The Early Report for May 14, 2008: Part One

This first section of The Early Report features the most detailed listings on the Internet of all films scheduled to be released in the upcoming six weeks, including actual and estimated screen counts, running times and ratings. This week’s report covers 51 known new movies opening in theatres between Wednesday 5/14/08 and Friday 6/20/08, plus dozens more titles expanding their runs during this timeframe.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Paraguayan Hammock

Logline: In a sleepy village deep in a forest clearing, an elderly couple wait for their son to come home from war. In Guarani with subtitles

Featuring: Ramon Del Rio, Georgina Genes

Director: Paz Encina

Writer: Paz Encina

Distributor: Scalpel Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Anthology Film Archives in New York City on May 14

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 78 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.66:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Friday, May 16, 2008

Annan Thampi

Logline: Friends of two brothers, long-time enemies separated by their father during their youth, try to reunite the warring siblings. In Malayalam without subtitles

Featuring: Gopika, Janardhanan , Mammootty, Lakshmi Rai, Siddique

Director: Anwar Rasheed

Writer: Benny P. Nayarambalam

Distributor: Creative Film

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on May 16

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 180 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Logline: The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land’s throne, Prince Caspian

Featuring: Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Tilda Swinton

Director: Andrew Adamson

Writers: Andrew Adamson & Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, based on the novel by C.S. Lewis

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3950 plus locations on May 16

MPAA Rating: PG for epic battle action and violence

Running Time: 144 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer

Logline: Three generations of women in a Mexican American family experience sexual awakenings over the course of a summer

Featuring: Steven Bauer, American Ferrera, Lucy Gallardo, Elizabeth Pena

Director: Georgina Riedel

Writer: Georgina Riedel

Distributor: Maya Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Addison 20 in Addison IL, the Atlantic Palace Cinemas in Alhambra CA, the Hollywood USA Cinemas and the Amarillo Star Cinemas in Amarillo, the Parks Arlington 18 in Arlington, the Gateway Pavillions 18 in Avondale AZ, Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Town Centre 6 in Burbank, the Mary Pickford Theatre in Cathedral City CA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas, the Ford City 14 and the River East 21 in Chicago, the Rancho Del Rey Cinemas in Chula Vista CA, the Corona Crossings Cinemas in Corona CA. the Covina 30 in Covina CA, the Grand 24 and Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, the El Monte Cinemas in El Monte CA, the Bay Street 16 in Emeryville CA, the Escondido Stadium Cinemas in Escondido CA, the Paradise Park 24 in Fort Lauderdale, the Exchange 10 in Glendale CA, the Grapevine Mills 30 in Grapevine TX, the Gurnee Cinemas in Gurnee IL, the Gulf Pointe 30, the Marq*E Cinemas and the Studio 30 in Houston, the Katy Mills 20 in Katy TX, the Mesa Grande 24 in Mesa AZ, the Mesquite 30 in Mesquite TX, the Palace 18 in Miami, the Modesto 18 in Modesto, the Norwalk 20 in Norwalk CA, the Ontario Mills 30 and the Ontario Palace 22 in Ontario CA, the Block 30 in Orange CA, the Plaza 14 in Oxnard CA, the Bianchi Theatre in Paramount CA, the Hollywood USA 20 in Pasadena TX, the Arizona Center 24 and the the Christown 14 in Phoenix, the Jurupa Stadium Cinemas in Riverside, the Rohnert Park Cinemas in Rohnert Park CA, the Maya Cinemas in Salinas CA, Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco, the Eastridge 15 in San Jose, the San Marcos Cinemas in San Marcos CA, the Mercado 20 in Santa Clara, the Streets of Woodfield 20 in Schaumburg IL, the Shea 14 in Scottsdale, the South Barrington 30 in South Barrington IL, the South Gate Cinemas in South Gate CA, the Valley Art Theater in Tempe, the Cantera 30 in Warrenville IL, the West Covina Cinemas in West Covina, the Woodridge 18 in Woodridge IL on May 16

MPAA Rating: R for sexual content and some language

Running Time: 128 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Reprise

Logline: Two competitive friends, fueled by literary aspirations and youthful exuberance, endure the pangs of love, depression and burgeoning careers. In Norwegian with subtitles

Featuring: Henrik Elvestad, Espen Klouman-Hoiner, Anders Danielsen Lie, Christian Rubeck, Viktoria Winge

