Movie 411: Hitman’s Bodyguard

Director: Patrick Hughes (Expandables 3) Screenplay: Tom O’Connor Released: August 2017 Genre: Action/Comedy Rated: R . . . a hard R-rating The Hook: Ryan Reynolds!! 411 Junkie Rundown: It’s all in the title really, but . . . a hitman has decided to testify against this global baddie and whether this evil guy gets locked away or not solely depends […]

Movie 411: Dunkirk

Director: Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Night) Screenplay: Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Night) Released: July 2017 Genre: Action/Drama Rated: PG-13 The hook: History! (again) And “based on actual events” (again). In Summary: World War II, European Theatre, Dunkirk. There’s not much to summarize since the movie follows English soldiers during the Battle of Dunkirk. Starting within the town of Dunkirk, to the […]

Movie 411: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Directed by: Bill Candon (Mr. Holmes) Screenplay by: Stephen Chbosky (Perks of Being a Wallflower)  and Evan Spiliotopoulis (The Huntsman: Winter’s War) *based on Disney’s 1991 ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Animation Rated:  PG Release Date:  March 2017 Genre:  Musical, Fantasy The Hook: Nope. No hook. I went with my mom 😊 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Review A […]

Movie 411: The Great Wall

Directed by: Yimou Zhang (Hero) Screenplay by: Carlo Bernard (Prince of Persia), Doug Miro (Prince of Persia), and Tony Gilroy (Rogue One) Rated:  PG-13 Release Date:  December 2016 Genre:  Action, Adventure The Hook: Nothing really. Just action, adventure, and the need to catch a movie. On a quest to hunt down black powder, a group […]

Movie 411: Hidden Figures

Directed by: Theodore Melfi (Saint Vincent) Screenplay by: Allison Schroeder (Mean Girls) and Theodore Melfi Rated:  PG Release Date:  December 2016 Genre:  History, Drama The Hook: NASA! And “based on actual events.”   Three strong women of color are employed at the prestigious NASA during the Space Race of the Cold War. Having the brains […]

Movie 411: The Holiday

Director: Nancy Meyers Screenplay: Nancy Meyers Rated: PG-13 Released: December 2006 Genre: Rom-Com The Hook: Wanted to watch something lighthearted Not only did it match the criteria of lightheartedness, Jude Law is acting in it and I’m a huge fan of Watson characters. So, yep. Summary The story focuses on Amanda, who puts together movie trailers and lives in LA, and […]