Archive for February, 2009

Echelon Conspiracy

Friday, February 27th, 2009

All Genres:
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 105 min

Languages:

Director:

Tagline: Security comes at a price…

 

Cast: Shane West … Max Peterson
Edward Burns … John Reed
Ving Rhames … Agent Dave Grant
Jonathan Pryce … Mueller
Tamara Feldman … Kamila
Yuriy Kutsenko … Russian General
Sergey Gubanov … Yuri Malanin
Martin Sheen … Raymond Burke
Ilan Goodman … Dennis
Todd Jensen … Agent Fletcher
Steven Elder … Charles
Sandra De Sousa … Female Casino Tech
Greg Donaldson … Casino Tech
Andrea Enright … NSA Tech #2
Trevor White … Paul Spencer

 

Plot: At first, the strange phone messages promised great wealth. Soon, though, government agents pursue the young engineer receiving them around the world.

Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience

Friday, February 27th, 2009

All Genres:
Documentary, Music

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: USA:76 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline:

 

Cast: Kevin Jonas … Himself
Joe Jonas … Himself
Nick Jonas … Himself
John Lloyd Taylor … MD / Guitar
John Cahill Lawless … Drums
Ryan Matthew Liestman … Keyboards
Gregory Robert Garbowsky … Bass Guitar
Robert Feggans … Himself (as 'Big Rob' Feggans)
Demi Lovato … Herself
Taylor Swift … Herself
Caitlin Evanson … Taylor Swift's Fiddle Player
Ben Clark … Taylor Swift's Banjo Player
Denise Jonas … Herself
Caroline Buckman … Strings
Rebecca Cherry … Strings

 

Plot: A 3-D concert film of the 2008 Jonas Brothers “Burning Up” concert tour, as well as documentary footage on the lives of the three brothers.

 

Awards: 4 nominations

Crossing Over

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 113 min | USA:140 min (original version)

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Every day thousands of people illegally cross our borders… only one thing stands in their way. America.

 

Cast: Harrison Ford … Max Brogan
Ray Liotta … Cole Frankel
Ashley Judd … Denise Frankel
Jim Sturgess … Gavin Kossef
Cliff Curtis … Hamid Baraheri
Alice Braga … Mireya Sanchez
Alice Eve … Claire Shepard
Summer Bishil … Taslima Jahangir
Jacqueline Obradors … Special Agent Phadkar
Justin Chon … Yong Kim
Melody Zara … Zahra Baraheri (as Melody Khazae)
Merik Tadros … Farid Baraheri
Marshall Manesh … Sanjar Baraheri
Nina Nayebi … Minoo Baraheri
Naila Azad … Rokeya Jahangir

 

Plot: Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles…

Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

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

Release Year: 2009

Country: Canada | India | USA | Japan

Runtime: 96 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Some fight for power. Some fight for us.

 

Cast: Kristin Kreuk … Chun-Li
Chris Klein … Charlie Nash
Neal McDonough … Bison / Vega (Japan)
Robin Shou … Gen
Moon Bloodgood … Det. Maya Sunee
Josie Ho … Cantana
Taboo … Vega / Balrog (Japan)
Michael Clarke Duncan … Balrog / Bison (Japan)
Pei-pei Cheng … Zhilan
Edmund Chen … Xiang
Inez Yan … Chun-Li (5 yrs)
Elizaveta Kiryukhina … Rose
Emilze Junqueira … Jeanne Xiang
Katherine Pemberton … Chun-Li (10 yrs)
Siri Sirijane … Liu

 

Plot: Based on the popular video game franchise, female fighter Chun Li embarks on a quest for justice.

Watchmen

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

All Genres:
Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 162 min | 186 min (director's cut) | 215 min (ultimate cut)

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: This city is afraid of me. I've seen its true face.

