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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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Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Matthew Vaughn

Starring:
Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal

Other notable appearances:
Edward Holcroft, Hanna Alström, Keith Allen, Michael Gambon, Bruce Greenwood, Channing Tatum, Elton John, Jeff Bridges

Running time:
141 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Kingsman: The Secret Service, The Nice Guys, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

 

When the world’s largest drug supplier (Moore) holds the world’s recreational drug users hostage in a bid to legalise all drugs, she first removes her largest obstacle — Kingsman. Remaining agents Galahad (Egerton) and Merlin (Strong) team up with their American counterparts and an old friend, but will it be enough to save the people of the world?

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Dark Places (2015)

Review by CJ

Director:
Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Starring:
Charlize Theron, Corey Stoll, Christina Hendricks, Nicholas Hoult, Tye Sheridan, Chloë Grace Moretz

Other notable appearances:
Andrea Roth, Sean Bridgers, Drea de Matteo, Sterling Jerins, Gillian Flynn

Running time:
113 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Secret in Their Eyes, Sleepers, Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train

 

Twenty-eight years after her mother and sisters were brutally murdered and her brother jailed for the crimes based on her testimony, Libby Day (Theron) is made to wonder if her memory is — or ever was — as accurate as she thought.

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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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