The Disaster Artist

Starring: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen Director: James Franco Running Time: 109 mins Synopsis: In 2003 a small independent film was released upon the world, The Room. Routinely classed as one of the worst films ever made it has since built a cult following. The Disaster Artist details the making of said classic, following…

Ghost in the Shell

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Micheal Pitt, Pilou Asbaek Director: Rupert Sanders Running Time: 109 mins Synopsis: Adapted from the popular Manga franchise, Ghost in the Shell is set in the near future and focuses on super cop Major (Johansson) who is the first of her kind. A robotic body but a human brain, she uncovers a…

The Lost City of Z

Starring: Charlie Hunman, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller Director: James Gray Running Time: 141 mins Synopsis: In the early 1900s British explorer Percy Fawcett (Hunman) journeys to the never before explored Amazon. There he encounters indigenous tribes, crippling bouts of disease and treacherous routes through the forest. He also discovers evidence of a lost civilisation. Over…

Life

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson Director: Daniel Espinosa Running Time: 104 mins Synopsis: A group of astronauts based on the ISS take on board the first soil extracts from Mars. In amidst the remnants is the first evidence of life. A small bacterial microbe that upon further examination takes on a startling growth…

The Lego Batman Movie

Starring (voices): Will Arnett, Zach Galifanakis, Ralph Fiennes Director: Chris McKay Running Time: 104 mins Synopsis: Gotham City is under threat from The Joker’s latest scheme meaning world-renowned loner Batman may just have to do the one thing he hates, working in a team, to defeat evil and save the city. And of course look…

Magnificent Seven has Mag..decent opening!!

Coming as no surprise this weekend saw the $90 million budgeted Magnificent Seven remake take the number one spot with $35 million. A solid number for late September, but I was expecting a tad more for something featuring Pratt and Washington. Perhaps remake fatigue and a genuine uninterest in the Western genre has affected it…