TAKE ONE... WEEKEND FIRST

by Tony Rutherford , HNN Entertainment Editor

[ HUNTINGTON, WV (HNN) – Before introducing this week’s new movies, a word for hasty exiting patrons from Marvel’s “Captain America.” You missed something. You missed something awesome. And you will wait until next summer to see the entire flick. Stay in your seat and catch a teaser trailer featuring an assembly of Marvel Universe characters for 2012’s, “The Avengers.”

Captain America, Thor, and Spiderman are members. Nick Fury (Agent of SHIELD) is too. You will see a glimpse of Hawkeye and Black Widow.

Although this will not let you see what’s on the end of “Captain,” you can click on the reelzchannel site and watch an “Avengers” preview and interview. http://www.reelzchannel.com/movie/262408/the-avengers/ 

Stay tuned for a review of a flick that’s best labeled a romantic sexual comedy, “Friends with Benefits.” It opened last week. Don’t strike it from you list since the genre has been hapless and clichéd lately. Not saying this torpedoes the trend, but it’s has a laugh along premise of boy meets girl but both are either emotionally unavailable or emotionally distressed, so , what happens? They become good friends and decide a little ‘casual sex’ won’t ruin the friendship.

THIS WEEKEND we’ll see if the ever growing older Harrison Ford still has what it takes for leading man. “Crazy Stupid Love” will be another effort to reverse the fortunes of romantic comedy. And, “Smurfs 3D,” will give mom or dad a flick to which to send the youngsters in the family.

 

MAINSTREAM: Crazy Stupid Love; Cowboys & Aliens; Smurfs 3D;

LIMITED: Midnight in Paris (Cinema); Aug 19, “Doughboy” (filmed in Wheeling, select Marquee Cinemas)

ON DECK: Change Up ; Rise of the Planet of Apes (Aug 5); The Help (August 10); Glee 3D Concert Film (Aug. 12) ; (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoBdUaXXKa0&feature=player_embedded )

(*Some Take One Times may be tentative*)

HUNTINGTON

MARQUEE PULLMAN SQUARE: (all digital, all stadium, Real D, 3D), Cowboys & Aliens, 11:45-12:45-1:45-2:30-3:30-4:30-5:05-6:30-7:15-8:00-9:15-10:00; Crazy Stupid Love, 1:00-4:00-7:00-9:45; Smurfs 3D, 11:15-1:40-4:10-6:40-9:10; CONTINUING IN 3D: Captain America 3D, 12:50-3:50-6:50-9:50; Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows Part II 3D, 12:45-3:45-6:45-9:40; TIME CHANGES: Horrible Bosses (one print), 11:50-2:20-4:50-7:30-10:00; Zookeeper, 11:40-2:10-4:40-7:10-9:40; Larry Crowne , 7:05-9:40; Bad Teacher, 7:30-9:45; Cars II, 11:20-2:00-4:40; Transformers (2D), 1:00-4:30-8:00; ENDS THURSDAY: Hangover Paart II; Transformers Dark of Moon 3D; TUES/WED KIDS SUMMER MOVIE SERIES (930 a.m.),  Cloudy with Chance Meatballs, Gulliver’s Travels (July 26-27); Yogi Bear, Legend of Guardians (Aug. 2-3); For full schedule and on line sales, click: http://www.marqueecinemas.com/location.asp?location=26187




DOWNTOWN DISCOUNT CINEMA: (Cinema Exclusive), Midnight in Paris, 1:20-3:20-5:20-7:20-9:20; Super 8, 1:25-4:25-7:15-9:30; Hangover Part Two, 7:30-9:35;  Bridesmaids, 1:30-4:30-7:00-9:30; Kung Fu Panda 1:15-3:15-5:15 only; Pirates 7:05-9:40; ENDS THURSDAY: Pirates; FLASHBACK: July 31-August 1, Star Trek, Wrath of Khan; Aug. 14-15, Dark Knight; August 28-29, Wizard of Oz; Sept. 25-26, Barry Lyndon; ENDS THURSDAY JULY 14: None; FREE KIDS SUMMER FILM SERIES, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. (July 27) Karate Kid; (Aug. 3) Shrek Final Chapter; ; For full schedule and on line ticket sales:, http://www.ourshowtimes.com/cinema/index.html

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