This Weekend in Movies November 25th and 27th
This is the story of an adventure of a unlikely friendship between Arlo a Apatosaurus, trying to make it home to Clawed-Tooth Mountain, and a cave boy he names spot . They take you on a journey when Earth was never hit by the asteroid and dinosaurs never became extinct.
Cast: Jeffrey Wright (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and MockingJay Part 1 & 2), Frances McDormand (Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, Fargo), Steve Zahn (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Chicken Little), A.J. Buckley (Happy Feet), Anna Paquin (Fly Away Home, X-Men), and Sam Elliott (Hulk, Marmaduke)
Director: Peter Sohn
From the perspective of Igor, showing the assistant’s dark origins and friendship with medical student Victor Frankenstein. Victor (James McAvoy) and Igor (Daniel Radcliffe) become fugitives when their experiments creating life from death gets them into trouble. Dr. Frankenstein becomes the legend we know today.
Cast: James McAvoy (X-Men: First Class, Wanted), Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, Horns), Jessica Brown Findlay (Downtown Abbey, Winter’s Tale), Bronson Webb (The Dark Knight, Pan), Daniel Mays (Atonement, The Bank Job) and Andrew Scott (Spectre, Saving Private Ryan)
Director: Paul McGuigan (Push, Wicker Park)
Story of Apollo Creeds son, Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), and the World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) as his trainer and mentor. Adonis will have to fight through the struggles of family and life to take on the name of his father.
Cast: Michael B. Jordan (Fantastic Four, Chronicle), Sylvester Stallone (Rocky, Rambo), Tessa Thompson (Selma, Dear White People), Phylicia Rashad (Cosby, Just Wright) and Graham McTavish (Rambo, The Hobbit Films)
Director: Ryan Coogler
The Danish Girl – Nov 27th Release
Set in the 1920s, this is the true story of artist Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander) and her husband Einer Wegener’s (Eddie Redmayne) journey of becoming one of the first ever recipient of male to female sex reassignment surgery.
Cast: Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.), Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything, Les Miserables), Amber Heard (The Rum Diary, 3 Days to Kill), Emerald Fennell (Anna Karenina, Pan), Matthias Schoenaerts (The Drop, Far from the Madding Crowd) and Ben Whishaw (Spectre, Cloud Atlas)
Director: Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Miserables)
That was This Weekend in Movies! with Parnassus