L.A. ConfidentialMPAA Rating: R for strong violence and language, and for sexuality.
Runtime: 138 mins.
Director: Curtis Hanson
Writer: Brian Helgeland
Cast: Kevin Spacey; Russell Crowe; Kim Basinger ... complete cast
Tagline: Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush
Genre: Crime | Mystery | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "My partner stopped to help a damsel in distress. He's got his priorities all screwed up. " ... more quotes
Release Date: September 19, 1997
DVD Release Date: September 23, 2008

5 Stars

Lake DeadRated: R for strong violence/gore, a rape scene, language, some sexual content and drug use.
Runtime: 126 mins.
Director: George Bessudo
Writer: Daniel P. Coughlin
Cast: Cyrus Alexander; James C. Burns; Ryan Coughlin
Tagline: Beneath the calmest surface lies the deepest nightmare
Genre: Horror
Release Date: July 13, 2007
DVD Release Date: March 18, 2008

1 Star

Last Chance HarveyMPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language.
Runtime: 92 mins.
Director: Joel Hopkins
Writer: Joel Hopkins
Cast: Dustin Hoffman; Emma Thompson; Kathy Baker
Tagline: It's about first loves, last chances and everything in between.
Genre: Drama
Memorable Quote: "I'm gonna dance your socks off. "
Release Date: January 16, 2009
DVD Release Date: May 5, 2009

5 Stars

Lost BoysRated: R for strong vampire violence and gore, language, sexuality and some drug use.
Runtime: 94 mins.
Director: P.J. Pesce
Writer: Janice Fischer & James Jeremias
Cast: Gabrielle Rose; Tad Hilgenbrink; Corey Feldman.
Tagline: Never grow old. Never die. Never know fear again.
Genre: Comedy | Horror | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "I'm Edgar Frog, surfboard shaper and vampire hunter. "
Release Date: July 29, 2008
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2008

2 stars

The Love GuruMPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude and sexual content throughout, language, some comic violence and drug references.
Runtime: 87 mins.
Director: Marco Schnabel
Writer: Mike Myers & Graham Gordy
Cast: Mike Meyers; Jessica Alba; Justin Timberlake ... complete cast
Tagline: His Karma is Huge.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "Don't look at me with that tone of voice or I will punch you in the shirt! " ... more quotes
Release Date: June 20, 2008
DVD Release Date: September 16, 2008

2 stars

Mamm Mia!Rated: Rated PG-13 for some sex-related comments.
Runtime: 108 mins.
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Writer: Catherine Johnson
Cast: Amanda Seyfried; Stellan Skarsgard; Pierce Brosnan; Meryl Streep ... complete cast
Tagline: A mother. A daughter. Three possible fathers. Take a trip down the aisle you'll never forget.
Genre: Musical/Comedy
Memorable Quote: "Last time I saw your mother she said she never wanted to see me again." ... more quotes
Release Date: July 18, 2008
DVD Release Date: December 16, 2008

2 stars

Man on WireMPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexuality and nudity, and drug references.
Runtime: 94 mins.
Director: James Marsh
Cast: Philippe Petit ... complete cast
Tagline: 1974. 1350 feet up. The artistic crime of the century.
Genre: Documentary
Memorable Quote: "The fact that I could not speak French, and didn't know what the sound was or what had happened with the wire... was probably just as well. "
Release Date: 25 July 2008
DVD Release Date: December 4, 2007

5 Stars

Miracle at St. AnnaMPAA Rating: R for strong war violence, language and some sexual content/nudity.
Runtime: 160 mins.
Director: Spike Lee
Writer: James McBride
Cast: Derek Luke; Michael Ealy; Omar Benson Miller; Matteo Sciabordi ... complete cast
Tagline: World War II has its heroes and its miracles.
Genre: Drama | War | Action
Memorable Quote: "You're clean as the board of health. You've got no enemies, no debts, four years in the service..." ... more quotes
Release Date: September 26, 2008
DVD Release Date: February 10, 2009

4 stars

The New WorldRated: PG-13 for some intense battle sequences
Runtime: 150 mins.
Director: Terrence Malick
Writer: Terrence Malick
Cast: Arturo Tointigh Adrian; Christian Bale; Irene Bedard... complete cast
Tagline: Once discovered, it was changed forever.
Memorable Quote: "We must live in peace with these people"
Release Date: December 25, 2005

3 Stars

Nicj and NoraMPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material including teen drinking, sexuality, language and crude behavior.
Runtime: 90 mins.
Director: Peter Sollett
Writer: Lorene Scafaria
Cast: Michael Cera; Kat Dennings; Aaron Yoo ... complete cast
Tagline: Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist.
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance
Memorable Quote: "We didn't miss it. This *is* it. C'mon. You wanna go home? " ... more quotes
Release Date: October 3, 2008
DVD Release Date: February 3, 2009

