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Description: Two hunky smartphone repair guys from Flatbush, former Wall Road hotshot Jimmy and his buttoned-up cousin Max, stumble across insider trading hints and begin tapping a smartphone line to receive even more. But when stock hints turn to murder plots, the hapless boys are unable to go to the police and later search themselves in over their heads and flat out of luck. An impending wedding and sexual confusion round out the plot in this romantic comedy crime caper.
Description: Raisa’s (Raisa Andriana) accidental meeting with her idol, Sora (Maruli Tampubolon), a talented pianist, grows to dating. But, the relationships is disturbed when he gets the scholarship to continue his musical studies at Juilliard School of Music, Fresh York. They parts. Promises pronounced, that after finishing the study, Sora will create an album of melody for Raisa. Two years later, with the same clothes when accompanying Sora to the airport, Raisa picks up her lover. The plane from Fresh York lands according to schedule, but Sora is not in that flight. Jasmine, Sora's mother, told he lost during the hurricane Sandy swept Fresh York.
Description: Paul, ten, is in love with Wendy, a woman from the village where he spends his holidays. Paul would like to confess his feelings to her, but he doesn't even dare to invite her to dance.
Description: Bob and Greta De Jaegher are happily married for 40 years. They can look back on a rich and fulfilled life. Their 2 sons Steve and Carl have a successful life as well. Steve is a talented and recognized film-director and Carl is a promising cook. Steve's wife Billie wrote a bestseller about happiness and wants to begin a family with her husband. Brother-in-law Rik, who works at the zoo, tries to pick up his life with his kids, after his wife died two years ago. To tag their 40th wedding anniversary, Bob and Greta organize a family weekend. They wish to announce something very important. Their fresh plans are a sure hit for the family De Jaegher, but that's not the only thing - What had to be a cheerful gathering of the family, turns out to be something nobody expected.
Description: Ever since Badal was an eight year old, he's been in love with violence. As a role model, he chooses the local mafia leader Bachcha Babu. As he grows up, Badal's passion for becoming like Bachcha Babu increases. One day, by chance, he gets the occasion to join Baccha Babu's gang. He meets a woman named Megha and falls head over heels for her at first sight. However, she wants nothing to do with him. Megha's father, Sharmaji, who is a government school teacher, finds out that Badal is bothering Megha. With the support of his journalist friend, he goes to Bachcha Babu and says him that Badal is creating problem in his daughter's life. Bachcha Babu assures the journalist that from actually on Badal will not disturb Megha and her family. In the course of happenings Bachcha Babu bumps into Megha and finds that he wants her for himself - at any cost. Bachcha Babu goes to the extent of killing his own wife to marry Megha.
Description: Lucie is in remission and her disease is almost a distant memory. Her family pushes her to live life to the fullest, and in doing so Lucie meets the charming and arrogant Clovis, who is instantly beguiled by her wit and humor. It is Dalila, however, an eccentric and delicious dance teacher, who inspires Lucie to rebuild her life and to grow into the girl she everytime wanted to be. For her mother, for her daughter, for Clovis.
Description: Darcy Blake has the excellent job – she works for Harrington House, a successful greeting card company, in the editorial department. Writing heart-felt, meaningful copy for cards is very necessary to Darcy, especially at Christmas, which was necessary to her as a young girl. She realizes that she is a bit out of step with her fellow millennials but that is fine with Darcy. Everything is about to change when Andrew Harrington arrives at the company to take over from his grandfather and he has a very various view of the holidays.
Description: Henrik Agdestein ( Matthias Habich ) is considered a misanthropic veteran of Norwegian literature. When his wife dies after a long illness, he is devastated. The next day, his kids are at the door to help him: the type hearted teacher Sonja ( Catherine Bode ) with her family, the spirited policewoman Laura ( Fanny Staffa ), who was everytime Dad's darling, and the ambitious son Leif ( Rainer Sellien), Norway's Minister of Justice.
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Description: After exchanging glances between "good mornings" and "good afternoons", Marcelo realizes it's time to test to go further with Márcio, the doorman in his building. Two worlds will collide through these men's bodies.
Description: This is a poetic movie set in the times of Lenin's NEP. A ballet dancer steals a brooch and gives it as a show to other dancer. This is a crime of passion. A mysterious black ball is after the heroine. She runs away from it and manages to give the brooch in an exquisite pirouette movement, as shiny as diamond facets. What gives a stone its dazzling luster are its polished facets. But the true gem is love, and it's much harder to receive than any diamond in the world.
Description: Emile Dutilleul, 47 years old, lives a quiet and withdrawn life in Montmartre and works as an employee in an open-plan office with an insurance company. When he meets his new, lively colleague Ariane, Emile discovers not only his inner life, but also something monstrous. He has a superpower of which he had no idea: he can walk through walls ...
Description: The movie is based on Vince and Kath, an online series written by Jenny Ruth Almocera, which went viral, that said the storyline of two lovestruck teens, Vince and Kath, through text messages.
