This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
MOVIE///PREVIEWS by Matthew M. Sullivan


(Andy Serkis). Caesar soon escapes from the lab and sparks a simian revolution.


OPENING AUGUST 12 Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari in Columbia Pictures’ 30 Minutes or Less. PHOTO: WILSON WEBB OPENING AUGUST 5


The Change-Up Dave and Mitch (Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds) are former best friends. Dave is a family man — a married lawyer with three kids — while Mitch is still single and free of responsibility. While drunkenly urinating in a public fountain, the two find themselves envying each other’s lives. Unexpectedly, they


magically switch bodies, and they soon realize that maybe their own lives aren’t so bad.


Rise of the Planet of the Apes In a re-telling of the origin of the Planet of the Apes, and a reboot of the franchise, James Franco stars as Alzheimer’s researcher Will Rodman, the man who becomes responsible for the increase in ape intelligence after admin- istering a test drug on an ape named Caesar


30 Minutes or Less Loosely based on actual events and filmed in Grand Rapids and Ludington, the film centers on a pizza delivery driver, Nick (Jesse Eisenberg), whose life goes from lackluster to blockbuster when petty criminals Dwayne and Travis (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson) kidnap him, strap him with a bomb and insist that he robs a bank in an effort to pay for a hit-man they have hired to kill Dwayne’s father. With the help of friend Chet (Aziz Ansari), Nick must get the money before the timer ticks zero.


OPENING AUGUST 19


Conan the Barbarian Based on the classic stories of Robert E. Howard, this film marks the return of the world’s most popular fictional barbarian. While on a quest of vengeance for his father’s death, Conan (Jason Momoa) must battle


numerous foes and deadly beasts, but soon discovers that he must battle for the fate of the nations of Hyboria. Ron Perlman and Rose McGowan co-star in this epic fantasy.


One Day The film follows Emma and Dexter (Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess), who spend the day and night of their college graduation together, and visits the characters on the an- niversary of their graduation throughout the subsequent 20 years that define their relation- ship and their lives. Based on the novel by scriptwriter David Nicholls.


Spy Kids 4: All the


Time in the World When super-villain The Timekeeper (Jeremy Piven) threatens to permanently stop time, for- mer secret-spy Marissa Cortez Wilson (Jessica Alba) must come out of retirement to stop him. Her frienemy step-children Rebecca and Cecil (Rowan Blanchard and Mason Cook) are begrudgingly brought into the fight, while old friends return to lend a hand. n


48 | REVUEWM.COM | AUGUST 2011


SCHEDULE | DINING |SIGHTS


SOUNDS | SCENE


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68  |  Page 69  |  Page 70  |  Page 71  |  Page 72