|The Kite Runner
Amir and Hassan are inseparable boyhood friends in Afghanistan during the '70s, even though Amir is the son of a wealthy businessman and Hassan is the son of a servant. As the country falls into chaos, Amir is forced to leave the country with his father, leaving Hassan and his family behind. Years later, Amir is tortured by having abandoned his best friend, so he returns to Afghanistan, which is now suffering under Taliban rule, to find him. Based on the bestselling novel.
|The 11th Hour
Environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio narrates this documentary on global climate change and what we can do to help stem the tide. Featuring interviews with former Soviet Prime Minister Mikhail Gorbachev, scientist Stephen Hawking and former CIA chief James Woolsey and other scientists and experts on the environment.
All Ben (Joel Moore) wants to do is forget about being dumped by his girlfriend. To help him out, his friends take him to Mardi Gras, which isn't any fun because all the skimpily-clad, inebrieated girls running around end up just reminding Ben of his ex. So instead, Ben goes on a haunted bayou tour on a boat full of strangers. And what do you know, the ill-fated ride turns out to be really scary when the passengers are stalked by a maniacal killer (Kane Hodder).
When Briony Tallis (Saoirse Ronan) was 13 years old, she was witness to a lewd act between her older sister Cecillia (Keira Knightley) and Robbie (James McAvoy), a servant's son, that ends up sending the boy to jail. Several years later, Briony (Romola Garai) is a young woman who tries to heal the wound the previous incident inflicted on her family.
|Resident Evil: Extinction
In this third and final entry of the horror franchise, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is still on the run from the diabolical Umbrella Corporation, which has turned her into a superhuman fighting machine. Hiding in the Nevada desert, Alice teams up with a bunch of outcasts to once and for all get rid of the nasty virus that's turning the entire population into zombies.
|30 Days of Night
In Barrow, Alaska, for a full month every winter, the sun never rises and the entire town is plunged into darkness. So, what better place for vampires to show up and go on a feeding frenzy? It's up to the town's sheriff (Josh Hartnett) and his estranged wife (Melissa George) to hold back the forces of evil before all of the citizens are drained of their blood.
Recent bee graduate Barry B. Benson (Jerry Seinfeld) isn't thrilled at having just one option for a career, namely honey. After he befriends a human woman named Vanessa (Renée Zellweger) who saves his life, he finds out that humans eat lots of honey and decides to sue humanity for stealing from bees.
Henry (Billy Crudup) may have written one of the most successful children's book series of all time, but that doesn't mean he likes kids. Heck, he doesn't like anybody! But that may change when he gets a new, pretty illustrator (Mandy Moore) to draw pictures for his next book.
In the English village of Wall, a young man (Charlie Cox) goes on a journey to woo Victoria (Sienna Miller). During his travels, a falling star (Claire Danes) takes him into a fantasy world that acquaints him with a witch (Michelle Pfeiffer) and a pirate (Robert De Niro).
Rob Hawkins (Michael Stahl-David) has just gotten a new job, except he's going to have to move from NYC to Tokyo to take it. On the eve of his departure, Rob's brother Jason (Mike Vogel) throws a surprise going-away party that's interrupted when a giant monster attacks the city. Receiving a panicked phone call from his ex-girlfriend Beth (Odette Yustman), Rob races through the destruction with several of his friends to save her.