Archive for December, 2011

The Iron Lady

Monday, December 26th, 2011

All Genres:
Drama, Biography

Release Year: 2011

Country: UK | France

Runtime: 105 min

Languages: English

Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Tagline: Never compromise


Cast: Meryl Streep … Margaret Thatcher
Jim Broadbent … Denis Thatcher
Susan Brown … June
Alice da Cunha … Cleaner
Phoebe Waller-Bridge … Susie
Iain Glen … Alfred Roberts
Alexandra Roach … Young Margaret Thatcher
Victoria Bewick … Muriel Roberts
Emma Dewhurst … Beatrice Roberts
Olivia Colman … Carol Thatcher
Harry Lloyd … Young Denis Thatcher
Sylvestra Le Touzel … Hostess 1949
Michael Culkin … Host 1949
Stephanie Jacob … Female Guest 1949
Robert Portal … Grey Suited Guest 1949


Plot: Elderly and a virtual prisoner in her own home due to her concerned staff and daughter Carol, Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first woman prime minister, looks back on her life as she clears out her late husband Denis's clothes for the Oxfam shop. Denis is seen as being her rock as she first enters parliament and then runs for the leadership of the Conservative Party, culminating in her eventual premiereship. Now his ghost joins her to comment on her successes and failures, sometimes to her annoyance, generally to her comfort until ultimately, as the clothes are sent to the charity shop, Denis departs from Margret's life forever. Written by don @ minifie-1   Plot Keywords: Prime Minister  Margaret Thatcher  Parliament  Title Directed By Female  Argentina   See »

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

All Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Mystery

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 129 min

Languages: English

Director: Stephen Daldry



Writers: Eric Roth (screenplay), Jonathan Safran Foer (novel)


Cast: Tom Hanks … Thomas Schell
Thomas Horn … Oskar Schell
Sandra Bullock … Linda Schell
Zoe Caldwell … Oskar's Grandmother
Dennis Hearn … Minister
Paul Klementowicz … Homeless Man
Julian Tepper … Deli Waiter
Caleb Reynolds … Schoolboy
John Goodman … Stan the Doorman
Max von Sydow … The Renter
Stephen Henderson … Walt the Locksmith (as Stephen McKinley Henderson)
Lorna Pruce … Locksmith Customer (as Lorna Guity Pruce)
Viola Davis … Abby Black
Jeffrey Wright … William Black
Hazelle Goodman … Hazelle Black


Plot: A troubled young boy, Oskar, is trying to cope with the loss of his father. Oskar starts lashing out at his mother and the world. Until a year later, he discovers a mysterious key in his father's belongings and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock, just as he used to when his father was alive. On this journey he is bound to meet a lot of people and learn a lot about himself and his family, but will he ever find the lock? Written by Koro   Plot Keywords: New York City  Key  September 11 2001  Lock  Message   See »

The Darkest Hour

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

All Genres:
Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA | Russia

Runtime: 89 min

Languages: English

Director: Chris Gorak

Tagline: The Invasion Begins Christmas Day


Writers: Jon Spaihts (screenplay), Leslie Bohem (story)


Cast: Emile Hirsch … Sean
Olivia Thirlby … Natalie
Max Minghella … Ben
Rachael Taylor … Anne
Joel Kinnaman … Skyler
Veronika Vernadskaya … Vika
Dato Bakhtadze … Sergei
Yuriy Kutsenko … Matvei (as Gosha Kutsenko)
Nikolay Efremov … Sasha (as Nikolai Efremov)
Georgiy Gromov … Boris (as Georgy Gromov)
Artur Smolyaninov … Yuri (as Arthur Smoljaninov)
Anna Rudakova … Tess (as Anna Roudakova)
Pyotr Fyodorov … Anton Batkin (as Petr Fedorov)
Ivan Gromov … Bartender No. 1
Aleksandr Chernykh … Bartender No. 2 (as Alexsandr Chernyh)


