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Extreme Measures

Extreme Measures (1996)
★★★ / ★★★★

Two men (Shaun Austin-Olsen, André De Shields) wearing no clothing run out of a building, desperate to get away from a car with two men holding guns (David Morse, Bill Nunn). 528 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean


A film by : Michael AptedCurtis Hanson.

Cast: Jonny WestonGerard ButlerElisabeth Shue

The inspirational true story of real life surfing phenomenon Jay Moriarity. 255 more words


Vicarious Living: Before Midnight (2013)

*** 1/2 out of **** Stars

“I fucked up my whole life because of the way you sing!” —Jessie Wallace

“Before Midnight” puts the audience into the awkward position of defending Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine’s  (Julie Delpy) long-running relationship that has played out over two films. 523 more words


Gorky Park 1983

Michael Apted adapted Martin Cruz Smith’s bestseller for this wintry thriller, with Helsinki doubling for Moscow. Three faceless bodies are discovered in the snow, leading investigator Arkady Renko (William Hurt) into a cat and mouse game with Soviet authorities, with American agent Jack Osbourne (Lee Marvin) also blocking his path. 81 more words

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56 Up

This is the eighth installment of Michael Apted’s Up series.

This is the most current installment of the Up series. It came out in 2012 and we won’t get another installment until 2019, so we must cherish this installment until we are able to get another one. 351 more words


The Squeeze 1977

A gritty London crime drama, The Squeeze is as sleazy and tight as the tile suggests, with Stacy Keach and Jim Naboth, an alcoholic ex-cop who gets involved when the wife of friend Foreman (Edward Fox) is kidnapped, with the added complication that she’s also Naboth’s wife. 89 more words


Extreme Measures (1996) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Extreme Measures (1996) Directed by Michael Apted. With Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker and David Morse.

Coming two years after his breakout performance in the acclaimed British comedy, … 293 more words

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