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John Ford

One of the art form's grand masters of all time, Ford is responsible for influencing the seminal directors of generation after generation. Strongly associated with the impressive body of work created over a lifetime with collaborator John Wayne, it is nearly impossible to choose just threeÖ but here it goes.

This powerful winner of the Best Picture Academy Award is set in Wales at the turn of the 19th century, and tells the story of a family of miners, whose lives are filled with danger and repression. The film is beautifully crafted, lovingly depicting the gut wrenching sacrifices and light-hearted moments that are elemental to family life, making this film a true representation of the craft that is unmistakably John Ford.

This film is told in flashback as James Stewart, after a long absence, returns home for the funeral of a friend who saved his life from a sadistic outlaw. This classic covers every essential element required to qualify as a western epic from unlikely friends to the girl who comes between them, to the enemy they both despise, but handle with extremely different approaches, to Fords signature cast of supporting characters, all combine to make this a staple for every fan of this uniquely American genre.

This romantic comedy seen through the eyes of John Ford has John Wayne ( an American-raised boxer) go to Ireland to the village of his birth, fall for feisty Maureen O'Hara, and fight with town ruffian Victor McLaglen in one of the all time classic screen brawls. This is an exceptionally fine romantic movie that with Fordís capable bravado manages to be a film that any manís man can openly enjoy.

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The Early Report for July 9, 2012

July 9th, 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 29 new openers in theatres between Wednesday, July 11 and Friday, July 27, 2012

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Easy Money
Logline: A poor student lives a double life within the wealthy Stockholm elite. In English and in German, Serbian, Spanish and Swedish with subtitles
Featuring: Joel Kinnaman, Dejan Cukic, Fares Fares, Lisa Henni, Dragomir Mrsic
Director: Daniel Espinosa
Writer: Maria Karlsson, based on the novel "Snabba Cash" by Jens Lapidus
Distributor: The Weinstein Company
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City on July 11
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content and some sexuality
Running Time: 125 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Thursday, July 12, 2012

TCM presents Singin' in the Rain: 60th Anniversary Event
Logline: Screening of the classic film, including a new interview between TCM host Robert Osborne and Debbie Reynolds, and exclusive behind-the-scenes extras
Featuring: Jean Hagen, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds
Directors: Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly
Writers: Adolph Green & Betty Comden
Distributor: NCM Fathom
Opening Week Release Pattern: One night only release at 450 plus playdates on July 12
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 120 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.37:1)

Friday, July 13, 2012

Alps
Logline: A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process. In Greek with subtitles
Featuring: Ariane Labed, Aggeliki Papoulia, Stavros Psyllakis, Aris Servetalis, Johnny Vekris
Director: Giorgos Lanthimos
Writers: Efthymis Filippou & Giorgos Lanthimos
Distributor: Kino Lorber Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Major markets on July 13
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 93 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamoprhic (2.39:1)

