Posts Tagged ‘ 2006 ’
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Director: Ryan Murphy
Starring: Joseph Cox, Annette Bening, Evan Rachel Wood
Summary: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he’s handed off to his mother’s therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch’s bizarre extended family. Based on the book of the same title by Augusten Burroughs.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director: Tony Goldwyn
Starring: Zach Braff, Jacinda Barrett, Rachel Bilson
Summary: Facing the double-whammy of his 30th birthday and the prospect of marriage, Michael is at a crossroads. But just as he’s about to kiss his freedom goodbye, he meets a sexy, free-spirited young woman who could be his last chance at excitement…or his first step into an emotional free-fall zone.
Rated: Reader Poll
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Director: Anne Fletcher
Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Damaine Radcliff, De’Shawn Washington, Mario, Drew Sidora, Rachel Griffiths, Josh Henderson, Tim Lacatena
Summary: A troublemaker and street dancer is sentenced to 200 hours of community service after destroying his school’s stage. He unexpectedly falls in love with a ballet dancer and has to choose between dancing or his past.
Genre: Action, Thriller, Comic Book
Director: Brett Ratner
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn, Shawn Ashmore
Summary: When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier’s former ally, Magneto.
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Director: Richard Linklater
Starring: Rory Cochrane, Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Woody Harrelson
Summary: An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.
Genre: Romance, Slice of Life
Director: Masahiro Takada
Starring: Shô Sakurai, Yû Aoi, Yûsuke Iseya, Ryo Kase, Megumi Seki
Summary: The story follows Takemoto, Morita, Mayama, Hagu, and Yamada in their love triangles, unrequited love, graduating from college, finding jobs, and learning more about themselves.
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Director: Christophe Gans
Starring: Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, Laurie Holden, Jodelle Ferland
Summary: A woman goes in search for her daughter, within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. Based on the video game.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director: Andy Fickman
Starring: Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey, Vinnie Jones, David Cross
Summary: When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks in London, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguises herself as him, and proceeds to fall for one of her soccer teammates. Little does she realize she’s not the only one with romantic troubles, as she, as he, gets in the middle of a series of intermingled love affairs.
Genre: Comedy, Satire
Director: Paul Weitz
Starring: Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore, Willem Dafoe, Chris Klein, Jennifer Coolidge, Sam Golzari, Marcia Gay Harden, Seth Meyers, John Cho, Judy Greer
Summary: The new season of “American Dreamz,” the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country’s attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County. Recently awakened President Staton even wants in on the craze, as he signs up for the potential explosive season finale.
Rated: Happy, Bittersweet