Director: Brett Ratner

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Film:X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand: Part 3 of The X-Men trilogy

Brett Ratner

In the motion picture trilogy’s climax, a “cure” for mutancy threatens to alter the course of history. For the first time, mutants may choose to give up their powers and become human or retain their uniqueness, isolation, and alienation. The opposing viewpoints of mutant leaders Charles Xavier, who preaches tolerance, and Magneto, who believes in the survival of the fittest, are put to the ultimate test—triggering the war to end all wars.

Film:Red Dragon

Red Dragon

Brett Ratner

A lot could’ve gone wrong in Red Dragon, but the movie exceeds expectations. Replacing the acclaimed Manhunter as an “official” entry in the Hannibal Lecter trilogy, this topnotch thriller—the second adaptation of Thomas Harris’s first Lecter novel—returns to the fertile soil of The Silence of the Lambs, serving as both prequel and heir to the legacy of Lecter as portrayed, with mischievous menace, by the great Anthony Hopkins. Familiar faces and locations reappear (along with Lambs screenwriter Ted Tally) as Lecter coaches FBI…

Film:The Family Man

The Family Man

Brett Ratner

Jack Campbell (Nicolas Cage) is the quintessential Wall Street shark, scoring killer deals by day and shallow escort sex by night. His round-the-clock routine of empty luxuries is disturbed one lonely Christmas Eve when a gun-packing punk (Don Cheadle)—perhaps an angel of mercy—responds to an altruistic gesture from Jack by giving him “a glimpse” of the life he could have had. Could have, that is, if he had married the girlfriend (Téa Leoni) he’d abandoned 13 years earlier, raised two adorable children, worked in his father-in-law’s retail tire outlet, and…

Film:The X-Men film trilogy

The X-Men film trilogy

Bryan Singer, Brett Ratner

Born into a world filled with prejudice are children who possess extraordinary and dangerous powers—the result of unique genetic mutations. Cyclops unleashes bolts of energy from his eyes. Storm can manipulate the weather at will. Rogue absorbs the life force of anyone she touches. But under the tutelage of Professor Xavier (Patrick Stewart), these and other outcasts learn to harness their powers for the good of mankind. Now they must protect those who fear them as the nefarious Magneto (Ian McKellen), who believes humans and mutants can never co-exist, unveils his sinsiter plan for the future!

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