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This Week's New Movies: "Conan", "Fight Night", "One Day," "Spy Kids" & More




    It's a battle of the remakes this week, and Robert E. Howard's loincloth-clad barbarian returns to face off against an 80s vampire cult classic. But, hey, there's also some heart-string abuse, a fourth outing for Robert Rodriguez's kiddie franchise, and more.


    "Fright Night" Trailer

    [NATL] "Fright Night" Trailer
    Colin Farrell and Anton Yelchin star in this remake of the black humor-infused horror flick. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011)

    Fright Night (2011)
    Anton Yelchin stars as a kid who discovers that his new neighbor, played by Colin Farrell, is a vampire, and must turn to a local magician for help killing the bloodsucker before he sinks his teeth into his girlfriend and mom. In theaters everywhere, read our review and other coverage

    Conan the Barbarian (2011)
    After a ruthless warlord kills his father and sacks his village, Conan (Jason Momoa) roams the countryside chasing women and adventure--until one day he happens upon a chance for vengeance. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    "Conan the Barbarian" Trailer

    [NATL] "Conan the Barbarian" Trailer
    Jason Momoa steps into the furry Speedo of Robert E. Howard's epic creation. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011)

    One Day
    Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess star as a pair fo friends who reunite once a year for 20 years on the anniversary of their first meeting in this romantic drama from director Lona Sherfig. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
    Joel McHale and Jessica Alba star in the fourth installment of Robert Rodriguez' epic saga, this time with the aid of Aroma-Scope! You get a free scratch-n-sniff card to consult that goes along with the action--doesn't that sound like fun? In theaters everywhere, watch the trailer

    5 Days of War
    Val Kilmer, Andy Garcia, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Heather Graham star in Renny Harlin's new film about the 2008 war between Georgia and Russia. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Chris Cooper and Garret Dillahunt star in this film from wirter-director John Sayles about the American occupation of the Philippines. In limited release, watch the trailer

    From Rob Minkoff, director of "The Lion King", comes this bank-robbing comedy starring Patrick Dempsey and Ashley Judd. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Programming the Nation?
    A documentary look at the alleged and real uses of subliminal messages that have been bombarding our brains for decades. In limited release, watch the trailer