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Battle of the Year: The Dream Team Trailer


America has failed to win at the Battle of the Year International Championships for fifteen years despite having been the country to create the sport in the first place. The BOTY is a breakdancing competition that reaches out to the artistic talent of dancers across the globe from the States, to Korea, Japan, Russia and France; the b-boys (breakdancers) of the entire world gather together to compete in this prestigious tournament. A hip hop expert and ex-breakdancer Dante from LA is desperate to put the origin country of America back at the top where she belongs and so he hires his friend and former championship basketball coach Blake to whip his team into shape before the competition in three months' time. He's a tough talker and won't accept anything other than the best dancers and highest performances and so he and Dante put together the ultimate b-boy dream team in order to beat the world champions.

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Miss Monday Review


Excellent
This extremely dark and disturbing Sundance favorite gives us a relatively simple premise -- screenwriter (Hicks) looks to women in the real world to find the muse for his femme fatale -- then throws us for a loop as the corporate-world woman he finds, his "Miss Monday," turns out to be an utter freak. Andrea Hart's Gloria becomes the center of the film as Hicks's writer spends a day and a night in her house, going through her things, reading her diary, constructing her personality... before a harrowing evening Gloria spends with only herself and her demons. Harrowing in much the same vein as What Happened Was..., though some scenes are alternately underexposed and overexposed, putting a damper on the visual asthetic of the picture.
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