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SUMMER

2011

MOVIE

PREVIEW

Going to the movies is always fun, but with greater leisure time, getting to the local multiplex is almost a summer “must.”

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BC The Magazine // July/August 2011


Here, in order of their theatrical release, is a taste of MOVIES that will be coming to a theater near you. past erupts into the present day, it threatens to bring a war to Earth so massive that the Transformers alone will not be able to save mankind.

Terri (July 1)

A hit at the Sundance 2011 Film Festival, this moving, often funny film centers on the relationship between Terri (Jacob Wysocki), an overweight teen misfit, and the well-meaning vice principal (John C. Reilly) who takes an interest in him.

Monte Carlo (July 1)

While on a trip to Paris with her best friend and her soon-to-be stepsister, Grace is mistaken for a British socialite, resulting in all three young women flying to Monte Carlo for a charity ball, auction and the chance for international romance. However, when a million-dollar necklace goes missing, Grace and her friends must find it before the auction is ruined and their true identities are exposed. Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy and Andie MacDowell star.

Larry Crowne (July 1)

Until he was downsized, affable Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) was a superstar team leader at the big-box company where he worked since his time in the Navy. Behind on his mortgage payments and unsure of what to do with his suddenly free days, Larry heads to his local college to start over. There he becomes part of a colorful community of outcasts, also-rans and the overlooked. He also develops an unexpected crush on his public speaking teacher, Mercedes Tainot (Julia Roberts), who has lost as much passion for teaching as she has for her husband.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (July 1)

Shia LeBeouf returns as Sam Witwicky in the next installment of the Transformers franchise. When a mysterious event from Earth’s

Rapt (July 6)

Stanislas Graff (Yvan Attal) is one of Belgium’s richest men, a business magnate and confidante of the nation’s president. One morning, en route to his office, the tycoon is kidnapped; the kidnappers contact his wife, his lawyer and the second-incommand at his firm, demanding a $50 million-Euro ransom. As Graff’s family and associates ponder what to do, many close to him question if his life is worth the money while the media reveals facts that turn public opinion against him.

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Summer Movie Preview 2011