In Prisoners Is The Dad Found In The End - Page 2

My Brothers (2012)

Title: My Brothers (2012)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 84 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2012-11-30 (Theater)
Cast: Timmy Creed Paul Courtney T.J. Griffin Kate Ashfield Don Wycherley
Genre: Art House & International Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

A sudden family crisis sends three siblings off on an adventure in this comedy-drama set in working-class England in 1987. Noel (Timmy Creed) is the oldest of three bothers living with their ailing father. Noel and his siblings -- eleven-year-old Paudie (Paul Courtney), who is quick with a joke and dreams of playing professional football some day, and seven-year-old Scwally (T.J. Griffin), who is shy and fascinated with Star Wars even though he hasn't actually seen the film -- are all having a hard time dealing with the knowledge that their father has only a short time to live. When Dad falls asleep, Noel takes off his watch for safekeeping, but when he gets in a fight the timepiece is broken beyond repair. Though the watch was just a cheap digital model, it was Dad's most prized possession, won at an amusement park in Ballybunion; Noel doesn't want Dad to know what happened, so he "borrows" a bread truck from a neighbor and sets off for Ballybunion to find a replacement. Since he hurt his hand in the fight, Noel brings Paudie along to help him work the gear shift, and Scwally is allowed to tag along so he won't tell on his brothers; the brothers see plenty of sights have some unexpected adventures along the way as they look for the watch and come to terms with their father's illness. My Brothers was the firs feature film from screenwriter Paul Fraser. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cleaver’s Destiny (2013)

Title: Cleaver's Destiny (2013)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 0 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2013-09-27 (Theater)
Cast: Jenny Leona di Gennaro Karl Lentini Alexis Corey
Genre: Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

Amy Cleaver grew up thinking her father was dead. At least that's what her mother, Norma, always told her. On her eighteenth birthday, Amy receives a box of her dad's possessions. In the box she finds old photos of her dad in military uniform, realizing that he was a veteran of the first Gulf War. Amy contacts the Department of Veteran Affairs in the hopes of locating his grave. She discovers that he isn't buried in any cemetery, which can only mean one thing...he's alive. With the help of her dad's old army buddy, she discovers that her father is homeless and has no memory of her. Amy tries to re-connect with her old man in the hopes of reviving his memory. (c) Official Site

Wild Bill (2012)

Title: Wild Bill (2012)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 98 min(s)
Release: 2013-07-16 (DVD)
0000-00-00 (Theater)
Cast: Charlie Creed-Miles Will Poulter Liz White Sammy Williams Leo Gregory
Genre: Art House & International Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

Out on parole after 8 years inside, Bill Hayward returns home to find his now 11 and 15-year old sons abandoned by their mother and fending for themselves. Unwilling to play Dad, his arrival brings them to the attention of social services. With the danger of being put into care looming, Dean forces his Dad to stay by threatening to grass him up for dealing. Dean soon connects with Jimmy and through this new bond starts to realize what he's been missing. He has a family and a place in the world, but when Jimmy gets into trouble with Bill's old cohorts, he quickly has to decide what kind of Dad he wants to be. A good one, or a free one.

National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors Encore (2011)

Title: National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors Encore (2011)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 165 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2011-09-15 (Theater)
Cast: James Corden Jemima Hooper Oliver Chris
Genre: Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect 6,000 from his fiancee's dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who's been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Holed up at The Cricketers' Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple

Chalet Girl (2011)

Title: Chalet Girl (2011)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 97 min(s)
Release: 2011-09-09 (DVD)
2011-10-14 (Theater)
Cast: Felicity Jones Ed Westwick Tamsin Egerton Bill Bailey Brooke Shields
Genre: Art House & International Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

Pretty tomboy Kim (Felicity Jones) used to be a champion skateboarder, but now she flips burgers to support herself and her dad. Opportunity comes knocking when she flukes a winter-long catering job in one of the plushest ski chalets in the Alps. At first, Kim is baffled by this bizarre new world of posh people, vintage champagne, epic mountains and waist deep powder. Then Kim discovers snowboarding, and her natural talent soon sees her training for the end-of-season competition, with a chance to win major prize money. But before she can become a champion again, Kim needs to overcome her deepest fears - and figure out what's going on with Jonny (Ed Westwick), her boss' handsome but apparently unavailable son. -- (C) IFC

Toast (2011)

Title: Toast (2011)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 91 min(s)
Release: 2011-12-20 (DVD)
2011-10-07 (Theater)
Cast: Freddie Highmore Helena Bonham Carter Victoria Hamilton Ken Stott Oscar Kennedy
Genre: Drama Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

