Weekend Movie Preview: January 7, 2011

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This weekend doesn't provide much choice in the new movie department, but there's still some blockbusters set to hit theaters this weekend.  Season of the Witch is out in wide release, and Country Strong, which premiered in December, gets a wide release.

Season of the Witch: This supernatural thriller stars Nicholas Cage and Ron Perlman.  Cage stars as a 14th-century knight who transports a suspected witch to a monastery, where monks deduce her powers could be the source of the Black Plague.   There, the monks will perform an ancient ritual to get rid of the curse.  The find out that the girl is harboring a dark secret that could threaten them all.  

Country Strong:  Country Strong gets a wider release this weekend.  It was originally released in limited theaters in December, but now everyone has a chance to see this drama.  The film centers on a rising country-music songwriter (Hedlund) who sparks with a fallen star (Paltrow). Together, they mount his ascent and her comeback, which leads to romantic complications involving her husband/manager (McGraw) and a beauty queen-turned-singer (Meester).

Blue Valentine, True Grit, and Meet the Fockers are some of the titles still out in theaters as well.

Which new flick are you looking to check out? 

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