Opens Friday, Apr 25, 2014 Synopsis: Written and directed by Steven Knight (Dirty Pretty Things), Locke tells the adrenaline-fueled story of one man's frantic race against time. Tom Hardy and Tom Holland star in a film produced by Paul Webster and Guy Heeley. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Tom Hardy, Tom Holland Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Now Playing Synopsis: Boy A director John Crowley teams with Dirty Pretty Things screenwriter Steven Knight for this topical thriller starring Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall star as two former lovers who encounter danger when they are both assigned to the same defense team in a high-profile terrorism trial. It was a typical morning in London when a powerful bomb exploded in the heart of the city. After the smoke cleared, sole surviving terrorist cell member Farroukh Erdogan (Denis Moschitto) was quickly taken into custody. As preparations for his trial begin, however, the government's plan to use classified evidence to prosecute the suspect leads the Attorney General (Jim Broadbent) to appoint Special Advocate Claudia Simmons-Howe (Hall) to the case. Claudia's unique position as a government-approved defense lawyer ensures that she can review the top-secret evidence, and advocate for full disclosure during the inevitable "closed" session portion of the trial. Once Claudia has reviewed the evidence, however, any communication with the defense team and the defendant himself is strictly forbidden. Later, When Erdogan's lawyer dies just before the trial begins, Claudia's driven ex-lover, attorney Martin Rose (Bana), takes his place. Realizing that their previous affair could jeopardize their involvement with the case, Claudia and Martin vow to keep the relationship a well-guarded secret. In time, however, Martin's exhaustive investigation reveals evidence of a shocking conspiracy that threatens to consume them both. Ciarán Hinds and Julia Stiles also star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall, Ciarán Hinds, Riz Ahmed, Anne-Marie Duff Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
...second shows at 9:20 p.m. Friday and Saturday and matinees at 2 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. "Dirty Pretty Things," (R) plays at 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20; 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21; 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday...
Now Playing Synopsis: A haunted Afghanistan War veteran assumes a false identity while pursuing his pregnant girlfriend's killer through the streets of London in this thriller from writer/director Steven Knight (who previously penned the screenplays for Eastern Promises and Dirty Pretty Things). Upon laying down his guns and returning to London, weary veteran Joey Jones (Jason Statham) survives on the streets with his expectant girlfriend Isabelle. When Joey draws the wrath of some vicious gangsters, he flees into an empty Covent Garden apartment, and assumes the identity of its absentee owner while slowly recovering from his wounds. Before long, Joey has landed a job in a Chinese restaurant, where his skills as a fighter start to come in handy. But any hope Joey had for a happy future is crushed when he learns Isabelle's corpse has been found in a local river. Turning his back on his sympathetic sponsor Sister Cristina as he calls on his connections in the Chinese underworld, the vengeful veteran risks both his life and his freedom to punish the man responsible for Isabelle's untimely death. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jason Statham, Benedict Wong, Vicky McClure, Agata Buzek Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
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