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CAYOM: Year 4 (Part 1)


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Year 4 of CAYOM 2.0 officially begins! Since detailed instructions are contained in the players' guide thread, I'll simply summarize and say that this is the thread where you post all of your films with info including: Title, Cast, Director, Release Date, Theater Count, MPAA Rating, Budget, and a Plot Summary. I will edit this post a few times a day with updates based on postings.


If your plot is of significant length, place it inside spoiler tags so it doesn't take forever to scroll down a page of this thread!!!!!


The schedule:

January 3-5:
Call Me Maybe (3187 Theaters) (Page 2)

January 10-12:
MaZ3 (2993 Theaters) (Page 4)
The Homestarmy Invades! (2204 Theaters) (Page 5)

January 17-19 (MLK weekend):
Sasquatch 3D (3523 Theaters) (Page 1)
The Immune (3084 Theaters) (Page 4)

January 24-26:
A Stark Night (3239 Theaters) (Page 3)

January 31-February 2:
Columbine (3001 Theaters) (Page 3)
Lady Gaga: Born This Way 3D (3005 Theaters) (Page 6)

February 7-9:
Bone: Vernal Equinox (3921 Theaters) (Page 3)
Final Fantasy Dawn of Souls (reissue in 3D) (3500 Theaters) (Page 2)
Madea's Valentine (2694 Theaters) (Page 5)
Unbalanced (Limited- 250 Theaters) (Page 5)

February 14-17 (President's Day weekend):
Pokemon: Rise of the Rockets (3508 Theaters) (Page 1)
Forever Yours (2803 Theaters) (Page 5)
Unbalanced (Wide- 2951 Theaters)

February 21-23:
Six Souls 3D (3001 Theaters) (Page 1)
Army of Two (3387 Theaters) (Page 5)

February 28-March 2:
Phone Conversations with Mother (2688 Theaters) (Page 3)
City of Darkness (2917 Theaters) (Page 5)

March 7-9:
39 Steps (3328 Theaters) (Page 2)
The Conondrum (3205 Theaters) (Page 3)

March 14-16:
Dawn of Souls II: Rebirth (4200 Theaters) (Page 2)
On the Set (Limited- 45 Theaters) (Page 4)

March 21-23:
Sylvarius (3588 Theaters) (Page 1)
The Lost Planet of the Sleeping Creature (2815 Theaters) (Page 5)
On the Set (197 Theaters)

March 28-30:
Illusionio 2 (3D) (3623 Theaters) (Page 2)
On the Set (WIde- 1042 Theaters)

April 4-6:
Weird Al Yankovic: Insert Title Here in 2-D (2758 Theaters) (Page 2)
Mermaid (3315 Theaters) (Page 3)

April 11-13:
Best Friends Forever (2481 Theaters) (Page 3)
Decker (3472 Theaters) (Page 4)

April 18-20:
Paranoia 2 (3358 Theaters) (Page 5)

April 25-27:
Death of a Strawberry (3091 Theaters) (Page 4)
Service (1959 Theaters) (Page 4)

May 2-4:
Divisions (4018 Theaters) (Page 1)

May 9-11:
The Flash (4344 Theaters) (Page 1)

May 16-18:
Call of Duty: Of Their Own Accord (3988 Theaters) (Page 1)

May 23-26 (Memorial Day Weekend):
Once Upon a Mattress (3406 Theaters) (Page 6)
Battle Mars 3D (2164 Theaters)
Bohemian (Limited- 4 Theaters) (Page 1)

May 30-June 1:
Our City (3785 Theaters) (Page 2)
Bohemian (16 Theaters)

June 6-8:
MIdnight: Children of the Damned (3165 Theaters) (Page 3)
Bohemian (367 Theaters)

June 13-15:
Taking Names (3158 Theaters) (Page 3)
Bohemian (Wide- 1001 Theaters)

June 20-22:
Booster Gold (4313 Theaters) (Page 1)
Giant Spiders (3285 Theaters) (Page 5)
Bohemian (2423 Theaters)

June 27-29:
Rivals: The Abyss (3581 Theaters) (Page 2)
Spark (3918 Theaters) (Page 1)
Bohemian (2956 Theaters)

July 4-6:
Tuesday, July 1: Pippi Longstocking (2769 Theaters) (Page 3)
Wednesday, July 2: Nirvana (4261 Theaters) (Page 3)

July 11-13:
The Suicide King (3024 Theaters) (Page 2)
Jane and Tony (2287 Theaters) (Page 6)

July 18-20:
The Last Six (4402 Theaters) (Page 2)

July 25-27:
Comedians (3542 Theaters) (Page 4)
Cruisers (2788 Theaters) (Page 5)

August 1-3:
Island of the Blue Dolphins (3834 Theaters) (Page 1)
Morgan Spurlock's Shut Up and Take My Memes (Limited- 113 Theaters)

August 8-10:
Summer Jobs (2642 Theaters) (Page 2)
The Glass Castle (2539 Theaters) (Page 3)
Morgan Spurlock's Shut Up and Take My Memes (197 Theaters)

August 15-17:
Martian Manhunter (4344 Theaters) (Page 2)
Morgan Spurlock's Shut Up and Take My Memes (230 Theaters)

August 22-24:
Breakout Character (3142 Theaters) (Page 5)
Morgan Spurlock's Shut Up and Take My Memes (Wide- 1005 Theaters)

August 29-September 1 (Labor Day weekend):
Wednesday Aug. 27- Grunge (Limited- 383 Theaters) (Page 3)
Knights of the Lunch Table (2694 Theaters) (Page 4)
Student Film (2557 Theaters) (Page 5)
Remember Flight 175 (Limited- 397 Theaters)

September 5-7:
Remember Flight 175 (Wide- 3235 Theaters)
Grunge (527 Theaters)

September 12-14:
Invaders Must Die!: The Tale of Doogie Rounds (3551 Theaters) (Page 3)
Grunge (Wide- 772 Theaters)

September 19-21:
Lake of the Psychopaths (2738 Theaters) (Page 1)
Duck in Space (3744 Theaters) (Page 5)
Grunge (1083 Theaters)

September 26-28:
LoveBytes (2801 Theaters) (Page 3)
Prisoners (2680 Theaters) (Page 5)
Tomb Raider (Limited- 425 IMAX Theaters) (Page 4)

October 3-5:
The Good Die Young (3076 Theaters) (Page 6)
The Flowers of Arvika (Limited- 128 Theaters) (Page 4)
Tomb Raider (Wide- 3600 Theaters)

October 10-12:
The Simulation (2938 Theaters) (Page 1)
Hope-Fear-Adventure (3525 Theaters) (Page 3)
The Flowers of Arvika (457 Theaters)

October 17-19:
The 13th Night IV: Vengeance of Hell (2994 Theaters) (Page 5)
The Flowers of Arvika (Wide- 1244 Theaters)

October 24-26:
The Party Party (3654 Theaters) (Page 3)
Silence! Part 2: The Revenge (3369 Theaters) (Page 5)

October 31-November 2:
The Vast Dark Part III: The Execution (3318 Theaters) (Page 6)
Defiance (3442 Theaters) (Page 3)

November 7-9:
Chuck Norris and Liam Neeson vs. the Abominable Snowman (3132 Theaters) (Page 2)
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (3724 Theaters) (Page 1)

November 14-16:
Kardashians! The World’s Greatest Family (3123 Theaters) (Page 5)
The Triple Nickels (3472 Theaters) (Page 6)
Never Say Goodbye (Limited- 68 Theaters) (Page 6)

November 21-23:
Insurgent (4185 Theaters) (Page 1)
Never Say Goodbye (450 Theaters)

November 26-30 (Thanksgiving weekend):
Citizen Hughes (3603 Theaters) (Page 2)
The Sketchbook (3426 Theaters) (Page 4)
Wenan (3019 Theaters) (Page 6)
Never Say Goodbye (Wide- 1200 Theaters)

December 5-7:
La Bourrage Marron (903 Theaters) (Page 4)
Death of a Salesman (Limited- 2 Theaters) (Page 2)
The Road Home (Limited- 1 Theater) (Page 2)
Never Say Goodbye (2700 Theaters)

December 12-14:
The Bellringer of Notre Dame (3423 Theaters) (Page 1)
Ready, Player One (3066 Theaters) (Page 4)
Death of a Salesman (59 Theaters)
The Road Home (18 Theaters)

December 19-21:
Alesia (3658 Theaters) (Page 1)
A Series of Unfortunate Events (3834 Theaters) (Page 2)
Miracle Boys (724 Theaters) (Page 3)
Death of a Salesman (599 Theaters)
The Road Home (255 Theaters)

December 25-28 (Christmas falls on a Thursday, so 4 day weekend here):
In the Line of Service (1302 Theaters) (Page 1)
Lord Madship (3487 Theaters) (Page 6)
Death of a Salesman (Wide- 2145 Theaters)
Miracle Boys (2272 Theaters)
The Road Home (Wide- 987 Theaters)

Edited by Impact, 09 October 2012 - 10:24 AM.

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Alesia

Genre: Historical Epic
Stars: Clive Owen (Gaius Julius Caesar), Tom Hardy (Vercingetorix), Henry Cavill (Marcus Antonius), Paul Bettany (Titus Labienus), Léa Seydoux (Calanna), Jonathan Zaccaï (Commius), Jérémie Renier (Vercassivellaunus), and Mark Strong (Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus)
Written and Directed By: Peter Weir
Original Music By: Patrick Doyle
Release Date: 12/19
Theater Count: 3658
Budget: $140 million
Running Time: 163 minutes
MPAA Rating: R for graphic battle sequences, partial nudity, and sexual content

Plot Summary: Our story begins in the year 53 B.C.E.

