A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man, who tells her that the money was really his,... See full summary »
A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years -- which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
Michael returns home from military school to find his mother happily in love and living with her new boyfriend. As the two men get to know each other, he becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand.
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A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a ... See full summary »
A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man, who tells her that the money was really his, and he wants it back, seemingly convinced that she's hiding the cash. Meanwhile, more people end up dead... Written by
There's a double-barreled New Wave homage in one scene, where the Widow Hippolyte character is seen loading a shop van with advertising on the side for "Les parapluies de Cousin Jacques," with a street address in Cherbourg. The shop information refers to director Jacques Demy, playing on the title of "Les parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg);" the actress loading the van is Agnès Varda, Demy's widow. See more »
When Regina is in the elevator after "Joshua" saves her, he sends her up in the elevator, but when we see Joshua scuffling with the attacker from Regina's point of view, the lift is going down, we know this because we see his shoes disappear from the top of the screen, if she was going up, we would see his head or shoes disappear from the bottom of the screen. See more »
Cinema is art, therefore is not to be copied. Nobody copies a Picasso
or a successful romance, for example. No matter how similar it could
be, it would be a copy of an artistic piece without any value.
Therefore, remakes of great movies are totally unnecessary. The
original 'Charade' was not a masterpiece, but a great movie, with a
charming central pair (Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant) and funny
situations and dialogues. But this 'The Truth About Charlie' is really
ridiculous. Beginning with the choice of the lead actress and actor.
Thandie Newton and Mark Wahlberg performing the roles of
Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant respectively is outrageous. The
modifications in the original plot made the delight of 'Charade' be
lost. Do not waste your time with this film, rent or buy the original
one. By the way, I have a friend who knows by heart many dialogues of
the original 'Charade'. Jonathan Demme has not probably paid attention
on the wonderful original text, otherwise he would try at least to
reproduce some of them. My vote is four.
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