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Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

Review by CJ

Director:
Brad Anderson

Starring:
Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Ben Kingsley, Michael Caine

Other notable appearances:
Jason Flemyng, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson, Sophie Kennedy Clark

Running time:
112 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Shutter Island, Crimson Peak

 

Doctor Newgate (Sturgess) attends his new post at Stonehearst Asylum only to find himself embroiled in an unexpected mystery and falling in love with one of his patients.

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The Jungle Book (2016)

Review by CJ

The Jungle Book (2016)

Director:
Jon Favreau

Starring:
Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba

Other notable appearances:
Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, Garry Shandling, Jon Favreau, Sam Raimi, Russell Peters

Running time:
105 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Jungle Book (1967), Robin Hood (1973), Cinderella (2015)

 

Orphaned man-cub Mowgli (Sethi) is rescued by black panther Bagheera and adopted by a wolf pack. Several years later, tiger Shere Khan (Elba) returns to the hunting grounds and finds Mowgli during a time of peace. As the time for peace draws to a close Bagheera must return Mowgli to the man village before Shere Khan kills the man-cub. Unfortunately for Bagheera, not everything in the jungle is as it seems.

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