Opening This Weekend in Kingstowne: 'The Dictator,' 'Battleship'

Dark Shadows and other movies playing at the Kingstowne Regal 16 this weekend.

This weekend in movies playing in Kingstowne, Rihanna and Friday Night Lights' Taylor Kitsch face off against aliens in Battleship, and Sacha Baron Cohen channels the late Saddam Hussein.


Taylor Kitsch can't get enough of those aliens, can he? Fresh off fighting and romancing extraterrestrials in John Carter, Kitsch returns to earth to battle an intergalactic threat with the help of Rihanna and Liam Neeson.


Battleship is a silly, noisy extravaganza, but humor keeps it afloat (AP)

The Dictator

Sacha Baron Cohen, famous for his gonzo escapades in Bruno, Borat, and Da Ali G Show, plays a dictator committed to keeping democracy out of his country.


The Dictator Stages a Coup of Absurdity (NJ Star Ledger)


What to Expect When You're Expecting

Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz navigate the shoals of motherhood.


Parent Trap (The Village Voice)

See the trailers for this movie in the media box to the right.


Also playing in Kingstowne this weekend:

The Avengers

A group of superheroes, including The Hulk, Captain America, and Iron Man, must fight a menace to humanity--if they can stop fighting each other. 


Avenging Marvels (Metro Weekly)

Dark Shadows

Johnny Depp stars as vampire Barnabus Collins in Tim Burton's comedic homage to the campy '60's drama of the same name.


Undead in the 1970s (San Francisco Chronicle)

The Hunger Games
"The Hunger Games" is about teenagers in a post-apocalyptic world fighting for their lives on television. The movie is based on the book series by Suzanne Collins and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks and others.

Reviews: (Patch)
The Hunger Games Movie Guide (ABCNews)
Review: The Hunger Games (HollywoodReporter.com)

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

An animated movie from Sony Pictures about pirates who are pretty lousy at their jobs.

Reviews: (ChicagoTribune.com)
With 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits,' the Treasure's in the Details
Crew Sets Sail without the Laughs


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