Halle Berry Chases Down Her Son’s Abductor in ‘KIDNAP’

Halle Berry was one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood during the 2000s and has been involved in the production of several of the films in which she performed. Her breakthrough film role was in the romantic comedy Boomerang, alongside Eddie Murphy, which led to roles in films such as the comedy The Flintstones, the political comedy-drama Bulworth and the television film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999), for which she won the Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, among many other awards. In addition to her Academy…

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CAPTIVE CINEMA: Naomi Watts sees nightmares become reality in Shut In

Naomi Watts sees nightmares become reality in Shut In. In the psychological thriller SHUT IN, Naomi Watts plays a child psychologist who is still grieving the car accident that killed her husband and paralyzed her step-son (Stranger Things’ Charlie Heaton). Living with the latter in an isolated New England house, Watts’ character begins to experience unsettling phenomena that may or may not have something to do with a former patient (ROOM’s Jacob Tremblay) who has gone missing. Watts is no stranger to the thriller genre, having appeared in films like…

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CAPTIVE CINEMA: Charlie Heaton’s ride from ‘Stranger Things’ to Shut In.

Shut In

Charlie Heaton’s ride from ‘Stranger Things’ to Shut In. Charlie Heaton (Stephen) is a young British actor who captured Hollywood’s attention with his performance in Candida Brady’s Urban & the Shed Crew, alongside Richard Armitage, Anna Friel and Neil Morrissey. He currently stars on the popular Netflix series “Stranger Things,” opposite David Harbour and Winona Ryder. Heaton lensed his role of SHUT IN’s Stephen before STRANGER THINGS, and the movie marks his first co-leading role after supporting turns in British features and TV. In the opening scene, Stephen and his…

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CAPTIVE CINEMA: Hollywood teen stars Maddie Ziegler, Elle Fanning Lend Their Voices For ‘Ballerina’

The movie focuses on a young orphaned girl who dreams to perform in Paris Opera. However, she lacks the training in ballet which makes it difficult for her to achieve. She attends ballet classes to try and reach her goals. But of course, there will be challenges along the way, especially in the beginning when she does not know how to dance ballet yet. Sure enough, Ballerina will be a lovely film for the family with lessons that kids could learn from. Everyone will learn not to give up on…

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SNOWDEN’s star Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Director Oliver Stone Q and A’s

In Oliver Stone’s Snowden, Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as one of the most polarizing figures of our times – the man responsible for what’s been described as the most far-reaching security breach in U.S. intelligence history. Snowden (whose supporting cast includes Shailene Woodley, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson and Melissa Leo) tells the story of Edward Snowden’s political transformation over a nine year period – from conservative patriot to whistle blower living in exile – in a film which raises proactive questions concerning our sacrifice of privacy in the name (and arguably…

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Timely Movie on AIDS “Dallas Buyers Club” Hits Philippine Screens. – Captive Cinema

An imperfect man fights for survival during an uncertain time in America. Inspired by true events, Ron Woodroof’s story of strength is told in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB. Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey is  Ron Woodroof an electrician and rodeo cowboy. In 1985, he is well into an unexamined existence with a devil-may-care lifestyle. Suddenly, Ron is blindsided by being diagnosed as H.I.V.-positive and given 30 days to live. Yet he will not, and does not, accept a death sentence. His crash course of research reveals a lack of approved treatments…

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Mortal Combat: Legacy action superstar Brian Tee to tie the knot in ‘Wedding Palace’ – CAPTIVE CINEMA

Brian Tee: Action star takes on rom-com Brian Tee is an American actor of Japanese and Korean descent who is best known for his role as the Drift King in “Fast and the Furious, Tokyo Drift.” Since then he has been in a variety of roles in film and television. One of his most recent roles was the lead character, Jason, in the Korean/American film “Wedding Palace,” co-starring Kang Hye Jung. “Mortal Kombat: Legacy Season 2,” and play the antagonist Noburo Mori in Hollywood blockbuster “The Wolverine,” starring Hugh Jackman.…

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Say ‘I Do’ to Korean rom-com “Wedding Palace” – CAPTIVE CINEMA

