HIGH FIDELITY – R


Rob Gordon (John Cusack) is the owner of a failing record store in Chicago, where he sells music the old-fashioned way — on vinyl. Although they have an encyclopedic knowledge of pop music and are consumed by the music scene, it’s of no help to Rob, whose needle skips the love groove when his long-time girlfriend, Laura (Iben Hjejle), walks out on him. As he examines his failed attempts at romance and happiness, the process finds him being dragged, kicking and screaming, into adulthood.

HOOSIERS

Hoosiers Trailer – Directed by David Anspaugh and starring Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley, Chelcie Ross, Robert Swan. Based on the true story of a small-town Indiana team that made the state finals in 1954, this film chronicles the attempts of a coach with a spotty past, and the town’s basketball-loving drunk to lead their high school team to victory.

THE CUTTING EDGE


Documentary about the art of film editing.
“The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing,” a lively, occasionally illuminating tour of the “invisible art” of film editing, ultimately feels more like a textbook primer than an exhaustive study. Film buffs and general viewers alike will find much to enjoy when pic preems in December on Starz, with video release through Warners scheduled for 2005.

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Feature Trailer for The Nightmare Before Christmas on TrailerAddict.

Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween — but alas, they can’t get it quite right.

SUFFRAGETTE – PG13

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Inspired by the true story of the women who inspired the world. Starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw and Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst. Suffragette is the first ever feature film to tell the inspirational story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who risked everything in the fight for equality.

DONNIE DARKO – R

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In a funny, moving and distinctly mind-bending journey through suburban America, one extraordinary but disenchanted teenage is about to take Time’s Arrow for a ride. October 2nd, 1988: just another ordinary day in Donnie Darko’s teen-aged existence. He’s taken his medication, watched Dukakis & Bush debate, and had dinner with the family. Then an outrageous accident occurs, which just misses claiming Donnie’s life. As Donnie begins to explore what it means to still be alive, and in short order to be in love, he uncovers secrets of the universe that five him a tempting power to alter time and destiny. Continue reading

IF GOD IS WILLING AND DA CREEK DON’T RISE

In 2006, director Spike Lee created an astonishing record of the cataclysmic effects of Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans with his epic award-winning documentary, When the Levees Broke. Five years later, Lee returns to New Orleans, to see how the ambitious plans to reinvent the Crescent City were playing out. He finds a patchwork of hope and heartache just as a new disaster unfolds. The four-hour documentary is a continuation of the heart-rending story of destruction and rebirth of America’s most unique city.