Wonder Woman (2017)

  Directed by: Patty Jenkins Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright,  Lucy Davis Empire: 4 Stars                                         Rotten Tomatoes: 92% What has the director done before? Patty Jenkins, an aptly chosen female director for a film with a female lead, is well known for previously directing the 2003 Aileen Wuornos biography Monster starring Charlize Theron…

Doctor Strange

Directed by: Scott Derrickson Starring:  Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton and Mads Mikkelsen Empire: 4 Stars                                                                          Rotten Tomatoes:93%…

Star Trek: Beyond

Star Trek: Beyond Directed By: Justin Lin Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban 1. Watch in the cinema or watch on DVD? The new Star Trek is one to watch in the theater. It is a summer blockbuster of course so it wouldn’t have the same impact if you watched it at home unless…

Deadpool

Deadpool (2016) Directed by: Tim Miller Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller What has the director done before? I had never heard of Tim Miller (no relation to  the director  George Miller) till I just Wikipediad him recently. With good reason Deadpool is Millers first film as a director. He was the creative director behind the…

The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight (2016) Directed By Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh Rotten Tomatoes: 75%                                  Empire: 4 stars What has the director done before? The Hateful Eight is the eighth movie by Quentin Tarantino, surprising isn’t it, considering that he is such a staple of today’s culture. It is his first movie…