Independent & Foreign Films

Hello Lonseome (Unrated) Ensemble drama examining the diverging fates of a trio of unlikely couples: A just-dumped voiceover actor (Harry Chase) befriended by a cynical deliveryman (Kamel Boutros); an elderly widow (Lynn Cohen) who finds comfort in the arms of her young, next-door neighbor (James Urbaniak) after becoming stuck in the suburbs when she loses her driver’s license; and a sports fan (Nate Smith) who falls in love with a woman (Sabrina Lloyd) he meets online after what was just supposed to be a one-night stand.

Puzzle (Unrated) Argentinean drama about a bored housewife (Maria Onetto) who unexpectedly develops a new zest for life upon solving the puzzle she receives as a 50th birthday present. With Gabriel Goity, Arturo Goetz and Henny Trayles. (In Spanish with subtitles)

Spork (Unrated) Bit-punk musical comedy starring Savannah Stehlin in the title role as an ostracized junior high student mercilessly teased by mean girls who tries to improve her social standing by entering a school dance competition. With Sydney Park, Rachel G. Fox, Michael William Arnold and Halston Autumn McMurray.

Big Budget Films

The Hangover Part II (R for brief violence, full-frontal nudity, pervasive profanity, drug use and graphic sexuality) The members of the Wolf Pack (Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper and Justin Bartha) reunite for a raunchy bachelor party in Bangkok for another gullible groom-to-be (Ed Helms). What happens in Thailand, stays in Thailand! Ensemble includes Dr. Ken Jeong, Sasha Barrese, Jamie Chung, Jeffrey Tambor and Mike Tyson.

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG for mild violence and martial arts sequences) Animated 3-D sequel finds Master Po (Jack Black) teaming with the Furious Five (Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, Jackie Chan and David Cross) kung fu legends to defend the Valley of Peace from a diabolical albino peacock (Gary Oldman) armed with a secret weapon. Voice cast includes Dustin Hoffman, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Haysbert, Michelle Yeoh and James Hong.

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