How to Lose Friends & Alienate People - Comedy - 10/03
Shawn of the Dead's Simon Pegg returns with a fish-out-of-water comedy about a bumbling British tabloid journalist hired by an upscale New York City magazine. In to time at all, he's spectacularly burning bridges with co-workers, superstars and everyone else in his vicinity.
From the makers of Scooby-Doo comes a new pooch-centric Disney adventure about
spoiled chihuahua Chloe (Drew Barrymore), who finds herself lost on the streets of Mexico,
with only a street-wise German Shepherd (Andy Garcia) to count as her ally. Never fear,
though...her friend Papi (George Lopez), who harbors a secret crush on her, is headed south
of the border to rescue her.
Flash of Genius - Drama - 10/03
Greg Kinnear stands up for the little guy in this true-life story about a college professor
and part-time inventor who takes on the U.S. automobile industry when his invention is
universally embraced, but his part in its creation is completely ignored. Years of
litigation and sacrifice are endured, but Robert Kearns (Kinnear) refuses to back down in
his fight for justice.
Rachel Getting Married - Comedy/Drama - 10/03
Jonathan Demme directs an intimate family dramedy about an estranged daughter's (Anne
Hathaway) return home for her sister's wedding, which causes long-simmering feelings and
frustrations to boil to the surface...big time.
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist - Romance/Comedy - 10/03
Juno / Superbad secret (well, not-so-secret) weapon Michael Cera stars as
Nick, an aspiring Indie rock bassist on an all-night adventure with new acquaintance Nora
(Kat Dennings). Their quest to find a legendary band's show has its share of highlights and
mishaps, and may even lead to a little bit of romance.
Rock N Rolla - Action - 10/08
Snatch director Guy Ritchie returns to his hard-knocks, crime thriller roots with
this gangster pic featuring tough guys Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Jeremy Piven and
Ludacris. It all involves a Russian mobster, a land deal gone awry, millions of dollars,
small-time thieves, corrupt politicians and sexy accountants...plus lots of fisticuffs and
City of Ember - Adventure/Fantasy - 10/10
Bill Murray, Tim Robbins and Saoirse Ronan (Atonement) headline the latest
adventure fantasy from Fox Walden. The story involves the fantastical City of Embers, which
has glittered for generations but now faces an imminent power outage as the city's
generator begins to fail. Two teens race against the clock to unlock the city's mysteries,
before the lights go bye-bye forever.
The Express - Drama - 10/10
Rob Brown and Dennis Quaid are the stars of Gary Fleder's (The Negotiator) The
Express, based on the true story of fooball hero Ernie Davis, the first
African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. Brown plays talented running back Davis, and Quaid is Syracuse coach Ben Schwartzwalder. Both mentor and student teach each other some
important life lessons, on and off the field.
Body of Lies - Action/Thriller - 10/10
Acting giants Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio square off in Ridley Scott's A-list
action-thriller. Based on a real story, it's the tale of a CIA operative tracking a
terrorist leader working out of Jordan. Suspectful of the head of Jordanian intelligence,
the agent begins to also call into question the CIA veteran who's ostensibly in charge of
Quarantine - Horror/Thriller - 10/10
Quarantine follows a television news crew assigned to spend the night shift with an LAFD unit. Responding to a call from a small apartment building, the firefighters and
news group discover a woman who has been infected with...something (is that a vampire bite? a gift from the living dead? hmm...). The crew ends up being quarantined inside the building with the rest of the residents, with no communication to the outside world.
The Secret Life of Bees - Drama - 10/17
Dakota Fanning's second turn this season as a troubled young girl (after Hounddog)
finds her leading a lonely life and missing her late mom. Her fortunes change, though, when
she flees to a South Carolina town and is taken in by three smart and independent sisters.
She experiences solace in their care, and is mesmerized by their craft of
Sex Drive - Comedy - 10/17
This fall's American Pie-esque comedy finds 18-year-old Ian Lafferty (Josh
Zuckerman) on a cross-country journey with two of his pals to lose his virginity to a
beautiful girl he met on the Internet. Along the way, they share more than a few raunchy
escapades and misadventures. "X-man" James Marsden appears as Ian's obnoxious older
Max Payne - Action/Thriller - 10/17
Adapted from the popular video game, Max Payne stars Mark Wahlberg as a rogue cop
determined to avenge the killings of his family and partner. As Payne journeys further into
the underworld, he's forced to contend with criminals and some ornery spirits from beyond.
W. - Comedy/Drama - 10/17
Leave it to Oliver Stone to take a closer look at George W. Bush. Josh Brolin stars in the
title role, surrounded by an all-star ensemble including Richard Dreyfuss, Thandie Newton
and Jeffrey Wright. The film recounts W's early days, his relationship
with his wife and family, his faith and the critical time leading up to America's invasion
Synechdoche, New York - Drama - 10/24
Charlie Kaufman, the mastermind behind Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine of the
Spotless Mind, writes and directs another mind-bender that mixes reality and fiction.
Central to the story is the latest work from a New York theater director (Philip Seymour
Hoffman) whose universe is slowly crumbling and turning into the mockup world he's
constructed for a new play.
Crossing Over - Drama - 10/24
Harrison Ford, Ashley Judd, Sean Penn and Jim Sturgess headline this Crash-like
ensemble about the dreams, realities and issues facing immigrants, and immigration
enforcement officers in Los Angeles. Directed by The Cooler's Wayne Kramer.
High School Musical 3: Senior Year - 10/24
Disney's uber-popular musical series about high school teens hits the big screen in its third
edition, which finds teen icons Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, along with the rest of the
gang, taking part in all kinds of activities in their senior year, from the basketball
championship to the prom to a new spring musical.
Pride and Glory - Crime Drama - 10/24
Edward Norton, Colin Farrell and Jon Voight are at the center of this gritty urban crime
drama, as family members of a multi-generational New York police family. Loyalties are
questioned when one of the two sons investigates a case that may involve both
his older brother and brother-in-law.
Saw V - Horror - 10/24
In the fifth installment of the new millenium's favorite horror series, Hoffman appears to
be the only one left alive to carry on Jigsaw's legacy. First, though, he needs to get rid
of any potential loose ends.
Changeling - Thriller/Drama - 10/24
Clint Eastwood directs Angelina Jolie in a fact-based drama about a mother whose 9-year-old
son was kidnapped, only to be reunited with her "child" months later. Knowing in her heart
that the boy is not her own, she presses the reluctant, agitated authorities to
continue their search for her son.
Passengers - Thriller - 10/24
Anne Hathaway has her own eye-opening experience as a therapist to five airplane crash
survivors. Patrick Wilson intrigues her most. As patients begin to mysteriously disappear
one by one, though, it looks like Wilson may be the keeper of more than just a pretty face.
Zack and Miri Make a Porno - Comedy - 10/31
Zack and Miri, both deep in debt, decide to make some quick cash by producing a porno flick. Things get complicated when
the pals, in the midst of all the sex, realize they may have real feelings for each other.