THAT MOVIE SHOW 11/06/2012

THAT MOVIE SHOW 11/06/2012
On this week’s edition of THAT MOVIE SHOW, find out what Dale and Blake think about these newly released films; 

ANTON CHEKHOV'S THE DUEL

Running Time:  95 min Rating: PG

Director: Dover Koshashvili  Stars: Andrew Scott, Fiona Glascott, Tobias Menzies, Niall Buggy, Nicholas Rowe, Michelle Fairley

A period drama based on Chekhov's 1891 novella "The Duel which pits an aristocratic ne'er-do-well named Laevsky against a slightly arrogant scientist called Von Koren

SWERVE

Running Time:  85 min Rating: M

Director: Craig Lahiff  Stars: Jason Clarke, Emma Booth, David Lyons, Travis McMahon, Vince Colosimo, Robert Mammone, Chris Haywood, Roy Billing

Driving cross-country to a job interview, Colin comes across a fatal road accident and a briefcase full of money. Turning it into the local cop, his good deed causes a series of fateful events to unfold

FRIENDS WITH KIDS 

Running Time:  107 min Rating: MA

Director: Jennifer Westfeldt  Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam Scott, Maya Rudolph, Megan Fox, John Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Edward Burns

Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships

 

PROMETHIUS

Running Time:  124 min Rating: MA

Director: Ridley Scott  Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce, Sean Harris, Rafe Spall, Emun Elliott, Benedict Wong, Kate Dickie, Patrick Wilson

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race

 

 ... and these titles releases this week for home entertainment

THE VOW  – Rachel McAdamsChanning Tatum and Sam Neill

A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again

 

MAN ON A LEDGE – Sam WorthingtonElizabeth Banks and Jamie Bell

As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion...

 

J EDGAR – Leonardo DiCaprioArmie Hammer and Naomi Watts

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the FBI for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

 

CHRONICLE – Dane DeHaanAlex Russell and Michael B. Jordan

Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides

 

MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE – Elizabeth OlsenSarah Paulson and John Hawkes

Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult.

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Blake Howard is a writer, a podcaster, the editor-in-chief & co-founder of Australian film blog Graffiti With Punctuation. Beginning his criticism APPRENTICESHIP as co-host of That Movie Show 2UE, Blake is now a member of the prestigious Online Film Critic Society, sways the Tomato Meter with Rotten Tomatoes approved reviews. See his articulated words and shrieks (mostly) here at Graffitiwithpunctuation.com and with DarkHorizons.com & 2SER Sydney weekly on Gaggle of Geeks.