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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: The Raid 2 – Berandal

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 79% (Critics) / 84% (Audience)
Directed By: Gareth Evans
Written By: Gareth Evans
Starring: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Arifin Putra
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Synopsis: Only a short time after the first raid, Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta and plans to bring down the syndicate and uncover the corruption within his police force. – (Source)

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Trailer of the Day: Gone Girl

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Directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn – unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior has everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? – IMDb

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: 300 – Rise Of An Empire

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 42% (Critics) / 61% (Audience)
Directed By: Noam Murro
Written By: Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad
Starring: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey and Rodrigo Santoro
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Synopsis: Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Snowpiercer

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 83% (Critics) / 97% (Audience)
Directed By: Joon-ho Bong
Written By: Joon-ho Bong and Kelly Masterson
Starring: Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, John Hurt and Ed Harris
Studio: Radius-TWC

Synopsis: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Captain America – The Winter Soldier

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 89% (Critics) / 95% (Audience)
Directed By: Anthony & Joe Russo
Written By: Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely
Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie and Robert Redford
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Synopsis: Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Noah

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 75% (Critics) / 48% (Audience)
Directed By: Darren Aronofsky
Written By: Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel
Starring: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, Ray Winstone and Anthony Hopkins
Studio: Paramount Pictures

Synopsis: A man is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission of rescue before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Sabotage

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 21% (Critics) / 53% (Audience)
Directed By: David Ayer
Written By: David Ayer and Skip Woods
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Terrence Howard, Olivia Williams, Joe Maganiello and Mireille Enos
Studio: Open Road Films

Synopsis: Members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Divergent

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 41% (Critics) / 80% (Audience)
Directed By: Neil Burger
Written By: Evan Daugherty and Vanessa Taylor
Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Zoƫ Kravitz, Jai Courtney, Ashley Judd and Kate Winslet
Studio: Lionsgate Films/Summit Entertainment
Synopsis: In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late. – (Source)

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Trailer of the Day: Dead Snow 2

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If the worst day of your life consisted of accidentally killing your girlfriend with an axe, chain-sawing your own arm off, and watching in horror as your closest friends were devoured by a zombified Nazi battalion, you’d have to assume that things couldn’t get much worse. In Martin’s case, that was only the beginning. – IMDb

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Remake Rumble: Flowers In The Attic

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The 411: This psychological thriller, based on the popular 1979 V.C. Andrews novel of the same name, focuses on the four Dollanganger children and their mother who find themselves having to move into their wealthy grandparents estate after their father dies suddenly. Once at their grandmother’s house the children are imprisoned in the attic which is just the start of the cruel treatment they receive from the religiously fanatical old woman.

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