Movies This Week – 24-07-19
There are some good art house releases this week, with the new Nick Broomfield documentary Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love and also The Chamermaid, which we’re recommending! Otherwise, there’s a suspect looking Benedict Cumberbatch film called The Current War and Horrible Histories (which is ok-ish). Explore below…
Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.
Our Top Five Films This Week –
5. Apollo 11
4. Varda By Agnes
3. Toy Story 4
2. Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
1. The Chamermaid
In Cinemas Now –
Apollo 11 – 98% on Rotten Tomatoes
Annabelle Comes Home – 69% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Brink– 82% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Dead Don’t Die – 54% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Lion King – 59% on Rotten Tomatoes
Midsommar – 83% on Rotten Tomatoes
Never Look Away – 79% on Rotten Tomatoes
Only You – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Pavarotti – 89% on Rotten Tomatoes
Rocketman – 90% on Rotten Tomatoes
Support the Girls – 92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Spider-Man: Far From Home – 90% on Rotten Tomatoes
Toy Story 4 – 98% on Rotten Tomatoes
Vita And Virginia – 44% on Rotten Tomatoes
Varda By Agnes – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Released 26 July 2019
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love – 79% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director: Nick Broomfield
Stars: Leonard Cohen, Judy Collins, Ron Cornelius
An in-depth look at the relationship between the late musician Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen.
The Chambermaid – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director: Lila Avilés
Writers: Lila Avilés, Juan Carlos Marquéz
Stars: Gabriela Cartol, Agustina Quinci, Teresa Sánchez
A look at the working environment of a chambermaid in one of Mexico City’s most luxurious hotels.
The Current War – 33% 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 – 60% 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 Intruder – 31% 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.
02 August 2019
Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Writers(s): Chris Morgan (script)
A spinoff of Fate of the Furious focusing on Johnson’s US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham’s Decker Shaw.
Angry Birds 2 – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Thurop Van Orman, John Rice
Writers(s): Peter Ackerman, Jon Vitti (characters)
Sequel to the 2016 film, ‘The Angry Birds Movie.
Photograph – 78% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Ritesh Batra
Writers(s): Ritesh Batra
Actors: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sanya Malhotra, Sachin Khedekar, Denzil Smith
A struggling street photographer in Mumbai, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develop a connection that transforms them in ways they could not expect.