Published Feb 26, 2010Like every Friday, here's the heads-up on what to look for in theatres this weekend. Pay a visit to the Exclaim! Recently Reviewed section and see what is and isn't worth your hard-earned bucks.
Starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan, the Kevin Smith-directed comedy Cop Out debuts this weekend. The film follows two officers on the hunt for a stolen vintage baseball card. F-bombs by the bucket load and hilarity ensue.
If you're feeling a little loony this weekend, check out the remake of George A. Romeo's 1973 film of the same name, The Crazies. The Breck Eisner-directed flick follows the residents of a small Iowa town, who are plagued by psychosis after an unexplained toxin pollutes their water.
In Oren Moverman's Oscar-nominated directorial debut, The Messenger, a U.S. army staff sergeant comes home from Iraq to deliver the news of a fellow officer's death and becomes romantically involved with his widow. The Exclaim!-recommended pick stars Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson and Jena Malone.
Sebastian Silva's The Maid stars Catalina Saavedra as the quirky live-in housemaid who, after 23 years of loyalty, feels like she has become part of the family. Yet, when she begins to suffer dizzy spells from the cleaning products, the family introduces new staff to the household, forcing her to generate a series of mishaps in a desperate attempt to rid them from her realm.
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