The Early Report for May 22, 2006: Part One

This first section of The Early Report will give detailed coverage of all films scheduled to be released in the upcoming six weeks, including screen counts, running times and ratings. This week’s Early Report covers 68 known new movies opening in theatres or expanding their runs between Wednesday May 24 and Friday June 30.

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

An Inconvenient Truth

Logline: Documents the science of global warming with former Vice President Al Gore’s personal history and longtime commitment to communicating the need to reverse the effects of global climate change

Director: Davis Guggenheim

Distributor: Paramount Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, the Lincoln Square Cinemas and the Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City, and Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica on May 24

MPAA Rating: PG for mild thematic elements

Running Time: 100 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

La Moustache

Logline: After shaving off the moustache he’s worn his entire adult life, a middle-aged man wonders if something is wrong when his own wife and all his friends insist he’s never had a moustache. In French with English subtitles

Featuring: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Devos, Hippolyte Girardot, Vincent Lindon, Cylia Malki

Director: Emmanuel Carrere

Writers: Jerome Beaujour and Emmanuel Carrere, based on the novel by Carrere

Distributor: Cinema Guild

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City on May 24

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 86 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Stereo

Expanding today

The Celestine Prophecy: Opens at Landmark’s Uptown Cinema in Minneapolis
Thursday, May 25, 2006

What is a Man without a Mustacher

Logline: A young widow, an aging widower-returnee, and a priest from a bankrupt parish are struggling to come to terms with the post-war Croatian environment. In Croatian with English subtitles

Featuring: Zrinka Cvitesic, Ivo Gregurevic, Jelena Lopatic, Bojan Navojec, Leon Lucev

Director: Hrvoje Hribar

Writers: Renato Baretic, Hrvoje Hribar, Ivica Ivanisevic and Ante Tomic

Distributor: Doors Art Foundation

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City on May 25

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 109 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Stereo
Friday, May 26, 2006

Cavite

Logline: An American in the Philippines learns his mother and sister have been kidnapped. In English and in Filipino and Tagalog with English subtitles

Featuring: Ian Gamazon, Dominique Gonzalez, Jeffrey Lagda

Directors: Neill Dela Llana and Ian Gamazon

Writers: Neill Dela Llana and Ian Gamazon

Distributor: Truly Indie

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Cinema Village Theatre in New York City and Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles on May 26

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 80 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Lower City

Logline: Two best friends find their relationship becoming strained when they both fall in love with a local stripper. In Portuguese with English subtitles

Featuring: Alice Braga, Wagner Moura, Lazaro Ramos

Director: Sergio Machado

Writers: Karim Ainouz and Sergio Machado

Distributor: Palm Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on May 26

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

Running Time: 100 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Puffy Chair

Logline: Three friends drive cross-country on a mission to deliver a birthday gift, a giant purple La-Z-Boy, to one of their fathers

Featuring: Kathryn Aselton, Bari Dahan, Mark Duplass, Gerald Finnegan, Julie Fischer, Rhett Wilkins

Director: Jay Duplass

Writer: Mark Duplass

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco on May 26

MPAA Rating: R for language

Running Time: 85 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Shem

Logline: An arrogant and restless young Londoner, bored with his meaningless life, rediscovers his heritage after being sent on a personal mission by his grandmother

Featuring: Hadassah Hungar Diamant, Gordana Grubjsesic, Ash Newman, Istvan Szabo

Director: Caroline Roboh

Writer: Caroline Roboh

Distributor: HP Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Village East Cinemas in New York City on May 26

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

X-Men: The Last Stand

Logline: A cure for mutantcy threatens to alter the course of history, forcing all mutants to decide whether to retain their uniqueness and live in isolation or give up their powers and become human again

Featuring: Halle Berry, Alan Cumming, Kelsey Grammer, Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Vinnie Jones, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart

Director: Brett Ratner

Writers: Zak Penn & Simon Kinberg

Distributor: Twentieth Century-Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3250 plus locations on May 26

MPAA Rating: 103 minutes

Running Time: PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence, some sexual content and language

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Expanding today

American Gun: Opens at the Flicks Theatre in Boise

Army of Shadows: Opens at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago

The Beauty Academy of Kabul (Magnolia Films): Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin and the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

The Big Buy: How Tom DeLay Stole Congress: Opens at the Quad Cinema in New York City

Brick: Opens at Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis

The Celestine Prophecy: Opens at the Varsity Theatre in Ashland OR, the Osio Cinemas in Monterey and the Broadway Centre Cinemas in Salt Lake City

Clean: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley and Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco

CSA: The Confederate States of America: Opens at Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Dead Man’s Shoes: Opens at Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

The Devil and Daniel Johnston: Opens at Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis

Down in the Valley: Opens at the Tara 4 in Atlanta, the Arbor 7 in Austin, the Shadowoods Cinemas in Boca Raton, the Gateway Cinemas in Fort Lauderdale, the South Beach 18 in Miami and Landmark’s Oriental Theatre in Milwaukee

Drawing Restraint 9: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Berkeley, Landmark’s Esquire Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC and in San Diego

4: Opens at the Roxie Film Center in San Francisco

Giuliani Time: Opens at Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

I Am A Sex Addict: Opens at the Starz Film Center in Denver

Keeping Up With the Steins: Opens at Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, Landmark’s River Oaks Theatre in Houston, Landmark’s La Jolla Village Cinemas in La Jolla CA, Landmark’s Piedmont Theatre in Oakland, Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco and in additional theatres in select markets

Kinky Boots: Opens at Landmark’s Canal Place Cinemas in New Orleans

Lady Vengeance: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Lemming: Opens at Laemmle’s Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills and Landmark’s Inwood Theatre in Dallas

Look Both Ways: Opens at the Real Art Ways Cinemas in Hartford

The Lost City: Opens at Landmark’s Crossroad Cinemas in Boulder, Landmark’s Inwood Theatre in Dallas, Landmark’s Chez Artiste Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis and the Tampa Theatre in Tampa Bay

