Movie Addicts – September 9th

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??

From the Academy Award-winning writer of Get Out and Us comes Candyman, thieves threaten to murder a woman after she finds out they killed her husband in a thriller starring Megan Fox called Till Death, a young dragon summons the courage to seek a mythical paradise where dragons can live in peace and fly free in Dragon Rider, a frustrated suburban housewife and her best friend hatch an illegal coupon-club scheme that scams millions from corporations in Queenpins and the true story behind the manhunt that brought America’s most fearsome boogeyman to justice in Ted Bundy: American Boogyman.

Candyman

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85% Fresh (Critics) – 73% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: A decade ago, housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, summoned by anyone who repeats his name 5 times into a mirror.

Visual artist Anthony McCoy moves into the now gentrified beyond recognition Cabrini building. Anxious to maintain his status in the Chicago art world, Anthony begins to explore the true story behind Candyman as fresh grist for paintings, unknowingly opening a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifying wave of violence.

Till Death

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88% Fresh (Critics) – 60% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: After a romantic evening in their secluded lakehouse, Emma awakens handcuffed to her dead husband. Trapped and isolated in the dead of winter, she must fight off hired killers to escape her husband’s twisted plan.

Dragon Rider

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

The plot: Dragon Rider is an animated family adventure that follows an unlikely trio of heroes – a dragon, a boy and a forest brownie – embark on an epic adventure to find the “Rim of Heaven” – the mythological safe haven for all dragons.

Queenpins

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43% Fresh (Critics) – (Audience Rating Unavailable)

The plot: Inspired by a true story, Queenpins is an outrageous comedy about a bored and frustrated suburban homemaker, Connie (Kristen Bell) and her best pal JoJo (Kirby Howell-Baptiste), a vlogger with dreams, who turn a hobby into a multi-million dollar counterfeit coupon caper.

On the trail to total coupon dominance, a hapless Loss Prevention Officer (Paul Walter Hauser) from the local supermarket chain joins forces with a determined U.S. Postal Inspector (Vince Vaughn) in hot pursuit of these newly-minted “Queenpins” of pink collar crime.

Ted Bundy: American Boogyman

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 14% Fresh (Critics) – 36% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: A specter roams the highways of a gritty and decadent 1970s America, hunting for his next prey–his name is Ted Bundy (Chad Michael Murray).

Tracking him down are the intrepid female detective Kathleen McChesney (Holland Roden), working out of the Seattle Police bureau, and rookie FBI profiler Robert Ressler (Jake Hays), the government agent who coined the term “serial killer.”