Movie Addicts โ€“ Jan 20th

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 knowย ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  Whatโ€™s in store for movie lovers this week??

A rancher in Arizona becomes the defender of a young Mexican boy from cartel assassins in The Marksman, the last of humanity fleeing a dying planet Earth inย Anti-Life, a cold-blooded killer hunts a widow in the wilderness after she escapes from his remote cabin in Alone, and members of the Chinese coast guard work together to save lives in The Rescue.

The Marksman

Rotten Tomatoes Score:ย 34% Fresh (Critics) โ€“ 88% Fresh (Audience)The plot:ย Hardened Arizona rancher Jim Hanson (Liam Neeson) simply wants to be left alone as he fends off eviction notices and tries to make a living. Everything changes when Hanson, an ex-Marine sharpshooter, witnesses 11-year-old migrant Miguel (Jacob Perez) fleeing with his mother Rosa (Teresa Ruiz) from drug cartel assassins led by the ruthless Mauricio (Juan Pablo Raba).

After being caught in a shoot-out, a dying Rosa begs Jim to take her son to safety to her family in Chicago. Defying his cop daughter Sarah (Katheryn Winnick), Jim sneaks Miguel out of the local U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station and together, they hit the road with the group of killers in pursuit.

Anti-Life

Rotten Tomatoes Score:ย No Rating Available

The plot:ย A hardened mechanic (Bruce Willis) is one of a few chosen to stay awake and maintain an interstellar arc fleeing a dying planet Earth with a few thousand lucky souls on board… the last of humanity.

Unfortunately, humans are not the only guests on board. A shapeshifting alien creature has also taken residence and its only goal is to kill as many people as possible. Now, the crew must think quickly and try to stop this menace before it destroys humanity.

Alone

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 95% Fresh (Critics) โ€“ 58% Fresh (Audience)

The plot:ย When she gets kidnapped, a widow’s attempt to escape her captor lands her in the wilderness. From there, it’s a battle for survival, both against the killer on her tail, and the peril that exposure to elements lands her in.

The Rescue

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89% Fresh (Critics) โ€“ 94% Fresh (Audience)

The plot:ย As they face a crisis, members of the Chinese Coast Guard have to join forces and set aside whatever conflict exists between them in order to do their job and save lives. Comprised of men and women from various backgrounds and led by a maverick captain (Eddie Peng), the unit must face non-stop escalating challenges across air, land and sea.