Ivan Locke could well be the model of a perfect life with his beautiful family, comfortable life and a job that is only continuing to offer more and more. However, everyone's got a past and this man's is coming back to haunt him as an incident regarding his younger self threatens the stability of his idyllic existence. He is forced to leave an important job in the construction profession that would've been of significant value to his career in order to drive to London and settle a matter that has been hanging in the air since he was in his twenties. It's a 90 minute journey that seems to take forever as he attempts to resolve a variety of issues that have arisen both at work and at home over the phone. He also finds himself talking to his dead father as he battles to save his family, his job and his sanity.
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Jason Lee, Lee Ross and El Rey Theatre - Jason Lee, Ross Bagdasarian, Janice Karman Monday 26th March 2012 The Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment's Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Blu-ray and DVD Release Party held at the El Rey Theatre
Bello bares her soul, or someone's fumbling interpretation of same, as Nancy, a woman who suffered abuse as a child and is now stuck in a non-abusive but stifling marriage with Albert (Rufus Sewell); she can only feel through pain. Somehow this is meant to relate to the internet, where Nancy, it's implied, spends most of her time and forms her only real relationships, though this all remains largely undramatized. (And not to get too literal, but no one in this movie downloads a damn thing apart from some email).
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Leigh's storied, unconventional approach to filmmaking is part acting workshop, part pure cinema... and a performer's dream. He assembles a troupe of players, introduces them to character and storyline, and works through weeks of improvisation. The movie's dialogue and action are created on the spot during that exercise, are later morphed into a note-jammed screenplay, and then become a polished film.
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I was debating a friend a couple days ago who wonderedaloud why no one makes movies about platonic friends.
I said, "Who would want to see a movie about a guybeing told 'Let's be just friends'?"
A similar question could be posed regarding "Metrola=nd":Who would want to see a movie about being complacent and content in suburbia?
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