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Description: Living Proof is a 2008 Lifetime Tv movie, directed by Dan Ireland, starring Harry Connick, Jr. The movie is based on the real life storyline of Dr. Dennis Slamon and the ebook HER-2: The Making of Herceptin, a Revolutionary Treatment for Breast Cancer by Robert Bazell. Vivienne Radkoff wrote the movie script, and is also one of the film's executive producers. Renée Zellweger is other executive producer, together with Neil Meron and Craig Zadan. Tammy Blanchard, Amanda Bynes, Jennifer Coolidge, Angie Harmon, John Benjamin Hickey, Regina King, Swoosie Kurtz, Paula Cale Lisbe, Amy Madigan, Bernadette Peters, and Trudie Styler are featured in the helping cast. The movie premiered on October 18, 2008, for Lifetime's "Stop Breast Cancer for Life" public service and advocacy campaign, during the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Description: A young mother is plagued by a tragic mistake and alienates her tiny boy. A brilliant writer is released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence and starts working at Vic's Diner. Their stories converge when the boy gotta overcome obstacles of the past to save the tiny man and ultimately himself.
Description: A fictional ver of the happenings that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The film is based upon the ebook "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Description: A story, which takes zone in 2013, describes the globe overflowing with "dangerous" criminals due to the official termination of death penalty. The UN "blue helmets" under the directive from the central authority (i.e., One Globe Government) decided to conduct a social "experiment" by forcibly dumping the outlaws on the deserted island...
Description: A wounded boy makes a desperate call, reporting that a gunman is holding a coffee store hostage and shooting anyone he pleases -- but when the SWAT squad shows up, the madman opens fire. Through flashbacks, a waitress serves an array of customers, all of whom are blissfully unaware of how their lives will be horrifically changed.
Description: Although liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Levi did not reach Turin until October 19 of that year. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration camp inmates, he embarked on an arduous adventure home in the company of Italian former prisoners of fight from the Italian Units in Russia. His long railway adventure home to Turin took him on a circuitous route from Poland, through Russia, Romania, Hungary, Austria and Germany.
Description: When the Earl of Gurney dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack, inherits the Gurney estate. Jack is not the average nobleman; he sings and dances across the estate and thinks he is Jesus reincarnated. Believing that Jack is mentally unfit to own the estate, the Gurney family plots to steal Jack's inheritance. As their outrageous schemes fail, the family strives to cure Jack of his bizarre behavior, with disastrous results.
Description: During a prank an 11 year old man gets notification about the identity of a kidnapper of women in the vicinity but does not reveal it to his father, a policeman, not to confess his own fault and it jeopardizes his life.
Description: A murder storyline with a comedic twist. A popular photographer uses his models for more than taking pictures. He needs them as victims to satisfy his blood-lust. Every murder becomes more bizarre than the next.
Description: The globe has finally managed to blow itself up and only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a large wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain by the Australians. The calculations of Australia's most renowned scientist tells the country is doomed. However, one of his rivals tells that he is wrong. He believes that a 1000 folks can be relocated to the northern hemisphere, where his assumptions indicate the radiation lvls may be lower. The American Captain is asked to take a point to the north to determine which scientist is right.
Description: Two young boys (Jon Cryer, Rick Stear) who have been mates since early childhood decide to go on a trip to search a third mate (Rafael Baez) who has long since disappeared. Stories they have heard indicate that the mate has been seen in an apparently rambling, incoherent state at Coney Island. Their trip leads them to a number of journeys involving the otherworld-like life at the Park and revelations similar to their own pasts including the death of one's sister, a failed past relationship, financial failings, and alcoholism.
Description: Michelle Pfeiffer is ferocious in the role of a desperate mother whose 3-year-old son disappears during her high school reunion. Nine years later, by chance, he turns up in the city in which the family has just relocated. Based on Jacquelyn Mitchard's best-selling novel (an Oprah ebook club selection), the film effectively presents the troubling dynamics that exist between family members who've suffered such an unsettling loss.
Description: When Kaptein Sabeltann and his boys land on the mysterious island Gral, they are warned by the sorceress Miriam av Gral, that the king of the island, Greven av Gral (the Count of Gral), is cruel and mad, and would like to replace Kaptein Sabeltann as the lord of the sea.
