Archive for April, 2012

The Five-Year Engagement

Friday, April 27th, 2012

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime: 124 min

Languages: English

Director: Nicholas Stoller

Tagline:

 

Writers: Jason Segel (screenplay), Nicholas Stoller (screenplay)

 

Cast: Jason Segel … Tom Solomon
Emily Blunt … Violet Barnes
Chris Pratt … Alex Eilhauer
Alison Brie … Suzie Barnes-Eilhauer
Lauren Weedman … Chef Sally
Mimi Kennedy … Carol Solomon
David Paymer … Pete Solomon
Jacki Weaver … Sylvia Dickerson-Barnes
Jim Piddock … George Barnes
Eric Scott Cooper … B&B Manager
Dakota Johnson … Audrey
Jane Carr … Grandma Katherine
Clement von Franckenstein … Grandpa Baba
Michael Ensign … Grandpa Harold
Madge Levinson … Grandma Leonora

 

Plot: Exactly one year after Tom Solomon meets Violet Barnes, he surprises her with a ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle. Written by Anonymous   Plot Keywords: Hyphen In Title  Sous Chef  Wedding Plans  Punctuation In Title  Number In Title

The Decoy Bride

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama

Release Year: 2012

Country: UK

Runtime: 89 min

Languages: English | Gaelic

Director: Sheree Folkson

Tagline:

 

Writers: Sally Phillips (story), Sally Phillips

 

Cast: Danny Bage … Hotel Doorman
Dylan Moran … Charley
Hannah Bourne … Chloe
Michael Urie … Steve Korbitz
Sally Phillips … Emma
Alice Eve … Lara Tyler
David Tennant … James Arber
Federico Castelluccio … Marco Ballani
Kelly Macdonald … Katie NicAoidh
Maureen Beattie … Iseabail NicAoidh
Muriel Barker … Mrs. Grainie
Jeannie Fisher … Aileen
Hamish Clark … Angus
James Fleet … William
Sally Howitt … Muireen

 

Plot: When the world's media descend on the remote Scottish island where a Hollywood actress is attempting to get married, a local girl is hired as a decoy bride to put the paparazzi off the scent. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Genres: Comedy  Drama

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

All Genres:
Documentary

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: Japanese

Director: David Gelb

Tagline:

 

Cast: Jiro Ono … Himself
Yoshikazu Ono … Himself

 

Plot: In the basement of a Tokyo office building, 85 year old sushi master Jiro Ono works tirelessly in his world renowned restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro. As his son Yoshikazu faces the pressures of stepping into his father's shoes and taking over the legendary restaurant, Jiro relentlessly pursues his lifelong quest to create the perfect piece of sushi. Written by anonymous   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Sushi  Name In Title  Subject Name In Title  Sushi Restaurant  Food Name In Title   See »

Knuckle

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

All Genres:
Documentary, Biography, Drama

Release Year: 2012

Country: UK | Ireland

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Ian Palmer

Tagline: Twelve years. Three clans. One war.

 

Cast: James Quinn McDonagh
Michael Quinn McDonagh
Paddy Quinn McDonagh
Ian Palmer … Narrator

 

Plot: An epic 12-year journey into the brutal and secretive world of Irish Traveler bare-knuckle fighting. This film follows a history of violent feuding between rival clans. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Taglines: Twelve years. Three clans. One war.

13

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

All Genres:
Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime: 97 min

Languages: English

Director: Géla Babluani

Tagline:

 

Writers: Géla Babluani (screenplay), Greg Pruss (screenplay)

 

Cast: Sam Riley … Vince Ferro
Alice Barrett … Leanne Ferro (as Alice Barrett Mitchell)
Gaby Hoffmann … Clara Ferro
Jason Statham … Jasper
Stephen Beach … Nick Ferro
Mickey Rourke … Jefferson
Michael Berry Jr. … William
Michael Shannon … Henry
Mike D'Onofrio … Frank (as Michael D'Onofrio)
Starla Benford … Dr. Anna Cummings
Ray Winstone … Ronald Lynn Bagges
Daisy Tahan … Jenny Ferro
Carlos Reig-Plaza … Warden
Forrest Griffin … Joey Blarro
Ed Bergtold … Cop #1

