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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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Sabotage (2014)

Members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house. Genre : Action/Crime Country : USA Cast : Arnold Schwarzenegger : John “Breacher” Wharton Sam Worthington : James “Monster” Murray Terrence Howard : Julius “Sugar” Edmonds Director...

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Godzilla (2014)

In 1999, the Janjira nuclear plant was mysteriously destroyed with most hands lost including supervisor Joe Brody’s colleague and wife, Sandra. Years later, Joe’s son, Ford, a US Navy ordnance disposal officer, must go to Japan to help his estranged father who obsessively searches for the truth of the incident....

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Divergent (2014)

Set in a futuristic dystopia where society is divided into five factions that each represent a different virtue, teenagers have to decide if they want to stay in their faction or switch to another – for the rest of their lives. Tris Prior makes a choice that surprises everyone. Then...

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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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Last Passenger (2013)

A small group of everyday passengers on a speeding London commuter train battle their warped driver who has a dark plan for everyone on-board. Genre : Action/Thriller Country : UK   Cast : Dougray Scott : Lewis Shaler David Schofield : Peter Carmichael Iddo Goldberg : Jan Klimowski Director :...

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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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Enemy (2013)

Adam Bell is a Toronto area History college professor. He is a rather somber man, largely because he is stuck in a routine, which includes a relationship with his live-in girlfriend, Mary. While watching a rental movie, he spots an actor in a bit part that looks like him. He...

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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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The Last Days on Mars (2013)

On the last day of a mission to Mars, a crewmember thinks he has discovered something special namely bacterial life. Slowly they realize that the discovered life form is still alive and also dangerous. Genre : SF Country :USA Cast : Liev Schreiber : Vincent Campbel Elias Koteas : Charles...

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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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Rushlights (2012)

Billy and Sarah, two delinquent teenage lovers from the suburbs of Los Angeles, travel to a small southern town to falsely claim a dead friend’s inheritance. The two teens, haunted by their own dubious pasts while pursuing their scam, wind up in a nightmare of greed and betrayal when confronted...

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Godzilla (1998)

Following the French atomic bomb tests in the South Pacific, an unknown creature is spotted passing eastward through the Panama Canal. Scientist Niko Tatopolous is called in to investigate the matter, and he quickly arrives at the conclusion that a giant, irradiated lizard has been created by the explosions. Godzilla...

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Gravity (2013)

Dr. Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone – tethered to nothing but each...

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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

Dr. Helen Benson is summoned to a military facility with several other scientists when an alien spacecraft of sorts arrives in New York City. Aboard is a human-like alien and a giant robot of immense size and power. The alien identifies himself as Klaatu and says he has come to...

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The Family (2013)

A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite the best efforts of CIA Agent Stansfield to keep them in line, Fred Manzoni, his wife Maggie and their children Belle and Warren can’t help...

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Killing Them Softly (2012)

Jackie Cogan is a hired enforcer who is asked to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. He acts with the efficiency of a ruthless businessman. Genre : Crime/Thriller Country : USA Cast : Brad Pitt : Jackie...

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Tower Heist (2011)

Josh Kovacs is the manager of a residential apartment in New York. He is close to all the tenants, especially Arthur Shaw, a financier. One day Shaw is arrested by the FBI for fraud. Josh thinks it’s a misunderstanding that can be resolved. But later he learns that the employees’...

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2 Guns (2013)

Robert Trench, an undercover DEA agent, takes advantage of gunman Michael Stigman’s idea to rob a bank to bust him and a mob boss. However, it proves too successful with much more money seized than anticipated with Trench’s forces not stopping the getaway. Complicating things still more, Stigman turns out...

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We’re the Millers (2013)

After being robbed of a week’s take, small-time pot dealer David is forced by his boss to go to Mexico to pick up a load of marijuana. In order to improve his odds of making it past the border, David asks the broke stripper Rose and two local teenagers to...

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Splice (2009)

Two young scientists are told they have to stop their groundbreaking project, namely the creation of a new life form by combining different animal DNA’s. They decide to continue their work secretly and develop a new strategy by using human DNA. Genre : SF Country : Canada/France Cast : Sarah...

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Red 2 (2013)

Retired C.I.A. Agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. Genre : Action/Comedy Country : USA Cast : Bruce Willis : Frank John Malkovich : Marvin Mary-Louise Parker : Sarah Director : Dean Parisot My opinion...

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Playback (2012)

When a group of high school students dig into their town’s infamous past they unwittingly unlock an Evil that corrupts and destroys them. Possessing its victims through video playback and using them for malevolent purposes, it closes in on one specific soul, threatening to expose the town’s deepest, darkest secret....

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The Purge (2013)

In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual 12-hour period in which any and all criminal activity-including murder-becomes legal. The police can’t be called. Hospitals suspend help. It’s one night when the citizenry regulates itself without thought of punishment. On this night plagued...

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Last Kind Words (2012)

Well, this movie won’t make you feel very cheerful. Rather depressed, yes. However, the movie poster gives a distorted impression. You actually expect still a bit of a creepy movie. The girl looks ill-treated and tortured in this picture. But in the end, it’s just a love story, interwoven with...

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Safe House (2012)

A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge. Genre : Action/Thriller Country : USA Cast : Ryan Reynolds : Matt Weston Denzel Washington : Tobin Frost Vera...

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Broken City (2013)

In a city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure: Mayor Nicholas Hostetler. Genre : Crime/Drama Country : USA Cast :  Mark Wahlberg : Billy Taggert Russell Crowe : Burgemeester Hostetler Catherine Zeta-Jones : Cathleen Hostetler...

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Dragon Eyes (2012)

In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself. Genre : Action/Crime Country : USA Cast : Cung Le : Hong Peter Weller : Mister V Jean-Claude Van Damme :...

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Haywire (2011)

Freelance covert operative Mallory Kane is hired out by her handler to various global entities to perform jobs which governments can’t authorize and heads of state would rather not know about. After a mission to rescue a hostage in Barcelona, Mallory is quickly dispatched on another mission to Dublin. When...

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The Double (2011)

Story kicks off with the mysterious murder of a senator bearing the marks of a Soviet assassin, who was long thought to be dead. To hunt down the killer, a retired CIA operative, who spent his career going toe-to-toe with his Soviet nemesis, is teamed with a young FBI agent....

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A Dangerous Method (2011)

Suffering from hysteria, Sabina Spielrein is hospitalized under the care of Dr. Carl Jung who has begun using Dr. Sigmund Freud’s talking cure with some of his patients. Spielrain’s psychological problems are deeply rooted in her childhood and violent father. She is highly intelligent however and hopes to be a...

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Stolen (2012)

A former thief frantically searches for his missing daughter, who has been kidnapped and locked in the trunk of a taxi. Genre : Action/Crime Country : USA Cast : Nicolas Cage : Will Montgomery Malin Akerman : Riley Jeffers Josh Lucas : Vincent Director : Simon West My opinion on...