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Projectfreetv Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
A group of six young vacationers who, looking to go off the beaten path, hire an "extreme" tour guide. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since the disaster more than 25 years ago. User Review: This was a very well thought out movie. The actors played off each other very well and they did a great job playing the rolls they had. I really could tell that the two guys were very brother-like and had the same big brother/little brother behavior. Loved how they made it into a horror movie. The way it was made were it was a group tour really played off well. And I never saw the way it ended coming. It was a real twist. I never saw this coming to the point of being a government conspiracy in the ending. All in all very well done! And people should remember it from the makers of Paranormal Activity so the way the camera movements are done are very typical of those movies.
Director: Bradley Parker
Cast: Jesse McCartney, Jonathan Sadowski and Olivia Dudley
Projectfreetv A Thousand Words (2012)
After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word we speak.
Director: Brian Robbins
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Cliff Curtis and Kerry Washington
Projectfreetv American Reunion (2012)
Over a decade has passed and the gang return to East Great Falls, Michigan, for the weekend. They will discover how their lives have developed as they gather for their high school reunion. How has life treated Michelle, Jim, Heather, Oz, Kevin, Vicky, Finch, Stifler, and Stifler's mom? In the summer of 1999, it was four boys on a quest to lose their virginity. Now Kara is a cute high school senior looking for the perfect guy to lose her virginity to.
Director: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Cast: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan and Seann William Scott
Projectfreetv Step Up Revolution (2012)
The Mob sets the dancing against the vibrant backdrop of Miami. Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations of becoming a professional dancer and soon falls in love with Sean, a young man who leads a dance crew in elaborate, cutting-edge flash mobs, called "The Mob". When a wealthy business man threatens to develop The Mob's historic neighborhood and displace thousands-of people, Emily must work together with Sean and The Mob to turn their performance art into protest art, and risk losing their dreams to fight for a greater cause.
Director: Scott Speer
Cast: Kathryn McCormick, Ryan Guzman and Cleopatra Coleman
Projectfreetv Ondine (2010)
Ondine, produced by Neil Jordan, is a story about a fisherman by the name of Syracuse (Colin Farrell) who one day fishes from the sea a beautiful "woman" (Alicja Bachleda) who apparently lost her memory but keeps a more. She wants to be called Ondine since Ondine is "the one who came out from the waters first". The chemistry between Syracuse and Ondine exist and you witness a surprisingly true story of love between these 2 characters. In his journey to understand her he realizes she is nothing but the selkie (half-human half-seal who loves to sing) the locals knew from the story about "the fisherman and the girl in the net". Annie, a girl who suffers from a kidney failure disease, is Syracuse daughter and she keeps a strong balance between his father and Ondine but things get interesting when a special villain infiltrates in the story who tries to deceive and destroy all the hope that surrounds these two lovers. The story gets deeper and deeper especially into the second part of the movie where Syracuse is frightened that Ondine will haunt him forever and then the emotional conflicts begin. Other than that the ending contains twists that make the fairytale seem ... real in a real world. The story is beautiful but it has its points where you could skip like about 2-3 mins because nothing really happens or the dialogue is poor written but still that doesn change the fact that the movie might get interesting once you e going through it. I never read the fairytale nor I saw other adaptations of Ondine but this one made it clear for me that this is a great movie to watch in a lazy afternoon all alone especially if you e going through melancholic times. Like I said the acting was well mostly because the characters are written well and the chemistry exists between each pair though the Vladic (the villain) was kind of lame. The movie has a surprisingly good cinematography and the soundtrack fits the weird-fantasy atmosphere. I don recommend this movie to everyone because its not a movie for everyone simply because some won understand it or some will bash it considering it boring or slow-paced but if you e into love tales or journeys into thoughtful worlds then this is the movie for you.
Director: Neil Jordan
Cast: Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda and Dervla Kirwan
Release: April 21, 2010
Projectfreetv Shrek Forever After (2010)
A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away -- where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met -- he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love. Shrek Forever After (and yes, that's the official title as seen in the first real shot of the film) is a welcome return to form after the disappointment of Shrek The Third, which LOOKED beautiful but hit all the wrong notes. This one has recaptured the fun of the franchise while potentially being the darkest one in terms of plot. Alternate universe stories have been done to death, but the appealing nature of so many of the characters makes this one work, as well as the fact that the filmmakers are clearly trying to wrap up the story (which includes a small bit of retconning at the beginning, but it pays off toward the end). The 3D occasionally falls into the trap of throwing things towards the audience, but the characters and sets are so beautifully animated in all dimensions (the textures of Shrek and Donkey, particularly, have improved even on the wonder that was Kung Fu Panda) that the 3D actually adds to the enjoyment. The first two remain the crown jewels of the franchise, but this is a worthy addition and a suitable end to the... well, saga is too strong a word, so storyline will have to do. And the bonus? Eddie Murphy gets to sing SEVERAL songs WITHIN the movie!