Ballplayer: Pelotero
Logline: Documents the world of Major League Baseball training camps in the Dominican Republic
Director: Ross Finkel, Trevor Martin and Jon Paley
Distributor: Strand Releasing
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Laemmle's Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills, the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline MA, the Sundance Cinemas in Houston, the Lakeworth Playhouse in Lake Worth FL, the St. Anthony Main Theatre in Minneapolis, the Maysles Cinema and the Quad Cinema in New York City, the Metro Cinemas in Seattle and the West End Cinema in Washington DC on July 13
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 77 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Blind Revenge
Logline: An author blinded in an accident hires an assistant to help him write his final book
Featuring: Tom Conti, Daryl Hannah, Simon MacCorkindale, Miriam Margolyes, Elaine Paige
Director: Raoul Ruiz
Writer: Gilbert Adair
Distributor: Cinema Epoch
Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on July 13
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 89 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Cocktail
Logline: Three strangers in London inadvertently become best friends and start living together. In English and in Hindi with subtitles
Featuring: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Diana Penty
Director: Homi Adajania
Writers: Imtiaz Ali and Sajid Ali
Distributor: Eros Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on July 13
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 155 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Deconstructing Dad
Logline: A filmmaker probes the professional and private lives of his remote but fascinating father: bandleader, composer, inventor, and electronic music pioneer Raymond Scott
Director: Stanley Warnow
Distributor: Cavu Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Quad Cinema in New York City on July 13
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 98 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Family Portrait in Black and White
Logline: Documents the life of a mixed-race family in a small Ukrainian town
Director: Julia Ivanova
Distributor: ITVS
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Empire 25 in New York City on July 13
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 85 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Farewell, My Queen
Logline: In the final days of the French Revolution, Marie Antoinette befriends one of her ladies-in-waiting. In French with subtitles
Featuring: Xavier Beauvois, Diane Kruger, Virginie Ledoyen, Noemie Lvovsky, Lea Seydoux
Director: Benoit Jacquet
Writers: Benoit Jacquet and Gilles Taurand, based on the novel "Les adieux ŗ la reine" by Chantal Thomas
Distributor: Cohen Media Group
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center and the Lincoln Plaza Cinemas in New York City, the Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco and the Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles on July 13
MPAA Rating: R for brief graphic nudity and language
Running Time: 100 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Grassroots
Logline: After losing his job, a journalist reluctantly agrees to help his oddball friend with his bid to earn a seat on the Seattle City Council
Featuring: Lauren Ambrose, Tom Arnold, Jason Biggs, Cedric the Entertainer, Christopher McDonald, Joel David Moore, Cobie Smulders
Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Writers: Stephen Gyllenhaal & Justin Rhodes, based on the novel "Zioncheck for President" by Phil Campbell
Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Village East Cinemas in New York City on July 13
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language and brief drug use
Running Time: 100 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Ice Age: Continental Drift   3D
Logline: Three pre-historic animals find themselves adrift on an iceberg
Featuring the voices of: Aziz Ansari, Peter Dinklage, Nick Frost, Queen Latifah, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Jennifer Lopez, Ray Romano, Seann William Scott
Directors: Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier
Writers: Michael Berg and Jason Fuchs
Distributor: Twenthieth Century-Fox
Opening Week Release Pattern: 4250 plus playdates on July 13
MPAA Rating: PG for mild rude humor and action/peril
Running Time: 94 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

The Imposter
Logline: Documents the life of a young Frenchman who convinces a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who went missing for 3 years
Director: Bart Layton
Distributor: Indomina Media
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Sunshine Cinemas in New York City on July 13
MPAA Rating: R for language
Running Time: 99 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Nipples And Palm Trees
Logline: A struggling artist in Los Angeles with a dead end job and a terrible love life desires something more out of life
Featuring: Matt James, Sadie Katz, Akihiro Kitamura, Vanessa Rose Parker
Director: Dylan Reynolds
Writer: Matthew James
Distributor: Cinema Epoch
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the NoHo 7 in North Hollywood on July 13
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 90 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

The Obama Effect
Logline: A serious health scare ignites an insurance salesman to take a closer look at his life
Featuring: Vanessa Bell Calloway, Charles S. Dutton, Katt Williams
Director: Charles S. Dutton
Writers: Charles S. Dutton
Distributor: ARC Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Parks 18 in Arlington TX, the Neshaminy 24 in Bensalem PA, the Ford City 14, the Cherry Hill 24 in Cherry Hill NJ, the Galewood 14 and the River East 21 in Chicago, the Gratiot 21 in Clinton Township MI, the Country Club Hills 16 in Country Club Hills IL, the Crestwood 18 in Crestwood IL, the Fairlane 21 in Dearborn MI, the Grapevine Mills 30 in Grapevine TX, the Hampton Towne Centre 24 in Hampton VA, the Elmwood Palace 20 in Harahan LA, the Westbank Palace 16 in Harvey LA, the Gulf Pointe 30 and the Willowbrook 24 in Houston, the Deerbrook 24 in Humble TX, the Stonecrest 16 in Lithonia, the Yorktown 17 in Lombard IL, the Mesquite 30 in Mesquite TX, the Southlake 24 in Morrow GA, the Studio 30 in Olathe KS, the Schererville 16 in Schererville IL, the Southfield 20 in Southfield MI, the First Colony 24 in Sugarland TX, on July 13
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content and language
Running Time: 85 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Red Lights
Logline: A psychologist and her assistant study investigate the reappearance of a world-renowned psychic years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away
Featuring: Robert De Niro, Toby Jones, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen, Sigourney Weaver
Director: Rodrigo Cortes
Writer: Rodrigo Cortes
Distributor: Millennium Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens in Los Angeles and New York City on July 13
MPAA Rating: R for language and some violence
Running Time: 113 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Trishna
Logline: The story of the relationship between the son of a property developer and the daughter of an auto rickshaw owner.
Featuring: Riz Ahmed, Anurag Kashyap, Kalki Koechlin, Freida Pinto, Roshan Seth
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Writer: Michael Winterbottom, based on the novel "Tess of the D'Ubervilles" by Thomas Hardy
Distributor: IFC Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the IFC Film Center in New York City, the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles and in additional locations in major markets on July 13
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality, some violence, drug use and language
Running Time: 117 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)
Sound Format: Stereo

