The Early Report for June 29, 2003

The Early Report is a weekly digest concerning the upcoming four weeks of movie releases, including theatre specific information and links to official web sites when possible, plus the most recent MPAA ratings. The Early Report is updated throughout the week when the latest information becomes available.

The most recent MPAA ratings

The Blackout Murders (Paramount): R for violence, language and sexuality

Freddy Vs. Jason (New Line): R for pervasive strong horror violence/gore, gruesome images, sexuality, drug use and language

Intolerable Cruelty (Universal): PG13 for sexual content, language and brief violence

The League Of Extraordinary Gentleman (Fox): PG13 for intense sequences of fantasy violence, language and innuendo

Lost In Translation (Focus Features): R for some sexual content

The Runaway Jury (Fox): PG13 for violence, language and thematic elements

The Sea (Palm Pictures): R for sexuality and language

Suspect Zero (Paramount): R for violent content, language and some nudity

Teknolust (THINKfilm): R for some sexual content

Underworld (Screen Gems): R for strong violence and gore, and language

Seabiscuit (Universal): PG13 for language, some sexual situations, and violent sports-related

Wednesday, July 2, 2003

Gasoline

Logline: Two women from opposite sides of the social spectrum find love when the accidental death of one of their mothers sends them fleeing from the law

Featuring: Regina Orioli, Maya Sansa, Mariella Valentini

Director: Monica Stambrini

Writers: Anne Riitta Ciccone, Monica Stambrini

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City on July 2

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 88 Minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Legally Blonde 2

Logline: After being fired from her job for trying to stand up for animal rights, Elle Woods goes to Washington to take matters into her own well-manicured hands

Featuring: Sally Field, Regina King, Bob Newhart, Luke Wilson, Reese Witherspoon

Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld

Writer: Kate Kondell, from a story by Eve Ahlert, Dennis Drake and Kate Kondell, based on characters from the novel “Legally Blonde” by Amanda Brown

Distributor: MGM

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3000 plus locations on July 2

MPAA Rating: PG13 for some sex-related humor

Running Time: 95 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

Logline: The most daring thief on the open seas must fight Eris, the goddess of chaos, to save his best friend

Featuring the voices of: Joseph Fiennes, Brad Pitt, Michelle Pfieffer, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Directors: Patrick Gilmore, Tim Johnson

Writer: John Logan

Distributor: Dreamworks

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2800 plus locations on July 2

MPAA Rating: PG for adventure action, some mild sensuality and brief language

Running Time: 86 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Swimming Pool

Logline: Looking for inspiration for her latest novel, a British author accepts an invitation from her publisher to stay at his place in the South of France, only to find her world turned inside out by the arrival of the publisher’s reckles daughter

Featuring: Chalres Dance, Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier

Director: François Ozon

Writers: Emmanuèle Bernheim, François Ozon

Distributor: Focus Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at 13 locations in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Washintgon DC on July 2

MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, nudity, language, some violence and drug use

Running Time: 102 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Terminator 3

Logline: A decade has passed since John Connor helped prevent Judgment Day and save mankind from mass destruction. Now an adult, Connor lives “off the grid,” so he cannot be traced by Skynet, the highly developed network of machines that once tried to kill him and wage war on humanity. Until…out of the shadows of the future steps the T-X, Skynet’s most sophisticated cyborg killing machine yet. Sent back through time to complete the job left unfinished by her predecessor, the T-1000, this machine is as relentless as her human guise is beautiful. Now Connor’s only hope for survival is the Terminator, his mysterious former assassin. Together, they must triumph over the technologically superior T-X and forestallthe looming threat of Judgment Day…or face the apocalypse and the fall of civilization as we know

itFeaturing: Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl

Director: Jonathan Mostow

Writers: John Brancato, Michael Ferris and Tedi Sarafian, based on characters and situations created by James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd

Distributor: Warners

Opening Week Release Pattern: 7000 prints in 3500 plus locations on July 2

MPAA Rating: R for strong sci fi violence and action, language, brief nudity

Running Time: 109 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Expanding Today

Le Cercle Rouge: Opens at the Movies at Exchange Street in Portland ME

Russian Ark: Opens in Denver

Spellbound: Opens at two locations in Birmingham and Huntsville AL

Friday, July 4, 2003

Confusion of Gender

Logline: A bisexual attorney tries to have it all, including his guilty of murder client. In French with Englishsubtitles

Featuring: Alain Bashung, Julie Gayet, Pascal Greggory, Nathalie Richard

Director: Ilan Duran Cohen

Writers: Ilan Duran Cohen, Philippe Lasry

Distributor: Picture This! Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Quad Cinema in New York City on July 4

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 94 Minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Tattoo

Logline: A graduate from the police academy, hoping to secure himself a cushy desk job, instead finds himself forced to join the homicide squad, where his new partner uses him as a passport into the underground youth culture, in order to stalk a serial killer. In German with English subtitles

Featuring: Sandra Bra, Joseph Hader, Martin Puntigam

Director: Robert Schwendtke

Writer: Robert Schwendtke

Distributor: Vitagraph Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village in New York City on July 4

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85)

Sound Format: Stereo

Expanding Today

Le Cercle Rouge: Opens at the Plan B in Santa Fe

Charlotte Sometimes: Opens at the Madstone Theatre in San Diego

Dracula: Pages From A Virgin’s Diary: Opens at at Music Box Theatre in Chicago, the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville FL and the Orpheum Theatre in
Madison WI

The Eye: Opens at Landmark’s Ken Cinema in San Diego

Love The Hard Way: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Boston

Spellbound: Opens at seven locations in Calgary, Charlotte, Edmonton, Ft. Myers FL, Key West, Naples FL and Ottawa

The Trip: Opens at four locations in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago and Detroit

Winged Migration: Opens at fourteen locations in Austin, Baltimore, Buffalo, Cleveland, Gainesville FL, Ithica NY, Madison WI, New Orleans, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Roanoke VA, Santa Barbera, St. Louis and Sante Fe

Wednesday, July 9, 2003

Madame

SataLogline: A young man, born of slaves and sold by his mother at the age of seven, pursues his freedom on the mean streets of Lapa, Rio de Janeiro. In Portuguese with English subtitles

Featuring: Flavio Bauraqui, Marcelia Cartaxo, Felipe Marques, Lázaro Ramos

Director: Karim Ainouz

Writer: Karim Ainouz

Distributor: Wellspring

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City on July 9

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 105 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Logline: A ragtag group of adventurers mount a daring rescue mission from dangerous pirates who are trying to reverse an ancient curse

Featuring: Orlando Bloom, Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Pryce, Geoffrey Rush

Director: Gore Verbinski

Writers: Ted Elliot, Terry Rossio, Jay Wolpert

Distributor: Buena Vista

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations release on July 9

MPAA Rating: PG13 for action adventure/violence

Running Time: 135 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Expanding Today

Spellbound: Opens at the Douglass Theatre in Macon GA

Friday, July 11, 2003

The Cuckoo

Logline: In the days before Finland pulled out of World War II, a lone Finnish sniper is turned on by his compatriots for a being a pacifist and, in their eyes, a reluctant fighter

Featuring: Anni-Christina Jusso, Viktor Bychkov, Ville Haapsalo

Director: Aleksandr Rogozhkin

Writer: Aleksandr Rogozhkin

Distributor: Sony Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Quad Cinema in New York City and in Los Angeles on July 11

MPAA Rating: PG13 for sexual content and violence

Running Time: 99 Minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Guns and Roses

Logline: In the late 1800s, five female outlaws are bent on avenging the murder of a friend

Featuring: Bobby Brown, Monica Calhoun, Stacey Dash, Lil Kim

Director: Jean Claude LaMarre

Writer: Jean Claude LaMarre

Distributor: Unknown as of this writing

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on July 11

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated by the MPAA

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Holy Land

Logline: During a period of turmoil in the Middle East, an unlikely romance develops between a rabbinical student and a Russian prostitute. In English and Arabic, Hebrew and Russian with English subtitles

Featuring: Albert Illouz, Aryeh Moskona, Oren Rehany, Tchelet Semel, Saul Stein

Director: Eitan Gorlin

Writer: Eitan Gorlin

Distributor: CAVU Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on July 11

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 96 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Housekeeper

Logline: After his wife leaves him, a lonely sound engineer hires a housekeeper with no previous experience. In French with subtitles

Featuring: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Emily Dequenne

Director: Claude Berri

Writer: Claude Berri, based on the novel by Christian Oster

Distributor: Palm Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in Los Angeles on July 11

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 91 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

I Capture The Castle

Logline: A 17-year old fledging writer living with her bohemian family in a rundown English castle finds her life turned upside down when the estate is inherited by a pair of wealthy American brothers

Featuring: Marc Blucas, Romola Garai, Bill Nighy, Henry Thomas

Director: Tim Fywell

Writer: Heidi Thomas, based on the novel by Dodie Smith

Distributor: IDP Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Seven screens in New York City and Los Angeles on July 11

MPAA Rating: R for brief nudity

Running Time: 113 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Km. 0

Logline: The love lives of 14 Madrid residents whose lives interconnect on one hot August afternoon. In Spanish withsubtitles

Featuring: Georges Corraface, Carlos Fuentes, Silke Hornillos Klein, Mercè Pons, Concha Velasco

Directors: Juan Luis Iborra, Yolanda García Serrano

Writers: Juan Luis Iborra, Yolanda García Serrano

Distributor: TLA Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on July 11

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 108 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Logline: In Victorian England, a team of extraordinary adventurers are called to stop a villain intent on turning the nations of the world against one another

Featuring: Sean Connery, Jason Flemyng, Stuart Townsend, Shane West, Peta Wilson

Director: Stephen Norrington

Writer: James Robinson, based upon the comic books by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill

Distributor: Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2750 plus locations release on July 11

MPAA Rating: PG13 for intense sequences of fantasy violence, language and innuendo

Running Time: 112 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Northfork

Logline: In 1955, the once proud town of Northfork is scheduled to disappear under water due to the construction of a new dam

Featuring: Peter Coyote, Kyle MacLachlan, Nick Nolte, James Woods

Director: Michael Polish

Writers: Mark Polish and Michael Polish

Distributor: Paramount Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City, Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in Los Angeles and the Century Cinema in Chicago on July 11

MPAA Rating: PG13 for brief sexuality

Running Time: 94 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

11’09”01 – September 11

Logline: Eleven films from eleven filmmakers from around the world, all expressing their visions of what happened on September 11, 2001

Featuring: Peter Coyote, Kyle MacLachlan, Nick Nolte, James Woods

Directors: Youssef Chahine, Amos Gitai, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Shohei Imamura, Claude Lelouch, Ken Loach, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mira Nair, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Sean Penn, Danis Tanovic

Distributor: Empire Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Railroad Square in Waterford ME on July 11

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 134 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Expanding Today

Le Cercle Rouge: Opens at the Times Theatre in Milwaukee and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Charlotte Sometimes: Opens at the Restaurant Row in Honolulu and the Regent Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR

The Cremaster Cycle: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin

Dracula: Pages From A Virgin’s Diary: Opens at the Real Artways in Hartford

The Eye: Opens at the Regal Fiesta 16 in San Antonio

Fellini: I’m A Born Liar: Opens at the Brattle Theatre in Boston

Spellbound: Opens at 22 locations in Ambler PA, Bloomington IN, Breckenridge CO, Charlottesville VA, Decatur IL, Evansville IN, Fargo, Fayetteville AR, Guymon OK, Knoxville, Marquette MI, McMinneville OR, Montgomery AL, Nashville, Phoenix, Lakeland FL, Port Townsend WA, Tacoma, Terre Haute IN, Toledo, Traverse City MI, Williamstown MA,

Stone Reader: Opens at six locations in Baltimore, Cary NC, Chapel Hill NC, Chicago, Hartford and Newburyport MA

Swimming Ppol: Expands into select markets

Tattoo: Opens at Landmark’s NuArt Theatre in Los Angeles

The Trip: Opens at Landmark’s Lagoon Theatre in Minneapolis

Winged Migration: Opens at nine locations in Albany NY, Des Moines, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Louisville, Monterey,Phoenix, Portland and Rochester

Friday, July 18, 2003

The Anarchist’s Cookbook

Logline: A twentysomething slacker starts his own arachist group in East Dallas

Featuring: Devon Gummersall, John Savage, Johnny Whitworth

Director: Jordan Susman

Writer: Jordan Susman

Distributor: Innovation Film Group

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Village East Cinemas in New York City and Landmark’s NuArt Theatre in Los Angeles on July 18

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 101 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Bad Boys 2

Logline: Two Miami narcotics cops try to stop the flow of ecstasy into their city

Featuring: Martin Lawrence, Joe Pantoliano, Will Smith, Gabrielle Union

Director: Michael Bay

Writers: John Lee Hancock, Ron Shelton and Jerry Stahl, based on characters created by George

GalloDistributor: Paramount Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3500 plus locations on July 18

MPAA Rating: R for strong violence and action, pervasive language, sexuality and drug content

Running Time: 150 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Dirty Pretty Things

Logline: An illegal Nigerian immigrant, working as a night porter at a posh London hotel, teams with a Turkish chambermaid and a Chinese prostitute to solve a murder of a famous surgeon at their place of work

Featuring: Chewitil Ejiofor, Sergi Lopez, Audrey Tatou

Director: Stephen Frears

Writer: Steven Knight

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on July 18

MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, disturbing images and language

Running Time: 97 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Enbalmer

Logline: A good-looking waiter is offered a great job by a taxidermist and embalmer, finding himself as the over-paid employee/companion to a free-spending boss with possible connections to the Mafia. In Italian with

subtitlesFeaturing: Valerio Foglia Manzillo, Ernesto Mahieux

Director: Matteo Garrone

Writers: Ugo Chiti, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso

Distributor: First Run Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Quad Cinema in New York City on July 18

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 101 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Garage Days

Logline: An Australian garage band is willing to do just about anything to make it to the top

Featuring: Kick Gurry, Pia Miranda, Chris Sadrinna, Maya Stange, Brett Stiller

Director: Alex Proyas

Writers: Dave Warner, Alex Proyas, Michael Udesky

Distributor: Fox Searchlight

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on July 18

MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, drug use and language

Running Time: 105 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

How to Deal

Logline: A high school student, disillusioned with love after seeing the many dysfunctional relationships around her, realizes the possibility of true love can sometimes lie in the most unconventional of places

Featuring: Trent Ford, Peter Gallagher, Alison Janney, Mandy Moore

Director: Clare Kilner

Writer: Heidi Ferrer, based on the novels “Someone Like You” and “That Summer” by Sarah Dessen

Distributor: New Line

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2250 plus locations release on July 18

MPAA Rating: PG13 for sexual content, drug material, language and some thematic elements

Running Time: 102 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Johnny English

Logline: An office-bound junior intelligence worker is suddenly thrust into the spotlight when the Crown Jewels are stolen from the Tower of London and all other agents have been incapacitated

Featuring: Rowan Atkinson, Natalie Imbruglia, John Malkovich

Director: Peter Howitt

Writers: William Davies, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade

Distributor: Universal

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2000 plus locations on July 18

MPAA Rating: PG for comic nudity, some crude humor and language

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

On The Run (Trilogy One)

Logline: The first of three films focusing on the same characters in the same situations, told from different points of view. In this first film, the focus in on an leftist revolutionary who is looking to settle some old scores after escapeing from prison. In French with English subtitles

Featuring: Lucas Belvaux, Dominique Blanc, Ornella Muti

Director: Lucas Belvaux

Writer: Lucas Belvaux

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on July 18

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 110 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Expanding Today

11’09”01 – September 11: Opens at the Cinema Village in New York City

Le Cercle Rouge: Opens at the Orpheum Theatre in Madison WI

Fellini: I’m A Born Liar: Opens at the Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin and Landmark’s Lagoon Cinema inMinneapolis

The Holy Land: Opens at the Cinema Arts Center in Huntington NY

I Capture The Castle: Opens at nine locations in Boston, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose and Voorhees NJ

Northfork: Opens at eight locations in Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington DC

Thursday, July 24, 2003

Masked and Anonymous

Logline: In a fictional America caught up in a civil war that is tearing the nation apart, a benefit concert is being organized to bring peace to a country that is entrenched by chaos, lawlessness and pandemonium

Featuring: Jeff Bridges, Penelope Cruz, Bob Dylan, John Goodman, Jessica Lange, Luke Wilson

Director: Larry Charles

Writers: Rene Fontaine, Sergei Petrov

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the AMC Empire 25 and Angelika Film Center in New York City on July

24MPAA Rating: PG13 for some language and brief violence

Running Time: 107 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Friday, July 25, 2003

Balseros

Logline: Documentary about a group of Cubans risking the crossing between their homeland and the United States. In Spanish with English subtitles

Directors: Carles Bosch, José María Doménech

Distributor: Seventh Art

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on July 25

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 120 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Buffalo Soliders

Logline: Just before the fall of the Berlin Wall, an Army specialist stationed in West Germany finds his black market deals begin to crumble with the arrival of a new base commander

Featuring: Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Anna Paquin, Joaquin Phoenix

Director: Gregor Jordan

Writers: Mora MacCoby and Eric Alex Weiss, based upon the novel by Robert O’Connor

Distributor: Miramax

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on July 25

MPAA Rating: R for violence, drug content, strong language and some sexuality

Running Time: 98 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Camp

Logline: After failing as a Broadway lyricist, a songwriter goes to work at a summer camp for the musically gifted,finding the inspiration to give his career another chance

Featuring: Joanna Chilcoat, Robin de Jesus, Don Dixon

Director: Todd Graff

Writer: Todd Graff

Distributor: IFC Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on July 25

MPAA Rating: PG13 for mature thematic elements regarding teen sexual issues, and some language

Running Time: 114 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Hotel

Logline: Another split screen experiment from the director of “Timecode,” this time following four stories through a hotel in Venice, Italy

Featuring: Salma Hayek, Jason Isaacs, Lucy Liu, John Malkovich, Burt Reynolds, David Schwimmer

Director: Mike Figgis

Writer: Mike Figgis, partially based on the play “The Duchess of Malfi” by John Webster

Distributor: Innovation Film Group

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City and the ArcLight Cinemas in Los Angeles on July 25

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Tomb Raider 2

Logline: A thrill seeking adventurer fights a Chinese crime syndicate as she searches for an infamous site known as “The Cradle of Life”

Featuring: Gerald Butler, Djimon Hounsou, Angelina Jolie, Til Schweiger, Noah Taylor

Director: Jan DeBont

Writer: Dean Georgaris, based on a story by Lloyd Levin and Kirk M. Petruccelli

Distributor: Paramount

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2750 plus locations release on July 25

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Running Time: 110 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Lucia Lucia

Logline: After he husband mysteriously disappears, a woman discovers was not what it seems. In Spanish with English subtitles

Featuring: Carlos Alvarez-Novoa, Kuno Becker, Cecilia Roth

Director: Antonio Serrano

Writer: Antonio Serrano

Distributor: Fox Searchlight

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on July 25

MPAA Rating: R for sexuality, language and brief drug use

Running Time: 109 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Mondays In The Sun

Logline: A group of Spanish dockworkers must deal with unemployment when their port is closed to erect a group of luxury highrise apartments. In Spanish with English subtitles

Featuring: Javier Bardem, Nieve de Medina, Luis Tosar

Director: Fernando Leon de Aranoa

Writers: Fernando Leon de Aranoa, Ignacio Del Moral

Distributor: Lions Gate

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on July 25

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Running Time: 113 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Seabiscuit

Logline: During the Great Depression, the imagination of the nation is captured by the Triple Crown bid of an unlikely champion

Featuring: Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, Tobey Maguire

Director: Gary Ross

Writer: Gary Ross, based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand

Distributor: Universal

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 locations release on July 25

MPAA Rating: PG13 for some sexual situations and violent sports-related images

Running Time: 129 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Spy Kids 3D: Game Over

Logline: The Spy Kids team up to fight The Toymaker, who has trapped a group of children in a virtual

realityFeaturing: Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Daryl Sabara, Sylvester Stallone, Alexa Vega

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Writer: Robert Rodriguez

Distributor: Miramax

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations release on July 25

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Running Time: 85 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Expanding Today

11’09”01 – September 11: Opens at the Moving Image Arts in Santa Fe

Le Cercle Rouge: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin and Landmark’s Edina Theatre in

MinneapolisCharlotte Sometimes: Opens at the Cinema Village in New York City and the Madstone Theatre in San Diego

Dracula: Pages From A Virgin’s Diary: Opens at the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville

Fellini: I’m A Born Liar: Opens at the Angleika Film Center in Dallas and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

The Holy Land: Opens at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema in Chicago

I Capture The Castle: Opens at four locations in Denver, Minneapolis, Pittsfield MA and Santa Cruz

Masked and Anonymous: Opens at the NuArt in Los Angeles

Northfork: Opens at twelve locations in Baltimore, Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver

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