Movies This Week – 12-09-18

Movies This Week – 12-09-18

Two really good ones this week, with the Rider being one of my favourites of the year so far! It’s a slow, sleepy indie film that hits all the right notes. Otherwise, you have Harry Dean Stanton in Lucky, which also stars David Lynch oddly enough.

Your thoughts are always welcome in the comments section below!

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. BlacKkKlansman
4. American Animals
3. Lucky
2. Cold War
1. The Rider

A Mother Brings Her Son to be Shot – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes

One night Majella O’Donnell took her teenage son Philly to be shot in both legs. Majella, Philly and his shooters all live within an extraordinary community in Derry, Northern Ireland.

Director: Sinéad O’Shea

Crazy Rich Asians93% 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

King of Thieves?% on Rotten Tomatoes

A true crime film about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London’s jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events.

Director: James Marsh
Writers: Joe Penhall (screenplay), Mark Seal (magazine article)
Stars: Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Charlie Cox

Lucky 98% on Rotten Tomatoes

The spiritual journey of a ninety-year-old atheist.

Director: John Carroll Lynch
Writers: Logan Sparks (screenplay), Drago Sumonja (screenplay)
Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston

Superfly (2018) – 52% on Rotten Tomatoes

With retirement on his mind, a successful young drug dealer sets up one last big job, while dealing with trigger-happy colleagues and the police.

Director: Director X.
Writer: Alex Tse (screenplay by)
Stars: Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Lex Scott Davis

The Predator 41% On Rotten Tomatoes

When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe’s most lethal hunters’ return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.

Director: Shane Black
Writers: Fred Dekker, Shane Black
Stars: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay

The Rider96% On Rotten Tomatoes

After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.

Director: Chloé Zhao
Writer: Chloé Zhao
Stars: Brady Jandreau, Mooney, Tim Jandreau

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