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December 2008 Movie Releases


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Movie Title: Cadillac Records
Genre: Drama/Musical
Director: Darnell Martin
Written by: Darnell Martin
Starring: Adrien Brody, Beyoncé Knowles, Cedric the Entertainer, Columbus Short, Jeffrey Wright
Release Date: Fri 05, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

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Movie Title: Frost Nixon
Genre: Drama/History
Director: Ron Howard
Written by: Peter Morgan
Starring: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen
Release Date: Fri 05, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: The film focuses on a series of interviews that David Frost (Michael Sheen) conducted with Richard Nixon (Frank Langella) in 1977 following the Watergate scandal that occurred in the USA in the 1970's.

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Movie Title: Punisher War Zone
Genre: Action/Crime/Drama/Thriller
Director: Lexi Alexander
Written by: Nick Santora, Matt Holloway, Arthur Marcum
Starring: Ray Stevenson, Dominic West, Julie Benz, Wayne Knight
Release Date: Fri 05, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. With the 'Punisher Task Force' hot on his trail and the FBI unable to take Jigsaw in, Frank must stand up to the formidable army that Jigsaw has recruited before more of his evil deeds go unpunished.

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Movie Title: Delgo
Genre: Animation/Adventure/Comedy/Fantasy/Romance
Director: Marc F. Adler, Jason Maurer
Written by: Patrick J. Cowan, Carl Dream, Jennifer A. Jones
Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr., Jennifer Love Hewitt, Anne Bancroft, Val Kilmer
Release Date: Fri 12, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: Delgo, an adventurous but naive teenager, must rally his group of friends to protect their world from conflict between the Lockni and Nohrin people.

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Movie Title: The Day The Earth Stood Still
Genre: Science-Fiction
Director: Scott Derrickson
Written by: David Scarpa
Starring: Keanu Reeves
Release Date: Fri 12, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

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Movie Title: While She Was Out
Genre: Thriller
Director: Susan Montford
Written by: Susan Montford
Starring: Kim Basinger
Release Date: Fri 12, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: A suburban housewife is forced to fend for herself when she becomes stranded in a desolate forest with four murderous thugs…

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Movie Title: Gran Torino
Genre: Drama/Action
Director: Clint Eastwood
Written by: Nick Schenk
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Doua Moua
Release Date: Wed 17, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: The movie features Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood), a cantankerous Polish American man, played by Eastwood, who has just lost his wife and is estranged from his children and grandchildren. He is a grumpy, tough-minded, borderline-hateful, unhappy man who can’t get along with either his kids or his neighbors. Disgruntled that his urban neighborhood is being populated by more and more Hmong arrivals, he keeps a cautious distance. But the teenage boy next door Tao (Bee vang), tries to steal his beloved vintage 1972 Gran Torino car to prove himself to a Hmong gang. Walt asks Tao to work for him as a reparation for his wrongdoing. In the process the veteran grows increasingly fond of Tao and his sister Sue, and takes steps to protect them from the gangs that foul his neighborhood with their strutting presence…

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Movie Title: Seven Pounds
Genre: Drama
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Written by: Grant Nieporte
Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy
Release Date: Fri 19, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: Ben (Will Smith) is an IRS agent who is depressed and guilt-ridden about mistakes from his past. He sets out to make amends by helping seven strangers. When he meets Emily (Rosario Dawson), a beautiful woman with a heart condition, he falls in love with her, thereby complicating his plans. Woody Harrelson also appears as a blind pianist who befriends Ben.

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Movie Title: Tale of Despereaux
Genre: Adventure/Animation/Comedy/Family/Fantasy
Director: Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen
Written by: Kate DiCamillo (book), Will McRobb (screenplay)
Starring: Matthew Broderick, Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Sigourney Weaver
Release Date: Fri 19, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: The tale of three unlikely heroes - a misfit mouse (Despereaux, voiced by Matthew Broderick) who prefers reading books to eating them, an unhappy rat (Roscuro, Dustin Hoffman) schemes to leave the darkness of the dungeon, and a bumbling servant girl with cauliflower ears - whose fates are intertwined with that of the castle's princess (voiced by Emma Watson).

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Movie Title: Yes Man
Genre: Comedy
Director: Peyton Reed
Written by: Nicholas Stoller, Jarrad Paul
Starring: Jim Carrey, Terrence Stamp, Slim Khezri, Zooey Deschanel
Release Date: Fri 19, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: A man (Jim Carrey) decides to say yes to everything that comes his way in his life, leading to a series of comedic events.

