The Wire Weekend Movie Round-Up

August 3, 2012 |  by  |  Breaking News
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It’s a 90 reboot kind of weekend! The long awaited for remake of Total Recall is finally hitting the theaters. Will it be as good as the first? We also have a rom-com and kid movie on tap for this first weekend in August, so keep reading to find out which one you should see… after the jump!


Total Recall looks promising. We already know it’s a good movie. And with hotties Colin Ferrell, Jessica Biel and Kate Beckinsale starring, you know it’ll be explosive.

Here’s a bio, courtesy of Yahoo!:

Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he’s got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life – real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Finding himself on the run from the police – controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen, the leader of the free world – Quaid teams up with a rebel fighter to find the head of the underground resistance and stop Cohaagen. The line between fantasy and reality gets blurred and the fate of his world hangs in the balance as Quaid discovers his true identity, his true love, and his true fate.

Rom-com Celeste and Jesse Forever stars Andy Samberg and Rashida Jones as high school sweeties going through a 30-something crisis. With these two, even when it gets heavy, you know they’ll find a way to keep it light.

Celeste and Jesse met in high school, married young and are growing apart. Now thirty, Celeste is the driven owner of her own media consulting firm, Jesse is once again unemployed and in no particular rush to do anything with his life. Celeste is convinced that divorcing Jesse is the right thing to do — she is on her way up, he is on his way nowhere, and if they do it now instead of later, they can remain supportive friends. Jesse passively accepts this transition into friendship, even though he is still in love with her. As the reality of their separation sets in, Celeste slowly and painfully realizes she has been cavalier about their relationship, and her decision, which once seemed mature and progressive, now seems impulsive and selfish. But her timing with Jesse is less than fortuitous. While navigating the turbulent changes in their lives and in their hearts, these two learn that in order to truly love someone, you may have to let them go.

Moms, dads and kids of the world, rejoice! Diary of a Wimpy Kid is back – and this time he has a dog!

During his summer vacation, “Wimpy Kid” Greg Heffley, the hero of the phenomenally successful book series, hatches a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club — which fails to keep him away from the season’s dog days, including embarrassing mishaps at a public pool and a camping trip that goes horribly wrong.

Which one looks good to you?

Photo credit: SPE, Inc./Eric Charbonneau/Columbia TriStar Marketing Group
 


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5 Comments


  1. Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories.

  2. So keep reading to find out which one you should see… after the jump!

  3. These two learn that in order to truly love someone, you may have to let them go.

  4. Samberg and Rashida Jones as high school sweeties going through a 30-something crisis. With these two, even when it gets heavy, you know they’ll find a way to keep it light.

  5. Andy Samberg and Rashida Jones as high school sweeties going through a 30-something crisis. With these two, even when it gets heavy, you know they’ll find a way to keep it light.

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