Movies i'm looking forward to see in 2013

Movies i'm looking forward to see and are premiered in 2013 in The Netherlands.

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1.
A.C.O.D. (2013)
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A grown man caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15-year divorce discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family. (88 mins.)
“ Off the back of Amy Poehler's barnstorming hostessing at the Golden Globes, her turn as a 'sassy stepmom' is one of many anticipated highlights of Stuart Zicherman's directorial debut. Adam Scott stars as a divorce mediator who has a pop at reuniting his parents (Richard Jenkins and Catherine O'Hara). Sundance darling Mary Elizabeth Winstead also features. (The Guardian) ” - moniqueschijff
 
2.
Don Jon (2013)
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A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love. (90 mins.)
“ Naughty New Jersey boy 'Don' Jon Martello has no problem meeting girls, but he'd rather be watching porn. He lives a life of fast cars, fast women and faster broadband hook-ups, yet there's a connection missing: love. Joseph Gordon-Levitt makes his debut as writer/director, picking apart the shallow nature of men brought up on images of women. Salvation is only one real relationship away. (The Guardian) ” - moniqueschijff
 
3.
Jobs (2013)
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The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century. (128 mins.)
“ Version 1.0 of the Steve Jobs story (there's an Aaron Sorkin-scripted update in the works) sees Ashton Kutcher play the Apple co-founder. Director Joshua Michael Stern takes a swipe at charting the rise and rise of the technology giant, while touching on Jobs's fiery temperament too. Josh Gad co-stars as Jobs's long-term tech advisor Steve Wozniak. (The Guardian) ” - moniqueschijff
 
4.
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
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A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. (104 mins.)
Director: John Krokidas
“ Whoah daddy, it's Daniel Radcliffe on the move move move through the never-stopping-be-bop-rocking-pill-popping world of the Beat generation. Radcliffe plays Jack Kerouac, who'll let nothing – not even the murder of Beat hanger-on David Kammerer by fellow author Lucian Carr – stop him on his quest for kicks. Walter Salles failed comprehensively to distill the essence of these self-styled geniuses with last year's On the Road. Can director John Krokidas capture their obnoxious crackle and flow? (The Guardian) ” - moniqueschijff
 
5.
The Look of Love (2013)
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The life of Paul Raymond, the controversial entrepreneur who became Britain's richest man. (101 mins.)
“ If Stephen Fry is in it..;) ” - moniqueschijff
 
6.
Lovelace (2013)
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The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life. (93 mins.)
“ Directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman rustle up a mega cast (Sharon Stone, Peter Sarsgaard, Hank Azaria, Adam Brody, James Franco) for their biopic of porn star Linda 'Deep Throat' Lovelace, the sensation behind the first adult movie embraced by the mainstream. Epstein and Friedman spun fact into flossy fiction for their take on Allen Ginsberg in 2010's Howl; expect a similar treatment here, with star Amanda Seyfried (pictured) artfully shot in a variety of conveniently obscured camera angles to get this past the ratings board. (The Guardian) ” - moniqueschijff
 
7.
Magic Magic (2013)
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A naive young tourist's road trip across Chile with friends turns into a waking nightmare. (97 mins.)
“ Chilean writer/director Sebastián Silva's unsettling road story, which takes insomniac American twentysomething Alicia (Juno Temple) on a journey across South America and into her own mind. Alicia's boyfriend, sister and thick-knit clad weirdo Brink (Michael Cera) are along for the ride, but are they here to help … or harm? (The Guardian) ” - moniqueschijff
 
8.
Stoker (2013)
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After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him. (99 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ South Korean director Park Chan-wook has plenty of fans in the west and so, virtually simultaneously with Spike Lee's remake of Park's most celebrated film Oldboy, here's Park's own English-language debut. Its title suggests a link with Bram Stoker, the godfather of modern-day vampirism, but this is no biopic. With a script by Wentworth 'Prison Break' Miller that found its way to the Black List, this is a Hitchcockian drama about a creepy uncle who moves in with a widow and her daughter. Matthew Goode plays said creepy uncle, Mia Wasikowska the daughter who finds herself fascinated by him. (The Guardian) ” - moniqueschijff
 
