[TRAILER] Convinced of his irresistible appeal to women, Texas dishwasher Joe Buck (Jon Voight) quits his job and heads for New York City, thinking he'll latch on to some rich dowager. New York, however, is not as hospitable as he imagined, and Joe soon finds himself living in an abandoned building with a Dickensian layabout named Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo (Dustin Hoffman). The two form a rough alliance, and together they kick-start Joe's hustling career just as Ratso's health begins to deteriorate. [more inside]
When their plans for an exotic vacation fall apart, unmarried couple Brad (Vince Vaughn) and Kate (Reese Witherspoon) must spend Christmas Day trudging around to a quartet of family get-togethers. While Brad counts the hours till he can escape the onslaught of crazy relatives, Kate begins to wonder about her own choices and ponders whether her family members are so crazy after all [more inside]
[TRAILER] Tugg Speedman (Ben Stiller), pampered action superstar, sets out for Southeast Asia to take part in the biggest, most-expensive war movie produced, but soon after filming begins, he and his co-stars, Oscar-winner Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey Jr.), comic Jeff Portnoy (Jack Black) and the rest of the crew, must become real soldiers when fighting breaks out in that part of the jungle. [more inside]
Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. [more inside]
A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries. [more inside]
A group of NSA agents headed by Jon Voight conspires to kill a Congressman and to cover it up after a tape of the murder is discovered. Gene Hackman plays Brill, as a "continuation of The Conversation" from 1974. Jason Lee plays Daniel Zavitz. Jack Black plays Fiedler. Tom Sizemore plays mob boss Pintero. One of Tony Scott's 10 best films. The film inspired the US military to develop the WAMI hyper-surveillance technology.
An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization. The first film in the long-running Tom Cruise franchise.
I've been been toying with the idea of watching the current season, but given that the show has as many (if not more) minuses as it does pluses going for it, I'm not yet convinced. Knowing, however, that there was an ongoing FanFare discussion about the show (and especially about how annoying creepy Jon Voight is and how annoying Mickey is) would definitely sway me into the watch column. [more inside]