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Cinemu; May 16 / Movies Week in Review

Movies Featured in Theaters, Safer, Safest Movies and Highlights

Movies Featured in USA and World: 
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The Two Faces of January:
A con artist, his wife and a complete stranger try to leave for a foreign country because of killing a police officer.

Brick Mansions:
In a dystopian Detroit, abandoned brick mansions left from better times now house only the most dangerous criminals. Unable to control the crime, the police constructed a colossal containment wall around this area to protect the rest of the city. Undercover cop Damien Collier is determined to bring his father’s killer, Tremaine to justice and every day is a battle against corruption. For Lino, every day is a fight to live an honest life.

How I Live Now:
Set in the near-future UK, Ronan plays Daisy, an American teenager sent to stay with relatives in the English countryside. Initially withdrawn and alienated, she begins to warm up to her charming surroundings, and strikes up a romance with the handsome Edmund. But on the fringes of their idyllic summer days are tense news reports of an escalating conflict in Europe. As the UK falls into a violent, chaotic military state, Daisy finds herself hiding and fighting to survive.

Frank is a comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon, who discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins a band of eccentric pop musicians led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank and his terrifying sidekick, Clara. Frank’s uniqueness lies in the fact that he makes music purely for the joy of creating…and because he wears a giant fake head.

Adam Bell is a glum, disheveled history professor, who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double, a bit-part actor named Anthony Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined.
There is a very substantial rate of inappropriate content or subjects. We do not recommend this movie for you.

The Potion: the Secret of my Grandfather:
Kerem is a loved rockstar. After his parents died when he was young, he and his sister moved into their grandparents' house. Their grandfather who works on animals, makes a potion which makes animals talk with them, so that he can order them.

Space Forces 2911 (3D):
The first movie which started with the motto of Turkey's first 3D movie will show the adventures of a Turkish made spaceship which is forcing to save the universe which is in chaos.

006 Escape:
Two cousins who graduated from Ankara comes to İstanbul to earn their lives, but they encounter many unfortunate occasions. At last they decide to go back to Ankara when they realize they have no money left, to their bigger cousin Necdet. They decide to hitchike because of their lack of money, and they get in trouble unexpectedly because of Sanem who they travel along with. And also İbrahim's head get in trouble for taking these three in his car. 

A powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.

Million Dollar Arm
: In a last ditch effort to save his career as a sports agent, JB Bernstein concocts a scheme to find baseball's next great pitching ace. Hoping to find a young cricket pitcher he can turn into a major league baseball star, JB travels to India to produce a reality show competition called "Million Dollar Arm." With the help of a cantankerous but eagle-eyed retired baseball scout he discovers Dinesh and Rinku, two 18 year old boys who have no idea about playing baseball, yet have a knack for throwing a fastball.

The Immigrant:  
Ewa meets with Bruno, who will later force her into prostitution in the streets of Manhattan. There is a very substantial rate of inappropriate content or subjects. We do not recommend this movie for you.

Half of a Yellow Sun:
Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family. Returning to a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria after their expensive English education, the two women make very different choices. Olanna shocks her family by going to live with her lover, the “revolutionary professor” Odenigbo and his devoted houseboy Ugwu in the dusty university town of Nsukka; Kainene turns out to be a fiercely successful businesswoman when she takes over the family interests, and surprises herself when she falls in love with Richard, an English writer.

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case:
After 81 days of solitary detention world famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is put under house arrest. He suffers from sleeping disorder and memory loss, 18 cameras are monitoring his studio and home, police agents follow his every move, and heavy restrictions from the Kafkaesque Chinese authorities weigh him down. Journalists, the art world and his family all want a piece of him and on top of that he is met with a gigantic lawsuit from the Chinese government, soon to be named ‘The Fake Case’. Ai Weiwei is shaken, but during the year on probation he steadily finds new ways to provoke and challenge the mighty powers of the Chinese authorities in his fight for human rights. Ai Weiwei strongly believes that China is ready for change. And he will do everything to make it happen.

Chinese Puzzle:
A father of two, 40 years old, who finds life as complicated as it was before, decides to move New York when he realizes that his children won't be able to grow up well if they will stay away from their mother, who also moved to New York as well. We do not recommend this movie.


Space Forces 2911 (3D):
The film has the feature of being the first 3D film of the Turkey. Although it did not take many positive comments from the criticers, we can say that it is one of the attractive movies of the week.

Godzilla legend is on the movie screen again. It is one of the prominent films of the week for its fans and people liking science fiction.

Recommended Movies For the “Safer Movies” Section in This Week: (Please Click on the movie name for details) 

Free Men:
Muslims in occupied Paris 1941. Struggle of Younes (a Muslim Algerian immigrant) in this chaotic times. Every side is pushing on him Nazis, his Muslim community, Police. He become to realize sooner how bad things are.

We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks:
An American independent documentary about the "intelligency leaks" organization founded by Julian Assange in 2006, as well as other people involved in the collection and distribution of secret information. The film covers many important events during several decades, some of the key events being the Icelandic financial collapse, Swiss banking tax evasion, Kenyan government corruption, toxic-waste dumping, Bradley Manning's communications with Adrian Lamo, the war on Iraq and Afghanistan,... as well as the accusations of sexual assault made against Assange.

Recommended Movies For the “Safest Movies” Section in This Week:
 (Please Click on the movie name for details)

Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity. Along the way, director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compiles shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature’s extraordinary nature, the species’ cruel treatment in captivity, the lives and losses of the trainers and the pressures brought to bear by the mulit-billion dollar sea-park industry.

Adaminte Makan Abu:
The story of a poor old couple's struggle and love for going to hadj. A great islamic movie, including islamic messages, encouraging assistance.