Movie Addicts’ Choices – October 9th

Each week we update you on what new films are hitting cinemas around town with trailers and ratings so you can impress your friends with all the movie trivia you know 😉 What’s in store for movie lovers this week?? A man struggling to find his way in Gotham’s fractured society is caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty in Joker, a hitman is suddenly pursued by a younger clone of himself in Gemini Man, A legendary hitman retires in isolation rescues a woman from a snowmobile accident who makes him return to killing in Cold Blood, a fifteen-year-old is brutally beaten up by High School bullies seeks revenge and unleashes the horrors of Halloween in The Terror of Hallow’s Eve.

Joker

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69% Fresh (Critics) – 90% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Joker centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone fictional story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, who is indelibly portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is of a man struggling to find his way in Gotham’s fractured society. A clown-for-hire by day, he aspires to be a stand-up comic at night…but finds the joke always seems to be on him. Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty, Arthur makes one bad decision that brings about a chain reaction of escalating events in this gritty character study.

Gemini Man 

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 36% Fresh (Critics) – Audience (Unavailable)

The plot: Gemini Man is an innovative action-thriller starring Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move and turns out to be a younger clone of himself.

Cold Blood Legacy 

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 0% Fresh (Critics) – 23% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Henry (Jean Reno) a legendary but retired hitman lives in peace and isolation in the barren North American wilderness. When he rescues a woman from a snowmobiling accident, he soon discovers that she’s harboring a secret that forces him to return to his lethal ways.

The Terror of Hallow’s Eve 

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70% Fresh (Critics) – 17% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: After a fifteen-year-old is brutally beaten up by High School bullies, his wish for revenge unknowingly unleashes the Terror of Halloween.