Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Director: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland
Writers: Lisa Genova (novel)
Screenplay: Richard Glatzer
Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆☆

Cast:
Julianne Moore ……… Dr. Alice Howland
Kate Bosworth ……… Anna Howland-Jones
Shane McRae ………… Charlie Howland-Jones
Hunter Parrish ……… Tom Howland
Alec Baldwin …………. Dr. John Howland
Seth Gilliam …………. Frederic Johnson
Kristen Stewart …… Lydia Howland
Stephen Kunken …… Dr. Benjamin
Erin Darke ………….. Jenny
Daniel Gerroll ……… Eric Wellman

About the movie:
Still Alice is a 2014 American drama filmwritten and directed by Richard Glatzer andWash Westmoreland and based on Lisa Genova’s 2007 bestselling novel of the same name. The film stars Julianne Moore as Alice Howland, a linguistics professor at Columbia diagnosed with familial Alzheimer’s disease.Alec Baldwin plays her husband, John, andKristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth, and Hunter Parrish play her children, Lydia, Anna and Tom.

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American Sniper (2014)
Genre: Action | Biography | Drama
Director: Clint Eastwood
Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆

Cast:
Bradley Cooper ……….. Chris Kyle
Kyle Gallner ……………. Goat-Winston
Cole Konis ……………….. Young Chris Kyle
Ben Reed ………………… Wayne Kyle
Elise Robertson ……….. Debbie Kyle
Luke Sunshine …………. Young Jeff Kyle

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American Sniper

About the movie:
American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical war drama film directed byClint Eastwood and written by Jason Hall. It is based on the memoir American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History (2012) by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. The film follows the life of Kyle, who became the deadliest marksman in U.S. military history with 255 kills from four tours in the Iraq War, 160 of which were officially confirmed by theDepartment of Defense. While Kyle was celebrated for his military successes, his tours of duty took a heavy toll on his personal and family life. The film stars Bradley Cooperas Kyle and Sienna Miller as his wife Taya, with Luke Grimes, Kyle Gallner, Sam Jaeger,Jake McDorman, and Cory Hardrict in supporting roles.

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Wild (2014)
Genre: Biography | Drama
Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆

Cast:
Reese Witherspoon …………. Cheryl
Laura Dern ……………………. Bobbi
Thomas Sadoski ……………… Paul
Keene McRae ………………… Leif
Michiel Huisman ……………. Jonathan
W. Earl Brown ………………. Frank
Gaby Hoffmann …………… Aimee

About the movie:
In June 1995, recently divorced Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) leavesMinneapolis, Minnesota with plans of hiking the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail as a way of self-discovery and healing. Despite her inexperience, Strayed begins her trek through the Mojave Desert in Southern California. During the hike, Strayed reflects on her childhood in Minnesota and her mother, Bobbi Grey (Laura Dern), whose death pushed Strayed toward a path of self-destructive behavior, which led to her divorce.

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The Interview
Genre: Action | Comedy
Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
Rating: ☆☆☆☆

Cast:
James Franco ………….. Dave Skylark
Seth Rogen ……………… Aaron Rapaport
Lizzy Caplan ……………. Agent Lacey
Randall Park …………… President Kim
Diana Bang …………….. Sook
Timothy Simons ………. Malcolm

About the movie:
Dave Skylark, host of the talk show Skylark Tonight, interviews celebrities about personal topics and gossip. After Dave and his crew celebrate their 1,000th episode, they discover that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a fan of Skylark Tonight, prompting the show’s producer Aaron Rapoport to arrange an interview. Aaron travels to rural China to receive instructions from Sook-yin Park, a North Korean propagandist, and Dave accepts the task of interviewing Kim.

Our Beloved Leader is wise. He is gentle, kind and strong. We wish him joy. We wish him peace. We wish him love. And the one thing in our time, we wish more than this is for the United States to explode in a ball of fiery hell. May they be forced to starve and beg, and be ravaged by disease. May they be helpless, poor and sad and cold! They are arrogant and fat. They are stupid and they’re evil. May they drown in their own blood and feces. Die America, die. Oh please won’t you die? It would fill my tiny little heart with joy. May your women all be raped by beasts of the jungle while your children are foooorced to watch!

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Left Behind (2014)
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Director: Vic Armstrong
Rating: ☆☆

Cast:
Nicolas Cage ………………. Rayford Steele
Chad Michael Murray …. Buck Williams
Lea Thompson …………….. Irene Steele
Nicky Whelan ……………… Hattie Durham
Cassi Thomson ……………. Chloe Steele
Jordin Sparks …………….. Shasta Carvell

About the movie:
A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.

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Imagine I’m Beautiful (2014)
Genre: Drama
Director: Meredith Edwards
Rating: ☆☆

Cast:
Natalie Knepp …………………….. Natasha
Alexandra Turshen ……………… Hip Chick
Lucas Salvagno …………………… Massi
Naomi McDougall Jones ………. Lana
Katie Morrison …………………… Kate
Susan Wands ………………………. Dorothy

Synopis:
After her mother’s suicide, a young woman moves to New York to start afresh. After a rocky start with her new and troubled roommate, the two slowly forge a friendship, finding solace in each other’s difficult pasts; until one of them makes a discovery that will alter their friendship for good.

