Catch a Fire
(2006) PG-13
Apolitical until the apartheid-era South African government brutalizes him and his wife, Secunda Oil Refinery worker Patrick Chamusso (Derek Luke) turns terrorist in this fact-based thriller helmed by Phillip Noyce. Changed by his experience, Chamusso casts his lot with the outlawed African National Congress and volunteers to be a one-man wrecking crew against his ex-employer. Tim Robbins plays the white cop tasked with capturing Chamusso.

Genre:Political Dramas, Action Thrillers, Dramas Based on Real Life
(2006) PG-13
Overworked architect Michael Newman (Adam Sandler) stumbles on a universal remote control that gives him the power to pause or fast-forward through scenes in his life. But things get really weird when the gadget develops a mind of its own. Soon, Michael finds himself zooming through time -- and realizing how much of his family life he's sacrificed for his high-powered career. Christopher Walken and Kate Beckinsale co-star.

Genre:Family Sci-Fi & Fantasy
This movie is:Sentimental, Raunchy, Goofy
Day Watch
Dnevnoi Dozor
(2006) UR
To protect his son, who has come under the dark side's control, Anton (Konstantin Khabensky) seeks an ancient artifact that threatens to upset an uneasy peace with the light side -- putting Moscow at risk for a devastating cataclysm. Anton finds himself in the middle of a mythic conflict between the forces of light and dark in this sequel to Night Watch, the surprise supernatural hit thriller from Russia.

Genre:Foreign Thrillers, Russia, Foreign Languages
This movie is:Mind-bending, Exciting
Death at a Funeral
(2007) R
The funeral for the patriarch of a wealthy but eccentric British clan is turned topsy-turvy when a stranger appears claiming to be the dead man's gay lover in this dramedy directed by Frank Oz and starring Peter Dinklage, Matthew Macfadyen and Rupert Graves. The dysfunctional family grows wackier as the deceased's sons decide they can't let the rest of the guests get wind of this revelation. But can they get the cat back into the bag?

Genre:Dark Humor & Black Comedies
Deck the Halls
(2006) PG
All Steve (Matthew Broderick) wants to do is live a calm, ordered life in his small New England town. But his new neighbor Danny (Danny DeVito) has big dreams and big plans to match -- especially when it comes to Christmas. Danny creates a holiday light display bright enough to be seen from space, sending Steve through the roof. Will the neighbors be at each other's throats all season long, or will they discover the true meaning of the holidays?

Genre:Family Comedies
This movie is:Raunchy, Goofy
(2005) R
When Nat Banyon (Lucas Black) plays hero and saves the life of an older man named Finch (Peter Coyote), his actions are rewarded with a job painting Finch's crumbling motel in the small town of Deepwater. Complications arise when Nat is gripped by an attraction to Finch's pretty young wife, Iris (Mia Maestro), and a suspicious Finch challenges Nat to a not-so-friendly boxing match. Lesley Ann Warren and Michael Ironside co-star in this neo noir.

Genre:Erotic Thrillers, Suspense, Mystery
(2006) R
After spending years as a member of a corrupt inner-city police force, Armando Sancho (Clifton Collins Jr.) is ready to make a break and start clean. But when a dirty superior (Cole Hauser) asks him and his partner (Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr.) to retrieve a bag of confiscated drugs from lockup and deliver it directly to a powerful gangster (Wyclef Jean), Armando has no choice but to oblige him in a final assignment.

Genre:Crime Dramas
This movie is:Suspenseful, Gritty, Exciting, Dark
DOA: Dead or Alive
(2006) PG-13
Adapted from the best-selling video game series of the same name, director Corey Yuen's action-adventure film focuses on four high-powered female martial artists. Hailing from different parts of the world and adept at disparate fighting styles, the women come together on an exotic isle to take part in a competition to the death. The cast includes Devon Aoki, Derek Boyer, Sarah Carter, Collin Chou and Natassia Malthe.

Genre:Martial Arts
This movie is:Exciting, Campy
Doctor Strange
(2007) PG-13
Marvel Comics superhero and sorcerer supreme Dr. Stephen Strange protects the world from supernatural threats in this fast-paced animated actioner. Seeking to heal from a tragic past, Dr. Strange makes a life-altering journey to Tibet, where he meets and learns from the enigmatic Ancient One. As he begins to recover, he gains mystical powers and soon embarks on his mission of protecting humanity and saving the planet from destruction.

Genre:Comic Books and Superheroes, Family Animation
(2006) PG-13
Twenty-five years after its Broadway debut, the definitive girl-group musical, earning the most Oscar nods in 2007, finally makes its way to the screen with Bill Condon at the helm and a dream cast that includes Jamie Foxx and Beyoncé Knowles. A trio of women have high hopes for fame but end up paying a high price for it. Eddie Murphy plays James Early (in an Oscar-nominated role), and Jennifer Hudson took home the golden statuette for playing strong but slighted Effie.

Genre:Contemporary Movie Musicals
(2006) PG-13
Director Jason Matzner's atmospheric drama follows the fortunes of three tattered souls living in a New Mexico mobile-home community. Just out of high school, 18-year-old Audrey (Agnes Bruckner) holds down a job while also caring for her alcoholic father (John Corbett) and infirm friend (Kelli Garner). But everything changes with the arrival of handsome new neighbor Mookie (Justin Long), forcing the altruistic Audrey to make some tough choices.

Genre:Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas
Dynamite Warrior
(2006) NR
After witnessing the brutal murder of his parents, young Jone (Dan Chupong) vows to avenge their deaths and make the killers pay, a mission that lands him in the dangerous world of cattle rustling. Spurred on by his grief and a desperate need for revenge, Jone sets out to catch the culprits and return the stolen cattle to their rightful owners in this supernatural thriller set in 1920s Thailand.

Genre:Martial Arts, Thailand, Foreign Action & Adventure
Edison Force
(2005) R
A reporter fresh from journalism school (Justin Timberlake, in his feature-film debut) uncovers a hot story of lies and deception within the Edison police department and does everything in his power to unravel it. Reluctantly helping him in his crusade are his jaded boss (Oscar winner Morgan Freeman) and an investigator (Oscar winner Kevin Spacey) who works for the city's smooth-talking district attorney (Cary Elwes).

Genre:Crime Dramas, Crime Thrillers, Mystery
This movie is:Suspenseful, Gritty, Exciting, Violent
Eight Below
(2006) PG
When an unforeseen accident forces a trio of Antarctic scientists (Paul Walker, Bruce Greenwood and Jason Biggs) to leave behind their team of steadfast sled dogs, the animals must survive a cruel and punishing winter on their own. Revealing his penchant for subzero survival stories, Frank Marshall (Alive) helmed this heartrending drama, which was adapted from a Japanese film (Nankyoku Monogatari) based on real events.

Genre:Dramas Based on Real Life, Adventures
This movie is:Suspenseful, Sentimental, Inspiring
Employee of the Month
(2006) PG-13
Superstore warehouse workers Vince (Dax Shepard) and Zack (Dane Cook) compete in a full-on war to be named Employee of the Month and get a date with sexy new cashier girl Amy (Jessica Simpson) in this comedy. When Amy announces she likes ambitious men, the two slackers turn into Super Club superstars and go head to head in a brutal competition to impress Amy and win her heart. Efren Ramirez, Sean Whalen and Andy Dick co-star.

Genre:Romantic Comedies
This movie is:Romantic, Raunchy, Goofy
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