PETEMSEE IT THIS WEEKEND – 4/6/17

On April 6, 2017 by Pete Cetinich

This column will introduce you to the most popular movies that are coming out in theaters this weekend and why you should go see them.

What movie will you see this weekend?

 Aftermath

Reasons to see this:

A devastating plane crash, due to an air traffic controller’s error, kills the wife and daughter of Roman (Schwarzenegger).  Roman then seeks his revenge on the air traffic controller.  Also starring in this dramatic thriller are Maggie Grace, Scoot McNairy (Argo), and more.  Elliot Lester who directed Blitz, starring Statham, directs this film.  Love Arnold like Ammon?  Then go check out Aftermath this weekend.

Colossal

Reasons to see this:

Gloria, played by Anne Hathaway, discovers that she may be connected to the catastrophic events that are happening in the world due to her mental breakdown.  Other cast members include Dan Stevens (Beauty and the Beast), Jason Sudeikis, Tim Blake Nelson, Austin Stowell (Whiplash), and more.  Writing and directing this action comedy flick is Nacho Vigalondo.  Vigalondo has written and directed segments for The ABC’s of Death and V/H/S Viral.  Go check out Colossal this weekend.

Going in Style

Reasons to see this:

This reboot/remake based off the 1979 film, tells the story of three seniors who knock off the bank that took their money.  Starring in this comedy bank heist are Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Joey King, Ann-Margret, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Dillon, and more.  In the director’s chair is Zach Braff.  Yup, the one and only.  Braff has directed Garden State and Wish I Was Here.  Now go to the theater in style to see this flick.

Mine

Reasons to see this:

Marine sniper Sargent Mike Stevens gets stranded and must survive in the middle of the desert surrounded by 33 million blast mines scattered everywhere.  Good luck buddy.  Starring in the war thriller are Armie Hammer, Annabelle Wallis (Annabelle. That’s weird), Tom Cullen (Black Mirror), Geoff Bell (Kingsman: The Secret Service), and more.  Fabio Guaglione and Fabio Resinaro are the writers and directors of this flick.  The Fabios have directed a few things, but nothing notable to me.  Is this your favorite movie this year?  Well, it could be Mine.

Smurf’s: The Lost Village

Reasons to see this:

This Smurf tale tells the story of Smurfette, Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty, who embark on an adventure to uncover the biggest secret in Smurf history.  Lending their voice in this animated feature are Ariel Winter (Modern Family), Julia Roberts, Ellie Kemper, Joe Manganiello, Michelle Rodriguez, Mandy “prepare to die” Patkinkin, Rainn Wilson, and more.  Kelly Asbury is the director of this movie.  Asbury has directed Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Shrek 2, and Gnomeo & Juliet.  Now go get Lost in a movie about the Smurfs this weekend.

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