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Sylvarius

Genre: CGI Animated/Fantasy
Voice Cast: Emma Watson (Selena), Michelle Pfeiffer (Queen Asyr), Anton Yelchin (Marcus), Alexis Denisof (Cobben), Stephen Dillane (Sylvarius), Michael Raymond-James (Frankel), Nolan Gould (Andrew), John Noble (King Julius)
Written By: Jeff Pinkner and J.H. Wyman
Music By: Jeremy Soule
Release Date: 3/21
Theater Count: 3588
Budget: $125 million
Running Time: 113 Minutes
MPAA Rating: PG for scenes of adventure peril, thematic elements, and some language

Plot Summary: The film is set in a fantasy world where there is a mix of magic and Industrial Revolution technology.

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Call of Duty: Of Their Own Accord

Genre: Action/War/Thriller
Cast: Luke Evans (Soap MacTavish), Sean Bean (Captain Price), Richard Madden (Gary “Roach” Sanderson), Diego Luna (James Ramirez), Konstantin Khabenskiy (Vladimir Makarov), Til Schweiger (Nikolai), Nikolaj Lie Kaas (Yuri), David Oakes (Ghost), and Michael Biehn (General Shepard)
Directed By: Paul Greengrass
Release Date: 5/16
Theater Count: 3988 Theaters
Running Time: 140 minutes
Budget: $150 million
MPAA Rating: R for graphic scenes of war violence and pervasive language

Previous Film’s Gross: 94.03 OW/261.28 DOM/449.6 WW

Plot Summary:
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In the Line of Service

Director: Tom Hooper
Studio: Arcturus Films
Genre: Historical Drama/Bio-Fiction
Cast:
Cate Blanchett as Amilia Earhart
Ken Watanabe as Fujiwara Sakamaki
Unknowns as Other Japanese People and the Raiding Army Personnel
Guy Pearce as Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Beau Bridges as Admiral Landry of the 14th Naval District
Unknowns as the Other American People, and Amelia’s Family.
Budget:
$25 million
Languages: English
Theater Count: 1302
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: 27 December
Running Time: 1 hr 52 mins

Plot:


The film opens with the sounds of war, and we see the Japanese, and the American navy engage, as both sides suffer damages. We see the American ship fire a torpedo at the Japanese side, and the title appears on screen, as the torpedo speeds through the water. Just as the torpedo is about to hit, the scene begins to cut, and the last thing we hear before the new scene begins is the boom of the torpedo hitting the Japanese warship.


The new scene begins in an ornately decorated and furnished mahogany office, and we hear a radio broadcast coming from the radio on the desk, saying: “On the Eastern front of World War II, the American Navy engaged the Enemy navy yesterday. Our lads made a valiant and highly successful effort to push the enemy lines back. Losses minimal. That is all we have for you today. God bless them, and God Bless America.” At the same time as the broadcast goes on, we see the back of a man sitting behind the desk, evidently gesturing to someone in front of him, however that person is blocked by the man. As the radio broadcast ends, we get to hear their conversation. The man is President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and the other person is Amelia Earhart. The President is talking to her evidently about some sort of plan or proposal called Project Howland, and asking for final confirmation that she understands the risks of what’s she’s about to do, and that she’s committed to doing it. Amelia unfazed, and completely concentrated, answers in short brisk answers, both times yes. Then FDR tells her that he and the country thanks her for her effort, and of course that God blesses her. Amelia replies, “And God Bless America as well, Mr. President.” FDR chuckles, and the scene ends.


The next scene is of Amelia evidently some months later as the seasons have changed, and the location is Lae, New Guinea. Amelia is trying a second attempt at a cross world flight, and of course, History knows this as the time the final time Amelia is seen alive. She is presented a wrapped present by a man in a suit, and she accepts it graciously, and hops into the cabin. She looks over her shoulder almost hesitantly, waves at the gathered crowd one last time, and closes the cockpit door with a resounding thud. The plane then takes off, and as the plane levels off we cut to the interior of plane, where Amelia is ripping open the present, revealing a framed picture of Lae. She flips it over, and opens the back cover, revealing a thin folder of paper. She opens the folder, and reads what appear to be instructions and documentation. There is a time cut, and we see her now in the middle of the night, and a US military ship can be seen nearby. We cut to a shot of the dashboard, where Amelia’s hand reaches towards the eject button, there is a slight pause before she presses it, and she is shot up into the air. She lands in the water, and we see her airplane crash, before exploding into a fireball in the distance just as a small motorboat manned by Admiral Landry, approach Amelia. Admiral Landry helps her into the boat, and they have an exchange at which point Amelia is tense until the Admiral reaches the code phrase. Then they relax and Amelia shakes the Admiral’s hand. He asks if she’s ready for Japan, and she replies slightly nervous, “Ready as I’ll ever be, Admiral.”


Admiral Landry ushers her into a decrepit looking boat, and hands her some contact information, new ID papers, and etc. wishing her luck. The boat sails off, and Amelia looks back and waves looking almost longing just as the music gives a eerie feel to the entire thing, and the music is sombre.


We see the news break that Amelia is missing, and the crowds of America looking very upset, as Amelia was a symbol of hope in this current war torn world that has little hope, or really anything happy in the world. Then the scene cuts to Amelia arriving on the shores of Japan in the middle of nowhere as to not draw attention to herself. There is someone waiting for her there, a Japanese American, Fujiwara Sakamaki, also sent by FDR to act as a spy when the war started, even though the US had not yet gotten involved. They go through the same key phrase exchange that Landry had with Amelia. He leads Amelia to a small shack built by the sea, and before anything else he sends a message back to the states. We immediately cut to a print out appearing in Washington D.C. where the secretary immediately rushes over to FDR, and hands it to him. He looks at it and breathes a sigh of relief.


Meanwhile, Admiral Landry has been assigned to look for the missing Amelia, and of course he finds nothing, and he’s been intentionally looking in the wrong area the whole time. The search eventually finds nothing, and he acts sombre, and sad as he tells the crew who are actually sombre and sad to head back, and that it’s been a fruitless search.


Back in Japan, Amelia, and Fujiwara, sneak into Tokyo, and hide in a CIA established safehouse, that has been cleared out for the express use for the two of them. Fujiwara, who will eventually play the part of Amelia’s husband when they start working in the field, begins to train Amelia who has been studying Japanese customs, and the language for the past year, in the finer details of the Japanese way of life, so that when Amelia finally goes to spy in the field she can act like an American that’s been in Japan all her life, and not seem out of place.


Back in the states, the war has been going not as well as anticipated, and FDR gets more and more anxious for Amelia to go into the field, so he begins to pressure Fujiwara into training Amelia harder. However, Amelia is experiencing some difficulties in training particularly in the finest of Japanese customs, and especially the accent. This is driving her crazy, and we can see her close to cracking so many times, before we have an emotional scene where Amelia breaks down crying, and seems to regret having taken this job. Fujiwara who has come to really appreciate Amelia’s steadfastness, and perseverance in the face of difficulty, comforts her, and she’s still sobbing, but begins to calm down a little bit.


The next few scenes show Amelia with a new determination for training, and she throws herself at it, and does get better. Meanwhile, in the US wild theories are being thrown, and we see FDR talking with his press secretary, and media advisor to see how they could quash the rumours, and theories that are getting increasingly more bizarre such as Alien Abductions, and Getting eaten by mutant animals on a remote island in Oceania. Meanwhile, Amelia is officially declared dead In Absentia and we see Amelia’s relatives posing for a newspaper photograph, and they’re all sombre, and teary eyed. The camera goes click.


We see Amelia clutching a telegraphed version of the paper, and we see her looking at her family, and stroking their faces. Her eyes are full of tears, and Fujiwara is beside her comforting her, as just a few drops of the salty liquid drip onto the paper. She mumbles that she never really said good bye to them, that she couldn’t risk them even suspecting anything about it. She says she misses them so much, and we can hear the emotion, and longing in her voice as she does so.


The next scene is where Amelia is declared ready by Fujiwara, and they’re just getting some of the details, and ID sorted out, when the Japanese military having gotten wind of their safe house conducts a raid on the building, and Amelia, and Fujiwara have to quickly gather the money and ID, and hide. They do this by climbing out of the window, and hiding by standing on the ledges of the building while military personnel conduct the raid. There is a tense moment, accompanied with a rising musical score when a military personnel pokes his head out of the window, but does not spot Amelia, and Fujiwara who are hiding below the window. Then the building is all cleared, and Fujiwara and Amelia see the personnel clear the building, before they climb back into the window. Then they check to see everyone is complete one final time, before walking hand in hand out of the building. Amelia looks at the building almost fondly, before walking with Fujiwara into the crowd and disappearing.


The scene fades, and the credits would normally have began, but one last short scene is of a print out appearing in Washington reading, “Subject: Project Howland [Amelia, and Fujiwara] Message: All Safe, Have news about………..” that’s all we see before the credits appear.

