Reel Society

Reviews for the latest movies in theaters and on DVD.
This is a list of movies that are scheduled to be released in the next few months, according to  These dates are subject to change.  Clicking on the (TRAILER) link will take you to a YouTube page where the trailer will play.
Kick-Ass (4/16) - Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.  (Nicolas Cage, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Mark Strong Omari Hardwick) (TRAILER)
Death at a Funeral (4/16) - A funeral ceremony turns into a debacle of exposed family secrets and misplaced bodies.  (Chris Rock, Luke Wilson, Martin Lawrence, Danny Glover, James Marsden, Zoe Saldana, Peter Dinklage) (TRAILER)
Oceans (4/22) - An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.  (Documentary from Disney Nature) (TRAILER)
The Losers (4/23) - After being betrayed and left for dead, members of a CIA black ops team root out those who targeted them for assassination.  (Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans, Zoe Saldana, Jason Patric, Idris Elba, Columbus Short) (TRAILER)
The Back-Up Plan (4/23) - A romantic comedy centered on a woman who conceives twins through artificial insemination, only to meet the man of her dreams on the very same day.  (Jennifer Lopez, Alex O'Loughlin, Anthony Anderson, Eric Christian Olsen) (TRAILER)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (4/30) - A re-imagining of the horror icon Freddy Krueger, a serial-killer who wields a glove with four blades embedded in the fingers and kills people in their dreams, resulting in their real death in reality.  (Jackie Earle Haley, Katie Cassidy, Thomas Dekker, Clancy Brown) (TRAILER)
Furry Vengeance (4/30) - In the Oregon wilderness, a real estate developer's new housing subdivision faces a unique group of protesters, local woodland creatures who don't want their homes disturbed.  (Brendan Fraser, Brooke Shields, Ken Jeong, Dick Van Dyke) (TRAILER)
Iron Man 2 (5/7) - (Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke, Gwynyth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Samuel L. Jackson, directed by Jon Favreau) (TRAILER)
Just Wright (5/7) - A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.  (Queen Latifah, Pam Grier, Paula Patton) (TRAILER)
Babies (5/7) - A look at one year in the life of four babies from around the world, from Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo. (Documentary) (TRAILER)
Robin Hood (5/14) - The story of an archer in the army of Richard Coeur de Lion who fights against the Norman invaders and becomes the legendary hero known as Robin Hood.  (Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Mark Strong, Kevin Durand, William Hurt, directed by Ridley Scott) (TRAILER)
Letters to Juliet (5/14) - An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.  (Amanda Seyfriend, Gael Garcia Bernal, Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero) (TRAILER)
Just Wright (5/14) - A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.  (Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton, Pam Grier) (TRAILER)
Shrek Forever After (5/21) - The further adventures of the giant green ogre, Shrek, living in the land of Far, Far Away.  (Voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, Justin Timberlake, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amy Sedaris, Eric Idle, Cheri Oteri, Larry King) (TRAILER)
MacGruber (5/21) - A comedy based on Will Forte's bumbling secret agent whose lack of skill and abundance of personal problems serve as a detriment to him -- and those around him.  (Will Forte, Val Kilmer, Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe, Powers Boothe) (TRAILER)
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (5/28) - Based on the video game, which follows an adventurous prince who teams up with a rival princess to stop an angry ruler from unleashing a sandstorm that could destroy the world.  (Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina, Gemma Arterton, directed by Mike Newell) (TRAILER)
Sex and the City 2 (5/28) - (Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Noth) (TRAILER)
Killers (6/4) - A vacationing woman meets her ideal man, leading to a swift marriage. Back at home, however, their idyllic life is upset when they discover their neighbors could be assassins who have been contracted to kill the couple.  (Ashton Kutcher, Katherine Heigl, Tom Selleck, Catherine O'Hara, directed by Robert Luketic) (TRAILER)
Marmaduke (6/4) - A suburban family moves to a new neighborhood with their large yet lovable Great Dane, who has a tendency to wreak havoc in his own oblivious way. (Voices of Ron Perlman, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Steve Coogan) (TRAILER)
Get Him to the Greek (6/4) - A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.  (Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Rose Byrne) (TRAILER)
Splice (6/4) - Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism.  (Adrian Brody, Sarah Polley, David Hewlett) (CLIP)
The A-Team (6/11) - A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.  (Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Common) (TRAILER)
The Karate Kid (6/11) - Work pressures cause a single mother moves to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces karate, taught to him by a master of the self-defense form.  (Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson) (TRAILER)
Toy Story 3 (6/18) - Woody, Buzz, and the rest of their toy-box friends are dumped in a day-care center after their owner, Andy, departs for college.  (Voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Michael Keaton, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Don Rickles, Estelle Harris) (TRAILER)
Jonah Hex (6/18) - In the Wild West, a scarred bounty hunter tracks a voodoo practitioner bent on liberating the South by raising an army of the undead.  (Josh Brolin, John Malkovich, Will Arnett, Megan Fox)
Knight and Day (6/25) - An undercover agent meets up with woman who's had nothing but bad luck with men.  (Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz) (TRAILER)
Grown Ups (6/25) - The high-concept story is a comedy about five best friends from high school who reunite 30 years later on a Fourth of July weekend.  (Kevin James, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, David Spade, Salma Hayek, Maya Rudolph, Maria Bello) (TRAILER)
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (6/30) - Lovestruck teenager Bella must choose between her vampire boyfriend Edward and werewolf Jacob.  (Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Peter Facinelli, Billy Burke, Bryce Dallas Howard) (TRAILER)
The Last Airbender (7/2) - The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.  (Cliff Curtis, Noah Ringer, Randall Duk Kim, directed by M. Night Shyamalan) (TRAILER)
Predators (7/7) - "Predators" involves a very intense group of people stranded on a Predator planet discovering unspeakable horrors - that are not always from outside their group.  (Adrien Brody, Laurence Fishburne, Topher Grace, Alice Braga, directed by Robert Rodriguez)  (TRAILER)
Despicable Me (7/9) -A trio of orphan girls cause the normally deplorable Gru to rethink his plan to steal the moon.  (Voices of Steve Carell, Will Arnett, Jason Segel, Danny McBride, Kristen Wiig, Julie Andrews, Miranda Cosgrove, Ken Jeong) (TRAILER)
Inception (7/16) - A CEO-type becomes involved in a blackmailing scandal.  (Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Cillian Murphy, Michael Caine, Tom Berenger, Ken Watanabe, directed by Christopher Nolan) (TRAILER)
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (7/16) - A sorcerer leaves his workshop in the hands of his apprentice, who gets into trouble when the broomstick he's tasked to do his chores for him somehow develops a mind of its own.  (Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Alfred Molina, Jay Baruchel, directed by Jon Turtletaub) (TRAILER)
Salt (7/23) - Evelyn Salt is a CIA officer who swore an oath to duty, honor, and country. When she is accused by a defector of being a Russian sleeper spy, Salt goes on the run to clear her name and ultimately prove she is a patriot. (Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, directed by Phillip Noyce) (TRAILER)
Dinner For Schmucks (7/23) - An extraordinarily stupid man possesses the ability to ruin the life of anyone who spends more than a few minutes in his company.  (Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, Zach Galifianakis, Bruce Greenwood) (TRAILER)
Ramona and Beezus (7/23) - Follows the misadventures of young grade schooler Ramona Quimby from Beverly Cleary's popular children's book series.  (Josh Duhamel, Ginnifer Goodwin, Bridget Moynahan, Sandra Oh, John Corbett, Selena Gomez) (TRAILER)
Beastly (7/30) - A modern-day take on the "Beauty and the Beast" tale where a New York teen is transformed into a hideous monster in order to find true love.  (Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris, Mary-Kate Olsen)
The Adjustment Bureau (7/30) - The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.  (Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Terence Stamp, Anthony Mackie)
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (7/30) - The continuing story of the battle between cats and dogs for control of Earth.  (Chris O'Donnell, Paul Rodriguez) (TRAILER)
The Other Guys (8/6) - Det. Allen Gamble, a forensic accountant who's more interested in paperwork than hitting the streets, and Det. Terry Hoitz who has been stuck with Allen as his partner ever since an embarrassing public incident with his quick trigger finger, idolize the city's top cops, Danson and Manzetti, but when an opportunity arises for the Other Guys to step up, things don't quite go as planned.  (Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan) (TRAILER)
Step Up 3D (8/6) - A tight-knit group of street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose and find themselves pitted against the world's best breakdancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.  (Rick Malambri, Sharni Vinson, Adam Sevani)

The Expendables (8/13) - A team of mercenaries head to South America on a mission to overthrow a dictator.  (Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, Mickey Rourke, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, Eric Roberts, Brittany Murphy, Danny Trejo, Robert Knepper, Terry Crews, Steve Austin, directed by Sylvester Stallone) (TRAILER)
Eat, Pray, Love (8/13) - While trying to get pregnant, a happily married woman realizes her life needs to go in a different direction, and after a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey.  (Julia Roberts, James Franco, Billy Crudup, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis) (TRAILER)
