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A Simple Favour (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Paul Feig

Starring:
Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding

Other notable appearances:
Andrew Rannells, Kelly McCormack, Aparna Nancherla, Linda Cardellini

Running time:
117 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, Single White Female

 

Stay at home mum Stephanie (Kendrick) befriends high-powered executive mum Emily (Lively) and the two form an unlikely bond despite their differences. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to find out what happened to Emily and discovers she didn’t know her friend as well as she had hoped.

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The Founder (2016)

Review by CJ

Director:
John Lee Hancock

Starring:
Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch

Other notable appearances:
Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, B.J. Novak, Kate Kneeland

Running time:
115 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Wolf of Wall Street, American Made, The Fifth Estate, The Big Short

 

Salesman Ray Kroc (Keaton) has tried selling every fad invention from the Multimixer to the paper cups, but he knows as soon as he sees his first McDonald’s that this is something very different. Ray uses every sales technique in his book to hustle Dick (Offerman) and Mac (Lynch) McDonald into business with him. Soon the McDonalds brothers are left wondering if they did a deal with a man or the devil himself.

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Super (2010)

Review by CJ

Super

Director:
James Gunn

Starring:
Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon

Other notable appearances:
Nathan Fillion, Michael Rooker, Linda Cardellini, Gregg Henry, Sean Gunn

Running time:
96 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Most Quentin Tarantino films, the love child of Kick-Ass and Sin City

Trigger warnings:
Rape and implied pedophilia

 

When Frank’s wife Sarah (Tyler) relapses and leaves him for drug dealer Jacques (Bacon), Frank (Wilson) receives a message he believes to be from God. The message indicates he should take on the guise of Crimson Bolt to fight crime and injustice. After several stumbles along the route to superherodom, Frank teams up with comic shop employee Libby (Page) who becomes sidekick Boltie to finally take on Jacques and save his wife.

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