What’s Playing? July 3, 2013

The Lone Ranger (PG-13) is a modern day, fast action, fist flying, train-chasing version of the classic Radio Serial hit. Armie Hammer (Mirror Mirror) is the new face of the mask-wearing hero, John Reid aka The Lone Ranger. After being transformed, seemingly brought back from the dead, by an outcast Comanche Warrior, Reid and his new Native American ally, Tonto (Johnny Depp, Dark Shadows) join forces to bring justice to a Texas town where the lawmen are just as corrupt as the bandits.


The Lone Ranger and Despicable Me 2

The Lone Ranger and Despicable Me 2



This film also stars Helena Bonham Carter (Les Miserables) as Red Harrington, William Fichtner (Ultraviolet) as the scarred faced outlaw, Butch Cavendish, Tom Wilkinson (Batman Begins) as railroad man, Latham Cole and Ruth Wilson (Anna Karenina) as Rebecca Reid, the wife of Reid’s brother.

The film is directed by Gore Verbinski, who has directed several other Johnny Depp films, such as the Pirates of the Caribbean Franchise and the animated film Rango.

Despicable Me 2 (PG) Steve Carell is back as Gru, the villain with a heart. When the world is in dire need of a superhero, the AVL (Anti-Villain League) calls on none other then the criminal mastermind himself. Why? Because to beat a villain, you have to think like a villain. Gru is partnered up with Agent Lucy Wilde (Kristen Wig, Bridesmaids) and his daughters Margo (Miranda Cosgrove, iCarly), Edith (Dana Gaier, Despicable Me) and Agnes (Vertical) are determined to get the two together.

Also featuring the voices of Benjamin Bratt (Snitch) as the villainous El Macho, Russell Brand (Rock of Ages), Ken Jeong (The Hangover), Steve Coogan (The Other Guys), Nasim Pedrad (Saturday Night Live) and last but not least, the men behind the voices of the adorable minions, Mr. Pierre Coffin and Mr. Chris Renaud, who are also the film’s Directors.


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