Movies This Week – 05-12-18
It’s a good week at the cinema with a couple of films that are well worth seeing, in The Old Man and the Gun and Sorry to Bother You. The reviews of White Boy Rick are quite mixed but if you’re a Matthew McConaughey fan, that’s enough in itself!
Our Top Five Films This Week –
5. Sorry To Bother You
3. Three Identical Strangers
2. The Old Man and The Gun
Two down-and-outs bonded together in misfortune devise a plan to rob a small town amusement arcade.
The Old Man and The Gun – 91% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): David Lowery
Writers(s): David Grann (based on an article by), David Lowery (screenplay)
Actors: Elisabeth Moss, Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek
An elderly bank robber, who had managed to escape from prison over a dozen times in his life before moving to a retirement community, looks to spice things up with another heist.
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.
White Boy Rick – 59% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Yann Demange
Writers(s): Steve Kloves, Logan Miller, Noah Miller, Scott Silver, Andy Weiss
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, RJ Cyler, Bel Powley
The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.