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 group of Chinese soldiers puts up a four-day defense as Japanese forces are overwhelming China in The Eight Hundred, a sandstorm transports Captain Artemis and her unit to a new and hostile world that is home to enormous and terrifying monsters immune to firepower in Monster Hunter, a doctor and his family are held hostage by a wounded gunman and his unhinged brother in Survive the Night, 17-year-old Daryn finds out that his girlfriend has one year to live so he sets out to give her an entire life in what she has left in Life in a Year and a battle-hardened mercenary leads a team of soldiers on a daring mission to rescue hostages in Africa in Rogue.
The Eight Hundred
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86% Fresh (Critics) – 80% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: From the acclaimed filmmaker behind Mr. Six comes a riveting war epic. In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: No rating available
The plot: Behind our world, there is another; a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When Lt. Artemis and her loyal soldiers are transported from our world to the new one, the unflappable lieutenant receives the shock of her life. In a desperate battle for survival against enormous enemies with incredible powers and unstoppable, terrifying attacks, Artemis teams up with a mysterious hunter who has found a way to fight back.
Survive the Night
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 15% Fresh (Critics) – 61% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: A doctor & his family are held hostage at their home by criminals on the run when a robbery-gone-awry requires them to seek immediate medical attention. What results is a night of survival.
Life in a Year
Rotten Tomatoes Score: (Critics Rating Unavailable) – 82% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: When 17-year-old Daryn learns his girlfriend is dying, he sets out to give her a lifetime’s worth of experiences in the year she has left to live.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67% Fresh (Critics) – (Audience Rating Unavailable)
The plot: O’Hara (Megan Fox) leads a squad of mercenary soldiers on a daring mission: rescue hostages from their captors in remote Africa. But as the mission goes awry and the team is stranded, O’Hara’s squad must face a bloody, brutal encounter with a gang of rebels—and the horde of ravenous, enraged lions they encounter.