This Week In Film…

Friday, November 18 – Thursday, November 24


Walk the Line
Synopsis: He picked cotton, sold door to door, and served in the Air Force. He was a voice of rebellion that changed the face of rock and roll. An outlaw before today’s rebels were born – and an icon they would never forget. He did all this before turning 30. And his name was Johnny Cash (played by Joaquin Phoenix).

“Walk the Line” explores the early years of the music legend, an artist who transcended musical boundaries to touch people around the globe. As his music changed the world, Cash‚Äôs own world was rocked by the woman who became the love of his life: June Carter (Reese Witherspoon). [View Trailer]

Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Patrick, Ginnifer Goodwin, Larry Bagby. Directed by James Mangold. Rated PG-13. Synopsis provided by 20th Century Fox.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
The actors have grown, and so has their Metacritic score. Hogwarts! It looks like this years Harry Potter might be the best yet. Ralph Fiennes (remember it’s pronounced Raif) is added to the cast as Harry’s arch enemy Lord Voldemort. [View Trailer]

Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes. Directed by Mike Newell. Rated PG-13.

Jesus is Magic
The film comprises Sarah Silverman’s performance before a live audience interwoven with stylish musical numbers and backstage intrigue. Comedians Bob Odenkirk and Brian Posehn also make appearances along with Silverman’s band, The Silver Men. Known as one of the funniest and most provocative people in comedy, Silverman has been compared to the legendary Lenny Bruce. Despite the current political climate, she takes on such pitch-black topics as September 11th, unwanted body hair and the Holocaust and spins them into decidedly un-PC comedic gold. [Read the Review]

Starring Sarah Silverman, La’vin Kiyano, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, Laura Silverman. Rated NR. Synopsis provided by Cinemasource.

MACHUCA at Avalon Theatre
This film explores growing friendships and the essence of chilhood during social and economic upheaval in 1973 Santiago, Chile. A timely release considering the wake of the recent riots and protests within that region. [Read Full Story]

Starring Matias Quer, Ariel Mateluna, Manuela Martelli, Ernesto Malbr?°n. Directed by Andr?©s Woods. Rated NR.