War Horse

Cropped image of Steven Spielberg

Cropped image of Steven Spielberg (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dartmoor,1914: To his wife’s dismay farmer Narracott buys a thoroughbred horse rather than a plough animal, but when his teenaged son Albert trains the horse and calls him Joey, the two becoming inseparable. When his harvest fails, the farmer has to sell Joey to the British cavalry and he is shipped to France where, after a disastrous offensive he is captured by the Germans and changes hands twice more before he is found, caught in the barbed wire in No Man’s Land four years later and freed. He is returned behind British lines where Albert, now a private, has been temporarily blinded by gas, but still recognizes his beloved Joey. However, as the Armistice is declared Joey is set to be auctioned off. After all they have been through will Albert and Joey return home together?

Directed by
Steven Spielberg

Writers
Screenplay
Lee Hall and
Richard Curtis
Novel
Michael Morpurgo

Producers
Revel Guest … executive producer
Kathleen Kennedy … producer
Frank Marshall … executive producer
Tracey Seaward … co-producer
Adam Somner … co-producer
Steven Spielberg … producer

Cast – in credits order
Jeremy Irvine … Albert Narracott
Peter Mullan … Ted Narracott
Emily Watson … Rose Narracott
Niels Arestrup … Grandfather
David Thewlis … Lyons
Tom Hiddleston … Captain Nicholls
Benedict Cumberbatch … Maj. Jamie Stewart
Celine Buckens … Emilie
Toby Kebbell … Geordie Soldier
Patrick Kennedy … Lt. Charlier Waverly
Leonard Carow … Michael
David Kross … Gunther
Matt Milne … Andrew Easton
Robert Emms … David Lyons
Eddie Marsan … Sgt. Fry
Nicolas Bro … Friedrich
Rainer Bock … Brandt
Hinnerk Schönemann … German Soldier in No Man’s Land
Gary Lydon … Si Easton
Geoff Bell … Sgt. Sam Perkins
Liam Cunningham … Army Doctor
Sebastian Hülk … German Officer at Farm
Gerard McSorley … Market Auctioneer
Tony Pitts … Sgt. Martin
Irfan Hussein … Sgt. Maj. Singh
Pip Torrens … Maj. Tompkins
Philippe Nahon … French Auctioneer
Jean-Claude Lecas … Butcher
Justin Brett … Motorbike Rider
Seamus O’Neill … Devon Farmer #1
Pat Laffan … Devon Farmer #2
Peter McNeil O’Connor¹ … British Trench Solder #2
Trystan Pütter¹ … German Trench Soldier #1
Gunnar Cauthery¹ … German Trench Soldier #2
Julian Wadham … Trench Captain
Anian Zollner … Senior German Officer
Michael Kranz … Junior German Officer
Hannes Wegener … German Officer
David Dencik … Base Camp Officer
Edward Bennett … Cavalry Recruiting Officer
Johnny Harris … Infantry Recruitment Officer
Philip Hill-Pearson … Wounded Soldier
Tam Dean Burn … Medic in Trench
Alain Williams … Hospital Orderly
Thomas Arnold … Shouting German Officer
Maximilian Brüeckner¹ … German Artillery Officer
Markus Tomczyk … German Artillery Soldier
Peter Benedict … German Officer on Bridge
Callum Armstrong … Bagpiper
Martin D. Dew¹ … Lyons’ Cronie
Other credited cast listed alphabetically
Jason Crook Cookie … German NCO
Stephen Molloy … British Trench Soldier
Michael Ryan … British Trench Solder #1
Alan Williams … Hospital Orderly
Rest of cast
Chris Bowe … Scottish Highlander at Auction (uncredited)
Graham Curry … Scottish Highlander at Auction (uncredited)

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The Darkest hour

Aurora during a geomagnetic storm that was mos...

