All posts by Jane Louise Boursaw

November’s highlights

This fun animated tale centers on American astronaut Captain Charles “Chuck” Baker (Dwayne Johnson), who lands on Planet 51 thinking he’s the first person to step foot there.

December highlights

INVICTUS Rated PG for brief strong language. In theaters 12/11. Ok for kids 12+. 4 out of 5 Reels. Official Site: www.invictusmovie.com Whether he’s directing, producing or acting, you can always count on Clint Eastwood to make great movies. This time he directs Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman in the true story of how Nelson

Last air bender

THE LAST AIRBENDER  Not yet rated; likely PG-13. In theaters 7/2. Ok for kids 12+. 3.5 out of 5 Reels. www.thelastairbendermovie.com Based on the animated TV series, this live action film is directed by M. Night Shyamalan. It follows four nations tied by destiny — Air, Water, Earth, and Fire – and the Fire Nation

Hot films for summer

STEP UP 3D New York’s intense street dancing underground comes alive in 3D in this third installment of the “Step Up” franchise. A tight-knit group of street dancers, including Luke (Rick Malambri) and Natalie (Sharni Vinson), team up with NYU freshman Moose (Adam Sevani), and find themselves pitted against the world’s best breakdancers in a

wizards, romance, and Rapunzel anchor month’s films 5

Every year needs a runaway train movie, and ‘Unstoppable’ is the one for 2010. It’s also an environmental movie of sorts, since the runaway train is carrying a cargo a toxic chemicals threatening to decimate everything in its path. Directed by Tony Scott, this tense action thriller finds an engineer and his conductor in a