2005 December Movies

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (2005)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

  • 76%
  • PG
  • 135 min
  • Adventure

"The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe," a spectacular live-action/CGI motion picture adaptation of C.S. Lewis' beloved literary classic. Lewis' timeless adventure follows the exploits of the four Pevensie siblings - Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter - in World War II England who enter the world of Narnia through a magical wardrobe while playing a game of 'hide-and-seek' in the rural country home of an elderly professor. Once there, the children discover a charming,...

Transamerica (2005)

Transamerica

    • R
    • 103 min
    • Adventure

    Bree (Felicity Huffman) is a born-again Christian and pre-operative transsexual woman living in L.A. and trying to save up his money to become a woman. One day, he learns that he had fathered a son, Toby, who is now jailed in New York, so Bree flies across the country to get him out of jail. Toby, not realizing that Bree is his father (or a man) instead thinking she's a Christian missionary, is released to Bree's custody, and he agrees to travel with her across country back to L.A., just...

    King Kong (2005)

    King Kong

    • 84%
    • PG-13
    • 187 min
    • Action

    Jackson will bring his sweeping cinematic vision to the iconic story of the gigantic ape-monster captured in the wilds and brought to civilization where he meets his tragic fate. The screenplay by Jackson, Walsh and Boyens is based on the original story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace, which became the classic 1933 RKO Radio Pictures film, directed by adventurers Cooper and Ernest B. Schoesdack. Jackson will employ the latest motion picture technology to cinematically portray the timeless...

    Munich (2005)

    Munich

    • 78%
    • R
    • 164 min
    • Drama

    Munich recounts the dramatic story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre -- and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it. Eric Bana (Troy) stars as the Mossad agent charged with leading the band of specialists brought together for this operation.

    Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

    Memoirs of a Geisha

    • 35%
    • PG-13
    • 145 min
    • Drama

    Based on the internationally acclaimed novel by Arthur Golden, "Memoirs of a Geisha" is a sweeping romantic epic set in a mysterious and exotic world that still casts a potent spell today. The story begins in the years before WWII when a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house. Despite a treacherous rival who nearly breaks her spirit, the girl blossoms into the legendary geisha Sayuri (Ziyi Zhang). Beautiful and accomplished, Sayuri captivates the...

    The New World (2005)

    The New World

    • 61%
    • PG-13
    • 150 min
    • Biography

    "The New World" is an epic adventure set amid the encounter of European and Native American cultures during the founding of the Jamestown Settlement in 1607. Inspired by the legend of John Smith (Farrell) and Pocahontas, acclaimed filmmaker Terrence Malick transforms this classic story into a sweeping exploration of love, loss and discovery, both a celebration and an elegy of the America that was…and the America that was yet to come. Against a historically accurate Virginia backdrop, Malick...

    Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

    Cheaper by the Dozen 2

    • 6%
    • PG
    • 94 min
    • Adventure

    The Bakers are back ... BIG time! America’s favorite movie family returns in CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN 2. Only this time, they’re going toe-to-toe against another clan in the ultimate inter-family battle. The entire CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN cast reunites, including Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Tom Welling and Piper Perabo, and they’re joined by a new family, headed by Eugene Levy. Bigger scale, more laughs, ramped-up action – and lots of heart – are the hallmarks of the Bakers’...

    Rumor Has It... (2005)

    Rumor Has It...

      • PG-13
      • 97 min
      • Comedy

      The film is about a young woman (Aniston) who puts her marriage plans on the shelf so she can return home to Pasadena and unravel family secrets. She has discovered that the 1967 film "The Graduate" was probably based on her family, her grandmother (MacLaine) was Mrs. Robinson and she doesn't know her real father.

      The Producers (2005)

      The Producers

      • 51%
      • PG-13
      • 134 min
      • Comedy

      Max Bialystock is a theatrical producer who sweet-talks rich old women to get them to invest in his Broadway plays. Then he meets Leo Bloom, who innocently realizes that if Max were to get a lot of money to invest in play which was a guaranteed flop, that they would be rich. The two then proceed to find the worst play ever written, obtain a large number of investors, hire a lead actor and director with absolutely no talent, and then sit back to wait for the bad reviews. The plan is faultless,...

      Casanova (2005)

      Casanova

      • 43%
      • R
      • 112 min
      • Adventure

      He was the world's most notorious seducer. A swashbuckler, master of disguise and wit - it was said no woman could resist Casanova's amorous charms. Until now.

      Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)

      Fun with Dick and Jane

      • 29%
      • PG-13
      • 90 min
      • Comedy

      In Columbia Pictures' larcenous romantic comedy "Fun with Dick and Jane," Dick (Jim Carrey) and Jane (Téa Leoni) are in love and living the American dream - until one day it becomes an American nightmare. When the company Dick works for becomes involved in an Enron-like scandal and he is confronted with the prospect of losing everything, Dick and Jane are forced to bag, borrow and steal to get it all back.

      The Family Stone (2005)

      The Family Stone

      • 52%
      • PG-13
      • 103 min
      • Comedy

      The Stone family unites in common cause when their favorite son brings his uptight girlfriend home for the Christmas holiday, with plans of proposing. Overwhelmed by the hostile reception, she begs her sister to join her for emotional support, triggering further complications.

      Hoodwinked (2005)

      Hoodwinked

      • 46%
      • PG
      • 81 min
      • Animation

      Little Red Riding Hood: A classic story, but there's more to every tale than meets the eye. Before you judge a book by its cover, you've got to flip through the pages. For this story, we begin at the end. Furry and feathered cops from the animal world investigate a domestic disturbance at Granny's cottage, involving a girl, a wolf, and an axe. The charges are many: breaking and entering, disturbing the peace, intent to eat, and wielding an axe without a license. Not to mention, this case might...

      The Ringer (2005)

      The Ringer

      • 40%
      • PG-13
      • 94 min
      • Comedy

      Desperate for cash to help a friend in need and pay off his smarmy uncle’s gambling debts, Steve Barker sinks to an all time low...he attempts to fix the Special Olympics by pretending to be a person with intellectual disabilities. But he is completely out-classed by his fellow Olympians, who are not only superior athletes, they’re also wiser in the ways of the world. Several of his fellow competitors immediately spot Steve as a fraud, but because they too would like to see the fall of...

      Angel-A (2005)

      Angel-A

      • 44%
      • R
      • 91 min
      • Comedy

      A man meets a woman in Paris.

      Down-on-his-luck petty criminal Andre (Jamel Debbouze) has reached the end of his rope. Irreversibly in debt to a local gangster, with no one to turn to, his only solution is to plunge himself into the Seine. Just as he is perched to do so, a fellow bridge-jumper beats him to the water.

      Diving in, he saves Angela (Rie Rasmussen), a beautiful, statuesque and mysterious woman. As they pull themselves out the water, the two form a bond and venture into the streets...

      Keeping Mum (2005)

      Keeping Mum

      • 56%
      • R
      • 90 min
      • Comedy

      The sleepy English hamlet of Little Wallop is about to receive a rude awakening, as the absent-minded Reverend Walter Goodman (Rowan Atkinson), his dissatisfied wife Gloria (Kristin Scott Thomas), and their two children, Holly and Petey, await the arrival of their new housekeeper, Grace Hawkins (Maggie Smith). Gloria is a woman struggling to cope. Her teenage daughter's a nymphomaniac, her young son's the perennial target for the local bullies, and her marriage to Walter has long-since dwindled...

      The Kid & I (2005)

      The Kid & I

      • 33%
      • PG-13
      • 93 min
      • Comedy

      At Booker High School, a diverse group of students are tired of seeing their freedoms taken away. Holden Donovan is fed up with Principal Weller, who goes to great lengths to stop the students from exercising their right to free expression. The students have an ally in Mr. Drucker one of their teachers who encourages them to fight for their rights. He pays a price for his leadership and is fired by Principal Weller. He decides to use his dismissal to make a change of his own, by producing a...

      "Taggart" Dead Man Walking

        • Unrated
        • Crime

        When motor mechanic Andy meets a gruesome death, suspicion initially falls on his business partner Tony, whose car is found at a well-known suicide spot and who has apparently killed himself. However, it transpires that Tony was the intended victim and the connection is down to the murderous Callaghan brothers, released from prison after twenty years and bent on revenge on the people who put them there. Written by don @ minifie-1

        39 Pounds of Love (2005)

        39 Pounds of Love

        • 61%
        • NONE
        • 70 min
        • Documentary

        Ami, who weighs only 39 pounds, works in Israel as a 3D animator and creates his art despite the fact that his bodily motion is limited to a single finger on his left hand and in doing so, continues to redefine notions of a "limited" life.

        The film follows Ami's journey in search of the doctor who predicted his early demise. Along his journey, Ami attempts to come to terms with another major incident from his past and to complete a lifelong dream: To finally ride a Harley Davidson.

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        A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)

        A Little Trip to Heaven

        • 33%
        • R
        • 90 min
        • Drama

        A husband and wife tangle with an investigator over her dead brother's million-dollar insurance policy.