Archive for April, 2008

Made of Honor

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA | UK

Runtime: 101 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: It takes a real man to become a maid of honor.

 

Cast: Patrick Dempsey … Thomas 'Tom' Bailey
Michelle Monaghan … Hannah
Kevin McKidd … Colin McMurray
Kadeem Hardison … Felix
Chris Messina … Dennis
Richmond Arquette … Gary
Busy Philipps … Melissa
Whitney Cummings … Stephanie
Emily Nelson … Hilary
Kathleen Quinlan … Joan
Selma Stern … Grandma Pearl
Sydney Pollack … Thomas Bailey Sr.
James Sikking … Reverend Foote
Kevin Sussman … Tiny Shorts Guy
Beau Garrett … Gloria

 

Plot: A guy in love with an engaged woman tries to win her over after she asks him to be her maid of honor.

 

Awards: 1 nomination

Speed Racer

Monday, April 28th, 2008

All Genres:
Action, Family, Sport

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA | Australia | Germany

Runtime: 135 min

Languages: English

Director: Andy Wachowski

Lana Wachowski

Tagline: Go

 

Cast: Emile Hirsch … Speed Racer
Nicholas Elia … Young Speed
Susan Sarandon … Mom Racer
Melissa Holroyd … Speed's Teacher
Ariel Winter … Young Trixie
Scott Porter … Rex
Gian Ganziano … Everyman Announcer
Peter Fernandez … Local Announcer
Harvey Friedman … Harold Ledermann Announcer
Sadao Ueda … Japanese Announcer
Valery Tscheplanowa … Russian Announcer
Sami Loris … Italian Announcer
Olivier Marlo … French Announcer
Sean McDonagh … Celtic Announcer
Kick Gurry … Sparky

 

Plot: The story begins with Speed Racer who is a young man with natural racing instincts whose goal is to win The Crucible…

 

Awards: 8 nominations

War, Inc.

Monday, April 28th, 2008

All Genres:
Action, Comedy, Thriller, War

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 107 min

Languages: English | Hungarian

Director:

Tagline: When it comes to war…America means business

 

Cast: John Cusack … Brand Hauser
Hilary Duff … Yonica Babyyeah
Marisa Tomei … Natalie Hegalhuzen
Joan Cusack … Marsha Dillon
Dan Aykroyd … Mr. Vice President
Sergej Trifunovic … Ooq-Mi-Fay Taqnufmini
Ned Bellamy … Ooq-Yu-Fay Taqnufmini / Zubleh
John McLaughlin … Himself
Montel Williams … GuideStar Voice (voice)
Ben Kingsley … Walken / The Viceroy
Lyubomir Neikov … Omar Sharif (as Lubomir Neikov)
Nikolay Stanoev … Bhodi Bhundhang (as Nikolai Stanoev)
George Zlatarev … Director
Bashar Rahal … Video Guy #1
Velislav Pavlov … Video Guy #2 (as Vesilav Pavlov)

 

Plot: A political satire set in Turaqistan, a country occupied by an American private corporation run by a former US Vice-President…

 

Awards: 1 nomination

Deception

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

All Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 107 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: When you're in this world, no one is who they seem, and everyone is playing the game.

 

Cast: Ewan McGregor … Jonathan McQuarry
Hugh Jackman … Wyatt Bose
Michelle Williams … S
Bruce Altman … Lawyer #1
Andrew Ginsburg … Lawyer #2
Stephanie Roth Haberle … Assistant Controller
Christine Kan … Tennis Player #1
Dante Spinotti … Herr Kleiner / Mr. Moretti
Karolina Muller … Waitress (as Karolina Müller)
Agnete Oernsholt … Woman at Waldorf Astoria
Melissa Rae Mahon … Velvet Rope Dancer #1
Rachel Montez Collins … Velvet Rope Dancer #2
Holly Cruikshank … Velvet Rope Dancer #3
Deborah Yates … Tango Dancer
Bill Camp … Clancey Controller

 

Plot: An accountant is introduced to a mysterious sex club known as The List by his lawyer friend. But in this new world, he soon becomes the prime suspect in a woman’s disappearance and a multi-million dollar heist.

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

All Genres:
Adventure, Comedy

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: USA:107 min (unrated version) | Argentina:114 min

Languages: English

Director: Jon Hurwitz

Hayden Schlossberg

Tagline: This time they're running from the joint.

 

Cast: John Cho … Harold Lee
Kal Penn … Kumar Patel
Rob Corddry … Ron Fox
Jack Conley … Deputy Frye
Roger Bart … Dr. Jack Beecher
Neil Patrick Harris … Neil Patrick Harris
Danneel Harris … Vanessa Fanning
Eric Winter … Colton Graham
Paula Garcés … Maria
Jon Reep … Raymus
Missi Pyle … Raylene
Mark Munoz … Cyrus
James Adomian … George W. Bush
Beverly D'Angelo … Sally
Echo Valley … Tits Hemingway

 

Plot: Follows the cross-country adventures of the pot-smoking duo as they try to outrun authorities who suspect them of being terrorists when they try to sneak a bong on board their flight to Amsterdam.

