Posts Tagged ‘ 2001 ’

The Safety of Objects (2001)

The Safety of Objects (2001)Title: The Safety of Objects

Genre: Drama

Director: Rose Troche

Starring: Glenn Close, Kristen Stewart

Summary: A series of overlapping stories about four suburban families dealing with different maladies. Esther Gold’s life is consumed by caring for her comatose son; Jim Train is sent into a tailspin when he’s passed over for a promotion; Annette Jennings’ family is struggling in the wake of her divorce; Helen Christianson is determined to shake up her mundane life.

Rated: Bittersweet

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The Others (2001)

The Others (2001)Title: The Others

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Director: Alejandro Amenabar

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan

Summary: A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.

Rated: Creepy

Joy Ride (2001)

Joy Ride (2001)Title: Joy Ride

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Director: John Dahl

Starring: Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Jessica Bowman

Summary: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

Rated: Cliffhanger, Happy
Sub-category: Oh Wow You’re Setting Up For A Sequel

K-PAX (2001)

K-PAX (2001)Title: K-PAX (2001)

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Director: Iain Softley

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard, David Patrick Kelly, Saul Williams

Summary: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

Rated: Bittersweet

My Sassy Girl (2001)

My Sassy Girl (2001)Title: My Sassy Girl

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Jae-young Kwak

Starring: Tae-hyun Cha, Gianna Jun

Summary: It describes the meeting of Kyun-woo and an unnamed girl. Kyun-woo is shamed into assisting the girl because the other passengers mistakenly think she is his girlfriend. Once he helps her, Kyun-woo develops a deep sense of responsibility for her which enables him to (somehow) tolerate the girls abuses.

Rated: Happy

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director: Chris Columbus

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Matthew Lewis, Tom Felton, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Wright, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane, Ian Hart

Summary: Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Rated: Happy

Lost and Delirious (2001)

Lost and Delirious (2001) Title: Lost and Delirious (2001)

Genre: Romance, Drama, LGBT

Director: Léa Pool

Starring: Piper Perabo, Jessica Paré, Mischa Barton

Summary: A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers.

Rated: Sad