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January 2009 Movie Releases


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Movie Title: Good
Genre: Drama
Director: Vicente Amorim
Written by: John Wrathall
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Mark Strong
Release Date: Thu 01, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of ‘good’ people found themselves in a society spiraling into terrible chaos. John Halder (Mortensen) is one those “good” and is a decent individual with family problems: a neurotic wife, two demanding children and a mother suffering from senile dementia. A literary professor, Halder explores his personal circumstances in a novel advocating compassionate euthanasia. When the book is unexpectedly enlisted by powerful political figures in support of government propaganda, Halder finds his career rising in an optimistic current of nationalism and prosperity. Seemingly inconsequential decisions lead to choices, which lead to more choices… with eventually devastating effect.

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Movie Title: Nothing But The Truth
Genre: Thriller/Drama/Spy
Director: Rod Lurie
Written by: Rod Lurie
Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Alan Alda, David Schwimmer.
Release Date: Fri 09, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: The story centers on female newspaper reporter (Beckinsale) who outs a CIA agent and is imprisoned for refusing to reveal her source. Schwimmer will play Beckinsale’s husband, who initially supports his wife’s decision not to name names but as time goes by begins to resent her for choosing a principle over her family.

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Movie Title: The Reader
Genre: Drama/Romance
Director: Stephen Daldry
Written by: David Hare (screenplay), Bernhard Schlink (novel)
Starring: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, Alexandra Maria Lara
Release Date: Fri 09, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: In postwar Germany, a young man’s decades-long obsession with an older woman runs headlong into a war crimes trial, where he learns an awful truth...

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Movie Title: Kyle XY Season 3
Genre: Science-Fiction/TV Show
Starring: Matt Dallas, Marguerite MacIntyre, Bruce Thomas, April Matson, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Chris Olivero, Kirsten Prout, Jaimie Alexander
Release Date: Mon 12, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: It's gonna be hot between Kyle and Jessi

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Mr Nobody
Movie Title: Mr Nobody
Genre: Drama/Fantasy/Romance/Science-Fiction
Director: Jaco van Dormael
Written by: Jaco van Dormael
Starring: Jared Leto, Diane Kruger, Sarah Polley, Linh Dan Pham, Rhys Ifans
Release Date: Tue 13, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: In the year 2092, a time when Mars is a vacation spot, Nemo Nobody is a 120-year-old man who is the last mortal among humans who have become immortal due to scientific advances. When Nemo is on his deathbed, he reviews the three possible existences and marriages he might have experienced.

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Movie Title: Defiance
Genre: Drama/War
Director: Edward Zwick
Written by: Clayton Frohman, Edward Zwick
Starring: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell
Release Date: Fri 16, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: During World War II, three Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of Poland and join Russian resistance fighters to combat the Nazis. They build a village in a Belarussian forest and manage to save over 1,200 Jews.

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Movie Title: My Bloody Valentine 3D
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Director: Patrick Lussier
Written by: Zane Smith, Todd Farmer
Starring: Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Kerr Smith, Tom Atkins
Release Date: Fri 16, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a methane gas explosion trapped five miners in a shaft when key members of the crew left early to attend the town Valentine's Day dance. Six weeks later, the sole survivor of the accident, Harry Warden, was rescued; he survived on the flesh of his fallen coworkers and went mad. After a year in an institution, he escaped on Valentine's Day and cut out the hearts of the guilty crew members, leaving a warning that the same would happen if the town ever again held a Valentine's Day celebration. When a group of young miners and their girlfriends decide that the town has gone without a party long enough, a murderous maniac in mining gear begins dispatching townsfolk in bloody and creative ways.

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Movie Title: Notorious
Genre: Biography/Drama/Music
Director: George Tillman Jr
Written by: Reggie Rock Bythewood, Cheo Hodari Coker
Starring: Jamal Woolard, Derek Luke, Anthony Mackie, Angela Bassett
Release Date: Fri 16, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: A biopic of rapper Christopher Wallace a.k.a. The Notorious

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Movie Title: Paul Blart Mall Cop
Genre: Comedy
Director: Steve Carr
Written by: Kevin James, Nick Bakay
Starring: Kevin James, Jayma Mays
Release Date: Fri 16, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: Mall cop Paul Blart loves his job but his enthusiasm and dedication gets only contempt from his colleagues and the mall employees. Paul finally gets the respect he deserves when he thwarts Veck Sims’ master plan to rob the entire mall, and in the process earns the love of kiosk owner Naomi when he saves both her and his own daughter, Maya, from the bad guys.

