New cinema releases out this week (20th November 2009)

The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner

New Moon is the second in a line of films based on the best seller books by Stephanie Meyer. The supernatural thriller continues on from the previous film release (Read Twilight Review) telling the story of love between Bella and Edward. In New Moon, we find Bella (Kristen Stewart) depressed and alone as her vampire lover Edward leaves her. Finding comfort in the shape of her old friend Jacob, Bella’s life takes another turn as she finds out about her friends true nature. Read the complete New Moon Review.

The Informant
Starring: Matt Damon, Melanie Lynskey

Director Steven Soderbergh teams up with Matt Damon for this film about the true story of Mark Whitacre, a corporate whistleblower who brings in the FBI when he discovers that his company is involved in a price-fixing scandal.

A Serious Man
Starring: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Fred Melamed

Larry Gopnik, a physics professor, discovers his wife is leaving him for one of his acquaintances. Meanwhile his unemployable brother is sleeping on the couch, his son is in constant trouble and his daughter is stealing money to fund a nose job. If that wasn’t enough, a student is also trying to sue and his neighbour torments him by sunbathing in the nude. Visiting three different rabbis for advice, Larry struggles to get his life back on track and become ‘a mensch’ – a serious man.

Glorious 39
Starring: Romola Garai, Bill Nighy

Period thriller starring Romola Garai as a child of the British elite who uncovers a conspiracy to keep Britain out of the Second World War. The story focuses on the formidable Keyes family, a family determined to preserve their very traditional, English way of life in the midst of the political uncertainty of the War.

The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Life
Starring: Jacques Gamblin, Zabou Breitman

A huge hit in france (Le Premier Jour Du Reste De Ta Vie) , The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Life is about a family called the Duval’s, and their individual experiences on a particular day for each of them during the years 1988 and 2000. Told in five chapters, the film focuses on the troubles within a typical family, more so the relationship between the children (As they grow up) and the parents.

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Having a huge passion for films I figured what better excuse to have for watching more than writing about them! My favorite films include Van Wilder, LOTR, Heat, and The shining. Im quite versatile and enjoy watching most types of films except romance - not really my scene..

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