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Released: 15th May 2018 Directed By: David Leitch Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin Reviewed By: Van Connor If you experience a sense of the familiar during the hundred and nineteen gloriously OTT minutes that comprise Deadpool 2, it's likely because your subconscious can't...
Released: 11th May 2018 Directed By: John Stevenson Starring: Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt Reviewed By: Van Connor Where can you possibly begin with the sequel to a seven year old animated retelling of Romeo and Juliet with garden gnomes and an Elton John-powered...
Released: 11th May 2018 Directed By: Ben Falcone Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Julie Bowen Reviewed By: Van Connor Having parlayed their collaborative spirit into a pretty successful comedy genre "dream team" over the past few years, Melissa McCarthy and director/real-world partner Ben Falcone with...
Released: 11th May 2018 Directed By: Andrew Niccol Starring: Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried Reviewed By: Van Connor It says a lit about how highly regarded Gattaca is to this day that writer-director Andrew Niccol has gone on to helm nearly a half dozen...
Released: 9th May 2018 Directed By: Mark Hayes Reviewed By: Van Connor As the annual run (sic) of high-profile marathons gets well and truly underway, the timing's ripe for this engagingly uplifting chronicle of judge Craig Mitchell and his unique exercise in...
Released: 26th April 2018 Directed By: Anthony and Joe Russo Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olsen, Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland Reviewed By: Van Connor After ten years, eighteen movies, eleven TV shows, and a half dozen shorts...
Released: 20th April 2018 Directed By: Mike Newell Starring: Lily James, Matthew Goode Reviewed By: Van Connor Arriving on screens nearly a decade after its publication, this wilted adaptation of Mary Ann Shaffer's (and, subsequently, Anne Barrows') post-war tale arrives with the pomp...
Released: 12th April 2018 Directed By: Daisy Aitkens Starring: David Tennant, Faye Marsay Reviewed By: Van Connor It's difficult to even attempt to reconcile the kind of mind that could feasibly enjoy You, Me & Him - a comedy that manages to not...
Released: 20th April 2018 Directed By: Fritz Bohm Starring: Bel Powley, Liv Tyler Reviewed By: Van Connor Having made a splash with her stellar turn in Marielle Heller's The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Bel Powley returns for a startlingly different coming-of-age tale...
Released: 11th April 2018 Directed By: Brad Peyton Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris Reviewed By: Van Connor In a startlingly blunt profile piece for Rolling Stone recently, it came to light that Dwayne Johnson's mantra upon tackling any new project is "elevate and...
Released: 13th April 2018 Directed By: Lennart Ruff Starring: Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson Reviewed By: Van Connor In an age in which the term Black Mirror has quickly become the shorthand for neat self-contained cautionary sci-fi tales, The Titan sits as something of...
Released: 16th March 2018 Directed By: Will Gluck Starring: James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson Reviewed By: Van Connor If there's a human being you truly never want to meet, odds are they'd at least be friends with the sort of mind that looks at...
Released: 14th March 2018 Directed By: Roar Uthaug Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West Reviewed By: Van Connor The inevitability of video game adaptations for the screen yielding... less than impressive results has, over the course of the past two decades, gone beyond a...
Released: 9th March 2018 Directed By: Brian Taylor Starring: Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair Reviewed By: Van Connor It's time for brain matter to hit the white picket fence as Brian Taylor (of Neveldine/Taylor) returns with this infanticidal dark comedy that sees Nicolas Cage...
Released: 9th March 2018 Directed By: Nash Edgerton Starring: David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton Reviewed By: Van Connor Of all the worn tropes to have sunk more than a few filmmakers over the years, the Americans-in-a-Mexican-kerfuffle subgenre feels, at times, like it...
Released: 9th March 2018 Directed By: Dan Cadan Starring: Stephen Graham, Dave Johns Reviewed By: Van Connor What do you want to bet the marketing folks couldn't believe their luck when a movie called Black Panther turned into an overnight smash mere weeks...
Released: 1st March 2018 Directed By: Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton Reviewed By: Van Connor As easy sells go in 2018, a hard-boiled spy thriller starring Jennifer Lawrence as a seductive Nikita-esque Russian operative may well be one of the easiest....
Released: 2nd March 2018 Directed By:  John Francis Daley/Jonathan Goldstein Starring: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler Reviewed By: Van Connor Having made their directorial debut with the bafflingly underrated Vacation rebootquel in 2015, Horrible Bosses scribes John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein...

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Released: 11th May 2018 Directed By: Michel Hazanavicius Starring: Louis Garrel, Stacy Martin Reviewed By: Sinead Beverland Having charmed international audiences with the Oscar winning The Artist back in 2011,...

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Halle Berry/Anjelica Huston Joining Keanu Reeves In ‘John Wick 3’

With its pulpy plotting and exhilarating fight sequences, the 'John Wick' franchise has certainly given Keanu Reeves' career a new lease of life in...