Rampage (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Brad Peyton

Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy

Other notable appearances:
Joe Manganiello, Jack Quaid, Breanne Hill, Will Yun Lee

Running time:
107 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
King Kong: Skull Island, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Godzilla (1998)

 

When secret scientific experiments taking place in outer space go horribly wrong, canisters of a pathogen designed to increase size, speed, agility and durability come crashing down to Earth. 

Three creatures become infected by the pathogen — a wild wolf, a wild crocodile and a rescued gorilla named George. When the creatures start showing uncontrollable aggression, the military step in to destroy them. George’s human carer and friend Davis Okoye (Johnson) must join forces with genetic engineer Dr. Kate Caldwell (Harris) and OGA Agent Harvey Russell (Morgan) to save George.

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The Coffin Dancer by Jeffery Deaver (1998)

Review of CJ

Page count:
532

ISBN:
9780671024093 

 

Criminalist Lincoln Rhyme and his protege Amelia Sachs are visited by a ghost from Lincoln’s past — The Coffin Dancer. A ruthless assassin who will stop at nothing to hit his mark unless Rhyme and Sachs can stop him first. 

The Coffin Dancer is the second novel in the Lincoln Rhyme series.

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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Starring:
Robert Downey Jnr, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Pom Klementieff, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Josh Brolin

Other notable appearances:
Karen Gillan, Tom Hiddleston, Sebastian Stan, Idris Elba, Danai Gurira, Peter Dinklage, Benedict Wong, Benicio Del Toro, William Hurt, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Callan Mulvey, Stan Lee

Running time:
149 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Thor: Ragnarok, Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange

 

Earth’s mightiest heroes and the Guardians of the Galaxy must put aside their many, many, many differences and come together to fight Thanos before he can accumulate the infinity stones and wield power the likes of which none of them have ever seen.

Avengers: Infinity War is the 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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Santa Clarita Diet: Season Two

Review by CJ

Director:
Ken Kwapis, Marc Buckland, Adam Arkin, Steve Pink, Jaffar Mahmood, Jamie Babbit

Writer:
Victor Fresco, Michael A. Ross, Clay Graham, Chadd Gindin, Ben Smith, Simon Ganz, Aaron Brownstein, Melissa Hunter, Caitlin Meares, Romi Barta

Starring:
Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Liv Hewson, Skyler Gisondo, Nathan Fillion

Other notable appearances:
Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Natalie Morales, Ramona Young, Neil Casey, Andy Richter, Joel McHale, Maggie Lawson, Robert Baker, Thomas Lennon, Zachary Knighton, Jee Young Han, Paul Ben-Victor

Running time:
Approx 30 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
10

 

Season two of Santa Clarita Diet starts with Joel (Olyphant) in a psychiatric hospital, his undead wife Sheila (Barrymore) chained up in the basement, and their teenage daughter Abby (Hewson) trawling Craigslist for fresh Serbian bile. Things can only go up from here, right? Right?

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Lady Helena Investigates by Jane Steen (2018)

Review by CJ

Page count:
373

ASIN:
B079SMGC7S 

 

After the death of Lady Helena’s first love, she lost herself and remained desolate until her future-husband managed to draw her out. Now that she is a widow, Lady Helena finds herself stronger than she ever thought.

It is with this strength that she must face her overbearing family, new responsibilities and allegations that her husband’s death was no accident.

Lady Helena Investigates is the first novel in the Scott-De Quincy Mysteries series.

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