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Movie Title: Bedtime Stories
Genre: Comedy/Family/Fantasy
Director: Adam Shankman
Written by: Matt Lopez
Starring: Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce, Teresa Palmer, Courteney Cox, Lucy Lawless, Russell Brand, Richard Griffiths
Release Date: Thu 25, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: Sandler plays Skeeter Bronson, a hotel handyman whose life is changed forever when the bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to mysteriously come true. He attempts to take advantage of the phenomenon, incorporating his own aspirations into one outlandish tale after another, but it's the kids' unexpected contributions that turn Skeeter's life upside down.

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Movie Title: Benjamin Button
Genre: Drama/Fantasy/Mystery/Romance
Director: David Fincher
Written by: Eric Roth (screenplay), F. Scott Fitzgerald (book)
Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett
Release Date: Thu 25, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: In the early 20th century, a 80-year-old man (Brad Pitt) is born aging backwards, causing complications when he falls in love with a 30 year old woman (Cate Blanchett). Fincher said, 'It's dark, it's romantic, and it also deals with mortality in a pretty unflattering way. The guy is born in 1919 - with the film itself beginning in world war I, travelling around the world and carrying on all the way through to the year 2000.

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Movie Title: Marley and Me
Genre: Comedy
Director: David Frankel
Written by: Scott Frank, John Grogan
Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Alan Arkin
Release Date: Thu 25, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog. Based on the memoir by John Grogan.

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Movie Title: The spirit
Genre: Action/Drama/Fantasy
Director: Frank Miller
Written by: Frank Miller (screenplay), Will Eisner (comic book)
Starring: Gabirel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Sarah Paulson
Release Date: Thu 25, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: Adapted from the legendary comic strip, THE SPIRIT is a classic action-adventure-romance told by genre-twister FRANK MILLER (creator of 300 and SIN CITY). It is the story of a former rookie cop who returns mysteriously from the dead as the SPIRIT (Gabriel Macht) to fight crime from the shadows of Central City. His arch-enemy, the OCTOPUS (Samuel L. Jackson) has a different mission: he’s going to wipe out Spirit’s beloved city as he pursues his own version of immortality.

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Movie Title: Revolutionary Road
Genre: Drama
Director: Sam Mendes
Written by: Justin Haythe (script), Richard Yates (novel)
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates
Release Date: Fri 26, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: Set in 1955, the plot focuses on the hopes and aspirations of Frank and April Wheeler, self-assured Connecticut suburbanites who see themselves as very different from their neighbors in the Revolutionary Hill Estates. April is an aspiring actress who yearns to move to Paris, while Frank copes with toiling away at a corporate job he despises by drinking too heavily and engaging in an affair with a co-worker. The couple's marriage slowly dissolves into an endless cycle of bitter arguments and jealous recriminations.

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Movie Title: Valkyrie
Genre: Thriller/History
Director: Bryan Singer
Written by: Christopher McQuarrie, Nathan Alexander
Starring: Tom Cruise
Release Date: Fri 26, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII.

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Movie Title: Resident Evil Degeneration
Genre: Manga/Horror/Science-Fiction
Director: Makoto Kamiya
Written by: Shotaro Suga
Release Date: Mon 29, Dec 2008

Plot Synopsis: In autumn 2005, an incident happens at the airport of Harvardville, a mid-western American city. Claire Redfield, now a member of a non-governmental organization that handles search and rescue operations regarding chemical and bioterrorist attacks, is sent to oversee the rescue operation. The plan goes awry when an infected victim attacks several others, causing the infection to spread quickly and starting widespread panic among the public in the airport. At the same time, a passenger plane makes an emergency landing, which fails and crashes into the lobby.Meanwhile, an unknown terrorist holding the deadly T-virus demands the President of the United States to unveil the entire truth of what happened in the Raccoon City disaster and the direct involvement of Umbrella. Leon S. Kennedy, one of the survivors from Raccoon City and now a government agent, is sent to the airport to command the Special Response Team. Together with Claire and an ex-SWAT police officer, Angela Miller, they and the rest of the SRT have to repel the zombies, find any possible survivors in the airport, and track down the bio-terrorist responsible for the incident within a four-hour deadline or the T-virus will be spread to every major city on the planet.

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