Category: Drama

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The forger (2014)

The world’s best art forger makes a deal with a crime syndicate to get an early release from prison, but in return he must pull off an impossible heist – he must forge a painting by Claude Monet, steal the original from a museum, and replace it with a replica...

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Big Eyes (2014)

In San Francisco in the 1950s, Margaret was a woman trying to make it on her own after leaving her husband with only her daughter and her paintings. She meets gregarious ladies’ man and fellow painter Walter Keane in a park while she was struggling to make an impact with...

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Uwantme2killhim? (2013)

A teenage boy’s descent into the dangerous world of the Internet and the harrowing consequences of his actions. A true story. Genre : Drama/Thriller Country : UK Cast : Jamie Blackley : Mark Toby Regbo : John Joanne Froggatt : Inspector Sarah Clayton Director : Andrew Douglas My opinion “Why...

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The Cobbler (2014)

Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way....

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A walk among the tombstones (2014)

Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like they killed her even after he paid them. Scudder refuses. But the man later goes to see him and tells him how...

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Little Accidents (2014)

In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy in a web of secrets. Genre : Drama Country : USA  ...

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The Gambler (2014)

Jim Bennett is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring and leaves his dysfunctional...

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Cake (2014)

The acerbic, hilarious Claire becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group. As she uncovers the details of Nina’s suicide and develops a poignant relationship with Nina’s husband, she also grapples with her own, very raw personal tragedy Genre : Drama Country : USA...

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Coldwater (2013)

A teenage boy is sent to a juvenile reform facility in the wilderness. As we learn about the tragic events that sent him there, his struggle becomes one for survival with the inmates, the counselors, and with the retired war colonel in charge. Genre : Drama/Thriller Country : USA Cast...

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Small Time (2014)

A young guy decides to skip college in favor of joining his father on the lot of his used-car business. Genre : Drama Country : USA     Cast : Christopher Meloni : Al Klein Devon Bostick : Freddy Klein Dean Norris : Ash Martini Director : Joel Surnow My opinion...

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I Origins (2014)

A graduate student, Ian Gray, is researching the evolution of human eyes with Karen and Kenny, in order to discredit creationists by proving that eyes have evolved. Seven years later, when the hospital takes an iris scan of his son and enters into the database, they appear to match with...

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The Theory of Everything (2014)

The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Little was expected from Stephen Hawking, a bright but shiftless student of cosmology,...

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Exodus : Gods and Kings (2014)

Epic adventure Exodus: Gods and Kings is the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses as he rises up against the...

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Whiplash (2014)

A young and talented drummer attending a prestigious music academy finds himself under the wing of the most respected professor at the school, one who does not hold back on abuse towards his students. The two form an odd relationship as the student wants to achieve greatness, and the professor...

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October Gale (2014)

A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland. Genre : Drama/Romance/Thriller Country : Canada Cast : Patricia Clarkson...

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A most violent Year (2014)

A crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history, and centered on the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and...

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The Judge (2014)

Hank Palmer is a successful defense attorney in Chicago, who is getting a divorce. When His brother calls with the news that their mother has died, Hank returns to his childhood home to attend the funeral. Despite the brittle bond between Hank and the Judge, Hank must come to his...

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Bhopal : A prayer for Rain (2014)

The story follows a young rickshaw-puller in Bhopal who gets a menial job at a chemical plant, but in December of 1984 a chemical spill in India takes the lives of almost 15,000 people and injuring more than 100,000. The film follows how the industrial disaster in the city changes...

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Boyhood (2014)

Filmed over 12 years with the same cast,Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason, who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. The film charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before....

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Begin Again (2013)

Gretta and her long-time boyfriend Dave are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who decamp for New York when he lands a deal with a major label. But the trappings of his new-found fame soon tempt Dave to stray, and a reeling, lovelorn Gretta is left on her own. Her world...

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The Physician (Der Medicus) (2014)

When nine-year-old Rob Cole felt the life force slipping from his mother’s hand he could not foresee that this terrifying awareness of impending death was a gift that would lead him from the familiar life of 11th-century London to small villages throughout England and finally to the medical school at...

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The Imitation Game (2014)

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. Genre : Biography/Drama/War Country...

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Honour (2014)

Mona is a young British Muslim girl on the on the run from her family after they find out about her plans to run away with her Punjabi boyfriend. In a desperate bid to save face and their family honour; her mother and older brother enlist the help of a...

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The Calling / The Two Faces of January (2014)

A twin review. The Calling Genre : Thriller Country : USA Cast : Susan Sarandon : Hazel Micallef Gil Bellows : Ray Green Ellen Burstyn : Emily Micallef Director : Jason Stone Summary Detective Hazel Micallef hasn’t had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Fort Dundas until...

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The legend of 1900 (1998)

Shortly after the Second World War, Max visits an English pawn shop to sell his trumpet. The shopkeeper recognizes the tune Max plays as one on a wax master of an unreleased recording, discovered and restored from shards found in a piano salvaged from a cruise ship turned hospital ship,...

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The Giver (2014)

Everything is connected. Everything is balance. Where there is good, there is bad. Can you imagine yourself a world without colors? A dull society where everyone is equal because some social values were smoothed and human emotions such as joy, passion, wonder, lust and love were banished. All this to...

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Kill your Darlings (2013)

In the early 1940s, Allen Ginsberg is an English major at Columbia University, only to learn more than he bargained for. Dissatisfied by the orthodox attitudes of the school, Allen finds himself drawn to iconoclastic colleagues like Lucien Carr, William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac. Together, this gang would explore...

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Torn (2013)

Two families bond when their teenage sons are killed in an explosion at a suburban mall only to discover one of their children is the prime suspect. Genre : Drama Country : Pakistan/USA Cast : Mahnoor Baloch : Maryam Faran Tahir : Ali Dendrie Taylor : Lea Director : Jeremiah...

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The Rover (2014)

Ten years after a global economic collapse, a cold-blooded drifter traverses the scorched Australian outback on a mission to track down the men who stole his last remaining possession – his car. When he crosses paths with a badly wounded member of the gang, he takes the vulnerable, naïve young...

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How I live now (2013)

Film Review: How I live now You just gotta take that bad thing. Take it and put it in a box. You close the lid, you look up and you focus on your goal. Okay ? Because that’s what you have to do now. You have to look up and...

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All Good Things (2010)

A love story and murder mystery based on the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history. The original screenplay uses newly discovered facts, court records and speculation as the foundation for a story of family, obsession, love and loss. Genre : Crime/Thriller/Drama Country : USA Cast : Ryan...

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Holy Ghost People (2013)

In this psychological thriller, nineteen-year old Charlotte enlists the help of alcoholic ex-Marine Wayne to find her estranged sister who has gone missing deep in the Appalachian Mountains. Their search leads them to the Church of One Accord and an enigmatic snake-handling preacher named Brother Billy, who’s devoted congregation of...

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Complicity (2013)

When a seemingly fun party goes horribly awry, a group of teenagers must decide their fates. Genre : Thriller/Drama Country : USA Cast : Soshana Bush : Shannon Heather Hemmens : Kimberley Haley Ramm : Lacy Director : C.B. Harding My opinion “Don’t you get gangsta with me, dog.“ “Complicity”...

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Chariot (2013)

Seven strangers wake aboard a passenger jet in mid-flight, with no idea how they got there – and no idea where they are headed. Cut off from the cockpit and with a dying smartphone as their sole source of communication, they learn the U.S. is under a devastating attack… and...

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A Belfast Story (2013)

In a city left torn by war, when a series of murders awaken dormant memories, many fear the worst. Colm Meaney and Malcolm Sinclair star in a film set between war and peace. Times are changing, car bombs are less common and terrorists find themselves out of work, but old...

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The Railway Man (2013)

Eric Lomax was one of thousands of Allied prisoners of war forced to work on the construction of the Thai/Burma railway during WW2. His experiences, after the secret radio he built to bring news and hope to his colleagues was discovered, left him traumatised and shut off from the world....

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The Citizen (2013)

Yearning to leave behind his life of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the U.S Green Card Lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. Ibrahim lands in New York City the day before 9/11… and the events of the September terrorist attacks forever shape the struggles...

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Dragon Day (2013)

When out-of-work engineer Duke Evans and his family try to rebuild their lives in a remote mountain town, their own version of the American Dream is cut short on the day a devastating cyber-attack destroys the U.S. as we know it. Every microchip ‘Made in China’ has been infected with...

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Goodbye World (2013)

James and Lily live off the grid, raising their young daughter in a cocoon of comfort and sustainability. When a mysterious mass text ripples its way across the country, triggering a crippling, apocalyptic cyber attack, their home transitions from sheltered modern oasis to a fortress for the estranged old friends...

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Her (2013)

The past is just a story we tell ourselves. Feeling lonely. Abandoned. And then there’s that moment you get to know someone. The chemistry that’s being created. The moments you will experience together. The laughter and tears. You discover things together. The other one makes you discover yourself. A trip....

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Killing Season (2013)

Two veterans of the Bosnian War, one American, one Serbian, clash in the Appalachian Mountain wilderness. Ford is a former American soldier who fought on the front lines in Bosnia. He has retreated to a remote cabin in the woods, trying to escape painful memories of war. Kovac, a former...

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The Monuments Men (2014)

The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. It would be an impossible mission: with the art trapped behind enemy lines, and...

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The Philosophers (2013)

At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse. Genre : Drama/SF Country : USA/Indonesia Cast : James D’Arcy : Mr....

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Bad Asses (2014)

I’d rather you stick a needle in my eye than insult me. My God,  this was a terribly bad movie. Regardless of whether you are to assume that this is really nothing more than a bad B-action movie and you definitely shouldn’t take this too seriously, I think it is...

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Broken (2012)

Skunk has diabetes and is a pretty cool teenager. The summer has just begun, and her days are filled with hope. Her life does change dramatically after she witnesses a violent attack on the neighbor Rick who’s unlawfully accused of rape. Genre : Drama Country : UK Cast : Eloise...

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Out of the Furnace (2013)

  Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the...

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American Hustle (2013)

Irving Rosenfeld is a brilliant con man, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that’s as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito,...

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

“12 Years a Slave” is based on the incredible true story of a man who tried to survive and fought for his freedom. Solomon Northup, a free man living in the state of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. He has witnessed cruelty and unexpected kindness. Solomon fights...

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The Counselor (2013)

A rich and successful lawyer, the Counselor, is about to get married to his fiance but soon becomes entangled in a complex drug plot with a middle-man known as Westray. The plan ends up taking a horrible twist and he must protect himself and his soon to be bride as...

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All Is Lost (2013)

Deep into a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, an unnamed man (Redford) wakes to find his 39-foot yacht taking on water after a collision with a shipping container left floating on the high seas. With his navigation equipment and radio disabled, the man sails unknowingly into the path of...

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas 1985. Electrician and sometimes rodeo bull rider Ron Woodroof lives hard, which includes heavy smoking, drinking, drug use (primarily cocaine) and casual sex. He is a stereotypical redneck: racist and homophobic. While in the hospital on a work related injury, the doctors discover and inform him that he is...

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Life of a King (2013)

Ex-felon, Eugene Brown, establishes a Chess Club for inner city teenagers in Washington, D.C. It’s the story of a man who wants to give those Afro-American kids something they never had : a future. Genre : Drama Country : USA Cast : Cuba Gooding Jr. : Eugene Dennis Haysbert :...

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Bless Me, Ultima (2013)

A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village. Genre : Drama Country : USA Cast : Luke Ganalon : Antonio Miriam...

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The Great Gatsby (2013)

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby’s nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await. Genre : Drama/Romantiek Country: USA Cast...

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Captain Phillips (2013)

Captain Phillips is a realistic adaptation of the hijacking of the cargo ship Maersk Alabama by a gang of Somali pirates. The film focuses on the relationship between Captain Richard Phillips and the Somali leader Muse. Genre : Drama/Thriller Country: USA Cast : Tom Hanks : Richard Phillips Barkhad Abdi...

