This week in theaters

This week in theaters

May 24, 2012, Thursday/ 18:03:00

‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’

During the Bosnian War in the 1990s, Danijel (Goran Kostic), a young Serb soldier, discovers Ajla (Zana Marjanovic), a Bosnian girl, is being held prisoner. The two knew each other before the conflict began and came close to falling in love. But as the war takes an effect on their lives, their relationship changes. Directed by: Angelina Jolie Genre: drama Cast: Zana Marjanovic, Goran Kostic, Vanesa Glodjo, Rade Serbedzija, Boris Ler, Alma Terzic, Jelena Jovanova

‘The Monsters’ Dinner’

On any given evening in any given place, a married couple, J. and M., are preparing to host another couple, K. and D., for dinner. The night starts out normally enough, albeit with a little tension between the hosts. Moments later, K. and D. arrive with a present. After catching up in the living room, the couples move to the dinner table. As the night unfolds, the sick universe inhabited by these four manifests, and gradually we learn that in this universe art is prohibited; hatred and narcissism are seen as normal; and no one is surprised when the police murder the neighbor in the next-door apartment in front of them. Outside night is falling, but inside it is getting even darker. Directed by: Ramin Matin Genre: thriller Cast: İbrahim Selim, Pınar Töre, Tuğrul Tülek, Gizem Erdem

‘The Monk’

After Ambrosio (Vincent Cassel) is abandoned on the doorstep of a monastery, he is brought up by the Capucin friars, leading him to become an unrivaled preacher whose sermons draw huge crowds -- until Satan knocks at his door to tempt him away. Adapted from Matthew Lewis’ gothic novel of the same name. Directed by: Domink Moll Genre: thriller Cast: Vincent Cassel, Deborah François, Joséphine Japy, Catherine Mouchet

‘Dirty Girl’

Danielle (Juno Temple) is labeled the “dirty girl” of Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma, around 1987. When Danielle’s misbehavior gets her banished to a remedial class, she is paired up with Clarke (Jeremy Dozier), an innocent closet-gay with no friends. Danielle is determined to get to California to find the father she’s never met and Clarke is desperate to escape being sent to military school by his homophobic dad. Together, the misfits set out for California on a journey of self-discovery through a funny and serendipitous friendship. Directed by: Abe Sylvia Genre: comedy Cast: Juno Temple, Milla Jovovich, William H. Macy, Mary Steenburgen

‘Top Cat: The Movie’

Hanna-Barbera’s classic cartoon “Top Cat” remade into a movie: Top Cat and his gang face a new police chief, who is not at all happy with officer Dribble’s performance trying to prevent Top Cat’s scams. Directed by: Alberto Mar Genre: animated Voice cast: Yekta Kopan, Raul Anaya, Jorge Arvizu, Jim Conroy

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