The weather outside is frightful... might as well take in a movie in a warm, cozy theater this weekend! Here's the scoop on three flicks opening Friday, December 23.
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
Stephen Spielberg directs this 3D, CGI adventure of Tintin (Jamie Bell), a boy detective who finds himself in a world of crazy while pursuing the answer to one of the biggest mysteries in history. On the way, he defies the nefarious Red Rackham (Daniel Craig).
Sexy: A guy who loves his dog
Not sexy: Comic books
Verdict: Are your cousins and all their kids visiting you for the holidays? Round up the wee ones and treat them to this fam-friendly feature — the reviews are in and it's thumbs up all around.
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Starring Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig (busy guy!), this is the first of three films based on Stieg Larsson's super-popular literary trilogy. We won't bother telling you what it's about since you've probably already read the book — and if you haven't read the book, we're not about to spoil it for you. Read the book.
Sexy: Tough chicks
Not sexy: Murderers
Verdict: The books were awesome, the trailers look awesome — this is a no-brainer! Make it a sexy date night with this thriller that will get both your pulses racing.
We Bought a Zoo
Feel-good king Cameron Crowe (Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous) is at it again with this holiday warmer starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson. Two kids hit the jackpot when their single dad decides to buy — and move into — a zoo. How awesome would that be! Based on a true story, the family undergoes many an adventure on their journey to restore the menagerie to its former glory.
Sexy: Single dads
Not sexy: Single dads that smell like a zoo
Verdict: Yet another great choice for the whole family ('tis the season!), this comedy will put a smile on all your faces.