Hobbs is looking for a particular memory card he believes Caroline is using to blackmail him. None of it, however, gives Porter any insights into his death. MANHATTAN NIGHT will be released by Lionsgate Premiere in theaters and On Demand May 20, 2016.

Directed by Brian DeCubellis. He gives her a copy, with the original as insurance against her contacting his family (something she had previously done for her own enjoyment). Wanting to repay her kindness, he arranged a monthly allowance for her once he became rich. Based on Colin Harrison's acclaimed novel Manhattan Nocturne (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year), MANHATTAN NIGHT tells the story of Porter Wren (Adrien Brody), a New York City tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. None of it makes any sense, which leaves the columnist more bewildered than ever. It is based on the 1996 novel Manhattan Nocturne by Colin Harrison. In voiceover, Porter expresses guilt for all that happened, including his divorce, while admitting that the experience has both corrupted him and revealed an inner darkness that was always there. Lionsgate Premiere, Grindstone Entertainment Group and 13 Films present in association with Sparkle Roll Media Corporation and Big Indie Pictures a production of Fable House, Untravelled Worlds and DeCubellis Films. So although it has a calm and intriguing noir-ish style (up to a point), there is nothing lucid enough to recommend about Manhattan Night, including the film itself.

After attacking Hobbs' lawyer in revenge, Porter watches the nursing home video again and realizes Simon's father had regular visits from a lady named Mrs. Sagal. The film stars Adrien Brody, Yvonne Strahovski, Jennifer Beals, Campbell Scott, Linda Lavin and Steven Berkoff. Was Caroline a split personality—half whore, half bold-faced socialite? How did his body get from their penthouse to the alley? One night, he attends an after work party hosted by publishing magnate Hobbs, who has just purchased the newspaper. The memory card in this one reveals Simon took Caroline to the building the night he died. Watching it, he sees that Hobbs and Caroline had a long and intensely personal conversation before they had sex. They just want it Tuesday. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet. She has a vault filled with thousands of memory cards containing footage of these incidents. At home he is a model family man, devoted to his loving wife (Jennifer Beals).
She randomly crossed paths with Hobbs and decided to sleep with him. A reporter becomes involved with a mysterious … Simon was a successful movie producer obsessed with capturing authentic life, often disappearing at night to film random things. Porter realizes the memory card he found, which Simon had Mrs. Sagal unknowingly send copies of to Hobbs, is the one everybody wants. A tsunami of questions blows across the muddled action in a screenplay that provides no answers, and the eventual mess that unravels defies credibility to the closing credits. When Porter questions her, Caroline admits she is also looking for the memory card. In this modern version of a classic film noir, we follow Porter as he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail - one that threatens his job, his marriage, and his life. What significance is implied by a flashback of Caroline chained by the ankle and dragged to the edge of an empty elevator shaft where the only key is in the possession of her husband, who is already dead? But one night in a bar, Porter hits pay dirt when he meets Caroline Crowley (Yvonne Strahovski), the beautiful widow of famous film director Simon Crowley (Campbell Scott), whose body was found surrounded by pieces of jade. Below are steps you can take in order to whitelist Observer.com on your browser: Click the AdBlock button on your browser and select Don't run on pages on this domain.

