Trish’s Trash: New Movies This Weekend (3 remakes!!!)

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Robocop-Joel Kinnaman of AMC’s The Killing lands his first big starring role in the new RoboCop remake. Kinnaman stars as Alex Murphy, a husband, father and policeman who’s injured in the line of duty and then transformed into a half-robot, half-human fighting machine sent out to fight the crime wave in Detroit, circa 2028. Co-starring Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, and Abbie Cornish. Rated PG-13

About Last Night-Kevin Hart looks to repeat his Ride Along success with his new romantic comedy About Last Night. A remake of the 1986 film starring Demi Moore and Rob Lowe, About Last Night stars Hart and Michael Ealy as two single guys in Los Angeles who pick up two single girls — Regina Hall and Joy Bryant — at a bar and then struggle to make the transition from casual hookups to long-term relationships. I loved the first one so much, I’m not sure about this!!!! Rated R

Endless Love-Endless Love is also a remake, of the 1981 drama of the same name that starred Brooke Shields and Tom Cruise. This updated version was produced by the creators of Gossip Girl and stars Gabriella Wilde as Jade, a privileged teenager whose parents try to break up her passionate new relationship with David, played by Alex Pettyfer. Co-starring Bruce Greenwood and Joely Richardson. Rated PG-13

Winter’s Tale-The fantasy drama Winter’s Tale is the directorial debut of screenwriter Akiva Goldsman, who won an Academy Award in 2001 for penning A Beautiful Mind. Colin Farrell stars as Peter Lake, a thief who falls in love with a girl dying of tuberculosis and whose life is rescued by a mysterious white horse that becomes his guardian angel. Co-starring Jennifer Connolly, Russell Crowe, Will Smith, and Jessica Brown Findley. Rated PG-13

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