2004 July Movies

The Village (2004)

The Village

  • 43%
  • PG-13
  • 108 min
  • Drama

In M. Night Shyamalan's "The Village," the Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, who brought you "The Sixth Sense" and "Signs," assembles an all-star cast, including Joaquin Phoenix and Sigourney Weaver and Academy Award-winners Adrien Brody and William Hurt, to bring to the screen the thrilling tale of an isolated village confronting the astonishing truth that lies just outside its borders. At first glance, this village seems picture perfect, but this close-knit community lives with the...

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    • PG-13
    • 91 min
    • Comedy

    Will Ferrell stars as Ron Burgundy, the top-rated anchorman in San Diego in the '70s. When feminism marches into the newsroom in the form of ambitious newswoman Veronica Corningstone (Applegate), Ron is willing to play along at first-as long as Veronica stays in her place, covering cat fashion shows, cooking, and other "female" interests. But when Veronica refuses to settle for being eye candy and steps behind the news desk, it's more than a battle between two perfectly coiffed...

    King Arthur (2004)

    King Arthur

    • 31%
    • PG-13
    • 125 min
    • Action

    Historians have thought for centuries that King Arthur was only a myth, but the legend was based on a real hero, torn between his private ambitions and his public sense of duty. A reluctant leader, Arthur (Owen) wishes only to leave Britain and return to the peace and stability of Rome. Before he can, one final mission leads him and his Knights of the Round Table - Lancelot, Galahad, Bors, Tristan, and Gawain - to the conclusion that when Rome is gone, Britain will need a leader to fill the...

    9 Songs (2004)

    9 Songs

    • 25%
    • NONE
    • 71 min
    • Drama

    "9 Songs" is a cinema-verite love story, a tale of two lovers who go to indie rock concerts and well... have a lot of kinky sex. Cut together with actual concert footage and real sex melded together as the memories of the protagonist, while he flies over the Arctic on an expedition. The Bands: Franz Ferdinand, The Von Bondies, The Dandy Warhols, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Elbow, Super Furry Animals and more.

    A Cinderella Story (2004)

    A Cinderella Story

    • 11%
    • PG
    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    In this twisted and hilarious update of the classic fairy tale, high school senior Sam Montgomery (Hilary Duff) lives at the beck and call of her self-obsessed step-mother Fiona (Jennifer Coolidge) and her sinfully wicked step-sisters. Sam finds her less-than-sparkling social life wonderfully complicated when she meets her prince charming online. But when her anonymous cyber soul mate turns out to be her high school’s uber-popular quaterback Austin Ames (Chad Michael Murray), Sam makes a...

    The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

    The Bourne Supremacy

    • 81%
    • PG-13
    • 108 min
    • Action

    When a Chinese vice-premier is executed by notorious assassin Jason Bourne, it causes serious trouble and hubbub in the CIA. Why? There is no "Jason Bourne", as that name is just a cover for CIA agent David Webb (Damon), so it appears that someone has taken the "Bourne identity" (get it?) away from him, creating a diplomatic crisis between the U.S.A. and China. It's up to the real "Bourne" to find out who's behind this ruse, and hopefully return peace to the two nations before they go to war...

    I, Robot (2004)

    I, Robot

    • 58%
    • PG-13
    • 114 min
    • Action

    Will Smith stars in this action thriller inspired by the classic short story collection by Isaac Asimov, and brought to the big screen by dynamic and visionary director Alex Proyas ("Dark City," "The Crow"). In the year 2035, robots are an everyday household item, and everyone trusts them, except one, slightly paranoid detective (Smith) investigating what he alone believes is a crime perpetrated by a robot. The case leads him to discover a far more frightening threat to the human race. "I,...

    Sleepover (2004)

    Sleepover

    • 15%
    • PG
    • 90 min
    • Comedy

    In the summer before their freshman year in high school, Julie (Alexa Vega) has a slumber party with her best friends, Hannah, Yancy, and Farrah -- and they end up having the adventure of their lives. In attempt to cast off their less-than-cool reputations once and for all, Julie and her friends enter into an all-night scavenger hunt against their "popular girl" rivals. Hijacking dad's car, sneaking into clubs, evading Julie's mother, and even a first kiss -- anything is possible at Julie's...

    Catwoman (2004)

    Catwoman

    • 9%
    • PG-13
    • 104 min
    • Action

    Catwoman is the story of shy, sensitive artist Patience Philips (Halle Berry), a woman who can’t seem to stop apologizing for her own existence. She works as a graphic designer for Hedare Beauty, a mammoth cosmetics company on the verge of releasing a revolutionary anti-aging product. When Patience inadvertently happens upon a dark secret her employer is hiding, she finds herself in the middle of a corporate conspiracy. What happens next changes Patience forever. In a mystical twist of fate,...

