Archive for March, 2011

Hop

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

All Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 95 min

Languages: English

Director: Tim Hill

Tagline: Big Game, Big Ears.

 

Writers: Cinco Paul (screenplay), Ken Daurio (screenplay)

 

Cast: James Marsden … Fred O'Hare
Russell Brand … E.B. / Production Assistant (voice)
Kaley Cuoco … Sam O'Hare
Hank Azaria … Carlos / Phil (voice)
Gary Cole … Henry O'Hare
Elizabeth Perkins … Bonnie O'Hare
Hugh Laurie … E.B.'s Dad (voice)
Tiffany Espensen … Alex O'Hare
David Hasselhoff … Himself
Chelsea Handler … Mrs. Beck
Dustin Ybarra … Cody
Carlease Burke … Receptionist
Veronica Alicino … Waitress
Django Marsh … Young E.B. (voice)
Jimmy Carter … Blind Boys of Alabama (as Jimmy Lee Carter)

 

Plot: Blending state-of-the-art animation with live action, Hop tells the comic tale of Fred, an out-of-work slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny and must take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world's worst house guest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up. Written by Universal Pictures   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Slacker  Easter Bunny  Easter  Drummer  Adopted Child   See »

There Be Dragons

Friday, March 25th, 2011

All Genres:
Biography, Drama, War

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA | Argentina | Spain

Runtime: 122 min

Languages: English

Director: Roland Joffé

Tagline: An epic portrayal of Faith, Forgiveness and Redemption.

 

Cast: Charlie Cox … Josemaria
Wes Bentley … Manolo
Dougray Scott … Roberto Torres
Rodrigo Santoro … Oriol
Olga Kurylenko … Ildiko
Jordi Mollà … Don José (as Jordi Mollá)
Derek Jacobi … Honorio Soto
Golshifteh Farahani … Leila
Rusty Lemorande … Father Lazaro
Geraldine Chaplin … Abileyza
Unax Ugalde … Pedro Casciano
Ana Torrent … Doña Dolores
Charles Dance … Monsignor Solano
Lily Cole … Aline
Alejandro Casaseca … Jaime Torres

 

Plot: A young journalist long ago rejected by his now aged and dying father finds himself investigating one of his father's former friends, a candidate for canonization. Uncovering the two men's complicated relationship from childhood through the horrors of the Spanish Civil War unveils a compelling drama filled with passion, betrayal, love and religion. An action packed story set during a murderous time in history that ultimately serves the present by revealing the importance and timeless power of forgiveness. Written by Anonymous   Plot Keywords: Spanish Civil War  Forgiveness  Saint  Dying  Starts With Narration   See »

Rio

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

All Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 96 min

Languages: English | Portuguese (some dialogue)

Director: Carlos Saldanha

Tagline: Party fowl (character poster)

 

Writers: Carlos Saldanha (story), Earl Richey Jones (story)

 

Cast: Karen Disher … Mother Bird (voice)
Jason Fricchione … Truck Driver (voice)
Sofia Scarpa Saldanha … Young Linda (voice)
Leslie Mann … Linda (voice)
Kelly Keaton … Bookstore Customer / Lady Tourist (voice)
Jesse Eisenberg … Blu (voice)
Wanda Sykes … Chloe (The Goose) (voice)
Jane Lynch … Alice (The Other Goose) (voice)
Rodrigo Santoro … Tulio / Soccer Announcer (voice)
Gracinha Leporace … Dr. Barbosa (voice)
Jamie Foxx … Nico (voice)
Will i Am … Pedro (voice) (as will.i.am)
Phil Miler … Aviary Intern / Waiter (voice)
Anne Hathaway … Jewel (voice)
Bernardo de Paula … Sylvio / Kipo (voice)

 

