LondonNet Film Editor’s Official Top 3 Films of the Week
Blockbuster of the Week: Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise Of Skywalker
Following the death of Luke Skywalker, Rey finds herself on a parallel journey of self-discovery to Kylo Ren, who has assumed the position of Supreme Leader of the First Order after the demise of Snoke. Finn and courageous X-Wing pilot Poe Dameron accompany Rey on her daredevil mission, with support from General Leia Organa and her loyal supporters. Meanwhile, a shift in the Force signals the surprise return of Emperor Palpatine.
Musical Of The Week: Cats
Cats gather excitedly at the Jellicle Ball to learn who will be granted a precious extra life by Old Deuteronomy. Among the hopeful felines are Bustopher Jones, Rum Tum Tugger, Grizabella, Gus The Theatre Cat, Bombalurina, Jennyanydots and Victoria. When scheming Macavity gate-crashes the ball with malevolent intent, the cats must temporarily put differences aside to restore peace.
Critics’ Choice: Little Women
Marmee March presides warmly over the family home while her husband is away, bravely fighting in the American Civil War. Her four daughters pursue their dreams: Jo wishes to become a writer, Meg hopes to become a famous actress, Amy yearns to step out of Jo’s shadow so that handsome next-door neighbour Laurie might look her way, and Beth loves to play the piano. The siblings’ paths diverge courtesy of romantic dalliances and grave sickness.
Also released this week….
The Courier (18)
FBI special agent Roberts arrests sadistic crime lord Ezekiel Mannings in New York City and prepares to put him behind bars with testimony from Nick Murch. An unsuspecting motorcycle courier is hired to deliver a package to Nick and joins forces with the star witness to keep him alive…
Dabangg 3 (12A)
In the city of Madhya Pradesh, flawed cop Chulbul Pandey retraces his personal journey, becoming a champion for the weak and vulnerable. In his pursuit of tough justice, Pandey will face a fearsome adversary, Bali Singh, who will do whatever it takes to elude the law arm of the law…
Ip Man 4: The Finale (15)
Ip Man arrives in San Francisco to reunite with his student Bruce Lee. The martial arts master is dismayed to find that the Chinese are treated as second class citizens by the Americans and this racial discrimination is threatening to tear apart the delicate fabric of his country’s culture…
Little Women (U)
Marmee March presides warmly over the family home while her husband is away, bravely fighting in the American Civil War. Her four daughters, Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth, pursue their dreams. The siblings’ paths diverge courtesy of romantic dalliances and grave sickness…
Playing With Fire (PG)
Captain Jake Carson and his team respond to reports of a cabin on fire during a raging storm. Inside the structure, the smoke jumpers discover three stricken siblings: Brynn, Will and little Zoey. As first responders, the smoke jumpers become temporary guardians of the tykes…
Spies In Disguise (PG)
World famous spy Lance Sterling is assigned to capture cybernetic criminal mastermind Killian. To give himself a competitive edge, Lance drinks a “biodynamics concealment” serum. Instead of making Lance invisible, the concoction morphs the suave agent into a pigeon…