Watch Criminal (2016). CIA agent Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) dies while traveling to a secret location to meet a hacker who can launch missiles at will. Desperate to find his whereabouts, officials turn to an experimental neurosurgeon that can transfer memories from one brain to another. The guinea pig for the procedure is Jerico Stewart (Kevin Costner), a violent and dangerous death-row inmate. Now gifted with Pope’s skills and knowledge, Stewart must race against time to stop a sinister international conspiracy.
Starring: Kevin Costner (Jericho Stewart), Gary Oldman (Quaker Wells), Tommy Lee Jones (Dr. Franks), Ryan Reynolds (Bill Pope), Jordi Mollà (Xavier Heimdahl), Gal Gadot (Jill Pope), Michael Pitt (Jan Stroop), Amaury Nolasco (Esteban Ruiza), Alice Eve (Marta Lynch)…
Criminal is a 2016 American action thriller drama film. The film is about an ex-con who is implanted with a dead CIA agent’s memories to finish an assignment. The memories and skills of deceased CIA agent Bill Pope are implanted into gruff convict, Jericho Stewart, in order to finish an incomplete mission.
Watch Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016). To survive harsh economic times, Calvin and Angie have merged the barbershop and beauty salon into one business. The days of male bonding are gone as Eddie and the crew must now contend with sassy female co-workers and spirited clientele. As the battle of the sexes rages on, a different kind of conflict has taken over Chicago. Crime and gangs are on the rise, leaving Calvin worried about the fate of his son. Together, the friends come up with a bold plan to take back their beloved neighborhood.
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Writers: Kenya Barris, Tracy Oliver
Runtime: 112 min
Release Date: 15 April 2016 (USA)
Starring: Ice Cube (Calvin), Cedric the Entertainer (Eddie), Regina Hall (Angie), Sean Patrick Thomas (Jimmy), Eve (Terri), Anthony Anderson (J.D.), Jazsmin Lewis (Jennifer), J.B. Smoove (One-Stop), Common (Rashad)…
Barbershop: The Next Cut is a 2016 American comedy film. Calvin, Eddie and the rest of the gang must work together to save their shop and their neighborhood from trigger-happy gang members that roam the streets.
Watch The Jungle Book (2016). Raised by a family of wolves since birth, Mowgli (Neel Sethi) must leave the only home he’s ever known when the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) unleashes his mighty roar. Guided by a no-nonsense panther (Ben Kingsley) and a free-spirited bear (Bill Murray), the young boy meets an array of jungle animals, including a slithery python and a smooth-talking ape. Along the way, Mowgli learns valuable life lessons as his epic journey of self-discovery leads to fun and adventure.
Director: Jon Favreau
Writers: Justin Marks (screenplay), Rudyard Kipling (book)
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Runtime: 105 min
Release Date: 15 April 2016 (USA)
Starring (voice): Neel Sethi (Mowgli), Bill Murray (Baloo), Ben Kingsley (Bagheera), Idris Elba (Shere Khan), Lupita Nyong’o (Raksha), Scarlett Johansson (Kaa), Giancarlo Esposito (Akela), Christopher Walken (King Louie), Garry Shandling (Ikki)…
The Jungle Book is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film. Mowgli is a man-cub raised by the Indian wolf Raksha and her pack led by Akela ever since he was brought to them as a baby by the black panther Bagheera. Bagheera trains Mowgli to learn the ways of the wolves but Mowgli faces certain challenges and lags behind his wolf siblings, and Bagheera berates him for using human tricks like tool building, instead of learning the ways of the pack. One day, during the dry season, all the animals in the jungle gather at the Peace Rock to drink the water that remains as part of the Water Truce, a timeout called during a drought that enables all animals to gather at a water hole without fear of being eaten by larger, more predatory animals. The truce is disrupted when the fearsome Bengal tiger Shere Khan detects Mowgli’s scent amongst the crowd, and threatens his life since man is not welcome in the jungle. He holds the scars on his face as evidence of man’s cruel and destructive nature; Mowgli’s father burned his face when he tried to attack him and Mowgli. He issues a warning that when the Water Truce ends and the Peace Rock disappears, he will kill Mowgli, and leaves.
Watch The Boss (2016). Wealthy CEO Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy) always gets her way, until she’s busted for insider trading and sent to federal prison. After leaving jail, Darnell finds herself broke, homeless and hated. Luckily, she tracks down former assistant Claire (Kristen Bell), the only person who’s willing to help. While staying with Claire and her young daughter, the ex-con devises a new business model for a brownie empire. Unfortunately, some old enemies stand in the way of her return to the top.
Directed by: Ben Falcone
Written by: Ben Falcone, Melissa McCarthy, Steve Mallory
Runtime: 99 min
Release date: April 8, 2016 (USA)
Starring: Melissa McCarthy (Michelle Darnell), Kristen Bell (Claire), Peter Dinklage (Renault), Ella Anderson (Rachel), Tyler Labine (Mike Beals), Kathy Bates (Ida Marquette), Cecily Strong (Dana Dandridge), Mary Sohn (Jan Keller), Kristen Schaal (Scout Leader Sandy), Eva Peterson (Chrystal)…
The Boss is a 2016 American comedy film. The story follows Michelle Darnell, a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she is convicted of insider trading. After she is released from prison, she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart. However, everyone she has screwed over is not so quick to forgive and forget.
Watch God’s Not Dead 2 (2016). High school history teacher Grace Wesley (Melissa Joan Hart) comes under fire for answering a student’s (Hayley Orrantia) question about Jesus. When Grace refuses to apologize, the school board votes to suspend her and threatens to revoke her teaching certificate. Forced to stand trial to save her career, Grace hires young lawyer Tom Endler (Jesse Metcalfe) to defend her in court. Endler devises a powerful strategy to show the jury the historical significance of Wesley’s classroom discussion.
Directed by: Harold Cronk
Written by: Chuck Konzelman, Cary Solomon
Release date: April 1, 2016 (USA)
Starring: Maria Canals-Barrera (Catherine Thawley), Pat Boone (Walter Wesley), Robin Givens (Principal Kinney), Melissa Joan Hart (Grace Wesley), Brad Heller (School Attorney), Ernie Hudson (Judge Robert Stennis), Paul Kwo (Martin Yip), Trisha LaFache (Amy Ryan), Jon Lindstrom (Superintendent Jim Powell)…
God’s Not Dead 2 is a 2016 Christian film. It is the sequel to the 2014 film God’s Not Dead and was released on April 1, 2016. This time, Melissa Joan Hart stars as a high school teacher who quotes the Bible in class and gets sued by a student (Hayley Orrantia of The Goldbergs) who believes in this silly idea called “separation of church and state.”
Watch My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016). Parenting and marriage is becoming tougher and tougher for Toula (Nia Vardalos) and her husband Ian. Not only has their relationship lost some of its spark, but they’re also dealing with a rebellious teenage daughter who clashes with Greek traditions. On top of that, Toula must contend with aging parents and the endless needs of cousins and friends. When a shocking family secret comes to light, the entire Portokalos clan makes plans to come together for an even bigger wedding than before.
Directed by: Kirk Jones
Written by: Nia Vardalos
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Runtime: 1h 34min
Release date: March 25, 2016 (USA)
Starring: Nia Vardalos (Toula), John Corbett (Ian), Michael Constantine (Gus), Lainie Kazan (Maria), Andrea Martin (Aunt Voula), Gia Carides (Nikki), Joey Fatone (Angelo), Elena Kampouris (Paris), Alex Wolff (Bennett)…
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 is a 2016 American romantic comedy film. It is the sequel to My Big Fat Greek Wedding, which was released in 2002. Filming began in late May 2015 in Toronto.
Watch Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016). It’s been nearly two years since Superman’s (Henry Cavill) colossal battle with Zod (Michael Shannon) devastated the city of Metropolis. The loss of life and collateral damage left many feeling angry and helpless, including crime-fighting billionaire Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck). Convinced that Superman is now a threat to humanity, Batman embarks on a personal vendetta to end his reign on Earth, while the conniving Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) launches his own crusade against the Man of Steel.
Directed by: Zack Snyder Streaming
Written by: Chris Terrio, David S. Goyer
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Runtime: 2h 31min
Starring: Ben Affleck (Bruce Wayne / Batman), Henry Cavill (Clark Kent / Superman), Amy Adams (Lois), Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor), Diane Lane (Martha Kent), Laurence Fishburne (Perry White), Jeremy Irons (Alfred), Holly Hunter (Senator Finch)…
Eighteen months after the destructive battle with General Zod in Metropolis (Man of Steel), Superman has become a controversial figure. Daily Planet journalist Clark Kent, Superman’s alter ego, has moved in with Lois Lane. Billionaire Bruce Wayne, who has operated in Gotham City as Batman for nearly two decades, sees Superman as a potential threat to humanity. After learning of Batman’s activities, Superman also views him as a threat, and seeks to stop him via the Daily Planet articles under his disguise.
Wayne learns that weapon trafficker Anatoli Knyazev has been contacting LexCorp’s mogul Lex Luthor. Meanwhile, Luthor tries to convince Senator June Finch to allow him to import kryptonite retrieved from the Indian Ocean (results of Zod’s terraforming attempt), claiming to use it as a “deterrent” against Kryptonians. He also makes side dealings with Finch’s subordinate and demands access to Zod’s body and the Kryptonian scout ship. In the next meeting with Luthor, Finch denies his request…
Watch Everybody Wants Some!! (2016). A group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood. In 1980 Texas, a college freshman (Blake Jenner) meets his new baseball teammates (Will Brittain, Ryan Guzman), an unruly group of disco-dancing, skirt-chasing partyers.
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Written by: Richard Linklater
Runtime: 1h 56min
Starring: Blake Jenner (Jake), Juston Street (Jay), Ryan Guzman (Roper), Tyler Hoechlin (McReynolds), Wyatt Russell (Willoughby), Glen Powell (Finnegan), Temple Baker (Plummer), J. Quinton Johnson (Dale)…
In Theaters: March 30, 2016 Limited
Everybody Wants Some!! is a 2016 American sports comedy-drama film about college baseball players in the 1980s. On the heels of his success with the groundbreaking drama Boyhood, director Richard Linklater shifts gears to sports for this comedy about a successful college baseball team that plays hard both on and off the diamond. Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechin, Wyatt Russell, Ryan Guzman, Zoey Dutch, Will Brittain, and Glen Powell star.
Richard Linklater’s 1993 coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused has become a modern classic, falling into the same category as bittersweet coming of age films like George Lucas’ American Graffiti. As he did for the 1970s, the writer/director is now back to take on the ‘80s with Everybody Wants Some, his so-called “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused, which just dropped a hilarious, heartfelt new trailer.