Union Square
Logline: A woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown seeks out her estranged sister
Featuring: Tammy Blanchard, Patti LuPone, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Michael Rispoli, Mira Sorvino
Director: Nancy Savoca
Writers: Nancy Savoca and Mary Tobler
Distributor: Dada Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills, the Town Center 5 in Encino CA, the Angelika Film Center in New York City, the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena and the Carlton Theatre in Toronto on July 13
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 80 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Expanding today
A Cat in Paris: Opens at the Darkside Cinema in Corvalis OR, the Olympia Film Society in Olympia WA and the Magic Lantern Theatre in Spokane WA
Easy Money: Opens at the Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles
Elena: Opens at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, the Loft Cinema in Tucson and in Denver and Seattle
Five Broken Cameras: Opens at the E Street Cinemas in Washington DC
The Invisible War: Opens at the SIFF Cinema in Seattle
The Magic of Belle Isle: Opens at the Renaissance Place Cinemas in Highland Park IL, the Edina 4 in Minneapolis, the Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco and the Shea 14 in Scottsdale AZ
Music from the Big House: Opens at the Plaza Theatre in Atlanta
Pink Ribbons Inc.: Opens at the SIFF Cinema in Seattle
Paul Williams Still Alive: Opens at the Arbor Hills 8 in Austin, the Cinemas Palme D'Or in Palm Desert CA and the SIFF Cinema in Seattle
Take This Waltz: Opens at the Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta, the Gateway Film Center in Columbus OH, the Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, the Sundance Cinemas in Houston, the Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis, the Sundance Cinemas in Madison WI, the Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Criterion Cinemas in New Haven CT, the Camelview 5 in Scottsdale, the Harvard Exit Theatre in Seattle and the Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis
Where Do We Go Now: Opens at the Flicks Theatre in Boise, the Downtown West Cinemas in Knoxville TN, the Salem Cinema in Salem OR, the Broadway Centre Cinemas in Salt Lake City and the Circle Cinema in Tulsa OK

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Shut Up and Play The Hits
Logline: Documents the final show of indie band LCD Soundsystem and the life of its leader
Directors: Will Lovelace and Dylan Southern
Distributor: Oscilloscope Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: One night only release at 125 plus playdates on July 18
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 108 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Met Opera Summer Encore Series: Lucia di Lammermoor
Logline: An emotionally fragile woman is driven to madness when manipulated to marry a man she does not love. In Italian with subtitles
Featuring: Ildar Abdrazakov, Piotr Beczala, Mariusz Kwiecien, Michaela Martens, Anna Netrebko
Distributor: Fathom Events
Opening Week Release Pattern: One night only release at 400 plus playdates on July 18
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 145 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Friday, July 20, 2012

The Dark Knight Rises   IMAX
Logline: Eight years after taking the fall for the crimes of Harvey "Two-Face" Dent, Bruce Wayne resurrects his alter-ego when a new terrorist leader threatens Gotham
Featuring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Freeman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman
Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan & Christopher Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer, based on the comic book series created by Bob Kane
Distributor: Warner Brothers Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: 4250 plus playdates on July 20
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language
Running Time: 164 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)/IMAX (1.44:1)

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai   3D
Logline: A mysterious samurai arrives at the doorstep of his feudal lord, requesting an honorable death by ritual suicide in his courtyard. In Japanese with subtitles
Featuring: Munetaka Aoki, Eita, Ebizo Ichikawa, Hikari Mitsushima, Naoto Takenaka
Director: Takashi Miike
Writer: Kikumi Yamagishi, based on the novel "Ibun Ronin-ki" by Yasuhiko Takiguchi
Distributor: Tribeca Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City on July 20
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 126 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

