Opening Credits: What's New at the Movies This Week, November 18
The Date Movie You Can Sink Your Teeth Into
The moment all you Twihards have been waiting for; the beginning of the end is here. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (try vamping that when you've got a mouth full of cookies) finally hits theaters this weekend, this time with Oscar winning director Bill Condon (Dreamsgirls, Gods and Monsters) at the helm. In this latest adventure, kids, Bella will learn it's all fun and games until you marry a member of the sparkling undead, you become one (Bellward?) and he impregnates you with his mutant hybrid human/vampire baby. Anticipation-O-Meter: 3 out of 5
The "Cool" Fun Family Flick That Is Sure To Be A "Blast"
Those cute, cuddly penguins with the hot moves on the icy dance floor are back in Happy Feet Two! In 3D no less! With a star studded cast including the likes of Bird Pitt, Elijah Woodpecker, and Robin Williams! Oh, and Matt Damon ... he's in there too. Anticipation-O-Meter: 2 out of 5
The Indie That Rocks The Boat
George Clooney teams up with director Alexander Payne (Election, About Schmidt, Sideways) in what's sure to be an equation that equals some kind of gold statue this awards season. The Descendants centers around an out-of-touch husband and father whose wife is put on life support after being involved in a horrible boating accident. The man soon discovers that his wife was having an affair with another man and takes a trip across Hawaii to confront him, while coincidentally using the trip as a way to re-connect with his two daughters. Warning: May include a scene featuring the main character standing in the rain after undergoing a life-transforming experience. Anticipation-O-Meter: 4 out of 5
Follow him: @JamesWallace and IHC.net: @IHeartCinemaNet on Twitter.
Get the Arts & Culture Newsletter
Find out about arts and culture events in Dallas and offers you won't hear about anywhere else.