Posted: July 27, 2012 at 4:32 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK (opening dates are tentative) Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, PG The latest film in a series based on books by author/ cartoonist Jeff Kinney, in which pre-teen hero Greg is still having his worst summer ever. With Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, Devon Bostick, Steve Zahn; directed by David Bowers.
The Magic of Belle Isle, PG Morgan Freeman plays an alcoholic novelist attempting to recapture his creativity by renting a cabin on a small island who strikes up a tender friendship with the single mother (Virginia Madsen) who lives next door. With Kenan Thompson, Emma Fuhrmann;
directed by Rob Reiner.
Total Recall, PG-13 A remake of the Paul Verhoeven/ Arnold Schwarzenegger 1990 sci-fi trailblazer (based on Philip K. Dick’s short story, “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale”), this time with Colin Farrell as a factory worker haunted by dreamsof a previous life on Mars that turn out to be actual suppressed memories. With Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, John Cho, Bill Nighy; directed by Len Wiseman.
Where Do We Go Now?, PG-13 A group of women are determined to protect their community, where the church and the mosque stand side by side, and prevent their blowhard men from starting a religious war by hatching some extraordinarily inventive plans, from faking a miracle to hiring a troop of Ukrainian strippers. With Nadine Labaki, Leyla Fouad, Claude Msawbaa, Antoinette El-Noufaily;
directed by Labaki. In Arabic, Russian and English with English subtitles.
MovieStyle, Pages 35 on 07/27/2012