Balls of Fury didn’t satisfy your yen for table-?tennis comedy? Try Ping Pong Playa (9/5), about a Chinese-American with mad skills who tries to lead a group of youngsters to Pong ?glory…. If that’s too bouncy, we’ll let you in on A ?Secret (9/5), a romantic tragedy set in Nazi-?occupied France…. In the dark Scottish dramedy Mister Foe, Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot) plays a ? voyeuristic young man trying to find love and come to terms with his mother’s death (9/5)…. Fans of 2003’s City of God, get your next ? Brazilian-grit fix from Elite Squad (9/19), a drama set in the crime-ridden slums of Rio…. John Cusack adds a new chapter to one of Hollywood’s most perplexing careers by voicing a hunchbacked lab assistant in the CGI kiddie comedy Igor (9/19)…. Which may prove downright cheery compared with Hounddog, a Southern gothic drama better known as “the ? Dakota Fanning rape movie” (9/19)…. What if you moved into a new house and found yourself being terrorized by your neighbor? What if that neighbor was a cop (Samuel L. Jackson)? What if Neil LaBute ? directed a thriller called Lakeview Terrace (9/19)… Kate Hudson, Dane Cook, and Jason Biggs star in a tragedy set in Nazi-occupied France. Kidding! It’s the R-rated romantic comedy My Best Friend’s Girl?(9/19)! … Remember the riots that broke out at the 1999 World Trade Organization meeting? ? If not, Woody Harrelson and Charlize Theron will drop some history on you in Battle in Seattle (9/19)…. Conflict of a more domestic sort is the focus of Wayne Wang’s Chinese father-daughter drama A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (9/19)…. Pro rugby gets its long-awaited uplifting-sports-movie treatment (complete with Rudy’s Sean Astin!) in Forever Strong (9/26)…. The ? latest Iraq-related film, The Lucky Ones (9/26), stars Rachel McAdams, Michael Peña, and Tim Robbins as soldiers on a road trip…. If that’s too heavy, Humboldt County (9/26), about a med student living among pot farmers, should take the edge off.?
Posted August 15 2008 — 12:00 AM EDT
- Jimmy Kimmel addresses 'avalanche' of backlash from video game sketch
- Ben Hatke previews new graphic novel as 'a little book in a big world'
- See the trailer for 'Animorphs' author's next book, 'Crenshaw' -- exclusive
- 'Being Mary Jane' season 3 gets premiere date, adds guest stars Loretta Devine and Jill Scott
- See the new trailer for Eli Roth's 'Knock Knock'
- Listen to Jesse Eisenberg read about Carmelo Anthony in 'Bream Gives Me Hiccups' -- exclusive
- Shadowman returns to the Valiant Universe in 'Operation: Deadside'
- VMAs 2015 Red Carpet: See All the Looks!
- 16 TV characters who stuck around longer than expected
- Behind Lady Gaga's killer look in 'American Horror Story: Hotel'
- 'American Horror Story: Hotel' First Look: 11 EW exclusive photos
- 17 photos of people you forgot hung out at the VMAs
- Kendall Jenner, Jamie Dornan, Katie Holmes & More!