THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN [2016]

Directed by Antoine Fuqua Written by Richard Wenk, Nic Pizzolatto, Akira Kurosawa (based on original screenplay) Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Peter Sarsgaard,… Continue reading

THE RED TURTLE (La tortue rouge) [2016]

Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit Written by Michael Dudok de Wit (story), Pascale Ferran (screenplay) The Red Turtle is a dialogue free, experimental film whose quality obviously banks heavily on its presentation;… Continue reading

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC (2016)

Directed by Matt Ross Written by Matt Ross Starring: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Frank Langella, Kathryn Hahn Captain Fantastic is almost the perfect comedy, with a great variety of humour, drama,… Continue reading

SNOWDEN (2016)

Directed by Oliver Stone Written by Kieran Fitzgerald (screenplay), Oliver Stone (screenplay) Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Olyphant, Rhys Ifans This should have been one of those films… Continue reading

NERVE [2016]

Directed by Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman Written by Jeanne Ryan (novel), Jessica Sharzer (screenplay) Starring: Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade Nerve is based in 2020, but it could easily be based in… Continue reading

DON’T BREATHE [2016]

Directed by Fede Alvarez Written by Fede Alvarez, Rodo Sayagues Starring: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Emma Bercovici Following the first scene, which is a risky move as it shows… Continue reading

THE SHALLOWS [2016]

Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra Written by Anthony Jaswinski Starring: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Jose This is one of those movies filled with ‘why’ moments, which isn’t necessarily a disaster, but when these… Continue reading

BLOOD FATHER [2016]

Directed by Jean-François Richet Written by Peter Craig (screenplay, novel), Andrea Berloff (screenplay) Starring: Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, William H. Macy Hey hey!! Mel is back! Not only that,… Continue reading

4:20: SAUSAGE PARTY [2016]

Directed by Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Written by Kyle Hunter (screenplay), Ariel Shaffir (screenplay), Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg Starring: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, James Franco,… Continue reading

WAR DOGS [2016]

Directed by Todd Phillips Written by Stephen Chin (screenplay), Todd Phillips (screenplay), Jason Smilovic (screenplay), Guy Lawson (based on the Rolling Stone article “Arms and the Dudes”) Starring: Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve… Continue reading