New in theaters this week, Aaron Eckhart takes a crack at the classic story of Frankenstein, while Vanessa Hudgens plays a pregnant teen struggling to leave her troubled past behind. Here’s the rundown:
Release Date: Jan 24, 2014 (2D, 3D)
Rated: PG-13 for sequences of intense fantasy violence and action throughout
Runtime: 1 hr. 32 min.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Director: Stuart Beattie
Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Jai Courtney.
Frankenstein’s monster Adam (Aaron Eckhart) gets swept up in a long-running battle between powerful gargoyles and infernal demons seeking the key to his immortality as director Stuart Beattie brings Kevin Grevioux’s acclaimed graphic novel to the screen in this sweeping horror fantasy adventure. Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto and Jai Courtney co-star.
Release Date: Jan 24, 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence and mistreatment, all involving teens, mature thematic material, language and some drug content
Runtime: 1 hr. 40 min.
Director: Ron Krauss
Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, James Earl Jones, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser, Ann Dowd.
Inspired by actual events, writer/director Ron Krauss’ “Gimme Shelter” stars Vanessa Hudgens as Agnes “Apple” Bailey, a pregnant 15-year-old who struggles to make a clean break from her troubled past by checking into a shelter for homeless teens.
There, with a new support system to inspire and guide her, Apple begins the arduous process of building a new life for both herself and her unborn child. Brendan Fraser, Rosario Dawson, James Earl Jones, and Ann Dowd co-star.