2007 September Movies

Into the Wild (2007)

Into the Wild

  • 82%
  • R
  • 150 min
  • Adventure

"Into the Wild" is based on a true story and the bestselling book by Jon Krakauer. After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless (Hirsch) abandons his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Across the Universe (2007)

Across the Universe

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

The love story about a British boy and an American girl is set against the backdrop of the social upheaval of the 1960s. Although not about the Beatles, the musical will use their songs to drive the narrative, with the actors singing and dancing to the classic tunes.

Eastern Promises (2007)

Eastern Promises

  • 89%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Crime

The new thriller from director David Cronenberg reteams him with his "A History of Violence" leading man Viggo Mortensen. The film follows the mysterious and ruthless Nikolai (Mr. Mortensen), who is tied to one of London's most notorious organized crime families. His carefully maintained existence is jarred when he crosses paths with Anna (Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts), an innocent midwife trying to right a wrong, who accidentally uncovers potential evidence against the family. Now Nikolai...

The Brave One (2007)

The Brave One

  • 43%
  • R
  • 122 min
  • Crime

A woman (Jodie Foster), who was brutally attacked, tries to recover by going on a mission to get revenge.

3:10 to Yuma (2007)

3:10 to Yuma

  • 89%
  • R
  • 117 min
  • Adventure

In Arizona in the late 1800's, infamous outlaw Ben Wade (Russell Crowe) and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans (Christian Bale), struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the "3:10 to Yuma", a train that will take the killer to trial. On the trail, Evans and Wade, each from very different worlds, begin to earn each other's respect. But with Wade's outfit on...

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

  • 76%
  • R
  • 160 min
  • Biography

"The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" delves into the private life and public exploits of America's most notorious outlaw. As the charismatic and unpredictable Jesse James (Brad Pitt) plans his next great robbery, he wages war on his enemies, who are trying to collect the reward money - and the glory - riding on his capture. But the greatest threat to his life may ultimately come from those he trusts the most.

Rendition (2007)

Rendition

  • 47%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Drama

Gavin Hood, whose "Tsotsi" became the first film from the former Apartheid state to win an Academy Award, will make his Hollywood debut directing first-time screenwriter Kelley Sane's multi-layered story centering on a CIA analyst based in Cairo who finds his world spinning out of control after he witnesses the interrogation of a foreign national by the Egyptian secret police. Witherspoon has been tapped to play Isabella El-Ibrahim, the pregnant American wife of an Egyptian-born chemical...

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

The Darjeeling Limited

  • 67%
  • R
  • 91 min
  • Adventure

"The Darjeeling Limited" starring Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman is an emotional comedy about three brothers re-forging family bonds. The eldest, played by Wilson, hopes to reconnect with his two younger siblings by taking them on a train trip across the vibrant and sensual landscape of India.

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

  • 35%
  • PG-13
  • 114 min
  • Biography

Reprising the roles they originated in seven-time Academy Award®-nominated "Elizabeth," Cate Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush return for a gripping historical thriller laced with treachery and romance--"The Golden Age." Joining them in the epic is Clive Owen as Sir Walter Raleigh, a dashing seafarer and newfound temptation for Elizabeth.

Good Luck Chuck (2007)

Good Luck Chuck

  • 5%
  • R
  • 101 min
  • Comedy

It all started when Charlie Kagan was ten years old. Breaking the cardinal rules of spin-the-bottle, Charlie refused to lip-lock with a demented Goth girl - and she put a hex on him. Now, twenty-five years later, Charlie (Dane Cook) is a successful dentist... and still cursed.

Lust, Caution (2007)

Lust, Caution

  • 72%
  • NC-17
  • 158 min
  • Drama

The film, based on a 26-page short story by famed Chinese writer Eileen Chang, is about a group of patriotic students who plot to assassinate the intelligence chief in the Japanese-backed Chinese government during the World War II era.

Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)

Resident Evil: Extinction

  • 22%
  • R
  • 94 min
  • Action

The third and final installment of the $100 million RESIDENT EVIL hits, RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION is again based on the wildly popular video game series and picks up where the last film left off. Alice (MILLA JOVOVICH), now in hiding in the Nevada desert, once again joins forces with Carlos Olivera (ODED FEHR) and L.J. (Mike Epps), along with new survivors Claire (Ali Larter), K-Mart (Spencer Locke ) and Nurse Betty (Ashanti) to try to eliminate the deadly virus that threatens to make every...

Michael Clayton (2007)

Michael Clayton

  • 90%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Crime

Michael Clayton (George Clooney) is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder Marty Bach (Sydney Pollack). Though burned out and hardly content with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen...

The Babysitters (2007)

The Babysitters

  • 33%
  • NONE
  • 90 min
  • Drama

A 16-year-old turns her babysitting service into a call-girl ring for married men after she begins an affair with a customer.

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

  • 88%
  • R
  • 117 min
  • Crime

"Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" is about brothers who try to rob their parents' jewelry store, only to botch the job.

The Game Plan (2007)

The Game Plan

  • 28%
  • PG
  • 110 min
  • Comedy

"The Game Plan" tells the story of rugged superstar quarterback Joe Kingman (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson), whose Boston-based team is chasing a championship. A 'serial bachelor', Kingman is living the ultimate fantasy: he's rich, famous and the life of the party. But this dream is suddenly sacked for a loss when he discovers the 7-year-old daughter (newcomer Madison Pettis) he never knew he had - the product of a last fling before parting years ago with his young wife. Now, during the most...

The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)

The Jane Austen Book Club

  • 65%
  • PG-13
  • 103 min
  • Comedy

Based on the Karen Joy Fowler novel, "The Jane Austen Book Club" is about five women and a man who gather to discuss Jane Austen's fiction and realize their lives are playing out in a 21st century version of one of her novels.

Control (2007)

Control

  • 87%
  • R
  • 121 min
  • Biography

CONTROL centers on Ian Curtis, the enigmatic lead singer of influential British band Joy Division. The award-winning drama marks the feature film directorial debut of acclaimed photographer and visual artist Anton Corbijn and stars Sam Riley (Ian Curtis), Academy Award nominee Samantha Morton (Deborah Curtist) and Alexandra Maria Lara (Annik Honore).

Ian Curtis has aspirations beyond the trappings of small town life in 1970's England. Wanting to emulate his musical heroes, such as David Bowie...

Sydney White (2007)

Sydney White

  • 36%
  • PG-13
  • 108 min
  • Comedy

In a college comedy that puts a modern-day twist on an age-old story, Sydney White tells the tale of a tomboy freshman who ditches her conniving sorority sisters and finds a new home with a group of very dorky outcasts. Fed up with the way they've all been treated, she's off to war against the reigning campus royalty.

Mother of Tears (2007)

Mother of Tears

    • R
    • 98 min
    • Horror

    A provocative and suspenseful drama, "BRIDESHEAD REVISITED" tells an evocative story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in the pre-WWII era. In the film, Charles Ryder (Matthew Goode, "Match Point," "The Lookout") becomes entranced with the noble Marchmain family, first through the charming and provocative Sebastian Flyte (Ben Whishaw, "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer"), and then his sophisticated sister, Julia (Hayley Atwell, "Cassandra's Dream" and the upcoming "The Duchess")....