Access’ 2009 Fall/Winter Movie Preview: From ‘New Moon’ To ‘Avatar’
First Published: September 17, 2009 5:54 PM EDT Credit: Summit Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Though the summer blockbuster season is over, that doesn’t mean Hollywood is cooling down with the weather. Access Hollywood has your look at the hottest movies of the 2009 fall and holiday seasons.
“Love Happens” — Aaron Eckhart and Jennifer Aniston get close in the grown-up romance.
“Jennifer’s Body” — Megan Fox plays a (demon-possessed) man-eater in the Diablo Cody-penned horror romp.
“The Informant!” — Matt Damon gained 30 pounds for his title role in the Steven Soderbergh corporate comedy.
“Capitalism: A Love Story” – “Fahrenheit 9/11” director Michael Moore returns with a provocative documentary on the U.S. financial crisis.
“The Invention of Lying” – Ricky Gervais stars alongside Jennifer Garner as the only liar in a comedic world of the honest.
“Couples Retreat” – An all-star cast, including Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman, Kristin Davis, Kristen Bell and more, stars in a tropical comedy about marital break-ups and make-ups.
“Whip It” – Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut stars Ellen Page as an outcast learning the roller derby ropes.
“Where the Wild Things Are” — The classic children’s book comes to life thanks to director Spike Jonze’s wizardry.
“Law Abiding Citizen” – Jamie Foxx faces off with Gerard Butler in the action/thriller.
“This Is It” – A concert film made from Michael Jackson’s rehearsals for a tour that never happened, thanks to his untimely death. A last look at the King of Pop.
“The Box” – The supernatural drama stars James Marsden and Cameron Diaz as a couple with a big decision to make.
“2012” – John Cusack stars in Roland Emmerich’s latest big-budget disaster movie, this one about the Mayan-predicted end of the world.
“Fantastic Mr. Fox” – Director Wes Anderson returns with a stop-motion animation adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic voiced by stars including George Clooney and Bill Murray.
“The Twilight Saga: New Moon” – Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner) and Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) vie for Bella Swan’s (Kristen Stewart) love in the much-anticipated second installment of the vampire franchise.
“The Road” – Viggo Mortensen stars in the adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s award-winning, dystopian novel.
“Nine” – Daniel Day-Lewis will be surrounded by a bevy of Oscar-winning beauties (including Penelope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench and more) in the big-screen musical.
“Did You Hear About The Morgans?” — Sarah Jessica Parker and Hugh Grant star in the romantic comedy.
“Avatar” – James Cameron makes his directorial return with the long-awaited 3D sci-fi epic.
“Sherlock Holmes” — Robert Downey Jr. plays the famous detective with Jude Law as Dr. Watson and Rachel McAdams as a dangerous love interest in director Guy Ritchie’s adaptation.
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