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?? Deep under the Arctic ocean is Hunter Killer, a classic love story based on a novel in Crazy Rich Asians and a major heist in The King of Thieves.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 38% Fresh (Critics) – 86% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: Deep under the Arctic Ocean, American submarine Captain Joe Glass (Gerard Butler) is on the hunt for a U.S. sub in distress when he discovers a secret Russian coup is in the offing, threatening to dismantle the world order. Captain Glass must now assemble an elite group of Navy SEALs to rescue the kidnapped Russian president and sneak through enemy waters to stop WWIII from happening.
Crazy Rich Asians
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92% Fresh (Critics) – 80% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. She’s also surprised to learn that Nick’s family is extremely wealthy and he’s considered one of the country’s most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse — Nick’s disapproving mother.
The King of Thieves
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29% Fresh (Critics) – 39% Fresh (Audience)
The plot: A crew of retired crooks pulls off a major heist in London’s jewellery district, but what begins as a nostalgic last hurrah for the group quickly becomes a brutal nightmare when greed overtakes them in the incredible true story of the spectacular Hatton Garden diamond heist, the biggest and most daring in British history.