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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Mystery | Drama
Director: Rowan Joffe
Rating: ☆☆☆

Cast:
Nicole Kidman ……….. Christine
Colin Firth …………….. Ben
Mark Strong …………. Dr. Nasch
Ben Crompton ………. Warehouse Caretaker
Anne-Marie Duff …. Claire
Adam Levy ……………. Husband

Synopsis:
Forty-year-old Christine Lucas wakes up in bed with a man she does not know, in an unfamiliar house. The man explains that he is her husband, Ben, and that she suffered brain damage from a car accident ten years earlier. Christine wakes up every morning with no memory of her life from her early twenties onwards. – wiki

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Life Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Director:
Rating: ☆☆

Cast:
Leighton Meester …. Sasha
Gillian Jacobs ……….. Paige
Gabourey Sidibe …… Jen
Beth Dover ………….. Jenn
Abby Elliott …………. Vanessa
Kate McKinnon …….. Trace
Adam Brody ………… Tim
Mark Feuerstein ….. Casey

Synopsis:
The comedy is about a co-dependent friendship between two very different girls—straight type-A Paige (Jacobs) and lesbian slacker Sasha (Meester)—All is fine until Paige meets Tim (Brody), a young and charming doctor. As the relationship heats up, Paige and Sasha have to learn how to work Tim into their friendship. – wiki

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Nowhere Safe (2014)
Genre: TV Movie | Drama
Director: Brian Brough
Rating: ☆

Cast:
Natasha Henstridge … Julie Johnson
Jamie Kennedy ……….. Kevin Carlisle
Danielle Chuchran …… Ashley Evans
James Gaisford ………. Nick

Synopsis:
A teenage girl becomes the target of cyber-bullies, and flees town with her mother. Later, in a faraway town, an eccentric history teacher gives the tormented girl the tools to face her past, and embrace the future.

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Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy | Crime
Director: Scott Foley
Rating: ☆☆☆

Cast:
Amy Acker …………………. Gina
Ava Carpinello ……………. Lily
James Carpinello ………… Ronnie
Dagmara Dominczyk …… Stacy

Synopsis:
Everyone hates Ward’s wife and wants her dead, Ward (Donald Faison) most of all. But when his friends’ murderous fantasies turn into an (accidental) reality, they have to deal with a whole new set of problems — like how to dispose of the body and still make their 3 p.m. tee time. Scott Foley’s directorial debut, also starring Foley, Patrick Wilson, Amy Acker, and Nicolette Sheridan, is a blackly comic caper about helping a friend out of a bad relationship by any means necessary.

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Son of A Gun (2014)
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama
Director: Julius Avery
Rating: ☆☆

Cast:
Alicia Vikander ……….. Tasha
Ewan McGregor ……… Brendan
Brenton Thwaites …… JR
Damon Herriman ……. Private Wilson

Synopsis:
A 19-year-old youth, JR (Brenton Thwaites) is sent to an Australian correctional facility for six months as punishment for a minor crime. During his first few days at the prison, he finds his cellmate is being sexually abused by another group of prisoners led by a man named Dave. JR also comes across the charismatic Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor), Australia’s public enemy #1 and a notoriousarmed robber. Lynch is playing a game ofcorrespondence chess when a passing JR points out an unseen checkmate against Lynch, demonstrates the move, and is dismissed. Later, JR finds his cellmate sharpening a shiv with the intention of defending himself against Dave. When Dave and his gang move to attack the cellmate, JR prevents the attack by initiating a fight. Lynch scolds JR for meddling in other people’s affairs, and soon after, JR’s cellmate is once again sexually assaulted. His cellmate attempts to commit suicide, directing Dave’s focus towards JR. When Dave and his gang try to rape JR, Lynch and his men, Sterlo (Matt Nable) and Merv (Eddie Baroo), rescue JR and kill Dave. In exchange for Lynch’s protection during JR’s sentence, JR agrees to perform tasks for Lynch outside of prison.

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Dying of the Light (2004)
Genre: Drama | Thriller
Director: Paul Schrader
Rating: ☆☆☆

Cast:
Nicolas Cage …………… Evan Lake
Anton Yelchin …………. Milton Schultz
Alexander Karim …….. Muhammad Banir
Irène Jacob ……………. Michelle Zuberain

Synopsis:
Veteran Central Intelligence Agency agent Evan Lake has been ordered to retire, but when his protégé, Milton Schultz, uncovers evidence that Lake’s nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his sworn enemy.

Evan Lake (Nicolas Cage) is a highly decorated veteran CIA agent and Intelligence Star recipient reduced to a desk job at Langley with his protege and close friend Milton “Milt” Schultz (Anton Yelchin). 22 years ago during in op in Africa, Lake was captured by terrorist Muhammad Banir (Alexander Karim) and tortured by having his head repeatedly bashed and having his ear mutilated. During the extraction and ensuing explosion, Banir went missing and was presumed dead, although Lake never bought it and has obsessively tried to find Banir ever since. As a result of the trauma he sustained under torture, Lake is now suffering from early stage frontal temporal dementia, and his boss considers him a liability to the agency. – wiki

Note: Another Nicolas Cage not-so  “face-off” movie. Story about the CIA with Dementia.

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