The Last House on teh LeftMPAA Rating: R for sadistic brutal violence including a rape and disturbing images, language, nudity and some drug use.
Runtime: 110 mins.
Director: Dennis Iliadis
Writer: Adam Alleca and Carl Ellsworth
Cast: Garret Dillahunt; Michael Bowen; Josh Cox
Tagline: The Last House on the Left.
Genre: Horror
Memorable Quote: "You know Krug, considering the rather notorious nature of the prison you're headed to, I think I'd pray for something a little more substantial" ... more quotes
Release Date: March 13, 2009.
DVD Release Date: August 18, 2009.
Distributor: Rogue Pictures

3 Stars

The Hurt LockerMPAA Rating: R for war violence and language.
Runtime: 131 mins.
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Writer: Mark Boal
Cast: Jeremy Renner; Anthony Mackie; Brian Geraghty; Guy Pearce
Tagline: The Hurt Locker.
Genre: War
Memorable Quote: "If I'm gonna die, wanna die comfortable"
Release Date: July 10, 2009
DVD Release Date: January12, 2010.
Distributor: Summit Entertainment

5 Stars

Public EnemiesMPAA Rating: R for gangster violence and some language.
Runtime: 140 mins.
Director: Michael Mann
Writer: Ronan Bennett and Michael Mann
Cast: Johnny Depp; Christian Bale; Marion Cotillard ... complete cast
Tagline: Public Enemies.
Genre: Crime | Drama
Memorable Quote: "The only way you're walking out of this jail cell is when we take you out to execute you."
Release Date: July 1, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 8, 2009.
Distributor: Universal Pictures

3 Stars

TransformersMPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action violence, language, some crude and sexual material, and brief drug material.
Runtime: 150 mins.
Director: Michael Bay
Writer: Ehren Kruger & Roberto Orci
Cast: Shia LaBeouf; Megan Fox; Josh Duhamel; Tyrese Gibson
Tagline: Revenge is coming.
Genre: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "Bumblebee, just hear me out okay. You know freshmen aren't allowed to have cars, that's all it is. It is best for both of us. I know it doesn't sound like it but... you're an Autobot, you shouldn't be living in my dad's garage. I mean you're suffocating in here. Hey will you look at me please? Hey, come on big guy... "
Release Date: June 24, 2009
DVD Release Date: Not yet on DVD.
Distributor: DreamWorks SKG

4 stars

The UnbornMPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, disturbing images, thematic material and language including some sexual references.
Runtime: 87 mins.
Director: David S. Goyer
Writer: David S. Goyer
Cast: Gary Oldman; Meagan Good; Carla Gugino
Tagline: Evil will do anything to live.
Genre: Horror
Memorable Quote: "Jumby wants to be born now. "
Release Date: January 9, 2009
DVD Release Date: July 7, 2009
Distributor: Rogue Pictures

2 stars

Year OneMPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude and sexual content throughout, brief strong language and comic violence. (edited; originally Rated R for some sexual content and language.)
Runtime: 97 mins.
Director: Harold Ramis
Writer: Harold Ramis & Gene Stupnitsky
Cast: Jack Black; Michael Cera; Oliver Platt David Cross
Tagline: Meet your ancestors.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "Well there won't be any berries in the fruit salad now, so we all lose.
Release Date: June 19, 2009
DVD Release Date: Not yet on DVD.
Distributor: Columbia Pictures

1 Star

The ProposalMPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, nudity and language.
Runtime: 107 mins.
Director: Anne Fletcher
Writer: Pete Chiarelli
Cast: Sandra Bullock; Ryan Reynolds; Mary Steenburgen
Tagline: Here comes the bribe...
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Memorable Quote: "We are uh... getting married"
Release Date: June 19, 2009
DVD Release Date: October 13, 2009.
Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