Director: Mike Mitchell
Cast: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy
Projectfreetv A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Death stalks the dreams of several young adults to claim its revenge on the killing of Freddy Kruger. Chased and chastised by this finger-bladed demon, it is the awakening of old memories and the denials of a past of retribution that spurns this hellish vision of a dreamlike state and turns death into a nightmare reality. It was definitely Platinum Dunes' best movie. The first 30-45 minutes were very powerful, and then it kind of slacked, but came back at the end. Nevertheless, I surprisingly never lost interest, something I was kind of expecting, because I've been keeping up with this movie for almost a year now. It held me to the very end, and I never got bored with it. Putting the movie up against the original, it failed. But putting it up against the entire Nightmare franchise, I'd say it was better than all the sequels. A very worthy entry, a great popcorn movie, and a great comeback to an icon who hasn't had a movie completely to himself in 16 years. I'll definitely buy it when it comes out. Putting it in the context of remakes/reboots, I'd say it was above RZ's Halloween II, Stepfather, Friday The 13th, Texas Chainsaw, and The Wolfman, but lower than Hills Have Eyes and Last House On The Left.
Director: Samuel Bayer
Cast: Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara and Kyle Gallner
Projectfreetv Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Three friends on losing streaks: Adam, whose girlfriend dumped him, Nick, with a dead-end job and a cheating wife, and Lou, a suicidal alcoholic. To help Lou recover from car-exhaust poisoning, Adam and Nick, with Adam's nephew Jacob, go to a winter resort that was their old party place. It's now a dump, but the lads rally for a night of drinking in the hot tub. Somehow, the hot tub takes them back to 1986, on a fateful night for each of them. Maybe if they do everything the same way they did that night, they'll get back to the future so Jacob can be born. There are serious temptations to do things differently. Will they make it back to their sorry lives? And what about Jacob?
Director: Steve Pink
Cast: John Cusack, Rob Corddry and Craig Robinson
Release: February 27, 2009
Projectfreetv The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle is convinced it was murder and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced financial journalist Mikael Blomkvist and the tattooed, ruthless computer hacker Lisbeth Salander to investigate. When the pair link Harriet's disappearance to a number of grotesque murders from almost forty years ago, they begin to unravel a dark and appalling family history. But the Vangers are a secretive clan, and Blomkvist and Salander are about to find out just how far they are prepared to go to protect themselves.
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Cast: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace and Ewa Fröling
Projectfreetv The Runaways (2010)
In 1975, San Fernando Valley teen Joan Larkin reinvents herself as Joan Jett, a guitarist who wants to form an all-girl punk band. She pitches the idea to a sleazy manager, Kim Fowley, who pairs her with a drummer and then searches for a face: he finds Cherie Currie, at 15 the perfect jailbait image for his purpose; by luck, she can sing. Two others round out the band, "The Runaways." Fowley books a tour, signs them to Mercury Records, and packs them off to crowds in Japan. Seeds of conflict sprout early: Fowley puts Cherie front and center in the publicity, she's soon strung out on pills and vodka, and jealousies arise. Without adult supervision, where can Joan and Cherie end up?
