Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 2, 2013: Smurf’s Up

Posted By on July 31, 2013

The Smurfs return to the big screen this week for another smurfy adventure, while Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg fire their Guns and The Pioneer gets Despicable.

Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this extended holiday weekend of August 2, 2013!

The Smurfs return in a very smurfy sequel.

The Smurfs return in a very smurfy sequel.

Steve Carell (The 40 Year Old Virgin) returns in the animated sequel Despicable Me 2 (rated PG), starting  this Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for a one week run.

Showtime is 8pm nightly at The Pioneer.

Despicable Me

Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig star in ‘Despicable Me’.

Also starring Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids), Russell Brand (Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Ken Jeong (The Hangover), and Benjamin Bratt (Catwoman), you watch a trailer for the film in the player below!

Get ready for a smurfing good time when the lovable tiny blue creatures return in the sequel The Smurfs 2 (rated PG), opening today (Wednesday) at R/C KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills and North Beach Movie Diner in Corolla.

Smurfette meets some new not-so-smurfy friends in 'The Smurfs 2'.

Smurfette meets some new not-so-smurfy friends in ‘The Smurfs 2’.

Reuniting Neil Patrick Harris (Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle) and Hank Azaria (Godzilla) with voice talents of pop star Katy Perry as Smurfette, George Lopez (Valentine’s Day) as Grouchy, and Jonathan Winters (The Flintstones) as the wise Papa Smurf, you can check out a trailer for the comedy in the player below!

For action junkies, Denzel Washington (Training Day) teams up with Mark Wahlberg (Ted) in the new thriller 2 Guns (rated R), opening Friday in Kill Devil Hills.

Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg star in '2 Guns'.

Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg star in ‘2 Guns’.

About two undercover agents from competing bureaus who go on the run together after an assignment goes wrong, you can watch the latest theatrical trailer using the player below!

Click on the link below for additional listings and showtimes.

R/C KDH Movies 10

North Beach Movie Diner

The Smurfs 2 - poster


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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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