2007 October Movies

 (2007)

Trick 'r Treat

  • 86%
  • R
  • 82 min
  • Comedy

Michael Dougherty's ("Superman Returns," "X2: X-Men United") new horror movie, produced by Bryan Singer. "Trick 'r Treat" is four interwoven stories that take place on Halloween with such characters as a staid high school principal who is a Halloween serial killer, a college-age virgin seeking that special guy, a woman who hates dressing up for Halloween and whose husband is obsession with the holiday and a group of young teens who pull a cruel prank.

 (2007)

Gone Baby Gone

  • 94%
  • R
  • 114 min
  • Crime

"Gone, Baby, Gone," Academy Award®-winner Ben Affleck's directorial debut, stars Casey Affleck ("Ocean's Eleven"), Michelle Monaghan ("Mission: Impossible III"), Academy Award®-winner Morgan Freeman and Academy Award®-nominee Ed Harris. Based on the novel by Dennis Lehane ("Mystic River") and adapted for the screen by Affleck and Aaron Stockard, the film tells the story of two private investigators hunting for an abducted 4-year-old girl in the seamiest side of Boston's underworld.

 (2007)

Funny Games

  • 52%
  • R
  • 108 min
  • Crime

Michael Haneke (Caché) remakes his own 1997 horror-thriller about two psychopaths who kidnap a mother, father and son in their vacation cabin and make them play sadistic games with each other into English.

 (2007)

30 Days of Night

  • 51%
  • R
  • 113 min
  • Horror

Based on the Steve Niles graphic novel. In a sleepy, secluded Alaska town called Barrow, the sun sets and doesn't rise for over thirty consecutive days and nights. From the darkness, across the frozen wasteland, an evil will come that will bring the residents of Barrow to their kness. The only hope for the town is the Sheriff and Deputy, a husband and wife who are torn between their own survival and saving the town they love.

 (2007)

Murder Party

    • NONE
    • 79 min
    • Comedy

    It's Halloween night in Brooklyn. Chris, a lonesome and unremarkable fellow, finds a mysterious invitation on the street and follows it to what he thinks will be a fun costume party. It turns out to be a lethal trap set by a gang of deranged hipster artists. Their plan is to lure someone to their remote warehouse base and ritually murder them as part of an extreme artistic event. It's all to impress their wealthy and sinister guru/patron, who soon arrives with promises of grant money and his dead-eyed henchman. As the booze-and-drug-fueled night wears on, rivalries within the group flare up with violent consequences. A body count accrues and Chris must take advantage of the ensuing chaos if he's ever to escape the warehouse and survive the night.

     (2007)

    Saw IV

    • 17%
    • R
    • 93 min
    • Crime

    Jigsaw still haunts the living in Saw IV, forcing them to appreciate life, or face death. As a continuation of Saw III, Jeff must find his daughter and escape the building to which they are confined before they both die. After finding another tape of Jigsaw, Jeff realizes there may be a newly added piece of the puzzle that he must decipher before it's too late.

     (2007)

    Bee Movie

    • 51%
    • PG
    • 91 min
    • Animation

    "Bee Movie" is a comedy that will change everything you think you know about bees. Having just graduated from college, a bee by the name of Barry B. Benson (Jerry Seinfeld) finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa (Renée Zellweger). He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bees' honey for centuries, and ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race for stealing their precious honey.

     (2007)

    I'm Not There

    • 77%
    • R
    • 135 min
    • Biography

    "I'm Not There" is the highly anticipated biographical film about legendary singer and songwriter Bob Dylan. The film follows six distinct characters, depicting different stages of Dylan's life, embodying a different aspect of his life story and music. It's the first biographical feature project to secure the approval of the music legend.

     (2007)

    Lars and the Real Girl

    • 81%
    • PG-13
    • 106 min
    • Comedy

    A lonely, delusional young man buys a life-size sex doll on the Internet and falls in love with her, telling people it's his girlfriend. His brother and sister-in-law step in to help him with his delusion.

     (2007)

    Dan in Real Life

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

    Advice columnist Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent in this heartfelt comedy from director Peter Hedges ("Pieces Of April").