25th Hour (25. hodina) - Drama by Spike Lee. Monty Brogan (Edward Norton) has only 24 hours left until he starts serving a seven-year jail sentence. The drug dealer has to part from his life in hip nightclubs and his friends (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Pepper), and reconcile his relationship with his father and girlfriend Naturelle (Rosario Dawson), who might have tipped off the cops. Lee's film is based on a novel by David Benioff.
Other movies playing
Johnny English - Comedy by Peter Howitt. Another James Bond parody movie with British comedian Rowan Atkinson in the role of a secret agent who has to find the stolen Crown Jewels. John Malkovich plays the villain in the movie and Johnny's charming female colleague is Australian pop star Natalie Imbruglia. (7/10)
Heaven (Nebo) - Drama by Tom Tykwer. Cate Blanchett plays English teacher Philippa who attempts to kill a drug dealer but four innocent people become the victims of her attack instead. Policeman Fillipo (Giovanni Ribisi) is the only one who believes her story, and because he is convinced that they are destined for each other, he is willing to do anything to free her. Based on the last screenplay by the late Krysztof Kieslowski. In English and Italian. (7/10)
Tears of the Sun (Slzy slnka) - Thriller by Antoine Fuqua. Bruce Willis, along with his special team, is rescuing Monica Belucci, who plays an American doctor running a mission for refugees in war-torn Africa. The veteran navy officer finds himself deeply conflicted choosing between following orders and his own conscience. (4/10)
Movie ratings by Spectator staff
12. May 2003 at 0:00