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Movies Wednesday 25th November

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

This week Michael will be reviewing:
Law Abiding Citizen
Paranormal Activity
The Nativity

DVD of the Week
Transformers

Law Abiding Citizen
Courtesy: Paramount
Director: F. Gary Gray
Cast: Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb, Colm Meaney, Viola Davis, Bruce McGill
Release Date: 27th Nov 2009 (as supplied by Distributor)

Duration: 108' 30"
Classification: 16

Summary: "Butler is a dedicated family man Clyde Shelton, who has his life turned upside down one evening when a couple of hoodlums knock at his door. Intent on robbing his house, they knock him out and proceed to kill his young daughter, then rape and kill his wife. Putting his judicial hopes in the hands of Jamie Foxx's ambitious prosecutor Nick Rice, he is appalled when he is told they'll be cutting a deal, and only one of the men will get sentenced to death. Ten years later, Shelton is back and really pissed off with everyone who had something to do with the case. Wanting to teach Rice and his colleagues a thing or two about justice, he starts killing lawyers, judges and seemingly anyone who has ever even thought about going to law school."
http://entertainment.ie/movie_reviews/Law-Abiding-Citizen/6637.htm

Nativity
Courtesy:E1 Entertainment
Director: Debbie Isitt
Cast: Martin Freeman, Ashley Jensen, Marc Wootton, John Sessions
Release Date: 27th Nov 2009 (as supplied by Distributor)
Duration: 106' 00"
Classification: G


Summary: "This Christmas, primary school teacher Paul Maddens is charged with producing the school's nativity play. Competing against the posh rival school for the honor of best reviewed show in town, the stakes are raised when Paul idly boasts that his ex-girlfriend Jennifer, a Hollywood Producer, is coming to see his show with a view to turning it into a film. The only trouble is - they haven't spoken in years. With eccentric assistant Mr Poppy fuelling his 'little white lie', Maddens suddenly finds himself a local celebrity and at the center of quarreling parents and over-excited children desperate in their bid for fame and fortune. Maddens' only hope is to get back in touch with Jennifer and lure Hollywood to town so that everybody's Christmas wishes come true."
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1242447/plotsummary
Michaels Review

Other Review


Paranormal Activity: Icon
Courtesy: Icon
Director: Oren Peli
Cast: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Michael Bayouth
Release Date: 27th Nov 2009 (as supplied by Distributor)

Classification; 15A

Summary:"Micah and Katie are a young couple living together for the first time. We first meet them through a camera that Micah is manning himself, and soon learn that Katie has been having issues of the supernatural variety. Micah has purchased the expensive camera in order to film them while they sleep, so that they might catch whatever has been whispering into Katie's ear at night. What they find is truly terrifying and only gets worse the more they try to find a solution. It seems they're attempting to capture the Sean Penn of demons, as both throw hissy fits of epic proportions when caught on camera."
www.entertainment.ie
by Mike Sheridan




DVD of the Week

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Director: Michael Bay.
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturro. Release Date: Release Date: 27th Nov 2009
Duration: 147' 00"
Classification: 12A
Courtesy: Paramount Pictures

Summary: Decepticon forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. Joining the mission to protect humankind is Optimus Prime, who forms an alliance with international armies for a second epic battle.


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