La Petite Jerusalem: Opens at the Cinemas Palme D’Or in Palm Desert CA

The Promise: Opens in Abilene, Baton Rouge, Birmingham, Boise, Burlington, Cedar Rapids, Champaign, Charleston, Charlotte, Chattanooga, Chico, Colorado Springs, Columbia OH, Columbia SC, Dayton, Des Moines, Fresno, Ft. Meyers, Ft. Smith, Gainesville, Greensborough, Greenville, Harrisburg, Lincoln, Little Rock, Norfolk, Odessa, Orlando, Peoria, Roanoke, Savannah, Syracuse, Tallahassee, Toledo, Tulsa and Wichita

The Proposition: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, the Angelika Film Center and Landmark’s Greenway 3 in Houston, Landmark’s Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Ritz Theatre in Philadelphia, Landmark’s Ken Cinema in San Diego, Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco and in Portland OR

Quality of Life: Opens at Laemmle’s Fairfax 3 in Los Angeles

Russian Dolls: Opens at the Broadway Cinemas in Salt Lake City and the Avalon Theater in Washington DC

Sir! No Sir!: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

Sketches of Frank Gehry: Opens at Landmark’s Albany Twin in Albany CA, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s River Oaks Theatre in Houston, Landmark’s La Jolla Village Cinemas in La Jolla CA, Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco and in additional theatres in select markets

Somersault (Magnolia Films): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas and the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR

Tibet: A Buddhist Trilogy: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin

Three Times: Opens at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs

Twelve and Holding: Opens at the University Town Center 6 in Irvine, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Criterion 6 in Santa Monica and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

Wah-Wah: Opens at the Mizner Park 8 and the Shadowood Square 16 in Boca Raton, Landmark’s Century Center Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Main Art Theater in Detroit, Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinemas in Highland Park IL, Landmark’s River Oaks Theatre in Houston, the Tropic Cinema in Key West FL, the Village Square 18 in Las Vegas, the South Beach 18 in Miami, the Sequoia Twin in Mill Valley CA, Landmark’s Edina 4 Theatre in Minneapolis, the Intracoastal 8 in North Miami Beach FL, the Cine Arts @ Palo Alto Square in Palo Alto, the PGA Cinema 6 in Palm Beach Gardens FL, the Ritz 5 Movies in Philadelphia, the Cine Arts @ Pleasant Hill in Pleasant Hill CA, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR, the Bijou @ Crossroads Cinemas in San Antonio, Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco, the CineArts @ Santana Row in San Jose, the Rialto Cinemas Lakeside in Santa Rosa CA, the Burns Court Cinemas in Sarasota FL, the Sunrise Cinemas in Sunrise FL and the Ritz 16 in Vorhees NJ

Water: Opens at Landmark’s Crossroad Cinemas in Boulder and Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis
Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Expanding today

Hate Crime: Opens at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco
Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Coastlines

Logline: An ex-con returns to his Florida hometown after three years and becomes involved with the wife of his best friend, the local sheriff

Featuring: Angela Bettis, Josh Brolin, Josh Lucas, Timothy Olyphant, Scott Wilson, Sarah Wynter

Director: Victor Nunez

Writer: Victor Nunez

Distributor: IFC Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City on May 31

MPAA Rating: R for some sexuality and brief language

Running Time: 119 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo
Friday, June 2, 2006

The Break-Up

Logline: Wackiness ensues when a couple breaks up and both refuse to move out of their Chicago condo

Featuring: Joey Lauren Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Judy Davis, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jon Favreau, Cole Hauser, John Michael Higgins, Ann-Margret, Vince Vaughn

Director: Peyton Reed

Writers: Jay Lavendar and Jeremy Garelick, story by Vince Vaughn, Jay Lavendar and Jeremy Garelick

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: June 2

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, some nudity and language

Running Time: 106 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

The Conrad Boys

Logline: A 19-year-old history buff sets aside his college plans to raise his highly imaginative 9-year-old brother when their mother dies unexpectedly

Featuring: Nick Bartzen, Justin Lo, Barry Shay, Boo Boo Stewart

Director: Justin Lo

Writer: Justin Lo

Distributor: Newport Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood on June 2

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 94 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Cult of the Suicide Bomber

Logline: Robert Baer, the real life CIA agent whose books became the basis for “Syriana,” goes around the world to investigate the phenomenon of suicide bombers, from the world’s first suicide bomber, who arose in the Iran-Iraq war and is now a hero in Iran, to the modern day bombers, including those involved in the September 11 attacks. In English and in

Directors: Kevin Toolis and David Batty

Distributor: Unknown at this writing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village in New York City on June 2

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 96 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

District B13

Logline: A member of an elite Parisian police squadron in 2013 is assigned the most dangerous mission of his career: to find and reclaim a weapon of mass destruction which has been concealed by the most powerful gang of the suburbs of District 13, a walled off section of Paris in which the criminals rule themselves. In French with English subtitles

Featuring: David Belle, Tony D’Amario, Larbi Naceri, Cyril Raffaelli, Dany Verissimo

