Vacation (2015)

Vacation

Director:
John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein

Starring:
Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins

Other notable appearances:
Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Chris Hemsworth, a prosthetic penis in Chris Hemsworth’s underwear, Leslie Mann, Ron Livingston, Keegan-Michael Key, Regina Hall, Michael Peña, Charlie Day, Norman Reedus, Seal

Running time:
99 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
We’re the Millers, The Hangover, Horrible Bosses

 

When Rusty Griswold (Helms) discovers his wife (Applegate) and sons (Gisondo and Stebbins) are sick of their usual vacation to a cabin in the woods, he decides to recreate a trip from his childhood. The Griswolds are going to Walley World! … Again!

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Stranger Things: Season One

Stranger Things

Director:
Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers)

Writer:
Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Justin Doble, Paul Dichter, Jessica Mecklenburg, Jessie Nickson-Lopez, Alison Tatlock

Starring:
Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Noah Schnapp

Other notable appearances:
Matthew Modine, Shannon Purser, Randall P. Havens, Chris Sullivan

Running time:
41-55 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
8

 

When Will (Schnapp) goes missing on the way home from playing Dungeons and Dragons with his friends, most of the town assumes it is a standard missing child case. Will’s mother Joyce (Ryder), brother Jonathan (Heaton) and friends Mike (Wolfhard), Dustin (Matarazzo) and Lucas (McLaughlin) aren’t so sure. Will they win the battle against the supernatural and human disbelief to save Will?

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Star Trek/Green Lantern: The Spectrum War by Mike Johnson, Angel Hernandez and Alejandro Sanchez (2015)

Star Trek:Green Lantern - The Spectrum War

Page count:
157

Format:
Digital

Publisher:
IDW Publishing and DC Comics

 

When the greatest heroes and villains of the galaxy are unable to stop Nekron, Guardian Ganthet uses a last resort that sends the remaining ring-bearers from all spectrums to a parallel universe along with a new ring of each colour.

The universe to which the remaining lanterns are sent just happens to be the same universe in which Captain James T. Kirk and his crew are boldly going where no-one has gone before.

The heroes from both universes soon realise that Nekron was amongst the ring-bearers transported to the Starfleet universe. It is up to the crew of the Enterprise, Hal Jordan and the rest of the ring-bearers to put an end to Nekron once and for all.

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The Shallows (2016)

The Shallows

Director:
Jaume Collet-Serra

Starring:
Blake Lively, Sully Seagull

Other notable appearances:
A really big great white shark

Running time:
86 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Jaws, The Reef, Bait

 

Nancy (Lively) travels to a secret Mexican beach to surf and mourn her mother who had travelled to the same beach while pregnant with her. While there, Nancy unwittingly swims into the territory of a great white shark and is marooned 200 yards from the shore. Nancy must fight for her life against the elements, her injuries and one of the world’s oldest predators.

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The Peanuts Movie (2015)

The Peanuts Movie

Director:
Steve Martino

Starring:
Noah Schnapp, Rebecca Bloom, Anastasia Bredikhina, Francesca Capaldi, Alexander Garfin, Noah Johnston, Hadley Belle Miller, Venus Schultheis, Mariel Sheets, Madisyn Shipman, AJ Tecce

Other notable appearances:
Troy ‘Trombone Shorty’ Andrews, Bill Melendez, Kristin Chenoweth

Running time:
88 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Home, the Peanuts television specials

 

Long-suffering failure Charlie Brown (Schnapp) meets and falls for the little red-haired girl (Capaldi). Meanwhile, Snoopy (Melendez) takes on his nemesis the Red Baron to save his beloved Fifi (Chenoweth).

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Sausage Party (2016)

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Director:
Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon

Starring:
Seth Rogan, Kristen Wiig, Edward Norton, David Krumholtz, Salma Hayek, Michael Cera

Other notable appearances:
Danny McBride, Bill Hader, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Harland Williams, Paul Rudd

Running time:
89 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut, This Is the End, Team America: World Police

 

The story of food waiting at a supermarket to be chosen by the (human) Gods and taken to the great beyond. What is waiting on the other side of the sliding doors is any sausage’s guess.

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Arrow: Season One

Arrow - Season 1

Director:
David Nutter, David Barrett, Guy Bee, Vincent Misiano, Michael Schultz, John Behring, David Grossman, Ken Fink, John Dahl, Eagle Egilsson, Nick Copus, Wendey Stanzler, Glen Winter, Michael Offer

Starring:
Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards, Susanna Thompson, Willa Holland, Colin Salmon, Colin Donnell, Katie Cassidy, Paul Blackthorne, John Barrowman, Byron Mann, Manu Bennett, Colton Haynes

Other notable appearances:
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, Christie Laing, Michael Rowe, Jessica De Gouw, Seth Gabel, Patrick Sabongui, Janina Gavankar, Chin Han, J. August Richards

Running time:
42-45 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
23

 

After being presumed dead, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Amell) returns from the island on which he was shipwrecked a vastly changed man. His struggle for survival trained him for his new goal — to protect his city from those who would taint it.

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