Archive for December, 2013

That Awkward Moment

Monday, December 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 94 min

Languages: English

Director: Tom Gormican

Tagline:

 

Cast: Zac Efron
Miles Teller
Michael B. Jordan
Imogen Poots
Addison Timlin
Jessica Lucas
Alysia Reiner
Lola Glaudini
Emily Meade
Josh Pais
Mackenzie Davis
Kate Simses
John Rothman
Tina Benko
Victor Slezak

 

Plot: Three best friends find themselves where we’ve all been – at that confusing moment in every dating relationship when you have to decide “So…where is this going?”

Labor Day

Monday, December 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 111 min

Languages: English

Director: Jason Reitman

Tagline:

 

Writers: Jason Reitman (screenplay), Joyce Maynard (based on the novel by)

 

Cast: Kate Winslet
Josh Brolin
Tobey Maguire
Clark Gregg
James Van Der Beek
Dylan Minnette
Brooke Smith
Maika Monroe
Gattlin Griffith
Sarah Fischer
Elena Kampouris
Tom Lipinski
Alexie Gilmore
Matthew Rauch
Brighid Fleming

 

Plot: Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.

I, Frankenstein

Monday, December 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA | Australia

Runtime: 93 min

Languages: English

Director: Stuart Beattie

Tagline:

 

Writers: Stuart Beattie (screenplay), Kevin Grevioux (screen story), 3 credits »

 

Cast: Yvonne Strahovski
Miranda Otto
Bill Nighy
Aaron Eckhart
Jai Courtney
Caitlin Stasey
Kevin Grevioux
Aden Young
Deniz Akdeniz
Virginie Le Brun
Socratis Otto
Chris Pang
Angela Kennedy
Samantha Reed
Goran D. Kleut

 

Plot: Frankenstein’s creature finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries old war between two immortal clans.

The Nut Job

Monday, December 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Release Year: 2013

Country: Canada | South Korea | USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Peter Lepeniotis

Tagline: No Nuts No Glory

 

Writers: Lorne Cameron (screenplay), Peter Lepeniotis, 1 credit »

 

Cast: Will Arnett
Brendan Fraser
Liam Neeson
Katherine Heigl
Stephen Lang
Maya Rudolph
Jeff Dunham
Gabriel Iglesias
Sarah Gadon
James Rankin
Scott Yaphe
Joe Pingue
Annick Obonsawin
Julie Lemieux
Rob Tinkler

 

Plot: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter – Maury’s Nut Store.

Devil’s Due

Monday, December 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Horror

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 89 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline:

 

Cast: Zach Gilford
Allison Miller
Robert Belushi
Steffie Grote
Michael Papajohn
Catherine Kresge
Sam Anderson
Rebekah Jean Morgan
Kenneth Kynt Bryan
Griff Furst
Aimee Carrero
David Stephen Mitchell
Sloane Coe
Odessa Sykes
Olga Wilhelmine

 

Plot: After a mysterious, lost night on their honeymoon, a newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy. While recording everything for posterity, the husband begins to notice odd behavior in his wife that they initially write off to nerves, but, as the months pass, it becomes evident that the dark changes to her body and mind have a much sinister origin. Written by 20th Century Fox

Ride Along

Monday, December 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Comedy

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Tim Story

Tagline: Propose to this cop’s sister? Rookie mistake.

 

Writers: Greg Coolidge (screenplay), Jason Mantzoukas (screenplay), 3 credits »

 

Cast: Angela Kerecz
Kevin Hart
Tika Sumpter
Ice Cube
John Leguizamo
Bruce McGill
Bryan Callen
David Banner
Jay Pharoah
Julisita Salcedo
Gary Owen
Gary Weeks
Jasmine Burke
Dragos Bucur
Jeff Rose

 

Plot: Fast-talking security guard Ben joins his cop brother-in-law James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James’ sister.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Monday, December 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA | Russia

Runtime: 105 min

Languages: English

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Tagline:

 

Writers: Adam Cozad, David Koepp, 1 credit »

 

