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Hitch(Hitch: Liek pre moderného muža) - Romantic comedy by Andy Tennant. Will Smith, the former hip-hop star who has consistently charmed his way to the top of the box office, plays Alex "Hitch" Hitchens, the man that clueless male New Yorkers consistently turn to when they want to charm women. Hitch has achieved legendary status for his services, as a number of his clients have ended up wooing their women into marriage. But when he meets and falls for Sara (Eva Mendes), a journalist whose concept of romance drastically differs from his own, Hitch discovers that he may not be so smooth after all. While trying frantically to pull it together and charm Sara, he must deal with a particularly challenging client named Albert (Kevin James).


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The Grudge(Nenávisť) - Horror by Takashi Shimizu. The incredibly strange and creepy Japanese horror series Ju-on (The Grudge) gets the Hollywood treatment, courtesy of producer Sam Raimi, the director of the Spiderman movies and the Evil Dead trilogy. Fortunately, in an atypical Hollywood move, the original director made the English-language remake, which should insure that this movie is scarier and stranger than almost anything else currently coming out of the mainstream. Sarah Michelle Gellar plays Karen, an American student in Japan who stumbles upon a curse that was born when the inhabitants of a house all died while full of rage. Once awoken, the curse gains power and encompasses all who come into contact with it - that is unless Karen can somehow break herself free.


Prepared by Jonathan Knapp

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