3 Stars

Nights in RodantheMPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sensuality.
Runtime: 97 mins.
Director: George C. Wolfe
Writer: Ann Peacock and John Romano
Cast: Diane Lane; Richard Gere; Scott Glenn ... complete cast
Tagline: It's never too late for a second chance.
Genre: Drama | Romance
Memorable Quote: "We all make choices, Adrienne. You chose that life, you chose that man. Do you even remember who you really are anymore? " ... more quotes
Release Date: September 26, 2008
Own it on DVD and Blu-ray: February 10, 2008

2 stars

The Other Boleyn GirlRated: PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sexual content and some violent images.
Runtime: 115 mins.
Director: Justin Chadwick
Writer: Peter Morgan (screenplay); Philippa Gregory (novel)
Cast: Natalie Portman; Scarlett Johansson; Eric Bana ... complete cast
Tagline: The only thing that could come between these sisters... is a kingdom.
Genre: Drama/History / Romance
Memorable Quote: "I have torn this country apart for YOU!" ... more quotes
Release Date: February 29, 2008
DVD Release Date: June 10, 2008

4 stars

OtisRated: This movie has not been rated by the MPAA
Runtime: 100 mins.
Director: Tony Krantz
Writer: Erik Jendresen & Thomas Schnauz
Cast: Bostin Christopher; Ashley Johnson; Daniel Stern; Ileana Douglas ... complete cast
Tagline: Uncut.
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "216 just shit himself - I need some help here" ... more quotes
Release Date: June 10, 2008

2 stars

Pineapple ExpressMPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, drug use, sexual references and violence.
Runtime: 117 mins.
Director: David Gordon Green
Writer: Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg
Cast: Seth Rogen; James Franco; Rosie Perez; Kevin Corrigan ... complete cast
Tagline: Put this in your pipe and smoke it.
Genre: Comedy | Crime
Memorable Quote: "Pandora can't go back into the box - he only comes out." ... more quotes
Release Date: August 6, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 6, 2009

4 stars

Pride and GLoryMPAA Rating: R for strong violence, pervasive language and brief drug content.
Runtime: 125 mins.
Director: Gavin O'Connor
Writer: Joe Carnahan & Gavin O'Connor
Cast: Colin Farrell; Edward Norton; Jon Voight Noah Emmerich ... complete cast
Tagline: The last thing you want to uncover...is the truth.
Genre: Drime | Drama
Memorable Quote: "When we were kids, all we ever talked about was being cops. " ... more quotes
Theatrical release Date: October 24, 2008
Own it on DVD & Blu-ray: January 27, 2009.
Distributor: New Line Cinema
Official Site: www.prideandglorymovie.com

2 stars

PrimevalMPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA.
Runtime: 360 mins. (6 parts)
Director: Tim Haines; Adrian Hodges
Writer: Tim Haines; Adrian Hodges
Cast: Douglas Henchall; Andrew Lee Potts; Lucy Brown ... complete cast
Tagline: Primeval.
Genre: Action/Adventure/TV
Own it on DVD: November 4, 2008

3 Stars

Prince CaspianRated: PG for epic battle action and violence.
Runtime
: 147 mins.
Director
: Andrew Adamson
Writer
: Andrew Adamson & Christopher Markus
Cast
: Ben Barnes; Georgie Henley; Peter Dinklage
Tagline
: A New Age Has Begun.
Genre
: Adventure/Family/Fantasy
Memorable Quote:
"You may find Narnia a more savage place than you remember... "
Release Date:
May 16, 2008
DVD Release Date:
December 2, 2008

4 stars

Prom NightRated: PG-13 for violence and terror, some sexual material, underage drinking, and language
Runtime: 88 mins.
Director: Nelson McCormick
Writer: J.S. Cardone
Cast: Brittany Snow; Scott Porter; Jessica Stroup; Dana Davis ... complete cast
Tagline: It's Midnight Everyone's Ready To Go Home...But Someone Has Other Plans.
Genre: Crime | Drama | Horror
Memorable Quote: "If he were any dumber, I'd have to water him." ... more quotes
Release Date: April 11, 2008
DVD Release Date: August 19, 2008

1 Star

Quantum of SolaceMPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some sexual content.
Runtime: 106 mins.
Director: Marc Forster
Writer: Paul Haggis and Neal Purvis
Cast: Daniel Craig; Olga Kurylenko; Judi Dench ... complete cast
Tagline: Quantum of Solace
Genre: Action | Adventure | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "I think you're so blinded by inconsolable rage that you don't care who you hurt. When you can't tell your friends from your enemies, it's time to go." ... more quotes
Release Date: November 14, 2008
DVD Release Date: March 24, 2009

3 Stars

quarantineMPAA Rating: R for bloody violent and disturbing content, terror and language.
Runtime: 89 mins.
Director: John Erick Dowdle
Writer: John Erick Dowdle & Drew Dowdle
Cast: Jennifer Carpenter; Steve Harris; Jay Hernandez ... complete cast
Tagline: On March 11 2008, the government sealed off an apartment complex in Los Angeles. The residents were never seen again. No details. No witnesses. No evidence. Until now.
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "These are the men you'll be shadowing tonight. Wherever they go, you go." ... more quotes
Release Date: October 10, 2008
DVD Release Date: February 17, 2009.

