…these movies in April. Part Deux.
An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.
… The Pirates! Band of Misfits. Directed by Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt and starring the voice talent of Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek and Jeremy Piven. Based on two books by Gideon Defoe: The Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists and The Pirates! in an Adventure with Whaling (we’ve also seen this one listed as …an Adventure with Ahab and …an Adventure with Moby Dick though).
Pirate Captain (that’s his name) sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. From the brilliant Aardman Studios!
… One for the Money. Directed by Julie Anne Robinson and starring Katherine Heigl, Jason O’Mara and Daniel Sunjata. Based on the first part of Janet Evanovich’s very popular Stephanie Plum series (click here for our readalikes!). You still have 12 days to enter the draw for free tickets to this movie – click here if you want to know more.
Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin’s bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop from her romantic past.
… The Avengers. Directed by Joss Whedon, and starring, well, everyone in Hollywood, really: Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, and many more. Based on the iconic Stan Lee and Jack Kirby comic books.
Nick Fury and the international agency S.H.I.E.L.D. bring together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers, to help save the Earth from the dastardly Loki and his army.
Extra Movies Based on Books:
Omar m’a tuer – based on Omar, la construction d’un coupable by Jean-Marie Rouart.