Erin Gruwell (Hilary Swank) teaches a group of students in L.A. to apply themselves and raise their expectations of life and of themselves. In "Freedom Writers," she makes all the difference in the world to her students.
Our story. Our words. When a young teacher, Erin Gruwell, (Hilary Swank) inspires her class of at-risk students in Long Beach, Calif., to learn tolerance, apply themselves in school, and pursue education beyond their expectations, they form a group called the Freedom Writers. It's a great story.
Everybody, meet Joe Black. He's expecting you! When Death wants to experience life, he turns to a media mogul, who acts as a guide to Death, who then takes the form of a young man to learn about life on Earth and, in the process, he falls in love with his guide's daughter. Naturally.
If you don't stand for something, you might fall for anything. In "Lions For Lambs," injuries sustained by two Army rangers behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman (Tom Cruise), a journalist (Meryl Streep) and a professor (Robert Redford).
William 'Wild Bill' Wharton: Barbecue, me and you! Stinky pinky, pew, pew! Or dilly, Jilly, Hilly or Bob! It was a french-fried Cajun named Delacroix! Paul Edgecomb: You are about ten seconds away from spending the rest of your life in the padded room!