When I thought about the 5 new movies coming out this week (November 20th, 2009), I just could not stop thinking about a movie coming out with a very much loved, sparkly vampire. Of course, I am putting that movie at number one. Until then, you have to start at Red Cliff and read your way down. PS, the other movies on my list are also great…
5. Red Cliff
Director: John Woo
Cast: Tony Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama
Summary: When Red Cliff first opens, it shows a power hungry Prime minister searching for permission from the Han dynasty Emperor to organize a southward bound mission. This missions is designed to destroy two troublesome warlords, which stand in his way. As the story unfolds, you can count on a lot of adventure.
4. The Blind Side
Director: John Lee Hancock
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron
Summary: This is based on a homeless colored teenager, Michael Oher, who has drifted in and out of the school system for many years. Then Sean (played by Tim McGraw) and his wife (Sandra Bullock) take him in. This not only transforms his life, but theirs as well. With help from his family, coaches and lessons, his potential as a football player and student start to shine through.
3. The Missing Person
Director: Noah Buschel
Cast: Michael Shannon, Amy Ryan, Frank Wood
Genre: ArtHouse/Foreign, Drama, Suspense/Thriller in a dilemma after he learns that a man was hired to bring back to New York died after the terror attacks of 9/11.
2. Planet 51
Director: Jorge Blanco
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long
Genre: Action/Adventure, Animated, Comedy
Summary: This is a great one to go see with the children. Planet 51 is an animated alien adventure that has a lot of laughs involved. It revolves around an Aperican astronaut that lands on Planet 51. He thinks he is the first person to ever step foot on it. To his surprise, he finds that there are little green people living happily on the planet.
1. The Twilight Saga – New Moon
Director: Chris Weitz
Cast: risten Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner
Genre: Romance, SciFi/Fantasy
Summary: This is New Moon, the second installment of Stephanie Meyers successful Twilight series. It is a romance between a mortal female and a vampire. New Moon takes us to new levels as Bella Swan digs deeper into the supernatural world. Following Bellas 18th Birthday Party, Edward Cullen and his family leave Forks, Washington in order to protect Bella from the dangers. The heartbroken Bella glides across the time Edward is gone numb and alone. She discovers that Edwards sweet voice comes to her whenever she puts her life in jeopardy. With the help of her childhood best friend, Jacob Black, who has some secrets of his own, Bella refurbishes a motorbike in order to carry her adventures. Gradually, her relationship with Jacob grows. Jacob is a member of the Quileute tribe, who as I stated already, has a supernatural secret of his own. A chance encounter brings Bella face to face with a former nemesis and a pack of huge wolves save her. She decided to jump off of the cliff into the water and Alice (Edwards Sister) thinks that she has committed suicide. Edward goes to the Vultari to commit suicide himself. Will Bella save him or will Edward be gone forever? You will only find out if you have read the book and watch this movie…
Which movie is your favorite? My favorite one is DEFINITELY New Moon! I have watched all of the video clips of it and cannot wait until Friday, when it is finally released. I have read the Twilight series and have been anticipating this one for awhile. What about you?