MOVIE OF THE WEEK& FRIDAY 22ND JANUARY RELEASES OF THE WEEK



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wow another week is here, so whats on the board this week? Classic animation gets the 3-d effect, well so is everything else! Antcipated French prison drama which we’ve been told is up there with the big boys of crime movies, The matrix boys do martials arts, Clive own is back with his film kids, (ex)spiderman has a brotherly fight with donnie darko over luke skywalker’s mum. Matt Dillion got his workmates to “borrow” some cash from there work.

I do have a movie of the week and ive chosed UN PROPHETE (A Prophet) A French prision drama movie which has won plaudits at many of 2009’s major film festivals for its brutal but honest protrayal of prision life and what it can do to individuals especially persons who may need a father figure but in a positive way but in the main characters way it was negative. In Any reviews ive seen the rating has been no less than 4 stars, When I first heard about this movie I didnt take really any notice but a few people said to me you like Meserine? Of course I do you’ll love this and when I heard that I made my mind up, watch out for the review in the next few days. The rest of movie are really a mixed bag with TOY STORY 2 getting a 3D makeover which im still undecided yet but its good for youngsters who never saw the movie the first time to see it on the big screen. BROTHERS starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman is an emtional drama  which  has alot of cliche momments which have ex soldiers and dealing with post war truama and love issues, a hard on to take.

NINJA ASSASSIN comes from James McTeague and the walchowski brother who gave us the matrix 10 years ago, I was so looking forward to this but after seeing more footage and reading reviews this looks like crap now which is sad as it had potential to be a great movie. THE BOYS ARE BACK sees Clive owen coming to terms of being a single parent after his wife suddenly dies, one for the weepy lovers outthere.

So next week what do we have? Bring a torch as Mel  is back and hes gonna take us all to a place if you forget your torch, they’ll be lots of cover ups. Peter Jackson is going to make us all love atonomy. Disney go back to old school animation with a reworking of an old fable and Mariah Carey is so “Precious” to us all.

Enjoy your movies, send us your thoughts on the movies to the usual place. take it easy….

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A PROPHET (18)

Drama, Crime (2hours 30 mins)

Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif

Eighteen year old illiterate Malik El Djebena, sentenced to six years in prison, falls in with a group of Corsicans who enlist him in their gang. Having proven himself tough and reliable, Malik wins the confidence of César Luciani, the gang’s boss, and Malik uses this closeness to power to discretely develop his own drug trafficking ring.

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TOY STORY 2 3D (u)

Animation, Family (1hour 32 mins)

Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack

When Andy goes on summer camp, leaving his toys behind to fend for themselves, Woody discovers that he is a valuable collectible from the 1950s kiddie-puppet TV show, ‘Woody’s Roundup Gang’. Only, he is quickly kidnapped by an evil toy collector, Al McWhiggin, who plans to sell him to a Japanese toy museum. However, Woody finds himself reunited with the toy versions of his TV cohorts plucky cowgirl Jessie, prospector Stinky Pete, and trusty horse Bullseye. The choice between seeing Andy grow up or living a sterile but eternal life behind glass being admired but not played with, is tricky. But in the meantime, the rest of the toy troupe is on a crosstown adventure to locate Woody and restore him his rightful owner.

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BROTHERS (15)

Drama (1 hour 44 mins)

Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Tobey Maguire

Grace and her children are left in mourning after her marine husband is reported missing in action but things start to look up for the family when his low-life brother steps in to bridge the chasm left by his apparent death.

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NINJA ASSASSIN (18)

Action (1hour 38 mins)

Rain, Naomie Harris, Sung Kang

In Berlin, Europol agent Mika Coretti has stumbled upon a money trail linking several political murders to an underground network of untraceable assassins from the Far East. Defying the orders of her superior, Ryan Maslow, Mika digs into top secret agency files to learn the truth behind the murders. Her investigation makes her a target, and the Ozunu Clan sends a team of killers, led by the lethal Takeshi, to silence her forever. Raizo saves Mika from her attackers, but he knows that the Clan will not rest until they are both eliminated. Now, entangled in a deadly game of cat and mouse through the streets of Europe, Raizo and Mika must trust one another if they hope to survive…and finally bring down the elusive Ozunu Clan.

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ARMORED (12A)

Thriller, Action (1 hour 43 mins)

Matt Dillan, Jean Reno, Lawerence Fishbourne

A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist…. against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when an unexpected witness interferes, the plan quickly unravels and all bets are off.

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BOYS ARE BACK (PG)

Drama (1hour 50 mins)

Clive Owen, George Mckay, Tommy Bastow

When wisecracking sports writer Joe Warr’s beloved wife dies suddenly he is left to come to terms with his own devestating loss whilst caring for their six-year old son. Facing an almost overwhelming combination of challenges – life as a single parent, dealing with his own grief and that of his son and a teenage son from a previous marriage who comes to stay – Joe decides to say no to the word ‘no’ and cultivates an environment where there are no rules and life is exhuberant, instinctive, reckless and very almost disastrous.

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Video source YOUTUBE synopsis source HEYUGUYS

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The founder of The People's Movies, started the site 20th November 2008.The site has excelled past all expectations with many only giving the site months and it's still going strong. A lover of French Thrillers, Post Apocalyptic films, Asian cinema. 2009 started Cinehouse to start his 'cinema education' learning their is life outside mainstream cinema. Outside of film, love to travel with Sorrento, Guangzhou and Manchester all favourite destinations.Musically loves David Bowie, Fishbone, Radiohead.

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