Movies This Week – 18-04-18

Movies This Week – 18-04-18

The Guernsey Literary… thingy is probably the biggest release this week, as the director of Four Weddings (Mike Newell) returns with his latest outing. There’s also a few smaller ones we enjoyed such as  Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts and Let the Sunshine In. The Cured is the Irish Zombie movie with Tom Vaughan-Lawlor.

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. Isle of Dogs
4. Let The Sunshine In
3. Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts
2. Making the Grade
1. Custody

New Releases This Week – 20th April – In Rotten Tomatoes Order…

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society – 100% On Rotten Tomatoes (7 Reviews!)

A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II, when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

Director: Mike Newell
Writers: Kevin Hood (screenplay by), Thomas Bezucha (screenplay)
Stars :Lily James, Matthew Goode, Michiel Huisman

Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts – 93% On Rotten Tomatoes

Marlina lives quietly in Sumba until one day a man named Markus and his gang tries to rob her house and she kills him. Eventually, she is haunted by Markus, and her life turns in 180 degrees.

Director: Mouly Surya
Writers: Rama Adi, Garin Nugroho
Stars: Egy Fedly, Dea Panendra, Yoga Pratama

Let The Sunshine In – 88% On Rotten Tomatoes

Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love at last.

Director: Claire Denis
Writers: Christine Angot (screenplay), Claire Denis (screenplay)
Stars: Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois, Philippe Katerine

Never Steady, Never Still – 83% On Rotten Tomatoes

A mother struggles to take control of her life in the face of advanced Parkinson’s disease, while her son battles his sexual and emotional identity amongst the violence of Alberta’s oil field work camps.

Director: Kathleen Hepburn
Writer: Kathleen Hepburn
Stars: Shirley Henderson, Théodore Pellerin, Mary Galloway

The Cured – 62% on Rotten Tomatoes

A disease that turns people into zombies has been cured. The once-infected zombies are discriminated against by society and their own families, which causes social issues to arise. This leads to militant government interference.

Director: David Freyne
Writer: David Freyne
Stars: Ellen Page, Sam Keeley, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor

Every Day – 61% On Rotten Tomatoes

A shy teenager falls for someone who transforms into another person every day.

Director: Michael Sucsy
Writers: Jesse Andrews (adaptation), David Levithan (novel)
Stars: Angourie Rice, Justice Smith, Debby Ryan

The Leisure Seeker – 34% on Rotten Tomatoes

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.

Director: Paolo Virzì
Writers: Michael Zadoorian (novel), Stephen Amidon (screenplay)
Stars: Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Christian McKay

New Releases Next Week – 27th April
Beast – 87% On Rotten Tomatoes
Redoubtable – On Rotten Tomatoes

Top Five Films – UK and Ireland –  Rampage takes top spot despite the reviews. Yes, no one cares what critics think…

Our Favourite Art House Cinemas in Dublin –

The Lighthouse (Smithfield), IFI (Temple Bar), Stella Cinema (Rathmines), Sugar Club (Leeson Street)


Sat 12th (16.00): Z
Sun 13th (16.00): The Day of the Jackal
Wed 16th (18.15): The Flight
Sat 19th (16.00): Investigation of a Citizen above Suspicion
Sun 20th (16.00): The Parallax View
Wed 23th (18.30): State of Siege
Sat 26th (16.00): The Lost Honour of Katherina Blum
Sun 27th (16.00): Three Days of Condor
Wed 30th (18.30): Knife in the Head


Tues 15th (18.30): Certified Copy with an introduction by Ian Brunswick, Head of Programming at Science Gallery Dublin
Sat 19th (13.30): Catfish with an introduction by cyberpsychologist Nicola Fox Hamilton.
Sat 26th (13.30): Tim’s Vermeer with an introduction by the National Gallery of Ireland.

Dublin Sci-Fi Film Festival – Lighthouse

DSFF: Salyut 7 – (From 27th April 2018)
DSFF: Let the Corpses Tan – (From 27th April 2018)
DSFF: Akira – (From 28th April 2018)
DSFF: Planet of the Apes – (From 28th April 2018)
DSFF: Hagazussa – (From 28th April 2018)
DSFF: Marjorie Prime – (From 29th April 2018)
DSFF: Big Fish and the Begonia – (From 29th April 2018)




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