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The Butler (2013)

Cecil Gaines was a sharecropper’s son who grew up in the 1920s as a domestic servant for the white family who casually destroyed his. Eventually striking out on his own, Cecil becomes a hotel valet of such efficiency and discreteness in the 1950s that he becomes a butler in the...

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War Horse (2011)

To his wife’s dismay farmer Narracott buys a thoroughbred horse rather than a plough animal, but when his teenaged son Albert trains the horse and calls him Joey, the two becoming inseparable. When his harvest fails, the farmer has to sell Joey to the British cavalry and he is shipped...

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Only God Forgives (2013)

Bangkok. Ten years ago Julian killed a man and went on the run. Now he manages a Thai boxing club as a front for a drugs operation. Respected in the criminal underworld, deep inside, he feels empty. When Julian’s brother murders an underage prostitute, the police call on retired cop...

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I Declare War (2012)

Armed with nothing but branches, lots of imagination and just a few simple rules, a group of 12 year old boys are playing a game of “Capture the Flag” in the woods. However, the line between fantasy and reality fades while time passes. The childlike innocent game changes quickly in...

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jOBS (2013)

The true story about one of the most famous and largest American entrepreneurs in history. JOBS tells the impressive story of thirty inspiring years in the life of Steve Jobs. Genre : Biography/Drama Country : USA Cast : Ashton Kutcher : Steve Jobs Dermot Mulroney : Mike Markkula Josh Gad...

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Hours (2013)

In New Orleans just before Hurricane Katrina hits, a pregnant woman gives birth prematurely. She dies and her baby is in critical condition. The baby has to be kept in a neonatal incubator. When the hurricane strikes, all the power goes out and everyone in the hospital leaves. But the...

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Tyrannosaur (2011)

  The story of Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction. As Joseph’s life spirals into turmoil, a chance at redemption appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker. Their relationship develops to reveal that Hannah is hiding a...

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Trouble with the Curve (2012)

Gus is a baseball scout. The team he works for thinks he should retire. He asks them to let him do one more scouting job to prove himself. His friend, Pete, asks Gus’s estranged daughter, Mickey, if she could go with him to make sure he’s OK as his eyes...

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Seeking a friend for the End of the World (2012)

An asteroid named “Matilda” is on a collision course towards Earth and in three weeks the world will come to an absolute end. What would you do if your life and the world were doomed? One man decides to spend his time searching for his long lost love from high...

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Snitch (2013)

A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son, who was imprisoned after being set up in a drug deal. Genre : Crime/DramaSnitch Country : USA Cast : Dwayne Johnson : John Matthews Susan Sarandon : Joanne Keeghan Rafi Gavron : Jason Collins Barry Pepper :...

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Monsters (2010)

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life form began to appear and half of Mexico was quarantined as an INFECTED ZONE. Today, the American and...

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Disconnect (2012)

A hard-working lawyer, attached to his cell phone, can’t find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making...

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Mud (2012)

14 year-old Ellis lives on a makeshift houseboat on the banks of a river in Arkansas with his parents, Mary Lee and Senior. He sneaks out early one morning to meet his best friend, Neckbone. Neckbone, also 14, lives with his uncle, Galen , who makes a hardscrabble living diving...

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Trance (2013)

A fine art auctioneer mixed up with a gang joins forces with a hypnotherapist to recover a lost painting. As boundaries between desire, reality and hypnotic suggestion begin to blur the stakes rise faster than anyone could have anticipated. Genre : Crime/Drama Country : UK Cast : James McAvoy :...

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96 Minutes (2011)

Inspired by true events, 96 minutes is the story of four young lives slammed together in one shocking moment. The events of the night in inner city Atlanta, Georgia, unfold in real time as we inter-cut between a carjacking and the beginning of that day, following four separate kids –...

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Lo Imposible (2012)

A regular family – Maria, Henry and their three kids – travel to Thailand to spend Christmas. They get an upgrade to a villa on the coastline. After settling in and exchanging gifts, they go to the pool, like so many other tourists. A perfect paradise vacation until a distant...

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Hummingbird (2013)

Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London’s criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man’s identity — transforming into an avenging angel in the process. Genre : Action/Drama Country : UK Cast : Jason Statham : Joey Benedict Wong...