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Benjamin Bratt , Talisa Soto - 'Ride Along 2' World Premiere at the Regal Cinemas South Beach at Regal Cinemas South Beach - Miami Beach, Florida, United States - Wednesday 6th January 2016

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Benjamin Bratt
Benjamin Bratt
Benjamin Bratt

Talisa Soto , Benjamin Bratt - U.S. Premiere of 'Trumbo' at Samuel Goldwyn Theater - Arrivals at Samuel Goldwyn Theater - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Tuesday 27th October 2015

Talisa Soto and Benjamin Bratt

Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto - Premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Despicable Me 2' at the Gibson Amphitheatre - Universal City, California, United States - Saturday 22nd June 2013

Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto
Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto
Benjamin Bratt
Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto
Benjamin Bratt
Benjamin Bratt

Elysium Trailer


It's the year 2154 and Max Da Costa is living in the densely populated, crime and war ravaged wasteland that is the planet Earth. Meanwhile, the rich and the privileged live on an orbital settlement in space called Elysium which boasts perfect landscapes, no poverty and medical advancements that can eliminate illnesses such as cancer in half a second. Despite Earth being a disease-stricken planet with little resources to go around, Secretary Rhodes is vehemently strict with her immigration laws disallowing anyone of a lower class to be allowed into their utopia even in the case of the most serious of illnesses. An ailing Max is determined to survive, however, even if it means embarking on a highly dangerous mission to break into the highly guarded space habitat and retrieve medical resources that could save him and the rest of the suffering population.

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Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto - Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto Northridge, California - Valley Performing Arts Center Opening Gala held at California State University Northridge Saturday 29th January 2011

Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto
Benjamin Bratt
Benjamin Bratt and Talisa Soto

Talisa Soto and Benjamin Bratt - Talisa Soto & Benjamin Bratt at the ArcLight Theatre Hollywood, California - The Love Ranch LA Premiere Wednesday 23rd June 2010

Talisa Soto and Benjamin Bratt
Talisa Soto and Benjamin Bratt
Talisa Soto and Benjamin Bratt
Talisa Soto and Benjamin Bratt

Licence To Kill Review


Bad
Timothy Dalton's second (and final) Bond outing is mainly memorable for nothing in the film itself. The title, Licence to Kill, was a change from the original Bond story, Licence Revoked, when it was revealed that a large percentage of Americans didn't know what "revoked" meant. And then there was the issue of whether to spell the first word "licence" or "license." Ultimately less was said about the film, which is one of the least successful Bond movies ever at the box office, especially in adjusted dollars. The problem? The story isn't very Bond-like: He leaves MI-6 for most of the film to avenge best bud Felix Leiter's death at the hands of a drug kingpin while canoodling with Carey Lowell, a poor Bond girl choice if ever there was one. A cameo by Wayne Newton pushes the film into full-on kitsch, and many feared the series was dead after Licence's poor showing. It would be six years until the next film, GoldenEye, the longest period without a Bond release since the series began in 1963.

Aka License to Kill.

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Flypaper Review


Bad
Would that I could tell you, gentle reader, what this movie is actually about. A meaningless hodgepodge of stories about snakes, bondage, kidnapping, and God knows what else. It's too bad, because there are actually some decent actors here. Lord knows why they took the parts. A pathetic excuse for a film, redeemed only in a miniscule way by Jeffrey Jones' cameo at the very end of the picture.

Piñero Review


Good
Talented and tragic historical figures often make for riveting drama, particularly if the aforementioned individuals leave the scene way before their time. This certainly can be said of Puerto Rican playwright-poet-actor Miguel Piñero, the drug-addicted protagonist of writer-director Leon Ichaso's impassioned but uneven biopic Piñero.

Benjamin Bratt is provocative in the role of Miguel Piñero, the troubled and disillusioned force behind the notable work Short Eyes, produced during one of Piñero's incarceration stints in the mid '70s. Bratt effectively exudes the pain and anger that transcends some posturing material, with a portrayal as lyrical as the throbbing beat of the movie's Latin-induced soundtrack. While the propensity for audiences to get caught up in Piñero's wayward world of instability is almost inevitable, the movie follows an uncharted path by trying to reinforce the demons without really being perceptive about Piñero's undeniable skill as a writer. The cliché about creative minds who become consumed by their art is almost a manipulation here. The film is valiant in the way it strides for that redemptive note as it tries to make us accept (and understand) his premature death of cirrhosis in 1988.

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Mortal Kombat Review


Bad
This one's a howler that's so bad it's almost good -- almost. In this infamous adaptation of the popular arcade game series, weird otherworldly semi-immortals bring in three humans by boat to a sort of interplanetary fighting match, the idea being that if the humans lose, the space dudes can conquer earth... or something like that. It's very absurd and all just an excuse to get people fighting again and again and in endless combinations. Alas, none of this is ever able to explain why the space goons can't spell "combat."

Ballistic: Ecks Vs Sever Review


Unbearable

If it weren't for director Wych "Kaos" Kaosayananda's laughably excessive use of slow-motion, the convoluted, monotonous, mindlessly flashy, espionage-action bomb "Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever" would be about 12 minutes long -- which might have made it almost watchable.

In a plot more scattershot than its endless, aimless rounds of ammunition, "Ballistic" kitchen-sinks together rival government intel agencies, microscopic assassination nano-bots, poorly faked deaths and new identities, a kidnapped kid that must be rescued in "less than 12 hours" for no explained reason, and rogue spies avenging their murdered families. It's nearly impossible to keep track of who's trying to kill whom and why, but that's of little importance to Bangkok film industry refugee Kaos. As long as somebody is getting shot or something is blowing up, he couldn't care less.

The uninspired bedlam that passes for action in this disaster isn't any more lucid than the story. Shrapnel-flying, cartwheel-turning shootout scenes are cheap, disorderly rip-offs from the "The Matrix." Wet asphalt used to give the movie a slick look makes for boring motorcycle "chases" that never exceed 40 mph (and even at that speed it's hard to say who's the chaser and who's the chasee). And Kaos seems to live by the mantra "why shoot at someone when you can set off explosions all around them -- and still miss?"

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