Movie Addicts’ Choices – January 16th

Each week we update you on what new films are hitting cinemas around town with mini-reviews so you can impress your friends with your critical eye and all the movie trivia you know 😉 What’s in store for movie lovers this week?? The recreation of Unbreakable and Split in one movie called Glass! Sherlock Holmes is back but funnier than before in Holmes and Watson, and science fiction romance in the movie Zoe.

Popcorn bonus: Find out which famous celebrity plays a robot prostitute in the movie Zoe!

Glass

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 42% Fresh (Critics) – 96% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell Crum, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Anya Taylor-Joy as Casey Cooke, the only captive to survive an encounter with The Beast. Following the conclusion of Split, Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb’s superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Holmes and Watson

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 9% Fresh (Critics) – 28% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Legendary detective Sherlock Holmes and his partner Doctor Watson return for a comedic take on their classic literary partnership, as they use their incredible deductive minds to solve a mystery.

Zoe

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 32% Fresh (Critics) – 58% Fresh (Audience)

The plot: Director Drake Doremus’s science fiction romance envisions a Pygmalion-esque dynamic between a lonesome artificial-intelligence engineer/divorcee (Ewan McGregor) and Zoe (Léa Seydoux), the highly realistic synthetic human he created.

Popcorn bonus: Christina Aguilera features as a robot prostitute in this cinematic exploration of how technology is disrupting romance.