An adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare. Prospera (a female version of Shakespeare's Prospero) is the usurped ruler of Milan who has been banished to a mysterious island with her daughter. Using her magical powers, she draws her enemies to the island to exact her revenge.
- Stars:Felicity Jones, Jude Akuwudike, Reeve Carney, David Strathairn, Tom Conti, Alan Cumming, Chris Cooper, Helen Mirren, Ben Whishaw, Djimon Hounsou, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina,
- Director:Julie Taymor,
- Writer:Julie Taymor (screenplay), William Shakespeare (play)
Shakespeare's epic play is translated from page to screen, with the gender of the main character, Prospero, changed from male to female. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
The Tempest torrent reviews
(fr) wrote: Didn't get much of a release, was pretty much snuck out straight to DVD. The cast is quite epic if you read the cover, De Niro, Whitaker errr...50 Cent and um Vinnie Jones, well come on its got De Niro and Whitaker sheesh!.A crooked cop thriller, wait, a run of the mill unoriginal crooked cop thriller to be more precise. 50 (man that's easy to type) joins the NYPD with his two best buds. De Niro is his new boss in a special task force division, the same division that 50's father was once a member of before he was murdered. So far so good for 50 nickels errr Cent, only one problem...this division is crooked! not really a surprise seeing as I told you already. Huh maybe I should reword that, to hell with it!.In all honesty this film is actually a good watch, well the first half or so. As we watch 50 and his two mates join the force and get with their respective partners things get real interesting. We learn early on all is not kosher in this city with the thin blue line. 50 is under the wing of Whitaker who is your stereotypical drug using corrupt cop, he ignores crimes, sells narcotics and kills people without thinking. Naturally 50 slowly gets corrupted himself by this lifestyle. 50's other two friends (one black, one white) find themselves with racist partners. But to make things even we get racism from both sides of the coin, the white rookie gets a neo Nazi looking redneck and the black rookie gets a black fat middle aged partner who dislikes whites.This early part of the film is terrific as it shows some excellent dialog between these new cop partnerships, racial tension and violence. Everything is pretty cliched and old but its still grabs your attention or should I say morbid curiosity. The scary thing is each racist cop duo do have seemingly accurate points to make about each others people, its not very PC but the truth hurts and in America I'm sure it happens for real. What the older black cop says about his own people (mainly the younger generation) I'm sure hit home with many, clearly in the script for a reason.As fast as we get this exciting stuff it fades away and we are left with just a dull informer cop thriller. 50 simply sees the error of his ways and decides to go undercover to stitch up the crooked cop ringleaders. Its weird because you are half expecting a really good racial bust up flick within the police force, but that just slips away.The big guns in the film elevate this greatly, without them it would sink, of course they are very good, you know who I mean. Unfortunately they also show 50 for the very very average actor he is, you could say he's learning the ropes but no, you can see this guy ain't no actor. I guess this was a vehicle for 50 Cent because I can't really see any other reason for it to have been made, its a very dated concept which has been done many times before much better. Good start, had potential but totally loses its way from the midway point I'm afraid.
(it) wrote: Insanely good movie. When tragedy strikes,outcomes prevail. Pulls at the heart strings and is amazingly directed. Overall great movie.
(de) wrote: This movie is so funny! "Put this in your pipe and smoke it!" LOL
(es) wrote: they were decent shows for their day
(kr) wrote: A film of Mikhalkov debut as a grand director.
(br) wrote: Sep 2009 - Quite interesting account of the perversive and decadent life in provincial France of late 19th century. Everything is going well but it has nothing that is really eyecatching. I would be very interested to see Renoir's adaptation of the same novel.
(ag) wrote: A thrilling revenge film noir about truckers. I loved it.
(ru) wrote: Are you kidding.... this is a Karloff Klassic for those of us who grew up watching these films on TV in the 50's and 60's !!!!!
(kr) wrote: beautiful movie and actress. The movie info here is wrong, I think he didn't see the film
(br) wrote: Dazzling, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Queen Latifah are HOT on the mic as they are acting!Chicago is catchy with a excellent imagination/reality plot that's hard to resist!
(ru) wrote: "Mrs. Doubtfire" is a perfect blend of comedy and drama. It also contains an incredibly creepy concept that our minds manage to accept because of the good intentions of the film's main character. Obviously, this film is all about the contrasting roles played by Robin Williams. One is an irresponsible father in the middle of an ugly divorce. The other is a 70-year-old British nanny with a spunky-yet-nurturing personality. But the character of Mrs. Doubtfire also operates on two levels: the nanny who is taking care of the children and the man underneath the costume who must learn to take care of a house. Though the film seems goofy on the surface, Williams deserved an Oscar nomination for this impressive multifaceted performance. His antics are perfectly offset by Sally Field, who brings deep emotion to every role that she has ever played. Pierce Brosnan's character is well-written as he creates competition for Williams but never does anything that would prove him to be malicious or unlikable. The dramatic moments are very dramatic, with yelling and crying that will tug at your heartstrings. The comedic moments are hilarious, from the "Dude Looks Like a Lady" nannying montage to the entire sequence with the court liaison and the pie. The key to the film is the balance between the two. The comedy never interrupts the drama too suddenly and vice versa, so that our tears are always rewarded with laughs but in the perfect proportion. Audiences responded well to the film, making it the second highest grossing film of 1993, only falling behind the cultural phenomenon of "Jurassic Park." Critical reception was mixed and I'm surprised by its Oscar win for Best Make-Up, considering that it was competing against two of the year's most acclaimed films ("Schindler's List" and "Philadelphia"). Still, the test of time always speaks louder than the commentary of critics and "Mrs. Doubtfire" remains just as popular today as it was when it first came out.