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Two movies deal with real issues

...appears here as Kruger, a psychotic government agent, tasked with eliminating undesirables as assigned by Elysium. Jodie Foster is Delacourt, Kruger's handler, and ambitious head of security for Elysium, yet with her eyes on a much larger...

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'Brave' performances right, message wrong

...disturbing and brilliantly done Jodie Foster revenge thriller, "The Brave...gray, and finally to blackness. Jodie Foster plays Erica Bain, a public radio...inevitable misuse of that power. Jodie Foster, who is likely the best actress...

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Dinner and a movie

...will take him to his trial. Another alternative, "The Brave One" is the tale of New York radio host Erica Bain (Jodie Foster) who begins prowling the city streets at night to seek revenge on men who brutally attacked her and killed her fianc...

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Bacon stays crisp in 'Sentence'

...positive one. Not that I would ever accuse a movie like this of being socially responsible. We'll save that mantle for Jodie Foster's upcoming pseudo-"Death Wish" remake, "The Brave One," not for this film that lovingly lingers on blasted...

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The good, the bad and the ugly of 2007

...works on almost every level except in tone where we are asked to sympathize with a thoroughly unlikable protagonist. Jodie Foster and brilliant director Neil Jordan offer up "The Brave One," a shocking indictment of violence with a shockingly...

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...history one day at a time 'The Rookie' not fit for short attention spans Injury merry-go-round lands actress Jodie Foster in 'Panic Room' Snowshoe artisans among last to follow traditional Athabaskan technique What's Happening ...

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Elysium

Now Playing Synopsis: In a future in which the privileged reside on an Earth-orbiting space station named Elysium and the less fortunate live on the surface of the blighted, overpopulated planet below, one man dares to defy the strict anti-immigration laws that separate the two disparate worlds in order to save all of mankind in this visceral sci-fi action thriller from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp. The year is 2154, and the division between social classes has grown wider than ever before. As the rich enjoy a life of luxury and access to cutting-edge medical technology on Elysium, the rest of the human race contend with poverty, crime, and disease on the surface of planet Earth. Meanwhile, hard-line immigration laws ensure that only those who have been explicitly approved will ever set foot on the elusive paradise in the stars. 36-year-old Max (Matt Damon) lives in an L.A. shantytown and earns his living by working on an Armadyne assembly line. He's had a rough past, but he's struggling to stay on the right side of the law when he realizes that his only hope for survival after being exposed to deadly radiation is to reach Elysium. Should Max succeed, he will strike a major blow for equality in the eyes of his fellow surface dwellers; should he fail, it will mean certain death. In his quest to become the hero who can restore the balance between the rich and the poor, however, Max must first do battle with Elysium's hawkish Secretary of Defense Delacourt (Jodie Foster), who has devoted her entire career to maintaining that division, and whose key enforcer Kruger (Sharlto Copley) is notorious for his brutal tactics in driving out illegals. With the fates of millions hanging in the balance, Max sets his sights on Elysium and never looks back. Alice Braga, Diego Luna, William Fichtner, and Faran Tahir co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Carnage

Opens Friday, Dec 16, 2011 Synopsis: When their children get into a brawl at the local park, four parents sit down for a civilized dinner that becomes anything but in this Sony Pictures Classics comedy based on Yasmina Reza's raucous play. Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz, Kate Winslet, and John C. Reilly star. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Elysium

Opens Friday, Mar 1, 2013 Synopsis: Neill Blomkamp returns to science fiction territory with this mysterious untitled production re-teaming him with his District 9 star Sharlto Copley, who leads a starring cast that includes Jodie Foster, Matt Damon, Wagner Moura, and William Fichtner. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Sharlto Copley, Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Wagner Moura, William Fichtner, Diego Luna Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Carnage

Now Playing Synopsis: Director Roman Polanski teams with playwright Yasmina Reza to adapt Reza's Tony Award-winning play about four New York parents who gather for a civilized discussion that becomes anything but after their children get into a scuffle at a local park. Alan (Christoph Waltz) and Nancy (Kate Winslet) are the parents of Zachary, a young schoolboy whose recent fight with classmate Ethan resulted in two of Ethan's teeth being broken. Convinced that they can find an amiable solution to the problem rather than dragging lawyers into the picture, Ethan's parents Penelope (Jodie Foster) and Michael (John C. Reilly) invite Alan and Nancy to their home to discuss the matter in a comfortable setting. At first the conversation is cordial, with both sets of parents stating their own perspectives over coffee and dessert. But once the booze starts to flow and the guards come down, things begin to turn combative. As the evening wears on, both sets of parents are slinging venomous insults and engaging in underhanded behavior that makes their kids' tooth-chipping tussle look like child's play. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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