MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN || September 30th, 2016
DEEPWATER HORIZON || One of two Peter Berg movies out this year, for some reason the director has gone the way of films based on true events that are just heavy, first with Lone Survivor and later this year with The Patriots Day, about the Boston marathon bombing and also starring Mark Wahlberg. Deepwater Horizon delves into the explosion of an oil rig in the middle of the ocean and the heroes that came out of it.
MASTERMINDS || We are long removed from Napoleon Dynamite, but still director Jared Hess brings his off-beat humor to the comedies, this time with Masterminds, a larger than life, based on a true story where some nobody armored car drivers decided to rob from their own trucks. With an ensemble cast of Zach Galifianikis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKennon, Leslie Jones, and Jason Sudekis, this is Relativity’s first step back into Hollywood since their bankruptcy.
MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN || Tim Burton steps back into the director’s chair after his release a few years ago of Big Eyes. He brings along his Dark Shadows actress Eva Green to star lead in the based on a book series Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, which is reminiscent of X-Men meets something like Beetlejuice. Samuel L. Jackson comes in as the villain.