Defiance

Posted by Jaya at 8:47 PM

31.12.08

movies-score.blogspot.com Defiance posterWhen the Jews of Eastern Europe are being massacred by NAZI, three brothers escape into Belarussian forest, where they have known since childhood. Tuvia (Daniel Craig) is a reluctant leader and his decisions are challenged by his brother, Zus (Liev Schreiber) who worries that Tuvia’s idealistic plans will doom them all. Asael (Jamie Bell) is the youngest – caught between his brothers’ fierce rivalry. In the forest, they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and others in danger. At first it is all they can do to stay alive. But gradually, as whispers of their daring spreads, they begin to attract others – men and women, young and old – willing to risk everything for the sake of even a moment’s freedom. Based on an extraordinary true story, DEFIANCE is an epic tale of family, honor, vengeance and salvation in World War II.
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Release Date :Dec 31, 2008

Revolutionary Road

Posted by Jaya at 9:07 PM

26.12.08

movies-score.blogspot.com Revolutionary Road posterApril (Kate Winslet) and Frank Wheeler (Leonardo DiCaprio) are a young, thriving couple living with their two children in a Connecticut suburb in the mid-1950s. They are trying to find fulfillment in an age of conformity. The Wheelers find themselves becoming exactly what they didn’t expect: a good man with a routine job whose nerve has gone missing; a housewife still mourning the demise of her hoped-for acting career; an American family with lost dreams, like any other. Determined to change their fates, April hatches an audacious plan to start all over again, to leave the comforts of Connecticut behind and move to France. Adapted from the landmark novel by Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road is an incisive portrait of an American marriage.
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Release Date :Dec 26, 2008

Valkyrie

Posted by Jaya at 8:43 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com Valkyrie posterAt the height of WW2, a group of high-ranking German officers hatched a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, and seize power of the military command in order to end the war. The operation was codenamed "Valkyrie". Severely wounded in combat, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (Tom Cruise) returns from Africa to join the German Resistance and help create Operation Valkyrie. But for various reasons, the plot failed when finally carried out on 20 July 1944. It conspire to thrust Stauffenberg from one of many in the plot to a double-edged central role. Not only must he lead the coup and seize control of his nation’s government… He must kill Hitler himself.
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Release Date :Dec 26, 2008

The Spirit

Posted by Jaya at 10:39 PM

25.12.08

movies-score.blogspot.com % posterWhen a former rookie cop named Denny Colt (Gabriel Macht) who returns mysteriously from the dead as The Spirit, he has a mission to fight crime from the shadows of Central City. His arch-enemy, the OCTOPUS (Samuel L. Jackson), is going to wipe out Spirit's beloved city as he pursues his own version of immortality. The Spirit tracks this cold-hearted killer from Central City’s rundown warehouses, to the damp catacombs, to the windswept waterfront.. all the while facing a bevy of beautiful women who either want to seduce, love or kill our masked crusader. Surrounding him at every turn are ELLEN DOLAN (Sarah Paulson), the whip-smart girl-next-door; SILKEN FLOSS (Scarlett Johansson), a punk secretary and frigid vixen; PLASTER OF PARIS (Paz Vega), a murderous French nightclub dancer; LORELEI (Jaime King), a phantom siren; and MORGENSTERN (Stana Katic), a sexy young cop. Then of course, there’s SAND SAREF (Eva Mendes), the jewel thief with dangerous curves. She’s the love of his life turned bad. Will he save her or will she kill him? THE SPIRIT is a classic action-adventure-romance told by genre-twister FRANK MILLER (creator of 300 and SIN CITY).
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Release Date :Dec 25, 2008

Marley and Me

Posted by Jaya at 10:37 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com Marley and Me posterNewlyweds John and Jenny Grogan (OWEN WILSON and JENNIFER ANISTON) decide to leave behind the harsh winters of Michigan and head south to begin their new lives in West Palm Beach, Florida. They obtain jobs, buy their first house, and face the challenge to the life-changing decision to start a family. John confessed to his friend, Sebastian, that he is not ready for raising children. Then Sebastian suggest that John should get Jenny a puppy. Then Came Marley. The Grogans adopt the cute, twelve pounds yellow labrador, who in no time at all, grows into a 100-pound steamroller of unbridled energy that turns the Grogan home into a disaster area. He flunks obedience school, chews off dry-wall, takes a bite out of the sofa, overturns garbage cans, steals a Thanksgiving turkey, consumes pillows and flowers, drinks toilet water, and chases the UPS guy. Even a newly-purchased, expensive necklace isn't safe from Marley's voracious antics.
Amidst the mayhem he generates through the years, Marley sees the Grogans through the ups and downs of family life, through job and home changes, and most of all, through the myriad challenges of a growing family. As John and Jenny come to realize, Marley - "the world's worst dog" - somehow brings out the best in them.
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Release Date :Dec 25, 2008

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Posted by Jaya at 10:30 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button poster"I was born under unusual circumstances."
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," adapted from the 1920s story by F. Scott Fitzgerald about a man who is born 80 years old, but instead of aging, he grows young. The story set in New Orleans from the end of World War I in 1918, into the 21st century. "Benjamin Button," is a grand tale of a not so ordinary man and the people and places he discovers along the way, the loves he finds, the joys of life and the sadness of death, and what lasts beyond time.
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Release Date :Dec 25, 2008

Bedtime Stories

Posted by Jaya at 10:05 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com Bedtime Stories posterSkeeter Bronson (Adam Sandler) is a hotel handyman whose life is changed forever when the bedtime stories that he tells his niece and nephews start misteriously come true. Realizing that, he take an advantage of that phenomenon. He incorporating his aspirations into one outlandish tale after another, but it's the kids unexpected contributions that turn Skeeter's life upside down.
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Release Date :Dec 25, 2008

Last Chance Harvey

Posted by Jaya at 10:02 PM

Harvey Shine (Dustin Hoffman) is almost losing his dead-end job as a writer. His boss (Richard Schiff) warned him that he has just one last chance. Harvey goes to London for a weekend to attend his daughter’s (Liane Balaban) wedding but promises to his boss to be back on Monday morning. Harvey arrives in London only to learn his daughter has chosen to have her stepfather (James Brolin) walk her down the aisle instead of him. Doing his best to hide his devastation, he leaves the wedding before the reception in hopes of getting to the airport on time, but misses his plane anyway. When he calls his boss to explain, he is fired on the spot. Drowning his sorrows at the airport bar, Harvey strikes up a conversation with Kate (Emma Thompson), a slightly prickly, 40-something employee of the Office of National Statistics. Kate, whose life is limited to work, the occasional humiliating blind date and endless phone calls from her smothering mother (Eileen Atkins), is touched by Harvey. And Harvey himself found that he energized by her intelligence and compassion.
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Release Date :Dec 25, 2008

Nothing But The Truth

Posted by Jaya at 9:56 PM

19.12.08

movies-score.blogspot.com Nothing But The Truth posterIn Washington, D.C., a female reporter (Kate Beckinsale) faces a possible jail sentence because writes an explosive story about a government scandal that outing a covert CIA agent (Vera Farmiga). When a special government prosecutor (Matt Dillon) demands she divulge her source, she refuses and is sent to jail. Unexpectedly finding herself behind bars she struggles to maintain her principles and relationship with her family. “Nothing But the Truth” is about the struggle to maintain one’s principles and dignity in the most dire of circumstances.
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Release Date :Dec 19, 2008

Yes Man

Posted by Jaya at 7:43 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com Yes Man posterCarl Allen (Jim Carrey) goes to a self-help program based on one simple principle: say yes to everything. He challenge himself to follow the instruction for an entire year. Unleashing the power of “yes” transforms Carl’s life in amazing and unexpected ways. But soon he discovers that opening up his life to endless possibilities can have its drawbacks.
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Release Date :Dec 19, 2008

The Brothers Bloom

Posted by Jaya at 7:40 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com The Brothers Bloom posterThe Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. The brothers have perfected the art of swindling fortunes through years of fraternal teamwork. From their childhood, Stephen (Mark Ruffalo) and Bloom (Adrien Brody) have shared everything. Stephen, the mastermind, brilliantly concocts intricate stories that the brothers live out, but he still hasnt been satisfied. Meanwhile, Bloom yearns for “an unwritten life”—a real adventure, one not dreamed up by his old brother. Eager to retire, Bloom agrees to take part in one last grand scam, to steal millions from a beautiful and eccentric heiress, Penelope (Rachel Wiesz), and luring her into an elaborate plot that takes them around the world. In this one last job, they associate with a sexy Japanese explosives expert named Bang Bang (Rinko Kikuchi). When a genuine romance begins to blossom between Bloom and Penelope, Bloom is reluctant to exploit her naiveté, but Penelope has already taken the bait: She impulsively joins Bloom, Stephen and Bang Bang on an ocean liner to Greece. Penelope is convinced she’s happened upon the adventure of a lifetime and offers to bankroll a million dollar deal. As the quartet makes their way from Athens to Prague to Mexico to St. Petersburg, Penelope quickly becomes addicted to the illicit thrills. But as Stephen’s elaborate web of deceit pulls tighter, Bloom begins to wonder if his brother has devised the most dangerous con of his life.
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Release Date :Dec 19, 2008

Seven Pounds

Posted by Jaya at 7:31 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com Seven Pounds posterBen (Will Smith) is an IRS agent who is deeply depressed and guilt-ridden over mistakes from his past. Then he decide to sets out in his job to help seven strangers. When he meets Emily (Rosario Dawson), a beautiful woman with a heart condition, he falls in love with her, thereby complicating his plans. Will his plan come smoothly?
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Release Date :Dec 19, 2008

The Tale of Despereaux

Posted by Jaya at 7:23 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com The Tale of Despereaux posterIn the faraway kingdom of Dor, all hope was lost in a land where sunlight disappeared and the world became dreary gray. Until Despereaux Tilling, A brave and virtuous mouse, was born... Despereaux refuses to live a life of weakness and fear... Because for not following the rules that society expects of a mouse, Despereaux banished from his home. Despereaux befriends fellow outcast Roscuro, a good-hearted rat who can't bear to look in the mirror and hopes to live far from the grim underground of his kind. They begins a noble quest to rescue Princess Pea. In their adventure, they encounter colorful characters from a bumbling servant girl with cauliflower ears who wishes to be a princess, until to the evil leader of the sewer rats, who plots revenge on humans from his fiefdom in the subterranean shadows. Friendships will be tested as Despereaux and Roscuro embark upon a journey that will change the way they look at their world--and themselves--forever. In this tale of bravery, forgiveness and redemption, one tiny creature will teach a kingdom that it takes only a little light to show that what you look like doesn't equal what you are.
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Release Date :Dec 19, 2008

The Wrestler

Posted by Jaya at 10:55 PM

17.12.08

movies-score.blogspot.com The Wrestler posterRandy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey Rourke), a pro-westler, was Estranged from his daughter (Evan Rachel Wood) and unable to sustain any real relationships, Randy lives for the thrill of the show and the adoration of his fans. However, a heart attack forces him into retirement. While striking up a blossoming romance with an exotic dancer named Cassidy (Marisa Tomei), Randy does his best to restart a relationship with the angry daughter he abandoned. Yet all this cannot compare to the allure of the ring and passion for his art, which threatens to pull Randy “The Ram” back into his world of wrestling.
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Release Date :Dec 17, 2008

Guerilla (Che: Part 2)

Posted by Jaya at 10:44 PM

12.12.08

movies-score.blogspot.com Guerilla (Che: Part 2) posterAfter helping overthrow the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista in Cuba, Ernesto "Che" Guevara (Benicio Del Toro) has abandoned Cuba in order to start an even more daunting Latin-American revolution. Having accomplished the impossible in Cuba, he is determined to do the same thing here. But unfortunately time catches up to him, putting an end to his mission once and for all. Che is being captured and killed by counter-insurgency rangers in the mountains of Bolivia.
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Release Date :Dec 12, 2008

The Day The Earth Stood Still

Posted by Jaya at 2:09 AM

movies-score.blogspot.com The Day The Earth Stood Still posterThe Day The Earth Stood Still is 20th Century Fox’s contemporary reinvention of its 1951 classic. When Klaatu (Keanu Reeves),
an alien whose arrival on our planet triggers a global upheaval. Klaatu come to the Earth to learn more about this planet called Earth and its human inhabitants. Klaatu come with an indestructible robot, Gort. Gort is described as one of a race of super-robot enforcers invented to keep the peace of the galaxy and will destroy the Earth if provoked. As governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind the visitor’s appearance, Klaatu realizes that there might be hope for Earth. A woman (Jennifer Connelly) and her young stepson get caught up in his mission – and come to understand the ramifications of Klaatu calling himself a “friend to the Earth.”
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Release Date :Dec 12, 2008

Delgo

Posted by Jaya at 2:07 AM

movies-score.blogspot.com Delgo posterThe land of Jhamora is torn apart into two, the winged Nohrin, masters of the skies, and the terrestrial Lockni, who harness the mystical powers of the land. When Delgo (Freddie Prinze, Jr.), a reckless Lockni teenager, forms a forbidden friendship with the spunky Nohrin Princess Kyla (Jennifer Love Hewitt), hostilities between the two peoples escalate, setting the stage for an exiled Empress (Anne Bancroft) to exact her revenge and reclaim her rule. Delgo was framed for a crime he did not commit. After enlisting the help of a unlikely friend to escape a Nohri prison, Delgo discovers Imhoff is in danger so he must unite the two races against a common foe.
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Release Date :Dec 12, 2008

Nothing Like The Holidays

Posted by Jaya at 2:05 AM

movies-score.blogspot.com Nothing Like The Holidays posterA Puerto Rican family living in the area of Humboldt Park in west Chicago face what may be their last Christmas together. The Rodriguez family are converging at their parents home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brothers safe return from combat overseas. For Jesse (Freddy Rodriguez), coming home has rekindled feelings for an old flame, although she cant seem to forgive him for leaving. His older sister Roxanna, a struggling actress, has been chasing her Hollywood dreams for years with little to show for it.And the eldest brother Mauricio (John Leguizamo) brings home a high-powered executive wife (Debra Messing) who would rather raise capital than a child. It all begins when Anna announces to her children she is divorcing their father Eduardo (Alfred Molina). The shock waves from this familial upheaval prompt Roxanna, Mauricio and Jesse, each in their own way, to reevaluate the past and rethink the future. But when the Rodriguezes learn that one of their own is facing a true crisis, they instinctively pull together: Old resentments are forgotten, familial bonds are re-affirmed and the healing power of laughter works its magic as the family discovers they are much stronger than they ever realized.
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Release Date :Dec 12, 2008

Doubt

Posted by Jaya at 2:02 AM

movies-score.blogspot.com Doubt posterDoubt tells about a conflict that occured at St. Nicholas, a Catholic school,Bronx in 1964. When a vibrant, charismatic priest, Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is trying to upend the schools’ strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier (Meryl Streep), the iron-gloved Principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. When the political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. Sister Aloysius grows suspicion when Father Flynn is paying too much personal attention to Donald. She tried to unearth the truth and to expunge Flynn from the school.
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Release Date :Dec 12, 2008

The Reader

Posted by Jaya at 2:00 AM

10.12.08

movies-score.blogspot.com The Reader posterThe film begin in Post-WWII Germany, when 15-year-old teenager Michael becomes ill and is helped by Hanna (Kate Winslet), an older stranger woman. Michael then recovers and seeks out Hanna to thank her. Their chance encounter begins a forbidden romance. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. One day, Hanna mysteriously disappears and leave Michael confused and heartbroken. Eight years later, while Michael is a law student observing the Nazi war crime trials, they are reunited again, but this time, Hanna is a defendant in the courtroom. As Hanna's past is revealed, Michael uncovers a deep secret that will impact both of their lives. THE READER is a story about truth and reconciliation.
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Release Date :Dec 10, 2008

Wendy And Lucy

Posted by Jaya at 1:52 AM

movies-score.blogspot.com Wendy And Lucy posterWendy (Michelle Williams) is a young woman who has driven across-country with her dog, Lucy, in search of a better life in Alaska. Wendy can barely support this journey, and when her car breaks down in Oregon and she becomes separated from Lucy, her predicament becomes even more dire. The thin fabric of her financial situation comes apart, and she is led through a series of increasingly dire economic decisions. In a world that doesn't seem to know she even exists, Wendy befriends a local security guard (Wally Dalton), who gives her a tiny fraction of hope.
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Release Date :Dec 10, 2008

