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Movie of the Week – 18-12-19

Movie of the Week – 18-12-19

There are two movies released this week. One of the is our movie of the week, the other is Cats!

The other thing of interest is that neither have been reviewed due to embargoes. It seems a strange system, especially as Star Wars will be relatively positive. Cats could well go either way, but we’ll wait and see.

Movie of the Week –

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director: J.J. Abrams
Writers: Chris Terrio (screenplay by), J.J. Abrams (screenplay by)
Stars: Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, Billie Lourd

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga.

 

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. The Kingmaker
4. Ordinary Love
3. So Long, My Son
2. Beanpole
1. Star Wars – Rise of the Skywalker


20 December 2019

Cats ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Tom Hooper
Writers(s): T.S. Eliot (poetry collection “Old Possum’s Books of Practical Cats”), Lee Hall (screenplay), Tom Hooper (screenplay), Andrew Lloyd Webber (musical)
Actors: Ian McKellen, James Corden, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson

A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.

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
Beanpole96% on Rotten Tomatoes
La Belle Epoque – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Black And Blue – 50% on Rotten Tomatoes
Black Christmas – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Blue Story ?% On Rotten Tomatoes
By The Grace Of God – 95% on Rotten Tomatoes
Cats ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Cave97% on Rotten Tomatoes
Charlie’s Angels – 58% on Rotten Tomatoes
Citizen K – 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Day Shall Come75% On Rotten Tomatoes
Doctor Sleep78% 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
The Irishman 97% on Rotten Tomatoes
Joker 76% On Rotten Tomatoes
Jumanji: The Next Level83% On Rotten Tomatoes
Knives Out – 97% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Kingmaker – 93% 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
Luce92% on Rotten Tomatoes
Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil – 51% on Rotten Tomatoes
Marriage Story97% on Rotten Tomatoes
Motherless Brooklyn63% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Nightingale – 86% on Rotten Tomatoes
Non-Fiction – 89% on Rotten Tomatoes
Ordinary Love100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Ready or Not88% on Rotten Tomatoes
Sorry We Missed You74% On Rotten Tomatoes
So Long, My Son100% on Rotten Tomatoes
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – ?% on Rotten Tomatoes
Terminator: Dark Fate – 56% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Two Popes – 91% on Rotten Tomatoes
Zombieland: Double Tap – 75% on Rotten Tomatoes


26 December 2019

Little Women96% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director(s): Greta Greta
Writers(s): Louisa May Alcott (novel), Greta Gerwig
Actors: Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, Eliza Scanlen, Emma Stone

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Playing With Fire22% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director: Andy Fickman
Writers: Dan Ewen, Matt Lieberman
Stars: John Cena, Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo

A crew of rugged firefighters meet their match when attempting to rescue three rambunctious kids.

Spies In Disguise – 81% on Rotten Tomatoes

Directors: Nick Bruno, Troy Quane
Writers: Brad Copeland (screenplay by), Lloyd Taylor (screenplay by)
Stars: Karen Gillan, Rachel Brosnahan, Tom Holland

When the world’s best spy is turned into a pigeon, he must rely on his nerdy tech officer to save the world.

 

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