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SNAKE EYES: GI JOE ORIGINS (2021)
Starring Henry Golding, Samara Weaving, Úrsula Corberó, Iko Uwais, Andrew Koji, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira and Iko Uwais. Directed by Jon M. Chu and D.j. Caruso.

Snake Eyes is a tenacious loner who is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage after saving the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach Snake Eyes the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing something he’s been longing for: a home. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes’ honor and allegiance will be tested – even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.
THE SECRETS WE KEEP (2020)
Starring Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Chris Messina, Amy Seimetz, Victoria Hill, Lucy Faust, David Maldonado, Ritchie Montgomery, Ed Amatrudo and Jeff Pope. Directed by Yuval Adler.

Set in post-World War II America, a woman, Maja, is rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, but when her past trauma confronts her in the form of her next-door neighbour, she seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her back in Germany - but what are the chances it's really him she's stumbled upon, half-way across the world?

REVIEWS The Secrets We Keep - They kept a big secret... this movie is mediocre

PET SEMATARY (2019)
Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence, Lucas Lavoie, Hugo Lavoie, Obssa Ahmed, Alyssa Brooke Levine, Naomi Frenette and Maria Herrera. Directed by Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch.

Dr Louis Creed, who, after relocating with his wife Rachel and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall, setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences.

REVIEWS Pet Sematary - A nightmare of an adaptation for all the wrong reasons
5 films to watch before 'Pet Sematary' - Sometimes dead is better...

THE MEG (2018)
Starring Jason Statham, Ruby Rose, Jessica McNamee, Robert Taylor, Rainn Wilson, Li Bingbing, Cliff Curtis, Masi Oka, Page Kennedy and Winston Chao. Directed by Jon Turteltaub.

When a submersible lies disabled at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, an expert deep sea diver is forced to confront his fears and risk everything on a single question: Could the Carcharadon Megalodon - the largest marine predator that ever existed - still be alive and on the hunt?

REVIEWS The Meg - A forgettably entertaining adventure with a big-ass shark

ONLY THE BRAVE (2017)
Starring Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, James Badge Dale, Taylor Kitsch, Jennifer Connelly, Andie Macdowell, Pell James, Alex Russell and Ben Hardy. Directed by Joseph Kosinski.

All men are created equal... then, a few become firefighters. Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, is the heroic story of one unit of local firefighters that, through hope, determination, sacrifice and the drive to protect families, communities and country, become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the country. As most of us run from danger, they run toward it – they watch over lives, homes, everything we hold dear, as they forge a unique brotherhood that comes into focus with one fateful fire.

REVIEWS Only The Brave - True story of tragedy handled with respect and authenticity

AMERICAN ASSASSIN (2017)
Starring Dylan O'Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Taylor Kitsch, Scott Adkins, David Suchet, Navid Negahban, Trevor White and Alaa Safi. Directed by Michael Cuesta.

American Assassin follows the rise of Mitch Rapp, a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together the three discover a pattern in the violence leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a World War in the Middle East.

REVIEWS American Assassin - Carbon copy clichéd crap

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT (2017)
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock, Stanley Tucci and John Turturro. Directed by Michael Bay.

REVIEWS Transformers: The Last Knight - Medieval punishment

DEEPWATER HORIZON (2016)
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez and Kate Hudson. Directed by Peter Berg.

A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

REVIEWS Deepwater Horizon - Terrific but too tame

TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION (2014)
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Nicola Peltz, T.j. Miller, Kelsey Grammer, Peter Cullen, Jack Reynor, Sophia Myles, Han Geng and Li Bingbing. Directed by Michael Bay.

REVIEWS Transformers: Age of Extinction - The 'bots are back... again
Transformers: Age of Extinction

JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT (2014)
Starring Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner and Kenneth Branagh. Directed by Kenneth Branagh.

REVIEWS Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit - Spy action

RED 2 (2013)
Starring Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Mary-Louise Parker, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins and Byung-Hun Lee. Directed by Dean Parisot.

REVIEWS Red 2 - Not improving with age

G.I. JOE: RETALIATION 3D (2013)
Starring D.j. Cotrona, Adrianne Palicki, Channing Tatum, Ray Park, Byung-Hun Lee, Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis. Directed by Jon M. Chu.

The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.
SIDE EFFECTS (2013)
Starring Rooney Mara - Emily Hawkins, Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.

A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.

REVIEWS Side Effects - Nothing too lasting

MAN ON A LEDGE (2012)
Starring Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Ed Harris, Edward Burns, Kyra Sedgwick, Anthony Mackie, William Sadler, Génesis Rodríguez and Afton Williamson. Directed by Asger Leth.

REVIEWS Man On A Ledge - With a side of popcorn

INFINITE
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Sophie Cookson, Dylan O'Brien, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Jason Mantzoukas, Rupert Friend, Toby Jones, Tom Hughes and Liz Carr. Directed by Antoine Fuqua.
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