Movie Addicts – March 17th

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 banker in London becomes caught up in a web of dark secrets in The Host, on a distant planet in the future a duo must navigate dangerous terrain in Chaos Walking, a father who fails to protect his family when thieves break into their home in Nobody, a dangerous partnership forms to prevent a nuclear confrontation in The Courier and a rookie priest arrives for his first day of training with a renowned exorcist in The Seventh Day.

The Host

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25% Fresh (Critics) – 78% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: The Host explores the dark corners of the human psyche through the eyes of Robert and Vera, both of them have secrets that lead to their demise.

Chaos Walking

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 22% Fresh (Critics) – 74% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: In the not too distant future, Todd Hewitt (Tom Holland) discovers Viola (Daisy Ridley), a mysterious girl who crash lands on his planet, where all the women have disappeared and the men are afflicted by “the Noise” – a force that puts all their thoughts on display.

In this dangerous landscape, Todd vows to protect Viola’s life, he will have to discover his own inner power and unlock the planet’s dark secrets.

Rotten Tomatoes Score: (Rating Unavailable)

The plot: Emmy winner Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul, The Post, Nebraska) stars as Hutch Mansell, an underestimated and overlooked dad and husband, taking life’s indignities on the chin and never pushing back. A nobody.

When two thieves break into his suburban home one night, Hutch declines to defend himself or his family, hoping to prevent serious violence. His teenage son, Blake (Gage Munroe, The Shack), is disappointed in him and his wife, Becca (Connie Nielsen, Wonder Woman), seems to pull only further away.

The aftermath of the incident strikes a match to Hutch’s long-simmering rage, triggering dormant instincts and propelling him on a brutal path that will surface dark secrets and lethal skills.

The Courier

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 78% Fresh (Critics) – (Audience Rating Unavailable)

The plot: A true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history.

At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The Seventh Day

Rotten Tomatoes Score: (No Rating Available)

The plot: A renowned exorcist teams up with a rookie priest for his first day of training. As they plunge deeper into hell on earth, the lines between good and evil blur, and their own demons emerge.