This week in theaters

April 17, 2010, Saturday/ 15:11:00

‘Denizden Gelen’ (Brought by the Sea)

Halil is an ex-police officer who unintentionally kills an African immigrant and retreats with a guilty conscience back to his hometown of Dalyan. Meanwhile, the mother of a young boy named Jordan is killed in an accident in the southern holiday town while trying to immigrate to Greece, to meet Jordan’s father in order to flee to England. When Halil finds Jordan, their destinies intersect.
Directed by: Nesli Çölgeçen
Genre: drama
Cast: Onur Saylak, Deniz Boyner, Ahu Türkpençe, Sümer Tilmaç

‘The Young Victoria’

On the eve of her 18th birthday and succession to the English throne, young Princess Victoria (Emily Blunt) is caught in a royal power struggle. But it is her blossoming love affair with Albert (Rupert Friend) that will determine the strength of her reign. Can she dedicate her life to her country and her heart to the one man she truly loves?

Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallee

Genre: drama

Cast: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, Jim Broadbent, Mark Strong, Thomas Kretschmann, Julian Glover 

 


‘[Rec] 2’

 

Only minutes have passed since the authorities lost contact with people trapped inside a virus-stricken apartment block in the first film, “[Rec].” The building is now completely sealed off from the outside world. Chaos reigns outside and a SWAT team, equipped with video cameras, has been sent in to try and control the situation. However, no one is prepared for the evil that awaits them, and once again, they must keep recording… no matter what.

Directed by: Jaume Balaguere, Paco Plaza

Genre: horror

Cast: Manuela Velasco, Jonathan Mellor, Ariel Casas, Alejandro Casaseca, Pep Molina 

 


‘A Single Man’

 

George Falconer (Colin Firth) is a 52-year-old British college professor struggling to find meaning in his life after the death of his long time partner, Jim (Matthew Goode). George dwells on the past and cannot see his future as we follow him through a single day, where a series of events and encounters ultimately lead him to decide if there is a meaning to life after Jim. George is consoled by his closest friend, Charley (Julianne Moore), a 48-year-old woman wrestling with her own questions about the future. A young student of George’s, Kenny (Nicholas Hoult), who is coming to terms with his true nature, stalks George as he feels in him a kindred spirit.

Directed by: Tom Ford

Genre: drama

Cast: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult, Ginnifer Goodwin

 


‘9’

 

9 (Elijah Wood) is born into a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the neophyte of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good. They must take the offensive if they are to survive, and they must discover why the machines want to destroy them. The future of civilization may depend on them.

Directed by: Shane Acker

Genre: animated/fantasy

Cast: Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover, Martin Landau, Christopher Plummer

 


‘The Crazies’

 

David Dutton (Timothy Olyphant) is sheriff of Ogden Marsh, a picture-perfect American town with law-abiding citizens. But one night, one of them comes to a school baseball game with a loaded shotgun, ready to kill. Another man burns down his own house after locking his wife and son in a closet inside. The town has transformed into a sickening asylum; people who days ago lived quiet lives have now become depraved, blood-thirsty killers, hiding in the darkness with guns and knives. Sheriff Dutton tries to make sense of what’s happening as the horrific violence escalates. Something is infecting the citizens of Ogden Marsh with insanity.

Directed by: Breck Eisner

Genre: horror

Cast: Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, Danielle Panabaker

 

 

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