The 405 Film Roundup (11/7/09)
1. Brothers *The405 Pick Of The Day* Released:December 4th, 2009 Directed by:Jim Sheridan Genre:Drama Trailer:Click Here When a decorated Marine goes missing overseas, his black-sheep younger brother cares for his wife and children at homeâwith consequences that will shake the foundation of the entire family. BROTHERS tells the powerful story of two siblings, thirtysomething Captain Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) and younger brother Tommy Cahill (Jake Gyllenhaal), who are p... (continued)
1. Brothers *The405 Pick Of The Day* Released:December 4th, 2009 Directed by:Jim Sheridan Genre:Drama Trailer:Click Here When a decorated Marine goes missing overseas, his black-sheep younger brother cares for his wife and children at homeâwith consequences that will shake the foundation of the entire family. BROTHERS tells the powerful story of two siblings, thirtysomething Captain Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) and younger brother Tommy Cahill (Jake Gyllenhaal), who are polar opposites. A Marine about to embark on his fourth tour of duty, Sam is a steadfast family man married to his high school sweetheart, the aptly named Grace (Natalie Portman), with whom he has two young daughters (Bailee Madison, Taylor Grace Geare). Tommy, his charismatic younger brother, is a drifter just out of jail whoâs always gotten by on wit and charm. He slides easily into his role as family provocateur on his first night out of prison, at Samâs farewell dinner with their parents, Elsie (Mare Winningham) and Hank Cahill (Sam Shepard), a retired Marine. 2. Pandorum Released:September 18th, 2009 Directed by:Christian Alvart Genre:Sci-Fi, Horror Trailer:Click Here In Pandorum, Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster join Cam Gigandet, Cung Le, newcomer Antje Traue, and director Christian Alvart to tell the terrifying story of two crew members stranded on a spacecraft who quickly â and horrifically â realize they are not alone. Two astronauts awaken in a hyper-sleep chamber aboard a seemingly abandoned spacecraft. Itâs pitch black, they are disoriented, and the only sound is a low rumble and creak from the belly of the ship. They canât remember anything: Who are they? What is their mission? With Lt. Payton (Quaid) staying behind to guide him via radio transmitter, Cpl. Bower (Foster) ventures deep into the ship and begins to uncover a terrifying reality. Slowly the spacecraftâs shocking, deadly secrets are revealedâ¦and the astronauts find their own survival is more important than they could ever have imagined. 3. A Perfect Getaway Released:August 14th, 2009 Directed by:David Twohy Genre:Thriller Trailer:Click Here Cliff and Cydney (Steve Zahn and Milla Jovovich) are an adventurous young couple celebrating their honeymoon by backpacking to one of the most beautiful, and remote, beaches in Hawaii. Hiking the wild, secluded trails, they believe theyâve found paradise. But when the pair comes across a group of frightened hikers discussing the horrifying murder of another newlywed couple on the islands, they begin to question whether they should turn back. Unsure whether to stay or flee, Cliff and Cydney join up with two other couples, and things begin to go terrifyingly wrong. Far from civilization or rescue, everyone begins to look like a threat and nobody knows whom to trust. Paradise becomes hell on earth as a brutal battle for survival beginsâ¦ 4.Coco Before Chanel Released:September 25th, 2009 Directed by:Anne Fontaine Genre:Drama Trailer:Click Here Coco Before Chanel is the story of Gabrielle âCocoâ Chanel, who began her life as headstrong orphan, and through an extraordinary journey became the legendary couturier who embodied the modern woman and became a timeless symbol of success, freedom and style. The film portrays the formative years of Chanelâs life, the years of Chanel spent discovering and inventing herself. 5. Old Dogs Released:November 25th, 2009 Directed by:Walt Becker Genre:Comedy Trailer:Click Here Two best friends â one unlucky-in-love divorcee (ROBIN WILLIAMS) and the other a fun-loving bachelor (JOHN TRAVOLTA) â have their lives turned upside down when theyâre unexpectedly charged with the care of six-year-old twins while on the verge of the biggest business deal of their lives. The not-so-kid-savvy bachelors stumble in their efforts to take care of the twins (newcomers ELLA BLEU TRAVOLTA and CONNER RAYBURN), leading to one debacle after another, and perhaps to a new-found understanding of whatâs really important in life.
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