2006 September Movies

Hollywoodland

Hollywoodland

  • 69%
  • R
  • 126 min
  • Biography

A uniquely compelling exploration of fame and identity. The drama, inspired by one of Hollywood's most infamous real-life mysteries, follows a 1950s private detective (Academy Award winner Adrien Brody) who, investigating the mysterious death of "Superman" star George Reeves (Academy Award winner Ben Affleck), uncovers unexpected connections to his own life as the case turns ever more personal. The torrid affair Reeves had with the wife (Academy Award nominee Diane Lane) of a studio executive (Academy Award nominee Bob Hoskins) might hold the key to the truth.

Gridiron Gang

Gridiron Gang

  • 42%
  • PG-13
  • 125 min
  • Crime

Columbia Pictures' Gridiron Gang tells the uplifting story of detention camp probation officer Sean Porter (The Rock), who creates a high-school-level football team from a ragtag group of dangerous teenage inmates as a means to teach them self-respect and social responsibility. He is joined in this experiment by co-worker, Malcolm Moore (Xzibit).

But Porter must first overcome almost universal resistance from the powers that be -- his skeptical bosses and coaches at rival high schools -- who don't want their players mixing it up with convicted criminals on the football field.

Jet Li's Fearless

Jet Li's Fearless

    • PG-13
    • 103 min
    • Action

    Superstar Jet Li headlines this action-packed film, his final martial arts epic. The film reteams him with producer Bill Kong ("Hero") and action director and choreographer Yuen Wo Pin ("Unleashed"). Li plays real-life martial arts legend Huo Yuanjia, who became the most famous fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced incredible personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness and into history, forever defining himself at a tournament for the honor of his country and the true spirit of martial arts.

    Feast

    Feast

      • R
      • 95 min
      • Action

      A group of strangers gather in a bar where they're attacked and systematically killed by monsters. The film was a product of "Project Greenlight", the program created by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Chris Moore to showcase new talent.

      The Science of Sleep

      The Science of Sleep

      • 71%
      • R
      • 105 min
      • Comedy

      "The Science of Sleep" will switch back and forth from dreamlike sequences to reality.

      The Last Kiss

      The Last Kiss

      • 46%
      • R
      • 104 min
      • Comedy

      A remake of the 2001 Italian film "L'Ultimo bacio," the film revolves around a group of 30-year-olds who are struggling to adapt to adulthood.

      The Protector

      The Protector

        • R
        • 84 min
        • Action

        A young fighter named Kham must go to Australia to retrieve his stolen elephant. With the help of a Thai-born Australian detective, Kham must take on all comers, including a gang led by an evil woman and her two deadly bodyguards.

        Bandidas

        Bandidas

        • 62%
        • PG-13
        • 93 min
        • Action

        The movie is set in the 1880's and tells the story of Sara (Hayek) and María (Cruz), who are enemies at first due to the difference in their social classes, but then join forces as bank robbers.

        Sherrybaby

        Sherrybaby

        • 74%
        • NONE
        • 96 min
        • Drama

        Three years after entering prison for robbery as a 19-year-old heroin addict, Sherry Swanson (Maggie Gyllenhaal) begins her first day of freedom, clean and sober. A model prisoner who has undergone personal transformation, she immediately sets out to regain custody of her young daughter Alexis (Ryan Simpkins), who has been cared for in her absence by her brother Bobby (Brad William Henke) and his wife Lynn (Bridget Barkan).

        Flyboys

        Flyboys

        • 33%
        • PG-13
        • 139 min
        • Action

        The unforgettable story of a group of heroic American men who volunteer for the French Military and become fighter pilots before the US enters WWI.