Film openings

May 02, 2008

Next Friday

MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS -- (Weinstein Co.) Director Wong Kar Wai makes his English-language debut with the story of a young woman (Norah Jones) who suffers a bad breakup and then works her way across the U.S. as a waitress. With Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Rachel Weisz and David Strathairn.

MY BROTHER IS AN ONLY CHILD -- (THINKFilm) Two brothers from a small Italian town develop passionate, polarizing ideas about politics with a woman caught in the middle. With Riccardo Scamarcio, Elio Germano and Diane Fleri.

REDBELT -- (Sony Pictures Classic) Circumstances drive a jiu jitsu master to enter a prize fight. With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Emily Mortimer, Alice Braga and Tim Allen.

SPEED RACER -- (Warner Bros.) The brothers behind the Matrix trilogy shift gear to make a live-action version of the '60s Japanese-animated series. Like the cartoon, the action adventure is focused around an elite group of professional racers who vie for primacy on the international circuit. With Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci and Matthew Fox.

THEN SHE FOUND ME -- (THINKFilm) Helen Hunt makes her feature-directing debut and stars as an overwhelmed schoolteacher struggling with the separation from her husband, the death of her adoptive mother, the apparent appearance of her birth mother and an affair with the father of a student. With Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler and Colin Firth.

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS -- (20th Century Fox) Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher star as strangers who awaken to discover they are bound by a quickie marriage and a large jackpot. With Rob Corddry and Dennis Farina.

YOUNG AT HEART -- (Fox Searchlight) A documentary crew follows a New England senior citizens chorus as they travel the world, covering songs by everyone from the Clash to Coldplay.

Release dates are subject to change.

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