Fall/Winter Preview 2011

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Contagion
Sep 9


CONTAGION
With: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law...
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Distributor: Warner Bros
Award HopefulPotential Money MakerEntertainerQuality Output

The story centers on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak....

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Warrior
Sep 9


WARRIOR
With: Joel Edgerton, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte...
Director: Gavin O'Connor
Distributor: Lionsgate
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Two brothers face the fight of a lifetime - and the wreckage of their broken family - within the brutal, high-stakes world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting in Lionsgate's action/drama, WARRIOR. An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists...

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Drive
Sep 16


DRIVE
With: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Christina Hendricks...
Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
Distributor: FilmDistrict
Award ContenderPotential Money MakerEntertainerQuality Output

A Hollywood stunt driver, who moonlights as a wheelman during robberies, discovers that a contract has been put on him....

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I don't know how she does it
Sep 16


I DON'T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT
With: Sarah Jessica Parker, Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear...
Director: Douglas McGrath
Distributor: The Weinstein Co.
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

Kate Reddy (Sarah Jessica Parker) devotes her days to her job with a Boston-based financial management firm. At night she goes home to her adoring, recently-downsized architect husband Richard (Greg Kinnear) and their two young children. It's a non-stop balancing act, the same one that Kate's acerb...

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Straw dogs
Sep 16


STRAW DOGS
With: James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgard...
Director: Rod Lurie
Distributor: Screen Gems
Potential Quality Output

Los Angeles screenwriter David Sumner moves with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, leading to a violent confrontation. ...

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Abduction
Sep 23


ABDUCTION
With: Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Alfred Molilna...
Director: John Singleton
Distributor: Lionsgate
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website....

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Dolphin tale
Sep 23


DOLPHIN TALE
With: Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson...
Director: Charles Martin Smith
Distributor: Warner Bros
Money MakerEntertainer

After an injured dolphin loses her tail in a crab trap, everyone around her is motivated to save her by creating a prosthetic tail....

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Killer elite
Sep 23


KILLER ELITE
With: Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro...
Director: Gary McKendry
Distributor: Open Road Films
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

Based on a true story, Killer Elite pits two of the worlds' most elite operatives - Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor - against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are p...

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Moneyball
Sep 23


MONEYBALL
With: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman...
Director: Bennett Miller
Distributor: Columbia
Award ContenderPotential Money MakerEntertainerQuality Output

The story is about Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics who used a sophisticated computer analysis system to piece together a team that regularly contended for the World Series despite a payroll dramatically lower than such big-market rivals as the New York Yankees....

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50/50
Sep 30


50/50
With: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick...
Director: Jonathan Levine
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
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Inspired by a true story, 50/50 is an original story about friendship, love, survival and finding humor in unlikely places. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star as best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis in this new comedy directed by Jonathan Levine from a script by Will Reis...

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Dream house
Sep 30


DREAM HOUSE
With: Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz...
Director: Jim Sheridan
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Potential Money MakerPotential Quality Output

Some say that all houses have memories. For one man, his home is the place he would kill to forget. A family unknowingly moves into a home where several grisly murders were committed...only to find themselves the killer's next target. Successful publisher Will Atenton (Craig) quit a job in New York ...

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What's your number?
Sep 30


WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER?
With: Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Zachary Quinto...
Director: Mark Mylod
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

After reading a magazine article that leads her to believe she's going to be forever alone, Ally Darling begins a wild search for the best "ex" of her life....

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The ides of march
Oct 7


THE IDES OF MARCH
With: Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman...
Director: George Clooney
Distributor: Columbia
Award ContenderPotential Money MakerEntertainerQuality Output

During the course of a presidential campaign, a young communications director falls prey to the backstabbing and other dirty trickery of seasoned rivals....

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Real steel
Oct 7


REAL STEEL
With: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly...
Director: Shawn Levy
Distributor: DreamWorks
Money MakerEntertainer

Set in the near future, where combatants control human-like 2000-pound robots that battle in the ring, a father and son take their robot to the Bot Boxing Championship....

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The big year
Oct 14


THE BIG YEAR
With: Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson...
Director: David Frankel
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

Three men try to outdo each other during a year-long competition to spot the rarest birds in North America. ...

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Footloose
Oct 14


FOOTLOOSE
With: Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Andie MacDowell...
Director: Craig Brewer
Distributor: Paramount
Potential Money MakerEntertainer

Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where he experiences a heavy dose of culture shock. A few years prior, the community was rocked by a tragic accident that killed five teenagers after a night out and Bomont's local councilmen and the beloved Reverend S...

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The skin i live in
Oct 14


THE SKIN I LIVE IN
With: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes
Director: Pedro Almodovar
Distributor: Sony Classics
Award HopefulPotential Quality Output

A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession....

