Movies This Week – 13-03-19
There’s a few good ones this week with Ben is Back and Girl. There’s also some trash in there, so we’ll leave you to make your own decisions on which is which. Image above from The Prodigy (ahem).
Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.
Our Top Five Films This Week –
5. Can You Ever Forgive Me
4. Ben Is Back
3. The Kindergarten Teacher
Movies This Week – 15th March 2019
Ben Is Back – 81% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Peter Hedges
Writers(s): Peter Hedges
Actors: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Courtney B. Vance, Kathryn Newton
A drug addicted teenage boy shows up unexpectedly at his family’s home on Christmas Eve.
Fisherman’s Friends – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Iain B. MacDonald
Writers(s): Piers Ashworth (screenplay), Nick Moorcroft
A group of singing Cornish Fisherman get offered a £1 million recording contract and see their album skyrocket into the top ten of the UK pop charts.
Girl – 83% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Lukas Dhont
Writers(s): Lukas Dhont (screenplay), Angelo Tijssens (screenplay)
Actors: Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Oliver Bodart, Tijmen Govaerts
Lara is a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams of becoming a ballerina.
The Prodigy – 44% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Nicholas McCarthy
Writers(s): Jeff Buhler
Actors: Taylor Schilling, Brittany Allen, Colm Feore, Jackson Robert Scott
A mother concerned about her young son’s disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.
Under the Silver Lake – 54% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): David Robert Mitchell
Writers(s): David Robert Mitchell
Actors: Andrew Garfield, Wendy Vanden Heuvel, Deborah Geffner, Riley Keough
Sam, intelligent but without purpose, finds a mysterious woman swimming in his apartment’s pool one night. The next morning, she disappears. Sam sets off across LA to find her, and along the way he uncovers a conspiracy far more bizarre.
What Men Want – 45% on Rotten Tomatoes
Actors: Taraji P. Henson
A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear their thoughts.
Movies Next Week – 22th March 2019
Five Feet Apart – ? on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Justin Baldoni
Writers(s): Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis
Actors: Cole Sprouse, Haley Lu Richardson, Claire Forlani, Parminder Nagra
A pair of teenagers with life-threatening illnesses meet in a hospital and fall in love.
Sorry Angel (Plaire, aimer et courir vite) – 87% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Christophe Honoré
Writers(s): Christophe Honoré
Actors: Vincent Lacoste, Denis Podalydès
Jacques is an older writer from Paris. Arthur is a young student in Rennes. They instantly fall in love. But they’ll have to face rejection and sickness to keep it that way.
Us – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Jordan Peele
Writers(s): Jordan Peele
A family’s serenity turns to chaos when a group of doppelgängers begins to terrorize them.
The White Crow – 56% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Ralph Fiennes
Writers(s): David Hare (screenplay), Julie Kavanagh (book)
Actors: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hofmann, Adèle Exarchopoulos
The story of Rudolf Nureyev’s defection to the West.