4 stars

RamboRated: Rated R for strong graphic bloody violence, sexual assaults, grisly images and language.
Runtime: 91 mins.
Director: Sylvester Stallone
Writer: Art Monterastelli and Sylvester Stallone
Cast: Sylvester Stallone; Julie Benz; Matthew Marsden ... complete cast
Tagline: Heroes never die.... They just reload.
Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "We need another python. See what you can do. We have enough Cobras, okay?" ... more quotes
Release Date: January 25, 2008
DVD Release Date: May 27, 2008

4 stars

The Ramen GirlMPAA Rating: PG13 Parents strongly cautioned.
Runtime: 102 mins.
Director: Robert Allan Ackerman
Writer: Becca Topol
Cast: Brittany Murphy, Toshiyuki Nishida, Tammy Blanchard, Sohee Park, Kimiko Yo, Gabriel Mann, Tsutomu Yamazaki. ... complete cast
Tagline: The Ramen Girl.
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Memorable Quote: "The rent's paid off for the next six months. It's all right. You can stay."
Release Date: No U.S. theatrical release.
DVD Release Date: May 19, 2009

3 Stars

The ReaderMPAA Rating: R for some scenes of sexuality and nudity.
Runtime: 124 mins.
Director: Stephen Daldry
Writer: David Hare
Cast: Ralph Fiennes; Kate Winslet; Jeanette Hain ... complete cast
Tagline: How far would you go to protect a secret?
Genre: Drama
Memorable Quote: "You don't have the power to upset me. You don't matter enough to upset me. "
Release Date: January 9, 2009
DVD Release Date: April 14, 2009

4 stars

RedbeltRated: Rated R for strong language
Runtime: 99 mins.
Director: David Mamet
Writer: David Mamet
Cast: Max Martini; Chiwetel Ejiofor; Alice Brage ... complete cast
Tagline: There's always a way out. You just have to find it.
Genre: Action/Drama
Memorable Quote: "A man distracted is a man defeated." ... more quotes
Release Date: May 9, 2008
DVD Release Date: August 26, 2008

2 stars

ReligulousMPAA Rating: R for some language and sexual material.
Runtime: 101 mins.
Director: Larry Charles
Writer: Bill Maher
Cast: Steve Burg; Francis Collins; George Coyne; Jerry Cummings ... complete cast
Tagline: Do you smell something burning?.
Genre: Documentary
Memorable Quote: "You don't have to pass an IQ test to be in the Senate. " ... more quotes
Release Date: October 3, 2008
DVD Release Date: February 17, 2009

3 Stars

Resident EvilMPAA Rating: R for bloody violence.
Runtime: 97 mins.
Director: Makoto Kamiya
Writer: Shotaro Suga
Cast: Alyson Court; Paul Mercier; Laura Bailey ... complete cast
Tagline: Resident Evil: Degeneration.
Genre: Animated|Action|Sci-fi
Memorable Quote: "Nothing can stop it now. In a moment, I'll reveal the irrefutable truth in my own personal way. And all of you will be the very first witnesses! " ... more quotes
Release Date: No theatrical release.
DVD Release Date: December 30, 2008.

3 Stars

Revolutionary RoadMPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual content/nudity.
Runtime: 119 mins.
Director: Sam Mendes
Writer: Justin Haythe
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio; Kate Winslet; Michael Shannon ... complete cast
Tagline: How do you break free without breaking apart?
Genre: Drama
Memorable Quote: "It takes backbone to lead the life you want, Frank. " ... more quotes
Release Date: December 26, 2008
DVD Release Date: June 2, 2009

4 stars

Righteous KillMPAA Rating: R for violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and brief drug use.
Runtime: 101 mins.
Director: Jon Avnet
Writer: Russell Gewirtz
Cast: Robert DeNiro; Al Pacino; 50 Cent; Carla Gugino ... complete cast
Tagline: Most people respect the badge. Everybody respects the gun.
Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "A real chip off the old block, my daughter. She said I was a cop, and a good one. Funny... Rooster said the same thing. " ... more quotes
Release Date: September 12, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 6, 2009

3 Stars

Robot ChickenRated: This movie is not rated by the MPAA
Runtime: 30 mins.
Director: Seth Green
Writer: Jordan Allen-Dutton & Mike Fasolo
Cast: Candace Bailey; Abraham Benrubi; Ahmed Best
Tagline: Spend Father's Day with who really raised you... Star Wars
Genre: Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "Yo momma's so stupid she went to Bangkok to get a TIE fighter!"
Release Date: June 17, 2007
DVD Release Date: July 22, 2008

4 stars

Rock n RollaMPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, violence, drug use and brief sexuality.
Runtime: 114 mins.
Director: Guy Ritchie
Writer: Guy Ritchie
Cast: Gerard Butler; Thandie Newton; Nonso Anozie.
Tagline: RocknRolla
Genre: Action | Crime
Memorable Quote: "If I could be half the human being Bob is at the cost of being a poof, I'd have to think about it. Not for very long, but I'd have to pause."
Release Date: October 31, 2008
Own it on DVD and Blu-ray: January 27, 2009

4 stars

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