Archive for September, 2009

Ninja Assassin

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA | Germany

Runtime: 99 min

Languages: English

Director:

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Cast: Sung Kang … Hollywood
Randall Duk Kim … Tattoo Master
Jonathan Chan-Pensley … Yakuza Henchman
Yuki Iwamoto … Yakuza Couch
Ill-Young Kim … Yakuza Mohawk
Ben Miles … Maslow
Naomie Harris … Mika
Rain … Raizo
Stephen Marcus … Kingpin
Linh Dan Pham … Pretty Ninja
Fang Yu … Laundromat Manager
Adriana Altaras … Landlady
Shô Kosugi … Ozunu
Kylie Goldstein … Young Kiriko (as Kylie Liya Goldstein)
Yoon Sungwoong … Young Raizo

 

Plot: A young ninja turns his back on orphanage that raised him, leading to a confrontation with a fellow ninja from the clan.

I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell

Friday, September 25th, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 105 min

Languages: English

Director:

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Writers: Tucker Max (novel) Tucker Max (screenplay)

 

Cast: Jesse Bradford … Drew
Matt Czuchry … Tucker Max
Geoff Stults … Dan
Keri Lynn Pratt … Kristy
Marika Dominczyk … Lara
Traci Lords … Connie
Meagen Fay … Mrs. Jorgens
Edward Hibbert … Professor
Tim Huck … Cop #1
Lex D. Geddings … Cop #2 (as Lex Geddings)
Yvette Yates … Deaf Girl
Lauren Fain … Friend #1
Derek Wayne Johnson … Friend #2
Paul Wall … Grillionaire
Nicole Stelley … Sarah

 

Plot: A guy tries to patch things up with his soon-to-be-married pal after botching things up at his bachelor party. Based on Tucker Max’s best-seller “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell”. add synopsis

Pandorum

Friday, September 25th, 2009

All Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA | Germany

Runtime: 108 min

Languages: English | Vietnamese | German

Director:

Tagline: Don't fear the end of the world. Fear what happens next.

 

Cast: Dennis Quaid … Payton
Ben Foster … Bower
Cam Gigandet … Gallo
Antje Traue … Nadia
Cung Le … Manh
Eddie Rouse … Leland
Norman Reedus … Shepard
André Hennicke … Hunter Leader
Friederike Kempter … Evalon
Niels-Bruno Schmidt … Insane Officer 'Eden'
Asia Luna Mohmand … Child Hunter
Delphine Chuillot … Young Bower's Mother
Wotan Wilke Möhring … Young Bower's Father
Julian Rappe … Young Bower
Domenico D'Ambrosio … Wounded Officer 'Eden'

 

Plot: A pair of crew members aboard a spaceship wake up with no knowledge of their mission or their identities.

Zombieland

Friday, September 25th, 2009

All Genres:
Action, Comedy, Horror

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 88 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: This place is so dead

 

Cast: Woody Harrelson … Tallahassee
Jesse Eisenberg … Columbus
Emma Stone … Wichita
Abigail Breslin … Little Rock
Amber Heard … 406
Bill Murray … Himself
Derek Graf … Clown Zombie rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ann Margaret Swindall … Featured Hero Zombie

 

Plot: The horror comedy Zombieland focuses on two men who have found a way to survive a world overrun by zombies…

 

Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination

Surrogates

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

All Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 89 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: How do you save humanity when the only thing that's real is you?

 

Cast: Bruce Willis … Tom Greer
Radha Mitchell … Peters
Rosamund Pike … Maggie
Boris Kodjoe … Stone
James Francis Ginty … Canter Surrogate
James Cromwell … Older Canter
Ving Rhames … The Prophet
Jack Noseworthy … Strickland
Devin Ratray … Bobby
Michael Cudlitz … Colonel Brendon
Jeffrey De Serrano … Armando
Helena Mattsson … JJ
Michael Phillip … Uniformed Cop
Danny F Smith … Victim (as Danny Smith)
Brian A. Parrish … Hard Hat (as Brian Parrish)

 

Plot: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop (Willis) is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others

Gentlemen Broncos

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: USA:90 min

Languages: English

Director:

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Cast: Michael Angarano … Benjamin
John Baker … Don Carlos
Robin Ballard … Female Assistant (as Robin D. Ballard)
Steve Berg … Obnoxious Fan
Jemaine Clement … Chevalier
Kristie Conway … Nerdy Girl
Jennifer Coolidge … Judith
Rod Decker … Rod Decker
Isaac Demke … Loyal Fan
Halley Feiffer … Tabatha
Johnny Hoops … Kanaya / Kenonka
Héctor Jiménez … Lonnie Donaho
Jizelle Jade … Troll Girl (as Jizelle Jade Jurquina)
Daniel Love … Camera Operator (as Daniel 'Doc' Love)
Suzanne May … Vanaya / Venonka

 

Plot: A teenager attends a fantasy writers’ convention where he discovers his idea has been stolen by an established novelist. add synopsis

 

Awards: 1 nomination

Fame

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

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

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 107 min | 123 min (extended version)

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Dream It – Earn It – Live It

 

Cast: Kay Panabaker … Jenny Garrison
Naturi Naughton … Denise Dupree
Kherington Payne … Alice Ellerton
Megan Mullally … Ms. Fran Rowan
Bebe Neuwirth … Ms. Kraft
Debbie Allen … Ms. Angela Simms
Asher Book … Marco
Cody Longo … Andy Matthews
Walter Perez … Victor Taveras
Charles S. Dutton … Mr. James Dowd
Kelsey Grammer … Mr. Martin Cranston
Collins Pennie … Malik Washburn
Anna Maria Perez de Tagle … Joy
Paul McGill … Kevin Barrett
Paul Iacono … Neil Baczynsky

 

Plot: An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Law Abiding Citizen

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

All Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 108 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: The System Must Pay

 

Cast: Jamie Foxx … Nick Rice
Gerard Butler … Clyde Shelton
Colm Meaney … Detective Dunnigan
Bruce McGill … Jonas Cantrell
Leslie Bibb … Sarah Lowell
Michael Irby … Detective Garza
Gregory Itzin … Warden Iger
Regina Hall … Kelly Rice
Emerald-Angel Young … Denise Rice
Christian Stolte … Clarence Darby
Annie Corley … Judge Laura Burch
Richard Portnow … Bill Reynolds
Viola Davis … Mayor
Michael Kelly … Bray
Josh Stewart … Rupert Ames

 

Plot: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family’s killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

 

Awards: 2 nominations

The Box

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

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

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 115 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: You Are The Experiment

 

Cast: Cameron Diaz … Norma Lewis
James Marsden … Arthur Lewis
Frank Langella … Arlington Steward
James Rebhorn … Norm Cahill
Holmes Osborne … Dick Burns
Sam Oz Stone … Walter Lewis
Gillian Jacobs … Dana
Celia Weston … Lana Burns
Deborah Rush … Clymene Steward
Lisa K. Wyatt … Rhonda Martin
Mark S. Cartier … Martin Teague (as Mark Cartier)
Kevin Robertson … Wendel Matheson
Michele Durrett … Rebecca Matheson (as Michele Durett)
Ian Kahn … Vick Brenner
John Magaro … Charles

 

Plot: A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don’t know.

The Other Woman

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 119 min

Languages: English

Director: Don Roos

Tagline: Love makes everything possible.

 

Writers: Don Roos (screenplay), Ayelet Waldman (novel)

 

Cast: Natalie Portman … Emilia Greenleaf
Scott Cohen … Jack
Lisa Kudrow … Carolyn
Charlie Tahan … William
Lauren Ambrose … Mindy
Michael Cristofer … Sheldon
Debra Monk … Laura
Mona Lerche … Sonia
Anthony Rapp … Simon
Kendra Kassebaum … Sharlese
Elizabeth Marvel … Pia
Mary Joy … Marilyn
Maria Dizzia … Jaime Brennan
Ira Hawkins … Businessman
Laura Odeh … Waitress

 

Plot: In Manhattan, twenty-two year-old Harvard lawyer Emilia Greenleaf has a crush on her boss, Jack Woolf, and they have an affair. Jack's marriage is a sham but his son, William, is his pride and joy. Emilia soon discovers she's pregnant, and Jack divorces his wife, Carolyn, in order to marry her. His son is poisoned against the partnership by his mother, and resented by his stepmother. Emilia, who has issues with her womanizer father, delivers Isabel but the baby dies. The marriage begins to suffer and William unexpectedly steps in to help. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Plot Keywords: Ice Skating  New York City  Manhattan New York City  Central Park Manhattan New York City  Based On Novel