Ted Trailer #2

Seth MacFarlane as the voice of a 30-something, pot-smoking, chick-banging teddy bear? Yes please. The Family Guy creator does triple duty as writer, director and voice star of Ted. John Bennett made a childhood wish that his beloved stuffed animal come to life and be his best friend. Now, 30 years later, he just won’t move out.

Ted Red Band Trailer

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane hits the big screen for the first time as writer, director and voice of Ted. He tells the story of John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg), a grown man who must deal with the cherished teddy bear who came to life as the result of a childhood wish and has refused to leave his side ever since.

Contraband Review

Mark Wahlberg makes this overly familiar smuggling thriller a lot more engaging than it would’ve been without him.

The Rum Diary Review

The adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s early novel is a likable and spirited pre-gonzo romp but ultimately too watered-down to truly “take the bastards down.”

Contraband

A security guard with financial troubles considers a return to his smuggling ways when an associate offers a potentially lucrative opportunity.

The Rum Diary

Johnny Depp is back and not as a pirate! From the debut novel by Hunter S. Thompson, the increasingly unhinged story of journalist Paul Kemp. Tiring of New York Kemp travels to Puerto Rico to write for a local newspaper. Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Paul soon becomes involved with a shady business man and obsessed with his fiancee. It all gets more complicated from there.

Best Of Netflix: Hell In Suburbia

Suburbia: heaven or hell? We prefer the latter, because what fun is it, otherwise? Here are a few movies that paint a dark portrait of suburban America, featuring Tom Hanks battling devil worshippers, Natalie Portman crying a lot, Jake Gyllenhaal bending space-time and a bunch of high school kids trying desperately to not fall asleep.

Full Release: Movies

This week’s new movies include cop comedy The Other Guys, dance flick Step Up 3D, and more. Check our quick hits.