May 2008 Movies




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Iron Man

Tony Stark is a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor who is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Instead, using his intelligence and ingenuity, Tony builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity. When he uncovers a nefarious plot with global implications, he dons his powerful armor and vows to protect the world as Iron Man.
Jon Favreau, Avi Arad, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Murphy, Arthur Marcum, Matt Hollaway, Terrence Howard
Action Adventure Fantasy Superhero Sci-Fi

Son of Rambow

Set in the '80s, a coming of age comedy about two young English boys who are inspired after seeing "Rambo: First Blood" to make a Rambo movie of their own. Will is the eldest son in a family with a strict moral and religious view and has never been allowed to mix with other people, listen to music or watch TV. That is until he finds himself caught up in the extraordinary world of Lee Carter, the school terror and maker of bizarre home movies.
Garth Jennings, Hengameh Panahi, Bristol Baughan, Ben Goldhirsh, Neil Dudgeon, Jessica Stevenson, Jules Sitruk, Anna Wing
Comedy Foreign

Made of Honor

A man's in love with a woman, only the woman is engaged to someone else and asks the male friend to be her Maid of Honor. He agrees, with the intent of winning her heart for himself.
Beau Garrett, Neal H. Moritz, Adam Sztykiel, Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont, Patrick Dempsey, Sydney Pollack, Kadeem Hardison
Comedy Romance

Redbelt

Set in the Jiu-Jitsu fight world of Los Angeles, after a Jiu-Jitsu master, turns from prizefighting to running a self-defense studio, he is conned by a group of movie stars and fight promoters and must enter the ring and fight in order to regain his honor.
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alice Braga, David Mamet, Chrissann Verges, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer, Joe Mantegna, Rodrigo Santoro
Drama Action Martial Arts
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Vice

The psychological thriller revolves around a group of conflicted police officers who become suspects when drugs go missing.
Michael Madsen, Mykelti Williamson, Matthew Robert Kelly, Raul Sanchez Inglis, Daryl Hannah, Mark Boone Junior, Graham Taylor
Drama Thriller Suspense

The Tracey Fragments

Fifteen-year-old Tracey Berkowitz is naked under a tattered shower curtain at the back of a bus, looking for her little brother Sonny, who thinks he's a dog. Tracey's journey leads her into the dark underbelly of the city, into the emotional cespool of her home, through the brutality of her high school, the clinical cat and mouse games with her shrink and her soaring fantasies of Billy Zero--her boyfriend and rock 'n' roll savior. Her travels also put her in contact with the seedier inhabitants of the city. Like Lance, her would-be savior who ultimately puts her life in jeopardy. Tracey's stories begin to intertwine truth with lies, hope with despair as she moves closer to the truth of Sonny's disappearance.
Sarah Timmins, Bruce McDonald, Paul Barkin, Kryssta Mills, Ellen Page, Slim Twig, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, Ari Cohen
Drama Teen Foreign

The Babysitters

High school senior Shirley works as a babysitter to save money for college. She has a serious crush on Michael, father of two of her regular charges. One night, Michael and Shirley share a forbidden kiss, and he gives her a nice bonus on top of her regular babysitting fee. After Michael¿s married buddies find out and want in on the babysitter action, Shirley becomes a high-school madam, arranging dates between her girlfriends and the upstanding family men of their neighborhood with her trusty black book. An innocent flirtation soon spirals into an affair that causes everyone involved to lose more than they bargained for.
Jennifer Dubin, John Leguizamo, David Ross, Cora Olson, Jason Dubin, Kathy DeMarco, Laura Lynn Knight, Cynthia Nixon
Drama

What Happens in Vegas...

Two people discover they''ve gotten married following a night of debauchery in Vegas, with one of them winning a jackpot after playing the other''s quarter. The pair trys to undermine each other and get their hands on the money... falling in love along the way.
Arnon Milchan, Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Lake Bell, Julian Farino, Dean Georgaris, Joseph M. Caracciolo, Dana Fox
Comedy Romance

Then She Found Me

A talk-show host decides to establish a relationship with the daughter she gave up for adoption years before, and she tackles the situation with the same aggressive style that works so well for her on her show.
Helen Hunt, Christine Vachon, Victor Levin, Colin Firth, Ralph Kamp, Connie Tavel, Pamela Koffler, Katie Roumel
Drama

Speed Racer

Born to race cars, Speed Racer is aggressive, instinctive and, most of all, fearless. His only real competition is the memory of the brother he idolized - the legendary Rex Racer, whose death in a race has left behind a legacy that Speed is driven to fulfill. Speed is loyal to the family racing business, led by his father, Pops Racer, the designer of Speed's thundering Mach 5. When Speed turns down a lucrative and tempting offer from Royalton Industries, he not only infuriates the company's maniacal owner but uncovers a terrible secret - some of the biggest races are being fixed by a handful of ruthless moguls who manipulate the top drivers to boost profits. If Speed won't drive for Royalton, Royalton will see to it that the Mach 5 never crosses another finish line. The only way for Speed to save his family's business and the sport he loves is to beat Royalton at his own game. With the support of his family and his loyal girlfriend, Trixie, Speed teams with his one-time rival - the mysterious Racer X - to win the race that had taken his brother's life: the death-defying, cross-country rally known as The Crucible.
Emile Hirsch, Joel Silver, Grant HIll, Lana Wachowski, Andy Wachowski, Matthew Fox, Scott Porter, Christina Ricci
Action Adventure Fantasy Family