Director: Pierre Morel

Writers: Luc Besson and Bibi Naceri

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the State Theatre in Ann Arbor, the Tara 4 in Atlanta, the Arbor Cinemas at Great Hills, Landmark’s Dobie Theatre and the South Lamar Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, the Aventura Mall 24 in Aventura FL, the Lincoln Square 16 in Bellevue WA, the Neshaminy 24 in Bensalem PA, Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Boston Commons 19 in Boston, the Brooklyn Center 20 in Brooklyn MN, the Media Center 8 in Burbank, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Hollywood 24 in Chamblee GA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas and the River East 21 in Chicago, the Puente Hills 20 in City of Industry CA, the Country Club Hills 16 in Country Club Hills IL, the Covina 30 in Covina CA, Landmark’s Inwood Theatre in Dallas, Landmark’s Mayan Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Main Art Theatre in Detroit, the Eden Prairie 18 in Eden Prairie MN, the New Jersey Gardens Theatre in Elizabeth NJ, the Evanston 12 in Evanston IL, the Hamilton 24 in Hamilton NJ, the Egyptian 24 in Hanover MD, the Green Valley Ranch 10 in Henderson NV, the Angelika Film Center, the Greenway Grand Palace Stadium 24, the Gulf Pointe 30 and the Studio 30 in Houston, the Huntington Beach 20 in Huntington Beach CA, the University Town Center 6 Cinemas in Irvine CA, the Barrett Commons 24 in Kennesaw GA, the La Jolla 12 in La Jolla CA, the Orleans 18 and the Suncoast 16 in Las Vegas, the Marketplace 6 in Long Beach CA, the Mesquite 30 in Mesquite TX, the South Beach 18 in Miami, Landmark’s Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis, the Southlake Pavilion 24 in Morrow GA, the New Brunswick Theatre in New Brunswick NJ, the Angelika Film Center, the Empire 25 and the Lincoln Square 12 in New York City, the Norwalk 20 in Norwalk CA, the Ontario Mills 30 in Ontario CA, the Block 30 and the Orange Stadium 25 in Orange CA, the Owings Mills 14 in Owings Mills MD, Landmark’s Aquarius Twin in Palo Alto, the Riverview Plaza Cinema sin Philadelphia, the Pleasant Hill 5 in Pleasant Hill CA, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas, the Mira Mesa 18 and the Palm Promenade 24 in San Diego, Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas and the Stonestown Twin in San Francisco, the Camera 12 and the Santana Row Cinemas in San Jose, San Marcos Stadium 18 in San Marcos CA, the Mercado 20 in Santa Clara CA, Landmark’s NuWilshire Twin in Santa Monica, the Marin Theatre in Sausalito CA, the Woodfield Theatre in Schaumburg IL, the Uptown Cinemas and Landmark’s Varsity Theatre in Seattle, the South Barrington 30 in South Barrington IL, the Sunset Place 24 in South Miami FL, the Southfield Entertainment Center Cinemas in Southfield MI, the Union City 25 in Union City CA, the Downtown 10 in Ventura, the Cantera 30 in Warrenville IL, the Georgetown 14 in Washington DC, the Palisades Center Cinemas in West Nyack NY, the Raceway Theatre in Westbury NY and the Promenade 24 in Westminster CO (80 locations total) on June 2

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

Running Time: 85 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby SR

50 Ways of Saying Fabulous

Logline: A twelve-year-old discovers his world has changed with the arrival of a new classmate and a new laborer on his father’s farm

Featuring: Harriet Beattie, Jay Collins, Michael Dorman, Georgia McNeil, Andrew Patterson, Rima Te Wiata

Director: Stewart Main

Writer: Stewart Main, based on the novel by Graeme Aitken

Distributor: Olive Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Quad Cinema in New York City on June 2

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Juarez: Stages of Fear

Logline: An American businessman on a pleasure trip to Juarez, Mexico is abducted by a sadistic gang. In English and in Spanish with English subtitles

Featuring: Cesar Alejandro, Elizabeth Cox, Chris Penn, Maria Rebeca, Jose Solano

Director: Cesar Alejandro

Writer: Cesar Alejandro

Distributor: Alexandria Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Laemmle’s One Colorado Plaza Cinemas in Pasadena on June 2

MPAA Rating: R for violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and nudity

Running Time: 87 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Peaceful Warroir

Logline: A college student and world-champion athlete, is haunted by the feeling that something is missing from his life

Featuring: Agnes Bruckner, Scott Mechlowicz, Nick Nolte, Amy Smart

Director: Victor Salva

Writer: Kevin Bernhardt, based on the book by Dan Millman

Distributor: Lionsgate

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Mountain View 16 in Mountain View CA, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, Landmark’s Bridge Theatre in San Francisco, Laemmle Monica 4 in Santa Monica, the CineArts 3 @ Marin in Sausalito CA, Landmark’s Harvard Exit Theatre in Seattle, the Valley Art Cinemas in Tempe, Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood and Landmark’s Westside Pavilion Cinemas in West Los Angeles on June 2

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sensuality, sex references and accident scenes

Running Time: 120 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Songbirds

Logline: A musical documentary about a group of female inmates at Downview Prison in Surrey UK, who try to deal with their incarceration in unique ways

Director: Brian Hill

Distributor: Century Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Roxie Film Center in San Francisco on June 2

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 80 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Surf School

Logline: Five rag-tag seniors, complete outsiders at their surf-crazed high school, decide to crash the biggest team surf contest during a class trip to Costa Rica

Featuring: Laura Bell Bundy, Ryan Carnes, Miko Hughes, Taylor Negron, Corey Sevier, Sisqo, Harland Williams

Director: Joel Silverman

Writer: Joel Silverman

Distributor: Slowhand Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Gateway Pavilions 18 in Avondale AZ, the Fashion Center 20 in Chandler AZ, the Glendale 9 in Glendale AZ, the Arrowhead Fountains 18 in Peoria AZ, the Scottsdale 101 14 and the Superstition Springs 25 in Phoenix, the Scottsdale 6 in Scottsdale, the Arizona Mills 24 in Tempe, the El Con 20 in Tucson and the Palms 14 in Yuma on June 2

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Typhoon

Logline: A modern-day pirate, who has been betrayed by both North and South Korea, sets out to take his revenge on both lands. In English and in Korean, Mandarin, Russian and Thai with English subtitles

Featuring: Dong-Gun Jang, Jung-Jae Lee, Mi-Yeon Lee, David McInnis, Chatthapong Pantanaunkul

Director: Kyung-Taek Kwak

Writer: Kyung-Taek Kwak

Distributor: Paramount Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley and in additional locations in select markets on June 2

MPAA Rating: R for strong violence and brief language

Running Time: 124 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The War Tapes

Logline: Documents the war in Iraq, from footage shot by soldiers on the front lines

Director: Deborah Scranton

Distributor: SenArt Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City on June 2

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 97 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Woodenhead

Logline: A unique and bizarre adaptation of the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales, combining elements of carnivals, brave young knights, damsels in distress, wicked witches, and a deliberate confusion of dichotomies such as good vs. evil, beautiful vs. ugly, powerful vs. powerless

Featuring: Tony Bishop, Warwick Broadhead, Nicholas Butler, David Hornblow, Teresa Peters

Director: Florian Habicht

Writer: Florian Habicht

Distributor: Olive Films

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

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Expanding today

The Celestine Prophecy: Opens at the Abbey Theatre in Durango CO, the Kentucky Twin in Lexington and the Hollywood Theatre in Portland OR

