Archive for May, 2013

After Earth

Friday, May 31st, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Tagline: Danger is real. Fear is a choice.

 

Writers: Gary Whitta (screenplay), M. Night Shyamalan (screenplay), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Will Smith
Jaden Smith
Isabelle Fuhrman
Zoë Kravitz
Kristofer Hivju
Sophie Okonedo
Glenn Morshower
David Denman
Lincoln Lewis
Faron Salisbury
Sacha Dhawan
Jaden Martin
Chris Geere
Jim Gunter
Andrew W. Johnson

 

Plot: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind’s new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai’s craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance. Written by Columbia Pictures

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Drama, Romance

Release Year: 2013

Country: India

Runtime:

Languages: Hindi

Director: Ayan Mukherjee

Tagline:

 

Writers: Hussain Dalal (dialogue), Ayan Mukherjee (story)

 

Cast: Deepika Padukone
Ranbir Kapoor
Aditya Roy Kapoor
Kalki Koechlin
Madhuri Dixit
Evelyn Sharma
Poorna Jagannathan
Kunaal Roy Kapur
Tanvi Azmi
Omar Khan
Dolly Ahluwalia
Mokshad Dodwani

 

Plot: Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is the story of the relationship between two characters, Bunny (Ranbir Kapoor) & Naina (Deepika Padukone), at two separate but defining times in their lives… first, when they are just out of college and standing on the crossroads of multiple decisions that will shape who and what they become… and then later on, in their late-twenties when they meet again, holding on to certain fulfilled and certain unfulfilled dreams, at a crossroads of another nature this time… how these two characters affect, change, befriend and eventually fall in love with each other is the journey the film aspires to take us on… Written by Eros International

Now You See Me

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: France | USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Louis Leterrier

Tagline: …Now you don’t.

 

Writers: Ed Solomon (screenplay), Boaz Yakin (screenplay), 3 credits »

 

Cast: Morgan Freeman
Isla Fisher
Mark Ruffalo
Woody Harrelson
Jesse Eisenberg
Dave Franco
Michael Caine
Mélanie Laurent
Laura Cayouette
Elias Koteas
Common
Michael Kelly
Christopher Matthew Cook
Chris Browning
Anthony Molinari

 

Plot: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

The Hangover Part III

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Todd Phillips

Tagline: It all ends.

 

Writers: Todd Phillips, Craig Mazin, 2 credits »

 

Cast: Bradley Cooper
Zach Galifianakis
John Goodman
Heather Graham
Melissa McCarthy
Jamie Chung
Ken Jeong
Justin Bartha
Ed Helms
Jeffrey Tambor
Sasha Barrese
Max Napolitano
Mike Epps
Gillian Vigman
Damion Poitier

 

Plot: In the aftermath of the death of Alan’s father, the wolfpack decide to take Alan to get treated for his mental issues. But things start to go wrong on the way to the hospital as the wolfpack is assaulted and Doug is kidnapped. Now they must find Mr. Chow again in order to surrender him to the gangster who kidnapped Doug in order to save him. Written by HeWhoShallNotBeNamed

The Bling Ring

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

All Genres:
Crime, Drama

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 90 min

Languages: English

Director: Sofia Coppola

Tagline: Living the Dream, One Heist at a Time

 

Writers: Sofia Coppola, Nancy Jo Sales (based on the Vanity Fair article “The Suspect Wore Louboutins” by)

 

Cast: Katie Chang
Israel Broussard
Emma Watson
Claire Julien
Taissa Farmiga
Georgia Rock
Leslie Mann
Carlos Miranda
Gavin Rossdale
Stacy Edwards
G. Mac Brown
Marc Coppola
Janet Song
Annie Fitzgerald
Lorenzo Hunt

 

Plot: Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities’ whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

Epic

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

All Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 102 min

Languages: English

Director: Chris Wedge

Tagline: Prepare for something epic

 

Writers: Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember, 3 credits »

 

Cast: Jason Sudeikis
Steven Tyler
Amanda Seyfried
Pitbull
Beyoncé Knowles
Josh Hutcherson
Judah Friedlander
Colin Farrell
Aziz Ansari
Blake Anderson
Christoph Waltz
Chris O’Dowd
Emma Kenney
Jason Harris

 

Plot: A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world — and ours.

