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Claire Forlani - Venice Family Clinic Silver Circle Gala - Arrivals at Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 7th March 2016

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Precious Cargo Trailer


The old proverb 'there's no honour among thieves' rings a little too close to home in the plot for Precious Cargo. Karen, and Jack are two of the best thieves in the business but when Karen crosses Eddie, a gangster with a vicious side, he begins hunting Karen down. 

Once Eddie captures Karen she is forced to involve her ex-partner Jack and he must carry out a dangerous yet profitable heist in order to pay Eddie back and save Karen's life. As allegiances are broken, everyone is out for themselves in this action packed thriller.

Precious Cargo is written and directed by Max Adams who previously wrote Extraction and Heist. 

Claire Forlani - Various stars of film and television were photographed on the red carpet as they arrived for the the EE British Academy of Film and Television Awards which were held at The Opera House in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 8th February 2015

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Dougray Scott and Claire Forlani
Dougray Scott and Claire Forlani
Dougray Scott and Claire Forlani
Dougray Scott and Claire Forlani

Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott - Various stars of film and television were photographed on the red carpet as they arrived for the the EE British Academy of Film and Television Awards which were held at The Opera House in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 8th February 2015

Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott
Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott
Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott
Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott
Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott
Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott

Love's Kitchen Review


Good
As light as a souffle, this fluffy British comedy fades from the memory even as you're watching it. But as a bit of undemanding entertainment, it hits the spot. Even if it leaves you hungry for something more substantial.

After his wife dies, rising-star chef Rob (Scott) lets his career slide. His celebrity friend Gordon Ramsay urges him to get back in the game, as does his preteen daughter (Gibbs). So he buys the country pub his wife had her eye on and sets out to turn it into a home for honest British cuisine, including his signature trifle. The disgruntled village is also home to snooty-sexy American food critic Kate (Forlani), whose wannabe suitor, swishy landowner James (Hepworth), sets out to sabotage the pub. And then drunken TV critic Guy (Callow) pays a visit.

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Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott - Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott Saturday 6th June 2009 at Hampton Court Palace London, England

Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott
Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott
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Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott
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Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott

Mister Foe Review


Good
Jamie Bell continues on his zigzag path to stardom, taking yet another oddball role in another oddball movie as he stars in Mister Foe, a Scottish import that's as interesting as it is weird. Teenage Hallam Foe (Bell), still undone by his mother's death two years earlier, spends much of his time in a treehouse in the yard of the loch-side estate where he lives his his father (Ciaran Hines), his sister Lucy (Lucy Holt), and his young and wicked stepmother Verity (Claire Forlani), a woman Hallam suspects may have actually murdered his drowned mother. After all, the wedding came a bit too quickly after the funeral. Sullen, quiet, and prone to making himself up like an Indian scout, Hallam wants nothing to do with his father and "that woman," and when Lucy moves away he feels he can no longer stay at home. After a very unfortunate tryst with the stepmother he claims to hate, Hallam runs away to the city.

Once in town, Hallam lines up a dishwashing job at a big hotel and instantly falls in love with Kate (Sophia Myles), the woman who hired him. Using the spying skills he developed in his treehouse, Hallam is able to peep as Kate has hot assignations with her married boss, and his knowledge of the affair will get him into much hot water, even as he busies himself with trying to solve the mystery of his mother's death once and for all. Did someone put sleeping pills in her coffee and toss her in the loch? He must find out.

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Claire Forlani Wednesday 12th December 2007 English National Ballet - Night Of The Snow Queen - VIP night London, England

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Memron Review


Weak
Memron. It's not Enron. Right? This goofy mockumentary (which I'm guessing was largely improvised) tells the story of what happens to a group of workers after their once-mighty company falls apart. Blame greedy bosses all you want (Michael McShane is one "Ken Clay"), but one look at this collection of losers and you'll wonder how Memron ever could have stayed in business with them on the payroll. The film tracks their abortive attempts at therapy then switches gears when they decide to launch a company selling "bottled air." It's supposed to be clever, but by the end the film has pretty much fallen apart amid repetition and absurdities.

Meet Joe Black Review


Very Good
So I'm sure by now you've already heard that Meet Joe Black clocks in at an unmentionable three hours or so. What is the world coming to right? Well, you can bitch and moan all you want, and talk about how the movie's box office performance is evidence that Martin Brest made a pretty big mistake, but I've got one question for you: Why not?

We go to the movies to enjoy ourselves, and who's to say that if we are having fun, it should only last for one hour and 40 minutes and then we're out of there. Do we really have so many better things to do? If I'm watching a movie I enjoy, I don't even really want it to end, just maybe give me a fifteen minute bathroom break and I'm good.

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Antitrust Review


Excellent
The "paranoia thriller" can be beautiful or an ugly beast of burden. Most often, the audience is dragged through the most obvious of situations with a knucklehead of a leading man trying to find out who or what has destroyed his life, all without being able to trust anyone or anything. American audiences eat this stuff up for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

With heavy cynicism on the brain, I sat down to watch AntiTrust with a smirk on my face. Here's the story: A young computer geek Milo Hoffman (Ryan Phillippe) lands a dream job with a large computer conglomerate, N.U.R.V. -- which stands for Never Underestimate Radical Vision. The company is run by eccentric, power-hungry Gary Winston (Tim Robbins) who needs Milo on his team to complete a new worldwide satellite communication program called Synapse, which will link all communication devices -- pagers, PDAs, and cell phones -- into one universal system. Leaving behind his dot-com family, Milo joins N.U.R.V. but gets suspicious when Gary keeps giving him discs full of code with no apparent author on staff. When Milo's friend is killed in a supposed hate crime, Milo begins investigating the inner workings of N.U.R.V. with the help of his girlfriend, Alice Poulson (Claire Forlani). During his investigation, Milo discovers exactly how Gary disposes of the competition, when of course, the dream job begins the nightmare he can't wake up from.