Clean: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin

Down in the Valley: Opens at the Flicks Theatre in Boise, Landmark’s Mayan Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Keystone Art Theatre in Indianapolis, the Downtown West 8 in Knoxville, Landmark’s Edina Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Green Hills Cinemas in Nashville and the Miracle Theatre in Tallahassee

Drawing Restraint 9: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, the Cinema 21 Theatre in Portland OR and the Tower Theatre in Salt Lake City

Evil: Opens at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland OR

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

Free Zone: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

I Am A Sex Addict: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin

An Inconvenient Truth: Opens at Landmark’s California Theatre in Berkeley, Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, the Coolidge Corner Cinemas in Brookline MD, the BAM Rose Cinemas in Brooklyn, the Harvard Square 5 in Cambridge MA, the Century 15 in Century City, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Magnolia Cinemas in Dallas, the Cine Arts 6 in Evanston IL, Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinemas in Highland Park IL, the Cinema Arts Center in Huntington NY, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine, the Kew Garden Cinemas in Kew Gardens NY, the Sequoia Cinemas in Mill Valley CA, Landmark’s Piedmont Theatre in Oakland, the CineArts at Palo Alto Square Cinemas in Palo Alto, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Ritz 5 in Philadelphia, the Angelika Film Center in Plano TX, the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville NY, Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco, the Santana Row Cinemas in San Jose, Landmark’s Guild 45th Theatre and the Pacific Place 11 in Seattle, the Galleria 16 in Sherman Oaks, the Cumberland Theatre in Toronto, the Ritz 16 in Voorhees NJ, Landmark’s Embassy Cinemas in Waltham MA and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas and the the Georgetown 14 in Washington DC

Kekexili: Mountain Patrol: Opens at Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis

Keeping Up with the Steins: Opens at Landmark’s Edina Cinemas in Minneapolis

Look Both Ways: Opens at the Shadowoods 16 in Boca Raton, Delray Beach 18 in Delray Beach FL and the South Beach 18 in Miami

Mirage: Opens at the Starz Film Center in Denver

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA and Landmark’s Westside Pavilion Cinemas in West Los Angeles

The Proposition: Opens at Landmark’s Maple Art Theatre in Detroit and Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis

The Puffy Chair: Opens at the Arbor @ Great Hills Cinemas and the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR, Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Russian Dolls: Opens at the Orpheum Theatre in Madison WI, the Camelot 3 in Palm Springs and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Sketches of Frank Gehry: Opens at Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, Landmark’s Chez Artiste Theatre in Denver, the Angelika Film Center in Plano TX, Landmark’s Guild 45th Cinemas in Seattle, Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC and in additional theatres in select markets

Three Times: Opens at the Regent Square Cinemas in Pittsburgh

Twelve and Holding: Opens at Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Inwood Theatre in Dallas, Landmark’s Main Art Theatre in Detroit and in additional theatres in select markets

Wah-Wah: Opens at the Downtown 14 in Albuquerque, Landmark’s La Jolla Village Cinemas in La Jolla CA, the Riverside 12 in Reno, the Nickelodeon Cinemas in Santa Cruz, Landmark’s Seven Gables Theatre in Seattle and Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis
Tuesday, June 6, 2006

The Omen

Logline: An American diplomat discovers his child might be the son of Satan

Featuring: Mia Farrow, Michael Gambon, Pete Postlethwaite, Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, David Thewlis

Director: John Moore

Writers: Dan McDermott

Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations on June 6

MPAA Rating: R for disturbing violent content, graphic images and some language

Running Time: 105 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS
Wednesday, June 7, 2006

The Heart of the Game

Logline: Documents the development of a high school girls basketball team in Seattle over several years

Director: Ward Serrill

Distributor: Miramax Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on June 7

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language

Running Time: 98 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Expanding today

Down in the Valley: Opens at the Academy of Art Theatre in Honolulu
Thursday, June 8, 2006

Fallen Angel: Gram Parsons

Logline: Documentary about the 1970s musician, his exceptional life, bizarre death, and impact on music history

Director: Gandulf Hennig

Distributor: Gandulf Hennig Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Roxie Film Center in San Francisco on June 8

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Psychopathia Sexualis

Logline: An ambitious doctor not only studies his sexually preverse patients, but uses them as pawns and playthings

Featuring: Jane Bass, Bryan Davis, Veronika Duerr, Sandra L. Hughes, Ted Manson, Daniel May, Rob Nixon, Lisa Paulsen, Daniel Pettrow, Rachel Sorsa

Director: Bret Wood

Writer: Bret Wood

Distributor: Kino International

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City on June 8

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 101 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo
Friday, June 9, 2006

Agnes and his Brothers

Logline: A transsexual and his brothers deal with how their eccentric father may be the cause of their continual relationship problems. In German with English subtitles

Featuring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Katja Riemann, Martin Weiss

Director: Oskar Roehler

Writer: Oskar Roehler

Distributor: First Run Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City on June 9

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 115 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Autumn

Logline: Three childhood friends are reunited in adulthood, all of them are pursuing criminal careers. In French with English subtitles

Featuring: Michel Aumont, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Dinara Drukarova, Samuel Dupuy, Irene Jacob

Director: Ra’up McGee

Writers: Ra’up McGee

Distributor: Truly Indie

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Quad Cinema in New York City and Landmark’s Westside Pavilion Cinemas in West Los Angeles on June 9

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 110 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Bombon, El Perro

Logline: A recently laid off man takes his new dog,a pure breed Dogo Argentino and potential dog show winner, on a trip across Argentine Patagonia in the hopes of finding his fortune in competition. In Spanish with English subtitles

Director: Carlos Sorin

Distributor: Cinema Tropical

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village in New York City on June 9

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 97 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Cars

Logline: A hot-shot NASCAR stock car gets waylaid in a small town on his way to a big race, and learns the true meaning of family and friendship

Featuring the voices of: Bonnie Hunt, Cheech Marin, Paul Newman, Richard Petty, John Ratzenberger, Owen Wilson

