New Movies: ‘Joyful Noise,’ ‘Contraband, ‘Beauty and a Beast 3D’


Roman Polanski leads this film instrumentation of a Tony Award-winning Broadway strike “Gods of Carnage,” a darkly humorous demeanour during dual couples (John C. Riley and Jodie Foster, and Christoph Waltz and Kate Winslet) entrance to passive-aggressive blows after they determine to accommodate to plead a fallout from a stadium quarrel involving their sons.


Yet another real-life politician gets her Hollywood close-up in this argumentative crack starring Meryl Streep as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Reuniting with her “Mamma Mia” director, Phyllida Lloyd, Streep delivers another Oscar-worthy impersonation in chronicling a much-maligned Thatcher’s arise to energy in a 1980s.


Local favourite Mark Wahlberg earnings to a movement genre in a story about a former raider (Wahlberg) reluctantly drawn behind into a life of crime after his halfwit brother-in-law (Caleb Landry Jones) gets into prohibited H2O with a cruel drug duke (Giovanni Ribisi). Ben Foster and Kate Beckinsale co-star.


Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton –– hip-hop meets country-western –– onslaught to find peace as a leaders of a parochial gospel choir endeavoring to win a inhabitant singing contest. Adding to a conflict is a budding intrigue between Dolly’s grandson (Jeremy Jordan) and Queen’s pleasing teenage daughter (Keke Palmer). Can we get an amen?


After a outstanding success of September’s re-release of “The Lion King” in a new tacked-on 3-D format, a accountants during Disney couldn’t conflict a enticement to do a same thing to Belle (voice of Paige O’Hara), a Beast (Robby Benson) and Mrs. Potts (Angela Lansbury). Truth be told, this film would be superb in any D.