|Baby Mama 2008 PG-13, 96 min.|
Director: Michael McCullers
Cast: Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Greg Kinnear, Dax Shepard, Romany Malco, Sigourney Weaver, Steve Martin, Maura Tierney, Stephen Mailer, Holland Taylor, James Rebhorn, Denis O'Hare, Kevin Collins, Will Forte, Fred Armisen
Kate Holbrook (Tina Fey) is an overachieving vice-president at Round Earth organic markets. But, she has never had a child, and that is something she wants more than anything else. When she learns that her chances of getting pregnant are nil, Kate's solution is to contact a fertility agency run by Chaffee Bicknell (Sigourney Weaver) and decides that Angie (Amy Poehler) will be the surrogate mother. A short time later, when now-pregnant Angie appears at Kate's door with no place to live, Kate invites her to move in. Chaos and comedy reign as the slovenly Angie takes over Kate's well-ordered world.
|Date Night 2010 PG-13, 88 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance / Thriller
Director: Shawn Levy
Cast: Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson, Jimmi Simpson, Mark Ruffalo, William Fichtner, Leighton Meester, Kristen Wiig, Common, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Bill Burr, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Savannah Paige Rae
After learning that their close friends Haley and Brad (Kristen Wiig and Mark Ruffalo) are getting a divorce, Phil and Claire Foster (Steve Carell and Tina Fey) worry that their own marriage may be in trouble. Their solution is to dine out at an upscale Soho restaurant, but they have no reservations and are turned away. This does not stop them, and they assume the name of the Tripplehorns whose name has been called repeatedly, and they don't show up. This turns out to be a bad idea because the Tripplehorns have been targeted by the mafia as well as corrupt cops Collins (Common) and Armstrong (Jimmi Simpson) who now think that the Fosters are the Tripplehorns–and the chase is on.
|The Invention of Lying 2009 PG-13, 100 min.|
Director: Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson
Cast: Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Louis C.K., Rob Lowe, Jonah Hill, Jeffrey Tambor, Fionnula Flanagan, Tina Fey, Donna Sorbello, John Hodgman, Jimmi Simpson, Nathan Corddry, Stepanie March, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Martin Starr
In a world where everyone tells the truth, loser Mark Bellison (Ricky Gervais) discovers that lying brings him rewards when he lies and everyone believes him. Through his lies, fame and fortune come Mark's way. Now, Mark seems to have everything–except the one thing that he wants most in his life: the love of Anna McDoogles (Jennifer Garner).
|Man of the Year 2006 PG-13, 115 min.|
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, Jeff Goldblum, David Alpay, Faith Daniels, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Doug Murray, Chris Matthews, James Carville, Rick Roberts, Linda Kash
In this satirical comedy, Robin Williams plays comedian Tom Dobbs who hosts a late-night talk show. One night, Dobbs jokes about how he would make a better President than the man now serving. His fans listen to him, stage a grass-roots campaign, and Dobbs wins the election for President of the United States. But, problems arise when electronic voting system technician Eleanor Green (Laura Linney) tries to expose the glitch in her company's machine that falsely totaled the election results.
|Mean Girls 2004 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Mark Waters
Cast: Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lizzy Caplan, Lacey Chabert, Amanda Seyfried, Tina Fey, Daniel Franzese, Tim Meadows, Amy Poehler, Ana Gasteyer, Neil Flynn, Jonathan Bennett, Rajiv Surendra, Elana Shilling, Graham Kartna
Previously home-schooled in Africa, Cady (Lindsay Lohan) moves to Chicago and enters North Shore High School where she makes friends with rebels Janis (Lizzy Caplan) and Damian (Daniel Franzese). Then, Regina (Rachel McAdams), Gretchen (Lacey Chabert), and Karen (Amanda Seyfriend) invite Cady to join a catty clique. She accepts and then finds that her new group hates the rebels. Cady becomes a mean girl but ends up in a battle against the members of the clique when she discovers that they define social acceptability at the school.
|Megamind 2010 PG, 96 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy
Director: Tom McGrath
Cast: Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, David Cross, Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux, Jessica Schulte, Tom McGrath, Emily Nordwind, J.K. Simmons, Ella Olivia Stiller, Quinn Dempsey Stiller, Brian Hopkins, Christopher Knights
Born on a distant planet, Megamind (voice of Will Ferrell) is sent off as a baby and lands in a prison on Earth where he is raised by the inmates. Meanwhile, another baby is born on another distant planet and arrives on Earth where he is raised by wealthy parents and grows up to be Metro Man (voice of Brad Pitt) who is the hero of Metro City. Megamind and Metro Man become adversaries, and Megamind plots to destroy Metro Man. The plan involves kidnapping reporter Roxanne Ritchi (voice of Tina Fey) and luring Megamind into a trap. It works, and now Megamind and sidekick Minion (voice of David Cross) rule Metro City. Bored without having Metro Man as his adversary, Megamind creates a new villain, Tighten (voice of Jonah Hill), using Metro Man's DNA. When Megamind's plans go awry, chaos ensues, and Megamind must use all within his power to fight back.
|Ponyo 2008 G, 100 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Fantasy
aka: Ponyo on the Cliff
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Noah Lindsey Cyrus, Frankie Jonas, Tina Fey, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Cate Blanchett, Cloris Leachman, Betty White, Lily Tomlin, Kurt Knutsson, Jennessa Rose, Carlos Alazraqui, Marsha Clark, Madison Davenport, Laraine Newman
Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's story "The Little Mermaid," this tale is about five-year-old Sosuke (voice of Frankie Jonas) who lives with his mother Lisa (voice of Tina Fey) on a cliff overlooking the ocean. Sosuke finds a goldfish in a bottle on the beach, takes the fish home, and names her Ponyo (voice of Noah Lindsey Cyrus). Ponyo makes use of her father Fujimoto's (Liam Neeson) magical powers and turns herself into a young girl. Now, Fujimoto uses his powers to send huge waves across the ocean in search of Ponyo, and the adventures begin.
|1. Baby Mama (2008)|
2. Date Night (2010)
3. The Invention of Lying (2009)
4. Man of the Year (2006)
5. Mean Girls (2004)
6. Megamind (2010)
7. Ponyo (2008)
aka: Ponyo on the Cliff
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