09 February, 2007

Opening Weekend

Blood and Chocolate

Romantic horror. A teenage werewolf wants to honour the tradition but she falls for a bloke.

With Agnes Bruckner, Hugh Dancy, Olivier Martinez, Katja Riemann

Writers: Ehren Kruger and Christopher Landon
(adapted from Annette Curtis Klause's book)
Director: Katja von Garnier

Ehren Kruger Interview 1
Ehren Kruger Interview 2

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Charlotte's Web

Family comedy/drama. Charlotte tries to help a pig escape from death row.

With Julia Roberts, Steve Buscemi, John Cleese, Oprah Winfrey, Cedric the Entertainer, Kathy Bates, Reba McEntire, Robert Redford,Thomas Haden Church, André Benjamin

Writers: Susannah Grant and Karey Kirkpatrick
(adapted from E.B. White's book)
Director: Gary Winick

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Climates (Iklimler)

Drama. The marriage between a uni lecturer husband and his TV business wife begins to fall apart.

With Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Nazan Kirilmis, Nehmet Eryilmaz

Writer: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Nuri Bilge Ceylan interview 1
Nuri Bilge Ceylan Article 1

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Epic Movie

Comedy. Movie spoof.

With Kal Penn, Adam Campbell, Jennifer Coolidge, Jayma Mays, Faune A. Chambers, Crispin Glover, Tony Cox, Héctor Jiménez, Darrell Hammond, Carmen Electra, Fred Willard, David Carradine, David Lehre, Kevin McDonald, George Alvarez

Writers: Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer
Directors: Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer

Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer interview

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For Your Consideration

Comedy. Actors find out their film is generating award season buzz.

With Catherine O'Hara, Ed Begley Jr., Eugene Levy, Harry Shearer, Christopher Moynihan, Christopher Guest, John Michael Higgins, Suzy Nakamura, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey, Sandra Oh, Richard Kind, Bob Balaban, Michael McKean, Fred Willard, Nina Conti, Ricky Gervais, Loudon Wainwright III, Claire Forlani

Writer: Christopher Guest & Eugene Levy
Director: Christopher Guest

Christopher Guest & Eugene Levy interview 1
Christopher Guest interview 1
Christopher Guest interview 2
Christopher Guest interview 3

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Goal! 2: Living the Dream

Sports drama. Mexican-Amnerican footballer gets transferred from Newcastle (who lost in the FA Cup at home 1-5 to Birmingham City) to Real Madrid (another team not as good as Birmingham City).

With Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Stephen Dillane, Rutger Hauer, Frances Barber, David Beckham

Writers: Adrian Butchart, Mike Jefferies, Terry Loane
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

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Hannibal Rising

Thriller. The teenage Hannibal faces life after the death of his parents.

With Gaspard Ulliel, Rhys Ifans, Li Gong, Helena Lia Tachovska, Dominic West

Writer: Thomas Harris
(adapted from his book)
Director: Peter Webber

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Music and Lyrics

Romantic comedy. Former pop star is given a chance to write a song but is struggling with the lyrics until he meets a woman good at writing lyrics.

With Hugh Grant, Drew Barrymore

Writer: Marc Lawrence
Director: Marc Lawrence

Marc Lawrence interview 1
Marc Lawrence interview 2

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The Reef

Animation adventure. A fish tries to stop a bullying shark.

With (voice work): Freddie Prinze Jr., Rob Schneider, Evan Rachel Wood, Donal Logue, Andy Dick, Fran Drescher

Writer: Scott Clevenger
Directors: Howard E. Baker, John Fox

Scott Clevenger interview

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