Movies This Week – 15-08-18
So, this week sees the release of Christoper Robin, which looks a lot like Paddington Bear, but is not near as good, sadly! There’s also our favourite documentary of recent times ‘The Eyes of Orson Welles‘ which is a must see!
Our Top Five Films This Week –
5. Pope Francis: A Man of His Word
4. Sicilian Ghost Story
2. First Reformed
1. The Eyes of Orson Welles
Christopher Robin – 70% on Rotten Tomatoes
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Director: Marc Forster
Writers: Alex Ross Perry (screenplay by), Tom McCarthy (screenplay by)
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael
Crazy Rich Asians – 98% on Rotten Tomatoes
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family.
Director: Jon M. Chu
Writers: Peter Chiarelli (screenplay by), Adele Lim (screenplay by)
Stars: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh
The Equalizer 2 – 49% on Rotten Tomatoes
Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Writers: Richard Wenk, Michael Sloan (based on the television series created by)
Stars: Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders
The Eyes of Orson Welles – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes (7 Reviews)
Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of legendary director and actor Orson Welles to reveal a portrait of the artist as he’s never been seen before.
Director: Mark Cousins
Writer: Mark Cousins
Stars: Mark Cousins, Beatrice Welles, Orson Welles