The Early Report for June 6, 2012

The Early Report features the most detailed listings on the Internet of all films scheduled to be released in the upcoming weeks, including actual and estimated screen counts, running times and ratings. This week’s report covers 15 new openers in theatres between Friday, June 8 and Friday, June 15, 2012.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Bel Ami

Logline: A chronicle of a young man’s rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city’s most influential and wealthy women

Featuring:
Robert Pattinson, Christina Ricci, Natalia Tena, Kristin Scott Thomas, Uma Thurman

Directors: Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod

Writer: Rachel Bennette, based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta, the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Main Art Theatre in Detroit, the Town Center 5 in Encino CA, the Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis, the Criterion Cinemas in New Haven CT, the Sunshine Cinemas in New York City, the Cinemas Palme D’Or in Palm Desert CA, the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia, the Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, the Bridge Theatre in San Francisco, the Camera 3 in San Jose, the Rafael Film Center in San Rafael CA, the Camelview 5 in Scottsdale AZ, the Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis and the E Street Cinemas in Washington DC on June 8
on June 8

MPAA Rating: R for some strong sexuality, nudity and brief language

Running Time: 102 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Cartas A Elena

Logline: In a small Mexican town, a mailman adopts a young boy to help him deliver the mail as well as read it to the illiterate locals. In Spanish with subtitles

Featuring: Irma Dorantes, Jose Eduardo, Javier Lopez, Carmen Salinas, Lorena Velazquez

Director: Llorent Barajas

Writer: Martin Barajas Llorent

Distributor: Freestyle Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on June 8

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 104 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Double Trouble

Logline: Two security guards are forced to work together to track down a legendary Chinese painting that has been stolen by international art thieves

Featuring: Jessica C, Jaycee Chan, Deng Jiajia, Shoko, Xia Yu

Director: Chang Hsun-Wei

Writers: Unknown at this writing

Distributor: China Lion

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on June 8

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

For the Love of Money

Logline: Attempting to escape a life surrounded by brutal crime and violence, a young hustler immigrates to Los Angeles for a fresh start

Featuring: Steven Bauer, James Caan, Edward Furlong, Yuda Levi, Paul Sorvino, Jeffrey Tambor

Director: Ellie Kanner-Zuckerman

Writers: Jenna Mattison and Michael Micco

Distributor: Archstone Distribution

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Empire 25 in New York City, the Broadway 4 in Santa Monica, the Universal City 19 in Universal City CA, the Palisades Center 21 in West Nyack NY and the Promenade 16 in Woodland Hills CA on June 8

MPAA Rating: R for violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief nudity

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby SR

Lola Versus

Logline: Dumped by her boyfriend just three weeks before their wedding, a woman enlists her close friends for a series of adventures she hopes will help her come to terms with approaching 30 as a single woman

Featuring: Greta Gerwig, Cheyenne Jackson, Joel Kinnaman, Zoe Lister Jones, Hamish Linklater, Bill Pullman, Debra Winger

Director: Daryl Wein

Writers: Daryl Wein & Zoe Lister Jones

Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Lincoln Square Cinemas and the Village VII Cinemas in New York City, and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles, on June 8

MPAA Rating: R for language, sexuality and drug use

Running Time: 87 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Datasat Digital, Dolby Digital

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

Logline: Four zoo animals continue to work their way back home

Featuring the voices of: Cedric the Entertainer, Jessica Chastain, Sacha Baron Cohen, Bryan Cranston, Andy Richter, Frances McDormand, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Martin Short, Ben Stiller

Directors: Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath and Conrad Vernon

Writers: Eric Darnell and Noah Baumbach

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 4150 plus playdates on June 8

MPAA Rating: PG for some mild action and rude humor

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Datasat Digital, Dolby Digital

Patagonia Rising

Logline: Documents a controversial plan to build five large hydroelectric dams in Chile’s famed wilderness. In English and in Spanish with subtitles

Director: Brian Lilla

Distributor: First Run Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village in New York City on June 8

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 88 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Peace Love and Misunderstanding

Logline: An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother’s farmhouse upstate for a family vacation

Featuring: Rosanna Arquette, Chace Crawford, Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Kyle MacLachlan, Katharine McPhee, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Elizabeth Olsen

Director: Bruce Beresford

Writers: Christina Mengert & Joseph Muszynski

Distributor: IFC Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Major markets on June 8

