Category: Image Entertainment
Taglines: She doesn’t well with others.
In Miss Meadows, Katie Holmes plays a sweet and proper elementary school teacher whose perfect manners and pretty floral dresses hide a dark secret: when she’s not teaching at the local elementary school or tending to her garden, she’s moonlighting as a gun-toting vigilante.
Miss Meadows is an American drama film written and directed by Karen Leigh Hopkins. The film stars Katie Holmes, James Badge Dale, Callan Mulvey and Stephen Bishop. The film is scheduled to be released theatrically in the United States on November 14, 2014, by Entertainment One Films.
Prim schoolteacher Miss Meadows (Katie Holmes) is not entirely what she appears. Well-mannered, sweet, and caring, yes, but underneath the candy-sweet exterior hides the soul of a vigilante, taking it upon herself to right the wrongs in this cruel world by whatever means necessary. Things get complicated, however, when Miss Meadows gets romantically entangled with the town sheriff (James Badge Dale) and her steadfast moral compass is thrown off, begging the question: “Who is the real Miss Meadows and what is she hiding?”
Miss Meadows is anAmerican drama film written and directed by Karen Leigh Hopkins. The film stars Katie Holmes, James Badge Dale, Callan Mulvey and Stephen Bishop. The film was released theatrically in the United States on November 14, 2014, by Entertainment One Films.
About the Story
Miss Mary Meadows is a young woman who works as a substitute first-grade elementary school teacher and enjoys taking long walks in her suburban neighborhood and wearing traditional clothing and tap-dancing shoes. Unknown to everyone, she is a secret vigilante who murders local thugs who accost her or when she witnesses them committing crimes. She always carries a small semi-automatic pistol in her purse and speaks in a child-like innocent manner. She lives by herself in a small house and talks occasionally with her mother over the telephone about what she did during the day.
Investigating the vigilante killings is a local sheriff. He soon meets and develops an attraction to Miss Meadows due to her old-fashion clothing and style of speech. When he begins to suspect that the calmly woman he finds himself drawn to may be the suspect he is looking for, the sheriff is torn over whether to arrest her or protect her.
When Miss Meadows meets an ex-convict named Skylar, whom she learns served time for molesting young children, she begins to fear for her young students safety. When Miss Meadows approaches and threatens to kill Skylar if he continues hanging around the school or around her kids, he begins stalking her.
It is eventually revealed that all of the telephone conversations that Miss Meadows has been having with her mother over the course of the film are imaginary. As a young girl, Mary Meadows witnessed her mother’s murder in a drive-by shooting outside a local church after attending the wedding of a family friend. This traumatic incident left Miss Meadows so emotionally scarred that she withdrew into a fantasy world which she imagined that her mother is still alive and caused her to go after and kill criminals who she sees as a threat to society.
When Miss Meadows learns that she is pregnant after a one-time sexual encounter with the sheriff, she decides to accept his proposal to get married. On the day of the wedding, Skylar kidnaps Heather, one of Miss Meadows students, from her house, forcing Miss Meadows to go to Skylar’s house (wearing her wedding dress) to try to stop him, only to end up a captive herself. When she manages to free Heather and struggle with Skylar over her gun, the sheriff, passing by after leaving the church, sees Heather running away from Skylar’s house. Meanwhile, Skyler gets Miss Meadows’s gun and asks her, “Do you really think you can save the world? Well, try saving your self!” Just after saying that, the sheriff arrives and shoots Skylar to death before he can kill Miss Meadows. The sheriff offers to protect Miss Meadows by reporting that Skylar was the vigilante.
Directed by: Karen Leigh Hopkins
Starring: Katie Holmes, James Badge Dale, Callan Mulvey, Stephen Bishop, Ava Kolker, Charlotte Labadie, Elle Labadie, Kate Linder
Screenplay by: Karen Leigh Hopkins
Production Design by: Jennifer Klide
Cinematography by: Barry Markowitz
Film Editing by: Joan Sobel
Costume Design by: Brenda Abbandandolo
Set Decoration by: Carmen Navis
Music by: Jeff Cardoni
MPAA Rating: None.
Studio: Entertainment One
Release Date: November 14, 2014
Oscar-nominated writer – director Nacho Vigalondo (The ABCs of Death, Timecrimes, V/H/S Viral) creates an action-packed world of voyeurism and suspense in his thriller Open Windows.
When Nick (Elijah Wood) discovers that he’s won a dinner date with his favorite star Jill Goddard (Sasha Grey), he’s incredibly excited to finally get the chance to meet her. That excitement deflates when Jill refuses to honor the contest and all of Nick’s hopes are dashed. He’s intrigued when Chord (Neil Maskell), a man claiming to be Jill’s campaign manager, offers him something he can’t quite refuse: Chord will give Nick the ability to constantly view Jill via computer. Nick is initially reluctant but Chord persuades him by saying that he should get at least some entertainment out of the actress. However, Nick is unaware that this decision will put himself and Jill at risk.
Open Windows is a Spanish thriller film directed and written by Nacho Vigalondo. The film had its world premiere on March 10, 2014 at South by Southwest, and stars Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey and Neil Maskell. The film is Vigalondo’s first film in the English language.
About the Story
Nick Chambers wins a contest to meet his favorite actress, Jill Goddard. Nick, the webmaster of a fansite dedicated to Jill, is crushed when Chord, Jill’s manager, informs him that she has not only failed to invite him to the film’s publicity but also canceled the contest. Chord remotely sends Nick a link to his laptop that opens a live stream. Chord explains that he has hacked into Jill’s cell phone and activated the microphone and camera without her knowledge. Although uneasy about invading her privacy, Nick goes along with Chord’s plans to spy on her. By eavesdropping on her phone conversations, they learn that she will secretly meet her agent, Tony, with whom she is having an affair, at the same hotel in which Nick is staying.
