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Free State of Jones (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 29, 2016

Review 140min Genre:       Fact-based, Drama Director:    Gary Ross Cast:         Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali… Writers:     Leonard Hartman and Gary Ross -Synopsis- Biographical drama set during the American civil war starring Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight; a southern army soldier-turned-deserter who formed a small army and free society of fellow confederate deserters and runaway slaves, […]

Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 28, 2016

Review 90min Genre:      Action Director:   John Stockwell Cast:        Alain Moussi, Dave Bautista, Jean-Claude Van Damme…more Writers:    Dimitri Logothetis and Jim McGrath -Synopsis- An American in Thailand seeks to avenge his brother’s murder at the hands of a brutal Muay Thai champion, with the help of an enigmatic master he will learn the ways of the […]

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 24, 2016

Review 133min Genre:     Action, Western Director:  Antoine Fuqua Cast:       Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Haley Bennett…and more Writers:   Richard Wenk, Nic Pizzolatto, Akira Kurosawa… and more -Synopsis- Antoine Fuqua (Southpaw, Training Day) reboots the 1960 classic western remake of the Akira Kurosawa masterpiece; a late 19th century tale set in the old American West, following 7 […]

The Girl With All the Gifts (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 22, 2016

Review 111min Genre:       Drama, Horror, Thriller Director:    Colm McCarthy Cast:         Sennia Nanua, Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine…and more Writer:      Mike Carey -Synopsis- In a dystopian future where most of humanity is wiped out by a fungal infection which turns people into mindless cannibals; a group of surviving British scientists and soldiers embark on a dangerous journey […]

Imperium (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 21, 2016

Review 109min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Daniel Ragussis Cast:         Daniel Radcliffe, Toni Collette, Tracy Letts…and more Writers:     Michael German and Daniel Ragussis -Synopsis- Based on real events and set in the modern day Washington DC area; Daniel Radcliffe stars as a young FBI agent gone deep undercover as a skinhead to infiltrate a dangerous […]

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 18, 2016

Review 101min Genre:     Adventure, Comedy, Drama Director:  Taika Waititi Cast:       Julian Dennison, Sam Neill, Rima Te Wiata…and more Writers:   Taika Waititi and Barry Crump -Synopsis- A troubled young orphan funds stability with a rural couple, only to be threatened with a return to foster care when tragedy strikes; but this rebellious young “gangsta” has his […]

The Infiltrator (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 17, 2016

Review 127min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Brad Furman Cast:         Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger…and more Writers:     Robert Mazur and Ellen Sue Brown -Synopsis- Crime drama set around Miami during the 1980s Reagan “War-on-Drugs” and based on a true story, starring Bryan Cranston as a U.S. government agent who goes undercover to break Colombian […]

Venice Film Festival 2016 (La Biennale)

Posted by Gui on September 12, 2016

The 31st of August brought about the beginning of the 73rd Venice International Film Festival, La Biennale; which meant 11 days of screenings, premieres, photocalls, red carpets, awards and general appreciation for the craft of filmmaking. We breakdown the major happenings at one of the major stops on the seemingly never-ending film-festival and award season […]

Captain Fantastic (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 11, 2016

Review 119min Genre:       Comedy, Drama Director:    Matt Ross Cast:         Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Kathryn Hahn…and more Writer:      Matt Ross -Synopsis- After rejecting modern Western society and living off-the-grid in the forests of the Pacific Northwest; a quirky, self-sufficient and self-taught family leave their secluded paradise for mainstream civilisation after the tragic death of their mother. […]

Anthropoid (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 11, 2016

Review 120min Genre:       Fact-based, Drama, Thriller, War Director:    Sean Ellis Cast:         Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan, Charlotte Le Bon…and more Writers:     Sean Ellis and Anthony Frewin -Synopsis- World War II period thriller based on the events of operation “Anthropoid”; a British SOE plan to use Czechoslovak resistance agents to infiltrate occupied Prague and assassinate Reinhard Heydrich; […]

Don’t Breathe (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 10, 2016

Review 88min Genre:       Horror, Thriller Director:    Fede Alvarez Cast:         Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette…and more Writers:     Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues -Synopsis- A plan to burgle the house of a blind older man in desolate Detroit becomes the worst idea ever, as the dream of escaping their town for a better life soon becomes […]

Ben-Hur (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 8, 2016

Review 123min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Drama Director:  Timur Bekmambetov Cast:       Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman…and more Writers:   Lew Wallace, Keith R. Clarke and John Ridley -Synopsis- In 1st century Jerusalem, a Jewish prince is made a slave after his family are betrayed by their adoptive Roman brother; but festering hatred sends him on a […]

Hell or High Water (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 7, 2016

Review 102min Genre:       Crime, Drama Director:    David Mackenzie Cast:         Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges…and more Writer:      Taylor Sheridan -Synopsis- In an effort to save their family home and protect their loved ones; two small-town Texas brothers take revenge on the ruthless banks that wronged them by executing a series of dangerous heists, but their […]

Elle Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on September 5, 2016

Isabelle Huppert stars a successful and uncompromising video-game company boss, who engages in a dangerous game with the stranger who assaulted her at home in this French thriller from Dutch genre master Paul Verhoeven. Directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Isabelle Huppert, Christian Berkel and Anne Consigny among others. Genre: Drama, Thriller UK Release: 24th […]

Café Society (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 4, 2016

Review 96min Genre:      Comedy, Romance Director:   Woody Allen Cast:        Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell…and more Writer:     Woody Allen -Synopsis- A wide-eyed, awkward young New Yorker moves to Los Angeles to try and find a place alongside his big-shot movie agent uncle, among the glitz & glamour of 1930s Hollywood; only to be caught up […]

Morgan (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 3, 2016

Review 92min Genre:      Sci-fi, Action, Mystery, Thriller Director:   Luke Scott Cast:        Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones…and more Writer:     Seth W. Owen -Synopsis- Kate Mara stars as a corporate risk assessor who must determine the threat posed by a powerful and advanced artificially engineered girl, created in an isolated rural compound; but when her influence […]

Indie Spotlight- God Forgive Us

Posted by Gui on September 1, 2016

In an ongoing effort to help aspiring filmmakers and promote independent films, particularly those struggling with distribution and releases, we periodically feature films in our “Indie Spotlight” series for your consideration. God Forgive Us (2014) (English Language) 90min Country:   USA Genre:      Drama Director:   Michael Bachochin Cast:        Lindsay Rathert, Matthew Urban, James R. Doherty…more Writer:     Michael […]