Fall Movie Preview

November

August 28, 2009

Nov. 6

Disney's A Christmas Carol: (Walt Disney Pictures) Director Robert Zemeckis distills the classic Dickens tale with a 3-D twist. With Jim Carrey and Gary Oldman.

The Fourth Kind: (Universal Pictures) A psychologist investigates an extraordinary number of disappearances around a small Alaskan town. With Milla Jovovich and Elias Koteas.

Men Who Stare At Goats: (Overture Films) A reporter in Iraq just might have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the Army's First Earth Battalion, a unit that employs paranormal powers. With George Clooney and Ewan McGregor.

The Box: (Warner Bros.) A suburban couple face a moral dilemma when they receive an anonymous wooden box promising $1 million for pushing a button that will cause a person's death. With Cameron Diaz and James Marsden.

Nov. 13

Pirate Radio: (Focus Features) A band of rogue DJs runs a hugely influential radio station from a boat in the North Sea. With Philip Seymour Hoffman and Bill Nighy.

2012: (Columbia Pictures) A global cataclysm brings an end to the world. With John Cusack and Amanda Peet.

An Education: (Sony Pictures Classics) In 1960s suburban London, a teen-age girl is swept off her feet by a playboy nearly twice her age. With Peter Sarsgaard.

The Fantastic Mr. Fox: (Fox Searchlight) The noble and charming Mr. Fox uses his wits to outfox three dimwitted farmers. With the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep and Bill Murray. Directed by Wes Anderson.

Nov. 20

Precious: : Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire : (Lionsgate) An illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction. With Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe and Mo'Nique.

Planet 51: (TriStar) An American astronaut lands on Planet 51 to discover little green people living an idyllic life. With the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott and Jessica Biel.

The Blind Side: (Warner Bros.) Based on the life of Ravens offensive lineman Michael Oher: A poor, oversized and under-educated teenager is recruited by a major college football program where he is groomed into an athletically and academically successful NFL prospect. With Sandra Bullock and Kathy Bates.

Nov. 25

Old Dogs: (Walt Disney Pictures) Two friends are unexpectedly charged with the care of 6-year-old twins. With John Travolta and Robin Williams.

The Ninja Assassin: (Warner Bros.) A young assassin on the run from the clan that trained him must team with a Europol agent to save both their lives. With Naomie Harris and Ben Miles.

Release dates are subject to change.

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