Black Butterfly

Synopsis: Outside a mountain town grappling with a series of abductions and murders, Paul (Antonio Banderas), a reclusive writer, struggles to start what he hopes will be a career-saving screenplay. After a tense encounter at a diner with a drifter named Jack (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), Paul offers Jack a place to stay-and soon the edgy, demanding Jack muscles his way into Paul's work. As a storm cuts off power to the isolated cabin, the two men begin a jagged game of one-upmanship that will bring at least one tale to an end.
Genre: Thriller
Director(s): Brian Goodman
Production: Lionsgate Premiere
  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

It's pretty good, though.

Come back here.

Oh, come on.

Yeah, yeah.

- Sam, you get the blanket.

- Okay.

- Sorry.

- Catch it, aj!

Come on, kid.

Maybe we should

go help mom, huh?

Come on, come on.

Come on!

You go back and get the

blanket so mom doesn't kill me.


Did you see my wife?

No, sorry.






It's beautiful, isn't it?

More secluded than I thought.

It was sunny 10 minutes ago.

Hey. I love it. This is exactly

what I've been looking for.

Mr. Lopez, I'm sorry

to show up like this.

- I tried to call you.

- The reception here is very bad.

I'm sure it's just my phone.

Is it okay if I show

Mr. and Mrs. Owen around?

Hey. Nice to meet you.

- Nice to meet you.

- Paul. Hey.

Eh, sure, look around.

I can't stay, I'm afraid.

- I was on my way out.

- Oh, no, that's okay.

It's probably better

if you're not here.

Hey, listen. The house is a real

mess, especially the kitchen.

Oh, I'll take care of it.

I'll tell them you had guests.

Yes, really messy guests.

- Don't worry.

- All right.

Hey, can we meet for a

late lunch this afternoon?

Eh, just to talk about

the house and some other stuff.

- Oh, yeah, of course.

- Alright, Brent's two o'clock?

- Sure.

- Good, good.

- Good.

- All right.

- See you then. Okay.

- Cool.

Uh, hope you like what you see.

Come on, I'll show you inside.

To recap our top story,

police have confirmed

that a young woman

has been murdered

in Jefferson county.

This is the fourth young

woman in three years.

In other news, the rockies

lost another close one

as the mets came to town

and annihilated them.

Hey, pat.

Hey, Paul.

Hey, do you know they

pay $36,000 a year

to house one convict?

Yeah, read it in the paper.

School teachers make less.

Bring your list?

Uh, yeah.

Uh, a few additions.

There you go.

- You gonna square up?

- Uh.

I'll give it to Hank

on delivery, Wednesday.

Is that all right with you?

- Go hunting today?

- Just got back.

- Get lucky?

- Yeah. I got a goose.

Nice one.

Hey, Marty?

Hey, Paul, what's going

on? Did you get my messages?

I've been clogging up

your voicemail.

Reception sucks in here, man.

So, listen,

did you get the script?

Yeah. I sent it

back already with my comments.

You sent it back?

I thought we were

rolling out with it.

You didn't incorporate

any of their notes.

If I sent it back as is, they'd never

read anything of yours ever again.

You understand that Paul?

Once in a while,

you gotta compromise,

show that you're functional.

I am.

Not within the system,

you're not.

Look, we both know you

need the money, right?

Well, yes, I need the money,

but not at any cost, you know?

Good line, but I

thought you had bills to pay.

Uh-huh, exactly. Look,

just pull yourself together.

Okay, I gotta go. Bye.

Marty. Marty?


What the f*** is going

on with this guy?

Come on!

Jesus Christ.

What the f***, man?!

...confirm Nancy barrows, 46...

...of Greenville, Colorado

is the fourth victim

- of the roadside killer.

- Okay.

Hey, Paul, what's up?

- Hey, Judy.

- Okay, thanks, I'll be there.

- Wanna sit at the counter?

- Ah... over here.

All right.

- Mr. Lopez.

- Laura. I'm sorry I'm late.

- No, it's okay.

- All right.

So, the Owens

aren't interested.


- You still wanna buy me lunch?

- Of course.

It's my way of

keeping you motivated.

Actually, I can

only stay a few minutes.

I had to commit to

another appointment.

- Oh.

- If you'd been here just five minutes earlier...

- Not even a cup of coffee?

- Already had one.

- Just coffee.

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Justin Stanley

Justin Stanley is an Australian musician, producer and songwriter. Stanley has toured and recorded two albums with Beck, including the soundtrack for Nacho Libre. He had also worked with an eclectic range of musicians including Prince, Jimmy Cliff, Leonard Cohen, Paul Mc Cartney and Snoop. Some of the artists Stanley had produced, include;- Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Jet, Jamie Lidell, Nikka Costa, Jimmy Fallon, Mark Ronson, Mocky and Ryan Bingham. Justin lives in California, with his wife, Nikka Costa. more…

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