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Using Chemyakin's phone, Luke sets up Vassily, whom he kidnaps. What ensues is a web of sex, drugs, and violence as the Latino skater punks adjust to their gritty, aimless life in the dead end town. ", "HughE Dillon: Jason Statham To Close Down Broad Street", "Jason Statham's "Safe" Movie Poster Out, Lionsgate Release October 28, 2011", "Review: 'Safe' is protected by Jason Statham", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Safe_(2012_film)&oldid=1011689328, Films about the New York City Police Department, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 March 2021, at 07:55. [15], "Another 'Safe' Movie for Jason Statham? Before they can further interrogate her, they are interrupted by police, sent by the corrupt Captain Wolf, who works for Han. [5] Clark has said that this online-only distribution was a way of bypassing "crooked Hollywood distributors". As punishment, Docheski's son Vassily and his men kill Wright's pregnant wife, then promise to kill anyone to whom he speaks regularly. Mei escapes during the confusion, chased by the Russians to a nearby subway station, where Luke contemplates suicide. Getty Images. "He crossed the wrong cop !" Ex-cop and cage fighter Luke Wright unintentionally wins a fixed fight, angering Emile Docheski, head of the Russian mafia. Emile reluctantly accepts a deal for his son's life, explaining that Mei's number unlocks a heavily guarded safe in Chinatown with $30 million, though he does not know the contents of a second safe. Luke leaves his life behind, becoming a homeless tramp. Hiding in a hotel, Mei explains the number to Luke, who guesses that it is the code to a combination safe. Mob Wives is an American reality television series that aired for six seasons on VH1, from April 17, 2011, until March 16, 2016.It focuses on the lives of several women residing in the New York City borough of Staten Island, whose family members and husbands have been arrested and imprisoned for crimes that are connected to the American Mafia.. The film spoofs Francis Ford Coppola's Godfather series and various other mafia films, notably Martin Scorsese's Casino (1995). [1] Past films by Clark, such as Ken Park, have had difficulty in distribution because of their subject matter.[6]. One year later, Han arrives from China, asking Mei to memorize a long number. "[2] Jordan Mintzer of The Hollywood Reporter praised some aspects of the dialogue and cinematography, but said that the cinematography was "nothing new" and looked at times as if "it was ripped out of a Levi's ad. However, Quan tracks Mei down through her cell phone and escapes with her during a diversion, as Luke fights through Quan's men. A sequel, Marfa Girl 2, was released in 2018. (23 episodes, 2012-2014) Marfa Girl is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Larry Clark, and released on his website. Using the money, Luke bribes Alex, now the mayor's aide and romantic boyfriend, into rescuing Mei. Mafia Movie Trailer. The game of Mafia isn't as safe as you think. [11], Peter Travers, the film critic for Rolling Stone, gave the film 2 stars out of a possible 4, and said that "the trouble with Safe is that you know where it's going every step of the way". James: Alright, popcorn, anybody? Across town, Captain Wolf meets with Mayor Danny Tremello, who has learned that Luke is involved. He also added that "Between the fists, kicks, bullets, car chases and broken trachea, the movie could have milked the sentiment of that relationship until you puked. He sends her to New York City, in the care of brutal gangster Quan Chang. Alex reveals the second safe belongs to the mayor, containing a disc with data on every crime syndicate in New York. Han wishes to use Mei as a mental calculator to eliminate his criminal enterprise's traceable digital footprint. The series follows Lebanon Levi, a self-proclaimed Amish gangster, and his cohorts. Boyd van Hoeij of Variety praised the cinematography while directing criticism at the acting of some cast members and the generally shallow plot, mentioning that "the sex and nudity are as plentiful as the plot and teen characters are thin. The DVD was released June 23, 2015. He cautions Wolf, explaining that Luke wasn't a regular cop, but a black ops hitman for the government loaned as a favor to Tremello by friends in the CIA shortly after 9/11, along with his former partner Alex Rosen. Mafia!, also known as Jane Austen's Mafia!, is a 1998 comedy film directed by Jim Abrahams and starring Jay Mohr, Lloyd Bridges (in one of his final films), Olympia Dukakis and Christina Applegate. "[10] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 55 out of 100, based on 25 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Mafia is a game that is good for any party as long as the rules are explained clearly. Luke's life of exile is not one of necessity, but rather of atonement for the things he did for the government. Top Series Cast. Safe was released by Lionsgate Films on April 27, 2012. It is the land of bluegrass, horses, coal mines, and tobacco. [8] A class from a Catholic School in downtown Philadelphia was used for a scene depicting a class