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

WatchmenMPAA Rating: R for strong graphic violence, sexuality, nudity and language
Runtime: 163 mins.
Director: Zack Snyder
Writer: David Hayter and Alex Tse
Cast: Malin Akerman; Billy Crudup; Jackie Earle Haley ... complete cast
Tagline: This city is afraid of me. I've seen its true face.
Genre: Action | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "Maybe someone's picking off costumed heroes." ... more quotes
Release Date: March 6, 2009.
DVD Release Date: July 21, 2009.
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

5 Stars

Echelon ConspiracyMPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense violence and action, some sexuality and brief language.
Runtime: 106 mins.
Director: Greg Marcks
Writer: Kevin Elders and Michael Nitsberg
Cast: Shane West; Edward Burns; Ving Rhames ... complete cast
Tagline: Echelon Conspiracy
Genre: Action | Mystery | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "I think I need you to change my flight" ... more quotes
Release Date: February 27, 2009 (limited)
DVD Release Date: July 21, 2009.
Distributor: After Dark Films

1 Star

CoralineMPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements, scary images, some language and suggestive humor.
Runtime: 101 mins.
Director: Henry Selick
Writer: Henry Selick (screenplay); Neil Gaiman (book)
Cast: Dakota Fanning; Teri Hatcher; Jennifer Saunders
Tagline: Be careful what you wish for.
Genre: Animation | Family | Fantasy
Memorable Quote: "Coraline Jones always dreamed of finding a better world"
Release Date: February 6, 2009
DVD/Blu-ray Release Date: July 21, 2009
Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

3 Stars

Being ThereMPAA Rating: PG.
Runtime: 130 mins.
Director: Hal Ashby
Writer: Jerzy Kosinski
Cast: Peter Sellers; Shirley MacLaine; Jack Warden
Tagline: Getting there is half the fun; being there is all of it!
Genre: Drama | Comedy
Memorable Quote: "Mr. Gardner, do you agree with Ben, or do you think that we can stimulate growth through temporary incentives? "
Theatrical Release Date: December 19, 1979
Own it on DVD: February 3, 2009
Distributor: Warner Bros. Entertainment

3 Stars

TakenMPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, disturbing thematic material, sexual content, some drug references and language.
Runtime: 93 mins.
Director: Pierre Morel
Writer: Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen
Cast: Liam Neeson; Katie Cassidy; Maggie Grace
Tagline: The time for revenge has come.
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama
Memorable Quote: "I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you let my daughter go now, that'll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don't, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you." ... more quotes
Release Date: January 30, 2009
DVD Release Date: May 12, 2009
Distributor: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

4 stars

The InternationalMPAA Rating: R for some sequences of violence and language.
Runtime: 118 mins.
Director: Tom Tykwer
Writer: Eric Singer
Cast: Clive Owen; Naomi Watts; Ulrich Thomsen; Armin Mueller-Stahl
Tagline: They control your money. They control your government. They control your life. And everybody pays.
Genre: Drama | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "Anyone who's ever been in the position to move against this bank has either ended up dead or disappeared"
Release Date: February 13, 2009
DVD Release Date: June 9, 2009
Distributor: Columbia Pictures.

2 stars

SuperfriendsMPAA Rating: This title not rated by the MPAA.
Runtime: 60 mins. (15 episodes)
Writer: Jeffrey Scott (8 episodes, 1977) Robert Kanigher (numerous episodes)
Cast: Norman Alden; Michael Bell; Danny Dark; Shannon Farnon
Tagline: The All-New Super Friends Hour
Genre: Animated | Family | Adventure
Memorable Quote: "Wonder Twin powers: ACTIVATE! "
Own it on DVD: January 27, 2009
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

3 Stars

AmusementMPAA Rating: R for horror violence, terror and disturbing images.
Runtime: 85 mins.
Director: John Simpson
Writer: Jake Wade Wall
Cast: Keir O'Donnell; Katheryn Winnick; Jessica Lucas
Tagline: It's Funny... Right?
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "I realize you're in a serious state of shock... what's amusing you?"
Own it on DVD/blu-ray: January 20, 2009
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

0 stars

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