Friday, April 21, 2017

Grab the popcorn, we have the movies...

Hunt for the Wilderpeople



Actors: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rhys Darby
Directors: Taika Waititi
Rated:  PG-13  Parents Strongly Cautioned
Run Time: 101 minutes

A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.

Deadpool


Actors: Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein, Karan Soni
Directors: Tim Miller
Rated:  R  Restricted
Run Time: 108 minutes

This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.


The Nice Guys

Actors: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Kim Basinger, Margaret Qualley
Directors: Shane Black
Writers: Shane Black, Anthony Bagarozzi
Rated:  R  Restricted

Set against the backdrop of 1977 Los Angeles, The Nice Guys opens when single father and licensed PI Holland March (Gosling) is hired to investigate the apparent suicide of famous porn star Misty Mountains. As the trail leads him to track down a girl named Amelia (Qualley), he encounters less licensed and less hands-off private eye Jackson Healey (Russell Crowe) and his brass knuckles, both hired by the young hippie. However, the situation takes a turn for the worse when Amelia vanishes and it becomes apparent that March wasn't the only party interested. As both men are forced to team up, they'll have to take on a world filled with eccentric goons, strippers dressed as mermaids and even a possible government conspiracy.


Fences

Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Hornsby, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo
Rated:  PG-13  Parents Strongly Cautioned
Run Time: 138 minutes


Troy Maxson makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son's chance to meet a college football recruiter.




Silence


Actors: Tadanobu Asano, Liam Neeson, Ciaran Hinds, Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver
Rated:  R  Restricted


The story of two Catholic missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) - at a time when Catholicism was outlawed and their presence forbidden.


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