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Brick Lane Movie Release June 20 2008(limited)

Posted in Movies with tags , on June 12, 2008 by funofmovie

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Movie Details for Quid Pro Quo – June 13 2008

Posted in Movies with tags , on June 5, 2008 by funofmovie

Genres: Thriller Drama
Release Date:
6/13/2008 EXCL. NY/LA
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Production Company: HDNet Films, Sanford/Pillsbury Productions
M.P.A.A Rating: R
Running Time: 82 minutes.

Starring:

Nick Stahl, Leonardo Nam, Rachel Black, Jessica Hecht, Jacob Pitts, Ashlie Atkinson, Jamie McShane, Pablo Schreiber, Jeane Fournier, Carmela Marner
Phil LaMarr, Matthew Carey, Ben Siegler

Movie Synopsis:

“I don’t remember any of what I am about to tell you.”

ISAAC KNOTT is a Public Radio reporter in New York City who begins to recount a story about himself on the air. When he was eight, his mother and father died in an automobile accident that left him in a wheelchair.

Continuing his story, Isaac recounts how he recently received an anonymous tip from someone identified only as “Ancient Chinese Girl.” She tells him a perfectly able-bodied man walked into an emergency ward downtown, and attempted to bribe a doctor into amputating his leg.

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Beauty in Trouble Movie Review – June 13

Posted in Movies with tags , on June 2, 2008 by funofmovie

Release Date: June 13, 2008 (NY)
Studio: Menemsha Films
Director: Jan Hrebejk
Screenwriter: Petr Jarchovsky
Starring: Anna Geislerova, Roman Luknar, Jana Brejchova, JirĂ­ Schmitzer
Genre: Drama
Official Website: MenemshaFilms.com

Recent history once again intrudes on the present-day lives of working Czechs in the masterful multicharacter drama Beauty in Trouble.” Latest work from the fruitful, long-time partnership of director Jan Hrebejk and scripter Petr Jarchovsky deepens and expands the overarching ideas of fate, love and redemption found in their previous film, the equally resonant “Up and Down.” Duo’s work is a staple of the high-profile fest circuit, and will, following an early September domestic bow, be in great demand in territories where moving, human dramas are valued.

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June 13 – Movies premieres

Posted in Movie releases with tags , on May 28, 2008 by funofmovie

June 13, 2008

Beauty in Trouble (Menemsha Films)
Chris & Don: A Love Story (Zeitgeist Films)
My Winnipeg (IFC Films)
Quid Pro Quo (Magnolia Pictures)
Red Roses and Petrol (World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation)
The Happening (20th Century Fox)
The Incredible Hulk (Universal Pictures, Marvel Studios)
To the Limit (First Run Features)

The Promotion

Posted in Movies with tags , on May 23, 2008 by funofmovie

The promotion MovieAlso Known As: Quebec
Production Status: In Production/Awaiting Release
Running Time: 1 hr. 25 min.
Release Date: June 6th, 2008 (limited)
MPAA Rating: R for language including sexual references, and some drug use.
Distributors: Dimension Films
Studios: Dimension Films
Filming Locations: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Produced in: United States

A comedy-drama written and directed by Steve Conrad (The Pursuit of Happyness, The Weather Man, Wrestling Ernest Hemingway), The Promotion gently satirizes the insular world of grocery chains, consumerism, and, of course, the American Dream of success through hard work, hard effort, and fair play. Depending less on the broad, low-brow comedy generally associated with actor Seann William Scott (Mr. Woodcock, Road Trip, American Pie I and II), here co-starring with John C. Reilly (Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Talladega Nights), The Promotion mixes smart, literate, character-based humor with raunchy, ribald comedy into a highly watchable, surprisingly entertaining film.
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