Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The Nice Guys, a film by Shane Black, tells the story of how a "Hollywood muscle" and "the world's worst detective" team up to solve a most unusual case involving a dead porn star who might be alive and a missing girl who everyone wants to kill. The film features acting performances by Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Keith Davod, Beau Knapp, and Kim Basinger.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Star Trek Beyond catches up with the crew of the star ship Enterprise during their five year mission to explore the galaxy and, what starts out as a much needed pit stop, turns into a fight to save the entire Federation. This sci fi sequel features returning cast members Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, and Anton Yelchin along with new additions Idris Elba and Sofia Boutella.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Ghostbusters is a re imagining of the 1980's classic called Ghostbusters and tells a very familiar story about a group of scientists who stumble upon an uprising of the undead. The film stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth, Karan Soni, and some old guys who were in a similar movie about ghosts a long time ago.
The Secret Life of Pets, a film created by Illumination Entertainment, reveals what all of our favorite furry friends get up to when we are away from home. The film, directed by Yarrow Cheney and Chris Renaud, features vocal performances by Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper, Albert Brooks, Lake Bell, and Dana Carvey.
Sunday, July 10, 2016
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates is a comedy film about two brothers who are forced into bringing a couple of "nice girls" to their sister's wedding to help keep them from getting into trouble. The movie features performances by Zac Efron, Adam Devine, Anna Kendrick, and Aubrey Plaza.
Friday, July 8, 2016
Independence Day: Resurgence is the long awaited sequel to Roland Emmerich's blockbuster alien invasion movie and the aliens have come back to get their revenge. The film stars Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Jessie T. Usher, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward, William Fichtner, Judd Hirsch. Brent Spiner, Vivica A. Fox, Angelababy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Deobia Oparei, and Nicolas Wright.
Thursday, July 7, 2016
I have recently made the decision to no longer include trailers in my movie review posts simply because there are just too many spoilers embedded in them now and, more often than not, they ruin what should be big surprises or climactic moments of the films they are advertising.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The Purge: Election Year is the third installment in the franchise that has given America one night a year to act out any type of crime imaginable and with no consequences. Frank Grillo returns as Leo Barnes who is now tasked with protecting a Senator, played by Elizabeth Mitchell, targeted because of her opposition to the annual purge night. The film, written and directed by James DeMonaco, also features performances by Mykelti Williamson, Joseph Julian Soria, Betty Gabriel, and Terry Serpico.
Friday, July 1, 2016
The Shallows is a horror thriller about a young woman who travels to a remote beach in Mexico in search of emotional freedom only to find herself literally trapped in the waters just off shore with a deadly threat tracking her every move. The movie, directed by Jaume Collett-Serra, features acting performances by Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Brett Cullen, and Sedona Legge.
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