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Amy Gene O'Leary holds a degree in Sport Communication – Broadcasting from Indiana University. Born and raised a Hoosier, she currently works for an event technology company in downtown Indianapolis. When she isn’t busy assisting people with their events, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, shopping, and entertaining.

January 2013 Movie Preview

As the New Year rolls in, Hollywood also brings to us new blockbusters. The cold winter months have many of us wanting to stay indoors, so below is a quick preview of some movies that are hitting theaters in January.

(Photo Credit: Lionsgate)

(Photo Credit: Lionsgate)

Texas Chainsaw 3D

When a young teenager, Heather (Alexandra Daddario), realizes she is adopted and has an inheritance, she heads to Texas with friends to collect. Unbeknownst to Heather, also included in her new family is her cousin, the infamous Leatherface. The horror film picks up where the 1974 classic leaves off, “Texas Chainsaw 3D” hits theaters the beginning of January.

Release Date: January 4th, 2013
Director: John Luessenhop
Starring: Alexandra Daddario, Tania Raymonde, Scott Eastwood

 

 

(Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)


Gangster Squad

Set in the 1940s-50s, “Gangster Squad” is an action movie that focuses on LAPD detectives and their attempt to keep the East Coast gangsters out of the streets of Los Angeles. Sgt. John O’Mara (Josh Brolin) and Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling) team up to keep mob leader Mickey Cohen’s (Sean Penn) world apart from Los Angeles.

Release Date: January 11th, 2013
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Starring: Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Josh Brolin

 

 

(Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures)


Zero Dark Thirty

After the September 2001 attacks Americans shared a common goal: to find the one responsible. “Zero Dark Thirty” follows the heroic years that military and intelligence operatives spent searching and eventually eliminating Osama bin Laden.

Release Date: January 11th, 2013
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt

 

 

(Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox)

(Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox)


Broken City

Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg), an ex-cop turned private investigator, is hired by a powerful mayor (Russell Crowe) to look into the behavior of his scandalous wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones). Billy doesn’t realize how much more trouble he may be in as he suddenly gets brought into a much larger scandal.

Release Date: January 18th, 2013
Director: Allen Hughes
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones

 

 

 

(Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

A new darker spin on the old classic fairy tale, “Hasel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” follows Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton), the fierce brother and sister duo, as they take on the witches of the world. When children from a town go missing, they help by using their skills to track and hunt the dark spirits that have them captured.

Release Date: January 25th, 2013
Director: Tommy Wirkola
Starring: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Peter Stormare

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