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Archive for January, 2006


Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Nine-year old Chiyo (Suzuka Ohgo) and her sister are sold by their poor parents to become Geishas in “Mother’s” (Kaori Momoi) okiya (geisha training house). Her sister is rejected and sold to a brothel, and little Chiyo grows up with hard work and constant humiliation by intrigant Geisha Hatsumomo (Li Gong). Chiyo tries to find […]

JARHEAD by Sam Mendes

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006

Anthony “Swoff” Swofford (Jake Gyllenhaal) has signed up with the Marines, and after a “Full Metal Jacket”-like training he is shipped to Kuwait as part of Operation Desert Shield in the first Iraq War. The “jarheads” (slang for Marines) are motivated after their training – they want action, and they want to kill enemies. But […]

THE DESCENT by Neil Marshall

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

*** SPOILER WARNING *** One year after Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) has lost her daughter in a car accident, she goes on a caving trip with five friends. The cave in the Appalachian mountains should be an easy one, but after a cave-in it turns out thrill-seeking Juno (Natalie Jackson Mendoza) has lead them to another, […]

MATCH POINT by Woody Allen

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

“I’d rather be lucky than good”