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Gifted

Year: 2017 Director: Marc Webb Starring: Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Octavia Spencer Written by Fiona Underhill Directed by Marc Webb (whose CV bizarrely includes ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ and ‘(500) Days of Summer’) and starring Chris Evans (who is coming to the end of his Marvel contract) […]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Year: 2017 Director: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Kurt Russell, Michael Rooker, Pom Klementieff, Karen Gillan Written by Rhys Bowen Jones ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ marks the beginning of a MCU triple header in 2017, soon to be […]

Their Finest

Year: 2017 Director: Lone Scherfig Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Paul Ritter, Richard E. Grant, Jeremy Irons Written by Fiona Underhill We all know that Hollywood loves to make films about itself, and then shower these films with awards in a self-congratulating exercise of […]

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Year: 2005 Director: Shane Black Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan Written by Rhys Wortham I try to stay away from most buddy cop movies, mainly because they are either cliché or you can see the same thing (usually done better) on a TV cop show. There […]

Going in Style

Year: 2017 Director: Zach Braff Starring: Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Morgan Freeman  Written by Andrew Garrison I have longed to watch a good comedy for a while, but so many “comedy” films today are either terribly unfunny, or raunchy to the extent that is too gross to be […]

The Fate of the Furious

Year: 2017 Director: F. Gary Gray Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Charlize Theron, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel, Luke Evans Written by Tom Sheffield I’m fairly new to the ‘Fast and Furious’ universe, having only watch the original film, which was released […]

The Boss Baby

Year: 2017 Director: Tom McGrath  Starring: Alec Baldwin, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire, Steve Buscemi Written by Andrew Garrison Animation has always had the ability to inspire me. While all film can be art, animation has an edge in that department; to create life from the lifeless and allow the […]

The Fundamentals of Caring

Year: 2016 Director: Rob Burnett Starring: Craig Roberts, Paul Rudd, Selena Gomez. Jennifer Ehle Written by Sasha Hornby ‘The Fundamentals of Caring’ is an American comedy-drama indie film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 29, 2016, and was released on Netflix, as a Netflix Original, […]

Fist Fight

Year: 2017 Director: Richie Keen Starring: Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan, Jillian Bell, Dean Norris, Christina Hendricks Written by Tom Sheffield Last year we witnessed some of the most iconic exchanges of fists in cinema history, first with Captain America taking on Iron Man in ‘Civil War’,  […]

Ghost in the Shell

Year: 2017 Director: Rupert Sanders Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt Written by Chris Gelderd Disclaimer: I have never read the 1989 manga works or seen the 1995 anime adaptation so this will not be a comparison-based review of existing material. I went […]

The Great Wall

Year: 2017 Director: Yimou Zhang Starring: Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Tian Jang, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau Written by Nazeer Vawda I really didn’t want to watch this film. I didn’t care about Matt Damon, because why should I? He’s not playing a Chinese character. If you want to […]

Power Rangers

Year: 2017 Director: Dean Israelite Starring: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G., Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston Written by Chris Gelderd Don’t go into this third outing on the big screen for the Power Rangers (following ‘Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Movie’ and ‘Turbo: A […]