Posts Tagged ‘ 2009 ’

Adventureland (2009)

Adventureland (2009)Title: Adventureland

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Greg Motolla

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds

Summary: Set in the summer of 1987 and centered around a recent college grad who takes a nowhere job at his local amusement park, only to find it’s the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Rated: Happy

Zombieland (2009)

Zombieland (2009)Title: Zombieland

Genre: Zombie, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror

Director: Ruben Fleischer

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Bill Murray

Summary: Columbus and Tallahassee join forces with Wichita and Little Rock, who have also found unique ways to survive the zombie mayhem, they will have to determine which is worse: relying on each other or succumbing to the zombies.

Rated: Happy

Carriers (2009)

Carriers (2009)Title: Carriers

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director: Àlex Pastor, David Pastor

Starring: Lou Taylor Pucci, Chris Pine, Piper Perabo, Emily VanCamp, Christopher Meloni

Summary: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.

Rated: Sad

Don’t You Forget About Me (2009)

Don't You Forget About Me (2009)Title: Don’t You Forget About Me (2009)

Genre: Documentary

Director: Matt Austin

Starring: David Anderle, Mike Bender, Jackie Burch, Scott Coffey, Sean Covel, Howard Deutch, Roger Ebert, Richard Elfman

Summary: In 1991, filmmaker John Hughes disappeared from Hollywood. In 2008, four filmmakers went to find him.

Rated: Sad

Surrogates (2009)

Surrogates (2009)Title: Surrogates (2009)

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Director: Jonathan Mostow

Starring: Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Rosamund Pike, Boris Kodjoe, James Francis Ginty, James Cromwell

Summary: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop (Willis) is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others’ surrogates.

Rated: Happy

District 9 (2009)

District 9 (2009)Title: District 9 (2009)

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Director: Neill Blomkamp

Starring: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike, Elizabeth Mkandawie, John Sumner, William Allen Young, Nick Blake

Summary: An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

Rated: Bittersweet

Julie & Julia (2009)

Julie & Julia (2009)Title: Julie & Julia

Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Director: Nora Ephron

Starring: Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci, Chris Messina, Linda Emond, Helen Carey, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Jane Lynch

Summary: Julia Child’s story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell’s 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child’s first book.

Rated: Happy