Director: Joachim Trier

Writer: Joachim Trier

Distributor: Miramax Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City, the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles and in additional locations in major markets on May 16

MPAA Rating: R for sexuality and language

Running Time: 105 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby SR

Sangre di Mi Sangre

Logline: A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father – only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the fathers’ fortune. In English and in Spanish with subtitles

Featuring: Eugenio Derbez, Jorge Adrian Espindola, Armando Hernandez, Paola Mendoza, Jesus Ochoa

Director: Christopher Zalla

Writer: Christopher Zalla

Distributor: IFC Films

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

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 110 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

CREDIT ABUSE!: There are ELEVEN producers, associate producers, executive producers and line producers credited for this film!

Yella

Logline: A woman flees her abusive husband in the former East Germany for a new life in the West, only to find her happiness threatened just as she finds love with a handsome business executive. In German with subtitles

Featuring: Barbara Auer, Nina Hoss, Burghart KlauSsner, Hinnerk Schonemann, Devid Striesow

Director: Christian Petzold

Writers: Simone Baer and Christian Petzold

Distributor: Cinema Guild

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village in New York City on May 16

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 89 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Expanding today

Alexandra: Opens at Landmark’s Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia

Before the Rains: Opens at Landmark’s Albany Twin in Albany CA, 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 Chez Artiste Theatre in Denver, the Evanston 12 in Evanston IL, the Cinema Arts Theatre in Fairfax VA, Landmark’s Greenwood Village Cinemas in Greenwood Village CO, Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinemas in Highland Park IL, Landmark’s La Jolla Village Cinemas in La Jolla CA, Landmark’s Guild Theatre in Menlo Park CA, Landmark’s Edina Cinemas in Minneapolis, Landmark’s Ritz 5 in Philadelphia, the Manor Theatres in Pittsburgh, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco, the CineArts @ Santana Row in San Jose, the CineArts @ Marin in Sausalito CA, the South Barrington 30 in South Barrington IL, Landmark’s Embassy Cinemas in Waltham MA and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Bloodline: Opens at Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

Body of War: Opens at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Mary Riepma Ross Center in Lincoln NE and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Bra Boys: Opens at the Rialto Elmwood Cinemas in Berkeley, the Shadowood 16 in Boca Raton, the Cocowalk 16 in Coconut Grove FL, the Crescent City Cinemas in Crescent City CA, teh Delray Beach 18 in Delray Beach FL, the Town Stadium Cinemas in Egg Harbor Township NJ, the Broadway 8 in Eureka CA, the Regency Cinemas in Jacksonville, the Oviedo Marketplace 22 in Orlando, the Kabuki 8 in San Francisco, the Veterans 24 in Tampa and the Indian River 24 in Vero Beach FL

Edgar Allen Poe’s House of Usher: Opens at the Cinemas Palme D’Or in Palm Desert CA

Flawless: Opens at the Mindframe 6 in Dubuque IA

Flight of the Red Balloon: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley

A Four Letter Word: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA

Fugitive Pieces: Opens at Landmark’s Ritz 5 in Philadelphia and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Indestructable: Opens at Laemmle’s Grande 4 in Los Angeles

Irina Palm: Opens at Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Jellyfish: Opens at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, the Palm Theatre in San Luis Obispo and Landmark’s Varisty Theatre in Seattle

Kiss the Bride: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta

The Life Before Her Eyes: Opens at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor and the Downtown West 8 in Knoxville

Meet Bill: Opens at Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco

My Blueberry Nights: Opens at the Gateway Theatre in Columbus OH

My Brother is an Only Child: Opens at Landmark’s Inwood Theatre in Dallas, Landmark’s Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Plaza Del Oro Cinemas in Santa Barbara and Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis

Never Forget: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cineams in Cambridge MA

Noise: Opens at Landmark’s Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Phialdelphia and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Laemmle’s One Colorado Plaza Cinemas in Pasadena and in additional locations in select markets

Paranoid Park: Opens at Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis

Planet B-Boy: Opens at the Gateway Theatre in Columbus OH, the Angelika Film Center in Houston and the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville

Quantum Hoops: Opens at the Quad Cinema in New York City

Roman De Gare: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino CA, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Upstate Films in Rhinebeck NY, the Plaza De Oro Cinemas in Santa Barbara, Landmark’s Harvard Exit Theatre in Seattle, Landmark’s Embassy Cinemas in Waltham MA, Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles

Shotgun Stories: Opens at the Starz Film Center in Denver

Son of Rambow: Opens at Landmark’s Albany Twin in Albany CA, Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, Landamrk’s Harbor East Cinemas in Baltimore, Landmark’s Esquire Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Main Art Theatre in Detroit, the Rancho Niguel 8 in Laguna Niguel CA, Landmark’s Downer Theatre in Milwaukee, Landmark’s Piedmont Theatre in Oakland, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica, Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis, the Westlake Village Twin in Westlake Village CA and in additional locations in select markets

Standard Operating Procedure: Opens at Landmark’s Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia and in additional locationc in select markets

Then She Found Me: Opens at the Spectrum Theatre in Albany NY, the Fine Arts Theatre in Asheville NC, the Pilot Butte Cinemas in Bend OR, the Eastern Hills 3 and the North Park Cinemas in Buffalo, the Galaxy 6 in Cary NC, the Chelsea Cinemas in Chapel Hill, the Terrace Theatre in Charleston, the Ballantyne Cinemas and the Manor Cinemas in Charlotte, the Neon Theatre in Dayton OH, the Fleur Cinemas in Des Moines, the Carolina Theatre in Durham, the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville FL, the Kahala 8 in Honolulu, the Downtown West 8 in Knoxville, the Art on the Green Cinemas in Lexington, the Studio on the Square Cinemas in Memphis, the Green Hills 16 in Nashville, Landmark’s Canal Place Cinemas in New Orleans, the Pleasant Street Cinemas in Northampton MA, the Quail Springs 24 in Oklahoma City, the Winter Park 20 in Orlando, the Manor Cinemas and the Southside Works Cinemas in Pittsburgh, the Avon Theatre in Providence RI, the Colony Theatre in Raleigh, the Little Theatre in Rochester NY, the Bijou Cinemas in San Antonio, the Palm Theatre in San Luis Obispo, the DeVargas 6 in Santa Fe, the Sandy Springs 8 in Sandy Springs GA, the Hollywood 20 in Sarasota and the Circle Cinemas in Tulsa OK

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

Up the Yangtze: Opens at Laemmle’s Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills, Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino CA, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena and the South Coast Village Cinemas in Santa Ana CA

Water Lillies: Opens at Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

The Edge of Heaven

Logline: A Turkish man travels to Istanbul to find the daughter of his father’s former girlfriend. In English and in German and Turkish with subtitles

Featuring: Baki Davrak, Tuncel Kurtiz, Hanna Schygulla, Nurgul Yesilcay, Patrycia Ziolkowska

Director: Fatih Akin

Writer: Fatih Akin

Distributor: Strand Releasing

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

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 122 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

A Jihad for Love
Logline: Documents the unique struggles of gay, lesbian and transgender Muslims across the Muslim and Western worlds. In English and in Arabic, Farsi, French, Hindi, Persian, Turkish and Urdu with subtitles

Director: Parvez Sharma

Distributor: First Run Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City on May 21

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 81 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Logline: A professor and archeologist becomes involved with saving ancient artifacts from agents of the Soviet Union

Featuring: Karen Allen, Cate Blanchett, Jim Broadbent, Harrison Ford, John Hurt, Shia LeBeouf, Ray Winstone

Director: Steven Spielberg

Writer: David Koepp, story by George Lucas and Jeff Nathanson, based on characters created by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman and Lawrence Kasdan

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 4150 plus locations on May 22

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for adventure violence and scary images

Running Time: 122 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Friday, May 23, 2008

The Children of Huang Shi

Logline: A young British journalist works with a courageous Australian nurse to save a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937

Featuring: Guang Li, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat

Director: Roger Spottiswoode

Writers: Jane Hawksley and James MacManus

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino CA, the Paris Theatre and Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City, Landmark’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles and in additional locations in Los Angeles and New York City on May 23

MPAA Rating: R for some disturbing and violent content

Running Time: 125 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Heavy Metal in Baghdad

Logline: Documents the band Acrassicauda, the only heavy metal band in Iraq

Directors: Suroosh Alvi and Eddy Moretti

Distributor: Arts Alliance

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the 62nd & Broadway Cinema in New York City and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood on May 23

MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language

Running Time: 84 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Insidious

Logline: A young would-be New York filmmaker is dragged deep into a seductive ambush that turns his world upside down

