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45 Movies To Look Forward To Before The End Of 2016 1 of 45
Click to skip The Light Between Oceans - Sept 2nd
Why You Should See It: Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander are currently two of Hollywood's most in demand talents and seeing them lighting up the screen together, in a Derek Cianfrance film no less, should be a treat.
Morgan - Sept 2nd
Why You Should See It: Kate Mara heads to space again with a Scott. This time, however, it's Luke, Ridley's son, in what promises to be a thrilling sci-fi debut (in the vein of Ex Machina) for the filmmaker.
Yoga Hosers - Sept 2nd
Sully - Sept 9th
- Mark Cassidy
Three years ago, Brad Anderson thriller The Call placed Halle Berry on the other end of the line as a veteran emergency call operator, one tasked with rescuing a hapless young woman. Fast forward to now and the Oscar-winner is ready to face her own hostage situation in Kidnap, Luis Prieto’s upcoming thriller that has been aligned for an early December release.
Entering full kick-ass mode, Halle Berry plays Karla McCoy, a mother who goes on something of a rampage when her young son is kidnapped from a local park.
Drawing from her own experiences, Kidnap presented a role that Berry relished from the off, delving into high-octane action often reserved for the likes of, say, Liam Neeson or Arnold Schwarzenegger – one-liners and all.
“Being a parent, I understood this in a very visceral way. I play an ordinary mom forced to act in extraordinary ways. I got to »
- Michael Briers
Next up for actress Halle Berry is another kidnapping thriller (see her last feature film, “The Call”), titled “Kidnap.” A project that’s been “on the shelf” (so to speak) since 2014, it was acquired by Relativity Studios in the fall of that year, but its… Continue Reading → »
Stars: Nick Nemeth, Glenn Jacobs, Katharine Isabelle, Josh Blacker, Alexander Kalugin, Michael Kopsa, Alan O’Silva, Catherine Lough Haggquist, Jennifer Cheon, Luke Roessler, Zinaid Memisevic, Alexander Mandra | Written by Michael Finch, Richard Wenk | Directed by John Stockwell
Now this is more like it! After finding success in the horror genre and taking a step up in the world with big(ger) budget films starring big name stars, such as Halle Berry in The Call and films like Oculus, WWE Studios have seemingly returned to the low-budget, WWE superstar featuring action movies that originally peaked my interest in the “studio” back in the early 2000s – in the days of The Condemned, 12 Rounds and The Marine – with Countdown.
Countdown sees the WWE give one of their most charismatic underdog “characters” Dolph Ziggler (aka Nick Nemeth) a chance to shine in an action hero role as Ray Thompson, a take-no-prisoners-get-the-job-done cop haunted by »
- Phil Wheat
4 items from 2016
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