The Queen Of Versailles
Logline: Documents the lives of a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis
Director: Lauren Greenfield
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center and the Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center in New York City, and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles, on July 20
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements and language
Running Time: 100 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

30 Beats
Logline: Ten people are drawn into a ring of love and desire in New York City
Featuring: Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Paz de la Huerta, Justin Kirk, Lee Pace, Jennifer Tilly
Director: Alexis Lloyd
Writer: Alexis Lloyd
Distributor: Roadside Attractions
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Garden Walk 14 in Anaheim, the Elmwood 6 in Berkeley, the Cranford Theatre in Cranford NJ, the Rancho Niguel 8 in Laguna Niguel CA, the Kew Gardens Cinemas in Kew Gardens NY, the Malverne Cinemas in Malverne NY, the Maplewood Cinemas in Maplewood NJ, the Clairidge Cinemas in Montclair NJ, the Osio Plaza 6 in Monterey CA, the Village East Cinemas in New York City, the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Gaslamp 15 in San Diego, the Monica 4 in Santa Monica, the Scottsdale Pavilion 11 in Scottsdale, the Sebastopol Cinemas in Sebastopol CA and the Chase Park Plaza Cinemas in St. Louis on July 20
MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, nudity and language
Running Time: 88 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Expanding today
A Cat in Paris: Opens at the Gateway Film Center in Columbus OH and in Dallas
Elena: Opens at the Magic Lantern Theatre in Spokane WA and in Minneapolis
Farewell, My Queen: Opens at the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley
The Invisible War: Opens at the Loft Cinema in Tucson
The Magic of Belle Isle: Opens at the La Jolla Village Cinemas in La Jolla CA and the Cinemas Palme D'Or in Palm Desert CA
Music from the Big House: Opens at the O-Cinema in Miami, the Baywalk 20 in St. Petersberg FL and the Parisian 20 in West Palm Beach FL
Pink Ribbons Inc.: Opens at the Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta and in St. Louis
Paul Williams Still Alive: Opens at the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR and the CCA Cinematheque in Santa Fe
Take This Waltz: Opens at the Charles Theatre in Baltimore, the Living Room Cinemas in Boca Raton FL, the Bill Cosford Cinema in Coral Gables FL, the Chez Artiste Theatre in Denver, the Main Art Theatre in Detroit, the Mos' Art Theatre in Lake Park FL, the Miami Dade College Tower Theater in Miami, the Osio Plaza 6 in Monterey CA, the Dundee Art Theatre in Omaha, the Living Room Theatres in Portland OR, the Nickelodeon Theatres in Santa Cruz CA, the Screen Cinema in Santa Fe, the Burns Court Cinemas in Sarasota FL and the Riviera Theatre in Three Rivers MI
Where Do We Go Now: Opens at the Varsity Theatre in Davis CA and the Ridgeway Quartet in Memphis

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Ruby Sparks
Logline: A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance by creating a female character he thinks will love him and willing her into existence
Featuring: Antonio Banderas, Annette Benning, Steve Coogan, Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Chris Messina
Directors: Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
Writer: Zoe Kazan
Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles and in additional locations in Los Angeles and New York City on July 25
MPAA Rating: R for language including some sexual references, and for some drug use
Running Time: 104 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Met Opera Summer Encore Series: Der Rosenkavalier
Logline: An older woman watches as her younger lover falls in love with another woman. In German with subtitles
Featuring: Renee Fleming, Susan Graham, Christine Schafer, Eric Cutler, Thomas Allen, Kristinn Sigmundsson
Distributor: Fathom Events
Opening Week Release Pattern: One night only release at 400 plus playdates on July 25
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 200 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Friday, July 27, 2012

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
Logline: Documents the life of the Chinese artist and activist. In English and in
Director: Alison Klayman
Distributor: IFC Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City on July 27
MPAA Rating: R for some language
Running Time: 90 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Killer Joe
Logline: When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance
Featuring: Thomas Haden Church, Gina Gershon, Emile Hirsch, Matthew McConaughey, Juno Temple
Director: William Friedkin
Writers: Tracy Letts, based on his play
Distributor: LD Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and in additional locations in select markets on July 27
MPAA Rating: NC-17 for graphic disturbing content involving violence and sexuality, and a scene of brutality
Running Time: 103 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Klown
Logline: In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, a man 'kidnaps' her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend debauched weekend canoe trip. In Danish with subtitles
Featuring: Casper Christensen, Iben Hjejle, Frank Hvam, Mia Lyhne, Marcuz Jess Petersen
Director: Mikkel Norgaard
Writers: Casper Christensen & Frank Hvam, story by Christensen & Hvam & Norgaard
Distributor: Drafthouse Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on July 27
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, language and some drug use
Running Time: 89 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Nuit #1
Logline: Two strangers involved in a one night stand attempt to evolve into a potentially longterm relationship. In French with subtitles
Featuring: Catherine de Lean, Dimitri Storoge
Director: Anne Emond
Writer: Anne Emond
Distributor: Adopt Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on July 27
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 91 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.66:1)

