Movie Addicts – Sep 30th

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 true story of heroism about the battle of Kamdesh in Afghanistan in The Outpost, A secret service agent tries to save his son from armed terrorists in The 2nd and a puppet who dreams of being a boy encounters fantastical creatures in Pinocchio.

The Outpost

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92% Fresh (Critics) – 85% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh became the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghanistan War in 2009, and Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict.

The 2nd

Rotten Tomatoes Score: Critics Rating Unavailable – 17% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Secret-service agent Vic Davis is on his way to pick up his estranged son, Sean, from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. His son’s friend Erin Walton, the daughter of Supreme Court Justice Walton is the target, and this armed faction will stop at nothing to kidnap her and use her as leverage for a pending landmark legal case so he must save his son and the daughter of a Supreme Court justice from armed terrorists.

Pinocchio

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93% Fresh (Critics) – 45% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: In this new imagining of the iconic classic beloved across the world, Matteo Garrone returns to the authentic roots of the Pinocchio story. With this groundbreaking live-action film shot in stunning Italian locations, Garrone creates a rich fantasy world of mystery and wonder, filled with luminous, funny and touching moments.