Posts Tagged ‘ 2005 ’

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

The Squid and the Whale (2005)Title: The Squid and the Whale

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Noah Baumback

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney

Summary: A dysfunctional family of pseudo intellectuals composed by the university professor Bernard and the prominent writer Joan split. Their sons, the teenager Walt and the boy Frank, feel the separation and take side: Walt stays with Bernard, and Frank with Joan, and both are affected with abnormal behaviors. Frank drinks booze and smears with sperm the books in the library and a locker in the dress room of his school. The messed-up and insecure Walt uses Roger Water’s song “Hey You” in a festival as if it was of his own, and breaks with his girlfriend Sophie. Meanwhile Joan has an affair with Frank’s tennis teacher Ivan and Bernard with his student Lili.

Rated: Cliffhanger
Sub-category: What? How Could You End It There?

MirrorMask (2005)

MirrorMask (2005)Title: MirrorMask

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy

Director: Dave McKean

Starring: Stephanie Leonidas, Jason Barry, Rob Brydon

Summary: In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home.

Rated: Happy

Transamerica (2005)

Transamerica (2005)Title: Transamerica

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Director: Duncan Tucker

Starring: Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Fionnula Flanagan

Summary: A pre-operative male-to-female transsexual takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she fathered a son, now a teenage runaway hustling on the streets of New York.

Rated: Happy

Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005)

Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005)Title: Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005)

Genre: Animation, Family, Sci-Fi

Director: Michael LaBash, Anthony Leondis

Starring: Tia Carrere, Dakota Fanning, Chris Sanders, David Ogden Stiers

Summary: A malfunction threatens to destroy Stitch and his friendship with Lilo!

Rated: Happy

Mozart and the Whale (2005)

Mozart and the Whale (2005)Title: Mozart and the Whale

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Petter Næss

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Radha Mitchell, Gary Cole, Sheila Kelley, Erica Leerhsen, John Carroll Lynch

Summary: A love story between two savants with Asperger’s syndrome, a kind of autism, whose conditions sabotage their budding relationship.

Rated: Happy

Serenity (2005)

Serenity (2005)Title: Serenity

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Director: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Summer Glau, Ron Glass, Chiwetel Ejiofor, David Krumholtz

Summary: The crew of the ship Serenity tries to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their number who is telepathic.

Rated: Bittersweet

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Pride & Prejudice (2005)Title: Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director: Joe Wright

Starring: Keira Knightley, Jena Malone, Carey Mulligan, Donald Sutherland, Simon Woods, Kelly Reilly, Matthew Macfadyen

Summary: The story is based on Jane Austen’s novel about five sisters – Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty and Lydia Bennet – in Georgian England. Their lives are turned upside down when a wealthy young man and his best friend arrive in their neighborhood.

Rated: Happy