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After Sex

MY RATING

4

2007

Director     Eric Amadio

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

After Sex is a background to examine intimacy and vulnerability. Looks at the complexity of modern day relationships told through eight separate couples. Through dialogue and compromising situations, the film takes us from the beginning of a relationship to the aftermath of one, and examines every stage in between seeing humour within the drama, heartache and confusion of it all.

[FEATURED CAST]

Emmanuelle Chriqui

         
       

         

Age Of Consent

MY RATING

3

1969

Director     Michael Powell

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an off-shore island to try once more. On the island he rediscovers his muse in the form of a young girl.

         
       

         

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

MY RATING

7

2013

Director     Declan Lowney

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

Radio DJ Alan Partridge is facing uncertain times with his radio station being taken over by a corporate conglomerate. He makes things worse when he talks down a colleague after a promise to talk him up. The colleague handles things badly and takes the radio station into his own hands, literally, by taking them all hostage. Envisioning all his action heroes in his head, Alan is going to save the day by becoming a go-between for the Scotland Yard. His method though will put himself and others in harm's way because Alan Partridge just can't keep his mouth shut.

         
       

         

Alita: Battle Angel

MY RATING

6

2019

Director     Robert Rodriguez

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

Alita is a creation from an age of despair. Found by the mysterious Dr. Ido while trolling for cyborg parts, Alita becomes a lethal, dangerous being. She cannot remember who she is, or where she came from. But to Dr. Ido, the truth is all too clear. She is the one being who can break the cycle of death and destruction left behind from Tiphares. But to accomplish her true purpose, she must fight and kill. And that is where Alita's true significance comes to bear. She is an angel from heaven. She is an angel of death.

[FEATURED CAST]

Lana Condor

         
       

         

Amazing Winter Romance

MY RATING

3

2020

Director     Jason Bourque

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

When journalist Julia goes back home to find inspiration, she discovers her childhood friend has built a giant snow maze which prompts her to find her way to true love.

         
       

         

Amélie

MY RATING

10

2001

Director     Jean-Pierre Jeunet

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

Amélie is a story about a girl named Amélie whose childhood was suppressed by her Father's mistaken concerns of a heart defect. With these concerns Amélie gets hardly any real life contact with other people. This leads Amélie to resort to her own fantastical world and dreams of love and beauty. She later on becomes a young woman and moves to the central part of Paris as a waitress. After finding a lost treasure belonging to the former occupant of her apartment, she decides to return it to him. After seeing his reaction and his new found perspective - she decides to devote her life to the people around her. Such as, her father who is obsessed with his garden-gnome, a failed writer, a hypochondriac, a man who stalks his ex girlfriends, the "ghost", a suppressed young soul, the love of her life and a man whose bones are as brittle as glass. But after consuming herself with these escapades - she finds out that she is disregarding her own life and damaging her quest for love.

         
       

         

Ask The Dust

MY RATING

2

2006

Director     Robert Towne

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

Los Angeles, California in the early 1930s: racism, poverty, and disease colour the Bunker Hill neighbourhood where Arturo Bandini (Colin Farrell), a lover of men and beasts alike, has arrived from Colorado to write the great Los Angeles novel. After six months and down to his last nickel, he orders a cup of coffee, served by Camilla Lopez (Salma Hayek), beautiful, self-possessed, and Mexican. Arturo gets advice, encouragement, and an occasional check from H.L. Mencken (Richard Schickel), so he keeps writing and he keeps seeing Camilla. But, he's mean to her for no apparent reason, so the relationship sputters. A housekeeper from back East suggests a way out of his jealously and fears. "Camilla Bandini": is it in the cards?

         
       

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Autumn In The Vineyard

MY RATING

5

2016

Director     Scott Smith

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

When Frankie Baldwin and Nate Deluca both have a claim to ownership of Sorrento Farm, they are forced to divide the vineyard right down the middle and work the fields alongside each other to bring in the harvest leading up to the Best Wine competition at the annual Autumn Harvest Festival - only this rivalry won't be settled in the fields, because in spite of their contentious bickering, the simplest way to settle this particular legal dispute is with a romance.

[FEATURED CAST]

Rachael Leigh Cook

         
       

         

Avengers Assemble

MY RATING

10

2012

Director     Joss Whedon

COMBINED RATING

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

Loki, the adopted brother of Thor, teams-up with the Chitauri Army and uses the Tesseract's power to travel from Asgard to Midgard to plot the invasion of Earth and become a king. The director of the agency S.H.I.E.L.D., Nick Fury, sets in motion project Avengers, joining Tony Stark a.k.a. the Iron Man; Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Captain America; Bruce Banner, a.k.a. The Hulk; Thor; Natasha Romanoff, a.k.a. Black Widow; and Clint Barton, a.k.a. Hawkeye, to save the world from the powerful Loki and the alien invasion.

         
       

UPDATED: 17:10:23

       

Avengers: Endgame

MY RATING

8

2019

Director     Anthony Russo  .  Joe Russo

COMBINED RATING

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos's actions and undo the chaos to the universe, no matter what consequences may be in store, and no matter who they face.

[FEATURED CAST]

Elizabeth Olsen

         
       

         

Avengers: Infinity War

MY RATING

9

2018

Director     Anthony Russo  .  Joe Russo

COMBINED RATING

WIKIPEDIA TRAILER

[SYNOPSIS]

       

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment, the fate of Earth and existence has never been more uncertain.

[FEATURED CAST]

Elizabeth Olsen

         
 
 
 
 

 

 

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