Archive for March, 2009

The Haunting in Connecticut

Friday, March 27th, 2009

All Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 92 min | 102 min (extended cut)

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Some things cannot be explained.

 

Cast: Virginia Madsen … Sara Campbell
Kyle Gallner … Matt Campbell
Elias Koteas … Reverend Popescu
Amanda Crew … Wendy
Martin Donovan … Peter Campbell
Sophi Knight … Mary
Ty Wood … Billy Campbell
Erik J. Berg … Jonah (as Erik Berg)
John Bluethner … Ramsey Aickman
D.W. Brown … Dr. Brooks
John B. Lowe … Mr. Sinclair
Adriana O'Neil … Chemo Nurse
Will Woytowich … Cop
James Durham … Matt's Cell Mate
Darren Ross … Paramedic #1

 

Plot: After a family is forced to relocate for their son’s health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, which turns out to be a former mortuary.

Cook County

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 93 min

Languages: English

Director: David Pomes

Tagline:

 

Cast: Anson Mount … Bump
Xander Berkeley … Sonny
Ryan Donowho … Abe
Polly Cole … Lucy
Rutherford Cravens … Fat Earl
Makenna Fitzsimmons … Deandra
Brandon Smith … Wayne
John McClain … Uncle JD
Yankie Grant … Aunt Sally
J.D. Hawkins … Peanut
Gary Chason … Mr. Jimmy
Lisa Williams … Miss Debbie
Toby Lister … Bill Jenkins
Tommy Townsend … Pee Paw
Scott Nankivel … Luke

 

Plot: After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab. Add Full Plot Genres: Drama

Super Capers

Friday, March 20th, 2009

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: USA:98 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline:

 

Cast: Justin Whalin … Ed Gruberman
Sam Lloyd … Herman Brainard (as Samuel Lloyd)
Ryan McPartlin … Will Powers
Danielle Harris … Felicia Freeze
Ray Griggs … Puffer Boy
Pancho Moler … Robo
Bobby 'Slim' Jones … Cretan
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister … Sarge
Chris Owen … Igniter Boy
Oliver Muirhead … Herbert Q
Michael Rooker … Judge / Dark Winged Vesper
Christine Lakin … Red
Jon Polito … Captain Sludge
Clint Howard … Mugger
Tom Sizemore … Roger Cheatem

 

Plot: A good guy with no powers joins a superhero team with no clue against a bad guy with no shame.

 

Awards: 1 win

I Love You, Man

Friday, March 20th, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 105 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Are You Man Enough To Say It?

 

Cast: Paul Rudd … Peter Klaven
Rashida Jones … Zooey Rice
Sarah Burns … Hailey
Greg Levine … Hailey's Date
Jaime Pressly … Denise
Jon Favreau … Barry
Jane Curtin … Joyce Klaven
J.K. Simmons … Oswald Klaven
Andy Samberg … Robbie Klaven
Jean Villepique … Leanne (Davis Dunn Receptionist)
Rob Huebel … Tevin Downey
Kym Whitley … Female Co-Worker #1
Colleen Crabtree … Female Co-Worker #2
Caroline Farah … Female Co-Worker #3
Mather Zickel … Gil

 

Plot: Friendless Peter Klaven goes on a series of man-dates to find a Best Man for his wedding. But when his insta-bond with his new B.F.F. puts a strain on his relationship with his fianc

12 Rounds

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 108 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline:

 

Cast: John Cena … Danny Fisher
Aidan Gillen … Miles Jackson
Ashley Scott … Molly Porter
Steve Harris … George Aiken
Brian J. White … Hank Carver (as Brian White)
Gonzalo Menendez … Ray Santiago
Taylor Cole … Erica Kessen
Kyle Russell Clements … Dave Fisher (as Kyle Clements)
Peter Navy Tuiasosopo … Willie Dumaine
Travis Davis … Anthony Deluso
Nick Gomez … Samuel
Brian Stanton … FBI Agent Gator (as Brian Decaro)
Rosalind Rubin … FBI Agent Sheila
Billy Slaughter … Technician
Kim Collins … Phil the Plumber

 

Plot: Detective Danny Fisher discovers his girlfriend has been kidnapped by a ex-con tied to Fisher’s past, and he’ll have to successfully complete 12 challenges in order to secure her safe release.

Los abrazos rotos

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

All Genres:
Drama, Romance, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: Spain

Runtime: 127 min

Languages: Spanish | English

Director:

Tagline:

 

Cast: Penélope Cruz … Lena
Lluís Homar … Mateo Blanco / Harry Caine
Blanca Portillo … Judit García
José Luis Gómez … Ernesto Martel
Rubén Ochandiano … Ray X
Tamar Novas … Diego
Ángela Molina … Madre de Lena (Lena's Mother)
Chus Lampreave … Portera (Concierge)
Kiti Manver … Madame Mylene
Lola Dueñas … Lectora de labios (Lip Reader)
Mariola Fuentes … Edurne
Carmen Machi … Chon
Kira Miró … Model
Rossy de Palma … Julieta
Alejo Sauras … Álex

 

Plot: Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.

