The Ottoman Lieutenant

The Forgotten (bad 2004 thriller starring Julianne Moore) director Joseph Ruben’s latest film follows the fictional, historical romance archetype genre too closely. The Ottoman Lieutenant works like a cinema launching vehicle for new stars Hera Hilmar (Anna Karenina) and Game of Thrones star Michiel Huisman. Throw in respected Oscar winner Kingsley (Gandhi) in one of

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  Captive, a really tight, tense thriller, portrays the desperation of an inmate frustrated about being locked up for so long for something he did not do. (The film leaves unclear whether he is right or not, but seems to imply that he is correct.) Brian Nichols (Oyelowo) decides to take matters into his own

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