 

Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination

Baby Mama

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: Argentina:99 min | USA:99 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Would you put your eggs…in this basket?

 

Cast: Tina Fey … Kate Holbrook
Amy Poehler … Angie Ostrowiski
Greg Kinnear … Rob Ackerman
Dax Shepard … Carl Loomis
Romany Malco … Oscar
Sigourney Weaver … Chaffee Bicknell
Steve Martin … Barry
Maura Tierney … Caroline
Stephen Mailer … Dan
Holland Taylor … Rose Holbrook
James Rebhorn … Judge
Denis O'Hare … Dr. Manheim
Kevin Collins … Architect / Rick
Will Forte … Scott
Fred Armisen … Stroller Salesman

 

Plot: A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.

 

Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations

What Happens in Vegas

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 99 min | 101 min (extended edition)

Languages: English | Serbo-Croatian

Director:

Tagline: Get Lucky.

 

Cast: Cameron Diaz … Joy McNally
Ashton Kutcher … Jack Fuller
Rob Corddry … Hater
Lake Bell … Tipper
Jason Sudeikis … Mason
Treat Williams … Jack Fuller Sr.
Deirdre O'Connell … Mrs. Fuller
Michelle Krusiec … Chong
Dennis Farina … Banger
Zach Galifianakis … Dave the Bear
Queen Latifah … Dr. Twitchell
Krysten Ritter … Kelly
Ricky Garcia … Fuller Closets Worker
Andrew Daly … Curtis
Benita Robledo … Maid

 

Plot: Set in Sin City, story revolves around two people who discover they’ve gotten married following a night of debauchery… add synopsis

 

Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations

Delgo

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

All Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 94 min

Languages: English

Director: Marc F. Adler

Jason Maurer

Tagline: In a divided land, a troubled youth and some unlikely friends must save the world from itself.

 

Writers: Marc F. Adler (story) Scott Biear (story)

 

Cast: Freddie Prinze Jr. … Delgo (voice)
Chris Kattan … Filo (voice)
Jennifer Love Hewitt … Princess Kyla (voice)
Anne Bancroft … Sedessa (voice)
Val Kilmer … Bogardus (voice)
Malcolm McDowell … Raius (voice)
Michael Clarke Duncan … Elder Marley (voice)
Louis Gossett Jr. … King Zahn (voice)
Eric Idle … Spig (voice)
Burt Reynolds … Delgo's Father (voice)
Kelly Ripa … Kurrin (voice)
Sally Kellerman … Narrator (voice)
Jed Rhein … Ando
Melissa Suzanne McBride … Miss Sutley / Elder Pearo (voice) (as Melissa McBride)
Jeffrey Winter … Giddy / Lockni Man (voice) (as Jeff Winter)

 

Plot: Delgo, an adventurous but naive teenager, must rally his group of friends to protect their world from conflict between the Lockni and Nohrin people.

Iron Man

Monday, April 14th, 2008

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 126 min

Languages: English | Persian | Urdu | Hindi

Director:

Tagline: This Summer: Heroes Aren't Born, They're Built.

 

Cast: Robert Downey Jr. … Tony Stark
Terrence Howard … Rhodey
Jeff Bridges … Obadiah Stane
Gwyneth Paltrow … Pepper Potts
Leslie Bibb … Christine Everhart
Shaun Toub … Yinsen
Faran Tahir … Raza
Clark Gregg … Agent Phil Coulson
Bill Smitrovich … General Gabriel
Sayed Badreya … Abu Bakaar
Paul Bettany … Jarvis (voice)
Jon Favreau … Hogan
Peter Billingsley … William Ginter Riva
Tim Guinee … Major Allen
Will Lyman … Award Ceremony Narrator (voice)

 

Plot: When wealthy industrialist Tony Stark is forced to build an armored suit after a life-threatening incident, he ultimately decides to use its technology to fight against evil.

 

Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 42 nominations

Casi divas

Friday, April 11th, 2008

All Genres:
Comedy, Musical

Release Year: 2008

Country: Mexico

Runtime: Argentina:107 min (DVD version) | USA:107 min

Languages: Spanish

Director:

Tagline: The smash hit that seduced Mexico has come to America!

 

Writers: Ignacio Darnaude (original idea) Issa López (writer)

 

Cast: Patricia Llaca … Eva
Julio Bracho … Alejandro
Maya Zapata … Francisca
Ana Layevska … Ximena
Daniela Schmidt … Yesenia
Diana Garcia … Catalina
Mónica Huarte … Karen Trigo
Darío T. Pie … Jurado
Daniel Figueroa … Jonathan Armando
Ianis Guerrero … Osiris
Gustavo Sánchez Parra … Satán
Uriel del Toro … Conductor
Pedro Izquierdo … Adrián
Adrian Alonso … Patricks
Keiko Durán … Guiomar Lizárraga

 

Plot: Four ambitious and beautiful young women. From four very different corners of Mexico. Just like hundreds of others…

 

Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination