A Quiet Place II may have been delayed thanks to coronavirus, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the original starring Emily Blunt and Krasinski while we wait.
It’s Marvel – but not as we know it – as Ryan Reynolds’s sweary, lairy, kick-ass avenger gives the X-Men series an X-rated shake-up in this oddball spin-off. "Wimbledon" is a fun little film that is also the quintessential British rom-com. Based on Harlan Coben's novel.
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"Hook" has a lot of nostalgic charm going for it, and some spectacular set and costumes, plus another killer John Williams score. Alfonso Cuarón followed up "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" with this distopian sci-fi. It features a marvellous double turn by Nicolas Cage, who plays both a neurotic screenwriter with an uphill struggle trying to adapt a book into a film script, and his interfering twin brother, who has decided to make a serial thriller of his own. Read our full The Forty-Year-Old Version review. The Safdie brothers’ (Good Time) film takes funnyman Adam Sandler and turns him into a New York City jeweller risking everything to banish his debts and escape the collectors after him. Paul Bettany stars as a fading tennis pro who has one last shot at glory, but he falls for an up-and-coming champ Kirsten Dunst, and runs afoul of her father, Sam Neil, in the process. The streaming service is among the UK’s most talked-about brands, with high consideration, purchase intent and loyalty justifying its place on the Marketing Week Masters Brand of the Year shortlist, powered by YouGov. 47 of Netflix's original romantic films, ranked from worst to best, 10 things to watch to educate yourself about systemic racism, 10 movies like 'Tenet' you can watch on Netflix if you're worried about going to the cinema. Writer/director Damien Chazelle’s toe-tapping follow-up to the Oscar-winning Whiplash sees him trade the abusive relationship between a hot-headed mentor and an aspiring drummer for the high and low notes of a love affair, played out against the backdrop of Tinseltown itself. Seth (Jonah Hill) and Eric (Michael Cera) are high schoolers who plan to provide booze for a party and thus ensure the gratitude (and sexual favours) of its female attendees. Decades later, he is defrosted to hunt down an old sparring partner, the spectacularly psychopathic Wesley Snipes, who has escaped from his deep frozen state and is creating havoc in the now crime-free Los Angeles (renamed San Angeles). Costars Toni Colette, Rachel Weisz, and Nicholas Hoult are all reliably excellent, too. YouGov’s research indicates that UK consumers’ purchase intent for Netflix is on the rise, and is consistently around four times higher than for Amazon Prime Video, while Sky Go trails even further behind.
Wisely keeping his tongue stuck firmly in his cheek, Stallone plays a maverick cop who is frozen alive in 1996 and held in cryonic suspension for a crime he did not commit. Winners of the best adapted screenplay gongs at both the Oscars and the BAFTAs in 2019. They range from British classics like Hugh Grant's "About a Boy" to American horror movies like "Moneyball" and "Misery.
Oprah Winfrey also appears as Annie Lee Cooper, whose attempts to register to vote are quashed by an official. Cast, plot and more details, Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig and Chiwetel Ejiofor star in this sci-fi thriller. ..And if you’re a Spike Jonze fan, there’s good news for you – new to Netflix in October is this inventive comedy drama based on the BAFTA-winning screenplay by previous collaborator Charlie Kaufman.
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They have no idea what they’ll find, and they’re not all being honest as to why they’re going. When you think of the best actors who have never won an Oscar, Jake Gyllenhaal is always right near the top. Read our full Mamma Mia!
But this one, starring Dustin Hoffman as the titular Captain Hook (with a fabulous English accent and 'stache) and Robin Williams as Peter Pan, is one of his most under-appreciated movies. a second instalment is already in the works, the late and much-missed Chadwick Boseman. Sadly, an idiot friend going by the fake-ID pseudonym of “McLovin” and two utterly corrupt and drunken cops are among the characters that foil their plans…. This film is every bit as crazy as you’d expect from a collaboration between David Lynch and Cage: a recently released convict and his girlfriend Lula (Laura Dern) rush through the Deep South as they are pursued by a range of bad guys set upon them by Lula’s disapproving mother.
Netflix is nothing short of a global cultural phenomenon, and the video streaming service has in a short time already established itself as one of the UK’s best loved brands. More Details. Set during the 1976 Formula 1 season, Ron Howard's movie is slick, taut, well-made, and surprisingly emotional. We've curated a list of the 30 best films to watch on UK Netflix right now, listed by year of release. It’s an emotional journey that will see them confront their traumatic memories of the brutal conflict and the men it turned them into, while also exploring broader themes about the experiences of black people in the United States. Boys in the Band cast on “gratitude” for original cast members. Based on real events, the film is a sad one and shows the events leading up to the death of Oscar Grant (Jordan) at the hands of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer in 2009.