Wedding Palace has been called the Korean-American ―My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Abandoned at the altar, Jason‘s (Brian Tee) family approaches bridal replacements, but to their horror, he rejects them all. On a business trip to Korea, he meets the girl of his dreams, Na Young (Kang Hye-jung). They embark on a cyber love affair fuelled by imagination and video chats. Jason proposes and his family is delighted. When Na Young arrives, Jason‘s wacky family screws things up at every turn causing a roller coaster of ups and downs to…

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Alien Abduction Poster Premiere – Captive Cinema

The spooky new one-sheet for Alien Abduction, a horror thriller from the producers of Hostel and Inglourious Basterds. Aliens used to abduct us all the time in the 1980s and 1990s. These days, it seemed like they had lost all interest in humanity… until now. Captive Cinema is proud to premiere the creepy new Alien Abduction poster, from a film produced by Mike Fleiss (Hostel) and Lawrence Bender (Inglourious Basterds), and directed by Marty Beckerman A terrifying sci-fi story inspired by dramatic found footage, ALIEN ABDUCTION preys on our fear…

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Kevin Costner is Hailee Steinfeld’s Spy Dad in 3 Days To Kill – CAPTIVE CINEMA

In this heart pounding action-thriller, Kevin Costner is a dangerous international spy, who is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he’s previously kept at arm’s length to keep out of danger. But first, he must complete one last mission – even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunting down the world‟s most ruthless terrorist and looking after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years, while his wife is out…

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In 3 Days To Kill, Kevin Costner takes the ‘Taken’ route for career rejuvenation – Captive Cinema

THREE DAYS TO KILL is captivating story of a highly skilled assassin facing a deadly illness while trying to reconcile a floundering relationship with the family that he has all but abandoned. ETHAN RENNER (Kevin Costner), a veteran Secret Service agent, is sent to Paris on a critical mission to put a halt to the sale of nuclear triggers that have fallen into the arms of a dangerous group of criminals. After learning that he has less than a year to live, Ethan is determined to not only fulfil his…

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Half a zebra, a whole lot of adventure! – CAPTIVE CINEMA

A zebra is born with only half his stripes into an insular, superstitious herd. Khumba (Jake T. Austin) is immediately ostracized by all the zebras except for his parents and, Tombi (AnnaSophia Robb) a feisty tomboy. In the midst of a drought, a mystical mantis appears to him and draws a map to the legendary waterhole in which the first zebras bathed in and came out striped. When Khumba is blamed for the lack of rain and the subsequent death of his mother, the outcast zebra leaves the confines of…

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Sam Neill’s formidable Otto Luger in The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box’ – CAPTIVE CINEMA

The film, based on G.P. Taylor’s novel “The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box,” tells the story of young Mariah Mundi (Aneurin Barnard), whose world gets turned upside down when his parents (played by Loan Gruffudd and Keeley Hawes) go missing and his younger brother (played by Xavier Atkins) gets kidnapped. Mariah teams up with Will Charity (Michael Sheen) to embark on a journey that lands them at the Prince Regent Hotel, which is operated by Otto Luger (Neill).   It’s discovered that Otto is the one responsible for…

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Meet Khumba the half-striped zebra – Captive Cinema

A misfit zebra takes the blame for a drought, and embarks on an incredible journey to regain his dignity in this computer-animated adventure for the entire family. Born into a superstitious herd with only half of his stripes, spirited Khumba (voice of Jake T. Austin) is viewed with suspicion when the rain stops falling. But legend has it that the first zebras got their stripes by drinking from a mythical watering hole deep in the Karoo desert, and Khumba is determined to find it so he will be accepted back into…

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The Midas touch of Aneurin Barnard as ‘Mariah Mundi’ – Captive Cinema

The Welsh heartthrob Aneurin Barnard is Mariah Mundi in “The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box” , the lead character in the first film adaptation of GP Taylor’s teen adventure trilogy, which would be his most high-profile role to date. “I am playing the title role of Mariah Mundi, so I have to really drive through the movie. It’s going to be fun, it’s got a great cast,” he said.   Barnard expounds on what attracted him to the role: “I read the script before I read the book…

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