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A Few 2016 Must-See Movies

Here are the cinema block-busters that I’ll be spending my coins on during the next few months:


25th – Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice – I’m sure seeing two of the most popular superheros ever together, on the big IMAX screen, is enough to give the average male a woody, and it is also a dream come true for DC fans everywhere. I’ll likely be dragged to see this by my husband, but whatever makes him happy…


15th – The Jungle Book – Yet another re-make of a classic of Mowgli’s journey of self-discovery when he’s forced to abandon the only home he’s ever known. Rated PG, so I’m taking the fam (this one is personal. It’s the freaking Jungle Book!)

15th – Barbershop – The Next Cut – It’s been nearly 10 years since the sequel, and it looks most of the old cast is back. This makes me happy. I’m glad to see a co-ed spin on this third installment.  


6th – Captain America: Civil War – I was Captain America for my halloween-themed half-marathon last October; my daughter was also Captain American for halloween; I love red-white-and-blue; so yes, I must see it (LOL).

20th – Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising – If you’re a fan of all things Seth Rogen, this is a must-see. He’s an idiot, and I love him. The first installment was beyond hilarious. That stupid-funny, sporadic belly-laughter hilarious. I am dying to see a Will Ferrell – Seth Rogen film. I am usually skeptical about sequels, particularly if they quickly follow the first, but I’d be willing to spend some matinee money on this.

27th – X-Men: Apocalypse – Comics are KILLING the game in 2016. I am a big fan of the X-Men series. I’m interested to see how the first and most powerful mutant plans to destroy the world, and then die, and then the good guys prevail, etc. So what we know the outcome? It’s still an amazing series.


3rd – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows – Admittedly, I have yet to see the first one (2014). I know, I know. The worst. Hubs might be seeing this one alone if I don’t catch up. Not sure how I feel about taking the tiny human to see big scary versions of her beloved turtles, but we’ll see. She loved Star Wars. The kids is fearless — and she clearly has great taste in cinema.

17th – Finding Dory – Nemo Sequel. Dory and Nemo. Disney. YES.

24th – Independence Day Resurgence – IDK how I feel about an Independence Day movie without Will Smith. I’m told that this edition will focus more on Will’s stepson from the original movie. I’ll give it a try. Everyone loves a good alien movie. I just hope Will makes an appearance. Mmm mmm good!


15th – Ghostbusters – The last Ghostbusters movie dropped in 1984. I was one year old. That said, my mother forced me to watch this movie over and over in the 90s. It was OK. Slimy was pretty cool. This 32 years-in-the-making reboot stars an all female cast, including some of my favorite SNL actresses. I am fully prepared to LMAO on a girls night outing.

22nd – Star Trek Beyond A third installment to the new gen reboot. I’m no trekkie, but I really like these new Star Trek movies. I’m a big Star Wars fan, so similar concept. This is a must-see on my list.

29th – Jason Bourne – Seriously? Another one? But the Bourne trilogy is so AWESOME! I blame my husband for this obsession. I’ve seen all of them at least 3 times, and it’s one of those “oooh look what’s on TV?” movies that you find yourself watching until the end, having wasted 90 minutes that was otherwise dedicated to laundry or other household activities.