Director: Floria Sigismondi
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning and Michael Shannon
Projectfreetv Our Family Wedding (2010)
"Our marriage, their wedding." It's lesson number one for any newly engaged couple, and Lucia and Marcus are no exception. In Our Family Wedding, they learn the hard way that the path to saying "I do" can be rife with familial strife. When they return from college and too suddenly announce their marriage plans, they soon discover that their fathers - two highly competitive over-the-top egos - can wreak a major amount of havoc on their special day. With insults flying and tempers running high, it's anyone's guess if the alpha dads will survive to make it down the aisle in one piece. Lucia's mother is busy planning the wedding of "her" dreams and the only levelheaded one in the bunch is Angela, the groom's father's best friend and lawyer, who manages to keep her cool when the madness reaches a crescendo. With only weeks to plan their wedding, Lucia and Marcus soon discover the true meaning of love and find there is truth to the saying - that when you marry someone... Do not pay attention to the ridiculously low rating this film has accumulated. It's hardly one of the best movies you'll ever see, but it is overall much more enjoyable than not. The young leads are a charming, believable couple, and you do root for them. I thought the more obvious (meaning unfunny) racial jokes were actually kept to a respectable minimum, considering that culture clash is the main premise of the movie. Some scenes work better than others. One involving the families figuring out the "seating schematic" is quite clever and funny. One involving a bathroom is a rather shameless and unfunny ripoff of a scene from "Father of the Bride." Carlos Mencia, I have to say, I don't think is funny or a particularly good actor. I kept finding myself imagining someone else in the part (*cough* George Lopez... or anyone else, really). But he wasn't enough to ruin the movie for me. The best parts of the movie were the story with Forest Whitaker and Regina King, and anything with Charlie Murphy, who has a small but hilarious role. The one scene featuring him and Taye Diggs was the one time I laughed HARD. And yes, as another reviewer pointed out, the actress playing the sister was excellent. Most of the plot points are predictable, yes, but I didn't really hold that against "Our Family Wedding." I at least had a better time than I've had at most real weddings. I give it a 6 out of 10.
Director: Rick Famuyiwa
Cast: Alejandro Patino, America Ferrera, Anna Maria Horsford, Carlos Mencia, Caroline Aaron, Castulo Guerra, Charles Q Murphy, Diana Maria Riva, Ella Joyce, Forest Whitaker, Gordon James, Hayley Marie Norman, James Lesure, Joseph Vassallo, Lupe Ontiveros, Michael Clark, Mimi Michaels, Noel Gugliemi, Regina King, Shannyn Sossamon, Shondrella Avery, Sy Richards
Projectfreetv Defendor (2010)
A crooked cop, a mob boss and the young girl they abuse are the denizens of a city's criminal underworld. It's a world that ordinary Arthur Poppington doesn't understand and doesn't belong in, but is committed to fighting when he changes into a vigilante super-hero of his own making, Defendor. With no power other than courage Defendor takes to the streets to protect the city's innocents. Probably the best movie so far, this year. And it would have dodged my radar completely if my friend wouldn't have recommended it to me. So here's me, recommending it to you. It's a dark comedy, which will make you laugh, no doubt. But it's comedy saturated with a sad story about this great guy that escapes his ordinary life by turning into this Defendor character. Someone who's not afraid. Allegedly a thousand times better than the guy without the mask. And together they'll make you love this movie. It actually reminded me a lot of "Reign Over Me" with Adam Sandler. Which is also very good. If you're in the mood for a drama that'll captivate you, but won't rip your heart out, like Million Dollar Baby might have or most certainly will. This is what you're looking for.
Director: Peter Stebbings
Cast: Alan C Peterson, Bryan Renfro, Charlotte Sullivan, Clark Johnson, David Gardner, Elias Koteas, James Preston Rogers, Jim Ladd, Kat Dennings, Kristin Booth, Lisa Ray, Lyriq Bent, Matt Gordon, Michael Cram, Michael Kelly, Peter Stebbings, Ron White, Sandra Oh, Tatiana Maslany, Tony Nappo, Woody Harrelson
Projectfreetv When In Rome (2010)
Beth is a hard working career woman whose last relationship says that she puts her work above him so he left her. When he tells her he found another career woman and is willing to stick it out with her and is engaged to her. Beth feels that there is no one for her. And when she goes to Rome to attend her sister's impromptu wedding and after meeting the best man, Nick she's attracted to him but after seeing him with another woman, she gets drunk and goes into the famed Fountain of Love and takes some coins thrown by people looking for love. When she goes back to New York four men start coming onto her. And Nick keeps calling her asking her out. She later learns that what she did--is a no no. It seems legend says that if you take a coins out of the fountain the person who threw it will fall in love with who took the coin. So she has to find a way to break the curse. And she wonders if Nick whom she likes is with her cause he wants to or is he under the spell.
Director: Mark Steven Johnson
Cast: Alexa Havins, Alexis Dziena, Anjelica Huston, Artie Pasquale, Cassidy Gard, Danielle McKee, Danny DeVito, David Lee, Dax Shepard, Don Johnson, Ebony Jo-Ann, Eric Zuckerman, Francesco De Vito, Geoffrey Cantor, John Farrer, Jon Heder, Josh Duhamel, Judith Malina, Kate Micucci, Keir O'Donnell, Kevin Cannon, Kristen Bell, Kristen Schaal, Lawrence Taylor, Le
Projectfreetv Tooth Fairy (2010)
Derek Thompson is 'The Tooth Fairy,' a hard-charging minor league hockey player whose nickname comes from his habit of separating opposing players from their bicuspids. When Derek discourages a youngster's hopes, he's sentenced to one week's hard labor as a real tooth fairy, complete with the requisite tutu, wings and magic wand. At first, Derek "can't handle the tooth" - bumbling and stumbling as he tries to furtively wing his way through strangers' homes...doing what tooth fairies do. But as Derek slowly adapts to his new position, he begins to rediscover his own forgotten dreams.
