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This Week's Movies: Seeing "RED"? Or Will You "Hereafter" Be a "Jackass"?




    Comic killers, skaters gone wild, maudlin drama, a world-class terrorist, a real-life hero... this week's new movies have it all.

    Bruce Willis is an ex-CIA assassin who's been classified Retired, Extremely Dangerous and targeted for termination by his old employer. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer


    [NATL] "Red"
    Bruce Willis is an ex-CIA operative who gets the old gang back together when it turns out The Company wants to retire them permanently. Co-stars Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, Ernest Borgnine (!) and Karl Urban. Coming Oct. 15. (Published Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011)

    "Jackass 3-D"
    Johnny Knoxville and his and of merry morons return for a whole new slew of shenanigans—in 3D!!! In theaters everywhere, watch the trailer

    From director Clint Eastwood and screenwriter Peter Morgan comes a film that tells three interwoven stories about a man who can talk with the dead, played by Mat Damon, a woman who has a near-death experience and a young boy who loses his twin brother. In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

    "Jackass 3D"

    [NATL] "Jackass 3D"
    Johnny Knoxville and his band of merry morons come together once again to perpetrate all manner of death-defying idiocy. In glorious 3D on Nov. 5. (Published Friday, Aug. 6, 2010)

    "Down Terrace"
    A British crime-family drama about a father and son whose loyalties to their associates and each other are tested when it becomes clear there’s a rat in their midst. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Edgar Ramirez stars as revolutionary, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, aka “Carlos the Jackal,” in director Olivier Assayas’s epic about the man who terrorized the world in the ‘70s and ‘80s. In limited release, watch the trailer


    [NATL] "Hereafter"
    From director Clint Eastwood, writer Peter Morgan and star Matt Damon comes the inter-connected tales of three people haunted in different ways by mortality. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Hilary Swank plays Betty Ann Walters, the real-life woman who put hrself through law school in an effort to get the murder conviction of her brother, played by Sam Rockwell, overturned. In limited release, read our review watch the trailer

    "Carmo, Hit the Road"
    A young woman desperate to leave her crap hometown in Brazil jumps at the chance to get out by helping a wheelchair-bound smuggler deliver a shipment of goods. In limited release, watch the trailer

    "I Want Your Money"
    Documentarian Ray Griggs compares Barack Obama’s belief that “The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works,” to Ronald Reagn’s assertion that “government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” In limited release, watch the trailer

    Ex-Cosby Kid Tempestt Bledose stars in the story of one man’s downfall, one that leads him from a world of riches to a life of bad relationships and a tangle of troubles including murder and betrayal. In limited release, watch the trailer

    "Vision" (on Wed.)
    The story of famed 12th-century Benedictine nun/feminist Hildegard von Bingen to extraordinary life, a woman who has emerged from the shadows of history as a forward-thinking and iconoclastic pioneer of faith, change and enlightenment. In limited release, watch the trailer