Wednesday, January 5, 2011

New Movie Releases

If I Want To Whistle, I Whistle
Release Date: January 5, 2011 (NY) 
Studio: Film Movement 
Director: Florin Serban 
Screenwriter: Florin SerbanCatalin Mitulescu 
Starring: George Pistereanu 
Genre: Drama, Foreign 
MPAA Rating: Not Available
Plot Summary: Romania’s official entry into this year’s Oscar competition is a taut drama set in a prison for juveniles, where 18-year-old Silviu has only a few days left to his sentence. But when his beloved younger brother and their good-for-nothing mother arrive for a visit, their surprising news sets the stage for his psychic unraveling. "If I Want to Whistle..." uses non-pro, juvenile offenders in many of the roles and features first-time actor George Pistereanu as a young thug whose angry persona is flecked with remarkably vulnerable and charismatic qualities, not unlike those James

Season Of The Witch
Release Date: January 7, 2011 
Studio: Relativity Media 
Director: Dominic Sena 
Screenwriter: Bragi Schut 
Starring: Nicolas CageRon PerlmanStephen Campbell MooreRobert SheehanClaire FoyUlrich ThomsenStephen GrahamChristopher Lee 
Genre: Action, Adventure, Supernatural 
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for thematic elements, violence and disturbing content) 
Plot Summary: Oscar winner Nicolas Cage ("National Treasure," "Ghost Rider") and Ron Perlman ("Hellboy," "Hellboy II: The Golden Army," "Sons of Anarchy") star in this supernatural action adventure about a heroic Crusader and his closest friend who return home after decades of fierce fighting, only to find their world destroyed by the Plague. The church elders, convinced that a girl accused of being a witch is responsible for the devastation, command the two to transport the strange girl to a remote monastery where monks will perform an ancient ritual to rid the land of her curse. They embark on a harrowing, action-filled journey that will test their strength and courage as they discover the girl's dark secret and find themselves battling a terrifyingly powerful force that will determine the fate of the world. 

The Time That Remains
Release Date: January 7, 2011 (limited) 
Studio: IFC Films 
Director: Elia Suleiman 
Screenwriter: Elia Suleiman 
Starring: Ali SulimanElia SuleimanSaleh Bakri 
Genre: Drama 
MPAA Rating: Not Available 
Plot Summary: An intimate semi-biographical portrait of Palestinians living as a minority in their own homeland between 1948 and the present day, from the acclaimed director of "Divine Intervention." 


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