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  • Deadpool:

    A superhero with a difference, Ryan Reynolds plays the anti-superhero with the potty mouth responsible for the top-grossing R-rated movie of all time … so a note to parents – if the kids try to convince you that this is just another superhero movie like, say, Batman of Superman, not quite.  Reynolds is the title character here, a former special forces operative now turned mercenary, who gets a special treatment to save his life … which results in his gaining super powers at the expense of his good looks.  Deadpool is one ugly dude, hence the hood that covers all his facial features.  He definitely fights crime his own way! Marina Baccarin also stars. Rated 18A.


  • The Boy:

    The horror-mystery-thriller is understated in a very British sort of way even though it stars an American among an all-British cast.  Lauren Cohan is Greta, whom you may well recognize as Maggie, Glenn’s significant other on The Walking Dead, takes a job as a nanny in a large house in a small English village.  She believes that her job is to look after an eight-year-old boy, but is shocked to find that it’s actually a life-size doll of the boy … a boy who was said to have died 20 years earlier. The now-elderly couple are going off on vacation, and they need their “boy” looked after, with a serious list of requirements, from reading to him each night, to preparing his favourite meals.  With the couple gone, Greta chooses not to do the things required, and soon, strange things begin to happen, making her believe the doll may actually be somehow alive. Good thriller with a nice twist. Rated 14A.


  • Synchronicity:

    This time travel story will turn your mind inside out as Jim (Craig McKnight) invents a machine that can travel to the future and bring things back … during his research he meets a woman, falls for her, and realizes that she must only have been after his secrets.  He then travels back in time to find her before she extracts the information from him, and learns, in the past, that nothing is as it appears to be. For serious time travel fans only! Rated 14A.


  • Smokey and the Bandit (1977):

    This movie does not hold up well, as it is mired in the '70s in terms of character, culture, and wardrobe, but it's worth a look just to see Burt Reynolds in his prime, and to see a movie genre that spawned The Dukes of Hazzard TV series, and that made action stars of people who had never had their careers look in that direction. A pre-Oscar Sally Field, the directorial debut by veteran stuntman Hal Needham, Jackie Gleason as the sheriff who is up to no good, and musician and composer Paul Williams as Little Enos, create a total '70s vibe in a way that will not pass this way again. Rated 14A.


Saturday Night Fever (1977):

Another time capsule of the '70s that doesn't stand the test of time other than the exceptional soundtrack by the Bee Gees, was John Travolta's breakout role that took him from TV character Vinnie Barbarino on Welcome Back Kotter, which he was still doing at the time this movie was made, to Tony Manero, a Brooklyn teen who found the missing piece of his life on the disco dance floor. A largely forgettable cast sits back and lets Travolta walk away with every scene in which he appears. He was nominated for an Oscar for this role, and the soundtrack was nominated for a Golden Globe. Rated 14A.