Transcendence

Transcendence

Cast: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Kate Mara
Running Time: 1 hr 58 mins
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: April 18, 2014

Final Score: 6/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

Joe

Joe

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Gary Poulter
Running Time: 1 hr 58 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: April 11, 2014

Final Score: 8/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

Oculus

Oculus

Cast: Brenton Thwaites, Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane
Running Time: 1 hr 45 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: April 11, 2014

Final Score: 6/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

Draft Day

Draft Day

Cast: Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary, Frank Langella
Running Time: 1 hr 51 mins
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: April 11, 2014

Final Score: 4/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

The Raid 2: Berandal

The Raid 2: Berandal

Cast: Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Oka Antara, Julie Estelle
Running Time: 2 hrs 30 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: April 4, 2014 (Chicago)

Final Score: 8/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen


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Sabotage

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Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Olivia Williams, Mireille Enos
Running Time: 1 hr 49 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: March 28, 2014

Final Score: 6/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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Reviewed by Nick Allen

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