Thursday, May 26, 2022

Tag: Guy Pearce

Memory (2022)

Title: Memory
Rating: R
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Written by: Dario Scardapane
Based on the book by: Jef Geeraerts
Starring: Liam Neeson, Guy Pearce, and Monica Bellucci
Release Date: 4/29/2022
Running Time: 114 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

An assassin-for-hire finds that he’s become a target after he refuses to complete a job for a dangerous criminal organization.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Tony, Michael, and Frank for this submission


Zone 414 (2021)

Title: Zone 414
Rating: R
Directed by: Andrew Baird
Written by: Bryan Edward Hill
Starring: Guy Pearce, Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, and Travis Fimmel
Release Date: 9/3/2021
Running Time: 98 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Set in the near future in a colony of state-of-the-art humanoid robots. When its creator’s daughter goes missing, he hires private investigator David Carmichael, to bring her home. David teams up with Jane, a highly advanced and self-aware A.I., to track down the missing daughter. Moving through the dangerous iron jungle, they rapidly piece together the mystery, uncovering a crime that leads them to question the origins of Zone 414 and the true purpose behind the “City of Robots.”


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

In Memoriam

Evzen Kolar
1950 – 2017

Glenys Webb
1953 – 2020


Seventh Day, The (2021)

Title: The Seventh Day
Rating: R
Directed by: Justin P. Lange
Written by: Justin P. Lange
Starring: Guy Pearce, Vadhir Derbez, and Stephen Lang
Release Date: 3/26/2021
Running Time: 87 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

A renowned exorcist who teams up with a rookie priest for his first day of training. As they plunge deeper into hell on earth, the lines between good and evil blur, and their own demons emerge.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Last Vermeer, The (2019)

Title: The Last Vermeer
Rating: R
Directed by: Dan Friedkin
Written by: John Orloff, James McGee, Mark Fergus, and Hawk Ostby
Based on the book by: Jonathan Lopez
Starring: Guy Pearce, Claes Bang, Vicky Krieps, Roland Møller, August Diehl, Olivia Grant, Adrian Scarborough, and Andrew Havill
Release Date: 11/20/2020
Running Time: 117 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

While Joseph Piller (Bang), a Dutch Jew, was fighting in the Resistance during the Second World War, the witty, debonair aesthete, Han van Meegeren (Pearce) was hosting hedonistic soirées and selling Dutch art treasures to Hermann Goring and other top Nazis. Following the war, Piller becomes an investigator assigned the task of identifying and redistributing stolen art, resulting in the flamboyant van Meegeren being accused of collaboration — a crime punishable by death. But, despite mounting evidence, Piller, with the aid of his assistant (Krieps), becomes increasingly convinced of Han’s innocence and finds himself in the unlikely position of fighting to save his life.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Bloodshot (2020)

Title: Bloodshot
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Dave Wilson
Written by: Jeff Wadlow and Eric Heisserer
Starring: Vin Diesel, Eiza Gonzalez, Sam Heughan, Toby Kebbell, and Guy Pearce
Release Date: 3/13/2020
Running Time: 109 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Based on the bestselling comic book, Vin Diesel stars as Ray Garrison, a soldier recently killed in action and brought back to life as the superhero Bloodshot by the RST corporation. With an army of nanotechnology in his veins, he’s an unstoppable force –stronger than ever and able to heal instantly. But in controlling his body, the company has sway over his mind and memories, too. Now, Ray doesn’t know what’s real and what’s not – but he’s on a mission to find out.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Saran for this submission

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Swinging Safari (2018)*

Title: Swinging Safari
Rating: R
Directed by: Stephan Elliott
Written by: Stephan Elliott
Starring: Guy Pearce, Kylie Minogue, Radha Mitchell, Julian McMahon, Asher Keddie, Jeremy Sims, and Jack Thompson
Release Date: 6/21/2019
Running Time: 97 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?
A teenager comes of age in a small Australian town during the 1970s when a 200-ton blue whale gets washed up on a local beach.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Dedication: For Clare


Mary Queen of Scots (2018)

Title: Mary Queen of Scots
Rating: R
Directed by: Josie Rourke
Written by: Beau Willimon
Based on the book by: John Guy
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn, Martin Compston, Brendan Coyle, David Tennant, Guy Pearce, Ian Hart, Gemma Chan, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Adrian Lester, and James McArdle
Release Date: 12/7/2018
Running Time: 123 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Queen of France at 16 and widowed when she was barely 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. By birth, Mary has a rival claim to the throne of Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie), who rules as England’s Queen. Contrary to earlier accounts, and based on Dr. John Guy’s research, we see Mary as a capable politician and leader who wanted an alliance with her cousin Elizabeth. Mary fights to govern her unruly kingdom at a time when female monarchs are reviled as monstrous. To secure their thrones, the two Queens make very different choices about marriage and children. Mary’s reputation is under continual attack from her enemies, who construct lies about her sexual conduct. Betrayal, rebellion and conspiracies within each court imperil both Queens–driving them apart, as each woman experiences the bitter cost of power.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Memory of Alex Beckett

Special thanks to Tony for this submission


Catcher Was a Spy, The (2018)

Title: The Catcher Was a Spy
Rating: R
Directed by: Ben Lewin
Written by: Robert Rodat
Based on the book by: Nicholas Dawidoff
Starring: Paul Rudd, Mark Strong, Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, Guy Pearce, and Paul Giamatti
Release Date: 6/22/2018
Running Time: 98 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?
A major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Spinning Man (2018)

Title: Spinning Man
Rating: R
Directed by: Simon Kaijser
Written by: Matthew Aldrich
Based on the novel by: George Harrar
Starring: Guy Pearce, Pierce Brosnan, Minnie Driver, Alexandra Shipp, and Odeya Rush
Release Date: 4/6/2018
Running Time: 100 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?
Evan Birch is a charming and handsome professor who appears to be living an idyllic life with his wife, Ellen, and their two children. However, Evan’s past reveals a number of illicit relations with his students. When a young woman is found murdered, Evan becomes the prime suspect.

Tough local detective Robert Malloy is assigned to the case and becomes relentless in his pursuit of Evan. Malloy’s investigation obtains strong evidence against him. Evan continues to maintain his innocence. However, when Evan relives his past affairs, he begins to realize he could be capable of murder.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Brimstone (2016)

Title: Brimstone
Rating: R
Directed by: Martin Koolhoven
Written by: Martin Koolhoven
Starring: Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce and Kit Harington
Release Date: 1/12/2017
Running Time: 148 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
An epic thriller set in the old west. A triumphant tale of powerful womanhood and resistance against a violent past that refuses to fade.

Liz (Dakota Fanning) is a mute young woman who lives together with her husband and two children. She is a midwife and communicates through sign language, sometimes assisted by her daughter. Her relationship with her 14 year old son could be better, but otherwise Liz’s life seems pretty good.

When the new reverend (Guy Pearce) climbs the pulpit in church, Liz freezes. She immediately knows she and her family are in danger.

In four chapters we see not only how the reverend tries to take everything Liz loves away from her, but also how her life has unfolded in the past.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


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