Movies This Week – 04-09-19

Movies This Week – 04-09-19

It’s a slow week at the cinema, but there are a few bits and pieces knocking around! It: Chapter 2 is sadly not very good, but there’s always a nice new one at the IFI called Rojo. Full details are below as ever…

Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
4. The Transit
3. Rojo
2. The Souvenir
1. Pain & Glory

In Cinemas Now –

Aniara68% on Rotten Tomatoes
Animals94% on Rotten Tomatoes
Angry Birds 2 80% on Rotten Tomatoes
Angel Has Fallen47% on Rotten Tomatoes
Asterix: The Secret Of The Magic Potion 72% on Rotten Tomatoes
Blinded By The Light92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Crawl83% 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
It: Chapter Two – 76% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Lion King59% on Rotten Tomatoes
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love – 79% on Rotten Tomatoes
Never Grow Old92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood85% on Rotten Tomatoes
Pain & Glory92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Rojo96% on Rotten Tomatoes
Souvenir, The – 90% 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

06 September 2019

Aniara – 68% on Rotten Tomatoes

Directors: Pella Kagerman (as Pella Kågerman), Hugo Lilja
Writers: Pella Kagerman (as Pella Kågerman), Hugo Lilja
Stars: Emelie Jonsson, Bianca Cruzeiro, Arvin Kananian

A spaceship carrying settlers to Mars is knocked off course, causing the consumption-obsessed passengers to consider their place in the universe.

It: Chapter Two – 76% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Andy Muschietti
Writers(s): Gary Dauberman (screenplay), Stephen King (based on the novel by)
Actors: Jessica Chastain, Bill Skarsgård, Sophia Lillis, Jaeden Lieberher

27 years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.

Rojo96% on Rotten Tomatoes

In the Argentina pre coup d’etat, a successful lawyer starts to feel against the ropes when a secret of the past threatens his present.

Director: Benjamín Naishtat
Writer: Benjamín Naishtat
Stars: Darío Grandinetti, Andrea Frigerio, Alfredo Castro

13 September 2019

Downton Abbey – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Michael Engler
Writers(s): Julian Fellowes (characters)
Actors: Allen Leech, Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern

The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.

Extra Ordinary – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Mike Ahern, Enda Loughman
Writers(s): Mike Ahern, Demian Fox (additional writing by), Enda Loughman
Actors: Maeve Higgins, Barry Ward, Will Forte, Claudia O’Doherty

Rose, a sweet, small town driving instructor, is gifted with supernatural abilities, “The Talents”, which mean she can talk to the spirit world. Rose has a love hate relationship with her …

Honeyland98% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov
Writers(s): N/A
Actors: N/A

The last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood. This …

Hustlers – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Lorene Scafaria
Writers(s): Jessica Pressler (magazine article), Lorene Scafaria (screenplay)
Actors: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Lili Reinhart, Julia Stiles

Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

18th September

Ad Astra 83% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): James Gray
Writers(s): James Gray, Ethan Gross
Actors: Brad Pitt, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, Tommy Lee Jones

An Army Corps engineer searches across the galaxy for his father, who disappeared on a mission to find alien life 20 years ago.


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