Adventure - 14/14 - Big Story Group
“RoboCop” is the law enforcement edge in 2028. A multinational conglomerate is at the center of robot technology – their drones are winning American wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front. The loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to fight crime and corruption in Detroit. When he is critically injured in the line of duty, the conglomerate utilizes their remarkable science of robotics to save his life. Directed by Jose Padilha. Written by Josh Zetumer, Nick Schenk. Starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton and Samuel L. Jackson. Releases February 7, 2014. Return to Thumbnail View.
“300: Rise of an Empire” is based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel “Xerxes” and told in the same visual style of “300.” The Greek general Themistocles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war battling an invading army of Persians under the mortal-turned-god, Xerxes. Directed by Noam Murro. Written by Zack Snyder. Starring Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson, David Wenham, Rodrigo Santoro, Igal Naor, Callan Mulvey, Jack O’Connell and Andrew Tiernan. Releases March 7, 2014. Return to Thumbnail View.
“Hercules: The Legend Begins” portrays the story behind one of the greatest myths of ancient Greece. In 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. The son desires only the love of Hebe, Princess of Crete, who has been promised to his own brother. Directed by Renny Harlin. Starring Kellan Lutz, Scott Adkins, Liam McIntyre, Liam Garrigan, Johnathon Schaech, Roxanne McKee, Gaia Weiss and Rade Serbedzija. Releases March, 2014. Return to Thumbnail View.
“Mr Peabody and Sherman” follows the most accomplished dog in the world, and his mischievous boy Sherman, using their time machine to go on the most outrageous adventures known to man or dog. But when Sherman takes the Wabac out for a joyride to impress his friend Penny, they accidentally rip a hole in the universe, wreaking havoc on the most important events in world history. Before they forever alter the past, present and future, Mr. Peabody must come to their rescue, ultimately facing the most daunting challenge of any era.
“All is Lost” follows the harrowing course of one man on a sailing journey in the Indian Ocean who wakes to find his boat is taking on water after it collides with a shipping container during the night. Discovering that his radio and and navigation technology are not working, he sails directly into the path of a violent storm and comes face to face with his own mortality. Starring Robert Redford. Written and directed by J.C. Chandor (Margin Call). The film opened October 25th. Winner of the 2013 Best Actor Award by the New York Film Critics’ Circle.
“Elysium” the movie portrays the world in 2159 where the one half of one percent live in the perfect world of privilege in a cancer-free utopia world floating above the clouds called Elysium. The overpopulated remainder of humanity lives on the shell of Earth where robots control their every move. Written and directed by Neill Blomkamp (District 9). Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley.(Larger Player)