MADAGASCAR ESCAPE 2 AFRICA November 7, 2008
In the highly-anticipated sequel to
“Madagascar,” Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria, King Julien, Maurice
and the penguins and the chimps find themselves marooned on the
distant shores of Madagascar. In the face of this obstacle, the
New Yorkers have hatched a plan so crazy it just might work. With
military precision, the penguins have repaired an old crashed
plane — sort of.
LOCAL COLOR November 7, 2008
A successful artist looks back with loving
memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented, but
troubled eighteen year old art student befriends an elderly
alcoholic genius painter who has turned his back on not only art,
but life. The two form, what appears to be at first a tenuous
HOUSE November 7, 2008
In the year since their young daughter
died in a tragic accident, have built walls around their hearts
that the other can’t possibly penetrate. But their inner darkness
is child’s play compared to the evil that lurks in the walls of
JCVD November 7, 2008
When the life of Jean-Claude Van Damme
collides with the reality of a hold-up in Brussels, Belgium,
suddenly the huge movie star turns into an ordinary guy, filled
with fears, contradictions and hopes. How can he be up to the
legend he has built? What can a film hero do when the gun pointed
to his temple isn't charged with blanks? JCVD finds himself at the
turning point of his "hero" life.
ROLE MODELS November 7, 2008
Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott star in
Role Models as Danny and Wheeler, two salesmen who trash a company
truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the
court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours
with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however,
jail doesn't look half bad.
SOUL MEN November 7, 2008
Superstars Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie
Mac are “Soul Men” - the hilarious story of Louis (Samuel L.
Jackson) and Floyd (Bernie Mac), a popular singing duo back
in the day, who went their separate ways and never spoke
again. When the death of their former group leader (John Legend)
reunites them and sends them driving cross country for a tribute
concert at the legendary Apollo Theatre, they will have only five
days to bury the hatchet on a twenty-year-old grudge.
REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA November 7, 2008
In the year 2056 an epidemic of organ
failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior
emerges: GeneCo, a biotech company that offers organ transplants.
Operations don’t come cheap so, for those who can’t afford it,
GeneCo offers easy organ financing. With so many patients
undergoing transplant surgery, GeneCo develops Zydrate, a compound
derived from an endorphin that’s created in the brain at the time
of death, to give patients a “pain free” recovery.
OTTO; OR UP WITH DEAD PEOPLE November 7, 2008
A young zombie named Otto appears on a
remote highway. He has no idea where he came from or where he is
going. After hitching a ride to Berlin and nesting in an abandoned
amusement park, he begins to explore the city. Soon he is
discovered by underground filmmaker Medea Yarn, who begins to make
a documentary about him with the support of her girlfriend, Hella
Bent, and her brother Adolf, who operates the camera.
THE GUITAR November 7, 2008
One morning Mel, a mousy, harried New
Yorker with a thankless job and an even-less-appealing boyfriend
learns that the tumor in her throat is cancerous and the diagnosis
is terminal. She then hears that both her job and her relationship
are coming to an end. Rather than wallowing in self-pity, she
embarks on an endless spending spree, the kind of self-indulgent
wish fulfillment that we have all fantasized about.
THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS November 7, 2008
Berlin, 1940s. Eight year-old Bruno
returns from playing with his school friends to find his
home bustling with preparations: his father, a Nazi officer,
has just been promoted and his mother is planning a party.
Bruno sees no cause for celebration; his father's new job is
outside Berlin and the whole family will be moving to the
countryside, forcing him to leave the home and friends he
loves. His fears of loneliness are confirmed when the family
arrives at their dreary, isolated new house.
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE November 12, 2008
Directed by Danny Boyle and written by
Simon Beaufoy, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE stars Dev Patel, Madhur Mittal,
Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor and Irrfan Khan. The film is based on
the best selling novel Q&A by Vikas Swarup. The film is scheduled
to be released on November 28, 2008 and will have its world
premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
QUANTUM OF SOLACE November 14, 2008
Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved,
007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing
his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M (JUDI DENCH)
interrogate Mr White (JESPER CHRISTENSEN) who reveals the
organisation which blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and
dangerous than anyone had imagined.
