Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Not Quite At Level of Original

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising opened in theaters on May 20, 2016. Directed by Nicholas Stoller, the comedy stars Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, ChloĆ« Grace Moretz, Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz, Carla Gallo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kiersey Clemons, Beanie Feldstein and Lisa Kudrow. The sequel was written by Andrew Jay Cohen & Brendan O’Brien & Nicholas Stoller & Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen. Returning the main stars from the 2014 comedy, ChloĆ« Grace Moretz takes over…

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The Family Fang: A Real Dysfunctional Family

Directed by Jason Bateman from a screenplay adapted by David Lindsay-Abaire from Kevin Wilson’s book, The Family Fang stars Bateman, Nicole Kidman, Christopher Walken, and Maryann Plunkett as the dysfunctional family comes to the big screen. Baxter (Bateman) and Annie (Kidman) are brother and sister. They live on different sides of the country but their lives are very similar mostly due to being the children of Caleb and Camille Fang (Present Day: Christopher Walken and…

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Money Monster: High-Stakes Thriller Told in Real Time

Money Monster isn’t a great film but it will keep you on the edge of your seat. Jodie Foster directs from a screenplay by Jamie Linden and Alan DiFiore & Jim Kouf, the latter two of which wrote the story. George Clooney and Julia Roberts headline a cast that also includes Jack O’Connell, Dominic West, Caitriona Balfe, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Denham, Lenny Venito, Chris Bauer, Dennis Boutsikaris, Emily Meade, Condola Rashad, and Aaron Yoo. Told…

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All The Way: Bryan Cranston On Way to Another Emmy Win as LBJ

Bryan Cranston reprises his Tony-winning performance as former president Lyndon Baines Johnson in the newest HBO film, All The Way. Here’s to clearing space for another Emmy trophy because the moment this movie was placed on the HBO schedule, he won the award. Directed by Jay Roach from a screenplay by Robert Schenkkan, the film covers LBJ’s first year in office. It wasn’t an easy year for LBJ and it was before Vietnam got out…

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Captain America: Civil War is one of Marvel’s Finest

With Captain America: Civil War, the Marvel mini-series that had huge ramifications across the universe finally comes to the big screen. However, it’s not quite the same as the original comic book series was given that Fox owns the rights to X-Men and Fantastic Four. That said, it’s still a really awesome film. Just as in the comics, Steve Rogers’ Captain America is pitted against Tony Stark’s Iron Man. Cap is backed by Sam Wilson,…

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The Meddler: A Heartfelt Look at Family

Written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, The Meddler features a star-studded cast but Susan Sarandon’s performance stands above the rest. Sarandon headlines a cast that includes Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons, Jerrod Carmichael, Cecily Strong, Lucy Punch, Casey Wilson, Jason Ritter, Sarah Baker, Michael McKean, Laura San Giacamo, and Harry Hamlin. Sarandon stars as Marnie Minervini, a window who remains an eternal optimist and is always there for her daughter, Lori (Byrne). Lori is single but…

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Eye in the Sky: What Really Happens Behind-The-Scenes

In Eye in the Sky, director Gavin Hood takes us behind the scenes of what really goes on in a war zone. Based on a screenplay by Guy Hibbert, Helen Mirren leads a cast that includes Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi, Jeremy Northam, Iain Glen and Phoebe Fox. It’s one of the final on-screen performances from the late Rickman and the film was appropriately dedicated to his memory. Mirren stars as Colonel Katherine Powell.…

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Sing Street: John Carney does it again

Writer-director John Carney has done it again. He follows up critically acclaimed Begin Again with the Irish-based Sing Street. It’s somewhat autobiographical for the Irish director in some regards. Carney’s screenplay is based on a story written by him and Simon Carmody. In Sing Street, Carney has put together a cast that stars Lucy Boynton, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Aiden Gillen, Jack Reynor, Kelly Thornton, and Ferdia Walsh-Peelo. Also cast in the film are Ben Carolan,…

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