 

Cast: Malin Akerman … Laurie Jupiter / Silk Spectre II
Billy Crudup … Dr. Manhattan / Jon Osterman
Matthew Goode … Adrian Veidt / Ozymandias
Jackie Earle Haley … Walter Kovacs / Rorschach
Jeffrey Dean Morgan … Edward Blake / The Comedian
Patrick Wilson … Dan Dreiberg / Nite Owl II
Carla Gugino … Sally Jupiter / Silk Spectre
Matt Frewer … Edgar Jacobi / Moloch the Mystic
Stephen McHattie … Hollis Mason / Nite Owl
Laura Mennell … Janey Slater
Rob LaBelle … Wally Weaver
Gary Houston … John McLaughlin
James M. Connor … Pat Buchanan (as James Michael Connor)
Mary Ann Burger … Eleanor Clift
John Shaw … Doug Roth

 

Plot: In an alternate 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

 

Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations

Fired Up!

Friday, February 20th, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 90 min | 91 min (unrated version)

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: 2 Guys. 300 Girls. You Do the Math.

 

Cast: Nicholas D'Agosto … Shawn Colfax
Eric Christian Olsen … Nick Brady
Sarah Roemer … Carly
Molly Sims … Diora
Danneel Harris … Bianca
David Walton … Dr. Rick
Adhir Kalyan … Brewster
AnnaLynne McCord … Gwyneth
Juliette Goglia … Poppy
Philip Baker Hall … Coach Byrnes
John Michael Higgins … Coach Keith
Smith Cho … Beth
Margo Harshman … Sylvia
Hayley Marie Norman … Angela
Jake Sandvig … Downey

 

Plot: The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.

 

Awards: 1 win

Madea Goes to Jail

Monday, February 16th, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 103 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline:

 

Cast: Tyler Perry … Madea / Joe / Brian
Derek Luke … Joshua Hardaway
Keshia Knight Pulliam … Candace Washington
David Mann … Brown
Tamela J. Mann … Cora
RonReaco Lee … Chuck
Ion Overman … Linda
Vanessa Ferlito … Donna
Viola Davis … Ellen
Sofía Vergara … T.T.
Robin Coleman … Big Sal
Bobbi Baker … Tanya
Aisha Hinds … D.A. Fran Walker
Benjamín Benítez … Arthur
Karan Kendrick … Guard Watson

 

Plot: Mischievous grandma Madea lands in jail, where she meets a variety of mixed-up characters.

 

Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations

Under the Sea 3D

Friday, February 13th, 2009

All Genres:
Documentary, Short

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA | Canada

Runtime: USA:40 min | Australia:45 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: A world beyond imagination.

 

Cast: Jim Carrey … Narrator

 

Plot: An underwater look at the diverse coastal regions of Southern Australia, New Guinea and the Indo-Pacific areas and the impact of global warming on the oceans.

My One and Only

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: USA:108 min | Germany:108 min (Berlin International Film Festival)

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: An almost perfect portrait of a family comedy

 

Cast: Renée Zellweger … Anne Deveraux
Logan Lerman … George Devereaux
Kevin Bacon … Dan Devereaux
Troy Garity … Becker
David Koechner … Bill Massey
J.C. MacKenzie … Tom
Eric McCormack … Charlie
Chris Noth … Dr. Harlan Williams
Molly C. Quinn … Paula
Mark Rendall … Robbie
Nick Stahl … Bud
Phoebe Strole … Wendy
Steven Weber … Wallace McAllister
Robin Weigert … Hope
Dan John Miller … Mickey

 

Plot: An unusual road trip movie about a mother driving her two sons from New York to Pittsburgh to St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.

 

Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination

London River

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

All Genres:
Drama, Mystery

Release Year: 2009

Country: UK | France | Algeria

Runtime: 87 min

Languages: English | French | Arabic

Director: Rachid Bouchareb

Tagline:

 

Writers: Rachid Bouchareb (screenplay), Olivier Lorelle (screenplay)

 

Cast: Brenda Blethyn … Elisabeth
Sotigui Kouyaté … Ousmane
Francis Magee … Inspector 1
Sami Bouajila … Imam
Roschdy Zem … Butcher
Marc Baylis … Edward
Bernard Blancan … Ouvrier forestier
Aurélie Eltvedt … Guide chapelle
Diveen Henry … Female inspector
Gurdepak Chaggar … Travel agent

 

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