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Movies This Week – 27-02-19

Movies This Week – 27-02-19

So, this week we finally get The Hole in the Ground! Will it mean we don’t see Seána Kerslake on stages around Dublin as she is catapulted to fame and glory? Hopefully not as we’d quite miss her, but she is getting very good reviews for her performance! Otherwise, there’s Sauvage and Foxtrot, among others…

Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. The Hole in the Ground 
4. Can You Ever Forgive Me
3. An Engineer Imagines
2. If Beale Street Could Talk
1. Sauvage

Movies This Week – 1st March 2019

An Engineer Imagines – ? on Rotten Tomatoes

Director: Marcus Robinson

A cinematic homage to Peter Rice, one of the most distinguished engineers of the late 20th century. Tracing Rice’s extraordinary life and career, from his Dundalk childhood to his work on the Sydney Opera House,The Pompidou Centre and the Lloyd’s Building, to his untimely death in 1992, Marcus Robinson uses stunning time-lapse photography and revealing interviews to tell the story of a genius who stood in the shadow of architectural icons. Until now.

Fighting With My Family – 88% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Stephen Merchant
Writers(s): Stephen Merchant
Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Kim Matula, Vince Vaughn

A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.

The Aftermath50% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): James Kent
Writers(s): Rhidian Brook (based on the book by), Rhidian Brook (novel), Joe Shrapnel (screenplay), Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse (screenplay), Anna Waterhouse
Actors: Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, Jason Clarke, Kate Phillips

In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post -war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.

Foxtrot – 95% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Samuel Maoz
Writers(s): Samuel Maoz
Actors: Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonaton Shiray, Shira Haas

A troubled family face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son’s desolate military post.

The Hole in the Ground85% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Lee Cronin
Writers(s): Lee Cronin, Stephen Shields
Actors: Seána Kerslake, James Quinn Markey, Simone Kirby, Steve Wall

Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris. A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour …

Serenity – 21% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Steven Knight
Writers(s): Steven Knight
Actors: Diane Lane, Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jason Clarke

The mysterious past of a fishing boat captain living in the Caribbean comes back to haunt him, ensnaring his life in a new reality that may not be what it all seems.

What They Had88% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Elizabeth Chomko
Writers(s): Elizabeth Chomko
Actors: Michael Shannon, Taissa Farmiga, Hilary Swank, Robert Forster

A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer’s-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.

Sauvage82% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director: Camille Vidal-Naquet
Writers: Camille Vidal-Naquet (screenplay), Camille Vidal-Naquet (dialogue)
Stars: Félix Maritaud, Eric Bernard, Nicolas Dibla

Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here – longing for love. He doesn’t know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.

Movies Next Week – 8th March 2019

Captain Marvel ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Writers(s): Gene Colan (comic book by), Meg LeFauve (screenplay), Nicole Perlman (screenplay), Roy Thomas (comic book)
Actors: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson

Everybody Knows – 73% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Asghar Farhadi
Writers(s): Asghar Farhadi
Actors: Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Bárbara Lennie, Ricardo Darín

Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister’s wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

The Kindergarten Teacher88% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Sara Colangelo
Writers(s): Sara Colangelo
Actors: Rosa Salazar, Gael García Bernal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Chernus

A kindergarten teacher in New York becomes obsessed with one of her students who she believes is a child prodigy.

Maiden100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Alex Holmes
Writers(s): N/A
Actors: Tracy Edwards

The story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.

 

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