Search results for "Andrew Tiernan"

300 (2006)

Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • War
DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Lena Headey  •  Dominic West  •  David Wenham

300: Rise of an Empire (2014) RT 43% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2014

Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • War
DIRECTION:  Noam Murro
CAST:  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Eva Green  •  Lena Headey  •  Callan Mulvey

Mr. Nice (2010) RT 55% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Oct 2011

Biopic about 1970s British marijuana trafficker Howard Marks, whose inventive smuggling schemes made him a huge success in the drug trade, as well as leading to dealings with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bernard Rose
CAST:  Rhys Ifans  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  David Thewlis  •  Elsa Pataky

A Waste of Shame (2005)

In 1609, William Shakespeare published a collection of 154 sonnets, creating what is arguably the greatest lyric sequence in English literature - and at the center of this ...  (more)

CAST:  Rupert Graves  •  Tom Sturridge  •  Indira Varma  •  Zoë Wanamaker

The Red Siren (2002)

Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Olivier Megaton
CAST:  Jean-Marc Barr  •  Asia Argento  •  Frances Barber  •  Andrew Tiernan

The Criminal (2001) RT 33% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Jasper Rawlins, a none-too-successful musician, finds himself chatting with a beautiful woman at his neighborhood bar. She goes home with him, direct and frank in answer to ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Julian Simpson
CAST:  Steven Mackintosh  •  Bernard Hill  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Natasha Little

The Protagonists (1999)

An Italian movie crew goes to London to make a documentary about a murder case that took place a few years before.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Luca Guadagnino
CAST:  Tilda Swinton  •  Fabrizia Sacchi  •  Claudio Gioè  •  Paolo Briguglia

Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant (1998)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Denis Lawson  •  Ian McNeice

Face (1997) RT 42% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Antonia Bird
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Ray Winstone  •  Steven Waddington  •  Gerry Conlon

As You Like It (1992) RT 36% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Hiding out in an industrial wasteland from the murderous wrath of a regional ruler, a woman, disguised as a boy, gives wooing lessons to the edgy lad who proclaims he loves her.  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Christine Edzard
CAST:  James Fox  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Andrew Tiernan  •  Tony Armatrading

Edward II (1991) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2005

In this Derek Jarman version of Christopher Marlowe's Elisabethan drama, in modern costumes and settings, Plantagenet king Edward II hands the power-craving nobility the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Derek Jarman
CAST:  John Lynch  •  Steven Waddington  •  Andrew Tiernan  •  Kevin Collins

The Quatermass Experiment (2005) RT Audience 49%

A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Miller
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  David Tennant  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Indira Varma

Common (2014) RT Audience 100%

Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Nico Mirallegro  •  Susan Lynch  •  Daniel Mays  •  Jodhi May

Autómata (2014)

Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gabe Ibáñez
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Birgitte Hjort Sørensen  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Robert Forster

Freight (2010) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Oct 2012

A Russian gang operating in Leeds with no respect for the laws of England, traffic Eastern Europeans in containers then enslave them, the women to sex, the men to illegal ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart St. Paul
CAST:  Billy Murray  •  Craig Fairbrass  •  Daniel Midwinter  •  Laura Aikman

Prime Suspect 1 (1991)

A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Tom Bell  •  John Bowe

The Pianist (2002) RT 96% / Audience 95%

DVD release: May 2003

The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann  •  Frank Finlay  •  Maureen Lipman

Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997) RT 60% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Based somewhat more authentically on the Grimm Brothers' story of a young woman who is unliked by her stepmother, the film includes the talking mirror, a poisoned apple, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Michael Cohn
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Sam Neill  •  Monica Keena  •  Taryn Davis