‘Labor Day,’ ‘That Awkward Moment’ open Friday
FAIRFIELD — Presidents Day is still a few weeks away, but this weekend’s box office is all about another holiday.
Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet star in the PG-13 drama, “Labor Day,” about a reclusive woman and her 13-year-old son who take in a stranger, only to learn he’s an escaped convict.
The other movie opening on screens across the country this weekend is “That Awkward Moment,” a romantic comedy with Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller. The three pals find themselves questioning their dating lives at the same time. It’s rated R.
Opening in limited release are:
- “At Middleton,” which features Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga in a light-hearted romance that’s rated R. The pair meet touring the campus their children attend, ditch the event and enjoy an afternoon of fun.
- “Best Night Ever,” a comedy about a bachelorette party that turns out to be more than the attendees bargained for. Despite some setbacks that include getting mugged, the participants make the most of what they can get their hands on. It’s rated R.
- “California Scheming,” the tale of a new girl in Malibu who introduces some teens to the world of drugs. It’s not rated.
- “Tim’s Vermeer,” which centers on Texas-based inventor Tim Jenison, the man behind Video Toaster, as he attempts to solve the mystery of how Dutch master Johannes Vermeer was able to paint so photorealistically, 15o years before the invention of photography. It’s rated PG-13.
For showtimes, call the Edwards Theatres at 432-2140, Brenden Theatres at 469-0180 or visit www.fandango.com/94533_movietimes.
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.