Back to the complete issue
Thursday, 31 May 2018

At the movies

At the movies: It’s summer blockbuster season, and the Hollywood recycling machine of sequels and remakes is on full throttle, according to Esquire’s list. The trend to turn bro movies into all-female casts continues with Ocean’s 8. The June movie features stars including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna and others. Beyond the first remake we weren’t happy with the performance of the last two Ocean’s movies. So here’s hoping they do well (though they can never replace the late Bernie Mac). One sequel we are excited about is the Incredibles 2 (watch trailer; runtime: 2:16). The original was one of the funniest Pixar features of all time, so we’re sure your kids or your date will appreciate this one. And who can say no to another Jurassic Park movie?

For those with more grown up tastes, Vox has a pretty interesting rundown of some of the flicks which caused quite a stir at the Cannes Film Festival. Notable mentions: Spike Lee is apparently back to form with the comedy BlacKkKlansman, while Lars von Trier has not let age temper his violent and depressing impulses with the The House That Jack Built.

Enterprise is a daily publication of Enterprise Ventures LLC, an Egyptian limited liability company (commercial register 83594), and a subsidiary of Inktank Communications. Summaries are intended for guidance only and are provided on an as-is basis; kindly refer to the source article in its original language prior to undertaking any action. Neither Enterprise Ventures nor its staff assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information contained in this publication, whether in the form of summaries or analysis. © 2022 Enterprise Ventures LLC.

Enterprise is available without charge thanks to the generous support of EFG Hermes (tax ID: 200-178-385), the leading financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets; SODIC (tax ID: 212-168-002), a leading Egyptian real estate developer; SomaBay (tax ID: 204-903-300), our Red Sea holiday partner; Infinity (tax ID: 474-939-359), the ultimate way to power cities, industries, and homes directly from nature right here in Egypt; CIRA (tax ID: 200-069-608), the leading providers of K-12 and higher level education in Egypt; Orascom Construction (tax ID: 229-988-806), the leading construction and engineering company building infrastructure in Egypt and abroad; Palm Hills Developments (tax ID: 432-737-014), a leading developer of commercial and residential properties; Etisalat Misr (tax ID: 235-071-579), the leading telecoms provider in Egypt; and Industrial Development Group (IDG) (tax ID:266-965-253), the leading builder of industrial parks in Egypt.