Going the Distance (8/13) - A look at the trials and tribulations of a long-distance relationship. (Drew Barrymore, Justin Long, Christina Applegate, Ron Livingston, Kelli Garner)
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (8/13) - Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil ex-boyfriends in order to win her heart.  (Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman) (TRAILER)
The Switch (8/20) - An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.  (Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Juliette Lewis, Patrick Wilson, Jeff Goldblum)
Takers (8/20) - A group of criminals find their $20 million plan interrupted by a hard-boiled detective.  (Paul Walker, Hayden Christensen, Matt Dillon, Idris Elba, Jay Hernandez, Zoe Saldana) (TRAILER)
The Lottery Ticket (8/20) - A young man living in the projects has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $350 million.  (Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Bow Wow, Chris Williams) (TRAILER)
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (8/20) - Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons.  (Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes, Maggie Gyllenaal, Maggie Smith, Rhys Ifans)
Piranha 3D (8/27) - A tremor under the surface of Lake Victoria unleashes scores of prehistoric piranhas, an event which rallies the local sheriff who will risk everything to save her townsfolk.  (Elisabeth Shue, Eli Roth, Christopher Lloyd, Richard Dreyfuss, Jerry O'Connell, Ving Rhames, Dina Meyer, Adam Scott) (TRAILER)
The Last Exorcism (8/27) - A troubled evangelical minister agrees to let his last exorcism be filmed by a documentary crew.  (Patrick Fabian, Iris Bahr, Ashley Bell)
The American (9/1) - An assassin hides out in Italy for one last assignment.  (George Clooney, Bruce Altman, Thekla Reuten, directed by Anton Corbijn)
Born to Be a Star (9/3) - A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.  (Christina Ricci, Stephen Dorff, Don Johnson)
The Town (9/10) - As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him and his crew down.  (Ben Affleck, Blake Lively, directed by Ben Affleck)
Resident Evil: Afterlife (9/10) - (Milla Jovovich, Wentworth Miller, Ali Larter, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson)
Easy A (9/17) - An ostracized high school student uses the rumor mill to her advantage, pitting puritanical students and teachers against their liberal counterparts.  (Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Lisa Kudrow, Thomas Haden Church, Alyson Machalka, Stanley Tucci, Penn Badgley, Cam Gigandet, Malcolm McDowell, Patricia Clarkson)
Warrior (9/17) - The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament -- a path that puts the fighter on a collision corner with his older brother.  (Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison)
Wall Street 2:  Money Never Sleeps (9/24) - As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two-tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor.  (Michael Douglas, Josh Brolin, Shia LaBeouf, directed by Oliver Stone) (TRAILER)
Legend of the Guardians (9/24) - Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. (voices of Hugh Jackman, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Jim Sturgess, Emilie de Ravin, Helen Mirren, Geoffrey Rush)
The Eagle of the Ninth (9/24) - In Roman-ruled Britain, a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his father's memory by finding his lost legion's golden emblem.  (Channing Tatum, Mark Strong, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland, directed by Kevin Macdonald)
You Again (9/24) - When a young woman realizes her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school, she sets out to expose the fiancée's true colors.  (Kristen Bell, Kristen Chenoweth, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, Odette Yustman, Victor Garber, Betty White)
Alpha and Omega (10/1) - Two mismatched young wolves thrown are together by circumstance.  (Hayden Panettiere, Justin Long, Christina Ricci, Dennis Hopper, Danny Glover)
Let Me In (10/1) - A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.  (Richard Jenkins, Chloe Moretz, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Elias Koteas)
The Social Network (10/1) - A story about the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook.  (Rashida Jones, Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, directed by David Fincher)
Your Highness (10/1) - A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.  (Zooey Deschanel, Natalie Portman, James Franco, Danny McBride, dir. by David Gordon Green)
Secretariat (10/8) - The life story of Penny Chenery, owner of the racehorse Secretariat, who won the Triple Crown in 1973.  (Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Scott Glenn)
The Zookeeper (10/8) - The animals at one particular zoo decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovable zookeeper gain the attention of one particular woman.  (Kevin James, Adam Sandler, Sylvester Stallone, Rosario Dawson, Jon Favreau, Cher, Faizon Love)
