Idiocracy. Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, and Terry Crews.
The film tells the story of two ordinary people from the present who take part in a top-secret military hibernation experiment, only to awaken 500 years in the future in a dystopian society full of extremely stupid people. Advertising, commercialism, and cultural anti-intellectualism have run rampant and dysgenic pressure has resulted in a uniformly unthinking society devoid of intellectual curiosity, social responsibility, and coherent notions of justice and human rights. Despite its lack of a major theatrical release, the film has achieved a cult following. Plot Five hundred years later, when the average IQ has dropped drastically, Joe and Rita's suspension chambers are unearthed by the collapse of a mountain-sized garbage pile.
They arrive at a gigantic Costco store, where Frito thinks the time machine can be found. Broken English (2007 film) Broken English is a 2007 American romance film written and directed by Zoe Cassavetes, starring Parker Posey and Melvil Poupaud.
Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her up that consistently fail, she has her friend’s (Drea de Matteo) disastrous blind dates to rely on as a backup for further dismay. She's surrounded by friends who are all happily engaged or romantically involved and somehow, love escapes Nora—until she meets an unusual Frenchman (Melvil Poupaud) who helps her discover life beyond her self-imposed boundaries. Parker Posey as Nora WilderMelvil Poupaud as JulienDrea de Matteo as Audrey AndrewsTim Guinee as Mark AndrewsGena Rowlands as Vivien Wilder-MannPeter Bogdanovich as Irving MannJustin Theroux as Nick Gable Broken English received mixed reviews.
Little Tony (film) Little Tony (Dutch: Kleine Teun) is a 1998 Dutch comedy film drama directed by Alex van Warmerdam.
It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. Transformers 4 is a master class in economics. Transformers: Age of Extinction is the fourth Transformers movie made by Michael Bay, and it's inarguably one of the four best Transformers movies Michael Bay has ever made.
Even so, a lot of "critics" seem to have misread the movie entirely. At the New York Times, A.O. Scott frets over the film's "narrative incoherence. " At Salon, Andrew O'Hehir says the movie leaves us "measurably stupider than we were before. " These reviews miss the point so badly that you wonder whether they weren't written by Decepticons. There is much more to Transformers 4 than meets the eye Transformers 4 is a master class in global economics.
And Michael Bay will keep making all of the money because he understands the changing economy much, much better than you do. 1. If I can take a truck’s job, you don’t think I can take your job? Transformers 4 made more than $300 million worldwide on its opening weekend — the biggest haul of any movie released in 2014. Why did "Edge of Tomorrow" bomb at the box office in the U.S.? 61 Things We Learned From the 'Armageddon' Commentary. You knew it was inevitable.
We here at Film School Rejects love Michael Bay’s Armageddon. Hell, we even gave the film a full day of coverage last April, sadly a day before Commentary Commentary was in existence. So here we are. The Criterion Collection of Armageddon and everything Michael Bay has to thrown down on the commentary track. Say what you will. He’s not alone, either. Armageddon (1998) Commentors: Michael Bay (director), Jerry Bruckheimer (producer), Bruce Willis (actor), Ben Affleck (actor), a whole lot of awesome. 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' review: damn dirty humans. 7inShare Jump To Close You might expect a human to be the star of a movie about humanity’s survival.
It’s telling, then, that Dawn of the Planet of the Apes focuses on a single ape — and a talking, digital ape at that. It’s a setup that has the potential to be goofy, if not wholly off-putting. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes picks up a decade after the events of 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes, though you don’t need to see Rise to appreciate Dawn. The apes are treated with sympathy, despite their inevitable rule over man What was surprising in Rise and what continues to be surprising here is the extent to which the movie approaches the apes with sympathy: the apes aren't some hyper-aggressive mutants.
The star of the show is Caesar, the apes’ leader, played by Andy Serkis, the motion-capture actor behind Gollum.