Peeples

Friday, May 10th, 2013

All Genres:
Comedy

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 95 min

Languages: English

Director: Tina Gordon Chism

Tagline: She comes from good Peeples.

 

Cast: Craig Robinson
Kerry Washington
David Alan Grier
S. Epatha Merkerson
Tyler James Williams
Melvin Van Peebles
Diahann Carroll
Kali Hawk
Kimrie Lewis-Davis
Malcolm Barrett
Ana Gasteyer
Briana Marin
Angelee Areu
Tuffy Questell
Jerome Preston Bates

 

Plot: Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace’s hand in marriage.

Redemption

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 100 min

Languages:

Director: Steven Knight

Tagline:

 

Cast: Jason Statham
Lee Asquith-Coe
Vicky McClure
Ian Pirie
Benedict Wong
Senem Temiz
Siobhan Hewlett
Paul Blackwell
Agata Buzek
Eddie Ruben
Andrew Crayford
David Bradley
Lee Nicholas Harris
Chris Cowlin
Andrew Ellis

 

Plot: 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.

The Great Gatsby

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

All Genres:
Drama, Romance

Release Year: 2013

Country: Australia | USA

Runtime: 143 min

Languages: English

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Tagline: Can’t repeat the past? …of course you can!

 

Writers: Baz Luhrmann (screenplay), Craig Pearce (screenplay), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Lisa Adam
Frank Aldridge
Amitabh Bachchan
Steve Bisley
Richard Carter
Jason Clarke
Adelaide Clemens
Vince Colosimo
Max Cullen
Mal Day
Elizabeth Debicki
Leonardo DiCaprio
Joel Edgerton
Emmanuel Ekwenski
Eden Falk

 

Plot: 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. Written by Anonymous

Fast & Furious 6

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 130 min

Languages: English

Director: Justin Lin

Tagline: All roads lead to this

 

Writers: Chris Morgan (screenplay), Gary Scott Thompson (characters)

 

Cast: Dwayne Johnson
Jason Statham
Vin Diesel
Paul Walker
Michelle Rodriguez
Jordana Brewster
Luke Evans
Elsa Pataky
Gina Carano
Gal Gadot
Sung Kang
Tyrese Gibson
Shea Whigham
Ludacris
Joe Taslim

 

Plot: Since Dom (Diesel) and Brian’s (Walker) Rio heist toppled a kingpin’s empire and left their crew with $100 million, our heroes have scattered across the globe. But their inability to return home and living forever on the lam have left their lives incomplete. Meanwhile, Hobbs (Johnson) has been tracking an organization of lethally skilled mercenary drivers across 12 countries, whose mastermind (Evans) is aided by a ruthless second-in-command revealed to be the love Dom thought was dead, Letty (Rodriguez). The only way to stop the criminal outfit is to outmatch them at street level, so Hobbs asks Dom to assemble his elite team in London. Payment? Full pardons for all of them so they can return home and make their families whole again. Written by Universal Pictures

The Purge

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 85 min

Languages: English

Director: James DeMonaco

Tagline:

 

Cast: Lena Headey
Adelaide Kane
Max Burkholder
Edwin Hodge
Tony Oller
Rhys Wakefield
John Weselcouch
David Basila
Boima Blake
Dana Bunch
Nathan Clarkson
Tisha French
Peter Gvozdas
Ethan Hawke
Tyler Jaye

 

Plot: 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 by violence and an epidemic of crime, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking. When an intruder breaks into James Sandin’s (Ethan Hawke) gated community during the yearly lockdown, he begins a sequence of events that threatens to tear a family apart. Now, it is up to James, his wife, Mary (Lena Headey), and their kids to make it through the night without turning into the monsters from whom they hide. Written by Universal Pictures

Star Trek Into Darkness

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 132 min

Languages: English | Klingon

Director: J.J. Abrams

Tagline: Beyond the darkness, lies greatness.

 

Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, 2 credits »

 

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch
Chris Pine
Zoe Saldana
Alice Eve
Karl Urban
Zachary Quinto
Simon Pegg
Jon Lee Brody
Anton Yelchin
Felicity Wren
John Cho
Leonard Nimoy
Bruce Greenwood
Peter Weller
Nolan North

 

Plot: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. Written by Paramount Pictures