How I Met Your Mother Comedy Reviews and Wallpaper

How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that premiered on CBS on September 19, 2005, created by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays.

As a framing device, the main character, Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) with narration by Bob Saget, in the year 2030 recounts to his son and daughter the events that led to his meeting their mother, which explains the title and allows for a narration in the past tense. How I Met Your Mother follows Ted alongside his friends Lily Aldrin (Alyson Hannigan), Marshall Eriksen (Jason Segel), Robin Scherbatsky (Cobie Smulders), and Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris).

How I Met Your Mother has been a critical success, and has received consistently strong ratings throughout its run. It has won five Emmy Awards, including several nomination for "Outstanding Comedy Series" in 2009. In 2011, CBS announced that the series had been renewed for an additional two seasons, making the current count eight.

The seventh season of the series premiered on September 19, 2011 with back-to-back episodes.

How I Met Your Mother is a comedy about Ted (Josh Radnor) and how he fell in love. It all starts when Ted's best friend, Marshall (Jason Segel), drops the bombshell that he's going to propose to his long-time girlfriend, Lily (Alyson Hannigan), a kindergarten teacher. At that moment, Ted realizes that he had better get a move on if he too hopes to find true love. Helping him in his quest is Barney (Neil Patrick Harris), a friend with endless, sometimes outrageous opinions, a penchant for suits and a foolproof way to meet women. When Ted meets Robin (Cobie Smulders), he's sure it's love at first sight, but destiny may have something else in store. The series is narrated through flashbacks from the future, voiced by Bob Saget.

Release date :19 September 2005 (USA)
Genre: Comedy, Romance

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50/50 (2011) Movie Review Comedy Drama

50/50 (2011) Movie Review Comedy Drama, Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a 27-year-old man is suddenly diagnosed with cancer. He breaks the news to his girlfriend (Bryce Dallas Howard), his best friend (Seth Rogen) and his mother (Anjelica Huston), who is also dealing with her husband (and Adam's father: Serge Houde) who has Alzheimer's disease. Each deals with the news and subsequent treatment in different ways. In the middle of it all, Adam also seeks therapy from a young and inexperienced therapist (Anna Kendrick), assigned to him by the hospital, and befriends several older, wisecracking chemotherapy patients (Philip Baker Hall and Matt Frewer).

Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a 27-year-old man is suddenly diagnosed with cancer. He breaks the news to his girlfriend (Bryce Dallas Howard), his best friend (Seth Rogen) and his mother (Anjelica Huston), who is also dealing with her husband (and Adam's father: Serge Houde) who has Alzheimer's disease. Each deals with the news and subsequent treatment in different ways. In the middle of it all, Adam also seeks therapy from a young and inexperienced therapist (Anna Kendrick), assigned to him by the hospital, and befriends several older, wisecracking chemotherapy patients (Philip Baker Hall and Matt Frewer).

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in this heartfelt comedy drama about a young man's struggle with discovering that he has cancer in this Mandate Pictures production. Will Reiser provides the script, based on his own experience, with The Daily Show's Evan Goldberg and Ben Karlin handling producing duties. Seth Rogen co-stars, along with Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston, and Philip Baker Hall.

Release Date: 09/30/2011
Rating: R
Runtime: 1 hr 39 mins
Genre: Comedy drama
Director: Jonathan Levine
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Anna Kendrick

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What's Your Number ? Anna Faris Photos

What's Your Number? is a upcoming 2011 comedy film starring Anna Faris and Chris Evans. It is based on Karyn Bosnak's book 20 Times a Lady. The film is scheduled to be released on September 30, 2011.[1]

Inspired by author Karyn Bosnak's novel 20 Times a Lady, director Mark Mylod's freewheeling comedy tells the tale of one hopelessly single women who's convinced she's passed up the man of her dreams. Upon reading a magazine article that leaves her dejected about her future marriage prospects, Ally Darling (Anna Faris) begins to fear that one of her many ex-boyfriends may have been "the one that got away." Now, with a little help from her mischievous neighbor (Chris Evans), Ally is paying a visit to each of her exes in order to reel in the perfect catch.
Release Date: 09/30/2011
Rating: R
Runtime: 1 hr 46 mins
Genre: Comedy
Director: Mark Mylod
Cast: Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Ari Graynor, Blythe Danner

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The Help is a 2011 Comedy Drama Film Reviews

The Help is a 2011 comedy-drama film adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's homonymous 2009 novel about a young white woman, Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan, and her relationship with two black maids during Civil Rights era America in the early 1960s. Skeeter is a journalist who decides to write a controversial book from the point of view of the maids (known as the Help), exposing the racism they are faced with as they work for white families. The film takes place in early 1960s Jackson, Mississippi, and stars Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Sissy Spacek, Mike Vogel and Allison Janney. The Help opened to positive reviews and became a box office success with a gross of $153 million against its budget of $25 million.

Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) is a middle-aged black maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son. Minny Jackson (Octavia Spencer) is another black maid whose outspokenness has gotten her fired many times and built up a reputation for being a difficult employee, but she makes up for this with her phenomenal cooking skills.
Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan (Emma Stone) is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating from the University of Mississippi[4] to find that her beloved childhood maid, Constantine, has quit while she was away. Skeeter is skeptical because she believes Constantine would have written.
Unlike her friends, who have all married and are having children, Skeeter is interested in a career as a writer. Her first job is as a "homemaker hints" columnist in the local paper, and she asks Aibileen for her help in answering domestic questions. Skeeter becomes uncomfortable with the attitude her friends have towards their "help", especially Hilly Holbrook (Bryce Dallas Howard) and her "Home Help Sanitation Initiative", a proposed bill to provide for separate bathrooms for black help. Amidst the era of discrimination based on color, Skeeter is one of the few who believe otherwise, and she decides to write a book, The Help, based on the lives of the maids who have spent their entire life taking care of white children.
The maids are at first reluctant to talk to Skeeter, because they are afraid that they will lose their jobs or worse. Aibileen is the first to share her stories after she overhears Hilly's initiative and realizes that the children that she is raising are growing up to be just like their parents. Her friend, Minny, has just been fired as Hilly's maid and has gone to work for a wealthy social outcast, Celia Foote. Minny initially declines to participate but later agrees to share her stories as well.
Skeeter writes a draft of the story with Minny and Aibileen's stories in it and sends it to Miss Stein, an editor in New York, who thinks there may be some interest in it, but requires at least a dozen more maids' contributions before it can become a viable book. Believing that the book will only be publishable during the Civil Rights movement, which she likewise believes is a passing fad, Stein advises Skeeter to finish the book soon. No one comes forward until after Medgar Evers is assassinated in Jackson, Mississippi – with racial tensions running high, the maids realize that Skeeter's book will give them an opportunity for their voices to be heard, and Skeeter suddenly has numerous stories to include. Minny shares one last story with Skeeter and Aibilene, which she calls the "Terrible Awful", to ensure that no one will think that the book was written about Jackson, Mississippi. As revenge for firing her and accusing her of stealing, Minny bakes a chocolate pie and delivers it to Hilly. After finishing two slices, Minny informs Hilly that she has baked her own feces into the pie. Minny tells Aibilene and Skeeter that by adding that part into the book, Hilly will try to prevent anyone from figuring out that she ate human feces and will convince the town that the book must be about some other town.
The book is accepted for publication and is a success, much to the delight of Skeeter and the maids. She shares her royalties with each of the maids who contributed, and is offered a job with a publishing company in New York.
These three stories intertwine to explain how life in early-1960s Jackson, Mississippi revolves around "the help"; yet despite the intimate quarters in which whites and blacks live, there is always a certain distance between them because of racial lines.

A 1960s-era Mississippi debutante sends her community into an uproar by conducting a series of probing interviews with the black servants behind some of her community's most prominent families. Skeeter (Emma Stone) has just graduated from college, and she's eager to launch her career as a writer. In a moment of inspiration, Skeeter decides to focus her attention on the black female servants who work in her community. Her first subject is Aibileen (Viola Davis), the devoted housekeeper who has been employed by Skeeter's best friend's family for years. By speaking with Aibileen, Skeeter becomes an object of scorn to the wealthy locals, who view her actions as directly challenging to the established social order. Before long, even more servants are coming forward to tell their stories, and Skeeter discovers that friendship can blossom under the most unlikely of circumstances. Bryce Dallas Howard co-stars in a touching tale of race relations based on author Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel of the same name.
Release Date: 08/10/2011
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 2 hr 17 mins
Genre: Drama
Director: Tate Taylor
Cast: Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia L. Spencer

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Courageous Christian Drama Film Release 2011

Courageous Christian Drama Film Release 2011, Courageous is an upcoming Christian drama film produced by Sherwood Pictures and scheduled for theatrical release on September 30, 2011.[2] It will be the fourth film by Sherwood Pictures, the creators of Flywheel, Facing the Giants, and Fireproof. Filming in Albany, Georgia concluded in June 2010. The film will be marketed by Provident Films, which also marketed their previous films.

Alex Kendrick will be directing and co-writing with his brother Stephen Kendrick. Alex Kendrick will also be starring in the film, along with Ken Bevel, Kevin Downes, and former running-back Tony Stallings. About half of the cast and crew are volunteers from Sherwood Baptist Church, and the other half were brought on through invitation-only auditions. Sherwood is collaborating with members of Mount Zion Baptist Church on the production.

The film is rated PG-13 for some violence and drug content.

The film is about fatherhood, and the story centers around four police officers "all in various stages of fatherhood trying to figure out what it means to be a great dad."[3] Stephen Kendrick stated that "The film's desire is for men to leave the theater making the decision that Joshua made when he declared in Joshua 24:15, 'As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord'."[4] 

Four police officers attempt to put their faith in God after a sudden and unexpected tragedy transforms their lives forever. Produced by Sherwood Pictures, the Christian production company behind such popular films as Fireproof and Facing the Giants, Courageous follows dedicated cops Adam Mitchell and Nathan Hayes as they work with their partners to keep the streets safe. But when these devoted peacekeepers face the challenge of fatherhood, both their faith and devotion to family are put to the ultimate test. In the aftermath of a devastating calamity, they are faced with a difficult choice that will ultimately come to define their lives. Fortunately, a wise mentor appears to help them understand that man's ambition and God's will aren't always in perfect harmony.

Release Date: 09/30/2011
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: Not Yet Available
Genre: Drama
Director: Alex Kendrick
Cast: Alex Kendrick

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Jaana Pehchana Mayank Shekhar's Review

Jaana Pehchana
Director: Sachin
Actors: Sachin, Ranjeeta Kaur
Rating: *

Jaana Pehchana Mayank Shekhar's Review, I walked into a film called Jaana Pehchana, a prophetic title, given that the phrase means familiar. Unlike most readers on this page, I knew this was going to be a sequel to Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se. I stepped out having watched two pictures for the price of one, both this, and almost wholly, the 1978 Rajshri hit. Lucky me. Tell me another movie that uniquely offers you time-travel and lessons in pop-culture history such as this, and I’ll hand you over the right side of my brain that seems to me a bit wobbly right now anyway.