Director: John Lasseter

Writer: John Lasseter

Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3850 plus locations on June 9

MPAA Rating: G

Running Time: 117 minutes, including 5 minute Pixar short “One Man Band”

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul

Logline: Documentary about German musician Alexander Hacke as he roams the thriving streets of Istanbul with his mobile recording studio, collecting many kinds of musical inspiration. In English and in German and Turkish with English subtitles

Director: Fatih Akin

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on June 9

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Land of the Blind *** NEW ENTRY ***

Logline: An idealistic soldier strikes up an illicit friendship with a political prisoner, who wishes to recruit the soldier for a bloody coup d’etat

Featuring: Lara Flynn Boyle, Mark Dymond, Ralph Fiennes, Laura Fraser, Donald Sutherland

Director: Robert Edwards

Writer: Robert Edwards

Distributor: Bauer Martinez Studios

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on June 9

MPAA Rating: R for violence, language and some sexual content/nudity

Running Time: 101 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Long Weekend

Logline: An overworked ad executive has to contend with his oversexed brother while trying to complete an important ad campaign that could cost him his job

Featuring: Brendan Fehr, Chris Klein, Nicole McKay, Cobie Smulders, Chandra West

Director: Pat Holden

Writer: Tad Safran

Distributor: Lantern Lane Entertainment

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Laemmle’s Fairfax 3 in Los Angeles, Laemmle’s One Coloardo Plaza Cinemas in Pasadena and Laemmle’s Fallbrook 7 in West Hills CA on June 9

MPAA Rating: R for pervasive strong and crude sexual content, gross-out humor, language and brief drug use

Running Time: 85 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Los Lonely Boys: Cottonfields and Crossroads

Logline: Documentary about the “Texican” musical group

Director: Hector Galan

Distributor: Lone Wolf Bridge Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens in Brownsville TX, Corpus Christi, Harlingen TX, McAllen TX, Mission TX, San Angelo TX and Weslaco TX on June 9

MPAA Rating: PG for mild language and some thematic elements

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Mary

Logline: An actress becomes obsessed with Mary Magdelene after playing her in a film

Featuring: Juliette Binoche, Marion Cotillard, Heather Graham, Matthew Modine, Forest Whitaker

Director: Abel Ferrera

Writers: Abel Ferrara, Mario Isabella, Simone Lageoles and Scott Pardo

Distributor: Unknown at this writing

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on June 9

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 86 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

A Prarie Home Companion

Logline: Behind-the-scenes of the final broadcast of a long-running radio show

Featuring: Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Lindsey Lohan, Virginia Madsen, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin

Director: Robert Altman

Writer: Garrsion Keillor, based on his stories

Distributor: Picturehouse

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Landmark’s Albany Twin in Albany CA, Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinemas in Highland Park IL, Landmark’s Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis, Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City, the Lido Theatre in Newport Beach, the Camelot 3 in Palm Springs, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Angelika Film Center in Plano TX, Landmark’s Clay Theatre in San Francisco, Landmark’s Seven Gables Theatre in Seattle, Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC, Laemmle’s Fallbrook 7 in West Hills CA and in additional theatres in select markets on June 9

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for risque humor

Running Time: 105 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Uncut

Logline: A man, stuck at home with a fractured pelvis, tries every means possible to attract a woman into his bed, including a beautiful policewoman investigating the disappearance of the young man’s fiancee. In Italian with English subtitles

Featuring:

Director: Gionata Zarantonello

Writer: Gionata Zarantonello

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village 3 in New York City on June 9

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 78 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: DTS

For the Record…: The film claims to have the Guinness World Record for the longest continual single shot of the male genitalia

Expanding today

The Big Buy: How Tom DeLay Stole Congress: Opens at the Cinemas Palme D’Or in Palm Desert

The Fallen Idol: Opens at the Starz Film Center in Denver

An Inconvenient Truth: Opens at the Shirlington 7 in Arlington VA, the Charles Theatre in Baltimore, the Mizner Cinemas in Boca raton, the Camera 7 in Campbell CA, the Esquire Cinemas in Chicago, the Delray 18 in Delray Beach FL, Landmark’s Esquire Cinemas in Denver, Landmark’s Main Art Theatre in Detroit, the Cinema Arts Center in Fairfax VA, the Gateway 4 in Fort Lauderdale, Landmark’s River Oaks Cinemas in Houston, the Rancho Niguel Cinemas in Laguna Niguel CA, the South Beach 18 in Miami, Landmark’s Uptown Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Forum 22 in Montreal, the Intracostal 8 in North Miani, Landmark’s Piedmont Theatre in Oakland, the Bytowne Theatre in Ottawa, the CineArts Theatre in Pleasant Hill CA, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR, the Tower Theatre in Sacramento, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, the Stonestown Twin in San Francisco, the Fiesta 5 in Santa Barbara, the Del Mar Theatre in Santa Cruz, the Camelview 5 in Scottsdale, the Sunset Place 24 in South Miami, Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis and the Tinseltown 8 in Vancouver BC (28 additional locations)

Iron Island: Opens at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago

Kekexili: Mountain Patrol: Opens at Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

The King: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, Landmark’s Lumiere Cinemas in San Francisco and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

Look Both Ways: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas and the Angelika Film Center in Houston

The Lost City: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin, Ballantyne Village 5 in Charlotte, Landmark’s Maple Art Theatre in Detroit and Landmark’s Keystone Art Theatre in Indianapolis

Psychopathia Sexualis: Opens at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago and the Grand Illusion Cinema in Seattle

Somersault (Magnolia Films): Opens at the Downtown West Cinemas in Knoxville, the Green Hills 16 in Nashville and the Little Theater in Rochester NY

Three Times: Opens at the Tower Theatre in Salt Lake City
Wednesday, June 14, 2006

a/k/a Tommy Chong

Logline: Documents the arrest and conviction of the 1970s comedian for making bongs

Featuring: Tommy Chong, Jay Leno, Bill Maher, Cheech Marin, George Thorogood

Director: Josh Gilbert

Distributor: THINKFilm

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City on June 14

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 75 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo
Thursday, June 15, 2006

Going Under

Logline: A married psychotherapist begins to see his dominatrix outside of their sessions

