|24 Hour Party People 2002 R, 115 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Cast: Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, Sean Harris, Danny Cunningham, Paddy Considine, Andy Serkis, Chris Coghill, Ralf Little, Keith Allen, Paul Popplewell, John Simm, Lennie James, Dave Gorman, John Thomson, Martin Hancock
Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll define the lives of Tony Wilson (Steve Coogan) and his friends as he builds Factory Records into an important music scene label. This comedy/drama follows the action in Manchester, specifically at Wilson's trend-setting Hacienda club, from the late 1970s to the early 1990s as punk rock came into its own.
|Born Romantic 2000 R, 96 min.|
Director: David Kane
Cast: Craig Ferguson, Ian Hart, Jane Horrocks, Adrian Lester, Catherine McCormack, Jimi Mistry, David Morrissey, Olivia Williams, Kenneth Cranham, Paddy Considine, Hermione Norris, Sally Phillips, Jessica Hynes, Martin Savage, John Thomson
The lives of six young singles in London overlap against the backdrop of a salsa club. Serving as the connectors are cab drivers–especially Jimmy (Adrian Lester), who is more than willing to impart psychological advice as Fergus (David Morrissey), Frankie (Craig Ferguson), and Eddie (Jimi Mistry) pursue the women.
|The Bourne Ultimatum 2007 PG-13, 111 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Paul Greengrass
Cast: Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, David Strathairn, Scott Glenn, Paddy Considine, Edgar Ramirez, Joan Allen, Albert Finney, Tom Gallop, Corey Johnson, Daniel Bruhl, Joey Ansah, Colin Stinton
Matt Damon is back as ex-assassin Jason Bourne in this third episode of Robert Ludlum's tale. Suffering from amnesia, trained assassin Bourne leaves Moscow on a quest to put together the puzzle pieces that will lead to his identity and past. A London newspaper article written by Simon Ross (Paddy Considine) offers a ray of light into Bourne's true identity, and Bourne contacts Ross. This begins the trek back during which Bourne connects again with CIA agent Nicky Parsons (Julia Stiles) who comes to his aid. But, CIA agent Noah Vosen (David Strathairn), who heads the covert Blackbriar wing, wants to cover all tracks and orders Bourne's assassination. And the deadly cat and mouse game continues–culminating in the Big Apple with Vosen directing the bloody action using a surveillance-camera system. The film received three Academy Awards: Best Film Editing, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing
|Cinderella Man 2005 PG-13, 144 min.|
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Russell Crowe, Renee Zellweger, Paul Giamatti, Craig Bierko, Paddy Considine, Bruce McGill, David Huband, Connor Price, Ariel Waller, Patrick Louis, Rosemarie DeWitt, Linda Kash, Nicholas Campbell, Chuck Shamata, Gene Pyrz
This is the story of Depression-era boxer Jim Braddock (Russell Crowe) who, as an underdog, defeated Max Baer in the Madison Square Garden Bowl in 1930. Three Academy Award nominations were received, including Best Supporting Actor (Paul Giamatti).
|Doctor Sleep 2002 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
aka: Close Your Eyes
Director: Nick Willing
Cast: Goran Visnjic, Shirley Henderson, Miranda Otto, Paddy Considine, Fiona Shaw, Corin Redgrave, Claire Rushbrook, Josh Richards, Sarah Woodward, Andrew Woodall, Sophie Stuckey, Lauren Gabrielle Volpert
While treating police detective Janet Losey (Shirley Henderson) for smoking addiction, hypnotist Michael Strother (Goran Visnjic) makes an unguarded remark. Losey, recognizing that Strother has telepathic powers, puts pressure on him to help Scotland Yard track down a serial killer.
|Hot Fuzz 2007 R, 121 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Drama
Director: Edgar Wright
Cast: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jim Broadbent, Paddy Considine, Timothy Dalton, Bill Nighy, Billie Whitelaw, Martin Freeman, Robert Popper, Eric Mason, Timothy Barlow, Steve Coogan, Edward Woodward, Olivia Colman, Peter Wight
Sergeant Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) annoys his fellow London police officers with his by-the-book procedures and an arrest record that is 400% higher than any of the other officers. As a result, Angel is sent to the quiet village of Sandford, which is far away from the London police force. In Sandford, Angel is partnered with very eager Danny Butterman (Nick Frost) who is the son of Sandford's police chief Frank Butterman (Jim Broadbent). As an action-movie fan, Danny is excited about being teamed up with someone of Angel's reputation, but the rest of the Sandford police do not appreciate having Angel on its force. Angel is not convinced that the quiet town of Sandford is what it seems, and when a crime wave involving accidents hits Sandford, Angel rises to the occasion–with Danny close behind.
|In America 2003 PG-13, 103 min.|
Director: Jim Sheridan
Cast: Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton, Sarah Bolger, Emma Bolger, Neal Jones, Randall Carlton, Ciaran Cronin, Djimon Hounsou, Juan Carlos Hernandez, Nye Heron, Jason Salkey, Rene Millan
An Irish family–Johnny (Paddy Considine) and Sarah (Samantha Morton) and their two daughters, 11-year-old Christy (Sarah Bolger) and seven-year-old Ariel (Emma Bolger)–tries to pull itself together after losing a young son to cancer. This story is told through Christy as they come to America with hopes for a better life and then struggle to survive on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Samantha Morton was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar, and Djimon Hounsou was nominated for Best Supporting Actor.
|Last Resort 2000 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Paul Pawlikowski
Cast: Dina Korzun, Artyom Strelnikov, Paddy Considine, Steve Perry, Perry Benson, Katie Drinkwater, Dave Bean, Adrian Scarborough, David Auker, Bruce Byron, Daniel Mobey, Jim Trevellyan, Marcus Redwood, Zoe Sharpe
While a Russian woman and her young son (Dina Korzun and Artiom Strelnikov) wait for political asylum, they are sent to the dreary British town of Stonehaven, a seaside resort featuring an arcade and bingo parlor as its only highlights. There they meet Alfie (Paddy Considine), the arcade manager, with whom they form a strange relationship. Alfie just may come up with a feasible plan to save them from their bleak existence.
|My Summer of Love 2004 R, 86 min.|
Director: Paul Pawlikowski
Cast: Nathalie Press, Emily Blunt, Paddy Considine, Dean Andrews, Michelle Byrne, Paul Antony-Barber, Lynette Edwards, Kathryn Sumner
It is doomed to failure, but the brief, summer relationship of Mona (Nathalie Press) and Tamsin (Emily Blunt) makes for an intriguing story.
|A Room for Romeo Brass 1999 R, 90 min.|
Director: Shane Meadows
Cast: Andrew Shim, Ben Marshall, Paddy Considine, Frank Harper, Julia Ford, James Higgins, Vicky McClure, Ladene Hall, Bob Hoskins, Martin Arrowsmith
A socially inept park attendant, Morell (Paddy Considine), develops a relationship with two 12-year-old boys–Romeo Brass (Andrew Shim) and Gavin "Knocks" Woolley (Ben Marshall). It isn't long before Morell is romantically pursuing Romeo's beautiful sister, Ladine (Vicky McClure). But when Ladine rejects Morell's advances, events turn ugly as Morell's psychopathic personality comes to the fore.
|1. 24 Hour Party People (2002)|
2. Born Romantic (2000)
3. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
4. Cinderella Man (2005)
5. Doctor Sleep (2002)
aka: Close Your Eyes
6. Hot Fuzz (2007)
7. In America (2003)
8. Last Resort (2000)
9. My Summer of Love (2004)
10. A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)
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