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Film Releases This Week – 19-02-20

Film Releases This Week – 19-02-20

This week, Harrison is back with The Call of the Wild! The reviews are slightly mixed but it’s always nice to see Mr. Ford on screen. There’s also Greed with Steve Coogan, directed by Michael Winterbottom one more time. Again, the reviews are not particularly kind!

We have another contender for worst film of the year, with Like A Boss getting a lot of abuse from the critics! Two of the best this releases this week are End of the Century and Midnight Family .

Released – 21th Feb 2020

The Call Of The Wild70% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Chris Sanders
Writers(s): Michael Green, Jack London (characters)
Actors: Karen Gillan, Harrison Ford, Cara Gee

A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.

Greed – 61% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Michael Winterbottom
Writers(s): Sean Gray (screenplay), Michael Winterbottom (screenplay)
Actors: Asa Butterfield, Isla Fisher, Shirley Henderson, Steve Coogan

Greed is the fictional story of a retail billionaire, set in the glamorous and celebrity-filled world of luxury fashion, which is centered around the build up to a spectacular 60th birthday party in an exclusive hotel on the Greek island of Mykonos.

Like A Boss 20% on Rotten Tomatoes
Director(s): Miguel Arteta
Writers(s): Adam Cole-Kelly, Sam Pitman
Actors: Rose Byrne, Tiffany Haddish

Best friends Mia and Mel (Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne) are living their best lives running their own cosmetics company they’ve built from the ground up. Unfortunately, they’re in over their heads financially, and the prospect of a big buyout offer from a notorious titan of the cosmetics industry Claire Luna (Salma Hayek) proves too tempting to pass up, putting Mel and Mia’s lifelong friendship in jeopardy. The beauty business is about to get ugly.

End of the Century97% on Rotten Tomatoes

Directed By: Lucio Castro
Written By: Lucio Castro

When Ocho (Juan Barberini), a 30-something Argentine poet on vacation in Barcelona, spots Javi (Ramón Pujol), a Spaniard from Berlin, from the balcony of his Airbnb, the attraction is subtle but persistent. After a missed connection on the beach, a third chance encounter escalates to a seemingly random hookup. But are these two merely beautiful strangers in a foreign city or are they part of each other’s histories-and maybe even their destinies?

Midnight Family98% on Rotten Tomatoes

Director: Luke Lorentzen
Writer: Luke Lorentzen
Stars: Fer Ochoa, Josue Ochoa, Juan Ochoa

In Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help.

 

Our Top Five Films This Week –

5. The Personal History Of David Copperfield 
4. Mr. Jones
3. Midnight Family

2. End of the Century
1. Parasite


Top Rated Films In Cinemas Now –

Amanda100% on Rotten Tomatoes

Talking about Trees100% on Rotten Tomatoes

Parasite99% on Rotten Tomatoes

The Farewell99% On Rotten Tomatoes

Midnight Family98% on Rotten Tomatoes

End of the Century97% on Rotten Tomatoes

Knives Out – 97% on Rotten Tomatoes

The Personal History Of David Copperfield96% On Rotten Tomatoes

Little Women96% on Rotten Tomatoes

A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood95% on Rotten Tomatoes

Uncut Gems93% on Rotten Tomatoes

Harriet – 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

Emma92% On Rotten Tomatoes 

The Lighthouse91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Plus One90% on Rotten Tomatoes

191790% on Rotten Tomatoes

Waves85% on Rotten Tomatoes

Frozen 2 84% on Rotten Tomatoes

Hidden Life, A – 83% on Rotten Tomatoes

Jumanji: The Next Level83% On Rotten Tomatoes

Queen & Slim82% on Rotten Tomatoes

Spies In Disguise – 81% on Rotten Tomatoes

Birds Of Prey – 80% on Rotten Tomatoes

Jojo Rabbit79% on Rotten Tomatoes

Just Mercy79% on Rotten Tomatoes

Mr Jones78% on Rotten Tomatoes

Bad Boys For Life75% on Rotten Tomatoes

Richard Jewell 74% on Rotten Tomatoes

Rhythm Section74% on Rotten Tomatoes

The Call Of The Wild70% on Rotten Tomatoes

Bombshell 68% on Rotten Tomatoes

Sonic The Hedgehog63% On Rotten Tomatoes 

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote63% on Rotten Tomatoes

Greed – 61% on Rotten Tomatoes

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – 54% on Rotten Tomatoes

Cats 21% on Rotten Tomatoes

Like A Boss 20% on Rotten Tomatoes

Paw Patrol: Ready, Race, Rescue20% on Rotten Tomatoes

The Grudge17% on Rotten Tomatoes

Dolittle16% on Rotten Tomatoes

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