Be ready to laugh at the stop-motion film "A Town Called Panic," cringe at the potentially humiliating "The Tooth Fairy" and view "Extraordinary Measures," the first offering from CBS Films.

A TOWN CALLED PANIC

Hilarious and frequently surreal, this stop-motion flick features three plastic toys named Cowboy, Indian and Horse, who share a house in a rural town that never fails to attract the weirdest events. Be ready to laugh, and laugh hard.

EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES

In the first offering from CBS Films, Harrison Ford plays a medical researcher hurriedly trying to find a cure for a fatal disease that’s threatening to kill his bio-tech partner’s two young children in a matter of days. Brendan Fraser co-stars as the harried father.

POLICE, ADJECTIVE

In his follow-up to his acclaimed debut “12:08 East of Bucharest,” Romanian writer-director Corneliu Porumboiu examines the meaning of words, especially those pertaining to the law and its enforcement in the former communist country.

THE TOOTH FAIRY

Dwayne Johnson returns to family comedy with a potentially humiliating turn as a tough guy forced by a judge to don a tooth fairy costume. Ashley (where-has-my-career-gone) Judd costars.

LEGION

When God loses faith in mankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the apocalypse. Humanity's only hope lies in a group of strangers trapped in a desert diner. Paul Bettany and Dennis Quaid star.

CREATION

A candid and deeply personal look at Charles Darwin (Paul Bettany), as he turns to his science to help him overcome the grief created by his daughter’s death. Bettany’s real-life wife, Jennifer Connelly, plays Mrs. Darwin.

 

 

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