Punisher: War Zone

Posted by Jaya at 8:57 PM

5.12.08

movies-score.blogspot.com Punisher: War Zone posterFrank Castle (Ray Stevenson) as the Punisher, now sets his sight on mob boss Billy Russoti (Dominic West). He brutally disfigures Russoti and kill a mafia lackey who turns out to be an undercover FBI agent. Agent Paul Budiansky (Colin Salmon), the ex-partner of the undercover Fed, joins the "Punisher Task Force" to bring Castle to justice. Meanwhile, Russoti recovers and want to sets a vengeance to Castle. He recruits a massive army of psychotic killers, gangbangers, and mobsters under his new alias "Jigsaw". Now with the "Punisher Task Force" hot on his trail, Frank must stand up to the formidable army that Jigsaw has recruited.
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Release Date :Dec 5, 2008

Dark Streets

Posted by Jaya at 8:54 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com Dark Streets posterChaz Davenport (Gabriel Mann), a dashing playboy who owns what promises to become the hottest new nightclub in town-if only the lights would stay on. Surrounded by the suptuous blues music he adores, and with his pick of the georgeous women who perform their sensual dance numbers on stage every night, Chaz is the envy of every man. But with the city thrown into darkness by frequent blackouts and a menacing loan shark closing in, Chaz is in danger of losing the club-and far more. At the same time, he finds himself embroiled in a painful love triangle with the club's alluring star singer, Crystal (Bijou Phillips), and a new arrival at the club-the mysterious and seductive chanteuse Madelaine (Izabella Miko). When people close to Chaz begin turning up dead, he doesn't know where to turn or whom to trust. And the harder he tries to uncover the truth, the further he's drawn into the darkness of lies and betrayal-a darkness as black as the city's streets during a power outage.
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Release Date :Dec 5, 2008

Frost/Nixon

Posted by Jaya at 8:47 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com Frost/ Nixon posterFor three years after being forced from office, Nixon (Frank Langella) remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Nixon surprised everyone in selecting Frost (Michael Sheen) as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans. Likewise, Frost's team harbored doubts about their boss's ability to hold his own. But as cameras rolled, a charged battle of wits resulted. Would Nixon evade questions of his role in one of the nation's greatest disgraces? Or would Frost confound critics and bravely demand accountability from the man who'd built a career out of stonewalling? Over the course of their encounter, each man would reveal his own insecurities, ego and reserves of dignity--ultimately setting aside posturing in a stunning display of unvarnished truth.
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Release Date :Dec 5, 2008

Cadillac Records

Posted by Jaya at 8:45 PM

movies-score.blogspot.com Cadillac Records posterThe story of how the blues became popular and gave birth to rock and roll begins at a bar on Chicago in 1947, where an ambitious young bar owner Leonard Chess (ADRIEN BRODY), hires a talented blues combo that includes Muddy Waters (JEFFREY WRIGHT) and Little Walter (COLUMBUS SHORT). Chess arranges a recording session for Waters. Waters' early recordings start moving up the R+B charts and receiving heavy play. Chess treats his musicians like family, he buys them a Cadillac when they record their first hit record. But the line between business and personal sometimes causes conflict. Big Willie Dixon (CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER), a songwriter and bandleader, also is a key member of the Chess Records family, as is Howlin' Wolf (EAMONN WALKER). But it's not until 1955 when a guy from St. Louis named Chuck Berry (MOS DEF), mark the birth of rock-and-roll. When Berry is arrested and jailed at the height of his career, Chess finds another talented singer Etta James (BEYONCE KNOWLES). As rock-and-roll grows more popular, the Chess artists find themselves revered by a new generation of musicians, but they have also each earned and lost a small fortune on booze, women and the high life. Even as tragedy befalls, their music and their spirit remain strong. As the sixties wind down and Leonard Chess gets out of the record business, the blues live on.
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Release Date :Dec 5, 2008