Here is the Friday Cheat Blog as I call the Movie Guide for today.


New releases this week
Click on the film’s title to read a full review.
Because I Said So
Meddlesome mother worries that her daughter (Mandy Moore) will stay single forever in this generic chick flick.
Glacially paced interracial family drama has some nice, articulate scenes but is ultimately tedious and muddled.
Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds
A gay man pretends he’s not in order to pick up a guy headed back into the closet in this vulgar sequel.
The Messengers
A boy and his teenage sister are clued in to the paranormal at their family’s new farmhouse. This film did not screen in advance for critics.
More movie reviews
Read about all the movies now playing in local theaters.