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London Boulevard Movie Review

2 January, 2011

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From the award-winning screenplay writer of Body of Lies and The Departed, here comes another wonderful movie, London Boulevard. As one might have guessed, this movie is directed by William Monahan and stars Colin Farrell, Ray Winstone and Keira Knightley. These actors are well supported by Anna Friel, Eddie Marsen, David Thewlis Ophelia Lovibond and Ben Chaplin. This movie is based on a novel by Ken Bruen and the credit for the screenplay goes to William Monahan himself.

London Boulevard is a movie that tells the story of a person who has been recently released from prison. In order to take a straight path, the ex-convict looks for a job. However, things take an unexpected turn when he becomes the handyman of an actress who is quite reclusive. He falls in love with this actor and in turn faces problems with gangster, who is well known for his dark deeds. London Boulevard has a mixture of romance and crime. Like his movie Body of Lies, Monahan is able to mix crime and romance perfectly.

According to a particular report, the budget of the movie has been estimated to be nearly $35,000,000. London Boulevard has been filmed mostly in England. To be specific the places where most of the filming took place were London and Dulwich. As per the story, one can expect quite a riveting and exciting movie in London Boulevard.

Monahan has not disappointed us with his screenplay for the movies Kingdom of Heaven, Body of Lies and The Departed. Therefore, it is normal to assume that London Boulevard will not be an exception in these long strings of success that Monahan has produced. Along with his power packed storyline, the incredible cast that he has assembled for his movie will ensure that even if Monahan has missed something their combined performances will make up for it and produce another hit.

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Kaboom Movie Review

2 January, 2011

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After the success of Mysterious Skin and Smiley Face, director Gregg Araki has come up with yet another great story in the form Kaboom. This film is studded with the major roles played by the likes of Roxane Mesquida, Kelly Lynch, Rooney Mara and Thomas Dekker. This is quite a unique project and as per the reports, all the major actors have played their role quite well. Gregg has also produced the movie and even before it will hit the theaters, he has developed a strong expectation from the project. This film has been created to awaken the youth and guide them through the correct direction for their betterment.

Kaboom is completely based upon the sexual involvement of college students. It essays the story of Smith, played by Thomas Dekker, who is indulged in the sexual activities with different girls. He is always willing to be associated with the girls and spend time with them. However, suddenly his life turns upside down. What happens to Smith and his girlfriends is something you will have to find out. The director of the film Kaboom, has added a great suspense to this comedy film, which you will simply love. The cast members of the film have also done a great job in the film.

Kaboom is a kind of film, which is very rarely made and anticipates great responses from your side. Its great onscreen chemistry between the actors will appeal you the most. This most awaited film is all set to release on January 28, 2011. This 86 minutes comedy film, promises to be one of the most accomplished films of the year.

Kaboom is a film, which is entirely about a young group involved in sexual habits. How they come out of it is the main aspect, which you will figure out after the film gets released. According to the critics, you should definitely go for the film and see how things unfold.

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Just Go with It Movie Review

2 January, 2011

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If you are comedy movie freak, you must have watched movies like “I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry” or “Anger Management” or “50 First Dates” at least once. Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Production house have been successfully making amazing comedy movies since years and here is yet another venture waiting in the queue soon to hit the stage.

Yes, Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston starrer “Just Go With It”, the upcoming comedy with a touch of sweet romance is expected to release on February 2011. The movie is directed by Dennis Dugan, whose partnership with Sandler is famous for several other comic hits.

The movie goes around the life of a very successful plastic surgery specialist, Dr. Daniel Maccabee or Danny, played by Adam Sandler. At the starting, the character Danny is portrayed as a womanizer who acts to be an unhappy and sad married man in order to get sympathy from the girls. However, eventually Danny finds his dream lady, Palmer played by Brooklyn Decker. The story takes a twisted turn when Palmer sees the fake wedding ring in Danny’s pocket. To hide the truth for his lady love, Danny makes up a story that he is getting divorced. Danny hires his office assistant Katherine Murphy (Jennifer Aniston) to play his wife and thus, the web of lies get bigger and bigger as the film proceeds.

Thus, if you want to enjoy a real exciting comedy then “Just Go With It” is undoubtedly the right choice for you. The movie has already got very good reviews from the experts and is expected to win the audiences through its interesting concept. The first part of the film was shot in Los Angeles and the rest was shot in the beautiful locations of Maui and Kauai islands at Hawaii. According to the reports, the official date of its release is on February 11, 2011.

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Hall Pass Movie Review

2 January, 2011

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When it comes to comedy genres, who can forget the Farrelly Brothers? The makers of several successful comedy films are back again with another amazing concept. “Hall Pass” is the name of the upcoming venture from the Farrelly Brothers. It is basically a comedy story starring Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis in lead roles with Christina Applegate and Jenna Fischer. The official date announced for its release is on 25th February, 2011. The movie was shot in several beautiful locations of Atlanta at Georgia.

