Director: David Leitch
Writers: Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick & Ryan Reynolds
Starring: Ryan Reynolds and Josh Brolin
Following on from the astronomical success of the first Deadpool movie many would have not been surprised if 20th Century Fox panicked and did a complete re-hash of the first. Whilst there are certainly similarities in Deadpool 2 to the first movie – the crass humour which is reliant on 4th wall breaking knowledge, the self deprivation and the over-the-top violence – but the sequel does more than enough to significantly differentiate itself from the first also.
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Director: John Krasinski
Writers: Bryan Woods, Scott Beck and John Krasinski
Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe
A Quiet Place is an Oscar-worthy film.
John Krasinski has hit a masterstroke with his feature film directorial debut. Starring, writing and directing a film which he considered something of a personal passion will have helped this film no-end, and having his real life wife Emily Blunt along for the ride to add experience and chemistry only helped to raise this film up from good to great.
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Director: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Writers: Mark Perez
Starring: Rachel McAdams and Jason Bateman
Well it was certainly funnier than Father Figures…
Credit where credit’s due Game Night tried to go for something a little different. It succeeded in making you question what was and wasn’t real throughout the entire film, and as someone who prides myself on being able to figure out a lot of plots before they unfold, was something I really enjoyed (I nailed down some of this plot but not all of it).
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Director: Lawrence Sher
Writer: Justin Malen
Starring: Owen Wilson and Ed Helms
I tried to think of a snappy first line for this review, but much like the movie I seem to have lost my funny bone.
Let’s get it out of the way at the start, this movie is fine. Meh. Mediocre. The epitome of average. But it’s wholly uninspiring.
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