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Pokemon: Rise of the Rockets

Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Cast: Hailee Steinfeld (Stephanie), Joel Courtney (Gary Oak), Jared Harris (Giovanni), Polly Walker (Mom), Aidan Gillen (Mr. Apollo), Hiroyuki Sanada (Koga), (Sabrina), and Bill Nighy (Professor Oak)
Release Date: 2/14
Theater Count: 3508 Theaters
Budget: $110 million
Running Time: 112 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG for fantasy creature violence, mild language, and situations of peril

Previous Film’s Gross: 36.45 OW/122.21 DOM/276.68 WW

Background: These are Stephanie’s Pokemon so far:
Silva- A female Ivysaur
Conan- A male Nidoking
Spike- A male Beedrill
Selene- A female Zubat
Leviathan- A male Gyarados
Houdini- A male Drowzee

Plot Summary:

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Divisions

Director: J.J.Abrams
Studio: Arcturus Films/Elliptical Entertainment
Format: Native IMAX 3D
Genre: Sci-Fi
Cast:
Matt Damon as Alfred
Dillon Freasier as Will
Judi Dench as The Old Lady
Edward Norton as Peter
Tom Hardy as Tim, one of the group leaders
Colin Firth as John, one of the group leaders
Sam Riley as Jack, one of the group leaders
Mark Whalberg as Steven, one of the group leaders
Scarlett Johansson as Emily, one of the group leaders
Andy Serkis as The Bears
Budget: $165 million
Languages: English
Theater Count: 4018
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: 2 May
Running Time: 2hrs 05mins

Plot:


The film opens with a sweeping shot of the spaceship Pandora, it’s not very big, maybe a few hundred meters long, and looking very battered. We see it moving through space, and then we begin to jump back in time, as the spaceship seems to move backwards, and the travel back in time speeds up faster and faster, as we see the ship become newer and newer, we see a takeoff sequence go by in reverse, in a blink, and finally we see the last days of the Earth, which was very war ravaged. Finally, we see the earth as we know it now, and the time travel stops.

The next scene tells the story of earth up until now, which is told through pictures that depict each stage, and a man’s voice reading it out exactly like a story. We have hand-drawn detailed pictures that depict each phase from the world as we know now, and how as time went on, people developed better stuff, coupled with low natural resources led to people getting jealous of what others had, and this eventually escalated so much that a war started between the US and UK, China, Russia, and Saudi Arabia. This eventually ravaged the world, and the US and UK decided in the world’s dying days to send 10 ships of 200 people each to try to preserve the human race. However, when they were launching, the Russians launched a surprise attack and many if not all the other ships perishes. The lone ship Pandora makes it out barely alive, and heads off on its lonely 50 year journey. As the pictures go on, the pictures transform from pictures to pictures you see on a tablet.

It is revealed that it is the captain of the ship, Alfred, telling his 14 year old son, Will, of the story, which he’s heard so many times before judging but still not tired of it, judging by his expression. Alfred then says, “And after 50 long years, we’re at the end of our journey, big boy.” “Where are we headed, Daddy?” asks Will. “I dunno, kiddo, but it’ll be out new home.” “How can you know, it’ll be home, if you don’t know where we’re headed?” “You’re a sharp little one aren’t you? You see, before we left, scientists selected a new habitable planet for us, and we’re due to arrive in just a few hours.” Will opens his mouth to ask more questions, but Alfred tells him that it’s time for bed. He tucks Will in, ruffles his hair, and waves his hand at the sensor near the door, and the lights dim themselves out. He tells his kid Good Night, and then steps out into the fluorescent light lit hallway. It is in the brighter light that we can see the effects of 50 years of wear and tear on the ship, as some lights flicker, and some don’t work at all, as well as the walls which are battered, and the doors some of which are labeled, do not enter, Danger, and etc.

Alfred steps into the bridge of the ship, and in the distant, a small blue dot can be seen, and that is the new planet they’re travelling to. Alfred’s second in command Peter, is at the bridge having a snooze, but wakes up when Alfred walks in with a start. “That’s it boss, ain’t it a beaut?” Alfred nods at that, and asks how long they have until they reach it and Peter answers about 8 hours. Alfred mumbles something about 50 years and finally getting there, and suggests they both get some rest.

The next scene cuts to a shot of the planet, and it’s a gorgeous highly vegetative planet, with lots of grass, and tall vegetation, and trees as well. There really isn’t any animal life as far as we can see right now, and then we pan up to the sky, and we see Pandora entering the atmosphere. However, there are problems with the landing, as it is an old ship and large enough ship that it is causing problems. We cut between the bridge, and the outside, as we see them trying to desperately figure out how to land it safely and properly, which eventually leads to a crash landing, with the ship highly damaged but still relatively impact. This is due to the fact that it was Alfred’s grandfather who originally piloted the ship off earth, and not all the training was passed on properly from generation to generation, as simulations only could do so much, and Alfred never actually tried to pilot the ship from space onto a planet.

Surveying the damage, most people were suffering some sort of injury due to the crash landing, and around 50 people had life-threatening injuries, or were dead including some young children. The next few scenes establish them exploring the new planet, in the area right around the ship. They also include some scenes of parents mourning, people helping to try to restore power to the ship to power up heating, and most importantly the medical centre, and the vegetation chambers, so that they can heal the sick, and obtain food as they do not yet know what is safe to eat on the planet or not. They manage to restore power to a certain portion of the ship, but the power is still low, and it will run out soon. However, they proceed to heal the injured. In one particularly bad injury, the power needs are so high that they blow the power circuits, and overstretch the generators. They however do manage to salvage the generator however by now the power supply is critical. The healing has to stop at this point, and the heat can now only be turned on minimally, which leads to the first seeds of disagreement being spread between the survivors.

Over the next few days, the food supply, being unable to regenerate themselves, run very, very low, and the group is forced to spread out, and look for food, and they use a mixture of technology, and taste-testing to find out what is edible, and what isn’t. However they don’t find much that is edible, and 2 people even died because of poisoning, which further dampens the spirits of the group who has found their heat turned even lower, and technology banned due to a lack of power to power it.


Soon, because of a lack of proper food, and the fact that the only water they’ve found so far tastes really disgusting, they are forced to spread out, further, and further. They are not very successful, as they’ve encountered some interesting, and viscous animals. The little edible food they’ve found has to be rationed very carefully, and moral gets lower, and lower, and we can see small alliances in groups getting formed, and hoarding going on. One person is caught hoarding, and gets viciously attacked by the crowd, resulting in his death. Rumours are being spread already by certain people in the crowd, and discontent is getting worse and worse. The only little bit of cheer, is a small scene where Will, the still optimistic son of Alfred, who too is getting low on his spirits, offers half of his share to a old lady. The old lady smiles at Will, and mumbles what seems like a blessing.

After a period of intense rain, people are practically at each other’s throats, with beatings, and fighting happening very regularly. Most of the fighting is between 3 or 4 Alpha Male, group leaders, and one leader of a mostly female group; Tim, Jack, Steven, Emily, and John each with different strengths. They cause the most trouble, because they are leading by example, as they become more, and more self-centered, it makes it suddenly okay for the rest of the group to do the same. This is a vicious cycle, and it doesn’t help that it is revealed that they are the ones spreading rumours about Alfred, about each other, which causes the group as a whole to be deeply suspicious of each other. They also spread out further and further, and they are also becoming increasingly paranoid. One group eventually finds edible food, and a small species of birdlike animals which they can capture, roast and eat, but they refuse to share with the rest of the group. This leads to more fighting, and etc. Alfred being a more logical one, still tries to keep the peace, and tries to get everyone to bond together, however he is increasingly shunned from each group, as the more they retreat in on themselves, the worse it becomes, and consequently in a vicious cycle the more they retreat in on themselves. Albert is only helpless to watch the devastation, and the infighting, as even his best friend, Peter, deserts his cause, and tells him to shove it. This breaks Alfred, as in a confrontation, of particular emotion, that almost turned physical, Peter says a lot of things that he normally wouldn’t have meant, but in the heat and midst of the moment, as well as in the poor mental state all of the survivors are in, practically shreds Alfred to pieces.

Eventually others find their resources, and food supplies, and they all are only keeping stuff within their own groups, this was just like what happened on the Earth they left, and what the original intent of the mission wasn’t. Alfred is highly alarmed by this, however as usual no one cares. But, the groups soon deteriorate even further than Earth ever did by splitting off into couples, and individuals, and at this point, the entire mood of the group is mutinous. Of course, the original group leaders rise to the top of the food chain, and they bully people, and etc. As well they hoard their supplies. They’re all wet, tired, and often not eating enough. This in addition to physcological aspects has the group scattered, and moral low.

When one individual accidently stumbles into a cave, and manages to wake up a species of bear like creatures prematurely from hibernation, they come to attack the camp, and because the group is now all so spread apart, and the bears need a few people to take one on, can pick the now separated group off easily. The few weapons that the group has are being fought over like gold, and even then, one laser gun doesn’t work very well against the bears unless you get them in their sensitive areas such as eyes, and the inside of their mouth. Alfred tries to take charge again, however this time it gets physical, and Peter, and some others, actually tries to shoot Alfred for that, as they think that “caring for the entire group” is overrated, and that it should be everyone for themselves.

However as the bears get worse, and from time to time we see Will and Alfred who still believe in working as a group, run over to try to save the person to set an example, but reach them too late. However, eventually the seeds of teamwork are somewhat appearing again, as they people realise to a very small extent that they need to work together. However, many people want to lead this, and each time someone else suggest teamwork, the group shoots them down, leading to no progress at all. Eventually, the group is down to maybe only 50 survivors, yet the I’m best, and I should lead mindset still plagues the entire group.

Then one night, when people are coming more to their senses, but still definitely kind of at each other’s throats, a bear bursts into their clearing, and attacks the old lady that Will offered food too. However, Will seeing this jumps in front of the old lady, and saves her. However, he is bitten, and the whole group is practically stunned at this act of kindness, and Alfred screams “NO” as he sees his only child getting torn to shreds, shoots at the bear’s mouth. The bear dies, however as Alfred rushes over to Will, it is already too late, and Will is dying. Alfred is crying at Will’s side, but Will tells him not to cry, as he made a difference. He tells his father, that isn’t that what the whole idea of continuing the human race past that war on Earth was? Making a difference? He tells his father in that innocent way of his that he’s happy that he was able to help, and at that he dies. Alfred smiles a little tiny watery smile, but continues on crying. Meanwhile the old lady that was saved has been talking and convincing the group, to make Alfred leader, and to deal with the bears as a team. This eventually leads to the group chanting Alfred’s name [led by the old lady], and he is made leader. The final scene of the movie is the group as a whole tackling their first bear as a team. Then we have a warp through time, as we see this group of survivors, bond together over Will’s sacrifice, and eventually prosper once again into an advanced race. Despite having a few harsh winters, their spirit powers them through to come out even stronger. And we end the movie, as we hear a man tell his child the story of Will. [We only hear the very last few lines of the story, which has over time been spun into something not entirely truthful, however at the heart of every myth is a grain of truth.]

