Casey has given up drug dealing for a suburban idyll in Houston, a job as an architect and a new wife. They are even planning to adopt a child. But Casey's past arrives on the doorstep in the shape of Nick, an old business partner. And all hell breaks loose!
- Category:Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
- Stars:Mickey Rourke, Thomas Jane, Aaron Eckhart, Gary Dourdan, Paulina Porizkova,
- Director:Skip Woods,
Casey Wells is a well-known dealer for drug trafficking but now he has a normal life with his beautiful wife. Suddenly, the past partner - Nick comes to his house and asks for a place to stay. Casey agrees with him and then Casey opens Nick's briefcase because of curiousness which exposes a secret. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
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(ca) wrote: Excuse me Sir, can you spare a moment to talk about auto-erotic asphyxiation? It's a weird old world we live in, filled with folk who will leave no fetish unexplored in an effort to satisfy their bizarre erotic predilections. Take poor David "Grasshopper" Carradine for example. One can't help but imagine that the last thought that went through his head, before his naked, strung-up body was discovered in a Bangkok hotel wardrobe by a luckless chambermaid, was "oh bugger." For 99.9% of us, a proposal of being choked during intercourse would probably induce the stock response of "thanks, but I better not - I'll miss my bus." Victor (Julian Morris) however, belongs with the 0.1% who think "why, that sounds just grand."Victor is a Scouse dock worker with vague dreams of escaping his dead-end urban job and someday working with nature. He is a sensitive soul at odds with his surroundings and his oafish peers. A dysfunctional childhood and a vague, unnamed trauma has left Kelly (Antonia Campbell-Hughes) emotionally damaged. Her only friend, Victoria (Claire Keelan) is a dominatrix who persuades Kelly to assist in a little extra-curricular S&M. But where Victoria's motivation is purely financial, Kelly's is a compulsion. When she meets Victor, she finds a willing outlet for venting her violent sexual needs. Their co-dependence becomes genuine love and affection. And then she goes and spoils it all by doing something stupid like carving their initials into his back with a piece of broken glass. One for the kids then, obviously.Set in Liverpool, with a Welsh director, a Northern Irish female lead, with co-funding from the Irish Film Board and the Film Agency for Wales, Kelly + Victor is a heterogeneous creature. Morris is utterly compelling throughout, giving a credibly restrained performance. Until her undeniably powerful final scene, the role of Kelly gives Campbell-Hughes very little scope, and is hindered further by the impediment of a wavering Liverpudlian accent. The tacked-on drug-dealing subplot serves no function, other to ensure all boxes marked "edgy drama" have been ticked.Given the subject matter, director Kieran Evans is to be commended for ensuring that the profusion of graphic sex scenes are lurid, but never exploitative. The aesthetic is grimy bedsit realism; if Jarvis Cocker detoured into directing pornography, this is what it would look like. The contrast between the rural Victor and the urban Kelly allows for some striking visual imagery. Special mention must go to sound designer Steve Fanagan, whose innovative manipulation of sound elevates many sequences above the mundane. During an early club scene where the two lovers meet for the first time, Fanagan replaces the diegetic thumping dance soundtrack with a haunting piece of chamber music, and dulls the sound during the numerous asphyxiation scenes to great effect. These small touches, along with strong performances from the two leads, help to raise Kelly + Victor over the banal.
(de) wrote: Calling French film student, Nicolas Garreau just a fan of Romero Zombie series would be an insult. Garreau is obsessed and to prove it he sets on a journey across the Atlantic to dig deep into the world of classic zombie films. Basing his trip around the Pittsburgh Comic Con, Nicolas embarks on a mission to visit key locations of filming from the three films. This includes the farm house from Night Of The Living Dead, the Missile Base from Day Of The Dead, the cemeteries from both the original and remake of NOTLD, and the Monroeville Mall, which is the main setting for Dawn Of The Dead. While on his excursion he also snags a few interviews from other fans and from cast members themselves. This film is truly for the super fans of the series. When I first opened my box of officially the first batch of DVD's I was getting to review, this one jumped out at me immediately. I mean, come on, what fan of horror isn't a fan of the first three Romero zombie films? Figuring I had a lot in common with this Frenchie, I put this film on the top of the pile and was really looking forward to viewing it. Now that I've completed viewing all 60 minutes of this documentary I must admit that I'm a bit let down. The entire film is done on a home video camera, which is all well and good, but leaves the viewer feeling like this is nothing more than someone's home video footage of their vacation. Aside from the more interesting aspects, which I'll get to later, there are a lot of awkward parts of Nicholas and some of the people he met just hanging out talking about how excited they are to meet some of the actors or there are scenes of him just driving to a location talking about how he almost got lost. Instead of being fascinating the entire 60 minutes, the documentary constantly was broken up with these clumsy scenes. To add to the awkwardness, instead of subtitling the French speaking parts, a very bad voice actor was hired to dubbed the English translation. It made the entire 60 minutes very frustrating. When Nicolas wasn't showing off how amateur his skills were he did find time to deliver on his promises of showing the viewer some of the locations in their current state. What I never knew was that the basement from the original Night was located in the basement of the office building that Romero worked out of. Nor was I aware that it was also the setting for the apartment scenes in Dawn. Having been to the cemetery from the original it was neat to see the remake's cemetery, which I actually confused as the same location. I think pretty much everyone who is more than your average fan of the series has seen the Monroeville Mall so seeing the outside shots of that wasn't too impressive. Nicolas was able to land an invite into the Farmhouse, so getting to see the inside of what it looks like today was a real treat for fans. Lastly, it was very interesting seeing what the Missile Base from the outside and the inside looked like, which are actually two different locations. The inside is nearly unrecognizable and without the tour from one of the workers, who also served as an extra in the film, you would never be able to spot key locations from the film. While seeing the filming locations in their current state was engaging, the real prize of this documentary was the interviews from the cast of the films. I've been to a few of the conventions myself but never found it rather important to meet certain zombies from the film. I felt their roles were so insignificant that they weren't worth a $20 8x10. Nicholas, however, is a superfan and he talked to pretty much everyone. Little facts (like finding out that the zombie that gets his head cut off by the helicopter blade was omitted from the European release of the film) were cool to find out but its when stars like Ken Forree and David Emge lead a tour through the Monroeville Mall and tell stories about filming specific scenes. If it wasn't for this part of the film I would have chalked this documentary up as a waste of time. Overall this film is really only meant for the truly obsessed with this film. It lacks the grace of most other documentaries and looks like nothing more than your average fans personal video diary. It's obvious that Garreau had the best intentions when it came to filming this but his execution left a lot to be desired. I take it for what it's worth. It's a film students first real shot at doing something on his own. The film seems to be mildy successful as it has been released in multiple countries. I guess if you are as obsessed with these films as Nicholas Garreau is, then try to track this down. In the US it's being released by Cheezy Flicks.
