Archive for July 15th, 2009

The Painted Veil (2006)

A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife. Mirror:

Eastern Promises (2007)

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family. Mirror:

Desperado (1995)

A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner. Mirror:

Nikita (1990)

Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin. Mirror: Mirror:

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture. Mirror:

Lost in Translation (2003)

A movie star with a sense of emptiness, and a neglected newlywed meet up as strangers in Tokyo, Japan and form an unlikely bond. Mirror:

The Prestige (2006)

The rivalry between two magicians is exacerbated when one of them performs the ultimate illusion. Mirror:

Trainspotting (1996)

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. Mirror:

Crank (2006)

Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops. Mirror:

Groundhog Day (1993)

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again. Mirror: