Friday, 12 September 2008

Film Fan Fridays for Friday September 12, 2008!

Hello Film Fans and Fanatics!

Welcome to Film Fan Fridays for Friday September 12, 2008! All the films are wide release and American: Burn After Reading, Righteous Kill, Tyler Perry's The Family that Preys and The Women.

Have a great weekend!


Festival Watch

Toronto International Film Festival
Continues until September 13, 2008 at various locations in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Be sure to check out my daily coverage at Movie Movie from Sept 4-13, 2008 including polls, reviews and vlogs.

Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF)
Continues until September 12, 2008
Collection of 1 minute silent films that will be shown on the TTC, films may also be viewed on the TUFF website

Online Treat-of-the-Week
Fantastic Fest, a science fiction, fantasy, crime, horror and genre film festival based in Austin, TX, USA will be online streaming 5 shorts and 5 features from the festival for free between September 14-20/08.

Friday September 12, 2008 Releases

Burn After Reading
Writers/Dirs: Ethan Coen & Joel Coen (No Country For Old Men, The Lady Killers)
Cast: Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, John Malkovich, Richard Jenkins
Official Film Site, IMDb Page, Trailer
Trailer spoiler free until halfway point

Righteous Kill
Dir: Jon Avent (88 Minutes)
Cast: Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, 50cent/Curtis Jackson, Carla Gugino
Official Film Site (autoplays trailer), IMDb Page, Trailer
Spoilers start 1/4 of the way through

Tyler Perry The Family That Preys
Writer/Dir: Tyler Perry (Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married, Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girl)
Cast: Alfre Woodard, Sanaa Lathan, Rockmond Dunbar, KaDee Strickland, Cole Hauser,
Kathy Bates
Official Film Site(autoplays trailer) IMDb Page, Trailer
Spoilers start 1/3 of the way through

The Women
Writer/Dir: Diane English - directorial debut
Cast: Meg Ryan, Annette Bening, Debra Messing, Candace Bergan, Jada Pinkett Smith, Eva Mendes
Official Film Site, IMDb Page, Trailer
The entire trailer is spoilers, spoilers and more spoilers

**please note this list of releases reflects first run film released in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as of September 12, 2008**


blake said...

Does anyone else share the notion that Tyler Perry may be the worst mainstream director ever?

Besides Michael Bay that is.

Shannon the Movie Moxie said...

I've heard people mention similar comments but to be honest I've not yet seen any of his films so I can't say. He does have a huge target audience and if I remember correctly they tend to do pretty well at the box office.

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