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October 03 Movie Preview

Posted By on January 14, 2005

Release Dates Movies
October 3rd Out Of Time
The School Of Rock
October 8th Mystic River
October 10th Good Boy!
House of the Dead
Intolerable Cruelty
Kill Bill: Volume 1
October 17th Runaway Jury
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Veronica Guerin
October 24th Beyond Borders
Scary Movie 3
October 31st Alien: The Directors Cut (re-release)

The Human Stain

October 3rd

Title: Out Of Time
Genre: Suspense, Thriller
Studio: MGM
Director: Carl Franklin
Tagline: How do you solve a murder when all the evidence points to you.
Starring: Denzel Washington, Dean Cain, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Mendes, Robert Baker (II), John Billingsley, Alex Carter, Antoni Corone, Tom Hillmann
Plot Outline: Matt Lee Whitlock (Washington), respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he’s trusted in order to find out the truth.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content, violence and some language)
Title: The School Of Rock
Genre: Comedy
Studio: Paramount Pictures/td>
Director: Richard Linklater
Tagline: Take notes
Starring: Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Mike White, Sarah Silverman
Plot Outline: Down and out rock star Dewey Finn (Black) gets fired from his band, and he faces a mountain of debts and depression. He takes a job as a 4th grade substitute teacher at an uptight private school where his attitude and hijinx have a powerful effect on his students.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for some rude humor and drug references)
October 8th

Title: Mystic River
Genre: Drama
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Director: Clint Eastwood
Tagline: We bury our sins, we wash them clean.
Starring: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney
Plot Outline: Childhood friends Jimmy Marcus (Penn), Sean Devine (Bacon) and Dave Boyle (Robbins) reunite following the death of Jimmy’s oldest daughter, Katie (Rossum). Sean’s a police detective on the case, gathering difficult and disturbing evidence; he’s also tasked with handling Jimmy’s rage and need for retribution.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for language and violence)
October 10th

Title: Good Boy!
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Studio: MGM
Director: John Hoffman
Tagline: This Fall…Earth is going to the dogs
Starring: : Liam Aiken, Kevin Nealon, Molly Shannon, Brittany Moldowan, Hunter Elliott, Mikhael Speidel, Nicola Anderson, Matthew Broderick, D. Harlan Cutshall, Brittany Murphy, Carl Reiner, Paul Vogt, Donald Faison
Plot Outline: An intergalatic dog Pilot from the dog star Sirius, visits earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Trailer 1: Trailer
Trailer 2: Trailer
MPAA Rating: N/A
Title: House Of The Dead
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Studio: Artisan Entertainment
Director: Uwe Boll
Tagline: The Dead Walk… You Run
Starring: Jonathan Cherry, Ona Grauer, J├╝rgen Prochnow, Clint Howard, Tyron Leitso, Enuka Okuma, Ellie Cornell, Will Sanderson, Steve Byers
Plot Outline: A group of teens arrive on an island for a rave–only to discover the island has been taken over by zombies. The group takes refuge in a house where they try to survive the night.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for pervasive strong violence/gore, language and some nudity)
Title: Intolerable Cruelty
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Studio: Universal Pictures
Director: Joel Coen
Tagline: A romantic comedy with bite.
Starring: George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Cedric the Entertainer, Julia Duffy, Geoffrey Rush, Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Adelstein, John Bliss, Mia Cottet, Kristin Datillo, Edward Herrmann, Stacey Travis
Plot Outline: A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content, language and brief violence)
Title: Kill Bill: Volume 1
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Studio: Miramax Films
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Tagline: In the year 2003, Uma Thurman will kill Bill
Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Sonny Chiba, Vivica A. Fox, Daryl Hannah, Lucy Liu, LaTanya Richardson, Michael Jai White, Woo-ping Yuen, Samuel L. Jackson (cameo)
Plot Outline: A female assassin attacked on her wedding day by her husband and group leader, Bill, wakes up from a coma and seeks revenge.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: N/A
October 17th