Admittedly, it helps to be an Abba fan watching these movies, but you’d have to have a heart of stone to fail to be touched by the heartwarming, feel-good messages. Brad Pitt takes on the role of Billy Beane, the Oakland A general manager who assembled a winning baseball team on a tiny budget using computer-generated analysis to cherry pick new players.
Jim Carrey had a string of serious roles in the late 1990s in which he came close to being nominated for an Oscar.
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The most famous is probably this 77-minute neorealism-infused melodrama. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as a talented thief uses hi-tech devices to enter other people’s dreams so he can steal their secrets. Lana Condor stars as Laura Jean Covey, a Korean-American high-schooler whose world is turned upside-down when a box of private love letters that she penned to her crushes is distributed to its intended recipients. Recently arrived on Netflix, this slick vision of the future comes pretty close to being Sylvester Stallone’s best ever film. Alicia Vikander won her Oscar for "The Danish Girl," but released the same year, many would argue she could have won for this too. Guy Ritchie's signature style melded perfectly for a blockbuster Holmes, and while Martin Freeman may just pip Jude Law to the best Watson, Robert Downey Jr. more than competes with Benedict Cumberbatch for the title of best Holmes.
Watch out for a break-out performance from mini Mark Ruffalo, Noah Centineo (as Peter Kavinsky). Russell Crowe stars as dogged journalist Cal McAffrey seeking the truth about the death of a congressman’s (Ben Affleck) mistress in this slick adaptation of the 2003 BBC TV mini-series of the same name. It's much more entertaining than it might sound on paper, with a charismatic Pitt accompanied by Jonah Hill — who earned his first Oscar nomination for this movie.
Beautifully shot in monochrome, the film follows Blank’s struggling playwright, who channels her frustrations into some sublime rhymes, , speaking her truth with lyrical aplomb and backed by the beats of collaborator D (Oswin Benjamin). Metacritics rating:
Netflix would be last place I’d look for films by Egyptian master Youssef Chahine, but in fact they’ve got 12 of them.
The Irishman review: Scorsese’s film is a meditative, remorseful gangster epic. Quite possibly the pinnacle of modern action film-making. However, the mission is compromised by the thief’s own troubled psyche….
Carrey plays a man who is the unknowing star of a TV show about his life.
Charlize Theron stars in this fantasy flick about a group of immortal warriors who have been fighting covert wars in humanity’s best interest for hundreds of years. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. He is joined by a crew of thieves, including Tom Hardy, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Ken Watanabe.
Angelina Jolie earned an Oscar nomination for playing a distraught mother whose son goes missing.
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Okja is a slightly odd story following a girl and her best friend, a large, weird animal called Okja. Packing some powerful messages that remain highly relevant to this day, The Trial of the Chicago 7 is another smart drama from Sorkin that is likely to be a major awards contender this year. Regarded as one of the best horror movies in recent times, it became a smash hit when first released. 5. Recent Emmy winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen), Sacha Baron Cohen (The Spy), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Inception), Michael Keaton (Spider-Man: Homecoming) and Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) are among the names assembled, all of whom are on top form. Based on the YA trilogy by Jenny Han, it became one of Netflix’s most successful original films in 2018. Lana Condor stars as Laura Jean Covey, a Korean-American high-schooler whose world is turned upside-down when a box of private love letters that she penned to her crushes is distributed to its intended recipients. Sandler is unrecognisable, but that’s no bad thing. It will make you smile.
Da 5 Bloods follows a group of Vietnam war veterans as they return to the country in the present day, searching for the remains of their fallen commander and the treasure he left behind.
The result is this, an elegant anthology of frontier tales that affectionately celebrates the Western in inimitable style.
Ryan Coogler collaborated with Michael B. Jordan on "Black Panther," but they first worked together on this movie.
It's actually as funny as it is educational, and star turns from Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Christian Bale just make it.
Larson gives a powerhouse performance in the lead role, earning an Academy Award for her performance, while young Jacob Tremblay is equally heartbreaking in his feature debut. For more information on the event and table bookings head to marketingweekmasters.com.
Most recently, the streamer has dropped The Trial of the Chicago 7, the latest factual thriller from acclaimed screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, which tells a gripping true story that’s highly relevant to his day.