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When you think about three old timers, three legendary actors starring in same film you’d think it would be a film about some old people being sassy and best friends. How about you think again?

Willie, Joe & Albert and three best friends and pensioners doing everything together, even watching Batchorlette. They are quite adorable together. One day they find out that the steel plant they worked at all their lives are going bankrupt so their pensions are being stopped and all of a sudden, they are about to lose their houses and everything. So.. Joe comes up with an idea after an experience he had at his bank; “how about he rob a bank?”. Yeah like that is going to make it all better? But after a few arguments these old chaps go for it.

They reach out to Joe’s daughters ex-husband who know some people who could possibly help with the preparation of the heist. So much planning and accuracy goes into to the entire thing because we don’t want to get caught right? It’s one wild and stupid plan we got here, will they pull it off?

It’s a really funny film with some of the acting worlds most prestigious and legendary actors. We see Morgan Freeman, Michael Cain, Alan Arkin & Christopher Lloyd. Chris sort of plays this pensioner who showing signs of dementia but delivers the one way he only knows how: funny. He is a key person in the chaps story for them to get away with the robbery.

“Going in Style” won’t disappoint you, it’s filled with laugher and all smiles. I say go for it when you are having a bad day, it will cheer you up.

Actors: Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Christopher Lloyd, John Ortiz, Matt Dillon, Joey King and many more.

At one point or another we have all heard about the horror film ‘Mirrors’ but how many of you have seen it? Sure, it can freak you out based on the fact it’s about something vicious coming from another realm and using the mirrors as a gateway.

Ben Carson is a police officer who are currently suspended pending investigation after a altercation gone bad. He takes a security guard job at a burned down department store. But shortly he is experiencing some weird things going on, noises and flash images in mirrors. After ignoring it his sister, who is currently living with, turn up dead in the bathtub with her jaw basically pulled from her face. Extremely brutal. He goes back to ask what they want from him, knowing a evil spirit from his new job did it. They tell him they want someone called ‘Esseker’ and now there is a chase to find out who that is. And slowly Ben is starting to lose his mind and scaring remaining people in his life away. So exactly how is Ben going to solve this? Well, he need to use his police experience for this one to find out what truly is going on.

Is ‘Mirrors’ as scary today as it was back when it was released? Well, it got it scares but if you look at the storyline and script the movie is really something else, they don’t make horrors/thrillers like these anymore.

Actors: Keifer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Cameron Boyce, Erica Gluck, Amy Smart, Mary Beth Pell, John Shrapnel and many more.

 

When it comes to stories based on true stories you need to keep in mind that some of the story have been altered to the film, added something or removed something because it wasn’t interesting enough. ‘The Lost City of Z’ is taking place between 1911 – 1920’s about a man Percy Fawcett, a man who was obsessed about finding a lost city in the Amazon jungle.

He left three times and going to first world war once. But last time he left he went missing. During his travels he saw antiques older than any society spread out, knowing it’s a city out there somewhere, a city who been long forgotten and abandoned. When Percy is about to return for a third time his oldest son Jack is to join him. He wants to go out there for longer and with less things to make it an easy one.

Percy & Jack sets off to the jungle and charts into unknown terratory.Thinking they would return with the exact location of the lost city. With high hopes they are making their way through the jungle, the jungle that got so many dangers, mainly the tribes.

It’s been almost 100 years since the disappearance of Percy & Jack Fawcett, no one knows what actually happened to them. They either got a cut and died from illness from a untreated wound, kidnapped by a tribe and prepared to be the meal. Might even have fallen down a cliff. We will never know what happened. We can only speculate.

I would recommend seeing the film and Percy’s struggle to be believed as for he was made fun of before they believe him.. During 21st century archeologists have found a network of tunnels, bridges etc that suggest city of Z.

Actors: Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Sienna Miller, Robert Pattinson, Angus Mcfadyen, Edward Ashley, Clive Francis and many more.

When it comes to horror so much is a bit of a disappointment today, none of it gets you scared but it got jumps but misses the point of horror. I came across ‘The Unfolding’ on Netflix the other day and I thought why not, because I had nothing better to do at that time, I went in with little expectations but left with a fast beating heart and feeling creeped out.

‘The unfolding’ is about a couple who goes to a house who are believed to be haunted, when they arrive another couple was already there but they decided to leave because they didn’t like what the house was doing. But they shook it off and started to set up the cameras. First night goes and everything seemed fine, til they got to the kitchen and everything was on the floor and the cutlery was STUCK on the wall. And then voices came. But it seemed gentle. Until their friend showed up and more activity started. Soon they get to see a reality from a local story about the house; a man took in his niece after her parents died, from the age of 8 til 18 he sexually abused her and on several occassions she gave birth to stillborn babies, those who wasn’t stillborn – got burned alive.

