Cinemadness: At The Movies This Weekend

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In a sea of sequels and franchises, an original feature is sure to stand out during the summer movie season. And with its mysterious plot (a group of small-town kids film a catastrophic train crash), buzz-worthy trailer, and big names behind the camera (J.J. Abrams is director, Steven Spielberg is producer), Super 8 is one of the year’s most anticipated movies. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)

In a sea of sequels and franchises, an original feature is sure to stand out during the summer movie season. And with its mysterious plot (a group of small-town kids film a catastrophic train crash), buzz-worthy trailer, and big names behind the camera (J.J. Abrams is director, Steven Spielberg is producer), Super 8 is one of the year’s most anticipated movies. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) -Can’t figure what new movie to watch this weekend? Here are some of the latest movie releases out this week. We’ll help you find the movie you’re looking for:

This week in Bay Area movie theaters, we continue with the science fiction theme with ‘Super 8′. A film written and directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg. About a group of friends in a small Ohio town in the 1970’s who investigate a train crash while using their super 8 movie camera. Soon after the crash, strange disappearances start to occur in the town and the local deputy is called to uncover the truth. Starring Elle Fanning and Joel Courtney. Also out in theaters is the family film, ‘Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer’ starring Heather Graham and Jordana Beatty as the 3rd grader ‘Judy Moody’ bent on having the best summer, ever.

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Movie Reviews:

For reviews on recent movie releases, check out our local CBS Radio Movie Reviewer’s reactions:

Jan Wahl | KCBS All News 740AM & FM106.9
KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “Beginners” starring Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, and Melanie Laurent.

 

KO Movie Review | Alice @ 97.3
Hooman and Marcus Osborne review “Beginners”. In “Beginners”, Ewan McGregor is a man in love who turns to memories of his late father for lessons about bravery, humor and hope.

 

Movie Previews:

‘Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer’ Movie Preview:

‘Super 8′ Movie Preview:

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