Movies This Week – 11-07-18

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
3. Whitney
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

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