Archive for January, 2010

When in Rome

Friday, January 29th, 2010

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 91 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Did you ever wish for the impossible?

 

Cast: Kristen Bell … Beth
Josh Duhamel … Nick
Anjelica Huston … Celeste
Will Arnett … Antonio
Jon Heder … Lance
Dax Shepard … Gale
Alexis Dziena … Joan
Kate Micucci … Stacy
Peggy Lipton … Priscilla
Luca Calvani … Umberto
Keir O'Donnell … Priest (Father Dino)
Bobby Moynihan … Puck
Kristen Schaal … Ilona
Judith Malina … Umberto's Grandma
Lee Pace … Brady Sacks

 

Plot: Beth is a young, ambitious New Yorker who is completely unlucky in love. However, on a whirlwind trip to Rome, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of suitors. add synopsis

Edge of Darkness

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

All Genres:
Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2010

Country: UK | USA

Runtime: 117 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Some secrets take us to the edge

 

Cast: Mel Gibson … Thomas Craven
Ray Winstone … Jedburgh
Danny Huston … Jack Bennett
Bojana Novakovic … Emma Craven
Shawn Roberts … Burnham
David Aaron Baker … Millroy
Jay O. Sanders … Whitehouse
Denis O'Hare … Moore
Damian Young … Senator Jim Pine
Caterina Scorsone … Melissa
Frank Grillo … Agent One
Wayne Duvall … Chief of Police
Gbenga Akinnagbe … Detective Darcy Jones
Gabrielle Popa … Young Emma
Paul Sparks … Northampton Police Detective

 

Plot: As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.

The Wolfman

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

All Genres:
Horror, Thriller

Release Year: 2010

Country: UK | USA

Runtime: USA:125 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: When the moon is full the legend comes to life

 

Cast: Simon Merrells … Ben Talbot
Gemma Whelan … Gwen's Maid
Emily Blunt … Gwen Conliffe
Benicio Del Toro … Lawrence Talbot
Mario Marin-Borquez … Young Lawrence
Asa Butterfield … Young Ben
Cristina Contes … Solana Talbot
Anthony Hopkins … Sir John Talbot
Art Malik … Singh
Malcolm Scates … Butcher
Nicholas Day … Colonel Montford
Michael Cronin … Dr. Lloyd
David Sterne … Kirk
David Schofield … Constable Nye
Roger Frost … Reverend Fisk

 

Plot: Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man (Del Toro) is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.

Skateland

Monday, January 25th, 2010

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 98 min

Languages: English

Director: Anthony Burns

Tagline: It was a time when life was easy…in a place they thought would never change.

 

Writers: Anthony Burns, Heath Freeman

 

Cast: Shiloh Fernandez … Ritchie Wheeler
Ashley Greene … Michelle Burkham
Heath Freeman … Brent Burkham
Brett Cullen … David Wheeler
Melinda McGraw … Debbie Wheeler
Taylor Handley … Kenny Crawford
Haley Ramm … Mary Wheeler
A.J. Buckley … Teddy Tullos
Ellen Hollman … Deana Trammel
James LeGros … Clive Burkham
Casey LaBow … Candy Boyce
James Hébert … Tommy Dillday
Ross Francis … Danny States
Caleb Michaelson … Billy Means
D.W. Moffett … Steakhouse Manager

 

Plot: An iconic tribute to a culture, place and state of mind that defined small town America in the early 80s. It is a universal moment in time, when everything you know to be true starts fading. The story is personal, yet familiar, set against a visually arresting landscape of music and vistas of Americana. Written by Anonymous   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: One Word Title

Frozen

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

All Genres:
Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: USA:94 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: No one knows you're up there

 

Cast: Emma Bell … Parker O'Neil
Shawn Ashmore … Joe Lynch
Kevin Zegers … Dan Walker
Ed Ackerman … Jason
Rileah Vanderbilt … Shannon
Kane Hodder … Cody
Adam Johnson … Rifkin
Chris York … Ryan
Peder Melhuse … Driver

 

Plot: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove perilous than staying put and freezing to death add synopsis

Dear John

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

All Genres:
Drama, Romance, War

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 105 min

Languages:

Director:

Tagline: Is Duty enough reason to live a lie ?

 

Cast: Channing Tatum … John Tyree
Amanda Seyfried … Savannah Curtis
Richard Jenkins … Mr. Tyree
Henry Thomas … Tim
D.J. Cotrona … Noodles
Cullen Moss … Rooster (Dan Rooney)
Gavin McCulley … Starks
Jose Lucena Jr. … Berry
Keith Robinson … Captain Stone
Scott Porter … Randy
Leslea Fisher … Susan
William Howard Bowman … Daniels (as William Howard)
David Andrews … Mr. Curtis
Mary Rachel Dudley … Mrs. Curtis
Bryce Hayes … Yellow Shirt

 

Plot: A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he’s home on leave.

Boy

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama

Release Year: 2010

Country: New Zealand

Runtime: 87 min

Languages: English

Director: Taika Waititi

Tagline:

 

Cast: James Rolleston … Boy
Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu … Rocky
Taika Waititi … Alamein
Moerangi Tihore … Dynasty
Cherilee Martin … Kelly
RickyLee Waipuka-Russell … Chardonnay
Haze Reweti … Dallas
Maakariini Butler … Murray
Rajvinder Eria … Tane
Manihera Rangiuaia … Kingi
Darcy Ray Flavell-Hudson … Holden
Rachel House … Aunty Gracey
Waihoroi Shortland … Weirdo
Cohen Holloway … Chuppa
Pana Hema Taylor … Juju

 

Plot: It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king-even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for a week, Boy's father, Alamein, appears out of the blue. Having imagined a heroic version of his father during his absence, Boy comes face to face with the real version-an incompetent hoodlum who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years before. This is where the goat enters. Written by Sundance Film Festival   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: New Zealand  11 Year Old  Goat  Farm  Year 1984   See »

Tucker and Dale vs Evil

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

All Genres:
Comedy, Horror

Release Year: 2010

Country: Canada | USA

Runtime: 89 min

Languages: English

Director: Eli Craig

Tagline: The perfect love story… with a high body count…

 

Writers: Eli Craig, Morgan Jurgenson

 

Cast: Tyler Labine … Dale
Alan Tudyk … Tucker
Katrina Bowden … Allison
Jesse Moss … Chad
Philip Granger … Sheriff
Brandon Jay McLaren … Jason (as Brandon McLaren)
Christie Laing … Naomi
Chelan Simmons … Chloe
Travis Nelson … Chuck
Alex Arsenault … Todd (as Alexander Arsenault)
Adam Beauchesne … Mitch
Joseph Allan Sutherland … Mike (as Joseph Sutherland)
Mitchell Verigin … College Kid #1
Angela DeCorte … College Kid #2
Karen Reigh … Cheryl

 

Plot: Two lovable West Virginian hillbillies, are headed to their "fixer-upper" vacation cabin to drink some beer, do some fishin', and have a good time. But when they run into a group of preppy college kids who assume from their looks that they must be in-bred, chainsaw wielding killers, Tucker & Dale's vacation takes a bloody & hilarious turn for the worse. Written by Tucker   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Cabin  Chainsaw  Hillbilly  Accidental Killing  Impalement   See »

Hesher

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 106 min

Languages: English

Director: Spencer Susser

Tagline: Sometimes life gives you the finger and sometimes it gives you…

 

Writers: Spencer Susser, David Michôd

 

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt … Hesher
Devin Brochu … T.J.
Rainn Wilson … Paul
Piper Laurie … Grandma
Natalie Portman … Nicole
Brendan Hill … Dustin
John Carroll Lynch … Larry
Monica Staggs … Mom
Mary Elizabeth Barrett … Meryl
Audrey Wasilewski … Coleen
Lyle Kanouse … Jack
Frank Collison … Funeral Director
Van Epperson … Angry Driver
Helen Slayton-Hughes … Mrs. Rosowski
Paul Bates … Mr. Elsberry

 

Plot: Hesher is a loner. He hates the world and everyone in it. He has long greasy hair and homemade tattoos. He is malnourished and smokes a lot of cigarettes. He likes fire and blowing things up. He lives in his van, until he meets TJ. Written by Anonymous   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Tattoo  Fire  Van  Sitting In The Dark  Tow Truck   See »

The Company Men

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2010

Country: UK | USA

Runtime: 104 min

Languages: English

Director: John Wells

Tagline: In America, We Give Our Lives To Our Jobs. It's Time To Take Them Back

 