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Boys And Girls Review


Excellent
Boys and Girls plays like a college version of When Harry Met Sally..., with just as much fun and fewer contrivances. Here, the key couple is Ryan and Jennifer, who meet by chance on a plane as pre-teens, and continually bump into one another until their lives bisect at Cal-Berkeley. Ryan, played by Flavor of the Moment Freddie Prinze Jr., is a bright, sometimes awkward engineering student who loves planning and order; Jennifer, Meet Joe Black's Claire Forlani, majors in Latin for no particular reason and aims to travel. Both wish they could apply their positive personality traits to their floundering relationships, but it just doesn't work.

The smart script for Boys and Girls, written by the humbly-credited "Drews", succeeds in part because Ryan and Jennifer nurture their unique friendship for nearly all of the film. While the inevitable Hollywood ending may be in viewers' minds from the get-go, The Drews and director Robert Iscove keep us guessing if this pair might ever connect with each other, and the sweet performances by Prinze and Forlani keep us interested.. The couple's interplay, and the machinations of their separate, frustrating lovelives, are satisfying enough that a sunshiny ending is not required.

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Northfork Review


OK
Take the style of Terry Gilliam (Brazil, Time Bandits), reduce the budget by several million dollars, and you'll have an idea of what to expect in Northfork. It is magical realism that boasts exceedingly high production values and a plotline that will challenge your state of wakefulness. Can a movie be tedious and fascinating simultaneously? Labored and surprising? Monochromatic yet visually stunning? Let me be the first to say that Northfork is not for everyone. But a movie buff will not want to miss this visionary and difficult bit of inventiveness.

The proposition is that a village, in 1955, sits on a natural basin of land that will be flooded by a new dam. The inhabitants have to move. The upside is that power will be provided for those above the new waterline. The downer is that the last few stragglers don't wanna go but are doomed to do so, like it or not.

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Antitrust Review


Weak

Just about the time the fur was really flying between Microsoft and the Justice Department in 1999, screenwriter Howard Franklin ("The Man Who Knew Too Little") seized the day and scurried over to MGM with the kind of pitch that integrity-free studio execs love to hear: 25 words or less and based on an earlier, successful movie.

It must have gone something like this: What if we ripped off "The Firm," except instead of having a company full of evil lawyers trying to corrupt the hero, we'll feature a monopolizing Microsoft clone? We could get a low-rent, pretty boy matinee idol to play the college grad geek (he'll have no credibility, but what the hell? he'll bring in the teenage girls!) and he'll stumble on to a giant technology conspiracy masterminded by a very thinly veiled Bill Gates surrogate!

And thus was born "Antitrust," a transparent thriller from the recycle bin, transcribed into a laptop computer and retrofitted with an MP3 soundtrack, MTV editing and a cast of beautiful people where the nerds should be.

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The Medallion Review


OK

When Jackie Chan was in his low-budget, Hong Kong action-comedy prime, it was easy to forgive his better movies for simplistic plots and mediocre (sometimes downright bad) acting because enjoying them came down to two things: Chan's comedic charm and the dangerous, awe-inspiring, ingeniously choreographed fights and stunts that he always performed himself.

When Chan started making $60- to $100- million Hollywood films, it was reasonable to begin expecting more, but the star just hasn't lived up to those higher expectations except when sharing the load with ad-libbing, scene-stealing Owen Wilson in the buddy pictures "Shanghai Noon" and "Shanghai Knights."

But "The Medallion," which is a Hong Kong production made with Hollywood money, feels like the return of good ol' cheesy, charismatic, pardonably haphazard Jackie Chan -- even if the daredevil actor has finally begun accepting the inevitable ravages of age and injury.

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Precious Cargo Trailer

Precious Cargo Trailer

The old proverb 'there's no honour among thieves' rings a little too close to home...

Love's Kitchen Movie Review

Love's Kitchen Movie Review

As light as a souffle, this fluffy British comedy fades from the memory even as...

Green Street Hooligans Movie Review

Green Street Hooligans Movie Review

Lately, Elijah Wood has been very busy trying to establish himself as an actor apart...

Shadows in the Sun Movie Review

Shadows in the Sun Movie Review

It's one of the oldest tricks in the movies: If you've got a tired story,...

The Medallion Movie Review

The Medallion Movie Review

Stop me if you've heard this one before. In The Medallion, flailing fighter Jackie Chan...

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Meet Joe Black Movie Review

Meet Joe Black Movie Review

So I'm sure by now you've already heard that Meet Joe Black clocks in at...

Green Street Hooligans Movie Review

Green Street Hooligans Movie Review

Lately, Elijah Wood has been very busy trying to establish himself as an actor apart...

Mystery Men Movie Review

Mystery Men Movie Review

"Hey now, you're an all-star, get your game on, go play..." then sit back and...

Antitrust Movie Review

Antitrust Movie Review

The "paranoia thriller" can be beautiful or an ugly beast of burden. Most often,...

Boys And Girls Movie Review

Boys And Girls Movie Review

Boys and Girls plays like a college version of When Harry Met Sally..., with just...

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