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Neruda (2016) (Spanish Language)

Posted by Gui on April 5, 2017

Review 107min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Pablo Larraín Cast:         Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Mercedes Morán…and more Writer:      Guillermo Calderón -Synopsis- Director Pablo Larraín’s unique fictional detective-thriller treatment of the story of Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet and communist party politician Pablo Neruda, who was persecuted by the government when a right-leaning administration took power […]

Frank (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 17, 2015

Review 95min Genre:      Comedy, Drama, Music Director:   Lenny Abrahamson Cast:        Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal Writers:    Jon Ronson & Peter Straughan -Synopsis- A young man’s mundane life in small-town Ireland is transformed when he joins a bizarre underground experimental pop band fronted by an enigmatic singer who never removes his oversized cartoon costume head, […]

The Babadook (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 2, 2015

Review 93min Genre:      Horror, Drama Director:   Jennifer Kent Cast:        Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Hayley McElhinney…and more Writer:     Jennifer Kent -Synopsis- A widower, struggling with the tragic death of her husband and her young troubled son’s obsession with an imaginary monster that stalks them, soon finds that their demons are all too real in this […]

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 29, 2015

Review 114min Genre:    Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy Director: Ben Stiller Cast:      Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Sean Penn…and more Writers:  Steve Conrad and James Thurber Walter Mitty is a chronic daydreamer who lives a mundane life as a photograph technician at “Life” magazine, when the company moves online and everyone’s job is threatened, Walter embarks on a […]

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on September 21, 2015

Review 106min Genre:    Documentary Director: Mark Hartley Cast:      Elliott Gould, Franco Zeffirelli, Dolph Lundgren…and more Writers:  Mark Hartley Mark Hartley documentary about the meteoric rise & fall of B-movie Indie film studio Cannon Films whose extraordinary success changed the movie industry for better or worse, and whose fate was inextricably linked to that of its […]

Carlos The Jackal (2010) (English & other languages)

Posted by Gui on September 2, 2015

Review 165min Genre:     Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:  Olivier Assayas Cast:       Édgar Ramírez, Alexander Scheer, Fadi Abi Samra…and more Writers:   Olivier Assayas and Dan Franck Adapted from the award-winning TV mini-series and based on a real but disputed story, ‘Carlos The Jackal’ is the extraordinary tale of how a Venezuelan Marxist-Leninist aligned himself with global revolutionary […]

The Others (2001) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on May 17, 2015

Review 104min Genre:    Horror, Mystery, Drama Director: Alejandro Amenábar Cast:      Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann …and more Writer:   Alejandro Amenábar Eerie period mystery/horror set at the end of World War II in the British Channel Islands starring Nicole Kidman as a mother of two children with a rare condition that makes them allergic to […]

Mud (2012) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on April 28, 2015

Review 130min Genre:      Drama, Crime, Romance Director:   Jeff Nichols Cast:        Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Reese Witherspoon Writer:     Jeff Nichols In rural Arkansas on the banks of the mighty Mississippi river, a couple of teenage country boys stumble upon “Mud”, a mysterious stranger on the run from dangerous men and the law, as an unlikely bond […]

Calvary (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 31, 2015

Review 102min Genre:    Drama, Mystery, Comedy Director: John Michael McDonagh Cast:      Brendan Gleeson, Kelly Reilly, Chris O’Dowd …and more Writer:   John Michael McDonagh The life of a good small-town Catholic priest on the rural coast of Ireland is thrown into turmoil when his life is threatened anonymously during confession, as the day of his impending […]

Requiem for a Dream (2000) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 5, 2015

Review & Recommendation 102min Genre:     Drama Director:  Darren Aronofsky Cast:       Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Connelly…and more Writers:   Darren Aronofsky & Hubert Selby Jr. The life of a humble young New Yorker, his friends and mother are thrown into chaos by drug-abuse as they continue down an increasingly dark path in this gritty drama from […]

Birdman (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 2, 2015

119min Genre:     Comedy, Drama Directors: Alejandro González Iñárritu Cast:       Michael Keaton , Edward Norton, Emma Stone …and more Writers:   Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone …and more Michael Keaton ironically stars as an ageing actor, once famous for playing a masked superhero, who stages a Broadway play in order to reclaim past glories while keeping […]

Big Eyes (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 31, 2014

105min Genre:    Drama, Fact-Based, Comedy Director: Tim Burton Cast:      Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston …and more Writers:  Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski Amy Adams stars as world famous US painter Margaret Keane in a true-life story of her early life as an artist in the 50s and relationship with her conman husband Walter, played […]

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 24, 2014

150min Genre:    Drama, Action, Adventure Director: Ridley Scott Cast:      Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul …and more Writers:  Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Steven Zaillian … and more Legendary director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Alien) brings to the big screen his version of the Biblical story of Moses’ odyssey from Egyptian nobleman to outcast to the liberator […]

