Of course if the spirit doesn’t move you to see “Ouija,” you have lots of other options. Five other movies hit theaters Friday, including another big budget action film from Tom Cruise. Here’s this week’s Showtime.
Tom Cruise (as Jack Reacher): “Jack Reacher for Major Turner.”
Holt McCallany (as Col. Morgan): “Major Turner has been arrested.”
Tom Cruise (as Jack Reacher): “On what charge?”
Holt McCallany (as Col. Morgan): “Espionage.”
“Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” is a detective story packed with action.
Tom Cruise (as Jack Reacher): “I’m sorry about this.”
In the film — Tom Cruise fights to prove his innocence and save the life of a girl who may be his daughter.
Tom Cruise: “He was really fun to play. It’s really fun to take Reacher to that place. I think it was the right story for us to go with.”
Tyler Perry (as Madea): “All my life I had to fight.”
Madea is fighting mad in “Boo! A Madea Halloween.” Tyler Perry is back as his favorite character and has to fight off ghosts, zombies and killers in a haunted house. When we chatted with Tyler, he told us why people love Madea so much.
Tyler Perry: “Everybody had one of these Madeas in their life. Either you had one or you knew one or somebody in the family had one. Not politically correct, says what’s on her mind, out of the box, over the top, obnoxious.”
Ewan McGregor (as Seymour ‘Swede’ Levov): “I raised her the way I thought best.”
“American Pastoral” is a haunting movie about a radicalized teenager in the 1960s.
After the teen disappears, her dad — played by Ewan McGregor — spends his life searching for her.
Ewan McGregor: “The story is very much about a father and his daughter and I have four girls and I understand very much what that relationship is about and it became a very personal story for me.”
Rachel Weisz (as Deborah Lipstadt): “You can have opinions about the Holocaust, but I will not meet with anyone who says it didn’t happen.”
“Denial” is the true story of college professor and author Deborah Lipstadt, played by Rachel Weisz, who has to prove in court that the Holocaust actually happened after a Holocaust denier sues her for libel.
Timothy Spall, who plays that denier, says in order to get his character right, he had to separate his emotions from it.
Timothy Spall: “It was never my job to bring my opinions about the person. There is a massive difference between empathy and sympathy and, in a sense, empathy is whatever part you’re playing, you have to empathize with that character.”
Isla Fisher (as Karen Gaffney): “I told you something was up with the Joneses. They’re not who they say they are. Gotta go.”
Isla Fisher and Zach Galifianakis are “Keeping Up with the Joneses.”
It’s no coincidence that Jon Hamm and Gal Gadot move in across the street … and national security is on the line.
Not sure if it’s an action movie or a comedy? Neither are the stars!
Zach Galifianakis: “It looks like an action movie and there’s dumb jokes in the middle of it. It’s great. I really liked it a lot.”
Zach Galifianakis: (as Jeff Gaffney): “Help! Help!”
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