in China. In the rolling landscape of Appalachia, beauty resides within each valley and atop the crest of each hill. Recognizing Chemyakin, one of the men who killed his wife, and seeing Mei's distress, Luke boards the train and kills Chemyakin and the other Russians. Mafia III is like a feature film inside a video game, so why not cast this budget-less fantasy film with a killer ensemble cast. [2][3], Marfa Girl was shot exclusively in Marfa, a small town in Presidio County, Texas. "[12] Claudia Puig of USA Today gave the film a moderately positive review, saying that "Yakin's slick direction, marked by quick cuts, unstinting energy and a lack of sentimentality, makes the action scenes satisfying," but thought the dialogue was "riddled with clichés. Before they can begin, Mei shoots Alex, wounding him, and Luke finishes him off. See the full list of Mafia cast and crew including actors, directors, producers and more. "[3], "Marfa Girl triumphs at Rome film festival", "Five Questions with Marfa Girl Director Larry Clark", "Spotlight Adds Larry Clark's Marfa Girl to Cannes Lineup", https://www.indiewire.com/article/breaking-glass-pictures-acquires-larry-clarks-award-winning-marfa-girl-20141014, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Marfa_Girl&oldid=993354184, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 December 2020, at 04:23. Statham plays Luke Wright, an ex-cop and former cage fighter who winds up protecting a gifted child who is being chased by the Russian mafia, Chinese Triads, and corrupt New York City police. The film grossed $40.6 million worldwide against budget of $30 million. A story centered on a directionless 16-year-old living in Marfa, Texas and his relationships with his girlfriend, his neighbor, his teacher, a newly arrived local artist, and a local Border Patrol officer. Cast. "[13] Robert Abele of the Los Angeles Times scored the film 3/5, saying "Yakin gives his star plenty of room to look mean, think fast, drive faster, punch, quip, mow down and charismatically bond with the most imperiled child character in screen memory. On the way to retrieve a second number, their vehicle is ambushed by the Russian mafia. Elsewhere, Luke assaults the mayor and retrieves a copy of the mayor's disc. (23 episodes, 2012-2014) Jolin. As Luke is about to open it, Wolf attempts to betray him, but Luke kills the remaining detectives and takes Wolf hostage. On a $30 million budget, principal photography took place from October to December 2010 in Philadelphia and New York City. Mafia II (2010 Video Game) Full Cast & Crew. Cast. Luke and Alex assassinated several crime bosses as an effort to impose order, and Luke quit after exposing Wolf's detective squad as dirty cops. [1] There are no plans to release the film in theaters or on DVD. The supporting cast of Mafia: Definitive Edition. In the aftermath, Luke gives Wolf $50,000 and instructs him to return Vassily to his father, unharmed. The header artwork above depicting the Salieri Crime Family is a Mafia: Definitive Edition throwback to promotional art for the original Mafia… "[14] Kim Newman gave the film four stars out of five in Empire Magazine, describing it as "A rough, exhausting, exhilarating action picture with a payoff which would have delighted Sam Fuller or Howard Hawks". With Adam Mediano, Drake Burnette, Jeremy St. James, Mary Farley. The film follows a group of young people living in the West Texas town of Marfa. In a 2012 cast tell-all with ... Tony Borghese was involved with the mafia. He used his badge to sell narcotics for the mob. Directed by Cherokee Hall. Find story, trailers, cast & crew, photo gallery, videos, songs, box office collection & every news Mafia … The film follows Adam, a directionless 16-year-old living in the working class town of Marfa, Texas, and his sexual relationships with his teenage girlfriend, twenty-something neighbor, an aggressive local artist, and his pregnant high school teacher, while an unhinged, misogynistic border patrol agent watches over the neighborhood. (23 episodes, 2012-2014) Esther. Safe is a 2012 American action crime thriller film written and directed by Boaz Yakin, produced by Lawrence Bender and Dana Brunetti, and starring Jason Statham, Chris Sarandon, Robert John Burke and James Hong. At the end of the premiere episode on Dec. 12, 2012, a graphic popped up which read “Recreations are based on eyewitness accounts, testimonials and the legend of the Amish mafia.” The town had previously been used as the filming location for the critically acclaimed 1956 film Giant, which was also the last movie to star James Dean. Michael Shannon as Richard Kuklinski; Winona Ryder as Deborah Kuklinski (based on Barbara Kuklinski) Chris Evans as Robert 'Mr. [5] The film is the first in a three-film distribution deal between IM Global (who also produced and fully financed) and Lionsgate, the other two being Pete Travis' Dredd and Simon West's Protection. Alvin. Mei flees at the next stop, only to be stopped by two corrupt detectives working for Wolf. Directed by Larry Clark. Mei is taken to Emile, who demands the number, but Mei refuses. Watch as the cast of Studio C forgets to include a very important part