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 12, 2014

144min Genre:    Action, Fantasy, Adventure Director: Peter Jackson Cast:      Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellen …and more Writers:  Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson… and more Having re-claimed “The Lonely Mountain” and left Bard and the people of Lake-town to deal with the dragon Smaug, the company of Thorin must now defend their homeland from […]

Black Sea (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 5, 2014

115min Genre:    Action, Drama, Thriller Director: Kevin Macdonald Cast:      Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn …and more Writers:  Dennis Kelly Jude Law stars as a down-on-his-luck Scottish submarine captain forced to take a job searching the bottom of the Black Sea to find a Nazi U-Boat filled with gold, tensions rise between his multinational crew […]

What We Do in the Shadows (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 21, 2014

86min Genre:    Comedy, Mockumentary Director: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi Cast:      Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh …and more Writers:  Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi A small group of ancient European Vampire housemates invite a camera crew into their lives to get a glimpse of how they cope with the complexities of living in modern day […]

Hunger (2008) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 20, 2014

96min Genre:    Drama, Fact-Based, Crime Director: Steve McQueen Cast:      Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham …more Writers:  Steve McQueen, Enda Walsh Set in the early 1980’s and Based on real events during the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland, Hunger follows the story of Provisional IRA member and self-declared Political Prisoner Bobby Sands, who following years of […]

Moon (2009) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 17, 2014

97min Genre:    Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery Director: Duncan Jones Cast:      Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott …and more Writers:  Duncan Jones, Nathan Parker Humanity has solved its energy and environmental problems by mining Helium-3 on the Moon which makes nuclear fusion possible on Earth. Astronaut/caretaker Sam Bell is the only man on a semi-automated lunar mining […]

The Imitation Game (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 14, 2014

114min Genre:    Drama, War, Fact-Based Director: Morten Tyldum Cast:      Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Charles Dance …more Writers:  Andrew Hodges, Graham Moore Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the legendary British mathematician and wartime code-breaker who helped to end World War II and save millions of lives and in the process become the father of modern […]

Interstellar (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 7, 2014

169min Genre:    Sci-fi, Adventure, Drama Director: Christopher Nolan Cast:      Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway … Writers:  Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan Planet earth has become a dust-bowl with humanity struggling to grow enough food to survive and where farmers are valued above others, Cooper a former space-pilot engineer joins a group of scientists on humanity’s […]

Horns (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 1, 2014

120min Genre:    Mystery, Fantasy, Drama, Romance Director: Alexandre Aja Cast:      Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella …and more Writers:  Joe Hill, Keith Bunin Daniel Radcliffe stars as a young man who becomes the town pariah when he is suspected of the murder of his girlfriend, he then begins to grow horns with dark supernatural confessional […]

Nightcrawler (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 28, 2014

117min Genre:    Thriller, Drama, Crime Director: Dan Gilroy Cast:      Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed …and more Writers:  Dan Gilroy A desperate and obsessive man stumbles upon the world of on-the-scene crime reporting on the streets of L.A. and becomes obsessed with making it in the world of local news, fuelled by sensationalist local news […]

Fury (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 22, 2014

134min Genre:     Action, War, Drama Director:  David Ayer Cast:       Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman …and more Writers:   David Ayer Brad Pitt stars as a battle-hardened US Army Sergeant leading his Tank crew in the dying days of World War II through the desperate but dangerous final resistance of Nazi Germany. Written and Directed by […]

’71 (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 19, 2014

99min Genre:    Drama, Thriller, War Director: Yann Demange Cast:      Jack O’Connell, Sean Harris, Paul Anderson …and more Writers:  Gregory Burke A young private in the British army is deployed to 1970s Northern Ireland at the height of “The Troubles” to help control the volatile streets of West Belfast, only to find himself cut-off from his […]

Gone Girl (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 19, 2014

149min Genre:    Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery Director: David Fincher Cast:      Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Carrie Coon …and more Writer:   Gillian Flynn A big city writer and his wife are forced to move back to his small-town roots to the detriment of their marriage only to find that his wife goes missing and is […]

A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on September 19, 2014

114 min Genre:     Drama, Thriller, Crime Director:  Scott Frank Cast:       Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour…and more Writers:   Scott Frank , Lawrence Block Set in the late 90’s, Liam Neeson stars as a tough New York ex-cop turned private investigator hired by a drug-lord to track down the men who kidnapped and brutally murdered his […]

A Most Wanted Man (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on September 14, 2014

122 min Genre:    Drama, Thriller Director: Anton Corbijn Cast:      Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright…more Writers:  Andrew Bovell , John le Carré The Late, Great Philip Seymour Hoffman stars as a German spy in modern day Hamburg on the trail of a young illegal Chechen immigrant whom he believes is involved in the global […]