Cast: Keira Knightley
Chris Pine
Kevin Costner
Kenneth Branagh
Gemma Chan
Nonso Anozie
Colm Feore
Karen David
David Paymer
Julisita Salcedo
Ancuta Breaban
Hannah Taylor Gordon
Lee Nicholas Harris
Peter Andersson
Deborah Rosan

 

Plot: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

One Chance

Monday, December 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Drama

Release Year: 2013

Country: UK | USA

Runtime: 103 min

Languages: English

Director: David Frankel

Tagline: The incredible true story of an underdog who never gave up

 

Cast: Mackenzie Crook
Julie Walters
Jemima Rooper
Colm Meaney
James Corden
Simon Cowell
Alexandra Roach
Kathryn Drysdale
Dilyana Bouklieva
Reggie Yates
Chris Cowlin
Alessandro De Marco
Barrie Martin
John Duggan
Gino Picciano

 

Plot: The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night who became a phenomenon after being chosen for — and ultimately winning — “Britain’s Got Talent”.

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Monday, December 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Horror, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 84 min

Languages: English

Director: Christopher Landon

Tagline:

 

Cast: Molly Ephraim
Katie Featherston
Andrew Jacobs
Richard Cabral
Crystal Santos
Chloe Csengery
Jorge Diaz
Jessica Tyler Brown
Diana Danger
Eddie J. Fernandez
Micah Sloat
Catherine Toribio
Noemi Gonzalez
Wallis Barton
David Fernandez Jr.

 

Plot: After being “marked,” Jesse begins to be pursued by mysterious forces while his family and friends try to save him.

The Invisible Woman

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

All Genres:
Biography, Drama, Romance

Release Year: 2013

Country: UK

Runtime: 111 min

Languages: English

Director: Ralph Fiennes

Tagline:

 

Writers: Abi Morgan (screenplay), Claire Tomalin (book)

 

Cast: Felicity Jones
John Kavanagh
Tom Attwood
Susanna Hislop
Tom Burke
Tommy Curson-Smith
David Collings
Michael Marcus
Kristin Scott Thomas
Perdita Weeks
Ralph Fiennes
Richard McCabe
Gabriel Vick
Mark Dexter
Joseph Paxton

 

Plot: At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death.

Justin Bieber’s Believe

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

All Genres:
Documentary

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 92 min

Languages: English

Director: Jon M. Chu

Tagline: Behind the headlines, beyond the spotlight, lies the real story.

 

Cast: Justin Bieber
Scooter Braun
Ryan Good
Usher Raymond
Jeremy Bieber
Mike Posner
Max Martin
Will i Am
Rodney Jerkins
Alfredo Flores
Kenny Hamilton
Ellen DeGeneres
Ryan Seacrest
Kuk Harrell
Jon M. Chu

 

Plot: A backstage and on-stage look at Justin Bieber during his rise to super stardom.

Dhoom: 3

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: India

Runtime:

Languages: Hindi | English | Tamil | Telugu

Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya

Tagline:

 

Writers: Aditya Chopra (story), Vijay Krishna Acharya, 1 credit »

 

Cast: Aamir Khan
Katrina Kaif
Tabrett Bethell
Kim DeJesus
Abhishek Bachchan
Bipasha Basu
Riya Ray
Uday Chopra
Elizabeth Reiners
Diana Penty
Jacqueline Scislowski
M’laah Kaur Singh
Don Kress
Jackie Shroff
Berkeley Clayborne

 

Plot: Trained as a circus entertainer by his father, the adult Sahir co-stars in a circus alongside the gymnast Aaliya, though his true motive is to rob the show’s owners, whom he believes were responsible for his father’s murder.

Philomena

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2013

Country: UK | USA | France

Runtime: 98 min

Languages: English

Director: Stephen Frears

Tagline: These two unlikely companions are on a journey to find her long lost son.

