Archive for September, 2008

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 112 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: high school graduation

 

Cast: Zac Efron … Troy Bolton
Vanessa Hudgens … Gabriella Montez
Ashley Tisdale … Sharpay Evans
Lucas Grabeel … Ryan Evans
Corbin Bleu … Chad Danforth
Monique Coleman … Taylor McKessie
Olesya Rulin … Kelsi Nielsen
Chris Warren Jr. … Zeke Baylor
Ryne Sanborn … Jason Cross
KayCee Stroh … Martha Cox
Bart Johnson … Coach Jack Bolton
Alyson Reed … Ms. Darbus
Matt Prokop … Jimmie Zara
Justin Martin … Donny Dion
Jemma McKenzie-Brown … Tiara Gold

 

Plot: As seniors in high school, Troy and Gabriella struggle with the idea of being separated from one another as college approaches. Along with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical to address their experiences, hopes and fears about their future. add synopsis

 

Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations

Forever Strong

Friday, September 26th, 2008

All Genres:
Drama, Sport

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: USA:112 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: The Greatest Victories are Born in the Heart

 

Cast: Gary Cole … Coach Larry Gelwix
Sean Astin … Marcus Tate
Neal McDonough … Coach Richard Penning
Sean Faris … Rick Penning
Julie Warner … Natalie Penning
Penn Badgley … Lars
Eliot Benjamin … Marty
Michael J. Pagan … Kurt
Nathan West … Quentin
Max Kasch … Griggs
Arielle Kebbel … Emily
John Kepa Kruse … Tumo
Junior Salt … Peeta
Jeremy Earl … Sanchez
Larry Bagby … Coach Cal

 

Plot: A talented-but-troubled rugby player must play against the team his father coaches at the national championship.

 

Awards: 1 win

Nights in Rodanthe

Friday, September 26th, 2008

All Genres:
Drama, Romance

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA | Australia

Runtime: 97 min

Languages: Spanish | English

Director:

Tagline: It's never too late for a second chance

 

Cast: Diane Lane … Adrienne Willis
Richard Gere … Dr. Paul Flanner
Christopher Meloni … Jack Willis
Viola Davis … Jean
Becky Ann Baker … Dot
Scott Glenn … Robert Torrelson
Linda Molloy … Jill Torrelson
Pablo Schreiber … Charlie Torrelson
Mae Whitman … Amanda Willis
Charlie Tahan … Danny Willis
Carolyn McCormick … Jenny Flanner
Ted Manson … Old Gus
Ato Essandoh … Jean's Lover
Terri Denise Johnson … Medical Resident
Jessica Lucas … Admiring Nurse

 

Plot: A doctor who is traveling to see his estranged son sparks with an unhappily married woman at a North Carolina inn.

Passengers

Friday, September 26th, 2008

All Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA | Canada

Runtime: 93 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: The Truth Can't Hide Forever

 

Cast: Anne Hathaway … Claire
Patrick Wilson … Eric
Andre Braugher … Perry
Dianne Wiest … Toni
David Morse … Arkin
William B. Davis … Jack
Ryan Robbins … Dean
Clea DuVall … Shannon
Don Thompson … Norman
Andrew Wheeler … Blonde Man
Chelah Horsdal … Janice
Karen Austin … Hospital Receptionist
Elzanne Fourie … Young Emma
Stacy Grant … Emma
Conner Dwelly … Young Claire

 

Plot: A grief counselor working with a group of plane-crash survivors finds herself at the root of a mystery when her clients begin to disappear. add synopsis

City of Ember

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

All Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 90 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Discover The Secret

 

Cast: David Ryall … Chief Builder
Ian McElhinney … Builder
Harry Treadaway … Doon Harrow
Tim Robbins … Loris Harrow
Bill Murray … Mayor Cole
B.J. Hogg … Mayor's Guard
Toby Jones … Barton Snode
Lucinda Dryzek … Lizzie Bisco
Matt Jessup … Joss
Lara McIvor … Roner
Myles Thompson … Smat
Eoin McAndrew … Student #1
Rachel Morton … Student #2
Conor MacNeill … Student #3
Lorraine Hilton … Miss Thorn

 

Plot: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember’s once powerful generator is failing … and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.

 

Awards: 3 nominations

Igor

Friday, September 19th, 2008

All Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA | France

Runtime: 87 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: All men aren't created Evil.

