December 2007

This Week in Film

by Alan Rapp on December 24, 2007

in Film News & Trailers

Grumpy, Dying, Old Men?  Strangers Edward (Jack Nicholson) and Carter (Morgan Freeman) connect in the hospital and decide to take a road trip together to fullfill their last wishes before they each die of cancer.  Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd, Rob Morrow, and Rowena King also star.  Check out the official site.  We’ll have the review for you on Christmas Day when the film opens in limited release in select cities.  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

The Bucket List
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This Week in Foreign Film

by Alan Rapp on December 24, 2007

in Film News & Trailers

Laura (Belen Rueda), her husband (Fernando Cayo) and their son Simon (Roger Princep) move into the former orphange where Laura grew up only to discover that more than memories might be haunting their new home.  Mabel Rivera, Montserrat Carulla, and Edgar Vivar also star.  Check out the official site.  The film, presented in Spanish with English subtitles, opens in limited release in select cities on Friday, and we’ll have the review!  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

The Orphanage (Orfanto, El)
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This Week in Film

by Alan Rapp on December 24, 2007

in Film News & Trailers

You know what this holiday season was missing?  A sequel to AVP?  Well, not really…  The new film stars, oh like you care!  There’s Aliens fighting Predators with more puny humans in the middle.  Reiko Aylesworth, Steven Pasquale, Shareeka Epps, Ariel Gade, and Kristen Hager star.  The film opens everywhere on Christmas Day.  Check out the official site.  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
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This Week in Film

by Alan Rapp on December 24, 2007

in Film News & Trailers

Another Walden Media film?  Joy.  This one tells the tale of a young boy (Alex Etel) who gets his own pet dinosaur sea creature thing which it turns out is hard to care for (who knew?).  Emily Watson, David Morrissey, Craig Hall, Ben Chaplin, and Brian Cox also star.  Check out the official site.  The film opens everywhere on Christmas Day.  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
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This Week in Independent Film

by Alan Rapp on December 24, 2007

in Film News & Trailers

Estranged siblings (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Linney) reunite to handle the living arrangements of their father (Philip Bosco).  Check out the official site.  After a month in limited release the film opens wide tomorrow; check out our review!  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

The Savages
4 Stars