Sunday, November 6, 2016

Premiere Screening of Doctor Strange

If you're a fan of action & Marvel Comics adaptation, then you've to watch this movie. This film is set to be released on November 4, 2016!
Doctor Strange is a superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character of the same name, the 14th film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Directed by Scott Derrickson, we shall see an amazing casts Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen & Tilda Swinton.
In Doctor Strange, surgeon Dr. Stephen Strange's (#BenedictCumberbatch) life changes after a car accident robs him of the use of his hands. When traditional medicine fails him, he looks for healing & hope, in a mysterious enclave. He quickly learns that the enclave is at the front line of a battle against unseen dark forces bent on destroying reality. Before long, Strange is forced to choose between his life of fortune & status or leave it all behind to defend the world as the most powerful sorcerer in existence.
The plot is predictable, a bit cliched & the ending even if it is somewhat amusing, is a bit weak. The movie has a lot of wacky kaleidoscopic effects that are similar to those we've seen in "Matrix" & "Inception". Nevertheless everything works well, great movie, an entertaining story & excellent special effects.
All I can say that, it was visually spectacular film especially in 3D. I'd give 4/5  bcoz one of the few blockbusters of the year that doesn't disappoint & Benedict Cumberbatch delivers his role perfectly well. Eventhough some of the scenes made me dizzying cause I saw it in IMAX 3D, but I really enjoyed watching it. Thanks to @tgvcinemas for the invites!  

Movie/Film Review - The Accountant
Rating : 4/5 *
Genre :  Action/Thriller
Director : Gavin O'Connor
Produced by : Lynette Howell Taylor and Mark Williams
Written by : Bill Dubuque
Starring : Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor and John Lithgow
Production company : Electric City Entertainment, Advanced Underwriting Concepts, RatPac Entertainment and Zero Gravity Management
Distributed by : Warner Bros. Pictures
Release date : 20 October 2016
Running time : 2 hours 8 minutes
Country : United States
Language : English


Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a mathematics savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Using a small-town CPA office as a cover, he makes his living as a freelance accountant for dangerous criminal organizations. With a Treasury agent (J.K. Simmons) hot on his heels, Christian takes on a state-of-the-art robotics company as a legitimate client. As Christian gets closer to the truth about a discrepancy that involves millions of dollars, the body count starts to rise.

If you like action and thriller drama, then you might not want to miss this movie! This film has been released nationwide on October 20, 2016.

The Accountant is an action crime drama thriller film follows an autistic, small-town certified public accountant who makes his living uncooking the books of dangerous criminal organizations that are experiencing internal embezzlement. In this film we shall see Ben Affleck as 'The Accountant' stars together with Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor and John Lithgow.

Our attention is on an autistic math prodigy who happens to be an accountant for criminals and third world dictators. The film starts slow and simple but builds up well as the story progresses, things become more and more interesting. The premise of the movie was intriguing - seeing autism presented in a positive light is refreshing. Smart movie, intense, intricate and darkly amusing.

A fun ride with a twist on the protagonist. A little bit dragged out in parts but Ben Affleck plays his character extremely well and also there were some few comedic parts too. And there's some pretty intense violence though - so be warned.

Despite some indifferent reviews, surprisingly, The Accountant was such an enjoyable adult entertainment with a sensitive look at autism. I'd give 4/5 * because it's a thriller with an original script and an interesting protagonist with unexpected plot twists that seeks to surprise, plus Ben Affleck strong performance is both engaging and mesmerising, at his best so far. I enjoyed the characters + story line and particularly liked the ending which I found endearing and close to my heart as I had special needs little sister!

Preview Screening Invitation

Me, my twin sis Erin & friends Cecilia & Ely

Me, Erin and friend Amanda

"Solomon Grundy"
Solomon Grundy,
Born on a Monday,
Christened on Tuesday,
Married on Wednesday,
Took ill on Thursday,
Grew worse on Friday,
Died on Saturday,
Buried on Sunday,
That was the tale,
Of Solomon Grundy.

Ben Affleck as Christian "Chris" Wolff & Anna Kendrick as Dana Cummings

Jon Bernthal as Braxton "Brax" Wolff & John Lithgow as Lamar Blackburn

Official Movie Trailer

The preview screening is courtesy of Warner Bros MalaysiaKlips Malaysia and IM4Ufm. If you like this article, do follow me on InstagramFacebook and Twitter for more latest movie updates!

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