NEW MOVIES. Opening Next Week
Category: Beowulf & Grendel News | Posted by: admin
Article Date: July 2, 2006 | Publication: New York Daily News | Author: Editors
URBANSCAPES Photographer Camilo Vergara documents the changing topography of urban America and its unique neighborhoods through refections of its residents and artists. Wednesday at Two Boots Pioneer Theater.
BEOWULF & GRENDEL This saucy Icelandic update of the Old English epic poem follows Norse warrior Beowulf as he leads a determined group across the sea to battle the vengeful troll Grendel. With Gerard Butler, Sarah Polley, Stellan Skarsgård. Friday at the Quad.
HEADING SOUTH Three middle-aged women travel to Haiti in the late 1970s in search of fun and sexual fulfillment. Friday.
KILL YOUR IDOLS Through gritty concert footage and candid interviews with the artists, this documentary chronicles the development of the underground post-punk music scene from 1972 through 2002. Friday at Cinema Village.
ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE NEW YORK COSMOS A timely look at the whirlwind rise and dramatic fall of the uniquely popular professional soccer team. Friday at the Angelika.
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) must depend on the help of Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) in defeating the infamous Davy Jones, to whom he owes a blood debt. With Bill Nighy, Geoffrey Rush, Jonathan Pryce. Friday.
A SCANNER DARKLY In this thriller set in a dystopian future, a paranoid undercover cop is launched on a disturbing journey after the government instructs him to spy on his friends as part of a war on drugs. Animated, with "rotoscopic" performances by Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Winona Ryder. Friday.