Runaway Slave
Logline: Documents the Tea Party viewpoint about welfare in America
Director: Pritchett Cotten
Distributor: Rocky Mountain Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinatti, Dallas, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Philadelphia and Shreveport on July 27
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements and brief language
Running Time: 108 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sacrifice
Logline: A doctor, the only surviving child of a clan massacred at the hands of a nefarious minister, becomes intent on seeking his vengeance. In Mandarin with subtitles
Featuring: Bingbing Fan, You Ge, Xiaoming Huang, Xueqi Wang, Wenzhuo Zhao
Director: Kaige Chen
Writer: Ningyu Zhao
Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline MA, the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, the Denver Film Center in Denver, the Kahala 8 in Honolulu, the Tower Theatre in Miami, the St. Anthony Theatre in Minneapolis, the Criterion 7 in New Haven CT, the Quad Cinema in New York City, the Gaslamp 15 in San Diego, the Film Society Cinema in San Francisco, the Monica 4 in Santa Moica, the Uptown Theatre in Seattle and the West End Cinema in Washington DC
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 122 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2>39:1)

Searching For Sugar Man
Logline: Documents the efforts of two South Africans to find their musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller Rodriguez
Director: Malik Bendjelloul
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in Los Angeles on July 27
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 86 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Step Up Revolution   3D
Logline: A young woman moves to Miami to become a professional dancer
Featuring: Stephen Boss, Ryan Guzman, Kathryn McCormick, Mia Michaels, Adam G. Sevani
Director: Scott Speer
Writer: Jenny Mayer, based on characters created by Duane Adler
Distributor: Lionsgate Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus playdates on July 27
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some suggestive dancing and language
Running Time: Not yet set
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

The Watch
Logline: Four everyday suburban guys come together one night a week as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives discover their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites
Featuring: Richard Ayoade, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jonah Hill, Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn
Director: Akiva Schaffer
Writers: Jared Stern and Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg
Distributor: Twentieth Century-Fox
Opening Week Release Pattern: 4000 plus playdates on July 27
MPAA Rating: R for some strong sexual content including references, pervasive language and violent images
Running Time: Not yet set
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Expanding today
A Cat in Paris: Opens at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago
Elena: Opens at the CinemaSalem in Salem MA
Farewell, My Queen: Opens at the Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, the Edina Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Ritz 5 in Philadelphia, the Seven Gables Theatre in Seattle, and in Dallas
Music from the Big House: Opens at the Sundance Cinemas in Houston and the Zeitgeist Arts Center in New Orleans
Pink Ribbons Inc.: Opens at the Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia and the Camelview 5 in Phoenix
Paul Williams Still Alive: Opens at the Real Art Ways Cinema in Hartford and the Valley Art Cinemas in Phoenix
The Queen of Versailles: Opens at the the Tara 4 in Atlanta, the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the CineArts 6 in Evanston IL, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, the Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Ritz 5 Movies in Philadelphia, the CineArts 5 in Pleasant Hill CA, the Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, the Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco, the Santana Row 6 in San Jose, the Rafael Film Center in San Rafael CA, the Ritz Center 16 in Voorhees NJ and the E Street Cinemas in Washington DC
Ruby Sparks: Opens at the Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago and the E Street Cinemas in Washington DC
Take This Waltz: Opens at the Mountain Theatre in Hunter NY, the Cinemapolis 5 in Ithaca NY, the Loft Cinema in Tucson and the Theatre N in Wilmington DE
Union Square: Opens at the Cinemas Palme D'Or in Palm Desert CA and the Gaslamp 15 in San Diego
Where Do We Go Now: Opens at the New Neon Movies in Dayton OH and the Market Street Cinema in Little Rock

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