Tag Archives: 2016 reviews

Review: The Accountant (2016)

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Ben Affleck stars as an autistic math savant turned vigilante in Director Gavin O’Connor’s follow-up to 2012’s Warrior and 2015 Jane Got a Gun that is to 2016 what John Wick was to 2015. Full review after the jump.

Review: Ms. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

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Tim Burton returns to the big screen with his adaptation of the young adult franchise Ms. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, his first directorial effort since 2014. We look at whether this is a return to the Burton of old

Review: Complete Unknown (2016)

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Director Joshua Marston (Maria Full of Grace) directs this intriguing film starring Rachel Weisz and Michael Shannon. Read our review after the jump.

Review: Morgan (2016)

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Morgan is not like other girls … because she isn’t a girl at all. She’s been engineered; a synthetic A.I. being created in a lab, and this lab experiment isn’t going according to plan in this new dark science fiction

Review: Morris from America (2016)

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This unique coming age of dramedy from director Chad Hartigan tells the story of Morris, a 13 year old boy trying to find himself and his place in the world while living abroad with his soccer coach father in Germany.

Review: Train to Busan (2016)

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South Korean director Yeon Sang-ho makes his live-action directorial debut with the haunting zombie siege on train film Train to Busan, which provides viewers with one of the best horror film experiences of 2016 and gives us a return to

Review: Don’t Breathe (2016)

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Equal parts classic Hitchcock and modern horror, “Don’t Breathe” doesn’t reinvent the home invasion subgenre but it certainly provides some much needed renovations.

Review: Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

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A young boy must find his father’s armor to avenge himself against a mystical spirit in the latest stop motion animated film from Laika, the producers behind Coraline & Paranorman. Check out our thoughts after the jump.

Review: War Dogs (2016)

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Director Todd Phillips (Old School, The Hangover Trilogy) gives us an interesting and entertaining look at the world of international arms dealing in the modern age with War Dogs, starring Jonah Hill and Miles Teller. Check out our thoughts on

Review: Ben Hur (2016)

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Fox tackles a remake of one of the greatest films in cinema history with their version of Ben Hur helmed by director Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Nightwatch, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter). Find out our thoughts on this remake in our review

Review: Don’t Think Twice (2016)

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Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass, the director and producer team behind 2012’s Sleepwalk With Me, return with another realistic look at the lifestyle and cost of making a career of pursuing a life in comedy in the bittersweet and excellent

Review: Before I Wake (2016)

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Oculus and Absentia director Mike Flanagan’s 3rd feature starring Kate Bosworth and Room‘s Jacob Tremblay is an interesting paranormal drama in the vein of The Twilight Zone. Check out our thoughts in this review after the jump.

Review: Lucha Mexico (2016)

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Directors Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz were granted unprecendented access to the “empresas” or promotions behind the tradition-heavy and color world of lucha libre, or Mexican professional wrestling. The result is the documentary Lucha Mexico, concentrating heavily on the history

Review: The Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

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New Zealand director Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows) returns with his latest feature; a heartwarming and irreverent fish out of water story set in the New Zealand bush that is easily among the best films of 2016.

Review: Suicide Squad (2016)

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The worst heroes ever are finally here. Suicide Squad hits theaters on August 5th and we’ve got our thoughts on David Ayer’s entry into the DC Cinematic Universe after the jump.

Review: Star Trek Beyond (2016)

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Director Justin Lin (The Fast and Furious franchise) and writer Simon Pegg take the reigns of the continuing adventures of the Starship Enterprise from J.J. Abrams in this the 3rd big screen adventure of the all-new all-different crew of the

Review: Viral (2016)

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Directors Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost (Paranormal Activity 3 & 4) return to the horror genre for their latest feature produced by Blumhouse entitled Viral. Read after the jump to see if we think the news on this flick is

Review: Cell (2016)

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Armies of everyday people mindlessly roaming the streets of every major city controlled by their cell phones. No, its not Pokémon GO: The Movie, its the latest Stephen King big screen adaptation, Cell, starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson.

Review: Lights Out (2016)

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Teresa Palmer (Warm Bodies) stars in a new genre work from the producers of Insidious that borrows liberally from the modern horror cannon. Read on to see if Lights Out brings out quality scares in the dark.

Review: Absolutely Fabulous The Movie (2016)

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Welcome, sweetie darlings! First of all, bear in mind that “shallow” is not a dirty word. The original TV series (which ran for 47 episodes between 1992-2012) showcased the over-the-top characters of Patsy Stone and Edina Monsoon, modulated by Eddy’s