Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

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Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison Thug life has never been so endearing as it is in “Hunt for the Wilderpeople”. New kid on the block Julian Dennison and “Jurassic Park”’s Sam Neill make an adorable pair in this unique comedy-drama, as they traipse through the wild bush in New Zealand. Everything about this film … Continue reading Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Ghostbusters (2016)

Director: Paul Feig Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Charles Dance, Michael Kenneth Williams, Chris Hemsworth In 1998, an American made “Godzilla” film was released – and despite critics’ utter loathing of it, the film ultimately grossed $379 million. Most importantly, nobody acted like it was the end of the world. In 2016, … Continue reading Ghostbusters (2016)

The Shallows (2016)

Director: Jaume Collet-Sera Starring: Blake Lively Just in case cinema hasn’t monsterized sharks enough since “Jaws”, here’s another go. Although “The Shallows” is yet another shark movie (and admittedly, made me fear going into the ocean even a couple of weeks after I’d seen it), it’s got a real bite to it, taking on the “human vs. … Continue reading The Shallows (2016)

Finding Dory (2016)

Director: Andrew Stanton Cast: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy Finding Dory – it’s the sequel that college students and recent graduates have been waiting for, and the one that the present generation of kids didn’t know they wanted. The movie isn’t bad, but it isn’t … Continue reading Finding Dory (2016)

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd The Avengers have once again reunited – not for Infinity War – but for the latest Captain America installment. To be fair, although every thinkable Marvel superhero … Continue reading Captain America: Civil War (2016)