Movie News and Views January 27, 2009 Trailer Edition

“All About Steve” – Sandra Bullock is a crossword constructor who finds true love with a CNN cameraman (Thomas Hayden Church) and crisscrosses the country trying to prove it to him. Opens March 6, 2009

“The Horsemen” – Dennis Quaid is a bitter detective investigating a series of murders that may be related to Biblical prophecies. Opens March 13, 2009

“Miss March” – A guy wakes up from a 4-year coma to find out that his “angel is the centerfold.” Opens March 13, 2009

“The Great Buck Howard” – John Malkovich plays a magician whose illusions are becoming more transparent. He takes on an assistant played by Colin Hanks. Watch for Tom Hanks playing Colin Hanks’ father (there’s acting for ya). Opens March 20, 2009

“12 Rounds” – John Cera has a girlfriend who is kidnapped by a man from his past and now he has 12 labors before he can rescue his love. Opens March 27, 2009

“Alien Trespass” – A spaceship crash lands on Earth and escaping from it is a creature called Ghota that wants to destroy the Earth. A friendly alien chases after him and inhabits the body of a local astronomer (Robert Patrick) who teams up with a waitress to find the Ghota. Opens April 3, 2009

“Hannah Montana:The Movie” – Fairly explanatory. Opens April 10, 2009

“Crank 2: High Voltage” – Jason Statham has his heart taken out by a Chinese mobster and replaced with a battery-powered device that needs regular jolts of electricity to work. Opens April 17, 2009

“The Mutant Chronicles” – The world of the future. Corporations have destroyed all the natural resources. The last remaining humans, lead by Thomas Jane, must fight to survive against the Necromutants. Opens April 24, 2009

“My Life in Ruins” – Nia Vardalos (creator of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”) works as a travel guide leading some rag-tag tourists around Greece. She begins having epiphanies on her life. Opens May 8, 2009

“Imagine That” – When successful financial exec Eddie Murphy’s career goes down the tube, he finds answers in his daughter’s imaginary world. Opens June 12, 2009

“500 Days of Summer” – Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a greeting card copywriter who loses his girlfriend Zooey Deschanel. He sifts through “500 days” of them being together to find out what went wrong. Opens July 24, 2009

“Planet 51” – When an astronaut lands on a planet that fears alien invasion, he has to avoid capture and reclaim his ship to return to Earth. With the voice of Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Jessica Biel, Gary Oldman, and John Cleese. Opens November 20, 2009

“The Hurt Locker” – When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, Sanborn and Eldridge by recklessly plunging them into a deadly game of urban combat.  As the men struggle to control their wild new leader, the city explodes into chaos, and James’ true character reveals itself in a way that will change each man forever. Coming soon!

“Slammin’ Salmon” – The Broken Lizard comedy troupe’s newest movie. Michael Clarke Duncan is former boxing champ turned restaurant manager $20,000 in the hole who challenges his waitstaff to come up with the money or else. Coming soon!

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