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Postponed to next year

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Insurgent

Director: Mike Newell
Studio: Arcturus Films
Genre: Sci-fi/Dystopia
Cast:
Saoirse Ronan as Beatrice "Tris" Prior

Zachary Quinto as Caleb
Alex Pettyfer as Four/Tobias
Hailee Steinfeld as Christina
Callum McAuliffe as Will
Aaron Johnson as Peter
Ian Somerhalder as Eric
Elizabeth Banks as Jeanine
Score: Clint Mansell
Budget: $155 million
Theater Count: 4185
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: 21 November
Running Time: 2 hrs 14 mins

Previous film: 56.2M OW/155.0M DOM/434.1M WW

Plot: (Will have a better version up later)



We pick up where we left off in the previous film, with the shot of the Chicago sign, and we move back onto the train, and we see Tris, Four, Caleb, Peter and Marcus travel to Amity, at which several surviving Abnegation are already settled in. The Amity issue a statement that all factions may seek refuge at Amity as long as they reside in peace. Tris overhears Marcus talking to the Amity leader, Johanna, and he confesses to her that Abnegation's leaders died to protect a secret. Tris later confronts Marcus and demands to know the truth. He refuses to share the information. Tris is suffering from her guilt over killing her friend Will during the simulation and the deaths of her parents, who saved her life. Soon the Erudite and Dauntless traitors arrive at Amity. Tris tells all of the Abnegation refugees to dress and behave as Amity, since the Erudite don't know specifically who they are looking for. During the traitors' search of the compound, Four's tattoos give the group away, and a gun fight begins. The refugees run into the nearby fields and orchards, pursued by the traitors. Four, Tris, Caleb, and Susan manage to escape, and jump onto an oncoming train. The train car is full of armed factionless, including Edward who was a former Dauntless initiate with Tris. The factionless force Four, Tris, Caleb and Susan to accompany them to a factionless safe zone. Tris is shocked to learn that the factionless are numerous and have established a society in which the people seem happy and taken care of. The group is led to the factionless leader, Four's mother Evelyn. That evening Tris overhears a conversation between Four and Evelyn, during which Evelyn tells Four he needs to convince the Dauntless to join the factionless, that he needs to become a leader. Caleb and Susan decide to travel to a safe zone where more Abnegation are living. Tris and Four decide to travel to Candor headquarters.

Upon reaching the Candor headquarters, Tris and Four are arrested and subjected to a truth serum trial. During the trial, Four admits that he joined Dauntless to escape his father's abuse, and Tris admits that she shot Will and the guilt is overwhelming her, which angers Four because Tris didn't tell him. The Candor are attacked by the Dauntless traitors led by Eric. Many people are shot with a new simulation serum. Tris and fellow Uriah, revealed to be a Divergent, plan to figure out what is happening and warn the remaining Divergent. Eric plans to take two back to Erudite headquarters and execute the rest. Tris manages to stab Eric, but he survives. At the same moment, the Dauntless burst into the room and take control. Afterwards, Tori and Zeke, Uriah's brother, confess that they posed as Dauntless traitors to gain information.Tori tells the Candor questioner that she learned Jeanine, the Erudite leader, has a secret laboratory with top security, which she had almost entered it before she was discovered. They figure out that the new simulation serum allows Jeanine to subject the victims to simulations from great distances and that it won't wear off, giving the Erudite much greater control over the group. Following the attack, the Candor leader decide to arrange a meeting with the Erudite. Tris and her friends plot to observe the meeting in secret. Four, Tris, Lynn, and Shauna are the only that go. The Erudite do not send Jeanine, but they send the Dauntless traitor leader Max. Max demands that Candor turn over Eric, the Divergent, and a list of names of all those who did not receive the new serum injection. Tris figures out that Jeanine is telling Max what to say through an ear piece and must be close by, but before she can act, Lynn shoots Max in the chest from her secret location. Four, Tris, Lynn, and Shauna run to escape the Dauntless traitor guards but run into Jeanine and more guards. One of the guards is Peter, and he allows them to escape while he also escapes. During this event, Shauna is shot in the back.

Back at Candor, Four confronts Tris, telling her that she is being reckless with her life and he won't continue to put up with it, that they are finished if she risks her life in that way again. The Dauntless hold a secret meeting about what the group observed. New leaders are elected and consist of Four, Tori, and Harrison. The new leaders then put Eric on trial for his crimes. They convict him, and Eric demands that Four kill him, which he does with no guilt. The Dauntless return to their headquarters and cover the security cameras with paint balls. Four asks Tris to come with him to a meeting and explains that he wants her to use her acute perception to read the situation. They get on the train, and soon Evelyn and Edward join them. Four makes an agreement between the Dauntless and Factionless to destroy the Erudite and their technology and establish a new government. Tris doesn't care for the situation and doesn't trust Evelyn, who she feels abandoned him to his father's abuse, which Tris and Four argue over. That night Christina takes Tris to the top of the Pire. There Marlene, Lynn's brother Hector, and a child are standing on the roof's edge. It is clear they are being controlled by a simulation. Marlene states that this will happen every two days unless they give up a Divergent to the Erudite, and then all three step off the roof. Tris lunges for Hector, and Christina grabs the child, but Marlene plunges to her death. Tris is again overcome by grief and guilt. She flees the funeral ceremony, and in a quiet hallway, Christina finds her and forgives her for what happened with Will, understanding that simulations make a person completely controlled by Jeanine. Tris wanders the halls searching for peace and finds her way to Four's sleeping quarters. He soon walks in and begs Tris to consider him, that he couldn't live without her. He makes her promise not to go to Erudite. She promises but leaves for Erudite at midnight while he sleeps.

Tris walks into Erudite headquarters, terrified but accepting that she will die for the other Divergent and Dauntless. She makes an agreement with Jeanine that she will be compliant with her testing, as long as Jeanine explains the results to her. Peter is Tris' dedicated guard. He escorts her through endless, confusing hallways daily. She is subjected to an MRI and several simulations. One evening Tris encounters Four in the hallway. He's badly beaten and led by guards. Later, Tris is taken to the execution chamber and strapped down, and to her surprise, Four is led in. Jeanine injects Tris with a terror-inducing drug so that Four will give up the locations of the factionless safe houses. Tris also encounters Caleb and is beyond shocked that Caleb is not only at Erudite HQ but helping the Erudite to study, and soon, to kill her. She feels beyond hurt and betrayed. Caleb tells her that she doesn't understand the magnitude of what it happening. Despite all her efforts, Jeanine cannot find a simulation to control Tris, and at one point, Jeanine loses her temper, and the two have an altercation. Jeanine then declares that Tris will die the next day. Peter leads Tris from her cell on the day of her execution and allows her to briefly see Four through the door of his cell. Peter then leads her to the execution room. He straps her down and hooks the heart monitor to her. She is injected with a substance and watches as her heart monitor stops, but she's still alive. Peter pushes a paralyzed Tris to Four's cell. Four cries out in grief, but Peter explains that Tris isn't dead and that it's time for them to escape. Peter leads Tris and Four from Erudite HQ. They throw off their pursuers by hiding in a nearby building. Peter confesses that he owed Tris for his life she save while at Amity, and the thought made him sick. He had to make things even again.

The three travel to the Abnegation sector of the city. The Factionless and Dauntless have gathered in the nearly abandoned houses. Four leads Tris to his own home, and he says his mom kicked his dad, Marcus, out and took over the home. He helps her get cleaned up, and she sobs about losing all of her family, her parents to death and her brother to betrayal. Four asks Tris to consider him her family, and she tells him she loves him. Having been greatly affected by her near-death experience, Tris meanders around her old neighborhood. She stops in the Abnegation gathering hall, and inside she sees Marcus. Marcus convinces Tris that her parents died to save the information that Jeanine stole and has hidden. He says that information must be made public, and it's in dire jeopardy since the Dauntless/factionless army is planning to destroy all data in their attack. Tris decides to help him, even knowing Four will see it as a betrayal. She makes a plan with Christina and Marcus, and the three leave for Amity, Marcus as their Abnegation escort and Tris and Christina dressed as Amity members. The Dauntless traitors at the gate allow them to pass through. At Amity, the three update Johanna on the status of the conflict. She holds a meeting to inform all Amity, and after the decision is reached to remain impartial, Johanna and some others declare that they will not stand by and allow innocent Erudite to be killed by the Dauntless/Factionless army. Tris and Christina speak with the Erudite refugees living in Amity. The refugees, including Will's sister Cara, agree to help with the mission to save the information that was stolen and transmit it to all factions. The Amity and Tris' party travel together into the city. Tris' party, dressed as Erudite, attempt to sneak into the building. They quickly discover that Jeanine has activated the simulation for the Candor, who now encircle the building armed with guns. Tris' party discover a way to enter the Erudite HQ by passing between it and a nearby school over a ladder spanning two windows. Inside Erudite HQ, Cara begins connecting the computers to transmit the data to other factions. Tris and Marcus realize the data won't be on the main computer after an encounter with Caleb. Tris, Marcus and Christina head up to Jeanine's private laboratory, after Tris remembers what Tori mentioned about security. On the way, the group runs into Edward. After a fight that disables Edward and Christina, Tris and Marcus reach an intersection. They split up, going into two different doorways. Tris is sprayed with a fluid, and a simulation begins giving her five minutes to make it through the next door before the poison kills her. The simulation forces her to fight herself. Realizing she is more desperate that her simulation counterpart, she forces the simulation to give her a gun, and facing her guilt over Will, she shoots and kills her simulation-self.