Plot: In Rio de Janeiro, baby macaw, Blu, is captured by dealers and smuggled to the USA. While driving through Moose Lake, Minnesota, the truck that is transporting Blu accidentally drops Blu's box on the road. A girl, Linda, finds the bird and raises him with love. Fifteen years later, Blu is a domesticated and intelligent bird that does not fly and lives a comfortable life with bookshop owner Linda. Out of the blue, clumsy Brazilian ornithologist, Tulio, visits Linda and explains that Blu is the last male of his species, and he has a female called Jewel in Rio de Janeiro. He invites Linda to bring Blu to Rio so that he and Jewel can save their species. Linda travels with Blu and Tulio to Rio de Janeiro and they leave Blu and Jewel in a large cage in the institute where Tulio works. While they are having dinner, smugglers break into the institute and steal Blu and Jewel to sell them. Linda and Tulio look everywhere for Blu… Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Bird  Minnesota  Macaw  Chain  Escape   See »

Sucker Punch

Monday, March 21st, 2011

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA | Canada

Runtime: 110 min

Languages: English | German

Director: Zack Snyder

Tagline: A mind bending vision of reality from the director of Watchmen & 300.

 

Writers: Zack Snyder (screenplay), Steve Shibuya (screenplay)

 

Cast: Emily Browning … Babydoll
Abbie Cornish … Sweet Pea
Jena Malone … Rocket
Vanessa Hudgens … Blondie
Jamie Chung … Amber
Carla Gugino … Dr. Vera Gorski
Oscar Isaac … Blue Jones
Jon Hamm … High Roller / Doctor
Scott Glenn … Wise Man
Richard Cetrone … CJ
Gerard Plunkett … Stepfather
Malcolm Scott … The Cook
Ron Selmour … Danforth
Alan C. Peterson … Mayor / Lighter Orderly (as AC Peterson)
Revard Dufresne … Big Boss Thug / Orderly #3

 

Plot: A young girl (Baby Doll) is locked away in a mental asylum by her abusive stepfather where she will undergo a lobotomy in five days' time. Faced with unimaginable odds, she retreats to a fantastical world in her imagination where she and four other female inmates at the asylum, plot to escape the facility. The lines between reality and fantasy blur as Baby Doll and her four companions, as well as a mysterious guide, fight to retrieve the five items they need that will allow them to break free from their captors before it's too late… Written by Anonymous   Plot Keywords: Escape  Stepfather  Imagination  Samurai  Dream   See »

Saving Private Perez

Friday, March 18th, 2011

All Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Western

Release Year: 2011

Country: Mexico

Runtime: 105 min

Languages: Spanish

Director: Beto Gómez

Tagline:

 

Writers: Beto Gómez, Francisco Payó González

 

Cast: Miguel Rodarte … Julian Pérez
Adal Ramones … Benito García
Jaime Camil … Eladio
Jesús Ochoa … Chema Díaz
Gerardo Taracena … Carmelo Benavides
Joaquín Cosio … Rosalío Medoza
Isela Vega … Doña Elvira de Pérez
Rodrigo Oviedo … Pumita
Marius Biegai … Sasha Boginski
Claudia Salinas … Chayito Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michelle Marie Benoit … News Correspondent
Michael Birnberg
Alex Cervantes … Julian Pérez – niño
Manuel Domínguez
Roberto Espejo … Lucio

 

Plot: A Mexican crime lord is forced by his mother to plan a suicidal rescue mission to find his lost brother in the most unexpected place on Earth… Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Rescue Mission  Mission  Rescue  Hope  Butler   See »

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

All Genres:
Comedy, Family

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 99 min

Languages: English

Director: David Bowers

Tagline: Welcome to the next grade

 

Writers: Gabe Sachs (screenplay), Jeff Judah (screenplay)

 

Cast: Zachary Gordon … Greg Heffley
Devon Bostick … Rodrick Heffley
Rachael Harris … Susan Heffley
Robert Capron … Rowley Jefferson
Steve Zahn … Frank Heffley
Connor Fielding … Manny Heffley
Owen Fielding … Manny Heffley
Peyton List … Holly Hills
Karan Brar … Chirag Gupta
Laine MacNeil … Patty Farrell
Grayson Russell … Fregley
Terence Kelly … Grandpa
Fran Kranz … Bill Walter
Bryce Hodgson … Ben Segal
Andrew McNee … Coach Malone

 

Plot: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Brother  School  Middle School  Rules  Antic   See »

The Beaver

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA | United Arab Emirates

Runtime: 91 min

Languages: English

Director: Jodie Foster

Tagline: He's here to save Walter's life.