Title: Runaway Jury
Genre: Drama
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Director: Gary Fleder
Tagline: Trials are too important to be decided by juries.
Starring: John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Beals, Cliff Curtis, Bruce Davison, Nora Dunn, Luis Guzman, Orlando Jones, Bruce McGill, Marguerite Moreau, Jeremy Piven, Nick Searcy, Nestor Serrano, Rusty Schwimmer, Guy Torry, Melora Walters, Stanley Anderson, Michael Arata, Gerry Bamman, Jason Davis, Deacon Dawson, Corri English, Wayne Ferrara), Joanna Going, Stuart Greer, Douglas M. Griffin, Rhoda Griffis, Gary Grubbs, Fahnlohnee R. Harris, Lori Heuring, Juanita Jennings, David Jensen, Mark Jeffrey Miller, Stephen Milton, Bill Nunn, Carol Sutton, Irene Ziegler
Plot Outline: A juror on the inside, and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for violence, language and thematic elements)
Title: The Texas Chainsaw Massecre
Genre: Horror
Studio: New Line Cinema
Director: Marcus Nispel
Tagline: Inspired by a True Story
Starring: Jessica Biel, Eric Balfour, Jonathan Tucker, Erica Leerhsen, Mike Vogel, R. Lee Ermey, Lauren German, David Dorfman
Plot Outline: On a trip through Texas to Mexico, a group of teens pick up the survivor of a massacre that took place the night before. They detour from their trip to take the girl to the nearest town, where they meet the local sheriff who is hell bent on capturing the girl’s attackers. He decides to use the kids as bait to lure the chainsaw wielding maniac Leatherface out from rural Texas so he can put an end to his grisly reign. Unfortunately things don’t go as planned, and when the kids’ van breaks down at an old slaughterhouse, they are hunted down one by one…
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for strong horror violence/gore, language and drug content)
Title: Veronica Guerin
Genre: Crime, Drama
Studio: Touchstone PIctures
Director: Joel Schumacher
Tagline: Why would anyone want to kill Veronica Guerin?
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell, Brenda Fricker, Ciarind Hinds, Gerard McSorley
Plot Outline: An Irish journalist is assassinated by drug dealers she wrote about in a series of stories.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for violence, language and some drug content)

Title: Beyond Borders
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Director: Martin Campbell
Tagline: Where hope survives
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Clive Owen, Noah Emmerich, Teri Polo, Linus Roache
Plot Outline: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world’s most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in 1984. She is married to Henry Bauford (Linus Roache) son of a wealthy British industrialist, when she encounters Nick Callahan (Clive Owen) a renegade doctor, whose impassioned plea for help to support his relief efforts in war-torn Africa moves her deeply. As a result, Sarah embarks upon a journey of discovery that leads to danger, heartbreak and romance in the far corners of the world.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for language and war-related violence)
Title: Scary Movie 3
Genre: Comedy
Studio: Dimension Films
Director: David Zucker
Tagline: You’ll die to see these rings.
Starring: Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Anthony Anderson, Pamela Anderson, Peter Boyle, George Carlin, Fat Joe, William Forsythe, Macy Gray, Eddie Griffin, Regina Hall, Darrell Hammond, Ja Rule, Jenny McCarthy, Camryn Manheim, Leslie Nielsen, Jeremy Piven, Denise Richards, Simon Rex, Timothy Stack
Plot Outline: Cindy is now a TV Anchorwoman, and is summoned to investigate mysterious crop circles and the death of a close friend. On her journey, she learns that she is “The One” and eventually has to help the President in preventing a full alien invasion.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13

Title: Alien: The Director’s Cut (re-release)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Director: Ridley Scott
Tagline: In space no one can hear you scream.
Starring: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Harry Dean Stanton, Veronica Cartwright, Yaphet Kotto, Bolaji Badejo, Helen Horton (voice)
Plot Outline: A mining ship, investigating an SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R
Title: The Human Stain
Genre: Drama, Romance
Studio: Miramax Films
Director: Robert Benton
Tagline: How far would you go to escape the past?
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary
Sinise, Wentworth Miller, Jacinda Barrett, Anna Deavere Smith
Plot Outline: The Human Stain is the story of Coleman Silk
(Hopkins), a classics professor with a terrible secret that is about
to shatter his life in a small New England town. When his affair with
a young troubled janitor (Kidman) is uncovered, the secret Silk had
harbored for over fifty years from his wife, his children and colleague,
writer Nathan Zuckerman, fast explodes in a conflagration of devastating
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: Rated R for language and sexuality/nudity.

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