 

Writers: Steve Coogan (screenplay), Jeff Pope (screenplay), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Judi Dench
Steve Coogan
Sophie Kennedy Clark
Mare Winningham
Barbara Jefford
Ruth McCabe
Peter Hermann
Sean Mahon
Anna Maxwell Martin
Michelle Fairley
Wunmi Mosaku
Amy McAllister
Charlie Murphy
Cathy Belton
Kate Fleetwood

 

Plot: A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Grudge Match

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Comedy, Sport

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 113 min

Languages: English

Director: Peter Segal

Tagline: DeNiro vs Stallone

 

Writers: Tim Kelleher (screenplay), Rodney Rothman (screenplay), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Robert De Niro
Sylvester Stallone
Jon Bernthal
Kim Basinger
Kevin Hart
Steffie Grote
Alan Arkin
Nicole Andrews
Corrina Roshea
Judd Lormand
Paul Ben-Victor
Joey Diaz
Han Soto
Greg Sproles
Kenneth Kynt Bryan

 

Plot: A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout — 30 years after their last match.

47 Ronin

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English | Japanese

Director: Carl Rinsch

Tagline: This Christmas, seize eternity.

 

Writers: Chris Morgan (screenplay), Hossein Amini (screenplay), 2 credits »

 

Cast: Keanu Reeves
Hiroyuki Sanada
Kô Shibasaki
Tadanobu Asano
Min Tanaka
Jin Akanishi
Masayoshi Haneda
Hiroshi Sogabe
Takato Yonemoto
Hiroshi Yamada
Shû Nakajima
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Neil Fingleton
Rinko Kikuchi
Natsuki Kunimoto

 

Plot: A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.

August: Osage County

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 130 min

Languages: English

Director: John Wells

Tagline: Misery loves family.

 

Cast: Abigail Breslin
Benedict Cumberbatch
Juliette Lewis
Ewan McGregor
Julia Roberts
Meryl Streep
Julianne Nicholson
Dermot Mulroney
Sam Shepard
Margo Martindale
Chris Cooper
Misty Upham
J. Alan Davidson
Newell Alexander
Will Coffey

 

Plot: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

Lone Survivor

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller, War

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Peter Berg

Tagline: Live to Tell the Story

 

Cast: Mark Wahlberg
Emile Hirsch
Alexander Ludwig
Taylor Kitsch
Ben Foster
Eric Bana
Jerry Ferrara
Dan Bilzerian
Scott Elrod
Yousuf Azami
Ali Suliman
Rohan Chand
Josh Berry
Sammy Sheik
Crystal Miller

 

Plot: Based on the failed mission “Operation Red Wings” which tasked four members of SEAL Team 10 on June 28, 2005 to kill Taliban leader Ahmad Shah. They were quickly compromised and under attack. Written by Anonymous

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 114 min

Languages: English

Director: Ben Stiller

Tagline:

 

Writers: Steve Conrad (screenplay), James Thurber (based on the short story by), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Kristen Wiig
Ben Stiller
Sean Penn
Kathryn Hahn
Adam Scott
Patton Oswalt
Shirley MacLaine
Joey Slotnick
Jon Daly
Adrian Martinez
Toshiko Onizawa
Barbara Vincent
Finise Avery
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson
Kai Lennox

 

Plot: Ben Stiller directs and stars in THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, James Thurber’s classic story of a day-dreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker (Kristen Wiig) are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined. Written by 20th Century Fox

Her

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 120 min

Languages: English

Director: Spike Jonze

Tagline:

 

Cast: Scarlett Johansson
Amy Adams
Olivia Wilde
Chris Pratt
Rooney Mara
Joaquin Phoenix
Portia Doubleday
Matt Letscher
Sam Jaeger
Cassandra Starr
Katherine Boecher
Alia Janine
Evelyn Edwards
Laura Colquhoun
Kelly Sarah

 

Plot: A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that’s designed to meet his every need.

Walking with Dinosaurs 3D

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Animation, Action, Family

Release Year: 2013

Country: UK | USA | Australia

Runtime: 87 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline:

 

Cast: John Leguizamo
Justin Long
Tiya Sircar
Skyler Stone
Charlie Rowe
Angourie Rice
Michael Leone

 

Plot: For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. “Walking with Dinosaurs” is the ultimate immersive experience, utilizing state of the art 3D to put audiences in the middle of a thrilling and epic prehistoric world, where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages. Written by Anonymous