More fall 2009 movie previews
More fall 2009 movie previews -- ''Gamer,'' ''Astro Boy,'' ''Pirate Radio,'' and more are hitting theaters
Sundance Grand Jury nominee AMREEKA follows a Palestinian family in the U.S. (9/4)…. Star Trek‘s Chris Pine runs from a deadly virus in CARRIERS (9/4)…. GAMER stars Gerard Butler as a videogame avatar (9/4)…. NO IMPACT MAN is a documentary about an extreme environmentalist (9/4)…. UNMADE BEDS is a New Wave-y romance set in London (9/4)…. Michael Douglas plays a crooked lawyer in BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT (9/11)…. Kate Beckinsale heads to Antarctica in the thriller WHITEOUT (9/11)…. A girl grows up with her widower dad in the French drama 35 SHOTS OF RUM (9/16)…. Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger fire up THE BURNING PLAIN (9/18)…. DISGRACE stars John Malkovich as a professor in postapartheid South Africa (9/18)…. Dennis Quaid gets lost in space in PANDORUM (9/18)…. Juliette Binoche lives and loves in PARIS (9/18)…. THE AGE OF STUPID imagines a future post — climate change (9/21)…. Stanley Tucci and Patricia Clarkson meet — again? — on a BLIND DATE (9/25)…. Two creative pals go through a rough patch in the indie film THE BLUE TOOTH VIRGIN (9/25)…. Amélie‘s Audrey Tautou tries on COCO BEFORE CHANEL (9/25)…. Soccer drama THE DAMNED UNITED stars Frost/Nixon‘s Michael Sheen (9/25)…. Web sensation Tucker Max fans the flames in I HOPE THEY SERVE BEER IN HELL (9/25)…. Missi Pyle and Allison Janney play PRETTY UGLY PEOPLE (9/25)…. A family seeks treatment for their autistic son in THE HORSE BOY (9/30).
Even with Mad Men‘s Rosemarie DeWitt as a teacher, high school is still a nightmare in AFTERSCHOOL (10/1)…. Adrian Grenier and Jane Lynch rock out in ADVENTURES OF POWER (10/2)…. PETER AND VANDY is an indie romance told out of sequence (10/2)…. Mischa Barton plays an alum of the wacky ST. TRINIAN’S (10/2)…. Disney gives TOY STORY & TOY STORY 2 a 3-D double feature (10/2)…. Famed British criminal BRONSON gets a biopic (10/9)…. High School Musical‘s Corbin Bleu hops onto a motocross bike for FREE STYLE (10/9)…. Chris Rock talks coiffure in the doc GOOD HAIR (10/9)…. Michelle Monaghan gets her indie on as a trash-talking TRUCKER (10/9)…. Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler face off in the thriller LAW ABIDING CITIZEN (10/16)…. Chilean drama THE MAID (LA NANA) won a Grand Jury Prize at Sundance (10/16)…. Uma Thurman and Minnie Driver tackle MOTHERHOOD over the course of one hectic day (10/16)…. An inventor creates a robot son in the animated ASTRO BOY (10/23)…. Thai martial arts give ONG BAK 2 a kick (10/23)…. Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg star in Danish director Lars von Trier’s latest provocation, ANTICHRIST (10/23)…. Robin Wright Penn, Keanu Reeves, and Gossip Girl‘s Blake Lively team up to reveal THE PRIVATE LIVES OF PIPPA LEE (10/23)…. SAW VI will probably be the most disturbing thing to hit theaters since, well, Saw V (10/23)…. An unfortunate coed takes a babysitting job at THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL (10/30)…. Sam Neill and Sophie Okonedo struggle under apartheid in SKIN (10/30)…. Toni Collette and Philip Seymour Hoffman get animated in the whimsical MARY AND MAX (TBA).
Milla Jovovich hunts aliens in THE FOURTH KIND (11/6)…. Philip Seymour Hoffman is a rogue deejay in ’60s Britain in PIRATE RADIO (11/6)…. Steve Buscemi is a compulsive gambler in SAINT JOHN OF LAS VEGAS (11/6)…. Emmy Rossum and Alan Cumming star in DARE (11/13)…. John Woo’s war epic RED CLIFF (11/13) is the priciest Asian film ever…. Carla Gugino stars in WOMEN IN TROUBLE (11/13)…. Emily Blunt goes royal for THE YOUNG VICTORIA (11/13)…. Zac Efron graduates to drama with ME AND ORSON WELLES (11/25)…. Olivia Wilde plays a filmmaker in FIX (TBA)…. A gay Swedish couple adopt a 15-year-old in PATRIK, AGE 1.5 (TBA).
A PROPHET tells of drama that unfolds in an Arab prison (12/4)…. Meg Ryan plays a lawyer who holds her cheating husband hostage in SERIOUS MOONLIGHT (12/4)…. Brad Pitt and Sean Penn star in THE TREE OF LIFE (12/25), a mystical epic from reclusive filmmaker Terrence Malick (The New World)…. Director Michael Haneke (Funny Games) brings his signature brand of creepiness to the WWI mystery THE WHITE RIBBON (12/30).