Description: Glavni junak je Piksi. Med počitnicami v kleti najde bratove kasete in tri dni posluša posnetke rocka, kar mu spremeni življenje. Odloči se, da bo ustanovil svoj punk rock bend. V njem so Piksi (električna kitara), Pejo (bas kitara), Sani (bobni) in Edi (vokal). Najprej so se imenovali Avtsajders, nato pa Ilegalci. Njihov idol pa je Johny Thunders. Piksi ima očeta, ki ves čas poležava pred televi
Description: Missie three years later: being a single mother after her husband Willie was shot during a poker scuffle. She and Maddy transport back in with her parents Clark and Marty. She finds a fresh home, and finds a fresh teaching position that she settles right into, but Missie has lost all faith in herself, until a possibility encounter at her father's church where she adopts homeless orphan Belinda Marshall.
Description: After his young son dies from the negligience of medical specialists at a hospital, Harry Fertig (Kinglsey) takes matters into his own hands and kills the negligent doctors responsible. Slick lawyer Roy Bleakie (Baldwin), looking only to victory a situation and not caring of the matters involved, is assigned Fertig's case. Shocked to hear that his client wants to plead guilty, the situation causes Bleakie to question his own morals by defending an honorable man.
Description: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an occasion to support search the shooter.
Description: A series of happenings unfold like a chain reaction, all stemming from a minor happening that brings the film's five characters together. Set in Paris, France, Anne is an actress whose boyfriend Georges photographs the fight in Kosovo. Georges' brother, Jean, is looking for the entry code to Georges' apartment. These characters lives interconnect with a Romanian immigrant and a deaf teacher.
Description: Years after their teenage daughter’s death, Lois and Doug Riley, an upstanding Indiana couple, are frozen by estranging grief. Doug escapes to Fresh Orleans on a business trip. Compelled by urgencies he doesn’t understand, he insinuates himself into the life of an underage hooker, becoming her platonic guardian.
Description: Uzak/Distant chronicles the numbing loneliness, longing, and isolation in the lives of two boys who are consumed by their own problems. Istanbul photographer Mahmut reluctantly receives his relative Yusuf, but the mingling of their lives does tiny to alleviate their detachment.
Description: The movie portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the War of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean Fight command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in flashback as he visits West Point.
Description: Betty has a crush on her tennis instructor Mike. He promises to call her for a date, but never does – she doesn’t know he sells drugs on the side. After botching a deal on someone else’s turf, Mike has to disappear for a while. He contacts Betty – then he’s killed before they can meet. Betty tries to search out what happened, leading her straight into a hornet's nest of vice.
Description: The movie centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the man to various things in the world. While the storyline centres on Moncho's ordinary coming-of-age experiences, tensions similar to the looming Spanish Civil Fight periodically interrupt Moncho's private growth and everyday life.
Description: After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon's wife, seems to be having problem too, and thinks it would be greatest if the two would just split up. After the break up, Macon meets a strange outgoing woman, who seems to bring him back down to earth. After starting a relationship with the outgoing woman, Macon's wife seems to think that their marriage is still worth a try. Macon is then forced to deal many decisions
Description: A popular businessman's urls with organized crime are looked into by the Zero Division of the Tokyo Police, with the investigation being headed by a highly trained, extremely violent and very pretty female officer. When not having shoot-outs with the crime syndicate thugs trying to slay her, she spends most of her time in her apartment, wearing lingerie and taking showers. A sub-plot involves the businessman's S&M-obsessed daughter.
Description: The first U.S.-made movie drama set during the Iraq war, THE SITUATION chronicles the tragic death of an Iraqi teenager at the hands of U.S. soldiers. The incident sets off an "investigation," a cover-up, and complications involving Iraqi mayor Sheikh Tahsin (Saïd Amadis), who has a complex relationship with the Americans.
Description: 19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of boys at her beck and call. But when the two finally meet, they explore that they have a lot more in common than appeared at first sight...
Description: Julie Styron thinks she is going to be fired, but instead discovers that she is being promoted. Trapped in an airport hotel, she wants to celebrate but finds only the company of her young assistant, Paula Murphy. As the night progresses, the two girls receive to know every other. They flirt, they drink, they lie; private flaws are revealed and exposed. But at the end of the night their relationship turns and becomes a complex war of power, authority, and wit.
Description: Francesca and Walter are two-bit criminals in Northern Italy, and, in an effort to avoid the police, Francesca joins a group of girls rice workers. She meets the voluptuous peasant rice worker, Silvana, and the soon-to-be-discharged soldier, Marco. Walter follows her to the rice fields, and the four characters become involved in a complex plot involving robbery, love, and murder.
