Opening in theaters this week (October 23)

Wilhem Oliva

by: Wilhem Oliva
October 22nd, 2009

SAW VI
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Director: Kevin Greutert
Stars: Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Mark Rolston
Studio: Lionsgate
The Plot: Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw’s legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw’s grand scheme is finally understood.

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AMELIA
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Director: Mira Nair
Stars: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
The Plot: A look at the life of Amelia Earhart (Swank), the American pilot who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 on her history-making flight around the world.

CIRQUE DU FREAK: THE VAMPIRE’S ASSISTANT
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Director: Paul Weitz
Stars: Chris Massoglia, John C. Reilly, Salma Hayek
Studio: Universal Pictures
The Plot: A traveling freak show’s most mysterious attraction recruits teenager Darren Shan as his assistant, though the young man soon finds himself used as a pawn in a battle between vampires and their deadlier counterparts.

ASTRO BOY
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Director: David Bowers
Stars: Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell
Studio: Summit Entertainment
The Plot: Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (voiced by Highmore) is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist (voiced by Cage) in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man’s expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.

ONG BAK 2 (limited)
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Director: Tony Jaa Panna Rittikrai
Stars: Tony Jaa
Studio: Magnet Releasing
The Plot: Equipped with a unique set of skills, an orphan who has been raised by a band of thieves sets out to exact his revenge on the warlord who murdered his family.

MOTHERHOOD (limited)
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Director: Katherine Dieckmann
Stars: Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards, Minnie Driver
Studio: Freestyle Releasing
The Plot: In New Yorker, blogger/parent Eliza Welsh (Thurman) desperately tries to manage to significant events: preparations for her daughter’s sixth birthday party and the completion of an essay that might land for her a lucrative new job.

ANTICHRIST (NY/LA)
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Director: Lars von Trier
Stars: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg
Studio: IFC Films
The Plot: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

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  • http://counterfeminism.info/ Porky D.

    I read elsewhere that Motherhood has died a horrible death at the box office – lets hope this means people are finally getting sick of feminists complaining about how devilishly hard it is to be a woman.

  • http://counterfeminism.info/ Porky D.

    I read elsewhere that Motherhood has died a horrible death at the box office – lets hope this means people are finally getting sick of feminists complaining about how devilishly hard it is to be a woman.

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