New this week for June 21

Capsule reviews of films opening this week:

June 19, 2012 

  • More information Go to to see trailers for “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” “Brave” and “Seeking a Friend For the End of the World.”


Here's a side of the 16th president you won't find in the Steven Spielberg biopic due at Christmas: During the Civil War, Lincoln (Benjamin Walker) splits his time between thwarting the Confederate Army and chasing down undead bloodsuckers who have invaded our borders.


Pixar is hoping you'll forgive the abomination that was “Cars 2” when you see this fantasy about a princess (Kelly Macdonald) who wields a mean bow and arrow, defies family tradition and becomes a warrior.


What if “Melancholia” had been a romantic comedy? Steve Carell plays a man whose wife freaks out and leaves him after scientists announce a meteor is heading for Earth. Keira Knightley is the neighbor who helps him fill the void.

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