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Transcendence (2014)

Review by CJ

Director:
Wally Pfister

Starring:
Rebecca Hall, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara

Other notable appearances:
Josh Stewart, Clifton Collins Jr

Running time:
119 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Lucy, Source Code, Avengers: Age of Ultron

 

Doctors Will (Depp) and Evelyn (Hall) Caster and their teams are on the cutting edge of creating artificial intelligence when a luddite terrorism cell irreversibly poisons Will. Using their research, Evelyn manages to save Will’s consciousness and give him a second life. The only question is: Can a computer have a conscience?

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RED (2010)

Review by CJ

red

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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London Has Fallen (2016)

Review by CJ

London Has Fallen

Director:
Babak Najafi

Starring:
Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman

Other notable appearances:
Alon Aboutboul, Angela Bassett, Jackie Earle Haley, Melissa Leo

Running time:
99 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Die Hard, Olympus Has Fallen, Air Force One

 

When the British Prime Minister dies in his sleep, the leaders of the United States, France, Japan, Italy Canada and Germany are called to London for his state funeral.

The funeral is touted as being the safest event on the planet and yet an arms dealer/terrorist leader out for revenge manages to turn it into a bloodbath.

It is up to Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Butler) and US President Benjamin Asher (Eckhart) to once again save the day and not be killed respectively.

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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Review by CJ

Olympus Has Fallen

Director:
Antoine Fuqua

Starring:
Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman

Other notable appearances:
Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Ashley Judd

Running time:
119 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Die Hard series, Executive Decision, The Expendables

 

The White House has been taken by North Korean terrorists. President Asher (Eckhart) is a hostage in his own safe bunker. The President’s son, Connor, has evaded capture and is hiding somewhere in the White House. It’s now up to former Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Butler) to find Connor before the terrorists and save the President.

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