Meet Paul Conroy (Ryan Reynolds), he is a US civilian contractor, driving trucks in Iraq for a living. Paul’s last memory was seeing his truck convoy being ambushed by possible Iraqi insurgents. He is now stuck inside a wooden coffin buried a few feet underground somewhere in Iraq.
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The Book of Eli, a post-apocalyptic action-thriller from the Hughes Brothers, is a surprisingly lyrical and grim movie featuring stunning visual texture and backgrounds. Given the current politically correct environment, it is actually quite surprising that such a religious movie would be made.
Directed by Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo, After.Life is a depressingly bleak tale of life and death seen through the eyes of a psychotic funeral director. Are Liam Neeson and Christina Ricci worth watching in this creepy mystery film? Read Emily’s review to find out!
Very loosely based on the CSX 8888 incident, Tony Scott’s Unstoppable is a fun, suspenseful action-thriller despite the director’s well-known visual excesses. The movie stars Denzel Washington and Chris Pine as veteran train engineer Frank Barnes and rookie conductor Will Colston, two men on a mission to stop an unmanned train.
A low budget take on the basic premise of three skiers stranded on a ski-lift 45 feet in the air in the midst of a snow storm, Frozen has a minimalistic concept that is stretched to the breaking point over the course of 93 minutes. Is it enough to make it a movie worth seeing? Read our review to find out!
A brutal film that depicts the violence of the drug lords ruling the slums of Rio de Janeiro and the corruption of the people who are supposed to stop them, Elite Squad (Tropa de Elite) sees Oscar nominated writer Bráulio Mantovani (City of God) team up with director José Padilha to adapt former police captain Rodrigo Pimentel’s book Elite da Tropa.
It’s always a great surprise to stumble upon a completely overlooked movie that is actually a good film and Felon fits the bill. Although this prison thriller doesn’t break any new ground, director Ric Roman Waugh gives us a tense and compelling look at the vicious circle that can transform any man into a dehumanized monster. Check out our review of this little-seen movie!
One of the most widely acclaimed Hong Kong movies of last decade, Infernal Affairs is a gritty crime thriller that became a “box office miracle” in its native land and stars Tony Leung and Andy Lau. The film also notoriously spawned the Oscar-winning Hollywood remake The Departed, directed by Martin Scorsese.
Ben Affleck directorial debut, the critically acclaimed Gone Baby Gone, announced the arrival of a highly promising director. With his second directing effort, The Town, Affleck demonstrates that it was no fluke and that he is, indeed, a very passionate and talented director with great potential.