M. 2000. Thoughtprovoking time travel adventure. Jim Caviezel makes contact with his dead father Dennis Quaid through an old radio set. Able to communicate with the past only for minutes at a time, he tries to give him instructions that will prevent his death.
Die Hard with A Vengeance
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M. 1995. Bruce Willis returns as New York detective John McClane, this time forced to team with a Samuel L. Jackson as Harlem identity Zeus to stop a mad bomber who is holding the city to ransom. Jeremy Irons makes for a creepy bad guy.
AV. 2010. Australian western borrows elements from High Noon and Bad
Day at Black Rock among others, as new deputy Ryan Kwanten arrives on the job to find a feared Aboriginal prison escapee is on his way to town to exact revenge. And what dark secrets are top cop Steve Bisley and his cohorts hiding? Excellent production values marred by too many cliches.
PG. 1954. Seven samurai are recruited by poor villagers to protect them against bandits. Akira Kurasawa’s epic Japanese action drama features brilliant set action pieces, including the dramatic final battle, shot in a swirling rainstorm. Basis for the western The Magnificent
Seven and the inspiration for others. Stunning black-andwhite photography makes this a masterpiece.
PG. 1968. Adapted from a tale from US author John Cheever. Burt Lancaster returns to his rural home town and notices pools now span the entire the valley. He sets himself the mission of jogging from pool to pool to swim then all. Interactions at each stop tell his life story.