Director: Michael Lembeck
Cast: Alex Ferris, Alvin Sanders, Ashley Judd, Barclay Hope, Billy Crystal, BJ Harrison, Brandon T Jackson, Brendan Beiser, Brendan Penny, Candus Churchill, Chase Ellison, Dan Joffre, Daniel Bacon, David Courtney, David Quinlan, Dee Jay Jackson, Derek Gilroy, Dwayne Johnson, Ellie Harvie, Fiona Hogan, Jill Morrison, John Tench, Josh Emerson, Julie Andrews, Ju
Projectfreetv Bitch Slap (2009)
I came into the theatre of the Premier of this film not expecting much, and came out with a smile on my face, and some new one liners in my mind. The Director and Stars of the film were at the premier at the Toronto International Film Festival, the film was shot about 75% on Green Screen, which made it cheesy and fun. I love the fact that this film was made to be a B-Movie, nothing more, nothing less. The soundtrack was great, and the actors were great as well. This film is so much fun, and is going to attracked a cult following. I am so glad that there wasn any comments before going into the film, and that is why I am just typing and not commenting on what took place, because to go into a film not expecting something and come out with this pleasure of seeing a film that was so well done, is the best feeling in the world. I hope this one comes out, and people start watching it.....
Director: Rick Jacobson
Cast: America Olivo, Bianca Barnett, Brian Peck, Carla Collins, Carmen Jimenez, Christine Nguyen, Debbie Lee Carrington, Dennis Keiffer, Erin Cummings, Eurlyne Epper, Jennifer Miller, Karen Austin, Kevin Sorbo, Lucy Lawless, Mark Lutz, Michael Hurst, Minae Noji, Renee O'Connor, Ron Melendez, Tony Gardner, Tyrone Power Jr, William Gregory Lee, Zoe Bell
Projectfreetv Crazy On The Outside (2010)
I thought this was going to be more of a laugh your ass off comedies, but that was not to be. Now, I am not saying the movie is bad, and it does have its moments with good comedy. But "Crazy on the Outside" is more of a warm story movie. There is something heartfelt to the story. And the build up and turns in the story are nice, especially the way the story progresses around the lies. The acting in the movie was really good, on everyones part. And good to see marvelous performances from Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver and Ray Liotta, as usual. Actually nice to see Allen and Liotta back in a movie together. And with only supporting roles, Weaver and Liotta does one heck of a job with their roles. If you are expecting an all-out laugh your ass off comedy, this is not the movie to pick. But I think people should watch this movie at least once, because it is quite nice.
Director: Tim Allen
Cast: Brian Graham, Casey Sander, Gary Sievers, Helen Slayton-Hughes, Jean St James, Jeanne Tripplehorn, JK Simmons, John Hayden, Jon Gries, Julie Bowen, Karle Warren, Kate Clarke, Kelsey Grammer, Malcolm Goodwin, Meeghan Holaway, Paul Grace, Ray Liotta, Robert Baker, Scarlett Chorvat, Sigourney Weaver, Tahmus Rounds, Tim Allen, Tommy Gerrits, Vanessa Ross, W
Projectfreetv Leap Year (2010)
I just got back from the theater under an hour ago, and am still in a good mood after having watched this. Some romantic comedies are more comedy than romance, or more romance than comedy, but this one blends the two into something especially delightful. I left the theater with more of a bounce in my step and a wide smile on my face, despite having had a not so great day. Its not perfectly original--there were parts where I was able to say ahead of time precisely what was going to happen next--but it is not entirely formulaic, either. And there is something comfortable about the familiar, especially if it is done slightly different. Matthew Goode surprised me in his role, and there the originality is quite refreshing. I hadn realized exactly how limited of roles I am used to seeing the typical "rom-com" male fit into, until he kept breaking my expectations. And I like how real Amy Adams is: no harsh looking clavicle bones sticking out, minimal makeup, and her face hasn been pinched and pulled into a tight canvas. The Irish scenes are gorgeous, and the accents entertaining. And, I don know if there was anyone else who was pleased, but I was ecstatic at this proof of a great romantic comedy kept within a PG rating. No embarrassing scenes to make mixed company awkward; no offensive profanity. It IS PG, of course, so don expect "Little Mermaid" standards, but it was still incredibly clean for the genre. I have little brothers aged 7 and 9 (who Im very protective of), and I would not have felt embarrassed to allow them to watch this. Overall, a great show for the genre. The best Ive seen in a long time. Not perfect, but if you e in it for entertainment and a feel-good story, rather than as a movie critic, I think youll really enjoy it.
