Family Friendly Box Office Review-Aliens, More Aliens and a Wolf
Here’s what’s new at the box office this weekend. Stuff for the guys, stuff for the teens and even one for the kids.
“Battle: Los Angeles“ (PG-13) Aaron Eckhart leads a group of Marines in a battle to retake Los Angeles after the rest of the world has fallen to alien invaders. Ne-Yo and Michelle Rodriguez are also in it.
“Red Riding Hood“ (PG-13) Amanda Seyfried plays a not-so-little Red Riding Hood in a werewolf version of the classic fairytale. It’s directed by Catherine Hardwicke, who did the first “Twilight”. Gary Oldman is a werewolf hunter who stirs up suspicion by telling the village that a wolf is living among them. And when he figures out that the wolf has some kind of connection to Amanda, he decides to sacrifice her as bait.
“Mars Needs Moms“ (PG) An animated Disney flick starring Seth Green as a nine-year-old who stows away on a spaceship to rescue his mom after she’s kidnapped by Martians. Joan Cusack is his mom, and chubby comedian Dan Fogler is an earthman who helps him on Mars.
“Jane Eyre“ (PG-13) “Alice in Wonderland’s” Mia Wasikowska plays Jane Eyre in this new adaptation of the classic Charlotte Bronte novel. It also stars Michael Fassbender and Jamie Bell as the men in her life, Edward Rochester and St. John Rivers.