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New in Theaters: 'Elysium,' 'We're The Millers,' 'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,' 'Planes'

9:17 AM 8/9/2013 by Logan Falk
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Several new releases are blazing their way into theaters this week, promising quite the menagerie of genres and flavors for audiences this weekend: there’s a futuristic action flick, a decidedly adult comedy, a sequel to the movies adaptation of a fantasy novel series, and a new Disney film. The one unifying quality of these films seems to be a general lukewarm critical reception.

Critics Consensus: Elysium Soars; Planes is Grounded

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got a futuristic factory worker (Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster); anthropomorphic aircraft (Planes, with voice performances from Dane Cook and Julia Louis-Dreyfus); a drug-smuggling "family" (We're the Millers, starring Jennifer Aniston 6 years 42 weeks ago via jetli

Box Office Report: 'We're the Millers' No. 1 Wednesday With $6.8 Mil, Nabs A- CinemaScore

feedproxy.google.com – Also opening was "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," which placed No. 2 with $5.5 million. 6 years 42 weeks ago via donnieyen

Box Office Report: 'We're the Millers' Winning Wednesday With $7 Million-Plus

feedproxy.google.com – New Line's raunchy comedy, headlining Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston, and "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" are opening midweek to get a jump on "Elysium" and "Planes." 6 years 42 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Box Office Shocker: 'Now You See Me' Crosses $100 Million Overseas

feedproxy.google.com – Summit's $75 million magician heist pic has earned roughly $235 million worldwide, more than big-budget tentpoles "The Lone Ranger" and "White House Down." 6 years 42 weeks ago via brucelee

Box Office Report: 'We're the Millers' Opens to $1.7 Million Tuesday Night

feedproxy.google.com – New Line's raunchy comedy stars Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis. 6 years 42 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Check Out The Futuristic Concept Art of 'Elysium' and a Word From Neill Blomkamp [Exclusive]

feedproxy.google.com – If destroying a corrupt system of impoverishment was as simple as having a weaponized skeleton grafted onto our bodies and infiltrating the most secure fortress in existence, we’d all do it. That’s a given. Fortunately we don’t have to because Matt Damon is willing to take on the challenge for us in Elysium.

6 years 42 weeks ago via jetli

'Elysium' Director Neil Blomkamp Felt Lucky After 'Halo' Movie Failure

screenrant.com – The plot of director Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi sleeper hit District 9 seems to unfold uncannily like that of a video game, with a main character who starts out on one side of a war but eventually finds himself fighting his former allies. All this is due to an alien infection in his hand that causes him to gradually mutate, unlocking new abilities and weapon skills along the way and transforming from a somewhat weedy pencil-pusher into a force to be reckoned with. 6 years 42 weeks ago via jetli

Exclusive: Matt Damon Talks Bourne & Rounders Sequels

latino-review.com – In a recent sit-down interview with Matt Damon for Elysium’s pressday in NYC, he revealed his apparent love for SciFi’s and great enthusiasm in teaming up with Neil Blomkamp, since having fallen head over heals with D9. He also chatted about sequels he’d consider making and has in fact been brooding on.

6 years 42 weeks ago via jackiechan

Matt Damon Takes on a Robot in a New Clip from Elysium

comingsoon.net – We've got just two weeks left before director Neill Blomkamp latest, Elysium hits theaters and, today, we've got a new clip from the sci-fi actioner that features leading man Matt Damon taking on a security robot. 6 years 43 weeks ago via brucelee
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In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hardline government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration...
Neill Blomkamp
August 09, 2013