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Hollywood / English Movies we are keen to watch : year 2016 : part 2

Being movie enthusiasts we are always looking ahead to watch good movies. Here is a list of some of the Hollywood movies which we are keen to watch. They look promising for the content/details available so far, let us hope they live up to that.

Hacksaw Ridge

Mel Gibson is associated with many commercial movies. However he is better known for his contribution in thought provoking movies.

He came up with his latest venture Hacksaw Ridge. Its world premiere was arranged on September 4, 2016 and the movie got standing ovation there. The movie was released on 3rd November 2016 in Australia and worldwide on 4th November 2016.

Movie : Hacksaw Ridge
Director :
Mel Gibson
Produced by : Terry Benedict, Paul Currie, Bruce Davey, William D. Johnson, Bill Mechanic, Brian Oliver, David Permut, Tyler Thompson
Written by : , ,
Based on : Dialogs: Desmond T. Doss
Music By : Songs: Rupert Gregson-Williams
Editor : John Gilbert
Cinematography :
Production Companies : Demarest Films, Argent Pictures, Pandemonium Films, Permut Presentations, IM Global, AI Film, Vendian Pictures, Kylin Pictures
Distributed By : Summit Entertainment (USA), Icon Film Distribution (Australia)
Release Date : (Australia), (USA),
Starring : Andrew Garfield (Desmond T. Doss), Vince Vaughn (Sergeant Howell), Sam Worthington (Captain Glover), Luke Bracey (Smitty), Hugo Weaving (Tom Doss), Ryan Corr (Lieutenant Manville), Teresa Palmer (Dorothy Schutte), Rachel Griffiths (Bertha Doss), Richard Roxburgh (Colonel Stelzer), Luke Pegler (Milt “Hollywood” Zane), Richard Pyros (Randall “Teach” Fuller), Ben Mingay (Grease Nolan), Firass Dirani (Vito Rinnelli), Jacob Warner (James Pinnick), Goran D. Kleut (Andy “Ghoul” Walker), Harry Greenwood (Henry Brown), Damien Thomlinson (Ralph Morgan), Robert Morgan (Colonel Sangston), Nathaniel Buzolic (Harold “Hal” Doss), Ori Pfeffer (Irv Schecter), Milo Gibson (Lucky Ford), John Batziolas (Private Schulenburg), John Cannon (Corporal Cannon), Mikael Koski (Private Giles), Charles Jacobs (Private Webb), and others…
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The movie is a biographical film as it is based on the true story of United States Army medic Desmond T. Doss.

We will definitely share our unbiased views and reviews for this movie, once we got a chance to actually watch it.

Doctor Strange

Based on the superhero character Doctor Strange from Marvel Comics the movie stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the protagonist.

Movie : Doctor Strange
Director :
Scott Derrickson
Produced by : Kevin Feige
Screenplay by : ,
Story by : , ,
Based on : Doctor Strange (fictional character)
Music By : Songs: Michael Giacchino
Editors : Wyatt Smith, Sabrina Plisco
Cinematography : Ben Davis
Production Companies : Marvel Studios
Distributed By : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release Date : (Hong Kong), (USA)
Starring : Benedict Cumberbatch (Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Karl Mordo), Rachel McAdams (Christine Palmer), Benedict Wong (Wong), Michael Stuhlbarg (Nicodemus West), Benjamin Bratt (Jonathan Pangborn), Scott Adkins (Lucian), Mads Mikkelsen (Kaecilius), and others…
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The character of Doctor Strange is arrogant, intelligent and superficial; similar to Sherlock Holmes in terms of these attributes. Benedict have already portrayed Sherlock in the famous British TV Series (3 seasons and one mini series episode is aired, next season is being worked on) successfully. He got so much recognition for it as well. So the role would be comparatively easy to slip in for him. He is a nice actor, so it could not have been a problem for him otherwise also.

The movie is setup in USA, Nepal, Hong Kong, and UK. The movie had a whooping budget of 165 million USD. So there must be some fantastic VFX we are going to see in it.

It seems some changes to some characters and storyline is made, but that usually happens when making a movie.

Let us see what is there in the movie for us. We will share details with you all after watching it.

Now You See Me

This American heist film is in our “to-view” list since a while. The movie was received quite well. In fact, a sequel to the same is also made and released.

Movie : Now You See Me
Director :
Louis Leterrier
Produced by : Bobby Cohen, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci
Screenplay by : , ,
Story by : ,
Music By : Songs: Brian Tyler
Editors : Robert Leighton, Vincent Tabaillon
Cinematography : ,
Production Companies : K/O Paper Products
Distributed By : Summit Entertainment
Release Date : (New York city), (USA),
Starring : Jesse Eisenberg (J. Daniel “Danny” Atlas / The Lover), Mark Ruffalo (Dylan Rhodes), Woody Harrelson (Merritt McKinney / The Hermit), Isla Fisher (Henley Reeves / The High Priestess), Dave Franco (Jack Wilder / Death), Mélanie Laurent (Alma Dray), Morgan Freeman (Thaddeus Bradley), Michael Caine (Arthur Tressler), David Warshofsky (Cowan), Michael Kelly (Agent Fuller), Common (Agent Evans), José Garcia (Étienne Forcier), Caitriona Balfe (Jasmine Tressler), Elias Koteas (Lionel Shrike), and more…
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The movie is a story of four magicians who once together arranges a magic show. And during the magic show they were able open the money vault and shower the bills on paper using magic spells!

Definitely it seems to be a well planned heist right? The authorities also believe the same and the investigation begun. The movie goes ahead with many twists and at the end, well the truth is revealed (or not)!

The movie has interesting star cast and we look forward to see it and share our views for the same with you all.

The Imitation Game

This American historical thriller movie is based on the book, Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges (Biography of Alan Turing, the inventor of The Enigma, a cryptanalyst from Briton).

His role in World War II was remarkable; as he was the one who were able to decrypt German intelligence code during the period.

Movie : The Imitation Game
Director :
Morten Tyldum
Produced by : Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky, Teddy Schwarzman
Written by :
Based on : Alan Turing: The Enigma
Music By : Songs: Alexandre Desplat
Editor : William Goldenberg
Cinematography : Óscar Faura
Production Companies : Black Bear Pictures, Bristol Automotive
Distributed By : StudioCanal (UK), The Weinstein Company (USA)
Release Date : (Telluride Film Festival), (USA)
Starring : Benedict Cumberbatch (Alan Turing), Keira Knightley (Joan Clarke), Matthew Goode (Hugh Alexander), Rory Kinnear (Detective Nock), Allen Leech (John Cairncross), Matthew Beard (Peter Hilton), Charles Dance (Cdr. Alastair Denniston), Mark Strong (Maj. Gen. Stewart Menzies), James Northcote (Jack Good), Steven Waddington (Supt Smith), Tom Goodman-Hill (Sgt. Staehl), Alex Lawther (young Alan Turing), Jack Bannon (Christopher Morcom), Tuppence Middleton (Helen Stewart), David Charkham (Joan’s Father, William Kemp Lowther Clarke), Victoria Wicks (Joan’s Mother, Dorothy Clarke), James G. Nunn (Sherborne Boy), Charlie Manton (Sherborne Boy), Dominic Charman (Sherborne Boy), and others…
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The movie was a critical as well as commercial success.

Benedict Cumberbatch have played Alan Turing in the movie. It is worth to note that the movie may not depict all historical facts accurately. There are various inaccuracy claims sought after the release of the movie.

Though based on the report of performances of the principal cast, the movie seems worth going for.

Over to you:

What are the other English films you consider promising? Are you going watch any of the above mentioned films? Do you want to suggest any movie(s) to us to watch and review? Let us know your remarks via comments below, we love to hear from you.

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