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Top 5 Must See Movies in 2016

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Published March 10th 2016
The Best Films without Superheroes in 2016
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The Nice Guys (image by Warner Bros. Pictures)

Cinemas are bursting with superhero blockbusters in 2016 but you don't need to look far for entertainment without capes, masks and undies worn on the outside. These 5 films are a fun escape into film worlds where super-powers are confiscated. Read on to find a film for adults, children or the whole family.

The Witch March 17

One for the grown-ups, this thrilling horror is set in 1600s New England, America. A baby disappears from a village. Is a witch to blame? Explore the terrifying elements of the thought-provoking play, The Crucible in a world of frighteningly real nightmares.

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Ghostbusters (image by Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Ghostbusters July 14
The trailer looks very promising with plenty of nods to the best aspects of the original. The new Ghostbusters have the same quirky traits as the original legends Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson. Getting slimed in 2016 looks terrifying.

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The Jungle Book (image by Walt Disney Pictures)

The Jungle Book April 14
Rudyard Kipling's imaginative story about Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves in the jungle is returning to the big screen, 50 years after the original. The vocal talent of Bill Murray, Christopher Walken, Scarlett Johansson and Idris Elba will inject life into the pack of wolves surrounding Mowgli, each with their own schemes, allies and enemies.

The Nice Guys May 26
Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, L.A. Confidential) and Ryan Gosling (Drive, The Big Short) star in a 2016 version of Lethal Weapon, using the cop-buddy formula to bumble their way to catching the bad guys.

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The BFG (image by Walt Disney Pictures)

The BFG June 30
Roald Dahl's magical book about an orphan's adventure with a Big Friendly Giant has been a favourite for millions of children. Stephen Spielberg is bringing the BFG to the giant silver screen, retelling the story which could become this generation's ET.

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