2007 December Movies

There Will Be Blood (2007)

There Will Be Blood

  • 91%
  • R
  • 158 min
  • Drama

A sprawling epic about family, greed, corruption, and the pursuit of the American dream. Set in the booming West coast oil fields at the turn of the 20th century, "There Will Be Blood" follows the rise of rugged prospector Daniel Plainview (Day-Lewis) who becomes an independent oilman after hitting it rich with the strike of a lifetime. Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, the film is inspired by Upton Sinclair's novel "Oil!"

Sweeney Todd (2007)

Sweeney Todd

    • R
    • 116 min
    • Drama

    The story of "Sweeney Todd" is of a wrongfully imprisoned barber in Victorian England who sets out to seek revenge on the judge who imprisoned him. The plot is foreshadowed in the first lines of the opening number: "Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd./His skin was pale and his eye was odd./He shaved the faces of gentlemen/Who never thereafter were heard of again."

    I Am Legend (2007)

    I Am Legend

    • 70%
    • PG-13
    • 101 min
    • Drama

    Robert Neville (Will Smith) is a brilliant scientist, but even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable, incurable... and manmade. Somehow immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City... and maybe the world. But he is not alone. He is surrounded by "the Infected"-victims of the plague who have mutated into carnivorous beings who can only exist in the dark and who will devour or infect anyone or anything in their path. For three years,...

    Juno (2007)

    Juno

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

    "Juno" stars Ellen Page as the title character, a whip-smart teen confronting an unplanned pregnancy by her classmate Bleeker (Cera). With the help of her hot best friend Leah (Thirlby), Juno finds her unborn child a "perfect" set of parents: an affluent suburban couple, Mark and Vanessa (Bateman and Garner), longing to adopt. Luckily, Juno has the total support of her parents (Simmons and Janney) as she faces some tough decisions, flirts with adulthood and ultimately figures out where she...

    The Golden Compass (2007)

    The Golden Compass

    • 43%
    • PG-13
    • 113 min
    • Adventure

    The first movie based on the bestselling Philip Pullman novels. The "His Dark Materials" trilogy is comprised of "The Golden Compass," "The Subtle Knife" and "The Amber Spyglass". It revolves around a young girl who travels to the far north to save her best friend. Along the way she encounters shape-shifting creatures, witches, and a variety of otherworldly characters in parallel universes.

    Aliens Vs. Predator - Requiem (2007)

    Aliens Vs. Predator - Requiem

      • R
      • 94 min
      • Action

      The follow-up to the worldwide hit "Alien vs. Predator," the iconic monsters from two of the scariest film franchises ever, wage their most brutal battle yet in an unsuspecting Colorado town.

      Taare Zameen Par (2007)

      Taare Zameen Par

      • 89%
      • PG
      • 165 min
      • Drama

      Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate; colours, fish, dogs and kites are just not important in the world of adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks and neatness. And Ishaan just cannot seem to get anything right in class. When he gets into far more trouble than his parents can handle, he is packed off to a boarding school to 'be disciplined'. Things are no different at his new school, and Ishaan...

      Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

      Alvin and the Chipmunks

      • 26%
      • PG
      • 92 min
      • Animation

      Jason Lee ("My Name Is Earl") will star as David Seville in the CG/live-action hybrid film, based on the 1950s cartoon series about chipmunks Alvin, Simon and Theodore, who lay waste to Seville's surroundings and sing in three-part harmony.

      Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

      Charlie Wilson's War

      • 82%
      • NONE
      • 102 min
      • Biography

      Based on George Crile's book about the CIA's largest and most successful covert CIA operation, the arming of the Mujahedeen in Afghanistan. The covert ops were engineered by Charlie Wilson (Hanks), a charismatic, wheeler-dealer, liberal Texas congressman who teamed with a rogue CIA operative (Hoffman). The two manipulated Congress, the CIA and a host of foreign governments in order to assist the Afghan rebels in their fight against the Soviets in the 1980s. Many of the men armed by the CIA went...

      National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

      National Treasure: Book of Secrets

      • 35%
      • PG
      • 124 min
      • Action

      Producer Jerry Bruckheimer said that the sequel involves Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth and 18 pages which are actually missing from Booth's library.

      The Bucket List (2007)

      The Bucket List

      • 40%
      • PG-13
      • 97 min
      • Adventure

      Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.

      Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)

      Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

      • 75%
      • R
      • 96 min
      • Comedy

      Singer Dewey Cox (John C. Reilly) overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

      St. Trinian's (2007)

      St. Trinian's

      • 31%
      • PG-13
      • 97 min
      • Comedy

      "St Trinian's," a school for "young ladies" with its anarchic doctrine of free expression, brings together a motley crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy.

      The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007)

      The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep

      • 74%
      • PG
      • 112 min
      • Adventure

      Based on the children's fantasy novel by British author Dick King-Smith. "The Water Horse" tells the story of a lonely boy in Scotland who finds a mysterious egg from which hatches a "water horse" -- a mythical sea monster of Scottish legend.

      The Great Debaters (2007)

      The Great Debaters

      • 78%
      • PG-13
      • 126 min
      • Biography

      Washington stars and also directs the the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

      Set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South and inspired by a true story, "The Great Debaters" chronicles the journey of a brilliant but volatile coach (Denzel Washington) who uses the power of words to shape a group of underdog students from a...

      Arn - Tempelriddaren (2007)

      Arn - Tempelriddaren

        • PG-13
        • 139 min
        • Action

        Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.

        Virgin Territory (2007)

        Virgin Territory

          • R
          • 93 min
          • Drama

          Young Florentines regale one another in the Italian countryside while the black plague decimates their city.

          The Secret of the Grain (2007)

          The Secret of the Grain

            • 151 min
            • Drama

            The Secret of the Grain is a touching and resoundingly humanistic story set in the rustic port of Sete in southeastern France. Slimane has worked in the same shipyard job for over 35 years, when his growing dissatisfaction prompts him to try to open his own restaurant. His dream seems unbelievable, but his contagious conviction and persistence work their way into the hearts of his loyal but dispersed family; the four children from his first marriage, his ex-wife, current girlfriend and her...

            100 Films and a Funeral (2007)

            100 Films and a Funeral

              • Unrated
              • 95 min
              • Documentary

              This documentary covers the life and death of London-based Polygram Filmed Entertainment, responsible for such noted hit films of the 1990s as Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and The Usual Suspects (1995). Headed by Michael Kuhn, the approach was to copy the record industry format of sponsoring several labels producing distinct type of entertainment with their own talent. Kuhn was a hands-off, understanding that it was those in the film industry who new how to make the films. Notable...

              24 mesures (2007)

              24 mesures

                • Unrated
                • 82 min
                • Drama

                Le temps d’une nuit, quatre destins se télescopent. Une prostituée, un chauffeur de taxi mystique, une jeune lesbienne et un musicien de jazz : tous ont des comptes à régler avec la vie. La question est : y arriveront-ils à temps?