The theatre I watched this film at is the Art Deco single-screen Liberty, a legendary cinema in Mumbai that had hosted Rajshri’s Hum Aapke Hain Kaun (HAHK, as they called it), for 105 weeks in a row as it went on to become the biggest commercial success of its time. The great MF Hussain watched HAHK close to 60 times, it is said, from the same seat reserved for him at Liberty theatre, which also had a series of his paintings inspired by the film at its foyer. Those were the days, my friend.

Released in 1978: Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se HAHK (1994) was incidentally based on another Rajshri movie Nadiya Ke Paa (1982). One Sachin Pilgaonkar had played Salman Khan in that Bhojpuri film. He is the director, and hero, on this one, just as he was the star of the 1978 blockbuster this is supposedly a sequel to.

The curtain literally rises at Liberty. Opening credits flash over a pink display with Indo-saracenic motif in the corner. This goes on for about a minute, even managers in the Rajshri office are suitably acknowledged. A much older Sachin finally appears on screen. He’s a hotshot, media-shy, philanthropist-businessman now, who takes care of people’s “wellness, not only illness!” He chose never to marry or date women after he lost his girl during his youth. But Ranjeeta is there in this film too. Which is, kind of, bizarre, right? Her character had died in the old Ankhiyon Ke Jharokho Se out of terminal illness. The movie was an adaptation of Erich Segal’s Love Story.

No sweat. This wrinkled Ranjeeta is no relation to the younger Ranjeeta. She’s merely a look-alike, an author, who’s been commissioned to write Sachin (or reclusive businessman Arun Prakash Mathur’s) biography. He sees her, and is stunned. So are we, as I said.

And then, finally, starts the retro magic of a late ‘70s movie before us as the star-director picks out his favourite scenes, dialogues, and pretty much all songs from the under-rated Ravindra Jain’s soundtrack. This is film-buffery at its best. It’s been attemped in Indian films before. Gautam Ghosh’s Abar Aranye (2003), for instance, had scenes from Satyajit Ray’s Aranyer Din Ratri (1970), which it was a sequel of. But not the whole film in fast forward that we’re delighted witnesses to. Noble Iftikar resurfaces as the doctor. So does Harindranath Chattopadhyay, working the violin in a stereotypically Catholic, Bandra family that talks in the twang of good ol’ ‘Macs’: “Kya bolta haai, kya kaarta, kidhar jaata…”

Calming allure of the earlier film comes through. The last time Bollywood remade Love Story, they’d turned the Ali MacGraw classic into a slut-fest on the rocks called Khwahish (2003), heavy publicised for its 17 kisses that the makers had kept count of. Sachin asks his girl out instead in more charming ways, “How about a date? Din mein dono saath saath rahenge, ghoomenge (We’ll spend a day together, travel around?) Any objections?” Not at all. Heroine’s floored. Hero drives her around in a two-seater convertible. This is ultimate comfort cinema in deliciously crummy Eastman colour for those of a certain vintage that grew up appreciating films for its appealing simplicities.

But that was that film. What about this? Oh true, the one I’ve walked into has another name. Don’t fret. There are a few minutes of the new as well. Just a few? Yeah. And someone got paid to do this? Apparently. The director's credit doesn't mention Hiren Nag, the person who filmed about half this movie three decades before? No. Super! I know.

The rare sad story in an old Hindi movie, you know right away, will finally find a happy ending 33 years after. Geriatric biographer and her ancient hero go back to the same college campus, its library and the auditorium, travel in the same convertible, visit the same hill and beach, park and church, falling in love, it seems, all over again!

This is when you begin see in twos: Sachin at 21, in his frizzy curls; Sachin at 54 in, what looks like, a wig. Ranjeeta, with a hennaed fringe, scary eyelashes, in a saree; much younger Ranjeeta as Lily in shirts and skirts. Your grandmom and your girlfriend on either side in the theatre: One leaves humming the melodious bhajan type romantic number “Ankhiyon ke jharokon se”; the other goes home with a slight headache. This is classic mild. Smoke it.

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Standby Movie Release 2011

Standby Director: Sanjay Surkar
Actors: Adinath Kothare, Siddharth Kher
Rating: *1/2

“You were a footballer. How could you embezzle Rs 20 lakh from a bank?” asks the TV reporter. Seriously. How? The fellow being questioned is rightly flummoxed. So should the viewer.

Footballers, especially former footballers (as in this case), you see, cannot be associated with frauds. Swami Vivekanand rightly put it, “You will be nearer to heaven playing football than studying the *Bhagavad-Gita.”* The old man before us has been wrongly accused. You know.

Here’s why. His son is the designated captain of the Indian football team. That boy must choose not to play, so that the player on “standby” gets a chance to be part of the team. This captain refuses to budge. He’s beaten up. His father is driven to suicide. And I survive to inform you: This is truly the plot of this film.

