03 February, 2007

Opening Weekend

Arthur and the Invisibles

Animation/fantasy. Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, a tiny people living in harmony with nature.


With Mia Farrow, Penny Balfour, Doug Rand, Adam LeFevre, Jean Bejote Njamba, Serge Blumental, Madonna, Jimmy Fallon, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, Chazz Palminteri, Emilio Estevez

Writer: Luc Besson
Director: Luc Besson

Luc Besson interview 1
Luc Besson interview 2
Luc Besson interview 3

Official site

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Dreamgirls

Musical. A trio of female soul singers, based on Diana Ross and the Supremes, cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960's.


With Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover,Jennifer Hudson

Writer: Bill Condon (based on Tom Eyen's 'book')
Director: Bill Condon

Bill Condon interview 1
Bill Condon interview 2
Bill Condon interview 3 (video)

Official site
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Gridiron Gang

Sports drama. Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.


With The Rock, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell, Leon Rippy

Writer: Jeff Maguire (from Jac Flanders screenplay "Gridiron Gang")
Director:Phil Joanou

Official site

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Notes on a Scandal

Drama. A pottery teacher enters into an affair with one of her students, causing upheaval in her personal and professional lives.



With Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Tom Georgeson, Michael Maloney

Writer: Patrick Marber (based on the book by Zoe Heller)
Director: Richard Eyre

Patrick Marber interview 1
Patrick Marber interview 2
Patrick Marber interview 3
Patrick Marber interview 4

Official site

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Running with Scissors

Comedy-drama. Young Augusten Burroughs is the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.


With Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin, Joseph Cross, Jill Clayburgh, Gwyneth Paltrow

Writer: Ryan Murphy (based on Augusten Burroughs'book)
Director: Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy interview 1
Ryan Murphy interview 2
Ryan Murphy interview 3
Ryan Murphy interview 4 (audio)
Ryan Murphy interview 5 (video)
Augusten Burroughs interview

Official site

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Welcome to Dongmakgol

Comedy-drama. Soldiers from both sides of the Korean divide live among villagers who know nothing of the war.


With Jae-yeong Jeong, Ha-kyun Shin, Hye-jeong Kang, Ha-ryong Lim, Jae-kyeong Seo

Writer: Joong Kim & Kwang-Hyun Park (based on Jin Jang's play)
Director: Kwang-Hyun Park

Official site

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