Zen, an autistic teenage girl with powerful martial skills, gets money to pay Zin's treatment, her sick mother, seeking out all the people who owe Zin money. In the beginning, chocolate did have a lot going for it. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys STARmeter Awards San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events Chocolate is a bizarre martial arts flick, with a slushy plot, an unusual protagonist, and breathtaking stunts. * *Nobody cares if you don't think…, Jayce Fryman 18,683 films 3,102 102 Edit, This list collects every film from the Starting List that became They Shoot Pictures Don't They's 1000 Greatest Films. Not sure. | Rating: 3/4 The dawn of the new century, the first 20 years. Timing and skills was too awesome. Dark Chocolate; Official Movie Poster. With Zin needing increasingly expensive medical treatments, Zen and her friend Moom, go about collecting those debts using Zen's unique ability to wreck people (when not in the presence of flies.). Me dijo que le gustó. When she finds a list of debtors in her ailing mother's diary, she sets upon a violent quest to collect payment for medical expenses. |, February 3, 2009 This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy and terms of service apply. Anything not listed in Letterboxd will…, This is an ongoing list detailing all films available on the OFFICIAL YouTube Movies channel under 'Free-to-watch'. Your Ticket Confirmation # is located under the header in your email that reads "Your Ticket Reservation Details". También tarda en arrancar porque te zampan una telenovela quince minutos que sinceramente se podrían haber ahorrado, es como si los guionistas se esforzarán demasiado en crear una historia que después no…, [De nuevo, tenía muchas ganas de ver esta con Nadja. Good cookies ~ I didn't have chocolate chips so I used butterscotch & vanilla chips and I don't have a cast iron skillet so I used my Pampered Chef skillet that's oven proof. » Chocolate » Korean Drama Synopsis, Details, Cast and other info of all Korean Drama TV Series |, February 3, 2009 Just go watch the fights compilation on youtube or something and avert thine eyes from the horror that is the rest of this movie. Anyone knows we all come here just to see the girl kick serious behind. Chocolat - Official Trailer (HD) Nobody could have imagined the impact that Vianne would make when she arrived in a tranquil, old-fashioned French town. Lee Jae Ryong Lee Seung Hoon [Joon's father & Kang's uncle] Support Role Forget Rain Man, give me four foot tall autistic adolescents taking down entire crime syndicates with their amazing martial art prowess. Amazon.ca - Buy Chocolate (2008) at a low price; free shipping on qualified orders. Hutcherson took on roles in "Journey to the Center of the Earth" (2008) and "The Kids Are Alright" (2010) after "Bridge to Terabithia." Priscilla Hiro Sano. Producers. Or a ball girl at Wimbledon. I think Thai martial arts movies might be my favorite martial arts movies. In a small town in the Basque country, Lucas and Maria are an elderly brother and sister. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. Earn 125 points on every ticket you buy. Play Trailer; Taste the fury Overview. Already experienced in taekwondo, Yanin underwent more training with Panna Rittikrai's stunt team. Chocolate (2008) An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy Learn more At least she does just that, and after a while Chocolate mainly and plainly feels like the exhibition that it is. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. The action isn't exactly mind-blowing, like the first time I saw Ong Bak or some of the scenes in the first Ip Man, but it is entertaining and there's a certain kind of quirkiness to the movie that just adds to the charm. The most tempting of all sweets becomes the key weapon in a battle of sensual pleasure versus disciplined self-denial in this comedy. I counted 6 different ones? Suggestion: Use www.random.org to draw which ones to…, Movies about/starring women and girls of all ages. Step Three: GET WEIRD! |, March 8, 2009 8 Taphon Phopwandee. