|127 Hours 2010 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Thriller
Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Clemence Poesy, Kate Burton, Lizzy Caplan, Sean Bott, Treat Williams, John Lawrence, Rebecca C. Olson, Koleman Stinger, Parker Hadley, Fenton Quinn, Bailee Michelle Johnson, Pieter Jan Brugge
This is the true story of Aron Ralston (James Franco), a mountain climber, who fights for survival after a boulder crashes on his arm, and he is trapped and alone in a canyon. During the next five days, Aron tries to free himself and finally resorts to cutting off his crushed hand. Now, he must climb a steep canyon wall and hike a long trail before receiving help. During his ordeal, Aron examines his life and, through flashbacks, recalls his family and friends–especially Megan (Amber Tamblyn) and Kristi (Kate Mara) who he had enjoyed a wonderful afternoon with shortly before the boulder came crashing down on him.
|Brokeback Mountain 2005 R, 134 min.|
Genre: Drama / Western / Romance
Director: Ang Lee
Cast: Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, Anne Hathaway, Randy Quaid, Linda Cardellini, Anna Faris, Scott Michael Campbell, Kate Mara, Graham Beckel, Roberta Maxwell, Peter McRobbie, Tom Carey, David Harbour, John Tench
Wyoming ranch hand Ennes Del Mar (Heath Ledger) and rodeo cowboy Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) carry on a love affair in 1963 and then go their separate ways only to meet again four years later. Both are now married but find time every year for romantic getaways with each other that ensure their abiding love. Academy Awards were won for Best Director, Musical Score, and Writing; nominations included Best Picture, Actor (Heath Ledger), Supporting Actor (Jake Gyllenhaal), and Supporting Actress (Michelle Williams). 1 User Review
|babylove 08/29/2007 |
| Although I loved this movie very much, there should have been more love scenes between Jack and Ennes. And Jack should have not died.|
|The Californians 2005 PG, 87 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Jonathan Parker
Cast: Noah Wyle, Illeana Douglas, Kate Mara, Cloris Leachman, Joanne Whalley, Keith Carradine, Valerie Perrine, Jane Lynch, Michael Panes, Charles Martinet, Richard Gross, Erika Luckett
Real-estate developer Gavin Ransom (Noah Wyle) plans yet another gated community in California but runs into trouble when activist folksinger Zoe Tripp (Kate Mara) forms a bond with Gavin's sister, Olive (Illeana Douglas), and sings anthems protesting Gavin's real-estate plans.
|happythankyoumoreplease 2010 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Josh Radnor
Cast: Malin Akerman, Michael Algieri, Bram Barouh, Dana Barron, Sunah Bilsted, Jimmy Gary Jr., Tony Hale, Richard Jenkins, Zoe Kazan, Marna Kohn, Kate Mara, Pablo Schreiber, Katharine Powell, Josh Radnor, Maria Elena Ramirez
The lives of New Yorkers change as they reach adulthood and learn the true meaning of love. While riding on the New York City subway, struggling writer Sam (Josh Radnor) finds the abandoned boy Rasheen (Michael Algieri), takes him home, and learns what parenthood really means. Sam has fallen for bartender Mississippi (Kate Mara), and she moves in with him, but the fact that Rasheen is in the home makes life difficult. Meanwhile, Sam's friend Annie (Malin Akerman) suffers from an illness that prevents her from growing hair, and she goes from one relationship to another. Charlie (Pablo Schreiber) and Mary Catherine (Zoe Kazan) are also Sam's friends, and their relationship could change if Charlie takes a job offer in Los Angeles. Each in their own unique way finds what growing up really means.
|Iron Man 2 2010 PG-13, 124 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Adventure / Thriller
Director: Jon Favreau
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson, Clark Gregg, John Slattery, Jon Favreau, Paul Bettany, Garry Shandling, Kate Mara, Leslie Bibb, Christiane Amanpour
In this sequel to the 2008 film, Robert Downey Jr. again takes on the role of billionaire Tony Stark who invented the superhero Iron Man. Now that it is known that Tony is Iron Man, he is pressured to share his technology for use by the military. But, Tony does not want the information revealed because he fears it will be used by opposing forces. With Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) and Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes (Don Cheadle) by his side, Tony fights off new enemies.
