Theater or Renter: September 2008

It's September and time once again for our favorite game "Theater Or Renter?"

Rules of the Game: Watch the trailers. Rate the Trailer. Then Put in your comments below the trailer: does the trailer and buzz make you want to watch it in the theater, rent it, or not interested at all, and why?

For September we have three movies


Poster For BlindnessWatch The Trailer here in the P:S HQ

Release Date:  Sep 19, 2008 [limited] theatrical release

Listed as:  Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Studio: Miramax Films

Director: Fernando Meirelles

Produced by:  Niv Fichman, Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Sonoko Sakai

Written by:  Don McKellar

Stars: Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Gael García Bernal

get your copy of Blindness the Book Here The Plot / Story: An epidemic causes an outbreak of blindness in a modern city and results in the collapse of society.  Blindness is Based on the 1995 novel Blindness by José Saramago.   (The Official Site)


The poster for IgorWatch The Trailer here in the P:S HQ

Release Date:  Sep 19, 2008

Listed as:  Animation, Comedy

Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Director: Anthony Leondis

Produced by:  John D. Eraklis, Max Howard, John McKenna, Darius A. Kamali, Matthew Parker, Jamee Deruso, Jean Luc De Fanti

Written by:  Chris McKenna

Stars: John Cusack, Molly Shannon, Steve Buscemi, John Cleese, Eddie Izzard, Paul Vogt

The Plot / Story: This is a twist on the classic lab assistant tale.  Igor is tired of having to follow with a yes master's attitude and he wants to be a mad scientist.  After his master passes away he gets his chance to win the annual Evil Science Fair with his own evil creation.  (The Official Site)

Miracle at St. Anna:

Poster for Miracle at St. AnnaWatch The Trailer here in the P:S HQ

Release Date: Sep 26, 2008

Listed as:  Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War

Studio: touchstone Pictures

Director: Spike Lee

Produced by:  Roberto Cicutto, Spike Lee, Luigi Musini

Written by:  James McBride

Stars: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller, Matteo Sciabordi, John Leguizamo, Kerry Washington, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Pierfrancesco Favino

Get your copy of Miracle at St. Anna Book here The Plot / Story: Based on the novel by James McBride.  Miracle At St. Anna follows the story of four black American soldiers who find themselves separated from their unit and trapped behind enemy lines in a Tuscany village during World War II. (The Official Site)

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