THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN [2016]

Directed by Tate Taylor Written by Erin Cressida Wilson (screenplay), Paula Hawkins (novel) Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Lisa Kudrow The film begins almost as if it… Continue reading

SULLY [2016]

Directed by Clint Eastwood Written by Todd Komarnicki (screenplay), Chesley Sullenberger, Jeffrey Zaslow (book) Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney Firstly, thanks to m.brown from Two Dollar Cinema for steering me towards this… Continue reading

LIFE, ANIMATED

Directed by Roger Ross Williams Written by Ron Suskind (based on the book by) Starring: Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried, Alan Rosenblatt, Owen Suskind, Ron Suskind Life Animated is a simple documentary about a… Continue reading

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

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