Movies This Week – 11-07-18
Some good ones this week with First Reformed and the Impossibles 2. Surprising really, with the World Cup Finals on, but I guess the feast of football is almost at an end. The other releases are the Secret of Marrowbone and Skyscraper and neither dazzle!
Our Top Five Films This Week –
5. Sicario 2
4. Dublin Oldschool
2. Impossibles 2
1. First Reformed
The Secret of Marrowbone – 48% on Rotten Tomatoes
A young man and his three younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Director: Sergio G. Sánchez
Writer: Sergio G. Sánchez
Stars: George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton
First Reformed – 95% on Rotten Tomatoes
A priest of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past.
Director: Paul Schrader
Writer: Paul Schrader
Stars: Amanda Seyfried, Ethan Hawke, Cedric the Entertainer
Incredibles 2 – 94% on Rotten Tomatoes
Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.
Director: Brad Bird
Writer: Brad Bird
Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell
Skyscraper – 58% on Rotten Tomatoes
A father goes to great lengths to save his family from a burning skyscraper.
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Writer: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber
Racer and the Jailbird – 32% on Rotten Tomatoes
Set against the background of a brutal crime gang in Brussels, a tragic love story between Gigi, a high-flying gangster, and Bibi, a young racing driver with very upper-class roots.
Director: Michaël R. Roskam
Writers: Thomas Bidegain, Noé Debré
Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Eric De Staercke