May 2016 | Casey's Movie Mania | Movie Reviews, Features & Others

Monday, 30 May 2016

Review: MONEY MONSTER (2016)


Set over the course of a single day, MONEY MONSTER centres on a financial TV host Lee Gates (George Clooney), who is held hostage by an angry blue-collar worker named Kyle Budwell (Jack O'Connell) in the midst of a live show. Apparently, Kyle lost his entire US$60,000 savings on IBIS stock and blames Lee for making a false prediction in the first place.

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Review: THE NICE GUYS (2016)

Mini Review: THE NICE GUYS (2016)

Set in the late 1970s Los Angeles, the movie deals with the unlikely partnership of incompetent private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and tough-guy enforcer Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe), who end up working together to investigate the disappearance of a young girl named Amelia (Margaret Qualley) and the apparent death of a porn star. But as their investigations delve deeper, the case turns out to be more complicated than it originally appears.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Review: THE BREAK-IN (2016)

Mini Review: THE BREAK-IN (2016)

THE BREAK-IN follows a young couple, Jeff Anderson (Justin Doescher) and his pregnant fiancee Melissa Joseph (Maggie Binkley), who live in a townhouse next to their best friends, Steve (Juan Pablo Veiza) and Lisa (Melissa Merry). Following a string of break-ins that have been terrorising their neighbourhood, Jeff and Melissa begins to experience strange occurrences happening around their home every night. Could they be the next victim?

Monday, 16 May 2016

Review: X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (2016)

Review: X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (2016)
Although it's a step down from X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, this otherwise overstuffed third movie in the X-MEN: FIRST CLASS trilogy still packs a satisfying amount of popcorn-worthy thrills and mostly cohesive character-driven drama.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Review: THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE (2016)

Mini Review: THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE (2016)

Red (voice of Jason Sudeikis) is a reclusive bird outcast prone to short-temper behaviour. Following a disastrous incident that ruined his client's birthday party, he is sentenced by Judge Peckinpah (Keegan-Michael Key) to an anger management class. From there, he meets his fellow outcasts including the speedy yellow bird Chuck (Josh Gad) and the volatile black bird Bomb (Danny McBride). One day, when their island is visited by mysterious green pigs, Red and his two new buddies set out to investigate their true intentions.

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

2016 Summer Movie Preview: 15 Movies To Watch For


From superheroes (and supervillains) to sequels and everything else in between, the summer movie blockbuster kicks off promisingly with Anthony and Joe Russo's CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. Likewise, there will be plenty of big-budget blockbusters as well as other genre movies released in cinemas from May to August this year. Instead of covering every summer movie appearing in 2016, here is the handpicked list of 15 Movies To Watch For in chronological order by release date: