A teacher's world is torn apart when his wife and children are brutally murdered at the hands of a ruthless gang. Left for dead and with no one to turn to, he takes matters into his own hands and hits the streets in search of justice.
Adam Stephen Kelly
Mystery man John Doe wants 6 things taken from the top North American narcotics distributor Sunny "Sundown" Garcia: his freedom, his love, his reputation, his most valuable possession, his money and his life.
Vivica A. Fox,
When a charming fare named Penny climbs into his taxi cab, Harris, her world-weary driver, finds himself engaged in the only kind of courtship he can have with a passenger -- one that lasts... See full summary »
Gino Anthony Pesi,
When a Native American casino controlled by the mob begins to destroy a close-knit rural town, a band of lovable low-tech misfits hatch a plan to beat them at their own game by pulling off an audacious casino heist.
Chris W. Freeman,
Callan (Brian Austin Green) returns to the scene with his team in order to oppose the return of the evil Gunnar (Vinnie Jones); his path crosses again with Frank Nitti (Tom Sizemore) detective under the city of Los Angeles.
Brian Austin Green,
When Grady, an assassin with a genetic disorder that renders him unable to feel pain, is sent on a high-stakes assignment, his world is turned upside-down after an attack when he awakens to discover that he can feel pain for the first time in his life. With the clock ticking and his greatest asset gone, Grady will go head-to-head with his greatest fears and unspeakable enemies, while experiencing a tactile world he never could have imagined.
William Forsythe's character Fairbanks originally had a monologue explaining how he had murdered a young man during his days in the Army for his hubris, foreshadowing his distaste for Grady's swagger. This was cut for pacing. See more »
Xan, your services are no longer required. Thank you for flying with us this evening. We understand when choosing a kidnapper you have many options, thank you for your business.
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Punch You in the Face
Written by Konata Small, Gabriel Azucena, Amanda Small, Juan Vidal, Israel Mercedes, Xavier Adams, Martin Santiago, Fernando Miranda
Performed by Rhema Soul feat. Gawyim Rey King, Social Club, Spazzy Rocket
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I was expecting a weak thriller also-ran, but instead I got a very entertaining, unusual drama. A lot of movies are challenged by how to inform the viewer about what's going on, but the addition of a hostage is well engineered and gives us our everyman for exposition. She also provides a fantastic foil for a somewhat complex idea and has great chemistry with the protagonist.
A very unusual concept sets the movie apart but doesn't mire us down in overlong explanations or monologues. In fact many ideas that might have been over-dramatic in other movies are efficiently dispatched with a few lines. For example, establishing that our hostage has a young daughter (and thus a vulnerability) is handled in about three lines of dialog. I say this as a compliment, as the screenwriter has expertly relied on the audience to pick up on things instead of spelling out every single detail. This gives the dialog (and the movie) a very comfortable, natural feel.
The biggest twist of all was learning who wrote and produced the movie - a fantastic first outing for a pretty talented actress. I hope we see a lot more from her in the future.
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