Aug 20 2010 by Lizzie Struthers, Kilmarnock Standard
MARMADUKE (U) is the world’s most loveable Great Dane.
It is based on a US newspaper cartoon strip about a family who own a big dog.
Marmaduke (voiced by Owen Wilson) is new to California and tries to blend in with the pooches at a dog park.
Unfortunately, the vicious Bosco (Keifer Sutherland) fights to maintain boundaries between mutts and purebreds. It’s up to Marmaduke to unite the clashing canines in this family comedy.
From the director of The Hills Have Eyes comes the aquatic action thriller Piranha (18) using the latest razor-sharp 3D technology.
Every summer, 50,000 revellers descend on Lake Victoria.
But this year there’s more to worry about than hangovers and sunburn, as an underwater tremor releases scores of prehistoric, blood-thirsty, man-eating fish.
The unlikely group of tourists must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food.
Director M Night Shyamalan brings out the fantasy epic movie The Last Airbender 3D (PG).
The film, based on the successful animated TV series from Nickelodeon, tells the story of Aang (Noah Ringer) – a lone Avatar who has the power to manipulate the four elements.
When the Fire nation launches a brutal war against the nations of Air, Water and Earth, Aang teams up with Katara, a waterbender, and her brother Sokka, to restore balance to the war-torn world.
The film also stars Jackson Rathbone and Dev Patel.
Walt Disney Studios present the epic comedy The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (PG).
Nicolas Cage stars as the modern day master sorcerer who takes on an unwilling accomplice called Dave (Jay Baruchel) to help him fight the forces of darkness.
But it’s going to take more than a crash course in magic for Dave to save the city and get the girl of his dreams.
Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz reunite in the action comedy Knight and Day (12A).
June Havens (Diaz) finds herself mixed up with secret agent Roy Miller (Cruise).