Description: On the surface, Clara Barron seems to have it all: a job as an OB-GYN; a nice house in LA; and a loving family. But, the one thing Clara doesn't have figured out is her love life. Pressured by a family wedding in Mexico, Clara asks a co-worker to pose as her boyfriend for the weekend festivities,- only to be caught by surprise when her ex- boyfriend (and family favorite) suddenly shows up after disappearing from her life completely. Torn, Clara gotta decide between going back to the past or launch her heart to fresh and unexpected possibilities.
Description: A popular photographer, Jo Ellen Hathaway, has been being stalked for quite some time. She returns to the island she grew up on in an effort to receive away from the stalker and receive some well-needed relaxation time. On the island, she meets up with old mates and boyfriends and works on relationships with her family. However, she can't shake the feeling that she's still being watched.
Description: It seems as though slow dancing is fading away as slow love songs are becoming less popular. We hope that despite the radios and DJs not testing them, that folks will still search a method to have this unique moment together, because there are several things like the innocent romantic emotions that come from slowly swaying with a person you really care about, to a good, sweet song. As we grow up, slow dancing is one of those things that don't happen much anymore. So don't take it for granted... slow dance whenever and wherever, because there are fewer and fewer occasions to (if at all) as time goes on.
Description: A hunter, returning to the Taiga forest, finds a dying woman in his cabin. He stoically nurses her back to life, but the differences between them may be too nice for them to remain together. Based on the short storyline 'Dream of the White Mountains' by Viktor Astafyev.
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This film, based on a 1926 scene play, is extremely funny and fun to watch. It is also somewhat difficult to find. I was fortunate to see it screened at Cinevent 39.The storyline concerns a group of society folks hearing a will read to them. The deceased's niece (Loretta Young) has most of the luck when an estate is left to her under the condition that she search a husband and no scandal be brought to the family. Everyone else's inheritance depends on this clause, but Ann (Young) doesn't wish her share. In fact, she's determined to force everyone out of theirs because she thinks the family is too greedy. Off she goes to place an advertisement in the paper for a man to "compromise her." Andy (Edward Nugent) finds it in the paper and thinks he'd be excellent for the role, but instead thinks maybe his room friend Gil (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) would be better suited. In a very funny scene, Gil goes to Ann's home and is taken advantage of by the maid (Daphne Pollard).Somehow, they all end up at a speakeasy where Ann's uptight aunts Katherine (Ethel Wales) and Sarah (Louise Fazenda) steal the present during a drunken spectacle where Andy tries to control his laughter.This movie is certainly a pre-code. Aside from outright illegal drunkenness, we see Andy taking a bath and girls disrobing men, along with the generally racy storyline. Possibly the reason they got away with so much (besides being made during the pre-code era) is because this movie is based on a play.Thankfully, the camera-work does not create the film's roots evident. Of course, there are many shots that look like characters on a stage, but we also have a moving camera and many close-ups to take advantage of the pretty stars. Young and Fairbanks struggle with their dialogue, but there are enough scenes with the hero actors to create up for their scenes.
This movie is a tiny known entry from the early days of "talkies" that deserves better recognition. Not a masterpiece by any means, it is still a forerunner of the screwball comedies of the soon 30s and 40s and, as such, is pleasant and delicious in its own way.The cast is very good. It is difficult to trust that Loretta Young, testing an heiress who wants to make a family scandal, was only sixteen or seventeen when this film was made. She has a charm and sensuality that belies her years. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., who was nearly as young, does a great job as a bumbling wannabe gigolo who falls in love with Loretta. Also, as noted by another reviewers, Louise Fazenda, as Young's aunt, and Daphne Pollard, as the "helpful" maid, give very funny performances.The next time that this film is on TCM, test to catch it or tape it. There are a lot worse methods to spend an hour or so.
A gratis spirited young heiress with LOOSE ANKLES shocks her rapacious relatives by embarking on a scandal with a naïve paid escort.Loretta Young & Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. star in this forgotten pre-Code comedy. Heady with too much dialogue, as were so many of the first talkies, it tends to creak badly, leaving the performers to strain a bit for laughs. Very tiny more is needed from the two leads than to look pretty and recite their lines. However, there are some fun performances from the helping cast which makes the movie worthwhile.Louise Fazenda & Ethel Wales are a hoot as two stuffy old prunes who loosen-up when liquored-up at a fancy speakeasy--Fazenda's flat-on-the-floor wrestling match with gigolo Eddie Nugent is worth sitting through the rest of the movie. Spunky tiny Daphne Pollard (the occasional cinematic bane of Oliver Hardy's life) scores as Miss Young's feisty maid; watching her divest Fairbanks of his trousers so as to cinch the scandal is hilarious. Otis Harlan appears as a blustery Major.Movie mavens will recognize silent comic Billy Bletcher, uncredited as the diminutive relative from Logan.
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