The mourning period MOHARRAM presents the religious highlight for Shiite Muslims. This film follows four different groups of people in today's TEHRAN. The tragic background of Moharram: The death of Imam Hossein and his 72 companions comes alive through vivid storytelling. Children of the Prophet looks at the Moharram from the perspective of average citizens of Tehran. People are careful but surprisingly open to talk about politics. Now and then the friction between tradition and modern times raises a smile.
Inspired by author Eric Schlosser's New York Times best-seller of the same name, director Richard Linklater's ensemble drama examines the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food and features an all-star cast that includes Greg Kinnear, Ethan Hawke, Kris Kristofferson, Patricia Arquette, and Luis Guzman.
Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits.
A genetic engineering experiment gone horribly awry turns a large flock of docile sheep into unrelenting killing machines in this rural horror comedy directed by Jonathan King and featuring special effects designed by Weta Workshop.
Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs.
When Nina and her high school friends receive eerie text messages declaring that they will all die within three days, they dismiss it as a hokey prank -- until one by one, the pals start turning up dead in the alpine countryside.
Have you watched Children of the Prophet yet? What did you think about it?