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. This…, Jens Åge Jakobsen 5,163 films 1,506 17 Edit, Does it take you an hour to pick a movie? Sign up here. | Rating: 6/10 This is the high flying, death defying martial arts I was hoping to get from Pinkaew’s earlier Ong Bak, which was a solid enough film in its own right but has nothing on this. Coming Soon. | Top Critics (14) Zen, an autistic teenage girl with powerful martial skills, gets money to pay Zin's treatment, her sick mother, seeking out all the people who owe Zin money. Director. Your AMC Ticket Confirmation# can be found in your order confirmation email. Cast Juliette Binoche as Vianne Rocher Victoire Thivisol as Anouk Rocher, Vianne's daughter (voiced by Sally Taylor-Isherwood because Victoire's French accent made her difficult to understand) ... Top Billed Cast. I was hooked! | Rating: 2.5/5 Masashi Pongpat Wachirabunjong. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi Add to Watchlist. My favorite part is probably the fight in the ice factory, with Vismitananda doing a perfect Bruce Lee impersonation. I don’t know who this chick is but she knows her stuff. | Rating: 3/5 | Rotten (10). Bonus points for Thai ladyboy hooker/assassins. I saw the title, I saw the cover .. and neither could prepare me for what I was about to see.I didn't knew that it is from the same director like Ong-Bak, so I was ready for some less quality. SVG's and PNG's are supported. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. Chocolate [2008] [DVD] Jeeja Yanin (Actor), Hiroshi Abe (Actor), Prachya Pinkaew (Director) & 0 more Rated: Suitable for 18 years and over Format: DVD 4.5 out of 5 stars 251 ratings Arrives before Christmas Only 7 left in stock - order soon. Marcos and Roma are young and alone. Chokgohlaet (aka Chocolate) was directed by Prachya Pinkaew, who previously made several pictures starring Thai martial arts master Tony Jaa. Film data from TMDb. He began his career in 1999 as part of the K-pop boy band g.o.d, then It also lacks the rather distasteful xenophobia of Ong Bak making it a film that's a lot easier to like. Cast. Cinemark Masashi. The fight scenes of Chocolate are similarly bone crunching and the brutal reality of the violence on show is underlined by the out-takes reel; it's painful to even watch! TMDb ... Zen (as Yanin Vismitananda) Hiroshi Abe. Amurg este un roman despre vampiri pentru tineri, scris de autoarea Stephenie Meyer, fiind publicat pentru prima oară în SUA în 2005,iar în România în luna mai a anului 2008. | Rating: 6/10 Kinda made me reminisce those days when I would watch so many videos of fighting scenes of Ong Bak on youtube. There was a perfect mix of action and comedy in them as I was wincing as much as I was laughing. Death-defying stunts and fights like only the Thai film industry can bring you, but another thing I love about this is how Prachya Pinkaew is actually committed to the themes of this story, not just as an excuse for ass-kicking. An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 2005 American musical fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by John August, based on the 1964 British novel of the same name by Roald Dahl.The film stars Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka and Freddie Highmore as Charlie Bucket, alongside David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter, Noah Taylor, Missi Pyle, James Fox, Deep Roy, and Christopher Lee. In the beginning, chocolate did have a lot going for it. The story is daft as hell of course, but let's face it, no-one watches martial arts films for the sophisticated plot. Blessings, Patricia Sat Apr 05, 02:04:00 PM CDT The climax is pretty rad, especially the sequence on the side of a building (even with mediocre melodrama cutting into it), but there is just no reason for this 92-minute movie to contain almost 32 straight minutes of table-setting and foundation-laying (with the most agonizing ten minutes coming right at the end of this section -- we've already seen her fight a bunch of guys over nothing, why do we need this build up to her fighting a bunch of equally anonymous dudes over something that actually matters?). Like legit 30 minutes of the movie’s runtime if not more is just fights/action scenes. Then he joined the cast of the "Hunger Games" series, which catapulted him into stardom. Im on board with any movie where little sister gets to be a kung fu savant. A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community. Mangmoom Ammara Siripong. By opting to have your ticket verified for this movie, you are allowing us to check the email address associated with your Rotten Tomatoes account against an email address associated with a Fandango ticket purchase for the same movie. Directed by Brad Armstrong. Didn't matter! 