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Cinemu; March 07 / Movies Week in Review


Cinemu; March 07 / Movies Week in Review



Movies Featured in Theaters, Safer, Safest Movies and Highlights


Movies Featured in USA and World: 
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300: Rise of an Empire
Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. The movie pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian Navy.


Our Imam
When the imam who will arrive is late, a village in Trabzon starts to look for an imam who will lead the prays. After some intense discussions, the people choose "Bizum Hoca", who is not an imam officially.
"Bizum Hoca" accepts the job, meanwhile the news of an HES construction in the middle of the river which passes from the river shakes the village. The people of the village are against the construction, and the fight begins. And "Bizum Hoca" becomes the leader of this resistance.


SequenceIn a hot summer nighti Ece, goes to the house of Cenk who came back from America, and an old love comes back. A close friend is about to be cheated. And Faruk comes to house. The events becomes more confusing, and the relations between three people will be questioned.


Blue WaveDeniz is living in Balıkesir. With her close friends Esra and Gül, they dream of leaving their city and going to university in a big city. And 2 years are left to that exam which will make their dreams come true. The schools open, Deniz's father gets ready to open a new job as he does every 2 years, and her mother makes an organization for aiding her little sister's school. After having an incident for this organization, Deniz starts to stay away from their friends, and family.


Omar: Omar is a Palestinian baker who routinely climbs over the separation wall to meet up with his girl Nadja. By night, he’s ready to risk his life to strike at the Israeli military with his childhood friends Tarek and Amjad. Arrested after the killing of an Israeli soldier and tricked into an admission of guilt by association, he agrees to work as an informant. So begins a dangerous game—is he playing his Israeli handler or will he really betray his cause? And who can he trust on either side? Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad has made a dynamic, action-packed drama about the insoluable moral dilemmas and tough choices facing those on the frontlines of a conflict that shows no sign of letting up. 


Dallas Buyers ClubRon Woodroof is an addicted person, and also an HIV virus carrier. In 1986, the doctors say that Ron has 1 month left because of AIDS virus. After the diagnosis, he starts realizing that he is walking to the hands of death, while using the only medicine FDA lets to use. He finds the solution by using natural medicines which are not legal in USA, but existing all around the world. With the help of his doctor friend Eve Saks, Ron starts to create a new medicine selling line between the ill people around him. This line a.k.a "Dallas Buyers Club", becomes the the resort of people who choos alternative medicines instead of FDA. But this situation gets understood by FDA, and the medicine companies and FDA declare a war on him. Ron Woodroof manages to survive 2191 days after using these medicines.


Zambezia: Kai, a high-spirited falcon on the cusp of adulthood is bored and lonely living in a remote outpost with only his strict father, Tendai, for company. Forbidden from venturing beyond the Katungu Boundary, his suspicions that there must be more to life are confirmed when Gogo, a kooky Stork and her co-pilot, a cute weaver called Tini, crash into his world. From them, Kai learns that downriver is a bustling bird city with exciting opportunities for a talented flier such as himself. In an angry exchange with his father, Kai discovers that Tendai has known all along about Zambezia and has been there himself! Hurt and angry at his father’s betrayal, Kai leaves Katungu and journeys downriver. 


Mr. Peabody and Sherman: Mr. Peabody is a famous businessman, scientist, gourmet, an athlete with an olympic medal, and also a genious. He is the smartest and most successful dog in the world. His number one invention WABAC machine is capable of time travel. He and his adopted human child Sherman use this machineto go back in time and see the events that changed the world. But when Sherman broke the rules of time travel, our heroes go back in time to fix the past, and save the future.


The Grand Budapest Hotel: Adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting
and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop of
a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.


Jodorowsky's DuneThe story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s staggeringly ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel DUNE.


Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons
The movie takes place before Tang Sanzang got his disciples and embarked on the Journey to the West. A young village girl plays by the river and her father frightens her by pretending to be a fish demon. However, he is then killed by a real fish demon. A taoist priest kills a giant manta ray and announces that the village is safe. A buddhist demon hunter, Tang Sanzang, warns the villagers that the demon is still in the water. After he strikes again, Sanzang tries to save everybody, and eventually the villagers catch the demon. The demon is transformed back to his human form but attacks again. Another demon hunter, Miss Duan comes to their help and traps him in a pouch. Sanzang is heartbroken that he was unable to save more people and that he is not a good demon hunter.


Grand Piano
Wood plays Tom Selznick, the most talented pianist of his generation, who has stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public for a long awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of an expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: “Play one wrong note and you die.” In the sights of an anonymous sniper, Tom must get through the most difficult performance of his life and look for help without being detected.


Highlights:  

Zambezia: Being within our SAFER movie category, Zambezia is an animation that will be loved not only by children also by elders. 


Grand Piano: With an interesting scenario played by talented, young actor Elijah Wood, Grand Piano is worth to give a try.
   
 
Recommended Movies For the “Safer Movies” Section in This Week:
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Rabbit-Proof Fence
The story of three aboriginal daughters who are forced to stay away from their family. Now the girls who are away from their families are called 'Stolen generation'. And these three girls are a part of this group.


Kahaani
Vidya Bagchi arrives in Kolkata from London to find her missing husband. Seven months pregnant and alone in a festive city, she begins a relentless search for her husband. Wİth nothing to rely on except fragments from her memories about him, all clues seem to reach a dead end when everyone tries to convince Vidya that her husband does not exist. She slowly realises that nothing is what it seems. In a city soaked in lies, Vidya is determined to unravel the truth about her husband - for herself and her unborn child - even at the cost of her own life.

   
Recommended Movies For the “Safest Movies” Section in This Week:
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Fifth Dimension
Musa is living in one of the big cities, making a living as a doorman. When he hears a khadis, he gets after it. The movie brings along the oppositions in our lives, the forgery in relationships between people.


365 Days of a Muslim: This is a
 movie showing how a muslim has to live.