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Man Up

MY RATING

7

2015

Director     Ben Palmer

COMBINED RATING

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, travelling up to London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old divorcee, Jack, who mistakes her for his 24 year old blind date. Nancy, deciding to go with it, happens to hop on the most chaotic yet hilarious journey of her life which neither of them will ever forget. There is drinking, truths, an old stalker class mate with a long standing crush, lost divorce papers, lost hopes, competitive indoor sports and yeah Jack finding out the truth that Nancy isn't his blind date. 'Man Up' a romantic comedy about taking chances, finding about being yourself, making decisions and rolling with the consequences.

         
       

         

The Martian

MY RATING

10

2015

Director     Ridley Scott

COMBINED RATING

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring "the Martian" home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney's safe return.

         
       

         

Matchmaker Santa

MY RATING

4

2012

Director     David S. Cass Sr.

COMBINED RATING

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own Prince Charming, just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a handsome CEO, Justin (Thad Luckinbill). Although things seem perfect when Justin asks Melanie to spend the holidays with him at his beautiful lake house upstate and meet his mother, Melanie finds herself spending more time with Justin's best friend and loyal assistant Dean (Adam Mayfield), who might have secret crush on her. When complications arise that throw Melanie and Dean together over the holiday, will the two realize they're meant to be?

         
       

         

Me And Earl And The Dying Girl

MY RATING

10

2015

Director     Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

COMBINED RATING

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[SYNOPSIS]

       

Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukaemia.

[FEATURED CAST]

Olivia Cooke

         
       

         

Midway

MY RATING

7

1976

Director     Jack Smight

COMBINED RATING

WIKIPEDIA TRAILER

[SYNOPSIS]

       

May 1941. After the Doolittle Raid Japan aims to expand its territory in the Pacific, to make such raids less likely. Their next target: Midway Island. However, the US Navy is intercepting their messages and has partially cracked their encryption code, forewarning them of Japan's intentions. Two US aircraft carrier task groups are sent to Midway, resulting in the one of the most important battles in history.

         
       

         

A Million Ways To Die In The West

MY RATING

7

2014

Director     Seth MacFarlane

COMBINED RATING

WIKIPEDIA TRAILER

[SYNOPSIS]

       

Set in 1882 in the American west, Albert is a lowly farmer with a nice girlfriend. But when she leaves him for the more successful and handsome owner of a moustachery store, Albert returns to his lonely daily life of trying to avoid death. Then the mysterious Anna rides into town and captures Albert's interest and heart, but with her deadly husband in town, Albert is going to have to become the western gun-slinging hero he never was. It won't be easy because there are a million ways to die in the west.

[FEATURED CAST]

Amanda Seyfried

         
       

         

Mirror Mirror

MY RATING

7

2012

Director     Tarsem Singh

COMBINED RATING

WIKIPEDIA TRAILER

[SYNOPSIS]

       

After a beloved king vanishes, his ruthless wife seizes control of the kingdom and keeps her beautiful 18-year-old stepdaughter, Snow White, hidden away in the palace. But when the princess attracts the attention of a charming and wealthy visiting prince, the jealous Queen banishes the girl to a nearby forest. Taken in by a band of rebellious but kindhearted dwarfs, Snow White blossoms into a brave young woman determined to save her country from the Queen. With the support of her new friends, she roars into action to reclaim her birthright and win back her prince in this magical adventure comedy that will capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences the world over.

[FEATURED CAST]

Lily Collins

         
       

         

Mona Lisa Smile

MY RATING

4

2003

Director     Mike Newell

COMBINED RATING

WIKIPEDIA TRAILER

[SYNOPSIS]

       

A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.

         
       

         

Monte Carlo

MY RATING

6

2011

Director     Thomas Bezucha

COMBINED RATING

WIKIPEDIA TRAILER

[SYNOPSIS]

       

A young woman, her uptight step sister and her best friend use their savings for a long anticipated dream trip to Paris, which turns out to be a big disappointment. When they decide to take a break from their lousy tour and duck into the lobby of a luxury hotel, one of them is mistaken for a spoiled British heiress. Before they get the chance to reveal their true identities they are wrapped up in misadventures during a vacation to Monte Carlo instead.

[FEATURED CAST]

Selena Gomez

         
       

         

The Moth Diaries

MY RATING

3

2011

Director     Mary Harron

COMBINED RATING

WIKIPEDIA TRAILER

[SYNOPSIS]

       

Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa's bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret?

[FEATURED CAST]

Lily Cole

         
       

         

My First Wedding

MY RATING

2

2006

Director     Laurent Firode

COMBINED RATING

WIKIPEDIA TRAILER

[SYNOPSIS]

       

A young lady (Rachael Leigh Cook) about to get married realizes that she has a problem: she fantasizes about every man she sees. She goes to confess at church but unknowingly confesses to a young man (Kenny Doughty) who is not a priest. He agrees to help her, but falls in love with her along the way. Unfortunately she still thinks he is a priest.

[FEATURED CAST]

Rachael Leigh Cook

         
       

         

My Girlfriend's Boyfriend

MY RATING

6

2010

Director     Daryn Tufts

COMBINED RATING

WIKIPEDIA TRAILER

[SYNOPSIS]

       

Jesse, in a moment of bold self-confidence, introduces herself to Ethan, a struggling writer. And then in walks Troy, and in a moment of bold self-confidence, he introduces himself to Jesse. Jesse falls in love with both men, who happen to have a lot in common but still seem very different. What will happen when Jesse has to tell the truth?

         
       

         

My Little Princess

MY RATING

6

2011

Director     Eva Ionesco

COMBINED RATING

WIKIPEDIA TRAILER

[SYNOPSIS]

       

Violetta is raised by her grandmother. Her mother Hanna tries to make a living on taking photographs and concentrates on her dreams to become a famous artist. In order to succeed as an artist she doesn't worry about dating men of questionable reputation. Only every now and then her mother visits her daughter but during these occasions it occurs to her that her daughter could be a potential model. She starts exploiting her daughter who by transforming into a kind of Lolita becomes increasingly alienated from other children of her age.

At school she is eventually frequently insulted and rejected. Then Mamie dies and Hannah's photographs are about to unequivocally overstep the line of acceptability. Hanna even coerces Violetta mercilessly into cooperation by withholding her food in case she doesn't agree to pose for increasingly daring photographs.

         
 
 
 
 

 

 

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