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

One year later, the Kings and Queens of Narnia find themselves back in that faraway wondrous realm, only to discover that more than 1,300 years have passed in Narnian time. During their absence, the Golden Age of Narnia has become extinct and Narnia has been conquered by the Telmarines and is now under the control of the evil King Miraz, who rules the land without mercy. The four children will soon meet a curious new character: Narnia''s rightful heir to the throne, the young Prince Caspian, who has been forced into hiding, as his uncle Miraz plots to kill him in order to place his own newborn son on the throne. With the help of the kindly dwarf, a courageous talking mouse named Reepicheep, a badger named Trufflehunter and a Black Dwarf, Nikabrik, the Narnians--led by the mighty knights Peter and Caspian--embark on a remarkable journey to find Aslan, rescue Narnia from Miraz''s tyrannical hold, and restore magic and glory to the land.
Georgie Henley, Mark Johnson, Andrew Adamson, Philip Steuer, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, C.S. Lewis, William Moseley
Action Adventure Sequel Fantasy Family Kids

Midnight Meat Train

When Leon Kaufman's latest body of work--a collection of provocative, nighttime studies of the city and its inhabitants--earns the struggling photographer interest from prominent art gallerist Susan Hoff, she propels him to get grittier and show the darker side of humanity for his upcoming debut at her downtown art space. Believing he's finally on track for success, Leon's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer--Mahogany, the subway murderer who stalks late-night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable. With his concerned girlfriend Maya fearing for his life, Leon's relentless fascination with Mahogany lures him further and further into the bowels of the subways and ultimately into an abyss of pure evil--inadvertently pulling Maya right along with him.
Eric Reid, Bradley Cooper, Roger Bart, Ryuhei Kitamura, Tom Rosenberg, Richard Wright, Vinnie Jones, Anthony DiBlas
Drama Thriller Suspense
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The Children of Huang Shi

Inspired by true events, the film tells the story of George Hogg, a young British journalist, who rescues 60 orphaned children. He leads them on a treacherous 1000-mile journey along the Silk Road, through the Liu Pan Shan Mountains into the spectacular Gobi desert. Over the course of the journey he falls in love with a determined, self-trained nurse, and makes a friend in Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group. Madame Wang, a surviving aristocrat, assists in guiding them to safety in a remote village near the western end of China's Great Wall.
Roger Spottiswoode, Radha Mitchell, Jane Hawksley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, James MacManus, Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Guang Li
Drama

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

In 1957, Indiana Jones is thrust back in action, venturing into the jungles of South America in a race against Soviet agents to find the mystical Crystal Skull.
Kathleen Kennedy, Shia LaBeouf, Cate Blanchett, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Karen Allen, Frank Marshall, David Koepp
Drama Action Adventure Sequel

Postal

A trailer park guy, uninterested in his life and trying to get through his days, decides that everyone is out to get him so he goes on a shooting spree.
Uwe Boll, Gary Coleman
Adventure Comedy

War, Inc.

Turaqistan is a country occupied by an American private corporation run by the former US Vice President. In an effort to monopolize the opportunities the war-torn nation offers, the corporation's CEO hires Hauser to kill a Middle Eastern oil minister. Now, struggling with his own growing demons, the assassin must pose as the corporation's Trade Show Producer in order to pull off this latest hit, while maintaining his cover by organizing the high-profile wedding of Yonica Babyyeah, an outrageous Central Asian pop star and keeping a sexy left-wing reporter in check.
Boaz Davidson, Marisa Tomei, Danny Dimbort, John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Joshua Seftel, Avi Lerner, Hilary Duff
Comedy Political
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The Foot Fist Way

A Tae Kwon Do instructor who is king of his small kingdom, tries to keep it together after his wife cheats on him, taking his anger out on everyone around him.
Ben Best, Danny R. McBride, Jody Hill, Erin Gates, Jennifer Chikes, Mary Jane Bostick, Spencer Moreno, Carlos Lopez
Drama Comedy Sports

Savage Grace

Barbara Daly, the dashing heir to the Bakelite plastics fortune, married above her class to Brooks Baekeland. Beautiful, red-headed and charismatic, Barbara is still no match for her well-bred husband. The birth of the couple's only child, Tony, rocks the uneasy balance in this marriage of extremes. Tony is a failure in his father's eyes. As he matures and becomes increasingly close to his lonely mother, the seeds for a tragedy of spectacular decadence are sown. From 1946 to 1972, the Baekelands' pursuit of social distinction and the glittering a "good life" propels them across the globe.
Julianne Moore, Temple Fennell, Eddie Redmayne, Tom Kalin, John Wells, Johnathan Dorfman, Stephen Dillane, Unax Ugalde
Drama

The Strangers

"Strangers" is a suspense thriller revolving around a couple (Tyler and Speedman) in a remote suburban house who are targeted by three dangerous masked strangers. The resulting clashes force the couple to go well beyond what they thought themselves capable of in order to survive.
Bryan Bertino, Roy Lee, Doug Davison, Liv Tyler, Sonny Mallhi, Joe Drake, Kelli Konop, Byran Bertino
Thriller Suspense Horror

Sex and the City

Sex and the City is coming to the big screen in a feature film adaptation of the hit HBO television series. The film will follow the continuing adventures of the series four main characters - Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda - as they live their lives in Manhattan four years after the series ended. Stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, and Cynthia Nixon are all on board to reprise their roles, while the film will be written and directed by Michael Patrick King, who executive produced the original television series. Additionally, Chris Noth, David Eigenberg, Evan Handler and Jason Lewis will return as the women's love interests. Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) has also joined the cast of the film and will play Carrie Bradshaw's assistant, a new character to be introduced in the film.
Chris Noth, Jason Lewis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, David Eigenberg, Michael Patrick King, John Melfi, Darren Star
Drama Comedy Romance Provocative