Film Diary 2005 September

Friday 2nd September

The Business
Brit writer/director Nick Love reunites with The Football Factory's Danny Dyer for a portrait of organised crime in the Costa del Sol.
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The Honeymooners
Cedric The Entertainer and Mike Epps star as two bus-driving buddies who concoct a get-rich-quick scheme. Eeesh.
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Red Eye
Horror maestro Wes Craven tries his hand at a thriller about a woman kidnapped onboard a plane and blackmailed into committing murder. Rachel McAdams and Batman Begins baddie Cillian Murphy co-star.
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On A Clear Day
The Full Monty all at sea as Peter Mullan plays an out-of-work metal worker who decides to swim the Channel. Brenda Blethyn and Billy Boyd add to the British cast.
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The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Anchorman and Bruce Almighty's class support act Steve Carell bags his first lead role as a middle-aged innocent.
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Last Days
Michael Pitt is a suicidal musician in Gus Van Sant's dreamy film based on the life - and death - of Kurt Cobain.
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Friday 9th September

Cinderella Man
Russell Crowe stars as Depression-era fighter Jim Braddock, who defeated heavyweight champ Max Baer in a 15-round slugfest in 1935. Co-starring Renée Zellweger.
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Green Street
Elijah Wood puts Frodo behind him to play a Yank student absorbed into the violent underworld of British football hooliganism. But can he cut it on the terraces?
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The Longest Yard
Adam Sandler re-teams with 50 First Dates director Peter Segal for a remake of Burt Reynolds' prison-set sports flick of 1974. And yep, Burt's in it too.
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The Man
Samuel L Jackson, Eugene Levy and er, Luke Goss headline a comedy about an FBI agent out for revenge but targeting the wrong guy.
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Asylum
More illicit drama from Young Adam director, David MacKenzie as Natasha Richardson's wife embarks on an affair with one of her psychiatrist husband's patients.
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The Aristocrats
The cream of comics from across the world compete to tell the filthiest in-joke ever.
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Rock School
Documentary following the students at a real School Of Rock, which comes complete with a fallen rock angel of a teacher.
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Friday 16th September

Pride And Prejudice
Keira Knightley steps into period costume to play Austen's spikiest heroine Elizabeth Bennett. Spooks name Matthew MacFayden, Judi Dench and Donald Sutherland co-star.
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Must Love Dogs
Diane Lane is a divorcee whose family enrolls her in online dating programme. John Cusack, Christopher Plummer and Stockard Channing are her surprising co-stars.
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Lords Of Dogtown
The surfers-turned-skaters of 1970s California get the feature film treatement with Johnny Knoxville and Heath Ledger heading the young cast.
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Wolf Creek
A gruesome Oz slasher pic about three backpackers up against a very nasty inhabitant of the outback.
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Friday 23rd September

Revolver
Guy Ritchie's back with Lock Stock mate Jason Statham playing a gambler who's up to his neck in a particularly dangerous game. Ray Liotta co-stars. (Opens on 22nd September)
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Land Of The Dead
George A Romero returns to his roots for this, his fourth zombie movie.
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Howl's Moving Castle
The latest gorgeous animation from Spirited Away creator Hayao Miyazaki.
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Friday 30th September

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
Rob Schneider is back as the world's worst male escort - and this time he's plying his trade on this side of the pond.
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Four Brothers
Mark Whalberg is one of four siblings out for avenge their mother's death in the latest pic from Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton.
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Goal!
The first part of a planned footie trilogy about a young American kid's dream to become the best 'soccer' player in the world. David Beckham, Alan Shearer and Kieron Dyer cameo.
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A History Of Violence
David Cronenberg directs Viggo Mortensen as a man whose life is destroyed when he kills in self-defence.
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All film dates are subject to change       Last updated 28th September 2005.
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