Thursday, October 24, 2002
The Buzz: Weekend Movies
The big blockbusters won't be out until around holiday time. But in the meantime check out this weeks releases, they'll hold you over until then.
(WSVN) Adam Sandler fans get ready to see your favorite funnyman in a new light.
His new movie "Punch, Drunk Love" is described as a romantic comedy... but is alot more edgy than most you've probably ever seen.
Actor, Adam Sandler, says "I guess you could say it's an average man who's not sure why he's waking up every morning...he knows there's a reason he's waking up..."
Until he meets Emily Watson's character and his romantic journey begins.
The man behind "Magnolia" and "Boogie Nights" Directs Sandler and Watson in this offbeat film.
Just in time for halloween, a haunted house story set on the open sea.
"Ghost Ship" stars Julianna Margulies.
She's part of a salvage team that discovers the remains of an ocean liner reported missing 40 years earlier.
The salvage rights are worth a fortune but when the crew gets trapped inside, they learn they've got company and things get really spooky.
Actress, Julianna Margulies, says "I think they're just gonna love the fear factor of it cuz they're not gonna know what happens and the visual effects are stunning and i think with all these great actors we've been able to create people that you're gonna care about within the horror of the film..."
And finally Mark Whalberg and Thandie Newton team up for "The Truth About Charlie."
This one is a remake of the 1963 classic charade starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn.
But is Mark Whalberg a modern day Cary Grant.
Thandie Newton, Actress, says "Mark he brings a real weight to the character he plays...real reliable strong you just want to run up to him and have him look after you.."
He can look after me any day...all of these films open on Friday.