Featuring: Brenda Cooney, Augustus Diorio, Lou Martini Jr., James Schram, Karen Sours

Director: Jerry Schram

Writer: Jerry Schram

Distributor: Romantic Troubadour Entertainment

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

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 96 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Postal

Logline: A recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park, unaware the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus but a far more sinister intent

Featuring: Michael Benyaer, Chris Coppola, Dave Foley, Jackie Tohn, Zack Ward

Director: Uwe Boll

Writers: Uwe Boll and Bryan C. Knight, based on the videogame by Running With Scissors

Distributor: Freestyle Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on May 23

MPAA Rating: R for extremely crude humor throughout, including strong sexuality, graphic nudity, violence, and for pervasive language and some drug use

Running Time: 106 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Twisted: A Baloonamentary

Logline: Documents the lives of professional balloon twisters

Director: Sara Taksler and Naomi Greenfield

Distributor: Eliot Lives Productions

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Sundance Cinemas in Madison WI and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis on May 23

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 79 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

War, Inc.

Logline: In an effort to monopolize the opportunities a war-torn nation offers, the CEO of corporation who has invaded a Middle Eastern country hires a troubled hit man to kill a powerful oil minister

Featuring: Dan Aykroyd, Joan Cusack, John Cusack, Hilary Duff, Sir Ben Kingsley, Marisa Tomei

Director: Joshua Seftel

Writers: Mark Leyner & Jeremy Pikser & John Cusack

Distributor: First Look Studios

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center and Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City, the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles and in additional locations in major markets on May 23

MPAA Rating: R for violence, language and brief sexual material

Running Time: 107 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Expanding today

Before the Rains: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, Landmark’s Maple Art Theatre in Detroit, Landmark’s River Oaks Theatre in Houston and Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis

Blindsight: Opens in Los Angeles

Body of War: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta

Bra Boys: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas and the Strand 5 in Ocean City NJ

The Cool School: How L.A. Learned to Love Modern Art: Opens at Laemmle’s Grande 4 in Los Angeles

The Duchess of Langeais: Opens at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago

Flawless: Opens at the Modern Art Museum Theatre in Fort Worth

Flight of the Red Balloon: Opens at Landmark’s Chez Artiste Theatre in Denver

A Four Letter Word: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin, the Starz Film Center in Denver, the Cinestudio Theatre in Hartford and Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco

Jellyfish: Opens at the Charles Theatre in Baltimore, the Cinema Art Theatre in Fairfax VA and Landmark’s Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia

Mister Lonely: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco and in additional locations in select markets

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies: Opens at Landmark’s Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC and in additional locations in select markets

Refusenik: Opens at Laemmle’s Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills, Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino CA and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Reprise: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica, Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC, Laeemle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood and in additional locations in select markets

Roman De Gare: Opens at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinemas in Highland Park IL, the Tivoli Theatre at Manor Square in Kansas City MO, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinema in San Diego, the Camelview 5 in Scottsdale

Sangre De Mi Sangre: Opens at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

The Singing Revolution: Opens at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago

Son of Rambow: Opens at Laemmle’s Claremont 5 in Claremont CA, Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinemas in Highland Park IL, Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis, Landmark’s Canal Place Cinemas in New Orleans, Laemmle’s Fallbrook 7 in West Hills CA and in additional locations in select markets

Standard Operating Procedure: Opens at Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, Landmark’s Mayan Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis, Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC and in additional locations in select markets

Surfwise: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Lido Theatre in Newport Beach CA and Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles

Then She Found Me: Opens at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor, the Varsity Theatre in Ashland OR, the Roxy Theatre in Burlington VT, the Red River Cinemas in Concord NH, the Darkside Cinemas in Corvallis OR, the Varsity Theatre in Davis CA, the Bijou Theatre in Eugene OR, the Broadway Theatre in Eureka CA, the Majestic Cinemas in Gettysburg PA, the Ross Film Theatre in Lincoln NE, the Market Street Cinemas in Little Rock, Landmark’s Oriental Theatre in Milwaukee, the Wilma Twin in Missoula MT, the Rosendale Theatre in Rosendale NY, the Miracle 5 in Tallahassee and the Southroads 20 in Tulsa OK

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

Up the Yangtze: Opens at the Bill Cosford Cinema in Coral Gables and the Sunrise 11 in Sunrise FL

