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Trolls ( 2016) ( PG) Enter the colourful world of trolls — magical creatures that are happy all the time. Unfortunately, these creatures have to stay hidden from the comical Bergens who can only feel happiness when they devour a troll. When Princess Poppy ( voiced by Kendrick), an overly optimistic troll, decides to throw a large party, she has no idea how much attention it will garner... and it isn’t long before the Bergens come along and kidnap some trolls. Now, it's up to Poppy to save them, but the only one who is willing to accompany her is a sulking, paranoid troll named Branch ( voiced by Timberlake). Duration: 1 hr 32 mins Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy What’s good: A great soundtrack What’s bad: This one is best for the kids Voiced by: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel Rating: The Accountant ( 2016) ( R) Christian Wolff ( Affleck) is an autistic savant who understands numbers unlike anyone else and has an in- depth understanding of fight techniques, thanks to military training from his father. While working as a freelance accountant, he gets a new client — a state- of- the- art robotics company which has a discrepancy to the tune of millions of dollars. Meanwhile, the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division is starting to close in on him due to some of Wolff’s not- so- legitimate clients. As the situation intensified, Wolff may just have to fight his way out of it all. Duration: 2 hr 8 mins Genre: Action, Crime, Drama What’s good: Great acting by Affleck What’s bad: The action sequences are a bit unbelievable Starring: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons Rating:
A book that shaped your outlook? Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. I made a conscious effort to abide by its easy- to- apply life principles and have seen massive shifts in my personal growth since then.
Which book would you pass on to your kids to treasure? Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr Seuss. It is about perseverance, success and infinite possibilities — one of the most inspiring books I’ve ever read!
Managing Partner, Buzzy Bee Communications
Your favourite literary quote? From the above book: “Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! 98 and ¾ percent guaranteed!”