Movies Released October 1, 2010

Friday, October 1

120 mins

The Social Network

Jesse Eisenberg will play Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg; Justin Timberlake will play Sean Parker, the Napster co-founder who became Facebook's founding president; and Andrew Garfield will play Eduardo Saverin, the Facebook co-founder who fell out with Zuckerberg over money. The film will focus on the evolution of Facebook, the online social network created in 2004 on the Harvard campus, and how success and wealth changed the lives of the classmates who created it.
Andrew Garfield, Aaron Sorkin, Rooney Mara, Armie Hammer, Justin Timberlake, Scott Rudin, Michael De Luca, Dana Brunetti
Drama Adventure
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
115 mins

Let Me In

A 12-year-old boy, who is bullied in school, befriends a young female neighbor who moves to town and turns out to be a vampire.
Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Elias Koteas, Matt Reeves, Sasha Barrese, Simon Oakes, Guy East, Nigel Sinclair
Suspense Horror Remake
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
109 mins

Case 39

"Case 39" is a horror film starring Renée Zellweger as family services social worker Emily Jenkins. Emily thinks she has seen it all until she meets her newest, most mysterious case, troubled 10-year old Lilith Sullivan (Jodelle Ferland). Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to kill Lilith, their only daughter. Emily saves her and decides to take her in herself until the right foster family comes along.
Lisa Bruce, Kevin Misher, Renée Zellweger, Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper, Callum Keith Rennie, Christian Alvart, Steve Golin
Thriller Suspense Horror Sci-Fi
Nationwide
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
98 mins

Barry Munday

The story concerns a womanizer who wakes up sans his "family jewels" after an irate father attacks him with a trumpet. Things go from bad to worse for the title character when he learns that he's being sued for paternity by a woman he can't even remember having sex with.
Judy Greer, Carl Levin, Matthew Weaver, Marcos Siega, Chris D'Arienzo, Colin Hanks, Patrick Wilson, Chloë Sevigny
Comedy
Los Angeles
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
89 mins

Hatchet II

"Hatchet II" picks up right where the 2007 original film ends, as Marybeth (Danielle Harris) escapes from the clutches of the deformed, swamp-dwelling killer Victor Crowley (Kane Hodder). Marybeth returns to the Louisiana swamps along with an army of hunters to recover the bodies of her family and exact her revenge against Victor Crowley.
Tony Todd, Adam Green, Will Barratt, Danielle Harris, Kane Hodder, R. A. Mihailoff
Sequel Suspense Horror
86 mins

Chain Letter

A serial killer targets teens that refuse to forward chain letters.
Deon Taylor, Betsy Russell, Ling Bai, Michael J. Pagan, Diana Erwin, Nikki Reed, Keith David, Brad Dourif
Thriller Horror
85 mins

Freakonomics

Based on the bestseller Freakonomics, where economist Steven D. Levitt uses statistics and theory to analyze pop culture.
Heidi Ewing, Chad Troutwine, Jeremy Chilnick, Alex Gibney, Seth Gordon, Eugene Jarecki, Morgan Spurlock, Rachel Grady
Documentary
98 mins

Speed-Dating

Three bachelors set up a speed dating scheme to attract women and money. The plan runs into problems when they are denied a liquor license and an ex-girlfriend attempts to expose the scam.
Joseph A. Elmore
Comedy Romance
Limited
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
106 mins

Ip Man

Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man (Donnie Yen) has the perfect family, plenty of money, a beautiful house, and a blossoming martial arts academy. But when the Japanese occupy his hometown of Foshan during the Sino-Japanese war of 1937, Ip, like the rest of the locals, is forced into hard labor and brutal sparring matches for the enemy's amusement. His incredible skills soon catch the eye of a Japanese Colonel who wants Ip to teach Wing Chun to his soldiers.
Wilson Yip, Simon Yam
Action Foreign Martial Arts
New York
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Friday, October 1