Here's some new movies to watch today!
- Anaconda (1997)
Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz, Jonathan Hyde, Owen Wilson
When deranged snake hunter Paul Serone tricks a film crew into taking him on their boat so he can hunt a giant anaconda, the group soon finds itself up the Amazon River without a paddle as they become prey for the fearsome reptile.
- Godzilla (1998)
Matthew Broderick, Vicki Lewis, Malcolm Danare, Jean Reno, Hank Azaria
When a freighter is attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts, including a biologist and two scientists, concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the big lizard is loose in Manhattan, destroying everything in sight.
- The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones
In this smashing revival of the iconic masked hero, an aging Zorro passes the torch to young successor Alejandro Murrieta, schooling him in discipline and training him to take up the sword against unscrupulous officials.
- Hustle & Flow (2005)
Terrence Howard, Ludacris, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning
Terrence Howard turns in an Oscar-nominated performance in director Craig Brewer's indie drama as DJay, a pimp with aspirations of grandeur who wants to make it as a rapper but discovers that fame isn't all it's cracked up to be. Offering strong characters and notes of sweet romance amid the urban beats of its central plot, this 2005 Sundance Audience Award winner also won an Oscar for Best Original Song ("It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp").
- Pretty in Pink (1986)
Molly Ringwald, Harry Dean Stanton, Jon Cryer, Annie Potts, James Spader
Working-class misfit Andie thinks her dreams have come true when rich, popular Blane asks her to prom in this coming-of-age classic from John Hughes. Meanwhile, Andie's best friend Duckie pines for her.
- First Winter (2012) - Tribeca Film Festival selection
Samantha Jacobs, Jennifer Kim, Lindsay Burdge, Haruka Hashimoto, Monika Heidemann, Fonlin Nyeu
A group of young Brooklynites moves into a rural farmhouse together, filling their days with sex, art and yoga until a blizzard knocks out the power. As food runs low and tensions run high, they begin to give in to their baser instincts.
- Big Fish (2003)
Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman
In this disarming fantasy told largely through flashbacks, young reporter William Bloom attempts to learn more about his dying father by finding the truth behind a lifetime of his fanciful tall tales and legends of epic proportions.
- Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Richard Dreyfuss, Little Richard
Dave and Barbara Whiteman seem to have it made: He's a successful businessman, and she's a happy homemaker. But their seemingly perfect life suddenly comes undone when a wayward bum ingratiates himself into their Beverly Hills household..
- Manhunter (1986)
William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox, Dennis Farina, Tom Noonan
In this prequel to The Silence of the Lambs, former FBI agent Will Graham returns to action to hunt down a serial killer. Graham retired after catching Hannibal Lecter, and now engages in a risky mind game with Lecter to capture a new murderer.
Melissa Hanson, Cinemit Content Editor, also known as Dial M For Melissa, has been a Cinemit member since 8/29/10, is a member of Criticwire and also writes for MoviePass. Follow me on Twitter @DialMForMelissa or Like Me on Facebook facebook.com/DialMForMelissa