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Description: 5-Time Globe Kickboxing Winner Curtis Bush plays Alex Hunter, an up-and-coming kickboxer whose fiancé and father are brutally murdered by the city's cold-blooded and sadistic crime boss, and he himself tortured and left for dead. Discovered and nursed back to health by a wheelchair-bound Vietnam Vet who becomes his mentor, Alex is transformed into an avenging streetfighter - a one boy vigilante and skull-cracking killing machine known as...The Dark Angel. Using controlled fury and a hunger for revenge to seek bloody retribution vs low-life criminal scum, Alex's ultimate goal is the untouchable crime boss. But a pretty tabloid journalist who seeks to uncover the real identity of The Dark Angel is hot on the trail, yet that won't stop Alex from exacting his "eye for an eye". First, he gotta enter the Arena of Death and destroy one-by-one the most savage and deadly warriors imported from around the globe by the crime boss...
Description: Robert and Edward are brothers involved in a web of adultery and deceit. They share Edward's wife and his mistress and a point to deliver a pack of jewels across the Canadian border, but the point turns out to be deadly.
Description: Summer, 1943: wealthy youth in the Riccione district of Rimini enjoy while the fight gets closer. Carlo Caremoli, a young boy who follows the crowd, has found methods to avoid military service. Then, on the beach, he meets Roberta, a fight widow with a child. Roberta's mother warns Roberta to avoid Carlo, but to her, he seems careful and to her daughter he is kind. Romance develops. Within a several weeks, Roberta is risking everything. Can there be a resolution between passion, on the one hand, and war, duty, and social expectation on the other?
Description: Says the storyline of a woman who, while working in a London cafe, meets a "raver" who introduces her to the drug Ecstasy and the entire British drugs scene. The woman falls in love with the raver, played splendidly by Ian Hart, but - when fired from her cafe job - she becomes involved with the seedier globe of dealing.
Description: A retired actress whose husband has recently died visits her summer home. There she has encounters with old mates and acquaintances who bring different stories and news of death and the past
Description: Philipp Gerber is a smart, but self-satisfied vehicle salesman. In an inattentive moment at the wheel of his car, he runs over a biker and drives away. As he has feelings of guilt, he tries to search out more about the accident's victim and learns that the man lies seriously injured in a hospital. Philipp wants to say his mother Laura Reiser the truth, but he doesn't. After a carefree vacation with his girlfriend Katja, he learns that the man is dead. Meanwhile, Laura staggers between grief and the desire for revenge. One evening, she can't bear it any more and jumps off a bridge, but Philipp saves her life.
Description: A quiet assassin is looking for a room. The true state agent, shy and expressionless, tutorials him through Tokyo, towards the ruins the decadent economy has left behind, in hopes of finding The Room.
Description: A bereaved boy takes a job at a health care center, where he befriends an elderly and embittered girl - and as time passes, he becomes obsessed with reuniting her with her long-lost real love.
Description: Julio Salas dies after a long illness, but it is Sunday and due to financial difficulties, his family is forced to contract the services of a modest funeral home, whose owner having taken charge of the corpse, sells it to the University. The nephew learns of the deal and demands that his uncle s body end up in the cremation oven, falling in love with the funeral owner s daughter in the process. This storyline about a corpse that cannot search peace, is handled in accordance with the canons of black comedy over which the director displays a skillful mastery, provoking, with the aid of some perfect actors, grotesquely hilarious situations.
Description: Benoit Jacquot's acclaimed 2002 movie of Puccini's opera stars Angela Gheorghiu in the game role, with Roberto Alagna, Ruggero Raimondi and the Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, under Antonio Pappano.
Description: At age 82, Mitch Albom's former rabbi Albert Lewis wants the popular Detroit sportswriter to give his eulogy when the time comes. Albom makes a visit to his former home city in Fresh Jersey, where Rabbi Lewis has served a congregation for about 50 years. Albom doesn't feel worthy, especially since he is no longer a practicing Jew and, in fact, he has married a Christian (who apparently isn't active either). Nevertheless, Rabbi Lewis tells he is the one to do the job, and over the next eight years, Albom makes few visits back home and even attends some Sabbath services, where the nice rabbi is determined to continue working and inspiring his flock even as his health declines.
Description: The storyline of Orochi revolves around the life of the Monzen family. Aoi Monzen, a famous, but aging, film star and Kazusa and Lisa Monzen her two daughters. Aoi hopes for them both to take over her legacy as a star, but Kazusa does not live up to her expectations. The mother is everytime pitting the women vs one other competitively. As a result, as the years pass, the love the sisters shared grows to a hidden hatred. When other woman called Orochi saves the girl's mother from a poor accident a bizarre chain of happenings is set in motion spanning many years. The atmosphere in their estate builds up until Orochi reveals a poor truth that the family gotta hold hidden from the world. Orochi serves as the narrator of the story. The film is based on a Kazuo Umezu manga series which ran from 1969 to 1970.
