Friday, May 26, 2017

ELLE (2016)



Directed By: Paul Verhoeven 
Written By: David Birke 
French Adaptation: Harold Manning 
Based on the book by: Philippe Djian 
Cinematography By: Stephane Fontaine 
Editor: Job Ter Burg 


Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Cosigny, Charles Berling, Christina Berkel, Vilmala Pons, Alice Issaz 


Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game, a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (2016)



Directed By: Tate Taylor 
Written By: Erin Cressida Wilson 
Based On The Book By: Paula Hawkins 
Cinematography By: Charlotte Bruus Christensen 
Editor: Andrew Buckland & Michael McCusker 
Original Score By: Danny Elfman 


Cast: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Edgar Ramirez, Luke Evans, Alison Janney, Justin Theroux, Laura Prepon, John Norris, Lisa Kudrow 


A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.

FACTORY GIRL (2006)



Directed By: George Hickenlooper 
Written By: Captain Mauzner 
Story By: Simon Monjack, Aaron Richard Golub & Captain Mauzner 
Cinematography By: Michael Grady 
Editor: Michael Levine & Dana E. Glauberman 


Cast: Sienna Miller, Hayden Christensen, Guy Pearce, Shawn Hasoty, Jimmy Fallon, Mena Suvari, Jack Huston, Edward Herrmann, Beth Grant, Illeana Douglas, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, James Naughton, Brian Bell, Patrick Wilson, Don Novello, Johnny Whitworth, Colleen Camp, Alexi Wasser, Joel Michaely 


Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

A CINDERELLA STORY (2004)



Directed By: Mark Rosman 
Written By: Leigh Dunlap 
Cinematography By: Anthony B. Richmond 
Editor: Cara Silverman 


Cast: Hillary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray, Paul Rodriguez, Regina King, Kevin Kilner, Whip Hubley, Simon Helberg, Lin Shaye, Julie Gonzalo, Madeline Zima 


Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Sam Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

THE HORDE (2009)



Directed By: Yannick Dahan & Benjamin Docher
Written By: Arnaud Bordas, Stephane Moissakas, Yannick Dahan & Benjamin Docher 
Script Consultant: Nicolas Peufaillit 
Cinematography By: Julien Meurice 
Editor: Dimitri Amar 

Cast: Eriq Ebouaney, Claude Perron, Jean-Pierre Martins, Aurelien Recoing, Doudou Masta 


A posse of crooked cops, malevolent gangsters and a horde of walking dead are the centre point of this gruesome, tight, action packed, claustrophobic tale of retribution and escape. Penned like animals, on the top floor of a deserted high-rise block, these two opposing gangs find that they are not alone in the lair of bloodthirsty corridors of death. Joining forces to survive, they must reach ground level together or perish.