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MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU (2022)
Starring Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin, Russell Brand, Alan Arkin, Taraji P. Henson, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo and Michelle Yeoh. Directed by Kyle Balda.

In the heart of the 1970s, amid a flurry of feathered hair and flared jeans, Gru is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. Luckily, he gets some mayhem-making backup from his loyal followers, the Minions. Together, Kevin, Stuart, Bob, and Otto - a new Minion sporting braces and a desperate need to please - deploy their skills as they and Gru build their first lair, experiment with their first weapons and pull off their first missions.
DUMBO (2019)
Starring Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Danny Devito, Sandy Martin, Joseph Gatt, Alan Arkin, Deobia Oparei, Kamil Lemieszewski and Sharon Rooney. Directed by Tim Burton.

Holt Farrier is a former circus star who finds his life turned upside down when he returns from the war. Circus owner Max Medici enlists Holt to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when Holt’s children discover that Dumbo can fly, persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere and an aerial artist named Colette Marchant swoop in to make the peculiar pachyderm a star.

REVIEWS Dumbo - Another pointless remake of another Disney classic

GOING IN STYLE (2017)
Starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin. Directed by Zach Braff.

Lifelong buddies Willie, Joe and Al decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
LOVE THE COOPERS (2015)
Starring Diane Keaton, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Marisa Tomei, Amanda Seyfried, Olivia Wilde, June Squibb, Ed Helms, Anthony Mackie and Jake Lacy. Directed by Jessie Nelson.

The holidays come but once a year, and that’s more than enough for the Newport family. As four generations of the clan brace for yet another Christmas Eve dinner together, they do their best to conceal the decidedly less than perfect aspects of their lives in this hilarious and heartwarming ensemble comedy.

REVIEWS Love The Coopers - A Christmas mess(age)

MILLION DOLLAR ARM (2014)
Starring Jon Hamm, Bradley Cooper, Alan Arkin, Madhur Mittal, Suraj Sharma, Lake Bell and Bill Paxton. Directed by Craig Gillespie.

In a last ditch effort to save his career as a sports agent, JB Bernstein concocts a scheme to find baseball's next great pitching ace. Hoping to find a young cricket pitcher he can turn into a major league baseball star, JB travels to India to produce a reality show competition called 'Million Dollar Arm'. With the help of a cantankerous but eagle-eyed retired baseball scout he discovers Dinesh and Rinku, two 18-year-old boys who have no idea about playing baseball, yet have a knack for throwing a fastball. Hoping to sign them to major league contracts and make a quick buck, JB brings the boys home to America to train. While the Americans are definitely out of their element in India - the boys, who have never left their rural villages - are equally challenged when they come to the States. As the boys learn the finer points of baseball - JB, with the help of his charming friend Brenda - valuable life lessons about teamwork, commitment and what it means to be a family.
GRUDGE MATCH (2014)
Starring Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Jon Bernthal, Alan Arkin and Kim Basinger. Directed by Peter Segal.

A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout - 50 years after their last match.

REVIEWS Grudge Match - Not even a contender

ARGO (2012)
Starring Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Taylor Schilling, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Clea Duvall, Scoot McNairy and Rory Cochrane. Directed by Ben Affleck.

Based on real events, the dramatic thriller 'Argo' chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis, focusing on the little-known role that the CIA and Hollywood played - information that was not declassified until many years after the event.

REVIEWS Argo - How Hollywood can save your life

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