2006 January Movies

Alpha Dog (2006)

Alpha Dog

  • 54%
  • R
  • 122 min
  • Biography

In the sprawling, privileged neighborhoods around L.A., bored teenagers with too much time and too much money string one hazy day into another, looking for the next thrill--doing suburban imitations of the thug life they idolize from rap music, video games and movies. When you're living without any consequences, anything can happen. And in the hot California summer six years ago, something did.

Inspired by true events, Alpha Dog follows three fateful days when the lives of a group of Southern...

Hostel (2006)

Hostel

  • 60%
  • R
  • 95 min
  • Horror

Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.

Underworld: Evolution (2006)

Underworld: Evolution

  • 16%
  • R
  • 106 min
  • Action

The sequel to the $100 million worldwide hit, "Underworld: Evolution" continues the saga of war between the aristocratic Death Dealers and the barbaric Lycans (werewolves). The film traces the beginnings of the ancient feud between the two tribes as Selene (Kate Beckinsale), the beautiful vampire heroine, and Michael (Scott Speedman), the lycan hybrid, try to unlock the secrets of their bloodlines. The fast-paced, modern-day tale of deadly action, ruthless intrigue and forbidden love takes them...

Grandma's Boy (2006)

Grandma's Boy

  • 16%
  • R
  • 96 min
  • Comedy

Covert stars as a thirtysomething man still living with his grandmother.

Big Momma's House 2 (2006)

Big Momma's House 2

  • 6%
  • PG-13
  • 99 min
  • Action

Martin Lawrence returns as FBI agent Malcolm Turner, a master of disguise who again goes deep, deep undercover as the corpulent septuagenarian “Big Momma.”

Running Scared (2006)

Running Scared

  • 40%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Action

After a drug deal goes wrong and some dirty cops end up dead, low–level mobster Joey (Paul Walker) has to dispose of the guns from the shootout. Things get complicated when his neighbor's young son snatches the gun and uses it to shoot his father. Once this happens, Joey has to race all night to find the kid, cover up the shooting, and get the gun back -- all while keeping both his own mob associates and the cops at bay.

Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

Wristcutters: A Love Story

  • 67%
  • R
  • 88 min
  • Comedy

From the moment Zia (Patrick Fugit) cuts his wrists and enters a bizarre afterlife reserved for suicides, this film becomes a strangely uplifting, darkly comic tale about a journey through the hereafter. This is a world where everyone still bears the scars earned from the manner in which they "offed" while the everyday reality is a twisted mirror image of our own mortal world.

Rang De Basanti (2006)

Rang De Basanti

    • NONE
    • 157 min
    • Drama

    Arriving in India, a UK graduate enlists a gang of college students to participate in a documentary about India's freedom fighters. Initially, these students scoff at the ideals and people of the past, but a sequence of events set in slow motion a merging of the past and present...

    Glory Road (2006)

    Glory Road

    • 56%
    • PG
    • 109 min
    • Comedy

    "Glory Road" tells the inspiring true story of the underdog Texas Western basketball team, with history's first all African American starting lineup of players, who took the country by storm, surprisingly winning the 1966 NCAA tournament title. Josh Lucas stars as Hall of Famer Don Haskins, the passionately dedicated college basketball coach that changed the history of basketball with his team's victory in this time of innocence.

    Bandidas (2006)

    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.

    Jet Li's Fearless (2006)

    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...

      How to Eat Fried Worms (2006)

      How to Eat Fried Worms

      • 59%
      • PG
      • 83 min
      • Comedy

      Based on Thomas Rockwell's novel, this is the story of a fifth grade boy who takes on a bully on the first day of the school year and accepts a dare that could change the balance of power within the class.

      Karla (2006)

      Karla

        • R
        • 99 min
        • Crime

        A deeply disturbing true story...

        Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka's psychological dance with death and depravity - faithfully recreated here in stunning performances by Misha Collins and Laura Prepon - will haunt you forever...because it's true.

        Last Holiday (2006)

        Last Holiday

        • 55%
        • PG-13
        • 108 min
        • Adventure

        A shy cookware clerk (Queen Latifah), believing her days are numbered, throws caution to the wind and embarks on a dream vacation to Europe. While staying at a grand hotel, she and her uninhibited attitude have a profound and humorous effect on the guests and staff.

        Annapolis (2006)

        Annapolis

        • 10%
        • PG-13
        • 103 min
        • Drama

        About a boy (Franco) from the wrong side of the tracks whose dream of attending the U.S. Naval Academy becomes a reality. Brewster plays an upper classman who helps Franco's character train in the ring as the two fall for each other, even though it is a violation of academic policy.

        As You Like It (2006)

        As You Like It

        • 36%
        • PG
        • 127 min
        • Drama

        With a setting inspired by 19th Century Japan, Kenneth Branagh adapts Shakespeare's lightest and most delightful comedy "As You Like It," a celebration of the enduring power of love in all its many disguises. Witty, playful and utterly magical, the story is a compelling romantic adventure in which Rosalind and Orlando's famous courtship is played out against a backdrop of political rivalry, banishment and exile in Forest of Arden.

        "The Best Damn Sports Show Period" Episode dated 10 January 2006

          • Unrated
          • 60 min
          • Sport
          'Tis Autumn - The Search for Jackie Paris (2006)

          'Tis Autumn - The Search for Jackie Paris

          • 87%
          • NONE
          • 100 min
          • Documentary

          'Tis Autumn - The Search for Jackie Paris" is director Raymond De Felitta's examination into the art and mysterious life of legendary jazz vocalist Jackie Paris. Using both new and archival performance footage, found footage, still photography, historical audio clips and rare unreleased recordings, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Raymond De Felitta ("Café Society," "Two Family House," "The Thing About My Folks") conducts on-camera interviews with the late Jackie Paris as well as many of the...

          ...So Goes the Nation (2006)

          ...So Goes the Nation

            • NONE
            • Documentary

            "...So Goes the Nation" is a feature length documentary that examines America's tumultuous electoral process through the eyes of diverse politicians, activists, and voters. The 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and John Kerry provides the stage, showing how the voting public is manipulated by both parties' leaders and their political marketing machines. Political activism and the thoughts of voters themselves are revealed in the ultimate cross-section state: Ohio.

            15 Park Avenue (2006)

            15 Park Avenue

              • 116 min
              • Drama

              An exploration of the impact of schizophrenia on a young woman and her family in today's Calcutta. The narrative pivots around the relationship of two sisters, older sister Anjali is a successful professor with a powerful personality. She is the anchoring rock for her family and carer for her sister Meethi whose progression into schizophrenia has been speed ed up by traumatic experiences. Anjali has always dominated the life of her attractive younger sister, and jealously warded off Meethi's...