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Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Taika Waititi

Starring:
Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson

Other notable appearances:
Idris Elba, Karl Urban, Anthony Hopkins, Taika Waititi, Luke Hemsworth, Sam Neill, Matt Damon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stan Lee

Running time:
130 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, What We Do in the Shadows

 

Thor (Hemsworth) must team up with brother Loki (Hiddleston) and the Hulk (Ruffalo) to stop his newly-unbound renegade sister and goddess of death Hela (Blanchett) from destroying Asgard.

Thor: Ragnarok is the 17th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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For the Love of Spock (2016)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Adam Nimoy

Starring:
Leonard Nimoy, Adam Nimoy, Julie Nimoy, Mel Nimoy, Sybil Nimoy, William Shatner, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, J.J. Abrams

Other notable appearances:
Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons, Jason Alexander, Catherine Hicks, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Prady

Running time:
111 minutes

 

For the Love of Spock is a documentary on Star Trek’s Spock, an homage to Leonard Nimoy and his career, and an exploration by his son of their relationship.

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RED (2010)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Robert Schwentke

Starring:
Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, Karl Urban, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Dame Helen Mirren, Brian Cox

Other notable appearances:
Ernest Borgnine, Richard Dreyfuss, Julian McMahon

Running time:
111 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Die HardTango & Cash, The A-Team, The Losers, The Expendables

 

When Sarah (Parker) organises to meet up with Frank (Willis) after several work related phone calls, she has no idea that he is a retired CIA agent. Frank shows up at Sarah’s apartment and turns her world upside-down as they are hunted by the CIA’s best active assassins. Now Frank and Sarah must team up with the CIA’s best retired assassins to survive.

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Star Trek Beyond (2016)

Review by CJ

Star Trek Beyond

Director:
Justin Lin

Starring:
Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella

Other notable appearances:
Deep Roy, Greg Grunberg

Running time:
120 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness, The Avengers

 

Captain Kirk (Pine) and his crew are three years into their five year mission when they are ambushed. The Enterprise suffers devastating damage and most of her crew is taken hostage or killed. Kirk and a handful of crew members avoid capture and team up with Jaylah (Boutella) who has escaped from the clutches that now hold most of the Enterprise crew. Together they must stop new enemy Krall (Elba) from unleashing a weapon of mass destruction on the galaxy.

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