Movies This Week – 21-08-19

Movies This Week – 21-08-19

This week, we possibly have the trashiest looking horror/ thriller of the year in Crawl! Hard not to be tempted by it. Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark also looks like horror fun.

Otherwise, we have something new from Almodóvar in Pain & Glory and a new Irish Western in Never Grow Old.

Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood
4. Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
3. Never Grow Old
2. The Transit
1. Pain & Glory

In Cinemas Now –

Animals94% on Rotten Tomatoes
Angry Birds 2 80% on Rotten Tomatoes
Annabelle Comes Home69% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Art Of Racing In The Rain – 64% On Rotten Tomatoes
Blinded By The Light92% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Current War33% On Rotten Tomatoes
Dora The Explorer and the Lost City of Gold 71% On Rotten Tomatoes
Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw66% on Rotten Tomatoes
Gaza100% On Rotten Tomatoes
Good Boys78% On Rotten Tomatoes
Horrible Histories: The Rotten Romans60% On Rotten Tomatoes
The Lion King59% on Rotten Tomatoes
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love – 79% on Rotten Tomatoes
Midsommar 83% on Rotten Tomatoes
Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood85% on Rotten Tomatoes
Spider-Man: Far From Home90% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Sun Is Also A Star 48% on Rotten Tomatoes
Toy Story 498% on Rotten Tomatoes
Transit – 95% On Rotten Tomatoes
Uglydolls27% On Rotten Tomatoes

August 16th 2019

Angel Has Fallen?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Ric Roman Waugh
Writers(s): Katrin Benedikt, Robert Mark Kamen, Creighton Rothenberger
Actors: Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Piper Perabo, Tim Blake Nelson

Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.

Crawl83% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Alexandre Aja
Writers(s): Alexandre Aja, Michael Rasmussen, Shawn Rasmussen
Actors: Ross Anderson, Anson Boon, George Somner, Ami Metcalf

A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a Catagory 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators.


Never Grow Old92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Ivan Kavanagh
Writers(s): Ivan Kavanagh
Actors: John Cusack, Emile Hirsch, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Danny Webb

An Irish undertaker profits when outlaws take over a peaceful American frontier town, but his family comes under threat as the death toll rises.

Pain & Glory92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Pedro Almodóvar
Writers(s): Pedro Almodóvar
Actors: Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Cecilia Roth

A film director reflects on the choices he’s made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark – 81% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director(s): André Øvredal
Writers(s): Dan Hageman (screenplay by), Kevin Hageman (screenplay by), John August (screenplay), Guillermo del Toro (screenplay), Marcus Dunstan (screenplay), Patrick Melton (screenplay), Alvin Schwartz (book)
Actors: Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Zajur, Gabriel Rush

A group of teens face their fears in order to save their lives.

30 August 2019

Asterix: The Secret Of The Magic Potion – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Alexandre Astier, Louis Clichy
Writers(s): René Goscinny (from the works of), Albert Uderzo (from the works of), Alexandre Astier (original story), Alexandre Astier (scenario and dialogue)
Actors: Christian Clavier, Guillaume Briat, Alex Lutz, Alexandre Astier

Getafix/Panoramix decides it’s time to pass the magic potion recipe on to a young, trustworthy druid. He looks all over Gaul with Asterix and Obelix as Demonix is out to get the recipe.

Bait – 100% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Mark Jenkin
Writers(s): N/A
Actors: Morgan Val Baker, Georgia Ellery, Martin Ellis, Chloe Endean

Martin Ward is a cove fisherman, without a boat. His brother Steven has re-purposed their father’s vessel as a tourist tripper, driving a wedge between the brothers. With their childhood …

A Bump Along the Way?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Shelly Love
Writers(s): Tess McGowan (Written by)
Actors: Bronagh Gallagher, Lola Petticrew, Dan Gordon, Peter Young

Million Little Pieces, A29% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Sam Taylor-Johnson
Writers(s): James Frey (memoir), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (screenplay), Sam Taylor-Johnson (screenplay)
Actors: Charlie Hunnam, Ryan Hurst, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Juliette Lewis

A young drug-addled writer approaching the bottom of his descent submits to two months of agonizing detox at a treatment center in Minnesota.

Mustang, The29% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre
Writers(s): Mona Fastvold, Brock Norman Brock, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre
Actors: Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell, Bruce Dern, Gideon Adlon

The story of Roman Coleman, a violent convict, who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs.

Souvenir, The – 90% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Joanna Hogg
Writers(s): Joanna Hogg (screenplay)
Actors: Tilda Swinton, Richard Ayoade, Tom Burke Tom Burke is an Irish filmmaker specilaising in the documentary form. he frequently assumes the role of a shooting director., Honor Swinton Byrne

A young film student in the early 80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.

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