9.
Adore (2013)
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A pair of childhood friends and neighbors fall for each other's sons. (112 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
“ Naomi Watts and Robin Wright (pictured) are the pair of parents both conducting secret and unconventional affairs in their Aussie beachside town. Adapted from a Doris Lessing novel by Christopher Hampton and directed by Anne Fontaine, this looks intense, moody and a movie to watch at the Oscars 2014 (Watts may be a wild card this year, but her day will come). Ben Mendelsohn and Xavier Samuel co-star. (The Guardian) ” - moniqueschijff
 
10.
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. (130 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
“ Five years ago Alex Gibney won an Oscar for his documentary Taxi to the Dark Side. Now he focuses on Wikileaks – opening out the focus from Assange and Manning to take in wider issues of privacy and legality. Few films can be so certain to ruffle feathers and provoke debate. (The Guardian) ” - moniqueschijff
 
11.
Decoding Annie Parker (2013)
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Love, science, sex, infidelity, disease and comedy, the wild, mostly true story of the irrepressible Annie Parker and the almost discovery of a cure for cancer. (91 mins.)
 
12.
Only God Forgives (2013)
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Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death. (90 mins.)
“ The second collaboration between Gosling and Refn (Drive was the first). ” - moniqueschijff
 
13.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. (122 mins.)
“ An Oscar nominee ” - moniqueschijff
 
14.
The Counselor (2013)
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A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
15.
The Great Gatsby (2013)
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A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. (143 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
16.
Django Unchained (2012)
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With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
 
17.
Lincoln (2012)
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As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
 
18.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
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Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants. (102 mins.)
 
19.
Mama (2013)
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A young couple take in their two nieces only to suspect that a foreboding evil has latched itself to their family. (100 mins.)
Director: Andy Muschietti
 
20.
Smashed (2012)
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A married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of alcohol gets their relationship put to the test when the wife decides to get sober. (81 mins.)
Director: James Ponsoldt
 
21.
West of Memphis (2012 Documentary)
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An examination of a failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three. (147 mins.)
Director: Amy Berg
 
22.
Dom Hemingway (2013)
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After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed. (93 mins.)
Director: Richard Shepard
 
23.
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
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A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011. (157 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
 
24.
Trance (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting. (101 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
25.
Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
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As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society. (132 mins.)
Director: Lee Daniels
 
26.
The Imposter (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bart Layton
 
27.
Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington (2013 Documentary)
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Documentary about deceased photojournalist Tim Hetherington directed by Sebastian Junger. Together with... (78 mins.)
 
28.
Fruitvale Station (2013)
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The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. (85 mins.)
Director: Ryan Coogler
 
29.
Blood Brother (2013 Documentary)
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Documentarian visits best friend in India to see the mutual unconditional love that keeps his buddy bonded to a village hostel housing AIDS-afflicted children. (92 mins.)
Director: Steve Hoover
 
30.
Dirty Wars (2013 Documentary)
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Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars. (87 mins.)
Director: Rick Rowley
 
31.
In a World... (2013)
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An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé. (93 mins.)
Director: Lake Bell
 
32.
Afternoon Delight (2013)
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Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions... (98 mins.)
Director: Jill Soloway
 
33.
American Promise (2013 Documentary)
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This intimate documentary follows the 12-year journey of two African-American families pursuing the promise of opportunity through the education of their sons. (135 mins.)
 
34.
Room 237 (2012 Documentary)
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An exploration of various interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's horror film, The Shining. (102 mins.)
Director: Rodney Ascher
 
35.
I'm So Excited! (2013)
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When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves. (90 mins.)
 
36.
Mood Indigo (2013)
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Wealthy, inventive bachelor Colin endeavors to find a cure for his lover Chloe after she's diagnosed with an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs. (131 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
 
37.
The Great Beauty (2013)
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Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. (141 mins.)
 
38.
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
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Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss. (180 mins.)
 
39.
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013 Documentary)
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A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation. (88 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry