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The Interpreter(Tlmočníčka) - Thriller by Sydney Pollack. Veteran filmmaker Pollack took his cameras into the United Nations headquarters in New York for this suspense story that stars Nicole Kidman as Silvia Broome, a South African interpreter who overhears a conversation that could be taken as a threat against the life of the leader of the African nation Matobo. Two Secret Service agents (Sean Penn and Catherine Keener) begin to investigate and soon deduce that Silvia may know more about the planned assassination than she lets on.


Shall We Dance?(Smiem prosiť?) - Romantic comedy /drama by Peter Chelsom. Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, and Susan Sarandon star in this remake of the wonderfully sweet 1995 Japanese film of the same name. Gere plays John, an overworked lawyer who impulsively attends a dance class to try to meet Paula (Lopez), a beautiful dancer he has frequently seen standing at the studio window. Instead of sparking romance, their meeting leads to dance lessons, which may be exactly what John needs to save his marriage to Beverly (Sarandon).


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Paparazzi - Thriller by Paul Abascal. Cole Hauser (2 Fast 2 Furious) stars as Bo Laramie, a successful movie star whose wife (Robin Tunney) and child are seriously injured in a car accident caused by tabloid photographers. Enraged, Bo vows to stop the guilty paparazzi, no matter what it takes.


Other movies playing


XXX2: The Next Level (XXX 2: Druhá dimenzia) - Action by Lee Tamahori. This mediocre sequel to the mediocre XXX feels like an episode of MTV's awful car-loving series Pimp My Ride. Well, at least it's got Ice Cube, who plays an angry former soldier who punches,

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kicks, and shoots everyone who gets in the way of his mission to save the US government from a violent overthrow.


Kingdom of Heaven(Kráľovstvo nebeské) - Historical epic by Ridley Scott. With today's western superpower (the US) foolishly getting further and further entangled in the Middle East - thus unfortunately convincing many Muslims that it is waging a war on Islam - it seems appropriate to revisit those glorious days when the great western superpower of the Catholic Church got foolishly entangled in the Middle East by actually waging a war on Muslims. Veteran filmmaker Ridley Scott

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(Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator) directs an impressive cast that includes Liam Neeson, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson, and the absolutely luminous Eva Green (The Dreamers). The catch? It stars the pretty but perpetually boring Orlando Bloom as a blacksmith in Jerusalem who protects his people from the Muslim invaders.


The Yes Men(Yesmeni) - Documentary by Sarah Price, Chris Smith, and Dan Ollman. Directed by the makers of the hilarious American Movie, this film trails two political activist pranksters who pose as members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) at a number of international trade meetings. They use their mistaken identities to humiliate the WTO and therefore fight globalization.


Prepared by Jonathan Knapp

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