MPAA Rating: R for drug content and some sexual references

Running Time: 96 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Prometheus   IMAX 3D

Logline: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe

Featuring: Idris Elba, Michael Fassbender, Logan Marshall-Green, Guy Pearce, Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron

Director: Ridley Scott

Writers: Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof

Distributor: Twentieth Century-Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 4000 plus playdates on June 8

MPAA Rating: R for sci-fi violence including some intense images, and brief language

Running Time: 124 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Datasat Digital, Dolby Digital, SDDS

Safety Not Guaranteed

Logline: Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel

Featuring: Mark Duplass, Jeff Garlin, Jake Johnson, Aubrey Plaza, Mary Lynn Rajskub

Director: Colin Trevorrow

Writer: Derek Connolly

Distributor: Film District

Opening Week Release Pattern: Major markets on June 8

MPAA Rating: R for language including some sexual references

Running Time: 94 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Datasat Digital, Dolby Digital

Expanding today

Beyond the Black Rainbow: Opens at Brattle Theatre in Cambridge MA

Chely Wright: Wish Me Away: Opens at Mos Art Theatre in Lake Park FL, the Rialto Cinemas in Sebastopol CA and the Theatre N in Wilmington DE

Elena: Opens at the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Living Room Theatre in Boca Raton FL, the Cosford Cinemas in Coral Gables FL, the Movies in Delbay Beach FL, the Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale, the Mos Art Theatre in Lake Park FL, the Lake Worth Playhouse in Lake Worth FL, the Museum of Art Theatre in Portland OR, the Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco and the Tallahassee Film Society in Tallahassee

Headhunters: Opens at the the Limelight Cinemas in Bellingham WA, the Flicks Theatre in Boise, the Market Street Cinemas in Little Rock, the Village Square 18 in Las Vegas, the Regent Square Theater in Pittsburgh, the Grand Cinema in Tacoma WA and the Eastern Hills Cinemas in Williamsville NY

I Wish: Opens at the Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta, the Mayan Theatre in Denver and the Camelview 5 in Scottsdale AZ

Music from the Big House: Opens at the Spectrum 8 in Albany NY, the Cape Ann Community Cinema in Gloucester MA and the Cinema 16:9 in Lansdowne PA

Nobody Else But You: Opens at the Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA and the Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles

OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger’s Movie: Opens at the Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills, the Town Center 5 in Encino CA, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA and the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena

Otter 501: Opens at the Bill Cosford Cinema in Coral Gables FL and the Metro 4 in Santa Barbara

Pink Ribbons Inc.: Opens at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, the Real Art Way Cinema in Hartford CT and the E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Sound of My Voice: Opens at the Pilot Butte Theatre in Bend OR, the Flicks Theatre in Boise ID, the Tallahassee IMAX Cinemas in Tallahassee FL and the 13th Ave Warren Theatre in Wichita KS

Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview: Opens at the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art Theatre in Grand Rapids MI and the Paramount Center Theatre in Peekskill NY

Surviving Progress: Opens at the Gateway Film Center in Columbus OH and the Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Where Do We Go Now: Opens at the Shadowood Square 16 Boca Raton FL, the Esquire 6 in Cincinnati, the Cedar Lee Cinemas in Cleveland, the Delray 18 in Delray Beach FL, the Main Art Theatre in Detroit, the Modern Art Museum Theatre in Ft. Worth TX, the Cinema City in Hartford CT, the La Jolla Village Theatre in La Jolla CA, the Rancho Niguel 8 in Laguna Niguel CA, the Marketplace 6 in Long Beach CA, the Tower Theater in Miami, the Oriental 3 in Milwaukee, the Criterion Cinemas in New Haven CT, the Cinemas Palme D’or in Palm Desert CA, the Promenade 13 in Rolling Hills Estates CA and the Burns Court Cinema in Sarasota FL

Friday, June 15, 2012

The Girl from the Naked Eye

Logline: When a call girl ends up dead, her friend and only ally in the world goes on a manhunt to find out who killed her

Featuring: Sasha Grey, Samantha Streets, Gary Stretch, Dominique Swain, Jason Yee

Director: David Ren

Writers: Larry Madill and David Ren and Jason Yee

Distributor: Naedomi Media

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on June 15

MPAA Rating: R for violence, sexual content and pervasive language

Running Time: 84 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Rock of Ages   IMAX

