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Movies This Week – 2-05-18

Movies This Week -2-05-18

Normal service is resumed after the Avengers taking over the planet last week! There’s a good list of new releases below…

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts
4. Making the Grade
3. Lean On Pete
2. Tully
1. Custody

New Releases This Week – 4th May –

Tully – 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

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

The film is about Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the…

Lean on Pete – 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director: Andrew Haigh
Writers:  Andrew Haigh, Willy Vlautin (novel)
Stars: Travis Fimmel, Steve Zahn, Charlie Plummer

A teenager gets a summer job working for a horse trainer and befriends the fading racehorse, Lean on Pete.

A Cambodian Spring?% on Rotten Tomatoes

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

“A Cambodian Spring” is an intimate and unique portrait of three people caught up in the chaotic and often violent development that is shaping modern-day Cambodia. Shot over six years, the …

The Young Karl Marx54% on Rotten Tomatoes

The early years of Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels and Jenny Marx, between Paris, Brussels and London.

Director: Raoul Peck
Writers: Pasc%al Bonitzer (screenplay), Raoul Peck (screenplay)
Stars: August Diehl, Stefan Konarske, Vicky Krieps

I Feel Pretty – 34% on Rotten Tomatoes

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

A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed?

Releases on May 11th

Anon

Set in a world without anonymity or crime, a detective meets a woman who threatens their security.

Director(s): Andrew Niccol
Writers(s): Andrew Niccol
Actors: Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, Sonya Walger

Entebbe

Four hijackers take over an airplane, take the passengers hostage, and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda in 1976 in an effort to free of dozens of Palestinians jailed in Israel.

Director(s): José Padilha
Writers(s): Gregory Burke
Actors: Rosamund Pike, Daniel Brühl, Eddie Marsan, Ben Schnetzer

How To Talk To Girls At Parties

Director(s): John Cameron Mitchell
Writers(s): Philippa Goslett (screenplay by), John Cameron Mitchell (screenplay by), Neil Gaiman (based on the short story by)
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning, Ruth Wilson, Stephen Campbell Moore

An alien touring the galaxy breaks away from her group and meets two young inhabitants of the most dangerous place in the universe: the London suburb of Croydon.

Sherlock Gnomes

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renown detective, Sherlock Gnomes, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

Director(s): John Stevenson
Writers(s): Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley, Richard Sweren (contributing writer), Ben Zazove
Actors: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp

Top Five Films – UK and Ireland –  Guess what’s number one? Yes, Avengers will be number one for the next month anyway…

Our Favourite Art House Cinemas in Dublin –

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

 

 

 

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