Movies This Week – 12-06-19
This week, we have the new version of Men in Black who this time are now ‘International’, along with a doc on Diego Maradona and a potential indie hit with We The Animals. It’s quite a wide spectrum, so something for everyone? Possibly.
Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.
Our Top Five Films This Week –
5. John Wick: Chapter Three 3 – Parabellum
4. Papi Chulo
3. We The Animals
2. Gloria Bell
1. Diego Maradona
Released 14 June 2019
Balloon – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Michael Herbig
Writers(s): Kit Hopkins (screenplay), Thilo Röscheisen (screenplay), Michael Herbig (screenplay)
Actors: Friedrich Mücke, Karoline Schuch, Alicia von Rittberg, David Kross
Balloon is a German thriller that deals with the crossing of the inner German border of the families Strelzyk and Wetzel from the GDR to West Germany with a homemade hot-air balloon.
Diego Maradona – 83% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Asif Kapadia
Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Maradona who played for SSC Napoli in the 1980s.
The Hummingbird Project – 53% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Kim Nguyen
Writers(s): Kim Nguyen
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek, Michael Mando
A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal.
Men In Black International – ?% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director: F. Gary Gray
Writers: Matt Holloway, Art Marcum
Stars: Tessa Thompson, Chris Hemsworth, Rebecca Ferguson
The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.
We The Animals – 91% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Jeremiah Zagar
Writers(s): Daniel Kitrosser, Justin Torres (based on the novel by), Jeremiah Zagar
Actors: Sheila Vand, Raúl Castillo, Evan Rosado, Josiah Gabriel
Manny, Joel, and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah embraces an imagined world all on his own.
Released 19 June 2019
BrightBurn – 57% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): David Yarovesky
Writers(s): Brian Gunn, Mark Gunn
Actors: Elizabeth Banks, Meredith Hagner, David Denman, Matt Jones
What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Released 21 June 2019
Child’s Play – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Lars Klevberg
Writers(s): Tyler Burton Smith (screenplay by), Don Mancini (based on characters created by)
Actors: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Hamill, Tim Matheson, Brian Tyree Henry
A mother gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature.
The Flood – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Anthony Woodley
Writers(s): Helen Kingston
Actors: Lena Headey, Iain Glen, Arsher Ali
An immigration officer who has become immune to tragedy interviews an asylum seeker with a story she can’t forget.
Toy Story 4 – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): John Lasseter, Josh Cooley
Writers(s): John Lasseter (original story by), Andrew Stanton (original story by), Pete Docter (original story by), Lee Unkrich (original story by), Rashida Jones (screenplay), Will McCormack (screenplay)
Actors: Tom Hanks, Joan Cusack, Laurie Metcalf, Tim Allen
Woody and Buzz go on an adventure to find the one toy who was given away… Bo Peep.