Movies This Week – 25-04-18

Movies This Week -25-04-18

So the Avengers have arrived in town and let’s face it, everyone else is too scared to do battle! Yes, four movies released this week and three of them are art house, so no other mainstream release. Sad! I’m sure Marvel will clean up as usual. The exciting ones are The Delinquent Season and The Wound, which both look top notch.

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. Let The Sunshine In
4. Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts
3. Making the Grade
2. Custody
1. The Delinquent Season

New Releases This Week – 27th April – In Order of Hype!

Avengers: Infinity War87%  on Rotten Tomatoes

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Stars: Karen Gillan, Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Brolin

The Delinquent Season

Two couples (played by Andrew Scott, Cillian Murphy, Eva Birthistle and Catherine Walker) appear to live in marital bliss until cracks begin to appear in both seemingly steady marriages.

Director: Mark O’Rowe
Writer: Mark O’Rowe
Stars: Cillian Murphy, Andrew Scott, Eva Birthistl

The Wound85% on Rotten Tomatoes

Xolani, a lonely factory worker, travels to the rural mountains with the men of his community to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood.

Director: John Trengove
Writers: Malusi Bengu, Thando Mgqolozana
Stars: Nakhane Touré, Bongile Mantsai, Niza Jay

Beast – 87% On Rotten Tomatoes

“A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.”

Director: Michael Pearce
Writer: Michael Pearce
Stars: Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James

Releases for the 4th of May

A Cambodian Spring

Director(s): Christopher Kelly
Writers(s): Christopher Kelly

I Feel Pretty

Director(s): Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein
Writers(s): Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein
Actors: Emily Ratajkowski, Michelle Williams, Amy Schumer, Rafe Spall

Lean On Pete

Director(s): Andrew Haigh
Writers(s): Andrew Haigh, Willy Vlautin (novel)
Actors: Travis Fimmel, Amy Seimetz, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi

Mary And The Witch’s Flower

Director(s): Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Writers(s): Mary Stewart (novel), Riko Sakaguchi (screenplay), Hiromasa Yonebayashi (screenplay), David Freedman (English adaptation), Lynda Freedman (English adaptation)
Actors: Hana Sugisaki, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Yûki Amami, Fumiyo Kohinata

Strangers: Prey at Night

Director(s): Johannes Roberts
Writers(s): Bryan Bertino (original screenplay), Ben Ketai (screenplay), Ben Ketai
Actors: Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison, Martin Henderson, Emma Bellomy


Director(s): Jason Reitman
Writers(s): Diablo Cody (screenplay), Diablo Cody
Actors: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston, Mark DuplassDirector(s): Jason Reitman

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 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


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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