Description: This is the storyline of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy. The movie recounts many of the trials and tribulation Ike had to face, not the least of which were the many prima donnas surrounding him (Patton, Montgomery and especially de Gaulle) and the need for tact and diplomacy to bring all sides together for what would be the biggest amphibious assault ever attempted.
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As usual Altman will divide his audience in a radical way. He, clearly, doesn't do it on purpose but it happens more often than not with the works of true artists where there is no room (or very little) for concessions. It is what it is, his vision, his whole. He mentioned that the movie was about death and found that not everyone accepted not even some of his closest and more devoted collaborators. That's what he saw, that's what it is but it's bound to be contradicted by critics and audiences alike. Personally, I don't think I'll see a better movie this year. The work of an idiosyncratic artist and masterful craftsman doesn't hit the main stream screens each day of the week. My only reservation is that the movie is too short. I wanted to go on and on and on. To tell that Meryl Streep is sublime seems type of redundant but never mind, she is, sublime, surprising, funny, very funny, moving, very, very moving. Lily Tomlin and Meryl have the greatest moments in the film. They appear, look and sound as if they had been working together all their lives. Total chemistry. Lindsay Lohan is the largest surprise. Nice for her. That's the method to forge a method ahead. Work with the best. Woody Harrelson and John C Reilly are simply glorious. Kevin Kline does a Kevin Kline in the most enchanting way. It was also a delight to see Garrison Keillor himself testing himself, not just wonderfully but very convincingly as well. I suggest it with all my heart.
Altman has created the anti-Hollywood, which I'm sure was not by accident. A real gem.It's a shame that this was not a more commercially successful vehicle. The ensemble cast is superb, without exception. Garrison Keillor has a face made for radio, but I understand why he has to enjoy himself. Great baritone, but those are weapons-grade eyebrows.Altman pokes fun at standard 21st century American film fare, but mid-20th century radio gets lampooned cute well too. The eponymous radio show, the state of Minnesota, and mindless belief all takes it in the slats. Even irony itself is not secure from Altman's watchful eye. It's deliciously subtle and, by starts, wonderfully bawdy. Paying attention pays dividends. Doing subtle right takes a lot of work.One of the sweet surprises is that folks you knew should act can also sing: Merryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, Woody Harrelson (not a typo), Lindsey Lohan, and John C. Reilly croon. Where else should they strut such stuff? Underplaying their roles, never stealing a scene, letting the well-written script be the star. Kevin Kline was never better, not even in "Wanda". Al Gore's old roommate is heartlessly evil.I'm glad I watched it alone because I felt gratis to laugh out loud. That would have been out of hero with the movie.It's unlikely you would only like this movie. You'll love it or run the another way. I didn't wish it to end.Don't look for a sequel.
"It's not real that I had nothing on. I had the radio on." Marilyn Monroe about posing nude on her popular calendar.If there is anyone more laid back or brighter than Garrison Keillor in present business, allow me know, because Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion, based on Keillor's long-running Minnesota Public Radio saga, shows Keillor as an audience sees him every weeklike a god gently guiding an eccentric ensemble through perfect performances made to look as simple as his demeanor. This movie stands near Altman's Nashville as a testimony to the director's gift for sustaining powerful characters in layers of dialogue approximating overlapping conversations at an interesting party.Meryl Streep and Lily Tomlin as the singing country Johnson sisters bring back memories of Reese Witherspoon's nice turn as June Carter and Streep's own previous country singer in Postcards. Ditto Woody Harrelson and John C. Reilly as the singing and joking Dusty and Lefty. But greatest of all is Kevin Kline as Keillor's true radio creation, Guy Noir, the '40's dapper, inquisitive, naughty narrator and safety head for the production. Klein embodies the melancholic mood everytime at least hidden underneath any show's last show, despite Keillor's nonchalant assertion that each present is your "last show." Around this realistic, charming premise of talented performers at their last performance, writer Keillor interjects a ghostly beauty in a white leather trench coat, Virginia Madsen testing Risky Woman, the spirit of death, gently accompanying those about to die and the moribund present itself. The hero is a lyrical embodiment of the theme that nothing lasts but the love shared in any experience. Keillor remains in hero after someone dies by stating he doesn't "do eulogies." Nor does he do one for the show, which in true life still lasts in St. Paul from 1974.So enjoyable are Altman, his ubiquitous HD camera, and his busy dialogue that you feel a part of the proceedings, catching the sweet smell of success for everyone attached to this thoroughly realized song of love to theater, music, and creativity.
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