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This Week's New Movies: Second Helpings of "The Hangover" & "Kung Fu Panda"

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Wolfpack and the Furious Five face off against this year's big winner at Cannes, while a couple of small foreign films vie for attention. Pay attention, cuz some of these are opening Thursday.

    The Hangover Part II (Opens Thursday)
    The Wolf Pack heads of to Thailand to celebrate Stu's second wedding, but once again things go horribly, horribly wrong. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    Kung Fu Panda 2 (Opens Thursday)
    Po and the Furious Five are back, this time to fight a villain with a new weapon and plans to destroy all of China and stop kung fu. Features the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen, Jackie Chan, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman David Cross... In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    The Tree of Life (Opens Friday)
    Winner of the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, stars Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain as parents raising three sons in Waco, Texas in the early '60s. Inspired by writer-director Terrence Malick's own childhood. In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

    Tuesday, After Christmas
    Romanian writer-director Radu Muntean's film, which played in Un Certain Regard at Cannes last year, tells the story of a man torn between two women--his wife, with whom he has a daughter, or a younger woman who caught him off guard. In Romanian with English subtitles. In limited release, read our review

    United Red Army
    The story of one of Japan's most notorious activist groups, The United Red Army, who gained fame with a group lynching of its own members in protest of the Vietnam War. In Japanese with English subtitles. In limited release, watch the trailer

    "The Hangover II"

    [NATL] "The Hangover II"
    The gang is back together for another ill-fated weekend, this time in Thailand.The film opens May 26.