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  • The Equalizer 2 movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: The Equalizer 2 Cast: Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Melissa Leo, Bill Pullman Director: Antoine Fuqua Rating: * * * Intense and riveting, Antoine Fuqua’s sequel about an intelligence officer turned vigilante has your reviewer wanting the third instalment at the earliest. Washington reprises his role as Robert McCall from the 2014 thriller,…

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  • The House With a Clock in Its Walls movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: House with a clock in its walls Cast: Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Owen Vaccaro, Kyle MacLachlan, Sunny Suljic, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Lorenza Uzzo Director: Eli Roth Rating: *** When a film-maker with a penchant for over the top violence veers into another genre, there’s hope for cinegoers. Even so, horrormeister Eli Roth stays true…

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    The Predator movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: The Predator Cast: Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn,Yvonne Strahovski, Jacob Tremblay, Sterling K. Brown, Trevante Rhodes, Keegan-Michael Key, Thomas Jane, Alfie Allen, Augusto Aguilera Director Shane Black Rating: * * * Writer/director/actor Shane Black’s Predator is a disjointed albeit spirited narrative of sustained violence. If Black had wanted to evoke John McTiernan’s 1987 original in…

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    The Predator movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: The Predator Cast: Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Yvonne Strahovski, Jacob Tremblay, Sterling K. Brown, Trevante Rhodes, Keegan-Michael Key, Thomas Jane, Alfie Allen, Augusto Aguilera Director: Shane Black Rating: * * * Writer/director/actor Shane Black’s Predator is a disjointed albeit spirited narrative of sustained violence. If Black had wanted to evoke John McTiernan’s 1987 original…

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  • The Nun movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: The Nun Cast: Damian Birchir, Taissa Farmiga, Bonnie Aarons, Jonas Bloquet Director: Corin Hardy Rating: * * * Like the NYC building positioned over the gateway between our world and hell in Jeffrey Konvitz’s novel The Sentinel, the erstwhile castle of a Satan-worshipping Romanian Duke, now housing cloistered nuns, is the setting for this…

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  • Papillon movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Papillon Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Yorick Van Wageningen, Eve Hewson Director: Michael Noer Rating: * * * * Michael Noer’s gritty and intense film is a noteworthy remake of the 1973 prison break classic starring Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman which was based on the best-selling autobiographical books “Papillon” and “Banco” written by…

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  • Searching movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Searching Cast: John Cho, Debra Messing, Michelle La, Joseph Lee Director: Aneesh Chaganty Rating: * * * * Tech devices like mobile phones, pcs and laptops have featured in short sequences in various movies. In ex-Google employee Aneesh Chaganty’s debut feature, the entire tale is told via devices we use to communicate daily. This…

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  • Mile 22 movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Mile 22 Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Ronda Rousey, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais Director: Peter Berg Rating: * * + Horror films aren’t my cup of tea, but spy thrillers are. Which is why, despite the inordinate amount of violence and profanities in Mile 22, the film is still rendered watchable for die-hard fans of the…

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  • The Stolen Princess movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: The Stolen Princess Cast (Voices): Dan Edwards, Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld, Marc Thompson, Dave Wills, Billy Bob Thompson, Tom Wayland, Jason Griffith, Jake Paque, Abe Goldfarb, Kate Bristol, Andrew Watts Director: Oleg Malamuzh Rating: * * * * Based on an epic poem by Aleksander Pushkin, one of Russia’s greatest poets, ‘The Stolen Princess’ is…

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  • Alpha movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Alpha Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Natassia Malthe, Leonor Varela, Jens Hultén, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Mercedes de la Zerda, Priya Rajaratnam, Spencer Bogaert, Marcin Kowalczyk Director: Albert Hughes Rating: * * * * Prehistoric times, the Ice Age to be specific, is the setting for this beautifully photographed coming of age survival story about a boy…

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  • Christopher Robin movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Christopher Robin Cast: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael, Ortom O’Brien and the voices of Jim Cummings, Brad Garrett, Nick Mohammed Director: Marc Foster Rating: * * * * * Wise and wonderful, this imaginative live action alive-action reboot of the Winnie the Pooh family created by author A.A. Milne and illustrator E.H. Shepard…

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  • The Spy Who Dumped Me movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: The Spy Who Dumped Me Cast: Justin Theroux, Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Gillian Anderson, Hasan Minhaj, Sam Heughan, Ivanna Sakhno Director: Susanna Fogel Rating: * * + Move over, Modesty Blaise. Morgan and Audrey are here. With a nod to Ian Fleming’s Bond, James Bond, director and co-writer Susanna Fogel’s  espionage action comedy, The…

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