Movies This Week – 24-04-19

Movies This Week – 24-04-19

Avengers: Endgame is released this week and just like the plotline of the movie itself, about 50% of people would rather die than watch it! Regardless of whether you love or loathe it, it’ll be top in the box office for weeks to come.

Otherwise this week, there’s The Dig, Eighth Grade and Donbass among a few others.

Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. Avengers: Endgame
4. Loro
3. Donbass
2. Eighth Grade
1. Wild Rose

Movies This Week -26th April 2019

Avengers: Endgame – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Writers(s): Jack Kirby (comic book by), Christopher Markus (screenplay), Stephen McFeely (screenplay), Jim Starlin (comic book)
Actors: Evangeline Lilly

Ant man crawls up Thanos’ butt…

Bel Canto – 60% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Paul Weitz
Writers(s): Paul Weitz (screenplay by), Anthony Weintraub (screenplay by), Ann Patchett (based on the novel by)
Actors: Julianne Moore, Ken Watanabe, Sebastian Koch, Ryo Kase

A world-renowned opera singer becomes trapped in a hostage situation when she’s invited to perform for a wealthy industrialist in South America.

Breaking Habits ?% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Robert Ryan
Writers(s): Robert Ryan
Actors: Sister Kate

In the town of Merced, CA, a commune of activist nuns run an illegal cannabis farm. They use it to make medicine for everything from epilepsy to cancer, fighting against the authorities…

The Dig40% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Andy Tohill, Ryan Tohill
Writers(s): Stuart Drennan
Actors: Moe Dunford, Francis Magee, Lorcan Cranitch, Emily Taaffe

Donbass – 90% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Sergey Loznitsa
Writers(s): Sergey Loznitsa
Actors: Valeriu Andriutã, Natalya Buzko, Evgeny Chistyakov, Georgiy Deliev

In eastern Ukraine, society begins to degrade as the effects of propaganda and manipulation begin to surface in this post-truth era.

Eighth Grade 99% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Bo Burnham
Writers(s): Bo Burnham
Actors: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson, Jake Ryan

An introverted teenage girl tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth grade year before leaving to start high school.

Styx93% on Rotten Tomatoes

“Styx” depicts the transformation of a strong woman torn from her contented world during a sailing trip.
Director: Wolfgang Fischer
Writers: Ika Künzel, Wolfgang Fischer
Stars: Susanne Wolff, Gedion Oduor Wekesa, Kelvin Mutuku Ndinda

The World Is Yours 93% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Romain Gavras
Writers(s): Karim Boukercha (adaptation), Karim Boukercha (screenplay), Noé Debré (adaptation), Noé Debré (screenplay), Romain Gavras (adaptation), Romain Gavras (screenplay)
Actors: Karim Leklou, Isabelle Adjani, Vincent Cassel, Oulaya Amamra

A small-time dealer dreams of another life but can’t afford it. To escape, he must accept one last job involving Spain, drugs, the Illuminati and his overbearing mother.

Movies Next Week – 3rd May 2019

The Curse Of La Llorona32% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Michael Chaves
Writers(s): Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis
Actors: Linda Cardellini, Patricia Velasquez, Sean Patrick Thomas, Madeleine McGraw

A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents.

A Dog’s Journey – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director(s): Gail Mancuso
Writers(s): W. Bruce Cameron (book), W. Bruce Cameron (screenplay), Maya Forbes (screenplay), Cathryn Michon (screenplay), Wallace Wolodarsky (screenplay)
Actors: Betty Gilpin, Dennis Quaid, Abby Ryder Fortson, Josh Gad

A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile – 63% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Joe Berlinger
Writers(s): Michael Werwie
Actors: Lily Collins, Zac Efron, Angela Sarafyan, Sydney Vollmer

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

Hotel Mumbai – 75% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Anthony Maras
Writers(s): John Collee, Anthony Maras
Actors: Armie Hammer, Jason Isaacs, Nazanin Boniadi, Dev Patel

The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

Long Shot – 86% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Jonathan Levine
Writers(s): Dan Sterling (screenplay)
Actors: Alexander Skarsgård, Charlize Theron, Andy Serkis, Seth Rogen

Fred Flarsky, an unemployed journalist battered by his own misfortune, endeavors to pursue his childhood crush and babysitter who now happens to be one of the most powerful and unattainable women on the planet.

Tolkien – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Dome Karukoski
Writers(s): David Gleeson, Stephen Beresford
Actors: Lily Collins, Mimi Keene, Nicholas Hoult, Pam Ferris

Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.

Vox Lux – 60% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Brady Corbet
Writers(s): Brady Corbet
Actors: Natalie Portman, Willem Dafoe, Jude Law, Jennifer Ehle

An unusual set of circumstances brings unexpected success to a pop star.

Woman At War – 97% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Benedikt Erlingsson
Writers(s): Ólafur Egilsson, Benedikt Erlingsson
Actors: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camillo Roman Estrada, Jörundur Ragnarsson

Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers.

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