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Texas killing fields
Oct 14


TEXAS KILLING FIELDS
With: Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain, Jeffrey Dean Morgan...
Director: Ami Canaan Mann
Distributor: Anchor Bay Films
Potential EntertainerPotential Quality Output

Souder, a homicide detective in a small Texan town, and his partner, transplanted New York City cop Detective Heigh, track a sadistic serial killer dumping his victims' mutilated bodies in a nearby marsh locals call 'The Killing Fields'. Though the swampland crime scenes are outside their jurisdicti...

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The thing
Oct 14


THE THING
With: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen...
Director: Matthijs Van Heijningen
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

Antarctica: an extraordinary continent of awesome beauty. It is also home to an isolated outpost where a discovery full of scientific possibility becomes a mission of survival when an alien is unearthed by a crew of international scientists. The shape-shifting creature, accidentally unleashed at thi...

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Johnny english reborn
Oct 21


JOHNNY ENGLISH REBORN
With: Rowan Atkinson, Gillian Anderson, Dominic West...
Director: Oliver Parker
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

Rowan Atkinson returns to the role of the improbable secret agent who doesn't know fear or danger in the comedy spy-thriller Johnny English Reborn. In his latest adventure, the most unlikely intelligence officer in Her Majesty's Secret Service must stop a group of international assassins before the...

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Martha marcy may marlene
Oct 21


MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE
With: Elizabeth Olsen, John Hawkes, Sarah Paulson...
Director: Sean Durkin
Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Award ContenderQuality Output

Martha, after escaping a cult she was involved with in a farm in New York's Catskills, now lives with her older sister. While trying to adjust to normal life, horrifying flashbacks give a glimpse of what she experienced on the farm....

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Paranormal activity 3
Oct 21


PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3
With: Christopher Nicholas Smith, Lauren Bittner, Chloe Csengery...
Director: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
Distributor: Paramount
Money MakerEntertainer

In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home....

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The three musketeers
Oct 21


THE THREE MUSKETEERS
With: Logan Lerman, Ray Stevenson, Luke Evans...
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan (Logan Lerman) joins forces with three rogue Musketeers (Matthew MacFadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson) in this reboot of Alexandre Dumas' story. They must stop the evil Richlieu (Christoph Waltz) and face off with Buckingham (Orlando Bloom) and the treacherous Mila...

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Anonymous
Oct 28


ANONYMOUS
With: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Sebastian Armesto...
Director: Roland Emmerich
Distributor: Columbia
Potential Money MakerEntertainer

A political thriller about who actually wrote the plays of William Shakespeare-- Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford-- set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her....

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In time
Oct 28


IN TIME
With: Amanda Seyfried, Justin Timberlake, Cillian Murphy...
Director: Andrew Niccol
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Potential Money MakerPotential EntertainerPotential Quality Output

In the not-too-distant future, the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man comes into a fortune of t...

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Puss in boots
Oct 28


PUSS IN BOOTS
With the voices of: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis...
Director: Chris Miller
Distributor: DreamWorks Animation
Money MakerEntertainer

Puss In Boots - one of the most beloved characters of the "Shrek" universe - tells the hilarious and courageous (daring, bold, brave) tale of Puss's (Antonio Banderas) early adventures as he teams with mastermind Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis) and the street-savvy Kitty (Salma Hayek) to steal the...

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The rum diary
Oct 28


THE RUM DIARY
With: Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart, Amber Heard...
Director: Bruce Robinson
Distributor: FilmDistrict
Potential Money MakerPotential EntertainerPotential Quality Output

Based on the debut novel by Hunter S. Thompson, "The Rum Diary" tells the increasingly unhinged story of itinerant journalist Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp). Tiring of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puert...

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The son of no one
Nov 4


THE SON OF NO ONE
With: Channing Tatum, Al Pacino, Katie Holmes...
Director: Dito Montiel
Distributor: Anchor Bay Films
Potential Money MakerPotential EntertainerPotential Quality Output

A young cop is assigned to a precinct in the working class neighborhood where he grew up, and an old secret threatens to destroy his life and his family....

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Tower heist
Nov 4


TOWER HEIST
With: Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck...
Director: Brett Ratner
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Money MakerEntertainer

A comedy caper about working stiffs who seek revenge on the Wall Street swindler who stiffed them. After the workers at a luxury Central Park condominium discover the penthouse billionaire has stolen their retirement, they plot the ultimate revenge: a heist to reclaim what he took from them. Q...

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A very harold & kumar 3D christmas
Nov 4


A VERY HAROLD & KUMAR 3D CHRISTMAS
With: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris...
Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson
Distributor: New Line Cinema
Potential Money MakerEntertainer

Six years have elapsed since Guantanemo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in hand, he inadvertently burns down Harold's father-in-la...