When she walks into the laboratory, she hears Tori screaming at Jeanine. Tori is telling Jeanine to acknowledge her brother, a Divergent, who was killed on Jeanine's command. Tris disarms Tori, and after a struggle, she attempts to explain that she wants Tori to not kill Jeanine at this time so they can obtain the information from Jeanine's computer, which Jeanine can access. Tori refuses, and in a surprise move, she pulls out a knife and stabs Jeanine in the stomach. In that moment, Uriah and Four enter the lab. Tori yells that Tris is a traitor and should be taken into custody to answer for her crime. Uriah and Four are surprised to see Tris in the building since they thought she had stayed behind. Four asks her if she is there with his father, and when she confirms it, he feels betrayed that she would ally with the man he hates most. She confronts him about claiming he loves her and believing she's unusually intuitive and perceptive, but at the first chance, he distrusts her and believes her to be lying. He stares at her for a beat but then looks away. Uriah escorts her downstairs, and as they walk, he offers Tris some bandages for his wounds. The factionless ally behind him asks him to hand his gun to her, and Tris notes it as odd because the factionless ally is already armed. They reach the holding area for the surviving Erudite innocents, Candor, and Dauntless traitors. Tris sees Christina's family, and also notices Peter with his mother. She joins Christina in the next room, and they discuss Tris' failure to get the information. They speculate that the poison Tris was showered with was a simulation transmitter. Tori, Harrison, and Four walk into the room, and Four retrieves Caleb and returns upstairs. Uriah shouts and runs over to where Lynn has been brought in on a stretcher. She is badly wounded, and Uriah demands a Erudite doctor in the room save her. The doctor shouts that if they hadn't just destroyed all the technology in the HQ he could save Lynn, but as it is, he can save no one. Tris holds Lynn's hand as she dies. The leader of the factionless Evelyn, who is Four's mother, announces that they will be instituting a new factionless government, factionless society. The Dauntless begin to protest but realize that they have been relieved of their weapons. Caleb, Marcus, and Four then enter the room, and Four walks to Tris. He says he believed her and just needed her reminder. The information begins to be projected on the screens in the room. Four tells Tris that Caleb helped him retrieve the information and project it on the screens. It is an old video featuring a woman called Amanda Ritter from an organization fighting for justice and peace. Several clips of cruelty and death and destruction pass on the screen. She says that human nature is the root of these evils, and Tris realizes that Jeanine was wanting to use the simulations to suppress human nature and keep people inside the fence. Amanda says that her organization set the people inside Chicago apart from the rest of the world, to give them separate food and water, to establish their society in such a way that they can regain a moral sense. She says that there will come a time when the leaders will know they need to help the rest of the world, and that will be when the Divergent are most abundant, those whose minds are most flexible. When the Divergent have increased in numbers, the Amity are to open the gate, the fence, forever and the population should re-enter the world. She says the leaders should keep this information secret, and she and others will voluntarily forget their name and forge this new society. So that those who hear the message will know it is true she states that the name she will take in her new life will be Edith Prior. The video ends, and the room erupts into voices.

Edited by riczhang, 01 August 2012 - 08:56 PM.


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Untitled Steven Daldry Year 4 Film

Director: Stephen Daldry
Studio: Arcturus Entertainment
Genre: Crime Drama

Format: 2D 65mm Film
Cast:
Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Albert Cunnigham
Rooney Mara as Lisa Cunnigham
Leonardo DiCaprio as Colin Adams
James Badge Dale as Inspector Barrigan of the NYPD
Jeremy Irvine as Josh Hunt
Score: Howard Shore
Cinematographer: Roger Deacon

Budget: $35 million
Theater Count: 3019
Rating: R
Release Date: 26 November
Running Time: 2 hrs 39 mins

Plot:

Edited by riczhang, 10 August 2012 - 02:59 PM.


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The Flash

Director: Shawn Levy
Genre: Superhero
Date: May 9
Studio: Blankments Productions and DC Entertainment (in collaboration with Perseus Films)
Cast: Bradley Cooper as Barry Allen/The Flash, Ralph Fiennes as Captain Cold/Leonard Snart, Rachel McAdams as Iris West, Brandon Routh as Fred Jensen, Michelle Williams as Patty Spivot, and Ed Harris as Ira West.
Music by: Danny Elfman.
Runtime: 127 min
Format: IMAX 3D and 3D
Tagline: Fastest Man Alive

Plot Summary: Barry Allen is a police scientist who gets the power of running really fast. He fights crime as the Flash and ultimately faces the crime boss, Captain Cold. Based off the DC comic.

Plot:
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Theaters: 4,344
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, sensuality, and language
Budget: $150 million

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Spark

“In the universe’s darkest hour, a light will be ignited.”
Directors: Michael Dante DiMartino & Bryan Konietzko
Genre: CG Animation/Sci-Fi/Action
Date: June 27, Y4
Cast: David Faustino (Alex Spark), Bryce Dallas Howard (Zenta), Benedict Cumberbatch (Ezen), Anton Yelchin (Welan), Jeremy Shada (Arino), Steven Barr (Degg), Billy Crudup (Gordon Benson), Janie Haddad Tompkins (Claire Chen), Johnny Simmons (Johnny Makowitz), Hugo Weaving (The Savior/Joseph Arden)

Composer: John Powell

Theaters: 3,918 (Including Digital 3D and IMAX 3D)
MPAA Rating: PG for sci-fi action/violence and peril, some thematic material, and brief language
Budget: $150,000,000

Runtime: 114min (1hr, 54min)


Basic Synopsis: When the universe's free will is at stake, Earth becomes the last planet left to be free, and one teenage boy with incredible powers must join forces with a group of skilled aliens, many youth outcasts just like him, to save us all. From the makers of Avatar: The Last Airbender (The TV series, not the movie) and The Legend Of Korra.


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Bohemian

Director: Spike Jonze
Genre: Drama
Date: May 23 (4 theaters,) May 30 (16,) June 6 (367,) June 13 (1,001,) June 20 (2,423,) June 27 (2,956)
Studio: Blankments Productions
Cast: Tom Hiddleston as the man, Julie Andrews as the man’s mother, Nick Nolte as the other man, Emily Browning as the Nurse, and Jean Dujardin as Scaramouche/Galileo/ Beelzebub.
Music by: Carter Burwell.
Runtime: 104 min
Tagline: No escape.

Plot Summary: An adaptation of Bohemian Rhapsody in film.

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MPAA Rating: R for thematic elements, drug use, and drinking
Budget: $15 million

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The Simulation

“The perfect world for all at an unimaginable cost.”
Director: Duncan Jones
Genre: Sci-Fi/Drama
Date: October 10th
Cast: Joseph Gordon Levitt (Chris Harvey), Michelle Williams (Lauren Harvey), Ewan McGregor (Arthur Kimball), Michael Douglass (The Chancellor/Stephen DiBonte)
Theaters: 2,938

Composer: Atticus Ross

Runtime: 100min (1hr, 40min)
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language, some violence including disturbing images, and brief sexual content
Budget: $55,000,000


Synopsis: Set in the near future, a couple discovers the ugly truth behind their utopian society.


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Island of the Blue Dolphins

Filmed in 3D

Date- August 1st
Genre- CGI Animation
Rating- PG- some scary moments and mild action
Theaters- 3,834 theaters
Budget- 115 million
Running Time- 101 minutes or 1 hour and 41 minutes
Studio- Mystic Entertainment Animation Studios
Director- Lee Unkrich
Actors and Actress-
Karana (voice) – Freida Pinto
Ramo (voice) – Madhur Mittal
Tutok (voice) – Katee Sackhoff
Ulape (voice) - Zoe Saldana

