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Movie Review: 'The Fifth Wave'

The alien invasion flick The Fifth Wave is YA cheesy nonsense. Review by Matt Cummings If there's one thing we've learned about the January box office, it's clear that the reason why many titles find their way here is well deserved. Take the alien invasion flick The Fifth Wave for example: its YA cheesy nonsense and blah finish on the tongue do nothing to strengthen the argument that the genre still has life left. For mid-teen Cassie (Chloe Grace-Moretz), life is comfortable and filled with parties and typical boy-girl shenanigans, including her infatuation for quarterback Ben Parish (Nick Robertson). Of course, that all changes when a mysterious spacecraft suddenly appears over her Ohio home, eventually unleashing four waves of destruction: EMP bursts, earthquakes/floods, bird flu, and occupation. As Cassie sees her parents die one by one, a military officer (Liev Schreiber) takes Cassie's young brother and other children to a secret military base wher

The Disappearance of Alice Creed Trailer

The Disappearance of Alice Creed Trailer If the young lady in the film looks familiar then you may recognize her from the James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace, or the make Clash Of The Titans and the upcoming Prince Of Persia. She is one of the young talented and in demand actress in Hollywood at this time. The Disappearance of Alice Creed is a 2010 British thriller film about the kidnapping of a young woman by two ex-convicts. The film is written and directed by J Blakeson and stars Gemma Arterton as the captured Alice Creed, with Martin Compston and Eddie Marsan as Danny and Vic, the kidnappers. The film was screened at the 2009 London Film Festival  and the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival ; and will be screened at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2010.  Release date of this film in the US is still up in the air, but the film will release in the UK on April 30,2010. The film opens with Danny and Vic hurriedly lining the inside of a transit van with plastic. We then see