Movies This Week – 04-07-18
This is another slow one, as the film industry gets scared of the World Cup! You’d think they’d slip the odd good one out and see what happens. There’s the First Purge, Whitney and a few others that are hardly worth mentioning! Don’t get too excited…
Our Top Five Films This Week –
5. The Happy Prince
4. Dublin Oldschool
3. Studio 54
The First Purge – 45% On Rotten Tomatoes
The film will be a prequel that will focus on the events that lead up to the very first Purge event.
Director(s): Gerard McMurray
Writers(s): James DeMonaco
Actors: Luna Lauren Velez, Melonie Diaz, Chyna Layne, Lex Scott Davis
In Darkness – 53% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Anthony Byrne
Writers(s): Anthony Byrne, Natalie Dormer
Actors: Natalie Dormer, Emily Ratajkowski, Ed Skrein, Joely Richardson
A blind musician hears a murder committed in the apartment upstairs from hers that sends her down a dark path into London’s gritty criminal underworld.
Mary Shelley – 33% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Haifaa Al-Mansour
Writers(s): Haifaa Al-Mansour (additional writing by), Emma Jensen
Actors: Elle Fanning, Maisie Williams, Stephen Dillane, Douglas Booth
The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and 18 year old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein.
Whitney – 85% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Nick Broomfield, Rudi Dolezal
Writers(s): Nick Broomfield
Actors: Whitney Houston
Tells the story of Whitney Houston’s extraordinary life and tragic death.
Uncle Drew – 66% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Charles Stone III
Writers(s): Jay Longino
Actors: Nick Kroll, LilRel Howery, Shaquille O’Neal, Erica Ash
After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks, including losing his his team to his longtime rival (Nick Kroll)…