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Movie of the Week – 27-11-19

Movie of the Week – 27-11-19

This week sees the release of Charlie’s Angels which is taking a pounding from the critics! Surprisingly, it’s not doing any better with the box office. Hopefully, they won’t bother to reboot this one for a few years at least.

This week, there are quite a few new films but it’s fair to say The Two Popes is the best of them! Knives Out is a good ensemble piece but is a little too smart for its own good. The Nightingale is the other movie that is worth checking out, but we’re still going for God’s favourite boys.

Movie of the Week – The Two Popes – 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church.

Director: Fernando Meirelles
Writer: Anthony McCarten
Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins, Juan Minujín

Dates for all upcoming movies can be found here.

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5.Harriet
4. The Irishman 
3. Marriage Story
2. Two Popes
1. La Belle Epoque


Nov 29th

Knives Out – 97% on Rotten Tomatoes

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

Director: Rian Johnson
Writer: Rian Johnson
Stars: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas

Charlie’s Angels – 58% on Rotten Tomatoes

When a young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, Charlie’s Angels are called into action, putting their lives on the line to protect us all.

Director: Elizabeth Banks
Writers: Elizabeth Banks (screenplay), Evan Spiliotopoulos (story by)
Stars: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska

The Nightingale – 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

Director: Jennifer Kent
Writer: Jennifer Kent
Stars: Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, Baykali Ganambar

The Two Popes – 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church.
Director: Fernando Meirelles
Writer: Anthony McCarten
Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins, Juan Minujín

Proceder – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director: Michal Wegrzyn
Writers: Maciej Chwedo, Aleksandra Gorecka
Stars: Piotr Witkowski, Agnieszka Wiedlocha, Ewa Ziete

In Cinemas Now –

21 Bridges?% On Rotten Tomatoes
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
Amazing Johnathan Documentary, The – 81% On Rotten Tomatoes
Bait100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Black And Blue – 50% on Rotten Tomatoes
La Belle Epoque – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Blue Story ?% On Rotten Tomatoes
By The Grace Of God – 95% on Rotten Tomatoes
Charlie’s Angels – 58% 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
Frozen 2 84% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Good Liar67% on Rotten Tomatoes
Harriet – 92% 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
Knives Out – 97% 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
The Nightingale – 86% 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
The Two Popes – 91% on Rotten Tomatoes
Zombieland: Double Tap – 75% on Rotten Tomatoes


06 December 2019

A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood96% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Marielle Heller
Writers(s): Micah Fitzerman-Blue (screenplay), Noah Harpster (screenplay)
Actors: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys

The story of Fred Rogers, the honored host and creator of the popular children’s television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (1968).

The Boy 2 – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): William Brent Bell
Writers(s): Stacey Menear
Actors: Katie Holmes, Ralph Ineson, Owain Yeoman, Christopher Convery

After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.

The Cave97% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Tom Waller
Writers(s): Katrina Grose (story by), Don Linder (story by), Tom Waller
Actors: Ron Smoorenburg, Eoin O’Brien, Maythavee Weiss, Kelly B. Jones

A Thai boys soccer team is trapped in a cave while rescue workers scramble to save them.

Lucy in the Sky22% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Noah Hawley
Writers(s): Brian C. Brown (story by), Elliott DiGuiseppi (story by), Noah Hawley (revisions by), Elliott DiGuiseppi, Brian C. Brown
Actors: Zazie Beetz, Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Dan Stevens

Astronaut Lucy Cola returns to Earth after a transcendent experience during a mission to space, and begins to lose touch with reality in a world that now seems too small.

Ordinary Love100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Lisa Barros D’Sa, Glenn Leyburn
Writers(s): Owen McCafferty
Actors: N/A

An original screenplay by Owen McCafferty.

So Long, My Son100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Xiaoshuai Wang
Writers(s): Mei Ah, Xiaoshuai Wang
Actors: Liya Ai, Jiang Du, Zhao-Yan Guo-Zhang, Jingjing Li

Two married couples adjust to the vast social and economic changes taking place in China from the 1980s to the present.

Sons Of Denmark86% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Ulaa Salim
Writers(s): Ulaa Salim (screenplay)
Actors: Imad Abul-Foul, Ari Alexander, Rasmus Bjerg, Morten Holst

One year after a major bomb attack in Copenhagen radicalisation around the country has intensified and ethnic tensions are running high. The next parliamentary election is near, and the …

The Wolf’s Call100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Antonin Baudry
Writers(s): Antonin Baudry
Actors: François Civil, Omar Sy, Mathieu Kassovitz, Reda Kateb

In the near future, a French submarine finds itself in a crisis situation.

 

 

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