Theatrical Releases For February 18th, 2011

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (PG-13), Comedy – FBI Agent Malcolm Turner and his 17-year-old nephew Trent go undercover at an all-girls’ school for the arts, after Trent witnesses a murder. They pose, respectively, as Big Momma and Charmaine, in order to find evidence incriminating the murderer before he finds them. Stars Martin Lawrence and Brandon T. Jaxckson

Brotherhood (R), Drama – College freshman Adam Buckley sits blindfolded in the back of a van outside of a convenience store as the final step of his initiation into the Sigma Zeta Chi fraternity. Minutes later a fellow pledge is shot. The senior fraternity brother is able to get the injured pledge out of the store alive, but the fraternity’s troubles are just beginning.

I Am (NR), Documentary – A first person documentary of director Tom Shadyac (Bruce Almighty) on his unusual journey of self-discovery. Film includes interviews with Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn and Desmond Tutu, among others.

I Am Number Four (PG-13), Action – A group of nine Earthbound aliens escape their planet just before it was destroyed by a rival species. The group hides out on Earth, disguised as teenagers. The title character (Alex Pettyfer) soon discovers, however, that he is still being hunted by the enemy. Stars Alex Pettyfer, Teresa Palmer and Timothy Olyphant.

Immigration Tango (R), Comedy – An American couple and a foreign couple test the limits of friendship and love when they switch partners and get married for green cards. Stars Elika Portnoy.

The Chaperone (PG-13), Drama – An ex-con tries to rekindle his relationship with his daughter by being a chaperone on her class trip. Stars Paul Levesque, Billy Slaughter and Ariel Winter.

The Last Lions (PG), Documentary – Dereck and Beverly Joubert examine the dramatic decline in the number of lions in Africa and the moral duty to protect them. Narrated by Jeremy Irons.

The Resident (R), Thriller – A beautiful young doctor begins a new life in Brooklyn after separating from her husband. Her stunning loft seems too good to be true, until mysterious occurrences lead her to believe she’s not alone. Stars Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Christopher Lee.

Unknown (PG-13), Thriller – a doctor awakens after a car accident to discover that his wife suddenly doesn’t recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally he plunges headlong into a deadly mystery that will force him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he’s willing to go to uncover the truth. Stars Liam Neeson, January Jones and Diane Kruger.

Vanishing on 7th Street (R), Horror – When a massive power outage plunges the city of Detroit into total darkness, a disparate group of individuals finds itself alone. The entire city’s population has vanished into thin air, leaving behind heaps of empty clothing, abandoned cars and lengthening shadows. Soon the daylight begins to disappear completely, and as the survivors gather in an abandoned tavern, they realize the darkness is out to get them, and only their rapidly diminishing light sources can keep them safe. Stars John Leguizamo, Hayden Christensen and Thandie Newton.

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