Four films in theaters this month
By Tuesday Mahrle, January 2020 Issue.
Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Richard Maddox star in this epic World War I drama. Two soldiers are tasked to cross enemy lines in order to deliver an important message which would save the lives of 1,600 men from an ambush attack. Filmed in panoramic view, the director enables the viewer to be in the trenches with hundreds of soldiers without fading to black.
Like a Boss
Two best friends (Rose Byrne and Tiffany Haddish) own a cosmetic company. One enjoys a meager living while the other wants all the finer things in life. When they discover that they are hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt, they are offered a loan from a wealthy competitor (Salma Hayek). Hilarity ensues as these two women take on the financier after she tries to steal their products and ideas. Jennifer Coolidge and Billy Porter round out this rambunctious cast.
A team of researchers find themselves in a submerged laboratory 5000 miles offshore and seven miles under the sea. While drilling into the Earth´s crust, they are hit with a massive earthquake which threatens their lab. With water caving in, they must evacuate without knowing what dangers lie in the depths of this undiscovered ocean floor. Kristen Stewart, T.J. Miller, Vincent Cassel, and Mamoudou Athie star in this aquatic thriller.
The Rhythm Section
Three years ago, Stephanie Patrick´s (Blake Lively) life was perfect. Then, one fateful day, when her whole family was killed in a plane crash, she lost everything she lived for. After research of her own, she finds out that the crash was not an accident. Set out on a self-destruct mission with nothing left to lose, she seeks revenge from the ones who bombed her family´s plane. Will she succeed or will the secrets stay buried? This thriller sets the rhythm with its heart-pounding action.