The story is about two best friends Rick and Fred played by Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis respectively. Both are married for several years, but both of them are pissed off at their regular boring lives and desperately want a refreshing break. Looking at their fidgetiness, their wives (Christina Applegate and Jenna Fischer) decide to grant them a hall pass for a week, which will allow them to do whatever they wanted for a long time and they will be completely free from any kind of questions being asked at home. However, as the story proceeds, the two men gradually start realizing that leading a single life is not exactly what they thought it to be. Thus, with this fun concept, the film eventually takes several interesting turns.  Are you excited to know what will happen to Rick and Fed at the end? Well, then you must go and watch “Hall Pass” at the theatres.

Although the MPAA ratings are not yet announced officially, but according to the film experts since this movie is a kind of adult comedy and so it is likely to be rated as either PG-13 or R. Thus, with an interesting story and good star cast, this movie is expected to become a hit at the box office. You can also watch the online trailers available in many websites.

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Gnomeo and Juliet Movie Review

2 January, 2011

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“Romeo and Juliet”, the evergreen love tale by Shakespeare is reinstalled once again, but this time a little differently. “Gnomeo and Juliet” is the name of the upcoming animated love story inspired by “Romeo and Juliet”, the greatest love tale one ever heard of. So, are you ready to watch these garden gnomes portraying the various characters created by Shakespeare? This is going to be an extremely exciting experience for both children and adults.

The film will be released under the banner of the greatest name in the world of animated pictures, the “Touchstone Pictures”. According to the reports, the film will appear in theatres on 11th February, 2011. If you are excited about this interesting remaking of the ancient love tale, then get ready to double your excitement as news are there that “Gnomeo and Juliet” will be released in 3D.

With quality graphics and excellent animation, this Gnome love story is definitely going to take you to a thrilling tour. Thus, if you are thinking to take your family out for a real good movie, then there is no better option than the “Gnomeo and Juliet”.

The film is directed by Kelly Asbury. However, the original concept was given by John Smith and Rob Sprackling. Several popular stars like James McAvoy, Michael Caine and Emily Blunt have lent their voices for this upcoming venture.

Apart from the interesting idea and Touchstone banner, another important reason why you should go and watch this movie is the use of unconventional music neatly synchronized with the scenes. Musical compositions from big names like Elton John and Lady Gaga are used to compliment the storyline. The movie has got a G rating according to the MPAA systems.

Thus, if you are animated movie person and are looking for something really worth watching, then do not miss this classic love story tailored in a unique way.

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From Prada to Nada Movie Review

2 January, 2011

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“From Prada to Nada” is one of the movies, which will be hitting the theaters in the first month of the New Year. The movie is directed by Angel Gracia. It beautifully describes the differences between a lavish and a poor life. The main leads in the film include Alexa Vega and Camilla Belle. Both of the actors play sisters in the movie. The supporting cast includes the likes of April Bowlby and Wilmer Valderrama. This beautiful romantic comedy is produced by Gary Gilbert, Gigi Pritzker, Chris Ranta and Linda McDonough. Director Angel has worked quite hard in the film with the help of convincing talent to make sure that the right message is delivered to everyone.

The plot of the film “From Prada to Nada” centers on the lifestyle of two sisters, Nora and Mary, played by Camilla Belle and Alexa Vega respectively. Both are very spoiled girls and live lavish lives under the roof of their father. However, unfortunately after the sad demise of their father, they move with their estrange aunt, who thereafter looks after them. It becomes very difficult for both Mary and Nora to adjust with the situations. They had the advantage of everything when they lived with their father. However, after the death of their father when they became poor, everything changed into a disadvantage. The story is all about how they compromise with their situations and learn to lead a happy life.

The critics have taken a very positive hand on the film “From Prada to Nada” recommending it to the mass audience, which in itself gives every reason for you to watch the movie.

From Prada to Nada is a 107 minutes drama film, which is all set for a release on January 28, 2011. You can expect wonderful acting from the two actors, who are playing sisters in the film. The director of the film has done a great job and it might open up quite well in the theaters.

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Frankie and Alice Movie Review

2 January, 2011

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“Frankie and Alice” is a Canadian psychological drama based on a true agonizing story of a black woman called Frankie Murdoch, starring Academic Award winner Halle Berry in the lead role. The film was opened for a restricted release on December 10, 2010, in order to qualify for the various awards sessions. However, it will be hitting the theaters on February 4, 2011. The movie is directed by the very talented Geoffrey Sax with an excellent cinematography by Newton Thomas Sigel, the same name behind many smashing hits like “The Usual Suspects” or the “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind”. Maximum portion of “Frankie and Alice” was filmed at Vancouver, Canada.

The main character of the story, Frankie Murdoch is played by the virtuoso performer, Halle Berry. It is inspired by the true biography of Frankie Murdoch, a black stripper dancer, who suffers from a “multiple personalities” mental disorder.  Frankie has two different alters loaded in her psyche; one is a seven year old kid and the other is a white racist lady called Alice. The different personalities switch frequently, putting Frankie in a mental trauma. The film is about how Frankie deals with her psychic disorder and how she struggles in order to overcome one of her alters, Alice.

