Archive for August, 2013

Cutie and the Boxer

Friday, August 16th, 2013

All Genres:
Documentary

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 82 min

Languages: English

Director: Zachary Heinzerling

Tagline:

 

Cast: Noriko Shinohara
Ushio Shinohara

 

Plot: This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband’s assistant, Noriko finds an identity of her own.

Austenland

Friday, August 16th, 2013

All Genres:
Comedy, Romance

Release Year: 2013

Country: UK | USA

Runtime: 97 min

Languages: English

Director: Jerusha Hess

Tagline:

 

Writers: Jerusha Hess (screenplay), Shannon Hale (screenplay), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Keri Russell
JJ Feild
Jennifer Coolidge
Bret McKenzie
Georgia King
James Callis
Jane Seymour
Ricky Whittle
Claire Ashton
Tracey Chatterley
Silvia Crastan
Lee Craven
Ruben Crow
Eva Dagoo
John Duggan

 

Plot: Austenland is a romantic comedy about 30-something, single Jane Hayes, a seemingly normal young woman with a secret: her obsession with Mr. Darcy-as played by Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice-is ruining her love life; no real man can compare. But when she decides to spend her life savings on a trip to an English resort catering to Austen-crazed women, Jane’s fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency-era gentleman suddenly become real than she ever could have imagined. Written by Anonymous

Drift

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

All Genres:
Drama, Sport

Release Year: 2013

Country: Australia

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director:

Tagline: Two Brothers. One Dream. No Rules.

 

Writers: Tim Duffy (story), Morgan O’Neill (screenplay), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Sam Worthington
Xavier Samuel
Lesley-Ann Brandt
Robyn Malcolm
Myles Pollard
Sean Keenan
Aaron Glenane
Steve Bastoni
Laura Fairclough
David Bowers
Ben Mortley
Mike Duncan
Ross Clarke-Jones
Kai Arbuckle
Timothy Nathan

 

Plot: In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.

Europa Report

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

All Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country:

Runtime: 90 min

Languages: English

Director: Sebastián Cordero

Tagline: Fear. Sacrifice. Contact.

 

Cast: Christian Camargo
Embeth Davidtz
Anamaria Marinca
Michael Nyqvist
Daniel Wu
Karolina Wydra
Sharlto Copley
Dan Fogler
Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

 

Plot: An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter’s fourth largest moon.

The Canyons

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

All Genres:
Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Paul Schrader

Tagline: It’s not the hills.

 

Cast: Lindsay Lohan
Nolan Gerard Funk
James Deen
Gus Van Sant
Amanda Brooks
Tenille Houston
Lauren Schacher
Michelle LaRue
Matthew Hoffman
Alex Ashbaugh
Jarod Einsohn
Chris Schellenger
Philip Pavel
Victor of Aquitaine
Andres De La Fuente

 

Plot: When Christian, an LA trust-fund kid with casual ties to Hollywood, learns of a secret affair between Tara and the lead of his film project, Ryan, he spirals out of control, and his cruel mind games escalate into an act of bloody violence.