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[Alternatives] – Movie Review – A Monster Calls (2016)

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Movie Review –
A Monster Calls (2016)

Genre: Contemporary, Fantasy/Magical Realism, Bullying, Death
Duration: 108 Minutes
Directed By: J. A. Bayona

Written By: Patrick Ness
Starring: Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson, Signourey Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell 

A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mom’s terminal illness.

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[Alternatives] – Television Pilots – The Magicians (2016)

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Television Pilots –
The Magicians (2016)

A smart young man attends a college of magic in New York.

…really? that’s the premise IMDB is gonna give me?

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[Alternatives] – Movie Trailers – A Monster Calls (Teaser)

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Movies Trailers – A Monster Calls (2016)

Genre: Fantasy, Contemporary, Magical Realism 
Duration: N/A
Directed By: J.A Bayona

Screenplay By: Patrick Ness
Starring: Liam Neeson (The Monster), Lewis MacDougall (Conor), Felicity Jones (Conor’s Mom), Signourey Weaver (Conor’s Grandma)
Release Date: Oct 14, 2016

A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mom’s terminal illness.


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