Movie Addicts – January 19th

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??

An intense mystery thriller that is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat in My Son, Bong is a successful daredevil cop whose past comes back to haunt him in Raging Fire, return to the death game where it all began in Sword Art Online and the iconic long-haired collie is ready to be discovered once more by a whole new generation in Lassie Come Home.

My Son

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50% Fresh (Critics) – 38% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: After years of putting his career above his family, Julien (James McAvoy) has found himself with a failed marriage and an estranged son. Driving in the heart of the Highlands, he receives a call from his ex-wife, in tears. Their 7-year-old son has gone missing from a campsite.

When the authorities provide little help, Julien is forced to take matters into his own hands. Fueled by his sense of guilt from neglecting his family, he is determined to do whatever it takes to find his son– and uncover the mystery of the boy’s disappearance.

Raging Fire

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91% Fresh (Critics) – 100% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Bong is a highly respected hardline cop with a long history of success on dangerous cases. However, his past unexpectedly comes back to haunt him when a sting operation is attacked by a mysterious group of criminals led by Ngo (Nicholas Tse), his former protégé, a talented former officer who had once respected and admired Bong.

However, a terrible mistake years prior landed him in prison, quickly turning the once-rising star into a furious man with a grudge, and the will to destroy everyone who had wronged him.

Sword Art Online

Rotten Tomatoes Score: (Critics Rating Unavailable) – 95% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: What at first seems like a dream come true quickly becomes a nightmare when newbie gamer Asuna Yuuki learns the only way to escape the virtual world of Aincrad is to beat all 100 levels–but “Game Over” means you die in the real world.

Lassie Come Home

Rotten Tomatoes Score: (Rating Unavailable)

The plot: After Florien’s father loses his job, he’s forced to send their collie Lassie away. But when Lassie is mistreated by her caretaker, she escapes and embarks on an epic journey to be reunited with her best friend Florien.