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Movie Title: Lost Season 5
Genre: Drama/Thriller/Science-Fiction/Adventure/Mystery
Starring: Matthew Fox, Evangeline Lilly, Yunjin Kim, Naveen Andrews, Jorge Garcia, Terry O Quinn, Emilie de Ravin, Josh Holloway, Henry Ian Cusick, Michael Emerson
Release Date: Wed 21, Jan 2009

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Movie Title: Inkheart
Genre: Adventure/Family/Fantasy
Director: Iain Softley
Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (screenplay), Cornelia Funke (novel)
Starring: Brendan Fraser, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Jim Broadbent
Release Date: Fri 23, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.

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Movie Title: Last Chance Harvey
Genre: Drama/Romance
Director: Joel Hopkins
Written by: Joel Hopkins
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Eileen Atkins, Kathy Baker, James Brolin, Richard Schiff
Release Date: Fri 23, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: In London for his daughter's wedding, a rumpled man finds his romantic spirits lifted by a new woman in his life.

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Movie Title: Outlander
Genre: Action/adventure/Science-Fiction
Director: Howard McCain
Written by: Dirk Blackman, Howard McCain
Starring: James Caviezel, Sophia Myles, Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Jack Huston
Release Date: Fri 23, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: Outlander begins when a space craft crashes into the majestic fjords of ancient Norway and into the time of the Vikings. From the wreckage emerge two bitter enemies: a soldier from another world – Kainan – and a bloodthirsty creature known as the Moorwen. Man and monster both seeking revenge for violence committed against them. As the Moorwen ravages the Viking world, killing everything in its path, Kainan forms an unlikely alliance with the primitive but fierce warriors. Combining his advanced technology with ancient Iron Age weapons, the hero leads a desperate attempt to kill the monster - before it destroys them all.

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Movie Title: Underworld Rise of the Lycans
Genre: Action/Fantasy/Horror/Thriller
Director: Patrick Tatopoulos
Written by: Len Wiseman, Danny McBride
Starring: Rhona Mitra, Bill Nighy, Michael Sheen, Kevin Grevioux, Shane Brolly
Release Date: Fri 23, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: The prequel will trace the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires known as Death Dealers and their onetime slaves, the Lycans. In the Dark Ages, a young Lycan named Lucian (Sheen) emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor (Nighy), the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover Sonja (Mitra) in his battle against the Death Dealer army and his struggle for Lycan freedom.

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Movie Title: New In Town
Genre: Comedy/Romance
Director: Jonas Elmer
Written by: Ken Rance, C. Jay Cox
Starring: Renee Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr
Release Date: Fri 30, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: Lucy Hill (Renee Zellweger) is an ambitious, up and coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment in a town in Minnesota – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a manufacturing plant, she jumps at the opportunity, knowing that a big promotion is close at hand. What begins as a straight forward job assignment becomes a life changing experience as Lucy discovers greater meaning in her life and most unexpectedly, the man of her dreams (Harry Connick, Jr.).

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Movie Title: Taken
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Pierre Morel
Written by: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Starring: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Xander Berkeley, Holly Valance, Katie Cassidy
Release Date: Fri 30, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: A former spy relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been forced into the slave trade.

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Movie Title: The Uninvited
Genre: Drama/Horror/Thriller
Director: Charles Guard, Thomas Guard
Written by: Craig Rosenberg, Doug Miro
Starring: Emily Browning, Arielle Kebbel, Elizabeth Banks, David Strathairn, Maya Massar
Release Date: Fri 30, Jan 2009

Plot Synopsis: Anna Rydell returns home to her sister (and best friend) Alex after a stint in a mental hospital, though her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her cruel stepmother, aloof father, and the presence of a ghost in their home.

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