Friday, May 30, 2008

Bigger, Stronger, Faster*

Logline: Documents the causes and effects of steroid use in American sports

Director: Christopher Bell

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles on May 30

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 106 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Foot Fist Way

Logline: After he discovers his wife is cheating on him, a tae kwon do instructor takes out his frustrations on his students

Featuring: Ben Best, Mary Jane Bostic, Jody Hill, Danny McBride

Director: Jody Hill

Writers: Jody Hill & Danny McBride & Ben Best

Distributor: MTV Films/Paramount Vantage

Opening Week Release Pattern: Major markets on May 30

MPAA Rating: R for strong language and some sexual content

Running Time: 87 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Savage Grace

Logline: Upper-class New York City society is rocked when one of their own is murdered by his wife

Featuring: Elena Anaya, Hugh Dancy, Stephen Dillane, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne

Director: Tom Kalin

Writer: Howard Rodman

Distributor: IFC Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the IFC FIlm Center and the 62nd & Broadway Theatre in New York City on May 30

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 96 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Sex and the City

Logline: A New York City-based author and her friends continue to struggle to juggle their jobs and relationships while navigating motherhood, marriage and Manhattan real estate

Featuring: Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Noth, Sarah Jessica Parker

Director: Michael Patrick King

Writer: Michael Patrick King, based on the book by Candice Bushnell and the television series created by Darren Star

Distributor: New Line Cinema/Warner Brothers Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2850 plus locations on May 30

MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language

Running Time: 140 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Six Sex Scenes and a Murder

Logline: A professional gangster goes through the motions of his life, unaware he will be murdered in less than 24 hours

Featuring: Richard Anthony Crenna, Kristin Minter, Greg Plitt, Jasper Watts

Director: Julie Rubio

Writer: Julie Rubio

Distributor: Panorama Entertainment

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco on May 30

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 117 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Strangers

Logline: A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants

Featuring: Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Kip Weeks

Director: Bryan Bertino

Writer: Bryan Bertino

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2250 plus locations on May 30

MPAA Rating: R for violence/terror and language

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Stuck

Logline: A young woman commits a hit-and-run, then finds her fate tied to her victim

Featuring: Rukiya Bernard, Russell Hornsby, Stephen Rea, Mena Suvari

Director: Stuart Gordon

Writer: John Strysik, story by Stuart Gordon

Distributor: THINKFilm

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City, Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles and in additional locations in major markets on May 30

MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, disturbing content, sexuality/nudity, language and drug use

Running Time: 94 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Unknown Woman

Logline: A Russian woman calculatingly imposes herself into the lives of a young, affluent Italian family. In Italian with subtitles

Featuring: Pierfrancesco Favino, Claudia Gerini, Alessandro Haber, Michele Placido, Ksenia Rappoport

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore

Writers: Giuseppe Tornatore and Massimo De Rita

Distributor: Outsider Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in additional locations in major markets on May 30

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 118 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Expanding today

Alexandra: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Camera 12 in San Jose and in San Francisco

Body of War: Opens at the Neon Cinemas in Dayton OH

Bra Boys: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin, the Bonita Springs 12 in Bonita Springs FL, the Neighborhood Flix Cinema Cafe in Denver and the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR

The Edge of Heaven: Opens at Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino CA and Laemmle’s Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles

The Fall: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, the Nickelodeon Cinemas in North Falmouth MA, Landmark’s Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Flawless: Opens at the Fountain Theatre in Mesilla NM, the Lincoln Theatre in Mount Vernon WA and the Maiden Alley Cinemas in Paducah KY

Flight of the Red Balloon: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

A Four Letter Word: Opens at Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas

Fugitive Pieces: Opens at Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinemas in Highland Park IL

Indestructable: Opens at the Roxie Film Center in San Francisco

Jellyfish: Opens at the Triplex Cinemas in Great Barrington MA, the Mariemont Theatre in Mariemont OH, the Hollywood Theatre in Portland OR and the Camelview 5 in Scottsdale

Kiss the Bride: Opens at the Gateway Cinemas in Fort Lauderdale and the Quad Cinema in New York City

Planet B-Boy: Opens at the Bear Tooth Cinemas in Anchorage

Standard Operating Procedure: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta

Surfwise: Opens at Laemmle’s One Colorado Plaza Cinemas in Pasadena, Landmark’s Ken Cinema in San Diego and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Tuya’s Marriage: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA

Up the Yangtze: Opens at the Upstate Films Theatre in Rhinebeck NY

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Operation Filmmaker

Logline: Documents the efforts of actor/director Liev Schreiber to rescue an Iraqi film student from the rubble of his country and bring him to the West to intern on his movie “Everything Is Illuminated”

Director: Nina Davenport

Distributor: Rossier Productions

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City on June 4

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 92 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Friday, June 6, 2008

And When Did You Last See Your Fatherr

Logline: A man renews his relationship with his dying father

Featuring: Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Juliet Stevenson

Director: Anand Tucker

Writers: David Nicholls, based on the memoir by Blake Morrison

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in additional locations in Los Angeles and New York City on June 6

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, thematic material and brief strong language

Running Time: 92 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Doly Digital

Kung Fu Panda

Logline: Five martial arts masters attempt to teach a panda Kung Fu

Featuring the voices of: Jack Black, Jackie Chan, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Ian McShane

Director: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson

Writers: Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger, story by Ethan Reiff & Cyrus Voris

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3850 plus locations on June 6

MPAA Rating: PG for sequences of martial arts action

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Miss Conception

Logline: An ambitious young London professional learns she has only one month left in which to conceive a child

Featuring: Tom Ellis, Heather Graham, Mia Kirshner, Will Mellor, Orlando Seale

Director: Eric Styles

Writers: Camilla Leslie and Katherine Chandler

Distributor: First Look Studios

Opening Week Release Pattern: Los Angeles exclusive on June 6

MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual content

Running Time: 94 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby SR

Mongol

Logline: A young slave becomes a conqueror of half the world in the early 1200s. In Mongolian with subtitles

Featuring: Khulan Chuluun, Honglei Sun, Asano Tadanobu

Director: Sergei Bodrov

Writers: Arif Aliyev, Sergei Bodrov

Distributor: Picturehouse

Opening Week Release Pattern: Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco on June 6

MPAA Rating: R for sequences of bloody warfare

Running Time: 120 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Mister Foe

Logline: A young man spies on people to find out why his mother died

Featuring: Jamie Bell, Ewen Bremner, Claire Forlani, Ciaran Hinds, Sophia Myles

Director: David Mackenzie

Writers: David Mackenzie and Ed Whitmore, based on the novel “Hallem Foe” by Peter Jinks

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on June 6

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 95 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Mother of Tears

Logline: A young American art student in Rome unwittingly opens an ancient urn that unleashes the demonic power of the world’s most powerful witch

Featuring: Asia Argento, Moran Atias, Valeria Cavalli, Adam James, Cristian Solimeno

Director: Dario Argento

Writers: Jace Anderson & Dario Argento & Walter Fasano & Adam Gierasch & Simona Simonetti

Distributor: Mitropoulos Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City, Landmark’s Ritz at the Bourse Theatre in Philadelphia, Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC and Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles on June 6

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 98 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

On the Rhumba Rive

Logline: Documents the life of Congolese musician Antonie “Wendo” Kolosoy, whose songs have inspired his countrymen for sixty years. In Lingala with English Subtitles

Director: Jacques Sarasin

Distributor: First Run Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Village East Cinemas in New York City on June 6

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 82 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Promotion

Logline: Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion

Featuring: Fred Armisen, Gil Bellows, Jenna Fischer, John C. Reilly, Seann William Scott

Director: Steve Conrad

Writer: Steve Conrad

Distributor: The Weinstein Company

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on June 6

MPAA Rating: R for language including sexual references, and some drug use

Running Time: 85 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Take Out

Logline: An illegal Chinese immigrant who is behind on his payments to those who helped smuggle him into America is given until the end of the day to pay up. In English and Mandarin with English subtitles

Featuring: Charles Jang, Wang-Thye Lee, Justin Wan, Jeng-Hua Yu

Directors: Shih-Ching Tsou and Sean Baker

Writers: Shih-Ching Tsou and Sean Baker

Distributor: Cavu Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Quad Cinema in New York City on June 6

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 87 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

To the Limit

Logline: Documents the efforts of the Huber Brothers, considered two of the best mountain climbers in the world, as they attempt to break the record in speed climbing at the wall of all walls, the 1,000 foot vertical “Nose” of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley. In English and in German with subtitles

Director: Pepe Danquart

Distributor: First Run Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village in New York City on June 6

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 95 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

You Don’t Mess with the Zohan

Logline: An Israeli commando fakes his own death so he may pursue his dream of being a hair stylist in New York City

