Birth

Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman (The Hours) stars in Birth as Anna, a young widow who is finally getting on with her life after the death of her husband, Sean. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} Now engaged to be married, Anna meets a ten year-old boy (Cameron Bright) who tells her he is Sean reincarnated. Though his story is…

Syriana

Robert Baer (Clooney), a 21-year veteran of the CIA, spent his entire career investigating terrorists around the globe. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} As the dangers of terrorism increased, Baer watched as the CIA’s funding was cut, politics overtook judgment, and warning signs were ignored. But the struggle becomes personal when and oil executive (Damon) and his wife (Peet)…

Black Swan

Many of you probably noticed that this movie involves ballet ? and quickly dismissed it as a boring chick flick. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Black Swan is a jarring and surreal experience more akin to a horror film of the most disturbing variety. Opposite as you’d expect, you might emerge from the…

The Reader

If there’s any doubt that Kate Winslet is the best young actress in the business, The Reader should end it once and for ail. In this Stephen Doldry adaptation of the 1995 novel, she even manages to play a Nazi pedophile and come off as empathetic… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kifRQG_M-Do Hanna Schmitz (Winslet) is a tram conductor in…

The Interpreter

The Interpreter is the tale of African-born U.N. interpreter Silvia Broome, who accidentally overhears a plot to assassinate an African head of state who is due to address the UN’s General Assembly. She then becomes a target as well. Panicking, she’s desperate to thwart the killers… but she’ll need to live long enough to find…

Catch a Fire

The spark that ignites us unites us. Powerfully telling the story of a South African hero’s journey to freedom, Catch a Fire is the new film from director Phillip Noyce (The Quiet American, Rabbit-Proof Fence). The political thriller takes place during the country’s turbulent and divided times in the early 1980s, and in the new…

Secret Window

Once considered ‘box office poison’, these days Johnny Depp’s name alone has seats filling up in cinemas. Still reeling from his Pirates of the Caribbean success, Johnny Depp leaps from kooky pirate to play a disturbed, frazzled writer in Secret Window, an adaptation of Stephen King’s novella Secret Window, Secret Garden. In true horrific style,…

A History of Violence

A stylized thriller from director David Cronenberg, A History of Violence stars Viggo Mortensen as a pillar of a small town community who runs a diner and lives a happy and quiet life with his wife (Maria Bello) and two children. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} But their lives are forever changed when Mortensen thwarts an attempted robbery and…

Instinct

Within the brilliant mind of primatologist Ethan Powell lies an ominous secret – a deep-seated mystery unsolved by his estranged family and the law enforcement officials who have jailed him for murders that occurred in the jungles of Rwanda. Highly educated and sophisticated, Powell was affected by years of studying mountain gorillas to the point…

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