 

Awards: Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 15 nominations

Observe and Report

Monday, March 16th, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 86 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Right now, the world needs a hero.

 

Cast: Seth Rogen … Ronnie Barnhardt
Ray Liotta … Detective Harrison
Michael Peña … Dennis
Anna Faris … Brandi
Dan Bakkedahl … Mark
Jesse Plemons … Charles
John Yuan … John Yuen
Matt Yuan … Matt Yuen
Celia Weston … Mom
Collette Wolfe … Nell
Randy Gambill … Pervert
Alston Brown … Bruce
Cody Midthunder … D-Rock
Deborah Brown … Female Reporter (as Debra-Jayne Brown)
Aziz Ansari … Saddamn

 

Plot: Bi-polar mall security guard Ronnie Barnhardt is called into action to stop a flasher from turning shopper’s paradise into his personal peep show. But when Barnhardt can’t bring the culprit to justice, a surly police detective, is recruited to close the case.

 

Awards: 1 nomination

Drag Me to Hell

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

All Genres:
Horror, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 99 min

Languages: English | Spanish | Hungarian | Czech

Director:

Tagline: Christine Brown has a good job, a great boyfriend, and a bright future. But in three days, she's going to hell.

 

Cast: Alison Lohman … Christine Brown
Justin Long … Clay Dalton
Lorna Raver … Sylvia Ganush
Dileep Rao … Rham Jas
David Paymer … Mr. Jacks
Adriana Barraza … Shaun San Dena
Chelcie Ross … Leonard Dalton
Reggie Lee … Stu Rubin
Molly Cheek … Trudy Dalton
Bojana Novakovic … Ilenka Ganush
Kevin Foster … Milos
Alexis Cruz … Farm Worker
Ruth Livier … Farm Worker’s Wife
Shiloh Selassie … Farm Worker's Son
Flor de Maria Chahua … Young Shaun San Dena

 

Plot: A loan officer ordered to evict an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse, which turns her life into a living hell. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.

 

Awards: 1 nomination

Women in Trouble

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: USA:92 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: High Hopes, High Anxiety, High Heels.

 

Cast: Carla Gugino … Elektra Luxx
Adrianne Palicki … Holly Rocket
Connie Britton … Doris
Marley Shelton … Cora
Cameron Richardson … Darby
Garcelle Beauvais … Maggie
Caitlin Keats … Addy Hunter
Paul Cassell … Jay rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Simon Baker … Travis McPherson
Elizabeth Berkley … Tracy
Josh Brolin … Nick Chapel
Emmanuelle Chriqui … Bambi
Sarah Clarke … Maxine McPherson
Joseph Gordon-Levitt … Bert Rodriguez
Isabella Gutierrez … Charlotte
Rya Kihlstedt … Rita

 

Plot: A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble. add synopsis

Miss March

Friday, March 13th, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 89 min | 90 min (unrated version)

Languages: English | Portuguese

Director: Zach Cregger

Trevor Moore

Tagline: After four years in a coma, Eugene Pratt is going to be reunited with his high school sweetheart…on pages 95-97.

 

Cast: Zach Cregger … Eugene Bell
Trevor Moore … Tucker Cleigh
Raquel Alessi … Cindi Whitehall
Molly Stanton … Candace
Craig Robinson … Horsedick.MPEG
Hugh M. Hefner … Himself
Carla Jimenez … Nurse Juanita
Cedric Yarbrough … Doctor
Geoff Meed … Rick
Slade Pearce … Young Eugene (as Slade Austin Pearce)
Remy Thorne … Young Tucker
Eve Mauro … Vonka
Alexis Raben … Katja
Windell Middlebrooks … Bouncer #1 (as Windell D. Middlebrooks)
Lindsay Schoneweis … Sheila

 

Plot: A young man awakens from a four-year coma to hear that his once virginal high-school sweetheart has…

 

Awards: 1 nomination

The Last House on the Left

Friday, March 13th, 2009

All Genres:
Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 110 min | 114 min (unrated version)

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: If bad people hurt someone you love, how far would you go to hurt them back?

 

Cast: Tony Goldwyn … John Collingwood
Monica Potter … Emma Collingwood
Garret Dillahunt … Krug
Aaron Paul … Francis
Spencer Treat Clark … Justin
Riki Lindhome … Sadie
Martha MacIsaac … Paige
Sara Paxton … Mari Collingwood
Michael Bowen … Morton
Joshua Cox … Giles (as Josh Cox)
Usha Khan … Maid

 

Plot: After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang led by a prison escapee unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging the parents of one of the victims — a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.

 

Awards: 1 win

Fast & Furious

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 107 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: New Model. Original Parts.

