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Opening in theaters this week (February 5)

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by: GATW Guest Writer
February 4th, 2010

FROM PARIS WITH LOVE

Director: Pierre Morel
Stars: John Travolta, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Studio: Lionsgate
The Plot: In Paris, a young employee in the office of the US Ambassador (Myers) hooks up with an American spy (Travolta) looking to stop a terrorist attack in the city.

Keep reading to see the rest of this week’s movies.

DEAR JOHN

Director: Lasse Hallström
Stars: Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins
Studio: Sony Pictures Releasing
The Plot: A romantic drama about a soldier (Tatum) who falls for a co-ed (Seyfried) while he's home on leave. Their relationship is tested in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks, an event that causes him to re-enlist for service.

FROZEN (limited)

Director: Adam Green
Stars: Shawn Ashmore, Emma Bell, Kevin Zegers
Studio: Anchor Bay Films
The Plot: Three snowboarders become stranded on a chairlift at a ski resort. Realizing it'll be a week before the resort opens again, they are forced to make a series of life-or-death decisions.

BANLIEUE 13 - ULTIMATUM (limited)

Director: Patrick Alessandrin
Stars: Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle
Studio: Magnet Releasing
The Plot: Captain Damien Tomasso (Raffaelli) reunites with ex-thug Leito (Belle) for a second mission within District 13, one of the most notorious ghettos in Paris. This time, the look to restore peace by any means necessary in order to prevent a coalition of crooked cops and politicians from using extreme force to raze and redevelop the area.

RED RIDING: 1974 (limited)

Director: Julian Jarrold
Stars: Andrew Garfield, David Morrissey
Studio: IFC Films
The Plot: The first in a trilogy of films that fictionalize the Yorkshire Ripper murders, a series of crimes that gripped northwest England in the 1970s and '80s. Followed by Red Riding: 1980 and Red Riding: 1983.

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