Where the Wild Things AreMPAA Rating: PG for mild language and some rude humor
Runtime: 94 mins.
Director: Spike Jonze
Writer: Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers
Cast: Max Records; Catherine Keener; James Gandolfini
Tagline: There's one in all of us.
Genre: Drama | Family
Memorable Quote: "Now you are king and you will be a truly great king. "
Release Date: October 17, 2009
DVD Release Date: March 2, 2010.
2 stars

Superman BatmanMPAA Rating: PG-13 for action violence throughout and a crude comment.
Runtime: 67 mins.
Director: Sam Liu
Writer: Stan Berkowitz (written by) Jeph Loeb (comic book)
Cast: Clancy Brown; Kevin Conroy; Tim Daly
Tagline: Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
Genre: Animated
Memorable Quote: "Tell me something, Captain Marvel. Would Solomon have gone to work for Lex Luthor? "
Theatrical Release Date: None
DVD Release Date: September 29, 2009

2 stars

Away We GoMPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual content.
Runtime: 98 mins.
Director: Sam Mendes
Writer: Dave Eggers & Vendela Vida
Cast: John Krasinski; Maya Rudolph; Catherine O'Hara
Tagline: Away We Go.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "Did you think that was fun? Because trust me you won't have that much fun until you discover oral pleasure. "
Release Date: June 26, 2009
DVD Release Date: September 29, 2009

4 stars

Paranormal ActivityMPAA Rating: R for language.
Runtime: 99 mins.
Director: Oren Peli
Writer: Oren Peli
Cast: Katie Featherston; Micah Sloat
Tagline: Don't See It Alone.
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "It's not the house. It's me."
Release Date: September 25, 2009 - Limited
DVD Release Date: Not yet on DVD.

5 Stars

ZombielandMPAA Rating: R for horror violence/gore and language.
Runtime: 85 mins.
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Writer: Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick
Cast: Woody Harrelson; Jesse Eisenberg; Emma Stone
Tagline: This place is so dead .
Genre: Comedy | Horror
Memorable Quote: "Time to nut up or shut up! "
Release Date: October 2, 2009
DVD Release Date: February 2, 2010.
5 Stars

Whip It!MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content including crude dialogue, language and drug material.
Runtime: 111 mins.
Director: Drew Barrymore
Cast: Sarah Habel; Shannon Eagen; Allen Page ... complete cast
Tagline: Be Your Own Hero.
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Memorable Quote: "I like smart girls. That's why I married your mama. Well, that and I knocked her up. " ... more quotes
Release Date: October 2, 2009
DVD Release Date: January 26, 2010.

4 stars

SurrogatesMPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, disturbing images, language, sexuality and a drug-related scene
Runtime: 88 mins.
Director: Jonathan Mostow
Writer: Michael Ferris & John D. Brancato
Cast: Bruce Willis; Radha Mitchell; Rosamund Pike; James Cromwell ... complete cast
Tagline: How do you save humanity when the only thing that's real is you?
Genre: Science Fiction
Memorable Quote: "Imagine a world... where you can be anyone" ... more quotes
Release Date: September 25, 2009
DVD Release Date: January 26, 2010.

2 stars

The Chaos ExperimentMPAA Rating: R for violence, language and brief nudity.
Runtime: 85 mins.
Director: Philippe Martinez
Writer: Robert Malkani
Cast: Val Kilmer; Armand Assante; Eric Roberts; Megan Brown ... complete cast
Tagline: Chaos begins when the heat rises...
Genre: Drama | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "You don't control him anymore. He controls you. Kill him and come home. I love you." ... more quotes
Release Date: No U.S. Theatrical Release
DVD Release Date: August 4, 2009.