Featuring: Mariah Carey, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Henry Winkler

Director: Dennis Dugan

Writers: Judd Apatow and Adam Sandler and Robert Smigel

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3000 plus locations on June 6

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

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Expanding today

Bigger, Stronger, Faster*: Opens at the Arbor Cinemas at Great Hills in Austin, Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, Landmark’s Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, Landmark’s Aquarius Twin in Palo Alto CA, Landmark’s Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Body of War: Opens at the Doris Duke Theatre in Honolulu

The Children of Huang Shi: Opens at Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinemas in Highland Park IL

The Edge of Heaven: Opens at Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino and in additional locations in select markets

Jellyfish: Opens at Landmark’s Chez Artiste Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Ken Cinema in San Diego, the Nickelodeon 4 in Santa Cruz and the Screen in Santa Fe

A Four Letter Word: Opens at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies: Opens at Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead: Opens at Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in Los Angeles

Surfwise: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta

Then She Found Me: Opens at the Screening Room in Newburyport MA

Up the Yangtze: Opens at the Cinema Arts Center in Amherst MA, the MFA Theatre in Boston, the Lake Worth Playhouse in Lake Worth FL and the Nemours Theatre in Wilmington DE

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Encounters at the End of the World

Logline: Documents the lives of the men and women who dedicate their lives to exploring scientific work in Antarctica

Director: Werner Herzog

Distributor: THINKFilm

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

MPAA Rating: G

Running Time: 99 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Friday, June 13, 2008

Ballou

Logline: Documents the efforts of a Washington, D.C. high school marching band – from an impoverished community just three miles away from the U.S. Capitol building – as they overcome a negative environment filled with guns, drugs and violence to uplift their community with music, dedication and personal sacrifice on their way to the national band competition

Director: Michael Patrei

Distributor: Garden Thieves Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC on June 13

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Beauty in Trouble

Logline: In Prague, a young woman deals with the dilemma of loving two men at the same time. In Czech with subtitles

Featuring: Josef Abrham, Jana Brejchova, Asa Geislerova, Jiri Schmitzer, Emilia Vasaryova

Director: Jan Hrebejk

Writer: Petr Jarchovsky

Distributor: Menemsha Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on June 13

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 110 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Chris & Don: A Love Story

Logline: Documents the relationship between author Christopher Isherwood and painter Don Barchady

Directors: Tina Mascara and Guido Santi

Distributor: Zeitgeist Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Cinema Arts Center in Huntington NY and the Quad Cinema in New York City on June 13

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Happening

Logline: A family goes on the run from an apocalyptic crisis that presents a large-scale threat to humanity

Featuring: Spencer Breslin, Betty Buckley, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Mark Wahlberg

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan

Distributor: Twentieth Century-Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3000 plus locations on June 13

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

The Incredible Hulk

Logline: A physicist takes flight in order to understand, and hopefully cure, the condition that turns him into a monster

Featuring: William Hurt, Tim Blake Nelson, Edward Norton, Tim Roth, Liv Tyler

Director: Louis Leterrier

Writers: Zak Penn and Edward Harrison, based on the comic book created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3750 plus locations on June 13

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Love Comes Lately

Logline: An 80-year-old man continues to pursue his love life with youthful vigor, risking his relationship with the woman he loves

Featuring: Caroline Aaron, Barbara Hershey, Rhea Perlman, Otto Tausig, Olivia Thirlby

Director: Jan Schutte

Writers: Jan Schutte, based on the short stories “Alone,” “The Briefcase” and “Old Love” by Isaac Bashevis Singer

Distributor: Kino International

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and the Quad Cinema in New York City on June 13

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 86 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Quid Pro Quo

Logline: A paraplegic radio reporter meets a mysterious woman while investigating a strange subculture where able-bodied people want to become paralyzed

Featuring: Kate Burton, Vera Farmiga, Aimee Mullins, Jacob Pitts, Nick Stahl

Director: Carlos Brooks

Writer: Carlos Brooks, based on his novel

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles on June 13

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 81 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Sky Turns

Logline: Documents a year in the life of a tiny village in northern Spain. In Spanish with subtitles

Director: Mercedes Alvarez

Distributor: New Yorker Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on June 13

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 115 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.66:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

My Winnipeg

Logline: An acclaimed filmmaker makes a movie about his soon-to-be-former home town