Nigel's mother (Victoria Hamilton) appears to have been the world's worst cook, boiling unopened cans of food to a soggy pulp and nervously refusing young Nigel's (Oscar Kennedy) suggestions that she try an occasional fresh veg. After many a ruined dinner they fall back on that old reliable, toast-the one dish she has mastered. But Nigel loves her dearly, and is devastated by her early death, leaving him and his lonely dad (Ken Stott) to look after each other. When new cleaner Mrs. Potter (Helena Bonham Carter) arrives, her curves, charms and fabulous lemon meringue pies quickly bewitch Nigel's father, and, much to his son's horror, the three move to the country to live together. The one silver lining is Domestic Science class at Nigel's new school, where Nigel (now played by Freddie Highmore) can finally shine. Soon he and Mrs. P. have embarked on a highly competitive cooking duel, vying for Dad's affections. -- (C) Official Site

Enemy (2014)

Title: Enemy (2014)
Rated: R
Runtime: 90 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2014-03-14 (Theater)
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal Melanie Laurent Sarah Gadon Isabella Rossellini Stephen R. Hart
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
IMDB: IMDB Link

Academy Award Nominee Jake Gyllenhaal reteams with his PRISONERS director, Academy Award Nominee Denis Villeneuve, in this sexy and hypnotically surreal psychological thriller that breathes new life into the doppleganger tradition. Adam Bell (Gyllenhaal) is a glum, disheveled history professor, who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend, Mary (Laurent). Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double, a bit-part actor named Anthony Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined. Gyllenhaal is transfixing as both Adam and Anthony, provoking empathy as well as disapproval while embodying two distinct personas. With masterfully controlled attention to detail, Villeneuve takes us on an enigmatic and gripping journey through a world that is both familiar and strange - and hard to shake off long after its final, unnerving image. ENEMY, adapted from Nobel Prize-winning author Jose Saramago's 2004 novel The Double, is about the power of the subconscious. In the end, only one man can survive. (c) A24 Films

Rialto Pictures’ 75th Anniversary Restoration Of Grand Illusion (2012)

Title: Rialto Pictures' 75th Anniversary Restoration Of Grand Illusion (2012)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 114 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2012-05-11 (Theater)
Cast: Jean Gabin Dita Parlo Pierre Fresnay Erich von Stroheim Julien Carette
Genre: Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

For its 75th Anniversary, Rialto Pictures presents a stunning 4K restoration of GRAND ILLUSION, Jean Renoir's powerful and eloquent anti-war film set during World War I. Aristocratic Captain de Boeldieu and his mechanic, Lieutenant Marechal are shot down by Captain von Rauffenstein, who treats them with customary officers' hospitality. The two downed pilots are then sent to a German POW camp, where they quickly join a group of prisoners who have concocted an elaborate escape plan. Their plot is foiled, however, as they are transferred to a new camp, the formidable Wintersborn fortress, run by Rauffenstein, who is now grounded due to battle wounds. Rauffenstein, lamenting the end of an aristocratic era, tries to befriend de Boeldieu, but the French captain is already hatching a new escape plan - one in which he puts himself in danger to allow the others to escape. GRAND ILLUSION was the first foreign film to receive a Best Picture Oscar nomination.

A Long Way Off (2014)

Title: A Long Way Off (2014)
Rated: PG
Runtime: 105 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2014-06-06 (Theater)
Cast: Robert Davi Edie McClurg John Diehl Zoe Myers Sean Hannity
Genre: Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

In this modern day retelling of the timeless Prodigal Son Parable, young Jacob is tired of living on the family farm, submitting to the rules of his Father, Mr. Abraham. One day he demands an early inheritance from his father, who shocks his young son by agreeing to give it to him-contingent on first sitting through a 6-hour intensive flurry of life trainers in the area of Health, Wealth and Wisdom including real life experts in their fields, featuring world famous pollster Scott Rasmussen, Talk Show host Sean Hannity and Psychologist Dr. Bev Smallwood who warns Jacob not to flash his cash since that could attract the 'wrong kind of woman.' Jacob perks up at that thought and heads to the city to prove that his modern ways are better than his dad's tradition ways. For a while he does well-surprisingly well taking huge business risks, and still making money even after his extremely flamboyant lifestyle that attracts the wrong women including seductive Laura, whose rich boyfriend Frank is often dangerously nearby. Jacob got the it all: money, ladies, prestige-but then-he loses it all and just when he things he's hit bottom the bottom drops some more-until he is eating out of dumpsters and eventually ends up in a literal pig pen. Coming to his senses he heads home, determined to work in an entry level position for his dad, who surprises him once again by running to him-but is it to kiss him or kill him?

