Movies on Showtime 26th / 02nd Oct / Nov
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September 12 to September 19
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Cinema 1 and 2
The Hills Have Eyes II (2007) Horror / Romance / Thriller
Starring Jessica Stroup, Reshad Strik, Michael McMillian, Daniella Alonso and Lee Thompson Young. Produced by Jonathan Debin, Wes Craven and Tina Anderson.
What started with the Carter family, clearly didn't end with the Carter family. Some time later, as part of a routine mission, a unit of National Guard soldiers stop at a New Mexican outpost only to find the isolated research camp mysteriously deserted. After spotting a distress signal in a distant mountain range, the team decides to commence a search and rescue mission into the hills. Little do they know that these are the very hills that the ill-fated Carter family once visited, and that a tribe of cannibalistic mutants lies in wait. And this time, there is an even larger force of evil at work that is intent on the soldiers' very destruction.
All the King's Men (2006) Drama
Starring Sean Penn, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins. Directed by Steven Zaillian.
In the 50's, in Louisiana, the smart populist, manipulative and wolf hick Willie Stark is elected governor with the support of the lower social classes. He joins a team composed of his bodyguard and friend Sugar Boy; the journalist from an aristocratic family Jack Burden; the lobbyist Tiny Duffy; and his mistress Sadie Burke, to face the opposition of the upper classes. When the influent Judge Irwin supports a group of politicians in their request of impeachment, Stark assigns Jack to find some dirtiness along the life of Irwin, leading to a tragedy in the end.
The Fountain (2006) Drama / Romance / Sci-Fi
Starring Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn, Sean Patrick Thomas and Donna Murphy. Directed by Darren Aronofsky.
Three parallel stories--about love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of existence--as told through the odyssey taken on by one man in his thousand-year struggle to save the woman he loves. His epic journey begins in 16th-century Spain, where, as conquistador Tomas Creo, he commences his search for the 'Tree of Life', the legendary entity believed to grant eternal life to those who drink of its sap. As modern-day scientist Tommy Creo, he desperately struggles to find a cure for the cancer that is killing his beloved wife Isabel. Traveling through deep space as a 26th-century astronaut, Tom begins to grasp the mysteries of life that have consumed him for more than a century.
Notes on a Scandal (2006) Drama
Starring Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy, Alice Bird and Andrew Simpson. Directed by Richard Eyre.
When Sheba Hart joins St. George's as the new art teacher, Barbara Covett senses a kindred spirit. But Barbara is not the only one drawn to her. Sheba begins an illicit affair and Barbara becomes the keeper of her secret.
Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (2006) Animation / Adventure / Family
Starring Nick Price,Anndi McAfee,Jeff Bennett and Tress MacNeille. Director Charles Grosvenor.
Kids' favorites Littlefoot, Ducky, Cera, Spike, and Petrie return in this 12th outing of the dinosaur pals. This animated film finds the gang making new friends and discoveries. Petrie the pterodactyl has to learn how to fly with his brothers and sisters for the Day of the Flyers celebration, but he can't seem to master the routine. With some help from a new creature named Guido, Petrie learns some important lessons.