Movies opening this week [28 September – 04 October 2009]

Hello everyone, I thought It’d be good to share this with you. Below is a list with movies opening this week! If you’ve seen one, please let us know your thouthgs.

The Invention of Lying – In theaters: October 2, 2009

The Invention of Lying

The Invention of Lying

Genre: Comedy

  • Director:Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson
  • Cast:Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill, Louis C.K., Jeffrey Tambor, Fionnula Flanagan, Rob Lowe

“The Invention of Lying” takes place in an alternate reality in which lying-even the concept of a lie-does not exist. Everyone-from politicians to advertisers to the man and woman on the street-speaks the truth and nothing but the truth with no thought of the consequences. But when a down-on-his-luck loser named Mark (Gervais) suddenly develops the ability to lie, he finds that dishonesty has its rewards. In a world where every word is assumed to be the absolute truth, Mark easily lies his way to fame and fortune. But lies have a way of spreading, and Mark begins to realize that things are getting a little out of control when some of his tallest tales are being taken as, well, gospel. With the entire world now hanging on his every word, there is only one thing Mark has not been able to lie his way into: the heart of the woman he loves.

 

My Life In Ruins – In theaters: June 5, 2009

My Life in Ruins

My Life in Ruins

Genre: Comedy, Romance

  • Director:Donald Petrie
  • Cast:Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Harland Williams, Rachel Dratch

From Nia Vardalos, writer and star of MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, comes the hilarious comedy MY LIFE IN RUINS. Georgia (Nia Vardalos) has lost her kefi (Greek for “mojo”). Discouraged by her lack of direction in life, she works as a travel guide, leading a rag-tag group of tourists as she tries to show them the beauty of her native Greece. While opening their eyes to an exotic foreign land, she too begins to see things in new ways—finding her kefi in the process.

 

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt – In theaters: September 11, 2009

Beyond a reasonable doubt

Beyond a reasonable doubt

Genre: Drama

  • Director:Peter Hyams
  • Cast:Jesse Metcalfe, Amber Tamblyn, Michael Douglas, Orlando Jones, Joel David Moore

High profile lawyer, Martin Hunter (Michael Douglas) has an impeccable record putting criminals behind bars and is a shoo-in for governor in the upcoming election. But when ambitious rookie journalist, C.J. Nicholas (Jesse Metcalfe) begins investigating Hunter for tampering with evidence to secure his convictions, the district attorney’s perfect record is up for scrutiny. Commencing a risky game of cat and mouse with Hunter, C.J. frames himself as a murder suspect to catch the corrupt D.A. in the act. Romantically involved with C.J. but unaware of his assignment, Assistant D.A. Ella (Amber Tamblyn) becomes caught between her boss’s political ambitions and C.J.’s dangerous expose. As mounting evidence stacks up against both men, Ella’s own life becomes threatened as she discovers incriminating proof that puts the fate of both Nichol’s innocence and Hunter’s reputation in her hands. With intricate plot twists ratcheting the tension throughout the film, this gripping courtroom thriller is written and directed by acclaimed director, Peter Hyams (Running Scared, End of Days) and also stars Orlando Jones and Joel David Moore

Paranormal Activity – In theaters: September 25, 2009

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity

Genre: Horror

  • Director: Oren Peli
  • Cast: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs, Amber Armstrong, Ashley Palmer

After a young, middle class couple moves into what seems like a typical suburban “starter” tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially when they sleep. Or try to.

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