2005 September Movies

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Brokeback Mountain

  • 87%
  • R
  • 134 min
  • Drama

Adapted from a short story by "The Shipping News" writer E. Annie Proulx, the story centers on two men (Ledger and Gyllenhaal) who meet one summer as sheepherders in Wyoming and form a bond and love that spans 20 years. The film tracks that time period and their evolving relationship.

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Pride & Prejudice

    • PG
    • 128 min
    • Drama

    Based on Jane Austen s beloved novel, the classic tale of love and values unfolds in the class-conscious England of the late 18th century. The five Bennet sisters including strong-willed Elizabeth (Keira Knightley) and young Lydia (Jena Malone) have all been raised by their mother (Brenda Blethyn) with one purpose in life: finding a husband. When a wealthy bachelor takes up residence in a nearby mansion, the Bennets are abuzz. Amongst the man s sophisticated circle of friends, surely there...

    Serenity (2005)

    Serenity

    • 82%
    • PG-13
    • 113 min
    • Action

    Joss Whedon- the Oscar®- and Emmy-nominated writer/director responsible for the worldwide television phenomena of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel-now applies his trademark compassion and wit to a small band of galactic outcasts 500 years in the future in his feature film directorial debut, Serenity.

    The film centers around Captain Malcolm Reynolds, a hardened veteran (on the losing side) of a galactic civil war, who now ekes out a living pulling off small crimes and transport-for-hire...

    Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2005)

    Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

    • 83%
    • R
    • 105 min
    • Action

    In "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang," a breezy take on Shane Black's trademark buddy action/comedy oeuvre, a petty thief (Robert Downey Jr.) is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl (Michelle Monaghan) and a detective (Val Kilmer) who has been training him for his upcoming role.

    Into the Blue (2005)

    Into the Blue

    • 21%
    • PG-13
    • 110 min
    • Action

    Into the Blue is a high-stakes thriller set in the deep, shark-infested waters of the Bahamas. When four young divers discover a legendary shipwreck rumored to contain millions in gold at the bottom of the sea, they believe their dream of buried treasure has come true. But nearby on the ocean floor, a sunken plane full of illegal cargo threatens their find. The friends make a pact to keep quiet about both discoveries so they can excavate the shipwreck before a rival treasure hunter uncovers...

    Walk the Line (2005)

    Walk the Line

    • 82%
    • PG-13
    • 136 min
    • Biography

    He was a voice of rebellion that changed the face of rock and roll. An outlaw before today's rebels were born - and an icon no one would ever forget. He did all this before turning 30. And his name was Johnny Cash. WALK THE LINE explores the early years of the music legend, an artist who transcended musical boundaries to touch people around the globe.

    Lord of War (2005)

    Lord of War

    • 61%
    • R
    • 122 min
    • Crime

    "Lord of War" is the story of an arms dealer (Cage) who reevaluates the morality of his occupation while on the run from an Interpol agent (Hawke).

    A History of Violence (2005)

    A History of Violence

    • 87%
    • R
    • 98 min
    • Crime

    A thriller from director David Cronenberg, "A History of Violence" stars Viggo Mortensen as a pillar of a small town community who runs a diner and lives a happy and quiet life with his wife (Maria Bello) and two children. But their lives are forever changed when Mortensen thwarts an attempted robbery and is lauded as a hero by the media, attracting the attention of some mobsters (William Hurt and Ed Harris) who believe he is someone else.

    Lie with Me (2005)

    Lie with Me

      • NONE
      • 92 min
      • Drama

      Leila (Lauren Lee Smith) is a sexually voracious young woman who connects with men through brief physical encounters. One night at a crowded house party, Leila meets David (Eric Balfour) and its lust at first sight. Later, as she has casual sex with a stranger just behind the house, David and his girlfriend mirror her actions in their car. Leila and David's eyes lock as they watch each other having sex with others, a courtship ritual that initiates their own sexual affair.

      Green Street Hooligans (2005)

      Green Street Hooligans

      • 46%
      • R
      • 109 min
      • Crime

      Matt Buckner is unfairly expelled from Harvard and moves to England to stay with his married sister. Buckner soon discovers the joys of football and becomes obsessed with the West Ham United club, thanks to the passion for the game of his brother-in-law Pete.

      Stay (2005)

      Stay

      • 27%
      • R
      • 99 min
      • Drama

      A reality-bending thriller about a psychologist whose suicidal client makes bizarre predictions that to the psychologist's mounting terror, begin to come true. The shrink must race against time to save everything he loves before it disappears. From the director of Monster's Ball.

      Roll Bounce (2005)

      Roll Bounce

      • 64%
      • PG-13
      • 107 min
      • Comedy

      In the late ‘70s when roller skating was a way of life, X (Bow Wow) and his pals ruled supreme. But when the doors of their local skating rink close, it marks the end of an era and the beginning of another that sees the boys venture into foreign territory - uptown’s Sweetwater Roller Rink, complete with its over-the-top skaters and beautiful girls. Through his preparation for the showdown of the season - the Roller Jam skate off with the Sweetwater crew - X manages to find himself and also...

      The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

      The Exorcism of Emily Rose

      • 45%
      • PG-13
      • 114 min
      • Crime

      In an extremely rare decision, the Catholic Church officially recognized the demonic possession of a 19 year-old college freshman. Told in terrifying flashbacks, "The Exorcism of Emily Rose" chronicles the haunting trial of the priest accused of negligence resulting in the death of the young girl believed to be possessed. Inspired by true events, the film stars Laura Linney as the lawyer who takes on the task of defending the priest (Tom Wilkinson) who performed the controversial exorcism.

      Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005)

      Tim Burton's Corpse Bride

      • 83%
      • PG
      • 75 min
      • Animation

      Corpse Bride carries on in the dark, romantic tradition of Tim Burton's classic films Edward Scissorhands and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Set in a 19th century European village, this stop-motion, animated feature follows the story of Victor (Johnny Depp), a young man who is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride (Helena Bonham-Carter), while his real bride, Victoria (Emily Watson), waits bereft in the land of the living. Though life in the Land of...

      Capote (2005)

      Capote

      • 90%
      • R
      • 110 min
      • Biography

      On November 15, 1959, the brutal murder of a family in a small Kansas town sent shockwaves through the nation – and captured the attention of one of the most distinctive minds of our time. One-of-a-kind author Truman Capote was sent to Kansas to pen an article about the crimes for The New Yorker magazine. He ended up writing one of the most celebrated books of the century.

      Capote follows Truman Capote (Hoffman) on his odyssey to create the landmark bestseller In Cold Blood. With...

      Flightplan (2005)

      Flightplan

      • 38%
      • PG-13
      • 93 min
      • Drama

      On a plane at 40,000 feet, Kyle Pratt (Foster) faces every mother's worst nightmare when her 6-year-old daughter, Julia, vanishes without a trace in mid-flight. Kyle desperately struggles to prove her sanity to the disbelieving flight crew and passengers while facing the very real possibility that she may be losing her mind, as all evidence indicates that her daughter was never on board. Kyle can only rely on her own wits to solve the mystery and save her daughter.

      Harsh Times (2005)

      Harsh Times

      • 48%
      • R
      • 120 min
      • Action

      The film stars Christian Bale ("Batman Begins") as an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. Freddy Rodriguez ("Six Feet Under") plays his best friend and Eva Longoria ("Desperate Housewives") plays Rodriguez's girlfriend. It marks the film directing debut of David Ayer, who is the creator of "Training Day" and the writer of "The Fast and the Furious."

      An Unfinished Life (2005)

      An Unfinished Life

      • 53%
      • PG-13
      • 108 min
      • Drama

      Set against the rugged ranchlands of Wyoming, AN UNFINISHED LIFE is the story of a modern-day Western family, as stoic as they are divided, learning the true meaning of forgiveness. Robert Redford stars as Einar Gilkyson, a tough-skinned, retired rancher who long ago turned his back on memories. Still in shock from his only son’s death a decade ago, Einar has let his ranch fall into ruin along with his marriage. Now, Einar spends his days caring only for his hired hand, and last trusted...

      Domino (2005)

      Domino

      • 18%
      • R
      • 128 min
      • Action

      Keira Knightley stars in the wild action thriller Domino, the latest project from director Tony Scott (Man on Fire, Beverly Hills Cop II, True Romance). A trademark Scott film, Domino presents an entertaining mix of gritty action, biting comedy and sharp visuals. The film tells the true story of Domino Harvey, daughter of legendary actor Laurence Harvey and a former Ford model who rejected her privileged Beverly Hills life to become a bounty hunter.

      The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

      The Notorious Bettie Page

      • 56%
      • R
      • 91 min
      • Biography

      Page was the ultimate girl-next door, and one of the most popular Playboy centerfolds. Page challenged the conservative 1950s, posing as a fierce dominatrix and earning both a cult underground following and Senate Committee investigation on juvenile delinquency, essentially a witch-hunt orchestrated by a senator from her home state of Tennessee bent on exploiting her as a stepping stone to the White House. At the height of her popularity, Bettie disappeared. But in 1979 and 1982, Page (a...