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?? A man stranded tries to survive in the Arctic, a teenage love story with boundaries in Five Feet Apart, a love story grows with bank robberies but can it survive? in Above Suspicion, and a group of friends getting shot at by a sniper in Downrange.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88% Fresh (Critics) – 84% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: A man stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown in hopes of making it out alive.
Five Feet Apart
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 53% Fresh (Critics) – 81% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control — all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness. There’s an instant flirtation, though restrictions dictate that they must maintain a safe distance between them. As their connection intensifies, so does the temptation to throw the rules out the window and embrace that attraction. Stella gradually inspires Will to live life to the fullest, but can she ultimately save the person she loves when even a single touch is off limits?
Rotten Tomatoes Score: Unavailable
The plot: When rookie FBI agent Mark Putnam is sent to a small mining town in Kentucky along with his wife and new baby, he begins cultivating informants and pursuing bank robbers and chop shop operators. One of his informants, Susan Smith, an attractive drug user and mother of two with connections among the rural underworld, becomes one of his most useful and most troublesome assets. The pair quickly become entangled in an obsessive love affair, which results in Mark brutally murdering Susan in order to protect his lies and career.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 65% Fresh (Critics) – 37% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: Stranded at the side of the road after a tire blowout, a group of friends becomes targets for an enigmatic sniper.