Movie Addicts – August 18th

Each week we update you on what new films are hitting cinemas around town with trailers and ratings so you can impress your friends with all the movie trivia you know 😉  What’s in store for movie lovers this week??

A bank teller discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game in Free Guy, a tropical holiday turns into a horrific nightmare in Old, an epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend “The Green Knight“, a private investigator of the mind navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories in Reminiscence, a father travels from Oklahoma to France to help his estranged daughter who is in prison for a murder she claims she didn’t commit in Stillwater and The PAW Patrol is on a roll! When their biggest rival, Humdinger, becomes Mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc.

Free Guy

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83% Fresh (Critics) – 95% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Free Guy decides to become the hero of his own story… one he rewrites himself. Now in a world where there are no limits, he is determined to be the guy who saves his world his way… before it is too late.

Old 

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 51% Fresh (Critics) – 53% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: This summer, visionary filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan unveils a chilling, mysterious new thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly – reducing their entire lives into a single day.

The Green Knight

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88% Fresh (Critics) – 49% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men.

Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom. From visionary filmmaker David Lowery comes a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table.

Reminiscence

Rotten Tomatoes Score: No rating available

The plot: Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, Nick Bannister’s (Hugh Jackman) life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae (Rebecca Ferguson).

A simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights to find the truth about Mae’s disappearance, he uncovers a violent conspiracy, and must ultimately answer the question: how far would you go to hold on to the ones you love?

Stillwater

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75% Fresh (Critics) – 72% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Unemployed roughneck Bill Baker (Matt Damon) travels from Oklahoma to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter Allison (Abigail Breslin). Imprisoned for a murder she claims she did not commit.

Allison seizes on a new tip that could exonerate her and presses Bill to engage her legal team But Bill eager to prove his worth and regain his daughter’s trust takes matters into his own hands.

He is quickly stymied by language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system until he meets French actress Virginie (Camille Cottin). Together, these unlikely allies embark on a journey of discovery, truth, love and liberation.

Paw Patrol: The Movie

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93% Fresh (Critics) – (Audience Rating Unavailable)

The plot: Ryder and everyone’s favorite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge head-on. While one pup must face his past in Adventure City, the team finds help from a new ally, the savvy dachshund Liberty.

Together, armed with exciting new gadgets and gear, the PAW Patrol fights to save the citizens of Adventure City!