Freshly Popped

Looking for something to keep you out of trouble this weekend? Here’s what’s opening at your local cinema…

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Pain & Gain
Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Michael Bay. Nuff said. This film is based on the true story of a bodybuilder who dreams of a better life. Together with a couple of friends he plans a kidnapping scheme, but things don’t go quite according to plan.

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The Heat
Another dynamic duo – Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. This is the buddy cop film reimagined. Desperate for a promotion an FBI agent is sent on a mission to help catch a drug lord, but to do so she’ll need to team up with another cop.

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Mira Nair directs this film about a young Pakistani man chasing success on Wall Street. But a hostage crisis and his ties to his homeland get in the way of his American dream.

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Zombie Terri’s Pick
This week is a little tricky. I think I’ll have to go with The Heat, mainly because I guess I fit perfectly into the target market, and well, because I’m not really in the mood for the other two.

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