Last Ride (2012)

Title: Last Ride (2012)
Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 90 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2012-06-29 (Theater)
Cast: John Brumpton Mick Coulthard Rachel Francis Anita Hegh Adam Morgan
Genre: Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

Thematically recalling Clint Eastwood's 1993 saga A Perfect World, this drama from Australia hones in on a troubled adult man and a young boy fleeing from the law. The pair in this case, however, are a father and son. Kev (Hugo Weaving) and his ten-year-old boy Chook) journey deep into the recesses of the Australian outback, first abandoning their car, then riding by bus, and finally, hitchhiking across the wastelands. Their past is a deeply dysfunctional one, marred by ex-convict Kev's periodic absences from home while serving time, and Chook's only fleetingly successful attempts to understand his conflicted dad. The relationship comes to a head, however, when Kev visits a pub and hears about the murder of a close friend, Max (John Brumpton) . When Kev informs Chook of Max's death, Chook explodes with anger against his dad, forcing father and son into a series of life-changing confrontations. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi

Bad Milo! (2013)

Title: Bad Milo! (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 85 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2013-10-04 (Theater)
Cast: Ken Marino Peter Stormare Gillian Jacobs Stephen Root Patrick Warburton
Genre: Drama Horror Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

Duncan's (Ken Marino) life is a real pain in the ass. Tormented by a manipulative, crooked boss (Patrick Warburton), a nagging mother (Mary Kay Place) with a boyfriend 1/3 her age, a deadbeat new age dad (Stephen Root), and a sweet, yet pressuring, wife (Gillian Jacobs), his mounting stress starts to trigger an insufferable gastrointestinal reaction. Out of ideas and at the end of his rope, Duncan seeks the help of a hypnotherapist (Peter Stormare), who helps him discover the root of his unusual stomach pain: a pintsized demon living in his intestine that, triggered by excessive anxiety, forces its way out and slaughters the people who have angered him. Out of fear that his intestinal gremlin may target its wrath on the wrong person, Duncan attempts to befriend it, naming it Milo and indulging it to keep its seemingly insatiable appetite at bay. (c) Magnolia

Strong! (2012)

Title: Strong! (2012)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 76 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2012-07-18 (Theater)
Cast: Cheryl Haworth
Genre: Documentary Sports & Fitness Special Interest
IMDB: IMDB Link

Strong! chronicles an athlete's struggle to defend her champion status as her lifetime weightlifting career inches towards its inevitable end. Cheryl Haworth defies categories. A 12th generation patriotic American, a visual artist, and, since age 14, America's top Olympic weightlifter, she is an elite at the international level. A formidable figure in American weightlifting. Haworth is ranked well above all men and women on Team USA. But at 5 foot 8 inches and weighing over 300 pounds, she doesn't easily fit into standard chairs, clothing sizes, or pre-conceptions. As the 2008 Beijing Olympics approach, Haworth struggles with injuries, the end of her career, and the difficult task of re-defining herself and building a sense of confidence that she can bring with her as she leaves the sport that has given her a sense of pride. -- (C) Official Site

Jack In The Box (2012)

Title: Jack In The Box (2012)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 88 min(s)
Release: 2012-10-23 (DVD)
0000-00-00 (Theater)
Cast: Lynn Guerra Nathaniel Sylva Cassandra Federman Adam LaFramboise William White
Genre: Horror
IMDB: IMDB Link

Welcome to Junior's world where six invited guests, trapped in a room, play a deadly game of musical chairs for their lives. Every ten minutes "Pop Goes the Weasel" signals the start of another round, and the horrific end of another player. Sit you live, stand you die- this is Junior's simple, twisted rule. Jack in the Box is a gripping study in psychological terror, unfolding in real-time, as Junior's desperate "guests" struggle with themselves, and each other, for survival. Seven begin the game, only one will end it. Who will it be? Grab a chair and find out. The answer will shock you.

The Front Line (2012)

Title: The Front Line (2012)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 133 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2012-01-20 (Theater)
Cast: Ha-kyun Shin Soo Go Seung-su Ryu Chang-Seok Ko Je-hoon Lee
Genre: Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

Toward the end of the Korean War, an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills, in an expanse of land called the Aero.K, fierce fighting continues. A race to capture this strategic point to determine a new border between the two Koreas is the ultimate prize. At the Eastern border stands the "Alligator Company," known to be the best soliders on the front line. They are the only unit to have survived the worst battle of the war at Pohang. When a South Korean bullet is found in the dead body of a company commander, Lieutenant of Defense Security Command Kang Eun-Pyo (Shin Ha-Kyun) is ordered to investigate Alligator Company for the murder. Upon arrival, Kang Eun-Pyo is immediately shocked at the state of the soldiers, the conditions on the front, and the presence of Kim Soo-Hyuk, a former friend he believed to be dead. With a truce promised for years but no end in sight, one man struggles to make sense of a crime in the face of countless lives sacrificed for war. -- (C) Well Go USA

Truth or Die (2012)

Title: Truth or Die (2012)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 95 min(s)
Release: 2012-10-09 (DVD)
0000-00-00 (Theater)
Cast: David Oakes Jennie Jacques Liam Boyle Jack Gordon Florence Hall
Genre: Horror Art House & International Mystery & Suspense
IMDB: IMDB Link

A group of college friends celebrate the end of term with a party to end all parties. During a drink and drug-fuelled evening, an innocent game of 'Truth or Dare' has a very sore loser, sparking a terrifying sequence of events and a whole new twist on the game of Truth or Dare - where the truth can kill you.