Weird-looking, scarecrow-skinny Adrien Brody plays Porter Wren, a muckraking columnist for a sleazy New York tabloid who covers the world of “mayhem, scandal and doom.” With three deadlines a week, he’s always searching for a sensational angle, even if he has to empty a garage bag or turn over a rock to find one. The rags of the amateurs show shamefully in Manhattan Night.A first feature by writer-director Brian DeCubellis, another recruit from television, it begins with promise. The film stars Adrien Brody, Yvonne Strahovski, Jennifer Beals and Campbell Scott. Manhattan Night is a 2016 American crime thriller film written and directed by Brian DeCubellis. Nobody knows how to make a good thriller anymore. The next morning, Porter meets Caroline and reveals the recording. 9.00 - En gang imellem allerede fra kl. Outside his house, he is accosted by thugs working for Hobbs, who beat him up and promise to do worse until he finds the video. He filmed his own life almost obsessively, sometimes with hidden cameras, and subjected Caroline to cruel pranks and mind games for the sake of capturing authentic reactions. In a show of good faith, Hobbs gives him a key his men found when searching Caroline's apartment for the video. When a seductive stranger asks tabloid writer Porter Wren to dig into the unsolved murder of her filmmaker husband, he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail - one that threatens his job, his marriage, and his life. To read our full stories, please turn off your ad blocker.We'd really appreciate it. With Adrien Brody, Yvonne Strahovski, Campbell Scott, Jennifer Beals. But when a seductive stranger (Yvonne Strahovski) asks him to dig into the unsolved murder of her filmmaker husband Simon (Campbell Scott), he can't resist. On January 29, 2014, Adrien Brody and Yvonne Strahovski joined the cast of the film. The goons are running the penny arcade now, and they don’t want it fresh, believable, clever or coherent. Porter watches as Simon's violent interrogation of Caroline leads to his death. The consensus was that none of them understood it either. Plot Keywords Even if it appeared in print, nobody would believe his “scoop” anyway. It is based on the 1996 novel Manhattan Nocturne by Colin Harrison. 12.00 eller kl. We get it: you like to have control of your own internet experience.

7.00 - Nogle dage først kl. [4], On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, Manhattan Night has an approval rating of 36%, based on 22 reviews, with an average rating of 4.88/10.

Be the first to contribute! Meanwhile, Hobbs' men force their way into Porter's house and accidentally shoot and wound his son, causing a distraught Lisa to take the children and walk out on Porter. The film was released on May 20, 2016, by Lionsgate Premiere. A reporter becomes involved with a mysterious woman while investigating her late husband's death. Porter wishes her well and leaves. A first feature by writer-director Brian DeCubellis, another recruit from television, it begins with promise. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy and anything that passes for the truth. Why was she in bed with the evil mogul in the first place?

The film was released on May 20, 2016, by Lionsgate Premiere. She in turn reveals the secret she told to Hobbs but kept from Simon. Caroline invites Porter to her apartment where she shows him confidential police reports related to Simon's still-unsolved death. What convinced wonderful Linda Lavin to appear in a tangential cameo with only two brief scenes, as a matron who is hiding the sex tape? How did she unlock the chain before she falls to her death? Why does Porter surrender to a sexual assignation with the phantom-like allure of Caroline, risking his marriage (to a wasted Jennifer Beals, no less) in the interest of research? Porter, forcing Caroline to admit she only seduced him to enlist his help, leaves in disgust. Parents Guide.
After explaining himself, he learns that she is a friend of Simon's family, who became a surrogate mother to Simon after his own mother passed away when he was a child. [3], The film was released on May 20, 2016, by Lionsgate Premiere. Porter returns the video to Hobbs, ending the threat against him and his family.

Manhattan Night is a 2016 American crime thriller film[2] written and directed by Brian DeCubellis. In a digital world dominated by iPhones, You Tube, Twitter, hashtags and instant internet gratification, it’s harder to get and hold attention with good, suspenseful writing and the tradition of newspaper esteem is doomed anyway. Lionsgate Premiere, Grindstone Entertainment Group and 13 Films present in association with Sparkle Roll Media Corporation and Big Indie Pictures a production of Fable House, Untravelled Worlds and DeCubellis Films. But advertising revenue helps support our journalism. Written and directed by: Brian DeCubellis Click the AdBlock Plus button on your browser and select Enabled on this site. [6], "Adrien Brody in Noir Crime Thriller 'Manhattan Night' Official Trailer", "Berlin: Adrien Brody Heading for 'Manhattan Nocturne' (EXCLUSIVE)", "Watch: Adrien Brody Is An Endangered Species In Trailer For 'Manhattan Night, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Manhattan_Night&oldid=982295952, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 7 October 2020, at 08:31. Taglines Having watched the sex tape, he demands to know a dark secret about her stepfather that she revealed to Hobbs. In the final scene, Porter drives by the house of a now-remarried Caroline and they look at each other one last time.