 

Writers: Chris McKenna (written by) and John Hoffman (additional screenplay)

 

Cast: John Cusack … Igor (voice)
Myleene Klass … Dr. Holzwurm (voice)
Robin Walsh … Dr. Holzwurm's Igor (voice) (as Robin Howard)
Matt McKenna … Dr. Herzschlag (voice)
John Cleese … Dr. Glickenstein (voice)
Steve Buscemi … Scamper (voice)
Sean Hayes … Brain (voice)
Jess Harnell … Announcer / Royal Guard #2 (voice)
Eddie Izzard … Dr. Schadenfreude (voice)
Jennifer Coolidge … Jaclyn / Heidi (voice)
Jay Leno … King Malbert (voice)
Molly Shannon … Eva (voice)
Zoë Bright … Blind Woman / Killiseum Fan #1 (voice)
Sophia Eraklis … Blind Orphan #1 (voice)
A. Cheron Hall … Blind Orphan #2 / Blind Orphan #4 (voice)

 

Plot: Animated fable about a clich

Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

All Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 91 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: 50% Warrior. 50% Lover. 100% Chihuahua.

 

Cast: Piper Perabo … Rachel
Manolo Cardona … Sam Cortez
Jamie Lee Curtis … Aunt Viv
José María Yazpik … Vasquez
Maury Sterling … Rafferty
Jesús Ochoa … Officer Ramirez (as Jesus Ochoa)
Eugenio Derbez … Store Owner
Omar Leyva … Ranger
Naomy Romo … Ranger
Ali Hillis … Angela
Marguerite Moreau … Blair
Nick Zano … Bryan
Carmen Vera … Inn Keeper Lady
Gina Gallego … Shelter Director
Hiram Vilchez … Desk Clerk

 

Plot: While on vacation in Mexico, Chloe, a ritzy Beverly Hills chihuahua, finds herself lost and in need of assistance in order to get back home.

 

Awards: 8 nominations

My Best Friend's Girl

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 101 min | USA:112 min (unrated version)

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline:

 

Cast: Dane Cook … Tank Turner
Kate Hudson … Alexis
Alec Baldwin … Professor Turner
Jason Biggs … Dustin
Diora Baird … Rachel
Lizzy Caplan … Ami
Riki Lindhome … Hilary
Mini Anden … Lizzy
Hilary Pingle … Claire
Nate Torrence … Craig
Malcolm Barrett … Dwalu
Taran Killam … Josh
Faye Grant … Merrilee
Richard Snee … Brian
Amanda Brooks … Carly

 

Plot: Tank faces the ultimate test of friendship when his best friend hires him to take his ex-girlfriend out on a lousy date in order to make her realize how great her former boyfriend is.

 

Awards: 1 nomination

Eagle Eye

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA | Germany

Runtime: 118 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: If you want to live you will obey

 

Cast: Shia LaBeouf … Jerry Shaw
Michelle Monaghan … Rachel Holloman
Rosario Dawson … Zoe Perez
Michael Chiklis … Defense Secretary Callister
Anthony Mackie … Major William Bowman
Ethan Embry … Agent Toby Grant
Billy Bob Thornton … Agent Thomas Morgan
Anthony Azizi … Ranim Khalid
Cameron Boyce … Sam Holloman
Lynn Cohen … Mrs. Wierzbowski
Bill Smitrovich … Admiral Thompson
Charles Carroll … Mr. Miller
William Sadler … Jerry's Dad
Deborah Strang … Jerry's Mom
Dariush Kashani … Translator

 

Plot: Jerry and Rachel are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move.

 

Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations

Lakeview Terrace

Monday, September 15th, 2008

All Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2008

Country: USA

Runtime: 110 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: What could be safer than living next to a cop?

 

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson … Abel Turner
Patrick Wilson … Chris Mattson
Kerry Washington … Lisa Mattson
Ron Glass … Harold Perreau
Justin Chambers … Donnie Eaton
Jay Hernandez … Javier Villareal
Regine Nehy … Celia Turner
Jaishon Fisher … Marcus Turner
Robert Pine … Captain Wentworth
Keith Loneker … Clarence Darlington
Caleeb Pinkett … Damon Richards
Robert Dahey … Jung Lee Pak
Ho-Jung … Sang Hee Pak
Bitsie Tulloch … Nadine
Michael Sean Tighe … Manager

 

Plot: An LAPD officer will stop at nothing to force out the interracial couple who just moved in next door. add synopsis