Archive for the ‘Foreign Movies’ Category


Moon

 

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Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet’s power problems. –IMDb

Director:

Duncan Jones

Writers:

Duncan Jones (story), Nathan Parker

Stars:

Sam RockwellKevin Spacey and Dominique McElligott

Genres:

 Drama | Sci-Fi

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Astronaut Sam Bell, who has spent the last few years on a solitary assignment on the moon, watch-dogging a mining conglomeration of machines, is nearing the end of his shift. He’s fallen into a decent, if claustrophobic routine, sculpting a small village, checking the machines, chatting with his computerized nanny, GERTY (voiced by Kevin Spacey). But he starts to have some problems.  Spiraling deeper into what may be insanity, Sam starts to question almost everything, including his very existence.

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Hot Fuzz

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Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. And to stop the rest of his team looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford. He is paired with Danny Butterman, who endlessly questions him on the action lifestyle. Everything seems quiet for Angel, until two actors are found decapitated. It is called an accident, but Angel isn’t going to accept that, especially when more and more people turn up dead. Angel and Danny clash with everyone, whilst trying to uncover the truth behind the mystery of the apparent “accidents”.- IMDb

Director:

Edgar Wright

Stars:

Simon PeggNick Frost and Martin Freeman

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 They’re bad boys. They’re die hards. They’re lethal weapons. They are…

Hot Fuzz is the second film in the planned trilogy; Blood and ice cream, directed by Edgar Wright, featuring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. It is the follow up to 2004 film; Shaun of the dead, featuring primarily the same cast as Hot Fuzz, which is not strictly a sequel to Shaun of the dead, since the two films have completely different plots and characters.

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Oldboy (2003)

Posted: May 20, 2011 in Korean
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Oldboy

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An average man is kidnapped and imprisoned in a shabby cell for 15 years without explanation. He then is released, equipped with money, a cellphone and expensive clothes. As he strives to explain his imprisonment and get his revenge, Oh Dae-Su soon finds out that his kidnapper has a greater plan for him and is set onto a path of pain and suffering in an attempt to uncover the motive of his mysterious tormentor. –IMDb

Director:

Chan-wook Park

Writers:

Garon Tsuchiya (story), Nobuaki Minegishi(comic)

Stars:

Min-sik ChoiJi-tae Yu and Hye-jeong Kang

Genres:

 Drama | Mystery | Thriller

Taglines:

 End of confrontation, one must die.

Firstly, I would like to inform all the people who watch bollywood movies, I’m sure you’ve watched ‘Zinda’ starring Sanjay Dutt and John Abraham. Yes, this movie Oldboy is the movie, Zinda was so-called inspired from. While I liked the bollywood version(being totally different from all those typical bollywood movies), the original is of top class without all the cliches that Zinda had.

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Shaun Of The Dead

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Shaun doesn’t have a very good day, so he decides to turn his life around by getting his ex to take him back, but he times it for right in the middle of what may be a zombie apocalypse… But for him, it’s an opportunity to show everyone he knows how useful he is by saving them all. All he has to do is survive…-IMDb

Director:

Edgar Wright

Stars:

Simon PeggNick Frost and Kate Ashfield

Genres:

 Comedy | Horror

Taglines:

Bought coffee. Called Mom. Dodged zombies.

Shaun’s nearing 30, stuck in a crappy sales job, and his girlfriend Liz is unhappy with the amount of time he spends with his ultra-slacker B-class drug dealer friend, Ed, at their local pub, the Winchester. When Liz dumps him, Shaun’s so glum he doesn’t even realise that London’s been overrun with flesh-eating zombies. But somewhere within his console-happy lazy self, a hero is born.

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Never Let Me Go

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As children, Ruth, Kathy and Tommy, spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. As they grow into young adults, they find that they have to come to terms with the strength of the love they feel for each other, while preparing themselves for the haunting reality that awaits them. –IMDb

Director:

Mark Romanek

Writers:

Kazuo Ishiguro (novel), Alex Garland (screenplay)


Romulus, My Father

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It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son. –IMDb

Director:

Richard Roxburgh

Writers:

Nick DrakeRaimond Gaita (memoir)

Stars:

Eric BanaFranka Potente and Marton Csokas

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North Face

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Based on a true story, North Face is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation’s Alpinists to conquer the unclimbed north face of the Swiss massif – the Eiger – two reluctant German climbers begin their daring ascent. –IMDb

Director:

Philipp Stölzl