Description: While hitchhiking from Sofia to Ruse, Kamen meets Avé, a 17-year-old runaway girl. With every ride they hitch, Avé invents fresh identities for them, and her compulsive lies receive Kamen deeper and deeper into trouble. Reluctantly drawn into this adventure, Kamen starts to fall in love with the fleeting Avé.
Description: The tale starts when a brother and sister are separated in a shipwreck, but survive to be washed up on the shore of Illyria. The sister, Viola, disguises herself as a boy and takes service with Duke Orsino, who has fallen in love with Lady Olivia. Entrusted with pleading on her master's behalf, Viola is utterly disconcerted to search that Olivia has fallen in love with her. Thus starts the confusion of this delicious comedy.
Description: The storyline of a boy (Andrey Sokolov) whose life was ruthlessly crippled by Globe Fight II. His wife and daughters were killed during the bombing of his village, he spent some time as a prisoner, and his only son was killed in action only a several days before the victory...
Description: William Popper is the son of a stockbroker and is thoroughly disenchanted with "the system." So much so that even though he can prove that he ran over a girl in his vehicle entirely by accident, he accepts a sentence for manslaughter.
Description: In his award-winning movie Lucía, Humberto Solás interpreted the theme of Cuba’s hundred years' struggle in an entirely novel method to make an epic in three separate episodes, every centred around a girl named Lucía and every unfolding in a various period of Cuban history, corresponding to the three stages of colonialism (1895), neocolonialism (1930) and socialist revolution (1968). The three episodes also show us with "Lucías" of various social classes. Solás described his movie in this way: "The woman's role everytime lays bare the contradictions of a period and makes them explicit: Lucía is not a movie about women, it's a movie about society."
Description: Karen discovers, after 10 years of marriage, she has left behind her dreams devoting herself to home chores and realizes it has been a mistake that cost her her youth. She decides then to separate and go in find of a life of its own. With her savings she rents a room in the center of Bogota and tries to receive a job, but her age and inexperience makes it difficult. Karen will have to decide between returning to the stability of a relationship or facing life for herself.
Description: Wavelength consists of almost no action, and what action does occur is largely elided. If the movie should be told to have a conventional plot, this would presumably refer to the three “character” scenes. Snow’s intent for the movie was “a summation of my nervous system, religious inklings and aesthetic ideas,” he told of the 45-minute-long zoom that incorporates in its time frame four human events, including a man’s death. In the first stage two folks enter a room, chat briefly, and listen to “Strawberry Fields Forever” on the radio. Later, a boy (played by filmmaker Hollis Frampton) enters inexplicably and dies on the floor. And last, the female owner of the apartment is heard and seen on the phone, speaking, with strange calm, about the dead boy in her apartment whom she has never seen before.
Description: Caitlin, a young Chicago performance artist, struggles to make work that is both private and political. A piece she performs about the BP oil spill sends her relationship into a tailspin because her onstage nudity bothers her boyfriend.
Description: “Laura” is based on a real storyline about a dramatic find and rescue point at Halemba coal mine that gripped Poland in February of 2006. A miner was trapped underground, and by the fourth day when everyone was beginning to lose hope of his secure return, the rescue squad heard a faint knocking on the pipeline. After a nearly a week long search, the miner was rescued. Those who followed the storyline closely named it a miracle. But the miner claimed that what saved him was stronger than a miracle – his love for his daughter Laura, and his wife Marlena.
Description: Biography of the African-American who became a major performer in the Paris cabarets of the 1920's and 1930's. The movie follows her life beginning as a struggling performer in 1917 St. Louis, her frustrations leading to her transport to France, and follows to her death in 1975. Written by John Sacksteder
Description: In December 1775, Cletus Moyer is a gratis black Northerner in colonial America, supporting slaves escape captivity. In the days just prior to Christmas, a group of bounty hunters captures Moyer. Because of his capture, variety of slaves who have already left their plantations are in danger of being captured as well. Moyer implores two slaves from a nearby plantation to take his place: Kunta Kinte, a Mandinka in his mid-twenties who was captured in what is actually Gambia, and Fiddler, an elderly boy who was born into slavery. Kunta is eager to support (and to escape himself), but Fiddler is unwilling, fearful of the consequences if they are caught.
Description: Bruno is a cynical but pretty business man, owner of a strip-club. He has to replace his greatest dancer, Katy, after her suicide. Applicants would do anything to receive this job, but only Damy, superb and mysterious girl, catches his attention. What he doesn’t know is that she only has one thing on her mind: revenge.