Now a bit on the said “Standby” this picture is named after. He's in fact the captain's best friend. As one of his female fans puts it, he is "dashing, haendsome, and reech.” Very rich. His dad, the villain, bankrolls Indian football, sacks TV commentators who criticise him, is presently negotiating with the “European League” to get him on board. Daddy can of course find his son a place in the Indian team. Everything’s on sale. Politicians swim in his pocket. They own football too. The movie explains this best when it breaks into occasional bouts of magic realism. Tribal men dance around a chessboard. A ball rises up in the air.

Okay. Don't squint your eyes, think too hard. The conflict is much simpler. The Indian team’s coach is the problem. He won’t allow the rich “standby” to take over from the “captain” and get into the team. He wants to take Indian football ahead of cricket. But politicians don’t care. He looks at the federation chief, a neta, and reasons why: “Because cricket is a gentlemen's game. Football is a man's game. You've to be a man to understand this.” True.

He further reveals the tragedy of Indian football, why this country is apparently ranked 147 by FIFA. Best Indian players are made to stay at home, he tells us. Because “armchair selectors”, or politicians, decide who must play. This is a mess. There’s a Messi in Mangalore, and we don’t even know it. I want to sit in on a dharna over this issue. Oh, and yeah. You try sitting through this movie. Priceless.

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Warrior 2011 Movie Reviews and Wallpaper

Warrior 2011 Movie Reviews and Wallpaper, Gavin O’Connor’s (Miracle, Pride and Glory) stirring new drama Warrior is an underdog tale set in the nascent sport of Mixed Martial Arts fighting. In its relatively short life, MMA has yet to inspire much quality cinema of note. It now has its Rocky.

Warrior’s twist on the traditional underdog formula is to provide us with dual protagonists: the fightin’ Conlon brothers, Brendan (Joel Edgerton) and Tommy (Tom Hardy). Neither have spoken to each other since the dissolution of the parents’ marriage fourteen years earlier. Both of late have fallen on hard times. Tommy is an Iraq war veteran who has turned to pills and booze since returning from abroad; Brendan is a high school science teacher and devoted family man victimized by the financial crisis. Circumstances compel them both to seek salvation in the fight game.

Conveniently enough, the opportunity of a lifetime arrives in the form of Sparta, a brand-new, winner-take-all MMA tournament that awards its champion a cool $5 million – more than enough for Brendan to save his house from foreclosure, or for Tommy to make good on his pledge to provide for the family of a friend killed in Iraq. By this point, we know for certain that fate has determined Brendan and Tommy will meet in the final, and we know for certain how utterly ridiculous this scenario is. And yet we accept it, because by this point, Warrior already has us in its corner.

The origins of the brothers’ enmity are ultimately traced to their father, Paddy (Nick Nolte), a monstrous alcoholic whose abusiveness led their mother and Tommy to flee fourteen years prior. Brendan stayed behind, and Tommy never forgave him for it. When we see Paddy, he’s broken-down husk of a man, God-fearing and 1000 days sober, his face creased with shame and regret. Neither son can stand the sight of their old man, but Tommy, in need of someone to train him for the tournament, reluctantly enlists his father’s help. Paddy, eyeing a last chance at redemption, enthusiastically complies.

Cue the training montage. A fighter rising from obscurity to the upper echelons in his sport within a matter of weeks is hard to swallow; when two fighters do it, it’s a borderline insult to the sport. MMA aficionados might blanch at watching Tommy and Brendan gain one unlikely win after another; more likely they’ll be too absorbed by the action to care. It helps that Hardy and Edgerton both look the part, and are both skilled enough at their craft to lend the film’s many brutal fight scenes a distinct realism. It helps even more that the story, and the actors' stellar performances, have us firmly aligned with their goals.

O’Conner, a veteran of the genre, deploys the underdog tropes at his disposal freely but assiduously, crafting a tale that is unabashedly far-fetched but grounded in characters who are intensely appealing, and who feel authentic. The storytelling is clumsy at times – that Nolte’s character listens to a book-on-tape of Moby Dick throughout the film feels particularly heavy-handed – but Warrior wisely steers clear of bombastic speeches or cloying sentiment. 

Warrior’s climactic final fight, in which the estranged brothers at last meet in the ring, is both gut- and heart-wrenching. When the film’s suitably happy ending does eventually arrive, the film gives way ever-so-briefly to hokeyness. But after what these kids have gone through, you can forgive them for getting a little emotional.
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Dream House Film Directed by Jim Sheridan

Dream House Film Directed by Jim Sheridan , Dream House is an upcoming American thriller film directed by Jim Sheridan and starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz with Naomi Watts and Marton Csokas. It will be released on September 30, 2011 in the United States and Canada by Universal Pictures and Morgan Creek Productions.

Successful publisher Will Atenton (Daniel Craig) quits a job in New York City to relocate his wife, Libby (Rachel Weisz), and two girls to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was the scene of the murder of a mother and her children, while the entire city believes it was at the hands of the husband, who survived. When Will investigates the tragedy, his only lead comes from Ann Patterson (Naomi Watts), a neighbor who was close to the family that died. As Will and Ann piece together the disturbing puzzle, they discover that the story of the last man to leave Will's dream house will be just as horrifying to the one who came next.

