Brothers In Arms: Ex-soldier and father Jay (Neil Maskell, right) finds an outlet for his violent tendencies when he teams up with war buddy Gal (Michael Smiley) to earn some extra cash by assassinating three strangers.
The productions of Le Crazy Horse de Paris blend technical and choreographic artistry, using bodies, lights and costumes to create an erotically charged experience. Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman set out to document how it all comes together.
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One Last Job: A reformed smuggler (Mark Wahlberg, left) gets back in the game to save a family member, enlisting an old friend (Ben Foster) in a heist movie adapted from the Icelandic thriller Reykjavik-Rotterdam.
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How The Other Half Lives: When 10-year-old Laure (Zoe Heran) moves to a town where no one knows her, she introduces herself as "Michael" — and spends the summer exploring what it's like to be a boy.
The Conquest portrays Sarkozy's estrangement from second wife and trusted adviser Cecilia Sarkozy (Florence Pernel) as just one consequence of his singular focus on his advancement.
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When A Plan Comes Together: Eddie Murphy (second from left) is a small-time hoodlum recruited by a gang of would-be thieves (Ben Stiller, left, Matthew Broderick, and Gabourey Sidibe) who aim to steal back their life savings from a Wall Street swindler.
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An Otis Redding concert inspired a Texas high school teacher to turn the Kashmere High School Stage Band into a soul powerhouse. In Mark Landsman's film, one former student — a keyboardist, not the unidentified trombonist pictured — says he'd be a felon today if the band hadn't given him a constructive focus.
Hostile Work Environment:Kristin Scott Thomas plays an executive with a mean streak in Alain Corneau's Love Crime, a tale of corporate intrigue and personal revenge.
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