2007 January Movies

 (2007)

Teeth

  • 79%
  • R
  • 93 min
  • Comedy

High school student Dawn works hard at suppressing her budding sexuality by being the local chastity group's most active participant. Her taks is made even more difficult by her bad boy stepbrother Brad's increasingly provocative behavior at home. A stranger to her own body, innocent Dawn discovers she has a toothed vagina when she becomes the object of violence. As she struggles to comprehend her anatomical uniqueness, Dawn experiences both the pitfalls and the power of being a living example of the vagina dentata myth.

 (2007)

Freedom Writers

  • 69%
  • PG-13
  • 123 min
  • Biography

The project is based on "The Freedom Writer's Diaries: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them," written by high school teacher Erin Gruwell and her students.

 (2007)

Epic Movie

  • 2%
  • PG-13
  • 86 min
  • Adventure

"Epic Movie" is an ensemble comedy about four young adults going on an awesome adventure.

 (2007)

The Nines

  • 64%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Drama

A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.

 (2007)

The Savages

  • 89%
  • R
  • 114 min
  • Comedy

An irreverent, hilarious and heartbreaking story revolving around a modern American family, "The Savages" portrays an all-too-common dilemma: after drifting apart emotionally and geographically over the years, two siblings Wendy (Laura Linney) and Jon (Philip Seymour Hoffman) must band together to care for an elderly parent (Philip Bosco).

 (2007)

Pathfinder

  • 11%
  • R
  • 99 min
  • Action

An action-adventure set in the time when Vikings tried to conquer North America, PATHFINDER tells the heroic story of a young Norse boy left behind after his clan shipwrecks on the Eastern shores. Despite his lineage, the boy is raised by the very Indians his kinsmen set out to destroy. Now, as the Vikings return to stage another barbaric raid on his village, the 25 year-old Norse warrior (Karl Urban) wages a personal war to stop the Vikings' trail of death and destruction. Forging his own path, his destiny is revealed and his identity re-claimed.

 (2007)

Blood and Chocolate

  • 11%
  • PG-13
  • 98 min
  • Drama

"Blood and Chocolate" is based on Annette Curtis Klause's novel about a teenage werewolf who has spent her life trying to hide the fact that she is part wolf. She must choose between her love for a human and her family after her relationship with a visiting American threatens to expose her secret.

 (2007)

The Hitcher

  • 21%
  • R
  • 90 min
  • Action

From filmmaker Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes production company ("The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" [2003], "The Amityville Horror" [2005]) comes an update of the 1986 terror classic. Dave Meyers is directing the new film, which tracks the terrifying cross-country trajectory of Grace (Sophia Bush) and Jim (Zachary Knighton), two traveling college students who are tormented by the mysterious hitchhiker John Ryder, a.k.a. The Hitcher (Sean Bean).

 (2007)

Hounddog

  • 15%
  • R
  • 102 min
  • Drama

A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl (Fanning) finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.

 (2007)

Joshua

  • 63%
  • R
  • 105 min
  • Drama

Joshua is the tale of Brad (Sam Rockwell) and Abby (Vera Farmiga) Cairn, perfect Manhattan parents in a perfect Manhattan apartment whose perfect life begins to crack after the birth of their second child Lily. Shortly after Lily arrives home, a dark side of prodigy son Joshua (Jacob Kogan) slowly begins to reveal itself.