Thursday, June 5, 2008
Santa Claus does not exist. Or does he? For one doubting boy (voice of Daryl Sabara and Tom Hanks), an astonishing event occurs. Late on Christmas Eve night, he lies in bed hoping to hear the sound of reindeer bells from Santa's sleigh. When to his surprise, a steam engine's roar and whistle can be heard outside his window. The conductor (voice of Tom Hanks) invites him on board to take an extraordinary journey to the North Pole with many other pajama-clad children. There, he receives an extraordinary gift only those who still believe in Santa can experience.
and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen
from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but
as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly
invisible, it blends in with the forest, taking trophies from the
bodies of it's victims as it goes along. Occasionally seeing through
it's eyes, the audience sees it is an intelligent alien hunter, hunting
them for sport, killing them off one at a time.
with the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944, members of the 2nd
Ranger Battalion under Cpt. Miller fight ashore to secure a beachhead.
Amidst the fighting, two brothers are killed in action. Earlier in New
Guinea, a third brother is KIA. Their mother, Mrs. Ryan, is to receive
all three of the grave telegrams on the same day. The United States
Army Chief of Staff, George C. Marshall, is given an opportunity to
alleviate some of her grief when he learns of a fourth brother, Private
James Ryan, and decides to send out 8 men (Cpt. Miller and select
members from 2nd Rangers) to find him and bring him back home to his
Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones is called back
into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the
secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.
Monday, May 19, 2008
"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.
Jackie Moon, the owner-coach-player of the American Basketball Association's Flint Michigan Tropics, rallies his teammates to make their NBA dreams come true
The End Is Nigh.
Great Britain, 2007. A deadly plague, known as the "Reaper Virus," has broken out,
killing hundreds of thousands in its wake. In desperation, the British Government evacuates
as many survivors as it can out of the infected area, and then builds a wall, preventing the
remainder from escaping. Thirty years later, with the wall still up and the victims all but forgotten,
the virus breaks out again. The Government decides to send a crack team of operatives, led by
Major Eden Sinclair, into the hot zone to investigate the possibility of a cure.