1 Star

Jennifer's BodyMPAA Rating: R for sexuality, bloody violence, language and brief drug use.
Runtime: 102 mins.
Director: Karyn Kusama
Writer: Diablo Cody
Cast: Megan Fox; Amanda Seyfried
Tagline: She's evil... and not just high school evil.
Genre: Horror
Memorable Quote: "I can take care of myself. I've been using the Bowflex. "
Release Date: September 18, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 29, 2009

1 Star

The Mutant ChroniclesMPAA Rating: R for strong bloody violence and language throughout.
Runtime: 111 mins.
Director: Simon Hunter
Writer: Philip Eisner
Cast: Thomas Jane; Ron Perlman; John Malkovich
Tagline: The darkest age is yet to come. Have faith.
Genre: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "Am I to understand you've abondoned the air?"
Release Date: No theatrical release.
DVD Release Date: April 24, 2009
Distributor: Magnet Releasing

1 Star

It Might Get LoudMPAA Rating: PG for mild thematic elements, brief language and smoking.
Runtime: 97 mins.
Director: Davis Guggenheim
Writer: Davis Guggenheim
Cast: Jimmy Page; The Edge; Jack White ... complete cast
Tagline: It Might Get Loud.
Genre: Documentary | Music
Memorable Quote: "Who sayd you need to buy a guitar?" ... more quotes
Release Date: September 4, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 22, 2009.
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics.

4 stars

Sunshine CleaningMPAA Rating: R for language, disturbing images, some sexuality and drug use.
Runtime: 91 mins.
Director: Christine Jeffs
Writer: Megan Holley
Cast: Amy Adams; Emily Blunt; Alan Arkin
Tagline: life's a messy business.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "It was sorta a do-it-yourself thing? " ... more quotes
Release Date: March 27, 2009
DVD Release Date: August 25, 2009
Distributor: Overture Films

4 stars

ExtractMPAA Rating: R for language, sexual references and some drug use.
Runtime: 91 mins.
Director: Mike Judge
Writer: Mike Judge
Cast: Jason Bateman; Kristen Wiig; Ben Affleck
Tagline: This Labor Day, the creator of OFFICE SPACE heads back to work.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "I'm strating to think this might have been a mistake"
Release Date: September 4, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 22, 2009.
Distributor: Miramax Films.

3 Stars

Halloween IIMPAA Rating: R for strong brutal bloody violence throughout, terror, disturbing graphic images, language, and some crude sexual content and nudity.
Runtime: 101 mins.
Director: Rob Zombie
Writer: Rob Zombie
Cast: Sheri Moon Zombie; Brad Dourif; Malcolm McDowell
Tagline: Family Is Forever.
Genre: Horror
Memorable Quote: "I know he's not gonna come back just because of some stupid holiday. "
Release Date: August 28, 2009
DVD Release Date: Not yet on DVD.
Distributor: Dimension Films

4 stars

Inglourious BasterdsMPAA Rating: R for strong graphic violence, language and brief sexuality.
Runtime: 153 mins.
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Writer: Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Brad Pitt; Eli Roth; Christoph Waltz; Mélanie Laurent ... complete cast
Tagline: Once upon a time in Nazi occupied France.
Genre: Action | Drama | War
Memorable Quote: "Each and every man under my command owes me one hundred Nazi scalps... and I want my scalps! " ... more quotes
Release Date: August 21, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 22, 2009.
Distributor: The Weinstein Company.

5 Stars

PonyoMPAA Rating: G for general audiences.
Runtime: 100 mins.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Lliam Neeson; Tina Fey; Cate Blanchett (English dubbed version)
Tagline: Welcome To A World Where Anything Is Possible.
Genre: Animated/family
Memorable Quote: "The fish are following us now." ... more quotes
Release Date: August 14, 2009
DVD Release Date: March 2, 2010.
Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

4 stars

District 9MPAA Rating: R for bloody violence and pervasive language.
Runtime: 112 mins.
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Writer: Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell
Cast: Sharlto Copley; Nathalie Boltt; Jason Cope ... complete cast
Tagline: You are not welcome here.
Genre: Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "At least they're keeping them separate from us." ... more quotes
Release Date: August 14, 2009
DVD Release Date: Not yet on DVD.
Distributor: Tri-Star Pictures

5 Stars

Julie & JuliaMPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language and some sensuality.
Runtime: 123 mins.
Director: Nora Ephron
Writer: Nora Ephron
Cast: Meryl Streep; Amy Adams; Stanley Tucci ... complete cast
Tagline: Passion. Ambition. Butter. Do You Have What It Takes?
Genre: Drama | Comedy
Memorable Quote: "I'm growing in front of you." ... more quotes
Release Date: Aug 7, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 8, 2009.
Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

