Archive for February, 2010

Father of Invention

Monday, February 15th, 2010

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 93 min

Languages: English

Director: Trent Cooper

Tagline: Sometimes the best ideas are homegrown

 

Writers: Jonathan D. Krane, Trent Cooper

 

Cast: Kevin Spacey … Robert Axle
Camilla Belle … Claire Axle
Heather Graham … Phoebe
Johnny Knoxville … Troy Coangelo
Anna Anissimova … Donna
John Stamos … Steven Leslie
Red West … Sam Bergman
Michael Rosenbaum … Eddie the Ex
Danny Comden … Matt James
Jack McGee … Parole Officer
Craig Robinson … Jerry King
Virginia Madsen … Lorraine
Marc Macaulay … General Store Clerk
Morgan Saylor … Young Claire (12)
Karen Kaia Livers … Maria (as Karen Livers)

 

Plot: Robert Axle, an eccentric inventor turned ego maniacal infomercial guru, loses it all when one of his inventions maims thousands of customers. After 8 years in maximum security prison, Robert is ready to redeem his name and rebuild his billion dollar empire. But first, he must convince his estranged 22-year-old daughter to let him live with her and her quirky, over-protective roommates. Written by Stephanie Caswell   Add Synopsis Taglines: Sometimes the best ideas are homegrown See »

A Somewhat Gentle Man

Monday, February 15th, 2010

All Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama

Release Year: 2010

Country: Norway

Runtime: 105 min

Languages: Norwegian

Director: Hans Petter Moland

Tagline: Sometimes gangsters need hugs too

 

Cast: Stellan Skarsgård … Ulrik
Bjørn Floberg … Rune Jensen
Gard B. Eidsvold … Rolf
Jorunn Kjellsby … Karen Margrethe
Bjørn Sundquist … Sven
Jon Øigarden … Kristian
Kjersti Holmen … Wenche
Jan Gunnar Røise … Geir
Julia Bache-Wiig … Silje
Aksel Hennie … Samí
Henrik Mestad … Kenny
Jannike Kruse … Merete
Ane H. Røvik Wahlen … Kennys kone Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anethe Alfsvåg
Anders Baasmo Christiansen

 

Plot: Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang, his ex, a few women -and a snitch. His son has a fiancé. Her family doesn't approve of murder. They have a nursery, they have principles. Ulrik is a somewhat gentle man. But how gentle can you be? ..and he's losing his hair. Written by Anonymous   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Murder  Sleaze Bag  Sacking  Father Son Relationship  Talkativeness   See »

Valentine's Day

Monday, February 8th, 2010

All Genres:
Comedy , Romance

Release Year: 2010

Country: USA

Runtime: 125 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: A Love Story. More or Less. See »

 

Writers: Katherine Fugate (screenplay), Katherine Fugate (story)

 

Cast: Jessica Alba … Morley Clarkson
Kathy Bates … Susan
Jessica Biel … Kara Monahan
Bradley Cooper … Holden Wilson
Eric Dane … Sean Jackson
Patrick Dempsey … Dr. Harrison Copeland
Hector Elizondo … Edgar
Jamie Foxx … Kelvin Moore
Jennifer Garner … Julia Fitzpatrick
Topher Grace … Jason
Anne Hathaway … Liz
Carter Jenkins … Alex
Ashton Kutcher … Reed Bennett
Queen Latifah … Paula Thomas
Taylor Lautner … Willy

 

Plot: More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter; are any worth saving? A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love; two high school seniors plan first-time sex at noon; a TV sports reporter gets the assignment to find romance in LA; a star quarterback contemplates his future; two strangers meet on a plane; grandparents, together for years, face a crisis; and, an "I Hate Valentine's Day" dinner beckons the lonely and the lied to. Can Cupid finish his work by midnight? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>   Plot Keywords: Valentine  Valentine's Day  Love  Break Up  Restaurant   See »

The Robber

Monday, February 1st, 2010

All Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport

Release Year: 2010

Country: Germany | Austria

Runtime: 90 min

Languages: German

Director: Benjamin Heisenberg

Tagline:

 

Writers: Benjamin Heisenberg (screenplay), Martin Prinz (novel)

 

Cast: Andreas Lust … Johann Rettenberger
Franziska Weisz … Erika
Florian Wotruba … Markus Kreczi
Johann Bednar … Kommissar Lukas
Markus Schleinzer … Bewährungsbeamter
Peter Vilnai … Alter Mann
Max Edelbacher … Kommissar Seidl Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christian Althoff … Junger Mann am Parkplatz (as Bernd-Christian Althoff)
Marcus Bauer … Man am Bankomat
Christian Buchmayr … Polizeieinhelt
Leopold Böhm … Bankkassierer
Michaela Christl … Entführte Frau
Gerda Drabek … Schalterbeamtin
Alexander E. Fennon … Beklauter Autobesitzer (as Alexander Fennon)
Swintha Gersthofer … Junge Frau am Parkplatz

 

Plot: Tells the true story of Johann Rettenberger, a marathon athlete who developed robbing banks as a hobby. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Marathon  Robbery  Two Word Title