Wing Commander

“It’s not faith. It’s genetics.”wing_commander_poster

The Scoop: 1999 PG-13, directed by Chris Roberts and starring Freddie Prinze Jr., Matthew Lillard, and Saffron Burrows

Tagline: At the edge of our universe, all hell is about to break loose.

Summary Capsule: The navigational secrets of Earth’s location falls into our greatest enemy’s hands. Can a team of incredibly good looking people stop them in time?

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The Royal Tenenbaums

royal-tenenbaums-poster“The past six days have been the best six days of probably my whole life.”

The Scoop: 2001 R, directed by Wes Anderson and starring Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, and Owen Wilson

Tagline: You Are Invited To A Remarkable Family Gathering.

Summary Capsule: The squandered potential of an upper class family of geniuses gets one last chance at redemption when the deadbeat dad, the architect of their woes, attempts to win his back into the fold.

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Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

wererabbit-poster“I haven’t tested it yet, but it should be perfectly safe. Just a bit of harmless brain alteration, that’s all.”

The Scoop: 2005 G, and directed by Steve Box & Nick Park and starring Peter Sallis, Ralph Fiennes, and Helena Bonham Carter

Tagline: Wallace=Master, Gromit=Mind

Summary Capsule: Man and man’s best friend save a town from a giant rabbit that’s eating all the vegetables. Did I mention I’m almost thirty years old?

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding

My_Big_Fat_Greek_Wedding_movie_poster“Don’t play with food! When I was your age, I didn’t have food!”

The Scoop: 2002 PG, directed by Joel Zwick and starring Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, and Lainie Kazan.

Tagline: Love is here to stay…so is her family.

Summary Capsule: A woman introduces the man of her dreams to her family. He survives all their best attempts to Greek him to death.

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