CW50 is the place to watch movies this weekend. Check out this week’s lineup, plus read a haiku for each film written by on of our in-house poets.
Saturday 2 p.m. The Jungle Book 2 (TV-G, G, **) Mowgli returns to the jungle because he feels out of place despite the efforts of his new friend Shanti but fails to consider the danger of Shere Khan.
The Jungle Book Two
There is danger all around
Make wise choices please
Saturday 4 p.m. Picture This! (TV-PG, NR) A high school wallflower lands a date with the school’s most popular guy, but in order to go to the party, she must out-maneuver his ex-girlfriend.
I have a cute date
His ex doesn’t like me much
I win in the end
Sunday 2 a.m. Gangs of New York (TV-MA, R, ***) A young man who witnessed his father’s murder 16 years prior infiltrates a violent and powerful New York gang with plans to exact revenge for his dad’s death.
Help, my dad is dead
I will have my revenge now
Why am I so sad?
Sunday 1 p.m. Hitman (TV-14, R, **+) A genetically engineered assassin accepts an assignment to take out a Russian head of state, but he meets a strange Russian woman who changes his plans.
Russian people are crazy
Cool video game
Sunday 3 p.m. Arlington Road (TV-MA, R, ***) A college professor’s paranoia and fear of terrorist hate groups fuels his suspicions when his new all-American neighbors begin to act a bit unusual.
Terrorism is hard
There’s lots of planning involved
Sunday 8 p.m. Man on Fire (TV-14, R, ***) A former assassin is hired to protect the nine-year-old daughter of a wealthy businessman, and when she is kidnapped, he vows to kill all those responsible.
Don’t kidnap my kid
You’ll die a terrible death
Beware, you’ve been warned
Janus Ajax is one of CW50′s summer interns and one of our in-house poets. I’m a wandering spirit and I like Alpacas very much. Follow me on twitter @JanusAjax or find me on tumblr at JanusAjax.tumblr.com and remember that the world is a better place with you in it.