New films this weekend include Horrible Bosses 2 (Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine), Penguins of Madagascar (animated), Escobar: Paradise Lost (Josh Hutcherson, Benicio Del Toro), The Babadook (Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman), and The Imitation Game (Benedict Cumberbatch). Horrible Bosses 2 will probably be a hit like the first movie, but I don’t think it will be able to dethrone The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. Continue reading for a summary of the new films for this weekend.
New Movies for November 26-28, 2014
The follow-up to the 2011 hit comedy “Horrible Bosses” reunites Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis as everyone’s favorite working stiffs: Nick, Dale and Kurt. Jennifer Aniston (We’re the Millers), and Oscar winners Jamie Foxx (Ray) and Kevin Spacey (American Beauty, The Usual Suspects) also reprise their Horrible Bosses starring roles, while Chris Pine (Star Trek: Into Darkness) and Oscar winner Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained, Inglourious Basterds) star as new adversaries standing between the guys and their dreams of success.
Super spy teams aren’t born…they’re hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. These elitists of the elite are joining forces with a chic undercover organization, The North Wind. Led by handsome and husky Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then… you know), voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch. Together, they must stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine, voiced by John Malkovich, from destroying the world as we know it.
In Colombia, a young surfer meets the woman of his dreams — and then he meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar. Stars Josh Hutcherson, Benicio Del Toro, and Brady Corbet.
Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Essie Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her out of control 6 year-old, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When a disturbing storybook called ‘The Babadook’ turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that the Babadook is the creature he’s been dreaming about. His hallucinations spiral out of control, he becomes more unpredictable and violent. Amelia, genuinely frightened by her son’s behaviour, is forced to medicate him. But when Amelia begins to see glimpses of a sinister presence all around her, it slowly dawns on her that the thing Samuel has been warning her about may be real.
In The Imitation Game, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII. Turing went on to assist with the development of computers at the University of Manchester after the war, but was prosecuted by the UK government in 1952 for homosexual acts which the country deemed illegal.