Movies This Week – 17-07-19

Movies This Week – 17-07-19

The House of the Mouse return and have basically scared everyone else off! Yes, the Lion King is released this week, and it’s not half bad (if you liked it first time around, that is). Otherwise, there’s a good documentary called Varda By Agnes and that’s about it!

Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. The Brink
4. Pavarotti
3. Apollo 11
2. Varda By Agnes
1. Toy Story 4

In Cinemas Now –

Apollo 1198% on Rotten Tomatoes
Annabelle Comes Home69% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Brink82% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Dead Don’t Die – 54% on Rotten Tomatoes
Rocketman90% on Rotten Tomatoes
Midsommar 83% on Rotten Tomatoes
Only You – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Never Look Away 79% on Rotten Tomatoes
Pavarotti 89% on Rotten Tomatoes
Support the Girls92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Spider-Man: Far From Home90% on Rotten Tomatoes
Toy Story 498% on Rotten Tomatoes
Vita And Virginia44% on Rotten Tomatoes

Released 19 July 2019

The Lion King59% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Jon Favreau
Writers(s): Irene Mecchi (characters), Jeff Nathanson (screenplay), Jeff Nathanson, Jonathan Roberts (characters), Linda Woolverton (characters)
Actors: Donald Glover, James Earl Jones

Live-action re-imagining of the 1994 Walt Disney classic The Lion King.

Prisoners of the Moon?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Johnny Gogan
Writers(s): Johnny Gogan, Nick Snow
Actors: Jim Norton, Cathy Belton, Marian Quinn, Alan Devine

Was Arthur Rudolph, a central figure in the first Moon Landing, also involved in war crimes involving the death of 20,000 slave labourers in World War 2?

Tell It To The Bees57% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Annabel Jankel
Writers(s): Henrietta Ashworth (adaptation), Jessica Ashworth (adaptation), Fiona Shaw (novel)
Actors: Anna Paquin, Holliday Grainger, Gregor Selkirk, Kate Dickie

In 1950s small town Britain, a doctor develops a relationship with her young patient’s mother.

Varda By Agnes100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Agnès Varda
Writers(s): Agnès Varda
Actors: Agnès Varda

Agnès Varda, photographer, installation artist and pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague, is an institution of French cinema. Taking a seat on a theatre stage, she uses photos and film excerpts to provide an insight into her unorthodox oeuvre.

Released 26 July 2019

The Current War33% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Writers(s): Michael Mitnick (screenplay)
Actors: Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tuppence Middleton

Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.

Horrible Histories: The Rotten Romans?% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Dominic Brigstocke
Writers(s): Jessica Swale
Actors: Kim Cattrall, Nick Frost, Kate Nash, Rupert Graves

Roman teenager Atti is forced to join the Roman Army when one of his clever schemes falls foul of Emperor Nero. He is sent to “miserable, cold, wet Britain” where “the natives are revolting…

The Intruder31% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Deon Taylor
Writers(s): David Loughery
Actors: Dennis Quaid, Meagan Good, Joseph Sikora, Michael Ealy

A psychological thriller about a young married couple who buys a beautiful Napa Valley house on several acres of land only to find that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.

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