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The Rock-itt : December 2011
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE-GHOST PROTOCOL IN CINEMAS: 15 December Director: Brad Pitt Genre: Action, Adventure Rated: M Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner and Paula Patton Blam ed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin, IMF operative, Ethan Hunt is disavowed along with the rest of the agency when the President initiates "Ghost Protocol". Left without any resources or backup, Ethan must find a way to clear his agency's name and prevent another attack. To complicate matters further, Ethan is forced to em bark on this mission with a team of fellow IMF fugitives whose personal motives he does not fully know. THE SALT OF LIFE IN CINEMAS: 22 December Director: Gianni De Gregorio Genre: Comedy Starring: Gianni De Gregorio, Valeria De Franciscis, Alfonso Santagata Gianni is sixty. He is retired but has not become lazy for all that. In fact he is a helpful fellow who gives a hand to all those who need one: shopping for his wife, walking the pretty neighbour's dog, and so on. Everybody likes Gianni, but is it for the right reasons? Doesn't his wife profit by the situation (she still works so it is only logical that Gianni do all the chores)? Isn't he subject to the excruciating whims of his rich mother? Sure, everybody LIKES Gianni, but who LOVES him? Agreed, being kind to them, he is the ladies pet, but he does not attract them anymore. That is why, when his macho lawyer friend Alfonso blames him for not having young mistresses "like every other senior Italian male", Gianni, who is beginning to ask himself questions about what it is like to become old, starts chasing dames. THE IRON LADY IN CINEMAS 26 December Director: Phyllida Lloyd Genre: Drama Rated: TBA Starring: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Harry Lloyd, Anthony Head and Richard E. Grant THE IRON LADY depicts the compelling story of Britain’s ex-Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, a woman who smashed through the barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world. The story concerns power and the price that is paid for power, and is a surprising and intimate portrait of an extraordinary and complex woman. THE SKIN I LIVE IN IN CINEMAS: 26 December Director: Pedro Almodóvar Genre: Drama Rated: MA Starring: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Blanca Suárez, Marisa Paredes and Jan Cornet Pedro Almodovar's The Skin I Live In looks like it's going to be pretty intense. Based on Thierry Jonquet's novel Tarantula, the film tells the tale of a plastic surgeon (Antonio Banderas) who is looking to exact revenge against the man who raped his daughter. Som ehow this involves imprisoning and tormenting his partner (Elena Anaya) and subjecting her to humiliating sexual acts.