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THE CALL

Opens: March 15

Starring: Halle Berry and Morris Chestnut

Rated: R for violence, disturbing content and some lanuage

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When veteran 911 operator, Jordan (Halle Berry), takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl (Abigail Breslin) who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life.

Based on an original story by Nicole D'Ovidio, Jon Bokencamp and Rich D'Ovidio.

The film screened for a test audience in early November 2012 and scores were even higher than anticipated, prompting Sony to reconsider its release plans to expand the release to more theaters.

 

 

SPRING BREAKERS

Opens: March 22

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez

Rated: R for strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use and violence throughout

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Four college girls who land in jail after robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation find themselves bailed out by a drug and arms dealer who wants them to do some dirty work.

Brit (Ashley Benson), Candy (Vanessa Hudgens), Cotty (Rachel Korine) and Faith (Selena Gomez) have been best friends since grade school. They live together in a boring college dorm and are hungry for adventure. All they have to do is save enough money for spring break to get their shot at having some real fun.

A serendipitous encounter with rapper “Alien” (James Franco) promises to provide the girls with all the thrill and excitement they could hope for. With the encouragement of their new friend, it soon becomes unclear how far the girls are willing to go to experience a spring break they will never forget.

 

Tyler Perry's Temptation

Seduction is the devil's playground.

Tyler Perry's The Marriage Counselor Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.

Opens: March 29

Starring: Vanessa Williams, Brandy Norwood, Jurnee Smollett, Robbie Jones, Ela Joyce, Lance Gross

Rated: PG for some violence, sexuality and drug content

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An Ivy League-educated marriage counselor who gives marital advice but finds it difficult to address issues with her own marriage.

Jurnee Smollett plays the central character in the film. Her character is caught between Lance Gross and Robbie Jones. Smollett’s Judith is an Ivy League educated relationship expert who gives marital advice for a living, yet can't seem to follow that advice in her own marriage to Bryce (Gross). Bored with her life, she breaks her professional code and begins an affair with a smooth talking client (Jones). After the initial excitement of their torrid relationship wears off, Judith realizes that she's made a grave mistake. It will take every ounce of courage and forgiveness for Judith to escape the dangerous situation she finds herself in.Rounding out the cast are Vanessa Williams in the role of Janice, the owner of the firm where Judith practices, and Kim Kardashian as Ava, Judith’s sassy co-worker. Accomplished singer and actress Brandy Norwood, better known to some as simply Brandy, will play Melinda, Bryce’s co-worker, whose personal life ends up intersecting with Judith’s in an unexpected twist.

Based on Tyler Perry's 10th play, which opened in 2008.

"It's about a woman who starts to get restless in her relationship and her choice to be with another man has a huge effect on the rest of her life," explains screenwriter/producer/director Tyler Perry. "She goes on a journey – in her career and in her marriage – and she ends up in a very different place than she expected." In a departure from his previous dramas, this explosive film finds Perry exploring the nature of desire – and just how powerful and dangerous a taste of the forbidden can be. "This is definitely one of the most provocative movies – sexually and otherwise – that I've made," says the director. "There are a lot of people who struggle in their relationships. They make bad choices about their marriages. They get divorced. And so many of them don't step out of their situation and really think about the consequences of what they're doing. This movie asks, ‘Are you sure you want to do this?' It sends up a flag."

 

FREE ANGELA and ALL HER POLITICAL PRISONERS

You know her name. Know her story.

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A feature-length documentary about Angela Davis.

The high stakes crime, political movement, and trial that catapults the 26 year-old newly appointed philosophy professor at the University of California at Los Angeles into a seventies revolutionary political icon. Nearly forty years later, and for the first time, Angela Davis speaks frankly about the actions that branded her as a terrorist and simultaneously spurred a worldwide political movement for her freedom.

 

 

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