new this week in U.S., Canadian, and U.K. theaters: ‘Get Him to the Greek,’ ‘Splice,’ ‘Death at a Funeral,’ ‘The Brothers Bloom,’ more

U.S. AND CANADA/OPENING WIDE Get Him to the Greek: Rock stars (ie, Russell Brand) are a mess, and the normal people who are their fans (ie, Jonah Hill) are only slightly less a mess. Such is the plight of humanity. If you can’t make it to the multiplex, try: • Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008): Which … more…

Splice (review)

What if there were realms in which *woman* was not meant to meddle? It’s not as progressive as it sounds. But you knew that already.

trailer break: ‘Splice’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Hey, it’s David Hewlett from Stargate Atlantis. I bet, alas, that he doesn’t get much to do and ends up eaten by the creature, or comes to some other horrible end. (I miss Rodney…) “Human cloning is illegal. This won’t be human.” Right there is where you … more…