of the game. Pia Rizza is the daughter of Vincent Rizza, a crooked cop who worked for the The Chicago Outfit. Available on DVD on February 5, 2013 through ARC Entertainment http://amzn.com/B00AEJQA4W . Amish Mafia, which aired for four seasons from 2012 to 2015, was a massively popular reality TV show.It also holds one of the lowest ratings on IMDb ever, with 3.1/10. However 50 Cent's interpretation of the story will be the first official season on Starz. When Mei asks if they are finally safe, Luke responds that they will take it one day at a time. Safe was announced on May 6, 2010. Taking aim at Hollywood's greatest gangster films, MAFIA! Mafia starring Namit Das and Tanmay Dhanania in the lead role. There was a 2012 film about the Black Mafia Family called "BMF: The Rise and Fall of a Hip-Hop Drug Empire". But Statham and the scrappy Chan play it hard. On November 20, 2012, Marfa Girl was released on Larry Clark's website priced at $5.99 for one-day streaming access. [4], On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 58% based on 109 reviews, with an average rating of 5.70/10. On May 19, 2014, Spotlight Pictures announced that it had secured worldwide rights to distribute the film on all platforms;[7] subsequently streaming access to the film was removed from Larry Clark's website. Under the surface of this delicate veneer, a treacherous underbelly lies. Adam Mediano as Adam; Drake Burnette as Marfa Girl; Jeremy St. James as Tom; Mary Farley as Mary; Mercedes Maxwell as Inez; Indigo Rael as Donna; Jessie Tejada as Jessie; Richard Covurrubias as Chachi; Erik Quintana as Erik; Lindsay Jones as Miss Jones; Ulysses Lopez as Ulysses; Jimmy Gonzales as Oscar; Elizabeth Castro as Angie; Nathan Stevens as Ty Needing a team to get to the safe, Luke recruits Wolf and his detectives. Jason Statham as Luke Wright; Catherine Chan as Mei; Sándor Técsy as Emile Docheski; Chris Sarandon as Mayor Danny Tremello; Robert John Burke as Captain Wolf; James Hong as Han Jiao; Reggie Lee as Quan Chang; Danny Hoch as Julius Barkow; Danni Lang as Ling; Igor Jijikine as Shemyakin; David Kim as Triad #1; Anson Mount as Alex Rosen [4], Marfa Girl premiered at the 2012 Rome Film Festival where it won top honors. [4] Clark cast a mix of professional and non-professional actors for the roles in Marfa Girl. Luke and Mei leave the city, heading west. It won the Marcus Aurelius Award for Best Film at the 2012 Rome Film Festival.[1]. The restraint becomes them. With Casey Miracle, Tiffany Shepis, Rupert Boneham, Al Snow. Statham is still playing it safe in Safe, but vulnerability is showing through the cracks. Share. Han leaves New York City in disgust, as Luke hides multiple copies of the disc throughout the city. Freezy' Pronge (based on Robert "Mister Softee" Pronge) Ray Liotta as Roy DeMeo; James Franco as Marty Freeman; David Schwimmer as Josh Rosenthal; Stephen Dorff as Joseph Kuklinski; Erin Cummings as Ellen Luke arrives and incapacitates the detectives, convincing Mei of his good intentions, before he also dispatches some Russians. Surprisingly, “Amishploitation” isn’t the … Despite winning the award for best film at the Rome Film Festival, the major critical attention directed at Marfa Girl has generally been more lukewarm in its enthusiasm. In the United States, the film was scheduled to be released on October 28, 2011,[9] and March 2, 2012, but was eventually pushed back to April 27, 2012. is the hilarious comedy spoof that packs all the laughs you'd expect! Alex and Luke arrange a meeting, but Luke refuses to surrender the money, instead suggesting that they settle it with a fight. The website's critics consensus reads: "While hard-hitting and violently inventive, Safe ultimately proves too formulaic to set itself apart from the action thriller pack -- including some of its star's better films. On October 14, 2014, Breaking Glass Pictures announced they acquired North American distribution rights from Spotlight Pictures. He sends the remainder of the money to Han, to buy off Mei's freedom, threatening to ruin Han's operations should Han try to recover Mei. Cast. Get more insight into Mafia: Definitive Edition's supporting cast from Hangar 13's developers. Alex meets with Quan, showcasing his combat abilities by killing Quan and his men as Mei watches. Lawrence Bender Productions, Trigger Street Productions, Automatik Entertainment, and 87Eleven Action Design also produced.[6]. [7][8] Filming scenes in Philadelphia on Broad Street was done on the nights and early mornings of November 17, 18 and 19. [8] Breaking Glass Pictures released Marfa Girl theatrically and on VOD on April 3, 2015. It built on a long legacy of seedy “Amishploitation” works. Meanwhile, in China, Mei, a young mathematical prodigy, is kidnapped by men working for Triad boss Han Jiao. Together, they fight through numerous Triad gangsters to reach the safe. (23 episodes, 2012-2014) John. Writing credits (12) Cast (83) Produced by (1) Music by (2) Art Direction by (1) Art Department (1) Sound Department (21) Visual Effects by (1) Stunts (2) Animation Department (5) Editorial Department (1) Music Department (10)

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