Archive for the ‘ Cliffhanger ’ Category

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Title: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Genre: Action, Drama, Sci Fi

Director: Rupert Wyatt

Starring: James Franco, Andy Serkis

Summary: During experiments to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, a genetically-enhanced chimpanzee uses its greater intelligence to lead other apes to freedom.

Rated: Happy, Cliffhanger
Sub-category: Oh Wow You’re Setting Up For a Sequel

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The Squid and the Whale (2005)

The Squid and the Whale (2005)Title: The Squid and the Whale

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Noah Baumback

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney

Summary: A dysfunctional family of pseudo intellectuals composed by the university professor Bernard and the prominent writer Joan split. Their sons, the teenager Walt and the boy Frank, feel the separation and take side: Walt stays with Bernard, and Frank with Joan, and both are affected with abnormal behaviors. Frank drinks booze and smears with sperm the books in the library and a locker in the dress room of his school. The messed-up and insecure Walt uses Roger Water’s song “Hey You” in a festival as if it was of his own, and breaks with his girlfriend Sophie. Meanwhile Joan has an affair with Frank’s tennis teacher Ivan and Bernard with his student Lili.

Rated: Cliffhanger
Sub-category: What? How Could You End It There?

Cloverfield (2008)

Cloverfield (2008)Title: Cloverfield

Genre: Action, Sci-Fy, Romance

Director: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan

Summary: Revolves around a monster attack in New York as told from the point of view of a small group of people.

Rated: Cliffhanger

RocknRolla (2008)

RocknRolla (2008)Title: RocknRolla

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

Director: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton, Mark Strong, Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Karel Roden, Toby Kebbell, Jeremy Piven, Ludacris

Summary: When a Russian mobster orchestrates a crooked land deal, millions of dollars are up for grabs, and all of London’s criminal underworld wants in on the action. Everyone from a dangerous crime lord to a sexy accountant, a corrupt politician and down-on-their-luck petty thieves conspire, collude and collide with one another in an effort to get rich quick.

Rated: Happy, Cliffhanger

Stitch! The Movie (2003)

Stitch! The Movie (2003)Title: Stitch! The Movie (2003)

Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy

Director: Tony Craig, Roberts Gannaway

Starring: Daveigh Chase, Chris Sanders, Tia Carrere, David Ogden Stiers, Kevin McDonald, Ving Rhames

Summary: No one knows that Jumba had secretly deactivated all 625 of is other expiriments and brought them with him. The ex-captain Gantu, hired by Jumba’s former partner, Dr. Jacques von Hamsterveil, goes to find them, and captures Jumba to interigate him into telling where they are. Now, Lilo and Stitch have to save Stitch’s ohana from being used for chaos.

Rated: Happy, Cliffhanger
Sub-category: Oh Wow You’re Setting Up For A Sequel

X2 (2003)

X2 (2003)Title: X2

Genre: Action, Thriller, Comic Book

Director: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Anna Paquin, Rebecca Romijn, Brian Cox

Summary: The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President’s life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces.

Rated: Cliffhanger
Sub-category: Oh Wow You’re Setting Up For A Sequel

X-Men (2000)

X-Men (2000)Title: X-Men

Genre: Action, Thriller, Comic Book

Director: Bryan Singer

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin

Summary: Two mutants come to a private academy for mutants whose resident superhero team must oppose a powerful mutant terrorist organization.

Rated: Cliffhanger
Sub-category: Oh Wow You’re Setting Up For A Sequel