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New this Week: ‘Happy Feet Two,’ ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1′ and ‘Evil Dead 2: 25th Anniversary Edition (Bd)’

Hitting movie theaters this weekend:

Happy Feet Two - Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Pink

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 - Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner

Movie of the Week

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

The Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner

The Plot: The Quileute and the Volturi close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses different threats to the wolf pack and vampire coven.

The Buzz: The only drawback to having to choose a movie of the week becomes apparent on weeks such as this one, wherein I have absolutely zero interest in any of the new releases. First of all, I hated what I saw of the first Happy Feet, and the trailer for Happy Feet Two advertises a film which looks to be about as bearable as swallowing a glass full of shards of glass. And so, the
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New DVD & Blu-ray Releases: Week of Nov 15, 2011

This week, Syfy’s Being Human: The Complete First Season takes center stage in New DVD & Blu-ray releases. There are also several hits for nostalgic fans looking to make the upgrade from DVD to Blu-ray. Classics like My Fair Lady, West Side Story and Looney Tunes all get a Blu-ray release. Gaming and Anime fans will want to check out Assassins Creed: Lineage and Bleach the Movie: Fade to Black respectively. What blu-rays and dvds are you watching this week? Being Human: The Complete First Season [Blu-ray] Starring Sam Huntington, Sam Witwer West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray] Starring Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno My Fair Lady [Blu-ray] Starring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper Evil Dead 2 [Blu-ray] Starring Bruce Campbell, Dan Hicks, Ted Raimi Larry Crowne [Blu-ray] Starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Sarah Mahoney, Roxana Ortega, Randall...

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July Preview: Larry Crowne, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, and Horrible Bosses

Monthly Movie Preview – July 2011

It’s summer. Period. No more discussion. You see, in Portland summer doesn’t fully hit until Fourth of July weekend. We survive through June with rain, overcast skies, and a lot of 60 degree days. No more. We are also officially in summer, and more importantly … Summer Blockbuster Season. The big boys are coming out to play (Harry Potter, Tom Hanks, Captain America). So with that, let’s get to it.

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Movie of the Week

Larry Crowne

The Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Sarah Mahoney

The Plot: Larry (Hanks) loses his retail job and decides to go to community college. Ms. Tainot (Roberts) is his speech teacher who is going through struggles of her own.

The Buzz: Likeable. It has to be, right? Hanks is our box office everyman so putting him through our economic downturn, searching for a job,
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New this Week: ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon,’ ‘Larry Crowne’ and ‘Sucker Punch (DVD)’

Hitting movie theaters this weekend:

Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Shia Labeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson

Larry Crowne - Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Sarah Mahoney

Monte Carlo - Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy

Movie of the Week

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

The Stars: Shia Labeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson

The Plot: The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the Moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.

The Buzz: In a recent interview regarding Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Michael Bay increased my optimism here tenfold when he said, “I got rid of the dorky comedy. We have a more serious story this time, and I’m trying to make up for the other two. It’s dork-free Transformers!”

Seriously, if this is true, this one might actually be good – I’m officially stoked — like 10/10 stoked!

I should
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Contest: Win Larry Crowne Prizes

Contest: Win Larry Crowne Prizes
Larry Crowne, which was written and directed by star Tom Hanks, will hit theaters nationwide on July 1, which also stars Julia Roberts. We are celebrating this new release with a contest where we are giving away a $50 gas card, t-shirt and notebook from the drama. Take a look at how you can win these prizes below.

Winners Receive:

$50 gas cardLarry Crowne t-shirtLarry Crowne notebook

Here's How To Win!

Just "Like" (fan) the MovieWeb Facebook page (below) and then leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours!

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Oscar winners Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts reunite for a dramatic comedy about how the hard knocks from today's recession inspire one everyday guy to undergo a personal reinvention: Larry Crowne.

Until he was downsized, affable, amiable Larry Crowne (Hanks) was a
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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 25 Pairs of Chicago Passes to ‘Larry Crowne’ With Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts

Chicago – In our latest dramedy/romance edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 25 admit-two passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of the new film “Larry Crowne” with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts from co-writer, director and star Tom Hanks!

Larry Crowne” also stars Sarah Mahoney, Roxana Ortega, Randall Park, Brady Rubin, Alex Quijano, Tina Huang, E-Kan Soong, Tarina Pouncy, Sy Richardson, Julie Wagner, Rob Riggle, Erin Underwood, Dale Dye and Barry Sobel. The film, which is also written by Nia Vardalos, opens on July 1, 2011.

To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “Larry Crowne” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. Directions to enter this Hookup and win can be found beneath the graphic below.

The movie poster for “Larry Crowne” with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts.
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