4 stars

Miss MarchMPAA Rating: R for strong crude and sexual content, nudity, pervasive language and some drug use.
Runtime: 90 mins.
Director: Zach Cregger Trevor Moore
Writer: Zach Cregger Trevor Moore
Cast: Raquel Alessi; Hugh Hefner; Carlan Jiminez
Tagline: After four years in a coma, Eugene Pratt is going to be reunited with his high school sweetheart...on pages 95-97.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "Well the country is like, what, 10 states wide? And each state is roughly 100 miles across. So that's like 1000 miles. We're going about 60 miles an hour, so we should be there in like 600 minutes. "
Release Date: March 13, 2009
DVD Release Date: July 28, 2009
Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures

2 stars

The Aunting in ConnecticutMPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense sequences of terror and disturbing images.
Runtime: 92 mins.
Director: Peter Cornwell
Writer: Adam Simon & Tim Metcalfe
Cast: Virginia Madsen; Kyle Gallner; Elias Koteas
Tagline: Some things cannot be explained.
Genre: Horror
Memorable Quote: "Okay don't tell anyone, But there are these buildings all over the country where secret knowledge is kept. "
Release Date: March 27, 2009
DVD Release Date: July 14, 2009
Distributor: Lionsgate

2 stars

He's Just not that into youMPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content and brief strong language.
Runtime: 129 mins.
Director: Ken Kwapis
Writer: Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Connelly
Tagline: Are you the exception...or the rule?
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "How stupid is it that a girl has to wait for a guy's call anyway, right?"
Release Date: February 6, 2009
DVD Release Date: June 2, 2009
Distributor: New Line Home Video

3 Stars

New in TownMPAA Rating: PG for language and some suggestive material. (edited for re-rating; originally PG-13 for brief strong language)
Runtime: 97 mins.
Director: Jonas Elmer
Writer: Ken Rance and C. Jay Cox
Cast: Renée Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr. Siobhan Fallon Hogan, J.K. Simmons, Mike O'Brien, James Durham, Hilary Carroll
Tagline: She's an executive on the move. But her career is taking her a little farther than she expected.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "Awesome"
Release Date: January 30, 2009
DVD Release Date: May 26, 2009
Distributor: Lionsgate

3 Stars

The Towering InfernoMPAA Rating: PG (Adult Language, Adult Situations, Violence)
Runtime: 165 mins.
Director: John Guillermin Irwin Allen
Writer: Stirling Silliphant
Cast: Steve McQueen; Paul Newman; William Holden; Faye Dunaway ... complete cast
Tagline: One Tiny Spark Becomes A Night Of Blazing Suspense.
Genre: Action | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "For what it's worth, architect, this is one building I figured would never burn." ... more quotes
Release Date: December 14, 1974
Blu-ray Release Date: July 14, 2009
Distributor: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

3 Stars

500 Days of SummerMPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual material and language.
Runtime: 95 mins.
Director: Marc Webb
Writer: Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber
Cast: Zooey Deschanel; Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Matthew Gray Gubler
Tagline: Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love. Girl doesn't.
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Memorable Quote: "Darling. I don't know how to tell you this but, there's a Chinese family in our bathroom. " ... more quotes
Release Date: July 17, 2009
DVD Release Date: Not yet on DVD.
Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures.

5 Stars

BrunoMPAA Rating: R for pervasive strong and crude sexual content, graphic nudity and language.
Runtime: 81 mins.
Director: Larry Charles
Writer: Sacha Baron Cohen & Anthony Hines
Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen; Gustaf Hammarsten; Clifford Banagale
Tagline: Bruno.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "We have chosen your baby to be dressed as a Nazi Officer, pushing a wheelbarrow, with a Jewish baby, into an oven! "
Release Date: July 10, 2009
DVD Release Date: April 25, 2010.
Distributor: Universal Pictures

4 stars

The HorsemenMPAA Rating: R for grisly and disturbing content, some sexual images and language.
Runtime: 110 mins.
Director: Jonas Ã…kerlund
Writer: Dave Callaham
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Ziyi Zhang, Lou Taylor Pucci, Clifton Collins Jr, Paul Dooley, Chelcie Ross.
Tagline: The Horsemen.
Genre: Drama | Horror
Memorable Quote: "Are you going to catch the person that did this?"
Release Date: March 6, 2009
DVD Release Date: July 14, 2009
Distributor: Lionsgate

2 stars

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

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