FAIRFIELD — This weekend’s lone movie opening nationwide could be a hard “hobbit” to break.
Ian McKellen and Elijah Wood return to the big screen in “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” The PG-13 movie, directed by Peter Jackson, centers on Bilbo Baggins and his journey, with dwarfs in tow, to reclaim a treasure taken from them.
It is being show in IMAX, IMAX 3D, High Frame Resolution IMAX and 3D.
Opening in limited release are:
“Any Day Now,” rated R, is set in the late 1970s and tells the tale of a teen with Down syndrome, who is abandoned by his mother and is being raised by two gay men. Alan Cumming and Francis Fisher star.
“Let Fury Have the Hour,” not rated, features artists such as Eve Ensler and Chuck D. talking about how the conservative politics of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher affected their work.
“Save the Date” is a romantic drama about a rebound romance. It’s rated R.
Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin and Julianna Margulies star in “Stand Up Guys,” rated R. The plot centers on a man who spent nearly three decades in prison. Upon his release, one of his former partners in crime is trying to kill him.
For showtimes, call the Edwards Theatres at 432-2140, Brenden Theatres at 469-0180 or visit http://www.fandango.com/94533_movietimes.
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