Plot: The American software designers Sean and Ben travel to Moscow to sell their software to investors. However, their Swedish partner Skyler pulls a fast one on Sean and Ben, and they are out of the business. They go to a nightclub, where they meet the Americans Natalie and Anne and they flirt with the girls and see Skyler in the club. Out of the blue, the population is surprised by lights, which they mistake for natural phenomena. But soon, they learn that the lights are aliens invading Earth and using power supply to annihilate mankind. Sean, Ben, Natalie, Anne and Skyler hide in the kitchen and when they leave the place, they seek out survivors on the street. Are they the last people on Earth? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Plot Keywords: Three Word Title  Woman Disintegrated  Disintegration  Deserted City  Invisible Being   See »

Don 2

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Release Year: 2011

Country: India | Germany

Runtime: 148 min

Languages: Hindi | English (a few lines) | German (a few words)

Director: Farhan Akhtar

Tagline: The Return of the King


Writers: Javed Akhtar (characters), Salim Khan (characters)


Cast: Shah Rukh Khan … Don
Priyanka Chopra … Roma
Lara Dutta … Ayesha
Boman Irani … Vardhaan
Om Puri … CBI Officer Vishal Malik
Florian Lukas … Det. Jens Berkel
Kunal Kapoor … Sameer Ali
Alyy Khan … J.K. Diwan
Rike Schmid … Yana
Martin Goeres … Jabbar's Goon
Nawab Shah … Jabar (as Nawwab Shah)
Frank Christian Marx … Hostage
Senta Dorothea Kirschner … Hostage
Wolfgang Stegemann … Karl
Rajesh Khattar … Singhania


Plot: Having conquered the Asian underworld, Don (Shah Rukh Khan) now has his sights set on European domination. In his way are the bosses of the existing European underworld and all law enforcement agencies. The action shifts from Kuala Lumpur to Berlin as Don must avoid assassination or arrest, whichever comes first, in order for his plan to succeed. Written by Official site   Plot Keywords: Bank  Brandenburg Gate Berlin  Berlin Germany  Prison  Digit In Title   See »

In the Land of Blood and Honey

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

All Genres:
Drama, Romance, War

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 127 min

Languages: Bosnian | Serbian

Director: Angelina Jolie



Cast: Rade Serbedzija … Nebojsa
Zana Marjanovic … Ajla
Goran Kostic … Danijel
Nikola Djuricko … Darko
Branko Djuric … Aleksandar
Dzana Pinjo … Nadja
Goran Jevtic … Mitar
Alma Terzic … Hana
Milos Timotijevic … Durja
Dolya Gavanski … Maida
Boris Ler … Tarik
Fedja Stukan … Petar
Ermin Bravo … Mehmet
Jasna Beri … Mejrema
Margaréta Szabó


Plot: During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed. Add Full Plot Plot Keywords: Bosnian War  Soldier  Revenge  Interracial Romance  Exit Through Window   See »

The Flowers of War

Friday, December 16th, 2011

All Genres:
Drama, History

Release Year: 2011

Country: China | Hong Kong

Runtime: 146 min

Languages: Chinese (Nanjing Dialect) | English | Japanese | Mandarin | Shanghainese

Director: Yimou Zhang



Writers: Heng Liu (screenplay), Geling Yan (novel)


Cast: Christian Bale … John Miller
Paul Schneider … Terry
Ni Ni … Yu Mo
Tong Dawei … Major Li
Xinyi Zhang … Shujuan Meng
Atsurô Watabe … Colonel Hasegawa
Shawn Dou
Shigeo Kobayashi … Lt. Kato
Tianyuan Huang … George
Yuan Nie
Takashi Yamanaka
Kefan Cao … Mr. Meng
Bai Xue
Hai-Bo Huang


Plot: In 1937 China, during the second Sino-Japanese war, a mortician, John (Christian Bale) arrives at a Catholic church in Nanjing to prepare a priest for burial. Upon arrival he finds himself the lone adult among a group of convent girl students and prostitutes from a nearby brothel. When he finds himself in the unwanted position of protector of both groups from the horrors of the invading Japanese army, he discovers the meaning of sacrifice and honor. Written by msmith5484   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Based On Novel