A successful New York writer (Daniel Craig) discovers that the country holds just as much menace as the big city after moving his family to a cozy New England town and discovering that their gorgeous new home was once the site of a brutal murder. The closer the writer and his wife (Rachel Weisz) get to their new neighbor (Naomi Watts), the more that details begin to emerge about the slaying of a devoted mother and her two children. Jim Sheridan (In America, Brothers) directs a script by David Loucka (The Dream Team, Problem Child).
Dream House (2011)
Release Date   : 09/30/2011
Rating             : PG-13
Runtime          : Not Yet Available
Genre             : Thriller
Director          : Jim Sheridan
Cast: Daniel  Craig, Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz, Elias Koteas

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Brad Pitt at Movie Moneyball Comedy Drama

Moneyball (2011) movies online subties Chinese , Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Thai languages Brad Pitt stars in the real-life tale of Major League Baseball general manager Billy Beane, who built up a winning team despite a decreased budget thanks to his sly use of statistical data to calculate the best -- and cheapest -- players for his roster. Aaron Sorkin updates Steve Zaillian's adaptation of Michael Lewis' fly-on-the-wall novel for Columbia Pictures, with Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, and Philip Seymour Hoffman co-starring.

Based on a true story, Moneyball is a movie for anybody who has ever dreamed of taking on the system. Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's and the guy who assembles the team, who has an epiphany: all of baseball's conventional wisdom is wrong. Forced to reinvent his team on a tight budget, Beane will have to outsmart the richer clubs. 
The onetime jock teams with Ivy League grad Peter Brand (Jonah Hill) in an unlikely partnership, recruiting bargain players that the scouts call flawed, but all of whom have an ability to get on base, score runs, and win games. It's more than baseball, it's a revolution - one that challenges old school traditions and puts Beane in the crosshairs of those who say he's tearing out the heart and soul of the game.

Moneyball (2011)
    * Release Date: 09/23/2011
    * Rating: PG13
    * Runtime: 2 hr 6 mins
    * Genre: Drama, Comedy drama
    * Director: Bennett Miller
    * Cast: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Pratt

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Korean Drama The Greatest Love Movie Reviews

Dokgo Jin (actor Cha Seung-won) - Irritable celebrity who pursues perfection, Korea’s top celebrity! His next move is a foray into Hollywood, but none of his movie projects get green-lighted. After getting enmeshed in a relationship with Koo Ae-jeong, his career and life start to spiral downwards. Whenever she’s around him, his heart rate goes up because she drives him crazy.

Koo Ae-jeong (actress Kong Hyo-jin) - Intolerable and obsessive ex-celebrity, A former member of one of the early popular girl groups. She was a sexy figure. / She used to be the sassy one in her group.
At the height of her group’s popularity, she was the most popular member.
But now she makes a living by making guest appearances on TV where she is fussy and annoying. After getting involved with Dokgo Jin, she receives hate mails from his fans and is also blamed for his faltering career.

Kang Se-ri (actress Yoo In-na) - Celebrity wannabe. She dated with Dokgo Jin for just a month. Despite their breakup, Dokgo Jin and Kang Se-ri pretend that they’re still dating to avoid negative publicity. When Koo Ae-jeong was a star in her heyday, Kang Se-ri was a nobody. But now every girl wants to be just like Kang Se-ri. She is also the host of a popular TV dating show.

Yoon Pil-joo (actor Yoon Kye-sang) - Handsome oriental medicine doctor. He is a well-mannered, thoughtful and caring person who has it all. He has no interest in celebrities and their outrageous lives. Under pressure from his mother, he agrees to appear on a TV dating show, but after finding out that Koo Ae-jeong will also be appearing on the same show as a guest, he becomes very eager to meet her.

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Drive American Drama Film Directed by Nicolas

Drive American Drama Film Directed by Nicolas, Drive is a 2011 American drama film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn that is adapted from James Sallis's 2005 novel of the same name. After an unsuccessful attempt to adapt the novel by Universal Studios, this project was greenlighted in early 2010. When Ryan Gosling, who plays the unnamed principal character, signed on, he was allowed to choose the director. A fan of his work, the actor chose Refn. Before filming began towards the end of 2010, Carey Mulligan, Ron Perlman, Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks, and Albert Brooks joined the cast.

Like the book, the movie is about a Hollywood stunt performer (played by Gosling) who moonlights as a getaway driver. Prior to its September 2011 release, it has been shown at a number of film festivals. At the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Drive was lauded with praise and even received a standing ovation. Reviews from critics have been positive, with many drawing comparisons to work from previous eras. Praise has also been given to Gosling's and Brooks' performance. The director himself has said influences came from Bullitt (1968) and that Drive was a dedication to Alejandro Jodorowsky.

Drive has received substantial critical acclaim. As of September 17, 2011, it had a score of 93% on the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, based on reviews from 148 critics, with an average score of 8.3/10;[43] on Metacritic it had a weighted score of 80/100, based on 39 critics, which it ranks as "generally favorable". Gosling's and Brooks' performances, as well as Drive's aesthetics, were generally the most praised aspects of the film by movie critics. Rolling Stone writer Peter Travers considered this film to be the type to evoke polarized reception among its viewers.

Peter Debruge of Variety praised Drive for standing out from other similarly themed films whose visuals and narration fall flat. However, Debruge expected more driving scenes and found Mulligan to be a misfit for Irene. Todd McCarthy of The Hollywood Reporter called Drive a "tasty, if sketchy, modern noir with car chases and bloody action that should turn the trick for genre-seeking audiences." Noting Drive's marvelously assembled cast, he said Gosling takes on the right behavior for his role, making a bid to enter the ranks of Steve McQueen and Clint Eastwood. In contrast to Debruge, McCarthy found Mulligan to be a charming choice for Irene. Reviewing it for the Chicago Sun-Times, Roger Ebert wrote: "The entire film, in fact, seems much more real than the usual action-crime-chase concoctions we've grown tired of. Here is a movie with respect for writing, acting and craft. It has respect for knowledgable moviegoers."