 

Cast: Vin Diesel … Dominic Toretto
Paul Walker … Brian O'Conner
Jordana Brewster … Mia Toretto
Michelle Rodriguez … Letty
John Ortiz … Campos
Laz Alonso … Fenix Rise
Gal Gadot … Gisele Harabo
Jack Conley … Penning
Shea Whigham … Agent Ben Stasiak
Liza Lapira … Agent Sophie Trinh
Sung Kang … Han Lue
Wilmer Calderon … Tash
Don Omar … Himself
Mirtha Michelle … Cara
Greg Cipes … Dwight

 

Plot: Brian O’Conner, now working for the FBI in LA, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.

 

Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations

Race to Witch Mountain

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

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

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 98 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: The Race Is On

 

Cast: Dwayne Johnson … Jack Bruno
AnnaSophia Robb … Sara
Alexander Ludwig … Seth
Carla Gugino … Dr. Alex Friedman
Ciarán Hinds … Henry Burke
Tom Everett Scott … Matheson
Chris Marquette … Pope
Billy Brown … Carson
Garry Marshall … Dr. Donald Harlan
Kim Richards … Tina
Ike Eisenmann … Sheriff Antony
Tom Woodruff Jr. … Siphon
John Duff … Frank
Bob Koherr … Marty
Kevin Christy … Matt

 

Plot: A Las Vegas cabbie enlists the help of a UFO expert to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans.

 

Awards: 2 nominations

17 Again

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 102 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Who says you're only young once?

 

Cast: Zac Efron … Mike O'Donnell (Teen)
Leslie Mann … Scarlett O'Donnell (Adult)
Thomas Lennon … Ned Gold
Matthew Perry … Mike O'Donnell (Adult)
Tyler Steelman … Ned Gold (Teen)
Allison Miller … Scarlett (Teen)
Sterling Knight … Alex O'Donnell
Michelle Trachtenberg … Maggie O'Donnell
Adam Gregory … Dom
Hunter Parrish … Stan
Mario Cassem … Samir
Katerina Graham … Jaime
Tiya Sircar … Samantha
Melissa Ordway … Lauren
Melora Hardin … Principal Jane Masterson

 

Plot: About a guy whose life didn’t quite turn out how he wanted it to and wishes he could go back to high school and change it. He wakes up one day and is seventeen again and gets the chance to rewrite his life.

 

Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination

Duplicity

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

All Genres:
Crime, Romance, Thriller

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA | Germany

Runtime: 125 min | Turkey:118 min

Languages: English | Spanish | Russian | German

Director:

Tagline: Outwit. Outspy. Outsmart. Outplay. Then get out.

 

Cast: Clive Owen … Ray Koval
Julia Roberts … Claire Stenwick
Tom Wilkinson … Howard Tully
Paul Giamatti … Richard Garsik
Dan Daily … Garsik's Aide
Lisa Roberts Gillan … Tully's Assistant (as Lisa Roberts Gillan)
David Shumbris … Turtleneck
Rick Worthy … Dale Raimes
Oleg Shtefanko … Boris Fetyov (as Oleg Stefan)
Denis O'Hare … Duke Monahan
Kathleen Chalfant … Pam Frailes
Khan Baykal … Dinesh Patel
Thomas McCarthy … Jeff Bauer
Wayne Duvall … Ned Guston
Fabrizio Brienza … Hotel Manager

 

Plot: A pair of corporate spies who share a steamy past hook up to pull off the ultimate con job on their respective bosses.

 

Awards: Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination

Dragonball Evolution

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

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

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA | Hong Kong

Runtime: 85 min | 100 min (uncut version)

Languages: English | Japanese | Hindi

Director:

Tagline: This Easter the legend comes to life.

 

Cast: Justin Chatwin … Goku
Yun-Fat Chow … Master Roshi
Emmy Rossum … Bulma
Jamie Chung … Chi Chi
James Marsters … Lord Piccolo
Joon Park … Yamcha
Eriko Tamura … Mai
Randall Duk Kim … Grandpa Gohan
Ernie Hudson … Sifu Norris
Texas Battle … Carey Fuller
Megumi Seki … Seki
Ian Whyte … Oozaru
Richard Blake … Agundes
Jon Valera … Moreno
Rafael Valdez … Butler

 

Plot: The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.

Knowing

Monday, March 9th, 2009

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

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA | UK | Australia

Runtime: 121 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Knowing is Everything…

 

Cast: Nicolas Cage … Professor Jonathan 'John' Koestler
Chandler Canterbury … Caleb Koestler
Rose Byrne … Diana Wayland
Lara Robinson … Abby Wayland / Lucinda Embry
D.G. Maloney … The Stranger
Nadia Townsend … Grace Koestler
Alan Hopgood … Reverend Koestler
Adrienne Pickering … Allison Koestler
Joshua Long … Younger Caleb
Danielle Carter … Miss Taylor (1959)
Alethea McGrath … Miss Taylor (2009)
David Lennie … Principal Clark (1959)
Tamara Donnellan … Lucinda's Mother
Travis Waite … Lucinda's Father
Ben Mendelsohn … Professor Phil Beckman

 

Plot: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son’s elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions — some that have already occurred and others that are about to — that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.