Movie Addicts’ Choices – August 15th

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 magnificent Megalodon, Denzel Washington killing it in the Equalizer sequel, and Winnie the Pooh’s newest adventure. 🍯

The Meg

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 48% Fresh (Critics) – 60% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: A a pre-historic 75-foot-long shark known as the Megalodon attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving it disabled and trapping the crew at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Previously thought to be extinct, this unstoppable creature is a threat that rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) must save the crew and the ocean itself from. What no one could have imagined is that, years before, Taylor had encountered this same terrifying creature. Now, teamed with Suyin, he must confront his fears and risk his own life to save everyone trapped below.

The Equalizer 2

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 49% Fresh (Critics) – 72% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: If you have a problem and there is nowhere else to turn, the mysterious and elusive Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) will deliver the vigilante justice you seek. This time, however, McCall’s past cuts especially close to home when thugs kill Susan Plummer — his best friend and former colleague. Now out for revenge, McCall must take on a crew of highly trained assassins who’ll stop at nothing to destroy him. How far will he go when for someone he loves?

Christopher Robin

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70% Fresh (Critics) – 89% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Disney is bringing back everyone’s favorite bear; Winnie the Pooh is back in town, in the heartwarming adventure Disney’s Christopher Robin. Winnie the Pooh and friends reunite with old pal Christopher Robin — now an adult. The young boy who loved embarking on adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with a band of spirited and lovable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside him.