Whats Playing 06/22/07

Wide Release

1408 – Starring John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, and more in this thriller based on one of Stephen King’s horrifying tales. Mike Enslin (Cusack) specializes in the paranormal, but after the death of his daughter and lack of proof; he’s beginning to become somewhat of a skeptic. He soon checks into room 1408 of the Dolphin Hotel and a fabled room where no-one last more then an hour, he may finally get the proof he has been looking for.

Evan Almighty – Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, and Lauren Graham star in the comedy follow-up to Bruce Almighty. Evan Baxter (Carell) has everything going for him in his normal life until God (Freeman) shows up and tells him to build an ark (Noah-style) in preparation for a great flood.

A Mighty Heart – Angelina Jolie stars as Mariane Pearl in a film portraying the other side of the Daniel Pearl murder. Daniel Pearl was a reporter who went missing in Pakistan and was eventually murdered by terrorists. Hundreds of accounts of his story have been told, but now see how it was from another angle through the eyes of Mariane as she searches for her husband and aims to get him back.

Limited Release

Black Sheep – Cloning is all the rage but when a little genetic engineering goes wrong, then it goes horribly wrong. A botched experiment turns harmless sheep are turned into-blood-thirsty killers that terrorize the New Zealand countryside.

Broken English – Parker Posey headlines a huge cast as she plays Nora Wilder, a woman looking for some stability. She has outgrown her job, all her friends are married, and she has nothing but disastrous dates. Then she meets Julian and he introduces her to love and so much more.

You Kill Me – Ben Kingsley, Dennis Farina, Like Wilson, Tea Leoni, and more star in this story about a hitman out on the West Coast just trying to lay low for a while and relax. His vacation spot and alcoholism end up finding him some unlikely allies for when he has to return to Buffalo and stop a mob from terrorizing his family.