Rat Race

Rat_Race_poster“Eh, they’re always pissed, Honey. They’re Nazis. It’s like it’s their job.”

The Scoop: 2001 PG-13, directed by Jerry Zucker and starring John Cleese, Rowan Atkinson, Seth Green, and Jon Lovitz

Tagline: 563 miles. 9 people. $2 million. 1001 problems!

Summary Capsule: A group of highly deranged individuals brave desert sun, cow snot, and Smashmouth concerts for $2 million.

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Minority Report

minority-report-poster“Everybody runs.”

The Scoop: 2002 PG-13, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise, Max von Sydow, and Samantha Morton

Tagline: What would you do if you were accused of a murder, you had not committed… yet?

Summary Capsule: A cop battles the system he helped create and the fate it drives him to, only to fall exactly into its trap.

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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-posterβ€œThe 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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