March 2008

This Week in Film

by Alan Rapp on March 31, 2008

in Film News & Trailers

Originally scheduled to be released for inclusion in the 2007 Oscar season, this film about the early days of professional football stars George Clooney (who also directs his first film since Good Night, and Good Luck my #1 Film of 2005 – read that review), Renee Zellweger, John Krasinski, Stephen Root, Jonathan Pryce, and Wayne Duvall.  Check out the official site.  The film finally finds its way into theaters everywhere on Friday.  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

Leatherheads
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This Week in Film

by Alan Rapp on March 31, 2008

in Film News & Trailers

Based on the novel by Wendy Orr, the film tells the story of a young girl (Abigail Breslin), isolated on an island with her scientist father, who communicates with a reclusive author (Jodie Foster), whose novel she is reading, asking for the help of the novel’s hero Alex Rover (Gerard Butler) when her father goes missing.  Just a tad more lighthearted than Ms. Foster’s last project.  Check out the official site.  The adventure begins everywhere on Friday.  Larger trailer available in the the Full Diagnosis.

Nim’s Island
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This Week in Documentary Film

by Alan Rapp on March 31, 2008

in Film News & Trailers

Martin Scorsese directs this documentary examining The Rolling Stones.  The film, reported to be filled with concert footage, will also be realeased in IMAX, and a soundtrack for the film is also available.  Check out the official site.  The film rocks itself into theaters on Friday.  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

Shine a Light
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This Week in Film

by Alan Rapp on March 31, 2008

in Film News & Trailers

Adapted from the novel by Scott Smith is this tale of a group of twenty-somethings (Shawn Ashmore, Laura Ramsey, Jonathan Tucker, Joe Anderson, Jena Malone) who find find more than they expect on a vacation in Cancun when they decide to visit the Mayan ruins.  Check out the official site.  The film scares itself into theaters on Friday.  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

The Ruins
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This Week in Film

by Alan Rapp on March 31, 2008

in Film News & Trailers

Musician Norah Jones stars here as a confused young woman who travels across the country meeting odd characters and musing about life and love.  Jude Law, Natalie Portman, David Strathairn, and Rachel Weisz also star.  Check out the official site.  The film opens in limited release in select cities on Friday.  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

My Blueberry Nights
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