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1922 (2017)

Review by CJ

1922

Director:
Zak Hilditch

Starring:
Thomas Jane, Dylan Schmid, Molly Parker

Other notable appearances:
Kaitlyn Bernard, Brian d’Arcy James

Running time:
101 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Mist, Pet Sematary, The Invitation, A Good Marriage

 

Wilfred James (Jane) is a proud farmer who loves his son (Schmid) but has come to hate his wife, Arlette (Parker). Wilfred’s hate burns stronger when Arlette decides to sell the neighbouring land her father left her and take their son to live in the city. Wilfred’s fatherly instincts run as deep as a well and he will stop at nothing to keep his son.

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A Guy Thing (2003)

Review by CJ

Director:
Chris Koch

Starring:
Jason Lee, Julia Stile, Selma Blair

Other notable appearances:
James Brolin, Thomas Lennon, Shawn Hatosy, Lochlyn Munro, Diana Scarwid, David Koechner, Julie Hagerty, Jackie Burroughs, Larry Miller

Running time:
101 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
My Best Friend’s Wedding, Heartbreakers, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, While You Were Sleeping, The Sweetest Thing

 

Paul (Lee) is a week away from marrying Karen (Blair) when he wakes up next to tiki dancer Becky (Stiles). Paul believes, with the encouragement of his brother and his best friend, that he can put what happened behind him and live happily ever after. That is until a twist in the tale puts his world into a spin.

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The Neighbor (2016)

Review by CJ

Director:
Marcus Dunstan

Starring:
Josh Stewart, Alex Essoe, Bill Engvall, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Luke Edwards

Other notable appearances:
Skipp Sudduth, Melissa Bolona

Running time:
87 minutes

 

John (Stewart) is a former soldier who has been forced into helping his uncle with his drug trafficking operation. When he comes home from a business meeting, John finds his wife Rosie (Essoe) missing. John’s suspicions take him to his neighbour’s basement where he finds more than he bargained for.

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The Tourist (2010)

Review by CJ

Director:
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring:
Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Steven Berkoff

Other notable appearances:
Timothy Dalton

Running time:
103 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Atomic Blonde, The Bourne Identity, Mission Impossible

 

Frank (Depp) is an American mathematics teacher who escapes to Venice after losing his wife. His holiday goes off the rails soon after meeting Elise (Jolie), the wife of a banker who stole money from a mobster, who has been tasked with using Frank as a decoy against the police and betrayed mobster.

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Little Evil (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Eli Craig

Starring:
Adam Scott, Evangeline Lilly, Owen Atlas

Other notable appearances:
Bridget Everett, Donald Faison, Sally Field, Clancy Brown

Running time:
95 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil, What We Do in the Shadows, Shaun of the Dead

 

Gary (Scott) marries his dream girl Samantha (Lilly) but soon after their nuptials he begins to worry that Samantha’s little angel Lucas (Atlas) is exhibiting Antichristal tendencies.

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Knock Knock (2015)

Review by CJ

Director:
Eli Roth

Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas, Ignacia Allamand

Running time:
99 minutes

 

Evan (Reeves) is a devoted husband and father. When his family goes on a holiday, he is forced to stay home and work. Evan’s peace, productivity and sanity come grinding to a halt when two girls arrive lost, cold and wet at his doorstep.

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Don’t Kill It (2016)

Review by CJ

Director:
Mike Mendez

Starring:
Dolph Lundgren, Kristina Klebe

Other notable appearances:
Tony Bentley

Running time:
83 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Death Proof, Grindhouse, Planet Terror

 

A small Mississippi town is plagued by a demon that possesses the person who kills its existing host. Jebediah Woodley (Lundgren) is a demon hunter who has battled this demon in the past and teams up with Agent Evelyn Pierce (Klebe) to save Chickory Creek from annihilation.

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