3 Stars

My Bloody ValentineMPAA Rating: R for graphic brutal horror violence and grisly images throughout, some strong sexuality, graphic nudity and language.
Runtime: 101 mins.
Director: Patrick Lussier
Writer: Todd Farmer and Zane Smith
Cast: Jensen Ackles; Jamie King; Kerr King
Tagline: On January 16, Get Your Heart Broken.
Genre: Horror
Memorable Quote: "Jason, is that you? "
Release Date: January 16, 2009
DVD Release Date: May 19, 2009
Distributor: Lionsgate

1 Star

UpMPAA Rating: PG for some peril and action.
Runtime: 96 mins.
Director: Pete Docter; Bob Peterson
Writer: Bob Peterson
Cast: Edward Asner; Christopher Plummer; Delroy Lindo; John Ratzenberger ... complete cast
Tagline: Up.
Genre: Animated | Comedy
Memorable Quote: "You got a "run away in terror" badge?" ... more quotes
Release Date: May 29, 2009
DVD Release Date: November, 10, 2009.
Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

5 Stars

Drag Me to HellMPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of horror violence, terror, disturbing images and language.
Runtime: 99 mins.
Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: Sam Raimi & Ivan Raimi
Cast: Alison Lohman; Juston Long; Lorna Raver
Tagline: Christine Brown has a good job, a great boyfriend, and a bright future. But in three days, she's going to hell.
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Memorable Quote: "We would have to throw her out of her house"
Release Date: May 29, 2009
DVD Release Date: October 13, 2009.
Distributor: Universal Pictures

4 stars

Night at the Museum 2MPAA Rating: PG for mild action and brief language.
Runtime: 105 mins.
Director: Shawn Levy
Writer: Robert Ben Garant & Thomas Lennon
Cast: Ben Stiller; Amy Adams; Owen Wilson; Robin Wilson
Tagline: When the lights go off the battle is on.
Genre: Action | Comedy
Memorable Quote: "It's the United States of "Don't Touch That Thing Right in Front of You."
Release Date: May 22, 2009
DVD Release Date: Decmeber 1, 2009.
Distributor: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

2 stars

Underworld: Rise of the LycansMPAA Rating: R for bloody violence and some sexuality.
Runtime: 92 mins.
Director: Patrick Tatopoulos
Writer: Danny McBride and Dirk Blackman
Cast: Michael Sheen; Bill Nighy; Rhona Mitra
Tagline: Underworld: Rise of the Lycans.
Genre: Action | Fantasy | Horror
Memorable Quote: "Vampire and Lycan, we are both the children of Corvinus. Yet my kind are slaves. I will use this one day. And I will leave this place. But I can never be without you."
Release Date: January 23, 2009
DVD Release Date: May 12, 2009
Distributor: Screen Gems

3 Stars

Terminator SalvationMPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and language.
Runtime: 130 mins.
Director: McG
Writer: John D. Brancato & Michael Ferris
Cast: Christain Bale; Sam Worthington; Moon Bloodgood
Tagline: The End Begins.
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "Win or lose, this war ends tonight! "
Release Date: May 21, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 1, 2009.
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

2 stars

Angels & DemonsMPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of violence, disturbing images and thematic material.
Runtime: 138 mins.
Director: Ron Howard
Writer: David Koepp and Akiva Goldsman
Cast: Tom Hanks; Ewan McGregor; Stellan Skarsgard
Tagline: The holiest event of our time. Perfect for their return.
Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery
Memorable Quote: "When you write about us, and you will, do so gently. "
Release Date: May 15, 2009
DVD Release Date: November 24, 2009.
Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

4 stars

ManagementMPAA Rating: R for language.
Runtime: 93 mins.
Director: Stephen Belber
Writer: Stephen Belber
Cast: Jennifer Aniston; Steve Zahn; Margo Martindale
Tagline: A touching comedy.
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Memorable Quote: "I know what you need. To take care of yourself so that the people who love you don't feel like they're annoying you."
Release Date: May 15, 2009
DVD Release Date: September 29, 2009
Distributor: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

3 Stars

KnowingMPAA Rating: PG-13 for disaster sequences, disturbing images and brief strong language.
Runtime: 121 mins.
Director: Alex Proyas
Writer: Ryne Douglas Pearson and Juliet Snowden
Cast: Nicolas Cage; Chandler Canterbury; Rose Byrne; D.G. Maloney
Tagline: Knowing is Everything...
Genre: Action Mystery | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "What happens when the numbers run out? "
Release Date: March 20, 2009
DVD Release Date: July 7, 2009
Distributor: Summit Entertainment

3 Stars

Star TrekMPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, and brief sexual content.
Runtime: 126 mins.
Director: J.J. Abrams
Writer: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman
Cast: Chris Pine; Zachary Quinto; Leonard Nimoy; Eric Bana
Tagline: Star Trek.
Genre: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "Your father was captain of a starship for twelve minutes. He saved 800 lives, including yours. I dare you to do better. Enlist in Starfleet."
Release Date: May 8, 2009
DVD Release Date: November 17, 2009
Distributor: Paramount Pictures

4 stars

Star TrekMPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, and brief sexual content.
Runtime: 126 mins.
Director: J.J. Abrams
Writer: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman
Cast: Chris Pine; Zachary Quinto; Leonard Nimoy; Eric Bana
Tagline: Star Trek.
Genre: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "Your father was captain of a starship for twelve minutes. He saved 800 lives, including yours. I dare you to do better. Enlist in Starfleet."
Release Date: May 8, 2009
DVD Release Date: November 17, 2009
Distributor: Paramount Pictures

5 Stars

Sin CityMPAA Rating: R for sustained strong stylized violence, nudity and sexual content including dialogue
Runtime: 126 mins.
Director: Frank Miller; Robert Rodriguez; Quentin Tarantino
Writer: Frank Miller
Cast: Bruce Willis; Mickey Rourke; Jessica Albs; Brittney Murphy; Clive Owen... complete cast
Tagline: Walk down the right back alley in Sin City and you can find anything.
Genre: Crime/Action/Drama
Memorable Quote: "Every ounce of me wants to get some killing done!"
Release Date: April 1, 2005
DVD Release Date: December 15, 2005.
Blu-ray Release Date: April 21, 2009
Distributor: Dimension Home Video (DVD) (Blu-ray)

4 stars

WolverineMPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, and some partial nudity.
Runtime: 107 mins.
Director: Gavin Hood
Writer: David Benioff and Skip Woods
Cast: Hugh Jackman; Liev Schreiber; Kevin Durand; Dominic Monaghan ... complete cast
Tagline: X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "My name is Major William Stryker. You boys tired of running? Tired of denying your true nature? Tired of wars? " ... more quotes
Release Date: May 1, 2009
DVD Release Date: September 15, 2009.
Distributor: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

3 Stars

PushMPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, brief strong language, smoking and a scene of teen drinking.
Runtime: 111 mins.
Director: Paul McGuigan
Writer: David Bourla
Cast: Colin Ford; Joel Gretsch; Dakota Fanning; Djimon Hounsou ... complete cast
Tagline: One push can change everything.
Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "With her we are going to create an army the world's never seen before. " ... more quotes
Release Date: February 6, 2009
DVD Release Date: July 7, 2009.
Distributor: Summit Entertainment

2 stars

The SolistMPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements, some drug use and language.
Runtime: 109 mins.
Director: Joe Wright
Writer: Susannah Grant
Cast: Jamie Foxx; Robert Downey, Jr.; Catherine Keener... complete cast
Tagline: Life has a mind of its own.
Genre: Drama | Biography | Music
Memorable Quote: "He was the most gifted kid I've ever met." ... more quotes
Release Date: April 24, 2009
DVD Release Date: Not yet on DVD.
Distributor: Dreamworks SKG

