline for registration is Dec. 18. For more...
Opens Friday, Feb 7, 2014 Synopsis: Director Ralph Fiennes teams with screenwriter Abi Morgan to adapt Claire Tomalin's book detailing the clandestine, 13-year-long love affair between celebrated English author Charles Dickens (Fiennes) and 18-year-old actress Nelly Ternan (Felicity Jones), whose name was effectively erased from the history books following Dickens' death in 1870. Kristin Scott Thomas and Tom Hollander costar. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Hollander Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Jan 10, 2014 Synopsis: A group of women imprisoned in a mysterious underground fortress must fight to the death to save their unsuspecting loved ones on the outside. Zoe Bell, Rachel Nichols, Doug Jones, and Sherilyn Finn star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Zoe Bell, Rachel Nichols Movie Details Movie Review
Opens Friday, Mar 21, 2014 Synopsis: In a future where the population is divided by personality types, one woman branded "Divergent" uncovers a conspiracy to eliminate all who bear her misfit label, and attempts to find out what makes the powers-that-be so frightened of them before time runs out. Shailene Woodley (The Descendants) and Theo James (Underworld: Awakening) star in this action thriller adapted from the novel by Veronica Roth, and directed by Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Ansel Elgort, Ray Stevenson Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Aug 29, 2014 Synopsis: Natalie Portman stars in this western concerning a woman who has to defend her home against a group of outlaws. Gavin O'Connor handles directing duties, with Ewan McGregor and Joel Edgerton co-starring. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Noah Emmerich Movie Details Movie Review
Now Playing Synopsis: The title character of Stephen Frears' Philomena is played by Judi Dench. She is an elderly Irish woman who, as a teenager, gave birth while she was working at a convent. The Catholic Church had the child adopted, and now, decades later, Philomena is introduced to Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan), onetime government spokesperson who is now working as a freelance journalist. Martin agrees to help Philomena look for her son, and the trail takes them to the United States, and brings them face-to-face with some long-buried secrets. All the while, the type-A Martin and the ceaselessly charming Philomena learn to trust each other. Philomena screened at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Anna Maxwell Martin Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Feb 7, 2014 Synopsis: An apprehensive crime novelist gets the opportunity of a lifetime, but finds his one shot at success hampered by his soul-crushing paranoia in this comedy starring Simon Pegg (Star Trek, Shaun of the Dead). Jack (Pegg) used to write children's books, but lately he's begin to dabble in the dark world of crime writing. There's only one problem: the more Jack reads about Victorian-era serial killers, the more he begins to fear he will be murdered at any moment. Irrational as this fear may be, Jack attempts to keep his cool when his agent contacts him with news that an enigmatic Hollywood executive has been inquiring about his latest script. Meanwhile, in order to break out of his downward spiral, he must first contend with his fears of laundry, women, and the black cloud of dread that lingers over his head. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Simon Pegg, Amara Karan, Paul Freeman Movie Details Movie Review
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