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J. edgar
Nov 9


J. EDGAR
With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts...
Director: Clint Eastwood
Distributor: Warner Bros
Award HopefulPotential Quality Output

The story explores the public and private life of one of the most powerful, controversial and enigmatic figures of the 20th century. As the face of law enforcement in America for almost fifty years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secr...

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Immortals
Nov 11


IMMORTALS
With: Henry Cavill, Stephen Dorff, Isabel Lucas...
Director: Tarsem Singh
Distributor: Relativity Media
Money MakerPotential Entertainer

Visionary director Tarsem Singh (The Cell, The Fall) transports us in this epic tale of treachery, vengeance and destiny in Immortals, a stylish and visually spectacular 3D action adventure. As a power-hungry king razes ancient Greece in search of a legendary weapon, a heroic young villager rises up...

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Jack and jill
Nov 11


JACK AND JILL
With: Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Al Pacino...
Director: Dennis Dugan
Distributor: Columbia
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

Jack, a family man, has to deal with his twin sister, Jill, when she visits for Thanksgiving then won't leave....

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The descendants
Nov 16


THE DESCENDANTS
With: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller...
Director: Alexander Payne
Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Award ContenderEntertainerQuality Output

A wealthy landowner takes his two daughters on a search for his wife's lover in the hopes of keeping his family together....

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Happy feet two
Nov 18


HAPPY FEET TWO
With the voices of: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Hank Azaria...
Director: George Miller
Distributor: Warner Bros
Award HopefulPotential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

Mumble, The Master of Tap, has a problem because his tiny son, Erik, is choreo-phobic. Reluctant to dance, Erik runs away and ecnounters The Mighty Sven - a penguin who can fly! Mumble has no hope of competing with this charismatic new role model. But things get worse when the world is shaken by ...

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The twilight saga: breaking dawn part 1
Nov 18


THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN PART 1
With: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner...
Director: Bill Condon
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
Money MakerPotential Entertainer

The Quileute and the Volturi close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses different threats to the wolf pack and vampire coven....

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Arthur christmas
Nov 23


ARTHUR CHRISTMAS
With the voices of: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent...
Director: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook
Distributor: Sony Pictures Animation
Award HopefulPotential Money MakerEntertainerQuality Output

Arthur Christmas reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child's question: 'So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?' The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the center of the film is a story about a family...

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A dangerous method
Nov 23


A DANGEROUS METHOD
With: Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortenson, Michael Fassbender...
Director: David Cronenberg
Distributor: Sony Classics
Award HopefulPotential Quality Output

On the eve of World War I, Zurich and Vienna are the setting for a dark tale of sexual and intellectual discovery. Drawn from true-life events, A Dangerous Method takes a glimpse into the turbulent relationships between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung, his mentor Sigmund Freud and Sabina Spielrein,...

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Hugo
Nov 23


HUGO
With: Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Asa Butterfield...
Director: Martin Scorsese
Distributor: Paramount
Award ContenderPotential Money MakerEntertainerQuality Output

Throughout his extraordinary career, Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese has brought his unique vision and dazzling gifts to life in a series of unforgettable films. This holiday season the legendary storyteller invites you to join him on a thrilling journey to a magical world with his fi...

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The muppets
Nov 23


THE MUPPETS
With: Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper...
Director: James Bobin
Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures
Money MakerEntertainer

Kermit the Frog and his muppet pals put on a show to save their old theater....

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My week with marilyn
Nov 23


MY WEEK WITH MARILYN
With: Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Julia Ormond...
Director: Simon Curtis
Distributor: The Weinstein Co.
Award ContenderPotential Quality Output

Colin Clark, an employee of Sir Laurence Olivier's, documents the tense interaction between Olivier and Marilyn Monroe during production of The Prince and the Showgirl....

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The artist
Nov 25


THE ARTIST
With: Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, John Goodman...
Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Distributor: The Weinstein Co.
Award ContenderPotential Money MakerEntertainerQuality Output

The film takes place in 1927 Hollywood and focuses on a silent movie star whose career seems about to be ended because of the arrival of the talkies. At the same time, a pretty young extra sees the new format as an opportunity to launch her star....

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New year's eve
Dec 9


NEW YEAR'S EVE
With: Robert De Niro, Ashton Kutcher, Michelle Pfeiffer...
Director: Garry Marshall
Distributor: New Line Cinema
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve....

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The sitter
Dec 9


THE SITTER
With: Jonah Hill, Landry Bender, Sam Rockwell...
Director: David Gordon Green
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

A college student, suspended for the semester and living back at home with his single mom, has a night to remember when he gets talked into baby-sitting the eccentric kids next door -- two boys and a wild 8-year-old girl....

