Movie Addicts – Jan 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??

A US Marine infiltrates a terrorist group to save American hostages in Redemption Day, unseen forces terrorize five battle-hardened soldiers guarding a chateau in France in Ghosts of War, a Magistrate working in a distant outpost begins to question his loyalty to the empire in Waiting for the Barbarians, the fate of the planet and mankind hangs in the balance in Jiu Jitsu and alone in the woods, nature photographer Harper witnesses a violent crime and tries to make it out alive after being captured by the culprits in Ravage.

Redemption Day

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20% Fresh (Critics) – (Audience Rating Unavailable)

The plot: A decorated U.S. Marine captain embarks on a daring mission to save his kidnapped wife from terrorists in Morocco.

Ghosts of War

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 38% Fresh (Critics) – 43% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: From the Writer/ Director of Butterfly Effect, tells the story of five battle-hardened American soldiers assigned to hold a French Chateau near the end of World War II. However, they encounter a supernatural enemy far more terrifying than anything seen on the battlefield.

Waiting for the Barbarians

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 53% Fresh (Critics) – 63% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: A feature film adaptation of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’, the film is about a local magistrate reevaluates his loyalty to his nation while holed up at a remote outpost.

Jiu Jitsu

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 31% Fresh (Critics) – 69% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: An ancient order of expert jiujitsu fighters faces a vicious race of alien invaders in a battle for Earth every six years, but when Earth’s hero is defeated by the leader of the invaders, the future of humanity hangs in the balance.


Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67% Fresh (Critics) – 35% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: When a nature photographer explains to the Police how she fought her way out of the Watchatoomy Valley, they dismiss her crazed and violent story as a meth-induced nightmare. But when they discover that she’s telling the truth, it’s too late.