The Lego Batman Movie

Directed by:  Chris McKay Starring: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson Rotten Tomatoes: 91%                                                    Empire: 4 Stars What has the director done before? If you have heard of Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode…

 A Hologram for the King

A Hologram for the King Directed by: Tom Tykwer Starring: Tom Hanks, Alexander Black, Sarita Choudhury Rotten Tomatoes:67%                                      Empire:3 stars What has the director done before? I have never heard of Tom Tykwer ever before, perhaps it’s because Tom Twyker…

Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar! Directed By: Ethan Coen and Joel Coen Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich Empire: 4 Stars                          Rotten Tomatoes: 83% What have the director’s done before? The directing duo that is the Coen brothers have been around for a long time. The brothers write, direct and produce their films, jointly, so they must really rake in the cash….

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…

Appropriate Behaviour (2014)

Appropriate Behaviour (2014) Directed By Desiree Akhavan Starring: Desiree Akhavan Empire: 3 Stars                        Rotten Tomatoes: 98% Was it actually funny? Yes, Appropriate Behaviour is funny but not laugh out loud funny, more like gently smiling at the screen kind of funny. Desiree Akhavan relies heavily on deadpan and sarcastic humour, which few people can actually…

Grandma (2015)

Grandma (2015) Directed By Paul Weitz Starring: Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden Rotten Tomatoes: 92%                               Empire: 4 Stars What has the director done before? I was surprised to see Paul Weitz was the director of this movie, having previously directed American…

What We Do In The Shadows (2014)

What We Do In The Shadows (2014) Directed by: Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi Starring: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement, Rhys Darby , Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer and ,Stu Rutherford Rotten Tomatoes:96%                                                 …