|3:10 to Yuma 2007 R, 117 min.|
Genre: Western / Drama / Action
Director: James Mangold
Cast: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Logan Lerman, Dallas Roberts, Ben Foster, Peter Fonda, Vinessa Shaw, Alan Tudyk, Luce Rains, Gretchen Mol, Lennie Loftin, Rio Alexander, Johnny Whitworth, Benjamin Petry, Kevin Durand
Civil War veteran Dan Evans (Christian Bale) lost his leg during the war, and now he and his wife Alice (Gretchen Mol) and sons William (Logan Lerman) and Mark (Benjamin Petry) are about to lose their Arizona ranch to the expanding Southern Pacific Railroad. Dan sees a way out of his financial problems when he is offered $200 to transport stagecoach robber Ben Wade (Russell Crowe) to Contention City where he is to catch the 3:10 train on the way to his hanging at the Yuma prison. Also serving with Dan on the assignment are Tucker (Kevin Durand) who burned down Ben's barn, railroad boss Grayson Butterfield (Dallas Roberts), Pinkerton agent Byron McElroy (Peter Fonda), and Dan's teenage son William. As Dan and Ben match wits along the trek, they also encounter problems with Apaches and Ben's gang–led by Charlie Prince (Ben Foster)–on what turns out to be a dangerous journey to catch the 3:10 to Yuma. Two Academy Award nominations were received.
|Flicka 2006 PG, 110 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Michael Mayer
Cast: Tim McGraw, Maria Bello, Alison Lohman, Ryan Kwanten, Daniel Pino, Dallas Roberts, Kaylee DeFer, Jeffrey Nordling, Dey Young, Nick Searcy, Buck Taylor, Wade Williams
On her first day back at her family ranch on summer vacation from boarding school, 16-year-old Katy McLaughlin (Alison Lohman) discovers a wild mustang, names it Flicka, and begins training the horse to prove to her father, Rob (Tim McGraw), that she can handle ranching. But Rob is opposed and sells Flicka to a rodeo–leaving rebellious Katy no choice but to enter the rodeo and earn enough prize money to buy back Flicka.
|A Home at the End of the World 2004 R, 120 min.|
Director: Michael Mayer
Cast: Colin Farrell, Dallas Roberts, Robin Wright Penn, Sissy Spacek, Matt Frewer, Ryan Donowho, Erik Smith, Harris Allan, Andrew Chalmers, Ron Lea, Wendy Crewson, Asia Viera
Childhood friends–Bobby (Erik Smith) and Jonathan (Harris Allen)–grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. Now the adult Bobby (Colin Farrell) and Jonathan (Dallas Roberts) reunite in NYC where they share an East Village apartment with Clare (Robin Wright Penn). An unusual triangle forms: openly gay Jonathan wants to resume sexual experiments with Bobby, but Bobby and Clare become lovers, and now Clare is pregnant. Despite all, they form a unique family unit.
|Joshua 2007 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: George Ratliff
Cast: Sam Rockwell, Vera Farmiga, Celia Weston, Dallas Roberts, Michael McKean, Jacob Kogan, Nancy Giles, Linda Larkin, Alex Draper, Stephanie Roth Haberle, Ezra Barnes, Jodie Markell, Rufus Collins, Haviland Morris, Tom Bloom
Nine-year-old Joshua (Jacob Kogan) lives in New York City with his parents Brad and Abby (Sam Rockwell and Vera Farmiga) and the family's cute dog. Life appears fine–until Joshua's new baby sister, Lily, appears on the scene. Lily screams all the time, Brad and Abby suffer from the disruptions, the dog dies, and the dark side of Joshua emerges.
|The Notorious Bettie Page 2006 R, 91 min.|
Director: Mary Harron
Cast: Gretchen Mol, Chris Bauer, Jared Harris, Sarah Paulson, Cara Seymour, David Strathairn, Lili Taylor, John Cullum, Matt McGrath, Austin Pendleton, Norman Reedus, Tara Subkoff, Dallas Roberts, Victor Slezak
The personal and professional lives of one of America's first sex icons, Bettie Page (Gretchen Mol), who was a pin-up model in the 1950s, is the subject of this biography that begins and ends with Estes Kefauver's Senate Sub-committee hearings on the subject of pornography.
|Walk the Line 2005 PG-13, 136 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: James Mangold
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick, Dallas Roberts, Dan John Miller, Larry Bagby, Shelby Lynn, Tyler Hilton, Waylon Payne, Shooter Jennings, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Johnathan Rice, Dan Beene, Clay Steakley
His life, music, and rocky romance with June Carter (Reese Witherspoon) are the focus of this biography of country music legend Johnny Cash (Joaquin Phoenix). The story begins with Cash's early childhood in Arkansas during the Great Depression and then moves on to his time spent in the military, marriage to Vivian (Ginnifer Goodwin), and the beginning of his musical career. His marriage to Vivian fails as Cash's career rises, and he becomes addicted to drugs. On tour, he meets June Carter, she helps him overcome his drug addiction, and Cash proposes to June while performing at a show. Witherspoon won the Best Actress Academy Award, and four other nominations were received, including Best Actor (Phoenix).
|Winter Passing 2006 R, 98 min.|
Director: Adam Rapp
Cast: Ed Harris, Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Amy Madigan, Amelia Warner, Dallas Roberts, Robert Beitzel, Sam Bottoms, Deirdre O'Connell, Darrell Larson, John Bedford Lloyd, Mandy Siegfried, Mary Jo Deschanel
Reese Holden (Zooey Deschanel) returns home following a six-year absence after a literary agent (Amy Madigan) offers her $100,000 if she can convince her novelist father, Don Holden (Ed Harris), to release for publication love letters between him and his recently deceased wife, Reese's mother. Reese is surprised to find her ailing father living in the garage and his new friends–ex-grad student Shelly (Amelia Warner) and bodyguard/Christian rock singer Corbit (Will Ferrell) living in the house. Reese is shocked to find that she is the outsider in her childhood home. But there are secrets within those walls that Reese will soon learn.
|1. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)|
2. Flicka (2006)
3. A Home at the End of the World (2004)
4. Joshua (2007)
5. The Notorious Bettie Page (2006)
6. Walk the Line (2005)
7. Winter Passing (2006)
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