Friday Releases: Hollywood films to watch out for

Movies | | August 19, 2011, 2:05 pm
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But in reality, Rebecca (Rowan Blanchard) and Cecil (Mason Cook), clearly dont want her around and her husband does not know that she is a retired spy from the OSS -  Organisation of Super Spies.

But in reality, Rebecca (Rowan Blanchard) and Cecil (Mason Cook), clearly dont want her around and her husband does not know that she is a retired spy from the OSS - Organisation of Super Spies.

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Marissa's world is turned upside down when the maniacal Timekeeper, played by Jeremy Piven, threatens to take over the planet.

Marissa's world is turned upside down when the maniacal Timekeeper, played by Jeremy Piven, threatens to take over the planet.

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Critics have given it a thumbs up as a fresh perspective on one of the Middle East's most brutal dictators.

Critics have given it a thumbs up as a fresh perspective on one of the Middle East's most brutal dictators.

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Rebecca and Cecil are thrust into action when they learn their boring stepmom was once a top agent and when the sapphire necklace that Marissa gave Rebecca gets stolen.  This is the first movie in 4D or Aromascope - where scratch and sniff cards are used for effects.

Rebecca and Cecil are thrust into action when they learn their boring stepmom was once a top agent and when the sapphire necklace that Marissa gave Rebecca gets stolen. This is the first movie in 4D or Aromascope - where scratch and sniff cards are used for effects.

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5/ 26
On the surface, Marissa Cortez Wilson played by Jessica Alba has it all...she is married to a famous spy hunting television reporter - Wilbur (Joel McHale)...

On the surface, Marissa Cortez Wilson played by Jessica Alba has it all...she is married to a famous spy hunting television reporter - Wilbur (Joel McHale)...

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6/ 26
She has a new baby and two intelligent step kids.

She has a new baby and two intelligent step kids.

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7/ 26
For years, Colin Farrell's reputation as a party boy preceded him, but now he seems to have channelled his wild impulses into inspired performances in films such as 'Horrible Bosses,' 'In Bruges' and 'The Way Back.'

For years, Colin Farrell's reputation as a party boy preceded him, but now he seems to have channelled his wild impulses into inspired performances in films such as 'Horrible Bosses,' 'In Bruges' and 'The Way Back.'

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8/ 26
Hollywood is packed this week - from romantic comedies to horror and action - they pretty much have it all. Five movies release this week- 'Devil's Double','Bad Teacher', 'Conan the Barbarian', 'Fright Night' and 'Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World'.

Hollywood is packed this week - from romantic comedies to horror and action - they pretty much have it all. Five movies release this week- 'Devil's Double','Bad Teacher', 'Conan the Barbarian', 'Fright Night' and 'Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World'.

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9/ 26
Dominic Cooper plays an Iraqi forced to act as a body double or political decoy for Uday Hussein, the playboy son of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.

Dominic Cooper plays an Iraqi forced to act as a body double or political decoy for Uday Hussein, the playboy son of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.

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10/ 26
'The Devil's Double' is a 2011 drama film directed by Lee Tamahori.

'The Devil's Double' is a 2011 drama film directed by Lee Tamahori.

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11/ 26
It stars Dominic Cooper, Philip Quast, Ludivine Sagnier and Raad Rawi.

It stars Dominic Cooper, Philip Quast, Ludivine Sagnier and Raad Rawi.

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The film portrays Iraq's executed leader's son as a sadistic, power-hungry psychopath.

The film portrays Iraq's executed leader's son as a sadistic, power-hungry psychopath.

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She plans to marry her wealthy fiance, but when he dumps her, she tries to win over substitute teacher Scott Delacorte (Timberlake), who is also wealthy.

She plans to marry her wealthy fiance, but when he dumps her, she tries to win over substitute teacher Scott Delacorte (Timberlake), who is also wealthy.

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Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz has been cosying up to her ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake again - but this time just for the big screen.

Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz has been cosying up to her ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake again - but this time just for the big screen.

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Diaz called Timberlake talented and funny. They are great friends and love to laugh together so to make a comedy together was just a part of it all.

Diaz called Timberlake talented and funny. They are great friends and love to laugh together so to make a comedy together was just a part of it all.

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Dublin-born actor Colin Farrell plays a vampire in Fright Night (2011). Anton Yelchin (Charley Brewster) recently starred in 'The Beaver,' 'Charlie Bartlett,' 'Star Trek' and 'Terminator: Salvation.'

Dublin-born actor Colin Farrell plays a vampire in Fright Night (2011). Anton Yelchin (Charley Brewster) recently starred in 'The Beaver,' 'Charlie Bartlett,' 'Star Trek' and 'Terminator: Salvation.'

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Farrell said playing the villain was great, although the character's more on the periphery than he was in the original, and there's more attention paid to Anton's journey from boyhood to manhood.

Farrell said playing the villain was great, although the character's more on the periphery than he was in the original, and there's more attention paid to Anton's journey from boyhood to manhood.

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Dumped by her sugar daddy, Cameron Diaz, in a sizzling new avatar of a hot teacher tries to woo Justin Timberlake.

Dumped by her sugar daddy, Cameron Diaz, in a sizzling new avatar of a hot teacher tries to woo Justin Timberlake.

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Elizabeth Halsey (Diaz) is a poor Chicago area teacher who curses at her students, drinks heavily, and takes copious amounts of drugs.

Elizabeth Halsey (Diaz) is a poor Chicago area teacher who curses at her students, drinks heavily, and takes copious amounts of drugs.

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A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle when he finds the tribe that was responsible for the destruction of his family and village.

A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle when he finds the tribe that was responsible for the destruction of his family and village.

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Conan the Barbarian returns to screens this year in a hot new 3D avatar.

Conan the Barbarian returns to screens this year in a hot new 3D avatar.

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The movie also stars - Rose McGowan, Stephen Lang, Ron Perlman, Bob Sapp and Rachel Nichols.

The movie also stars - Rose McGowan, Stephen Lang, Ron Perlman, Bob Sapp and Rachel Nichols.

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The role of Conan in the earlier films was played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. Jason Momoa of the 'Baywatch Hawaii' and 'Game of Thrones' fame plays Conan in this film.

The role of Conan in the earlier films was played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. Jason Momoa of the 'Baywatch Hawaii' and 'Game of Thrones' fame plays Conan in this film.

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As the plot goes - Conan ventures in to an unforgiving world where he survives as a thief and a warrior after his father is murdered.

As the plot goes - Conan ventures in to an unforgiving world where he survives as a thief and a warrior after his father is murdered.

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'Fright Night,' a 3D update of the 1985 comedy cult favorite, stars Collin Farrell as Jerry, a sinister vampire who moves in next door to a naive high school student played by Anton Yelchin and his mother, played by Toni Collette.

'Fright Night,' a 3D update of the 1985 comedy cult favorite, stars Collin Farrell as Jerry, a sinister vampire who moves in next door to a naive high school student played by Anton Yelchin and his mother, played by Toni Collette.

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Human beings are always trying to bend and manipulate time to be in their favour and trying to defeat the ravages of age. And vampires are eternally young, although it'd probably be very annoying to be turned into one at 97, or 6. And then how they attack and feed off their prey seems very sensual and erotic - biting the neck.

Human beings are always trying to bend and manipulate time to be in their favour and trying to defeat the ravages of age. And vampires are eternally young, although it'd probably be very annoying to be turned into one at 97, or 6. And then how they attack and feed off their prey seems very sensual and erotic - biting the neck.