Pain & Gain (rated R)
Mark Wahlberg and The Rock star in a
violent comedy based on a true story, about three bodybuilders who went
on a crime spree in Miami. The third guy is played by Anthony Mackie, the fine young African-American gentleman you may have seen in "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" and "Gangster Squad".
Wahlberg plays a personal trainer who convinces his friends to help him kidnap and torture one of his gym clients. Tony Shalhoubplays the first victim, and Ed Harris plays a private detective he hires after they get his money.
Ken Jeong from "The Hangover" is in it too, along with Rob Corddry from "The Daily Show", Rebel Wilson, and Emily Rutherford from "The New Adventures of Old Christine". It's directed by Michael Bay, the guy who did the "Transformers" movies.
The Big Wedding (rated R)
Robert DeNiro and Diane Keaton are a
divorced couple who pretend to be married, because their adopted son's biological mother decides to show up for his wedding. And since she's a conservative Catholic, she'd freak if she knew her son had been raised by two people who were going to HELL.
The adopted son is played by Ben Barnes . . .who was Prince Caspian in the "Narnia" movies . . . and Amanda Seyfried is the girl he's marrying.
The rest of the cast includes Robin Williams as the priest, Topher Grace and Katherine Heigl as DeNiro and Keaton's other kids, and Susan Sarandon as DeNiro's jealous girlfriend.