Movies This Week – 26-06-19
There are a couple of good ones this week and an awful one! In the good corner we have Apollo 11 and In Fabric! In the awful corner we have Yesterday (ok, it’s only because Ed Sheeran is in it).
Metal Heart is Hugh O’Connor’s directorial debut and is released on Friday!
Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.
Our Top Five Films This Week –
5. John Wick: Chapter Three 3 – Parabellum
4. Diego Maradona
3. Apollo 11
2. In Fabric
1. Toy Story 4
Released – 28 June 2019
Apollo 11 – 98% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Todd Douglas Miller
Actors: Buzz Aldrin, Joan Ann Archer, Janet Armstrong, Neil Armstrong
A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
In Fabric– 96% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Peter Strickland
Writers(s): Peter Strickland
Actors: Gwendoline Christie, Hayley Squires, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Marianne Jean-Baptiste
In Fabric, is a haunting ghost story set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store and follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences..
Support the Girls – 92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Andrew Bujalski
Writers(s): Andrew Bujalski
Actors: Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson, Dylan Gelula, Zoe Graham
The general manager at a highway-side ”sports bar with curves” has her incurable optimism and faith, in her girls, her customers, and herself, tested over the course of a long, strange day.
Yesterday – 63% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Danny Boyle
Writers(s): Jack Barth (story by), Richard Curtis (screenplay)
Actors: Lily James, Ana de Armas, Himesh Patel, Kate McKinnon
A struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.
Metal Heart – 80% on Rotten Tomatoes
There is much rivalry between twin sisters Emma and Chantal, quite different in just about every way, when their mysterious young neighbour moves back in.
Director: Hugh O’Conor
Writer: Paul Murray
Stars: Jordanne Jones, Leah McNamara, Moe Dunford
Released July 1st
Spider-Man: Far From Home – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Writers(s): Steve Ditko (Based on the Marvel Comic book by), Stan Lee (Based on the Marvel Comic book by)
Actors: Tom Holland, Jacob Batalon
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.
Released July 5th –
Anna – 32% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Luc Besson
Writers(s): Luc Besson (screenplay)
Actors: Sasha Luss, Helen Mirren, Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy
Beneath Anna Poliatova’s striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world’s most feared government assassins.
Escape Plan 3 – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): John Herzfeld
Writers(s): Miles Chapman (screenplay), John Herzfeld
Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Dave Bautista, Jaime King, Harry Shum Jr.
After security expert Ray Breslin is hired to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a Hong Kong tech mogul from a formidable Latvian prison, Breslin’s girlfriend is also captured.
Midsommar – 94% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Ari Aster
Writers(s): Ari Aster
Actors: Will Poulter, Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper
A young woman reluctantly joins her boyfriend on a summer trip where things quickly go awry.
Never Look Away – 79% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Writers(s): Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Actors: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl
German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.
The Queen’s Corgi – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Ben Stassen
Writers(s): Rob Sprackling, Johnny Smith
“The Queen’s Corgi” is about the adventure of Rex, the British monarch’s most beloved dog, who loses track of his mistress and stumbles across a clan with dogs of all kinds confronting and …
Vita And Virginia – 50% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Chanya Button
Writers(s): Eileen Atkins (play)
Actors: Gemma Arterton, Elizabeth Debicki, Isabella Rossellini
It’s the fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.