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Film Review The Guilt Trip

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Seth Rogen, left, Pedro Lopez and Barbra Streisand in a scene from "The Guilt Trip." (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Sam Emerson)

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New movies arrive Wednesday, Friday

By From page A6 | December 18, 2012

FAIRFIELD — New movies hit the big screen a few days early this week.

“The Guilt Trip,” which is rated PG-13, stars Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen in a mother-son road trip flick.

“Monsters, Inc. 3D,” rated G, brings the characters in this much-loved movie to life in a new dimension.

Both open Wednesday.

Friday’s new movies are:

“Jack Reacher,” rated PG-13, stars Tom Cruise as enigmatic ex-Army investigator called into work a shooting case. The more he looks at it, the less clear-cut it seems.

“This is 40,” rated R, stars Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann as a couple who face a variety of issues from maturing children to aging parents.

“Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D,” which is not rated, focuses on a young woman who falls in love with an aerialist, only to have him slip and fall. They have to travel in a place that exists between life and death to find each other.

Opening in limited release Wednesday are:

“Amour,” rated PG-13, is about a couple in their 80s whose love is put to the test when she has a heart attack.

“Zero Dark Thirty,” rated R, tells the story of a female operative who was instrumental in locating Osama bin Laden.

Opening in limited release Friday are:

“The Impossible,” rated PG-13, stars Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor as a couple on vacation when their family is caught in a tsunami.

“Not Fade Away” is about three friends who form a band after seeing the Rolling Stones on TV. It’s set in 1964 and is not rated.

“On the Road,” rated R, is about two guys who cast aside conformity and go in search of the pure essence of an experience. Kristen Stewart and Kirsten Dunst are featured.

For showtimes, call the Edwards Theatres at 432-2140, Brenden Theatres at 469-0180 or visit http://www.fandango.com/94533_movietimes.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.
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