Plot: The movie begins with a view of a beautiful tropical island shaped like a dolphin in the middle of the ocean. The waves rush onto the shore and the wind rustles through the palm trees. On a cliff over looking the ocean stands an Indian girl named Karana and her young brother Ramo. They chat about the ocean as the Karana digs for roots. Suddenly Ramo shouts that a ship which is an Aleutian vessel because of the red sails is approaching the island. He darts toward the village to tell the news. Karana continues to dig for roots but she desperately wants to go to the village. Finally when the basket is full, she hurries to the village. The village is in a bustle. Warriors rush down the narrow trail leading to the coast while woman and children hurry to gather on a mesa over looking the beach. Karana’s father who is the chief of the tribe stands on the beach awaiting the Aleut boat. The Aleut captain steps out of the small boat and tells the chief that he has come in peace. Karana’s father says that he is the chief. Chief Chowig. The captain says that they have come with forty men to hunt the otter on the coast of Island of the Blue Dolphins. The chief is silent. The captain tells Chief Chowig that he is not like the previous captain who came to the island who forced the Ghalas (the Indian tribe) to hunt for two months without rest. He says that he will do all the hunting and then give the Ghalas one-third of otter pelts. Chief Chowig says that the parts must be equal. The captain says that they will be. The next day Karana and her older sister Ulape gather shell fish on the shore. Suddenly large shimmering bass rush up onto the shore. Karana and Ulape look as two massive Killer Whales rush about the school of fish. The fish in terror rush up onto the shore. Ulape shouts to some other women near by to help her and Karana take the large bass to the village. As the women enter the village with the fish, the tribe excitedly surrounds them. It is the first fresh meat in months. That night the Ghalas feast on the fish in celebration. Within the next few weeks the Aleuts prepare to leave the island. It is a cloudy day. The sky is threatening and dark. The captain has not yet paid Chief Chowig. The chief tells the tribe that he is going to confront the captain. The warriors and their chief assemble on the beach to confront the Aleuts. Karana and Ulape with the woman hide in the brushes. The captain and Chief Chowig being to talk loudly on the beach. Ulape tells Karana that father is angry. Suddenly the captain pulls out a gun and shoots Chief Chowig. Karana leaps to her feet and Ulape screams. The warriors shout the war cries and rush on to the Aleutians. The Aleutians and the Ghalas fight. The women and children on the cliffs begin to hurl rocks onto the Aleutians. Puffs of white smoke rise from the ship. A loud ban is heard six of the warriors fall dead and many more continue to fall. The Ghalas begin to fall back. The Aleuts pursue the Ghalas. Suddenly a bolt of lightening shots out of the sky a loud clap of thunder follows shakings the ground. The captain shouts for his men to fall back and get back to the main ship. The Aleuts leave the island. The rain falls in droves. Lightening races across the sky and the wind screams across the island. The women and children ran to the village. Their cries of grief are louder than the raging storm. Wounded warriors trickle into the village. Karana kneels by her father’s body crying as the waves crash into the shore. Ulape pulls Karana away and they head back to the village. The storms last for days as the Ghalas mourn and bury their dead. Karana says that this is the most significant event in the Ghalas history. She says that only fifteen men remain and that twenty-seven had died in the fight. Months pass as we see the Ghalas struggle to survivor. One day, a ship is seen entering the bay. The village leaders order the people to pack up their belongings and head for the canoes hidden on the other side of the island because it could be the Aleuts. Karana and Ramo head for the canoe, Ramo asks were Ulape is. Suddenly Ulape races toward the group of villages yelling for them to stop. The village elders ask what is wrong. She says that the ship is not Aleutian but Spanish sailors. She says that a sailor told her that they have come to take the Ghalas to Mexico to live in safety. The elders call a council. The elders vote unanimously to go to Mexico to leave. The elders meet with the captain of the ship to arrange the passage to Mexico. The next day Karana and Ulape pack in a hurry because the ship must leave soon because the winds are going to change. The people of the island hurry toward the ship and board it. We see Ramo still carrying some items toward the shore as the ship begins to leave. Karana asks a man if he has seen Ramo on the ship. The man says no. They see a boy running along the cliffs shouting. Karana says that it is Ramo and they must go back for him. The man says that the ship will wreck on the rocks if they go back. He says that Ramo has enough food and water to survive for several weeks and that the ship will return in three days to get him. Karana says no and throws her belongings in the water and jumps over the boat into the water. Ulape shouts after Karana to come back but Karana continues to ship toward the island. Ulape is about to jump over board when the man tells her that Karana made her choice and that the boat will be back for her and Ramo. When Karana reaches the shore she finds Ramo. He asks if the boat is coming back. Karana says that the boat will be back in a few days. As they climb up the narrow trailer the wind begin to blow hard. A pack of wild dogs runs through the tall grasses. Karana and Ramo reach the abandoned village. Karana tells Ramo to go out and hunter for some food while she prepares the hut for them to stay in. Ramo grabs his bow and arrows and runs outside. Several hours pass and Karana begins to wonder were Ramo is. She grabbing a spear, she runs down the trail were Ramo went down. In the distance she can hear a pack of wild dogs barking. She shouts no and runs at full speed. She sees a pack of dogs circling a body lying on the ground. She hurls her spear at one of the dogs killing it. The other wild dogs take off running. We see Ramo lying on the ground dead. Karana with tears in her eyes cares the body back to the hut. The wind blows hard and screams as she carries Ramo back. The sky grows dark since night is fast approaching. Karana lies Ramo down by the fire and she sits and cries. The screen fades to black. Days pass as we see Karana try to survive on the island and planning her revenge on the wild dog pack. One day she is canoeing in the ocean and suddenly dolphins leap out of the water all around her. She laughs as the dolphins make funny sounds as they play with each other. We see on the shore a giant herd of elephant seals. Karana paddles over to the herd because she needs the bones of the seals for making more arrows. She cautiously makes her way through the herd undetected. Suddenly two enormous male seals roar at each other. They begin to fight viciously, slashing each other with their teeth. They roll over and over fighting. Karana leaps out of the way as they almost crush her. She fires and arrow at one of the males. It misses. The male turn around and roars at Karana however the other male taking advantage of the situation grabs the other male by the throat. The male seal tries to shake the other seal off. Its tail smacks Karana in the leg bruising it. The males leap into the water and disappear underneath the waves. Karana decides not to attack the other seals since they know she is here and since her leg hurts. The next day when she is out canoeing she spots on of the male seals died on the shore. Hundreds of gulls swarm around the body picking the bones clean. Karana gather some of the bones and takes them back to her hut were she makes arrows. After two days of making arrows she is ready to get her revenge on the wild dogs. She creates a fire near the entrance of the dogs cave to smoke them out. She then hides in the brushes. A group of dogs dash out. She quickly kills them. Then out of the cave comes the leader of the pack. He is different then the other dogs. He has silver fur and looks more like a wolf then a dog. He slowly walks out of the cave. Karana lifts her bow to shot him. He looks up at Karana and snarls. She lets the arrow fly. It strikes the dog in the chest. He turns and runs but then falls down. Two other dogs emerge from the cave. Karana turns from the leader and kills the other dogs. When she turns back to see if the leader of the dogs is dead she finds that he is gone. Karana sees his tracks leading down to the shore. She pursues. She finds the dog lying on the shore still alive. She lifts her spear to kill him but suddenly lets it drop. She picks up the dog and cares him back to her hut. We see her over the next few days lovingly take care of him. She names him Rontu. She and Rontu begin to bond. We see them take long walks through the grasses and swim in the ocean together. It has been three months since the Spanish ship left Island of the Blue Dolphins. One day she and Rontu are standing on the cliff over looking the ocean when she spies a ship coming. It is Aleutian. She quickly runs to her hut and gathers her belongs and heads to the caves on the far side of the island were she will be safe from the Aleuts. She and Rontu spy on the Aleuts. We see a young Aleutian girl the same age as Karana. Karana desperately wants to meet her but knows that the Aleuts can’t find out about her. One day while Karana is picking berries, she spies the girl walking toward her. The girl spots Karana. Karana think of throwing her spear at the girl but doesn’t. The girl smiles at Karana and says her name is Tutok. Karana looks at Tutok cautiously. Tutok says that she will not tell the others that Karana is hear. Karana smiles a little and says thank you. Tutok asks Karana’s names. Karana says her name is Karana the girl smiles and laughs and Karana laughs. Karana asks if Tutok if she wants to help her gather berries. Tutok says that she would love to. The girls laugh and talk as they pick the berries. Tutok asks about Karana. Karana tells Tutok the story of her life on the island after the tribe left. Suddenly Rontu barks. Tutok says that the men are coming and Karana should run. Karana grabs the basket and runs with Rontu to the cave. Over the next few days Karana and Tutok develop a deep friendship. One day Karana awakes to Rontu barking. She runs to the other side of the island. She sees the Aleutian ship ready to set sail. She sees some men still working on the shore. She says that the ship will probably leave first thing tomorrow. The whole day Karana waits for Tutok to come to Karana’s cave but Tutok doesn’t. That night Karana prepares a meal for her and Tutok but still Tutok doesn’t come. Karana sits by the cave entrance waiting for Tutok the entire night. The next day she sees the Aleutian ship leaving. She suddenly starts to cry. She says that she misses Tutok. The sky grows dark and the wind grows cold. Karana stands on the cliff still overlooking the harbor were the Aleut ship once was. The rain beats down on her and a bolt of lightening lights up the sky. Karana still stands and cries. Rontu howls at the sky. As the months pass Karana grows lonelier on the island. On sunny days she and Rontu walk along the beach collecting shells and on raining days she sits in her hut which she moved back to thinking of Tutok and making up imaginary conversations with Tutok. On one cold rainy day, she hears Rontu winning. She lets him out to go run around outside. The day passes and no Rontu. As night draws near Karana goes and looks for Rontu. She finds him lying down in the cave that the wild dogs once inhabited. He whimpers. She sees that he is dying. Rontu licks Karana’s face. Karana begins to sob. Rontu lays his head down and closes his eyes. The screen goes black. One day many weeks later we see Karana cleaning her hut when suddenly a shadow is cast over her. She screams and turns around. She sees a group of men standing outside. On of the men says that they have come back for Karana to take her to her people. Karana smiles with joy. She with the help of the men take her belongs to the ship. Karana stands on the ship looking back on the Island of the Blue Dolphins. She says that she will miss her island and her home but is looking forward to meeting her tribe once again. She then walks to the front of the ship. The sun sets in a beautiful display as dolphins leap out in front of the ship. The water is thrown into Karana face. She throws back her head and then closers her eyes. The screen goes black.