Logline: A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams

Featuring: Malin Akerman, Alec Baldwin, Mary J. Blige, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Bryan Cranston, Tom Cruise, Paul Giamatti, Julianne Hough, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Director: Adam Shankman

Writers: Justin Theroux and Chris D’Arienzo and Allan Loeb, based on the Broadway show written by Chris D’Arienzo

Distributor: New Line Cinema

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3650 plus playdates on June 15

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, suggestive dancing, some heavy drinking, and language

Running Time: 123 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Datasat Digital, Dolby Digital, SDDS

Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap

Logline: Documents the history of rap music and its rise to global prominence

Featuring: Afrika Bambaataa, Common, Anthony “Treach” Criss, Ice Cube, Chuck D., Mos Def, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Doug E. Fresh, Ice-T, Cheryl “Salt” James, Big Daddy Kane, KRS-One, MC Lyte, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Melle Mel, Nas, Q-Tip, Raekwon, Rakim, Redman, Joseph Simmons, Kanye West, Xzibit

Directors: Ice-T and Andy Baybutt

Distributor: Indomina Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: 150 plus playdates on June 8

MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language including sexual references, and some drug content

Running Time: 111 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

That’s My Boy

Logline: An immature fortysomething man tries to reconnect with his estranged son

Featuring: Leighton Meester

Director: Sean Anders

Writer: David Capse

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3500 plus playdates on June 15

MPAA Rating: R for crude sexual content throughout, nudity, pervasive language and some drug use

Running Time: 110 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Datasat Digital, Dolby Digital, SDDS

Your Sister’s Sister

Logline: After the death of his brother, a man is invited to stay with his best friend at her family’s island getaway

Featuring: Emily Blunt, Rosemary DeWitt, Mark Duplass

Director: Lynn Shelton

Writer: Lynn Shelton

Distributor: IFC Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Major markets on June 15

MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual content

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Expanding today

Bel Ami: Opens at the Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis and the Harvard Exit Theatre in Seattle

Beyond the Black Rainbow: Opens at the Hollywood Theatre in Dormont PA

Chely Wright: Wish Me Away: Opens at the Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills, the Gateway Film Center in Columbus OH and the Colfax Film Center in Denver

Elena: Opens at the Cinemas Palme D’Or in Palm Desert CA and the Living Room Theatres in Portland OR

I Wish: Opens at the Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis, the Zeitgeist Arts Center in New Orleans and the Pelham Picture House in Pelham NY

Lola Versus: Opens at the Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta, the Bethel Cinemas in Bethel CT, the Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, the Boston Common 19 in Boston, the Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Century Centre Cinemas and the River East 21 in Chicago, the Magnolia Cinemas in Dallas, the Mayan Theatre in Denver, the Uptown 8 in Detroit, the East Hanover Cinemas in East Hanover NJ, the Monmouth Mall Cinemas in Eatontown NJ, the Evanston 12 in Evanston IL, the Fairfield Cinemas in Fairfield CT, the Palace 17 in Hartford CT, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, the La Jolla 12 in La Jolla CA, the Malverne Cinema in Malverne NY, the Lagoon Theatre in Minneapolis, the Kew Gardens Cinemas in Kew Gardens NY, the Clairirdge Cinemas in Montclair NJ, the Criterion Cinemas in New Haven CT, the 1st and 62nd Street Cinemas, the 19th Street Cinemas, the Chelsea 9 and the Empire 25 in New York City, the Ritz 5 in Philadelphia, the Roslyn Cinemas in Roslyn NY, the Camelview 5 in Scottsdale, the Meridian 16 in Seattle, the Palisades 21 in West Nyack NY, the Roosevelt Raceway Cinemas in Westbury NY and the E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Music from the Big House: Opens at the Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills

OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger’s Movie: Opens at the Downtown Cinemas in Knoxville and the Stonestown Twin in San Francisco

Otter 501: Opens at the Valley Art Theatre in Tempe

Sound of My Voice: Opens at the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville

Where Do We Go Now: Opens at the the Arbor Cinemas and the Violet Crown Cinema in Austin, the Boulder 16 in Boulder CO, the Drexel East Cinemas in Columbus OH, the Bell Tower 20 in Ft. Myers FL, the Sundance Cinemas in Madison WI, the Hollywood 20 in Naples FL, the Westhampton Twin in Richmond VA, the Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis and the Grand Tacoma 3 in Tacoma WA

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