Featuring: Brian Keane, Geno Lechner, Miho Nikaido, Roger Rees, Blake Robbins

Director: Eric Werthman

Writers: Eric Werthman & Jessica Gohlk

Distributor: Frontier Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City on June 15

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 98 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo
Friday, June 16, 2006

Beowulf and Grendel

Logline: A Scandinavian hero attempts save the Danes from an indomitable monster

Featuring: Gerard Butler, Sarah Polley, Ingvar Eggert Sigurosson, Stellan Skarsgard

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson

Writer: Andrew Rai Berzins, based on the epic poem

Distributor: Truly Indie

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens in Seattle on June 16

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 103 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Dog Lover’s Symphony

Logline: A troubled young man with a checkered past is taken in by a defense attorney who sees something in the young man no else sees

Featuring: Jesse Berns, Maxwell Caulfield, Alania Kalanj

Director: Ted Fukuda

Writer: Ted Fukuda

Distributor: Dog Lover’s Symphony LLC

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Cinema City Theatres in Anaheim and Laemmle’s Fairfax 3 in Los Angeles on June 16

MPAA Rating: PG for thematic material, including some drug issue

Running Time: 103 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Fall to Grace

Logline: A young Georgian emigrant, tries to make his way in a new country, a new school and onto the varsity basketball squad, against the wishes of his father

Featuring: Bhagirit Crow, Gabriel Luna, Kira Pozehl, Jessica Roque, David Stokey

Director: Mari Marchbanks

Writer: Mari Marchbanks

Distributor: Truly Indie

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin on June 16

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 87 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Logline: A hot dog street racer finds new challenges when he is sent to live with his father in Tokyo after getting in trouble with the law back home

Featuring: Lucas Black

Director: Justin Lin

Writers: Chris Morgan and Kario Salem and Alfredo Botello

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3650 plus locations on June 16

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for reckless and illegal behavior involving teens, violence, language and sexual content

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Garfield’s A Tail of Two Kitties

Logline: The big orange furball visits England. Wackiness, and much lasagna eating, will surely ensue

Featuring: Billy Connolly, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Breckin Meyer and the voice of Bill Murray

Director: Tim Hill

Writers: Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow, based on the comic strip by Jim Davis

Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2750 plus locations on June 16

MPAA Rating: PG for some off-color elements

Running Time: 80 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

The Lake House

Logline: A lonely lady doctor begins exchanging letters with a frustrated architect, only to find more than physical distance separates them

Featuring: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Sandra Bullock, Christopher Plummer, Keanu Reeves, Dylan Walsh

Director: Alejandro Agresti

Writer: David Auburn, based on the screenplay for the 2000 film “Siworae” by Ji-na Yeo

Distributor: Warner Brothers

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations on June 16

MPAA Rating: PG for some language and a disturbing image

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Loverboy

Logline: A woman who was smothered with love as a child makes the same mistakes as a mother with her own child

Featuring: Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Oliver Platt, Kyra Sedgwick, Marisa Tomei

Director: Kevin Bacon

Writers: Hannah Shakespeare, based on the novel by Victoria Redel

Distributor: THINKFilm

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambrdige MA, the Esquire 6 in Chicago, the Angelika Film Center in New York City, the Ritz 5 in Philadelphia, the Ritz 16 in Voorhees NJ and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood on June 16

MPAA Rating: R for sexuality

Running Time: 85 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Lower City

Logline: Two Brazilian fisherman find their lifelong friendship in ruins after they both fall for the same woman. In Portuguese with English subtitles

Featuring: Alice Braga, Wagner Moura, Lazaro Ramos

Director: Sergio Machado

Writers: Karim Ainouz, Sergio Machado, Adriana Rattes and Gil Vicente Tavares

Distributor: Palm Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on June 16

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

Running Time: 98 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green

Logline: An adorable young gay man looks for love in all the wrong places

Featuring: Scott Atkinson, Meredith Baxter, Daniel Letterle

Director: George Bamber

Writer: David Vernon

Distributor: here! Films/Regent Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Regent Showcase Theatre in Hollywood and the Quad Cinemas in New York City on June 16

MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content and language

Running Time: 88 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Nacho Libre

Logline: A Mexican monk-in-training moonlights as a lucha libre wrestler to raise money for his orphanage

Featuring: Jack Black, Efren Ramirez

Director: Jared Hess

Writers: Jared Hess & Jerusha Hess & Mike White

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2850 plus locations on June 16

MPAA Rating: PG for rough action, and crude humor including dialogue

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Only Human *** NEW ENTRY ***

Logline: When a young woman comes home to introduce her fiance to her idiosyncratic Jewish family, everything goes smoothly until the lovers belatedly reveal the man is Palestinian. In English and in Arabic, Hebrew and Spanish with English subtitles

Featuring: Marian Aguilera, Norma Aleandro, Maria Botto, Guillermo Toledo

Directors: Dominic Harari and Teresa de Pelegri

Writers: Dominic Harari and Teresa de Pelegri

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Lincoln Center Cinemas and the Quad Cinema in New York City on June 16

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Wordplay

Logline: Documents the world of competitive crossword puzzle solving

Director: Patrick Creadon

Distributor: IFC Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City on June 16

MPAA Rating: PG for some language and mild thematic elements

Running Time: 94 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Expanding today

Army of Shadows: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley and the Balboa Theatre in San Francisco

Cavite: Opens at Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego and Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco

The Celestine Prophecy: Opens at the Darkside Cinema in Corvallis OR

Coastlines: Opens at Laemmle’s Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills

District B13: Opens at the Downtown 14 in Albuquerque, the Esquire Theatre in Cincinnati, the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, the Studio 30 in Olathe KS and the El Con 20 in Tucson

Drawing Restraint 9: Opens at Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Evil: Opens at the Cleveland Cinematheque in Cleveland

