Posts Tagged ‘ 2006 ’

I’m Reed Fish (2006)

I'm Reed Fish (2006)Title: I’m Reed Fish

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Zackary Adler

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Alexis Bledel

Summary: Reed Fish’s life turns into chaos when a high school crush returns to Mud Meadows on the eve of his marriage to the small town’s sweetheart.

Rated: Happy

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Running with Scissors (2006)

Running with Scissors (2006)Title: Running with Scissors

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.

Rated: Happy

The Last Kiss (2006)

The Last Kiss (2006)Title: The Last Kiss

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

Step Up (2006)

Step Up (2006)Title: Step Up

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.

Rated: Happy

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)Title: X-Men: The Last Stand

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.

Rated: Happy

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

A Scanner Darkly (2006)Title: A Scanner Darkly (2006)

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.

Rated: Bittersweet

Hachimitsu to Kuroba / Honey and Clover (2006)

Hachimitsu to Clover (2006)Title: Hachimitsu to Kuroba (Honey and Clover)

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.

Rated: Happy