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New Flicks

Pirates of the Caribbean
Dead Man's Chest
Our favourite pirate is back.

Genres: Action / Adventure / Sequel
Director: Gore Verbinski
Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures
Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Stellan Skarsgard, Bill Nighy
Captain Jack Sparrow is caught up in another tangled web of supernatural intrigue. Although the curse of the Black Pearl has been lifted, an even more terrifying threat looms over its captain and scurvy crew: it turns out that Jack owes a blood debt to the legendary Davy Jones, Ruler of the Ocean Depths, who captains the ghostly Flying Dutchman, which no other ship can match in speed and stealth. Unless the ever-crafty Jack figures a cunning way out of this Faustian pact, he will be cursed to an afterlife of eternal servitude and damnation in the service of Jones. Meanwhile, ruthless pirate hunter Lord Cutler Beckett of the East India Trading Company sets his sights on retrieving the fabled "Dead Man's Chest." According to legend, whoever possesses the Dead Man's Chest gains control of Davy Jones, and Beckett intends to use this awesome power to destroy every last Pirate of the Caribbean once and for all. For times are changing on the high seas, with businessmen and bureaucrats becoming the true pirates--and freewheeling, fun-loving buccaneers like Jack and his crew threatened with extinction.

You, Me and Dupree
Two's company. Dupree's a crowd.

Directors: Joe Russo and Anthony Russo
Distributors: Universal Pictures
Starring: Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson, Matt Dillon, Michael Douglas
Carl and Molly Peterson are just starting their new life together--complete with a cute house, boring neighbours, stable jobs and the routines of newlywed existence. There's just one unfortunate hitch in their perfectly constructed new world. And his name's Dupree. Randy Dupree, Carl's oldest friend and perpetual bachelor, has found himself with nowhere to go after being fired. Carl yanks his jobless/homeless pal out of the bar he's living in and invites him to temporarily crash on the couch--that's just what friends do. Dupree soon charms his way to become a great companion for Molly. Even her dad and the neighbours are falling for his carefree wisdom and charm--frustrating Carl to no end. Soon, everyone (but Carl) begins to root for Dupree to stick around. But as Dupree starts to become a fixture in the Peterson's home, three becomes not just a crowd--but a full blown, hilarious catastrophe.

Top at the Box Office

1. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Our favourite pirate is back.
Genres: Action / Adventure / Sequel
Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Bill Nighy
2. Superman Returns
It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Superman.
Genre: Action / Fantasy / Sci-Fi
Starring: Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden, Kevin Spacey
3. The Devil Wears Prada
Red Hot.
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Starring: Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, Tracie Thoms
4. Click
Everything Will Click.
Genres: Comedy / Sci-Fi
Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken
5. Cars
Ahhh... it's got that new movie smell.
Genres: Action / Comedy / Animation
Starring: Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt


Source: IMDB and YahooMovies


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