Friday, September 21, 2012

In Cinemas This Weekend: A dying girl's quest to find the one.

We thought there were a lot of films released last week where as this week there are even more. Eight films are coming to various cinemas this weekend, ranging from love stories, foreign film, horror, drugs, thriller, comedy, British, and a biopic. There is literally something for everyone on show this week. It kind of gives you a dilemma of what to actually go and see but I think your best way of choosing will depend on what mood you are in on the night you go. Not all these films will be shown in the same cinemas but all have got wide release and will crop up somewhere near you. Have a look at them below.

1. Dakota Fanning plays a girl battling with leukaemia in NOW IS GOOD. She compiles her own 'what to do before I die' list and sets out to complete each one, with the top of her list being to lose her virginity. Expect tears and a powerful performance from Fanning. Also starring: Kaya Scodelario, Olivia Williams, & Jeremy Irvine. How would you cope?

Now Is Good trailer

2. Another sad tale is to be told in French film UNTOUCHABLE. After a wealthy man becomes paralysed following an accident, he hires a young man from a rough ended area to be his caretaker, where both inspire hope in each of their unhappy lives. Starring: Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy, Audrey Fleurot, & Anne Le Ny. A touching tale of two contrasting men?

Untouchable trailer

3. Jennifer Lawrence comes back to the screen after the mega smash The Hunger Games. This time she plays a young girl in HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET who uncovers that her family have just moved in next to a house where a young girl was murdered. She befriends the brother of this girl and when she does all amounts of horror threatens to kill her too. Also starring: Elisabeth Shue, Max Thieriot, & Gil Bellows. Who lives next to you?

House At The End Of The Street trailer

4. An all star cast assemble in drugs thriller SAVAGES. Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Taylor Kitsch play two untouchable drug dealers due to a corrupt cop keeping them off the radar. However trouble ensues when a Mexican drug cartel stomps onto their patch and kidnaps their girlfriend when they refuse to co-operate with their demands. Also starring: Blake Lively & Benicio Del Toro. A three way drugs session?

Savages trailer

5. Another all star cast is brought to the screen for KILLING THEM SOFTLY. This one stars Brad Pitt who plays a hitman hired to investigate a robbery that took place during a poker game financed by the mob. Also starring: Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, & Scoot McNairy. Would you stand in his way?

Killing Them Softly trailer

6. The invention of the vibrator is the subject of HYSTERIA, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal. When a doctor believes he has cracked a way to cure hysteria, pelvic massages leading to orgasm, he invents the vibrator for women to treat themselves. However two of his patients begin to fall for him but is it for him or the pleasures he has literally handed to them? Also starring: Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, & Felicity Jones. Want a cure for hysteria?

Hysteria trailer

7. TOWER BLOCK is a British film that follows a group of people who witness a murder in the tower block they live in. One by one they are picked off by a sniper leaving those remaining to battle to stay alive. Starring: Sheridan Smith, Jack O'Connell, Ralph Brown, & Russell Tovey. Can they hide from an unseen killer?

Tower Block trailer

8. Last up is biopic YOU ARE GOD about the ill-fated Polish hip-hop crew Paktofonika and the lead member who committed suicide at the age of just 23. Starring: Marcin Kowalczyk, Dawid Ogrodnik, Tomasz Schuchardt, & Arkadiusz Jakubik. A sad story about life itself?

You Are God trailer

Wow, that was exhausting! There are eight then for you to chose from and like I said there is a whole range of genres. As well as being a range of things to see there is also some fantastic acting talent on show. Cinemas should be chocker block this week as there is no excuse of there is 'nothing you really want to watch', this week has more or less everything. Enjoy.

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