Movie Review: Doctor Strange (2016)

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Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen
Scott Derrickson

Synopsis: After a horrible car accident damages his hands, Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) searches for a way to heal them so he can perform surgeries again. When science fails, he seeks out alternate forms of healing, eventually ending up at a temple run by a woman called The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). Here he learns that life isn’t just science and logic, there is magic and power and ancient wisdom to be discovered and ahen the temple and the world are suddenly under threat by an ex student, Strange must use his new-found powers to help save the world. Continue reading Movie Review: Doctor Strange (2016)

Movie Review: Game Night (2018)

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Stars: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler
John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein

Synopsis: A group of friends meet regularly for a game night hosted by competitive couple Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams). When Max’s rich, successful and rather overshadowing older brother comes back to town, he takes over game night at his place for a special Murder Mystery party. Things turn from fun to freaky when the game turns into a real-life kidnapping and Max’s brother Brooks (Kyle Chandler) turns out to be a bit more than everyone originally thought. Continue reading Movie Review: Game Night (2018)