24 March, 2007

Opening Weekend

300


War drana. The 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians.

With Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, David Wenham, Vincent Regan

Writers: Zack Snyder & Kurt Johnstad and Michael Gordon (from the graphic novel by Frank Miller & Lynn Varley)
Director: Zack Snyder

Zack Snyder interview 1
Zack Snyder interview 2
Zack Snyder interview 3

Official site

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Amazing Grace


Biographical drama. The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament in 18th century England, endeavoring to end slavery in the empire.

With Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon,Romola Garai, Ciarán Hinds,Toby Jones, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Youssou N'Dour, Bill Paterson, Rufus Sewell

Writer: Steven Knight
Director: Michael Apted

Production interview

Official site

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Catch a Fire


Drama. In Apartheid-era South Africa, a policeman confronts a young man he believes is carrying out solo attacks against the regime.

With Tim Robbins, Derek Luke, Bonnie Mbuli, Mncedisi Shabangu, Tumisho Masha

Writer: Shawn Slovo
Director: Phillip Noyce

Shawn Slovo interview

Official site

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Catch and Release


Romantic comedy-drama. A woman has to cope with the death of her fiance.

With Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Sam Jaeger, Kevin Smith, Juliette Lewis, Joshua Friesen, Fiona Shaw, Tina Lifford

Writer: Susannah Grant
Director: Susannah Grant

Susannah Grant interview

Official site

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The Gigolos


Drama. A gigolo and his valet search for love and friendship in the twilight world of the London male escort.

With Sacha Tarter, Trevor Sather, Susannah York, Anna Massey, Siân Phillips, Angela Pleasence, Basil Moss

Writers: Sacha Tarter & Trevor Sather & Richard Bracewell
Director: Richard Bracewell

Richard Bracewell interview

Official site

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I Want Candy


Comedy. Two aspiring film-students find themselves making a porn film in Leatherhead.

With Tom Riley, Jimmy Carr, Mackenzie Crook, Carmen Electra, Richard Glover, Miranda Hart, Philip Jackson, Felicity Montagu, John Standing

Writers: Peter Hewitt, Phil Hughes, Jamie Minoprio, Jonathan M. Stern
Director: Stephen Surjik

Official site

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Namastey London


Romantic drama. A British brat meets a 'Funjabi' boy

With Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Rishi Kapoor, Upen Patel, Javed Sheikh

Writer: Suresh Nair
Director: Vipul Amrutlal Shah

Official site

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TMNT


Action-adventure. The turtle heroes have grown apart as a family but a new danger to the world means they're needed more than ever.

With (voicework): Chris Evans, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Mako, Kevin Smith, Patrick Stewart, Laurence Fishburne

Writer: Kevin Munroe (based on Kevin Eastman & Peter Laird comic book)
Director: Kevin Munroe

Kevin Munroe interview 1
Kevin Munroe interview 2
Kevin Munroe interview 3 (video)

Official site

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