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Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Dec 19 2006 Realeses








Huo Yuan Jia (JET LI's FEARLESS)


Leo Says: This movie rocks. Tones of fight scenes lots of style and plenty of totly unrealistic stunts. Just what one ought to whant from Jet Li.








Little Miss Sunshine










Bon Cop, Bad Cop









A Scanner Darkly

Leo Says: From those who brought us the great Waking Life namely Richard Linklater comes a crazy dark halucination of a film. I loved it.








Lady in the Water











Step Up

Leo Says: This one was a little more something for my Girlfriend but I did enjoy it as a fast paced entertainment kinda movie. I would say that over all this has the best dancing out of the recent pop coulter dance films.









Invincible










All the King's Men










The Celestine Prophecy

Leo Says: Kinda had a tbs made for T.V. feel to it but having said that this is not the kind of film were the production value is all that important. They seamed to capture the essens of the story quite well. Over all I realy enjoyed it. Even with all the action it was still a very peacfull story.










My Super Ex-Girlfriend










Winter Passing










Conversations with Other Women










Stormbreaker (Alex Rider)

Leo Says: I caought the end of this and It looked surprisingly good Kind of a Agent Cody Banks type of thing but british and a bit more grown up. Looked plenty fastpace and had some nice action sequences.







The Wicker Man

Friday, December 01, 2006

Dec 05 2006 Releases









Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Directed byGore Verbinski
Cast: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley.
Plot Outline: Jack owes an unpaid debt to Davy Jones and his army of sea-phantoms...his soul. Now, he must find a way to save himself from becoming one of them, and suffering forever. (more) (view trailer)
Leo Says: I found this one to be more of a spoof on pirate films while the first was more of a seriouseish pirate move. That is not to say that this one is worse, just differant. Quite funny, well played and visualy awsome. If you are lokking for a little action comedy this is youre film.









Miami Vice

Directed byMichael Mann
Cast: Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Li Gong, Naomie Harris.
Plot Outline: Based on the 1980's TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined. (more) (view trailer)
Leo says: Director Michael Mann has many great films under his belt including some of hollywoods biggest such as last years acadamy award nominie Collateral (2004). This film is in his classic understated style, slower and with more plot and cheractor development orientated than most action films. I found it satasfide my need for a good guy flick rather well.









Beerfest

Directed by:Jay Chandrasekhar
MPAA: Rated 18A for pervasive crude and sexual content, language, nudity and substance abuse (lots-o-beer-gozzlin good times)
Plot Outline: Two brothers travel to Germany for Oktoberfest, only to stumble upon secret, centuries-old competition described as a "Fight Club" with beer games. (view trailer)
Cast: M.C. Gainey, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske, Jürgen Prochnow, Jay Chandrasekhar.
Leo Says: Beer, boobs and beer. I think this movie might be about beer?. This movie delivers, loads of partying tuns of beer (could have had more nudity) lots of laughs, good times good times. From the boys of BROKEN LIZARDS (Super Troopers) so you know its good.








Idlewild


Cast: André Benjamin, Terrence Howard, Paula Patton, Macy Gray
Plot: A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player and partner Percival must choose between his love, Angel or his obligations to his father. (view trailer)








How to Eat Fried Worms


Plot Outline: During the first day of his new school year, a fifth grade boy squares off against a bully and winds up accepting a dare that could change the balance of power within the class. (view trailer)










49 Up
Directed byMichael Apted
Tagline: The latest installment in the groundbreaking Seven Up! series.
Leo says: We have the entire set.









The Wild Blue Yonder

Directed by:Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man)
Country: UK / USA / France / Germany. Language: English
Leo says: I started this thinking I was going to see a good documentary but instead I got a very odd Sci-fi film that was filmed like a documentary. At first I was thinking "sweet" a good doc about a raving lunatic who thinks he's an alien I was a little disapointed to find that it is not realy a documentary but instead a rather odd sci-fi film as previously stated. Over all I liked it










"24" Season 5

Cast: Kiefer Sutherland
Plot Outline: Federal Agent Jack Bauer can't afford to always play by the rules. As a member of the L.A. Counter Terrorist Unit, Jack must stop bombs, viruses, assassination attempts, and usually save someone he cares about at the same time. Every season of this series has 24 episodes, each unfolding in real time following a consecutive hour in one very bad day. (more) (view trailer)











Pulse


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