Movieline's Stephanie Zacharek thought Drive defined the current standard for motion pictures, and Mike D'Angelo of the The AV Club gave it a "B+" rating, saying he will remember at least half of the movie's scenes for the rest of his life. Chris Lackner of the Vancouver Sun echoed a comment similar to Zacharek's, finding Drive to be a refreshing different change of pace, avoiding Hollywood's trite film formula routine. Awarding the film a four out five star rating, Orlando Sentinel journalist Roger Moore deemed Drive to be "the quietest car picture ever" and, based on what he had seen with this production, said he was looking for to future collaborations between the star and director.  Jessica Winter of Time said the scene involving the twofer car crash makes Drive for a moment turn into "a lost entry in the Halloween franchise  – Michael Myers Hits the Beach.

Karen Durbin of Elle praised the chemistry between Gosling and Mulligan, pointing out that Drive does not conform to typical male-entertainment. She also rebuked Refn for underusing Hendricks. Grading it a "B+", Entertainment Weekly reviewer Lisa Schwarzbaum clashed with Durban's opinion on the former, finding the two to never click. Despite giving Drive a high star rating, The Arizona Republic's Randy Cordova criticized how the plot and characters all easily come together: "It's all too neat; someone like John Sayles (Lone Star) could have linked these elements in a far more compelling way." Giving Drive four out of five stars, The Guardian's Xan Brooks observed the film to be quite "self-consciously retro" with a series "of cool, blank surfaces".

In his polarized analysis of the film, The New York Times columnist A. O. Scott believed its supporting performances saved Drive from tedium. "Drive is somber, slick and earnest, and also a prisoner of its own emptiness, substituting moods for emotions and borrowed style for real audacity. This is not to say that the movie is bad  – as I have suggested, the skill and polish are hard to dispute  – but rather that it is, for all its bravado, timid and conventional."  Writing for the Los Angeles Times, Kenneth Turran praised several aspects of Drive but overall disliked the violence executed in it. Understanding that the level of violence is not uncommon for a Refn film, he stated that it was overdone, disquieting and "throws you out of the picture, diluting the mood rather than enhancing it."

A negative review came from New York magazine writer David Edelstein, who referred to the film as "higher trash" and deemed it to be as inane as Conan the Barbarian. Edelstein went on to chide Gosling for his choice to appear in the production and believed most viewers would watch solely for the popularity of Drive's actors. Another negative analysis came from the Chicago Tribune's Michael Phillips. Finding its pre-credit sequence to be one of the year's most gripping openings, he felt Drive goes from compelling in the beginning to "a muddle of ultraviolence, hypocrisy and stylistic preening" by the end. Neil Rosen of NY1 echoed the latter comment, adding that the violence shown in Drive came off as lackluster.

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Drive (2011), Director Nicolas Winding Refn (The Pusher Trilogy, Bronson) teams with screenwriter Hossein Amini to adapt author James Sallis' novel about a lone-wolf Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a criminal getaway driver. When the lightning-fast wheelman (Ryan Gosling) incurs the wrath of L.A.'s most dangerous criminal (Albert Brooks), the only way out of the mess is to put the pedal to the metal. Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks, and Ron Perlman co-star.

Drive (2011) : Release Date: 09/16/2011, Rating: R, Runtime: 1 hr 40 mins, Genre: Thriller, Director: Nicolas Winding Refn, Cast: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks.
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Abduction is American Action Thriller Film

Abduction is American action thriller film, Twilight series star Taylor Lautner stars in director John Singleton's thriller about a teen who finds himself in mortal danger after realizing that his entire childhood has been built on lies. Realizing that the people who raised him aren't his real parents after stumbling across a childhood photo of himself on a website devoted to missing children, the frightened teen flees for his life as FBI agents Frank Burton (Frank Molina) and Sandra Burns (Antonique Smith) race to protect him and uncover the truth about his mysterious past.

Abduction is an upcoming American action thriller film, directed by John Singleton, starring Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Sigourney Weaver, Maria Bello, Jason Isaacs, Freema Agyeman, Michael Nyqvist and Alfred Molina. The film is about a teenager who finds out that his parents are not really his when he sees his baby picture on a missing persons website. The film is set to be released by Lionsgate on September 23, 2011

Plot : For as long as he can remember, Nathan Price (Taylor Lautner) has had the uneasy feeling that he is living someone else's life. When he stumbles upon an image of himself as a little boy on a missing persons website, all of Nathan's darkest fears come true: he realizes his parents are not his own and his life is a lie, carefully fabricated to hide something more mysterious and dangerous than he could have ever imagined.

Just as he begins to piece together his true identity, Nathan is targeted by a team of trained agents, forcing him on the run with the only person he can trust, his neighbor, Karen (Lily Collins). Every second counts as Nathan and Karen race to evade an army of bad guys and Agents. But as they close in, Nathan realizes that the only way he will survive and solve the mystery of his elusive biological father is to stop running and take matters into his own hands.


Lionsgate bought screenwriter Shawn Christensen's spec script for Abduction in February 2010, with actor Taylor Lautner attached to the film. The studio won a bidding war for the screenplay, acquiring it for $1 million.Gotham Group and Vertigo Entertainment had developed the script, based on a story idea by Gotham's Jeremy Bell.

