After three years of 'Rings' and last year's very horror-dominated line-up, New Line Cinema is diversifying in 2004 with films across a variety of genres from fantasy and romantic comedy to unusual drama, simple thrillers and some horror fantasy - today JoBlo.com has posted up synopsis & pics from their nine films for the year:
"After the Sunset" Life should be easy after a sterling career as a master thief. Though he is now retired to an island paradise, trouble comes looking for Max Burdett (Pierce Brosnan) when his former nemesis from the FBI shows up with news of a big score rumored to be on the horizon. (pic - top left)
Nicole Kidman stars as Anna, a young widow who is finally getting on with her life after the death of her husband, Sean. Now engaged to be married, Anna meets a ten year-old boy (Bright) who tells her he is Sean reincarnated. As a result she questions the choices she has made in life. (pic - top middle )
<strong>"Blade: Trinity "</strong>
When the Vampire Nation hatches a plan to frame Blade in a series of brutal killings, he must join forces with the Nightstalkers, a clan of human vampire hunters, in an extreme battle in which the trail of blood leads directly to the notorious vampire legend, Dracula. (pic - top right)
<strong>"Butterfly Effect, The"</strong>
A young man (Ashton Kutcher) devises a technique of traveling back in time to inhabit his childhood body. As he attempts to mend the broken lives of those closest to him, he finds that every trip into the past brings chaotic results into the present.
How do you save someone’s life if you can’t put down the phone? CELLULAR pits a young man (Chris Evans) in a high-stakes race against time as he searches for a kidnapped stranger (Kim Basinger) whose only connection to him is through a wrong number on his cell phone. (pic - bottom left)
Highwaymen focuses on a man (Jim Caviezel) who sets out to avenge the death of his wife by tracking down a serial killer who hunts and kills women using his '72 El Dorado. A singer (Rhona Mitra) survives an attack and becomes a key player in the hunt to find the killer.
<strong>"Laws of Attraction"</strong>
Maybe getting married first is the best way to fall in love. As divorce attorneys, Audrey (Julianne Moore) and Daniel (Pierce Brosnan) have seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios. So, how bad could their chances be? (pic - bottom middle)
As a man reads from a faded notebook to the woman he regularly visits at a nursing home, his words bring to life the story of a young couple who are separated by World War II, then reunited 14 years later after their lives have taken different paths. (pic - top of page)
<strong>"Son of the Mask, The"</strong>
In the sequel to the 1994 hit, the Mask of Loki finds its way into the hands of aspiring cartoonist Tim Avery's (Jamie Kennedy) infant son. As the power of the Mask transforms him, the unthinkable becomes not only possible, but mind-bogglingly real. (pic - bottom right)