A CHRISTMAS TALE November 14, 2008
In the beginning, Abel and Junon had two
children, Joseph and Elizabeth. Victim of a rare genetic
condition, Joseph’s only hope was a bone marrow transplant. As
they and Elizabeth were incompatible, his parents conceived a
third child in the hope of saving their son. But little Henri too
was unable to help his brother, and Joseph died, aged 7.
THE HOUSE OF THE SLEEPING BEAUTIES November 14, 2008
Edmond (Vadim Glowna), a man in his
sixties whose wife has recently passed away, is told about a
secret establishment where men can spend an entire night in bed
alongside beautiful, sleeping young women, who stretch, roll over
and dream, but never awaken. Bedazzled by their seductive yet
innocent tenderness, but distressed about the reason for their
deep sleep, he delves into the mystery of the house of sleeping
I CAN'T THINK STRAIGHT November 21, 2008
Tala, a London-based Jordanian of
Palestinian origin prepares for an elaborate wedding with her
Jordanian fiancé, when she encounters Leyla, a young British
Indian woman who is dating her best friend Ali. Spirited Christian
Tala and shy Muslim Leyla could not be more different from each
other but the attraction is immediate.
SPECIAL November 21, 2008
Les Franken (MICHAEL RAPAPORT) is a
kind-hearted and soft-spoken man who loves reading comic books.
He’s the type of guy who most people walk by on the street without
even noticing; in essence, he’s completely average and virtually
BOLT November 21, 2008
For super-dog BOLT (voice of JOHN
TRAVOLTA), every day is filled with adventure, danger and
intrigue—at least until the cameras stop rolling. When the star of
a hit TV show is accidentally shipped from his Hollywood
soundstage to New York City , he begins his biggest adventure
yet—a cross-country journey through the real world to get back to
his owner and co-star, Penny (voice of MILEY CYRUS).
TWILIGHT November 21, 2008
TWILIGHT is an action-packed, modern-day
love story between a teenage girl and a vampire. Bella Swan
(Kristen Stewart) has always been a little bit different, never
caring about fitting in with the trendy girls at her Phoenix high
school. When her mother re-marries and sends Bella to live with
her father in the rainy little town of Forks , Washington, she
doesn’t expect much of anything to change. Then she meets the
mysterious and dazzlingly beautiful Edward Cullen (Robert
Pattinson), a boy unlike any she’s ever met.
AUSTRALIA November 26, 2008
AUSTRALIA is an epic and romantic action
adventure, set in that country on the explosive brink of World War
II. In it, an English aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) travels to the
faraway continent, where she meets a rough-hewn local (Hugh
Jackman) and reluctantly agrees to join forces with him to save
the land she inherited.
MILK November 26, 2008
In 1977, Harvey Milk was elected to the
San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay
man to be voted into public office in America . His victory was
not just a victory for gay rights; he forged coalitions across the
political spectrum. From senior citizens to union workers, Harvey
Milk changed the very nature of what it means to be a fighter for
human rights and became, before his untimely death in 1978, a hero
for all Americans.
FOUR CHRISTMASES November 26, 2008
Romantic Comedy. When upscale, happily
unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves
socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans
morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now,
gleefully avoided. Out of obligation--and unable to escape--they
trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities,
increasingly mortified to find childhood fears raised, adolescent
wounds reopened...and their very future together uncertain
TRANSPORTER 3 November 26, 2008
Frank Martin has been pressured into
transporting Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of Leonid Vasilev,
the head of the Environmental Protection Agency for the Ukraine,
from Marseilles through Stuttgart and Budapest until he ends up in
Odessa on the Black Sea. Along the way, with the help of Inspector
Tarconi, Frank has to contend with the people who strong armed him
to take the job, agents sent by Vasilev to intercept him, and the
general non-cooperation of his passenger.