Redemption Road (2011)

Title: Redemption Road (2011)
Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 90 min(s)
Release: 2012-04-03 (DVD)
2011-08-26 (Theater)
Cast: Michael Clarke Duncan Tom Skerritt Kiele Sanchez Taryn Manning Melvin Van Peebles
Genre: Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

In Mario Van Peeble's new film Redemption Road, two seemingly different men (Michael Clarke Duncan, Morgan Simpson) embark on a music-steeped journey through the American South, learning along the way that life isn't about where you end up - it's how you get there that matters. Somewhere along the 900 miles between Austin, TX and Huntsville, AL the two men become unlikely friends. However, every road has an end. In Huntsville, sad truths come to light, with heartbreak and violence lingering in their wake, ultimately leaving both men changed forever. -- (C) Official Site

4:44 Last Day on Earth (2012)

Title: 4:44 Last Day on Earth (2012)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 85 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2012-03-23 (Theater)
Cast: Willem Dafoe Shanyn Leigh Natasha Lyonne Paul Hipp Dierdra McDowell
Genre: Drama Science Fiction & Fantasy
IMDB: IMDB Link

In a large apartment high above the city lives our couple. They're in love. She's a painter, he's a successful actor. Just a normal afternoon - except that this isn't a normal afternoon, for them or anyone else. Because tomorrow, at 4:44 am, give or take a few seconds, the world will come to an end far more rapidly than even the worst doomsayer could have imagined. The final meltdown will come not without warnings, but with no means of escape. There will be no survivors. As always, there are those who, as their last cigarette is being lit and the blindfold tightened, will still hope against hope for some kind of reprieve. For a miracle. Not our two lovers. They - like the majority of the Earth's population - have accepted their fate: the world is going to end. -- (C) IFC

Into The Abyss (2011)

Title: Into The Abyss (2011)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 106 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2011-11-11 (Theater)
Cast: Jason Burkett Werner Herzog Michael Perry
Genre: Documentary
IMDB: IMDB Link

In his fascinating exploration of a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas, master filmmaker Werner Herzog probes the human psyche to explore why people kill-and why a state kills. In intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry (scheduled to die within eight days of appearing on-screen), Herzog achieves what he describes as "a gaze into the abyss of the human soul." Herzog's inquiries also extend to the families of the victims and perpetrators as well as a state executioner and pastor who've been with death row prisoners as they've taken their final breaths. As he's so often done before, Herzog's investigation unveils layers of humanity, making an enlightening trip out of ominous territory. -- (C) Official Site

2 Days in New York (2012)

Title: 2 Days in New York (2012)
Rated: R
Runtime: 91 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2012-08-10 (Theater)
Cast: Julie Delpy Chris Rock Albert Delpy Brady Smith Vincent Gallo
Genre: Drama Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

Marion and Mingus live cozily-perhaps too cozily-with their cat and two young children from previous relationships. However, when Marion's jolly father (played by director Delpy's real-life dad), her oversexed sister, and her sister's outrageous boyfriend unceremoniously descend upon them for a visit, it initiates two unforgettable days that will test Marion and Mingus's relationship. With their unwitting racism and sexual frankness, the French triumvirate hilariously has no boundaries or filters...and no person is left unscathed in its wake. -- (C) Magnolia

Wagner & Me (2012)

Title: Wagner & Me (2012)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 89 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2012-11-30 (Theater)
Cast: Stephen Fry
Genre: Documentary
IMDB: IMDB Link

Stephen Fry's quest begins in southern Germany where he is granted unique access to Bayreuth's legendary annual Wagner festival. In Switzerland he discovers the origins of Wagner's masterpiece The Ring. In Bavaria he marvels at the fairytale castle inspired by Wagner's music, and in St Petersburg learns why Wagner fascinated Russian audiences. But Fry also confronts the composer's dark side. In Nuremberg he investigates how Hitler appropriated Wagner's music, and in London meets a cellist who played in the prisoners' orchestra at Auschwitz - where some of Fry's relatives died. Animated by Fry's trademark wit and intelligence and featuring a soundtrack of Wagner's extraordinary music, "Wagner & Me" is a provocative yet enjoyable exploration of the life and legacy of one of history's great geniuses. (c) First Run Features

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