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Remember Flight 175

Date- {Limited August 29th 4} {Wide September 5th 4}
Genre- Drama/Thriller
Rating- PG-13- intense emotional content, language, disturbing images, and sequences of terror
Theaters- {Limited August 29th 397 theaters} {Wide September 5th 3,235 theaters}
Budget- 35 million
Running Time- 118 minutes or 1 hour and 58 minutes
Studio- Number 2 Productions
Director- Steven Spielberg
Composer- Hans Zimmer
Score- The score for this film is tense for the beginning. At the middle after the plane crashes the score is dark and depressing. Toward the end the score becomes soft and quiet film. During the credits Never Say Never by the Fray is played.
Actors and Actress-
Trenton Smith-----Logan Huffman
Jake Bu’ti--------Dev Patel
James Smith-----Tom Cruise
Agatha Smith-----Sandra Bullock
Carly Smith----Carey Mulligan

Plot: The movie starts with Trenton (17 years old) waking up. He rolls over and hits the alarm off. Trenton then falls back into the bed. He glances over at the clock and it says 6:22AM. He leaps out of bed and runs to the bathroom were quickly gets showered and dressed. As he packs for his trip to Los Angeles, he calls his best friend Jake and tells him that he is going to be late at the airport. Trenton grabs something to eat and then grabs his keys and leaves for the airport. As Trenton passes into the airport we see the sign saying Logan International Airport. Arriving at the airport he meets up with Jake. He and Jake discuss how it will be a ton of fun in Los Angeles for a week and not do any school. They are interrupted by an announcer that says that United Flight 175 will be boarding in 10 minutes. Jakes gives his dad and mom a hug goodbye. Trenton watches and shuffles around uncomfortably. Jake’s mom asks Trenton if he has any family saying goodbye. Trenton says that his dad and mom are to into their jobs as usual to think about him and his older step-sister is at college in New York City. Jake’s mom gives Trenton a hug goodbye. Trenton and Jake leave to board the plane. As they board the plane Jake says that he has a feeling that they are never going to return. Trenton tells him to shut up and stop freaking out. Trenton and Jake sit down on the plane. Jake tells Trenton that this is the first time he has flown and that he is a little worried. Trenton tells Jake that flying is a ton of fun and that Jake should sit back and relax. The camera moves to a Middle Eastern man sitting in front of the boys. The man smiles when he hears Trenton telling Jake to relax and have fun. The flight attended stands up and tells the passengers to buckle in and enjoy the flight. Trenton and Jake smile at each other as the plane takes off down the runway. Once they are in the air Jake pulls out his DVD player and the two boys are quickly engrossed in the movie. After nine minutes into the movie the man in front of the two boys stands up and shouts something in Arabic. Trenton whispers to Jake that the man need to shut up. Jake laughs. The man then pulls out a knife and stabs the flight attendant who was walking over to see what the man wanted. The man shouts for everyone to get to the back of the plane. The plane is filled with confusion as people rush to the back of the plane. Trenton and Jake drop the DVD player and dash to the back of the plane. People start to cry and throw up as the plane makes jerky movements. Trenton asks a man what is happening but the man just ignores Trenton. A lady tells them that the plane has been hijacked by terrorists and that the one terrorist says that they are going to land the plane and use the passengers as hostages. As tense minutes pass, a man who as just on the phone exclaims that the North World Trade Center has been hit by a plane. People start to freak out and call loved ones at the news. Trenton tells Jake that they are not going to crash. Jake passes out. A man sets Jake in a seat while a flight attendant puts some cold packs on Jake. Trenton peeks out of the window and see New York City sprawling in the distance him. He looks and sees the World Trade Centers and he exclaims “No”. The plane banks left suddenly and sharply throwing Trenton against a seat breaking a few of his ribs. Mourning in pain, he pulls out his phone and dials his dad number. The camera moves to Trenton’s dad’s office where we see Trenton’s dad, James talking with a client. The phone rings and James peeks over and sees that it is Trenton’s number. He hears Trenton’s voice asking if he is there. James pushes the volume button to off. He’s client ask if that is his son. James says it is. The client says that James can take the call but James insists that it is only his son saying goodbye and that he will pick up his son at the airport on his son’s return from Los Angeles to make up for not saying goodbye. The client smiles. The camera moves back to the plane were we see Trenton calling his dad. Trenton tells his dad that the plane has been hijacked and that they are going to crash. He also says that he forgives him and mom for not being there for him and that he loves them very much. And that his last wish is that Dad, Mom, and Carly will resolve the conflicts that have divided the family. He says that he has to hang up now to call mom and say goodbye. Trenton dials his mom’s number and she picks up. She ask him way is he calling on the plane and to knock off any trouble that he might be causing. Trenton tells his mom that the plane has been hijacked that that they are going to crash. His mom, Agatha tells Trenton in a harsh voice that he knows better than to talk like that. Trenton then exclaims, “Oh, My God!! The tower is burning!! Oh, My God!!” She hears screams and shouts in the back ground, just as she is about to speak, Trenton in a quivering voice says, “I love y...…” The camera zooms out and we see a massive fire ball emerge from the tower with black smoke and debris. People go flying out of the building screaming as they hurtle toward the ground along with burning debris. Agatha shouts into the phone Trenton’s name but hears nothing. She dashes out of her office, as she runs through the waiting room she sees on TV a replay of the plane hitting the building. She stands petrified. Suddenly she awakes out of her trance and rushes to the car. She calls James and tells him that she is driving to New York City. He asks her to calm down and tell him way she is driving to New York City. She tells him everything and that she is going to pick up Carly and look for Trenton. James tells her that Trenton is probably died. Agatha says, “No he can’t be died, he just can’t” After she hangs up, James tells the client that a family crisis just happened and that he has to go. Just as he gets done saying that a worker burst into the office and says that two planes crashed in to the World Trade Centers. The client leaps up and exclaims that his wife works in the buildings. James offers to drive the client to the site. When they reach the New York City they find they city in confusion. Debris and ash are scatted everywhere and people are covered with it. Fire fighters, police, and paramedics dash bravely through the crowds of people toward the towers. Injured people lay all over the street. The client leaps out of the car and runs toward the burning buildings shouting his wife’s name. James gets out and is immediately finds Agatha and their daughter Carly standing watching hopeless as the rubble burn. Agatha tearfully says that airlines confirmed that Flight 175 crashed into the buildings. James embraces Agatha and Carly. As they hug they see Jake’s parents crying. The Smiths go over and comfort the two distressed parents. Mrs. Bu’ti says that Jake was all they had and how could have this happened to him. Agatha hugs Mrs. Bu’ti and says that their two sons are in a much better place now. James looks up and sees his client with his wife. James whispers to himself that at least this day is not filled with all sorrow and grief. Agatha says that she can’t stay here anymore and the family leaves. Arriving the next day, James says that he will be gone at work for a few days. Agatha insists that he stay home. James refuses saying that he took yesterday off to be with them. Agatha says that their son just died and the family needs him. James says yeah whatever and slams the door and leaves. Agatha shouts after him to come back and throws a glass at the door and collapses in a chair crying. Carly stands and watches without a sound. When James gets to his office, he finds it empty. He mutters under his breathe. Sitting down in his chair he reaches over and presses the play button on his phones answering machine. Find the volume off he turns it on. After playing through work messages he reaches Trenton’s message. After hearing the message he breaks down. 15 minutes later he grabs his coat and leaves the office. He reaches home to find Agatha and Carly cleaning the house. Carly confronts his saying that Agatha does not wish to see him and she ask him if he is going to ditch Agatha like the last woman he married because time got difficult. She tells him that he is treating Trenton’s death like the death of a pet; you just forget it the next day and move on. She tells him that she saw Trenton’s plane fly into the World Trade Center and it was appalling. She tells him that this is his son they are talking about. James pleads with Carly but she will not hear him. She tells him to get out. James leaves the house. Going to a coffee shop, James sits and ponders his past life. We see Agatha cleaning Trenton’s room. She sits down on his bed holding some of his belongs and reflects. We see Carly sitting on the couch looking through a photo album of Trenton and her as young kids. Then screen divides into three. On one side we see James’s flash back memories, in the middle we see Agatha’s memories, and on the other side Carly’s memories of Trenton. The screen moves back to one. Carly shuts the album as she looks off into the sunset. Agatha shakes herself and wipes away the tears and then rises. James picks up is coffee and leaves the café. Arriving back at home late that night, James quietly slips in. The next morning James wakes up and goes down stairs and talks with Agatha and Carly. He tells them what Trenton’s last wish was and says that he is sorry for being such a bad parent and husband. Agatha and Carly ask James forgiveness for responding badly to James and forgiveness for past mistakes they have done. The three hug each other. Three days later we see the three standing at Trenton’s grave. Carly says as she places a flower on Trenton’s grave, “His death united our family” Agatha tearfully says; “We must never forget him” James nods in approval. The family slowly walks away from the grave. As the camera zooms toward the grave stone we hear the song Never Say Never by the Fray.

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The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Date- November 7th
Genre- Christmas/Animation
Rating- PG- some mild frightening scenes
Theaters- 3,724 theaters
Budget- 65 million
Running Time- 98 minutes or 1 hour and 38 minutes
Studio- Mystic Entertainment Animation Studios
Director- Ron Howard
Actors and Actress- (Marie) - Emily Barclay

