Movie Addicts – February 6th

    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??

    In an agonizing dilemma torn between love and fear, Holly is forced to confront the boundaries of her own beliefs in A Banquet, young uptight English writer Henry’s novel is a resolute failure but is a surprise hit in Mexico in Book of Love, and trust, identity and the danger of unchecked power push a covert operative to the edge in director Mark Williams’ intense action-thriller Blacklight.

    A Banquet

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 79% Fresh (Critics) – (Audience Rating Unavailable)

    The plot: Widowed mother Holly is radically tested when her teenage daughter Betsey experiences profound enlightenment and insists that her body is no longer her own but in service to a higher power. Bound to her newfound faith Betsey refuses to eat but loses no weight.

    Book Of Love

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 52% Fresh (Critics) – 73% Fresh (Audience)

    The plot: Henry Copper—young, English and about as relaxed as a stiff collar—is a novelist. He’s written one book that wasn’t a best-seller and Henry is resigned to its obscure fate. Suddenly his novel is a huge hit in Mexico.

    Jen goes on to tell Henry that he needs to fly out there and plug the novel, in person and on social media. Henry barely has a phone let alone a Twitter account.
    Blacklight

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 7% Fresh (Critics) – 70% Fresh (Audience)

    The plot: Travis Block (Neeson) lives and fights in the shadows. A freelance government “fixer,” Block is a dangerous man whose assignments have included extracting agents out of deep-cover situations.

    When Block discovers a shadowy program called Operation Unity is striking down ordinary citizens for reasons known only to Block’s boss, FBI chief Robinson (Quinn), he enlists the help of a journalist (Raver-Lampman), but his past and present collide when his daughter and granddaughter are threatened.

    Now Block needs to rescue the people he loves and expose the truth for a shot at redemption. Nothing and no one is safe when secrets are hidden in Blacklight.


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