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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. 

Dougray Scott and Claire Forlani - the EE British Academy Film Awards held at The Opera House at British Academy Film Awards - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 8th February 2015

Dougray Scott and Claire Forlani

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 - Claire Forlani, London, England - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2011 - VIP private view held at the Royal Academy Of Arts - Outside Arrivals. Thursday 2nd June 2011

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Claire Forlani - Claire Forlani, Thursday 8th July 2010 at Serpentine Gallery London, England

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Dougray Scott and Claire Forlani - Dougray Scott and Claire Forlani London, England - Louis Vuitton unveils the New Bond Street Maison. Tuesday 25th May 2010

Dougray Scott and Claire Forlani

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

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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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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Claire Forlani Movies

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...

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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...

Antitrust Movie Review

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