|Random Hearts 1999 R, 131 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Romance
Director: Sydney Pollack
Cast: Harrison Ford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Charles S. Dutton, Bonnie Hunt, Dennis Haysbert, Sydney Pollack, Richard Jenkins, Paul(2) Guilfoyle, Susanna Thompson, Peter Coyote, Dylan Baker, Lynne Thigpen, Bill Cobbs, Kate Mara, Susan Floyd
Washington, D.C., Internal Affairs Sergeant Dutch Van Den Broeck (Harrison Ford) learns that his wife has just been killed in a plane crash, and, to make matters worse, she was flying to Miami with her lover. Dutch tracks down the lover's widow, Kay Chandler (Kristin Scott Thomas), who turns out to be running for reelection in New Hampshire. Kay does not want news of the affair to reach the press or her daughter. But Dutch is obsessed with finding out all the details of the adulterous affair.
|Shooter 2007 R, 124 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Pena, Danny Glover, Kate Mara, Elias Koteas, Rhona Mitra, Jonathan Walker, Justin Louis, Tate Donovan, Rade Serbedzija, Alan C. Peterson, Ned Beatty, Lane Garrison, Zak Santiago, Michale-Ann Connor
Colonel Isaac Johnson (Danny Glover) sets up ex-Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger (Mark Wahlberg) to take the fall in a job that Swagger thinks is to help prevent the assassination of the President. As he starts to unravel the conspiracy, Swagger goes on the run while being tracked down by numerous law enforcement agencies trying to destroy him before the secrets can be revealed. 1 User Review
|Mark Wahlberg at his best||Buddy 04/07/2011 |
| The best Mark Wahlberg movie out there. Great part for Mark and well done by him. It fit him to a T. Great story line and plot. I would love to see Mark Wahlberg play John Clark in Without Remorse a book by Tom Clancy.|
|Tadpole 2002 PG-13, 78 min.|
Director: Gary Winick
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Stanford, John Ritter, Bebe Neuwirth, Robert Iler, Adam LeFevre, Peter Appel, Alicia Van Couvering, Kate Mara, Ron Rifkin
Fifteen-year-old Oscar Grubman (Aaron Stanford), known to his Manhattan friends as "Tadpole," returns home from boarding school eager to see his friends but even more anxious to see the object of his affection: his stepmother, Eve (Sigourney Weaver). As luck would have it, a one-night stand with Eve's best friend, Diane (Bebe Neuwirth) complicates matters even further.
|Transsiberian 2008 R, 111 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Brad Anderson
Cast: Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer, Kate Mara, Eduardo Noriega, Thomas Kretschmann, Ben Kingsley, Etienne Chicot, Mac McDonald, Colin Stinton, Perlis Vaisieta, Bronius Kindurys, Sergej Oskin
Jessie and Roy (Emily Mortimer and Woody Harrelson) are a married couple returning from missionary work in China when they board the Transsiberian Express for a six day trek on their way home to America. They meet travel mates Carlos and Abby (Eduardo Noriega and Kate Mara) and are drawn to each other. But, when Roy gets separated from the train during a stopover, Jessie begins to suspect that there is more to Carlos and Abby than meets the eye. Soon, Roy catches up with them on the next train, and traveling with him is Russian narcotics policeman Grinko (Ben Kingsley). Grinko is investigating a drug-related homicide and seems to be very interested in the foursome. Tensions rise, actions heat up, and not even the police can help.
|We Are Marshall 2006 PG, 125 min.|
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Ian McShane, Anthony Mackie, David Strathairn, Kate Mara, January Jones, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Arlen Escarpeta, Brian Geraghty, Tommy Cresswell, Christian Kanupke
Based on the true story of the 1970 plane crash that took the lives of 75 Marshall University football players, parents, coaches, and alumni, this story involves the efforts of new head coach Jack Lengyel (Matthew McConaughey) and his assistant, Red Dawson (Matthew Fox), to create a new team and lift the spirits of Marshall fans.
|Zoom 2006 PG, 83 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Peter Hewitt
Cast: Tim Allen, Rip Torn, Kevin Zegers, Courteney Cox, Chevy Chase, Spencer Breslin, Kate Mara, Michael Cassidy, Ryan Newman, Cornelia Guest, Thomas F. Wilson, Ridge Canipe, Danny McCarthy
Earth is threatened by Concussion (Kevin Zegers), and General Larraby (Rip Torn), calls back Jack Shepard (Tim Allen) to work as superhero Captain Zoom. His mission is to train a group of kids–Dylan West (Michael Cassidy), Cindy Collins (Ryan Newman), Tucker Williams (Spencer Breslin), and Summer Jones (Kate Mara)–as superheroes who will fight for what is right and transform the world.
|1. 127 Hours (2010)|
2. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
3. The Californians (2005)
4. happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
5. Iron Man 2 (2010)
6. Random Hearts (1999)
7. Shooter (2007)
8. Tadpole (2002)
9. Transsiberian (2008)
10. We Are Marshall (2006)
11. Zoom (2006)
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