Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The Peacemaker with George Clooney & Nicole Kidman (1997)

Two trains collided in Russia and one carried a nuclear payload. Then the world is put on alert because a nuclear explosion occurred after the crash.

Dr. Kelley does not think this is an accident and she is telling a secured group about the accident, when in walks Lt. Col. Thomas, who is a Special Forces, trained, skilled and take no prisoners attitude.Sparks fly when George Clooney who plays Lt. Col. Thomas Devoe is paired with Nicole Kidman who plays Dr. Julia Kelley, a brilliant U.S. nuclear specialist to stop a nuclear terrorist and recover the bombs.

This is a action packed movie, and the chemistry flies all over the place when Dr. Julia Kelly and Lt. Col. Thomas are together.

This film was made in 1997 and the filming locations were:
Jacob Javits Convention Center, 11th Avenue & 34th Street, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, Los Angeles, California, USA, Macedonia, New York City, New York, USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, The Peninsula New York Hotel, 700 5th Avenue at 55th Street, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA United Nations - First Avenue at 46th Street, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA Vienna, Austria
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Proof of Life with Meg Ryan & Russell Crowe

Meg Ryan plays Alice Bowman who is world-traveled and shrewd. Her shrewd skills keeps the determined Alice focus as she tried to help her husband, Peter Bowman who has been kidnapper by South American guerrillas.

Russell Crow plays Terry Thorne the professional negotiator hired by Alice to bargain with the guerrillas. Soon Terry realized he is falling in love with Alice, all the while negotiating for her husband's release.

                                                                                                          David Morse play Peter Bowman who is an engineer hired by a company that soon becomes uninsured, and can no longer employ Terry Thorne to help secure Peter's release.

However, the guerrillas are asking for millions for his life. Peter is abused and treated inhumanly by his kidnappers, but he is a strong, gritty and intelligent man, who loves his wife very much. And he is trying to stay alive to see her again.

Pamela Reed played Janis Goodman, Peter's sister, who is petrified that she will never see her brother again. But she flies over from America to help her sister-in-law Alice.

David Caruso plays Dino, Terry's friend who is skilled as a professional negotiator, also. He is aware of the chemistry happening between Alice and Terry, just by being around them.

This is a suspenseful and romantically charged movie, just writing about it makes me want to watch my DVD of Proof of Life again.

Proof of Life was make in 2000, and filmed in:
Biedrusko, Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland, Ecuador, Lloyd's Building, Lime Street, Broadgate, London, England, UK, , Quito, Ecuador.

© BEPH  2012