Saturday, February 23, 2013
'Beautiful Creatures,' a movie about young love and dark secrets is playing this weekend.
"Beautiful Creatures" is about the battle between good and evil. In this case, the supernatural powers are unleashed in a small town in the South when a new girl (Alice Englert) moves in. She falls in love with a local boy (Alden Ehrenreich), and together they learn that both of their families have a dark past. For those who like the Twighlight series, this movie is in the same realm—it's young love played out in a non-traditional way. Another reach into the world of the supernatural is "Dark Skies." This paranormal thriller brings out the courage in a suburban couple faced with overcoming a supernatural entity that wants their children. And then, there's "Escape from Planet Earth," and animated, slapstick comedy that draws strangers …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
'A Good Day to Die Hard,' starring Bruce Willis, is playing this weekend.
Bruce Willis is back with the fifth in the Die Hard series. "A Good Day to Die Hard" in 3D again features the savvy New York cop, but this time the kids are all grown up. The film is set in Moscow, and Willis' character, John McClane, discovers that his son is a well-trained CIA agent. Together, they make for an unstoppable pair of crime fighters. For those who relish in the fast-action, shoot em up "Die Hard," released in 1988, stop by Mokena Video, 11225 Front St. You can rent the movie for three days. And since Monday is President's Day, it could be fun to check out the Oscar-nominated film, "Lincoln," starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln, Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln and Tommy Lee Jones as Congressman Thaddeus Stevens…
Friday, February 1, 2013
2013 Oscar nominated films and more are playing in New Lenox.
Why not check out some of the 2013 Oscar nominated films, and cast your own vote for Best Picture during the Feb. 24 Oscars ceremony. Now Playing at AMC Showplace 14: Readers might like: Now Playing at Marcus Theatres Orland Park Other big hits include, "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters" in 3D and IMAX 3D as well as a zombie comedy, "Warm Bodies." Take a look at locally-penned movie reviews. This week's featured movie reviewer is a horror flick fan. Why not submit your own reviews in Local Voices. What do you think of these reviews? Tell us in the comments. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites: