Theatrical Releases For October 8th, 2010

Down Terrace (R), Comedy – The body count rises and father-and-son crime kingpins try to uncover the identity of a traitor in their midst.

I Spit on Your Grave (R), Thriller – A writer takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But her presence in the small town attracts the attention of a few morally deprived locals who set out one night to teach this city girl a lesson.

Inside Job (PG-13), Documentary – The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing their homes and jobs. Through extensive research and interviews with major financial insiders, politicians and journalists, “Inside Job” traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships which have corrupted politics, regulation and academia.

It’s a Wonderful Afterlife (NR), Comedy Horror – A British-Asian mother’s obsession to marry off her daughter leads to serial murder.

It’s Kind of a Funny Story (PG-13), Drama – A clinically depressed 15-year-old checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward where he gains a new lease on life. Stars Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts, and Viola Davis.

Life As We Know It (PG-13), Drama/Comedy – An up-and-coming caterer and a promising network sports director discover the only thing they have in common is their dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter, Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in the world they are forced to put their differences aside. Juggling career ambitions and competing social calendars, they’ll have to find some common ground while living under one roof. Stars Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel and Christina Hendricks.

My Soul to Take (R), Thriller – In the sleepy town of Riverton, legend tells of a serial killer who swore he would return to murder the seven children born the night he died. Now, 16 years later, people are disappearing again. Has the psychopath been reincarnated as one of the seven teens, or did he survive the night he was left for dead? Only one of the kids knows the answer. Adam “Bug” Heller was supposed to die on the bloody night his father went insane. Unaware of his dad’s terrifying crimes, he has been plagued by nightmares since he was a baby. But if Bug hopes to save his friends from the monster that’s returned, he must face an evil that won’t rest until it finishes the job it began the day he was born. Directed by Wes Craven.

Nowhere Boy (R), Drama – A biopic of a young John Lennon.

Secretariat (PG), Drama – Chronicles the spectacular true journey of the 1973 Triple Crown winner. Housewife and mother Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) agrees to take over her ailing father’s Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery, with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin, manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years and what may be the greatest racehorse of all time. Stars Diane Lane, Dylan Walsh and John Malkovich.

Stone (R), Drama – As a parole officer counts the days toward a quiet retirement, he is asked to review the case of Gerald “Stone” Creeson, in prison for covering up the murder of his grandparents with a fire. Now eligible for early release, Stone needs to convince him he has reformed, but his attempts to influence the older man’s decision have profound and unexpected effects on them both. Stars Robert De Niro, Edward Norton and Milla Jovovich.

Tamara Drew (R), Comedy – The story centers on a sexy flirtatious woman who returns to her small country village and stirs up dark passions among the locals. Stars Gemma Arterton, Dominic Cooper and roger Allam.

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