    Garden State (2004)

    Garden State

    • 86%
    • R
    • 102 min
    • Comedy

    When Andrew Largeman (Zach Braff) returns to his hometown for his mother’s funeral, he reconnects with old friends and - since he’s gone off his depression medication - himself. A chance meeting with Sam (Natalie Portman), who also suffering from various maladies, opens his world to the possibility of rekindling emotional attachments, confronting his psychologist father, and perhaps beginning a new life.

    The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

    The Manchurian Candidate

    • 81%
    • R
    • 130 min
    • Drama

    A psychological thriller, "The Manchurian Candidate" stars Denzel Washington as Army Major Bennett Marco, a career soldier who grows suspicious about his experience in Desert Storm after Squad Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Schreiber), son of the powerful Senator Eleanor Shaw (Streep), becomes a candidate for Vice President.

    Thunderbirds (2004)

    Thunderbirds

    • 20%
    • PG
    • 94 min
    • Action

    Set in the year 2065, this is the story of ex-astronaut and USAF Colonel Jeff Tracy (Paxton) and his five sons who form a rescue team called International Rescue (nicknamed "The Thunderbirds") that uses a fleet of vehicles, from rockets to boats, to race into action whenever their unique services are required. Helping the Tracys are Brains, a technological genius; Jeff's assistant Kyrano and his daughter Tin-Tin; the lovely Lady Penelope (Dahl), and her driver, Parker. In this adventure,...

    The Door in the Floor (2004)

    The Door in the Floor

    • 67%
    • R
    • 110 min
    • Comedy

    An adaptation of John Irving's novel "A Widow for One Year". Alternatively tragic and comic, "The Door in the Floor" explores the complexities of love in both its brightest and darkest corners. Set in the privileged beach community of East Hampton, New York, the film chronicles one pivotal summer in the lives of famous children's books author Ted Cole (Bridges) and his beautiful wife Marion (Basinger). Their once-great marriage has been strained by tragedy. Her resulting despondency and his...

    Before the Fall (2004)

    Before the Fall

      • NONE
      • 117 min
      • Drama

      Set during World War II, this movie follows German teenagers who attend a napola - a special institution for gifted boys that turns them into the Nazi elite as they become ruthless servants of the Fuhrer.

      "The Ashlee Simpson Show" Ashlee Hits the Big Time

        • Unrated
        (T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1 (2004)

        (T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1

          • 87 min
          • Comedy

          Hundreds of years after humans have settled on Mars, Regulator Rogul and Lord Jens Maul, lead a force of Martians to Earth in order to conquer the planet. Queen Metaphor looks to the gay heroes aboard the spaceship Surprise -- Captain Kork, Mr. Spuck, and first engineer Schrotty

          10,000 Maniacs Time Capsule (2004)

          10,000 Maniacs Time Capsule

            • Unrated
            • 58 min
            • Documentary

            Time Capsule captures the incredible musical and visual creativity of 10,000 Maniacs. Every stage of the band's remarkable career is represented, from rare early performance footage through hit videos such as "Like the Weather" and "Trouble Me." The DVD also includes three videos not featured in the original release: "These Are Days," "Candy Everybody Wants" and "Because The Night" from the band's triumphant MTV Unplugged. Time Capsule is the definitive history of 10,000 Maniacs and a potent...

            666: The Demon Child (2004)

            666: The Demon Child

              • R
              • 80 min
              • Horror

              Cary Howe's horror film 666: The Demon Child begins with a group of scientists discovering an egg that none of them can classify. When a demon bursts from the egg, the scientists must figure out where it came from before an army of demons hatches to destroy the world.

              A Driver for Vera (2004)

              A Driver for Vera

                • Unrated
                • 105 min
                • Drama

                The film is set during 1962 in Sevastopol, Crimea, then a secret Navy Base in the Soviet Union. General Serov (Stupka) hires Viktor (Petrenko), a cadet from the Kremlin Guard to work as his private chauffeur. In a jet-black "ZIM" limo, Viktor is chauffeuring the General's disabled daughter Vera (Babenko). Viktor is oblivious to the hidden agenda of the KGB agent Saveliev (Panin), who manipulates everyone behind the scenes in the old rivalry between the Army and KGB. Written by...

                A Home at the End of the World (2004)

                A Home at the End of the World

                • 49%
                • R
                • 97 min
                • Drama

                From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Hours" comes a story that chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends who couldn't be more different. From suburban Cleveland in the 60s, to New York City in the 80s, where they meet an older woman, the film charts a journey of trials, triumphs, loves and losses. Now the question is: can they navigate the unusual triangle they've created and hold their friendship together?