Movie Addicts’ Choices – February 27th

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 story of the most powerful man in the world in Vice, traveling in time to save a doomed relationship in Time Freak, a new female WWE Superstar in Fighting With My Family, solve the puzzles or die in the thriller Escape Room.

Vice 

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 66% Fresh (Critics) – 57% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: From MGM (Metro Goldwyn Mayer) and based on true events, the film tells the story of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), a bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

Time Freak 

Rotten Tomatoes Score: (Critics) Not available – 56% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: If you could turn back time… could you win back the love of your life? That’s the problem puzzling Stillman (Asa Butterfield, Ender’s Game), a physics genius recently dumped by his stunning girlfriend Debbie (Sophie Turner, “Game of Thrones”). So after creating a timeline of their romance and a machine to rewind the past, he grabs his wingman, Evan (Skyler Gisondo), and sets off to right every wrong he made with Debbie. But as this insane comedy proves, there are some mistakes too perfect for science to fix.

Fighting With My Family 

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91% Fresh (Critics) – 88% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: A heartwarming comedy based on the incredible true story of WWE Superstar Paige(TM). Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for WWE and meet their long-time idol, The Rock. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her family and face this new, cut-throat world alone. Paige’s journey pushes her to dig deep, fight for her family, and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

Escape Room 

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 47% Fresh (Critics) – 57% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Escape Room is a psychological thriller about six strangers who find themselves in circumstances beyond their control and must use their wits to find the clues or die.