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Reviews and Editing by R. Allen Leider
with Andrew Johnson, Monis Rose and J. Brad Staal

January 20, 2017
 

x"xXx : The Return of Xander Cage"

This long overdue third installment of the franchise is an action packed fun film with some good one liners and a familiar plotline.

Thrill-seeking daredevil secret agent Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is left for dead after an incident and emerges from a sabbatical for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons. Hew has to retrieve a doomsday device called "Pandora's Box" from the clutches of supervillain Xiang (Donnie Yen). But when Cage and his crew uncover a major government conspiracy during their mission, they find themselves in the fight of their lives battling four criminals who control the world's military satellites.

The Players: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone | Samuel L. Jackson, Ice Cube and Toni Collete.

The Filmmakers
Directed by D.J. Caruso
Screenplay by Rich Wilkes based on characters created by F. Scott Frazier
Released by Paramount Pictures


x"Split"

An outing takes a sinister turn for three teenage friends (Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, and Jessica Sula) when they are kidnapped by a ruthless stranger named Kevin (James McAvoy), a man with 24 distinct personalities, young or old, male or female, benign or monstrous. As they are held captive somewhere in a basement, a final personality - "The Beast" - begins to materialize. The captives realize that they must find some of the different personalities that can help them while running away and staying alive from the others.

The Players: James McAvoy, Betty Buckley, Anya Taylor-Joy

The Filmmakers
Directed by M.Night Shyamalan
Screenplay by M.Night Shyamalan
Released by Universal Pictures


xComing Soon

"Alien: Covenant"

xComing Soon

"Fate of the Furious"

 

 

 


 
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