Get Inside—It's Summertime!

Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU CHUCK AND LARRY
Cast: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel
Director: Dennis Dugan
About Schmidt and Sideways writers Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor go seriously mainstream, joining with co-writer Barry Fanaro (Kingpin) for this broad comedy about two perpetually single New York firefighters who pretend to be lovers in order to receive domestic partnership benefits.

TALK TO ME
Cast: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Director: Kasi Lemmons
Don Cheadle stars as Ralph Waldo "Petey" Greene, a legendary 1960s radio and talk show host who galvanized Washington D.C. by leading public protests against poverty and racism.

VITUS
Cast: Bruno Ganz, Fabrizio Borsani, Teo Gheorghiu
Director: Fredi Murer
A 12-year old piano prodigy (real life virtuoso Gheorghiu) crumbles under family pressure in Switzerland's entry for last year's foreign film Oscar. The boy runs away to his grandfather (Wings of Desire angel Ganz), who helps the pianist rediscover both his childhood and his talent.

JULY 27

I KNOW WHO KILLED ME
Cast: Lindsay Lohan, Julia Ormond, Neal McDonough, Brian Geraghty
Director: Chris Sivertson
After escaping from a sadistic serial killer, a young woman named Aubrey Fleming (Lohan) awakens from a coma to say that she is not who authorities believe she is, and that the real Aubrey Fleming is still out there, in danger.

NO RESERVATIONS
Cast: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Aaron Eckhart, Abigail Breslin
Director: Scott Hicks
An acclaimed Manhattan chef (Zeta-Jones) with no time for anything but cooking is suddenly given charge of her 9-year-old niece (little miss sunshine) at the same time a handsome, spirited sous-chef (Eckhart) joins her staff. Sparks fly.

THE SIMPSONS MOVIE
Director: David Silverman
Please be funny.

SKINWALKERS
Cast: Jason Behr, Elias Koteas, Rhona Mitra
Director: James Isaac
Rival werewolf factions battle over a half-human, half-wolf 13-year-old boy who doesn't yet know that he's going to someday be furrier than the other boys at school.

TEN CANOES
Cast: Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Gulpilil
Director: Rolf de Heer
Set in the Australian outback some one thousand years ago and drawn from Aboriginal stories passed down as oral history, this film dramatizes the tale of two brothers feuding over the love of one woman.

AUGUST 1

EL CANTANTE
Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony
Director: Leon Ichaso
Latin singing sensation Anthony stars as the wildly popular 1960s and '70s salsa star Hector Lavoe, who couldn't overcome his addiction to cocaine and heroine. J. Lo plays Lavoe's wife.

AUGUST 3

THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM
Cast: Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Joan Allen, David Strathairn
Director: Paul Greengrass
In the final film of the Bourne trilogy, former CIA assassin Jason Bourne (Damon) dodges bullets and flying cars (again) while investigating (again) the mysteries of the past he can't remember (again). Regression therapy might have been easier.

CHARLIE BARTLETT
Cast: Anton Yelchin, Robert Downey Jr., Hope Davis
Director: Jon Poll
Kicked out of private school, Charlie Bartlett (Yelchin) soon finds himself dispensing easily acquired Ritalin, Xanax, and Wellbutrin to his depressed public school classmates. Soon he's giving psychiatric advice from his bathroom, a development that makes him the enemy of school principal Robert Downey Jr.

HOT ROD
Cast: Andy Samberg, Isla Fisher, Sissy Spacek, Ian McShane
Director: Akiva Schaffer
Saturday Night Live star Samberg plays Rod Kimble, a motorcycle stuntman who plans to jump 15 buses to raise money for a life-saving operation his abusive stepfather (McShane) desperately needs. Once said stepfather is healthy, Rod plans to kick his ass.

RESURRECTING THE CHAMP
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Samuel L. Jackson
Director: Rod Lurie
After realizing that a homeless man (Jackson) is a former boxing champ, sports reporter Hartnett tries to revive the boxer's career and also boost his own.

THE TEN
Cast: Paul Rudd, Jessica Alba, Winona Ryder, Adam Brody, Gretchen Mol, Famke Janssen, Liev Schreiber, Oliver Platt, Justin Theroux
Director: David Wain
Ten comic vignettes, set in the modern day, inspired by the Ten Commandments.

UNDERDOG
Cast: Jim Belushi, Peter Dinklage, Brad Garrett
Director: Frederik Du Chau
In this live-action family comedy, a lab accident gives a beagle superpowers and the ability to speak (via Jason Lee's voice). So when evildoers descend on the city, it's Underdog—complete with a cool cape—to the rescue.

AUGUST 10

BRATZ: THE MOVIE
Cast: Paula Abdul, Nathalia Ramos, Skylar Shaye
Director: Sean McNamara
A live action film inspired by a popular line of dolls. Barbie must be so jealous.

DADDY DAY CAMP
Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr.

Director: Fred Savage
Former child star Savage makes his feature directorial debut in this sequel to Daddy Day Care, in which Cuba Gooding, Jr. takes over Eddie Murphy's role as a dad who this time out opens a summer camp for kids.

ROCKET SCIENCE
Cast: Reece Thompson, Anna Kendrick, Nicholas D'Agosto
Director: Jeffrey Blitz
Blitz, director of the popular spelling bee documentary Spellbound, helms this comedy about a chronic stutterer (Thompson) who joins his high-school debate team at the insistence of the school's beautiful debate team queen (Kendrick).

RUSH HOUR 3
Cast: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker
Director: Brett Ratner
The funny cop and the whirling dervish cop head to Paris to break up a Chinese crime gang. Quick, go rent the first two and bone up on the backstory.

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