 

Cast: Mel Gibson … Walter Black
Cherry Jones … Vice President
Jodie Foster … Meredith Black
Anton Yelchin … Porter Black
Riley Thomas Stewart … Henry Black
Zachary Booth … Jared
Jennifer Lawrence … Norah
Jeff Corbett … Volunteer Dad
Baylen Thomas … Skeptical Man
Sam Breslin Wright … Man
Kelly Coffield Park … Norah's Mom
Michael Rivera … Hector
Kris Arnold … Waiter
Elizabeth Kaledin … Reporter
Matt Lauer … Himself

 

Plot: A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communicating. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Puppet  Beaver Puppet  Title Directed By Female  Animal In Title  Two Word Title   See »

Detention

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

All Genres:
Comedy, Horror

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 93 min

Languages: English

Director: Joseph Kahn

Tagline:

 

Writers: Joseph Kahn, Mark Palermo

 

Cast: Josh Hutcherson … Clapton Davis
Dane Cook … Principal Verge
Spencer Locke … Ione
Lindsey Morgan … Alexis Spencer
Shanley Caswell … Riley Jones
Brooke Haven … Beauty Beast Victim
Aaron Perilo … Mike
Will Wallace … Doug Jones
Jesse Heiman … Nerd
Carrie Wiita … Cinderhella
Richard Brake … Mr. Nolan
Walter Perez … Elliot Fink
Parker Bagley … Billy Nolan
Jessica Lee … Cheerleader #1
Kate Kelton … Madison

 

Plot: As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Genres: Comedy  Horror

Natural Selection

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 90 min

Languages: English

Director: Robbie Pickering

Tagline: Linda White Has Found Her Son. God Help Her.

 

Cast: Rachael Harris … Linda
Jon Gries … Peter
Matt O'Leary … Raymond
John Diehl … Abe
Vanessa Vander Pluym … Bitchy Waitress
Billy Blair … Biker
Berna Roberts … Nun
Sam Eidson … Homeless Guy 1
Michael Hyland … Handsome Doctor
Hallie Martin … White Trash Fox
Melinda DeKay … Stern Nurse
Stephanie King … Shaunice
Gayland Williams … Sheila
Kay Hurst … Toothy Hostess
Lauren Nailen … Wigwam Clerk

 

Plot: When a dutiful, albeit barren Christian housewife discovers that her devout husband has suffered a stroke at a sperm bank where he's been secretly donating his seed for the past 25 years, she leaves her sheltered world and starts off on a journey to find his eldest biological son – a mullet-headed, foul-mouthed ex-con with whom she develops an odd but meaningful relationship. Written by anonymous   Add Synopsis Taglines: Linda White Has Found Her Son. God Help Her.

The FP

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline:

 

Writers: Brandon Trost, Jason Trost (story)

 

Cast: Jason Trost … JTRO
Lee Valmassy … L Dubba E
Art Hsu … KCDC
Caitlyn Folley … Stacy (as Caker Folley)
Nick Principe … BLT
Brandon Barrera … BTRO
James DeBello … Beat Box Busta Bill
Bryan Goddard … Sugga Nigga
Rachel Robinson … Lacy
Michael Sandow … Jody
Sean Whalen … Stacy's Dad
Dash Mihok … Cody
James Remar … Narrator
Clifton Collins Jr. … CC Jam
Blayne Weaver … Gas Station Attendant

 

Plot: Two rival gangs fight for control of Frazier Park — a deadly arena in competitive dance-fight video game "Beat-Beat Revolution." Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Genres: Comedy