GRINGO, a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal.
In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, TERMINAL follows the twisting tales of two assassins carrying out a sinister mission, a teacher battling a fatal illness, an enigmatic ... See full summary »
Evan Birch is a family man and esteemed professor at a distinguished college, where his charm and reputation have made his philosophy class very popular. When a female student named Joyce goes missing, Evan's previous off-campus dalliances make his wife question his alibi. Gruff police Detective Malloy has even more reason to be suspicious when crucial evidence makes Evan the prime suspect in Joyce's disappearance. Suddenly, the questions Evan faces aren't merely academic - they're a matter of life or death.
Minnie Driver and Pierce Brosnan were previously in Goldeneye(1995) together and have previously acted with Colin Firth and Stellan Skarsgard.Driver acted with Firth in Hope Springs(2003) and Skarsgard in Good Will Hunting(1997).Brosnan acted with the two men in Mamma Mia(2008). In addition Driver,Skarsgard and Brosnan all acted alongside the late Robin Williams. Driver and Skarsgard in Good Will Hunting(1997) and Brosnan in Mrs.Doubtfire(1993) See more »
Take this little problem here on your board. The answer seems pretty plain to me.
Does it? Well, be my guest. Prove this chair exists.
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I'll watch Pierce and Guy in anything. The fact they are in this movie together was a no-brainer.
If you're looking for explosions, car chases and fights, this movie isn't for you. If you want a film that explores what we can know and how frail individuals and relationships can be, this is a great example. The action in a movie like this is found in the multi-faceted micro-expressions on the actors faces. Interpreting them is what makes Spinning Man so compelling. This is how movies are supposed to be made and how we can participate most as an audience.
The acting is superb and the director brilliance was knowing to just get out of the way.
Jaimie Kennedy was unrecognizable and good in his role. And though his character was run of the mill, Clark Gregg hit it out of the park.
It was nice to see a yet another movie "about something". See it when you are in the mood for that.
The brilliance of this film lies in the subtle and small.
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