Director: Anand Tucker
Cast: Adam Scott, Alan Devlin, Amy Adams, Ben Caplan, Breffni McKenna, David Herlihy, Flaminia Cinque, Ian McElhinney, John Burke, John Lithgow, Kaitlin Olson, Liza Ross, Macdara Ó Fatharta, Maggie McCarthy, Marcia Warren, Mark O'Regan, Martin Sherman, Matthew Goode, Michael J Reynolds, Noel O'Donovan, Pat Laffan, Peter O'Meara, Sarah Hadland, Tony Rohr,
Projectfreetv Act of Valor (2012)
An unprecedented blend of real-life heroism and original filmmaking, Act of Valor stars a group of active-duty Navy SEALs in a powerful story of contemporary global anti-terrorism. Inspired by true events, the film combines stunning combat sequences, up-to-the minute battlefield technology and heart-pumping emotion for the ultimate action adventure. Act of Valor takes audiences deep into the secretive world of the most elite, highly trained group of warriors in the modern world. When the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a deadly terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt. As the valiant men of Bandito Platoon race to stop a coordinated attack that could kill and wound thousands of American civilians, they must balance their commitment to country, team and their families back home. Each time they accomplish their mission, a new piece of intelligence reveals another shocking twist to the deadly terror plot, which stretches from Chechnya to the Philippines and from Ukraine to Somalia. The widening operation sends the SEALs across the globe as they track the terrorist ring to the U.S.-Mexico border, where they engage in an epic firefight with an outcome that has potentially unimaginable consequences for the future of America.
Director: Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh
Cast: Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez and Nestor Serrano
Release: January 30, 2009
Projectfreetv The Secret of Kells (2009)
Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan's determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil? The Secret of Kells is one of the most unique, beautiful, and eye- popping animated films I have ever seen. Before watching this film, I was convinced that nothing could give Up a run for its money and that it was a shoo-in to win in this category, but I found in Kells a serious contender. The Secret of Kells tell the story of a young orphan named Brendan, who lives with his uncle, the Abbot of Kell. The Abbot is a loving guardian, but perhaps a bit too strict and much more concerned with fortifying the wall around the town from a coming attack by vikings than he is at nurturing the boy's imagination. When the legendary Brother Aidan (who looks surprisingly like Willie Nelson) shows up and takes the boy under his wing, Brendan goes on a journey into the woods and meets a lovely forest nymph named Aisling who takes a liking to him (and saves his life more than once). With Aisling's help, he attempts to save the town and help Brother Aidan complete the mystical book which—legend has it—can turn dark into light.
Director: Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey
Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Michael McGrath, Mick Lally, Paul Young
Release: July 29, 2010
Projectfreetv Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
"Cats & Dogs": the idea of the original movie (which I haven't still seen, but I will) didn't appeal me 10 years ago. But then, 10 years ago I had no kids, and when they seemed really interested in this 3D action flick about cats and dogs fighting and teaming up to save the world... well, I decided. That there was a 3D-animation/3D-projection Roadrunner short before it finally tipped the scales towards going. And I'm not sorry. It's not a very smart movie and the dialog is quite simple (OK, the dove character and some of the supporting cast is plain boring), but it worked great as a family movie: the kids (specially the 4 years one, who loved "Toy Story 3") liked the plot and followed it quite all the time without need of much explaining, and the parents liked the sometimes blatant, sometimes more silently reference to movies and sagas, from Bond's (it's really Shirley Bassey at the opening credits!) to "Die Hard", "Lethal Weapon", "Men in Black" or even Burton's "Batman". The middle part was a bit slow (both in the CGI an plot advancement departments) and the main character development was scarce, by any means; much more interesting was his kitty companion and the misadventures of both the villain and his mouse. All in all, recommended as a light family film or as a cop & spy spoof (if you want the spoof not to be as offensive to the original material as the Scary/Date/Disaster/Superhero Movie sagas.
Director: Brad Peyton
Cast: Bette Midler, Chris O'Donnell and Jack McBrayer