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Set against the backdrop of the 7th July 2005 bombings, London River tells the story of a friendship which develops between two seemingly unconnected people – Elizabeth (Brenda Bleythn) and Ousmane (Sotigui Kouyate). Both of them have come to London to search for their children who are missing in the aftermath of the bombings.
Although they come from different religious backgrounds – Ousmane is an African Muslim living in France and Elizabeth is a white Christian living in Guernsey, they share the same hope of finding their children alive. Putting aside their cultural differences, they give each other the strength to continue the search and maintain their faith in humanity.
Get Him to the Greek reunites Jonah Hill and Russell Brand with Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller in the story of a record company executive with three days to drag an uncooperative rock legend to Hollywood for a comeback concert. The comedy is the latest film from producer Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People).
Simon Pegg (Hotfuzz, Run, Fat Boy, Run, Shaun of the Dead) and Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes), will be nursing their ego’s after their audition tapes were rejected by Brit film makers Twist Films.
Auditioning for the star role of ‘Derecq Twist’, a West Country morris dancer, these two world famous celebs just don’t cut the mustard for [...]
The Road is a postapocalyptic movie based on a book by Cormac McCarthy and directred by John Hillcoat (The Proposition, 2005).
Following an unexplained cataclysm leading to the death of most of the worlds population and all animal and plant life, “The Man” (not Samuel L Jackson, but the exceptional Viggo Mortensen) or “Father” and the “Boy” travel towards the sea looking for food to survive and some small hope for a future.
From the mod roundel/cross-hair adorned marketing campaign I almost expected Harry Brown to be some sort of ageing mod superhero and in a way, I suppose he is. The story revolves around bad kids on the estate where Harry lives and him losing a dear friend Leonard Attwell (David Bradley), who has had enough of their constant taunts and takes it on himself to fight back.