Description: A several months after a woman with developmental disabilities is murdered in the remote village Høtten, the two young boys who most townsfolk think killed her go missing. A police detective is sent to investigate and finds this very challenging.
Description: Guy Crouchback joins the fight effort during Globe Fight 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of nice in the war vs evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any possibility to join any true fighting, circumstances everytime prevent it. Instead he finds himself in the middle of an units full of cowards, incompetents and a several outright evil men. They of course reap the fortunes of war, promos and fame, but never Crouchback. His fight is just an unlimited list of transfers and an hopeless but noble quest for righteousness.
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Australia's official submission into this year's Greatest Foreign Language genre at the Academy Awards, famed director Rolf de Heer's raw, uncompromising and impressively pretty movie is easy the most accomplished and necessary tale to come from our shores in quite some time and acts as a very private adventure for one of our country's most recognisable actors, David Gulpilil.To understand the power of Charlie's Country and the saying nature of its tale, one gotta look into how the movie eventuated and what it harboured for Gulpilil in particular. Despite his success as an actor that started off in Nic Roeg's Walkabout in 1971, Gulpilil had found himself on difficult times, the victim as sadly many indigenous folks face in the country of alcohol abuse that saw him incarcerated in a federal penitentiary. Mates for many years after their collaborations in 2002's The Tracker and 2006's Ten Canoes (Australian film's worthy of being tracked down) de Heer visited Gulpilil in jail where the seeds of Charlies Country were formed when Gulpilil expressed a nice desire to once more work with his mate and director. From there a storyline that was close to Gulpilil's heart began to be formed and it's where the quiet understated power of de Heer's work stems from.With a mere look, or with the camera following his each transport through the vast beauty of the Australian outback or the more scary surrounds of Darwin, Gulpilil commands the screen and de Heer controls this wonderfully, not at all scared to allow Gulpilil's face say us all we need to know. In what is undoubtedly a match between the actor and the true man, Gulpilil inhabits this boy Charlie with a grace and understanding as he struggles to come to grips with his mother country slowly but surely coming under more influence from the white man. This tiny scale storyline of one man's trials and tribulations masks a much larger overall trouble Australia has at its core regarding the treatment of our indigenousness folks and a failure to properly combine the old and the fresh without losing the connection to the land and customs that for thousands of years have been integral to the culture of these people. All these elements within Charlie's Country enjoy out in such a manner that never becomes overbearing, for there is subtle humour here (water buffalo anyone?) and grace from all involved that gives Charlie's Country not only a heart but a recognisable humanity.It shouldn't be surprising that Charlie's Country is a finely crafted and effective movie, for de Heer has long shown his ability to make memorably moving movies and his previous collaborations with Gulpilil are some of the finest ever made in this country concerning indigenous culture. From Gulpilil's award worthy turn (which was rewarded with a Greatest Actor victory at this year's Cannes Un Certain Regard festival), Graham Tardif's pretty piano score and de Heers professional direction, this is Australian filmmaking and storytelling at its greatest and a moving portrait of modern day life in the harsh realities of the outback and the lives our indigenous folks live in particular.4 and a half hand crafted spears out of 5 For more film reviews and opinions check out - www.jordanandeddie.wordpress.com
This film provides an insight into a globe that is hard for many folks to see or understand. The movie is beautifully shot, and the scenes and sounds of Australia are magical. The acting is first rate, and the script is very clever. Many of the things Charlie tells to European Australians don't create much sense, but in this film we are able to understand what Charlie is thinking when he tells these things, and so we understand perfectly what is meant by each sentence he utters. The sense of longing, and of loneliness is palpable, as is the passionate love of country. The dance scenes with the kids are uplifting and lovely. This is a moving and pretty film, and a large bridge for building understanding and empathy for a various and valuable culture.
I saw this film with no true concept what I will discover. It presents the struggle of the aboriginal communities and what they face each day. Turned in South Australia mainly it is supposed to represent the Northern zone at its worst in a way... Humidity, Rain, Harsh sunny day and so on. Oh well except that part the movie itself is a nice drama about two culture in contradiction and the struggle that goes with as a result. It has some sense of humor (some wink to crocodile Dundee too) but also some hidden message if you can analyze every stage presented to you. Charlies's country will create you laugh, cry (my girlfriend did), revolt you sometimes. It will certainly not allow you out of emotions. For some it might be a bit slow to start, but hang on to your seat it is just the method it is supposed to be and if you create it to the end you will end up with lots of material to debate with. A true marvel, a real jewel of simplicity. I really enjoyed this film and cannot suggest this one enough. If you are Australian or living in Australia go watch this movie. For the rest of the globe it might be other storyline but as a storyline it still a nice one.
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