Posted: August 17, 2012 at 1:24 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK (opening dates are tentative)
Hit & Run, R Co-director Dax Shepard plays a nice guy with a questionable past who risks everything when he breaks out of the witness protection program to deliver his fiancee (Kristen Bell) to her dream job in Los Angeles. With Bradley Cooper, Tom Arnold, Beau Bridges, Kristin Chenoweth; co-directed by David Palmer.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, R Documentary filmmaker Alison Klayman looks at Chinese artist/ architect and social activist Ai Weiwei, who became an Internet hero to millions of Chinese with his criticism of the Olympic stadium he designed and the current regime.
The Apparition, PG-13 Ashley Greene and Sebastian Stan play a young couple haunted by a presence accidentally conjured during a university parapsychology experiment. With Tom Felton, Julianna Guill, Luke Pasqualino, Suzanne Ford; directed by Todd Lincoln.
Premium Rush, PG-13 Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the best of New York's agile and aggressive bicycle messengers, is about to put his life even closer to the edge than he’s used to when the day’s last envelope, a “premium rush” run, turns into a life or death chase. With Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Jamie Chung; directed by David Koepp.
Take This Waltz, R A married woman (Michelle Williams) yearns for new love with a handsome neighbor (Luke Kirby). With Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman; directed by Sarah Polley.
Thunderstruck, PG A hopelessly uncoordinated teen fan magically switches talents with his hero (Kevin Durant as himself), whereupon he becomes the star of his high school team - and Durant suddenly can’t make a shot to save his life. With James Belushi, Brandon T. Jackson, Larramie Doc Shaw, William Ragsdale; directed by John Whitesell.
Trishna, R The eldest daughter, working in a nearby resort to help pay the bills of her village family in the Indian state of Rajasthan, attracts the attention of the wealthy son of a property developer, but once they become a couple, they also draw his family’s ire. With Freida Pinto, Rizwan Ahmed, Roshan Seth, Meeta Vasisht; directed by Michael Winterbottom.
MovieStyle, Pages 31 on 08/17/2012