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Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy
Dec 9


TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY
With: Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy...
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Distributor: Focus Features
Award HopefulEntertainerQuality Output

Based on the classic novel of the same name, the international thriller is set at the height of the Cold War years of the mid-20th Century. George Smiley (Gary Oldman), a disgraced British spy, is rehired in secret by his government – which fears that the British Secret Intelligence Service, a.k.a. ...

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Young adult
Dec 9


YOUNG ADULT
With: Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt...
Director: Jason Reitman
Distributor: Paramount
Award ContenderPotential Quality Output

Mavis Gary, a writer of teen literature, returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart. When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate who hasn't quite gotten ...

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Alvin and the chipmunks: chip-Wrecked
Dec 16


ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIP-WRECKED
With: Jason Lee, David Cross, Andy Buckley...
Director: Mike Mitchell
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Money MakerPotential Entertainer

Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems....

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Carnage
Dec 16


CARNAGE
With: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz...
Director: Roman Polanski
Distributor: Sony Classics
Award HopefulPotential EntertainerPotential Quality Output

Two sets of parents meet after their sons are involved in a schoolyard fight. The meeting goes disastrously wrong as each pair attacks the other's parenting skills before turning on each other about problems in their own marriages. ...

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Mission: impossible ghost protocol
Dec 16


MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE GHOST PROTOCOL
With: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg...
Director: Brad Bird
Distributor: Paramount
Money MakerEntertainer

Blamed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin, IMF operative Ethan Hunt is disavowed along with the rest of the agency when the President initiates "Ghost Protocol". Left without any resources or backup, Ethan must find a way to clear his agency’s name and prevent another attack. To complicate ma...

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Sherlock holmes: a game of shadows
Dec 16


SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS
With: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace...
Director: Guy Ritchie
Distributor: Warner Bros
Money MakerEntertainer

Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty....

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The girl with the dragon tattoo
Dec 20


THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
With: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Stellan Skarsgard...
Director: David Fincher
Distributor: Columbia
Award HopefulPotential Money MakerEntertainerQuality Output

Journalist-investigator Mikael Blomkvist and a precocious computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander become embroiled in life-threatening mysteries as they attempt to expose institutions that pull the strings behind the scenes....

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The adventures of tintin
Dec 21


THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN
With: Daniel Craig, Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis...
Director: Steven Spielberg
Distributor: Paramount
Award ContenderPotential Money MakerEntertainerQuality Output

A young reporter named Tintin and his dog, a terrier named Snowy, travel the world and set off on countless adventures....

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In the land of blood and honey
Dec 23


IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY
With: Zana Marjanovic, Goran Kostic, Rade Serbedzija
Director: Angelina Jolie
Distributor: FilmDistrict
Award HopefulPotential Quality Output

The story focuses on a love affair between a Bosnian woman and a Serbian military man....

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We bought a zoo
Dec 23


WE BOUGHT A ZOO
With: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Patrick Fugit...
Director: Cameron Crowe
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Award HopefulPotential Money MakerEntertainerPotential Quality Output

Benjamin Mee and his family used their life savings to buy a dilapidated zoo with 200 exotic animals facing destruction. Along with his children, he had to balance caring for his wife, who was dying of brain cancer, with dealing with escaped tigers, raising endangered animals, working with an eclect...

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The darkest hour
Dec 25


THE DARKEST HOUR
With: Olivia Thirlby, Emile Hirsch, Rachel Taylor...
Director: Chris Gorak
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
Potential Money MakerPotential Entertainer

The DARKEST HOUR follows five young people who find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack. The 3D thriller highlights the classic beauty of Moscow alongside mind-blowing special effects from the minds of visionary filmaker Timur Bekmambetov (WAN...

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Extremely loud and incredibly close
Dec 25


EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE
With: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Thomas Horn...
Director: Stephen Daldry
Distributor: Warner Bros
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Oskar Schell -- a nine-year-old amateur inventor, jewelry designer, astrophysicist, tambourine player and pacifist -- searches New York for the lock that matches a mysterious key left by his father when he was killed in the September 11 attacks. ...

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War horse
Dec 25


WAR HORSE
With: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis...
Director: Steven Spielberg
Distributor: DreamWorks
Award ContenderPotential Money MakerEntertainerPotential Quality Output

The story centers on the extraordinary friendship between a boy and a horse who are separated but whose fates continue to be intertwined over the course of WWI....

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The iron lady
Dec 30


THE IRON LADY
With: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant...
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Distributor: The Weinstein Co.
Award ContenderPotential EntertainerPotential Quality Output

An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene. ...

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