Cast: Ben Affleck … Bobby Walker
Tommy Lee Jones … Gene McClary
Chris Cooper … Phil Woodward
Suzanne Rico … Gail
Kent Shocknek … Rittenour
Adrianne Krstansky … Carol
Lewis D. Wheeler … Ken
Celeste Oliva … Jane
Tom Kemp … Conal
Nancy Villone … Diane
Chris Everett … Barbara
Maria Bello … Sally Wilcox
Lance Greene … Landry
Kathy Harum … Karen
Allyn Burrows … Stevens

 

Plot: When the GTX Corporation must cut jobs to improve the company's balance sheet during the 2010 recession, thousands of employees will take the hit, like Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck). Bobby learns the real life consequences of not having a job. Not only does he see a change to his family lifestyle, and the loss of his home, but also his feelings of self-worth. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Downsizing  Corporate Downsizing  Porsche  Husband Wife Relationship  Massachusetts   See »

Extraordinary Measures

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 105 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Don't hope for a miracle. Make one.

 

Cast: Brendan Fraser … John Crowley
Harrison Ford … Dr. Robert Stonehill
Keri Russell … Aileen Crowley
Meredith Droeger … Megan Crowley
Diego Velazquez … Patrick Crowley
Sam Hall … John Crowley, Jr. (as Sam M. Hall)
Jared Harris … Dr. Kent Webber
Patrick Bauchau … CEO Erich Loring
Alan Ruck … Pete Sutphen
David Clennon … Dr. Renzler
Dee Wallace … Sal
Courtney B. Vance … Marcus Temple
Ayanna Berkshire … Wendy Temple
P.J. Byrne … Dr. Preston
Andrea White … Dr. Allegria

 

Plot: A drama centered on the efforts of John and Aileen Crowley to find a researcher who might have a cure for their two children’s rare genetic disorder. add synopsis

Legion

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

All Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 100 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: When the last angel falls, the fight for mankind begins.

 

Cast: Paul Bettany … Michael
Lucas Black … Jeep Hanson
Tyrese Gibson … Kyle Williams
Adrianne Palicki … Charlie
Charles S. Dutton … Percy Walker
Kevin Durand … Gabriel
Jon Tenney … Howard Anderson
Willa Holland … Audrey Anderson
Kate Walsh … Sandra Anderson
Dennis Quaid … Bob Hanson
Jeanette Miller … Gladys Foster
Cameron Harlow … Minivan Boy
Doug Jones … Ice Cream Man
Josh Stamberg … Burton
Yancey Arias … Estevez

 

Plot: An out-of-the-way diner becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race. When God loses faith in humankind… add synopsis

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

All Genres:
Biography, Drama, Music

Release Year: 2010

Country: France

Runtime: 130 min

Languages: French | English | Russian

Director: Joann Sfar

Tagline:

 

Writers: Joann Sfar (graphic novel), Joann Sfar (screenplay)

 

Cast: Eric Elmosnino … Serge Gainsbourg
Lucy Gordon … Jane Birkin
Laetitia Casta … Brigitte Bardot
Doug Jones … La Gueule
Anna Mouglalis … Juliette Gréco
Mylène Jampanoï … Bambou
Sara Forestier … France Gall
Kacey Mottet Klein … Lucien Ginsburg
Razvan Vasilescu … Joseph Ginsburg
Dinara Drukarova … Olga Ginsburg (as Dinara Droukarova)
Philippe Katerine … Boris Vian
Deborah Grall … Elisabeth Levizky
Yolande Moreau … Fréhel
Ophélia Kolb … Le modèle
Claude Chabrol … Le producteur musique de Gainsbourg

 

Plot: A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: 1960s  Singer  Female Nudity  Composer  Fame   See »

Happythankyoumoreplease

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 100 min

Languages: English

Director: Josh Radnor

Tagline: Go get yourself loved.

