New At The Movies: ‘Lady In The Water,’ ‘My Super Ex Girlfriend’ & More
First Published: July 21, 2006 2:54 PM EDT Credit: Access Hollywood
-- “My Super Ex-Girlfriend”
Starring: Luke Wilson, Uma Thurman, Anna Faris, Eddie Izzard, Wanda Sykes, Rainn Wilson
Breaking up is hard to do, but sometimes it can be downright dangerous. Matt Saunders thinks he?s finally found the perfect girlfriend, the beautiful Jenny Johnson — who just so happens to be a superhero. When Jenny/G-Girl becomes overly possessive, Matt wants to call it quits,but how do you break up with a superhero? A scorned woman, Jenny/G-Girl unleashes on her ex the full fury of her super-powered wrath as she sets out on a no-holds-barred mission to bust up Matt?s budding romance with his co-worker Hannah.
Starring: Brian O’Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ethan Suplee, Jason Lee, Kevin Weisman, Wanda Sykes, Ben Affleck
The continuing tale of Dante and Randal, two slackers who find that life must change now that they are in their thirties, when it’s time to grow up and do something more than just sit around, dissect pop culture and talk about sex.
“Lady In The Water”
Starring: Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Freddy Rodriguez, Jeffrey Wright
Cleveland Heep, a modest building manager, rescues a mysterious young woman from danger and discovers she is actually a narf — a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the treacherous journey from our world back to hers. Cleveland and his fellow tenants start to realize that they are also characters in this bedtime story. As Cleveland falls deeper and deeper in love with the woman, he works together with the tenants to protect his new fragile friend from the deadly creatures that reside in this fable and are determined to prevent her from returning home.
Starring: Steve Buscemi, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jon Heder, Jason Lee, Kevin James, Kathleen Turner, Fred Willard
Although no adults will believe them, three children realize a neighbor’s house is really a monster. They must find a way to stop the house and save the neighborhood.
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