2 stars

State of PLayMPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violence, language including sexual references, and brief drug content.
Runtime: 127 mins.
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan and Tony Gilroy
Cast: Russell Crowe; Ben Affleck; Rachel McAdams; Helen Mirren
Tagline: Nothing Is Off The Record.
Genre: Crime | Drama
Memorable Quote: "Coffee's free for friend's of the press."
Release Date: April 17, 2009
DVD Release Date: September 1, 2009
Distributor: Universal Pictures

4 stars

HumpdayMPAA Rating: R for some strong sexual content, pervasive language and a scene of drug use.
Runtime: 94 mins.
Director: Lynn Shelton
Writer: Lynn Shelton
Cast: Mark Duplass; Joshua Leonard; Alycia Delmore
Tagline: Sometimes male bonding can be taken a little too far.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "it's not gay; it's beyond gay. It's not porn; it's art"
Release Date: July 24, 2009
DVD Release Date: November 17, 2009.
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures.

2 stars

Crank: High VoltageMPAA Rating: R for frenetic strong bloody violence throughout, crude and graphic sexual content, nudity and pervasive language.
Runtime: 96 mins.
Director: Mark Neveldine; Brian Taylor
Writer: Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor
Cast: Jason Statham; Amy Smart; Ling Bai
Tagline: He was dead...But he got better.
Genre: Action
Memorable Quote: "My name is Chev Chelios. And today I didn't die."
Release Date: April 17, 2009
DVD Release Date: September 8, 2009
Distributor: Lionsgate

3 Stars

Observe and ReportMPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, graphic nudity, drug use, sexual content and violence.
Runtime: 86 mins.
Director: Jody Hill
Writer: Jody Hill
Cast: Seth Rogen; Ray Liotta; Michael Pena ... complete cast
Tagline: Observe and Report
Genre: Action | Comedy
Memorable Quote: "Physically yes, but psychologically? No! " ... more quotes
Theatrical Release Date: April 10, 2009
Get it on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand & Digital Download: September 22, 2009.
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

4 stars

The Black BalloonMPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content, a scene of violence, and brief strong language.
Runtime: 97 mins.
Director: Elissa Down
Writer: Elissa Down; Jimmy Jack
Cast: Toni Collette; Luke Ford; Gemma Ward
Tagline: The Black Balloon.
Genre: Drama | Indie
Memorable Quote: "Your brother will never be able to do the things you can Thomas, He will live with us for the rest of his life. "
Release Date: April 10, 2009 (USA)
DVD Release Date: March 23, 2010.
Distributor: NeoClassics Films

4 stars

AdventurelandMPAA Rating: R for language, drug use and sexual references.
Runtime: 107 mins.
Director: Greg Mottola
Writer: Greg Mottola
Cast: Kristen Stewart; Jesse Eisenberg; Kristen Wiig; Bill Hader ... complete cast
Tagline: It was the worst job they ever imagined... and the best time of their lives.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "My estimate for the Europe trip was a little off." ... more quotes
Release Date: April 3, 2009
DVD Release Date: August 25, 2009
Distributor: Miramax Films

5 Stars

DuplicityMPAA Rating: PG-13 for language and some sexual content.
Runtime: 125 mins.
Director: Tony Gilroy
Writer: Tony Gilroy
Cast: Julia Roberts; Clive Owen; Tom Wilkinson; Paul Giamatti
Tagline: Outwit. Outspy. Outsmart. Outplay. Then get out.
Genre: Crime | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "So, what do you have to do to get $40 million?"
Release Date: March 20, 2009
DVD Release Date: August 25, 2009
Distributor: Universal Pictures

2 stars

I Love You, ManMPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, including crude and sexual references.
Runtime: 120 mins.
Director: John Hamburg
Writer: John Hamburg and Larry Levin
Cast: Paul Rudd; Rashida Jones; Jason Segal; Jane Curtain ... complete cast
Tagline: I Love You, Man
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Memorable Quote: "If you see a cool looking guy, strike up a conversation and ask him on a man-date." ... more quotes
Release Date: March 20, 2009
DVD Release Date: August 11, 2009.
Distributor: DreamWorks SKG

4 stars

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