|The Brothers Bloom 2009 PG-13, 113 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Adventure / Drama / Romance
Director: Rian Johnson
Cast: Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi, Robbie Coltrane, Maximilian Schell, Ricky Jay, Zachary Gordon, Max Records, Andy Nyman, Noah Segan, Ram Bergman, Craig Johnson, Nora Zehetner, Dubravko Jovanovic
Orphaned brothers Stephen (Max Records) and Bloom (Zachary Gordon) grow up protecting each other while scamming their playground pals. Now, as adults, there is competition between Stephen (now played by Mark Ruffalo) and Bloom (now played by Adrien Brody). Stephen comes up with a "grand" scheme to con lonely heiress Penelope (Rachel Weisz) by posing as antique dealers and taking off with her money. All goes as planned–until Bloom falls in love with Penelope.
|Where the Wild Things Are 2009 PG, 94 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Drama / Fantasy
Director: Spike Jonze
Cast: Max Records, Catherine Keener, James Gandolfini, Paul Dano, Catherine O'Hara, Lauren Ambrose, Pepita Emmerichs, Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, Chris Cooper, Steve Mouzakis, Michael Berry Jr.
When Max (Max Records) is sent to his room as punishment after arguing with his Mom (Catherine Keener), his imagination provides his escape. Max puts on a wolf suit and sails off to an island where he discovers mysterious Wild Things. It just happens that the Wild Things are having trouble getting along with each other and need a leader. They crown Max as their king; however, Max soon learns that ruling others is not easy, and more than a few complications ensue–especially with the aggressive beast Carol (James Gandolfini).
|1. The Brothers Bloom (2009)|
2. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
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