The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family’s residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered. This film came out in Japan about two years ago… It’s Studio Ghibli and written by Miyazaki. It’s a niche market but the fans are there and they’ll know the words Ghibli and Miyazaki.
A land baron tries to re-connect with his two daughters after his wife suffers a boating accident. A Fox Searchlight pic starring George Clooney. Won a few awards, nominated for more. It has also hit the top of many critics’ ‘best of 2011 lists.
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker. David Fincher directs this ‘international’ adaptation of the best-selling swedish novel. Fincher has done well in the past… most notable for Fight Club and The Social Network. So hopefully this film will do the book series and the original films justice.
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. Hugo is based on the novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, and is directed by Martin Scorsese. This is Scorsese’s first film in 3D. “I found 3D to be really interesting, because the actors were more upfront emotionally. Their slightest move, their slightest intention is picked up much more precisely” Scorsese said, it’s possible that this may not be his last film to be shot in three dimensions.
With the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon. It’s the Muppets with Jason Segel and Amy Adams. WHY WOULDN’T YOU SEE IT!