Aurora during a geomagnetic storm that was most likely caused by a coronal mass ejection from the Sun on 24 May 2010. Taken from the ISS. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Two young American men travel to Moscow to sell their social networking/party locating software. Whilst at a nightclub, they venture outside to see what is believed to be, an Aurora Borealis. However, the light separates and falls from the sky. They discover that the lights are aliens, using the power supply to hunt and kill humans.

Directed by
Chris Gorak

Writers (WGA)
Screenplay
Jon Spaihts
Story
Leslie Bohem & M.T. Ahern and
Jon Spaihts

Producers
Timur Bekmambetov … producer
Tom Jacobson … producer
Stephen A. Marinaccio II … line producer
Charles Salmon … line producer
Iva Stromilova … co-producer
Monnie Wills … executive producer
Lulu Zezza … co-producer

Cast – in credits order
Emile Hirsch … Sean
Olivia Thirlby … Natalie
Max Minghella … Ben
Rachael Taylor … Anne
Joel Kinnaman … Skyler
Veronika Vernadskaya¹ … Vika
Dato Bakhtadze … Sergei
Gosha Kutsenko¹ … Matvei
Nikolai Efremov¹ … Sasha
Georgy Gromov¹ … Boris
Arthur Smoljaninov¹ … Yuri
Anna Rudakova … Tess
Petr Fedorov¹ … Anton Batkin
Ivan Gromov … Bartender No. 1
Oleg Poddubny¹ … First Policeman
Vasja Fursenko¹ … Second Policeman
Ilya Ivanov … Drunk Russian No. 1
Sem Vanin … Drunk Russian No. 2
Alya Nikulina … Old Woman
Igor Novoselov¹ … Brainy Navy Cadet
Maria Romanova … Russian Flight Attendant
Slava Barkovsky¹ … Hefty Bouncer
Valentina Soboleva … Girl Walking in Club
Louis Leebe … Club DJ
Irina Antanenko¹ … Club Beauty
Katerina Budyakova … Girl at the DJ Booth
Olga Zhuk … Clubgoer No. 1
Tamara Zhukova … Clubgoer No. 2
Mariya Lavrova … Clubgoer No. 3
Other credited cast listed alphabetically
Amir Khalighi … Afghan Rebel (uncredited)

Original Music
Tyler Bates

Cinematographers
Scott Kevan

Editors
Priscilla Nedd-Friendly
Fernando Villena
Doobie White

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Cover of "The Lorax (Classic Seuss)"

Cover of The Lorax (Classic Seuss)

In the walled city of Thneed-Ville, where everything is artificial and even the air is a commodity, a boy named Ted hopes to win the heart of his dream girl, Audrey. When he learns of her wish to see a real tree, Ted seeks out the Once-ler, a ruined old businessman outside of town in a stark wasteland. Upon hearing of how the hermit gave into his greed for profits and devastated the land over the protests of the Lorax, Ted is inspired to undo the disaster. However, the greedy Mayor of Thneed-Ville, Aloysius O’Hare, has made his fortune exploiting the environmental collapse and is determined to stop the boy from undermining his business.

Directed by
Chris Renaud
Kyle Balda (co-director)

Writers
Ken Daurio Screenplay
Cinco Paul Screenplay
Dr. Seuss Book

Producers
Ken Daurio … executive producer
Audrey Geisel … executive producer
Janet Healy … producer
Christopher Meledandri … producer
Cinco Paul … executive producer
Robert Taylor … associate producer

Cast – in credits order
Danny DeVito … The Lorax (voice)
Ed Helms … The Once-ler (voice)
Zac Efron … Ted (voice)
Taylor Swift … Audrey (voice)
Betty White … Grammy Norma (voice)
Rob Riggle … Mr. O’Hare (voice)
Jenny Slate … Ted’s Mom (voice)
Nasim Pedrad … Once-ler’s Mom (voice)
Joel Swetow … 1st Marketing Guy (voice)
Michael Beattie … 2nd Marketing Guy (voice)
Dave B. Mitchell … 1st Commercial Guy (voice)
Dempsey Pappion … 2nd Commercial Guy (voice)
Elmarie Wendel … Aunt Grizelda (voice)
Danny Cooksey … Brett/Chet (voice)
Stephen Tobolowsky … Uncle Ubb (voice)
Chris Renaud … Forest Animals (voice)
Jack Angel … Additional Voices (voice)
Bob Bergen … Additional Voices (voice)
John Cygan … Additional Voices (voice)
Debi Derryberry … Additional Voices (voice)
Bill Farmer … Additional Voices (voice)
Jess Harnell … Additional Voices (voice)
Sherry Lynn … Additional Voices (voice)
Danny Mann … Additional Voices (voice)
Mona Marshall … Additional Voices (voice)
Mickie McGowan … Additional Voices (voice)
Laraine Newman … Additional Voices (voice)
Jan Rabson … Additional Voices (voice)
Claira Nicole Titman … Additional Voices (voice)
Jim Ward … Additional Voices (voice)

Lockout

Français : Luc Besson au festival de Cannes.

Français : Luc Besson au festival de Cannes. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president’s daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

Directed by
James Mather
Stephen St. Leger

Writers
Screenplay
Stephen St. Leger & James Mather & Luc Besson
Original idea
Luc Besson

Producers
Luc Besson … executive producer
Marc Libert … producer
Leila Smith … producer
Andjelija Vlaisavljevic … executive producer

Cast – in credits order
Guy Pearce … Snow
Maggie Grace … Emilie Warnock
Vincent Regan … Alex
Joseph Gilgun … Hydell
Lennie James … Shaw
Peter Stormare … Langral
Jacky Ido … Hock
Tim Plester … Mace
Mark Tankersley … Barnes
Anne-Solenne Hatte … Kathryn
Peter Hudson … President Warnock
Nick Hardin … Hostage Negotiator
Dan Savier … Duke
Damijan Oklopdzic … Slick
Bojan Peric … LOPD Technician 1
Evan Timothy Moses¹ … LOPD Technician 2
Greg De Cuir … Radio Technician
Thomas Kelly … White House Doctor 1
Daryl Fidelak … White House Doctor 2
Miodrag Stevanovic … Frank Armstrong
Charles Robertson … Safe Room Technician
Michael Sopko … Rupert
Yan Dron … Hitman 1
Vanja Lazin … Hitman 2
Marko Janjic … LOPD Pilot 1
Stefan Buzurovic … LOPD Pilot 2
Pete Chaffey … MS1 Control Room Doctor
Bojana Bregovic … Secretary
Milorad Kapor … Scar
Jason Ryan … Corridor Inmate with Knife
Jovan B. Todorovic … New Technician
Milana Milunovic … Street Girl
Patrick Cauderlier … Shuttle Pilot
Other credited cast listed alphabetically
Gary Hetzler … ADR (voice)
Charlie Kranz … ADR (voice)
Mark Schrier … ADR (voice)

21 Jump Street

Jonah Hill at the 2010 Comic Con in San Diego

Jonah Hill at the 2010 Comic Con in San Diego (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In high school, Schmidt (Jonah Hill) was a dork and Jenko (Channing Tatum) was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs.

Directed by
Phil Lord
Chris Miller

Writers
Screenplay
Michael Bacall
Story
Michael Bacall & Jonah Hill
Television series
Patrick Hasburgh & Stephen J. Cannell

Producers
Stephen J. Cannell … producer
Jonah Hill … executive producer
Neal H. Moritz … producer
Ezra Swerdlow … executive producer
Channing Tatum … executive producer

