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Cinemu; May 09 / Movies Week in Review


Movies Featured in Theaters, Safer, Safest Movies and Highlights

Movies Featured in USA and World: 
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Philomena:
Journalist Martin Sixsmith has just lost his job as a Labour government adviser, and isn't sure whether to take up running or write a book about Russian history. Meanwhile, Philomena Lee confides to her daughter that, 50 years earlier, she had given birth to a son in Ireland, but because she was not married she had been forced to give him up for adoption. Soon after, Martin meets the daughter at a party. Although he initially scorns human interest stories, he needs work and an editor wants the story. He meets Philomena, and they start to investigate what had become of her son.


Ant Trap:
Güven Sarıselimoğlu is the owner of one of the biggest conglomerates in Turkey, especially spending money on construction. Münevver Sarıselimoğlu, who has an unhappy marriage and kept under probation by her husband, decides to demand help from a godfather named Galip, to escape from her husband Güven and take her revenge. Galip makes a plan which no one can predict and by this, a reckoning starts which will change the fate of the country. 


Antidote:
When Kadir meets and falls in love with a blind woman named Elsa Lund, he realizes that he has to quit his life and start to another one. But the world he is in won't let Kadir do it. Kara Cemal, who Kadir counts as a father, betrays Kadir. Kadir gets poisoned by a chemical which kills in 6 hours. Only way to save himself and those who he loves is the antidote in the hand of Kara Cemal. This time he has to kill who Cemal wants for his life. The last night of Kadir starts here.


Neighbors:
Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. He feels powerless to change any of these things. The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance.


A Haunted House:
The Returned: In an idyllic French mountain town, a seemingly random collection of people find themselves in a state of confusion as they attempt to return to their homes. What they don’t know yet is that they have been dead for several years, and no one is expecting them back. As they struggle to reintegrate with their families and past lovers, buried secrets emerge and new mysteries develop as they grapple with a miraculous and sinister new reality.


Children of Müslüm Baba:
"Müslümism" is a whole different category than having some admiration. Beyond being a musical choice, it is an identification and a style of being. The movie targets to get close the audience to Müslümists.


The Invisible Woman:
Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity.


Chef:
When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what’s next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen -- and zest for life and love.


Moms' Night Out:
All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation . . . a long-needed moms' night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation and food not served in a paper bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours—what could go wrong?


Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return:
Dorothy’s only just returned home from her first incredible journey to Oz, but she’s already being called back for another adventure! After waking to post-tornado Kansas, Dorothy and Toto are whisked to Oz on a magical rainbow mover sent by their old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion and the Tin Man. Time in Oz has passed much faster than back in Kansas, and Dorothy discovers that the Jester – the devious brother of the Wicked Witch of the West – is taking Oz over one region at a time, holding their leaders captive and casting a pall of darkness over the beloved land. Even Glinda is unable to combat the Jester’s evil powers, making Dorothy their only hope.


God's Pocket:
In the gritty, blue-collar neighborhood of God's Pocket, Mickey Scarpato's crazy stepson, Leon, is killed in a construction “accident,” and Mickey quickly tries to bury the bad news with the body. But when a local columnist comes sniffing around for the truth, things go from bad to worse. Mickey finds himself stuck in a life-and-death struggle compounded by a body he can't bury, a wife he can't please, and a debt he can't pay.

Fed Up:
Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. Fed Up is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see.


Palo Alto:
Shy and sensitive April, have had a secret relationship with the football coach Mr. B. She also has a relationship with Teddy the jeweller. The struggle of April and Teddy who wait for the high school prom to tell each other their love against Fred, who is getting reckless increasingly is told throughout the movie.


The Double:
Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. He feels powerless to change any of these things. The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance. James is both Simon's exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and good with women. To Simon's horror, James slowly starts taking over his life.


Highlights:

Ant Trap:
Fırat Tanış's first directing experience is Karınca Kapanı. The film received a positive responce from critics. Films stars are three theatre actor.


Antidote:
Indigenous film, Panzehir, has attracted the attention of film critics. The film comes to the fore with action scenes.



Recommended Movies For the “Safer Movies” Section in This Week:
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Barfi!:
Murphy "Barfi" Johnson is an optimistic, street smart, charming young man who was born deaf-mute to a Nepali couple in Darjeeling. His mother died when he was a baby and his father raised him alone, while working as a chauffeur. Barfi is known as a troublemaker he cuts lampposts, plays practical jokes, and is chased by Sudhanshu Dutta, a local police officer. Barfi meets Shruti Ghosh, who has just arrived in Darjeeling; she is engaged to Ranjit Sengupta, and is due to get married in three months, and Barfi is immediately smitten with Shruti. 


Free Birds:
2 turkey come together for their freedom. For taking the turkey foods off the menu's, they come together and travel in time. Reggie is very happy and doesn't have a problem, but he finds himself getting ready for Thanksgiving day in Whitehouse. One day, when he gets stolen by a turkey named Jake, he learns the real purpose being there. Reggie is not the special guest of the day, he will be used as an usual meal on a table. 



Recommended Movies For the “Safest Movies” Section in This Week:
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Through The Olive Trees:
The last movie of the directors Earthquake trio, telling the story of the production of 2 movie of the saga, which was telling the story of the first movie of the trio. Same as the other Kiyarüstemi movies, a simple expression is present throughout the movie. The relation between the art and the life is shown with is complıcations. Through The Olive Trees, is a movie of the director trying to choose an artist to play in his one other movie.