Need a break from all that studying? Why not a movie night? Here are some new movies that Fintel Library wants you to check out:
(2011) Focus Features presents in association with BBC films, A Ruby Films Production. Starring Mia Wasikowska (Alice In Wonderland, The Kids Are All Right) and Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds), Jane Eyre is “a classic for a new generation” says Peter Travers, Rolling Stone. Wasikowska stars as the heroine who suddenly flees Thornfield Hall, the vast and isolated estate where she dares a deep connection with Thornfield’s brooding master, Edward Rochester (Fassbender). As she looks back upon the tumultuous events that led to her escape – the strange goings-on in Thornfield and the terrible secret that Rochester had hoped to hide from her forever – Jane reflects upon the people and emotions that have defined her and tested her resilience since being orphaned as a child. She realizes that she must conquer what haunts both her and Rochester…
Rome– The Complete Series (HBO)
(2011) Dimension Films presents; produced by Kevin Williamson; Directed by Wes Craven. The newest installment in the acclaimed franchise that ushered in a new wave of horror in the 1990s. In Scream 4, Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill. Unfortunately, Sidney’s appearance also brings about the return of Ghost Face, putting her friends and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger
X-Men: First Class (2011) First Class/Twentieth Century Fox Presents, in association with Marvel Entertainment and Dune Entertainment; A Bad Hat Harry, Donners’ Company Production; A Matthew Vaughn Film: Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their superhuman powers for the first time, working together in a desperate attempt to stop the Hellfire Club and a global nuclear war.
(2011) Roadside Attractions; The American Film Company Presents, in association with Wildwood Enterprises; Produced and directed by Robert Redford. While “The Conspirator” illustrates American society’s convulsions in the wake of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, the film focuses on a largely overlooked character in the tragedy, Mary Surratt (Robin Wright), who owned the boardinghouse where her son John (Johnny Simmons) and triggerman John Wilkes Booth (Toby Kebbell) plotted the murder.
Bridesmaids (2011) Universal Pictures Presents, in association with Relativity Media; An Apatow Production; Written by Annie Mumolo & Kristin Wiig. Hailed as “brazenly hysterical” by People Magazine and “the best comedy of 2011” (Back Stage), Bridesmaids is the riotously funny and warmly outrageous comedy that has become the most talked about movie of the year. Critically acclaimed by fans and media alike, the “certified fresh” film (Rotten Tomatoes.com) received “two thumbs up! ®” from Ebert Presents. Surpassing Sex and the City as the number one R-rated female comedy of all time, Bridesmaids starring “Saturday Night Live” standouts Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph, is produced by comedy mastermind Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, The 40-Year Old Virgin) and marks his most successful film ever.
Fast Five (2011) Director of photography, Stephen F. Windon ; editors, Christian Wagner, Kelly Matsumoto, Fred Raskin ; music by Brian Tyler. After Brian and Mia break Dom out of jail, they find themselves trapped in Rio de Janeiro and on the run from the law. Now one last job stands between them and freedom, but will they make it before the corrupt businessmen, or the feds, catch up to them? Contains both PG-13 Rated and unrated version.