(nl) wrote: A decent enough low budget British film. Reminded me in parts of Eden Lake and the Descent. It has quite a quick, and brutal, change of direction half way through. Worth checking out.
(de) wrote: If you like history and documentaries this one is a good one to watch with narration from top notch actors as well as interviews and commentary form some of the people who lived through the attack and the following terrors.
(ca) wrote: Il est trop triste et frustrant, mais ce film dmontre vraiment une dure ralit qui est dure accepter, je l'ai ador, mme si je pleure chaque fois que je l'coute...
(fr) wrote: McDull is awesome if you're from Hong Kong or know something about the culture-it is full of inside jokes and cultural references.
(es) wrote: Jag vet inte om boken var bttre? Bgge r vl kanske: "jaha den var ju bra"
(au) wrote: Rodriguez works with a bigger, but still modest budget ($3 million) to create a lively and iconic sequel/remake to "El mariachi." The movie remains fun and memorable after 20 years.
(jp) wrote: Damon Wayans was one of the earliest comic influences to me and I thought he was purely hilarious. With all that being said, this film gets an average review to the pure fact that it was stupid. I like the idea that a small time nerd could make tools out of anything and he does right to take out some criminals in his corrupt city but the acting of Damon in this film was just dumb and I never like David Alan Grier. So Damon Wayans gets a thumbs up from me, but the movie does not.
(gb) wrote: Both Kevin Bacon and Gary Oldman are true masters in this one. The movie is like a symbolic piece of art made from elements of action, suspense, and psychothriller. And to finish it off, there is a very thoughtful metaphor used in the final scenes that leaves you staring at the credits thinking 'Wow..'. AWESOME.
(au) wrote: Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen (Chisum (1970), The Wild Geese (1978) and The Sea Wolves (1980)), and adapted by Jack Davies from his own novel Esther, Ruth and Jennifer, which published just before the film came out. The film was a chance for it's star to try out a different kind of role from what he was doing elsewhere at the time. It's an odd film, but it has a very good cast to boot. Rufus Excalibur ffolkes (Roger Moore) is an eccentric, cat loving, misogynistic counter terrorism consultant, running exercises around his estate in Scotland. When a Norwegian supply ship called Esther is hijacked by a load of terrorists, led by Lou Kramer (Anthony Perkins) and Harold Shulman (Michael Parks), who got onto Esther posing a journalists. They attach limpet mines to the legs of oil production platform Jennifer and it's oil drilling rig, Ruth. Kramer demands a ransom of $25 million, and ffolkes is asked by the Prime Minister (Faith Brook), to put a stop to Kramer's plan. He and Admiral Brindsen (James Mason) head out stop the hijack. It's dated a little bit, but it's worth it for Moore's spirited performance, and it was a world away from what he was doing at the time as James Bond or even before that as Simon Templar. Moore did a few films like this around the time, and while they might be products of their time, they're still good fun.
(au) wrote: Hmmm, Interesting concept. When stripped away of all material wealth and trappings what happens to people? Worth watching just to start a discussion. Have not seen the remake with Madonna.
(gb) wrote: For those who weren't afraid of clowns, you will be now. For those who were, avoid this movie unless you don't want to sleep for weeks. Some of the acting leaves a bit to be desired but the lead is perfectly capable and after all, this is a low budget film that honors its independent horror predecessors in a big way! Definitely a great watch for the Halloween season!
(gb) wrote: A quite old horror / thriller movie from the 80s and there are many classics from that period. It was the first time i saw this movie now and i would probably have enjoyed it more back in the old days but still decent even today probably. There is a remake out now aswell and remakes usually falls behind the originals. Anyway a good slasher movie much similar to "friday the 13th" and other flicks like that.
(de) wrote: Just Plain boring and stupid. Waste of a good cast