Creepy story right? ‘The Unfolding’ left me happily surprised when it came to creepy factor. I was home alone middle of night when I saw this and as you know, watching a horror when you are alone, your head plays tricks on you. I would 100% recommend this any horror fan.

It’s a found footage type of film, which some have problems with but give it a chance. Also, this film takes place during fall of 2016 and the world is about to hit a nuclear war.

Actors: Robert Dawes, Nick Julian, Lisa Kerr, Kitty McGeever, Lachlan Nieboer.

We all jumped on the hype when the very first Transformers film was released, we all thought it was awesome. I can say I do miss seeing original actors in the latest ones, specially this one..

‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ we see the world in dismay when it comes to Transformers, they are now considered illegal and to be hunted and killed on sight. Cade Yeager is now a fugitive and living in an Indian reservoir and giving sanctuary to some of the robots. We get to see flashbacks to old England – Camelot, King Arthur & Merlin. Yeager travels to England after being sent for, a secret society have kept the Transformers secret for CENTURIES. descendants from the knights of Camelot. We also get to see the robots home world and that thing isn’t pretty or nice. So that world is travelling to our world to destroy it to become more powerful.

As always, we get to see an epic battle, last descendant from Merlin himself. More Transformers we haven’t seen before to fight next to everyone. And at the end, they gave a hint that it might be another film. ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ was a good film but by now they are predictable. You get scenes that are absolutely funny due to Anthony Hopkins and his feisty, psycho robot. They where a fresh air.

Other than all that, yes it was a good action film but not one of their best ones.

Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock, Isabela Moner, Stanley Tucci and many more.

If you came here looking for a good review of the remake of ‘Power Rangers’, I am sorry but I am about to disappoint you. As a child of around 6/7 years old we world got to meet the TV show ‘Power Rangers’ and I was HOOKED. Didn’t take long before my school told EVERY student we wasn’t allowed to watch it because of the violence but knowing my mother, she didn’t listen and let me watch it instead because she knew I could separate fiction from reality. Very quickly ‘Power Rangers’ became a big part of my childhood and I never missed one episode. So when I heard about a remake turning film I didn’t exactly know what to do or say. But I was willing to give it a chance. The trailer looked super cool when it was released.

‘Power Rangers’ is about a bunch of misfit kids who met each other in abnormal circumstances, to quickly realize they got super powers after finding stones. To then find out about a group of heroes called Power Rangers and it’s been 65 million years since last Power Rangers. Their job is to protect a crystal from Rita Repulsa, also known as the green Power Ranger – uhuh, a Power Ranger turned evil. The kids have a hard time dealing with her but you know in the end bla bla CLICHE!

I had a really hard time adjusting to this remake, it had cool effects and we got to see the comedian Elisabeth Banks as the villian Rita & Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) as Zordon. That was quite fun. But the film as a whole – don’t waste your time. If you want a better remake let me suggest Ghostbusters? I was really disappointed that the creators of the new ‘Power Rangers’ didn’t give us the wow factor or a nostalgia trip, not for me. I’d rather watch the original version from the 90’s and laugh the horrible effects but loving it because it was part of my childhood.

Actors: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G, Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston, Bill Hader and many more.

Life (2017) **REVIEW**

When it comes to films about aliens it can either be a hit or a serious miss. It’s difficult to make something like this good. Because there are so many alien films out there already so most have already been done! When I saw the trailer for ‘Life’ I was skeptical, it didn’t seem too good but I took a chance and thought maybe it could be good.

We got a team of scientist floating in space in an International Space Station looking for life in space, one day they find something and people back on Earth rejoices. The scientist begin to poke and prod on the creature, it seems cute because of its size. But you know, looks can be VERY deceiving though. One day they prodded it too far and it started to fight back. It grabs one of the scientist hand and breaks it, really uncomfortable too see. There is something about this life form that will creep you out – more people it kills and feeds on – yep feeds on – the bigger it gets and it can get terrifying. Now the scientist are fighting for their life and every trick they tried to kill the creature, it didn’t work, just made it more angry.

‘Life’ had it surprises, both good and bad one. I’ve seen very split reviews about ‘Life’ but I got creeped out by it. It isn’t like other alien films, I felt that this one is more realistic than the other alien films out there. And I would recommend it to anyone who would like to see it. It’s not too bad actually.

Actors: Hiroyuki Sanada, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Olga Dihovichnaya, Ariyon Bakare, Jesus Del Orden and many more.

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