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Movie of the Week – 14-11-19

Movie of the Week – 14-11-19

Do you like movies about cars? If so, then we have the movie for you! Yes, this week sees the testosterone-heavy Ford v Ferrari, starring Christian Bale, Matt Damon. There’s also a lot of Adam Driver, with the release of Marriage Story and The Report! It’s not long until Star Wars is released either. Little Monster is good fun and the less said about Last Christmas the better. We were never going to like that one, to be honest.

For our film of the week, we went for one of those Adam Driver options…

Movie of the Week – Marriage Story

Marriage Story97% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director: Noah Baumbach
Writer: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Merritt Wever, Adam Driver

Noah Baumbach’s incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.

 

Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. Monos
4. Meeting Gorbachev
3. The Report
2. The Irishman 
1. Marriage Story


15th Nov

Last Christmas52% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Paul Feig
Writers(s): Bryony Kimmings (screenplay), Emma Thompson (screenplay)
Actors: Emilia Clarke, Emma Thompson, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh

Plot unknown. Described as a holiday romance set in London.

Ford v Ferrari/ Le Mans ’6688% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Joseph Kosinski
Writers(s): A.J. Baime (based on the book by), Jason Keller (screenplay), Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth
Actors: Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Chillie Mo, Christian Bale, Matt Damon

The true story of the battle between Ford and Ferrari to win Le Mans in 1966.

Little Monsters83% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Abe Forsythe
Writers(s): Abe Forsythe
Actors: Lupita Nyong’o, Josh Gad, Stephen Peacocke, Kat Stewart

A washed-up musician teams up with a teacher and a kids show personality to protect young children from a sudden outbreak of zombies.

The Report86% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Scott Z. Burns
Writers(s): Scott Z. Burns
Actors: Adam Driver, Sarah Goldberg, Jon Hamm, Annette Bening

In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, CIA agents begin using extreme interrogation tactics on those they think were behind it.

StarDog And TurboCat – ?% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Ben Smith
Writers(s): Ben Smith
Actors: Luke Evans, Nick Frost, Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy

A loyal dog and a vigilante cat embark on a space-age voyage to find their way home.


In Cinemas Now –

A Dog Called Money20% on Rotten Tomatoes
Abominable80% On Rotten Tomatoes
Ad Astra 80% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Addams Family39% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Aeronauts 81% on Rotten Tomatoes
After the Wedding – 43% on Rotten Tomatoes
Bait100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Black And Blue – 50% on Rotten Tomatoes
By The Grace Of God – 95% on Rotten Tomatoes
Dark Lies the Island67?% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Day Shall Come75% On Rotten Tomatoes
Doctor Sleep78% On Rotten Tomatoes
Downton Abbey – 85% on Rotten Tomatoes
Driven67% on Rotten Tomatoes
Extra Ordinary – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Farewell99% On Rotten Tomatoes
Ford v Ferrari/ Le Mans ’6688% On Rotten Tomatoes
The Good Liar67% on Rotten Tomatoes
Housefull 4 – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Hustlers – 95% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Irishman 97% on Rotten Tomatoes
Joker 76% On Rotten Tomatoes
Judy – 87% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Last Black Man In San Francisco – 93% on Rotten Tomatoes
Last Christmas52% On Rotten Tomatoes
Le Mans ’6688% On Rotten Tomatoes
Little Monsters83% On Rotten Tomatoes
Luce92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil – 51% on Rotten Tomatoes
Marriage Story97% on Rotten Tomatoes
Meeting Gorbachev 89% on Rotten Tomatoes
Midway42% on Rotten Tomatoes
Non-Fiction – 89% on Rotten Tomatoes
Ready or Not88% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Report86% On Rotten Tomatoes
A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon88% on Rotten Tomatoes
Sorry We Missed You74% On Rotten Tomatoes
Terminator: Dark Fate – 56% on Rotten Tomatoes
Zombieland: Double Tap – 75% on Rotten Tomatoes

Nov 22nd

A Dog Called Money20% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Seamus Murphy
Writers(s): Seamus Murphy
Actors: PJ Harvey

Accompany PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy on a journey through the creative process behind PJ Harvey’s new album, conceived by their travels around the globe.

21 Bridges?% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Brian Kirk
Writers(s): Matthew Carnahan, Adam Mervis
Actors: Taylor Kitsch, Sienna Miller, Chadwick Boseman, Keith David

Follows a disgraced detective in the NYPD who is given a shot at redemption. Thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, he begins to undercover a massive conspiracy that links his …

Amazing Johnathan Documentary, The – 81% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Benjamin Berman
Writers(s): Clark Baker (Creative Consultant), Benjamin Berman, Joshua Cohen (Creative Consultant), Kirk C. Johnson (creative consultant)
Actors: The Amazing Johnathan, Eric André, Benjamin Berman, Simon Chinn

What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician – “The Amazing Johnathan” – becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.

Blue Story ?% On Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Rapman
Writers(s): Rapman
Actors: Khali Best, Kadeem Ramsay, Karla-Simone Spence, Rapman

Frozen 2 ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
Writers(s): Jennifer Lee (characters)
Actors: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

This is the sequel to Disney’s 2013 animated feature film, ‘Frozen’.

Greed – 63% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Michael Winterbottom
Writers(s): Sean Gray (screenplay), Michael Winterbottom (screenplay)
Actors: Asa Butterfield, Isla Fisher, Shirley Henderson, Steve Coogan

Satire about the world of the super-rich.

Harriet – 92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Kasi Lemmons
Writers(s): Gregory Allen Howard (screenplay by), Kasi Lemmons (screenplay by), Gregory Allen Howard (story by)
Actors: Joe Alwyn, Cynthia Erivo, Janelle Monáe, Tim Guinee

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Here For life – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Andrea Luka Zimmerman, Adrian Jackson(co-director)
Writers(s): N/A
Actors: Jono Whitty, Richard Honeyghan, Kamby Kamara, Sasha Winslow

Here For Life is an uncommon story on common ground. Wayward, hybrid, tender.

La Belle Epoque- 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Nicolas Bedos
Writers(s): Nicolas Bedos
Actors: Daniel Auteuil, Guillaume Canet, Doria Tillier, Fanny Ardant

Motherless Brooklyn – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Edward Norton
Writers(s): Jonathan Lethem (based on the novel by), Edward Norton (screenplay)
Actors: Bruce Willis, Leslie Mann, Willem Dafoe, Bobby Cannavale

Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette’s Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna.

Permission- ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Brian Crano
Writers(s): Brian Crano
Actors: Rebecca Hall, Dan Stevens, Gina Gershon, François Arnaud

A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.

Rhythm Section ?% on Roten Tomatoes
Director(s): Reed Morano
Writers(s): Mark Burnell
Actors: Blake Lively, Jude Law, Max Casella, Raza Jaffrey

A woman seeks revenge against those who orchestrated a plane crash that killed her family.

 

 

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