Ben-Hur (2016)

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Genre: Classical Drama

Director: Timur Bekmambetov

Running Time: 124 minutes

Main Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boinadi, Ayelet Zurer and Morgan Freeman

The 2016 remake of Ben-Hur shows why classics shouldn’t be remade, highlighting that classics are classics because they simply cannot be improved on by modern filmmaking.  Continue reading

Sausage Party (2016)

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Genre: Comedy

Director: Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan

Running Time: 89 minutes

Main Cast: Seth Rogan, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Bill Hader, James Franco, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Paul Rudd, Nick Kroll, David Krumoltz, Edward Norton and Salma Hayek.

Sausage Party feels like a dish served up by animation master chefs Pixar, while at the same time sprinkling a bit of Seth Rogan seasoning onto the meal before being served to you. Continue reading

Suicide Squad (2016)

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Genre: Action & Adventure

Director: David Ayer

Running Time: 123 minutes

Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jay Hernandez, Viola Davis, Jared Leto, Joel Kinnaman and Karen Fukuhara

Marvel has carved success through their arsenal of awesome superheros, but now DC can carve a slice of success for themselves with its arsenal of the coolest set of supervillains  and that is why Suicide squad is a success for the DC cinematic universe. Continue reading