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Tuesdays at the Movie June 26, 2012

Posted by Dori in Movies.
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Yes – I’m back! I know it’s been awhile – a few schedule changes, time off, etc., affected my blogging, but now that things have calmed down a bit, I can continue with my movie musings….

Summer blockbuster season has officially begun, but I have yet to participate. My family has seen The Avengers and Prometheus, and have enjoyed them, but I think I’ll wait for the DVDs. I would like to see Wes Anderson’s new movie Moonrise Kingdom, which I know is not exactly a blockbuster, but I like his quirky sensibility, so I think I’ll like it. What movies are you looking forward to watching this summer?

Onward to DVD releases available at RRPL:

6-19-12:
Big Miracle: Family film about the rescue of gray whales trapped by ice in the arctic circle.
Wanderlust: Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston star in this movie about yuppies ending up at a hippie commune.
Jeff Who Lives at Home: Susan Sarandon stars as a mother with two grown sons, played by Jason Segal and Ed Helms. Segal plays Jeff, who is apparently a bit of a loser and is searching for some meaning in life.
Keyhole: The latest from director Guy Maddin stars Jason Patric as a gangster who has returned home and travels through his house, room by room, searching for his wife Hyacinth. Mysterious and ghostly.
Attenberg: A touching and funny coming of age movie from Greece.
My Reincarnation: a documentary that chronicles the epic story of a high Tibetan Buddhist Master and his western-born son, Yeshi.
And Everything is Going Fine: a documentary by director Steven Soderbergh about American theater actor and monologist Spalding Gray.

6-26:
The Artist: Oscar winning film about the silent film industry.
21 Jump Street: comedy with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.
A Thousand Words: comedy with Eddie Murphy about fast-talking Jack McCall who’ll says whatever it takes to close a deal.
Mirror Mirror: Snow White remake with Julia Roberts and Lily Collins.
The Sound of Noise: a Swedish film about a tone-deaf cop who works to track down a group of guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city.
Oranges & Sunshine: Ken Loach’s latest about English social worker Margaret Humphreys who investigated British child migration schemes and who tries to reunite the children involved, now adults mostly living in Australia involve, with their parents in Britain.
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia: A group of men set out in search of a dead body in the Anatolian steppes.
The Hedgehog: Based on the best-selling book,  this is the story of Paloma, a young girl bent on ending it all on her upcoming twelfth birthday.
The Real CSI: a documentary from PBS about forensic science.
Damages – the Complete 4th Season: Glenn Close returns in this popular TV series.

Happy Watching!

~Dori

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