Movies This Week – 22-08-18
We have a new candidate for worst horror of the year with the release of Slender Man! I guess it’s always hard to gauge just what the worst film is, but it’s certainly in the running.
The one we loved is the BlacKkKlansman. Spike back to his best! Go see…
Our Top Five Films This Week –
5. Sicilian Ghost Story
3. First Reformed
2. The Eyes of Orson Welles
BlacKkKlansman – 96% on Rotten Tomatoes
Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan with the help of a white surrogate, who eventually becomes head of the local branch.
Director: Spike Lee
Writers: Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz
Stars: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier
Slender Man – 11% on Rotten Tomatoes
In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends, fascinated by the internet lore of the Slender Man, attempt to prove that he doesn’t actually exist – until one of them mysteriously goes missing.
Director: Sylvain White
Writers:David Birke, Victor Surge (based on a character by)
Stars: Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, Jaz Sinclair
The Children Act – 86% on Rotten Tomatoes
As her marriage crumbles, a judge must decide a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle.
Director: Richard Eyre
Writers: Ian McEwan (screenplay by), Ian McEwan (based on the novel by)
Stars: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead
The Spy Who Dumped Me – 46% On Rotten Tomatoes
Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Director: Susanna Fogel
Writers: Susanna Fogel, David Iserson
Stars: Justin Theroux, Blanka Györfi-Tóth, Vilma Szécsi
Directors: Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein
Writers: Wolfgang Lauenstein (screenplay), Christoph Lauenstein (screenplay)
Stars: Callum Maloney, Dermot Magennis, Ian Coppinger