Sunday, 18 September 2011

Upcoming Releases 23/9/11


Director; Gavin O’Connor
Stars: Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte, and Jennifer Morrison
Story: Two brothers Brendan (Edgerton) and Tommy (Hardy) who have different back grounds go into the biggest MMA tournament of the year and are set to face each other to become the new champion. Having a backdrop of a broken family this will either tear them apart or bring them back together.
Thoughts: This Looks like a good fighting drama with a lot action and drama to keep everyone interested. Seeing Tom Hardy in lead role is also good and lets hope he shines.

Want to see out of 4/5


Crazy, Stupid, Love

Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Stars: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore and Emma Stone
Story: When Carl (Carell) and Emily (Moore) decide to get a divorce. Carl feeling down meets womanise Jacob (Gosling) who helps him improve his image. They both help each other understand what love is when Jacob meets Hannah (Stone). Will the Boys learn in time?
Thoughts This rom-com looks good on some levels seeing Carell playing a more serious role will be good and finally seeing Gosling on a more commercial level will get him more notice. Another look at what love means to people is always good so this should be a good movie.
Want to see out of 3.5/5


Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston
Story: A Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a wheelman and the best wheelman Driver (Gosling) finds out he has a contract out on him. Along with his new love interest Irene (Mulligan) he has a race against time to save himself from the Villains.
Thoughts: This looks like a real edge of the seat thriller. It will be interesting to see how the ‘IT’ tv guy Cranston gets on in this movie. It has a feel on Transporter about it with a better overall story to it.
Want to see out of 3.5/5


Killer Elite

Director: Gary Mckendry
Stars: Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro
Story: When his mentor is taken captive, a retired member of the British’s Elite Special Air Service is forced into action. His mission kills three assassins dispatched by their cunning leader.
Thoughts: Statham in an action movie should be good to watch as always add in De Niro you have some film royalty. It looks like a good action film with a touch of conspiracy to give the story more to evolve too.
Want to see out of 4/5

Soul Surfer

Director: Sean McNamara
Stars: Anna Sophia Robb, Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt
Story: A teenage surfer Bethany (Robb) summons the courage to go back surfing after losing an arm in a shark attack. With the help of her supportive parents Cheri (Hunt) and Tom (Quaid) and based on true events.
Thoughts: This inspirational drama looks like a top film of overcoming the odds to become the best. All drama fans should give this a go it looks like a great movie. Seeing Robb in a lead role will be good after seeing her supporting roles in Charlie and Chocolate Factory and Race to Witch Mountain where she was solid performer.
Want to see out of 4/5

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