Every so often, I get a bit behind in reviewing movies I’ve seen. So, here are my star ratings for a few recent movies.
SEARCHING – After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens. ***
THE MERGER – Troy Carrington, a former professional football player returns to his country town after an abrupt end to his sporting career and is persuaded to coach the hapless local footy team, the Roosters. **½
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN – A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. ***
MANDY – Mandy is set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where Red Miller, a broken and haunted man, hunts an unhinged religious sect who slaughtered the love of his life. *
JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN – Disaster strikes when a criminal mastermind reveals the identities of all active undercover agents in Britain. The secret service can now rely on only one man—Johnny English. Currently teaching at a minor prep school, Johnny springs back into action to find the mysterious hacker. For this mission to succeed, he’ll need all of his skills—what few he has—as the man with yesterday’s analogue methods faces off against tomorrow’s digital technology. **½
THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS – Ten-year-old Lewis goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious ticktock noise. When Lewis accidentally awakens the dead, the town’s sleepy facade magically springs to life with a secret world of witches and warlocks. **½
See you at the movies!
Movie descriptions are from IMDB or TMDB unless otherwise stated. Star ratings are mine 😄