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ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA (2023)
Starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jonathan Majors, Kathryn Newton and Michael Peña. Directed by Peyton Reed.

REVIEWS Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania - Marvel’s latest disappointment

SECRET HEADQUARTERS (2022)
Starring Owen Wilson, Michael Peña and Jesse Williams. Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman.
MOONFALL (2022)
Starring Halle Berry, Charlie Plummer, Patrick Wilson, Donald Sutherland, Michael Peña, Eme Ikwuakor, John Bradley, Carolina Bartczak, Maxim Roy and Stephen Bogaert. Directed by Roland Emmerich.

A mysterious force knocks the Moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it. With mere weeks before impact, and against all odds, a ragtag team launches an impossible last-ditch mission into space, leaving behind everyone they love and risking everything to land on the lunar surface and save our planet from annihilation.
TOM & JERRY (2021)
Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Ken Jeong, Colin Jost, Rob Delaney, Christina Chong, Pallavi Sharda, Brian Stepanek, Camilla Arfwedson and Jordan Bolger. Directed by Tim Story.

One of the most beloved rivalries in history is reignited when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of “the wedding of the century,” forcing the event’s desperate planner to hire Tom to get rid of him. The ensuing cat and mouse battle threatens to destroy her career, the wedding and possibly the hotel itself. But soon, an even bigger problem arises: a diabolically ambitious staffer conspiring against all three of them. An eye-popping blend of classic animation and live action, Tom and Jerry’s new big screen adventure stakes new ground for the iconic characters and forces them to do the unthinkable... work together to save the day.

REVIEWS Tom & Jerry - A spiritless reimagining of a classic cartoon

FANTASY ISLAND (2020)
Starring Lucy Hale, Michael Peña, Jimmy O. Yang, Michael Rooker, Charlotte McKinney, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Austin Stowell, Ryan Hansen, Portia Doubleday and Maggie Q. Directed by Jeff Wadlow.

At a luxurious but remote tropical resort, the enigmatic Mr. Roarke makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true. But when the fantasies turn into nightmares, the guests have to solve the island’s mystery in order to escape with their lives.

REVIEWS Fantasy Island - A suprisingly fun horror-tinged adventure

DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD (2019)
Starring Isabela Moner, Danny Trejo, Jeffrey Wahlberg, Benicio Del Toro, Eugenio Derbez, Temuera Morrison, Eva Longoria, Michael Peña, Nicholas Coombe and Madeleine Madden. Directed by James Bobin.

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure ever — high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego, a mysterious jungle inhabitant, and a rag tag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost city of gold.

REVIEWS Dora and the Lost City of Gold - Dora meets Indiana Jones (and a song about poop)

THE MULE (2019)
Starring Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Taissa Farmiga, Michael Peña, Laurence Fishburne, Clifton Collins Jr, Dianne Wiest, Ignacio Serricchio, Alison Eastwood and Manny Montana. Directed by Clint Eastwood.

Earl Stone is a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does well—so well, in fact, that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl is assigned a handler. But he isn’t the only one keeping tabs on Earl; the mysterious new drug mule has also hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates. And even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it’s uncertain if he’ll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement, or the cartel’s enforcers, catch up to him.

REVIEWS The Mule - Old mule, not-so-new tricks

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (2018)
Starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Peña, Laurence Fishburne, Randall Park, Walton Goggins, Hannah John-Kamen and David Dastmalchian. Directed by Peyton Reed.

REVIEWS Ant-Man and the Wasp - A charming entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Ant-Man and the Wasp - Little film packs a big punch

A WRINKLE IN TIME (2018)
Starring Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling, Storm Reid, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Peña, Levi Miller and Rowan Blanchard. Directed by Ava Duvernay.

Meg Murry is a typical middle school student struggling with issues of self-worth who just want to fit in. The daughter of two world-renowned physicists, she is intelligent and uniquely gifted, as is Meg’s younger brother, Charles Wallace, but she has yet to realize it for herself. Complicating matters is the mysterious disappearance of Mr. Murry, which has left Meg devastated and her mother broken-hearted. Charles Wallace introduces Meg and her fellow classmate Calvin to three celestial beings (Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit and Mrs. Who) who have journeyed to Earth to help search for their father, and together they embark on their formidable quest. Travelling via a wrinkling of time and space known as tessering, they are transported to worlds beyond their imagination where they must confront a powerful evil force. To make it back home to Earth, Meg must face the darkness within herself in order to harness the strength necessary to defeat the darkness rapidly enveloping the Universe.