Lionsgate rushed to start filming in July, due to Lautner's schedule to begin work on the last two Twilight films for Summit Entertainment. Writer Jeffrey Nachmanoff was hired to work on the screenplay, and John Singleton signed on to direct in March. Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Lee Stollman, Roy Lee, and Doug Davison are producing the film, with Jeremy Bell and Gabriel Mason executing producing.Lautner's father, Dan Lautner, is also producing, the first film from their Tailor Made Entertainment label. Variety estimated the budget to be around $40 million.

Principal photography began on July 12, 2010 in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. Lionsgate returned to the region due to tax benefits from Pennsylvania's tax credit program, after filming My Bloody Valentine 3D, Warrior, and The Next Three Days there in 2008 and 2009. An open casting call for extras held at Carnegie Mellon University drew over 900 people in June, many of whom were teenage fans of the Twilight film series.

Many of the film's scenes were shot in suburban Mount Lebanon, and some others in Forward Township. Scenes were shot at Hampton High School in Hampton Township, a suburb north of Pittsburgh. The school's name and mascot, the Talbot, will appear in the film, as well as real students, cheerleaders, and the marching band. Production will continue in Pittsburgh, Mount Lebanon, Greensburg and Hampton Township, and is expected to last into September 2010.

Cast :

    * Taylor Lautner as Nathan Price
    * Lily Collins as Karen Lowell
    * Alfred Molina as Frank Burton
    * Jason Isaacs as Kevin Harper
    * Maria Bello as Mara Harper
    * Sigourney Weaver as Dr. Bennett
    * Elisabeth Röhm as Mrs. Harper
    * Michael Nyqvist as Viktor Kozlow
    * Freema Agyeman as Kareema
    * Aunjanue Ellis as Francheska
    * Antonique Smith as Sandra Burns
    * Denzel Whitaker as Gilly

    * Release Date: 09/23/2011
    * Rating: PG13
    * Runtime: 1 hr 46 mins
    * Genre: Thriller
    * Director: John Singleton
    * Cast: Taylor Lautner, Alfred Molina, Antonique Smith, Maria Bello
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Captain America by Paramount Pictures

Captain America produced Paramount Pictures is a fictional character, a superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in Captain America Comics #1 (March 1941), from Marvel Comics' 1940s predecessor, Timely Comics.

And was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Over the years, an estimated 210 million copies of "Captain America" comic books have been sold in a total of 75 countries.

For nearly all of the character's publication history, Captain America was the alter ego of Steve Rogers, a sickly young man who was enhanced to the peak of human perfection by an experimental serum in order to aid the United States war effort. Captain America wears a costume that bears an American flag motif, and is armed with an indestructible shield that can be thrown as a weapon.  Meek U.S. Army soldier Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) takes part in an experimental military program that infuses him with super-human powers, and uses his newfound strength to battle the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) in this comic-book adventure from director Joe Johnston (The Wolfman, The Rocketeer).

Tommy Lee Jones, Neal McDonough, and Stanley Tucci co-star in a film written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeeley (who previously collaborated on The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe).

No one can say that Captain America: The First Avenger is being stingy with its artwork. Another new poster highlighting the film's cast just hit the web, and this may be the best one yet. Back-dropped by the two most American things imaginable -- the flag and explosions, in ascending order -- this character-heavy poster promises a film with few dull moments.

After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America's ideals.

Joe Johnston Director, Kevin Feige Producer, Stephen Broussard Co-Producer, Victoria Alonso Co-Producer, Louis D'Esposito Executive Producer, Nigel Gostelow Executive Producer, Stratton Leopold, Executive Producer, Stan Lee Executive Producer, Alan Fine Executive Producer.

David Maisel Executive Producer, Paramount Pictures, Paramount Pictures Christopher Markus, Screenwriter Stephen McFeely Screenwriter, Robert Dalva Editor Jeffrey Ford, Editor Marvel Studios, Marvel Studios, Shelly Johnson Cinematographer Captain America : The First Avenger * Release Date: 07/22/2011 * Rating: NR * Runtime: Not Yet Available * Genre: Action * Director: Joe Johnston * Cast: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Tommy.
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The Dark Knight Rises Batman and Catwoman

The Dark Knight Rises Batman and Catwoman, Christopher Nolan ponders the big question:

Seriously, what is the big fucking deal with The Dark Knight Rises?

Whoa, whoa, whoa. Hold your horses, I’m not saying it doesn’t deserve to be a big fucking deal (here on out known as BFD), which it totally does! I just want to know WHY?

Why does the story about Joesph Gordon-Levitt in talks about joining the film deserve not one article, but an article announcing his talks, another about his official acceptance and character role, and then a third about how, haha jk you guys, that isn’t his character after all? Why?

Why is there endless speculation about who the villain is? Endless speculation about whether Aaron Eckhart will appear in it or not? Article after article about every little detail leading up to the film, it never seems to end! Why?

Because this isn’t the film we want. It’s the film we need

The Dark Knight Rises is in an unusual situation when it comes to its anticipation. Since anticipation is completely arbitrary and subjective, I’ll just go ahead and say that it’s on par with Return of the Jedi. Of course, Nolan’s Batman films haven’t had nearly the cultural impact of Star Wars, but I believe the level of anticipation is comparable. People are already EXCITED for this film and it hasn’t even begun filming. But why? What makes us so sure this is going to be a great movie and why THIS movie?