 

Plot: In Talbot, Ohio, a father's need for surgeries puts the family in a financial bind. His son Vince, an electrician, overhears a man talking about making a fortune in just a day. When the man overdoses on drugs, Vince find instructions and a cell phone that the man has received and substitutes himself: taking a train to New York and awaiting contact. He has no idea what it's about. He ends up at a remote house where wealthy men bet on who will survive a complicated game of Russian roulette: he's number 13. In flashbacks we meet other contestants, including a man whose brother takes him out of a mental institution in order to compete. Can Vince be the last one standing? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Surgery  Ohio  Electrician  Overdose  Cell Phone   See »

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

All Genres:
Documentary

Release Year: 2012

Country: Sweden

Runtime: 100 min

Languages: English | Swedish

Director: Göran Olsson

Tagline:

 

Cast: Erykah Badu … (voice)
Harry Belafonte
Elaine Brown … Herself (archive footage)
Courtney Callender … Himself (archive footage)
Mable Carmichael … Herself (archive footage)
Stokely Carmichael
Eldridge Cleaver … Himself (archive footage)
Kathleen Cleaver … (voice)
Angela Davis
Emile de Antonio … Himself (archive footage)
Louis Farrakhan … Himself (archive footage)
Danny Glover
Martin Luther King … Himself (archive footage)
Talib Kweli
Lewis H. Michaux … Himself (archive footage)

 

Plot: Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Power  Black Power  United States  1970s  Structural Racism   See »

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

All Genres:
Drama, History

Release Year: 2012

Country: China | USA

Runtime: 104 min

Languages: English | Chinese

Director: Wayne Wang

Tagline:

 

Writers: Angela Workman (screenplay), Ronald Bass (screenplay)

 

Cast: Russell Wong … Bank CEO
Bingbing Li … Nina / Lily
Archie Kao … Sebastian
Gianna Jun … Snow Flower / Sophia
Coco Chiang … Anna
Hu Qing Yun … Mrs. Liao
Shi Ping Cao … Mr. Wei
Ruijia Zhang … Mrs. Wei
Vivian Wu … Aunt
Zhebing Gong … Professor
Lilia Zhou … Nurse
Congmeng Guo … Little Lily
Danping Shen … Lily's Mother
Yan Dai … Little Snow Flower
Yulan Xu … Snow Flower's Mother

 

Plot: In 19th-century China, seven year old girls Snow Flower and Lily are matched as laotong – or "old sames" – bound together for eternity. Isolated by their families, they furtively communicate by taking turns writing in a secret language, nu shu, between the folds of a white silk fan. In a parallel story in present day Shanghai, the laotong's descendants, Nina and Sophia, struggle to maintain the intimacy of their own childhood friendship in the face of demanding careers, complicated love lives, and a relentlessly evolving Shanghai. Drawing on the lessons of the past, the two modern women must understand the story of their ancestral connection, hidden from them in the folds of the antique white silk fan, or risk losing one another forever. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Fan  Character Name In Title

Immigration Tango

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: David Burton Morris

Tagline: It takes 4 to tango.

 

Writers: Martin L. Kelley (screenplay), Martin L. Kelley (story)

 

Cast: Elika Portnoy … Elena Dubrovnik
McCaleb Burnett … Mike White
Carlos Leon … Carlos Sanchez
Ashley Wolfe … Betty Bristol
Avery Sommers … Ms. Ravencourt
Beth Glover … Jill White
Steve DuMouchel … Harold White
Kristen Dawn McCorkell … Sarah White
Brett Golov … Mr. Geneva
Danielle Lilley … Receptionist
Noelle Conners … Female Supervisor
Bruce Linser … Pool Buddy
Claudia Buckley … Law Professor
Matt Levine … INS Agent #1
Larry Zience … INS Agent #2

 

