Cine: Οι ταινίες του Απριλίου

Και αυτό τον μήνα αναμένονται αρκετές ταινίες στις κινηματογραφικές αίθουσες. Μερικές από αυτές που παραθέτουμε στα μηνιαία άρθρα μας, έρχονται στην Ελλάδα, λίγες εβδομάδες μετά την προβολή τους στο εξωτερικό.

 

 The Longest Ride (2015)
The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he’s trapped in an automobile crash.
Director: George Tillman Jr.
Stars: Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Melissa Benoist, Jack Huston

Ex Machine- Από μηχανής (2015)
A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.
Director: Alex Garland
Stars: Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Corey Johnson

 Desert Dancer (2014)
Biography | Drama
Afshin Ghaffarian risks everything to start a dance company amidst his home country of Iran’s politically volatile climate and the nation’s ban on dancing.
Director: Richard Raymond
Stars: Freida Pinto, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Cullen, Reece Ritchie

Sils Maria-(2014)
Drama
A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.
Director: Olivier Assayas
Stars: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lars Eidinger

Kill Me Three Times (2014)
Action | Thriller
Professional hit-man Charlie Wolfe finds himself in three tales of murder, blackmail and revenge after a botched contract assignment.
Director: Kriv Stenders
Stars: Simon Pegg, Teresa Palmer, Alice Braga, Luke Hemsworth

Self/less (2015)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
An extremely wealthy man, dying from cancer, undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body’s origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause.
Director: Tarsem Singh
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Matthew Goode, Michelle Dockery, Natalie Martinez

Cybernatural (2014)
Horror | Thriller
A group of online chat room friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend.
Director: Levan Gabriadze
Stars: Cal Barnes, Matthew Bohrer, Courtney Halverson, Shelley Hennig

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015)
Action | Comedy
After six years of keeping our malls safe, Paul Blart has earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Vegas with his teenage daughter before she heads off to college. But safety never takes a holiday and when duty calls, Blart answers.
Director: Andy Fickman
Stars: Kevin James, Raini Rodriguez, Eduardo Verástegui, Daniella Alonso

Child 44 (2015)
Drama | Thriller
A disgraced member of the military police investigates a series of nasty child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union.
Director: Daniel Espinosa
Stars: Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Joel Kinnaman, Noomi Rapace

True Story (2015)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
The relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel’s name.
Director: Rupert Goold
Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones, Ethan Suplee

Alex of Venice (2014)
Drama
Workaholic attorney, Alex [Winstead] is forced to reinvent her life after her husband suddenly leaves. Now faced with the humdrum and sometimes catastrophic events that permeate the fabric of our lives, Alex discovers both a vulnerability and inner strength she had not yet tapped all while trying to hold together her broken family.
Director: Chris Messina
Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Derek Luke, Don Johnson, Chris Messina

Beyond the Reach (2014)
Thriller.A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.
Director: Jean-Baptiste Léonetti
Stars: Michael Douglas, Jeremy Irvine, Hanna Mangan Lawrence, Ronny Cox

Félix et Meira (2014)
Drama | Family | Romance
In Félix and Meira, an unusual romance blossoms between two lost souls who inhabit the same neighborhood but vastly different worlds.
Director: Maxime Giroux
Stars: Martin Dubreuil, Hadas Yaron, Luzer Twersky, Anne-Élisabeth Bossé

Monsters: Dark Continent (2014)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Ten years on from the events of Monsters, and the ‘Infected Zones’ have now spread worldwide. In the Middle East a new insurgency has begun. At the same time there has also been a proliferation of Monsters in that region. The Army decide to draft in more numbers to help deal with this insurgency.
Director: Tom Green
Stars: Johnny Harris, Sam Keeley, Joe Dempsie, Sofia Boutella

The Dead Lands (2014)
Action
After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honor to the souls of his loved ones. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains, Hongi’s only hope is to pass through the feared and forbidden Dead Lands and forge an uneasy alliance with the mysterious Warrior, a ruthless fighter who has ruled the area for years.
Director: Toa Fraser
Stars: James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Xavier Horan

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Το μυστικό της Ανταλάιν (2015)
Drama | Romance

A young woman, born at the turn of 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After years of a solitary life, she meets a man who might be worth losing her immortality for.
Director: Lee Toland Krieger
Stars: Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford, Amanda Crew

 


Little Boy (2015)
Comedy | Drama | War

A 7-year old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.
Director: Alejandro Monteverde
Stars: Kevin James, Ben Chaplin, Emily Watson, David Henrie

 

The Water Diviner (2014)
Drama | War

An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

Director: Russell Crowe
Stars: Jai Courtney, Olga Kurylenko, Russell Crowe, Isabel Lucas


Adult Beginners (2014)
Comedy | Drama

A young, narcissistic entrepreneur crashes and burns on the eve of his company’s big launch. With his entire life in total disarray, he leaves Manhattan to move in with his estranged pregnant sister, brother-in-law and 3-year-old nephew in the suburbs – only to become their nanny.
Director: Ross Katz
Stars: Rose Byrne, Nick Kroll, Bobby Cannavale, Joel McHale

 
Misery Loves Comedy (2015)
Documentary | Comedy

Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?
Director: Kevin Pollak
Stars: Amy Schumer, Bobby Cannavale, Matthew Perry, Kevin Smith