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Revolutionary Road (18)

Drama / 118min/ English

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High School Musical 3: Senior Year (All)

Comedy, Drama / 111min/ English

The students at East High are very close to graduating. For their graduation they’re getting ready for their very own high school musical using original compositions and choreography.

However, their joyful moments don’t last long as they realize that they don’t have that much longer before they all go away to different colleges.

The separation comes earlier as straight-A genius Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens) is accepted to an Ivy League school. Troy is also facing a lifechanging decision, to pursue music or to play basketball. Will their romance survive graduation? And will graduation really be the beginning of the rest of their lives, or just the end of happiness as they know it?



Doubt (15)

Drama / 104 min. / English

A strict, well-disciplined Catholic school is going through major changes following political upheaval in society in 1964.

They start by accepting their first black student, Donald Miller. However, as Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) gives Donald special attention, Sister Aloysius (Meryl Streep) doubts that their relationship is appropriate. Although her instincts tell her she is right, she has no proof. But her determination to get to the truth pits her in a battle of wills with Father Flynn, threatening to tear the entire community apart.

This movie, originally a play that won a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Awards, has been nominated for Academy Awards for screenwriting, best supporting actor (Hoffman) and best actress (Streep).



Seven Pounds (15)

Drama / 123 min. / English

Ben Thomas (Will Smith) is an IRS agent who has lost everything because of one mistake he’s made in the past.

The guilt never goes away and he feels that the only way to redeem him is to change the destiny of seven people.

Ben’s terrible secret leads him on an extraordinary journey in which he struggles to change their lives.

Then he falls in love with Emily (Rosario Dawson), making him confused - should he continue his journey or not?

Will his feelings for Emily unravel his plans to help the seven people? And what will they say when they find out Ben’s secret?

This movie is directed by the producers of “The Pursuit of Happyness”.



The Secret of Moonacre (All)

Fantasy, Adventure / 103min/ English

The 5,000th moon is about to rise, and a curse is released that threatens the world.

Maria (Dakota Blue Richards) has just lost her father and goes to Moonacre castle to live with her uncle, Benjamin (Ian Gruffudd).

But there’s something strange going on at the castle and Maria discovers the Moonacre Chronicle.

In the book she discovers the castle’s secret and that she is the Moon Princess, who can break the curse.

Can she stop the Black Men from starting their revenge on the world?



Garfield’s Fun Fest (All)

Comedy, Adventure, 3D Animation / 80min/ English

The funniest cat of all animations is back on screens. However, this time, not everyone appreciates his humor. His overconfidence eventually makes his girlfriend turn her back on him.

Garfield (Frank Welker), doomed, hits the road with Odie (Gregg Berger) to find the mystic forest where there is magic water that can bring his wit back.

The contest to find the funniest cat is coming and he needs the water desperately. But can he bring back the glory days?



Reservation Road (12)

Drama, Thriller / 104 min. / English

The lives of Ethan Learner (Joaquin Phoenix) and his wife Emma (Jennifer Connelly) are torn apart when their son Josh (Sean Curly) is killed after a cello recital in a hit-and-run at a gas station on Reservation Road.

The driver, Dwight Arno (Mark Ruffalo), is driving his son Lucas (Eddie Alderson) back to his ex-wife after a Red Sox game. In a panic after striking Josh, Dwight drives off.

A lawyer by trade, he conceals his car from the prying eyes of investigating cops, and the case eventually goes cold.

Consumed with guilt, especially after Ethan shows up at his office seeking legal counsel in dealing with his son’s death, Dwight prepares to turn himself in and thereby lose the love and respect of his son.



He’s Just Not That Into You (15)

Comedy, Romance / 129 min. / English

The best-selling book “He’s Just Not That Into You” by Greg Behrendt, who was a consultant on “Sex and the City,” is brought to life on the big screen by a bunch of celebrities.

Beth (Jennifer Aniston) wants to get married to her boyfriend Neil (Ben Affleck), who thinks that as long as they love each other, marriage is not such a big deal. Mary (Drew Barrymore) tries to find love online, but her dates are always failures.

Janine (Jennifer Connelly) is suspicious that husband Ben (Bradley Cooper) can’t resist the seductive charms of Anna (Scarlett Johansson). Gigi (Ginnifer Goodwin) is always sitting in front of the phone waiting for a call from her last date.

Will any of them ever find a guy who’s just so into them?


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