Christopher Nolan

Most of this, in my opinion, is due to Christopher Nolan. No one creates such positive buzz for his movies beforehand. Hell, nothing creates that much buzz, period. I think only M. Night Shyamalan could challenge him, but for all the wrong reasons. Nolan just doesn’t make bad movies. Sure you can find faults in all of his films, but that just means you’re a dick and hate life. His films are engaging, smart, and dynamic, they’re what all big blockbuster movies should strive to be.

anne hathaway catwomanAnd then, to hand a guy like that a franchise like Batman? It’s the perfect combination. Batman is a dark, moody character. Nolan writes best for dark and moody characters. Batman is grounded in real life, the level of disbelief required for it is remarkably low. Nolan shies away from CGI, preferring to film as much of in-camera as possible. That remarkable combination creates some awesome cinema (good enough that the Oscar reconfigured their Best Picture nominations after The Dark Knight was snubbed. Too little, too late Oscar. Nice try though).

Okay, so that explains why the movies are good, but why the buzz?

Well the fact that it will more than likely be awesome certainly helps. But there are other great movies being made that we know will be awesome, but you don’t hear rumors and reports about them every other day. Why The Dark Knight Rises?

I think its part of the enigma of Nolan. No one ever knows what he is going to do. Take for instance The Dark Knight. When he cast Heath Ledger everyone was like “Say what now?” Then it came out and we were blown away by the performance. When we heard the plot of Inception everyone was like “Say what now?” Then it came out and we were still confused, but slightly less so. It’s smart marketing too. He knows we want to know, so he teases us with little bits of info that wet our appetite but leave us wanting more.

So you take all of that - the questions that Nolan leaves us with, combine that with the cultural significance of The Dark Knight and Inception and you get closer to why everyone is freaking out about TDKR. We all knew that the sequel to TDK would be a huge movie because it had to be. But then Inception came out and it blew everyone's minds away. It showed that Nolan could do that big of a movie without relying on the brand of Batman to carry the flick. THEN he started taking all of the best actors from Inception and putting them in TDKR. He’s basically combining the two gigantic movies into super-gigantic movie.

Tom Hardy BaneGood Decisions

And that’s the key to why there is so much buzz around TDKR and why it’s a BFD. Nolan doesn’t make bad choices. Every choice he has made leading up to TDKR has been a good choice so we’re excited to learn what little choices he decides to release. So when we learn that Anne Hathaway is going to be Catwoman, that’s a huge fucking part of the movie so we’re excited. When we learn Tom Hardy is going to put on even more muscle to be in the film, that’s really fucking sweet. And when we learn that Joesph Gordon-Levitt is going to be in the film, and then we learn he will or won’t be a certain minor league character, and it’s still awesome.

Not knowing is half the fun

There is a second reason why there is so much anticipation for TDKR, though it has more to do with speculation on the film than anything to do with Nolan. This film will complete Nolan’s trilogy of Batman movies. The first dealt with how Bruce Wayne became Batman, or his birth. The second was how he dealt with being Batman, or his life. And the third? Well, all signs are pointing to it being his death. First, Nolan isn’t afraid to make a move like that. Second, he brought in Bane, the only character in the comic that was able to “break the bat.” Third this would insure that no one would ever be able to make another Batman movie in “his” universe. With that knowledge lingering on the unconscious of the nerd culture, no wonder we’re excited about it.

So that’s why The Dark Knight Rises is such a BFD - it deserves to be. And it’ll continue to be a BFD until it comes out and then, well it’ll just be another fantastic movie for Christopher Nolan. Which is a Big Fucking Deal.

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The Lion King 3D Adventure Movie Disney

The Lion King 3D Adventure Movie Disney, Disney is re-releasing The Lion King this weekend, where it's slated to gross $15 million or more this weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter's box office preview. It should win the No. 1 spot away from the three new films debuting.

What are critics saying about the 3D conversion of the 1994 animated classic, which is tied to the Oct. 4 release of the Diamond Blu-Ray edition of the film?

STORY: 'The Lion King' Poised to Win Weekend Box Office

"The 3-D doesn’t add much — only depth — to this film, which won a couple of Oscars upon its release. A wildebeest or hyena almost falls into your lap here and there," writes Roger Moore in the Orlando Sentinel.

Still, Moore is a fan of Lion King's return to theaters for the nostalgia factor.

"Once upon a time, pre-video, Disney reissued its classics to theaters for short runs so that a new generation could experience them the way they were meant to be seen. That makes this Lion King revival part of a grand tradition, 3-D or not," he writes.
"Some who were just children 17 years ago have the chance to make this the first Disney film their kids see in a theater. Lucky them."

Director: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff

Screenplay: Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Niketa Calame, Jim Cummings, James Earl Jones, Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Jeremy Irons, Robert Guillaume, Rowan Atkinson, Moira Kelly, Whoopi Goldberg, Zoe Leader, Cheech Marin, Madge Sinclair, Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy,  MPAA rating: G, Official Website: Not available, Review: 8 / 10 rating, DVD Review: Not Available, DVD: not available
Plot Summary: Simba, Mufasa, Nala, Timon and Pumbaa are back and better than ever this fall, when Disney "Lion King" roars into theaters and homes in breathtaking 3D. A special two-week theatrical show will begin September 16, 2011, featuring the Oscar ® - and Golden Globe ®-winning film on the big screen in Disney Digital 3D ™ for the very first time, and their very first album expected home entertainment begins October 4th famous Diamond Edition release of the film epic "The Lion King" high-definition Blu-ray ™ and Blu-ray ™ 3D. 

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