Coming out in theatres this week around Australia
The Darkest Hour
Synopsis: During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.
Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, John Hurt, Kristin Scott Thomas, Richard Lumsden, Mark Douglas, Stephen Dillane
Director: Joe Wright
Running Time: 125 mins
Rating: PG Mild themes and coarse language
Synopsis: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government.
Starring: Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys, Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, Jesse Plemons, David Cross
Director: Steven Spielberg
Running Time: 116 mins
Rating: M Course Language
The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
Synopsis: Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park.
Starring: Will Arnett, Gabriel Iglesias, Jeff Dunham, Katherine Heigl, Jackie Chan, Maya Rudolph, Isabela Moner, Bobby Cannavale, Sebastian Maniscalco
Director: Cal Brunker
Running Time: 91 mins
Rating: G Some scenes may scare young children
Pick of the Week:
I am probably going to say this a lot in the coming weeks but this is a tough week to make my pick of the week. I am fascinated by historical movies and we have two historical dramas coming out this week. I will save everyone the time; I didn’t see The Nut Job, didn’t know there was The Nut Job 2 and won’t be seeing it. I have been really keen to see both Darkest Hour and The Post since I saw the first trailers for them and they both look fantastic. I will see both of those movies that is for sure but I can only have one for my Pick of the Week and I think I will go with the winning trio of Streep, Hanks and Spielberg.
The Post is my Pick of the Week
What is your Pick of the Week?
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Looking forward to Darkest Hour. Supposedly Gary Oldman is brilliant in this one 😀😀
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The split between The Post and Darkest Hour was so small that I really want to see them both. Yeah Oldman looks like it’ll be his Best Actor winning performance.
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