Plot: An American couple and a foreign couple test the limits of friendship and love when they switch partners and get married for green cards. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Green Card  Friendship

Hysteria

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2012

Country: UK | France | Germany | Luxembourg

Runtime: 100 min

Languages: English

Director: Tanya Wexler

Tagline:

 

Writers: Stephen Dyer (story), Stephen Dyer

 

Cast: Hugh Dancy … Dr. Mortimer Granville
Maggie Gyllenhaal … Charlotte Dalrymple
Jonathan Pryce … Dr. Robert Dalrymple
Felicity Jones … Emily Dalrymple
Rupert Everett … Lord Edmund St. John-Smythe
Ashley Jensen … Fanny
Sheridan Smith … Molly the Lolly Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dominic Borrelli … Man at Edwards
Anna Chancellor
Kim Criswell … Mrs. Castellari
Georgie Glen
Elisabet Johannesdottir … Mrs. Pearce
Gemma Jones
Kate Linder … Lady Cherwill
Teresa Mahoney … Woman1 Queuing

 

Plot: A romantic comedy based on the truth of how Mortimer Granville devised the invention of the first vibrator in the name of medical science. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Vibrator  Invention  Trial  Court Trial  Physician   See »

Jesus Henry Christ

Friday, April 20th, 2012

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Dennis Lee

Tagline:

 

Writers: Dennis Lee (screenplay), Dennis Lee (short film)

 

Cast: Toni Collette … Patricia Herman
Michael Sheen … Dr. Slavkin O'Hara
Jason Spevack … Henry James Herman
Samantha Weinstein … Audrey O'Hara
Frank Moore … Stan Herman
Aaron Abrams … Tanner Stewart
Melyssa Ade … Kindergarten Teacher
Dewshane Williams … Malcolm
Paul Braunstein … Dr. Gunther Flowers
Hannah Brigden … Young Patricia Herman
Luca Castricone … Boy on Bus
Mark Caven … President Sullivan
Roger Clown … Proctor #2
Devan Cohen … Young Henry Herman
Drew Davis … Young Henry's classmate

 

Plot: At the age of ten, Henry James Hermin, a boy who was conceived in a petri-dish and raised by his feminist mother, follows a string of Post-It notes in hopes of finding his biological father. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Boy  Feminist  Mother  Note  Remake By Original Director   See »

To the Arctic 3D

Friday, April 20th, 2012

All Genres:
Documentary

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Greg MacGillivray

Tagline: A story of love, family and survival in the harshest place on Earth.

 

Cast: Meryl Streep … Narrator (voice)

 

Plot: A journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: 3 D  IMAX  3D In Title  Digit In Title  3 Dimensional   See »

Chimpanzee

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

All Genres:
Documentary

Release Year: 2012

Country: Tanzania | USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline:

 

Cast: Tim Allen … Narrator (voice)

 

Plot: Oscar, a baby chimpanzee is enjoying his life with his mother in the jungles along the Ivory Coast. Without warning, young Oscar is tragically orphaned during an attack from a rival group of chimpanzees. Afterwards, he attempts to survive on his own, and to be accepted by the other chimps. But Oscar struggles, until he is surprising adopted by the Alpha Male of his group. Written by Anonymous   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Chimpanzee  Animal In Title  One Word Title

The Lucky One

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime: 101 min

Languages: English

Director: Scott Hicks

Tagline:

 

Writers: Will Fetters (screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (novel)

 

Cast: Zac Efron … Logan
Taylor Schilling … Beth
Blythe Danner … Ellie
Riley Thomas Stewart … Ben
Jay R. Ferguson … Keith Clayton
Adam LeFevre … Judge Clayton
Robert Hayes … Victor (as Robert Terrell Hayes)
Joe Chrest … Deputy Moore
Russell Durham Comegys … Roger Lyle (as Russ Comegys)
Sharon Morris … Principal Miller
Ann McKenzie … Charlotte Clayton
Kendal Tuttle … Aces
Cameron Banfield … Younger Marine
Ritchie Montgomery … Cottage Owner
Courtney J. Clark … Logan's Sister

 

Plot: U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alivea photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Discovering her name is Beth and where she lives, he shows up at her door, and ends up taking a job at her family-run local kennel. Despite her initial mistrust and the complications in her life, a romance develops between them, giving Logan hope that Beth could be much than his good luck charm. Written by Warner Bros. Pictures   Plot Keywords: Kennel  Three Word Title  Iraq Veteran  Based On Novel  Number In Title

Safe

Monday, April 16th, 2012

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime: 94 min

Languages: English | Mandarin | Russian

Director: Boaz Yakin

Tagline: She has the code. He is the key.