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

All Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 87 min

Languages: English

Director: Mike Mitchell



Writers: Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger


Cast: Jason Lee … Dave
David Cross … Ian
Jenny Slate … Zoe
Justin Long … Alvin (voice)
Matthew Gray Gubler … Simon (voice)
Jesse McCartney … Theodore (voice)
Amy Poehler … Eleanor (voice)
Anna Faris … Jeanette (voice)
Christina Applegate … Brittany (voice)
Alan Tudyk … Simone (voice)
Michael P. Northey … Hawaiian Shirt Guy (as Michael Northey)
Sophia Aguiar … Club Woman #1
Lauren Gottlieb … Club Woman #2
Tera Perez … Club Woman #3
Andy Buckley … Captain Correlli


Plot: Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Group Name In Title  Name In Title  Character Name In Title

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Monday, December 12th, 2011

All Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA | Sweden | UK | Germany

Runtime: 158 min

Languages: English

Director: David Fincher

Tagline: The Feel Bad Movie Of Christmas


Writers: Steven Zaillian (screenplay), Stieg Larsson (novel)


Cast: Daniel Craig … Mikael Blomkvist
Rooney Mara … Lisbeth Salander
Christopher Plummer … Henrik Vanger
Stellan Skarsgård … Martin Vanger
Steven Berkoff … Dirch Frode
Robin Wright … Erika Berger
Yorick van Wageningen … Nils Bjurman
Joely Richardson … Anita Vanger
Geraldine James … Cecilia Vanger
Goran Visnjic … Dragan Armansky
Donald Sumpter … Detective Inspector Gustaf Morell
Ulf Friberg … Hans-Erik Wennerström
Bengt C.W. Carlsson … Holger Palmgren
Tony Way … Plague
Per Myrberg … Harald Vanger


Plot: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig), as he investigates the disappearance of a wealthy patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara). As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined. Written by Anonymous   Plot Keywords: Journalist  Disappearance  Research  Background Check  Computer Hacker   See »

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

All Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Thriller

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA | United Arab Emirates

Runtime: 95 min

Languages: English




Writers: Scott M. Gimple (screenplay), Seth Hoffman (screenplay)


Cast: Nicolas Cage … Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider
Violante Placido … Nadya
Ciarán Hinds … Roarke
Idris Elba … Moreau
Johnny Whitworth … Ray Carrigan
Fergus Riordan … Danny
Spencer Wilding … Grannik
Sorin Tofan … Kurdish
Jacek Koman … Terrokov
Anthony Head … Benedict
Cristian Iacob … Vasil
Christopher Lambert … Methodius
Jai Stefan … Krakchev
Vincent Regan … Toma Nikasevic
Ionut Cristian Lefter … Young Johnny Blaze


Plot: Johnny Blaze, a man who made a deal with the Devil who called himself Roarke at the time, is on the run trying to make sure no-one is harmed by his alter ego, The Ghost Rider. He is approached by a Monk named Moreau who tells him that he can help be him free of the Rider, but first, he needs Johnny's help to protect a boy, whom Roarke has plans for. Written by   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Devil  Sequel  Based On Comic Book  Dark Hero  3 Dimensional   See »

The Grey

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2011

Country: USA

Runtime: 117 min

Languages: English

Director: Joe Carnahan

Tagline: Live or Die on This Day


Writers: Joe Carnahan (screenplay), Ian Mackenzie Jeffers (screenplay)


Cast: Liam Neeson … Ottway
Frank Grillo … Diaz
Dermot Mulroney … Talget
Dallas Roberts … Hendrick
Joe Anderson … Flannery
Nonso Anozie … Burke
James Badge Dale … Lewenden
Ben Bray … Hernandez (as Ben Hernandez Bray)
Anne Openshaw … Ottway's Wife
Peter Girges … Company Clerk
Jonathan Bitonti … Ottway (5 years old)
James Bitonti … Ottway's Father
Ella Kosor … Talget's Little Girl
Jacob Blair … Cimoski
Lani Gelera … Flight Attendant


Plot: Crude oil workers in Alaska are heading home for a 2-week vacation, after working grueling shifts. On their way home, they encounter a vicious storm that brings their plane crashing down in the Alaskan tundra. 8 survivors must find their way to civilization. They are hampered by mysterious wolves. Written by kad   Plot Keywords: Alaska  Fear  Punched In The Face  Isolation  Foot Chase   See »