Cast – in credits order
Jonah Hill … Schmidt
Channing Tatum … Jenko
Brie Larson … Molly Tracey
Dave Franco … Eric Molson
Rob Riggle … Mr. Walters
DeRay Davis … Domingo
Ice Cube … Captain Dickson
Dax Flame … Zack
Chris Parnell … Mr. Gordon
Ellie Kemper … Ms. Griggs
Jake M. Johnson … Principal Dadier
Nick Offerman … Deputy Chief Hardy
Holly Robinson Peete … Officer Judy Hoffs
Johnny Pemberton … Delroy
Stanley Wong … Roman
Justin Hires … Juario
Brett Lapeyrouse … Amir
Lindsey Broad … Lisa
Caroline Aaron … Annie Schmidt
Joe Chrest … David Schmidt
Geraldine Singer … Phyllis
Dakota Johnson … Fugazy
Rye Rye … Jr. Jr.
Valerie Tian … Burns
Jaren Mitchell … Sanders
Johnny Simmons … Billiam Willingham
Keith Kurtz … DJ Ay Papi
Randal Reeder … Karl
Peter Epstein … One-Percenter #1
Anthony Molinari … One-Percenter #2
Luis Da Silva Jr. … One-Percenter #3 – Luis
Dominic ‘Taz’ Alexander … One-Percenter #4 – Lukas
Mike Seal … One-Percenter #5
Spencer Boldman … French Samuels
Joe Nin Williams¹ … Scott
Chad Hessler … Crazy
Kevin Murphy¹ … Crazy
Victor Paguia … Crazy
Chanel Celaya … Melodie
Carol Sutton … Hamilton Principal
Andrea Frankle … Cinnamon
Tiffney Wagner … Prostitute
Andrea Madison … Prostitute
Hristo Birbochukov … Accompanist
Candi Brooks … VW Bug Driver
Turner Crumbley … EMT
Haley Elizabeth Farris¹ … Eric’s Friend
Brittney Alger … Eric’s Friend
Joshua Nelms … Naked Drama Threesome
Courtney Jarrell … Naked Drama Threesome
Melissa Cordero … Naked Drama Threesome
Beau Delatte … Adorable Boy
Charles Ferrara … Janitor
Mark Adams … Police Chief
Brian Heath Rossitto … Instructor
Other credited cast listed alphabetically
Cameron M. Brown … Boy in Park
Sara Kenley … Flashback High School Girl
Moses Munoz … Police Academy Cadet
Stephen Warren … High School Student
Rest of cast
Peter DeLuise … Officer Doug Penhall (uncredited)
Johnny Depp … Tom Hanson (uncredited)
Richard Grieco … Officer Dennis Booker (uncredited)

Heavy Hands

Anti-Hero

Anti-Hero (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Heavy Hands follows anti-hero Jimmy Lee as he deals with the ramifications of a careless and selfish act. Set in a cold and dangerous country climate, Heavy Hands is funny, sad and sexy.

Directed by
Sean Williamson

Writers
Sean Williamson

Producers
Kelly Cunningham … producer
Christian Kocinski … producer
Frankie Latina … producer
Sean Williamson … producer

Cast
Sean Williamson … Jimmy Lee
Frankie Latina … Billy Wilson
Kelly Cunningham … Janie
Mark Borchardt … The Mechanic
Jim Winship … Owen Brown
Parker Winship … Nate Brown
Kumar Pallana … The Clerk
Marissa Nans … The Hitcher
Nick Sommer … The Bridge
Jeb Platt … The Dealer
Mitch Olson … Caldwell Brother
Kevin Pryzbiliski … Caldwell Brother
Aaron Patnaude … Caldwell Brother
Katie McCauley … The High schooler

Original Music
Erik Claussen
Tyler Luther

Cinematographers
Sean Williamson

Editors
Christian Kocinski
Sean Williamson

Production Companies
Frankie Latina Motion Pictures

Emotional Blunder

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Emotional relationships1 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Directed by
Ikechukwu Onyeka

Producers
Victor Ibe … producer
Tony Oguguo … producer

Cast
Fred Aresoma
Eucharia-Anunobi Ekwu
Yvonne Jegede
Mercy Johnson
Francis Odega
Clem Ohameze