 

Cast: Jason Statham … Luke Wright
Catherine Chan … Mei
Robert John Burke … Captain Wolf
James Hong … Han Jiao
Anson Mount … Alex Rosen
Chris Sarandon … Mayor Tremello
Sándor Técsy … Emile Docheski
Joseph Sikora … Vassily Docheski
Igor Jijikine … Chemyakin
Reggie Lee … Quan Chang
James Colby … Detective Mears
Matt O'Toole … Detective Lasky
Jack Gwaltney … Detective Reddick
Barry Bradford … Detective Benoit
Jay Giannone … Detective Kolfax

 

Plot: A former elite agent (Statham) takes on a two-tier mission: rescue a Chinese girl who has been abducted by the Triads, then use a highly desired safe combination to outwit the Russian Mafia, corrupt NYC officials, and the Triads themselves. Written by Anonymous   Plot Keywords: Code  Child In Peril  Casino  Ex Cop  One Word Title

Bad Ass

Friday, April 13th, 2012

All Genres:
Action, Drama

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime: 90 min

Languages: English

Director: Craig Moss

Tagline: They messed with the wrong senior citizen.

 

Writers: Craig Moss, Elliot Tishman

 

Cast: Danny Trejo … Frank Vega
Charles S. Dutton … Panther
Ron Perlman … Mayor Williams
Joyful Drake … Amber Lamps
Patrick Fabian … Office Malark
John Duffy … Martin
Winter Ave Zoli … Tatiana
Danny Woodburn … Sluggy Korn-nuts Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Donzaleigh Abernathy … Mother
David A. Arnold … Mohawk Guy
Erik Betts … Terrance
Jennifer Blanc … Frances
Kevin Patrick Burke … Skinhead #2
Robert Sean Burke … Bus Driver #2
Ezra Buzzington … Feeble Clerk

 

Plot: Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (where he protects an elderly black man from a pair of skin heads) makes him a local hero where he's suddenly celebrated once again. But his good fortune suddenly turns for the worse when his best friend Klondike is murdered and the police aren't doing anything about it. Written by Anonymous   Add Synopsis Taglines: They messed with the wrong senior citizen.

Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day

Friday, April 13th, 2012

All Genres:
Drama

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime: 101 min

Languages: English

Director: Neema Barnette

Tagline:

 

Cast: Blair Underwood … David Ames
Sharon Leal … Kari Ames
Nicole Beharie … Beth Hutchins
Clyde Jones … Lamont
Pam Grier … Detective Barrick
Jaqueline Fleming … Tia
T.D. Jakes … Himself
Nicoye Banks … Wil Bennett
Reed R. McCants … Les
Zoe Carter … Mikayla Ames
Samantha Beaulieu … Pam Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ameer Baraka … Joye
Nick Blady … Detective
Bruce Gerard Brown Jr. … Reporter
Jamie Alyson Caudle … White Trash Girl

 

Plot: Kari and David Ames have seemingly built the perfect life until Kari's dark past is unveiled following the kidnapping of their 6-year old daughter. As the couple desperately searches for their child, Kari realizes she's not the only one who has secrets. Forced to confront the truth, life spirals out of control for both of them in this independent psychological thriller. Written by Anonymous   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Title Directed By Female

The Three Stooges

Friday, April 13th, 2012

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime: 92 min

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Just Say Moe.