REVIEWS A Wrinkle in Time - A gorgeous ode to the warrior in all of us

12 STRONG (2018)
Starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, Elsa Pataky, Trevante Rhodes, Austin Stowell, Ben O'Toole, Navid Negahban, Jack Kesy and Fahim Fazli. Directed by Nicolai Fuglsig.

Set in the harrowing days following 9/11 when an elite U.S. Special Forces unit, led by their Captain, Mitch Nelson, is chosen to be the first U.S. soldiers sent into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission in response to the attacks. Leaving their families behind, the team is dropped into the remote, rugged landscape of northern Afghanistan, where they must convince General Rashid Dostum to join forces with them to fight their common adversary: the Taliban and their Al Qaeda allies.
MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE (2017)
Starring Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber, Michael PeÑa, Sia, Taye Diggs, Uzo Aduba, Zoe Saldana, Tara Strong and Ashleigh Ball. Directed by Jayson Thiessen.

A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.
THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE (2017)
Starring Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen, Olivia Munn, Jackie Chan, Abbi Jacobson, Kumail Nanjiana, Michael PeÑa and Zach Woods. Directed by Charlie Bean.

In this big-screen Ninjago adventure, the battle for Ninjago City calls to action young Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret warriors and LEGO Master Builders. Led by kung fu master Wu, as wise- cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, the Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, the epic showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their true power.
CHIPS (2017)
Starring Dax Shepard, Michael PeÑa, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Brody, Rosa Salazar, Vida Guerra and Kristen Bell. Directed by Dax Shepard.

The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.

REVIEWS CHIPS - Great fun and motorcycles

COLLATERAL BEAUTY (2017)
Starring Kate Winslet, Will Smith, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Edward Norton, Michael PeÑa and Naomie Harris. Directed by David Frankel.

When a successful New York advertising executive experiences a deep personal tragedy and retreats from life entirely, his colleagues devise a drastic plan to force him to confront his grief in a surprising and profoundly human way.

REVIEWS Collateral Beauty - Collateral damage

WAR ON EVERYONE (2016)
Starring Alexander SkarsgÅrd, Michael PeÑa, Theo James and Tessa Thompson. Directed by John Michael McDonogh.

Follows two corrupt cops in New Mexico who set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they try to intimidate someone who is more dangerous than they are. Or is he?

REVIEWS War On Everyone - Buddy cop comedy to end all buddy cop comedies

THE MARTIAN 3D (2015)
Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael PeÑa, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Donald Glover. Directed by Ridley Scott.

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, Watney must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return.

REVIEWS The Martian: Extended Edition - A comprehensive release of Ridley Scott's sci-fi marvel
The Martian - I will survive!

FURY (2014)
Starring Brad Pitt, Shia Lebeouf, Scott Eastwood, Logan Lerman, Xavier Samuel and Michael PeÑa. Directed by David Ayer.

A five-man tank crew lock in battle against a desperate German army in the waning days of WW2.
TURBO 3D (2013)
Starring Ryan Reynolds - Turbo, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael PeÑa, Michelle Rodriguez, Paul Giamatti, Ken Jeong and Snoop Dogg. Directed by David Soren.

An underdog snail kicks into overdrive when he's granted one unexpected wish and miraculously attains the power of super-speed. But after making fast friends with a crew of streetwise, tricked-out es-car-goes, Turbo learns that no one succeeds on their own. So he puts his heart and shell on the line to help his pals achieve their dreams, before Turbo-charging his own impossible dream: winning the Indy 500.
END OF WATCH (2012)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael PeÑa, Anna Kendrick, Cody Horn, America Ferrara, Natalie Martinez, David Harbour, Frank Grillo, America Ferrera and Shondrella Avery. Directed by David Ayer.

REVIEWS End of Watch - Intense twist on the buddy-cop genre

TOWER HEIST (2011)
Starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Téa Leoni, Michael Peña, Judd Hirsch, Gabourey Sidibe and Stephen Henderson. Directed by Brett Ratner.

REVIEWS Tower Heist - The action/comedy caper

EXTINCTION
Starring Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan, Israel Broussard and Mike Colter. Directed by Ben Young.
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