Chord directs Nick to use preexisting high end surveillance equipment to spy on Jill and Tony. As he watches them, Nick is briefly contacted by a trio of hackers who address him as Nevada. Jill leaves Tony’s room. When Nick’s lights spontaneously turn on and Tony can see the camera pointed at his room, Nick panics as Tony leaves his room to investigate. Chord orders Nick to use a Taser to incapacitate Tony. Feeling that he has no choice, Nick agrees. Nick initially refuses to tie up Tony but does so once Chord threatens to stop helping him. Suspicious of why all this equipment is available in his hotel room, Nick questions who Chord really is; Chord ignores him and guides him out of the hotel by hacking into its security system.
Chord blackmails Nick into further compliance by revealing that the entire contest was a hoax, and Chord now has video proof of Nick’s crimes. Chord forces Nick to follow Jill to her house, and he is contacted once again by the trio of hackers, who believe Nick to be a famous hacker. They offer to help him in his latest hack, and Nick recruits them to counteract Chord. Meanwhile, Chord hacks into Jill’s PC when she goes home. When Nick refuses to send her PC a file, Chord demonstrates that he is capable of sneaking into Jill’s house and killing her.
The file turns out to be a live feed of Tony’s torture by electric current. Horrified, Nick attempts to bargain with Chord for Tony’s release, but Chord only tortures Tony further. Chord forces Nick to give commands to Jill through her PC, and Nick demands that she reveal her naked breasts. Satisfied with the resulting video, Chord breaks the connection. Nick frantically attempts to warn Jill, but she is kidnapped by Chord. With the help of the hackers, Nick pursues Chord. However, once they realize that Chord is apparently the master hacker Nevada, their loyalties are torn. Although they continue to help him, they warn Nick that Nevada is the best in the world and a veteran of numerous anarchist operations, though none have resulted in physical harm to anyone.
Directed by: Nacho Vigalondo
Starring: Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey, Neill Maskell, Ivan Gonzalez, Rachel Arieff, Mike McCutchen
Screenplay by: Nacho Vigalondo
Production Design: Javier Alvariño, Soledad Sesena
Cinematography by: Jon D. Domínguez
Film Editing by: Bernat Vilaplana
Costume Design by: Cristina Sopeña
Studio: Antena 3 Films, Wild Bunch
Release Date: November 7, 2014
Taglines: Life is measured in moments that leave you breathless.
Kate is a classical pianist just diagnosed with ALS. Bec is a brash college student and would-be rock singer who can barely keep her wildly chaotic affairs, romantic and otherwise, together. Yet, when Bec takes a job assisting Kate, just as Kate’s marriage to Evan hits the skids, both women come to rely on what becomes an unconventional, sometimes confrontational and fiercely honest bond. As meticulous, willful Kate begins to rub off on whirlwind, spontaneous Bec – and vice versa – both women find themselves facing down regrets, exploring new territory and expanding their ideas of who they want to be.
You’re Not You is an American drama film directed by George C. Wolfe and written by Jordan Roberts and Shana Feste, based on a novel of the same name by Michelle Wildgen. The film stars Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum and Josh Duhamel.
Kate ( Hilary Swank), a classical pianist is diagnosed with ALS. Her Husband Evan (Josh Duhamel) tries to find someone to take care of his wife. Bec (Emmy Rossum) – a college student – applies for the job despite her lack of experience. Kate sees something special in Bec and wants to have her as her caregiver to help her with everyday things like taking a shower. Kate and Bec help each other to live their live and find their way. You’re Not You explores how two strangers can bring out the best in each other.
You’re Not You
Directed by: George C. Wolfe
Starring: Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum, Josh Duhamel, Loretta Devine, Ali Larter, Jason Ritter, Frances Fisher, Marcia Gay Harden, Ernie Hudson
Screenplay by: Jordan Roberts, Shana Feste
Production Design by: Aaron Osborne
Cinematography by: Steven Fierberg
Film Editing by: Jeffrey Wolf
Costume Design by: Marie-Sylvie Deveau
Set Decoration by: Linda Lee Sutton
MPAA Rating: R for some sexual content, language and brief drug use.
Studio: Alcon Entertainment
Release Date: October 10, 2014
Taglines: The New Name for Adventure.
Ancient mysteries. Powerful evil. And a fearless hero’s quest through a fantastical realm of steam-powered wonders and sinister magic… In The Adventurer: The Curse of The Midas Box, seventeen-year-old Mariah Mundi’s life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped.
Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing monsters, deadly secrets and a long-lost artifact that grants limitless wealth – but also devastating supernatural power. With the fate of his world, and his family at stake, Mariah will risk everything to unravel the Curse of the Midas Box!
The Adventurer: The Curse of The Midas Box
Directed by: Jonathan Newman
Starring: Michael Sheen, Lena Headey, Sam Neill, Ioan Gruffudd, Aneurin Barnard, Keeley Hawes, Elaine Caulfield
Screenplay by: Christian Taylor, Matthew Huffman
Production Design by: James Lewis
Cinematography by: Unax Mendía
Film Editing by: David Gallart, Bernat Vilaplana
Costume Design by: Annie Hardinge
Set Decoration by: Tamsin Clarke
Music by: Fernando Velázquez
MPAA Rating: PG for adventure action and violence, some peril and brief smoking .
Studio: Image Entertainment
Release Date: January 10, 2014