Latest Cinema Releases 4

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  • "The Fighter"

The Fighter Genre: Drama
Cast:  Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

Short Synopsis:
THE FIGHTER is the inspirational true story of two boxing legends. Dickie Eklund (CHRISTIAN BALE) is a former boxing legend whose life has become shattered by drug abuse whilst Micky Ward (MARK WAHLBERG), his half brother, has become the town‘s fighter and fading hope for a champion. But with Micky losing fight after punishing fight, it takes iron–willed Charlene (AMY ADAMS), to help him split with his family, pursue his own interests and train without his criminal brother.

  •  "Brighton Rock"

Brighton Rock Genre: Drama / Thriller / Crime
Cast: John Hurt, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough

Short Synopsis:
Adapted from Graham Greene‘s iconic 1939 novel, BRIGHTON ROCK charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor–wielding disadvantaged teenager hell bent on clawing his way up through the ranks of organized crime. At the heart of the story is the anti–hero Pinkie‘s relationship with Rose – an apparently innocent young waitress who stumbles on evidence linking Pinkie and his gang to a revenge killing that Pinkie commits. After the murder, Pinkie seduces Rose, first in an effort to find out how much she knows and latterly to ensure she will not talk to the police. A love story between a murderer and a witness; can Pinkie trust Rose or should he kill her before she talks to the police? Can Rose trust Pinkie or is she next in line?

  • "Sanctum"

Sanctum Genre: Action / Adventure / Thriller
Cast: Richard Roxburgh, Rhys Wakefield, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Parkinson

Short Synopsis:
When a tropical storm forces them deep into the caverns, they must fight raging water, deadly terrain and creeping panic as they search for an unknown escape route to the sea. Master diver Frank McGuire (Richard Roxburgh) has explored the South Pacific‘s Esa–ala Caves for months. But when his exit is cut off in a flash flood, Frank‘s team–including 17–year–old son Josh (Rhys Wakefield) and financier Carl Hurley (Ioan Gruffudd) – are forced to radically alter plans. With dwindling supplies, the crew must navigate an underwater labyrinth to make it out. Soon, they are confronted with the unavoidable question: Can they survive, or will they be trapped forever? Shot on location on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, Sanctum employs 3D photography techniques Cameron developed to lens Avatar. Designed to operate in extreme environments, the technology used to shoot the action–thriller will bring audiences on a breathless journey across plunging cliffs and into the furthest reaches of our subterranean world.

  • "Rabbit Hole"

Rabbit Hole Genre: Drama
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Sandra Oh

Short Synopsis:
Nicole Kidman returns to the big screen with a stunning Golden Globe nominated performance. Hotly tipped for success in the up–coming awards season, RABBIT HOLE co–stars Aaron Eckhart and Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest in the story of a married couple coming to terms with an unexpected loss.

RABBIT HOLE is the new film from John Cameron Mitchell (Shortbus, Hedwig and the Angry Itch), based on the Pulitzer Prize winning play by David Lindsay Abaire.

Set in the suburbs of America, RABBIT HOLE tells the story of Becca and Howie Corbett, a married couple struggling to return to their everyday existence several months after the loss of their child. Becca and Howie embark on separate journeys, making increasingly unexpected choices that threaten to pull them apart.

Distancing herself from her family and her own emotions, Becca begins to surreptitiously follow a local teenage boy with whom she shares an unexplained connection. Howie clings wholeheartedly onto his memories and places his faith in the everyday routines of life, but an acquaintance at a group therapy session offers a more unconventional method of dealing with his feelings.

With their world tilted off of its axis, the couple must decide whether to allow their increasingly fractured personal journeys to bring them back together. Rabbit Hole is a vivid, honest and unexpectedly funny portrait of a family searching for what remains possible in the most impossible of situations.

  • "Biutiful"

Biutiful Genre: Drama / Foreign language
Cast: Javier Bardem, Maricel Alvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib, Guillermo Estrella, Eduard Fernandez, Cheikh Ndiaye, Diaryatou Daff

Short Synopsis:
Biutiful is the stunning fourth feature from acclaimed Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Babel, 21 Grams, Amores Perros). Displaying the hallmarks of his unique, humanist brand of filmmaking, his latest work once again portrays and tackles the eternal dialogue of mortality. Academy Award winner Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men) is simply sensational as Uxbal, a small–time grifter trying to find his way through the moral maze of contemporary Barcelona while supporting his two young children. Biutiful is a moving tale of life, loss and the eternal love that exists between a father and his children. As compassionate as it is hard–hitting, this is Inarritu at his most direct and assured. Powerful, provocative and intensely personal, Biutiful will get under your skin and stay there.

  • "Barney’s Version"

Barney Version Genre: Drama
Cast: Paul Giamatti, Rosamund Pike, Jake Hoffman, Minnie Driver

Short Synopsis:
The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.

 

  • "Tangled"

Tangled Genre: Action / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Musical
Cast: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy

Short Synopsis:
Walt Disney Pictures presents TANGLED, one of the most hilarious, hair–raising tales ever told. When the kingdom‘s most wanted – and most charming – bandit Flynn Rider (voice of ZACHARY LEVI) hides out in a mysterious tower, he‘s taken hostage by Rapunzel (voice of MANDY MOORE), a beautiful and feisty tower–bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn‘s curious captor, who‘s looking for her ticket out of the tower where she‘s been locked away for years, strikes a deal with the handsome thief and the unlikely duo sets off on an action–packed escapade, complete with a super–cop horse, an over–protective chameleon and a gruff gang of pub thugs. In theaters this holiday season in Disney Digital 3D, TANGLED is a story of adventure, heart, humor and hair – lots of hair.

  • "Hereafter"

Hereafter Genre: Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Cast: Matt Damon, Cecile de France, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jay Mohr, Marthe Keller, Thierry Neuvic, Derek Jacobi, Frankie McLaren, George McLaren

Short Synopsis:
Matt Damon stars as George, a blue–collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (Cecile de France), a French journalist, has a near–death experience that shakes her reality. And when Marcus (Frankie/George McLaren), a London schoolboy, loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each on a path in search of the truth, their lives will intersect, forever changed by what they believe might – or must – exist in the hereafter. 

  • "How Do You Know"

How Do You Know Genre: Comedy / Romance
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd, Jack Nicholson

Short Synopsis:
Lisa (Witherspoon) is a woman whose athletic ability is the defining passion of her life, having been her focus since early childhood. When she is cut from her team, everything she has ever known is suddenly taken from her. Not knowing what to do, she stumbles toward regular life. In this mode, she begins a fling with Matty (Wilson), a major league baseball pitcher, a self–centered ladies man – a narcissist with a code of honor.

George (Rudd) is a straight–arrow businessman whose complicated relationship with his father, Charles (Nicholson), takes a turn when George is accused of a financial crime, even though he‘s done nothing wrong. Though he may be headed to jail, George‘s honesty, integrity, and unceasing optimism may be his only path to keeping his sanity.

Before Lisa‘s relationship with Matty takes root, she meets George for a first date on the worst evening of each of their lives: she has just been cut, and he has just been served. When everything else seems to be falling apart, they will discover what it means to have something wonderful happen.

 

Via: http://www.mymovies.net/

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