Black Mass

Black Mass explores the life of James "Whitey" Bulger, leader of the Winter Hill Gang that controlled most organized crime in South Boston. The movie focuses on the time when Bulger decided to become an FBI informant against the Angiulo Brothers, upon the insistence of agent, and childhood friend, John Connolly. The catch? Bulger uses this ever-growing closeness with the FBI to effectively increase his control over South Boston, using Connolly to rid the area of rival gangs. With the latter's bosses becoming more suspicious by the day, how long could this ruse last?

La La Land

A romantic musical that follows a struggling actress and an upcoming jazz pianist who fall in love and try to find a perfect balance between love and achieving one's dreams. La La Land appeals to the the romantic in each one of us as it's story line mirrors the tumultuous experience of falling in love - terrific highs and heart wrenching lows. It tops everything off with an interesting final sequence exploring what is, and what could have been.

Sicario

Following a SWAT raid of a suspected Mexican cartel safehouse, FBI Agent Kate Mercer is recruited to join an inter-agency task force aiming to apprehend the Sonora Cartel lieutenant responsible for a bombing. As Kate dives deeper into the world of the CIA and drug cartels, she discovers that things are not as they seem and perhaps the former has bigger plans involving a mysterious man know as Alejandro, linked to the Medellin cartel.

Iron Man

The dose of adrenalin that revived Marvel, Iron Man is a refreshing, take-no-prisoners adaptation of the famed comic book superhero. What's more? The movie's success has been replicated in the form of dozens of subsequent productions by the studio. The movie follows Tony Stark, an industrialist and engineering whiz who is captured by terrorists, and builds an exoskeleton suit to escape. The result? Iron Man!

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Following Superman's colossal battle with Zod, Bruce Wayne, a business magnate considers Kal-El to be the greatest danger to mankind, and vows to destroy him. Following a series of events triggered by Lex Luthor, Wayne gets his crack at Superman, and an epic showdown ensues.

The Nice Guys

An unlikely pair comes together as a private detective and an unethical enforcer join hands to find a missing girl linked to the murder of a fading porn star. Assisted by the former's young daughter, the two discover a conspiracy concerning investigative journalism, pornography, and a takedown of corporate America.

Superbad

A teen comedy following two students - played by Hill and Cera - about to graduate from high school. They plan to go to a party and lose their virginities, which proves to be much harder than expected. Along the way, they encounter cops, gangs, and a rather unpleasant dance sequence. However, rather than going full tilt like American Pie, what really makes Superbad stand out is that the movie has heart and a certain innocence, which stands out despite the crazy shenanigans of its protagonists.

X-Men: Apocalypse

En Sabah Nur, or Apocalypse, is the first mutant to have ever existed, and was entombed alive upon being betrayed by his worshippers. Awakened in 1983, he sets out to find his four lieutenants and correct the course of humanity, which he believes has lost its way. The only way to stop him? The familiar band of mutants led by Professor X and Mystique.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

The movie revolves around Sam Witwicky, who comes across a fragment of the Cube which transfers Cybertronian knowledge to him. As the Decepticons successfully raise Megatron back from the dead and hunt Sam, they await the arrival of a former Prime known as The Fallen, who seeks revenge on Earth by turning on a machine to consume the Sun's energy. The only hope for Sam and the rest of the human race? The Autobots.

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