The Death of Superman (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Jake Castorena, Sam Liu

Starring:
Jerry O’Connell, Rebecca Romijn, Rainn Wilson, Rosario Dawson, Nathan Fillion, Shemar Moore, Christopher Gorham, Matt Lanter, Jason O’Mara, Nyambi Nyambi 

Other notable appearances:
Rocky Carroll, Jennifer Hale

Running time:
81 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Superman: Doomsday, Batman: Gotham Knight, Batman: Year One

 

When an alien monster, dubbed Doomsday, lands on Earth, the Justice League tries to stop it. After his colleagues have fallen, it becomes Superman’s duty to take down Doomsday — even if it means paying the ultimate price.

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The Wizard of Oz (2018)

Review by CJ

Starring:
Samantha Dodemaide, Eli Cooper, Alex Rathgeber, John Xintavelonis, Jemma Rix, Lucy Durack, Anthony Warlow, Flick/Trouble

Venue:
Regent Theatre (Melbourne, Australia)

Running time:
150 minutes (including intermission)

 

The story of Dorothy’s (Dodemaide) journey through the merry old land of Oz to meet the wonderful wizard (Warlow) and find her way home to Kansas. On her journey, Dorothy meets loyal friends, encounters fearsome foes and is joined by her canine companion Toto (Flick/Trouble).

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It Comes At Night (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Trey Edward Shults

Starring:
Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Christopher Abbott, Riley Keough

Running time:
91 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, The Witch

 

A married couple and their 17 year old son live in seclusion during a global biological epidemic. Their world falls into disarray when another family come seeking assistance.

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The Fifth to Die by J.D. Barker (2018)

Review by CJ

Page count:
416

ISBN:
9780544973978 

 

After the escape of the 4MK killer, Anson Bishop, Detective Sam Porter and his team have had to relinquish the investigation to the FBI. But when Porter can’t let go of the 4MK case and move on to their next one, he puts himself, his team and many more in graver danger than they could have ever expected.

The Fifth to Die is the second novel in the 4MK Thriller series.

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Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Peyton Reed

Starring:
Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas

Other notable appearances:
Michael Peña, Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris, David Dastmalchian, Hannah John-Kamen, Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Abby Ryder Fortson, Walton Goggins, Randall Park, Stan Lee

Running time:
118 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Ant-Man, Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy

 

Following the events in Captain America: Civil War, Scott Lang (Rudd) is under house arrest and estranged from the Avengers, Hope van Dyne (Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Douglas). Hope makes contact with Scott when she realises he is their only chance at rescuing her mother, Janet (Pfeiffer), from the Quantum Realm. 

Things get out of hand when the trio become targets for a blackmarket technology dealer and a mysterious attacker who can phase in and out of reality.

Ant-Man and the Wasp is the 20th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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