Movie Reviews: "Conan the Barbarian" AND "One Day" 

Two big films are duking it out for your hard-earned money this weekend. Besides “Fright Night” and “Spy Kids 4” aka “Smell Me!,” we also have “Conan the Barbarian” starring Jason Momoa and “One Day” featuring Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway based on the book by David Nicholls.

So which film should you see first? Take a look!

Here's more info on "Conan the Barbarian" from Yahoo:

A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.

Also Known As: Conan
Conan the Barbarian

Logline: And after watching his fellow tribesmen and his father brutally and cruelly killed, Conan vows to avenge his peoples' slaughter, even if it means sacrificing his own life in the process.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Adaptation and Fantasy

Release Date: August 19th, 2011 (wide)

MPAA Rating: R for strong bloody violence, some sexuality and nudity.

Distributors: Lionsgate

Production Co.: Paradox Entertainment, Inc., Nu Image/Millennium Films, Emmett/Furla Films

Filming Locations: Nu Boyana Studios, Sofia, Bulgaria

Produced in: United States

Cast and Credits

Starring: Jason Momoa, Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lang,Rose McGowan, Said Taghmaoui

Directed by: Marcus Nispel

Produced by: Samuel Hadida, Trevor Short, Danny Dimbort

Here’s more info on “One Day” from Yahoo:

After one day together -- July 15th, 1988, their college graduation -- Emma Morley and Dexter Mayhew begin a friendship that will last a lifetime. She is a working-class girl of principle and ambition who dreams of making the world a better place. He is a wealthy charmer who dreams that the world will be his playground. For the next two decades, key moments of their relationship are experienced over several July 15ths in their lives. Together and apart, we see Dex and Em through their friendship and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. Somewhere along their journey, these two people realize that what they are searching and hoping for has been there for them all along. As the true meaning of that one day back in 1988 is revealed, they come to terms with the nature of love and life itself.

Logline: Dexter and Emma meet for the first time on college graduation day in 1988 and proceed to reunite one day a year for the next 20 years.

Genres: Drama, Romance and Adaptation

Release Date: August 19th, 2011 (wide)

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, partial nudity, language, some violence and substance abuse.

Distributors: Focus Features

Cast & Crew
Anne Hathaway -- Emma Morley
Jim Sturgess -- Dexter Mayhew
Patricia Clarkson -- Alison Mayhew
Romola Garai -- Sylvie Cope
Jodie Whittaker -- Tilly
Jamie Sives -- Mr. Godalming
Georgia King -- Suki Meadows
Rafe Spall -- Ian Whitehead

Directed By: Lone Scherfig

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