Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Tag: James McAvoy

IT Chapter Two (2019)

Title: IT Chapter Two
Rating: R
Directed by: Andy Muschietti
Written by: Gary Dauberman
Based on the novel by: Stephen King
Starring: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, Jaeden Martell, Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, and Bill Skarsgård
Release Date: 9/6/2019
Running Time: 169 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Twenty-seven years after the Losers Club defeated Pennywise, he has returned to terrorize the town of Derry once more. Now adults, the Losers have long since gone their separate ways. However, people are disappearing again, so Mike, the only one of the group to remain in their hometown, calls the others home. Damaged by the experiences of their past, they must each conquer their deepest fears to destroy Pennywise once and for all…putting them directly in the path of the shape-shifting clown that has become deadlier than ever.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Loving Memory of our dear Warren Appleby

Special thanks to Tony for this submission

Was seeing IT Chapter Two in IMAX worth the cost?

Dark Phoenix (2019)

Title: Dark Phoenix
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Simon Kinberg
Written by: Simon Kinberg
Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain
Release Date: 6/7/2019
Running Time: 113 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
This is the story of one of the X-Men’s most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into the iconic DARK PHOENIX. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with this increasingly unstable power as well as her own personal demons, Jean spirals out of control, tearing the X-Men family apart and threatening to destroy the very fabric of our planet. The film is the most intense and emotional X-Men movie ever made. It is the culmination of 20 years of X-Men movies, as the family of mutants that we’ve come to know and love must face their most devastating enemy yet — one of their own.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In loving memory of Stan Lee

Was seeing Dark Phoenix in IMAX or 3D worth the cost?

Glass (2019)

Title: Glass
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Written by: M. Night Shyamalan
Starring: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson, and Samuel L. Jackson
Release Date: 1/18/2019
Running Time: 129 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Following the conclusion of Split, Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb’s superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: There are pictures in shards of glass that scroll throughout the credits. The first set of pictures are from Unbreakable, the second set is from Split, and the third set is from Glass.

Special thanks to Tony for this submission

Was seeing Glass in IMAX worth the cost?

Sherlock Gnomes (2018)*

Title: Sherlock Gnomes
Rating: PG
Directed by: John Stevenson
Written by: Ben Zazove, Andy Riley, Kevin Cecil, Emily Cook, and Kathy Greenberg
Starring: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine, Ashley Jensen, Matt Lucas, Stephen Merchant, Mary J. Blige, and Johnny Depp
Release Date: 3/23/2018
Running Time: 86 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The beloved garden gnomes from GNOMEO AND JULIET are back for a whole new adventure in London. When Gnomeo and Juliet first arrive in the city with their friends and family, their biggest concern is getting their new garden ready for spring. However, they soon discover that someone is kidnapping garden gnomes all over London. When Gnomeo and Juliet return home to find that everyone in their garden is missing – there’s only one gnome to call… SHERLOCK GNOMES. The famous detective and sworn protector of London’s garden gnomes arrives with his sidekick Watson to investigate the case. The mystery will lead our gnomes on a rollicking adventure where they will meet all new ornaments and explore an undiscovered side of the city.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Cameron for this submission


Atomic Blonde (2017)

Title: Atomic Blonde
Rating: R
Directed by: David Leitch
Written by: Kurt Johnstad
Based on the graphic novel by: Antony Johnston, and Sam Hart
Starring: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella, and Toby Jones
Release Date: 7/28/2017
Running Time: 115 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The crown jewel of Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Ben for this submission


Split (2016)

Title: Split
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Written by: M. Night Shyamalan
Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Jessica Sula and Haley Lu Richardson
Release Date: 1/20/2017
Running Time: 117 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
While the mental divisions of those with dissociative identity disorder have long fascinated and eluded science, it is believed that some can also manifest unique physical attributes for each personality, a cognitive and physiological prism within a single being.

Though Kevin (James McAvoy) has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher (Betty Buckley), there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy, The Witch), Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him—as well as everyone around him—as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: After the film ends, but before the credits we see an extra scene explaining the link between this flick and Unbreakable.

Special thanks to Anthony and Frank for this submission


X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)*

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Title: X-Men: Apocalypse
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Written by: Simon Kinberg, Bryan Singer, Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Olivia Munn, Michael Fassbender, Evan Peters, Sophie Turner, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, James McAvoy, Tye Sheridan, Monique Ganderton, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Lucas Till, Lana Condor and Stan Lee
Release Date: 5/27/2016
Running Time: 144 minutes

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Following his acclaimed work on X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, director Bryan Singer takes the franchise to new heights with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, in which the X-Men battle the original and most powerful mutant — Apocalypse. In 1983, the invincible and immortal Apocalypse is set free after being entombed for several millennia. Enraged that his kind are no longer treated as gods, Apocalypse assembles a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to destroy humankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. To end Apocalypse’s path of global destruction, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) and Professor X (James McAvoy) lead a team of young X-Men in an epic showdown with a seemingly unstoppable enemy.


During Credits? No

After Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Ivan A. for this submission

Was seeing X-Men: Apocalypse in 3D worth the cost?

Victor Frankenstein (2015)

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Title: Victor Frankenstein
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Paul McGuigan
Written by: Max Landis
Based on the novel by: Mary Shelley
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy and Jessica Brown Findlay
Release Date: 11/25/2015
Running Time: 109 minutes

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Told from Igor’s perspective, we see the troubled young assistant’s dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man – and the legend – we know today.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Memoriam: In memory of Charlie Phillips


Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them, The (2014)*

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TITLE: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

RELEASE DATE: 9/12/2014

RATING: NR

One couple’s story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

What did you think of this film?


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During Credits? Yes

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After Credits? No

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Filth (2013)*

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TITLE: Filth

RELEASE DATE: 4/24/2014

RATING: R

A corrupt cop manipulates and hallucinates his way through a bid to secure a promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

What did you think of this film?


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During Credits? Yes

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After Credits? No

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NOTE: This film is dedicated to Ranald Graham.