Featuring: Brendan Cade, Darcy Fehr, Louis Negin, Ann Savage, Amy Stewart

Director: Guy Maddin

Writers: Guy Maddin and George Toles

Distributor: IFC Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City on June 13

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 80 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Expanding today

Alexandra: Opens at the Kimball Theatre in Williamsburg VA

The Animation Show 4: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA

Bigger, Stronger, Faster*: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, Landmark’s Mayan Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Main Art Theatre in Detroit, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR, the Movies in Portland ME and Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis

Bra Boys: Opens at the Angelika FIlm Center in Houston

The Children of Huang Shi: Opens at Landmark’s Ritz East Cinemas in Philadelphia

A Four Letter Word: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta

Irina Palm: Opens at Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Jellyfish: Opens at the Tivoli Theatre in Kansas City MO and Landmark’s Lagoon Theatre in Minneapolis

Kiss the Bride: Opens at the Village 8 in Louisville

Mongol: Opens at Landmark’s Ritz East Cinemas in Philadelphia and at additional locations in select markets

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta

The Tracey Fragments: Opens at the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle

Up the Yangtze: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Camera 12 in San Jose, the Rafael Film Center in San Rafael CA and in San Francisco

Friday, June 20, 2008

Brick Lane

Logline: A young Bangladeshi woman arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life

Featuring: Naeema Begum, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Lana Rahman, Christopher Simpson

Director: Sarah Gavron

Writers: Laura Jones and Abi Morgan, based on the novel by Monica Ali

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Los Angeles and New York City on June 20

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexuality and brief strong language

Running Time: 101 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamoprhic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Expired

Logline: A resentful meter maid and an anrgy traffic officer start up a tumultuous relationship

Featuring: Illeana Douglas, Teri Garr, Sonia Iris Lozada, Samantha Morton, Jason Patric

Director: Cecilia Miniucchi

Writer: Cecilia Miniucchi

Distributor: Truly Indie

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on June 20

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 104 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Get Smart

Logline: A bumbling spy is assigned to thwart the latest plot for world domination by an evil crime syndicate

Featuring: Alan Arkin, Steve Carrell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Terence Stamp

Director: Peter Segal

Writers: Tom Astle & Matt Ember, based on the TV series created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry

Distributor: Warner Brothers Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3250 plus locations on June 20

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some rude humor, action violence and language

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

CREDIT ABUSE!: There are ten credited producers and executive producers on this film

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

Logline: A young girl finds adventure while growing up during the Great Depression

Featuring: Abigail Breslin, Joan Cusack, Jane Krakowski, Chris O’Donnell, Stanley Tucci

Director: Patricia Rozema

Writer: Ann Peacock, based on the Mattel toy line and the Kit Kittredge stories by Valerie Tripp

Distributor: Picturehouse

Opening Week Release Pattern: Major markets on June 20

MPAA Rating: G

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

The Love Guru

Logline: A self-help guru comes to America to help a settle a rift between a hockey player and his wife

Featuring: Jessica Alba, Meagan Good, Ben Kingsley, Romany Malco, Mike Myers, Justin Timberlake

Director: Marco Schnabel

Writers: Mike Myers & Graham Gordy

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2850 plus locations on June 20

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Expanding today

Alexandra: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA

Bigger, Stronger, Faster*: Opens at the Pilot Butte 6 in Bend OR, the Manor Theatre in Charlotte, the Nickelodeon 5 in North Falmouth MA, the Westhampton Twin in Richmond VA and the De Vargas Center Cinemas in Santa Fe

The Children of Huang Shi: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta and in additional locations in select markets

A Four Letter Word: Opens at the Living Room Theatres in Portland OR and the Loft Cinema in Tucson

Jellyfish: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, the Angelika Film Center in Houston, the Sundance Cinemas in Madison WI, the Burns Court Cinemas in Sarasota and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Mongol: Opens at Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

The Mother of Tears: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, Landmark’s Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco and the Camera 12 in San Jose

Up the Yangtze: Opens at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, the Camelot Theatre in Palm Springs, Landmark’s Ken Cinema in San Diego and the West Newton Cinema in West Newton MA

My Winnipeg: Opens at Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles

Surfwise: Opens at Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

The Singing Revolution: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta

Then She Found Me: Opens at the Fountain Theatre in Mesilla NM

For Release Dates Changes and Estimated Screen Counts for films scheduled for release between late-June 2008 and 2012, please visit the second section of The Early Report

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