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Entries from June 2008

Dead Calm (1989)

June 17th, 2008 · 6 Comments

  Synopsis Following a tragic automobile accident, Royal Australian Navy captain John Ingram (Sam Neill) and his wife Rae (Nicole Kidman) isolate themselves aboard a yacht, the Saracen. Rae doubts she can get rid of the terrors in her head, but her husband assures her, “We’ve got weeks and weeks. Calm days, calm seas. And […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Psycho killer · Train · Woman in jeopardy

Go (1999)

June 14th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Synopsis Ronna (Sarah Polley) spends Christmas Eve finishing her grocery store shift. On the verge of being evicted, she agrees to cover for co-worker Simon (Desmond Askew), a Brit who begs off work to join his buddies on a road trip to Las Vegas. Working with her pals Claire (Katie Holmes) and Mannie (Nathan Bexton), […]

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Tags: 24 hour time frame · Black comedy · Dreams and visions · Gangsters and hoodlums

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

June 8th, 2008 · 12 Comments

  Synopsis In April 1805 off the coast of Brazil, the HMS Surprise – 28 guns and 97 souls – has been ordered by the British Royal Navy to intercept the Acheron, a French vessel intent on carrying Napoleon’s war to the Pacific. As the Surprise cruises into a fog bank, officer of the watch […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Master and pupil · Military · No opening credits · Sword fight