Movies This Week – 16-10-19

Movies This Week – 16-10-19

With almost no hype, Dark Lies the Island is released this week, which was written by Kevin Barry and stars Peter Coonan, Moe Dunford, Charlie Murphy, Tommy Tiernan and Pat Shortt! Looks like it could be fun, but there are very few reviews around at the moment.

Otherwise, there’s Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil which has an all star cast but is getting mixed reviews. Non-Fiction is a new French movie that stars Juliette Binoche and more besides.

Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. Bait
4. Non-Fiction
3. A Bump Along the Way
2. Joker
1. The Peanut Butter Falcon

In Cinemas Now –

A Bump Along The Way100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Ad Astra 80% on Rotten Tomatoes
Abominable80% On Rotten Tomatoes
Bait100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Dark Lies the Island?% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Day Shall Come75% On Rotten Tomatoes
Downton Abbey – 85% on Rotten Tomatoes
Extra Ordinary – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Farewell99% On Rotten Tomatoes
Gemini Man – 22% On Rotten Tomatoes
The Goldfinch25% on Rotten Tomatoes
Hustlers – 95% on Rotten Tomatoes
Joker 76% On Rotten Tomatoes
Judy – 87% on Rotten Tomatoes
Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil – 51% on Rotten Tomatoes
Mystify: Michael Hutchence100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Never Grow Old92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Non-Fiction – 89% on Rotten Tomatoes
Official Secrets82% on Rotten Tomatoes
Pain & Glory92% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Peanut Butter Falcon – 95% on Rotten Tomatoes
Ready or Not88% on Rotten Tomatoes
Rambo: Last Blood35% On Rotten Tomatoes
Rojo96% on Rotten Tomatoes
A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon88% on Rotten Tomatoes
Transit – 95% On Rotten Tomatoes
Unplanned40% On Rotten Tomatoes
Werewolves100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Zombieland: Double Tap – 75% on Rotten Tomatoes

Oct 18th

Dark Lies the Island?% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director: Ian Fitzgibbon
Writer: Kevin Barry
Stars: Peter Coonan, Moe Dunford, Charlie Murphy

The film follows the characters in a long standing family feud in a small Irish town over the course of a week.

Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil – 51% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Joachim Rønning
Writers(s): Micah Fitzerman-Blue (screenplay by), Noah Harpster (screenplay by), Linda Woolverton (screenplay by), Linda Woolverton (story by)
Actors: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Teresa Mahoney

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

Mystify: Michael Hutchence100% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director(s): Richard Lowenstein
Writers(s): Richard Lowenstein
Actors: Michael Hutchence

Ghost Pictures and Passion Pictures and a documentary feature about the troubled heart and soul of Michael Hutchence, lead singer and songwriter of INXS.

Non-Fiction – 89% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director(s): Olivier Assayas
Writers(s): Olivier Assayas
Actors: Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne, Christa Théret

Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives.

Official Secrets82% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director(s): Gavin Hood
Actors: Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Ralph Fiennes, Indira Varma

The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

The Peanut Butter Falcon – 95% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director(s): Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz
Writers(s): Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz
Actors: Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen, John Hawkes

Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.

A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon88% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Richard Starzak
Writers(s): Nick Park (characters), Richard Starzak

Zombieland: Double Tap – 75?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Ruben Fleischer
Writers(s): Dave Callaham (screenplay), Rhett Reese (screenplay), Paul Wernick (screenplay)
Actors: Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin, Jesse Eisenberg

23 October 2019

Terminator: Dark Fate – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Tim Miller
Writers(s): James Cameron (based on characters created by), James Cameron (story), David Ellison (story by), Josh Friedman (screenplay by), David S. Goyer (screenplay by), Gale Anne Hurd (based on characters created by), Tim Miller (story by), Billy Ray (screenplay by), Justin Rhodes (screenplay by)
Actors: Mackenzie Davis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton

25 October 2019

The Addams Family39% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon
Writers(s): Matt Lieberman (screenplay by), Charles Addams (based on characters created by)
Actors: Chloë Grace Moretz, Bette Midler, Charlize Theron, Nick Kroll

An animated version of Charles Addams’ series of cartoons about a peculiar, ghoulish family.

Black And Blue – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Julius B. Kelly
Writers(s): B. Todd Johnston
Actors: B. Todd Johnston, Suzzanne Douglas, Jim Thalman, Stan J. Adams

A Marine comes home from a long tour, struggling with PTSD to find a childhood friend has been shot and killed by a local police officer. When the two men cross paths a heated conversation has permanent consequences.

By The Grace Of God – 95% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): François Ozon
Writers(s): François Ozon
Actors: Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet, Swann Arlaud, Éric Caravaca

The three men, friends of childhood, will cross, compare their personal experiences and question their life of couple, family and professional.


A Good Woman Is Hard To Find100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Abner Pastoll
Writers(s): Ronan Blaney
Actors: Sarah Bolger, Edward Hogg, Andrew Simpson, Jane Brennan

A recently widowed young mother will go to any lengths to protect her children as she seeks the truth behind her husband’s murder.

Housefull 4 – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Sajid Khan
Writers(s): Sajid Khan (screenplay)
Actors: Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon, Kriti Kharbanda, Bobby Deol

Themed on reincarnation.

The Last Black Man In San Francisco – 93% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Joe Talbot
Writers(s): Joe Talbot (story by), Jimmie Fails (story by), Joe Talbot, Rob Richert
Actors: Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Rob Morgan, Tichina Arnold

A young man searches for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind.

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