Monday, March 30, 2009

DVD leftovers, DeNiro, Indians, James Bond


What Just Happened? starring Robert DeNiro, [other big names]. Comedy of a twice divorced Hollywood producer trying to save two of his movies. "A bitingly sharp comedy about what it takes to survive a treacherous world of backstabbing, greed, and runaway egos."

Cat Dancers. Ron and Joy Holiday move from ballet dancers into training and performing with lions, tigers and jaguars. Their marriage dynamic changes when a young male performer joins the business. A new Bengal tiger makes things fatal.

Quantum of Solace starring Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko. James Bond is out for justice. I think.

Slumdog Millionaire starring [Indian actors you never heard of until the Oscar ceremony]. Kid makes it rich on Indian version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Has to show he was not cheating.

Dear Zachary: letters to a son about his father. Andrew Bagby was murdered by his crazy girlfriend in Nov, 2001. Crazy girlfriend flees to Canada and fights extradition. When crazy girlfriend announces pregnancy best friend decides to do a movie about Bagby for his unborn son and starts to follow the legal efforts of Bagby's parents to get legal custody of child.

Leftover from popular titles ordered for the MWFLS DVD group purchase.

Mad Money starring Stephen Root, Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, Katie Holmes, Ted Danson. Three women conspire to steal worn paper money from the shredder at a Federal Reserve bank.

Definitely, Maybe starring Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Derek Luke. Chick movie about a widower of something.

Jumper starring Darth Vader, Michael Rooker. David is able to teleport himself anywhere in the world. He discovers others like himself and is "thrust into the midst of an ancient war while being hunted by a bloodthirsty band of zealots sworn to destroy all Jumpers."

The Hulk starring Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth. Scientist gets angry and turns green.

10,000 B.C. starring [people I never heard of]. Guy with dreadlocks fights animals and people to rescue his girlfriend.

Love Guru starring Mike Meyers, Jessica Alba, Justin Timberlake, Vern Troyer. Guru has to help hockey player win back wife and Stanley Cup.

Mr. Woodcock starring Billy Bob Thornton, Sean William Scott, Susan Sarandon. Seventh grader is tormented by his PE teacher. Years later he visits home and the teacher is not dating his mom.

Good Luck Chuck starring Dane Cook, Jessica Alba. [some stupid plot].

No Reservations starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Aaron Eckhart. Remake of some French movie. Chefs in fancy restaurant hook-up.
The back cover has a photo of Eckhart and Zeta-Jones about to liplock. Do you think Eckhart kept thinking he was about to suck face with a woman who smooches Michael Douglas? Yeesh.

Kid Movies

Bolt voiced by John travolta and Miley Cyrus. Action hero acting dog Bolt and his hamster side-kick are stranded in New York and have to make way back to Hollywood.

Ballet Shoes starring Lucy Boynton, Emma Watson. "Three orphans, raised as sisters, leave their sheltered lives and embark on an exhilarating journey that takes them to the heights of the stage, screen, and sky!"

City of Ember starring Bill Murray. The underground city of Ember is losing it's generator. Teens travel to find their way out before everything goes dark.

Return from Witch Mountain starring [interchangeable Disney kids plus that weird looking kid], Christopher Lee, and Bette Davis. Two evil adults use a boy's supernatural powers for evil.

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