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Travolta stars in the action thriller as good-hearted criminal Raymond Cutter, who is forced into an art scam by the syndicate who got him out of jail.
When the lives of his family are threatened, Raymond has no choice but to ask his father (Christopher Plummer) for help in stealing a valuable painting.
The Forger opens on April 24 in the Us. No UK release date has been set. »
A trailer and poster have been released for director Philip Martin’s heist thriller The Forger, which stars John Travolta as an art forger who makes a deal with a crime syndicate to pull off an impossible heist in exchange for early release from prison. Check them out below…
The world’s best art forger (John Travolta) makes a deal with a crime syndicate to get an early release from prison, but in return he must pull of an impossible heist – he must forge a painting by Claude Monet, steal the original from a museum and replace it with a replica so perfect that no one will notice. He enlists the help of his father (Christopher Plummer) and son (Tye Sheridan) and together they plan the heist of their lives!
- Gary Collinson
Watch The brand new trailer for The Forger.
The film had its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in September.
In his review, Alex Billington (FirstShowing.net) wrote The Forger is a “thoughtful, engaging film that will remind you how to enjoy the simple pleasures of life again.”
Learning that his teenage son Will (Tye Sheridan) has been diagnosed with cancer, Ray Cutter (Travolta) manages to get out of prison nine months ahead of schedule to rejoin the household where Ray’s spry, ornery dad, Joseph (Christopher Plummer), has been caring for Will in Ray’s absence. The hitch is that, while Ray wants to go straight, the shady character who made Ray’s early release possible expects him to pull off an impossible heist as payment: snatching Monet’s Woman with Parasol from the highly secured museum where it’s on display and replacing it with a »
- Melissa Thompson
In the movie, Travolta stars as master art forger Raymond Cutter, who makes a deal with a crime syndicate to initiate his early release from prison. As a trade, he must embark on an impossible heist; forge a painting by Claude Monet, steal the original from a museum and replace it with a replica so perfect that no one will notice. Along to assist him in this risky mission are his father (Plummer) and son (Sheridan).
From the outset, the trailer promises a gritty, thrilling actioner – in similar vein to last year’s The Art Of The Steal. As it progresses and more of the story and character begin to unravel, it crosses into unexpected territory. Character-wise, there are touches »
- Gem Seddon
Six months after Saban Films picked up the rights to The Forger, the first trailer and poster has been released. The drama will be available exclusively to DirecTV subscribers starting March 26, before it opens in theaters and on VOD platforms on April 24. Director Philip Martin's upcoming drama puts a much different twist on family bonding, as a grandfather, father and son all team up to pull off the heist of a lifetime.
The world's best art forger (John Travolta) makes a deal with a crime syndicate to get an early release from prison, but in return he must pull of an impossible heist. He must forge a painting by Claude Monet, steal the original from a museum and replace it with a replica so perfect that no one will notice. He enlists the help of his father (Christopher Plummer) and son (Tye Sheridan) and together they plan the heist of their lives. »
Arguably TV’s finest new original show of 2014, True Detective has gained many admirers since its critically-acclaimed debut last year. Now, after months of rumours and casting back-and-forth, the second season of the HBO show is in full production in Los Angeles, and some set photos have emerged over at ComingSoon.net showing some of the new cast in action. In the images, we can see stars Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch in action on the streets of California, in what looks to be a shootout scene…
Farrell (Phone Booth) plays Ray Velcoro, a compromised detective whose allegiances are torn between his masters in a corrupt police department and the mobster who owns him; McAdams (A Most Wanted Man) plays Ani Bezzerides, a Ventura County Sheriff’s detective whose uncompromising ethics put her at odds with others and the system she serves; while Kitsch (The Savages) plays Paul Woodrugh, »
- Scott J. Davis
Recently, USA Network delivered the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Suits" episode 11 of season 4. The episode is entitled, "Enough is Enough," and it turns out that we're going to see some intense drama take place when Louis really tries to get back at Mike by giving him a plethora work, hoping he'll quit, and more! In the new,11th episode press release: "It's a new world order as Jessica (Gina Torres) tries to appease Louis (Rick Hoffman) in the wake of his discovery of Mike's (Patrick J. Adams) secret. The furious Louis is going to bury Mike in a mountain of menial grunt work in the hopes that he will quit - although Mike isn't the only one who is going to feel Louis' wrath. And Robert Zane (guest star Wendell Pierce) will call in a professional favor with Harvey (Gabriel Macht)... one that comes with personal consequences. »
7 items from 2015
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