The Fallen Idol: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta

Forgiving Dr. Mengele: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

An Inconvenient Truth: Opens at the Spectrum 7 in Albany NY, the Albuquerque 14 in Albuquerque NM, the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor, the Arbor Cinemas in Austin, the Lincoln Square Cinemas in Bellevue WA, the Paseo Camarillo Theatre in Camarillo CA, the Chelsea Theatre in Chapel Hill, the Eastern Hills Theater in Clarence NY, the Cedar Lee Cinemas in Cleveland, the Drexel Gateway Cinemas in Columbus OH, the Flower Hill 4 in Del Mar CA, the Carolina 3 in Durham, the Princess Theatre in Edmonton, the Crown City Cinema in Hartford CT, Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinema in Indianapolis, the Varsity Theatre in Honolulu, the Huntington 20 in Huntington Beach, the Tivoli at Manor Square Theatre in Kansas City MO, Landmark’s La Jolla Village Cinemas in La Jolla CA, the Westgate Theatre in Madison WI, the Mariemont Theatre in Mariemont OH, the Stadium 20 in Orange CA, the Manor Theatre in Pittsburgh, the Colony Twin in Raleigh NC, the River Theatre in Rancho Mirage CA, the Broadway 6 in Salt Lake City, the Palm Theatre in San Louis Obispo, the Sunrise Theatre in Tampa, the Downtown 10 in Ventura CA and the Westlake Village Theatre in Westlake CA (31 additional locations)

The King: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambrdige MA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Greenway Cinemas in Houston, the Nickelodeon Cinemas in Santa Cruz and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Lemming: Opens at Landmark’s Greenway 3 in Houston

La Petite Jerusalem: Opens at the Real Art Ways Cinemas in Hartford

Psychopathia Sexualis: Opens at the Clinton Street Theatre in Portland OR

Russian Dolls: Opens at the Flicks Theatre in Boise

Sketches of Frank Gehry: Opens at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento

States of Grace: Opens at Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood
Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Expiration Date

Logline: A young man whose father and grandfather were killed by milk trucks on their 25th birthdays finds a reason to break out of his malaise just before his 25th birthday by meeting an unconventional young woman

Featuring: Robert A. Guthrie, David Keith, Sascha Knopf, Dee Wallace Stone, Brandon Whitehead

Director: Rick Stevenson

Writers: Hamish Gunn & Rick Stevenson

Distributor: Roadkill Productions

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Landmark’s Egyptian Theatre in Seattle on June 21

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 94 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man

Logline: Documents a concert honoring the prolific singer and songwriter, with performances by Nick Cave, Jarvis Cocker, Beth Orton, U2 and Rufus Wainwright

Director: Lian Lunson

Distributor: Lionsgate

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City on June 21

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sex-related material

Running Time: 98 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital
Thursday, June 22, 2006

The Garden of Earthly Delights

Logline: An art historian specializing in the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch decides to spend her final days in Venice after discovering she has cancer

Featuring: Barry Chipperfield, Maria Novella Martinoli, Chris Nightingale, Claudine Spiteri

Director: Lech Majewski

Writer: Lech Majewski, based on his story “Metaphysics”

Distributor: Mestiere Cinema

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City on June 22

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 103 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.66:1)

Sound Format: Dolby SR
Friday, June 23, 2006

Click

Logline: An overworked architect buys a magic remote control that begins to take over his life. Wackiness, and many life lessons, will surely ensue

Featuring: Sean Astin, Kate Beckinsale, Adam Sandler, Christopher Walken, Henry Winkler

Director: Frank Coraci

Writers: Steve Koren, Mark O’Keefe, Adam Sandler, Jack Giarraputo

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3250 plus locations on June 23

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language, crude and sex related humor and some drug references

Running Time: 98 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

The Great New Wonderful

Logline: Five separate stories set in the aftermath of New York City’s omnipresent, but unmentioned, tragedy

Featuring: Stephen Colbert, Olympia Dukakis, Edie Falco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Naseeruddin Shah, Tony Shaloub

Director: Danny Leiner

Writer: Sam Catlin

Distributor: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on June 23

Opening Week Release Pattern: First Independent Pictures

MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexuality

Running Time: 89 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format:Stereo

The Hidden Blade

Logline: A samurai takes leave of his lifelong friends to take an important position within a shogunate far away. In Japanese with English subtitles

Featuring: Takako Matsu, Masatoshi Nagase, Yukiyoshi Ozawa, Tomoko Tabata, Hidetaka Yoshioka

Director: Yoji Yamada

Writers: Yoji Yamada and Yoshitaka Asama, based on the stories of Shuuhei Fujisawa

Distributor: Tartan Films USA

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village in New York City on June 23

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 132 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Road to Guantanamo

Logline: Four British Muslim boys who go to Pakistan for a wedding and end up in Cuba as tortured prisoners of the U.S. Army.

Featuring: Rizwan Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddiqui, Afran Usman

Directors: Michael Winterbottom and Mat Whitecross

Writers: No screenwriter credited

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City, Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood and in additional theatres in select markets on June 23

MPAA Rating: R for language and disturbing violent content

Running Time: 95 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Say Uncle

Logline: When Paul’s godson moves with his family to Japan, Paul starts a desperate search to replace his lost relationship with his godson.

Featuring: Anthony Clark, Lisa Edelstein, Melanie Lynskey, Kathy Najimy, Peter Paige, Gabrielle Union

Director: Peter Paige

Writer: Peter Paige

Distributor: TLA Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Laemmle’s Fairfax 3 in Los Angeles and the Quad Cinema in New York City on June 23

MPAA Rating: R for some language

Running Time: 91 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Two Drifters

Logline: A handsome young man and an unstable young woman find an uneasy friendship based on their mutual misery. In Portuguese with English subtitles

Featuring: Joao Carreira, Carloto Cotta, Ana Cristina DeOliveira, Nuno Gil, Teresa Madruga

Director: Joao Pedro Rodrigues

Writers: Paulo Rebelo and Joao Pedro Rodrigues

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Quad Cinema in New York City on June 23

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 101 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Wassup Rockers

Logline: A skateboarding odyssey about a group of Latino teens who leave their east Los Angeles neighborhood to explore the wilds of Beverly Hills.

Featuring: Yunior Usualdo Panameno, Francisco Pedrasa, Eddie Velasquez, Jonathan Velasquez, Milton Velasquez

Director: Larry Clark

Writer: Larry Clark, story by Larry Clark and Matthew Frost

Distributor: First Look Studios

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on June 23

MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, some violence, sexual content and teen drinking

Running Time: 111 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Waist Deep

Logline: An ex-convict gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside

Featuring: The Game, Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Larenz Tate, Arnold Vosloo

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall

Writer: Vondie Curtis-Hall, story by Michael Mahern and Darin Scott

Distributor: Focus Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1500 plus locations on June 23

MPAA Rating: R for strong violence and pervasive language

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Expanding today

Autumn: Opens at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington,DC

District B13: Opens at the Cedar Lee Cinemas in Cleveland, the Riverside 12 in Reno and the Crocker Park 16 in Westlake OH

Fall to Grace: Opens at Landmark’s Varsity Theatre in Seattle

The Fallen Idol: Opens at the Tower Theatre in Salt Lake City

Forgiving Dr. Mengele: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

An Inconvenient Truth: Opens at the Village 4 in Boulder, the Roxy Theatre in Burlington VT, the Cape Cinema in Dennis MA, the Super Cinema in Holland OH, the Suncoast 16 in Las Vegas, the Kentucky Twin in Lexington, the Ridgeway Cinemas in Memphis, Landmark’s Canal Place Cinemas in New Orleans, the Nickelodeon Cinemas in North Falmouth MA, the Island Theatre in Oak Bluffs MA, the Avon Cinema in Providence RI, the Riverside Theatre in Reno, the Westhampton Twin in Richmond VA, the Catalina Cinemas and the El Con 20 in Tucson, the Railroad Square Cinemas in Waterville ME and the West Boylston MA

Iron Island: Opens at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago

The King: Opens at Landmark’s Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Ritz Theatres in Philadelphia, Landmark’s Ken Cinemas in San Diego, the Palm Theatre in San Luis Obispo, Landmark’s Varsity Theatre in Seattle and the Ritz 16 in Voorhees NJ

Lemming: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley and Landmark’s Lumiere 3 in San Francisco

The Lost City: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta and Landmark’s River Oaks Theatre in Houston

Quality of Life: Opens at the Real Artways Cinema in Hartford

Wordplay: Opens at Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Angelika Film Center in Plano TX, Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica, Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood and in additional theatres in select markets
Wednesday, June 28, 2006

The Motel

Logline: A thirteen-year-old boy, who lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel, befriends a self-destructive yet charismatic Korean man who has checked in

Featuring: Jeffrey Chyau, Stephen Chen, Samantha Futerman, Sung Kang, Jade Wu

Director: Michael Kang

Writer: Michael Kang

Distributor: Palm Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City on June 28

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 76 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Rank

Logline: Documents the struggle of the three highest ranking bull riders competing for the title of Professional Bull Riding World Champion

Director: John Hyams

Distributor: IFC First Take

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City on June 28

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 97 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Strangers With Candy

Logline: A 46 year-old ex-junkie and ex-con returns to high school in a bid to start her life over

Featuring: Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Dan Hedaya, Ian Holm, Amy Sedaris

Director: Paul Dinello

Writers: Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello and Amy Sedaris

Distributor: THINKFilm

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Chelsea Cinemas and Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City on June 28

MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, language and some drug material

Running Time: 97 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Expanding today

Room: Opens at the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City
Friday, June 30, 2006

The Blood of My Brother

Logline: Documents the choice of a young Iraqi to seek vengeance on American troops after his brother is shot and killed by US forces while guarding an ancient mosque in Kadhimiya. In English and in Arabic with English subtitles

Director: Andrew Berends

Distributor: LifeSize Entertainment

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village Theatre in New York City on June 30

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Devil Wears Prada

Logline: A put-upon assistant must deal with her high maintenance fashion magazine editrix boss.

Featuring: Simon Baker, Emily Blunt, Adrian Grenier, Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep

Director: David Frankel

Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna and Don Roos, based on the book by Lauren Weisberger

Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2250 plus locations on June 30

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sensuality

Running Time: 106 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Superman Returns

Logline: The Man of Steel returns to Earth after a six-year absense to discover a world much darker than the one he left behind

Featuring: Kate Bosworth, Sam Huntington, Hugh Laurie, James Marsden, Brandon Routh, Eva Marie Saint, Kevin Spacey

Director: Bryan Singer

Writers: Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris, story by Bryan Singer & Michael Dougherty & Dan Harris, based on the comic book created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel

Distributor: Warner Brothers

Opening Week Release Pattern: 4000 plus locations on June 30

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense action violence

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Who Killed the Electric Carr

Logline: Documents the rise and death of the EV-1 electrical car, which threatened the status quo of the oil industry

Director: Chris Paine

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino, the Angelika Film Center in New York City, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena and in additional locations in select markets on June 30

MPAA Rating: PG for brief mild language

Running Time: 92 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Expanding today

Cavite: Opens at Landmark’s Varsity Theatre in Seattle

The Fallen Idol: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

An Inconvenient Truth: Opens at the Fine Arts Theatre in Asheville NC, the Terrace Theatre in Charleston SC, the Twin Peaks Cinemas in Colorado Springs, the Mahawie Triplex in Great Barrington MA, the Fall Creek Cinemas in Ithaca NY, the Market Street Cinemas in Little Rock and the Naro Theatre in Norfolk VA

Iron Island: Opens at the Roxie Film Center in San Francisco

The King: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, Landmark’s Esquire Theatre in Denver, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Lower City: Opens at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green: Opens at Landmark’s Mayan Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego and Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco

Russian Dolls: Opens at the Academy of Art Theatre in Honolulu

Shem: Opens at Laemmle’s Fairfax 3 in Los Angeles

Two Drifters: Opens at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco

Three Times: Opens at the Academy of Art Theatre in Honolulu

The War Tapes: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Castro Theatre in San Francisco and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Wordplay: Opens at Landmark’s Main Art Theater in Detroit, the Angelika Film Center in Houston and in addtional locations in select markets
For Release Dates Changes and Estimated Screen Counts for films scheduled for release between July 2006 and Summer 2009, please visit the second section of The Early Report

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