A season of viewing in 10 words or less

May 29

"The Brothers Bloom"

Adrian Brody, Mark Ruffalo and one last, imaginative scam

"Drag Me to Hell"

Evil Dead 4

"Goodbye Solo"

Odd couple, fine film

June 5

"American Harmony"

Barbershop quartet smackdown

"The Hangover"

Bachelor party, Old School-style

"Land of the Lost"

Ferrell battles the Sleestak

"My Life in Ruins"

Big fat Greek vacation

"The Limits of Control"

Jim Jarmusch piles on the cool


Big-screen heavyweight

June 12

"Imagine That"

More Eddie Murphy for kids

"The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3"

Travolta takes the subway

June 19

"Easy Virtue"

Jessica Biel meets her monster-in-law

"The Proposal"

Blame Canada for Sandra Bullock

"Year One"

Jack Black, B.C.

June 24


Atom Egoyan award-winner

"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"

Damn you, Decepticons!

June 26

"Every Little Step"

Behind A Chorus Line

"Fireflies in the Garden"

Family dysfunction through two time periods

"My Sister's Keeper"

All-star summer weeper

"Rudo y Cursi"

The boys from Y Tu Mama Tambien play soccer

July 1

"Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs"

Post-thaw stress syndrome

"Public Enemies"

Depp does Dillinger

July 2-Aug. 27

"Soundtrack Available: Music in American Film" at the Wexner Center

A great beat, but you can't dance to it

July 3

"Whatever Works"

Woody Allen and Larry David become one

July 10


A more fabulous Borat

"I Love You, Beth Cooper"

High school graduation wackiness


Sam Rockwell in space

July 15

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"

Love in the time of wizardly war

July 17

"All the Boys Love Mandy Lane"

Remote cabin + teenagers = body count

July 17-Aug. 30

2009 CAPA Summer Movie Series

At last, Dirty Dancing deemed "classic"

July 24


A life begins at retirement


Adoption gone horrifying

"The Ugly Truth"

Ugly romantic comedy

July 31

"Aliens in the Attic"

Home invasion

"The Cove"

Dolphins under attack

"Funny People"

Rogen and Sandler with a sentimental Apatow

Aug. 7

"G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra"

Suck it, Barbie

"In the Loop"

Make laughs, not war

"Julie & Julia"

Streep, Amy Adams cook with gas


Rodriguez family mini flicks

Aug. 14


High school rock musical

"District 9"

Aliens under apartheid

"The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard"

Used car sale


Anime aims for the big time

"The Time Traveler's Wife"

Time travel cuts into couple time

Aug. 21

"Inglourious Basterds"

Tarantino at war

Coming Aug. 28: The Boat That Rocked; Final Destination: Death Trip 3-D; H2; Mesrine: A Film in Two Parts

TBD: 500 Days of Summer; Adam; Away We Go; Lymelife; Shari; The Brothers Bloom; The Hurt Locker; Departures; Little Ashes; Post Grad; Taking Woodstock

Note: Release dates are subject to change.