 

Cast: Malin Akerman … Annie
Michael Algieri … Rasheen
Bram Barouh … Spencer
Dana Barron … The Gynecologist
Sunah Bilsted … Receptionist
Jimmy Gary Jr. … Police Officer
Tony Hale … Sam #2
Richard Jenkins … Paul Gertmanian
Zoe Kazan … Mary Catherine
Marna Kohn … Melissa
Kate Mara … Mississippi
Laith Nakli … MTA Worker
Katharine Powell … Girl Leaving Apartment
Josh Radnor … Sam Wexler
Maria Elena Ramirez … Jill

 

Plot: Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, and the keenly challenging specter of adulthood. Sam Wexler is a struggling writer who's having a particularly bad day. When a young boy gets separated from his family on the subway, Sam makes the questionable decision to bring the child back to his apartment and thus begins a rewarding, yet complicated, friendship. Sam's life revolves around his friends-Annie, whose self-image keeps her from commitment; Charlie and Mary Catherine, a couple whose possible move to Los Angeles tests their relationship; and Mississippi, a cabaret singer who catches Sam's eye. Written by Sundance Film Festival   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Friendship  Writer  Singer  Subway  Boy   See »

Tooth Fairy

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

All Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA | Canada

Runtime: 101 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: The tooth hurts.

 

Cast: Dwayne Johnson … Derek Thompson / Tooth Fairy (as Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson)
Ashley Judd … Carly
Stephen Merchant … Tracy
Ryan Sheckler … Mick Donnelly
Seth MacFarlane … Ziggy
Julie Andrews … Lily
Chase Ellison … Randy
Destiny Whitlock … Tess (as Destiny Grace Whitlock)
Brandon T. Jackson … Duke
Dan Joffre … Tooth Fairy #1
Ellie Harvie … Permit Woman
Barclay Hope … Coach
Michael Daingerfield … Announcer
Josh Emerson … Kyle
Dale Wolfe … Color Commentator

 

Plot: A bad deed on the part of a tough minor-league hockey player results in an unusual sentence: He must serve one week as a real-life tooth fairy.

The Book of Eli

Monday, January 11th, 2010

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

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 118 min

Languages: English

Director: Albert Hughes

Allen Hughes

Tagline: Some will kill to have it. He will kill to protect it.

 

Cast: Denzel Washington … Eli
Gary Oldman … Carnegie
Mila Kunis … Solara
Ray Stevenson … Redridge
Jennifer Beals … Claudia
Evan Jones … Martz
Joe Pingue … Hoyt
Frances de la Tour … Martha
Michael Gambon … George
Tom Waits … Engineer
Chris Browning … Hijack Leader
Richard Cetrone … Hijacker
Lateef Crowder … Highjacker / Construction Thug
Keith Davis … Hijacker
Don Tai … Hijacker (as Don Theerathada)

 

Plot: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

Leap Year

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA | Ireland

Runtime: USA:100 min

Languages: English | Ukrainian

Director:

Tagline: Anna planned to propose to her boyfriend on February 29th. This is not her boyfriend.

 

Cast: Amy Adams … Anna Brady
Matthew Goode … Declan
Adam Scott … Jeremy
John Lithgow … Jack Brady
Noel O'Donovan … Seamus
Tony Rohr … Frank
Pat Laffan … Donal
Alan Devlin … Joe
Ian McElhinney … Priest
Dominique McElligott … Bride
Mark O'Regan … Captain
Maggie McCarthy … Eileen
Peter O'Meara … Ron
Macdara Ó Fatharta … Father Malone
Kaitlin Olson … Libby

 

Plot: A woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day, an Irish tradition which… add synopsis

The Perfect Host

Friday, January 1st, 2010

All Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 93 min

Languages: English

Director: Nick Tomnay

Tagline: Dinner Parties Are A Dying Art.

 

Writers: Nick Tomnay, Krishna Jones

 

Cast: Tyrees Allen … Roman
David Hyde Pierce … Warwick Wilson
Annie Campbell … Chelsea
Clayne Crawford … John Taylor
Cooper Barnes … Rupert
Megahn Perry … Simone De Marchi
Helen Reddy … Cathy Knight
Indira G. Wilson … Monica (as Indira Gibson)
George Cheung … Storekeeper (as George Kee Cheung)
Brooke Anderson … Thief (as Brooke 'Mikey' Anderson)
Cheryl Francis Harrington … Car Rental Worker
Amanda Payton … Girl at Party
Joseph Will … Det. Valdez
Nathaniel Parker … Det. Morton
Greg Brown … Man in Polaroid

 

Plot: A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Dinner Party  Mask  Flashback  Wine  Neighbor   See »