Plot: The film begins on Christmas Eve at the Stahlbaum house. Marie, twelve years old, and her brother Fritz, eight, sit outside the parlor speculating about what kind of present their godfather Drosselmeyer, who is a clockmaker and inventor, has made for them. They are at last allowed into the parlor, where they receive many splendid gifts, including Drosselmeyer's, which turns out to be a clockwork castle with mechanical people moving about inside it. However, as the mechanical people can only do the same thing over and over without variation, the children quickly tire of it. At this point, Marie notices a Nutcracker doll, and asks whom he belongs to. Her father tells her that he belongs to all of them, but that since she is so fond of him she will be his special caretaker. Marie, her sister Louise, and her brother Fritz pass the Nutcracker among them, cracking nuts, until Fritz tries to crack a nut that is too big and hard, and the Nutcracker's jaw breaks. Marie, upset, takes the Nutcracker away and bandages him with a ribbon from her dress. When it is time for bed, the children put their Christmas gifts away in the special cupboard where they keep their toys. Fritz and Louise go up to bed, but Marie begs to be allowed to stay with Nutcracker a while longer, and she is allowed to do so. She puts Nutcracker to bed and tells him that Drosselmeyer will fix his jaw as good as new. At this, the Nutcracker's face seems momentarily to come alive, and Marie is frightened, but she then decides it was only her imagination. The grandfather clock begins to chime, and Marie believes she sees Drosselmeyer sitting on top of it, preventing it from striking. Mice begin to come out from beneath the floor boards, including the seven-headed Mouse King. Marie, startled, slips and puts her elbow through the glass door of the toy cupboard. The dolls in the cupboard come alive and begin to move, Nutcracker taking command and leading them into battle after putting Marie's ribbon on as a token. The battle at first goes to the dolls, but they are eventually overwhelmed by the mice. Marie, seeing Nutcracker about to be taken prisoner, takes off her shoe and throws it at the Mouse King, then faints. Marie wakes the next morning with her arm bandaged and tries to tell her parents about the battle between the mice and the dolls, but they do not believe her, thinking that she has had a fever dream caused by the wound she sustained from the broken glass. Drosselmeyer soon arrives with the Nutcracker, whose jaw has been fixed, and tells Marie the story of Princess Pirlipat and the Queen of the Mice, which explains how Nutcrackers came to be and why they look the way they do. The Queen of the Mice tricked Pirlipat's mother into allowing her and her children to gobble up the lard that was supposed to go into the sausage that the King was to eat at dinner that evening. The King, enraged at the Mouse Queen for spoiling his supper and upsetting his wife, had his court inventor, whose name happens to be Drosselmeyer, create traps for the Mouse Queen and her children. The Mouse Queen, angered at the death of her children, swore that she would take revenge on the King's daughter, Pirlipat. Pirlipat's mother surrounded her with cats which were supposed to be kept awake by being constantly stroked, however inevitably the nurses who stroked the cats fell asleep and the Mouse Queen magically turned the infant Pirlipat ugly, giving her a huge head, a wide grinning mouth and a cottony beard, like a nutcracker. The King blamed Drosselmeyer and gave him four weeks to find a cure. At the end of four weeks, Drosselmeyer had no cure but went to his friend, the court astrologer. They read Pirlipat's horoscope and told the King that the only way to cure her was to have her eat the nut Crackatook, which must be cracked and handed to her by a man who had never been shaved nor worn boots since birth, and who must, without opening his eyes hand her the kernel and take seven steps backwards without stumbling. The King sent Drosselmeyer and the astrologer out to look for the nut and the young man, charging them on pain of death not to return until they had found them. The two men journeyed for many years without finding either the nut or the man, until finally they returned home and found the nut in a small shop. The man who had never been shaved and never worn boots turned out to be Drosselmeyer's own nephew. The King, once the nut had been found, promised his daughter's hand to whoever could crack the nut. Many men broke their teeth on the nut before Drosselmeyer's nephew finally appeared. He cracked the nut easily and handed it to the princess, who swallowed it and immediately became beautiful again, but Drosselmeyer's nephew, on his seventh backward step, trod on the Queen of the Mice and stumbled, and the curse fell on him, giving him a large head, wide grinning mouth and cottony beard; in short, making him a Nutcracker. The ungrateful Princess, seeing how ugly Drosselmeyer's nephew had become, refused to marry him and banished him from the castle. Marie, while she recuperates from her wound, hears the King of the Mice whispering to her in the middle of the night, threatening to bite Nutcracker to pieces unless she gives him her sweets and her dolls. For Nutcracker's sake, Marie sacrifices her things, but the Mouse king wants more and more and finally Nutcracker tells Marie that if she will just get him a sword, he will finish the Mouse King. Marie asks Fritz for a sword for Nutcracker, and he gives her the sword of one of his toy hussars. The next night, Nutcracker comes into Marie's room bearing the Mouse King's seven crowns, and takes her away with him to the doll kingdom, where Marie sees many wonderful things. She eventually falls asleep in the Nutcracker's palace and is brought back home. She tries to tell her mother what happened, but again she is not believed, even when she shows her parents the seven crowns, and she is forbidden to speak of her "dreams" anymore. As Marie sits in front of the toy cabinet one day, looking at Nutcracker and thinking about all the wondrous things that happened, she can't keep silent anymore and swears to the Nutcracker that if he were ever really real she would never behave as Princess Pirlipat behaved, and she would love him whatever he looked like. At this, there is a bang and she falls off the chair. Her mother comes in to tell her that godfather Drosselmeyer has arrived with his young nephew. Drosselmeyer's nephew takes Marie aside and tells her that by swearing that she would love him in spite of his looks, she broke the curse on him and made him handsome again. He asks her to marry him. She accepts, and in a year and a day he comes for her and takes her away to the Doll Kingdom, where she is crowned queen.

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Booster Gold

Director: Duncan Jones
Genre: Superhero
Date: June 20
Studio: Blankments Productions and DC Entertainment (in collaboration with Perseus Films)
Cast: Zachary Levi as Michael Carter/Booster Gold, Peter Weller as Chiller/the Vice President, Brian Posehn as Skeets, Elisha Cuthbert as Michelle Carter, Tim Robbins as Jonar Carter, Annie Wersching as Ellen Carter, Stephen Colbert as President Downing, Octavia Spencer as Amanda Waller, Rachel McAdams as Iris West, and Armie Hammer as Jaime Reyes.
Music by: James Newton Howard.
Runtime: 117 min
Format: IMAX 3D and 3D
Tagline: This Summer, Make it Gold

Plot Summary: Michael Carter is a man from the 24th century who comes back in time to become a superhero and stop an assassination attempt on the President. Based off the DC Comic.

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Theaters: 4,344
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi violence, some crude humor, and language
Budget: $150 million

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Battle: Mars 3D

Date- May 23rd, 4
Genre- CGI Animation
Rating- PG- for sequences of sci-fi action and violence
Theaters- 2,164
Budget- 4 million
Running Time- 86 minutes or 1 hour and 26 minutes
Studio- Mystic Entertainment Animation Studios
Director- Aristomenis Tsirbas
Actors and Actress-
Mara- Evan Rachel Wood
Zack- Justin Long

Plot: When Earth invades the planet Mars when pollution destroys Earth. A Martian princess, Mara must defend her home against the invaders knowing that only one species can survivor. She falls in love with a human boy who is captured in a skirmish, Zack who promises to help her people. After several adventures Zack grows to love the peaceful Martians. When the final battle comes the Martians narrowly defeat the humans. The remaining humans are allowed to live on Mars in peace.






































Six Souls 3D

Date- February 21st
Genre- Horror Supernatural
Rating- R- disturbing images, strong language, and violence
Theaters- 3,001 theaters
Budget- 14 million
Running Time- 89 minutes or 1 hour and 29 minutes
Studio- Mystic Entertainment
Director- Wes Craven

Plot: Six boy scouts go camping and are attacked by a group of devils who want the boy’s souls. The boys flee the camp and head toward a cabin were a witch lives. Along the way three of the boys are killed gruesomely. When they reach the camp the witch reveals that one of the boys is the child of Satan. He confronts Satan in Hell to stop the killings. After fighting, he finally defeats Satan and forces him to not kill the witch, him, and the other two boys.













Sasquatch 3D

Date- January 17th 4
Genre- Family Comedy/Live Action
Rating- PG- some mild violence and peril and brief mild language
Theaters- 3,523 theaters
Budget- 65 million
Running Time- 81 minutes or 1 hour and 21 minutes
Studio- Mystic Entertainment
Director- Eric Brevig
Actors and Actress- Peter (voice) - Justin Timberlake

Plot: Peter a young big foot lives a national park in Washington State. However when foresters plan on destroying the park he and his friends must stop them. They plan several tricks on the foresters which leave the foresters confused. When the manager plans on burning the entire forest to the ground since logging is unsuccessful because of the big foots, Peter is blamed for this by his clan. Peter in an act of gaining their love back defeats the manager and stop the forest from being destroyed. Peter is announced hero by the clan.



















Lake of the Psychopaths

Date- September 19th 4
Genre- Horror
Rating- R- gruesome violence and strong language
Theaters- 2,738 theaters
Budget- 3 million
Running Time- 79 minutes or 1 hour and 19 minutes
Studio- Mystic Entertainment
Director- Rob Zombie
Actors and Actress- Unknown

Plot: Three psychopaths obsessed with horror films launch a gruesome attack on visitors of Silver Lake. When David’s sister goes missing along with her friends, David and two other trusted friends go on a search at the now shut down Silver Lake. They discover David’s sister’s friends dead in a lone cabin. After one of his friends is killed by the psychopaths, David and his other friend call the police who are brutally murdered. After a wild chase to avoid the psychopaths David and his friend discover his sister alive. They then have a frantic chase through the cabin in which David dies killing the leader. David’s sister and friend shoot the two other the psychopaths and escape. The film ends with David’s sister and his friend falling in love. The camera zooms on one of the dead psychopaths who rises and begins sharpening a knife.

Edited by Andrew the Alien, 01 August 2012 - 06:46 PM.

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The Bellringer of Notre Dame

Director
: Marc Webb
Genre: Drama Musical
Date: December 12
Studio: Blankments Productions
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Quasimodo, Anne Hathaway as Esmeralda, Hugh Jackman as Phoebus, Neil Patrick Harris as Clopin, Christopher Lee as Frollo, Tom Hulce as Antoine, Demi Moore as Loni, Paul Kandel as Charles, and Russell Crowe as the Archdeacon.
Music by: Alan Menken.
Runtime: 123 min
Format: Partially filmed in IMAX (Every musical number is filmed in IMAX; nothing else is.)
Tagline: Based off the beloved classic.

Plot Summary: Based off the Disney movie and the Victor Hugo novel.

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Theaters: 3,423
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements, brief nudity, and mild language
Budget: $60 million

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