What is clear from the plot is that the story is extremely well presented with the perfect cast and excellent dialogues. Halle Berry, as usual was flawless at her role. With marvelous skills, she has again proved herself. John Stellan Skarsgård playing the role of Dr. Oz, the psychiatrist has also done a magnificent job. Each and every scene of the film is executed in an unconventional manner. The film has been rated ‘R’, due to its sexual contents and the use abusive languages in certain places.

Thus, if you are looking for an intellectual and sensitive movie, then this film is just made for you.  Do not miss the opportunity to witness this brilliant work with Hollywood’s greatest award winning performers.

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Everything Must Go Movie Review

2 January, 2011

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Based upon the brief story written by Raymond Carver, ‘Why Don’t You Dance’, director Dan Rush has come up with a masterpiece of a movie for you, Everything Must Go. The film features Will Ferrell and Rebecca Hall as the main leads. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey are the producers of the film, which is considered to be a high-class comedy drama. This film was shot in different parts of Arizona. The director of this film has done a splendid job. He has been able to highlight the performances of all the actors and made sure that the idea bought in the short story was given the right life.

As far as the plot of the film “Everything Must Go” is concerned, it is pretty much a realistic story. It is a story about an alcoholic person, Nick, whose role has been enacted by Will Ferrell. He is pretty much disappointed from his life. Due to some reasons or the other, he has been fired from his job and unfortunately, he is even fired from his own house by his wife. His wife even throws all his belongings in the lawn, where he starts selling those items. How his life changes and which roads does he take for the rest of his life? These are some of the questions, which you will find an answer, if you see the movie.

Even though the date is not finalized, it is for sure that the movie will be releasing in March 2011. The estimated budget of the film is $8,000,000, which is very natural for a film like this.

With its appealing story line, Everything Must Go has become one of the most awaited releases of the year. The director of the film has directed the movie sequences extremely well and is going to left the audiences completely amazed.

In case you also want to experience the great craze for the movie, you must surely watch the film, Everything Must Go, at a theatre near you.

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Drive Angry 3D Movie Review

2 January, 2011

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After the grant success of the 2009 horror thriller “My Bloody Valentine”, Patrick Lussier is back again with another heart pounding action thriller. Nicolas cage and Amber Heard starrer “Drive Angry” is all set to hit the stage. The film is scheduled to release on 25th of February, 2011. If you love high-paced action thrillers, then “Drive Angry” is undoubtedly the perfect choice for you. Apart from the strong casting and an arresting script, another attraction about this upcoming venture is its release in 3D.

The story is about Milton (Nicolas Cage), a fanatic felon chasing the culprits responsible for the death of his daughter and the kidnapping of his daughter’s child. Milton is driven by a vicious rage to hunt the murderers down within three days or otherwise they will kill the child. Well, this is not the only problem he his dealing with, the police is chasing him. Not only this, but Milton has to deal with a ferocious killer known as “The Accountant”, who is after him. In his relentless mission, he meets the young and beautiful Piper (Amber Heard), a waitress, who helps Milton to find out those cunning people behind the murder. Thus, with amazing action sequences and thrillingly unfolding of the secrets, the film proceeds towards the main climax.

Due to certain violent scenes inspiring terror, the film has been given the R rating by the MPAA system. The total estimated budget for making this film is $50,000,000. Most of its parts were shot at 4th St. Minden, USA and Burma Road.  Thus, “Drive Angry” is a complete package of action and a vengeful drama. So, if you are an action lover, you cannot really even think of missing this mind blowing action-thriller combo pack and that too in 3D, can you?

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Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son Movie Review

2 January, 2011

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All you people out there hold your breath as the Big Momma is back to take you to the world of brilliant comedy and nail biting crime suspense once again. Yes, you have guessed it right! The third edition of “The Big Momma’s House” is ready to hit the screen in 2011. Who can forget Martin Lawrence posing as the Big Momma in the first sequel of the movie? Well, the good news is that this time the entertainment materials have doubled itself as Brandon Timothy Jackson as Trent joined his uncle Malcolm Turner in his mission.

John Whitesell’s “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son”, the coming crime comedy is scheduled to appear on the cinemas on February 18, 2011. In this movie, Martin reprises his previous role of FBI agent Malcolm Turner who with his nephew Trent Pierce poses as Big Momma and Charmaine Daise Pierce respectively. After Trent witnesses a murder, they both go undercover in a girl’s art school in order to collect evidences against a murderer.

Other popular starts like Portia Doubleday, Emily Rios, Michelle Ang and Faizon Love have joined the cast crew of this upcoming 20th Century Fox’s crime comedy venture. The movie has got a MPAA rating of PG-13. The official trailer is available on the internet and is getting several hits every day from the entire globe.

You are not going to miss it, right! Especially, people who have experienced the Big Momma laughter storm before cannot really afford to miss this unconventional concept this time at cinemas. According to the expert reviews, this big project of Hollywood is surely going to win your hearts in the same way as its two prequels did.  So, get ready for the adventurous comedy this February with the Momma of all comedies, “The Big Momma”.

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