Each week we update you on what new films are hitting cinemas around town with mini-reviews so you can impress your friends with your critical eye and all the movie trivia you know 😉 What’s in store for movie lovers this week?? The Avengers try to go back in time and undo what Thanos did in Avengers End Game, a serial killer for a boyfriend in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, a thriller inspired by an abused woman who hunts down her husband to kill him and be free in A Vigilante, A young couple buy their dream house but the seller won’t stop jumping into their life in The Intruder.
Avengers: End Game
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 95% Fresh (Critics) – 90% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to 22 films, “Avengers: Endgame.”
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57% Fresh (Critics) – 58% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: Elizabeth Kloepfer refused for years to acknowledge that her boyfriend was a serial killer. Her partner, Ted Bundy, became famous in the 1980s for committing several heinous crimes against women, despite her disbelief, who watched passively as the murders were unleashed from a very unique perspective.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 87% Fresh (Critics) – 57% (Audience)
The plot: A once abused woman, Sadie (Olivia Wilde), devotes herself to ridding victims of their domestic abusers while hunting down the husband she must kill to truly be free. A Vigilante is a thriller inspired by the strength and bravery of real domestic abuse survivors and the incredible obstacles to safety they face.
The Knight of Shadows
Rotten Tomatoes Score: (Critics) Unavailable – 50% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: A legendary demon hunter (Jackie Chan), tracking down beasts that enter the human dimension, assisted by a lawman protégé.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 27% Fresh (Critics) – 49% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: When a young married couple (Michael Ealy and Meagan Good) buys their dream house in the Napa Valley, they think they have found the perfect home to take their next steps as a family. But when the strangely attached seller (Dennis Quaid) continues to infiltrate their lives, they begin to suspect that he has hidden motivations beyond a quick sale.