Charlie St. Cloud (10/15) - Charlie St. Cloud is a young man overcome by grief at the death of his younger brother... so much so that he takes a job as caretaker of the cemetery in which his brother is buried.   (Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, Amanda Crew, Donal Logue)
Jackass 3D (10/15) - (Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margers, Steve-O, Tony Hawk)
Saw VII 3D (10/22) - Detective Hoffman is the last man standing, Jigsaws work is now complete. That is until an old Detective returns to the case and closes in on Jigsaws accomplice. However one last game is already in motion and will truly reveal the fate of John Kramer's master plan.  (Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Tanedra Howard)
Paranormal Activity 2 (10/22) - (directed by Kevin Greutert) 
Red (10/22) - A former black-ops agent returns to action to take on a high-tech killer.  (Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John C. Reilly, Helen Mirren, Mary-Louise Parker)
My Soul to Take (10/29) - A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.  (Nick Lashaway, Max Theriot, Denzel Whitaker, directed by Wes Craven)
Due Date (11/5) - A high-strung father-to-be is forced to hitch a ride with a college slacker on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time.  (Robert Downey Jr., Michelle Monaghan, Zack Galifianakis)
Megamind (11/5) - A satirical take on superhero movies, in which a notorious villain loses his oomph after he accidentally kills his nemesis.  (Brad Pitt, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill) (TEASER)
Tangled (aka Disney's Rapunzel) (11/12) - The long-haired Princess Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but when she falls in love with a bandit who was passing by she must venture into the outside world for the first time to find him.  (voices of Mandy Moore, John Goodman, David Schwimmer, Zachary Levi)
Unstoppable (11/12) - A rail company frantically works to prevent an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train carrying combustible liquids and poisonous gas from wiping out a city.  (Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, directed by Tony Scott)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I (11/19) - Voldemort's power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore's work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord.  (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter, John Hurt, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Felton, Jason Isaacs, Bonnie Wright, Miranda Richardson, Brendan Gleeson, Robbie Coltrane, David Thewlis, Timothy Spall, Rhys Ifans, Ciaran Hinds, Imelda Staunton, Evanna Lynch)
Faster (11/19) - An ex-con is out to avenge his brother's death after they were double-crossed during a heist years ago. (Dwayne Johnson)
The Next Three Days (11/19) - A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.  (Russell Crowe, Liam Neeson, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde, directed by Paul Haggis)
Burlesque (11/24) - A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer.  (Stanley Tucci, Christina Aguilera, Cher)
Love and Other Drugs (11/24) - A salesman competes in the cutthroat world of pharmaceuticals to hawk a male performance enhancement drug.  (Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Hank Azaria, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Macht, George Segal, directed by Edward Zwick)
Red Dawn (11/26) - A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of Chinese and Russian soldiers.  A remake of the 1984 film.  (Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Connor Cruise)
Bruce Lee (11/27) - The life story of martial arts icon and actor Bruce Lee.  (Tony Leung Ka Fai)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (12/10) - Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.  (Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Ben Barnes, Will Poulter, Eddie Izzard, Liam Neeson)
Tron Legacy (12/17) - A virtual-world worker looks to take down the Master Control Program.  (Jeff  Bridges, John Hurt, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, Michael Sheen, Garrett Hedlund)  (TRAILER)
Yogi Bear (12/17) - A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.  (Anna Faris, Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake)
The Green Hornet (12/22) - By night, debonair newspaper publisher Britt Reid fights crime as a masked superhero known as The Green Hornet. At his side is martial arts expert Kato.  (Seth Rogen, Nicolas Cage, Cameron Diaz, directed by Michael Gondry)
Gulliver's Travels (12/22) - Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.  (Jack Black, Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly)
Life as We Know It (12/22) - Two single adults become caregivers to an orphaned girl when their mutual best friends die in an accident.  (Katherine Heigl, Josh Lucas, Josh Duhamel)
Little Fockers (12/22) - The Focker and the Byrnes families brace themselves for the arrival of a baby.  (Robert DeNiro, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Owen Wilson, Barbra Streisand, Raven-Symone, Teri Polo, Blyth Danner)
True Grit (12/25) - A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn young woman track down her father's murderer.  (Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, directed by the Coen Brothers)

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