2008. 3. 21 NOW PLAYINGLars and the Real Girl (15)
Comedy, Drama/ 106 min/ English
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Drama/ 84 min/ English
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The Other Boleyn Girl (15)
Romance, Drama/ 115 min/ English
Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, the film tells a sumptuous and sensual fictional account based on European history. It contains romance, intrigue and betrayal.
Two beautiful sisters of the Boleyn family, Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary (Scarlett Johansson) compete for the love of King Henry VII (Eric Bana) for the fame and the power they can get from him.
The first to win his heart is the younger sister, Mary, who has an innocent yet sensual nature that appeals to the king. Mary falls in love with the king sincerely.
Anne, meanwhile, is still ambitious to acquire the Queen’s position, and tries to seduce the king while Mary is pregnant with his baby.
Amazing Grace (all) Drama/ 118 min/ English
The film tells the story about a great crusader for Britain’s abolition of slavery, William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd). He fights for slaves as a legislator during the the freedom of all people during the 19th century.
Although Wilberforce has some health problems, the idealist maneuvers his way through Parliament in 19th century England, endeavering to end the British transatlantic slave trave. After meeting the charming Barbara Spooner (Romola Garai), he is inspired to share his ambition with her.
10,000 B.C. (15)
Drama, Adventure/ 109 min/ English
Roland Emmerich, the director of “The Day After Tomorrow,” presents another spectacular that tells a prehistoric epic that goes back to 10,000 B.C. A young mammoth hunter, D’Leh, does not realize that it may be his destiny to save his tribe. The film follows his journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
Step Up 2: The Streets (12) Romance, Drama/ 98 min/ English
Andie (Briana Evigan) loves to go around showcasing her dancing skills in the streets. Chase (Robert Hoffman), a fellow dancer, is amazed by the big-time dancing from such a small girl.
Andie’s mentor Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) tells her that to refine her dancing, she must gain admission to the Maryland School of Arts.
Luckily, one of the admission audition judges for the school turns out to be Chase, who advocates for Andie. It seems that Andie’s dream is right around the corner, but as extracurricular activities distract her dance career, she finds it difficult to adjust to the professional dance arena.
Band’s Visit (Bikur Ha-Tizmoret) (12)
Comedy, Drama/ 85 min/ English
A band of Egyptian police officers is invited from a city of Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center. The band members are secretly hoping for a revival of their popularity. What they find out, however, is that they are totally lost in a foreign country where nobody can understand the accent of the local people, which leads them to the wrong town.
Vantage Point (15)
Action, Thriller/ 90 min/ English
Thomas Barnes (Dennis Quaid) and Kent Taylor (Matthew Fox) are the two Secret Service agents protecting the U.S. president during a crucial meeting in Spain, where he is attending a global war on terror summit. It is the first assignment for Agent Barnes after he took a bullet for the president six months earlier.
After the president is shot shortly after his arrival, chaos ensues and disparate lives collide in the hunt for the assassin.
Agent Barnes finds a person who has videotaped the event, which provides a clue to the identity of the possible assassin. Although the incident seems mysterious, the testimony of eight people and the videotape help reveal the truth behind the assassination.
My Blueberry Nights (12) Romance, Drama/ 94 min/ English
A young woman takes a soul-searching trip across the United States to try and figure out her questions about love while meeting a series of unusual characters along the way.
After a sad break-up with her ex-boyfriend, Elizabeth (Norah Jones) finds comfort at a random cafe that she visits. There, she regularly eats the blueberry pie that the owner, Jeremy (Jude Law) makes for her.
Jeremy realizes that he has been in love with her a long time and waits for her every night, saving her seat. While traveling, Elizabeth encounters many people and incidents that eventually lead her back to Jeremy.