Fall Movie Preview

September

August 28, 2009

Sept. 4

All About Steve : (20th Century Fox) Sandra Bullock plays an eccentric crossword puzzle constructor who falls for a handsome cable news cameraman and follows him across the country. With Thomas Haden Church and Bradley Cooper.

Cold Souls: (The Samuel Goldwyn Co.) When souls can be extracted and traded as commodities, a man must track down his chickpea-size soul that was borrowed for a Russian soap-opera actress. With Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn.

Extract: (Miramax Films) The owner of a flavor extract plant finds himself faced with a series of unfortunate predicaments at work and at home. With Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis and Ben Affleck. Written and directed by Mike Judge.

Gamer : (Lionsgate) A star player in a fight-to-the-death online game looks to regain his independence while taking down the game's mastermind. With Gerard Butler and Michael C. Hall.

My One and Only : (Freestyle Releasing) A glamorous divorcee travels the East Coast in a search for a wealthy suitor to fund a new life for her and her sons. With Ren?e Zellweger and Logan Lerman. Filmed on location in Baltimore.

Sept. 9

9 : (Focus Features) A post-apocalyptic fantasy in which a band of courageous rag dolls battles for the survival of civilization. With the voices of Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly and Jennifer Connelly.

Sept. 11

It Might Get Loud: (Sony Pictures Classics) The personal stories of three generations of electric guitar virtuosos: U2's the Edge, Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and the White Stripes' Jack White. Directed by Davis Guggenheim.

The September Issue : (Roadside Attractions) A documentary follows Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour as she prepares the magazine's largest issue to date. Directed by R.J. Cutler.

Sorority Row : (Summit Entertainment) A mysterious killer goes after five sorority girls who inadvertently caused the death of one of their sisters in a prank gone wrong. With Rumer Willis and Carrie Fisher. Directed by Stewart Hendler.

Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself: (Lionsgate) When Madea catches 16-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she delivers the delinquents to their aunt, a heavy-drinking nightclub singer. With Taraji P. Henson.

Whiteout : (Warner Bros.) The lone U.S. marshal assigned to Antarctica must solve the continent's first murder three days before darkness falls for the winter. With Kate Beckinsale and Gabriel Macht.

Sept. 18

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs: (Columbia Pictures/Sony Animation) Inspired by the beloved children's book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain. With the voices of Anna Faris and Neil Patrick Harris.

Jennifer's Body: (20th Century Fox) A small-town high school hottie possessed by a hungry demon starts offing her male classmates. With Megan Fox and Adam Brody. Written by Diablo Cody.

Love Happens: (Universal Pictures) A lovelorn woman falls for a self-help guru who needs a little help himself. With Jennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhart.

The Informant : (Warner Bros.) In this dark comedy based on a true story, Matt Damon stars as a whistle-blower at Archer Daniels Midland whose ever-changing account of facts jeopardizes his heroic aspirations with the FBI. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Sept. 25

Bright Star: (Apparition) A three-year romance between 19th-century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne is cut short by Keats' untimely death at age 25. With Abbie Cornish and Ben Whishaw.

Pandorum : (Overture Films) Stranded on a spacecraft, two astronauts awaken from a hyper-sleep and realize they are not alone. With Dennis Quaid and Cam Gigandet.

Surrogates : (Touchstone Pictures) Two federal officers have a string of murders to solve and three sets of stories to decipher. With Bill Pullman and Julia Ormond.

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