69. The Ultimate Film Canon: 21st Century (2001-2020), TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival (1976 -2020), A Modern Guide to High-Flying, Ass Kicking Action Cinema That Melts Your Brain, TSPDT: The 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films - starting list (fully updated for 2020), More than 800 free-to-watch films on YouTube Movies channel. | Rating: 2.5/4 Thankfully the movie's complete and utter strangeness, and strong action, help carry all of the movie. I won't tell it is that great movie. Realizing that their time on Earth is fast running short, a group of fun-loving senior citizens become empowered to shape their own fate. Honestly, that was so much more than I had hoped for. and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. And she’s well cast here. More details at An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money. Do you love all types of movies? In her very unusual chocolate shop, she creates mouth-watering confections that almost magically inspire the straitlaced villagers to abandon themselves to temptation and happiness. Yanin plays Zen an autistic woman that tries to help her ailing mother by seeking out the gangs that owe her money. Chocolate (2008) ← Back to main. With Cassidy Clay, Havana Ginger, Jada Fire, Jazmin Leih. Chocolate (Thai: ช็อคโกแลต), also known as Zen, Warrior Within, is a 2008 Thai martial arts film starring Yanin "Jeeja" Vismistananda in her debut film performance. | Fresh (26) Ultimately there isn't much of a movie here, just a series of great-looking and expertly filmed showdowns that are worth the price of a rental. Yanin and b-boying champion Kittitat Kowahagul also trained in capoeira for their fight sequence. Sidney Poitier’s 7 Most Memorable Performances, All Harry Potter Movies Ranked Worst to Best by Tomatometer. death in a chocolate box Barnaby encounters ex colleague Jack Colby whilst attending a farewell presentation for ex criminal Ronnie Tyler in Midsomer Holm, a safe haven for reformed offenders. TMDb Score. The stunts in these movies are incredible. Coming Soon. Thai film about autistic girl, Zen who learns martial arts from the telly and uses them against the gangster baddies ruining her mum, Zin's life (Note : chocolate is barely mentioned in the entire film, just in case you were wondering). It was fairly light on plot, but still still worth a watch. I really loved the action parts. |, February 13, 2009 There was also little animated stuff in the movie which was cool. An autistic young girl with a natural aptitude for martial arts uses her skills to recoup money owed to her cancer stricken mother, unaware that they were all members of the criminal underworld. They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. It is directed by Prachya Pinkaew, with martial arts choreography by Panna Rittikrai.It also stars Hiroshi Abe and Pongpat Wachirabunjong. The percentage of Approved Tomatometer Critics who have given this movie a positive review. |, May 3, 2009 Este prima carte din seria Amurg iar acțiunea ne este prezentată prin prisma unei fete de 17 ani, care se mută din orașul Phoenix, Arizona în micul Forks, Washington. Just below that it reads "Ticket Confirmation#:" followed by a 10-digit number. She was apparently in…, the fight scenes were so good, i was gonna say that it was amazingly choreographed but damn, seeing the actors injure themselves so much made me even more shocked, they were fighting for real the whole time????? |, April 8, 2009 Chocolate News is an American satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier in 2008 with an emphasis on African American culture.The show was broadcast on Wednesday nights at 10:30 pm on Comedy Central as a lead-in to its other news satire programs, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report.The show was also shown in Canada on The Comedy Network. Starring Johnny Depp and Judi Dench, Chocolat tells the story of Vianne (Juliette Binoche) when she arrives in a tranquil, old-fashioned French town. I know I should’ve. Rack up 500 points and you'll score a $5 reward for more movies. Willard Wonka (nickname The Willy The Wonka), better known as Willy Wonka, is a fictional character who appears in Roald Dahl's 1964 children's novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and its 1972 sequel Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator.The eccentric owner of the Wonka Chocolate Factory, he has been portrayed by Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp in film. Director: Petchtai Wongkamlao. They share a house with their memories and the ghosts of the people they have loved throughout their lifes. Then again, martial arts movies are hardly judged on their plots, but it's still pretty bad by this standard. Even on rewatch I’m floored by the badass fight choreography and bone crunching stuntwork. the story is terrible and borderline offensive but man the fight scenes are great fun. The episodic nature of the thing gives way as those from Zin's past start to understand what's happening, leading to a House of Blue Leaves-like battle that explodes out into a street brawl finale. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. |, February 26, 2009 Sheaths will be wielded, swords unnecessary. An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money. The film was an adaptation [1] of 1995 Hollywood film The Usual Suspects and received mixed reviews. The first time I saw this movie was after watching a bunch of other Muay Thai movies like Ong-Bak and The Protector. The Karate Kid meets Rain Man in a film from the producers of Ong Bak, famous for the remarkable physical performance of its star that relied on pure skill rather than SFX and wire work. Copyright © Fandango. The most tempting of all sweets becomes the key weapon in a battle of sensual pleasure versus disciplined self-denial in this comedy. Hot Chocolate is a study in the perfection that is . Chocolate (2008) An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money. A gangster's autistic daughter (Jeeja Vismistananda) uses her amazing martial arts skills to collect on debts owed to her mother. Mobile site. ... Masashi. these end credits sure got me wondering how far actors have to push themselves. We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future. Autism is truly the next step in human evolution. Not sure if I should be delighted by the fact that Chocolate features a nonverbal autistic woman as its ass-kicking protagonist… or if I should take umbrage with its nonstop deluge of ableist horseshit, which blithely plays up stereotypes about disabled people and their aptitude for violence. Plus I'd pay good money to see Ammara Siripong pummel Steven Seagal's smug, fat face in. OB-GYN Kenobi 3,842 films 7,613 115 Edit, Step One: Go to www.random.org. Coming Soon, Regal Cast 14. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. A nivel argumental no es gran cosa, tiene un tono, no se toma demasiado en serio y eso lacra algunos aspectos que faltaban por pulir. Maybe I wasn’t paying attention enough back then (wasn’t watching alone), or the drama scenes bogged down my brain, or I was too harsh or something but honestly, the fights keep getting better and better as the movie progresses and the final setpiece is pure awesome. The world may not have needed a Thai-language martial-arts hybrid of Kill Bill and Rain Man, but by God, it's got one now. Chocolate is risibly sentimental even for a genre not known for its emotional sophistication. All Critics (36) I had a really good time watching this even tho the acting was subpar and the story was clichéd. | Rating: 3/4 The fighting style and commitment to make it look real made me seek out these and others like it. The was a rewatch for me and for some reason it felt a lot like daytime television with some of the best fight scenes I have ever seen. Chocolate is a 2005 Indian Hindi-language crime thriller film starring Anil Kapoor, Emraan Hashmi, Sushma Reddy, Irrfan Khan, Tanushree Dutta, Sunil Shetty and Arshad Warsi in the lead roles. Review by Juan Jesús Gutiérrez Fernández ★★★. You're almost there! It boils down to this: Thai girl fighting. So as an action/kung fu movie this movie really rules. Directed by Brad Armstrong. It seems to be like your usual Yakuza revenge story. Cinemark There was Ha Ji Won, who is undeniably my favorite actress and who succeeded in portraying a compassionate, graceful woman to the T. There was food and whole lotta good shots of it which is basically catnip for every foodie out there and me being one, I did a happy dance inside every time I saw someone eating or cooking- which was A LOT. Report this film, My opinion on this movie as a whole hasn’t changed (prior review), except for the action. Chocolate is a 2005 Indian Hindi-language crime thriller film starring Anil Kapoor, Emraan Hashmi, Sushma Reddy, Irrfan Khan, Tanushree Dutta, Sunil Shetty and Arshad Warsi in the lead roles. I especially enjoyed the locker door sequence which was a bit of a nod to Bruce Lee. Zen being autistic is a genius move as Yanin being first and foremost a real martial artist doesn't get many lines of dialogue and doesn't need to convey much emotion with great mimic. JeeJa Yanin. 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