After the horrific death of his wife and two sons, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent “Mac” McClain… until he’s assigned a capital punishment case that begins to transform his life and those around him forever.
Immortel is based on graphic novel, the Enki Bilal’s Nikopol trilogy, one of the best cyberpunk graphic novels ever made. Immortel provides us another dystopian future where an all powerful genetics engineering company called Eugenics has wreaked havoc upon most humanoid life forms.
Everything Is Illuminated is an amazing movie. Well directed, well written, well acted, and with it’s heart in exactly the right place. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry, it will make you think. It’s wonderfully illuminating!
Based on the critically-acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, “Everything is Illuminated” tells the story of a young man’s quest to find the woman who saved his grandfather in a small Ukrainian town that was wiped off the map by the Nazi invasion. What starts out as a journey to piece together one family’s story under absurd circumstances turns into a meaningful journey with a powerful series of revelations — the importance of remembrance, the perilous nature of secrets, the legacy of the Holocaust, and the meaning of friendship.
After an accident, a government agent Daniel Leight, gains the ability of super-speed and goes after an old friend turned Nemesis. Lightspeed’s scaly nemesis is a mutated terrorist half-man, half-snake called Python. But when Leight’s radiation treatments are sabotaged, he discovers that he has the ability to move at hyper speeds only by risking potentially fatal metabolic damage.
When a hotrod girl finds a mysterious letter dating back to the fifties hidden in her roadster, she is left with nothing but questions… She sets out to find the answers and retrace her deuce’s troubled past. Who is Johnny Callaway? But will learning the truth make a difference and can a broken man ever get a second chance at a happiness long forgotten? Fast hotrods, cool cats, gravity defying swing dancing and rockin’ retro music all serve as a colorful backdrop to this heartfelt, inspiring story. Discover an underground scene where counter culture is in, old school is cool and nostalgia forever reigns.
Abracadabra… It’s Gore, Sex, & Magic. It’s evil that will crawl under your skin.
Montag the Magnificent (Glover) is a master illusionist who performs at underground venues, selecting female volunteers from his rave-like audiences. To their hysteria, it appears he’s dismembered their bodies, but his sleigh of hand has fooled them. However, female bodies show up dead from the same wounds performed on stage. Investigators are baffled, and the chase to find the killer begins.
A wheelchair-bound singer and her best friend embark on a roadtrip to Memphis. Two lost souls go on a journey to discover themselves again. This movie is part of the “nouvelle vague” in cinema, a more evolved and profound cinema, with deep undergrounds of humanity and courage, with tranquility of sharing and understanding. The analogy with the Wizard of Oz is obvious, since that is where this movie got its roots: three people experiencing different kinds of losses, two of them from Kansas, on a trip to discover the answers they long for – answers they will eventually find in themselves.
As our world expands to include the entire galaxy everyone rushes to claim their own piece of this new world and thousands of colonies arise. With no core government, rogue colonies begin to wreak havoc and without a centralized army to protect the innocent peace is all but lost. Now at the end of mankind s greatest battle, empires will crumble, alliances will form, enemies will rise, and heroes will fall.
Champion competitive marksman Ken comes across an armored van robbery. He sees a policeman held hostage and shoots and kills four of the robbers. One of the robbers escapes and the policeman survives. The case is handled by Jerry Chang, whom Ken knows from having recently beaten him in a shooting match. Ken is found not guilty in court. Soon after, Ken is attacked by the escaped robber Pang Tao. Their confrontation reveals a very different background story and brings about a myriad of lies and traps and changes in relationships as Jerry and Ken try to outsmart each other.
This was a beautiful little film that that plays out like one Truffaut’s Antoine Donielle films. Not only is it the perfect prequel to (the wonderful) “The Darjeeling Limited”, but it is a self-contained simple and moving story.
This whole “New Wave” feeling is a departure from Wes Anderson’s usually theatrical and highly-stylized film making. It suits him well. Don’t get me wrong, Rushmore is one of my favorite films and the Royal Tannenbaums is fantastic, but I am really digging this new naturalistic style Anderson is applying to his new films and cannot wait to see what he does next.
Shwartzman is a wonderful actor who never ceases to entertain. and Natalie Portman gives honest and touching performance.
Dateline the future… Phoenix is a domed city surrounded by a horrifying wasteland. Humans are in short supply so androids that look exactly like humans do most of the work. Our mullet wearing hero loses his job to an android and he finds himself on the run through the wasteland handcuffed to an one.
When three married men decide to step out on their marriages they get more than they bargained for. As each settle into lustful and emotional affairs with their mistresses, they soon find that infidelity has unpredictable and devastating consequences. Betrayal, hypocrisy, racism and several other matters surface as MARRIED MEN AND SINGLE WOMEN come together.
Movie premiered January 13 2011