Million Dollar Arm (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on August 30, 2014

124 min Genre:     Family-Fun, Fact-Based, Comedy, Drama Director:  Craig Gillespie Cast:       Jon Hamm, Suraj Sharma, Madhur Mittal…and more Writers:   Thomas McCarthy Based on a true story, Jon Hamm stars as a down-on-his-luck American sports agent who gambles on a strategy of scouting Indian cricketers through an X-factor-like talent contest to become Major League Baseball players. […]

Let’s Be Cops (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on August 29, 2014

104 min Genre:     Comedy, Action Director:  Luke Greenfield Cast:       Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., Andy Garcia…and more Writers:   Luke Greenfield , Nicholas Thomas A couple of L.A. friends stuck in a rut decide to impersonate Police officers and take it too far with disastrous and hilarious consequences. Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. […]

The Rover (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on August 22, 2014

103 min Genre:    Drama, Thriller Director: David Michôd Cast:      Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy…and more Writers:  Joel Edgerton & David Michôd Set in the harsh Australian Outback 10 years after an unspecified future economic apocalypse, Guy Pearce stars a gritty loner on a mission to recover his car stolen by criminals on the run, on the […]

Lucy (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on August 22, 2014

89 min Genre:    Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller Director: Luc Besson Cast:      Scarlett Johansson, Min-sik Choi, Morgan Freeman…and more Writers:  Luc Besson Scarlett Johansson stars as a young American in Taiwan caught up in an international drug-deal gone wrong the results of which see her unlock the full capacity of the human brain with almost supernatural consequences, bad […]

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on August 1, 2014

121min Genre:    Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Comedy Director: James Gunn Cast:      Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper…and more Writers:  James Gunn , Nicole Perlman , Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning Adventurer, thief and Galactic rogue Peter Quill is hunted across the corners of space after discovering a powerful and dangerous artifact and is forced to join […]

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on July 17, 2014

130min Genre:    Sci-Fi, Action, Drama Director: Matt Reeves Cast:      Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Andy Serkis…and more Writers:  Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver & Pierre Boulle We find our planet many years after the events of Rise of the Planet of the Apes where humanity has been decimated by the Simian-Flu leaving pockets of survivors […]

Boyhood (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on July 15, 2014

166min Genre:    Drama Director: Richard Linklater Cast:      Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette…and more Writers:  Richard Linklater Writer/Director Richard Linklater (Before Sunrise, School of Rock) brings us an ultra-realistic coming of age drama following a 6 year-old boy over a 12 year period and showing the trials and tribulations of a seemingly typical 21st century American […]

Chef (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on June 27, 2014

114min Genre:    Comedy, Drama Director: Jon Favreau Cast:      Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson…and more Writer:   Jon Favreau A top L.A. chef in a creative slump loses his job and reputation through bad social-media etiquette only to take a food truck across America and in the process find himself and fix his relationship […]

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2014 GR) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on June 19, 2014

112min Genre:    Family-Fun, Adventure, Drama Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet Cast:      Kyle Catlett, Helena Bonham Carter, Judy Davis…and more Writer:   Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant , Reif Larsen A precocious 10 year old boy-scientist escapes his dysfunctional family in rural Montana and takes an adventure across the USA to accept an award at the Smithsonian Institute for […]

22 Jump Street (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on June 6, 2014

112min Genre:    Comedy, Action Director: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Cast:      Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube…and more Writers:  Michael Bacall, Oren Uziel , Rodney Rothman, Jonah Hill    Officers Schmidt (Hill) and Jenko (Tatum) return to our screens in the buddy-cop comedy blockbuster of this summer with much of the same formula from the successful […]

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on May 26, 2014

131min Genre:     Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:  Bryan Singer Cast:       Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender,  James McAvoy …and more Writers:   Simon Kinberg, Jane Goldman, Simon Kinberg, Matthew Vaughn Director Bryan Singer returns to the X-Men helm to unite the casts from the original films and the prequel X-Men: First Class in an epic time-travel […]

Godzilla (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on May 17, 2014

123min Genre:    Action, Adventure, Disaster, Sci-fi Director: Gareth Edwards Cast:      Aaron Taylor-Johnson Bryan Cranston Ken Watanabe…more Writers:  Max Borenstein, Dave Callaham Scientists awaken something ancient and huge with disastrous consequences for humanity, director Gareth Edwards brings us his interpretation of the sci-fi monster movie classic Godzilla starring Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston and Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass, […]

Locke (2014 GR) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on May 14, 2014

85min Genre:    Drama Director: Steven Knight Cast:      Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman…and more Writer:   Steven Knight  The ever intense Tom Hardy plays a concrete construction manager driving through the motorways of the UK to do the right thing in his eyes while risking his family, career and everything he has worked hard to achieve in […]