 

Writers: Mike Cerrone (screenplay), Bobby Farrelly (screenplay)

 

Cast: Sean Hayes … Larry
Will Sasso … Curly
Chris Diamantopoulos … Moe
Jane Lynch … Mother Superior
Sofía Vergara … Lydia
Jennifer Hudson … Sister Rosemary
Craig Bierko … Mac
Stephen Collins … Mr. Harter
Larry David … Sister Mary-Mengele
Kirby Heyborne … Teddy
Carly Craig … Mrs. Harter
Kate Upton … Sister Bernice
Marianne Leone … Sister Ricarda
Brian Doyle-Murray … Monsignor Ratliffe
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino … The Situation (as Michael Sorrentino)

 

Plot: Left on the doorstep of an orphanage run by nuns, newborns Moe, Larry and Curly grow up finger-poking, nyuk-nyuk-nyuking and woo-woo-wooing their way to uncharted levels of knuckleheaded misadventure. Now their childhood home may have to close due to financial difficulties. But Larry, Curly and Moe, employed as the foster home's inept maintenance men, are determined to come to the rescue. Only The Three Stooges could become embroiled in an oddball murder plot – while stumbling into starring roles in a phenomenally successful TV reality show. Written by Press kit   Plot Keywords: The Three Stooges  Reality TV Show  Three Word Title  Slapstick  Number In Title

The Avengers

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime: 142 min

Languages: English

Director: Joss Whedon

Tagline: Every team needs a Captain.

 

Writers: Joss Whedon (screenplay), Zak Penn (story)

 

Cast: Robert Downey Jr. … Tony Stark / Iron Man
Chris Evans … Steve Rogers / Captain America
Mark Ruffalo … Bruce Banner / The Hulk
Chris Hemsworth … Thor
Scarlett Johansson … Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
Jeremy Renner … Clint Barton / Hawkeye
Tom Hiddleston … Loki
Clark Gregg … Agent Phil Coulson
Cobie Smulders … Agent Maria Hill
Stellan Skarsgård … Selvig
Samuel L. Jackson … Nick Fury
Gwyneth Paltrow … Pepper Potts
Paul Bettany … Jarvis (voice)
Alexis Denisof … The Other
Tina Benko … NASA Scientist

 

Plot: Nick Fury is director of S.H.I.E.L.D, an international peace keeping agency. The agency is a who's who of Marvel Super Heroes, with Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When global security is threatened by Loki and his cohorts, Nick Fury and his team will need all their powers to save the world from disaster. Written by WellardRockard   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Thor  Captain America  Two Word Title  Based On Comic  Superhero Team   See »

Lockout

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

All Genres:
Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2012

Country: France

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Take no prisoners.

 

Writers: Stephen St. Leger (screenplay), James Mather (screenplay)

 

Cast: Guy Pearce … Snow
Maggie Grace … Emilie Warnock
Vincent Regan … Alex
Joseph Gilgun … Hydell
Lennie James … Shaw
Peter Stormare … Langral
Jacky Ido … Hock
Tim Plester … Mace
Mark Tankersley … Barnes
Anne-Solenne Hatte … Kathryn
Peter Hudson … President Warnock
Nick Hardin … Hostage Negotiator
Dan Savier … Duke
Damijan Oklopdzic … Slick
Bojan Peric … LOPD Technician 1

 

Plot: A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Prison  Space  Conspiracy  Scarred Face  Woman Dressed As Man   See »

We the Party

Friday, April 6th, 2012

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2012

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English | French

Director: Mario Van Peebles

Tagline:

 

Cast: Mandela Van Peebles … Hendrix
Simone Battle … Cheyenne
Moises Arias … Quicktime
Makaylo Van Peebles … Obama
Patrick Cage II … Chowder
Ryan Vigil … Que
Y.G. … C.C.
Mario Van Peebles … Sutton
Salli Richardson-Whitfield … Principal Reynolds
Michael Jai White … Officer Davis
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister … No Shame
China Walker … Shauniqua
Maya Van Peebles … Michelle
B.K. Cannon … Jackie
Quincy Brown … Reggie

 

Plot: In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Three Word Title