This Weekend in Movies November 20th
In the final chapter of the beloved franchise, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) fights along side her friends – Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin), Cressida (Natalie Dormer) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and the rebellion to bring the war to the capital against President Snow and liberate the citizens of Panem but in doing so they must fight their way through Snow’s one last game.
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle), Josh Hutcherson (Red Dawn, RV), Liam Hemsworth (The Last Song, The Expendables 2), Woody Harrelson (Zombieland, Now You See Me), Sam Claflin (Snow White and The Huntsman, Love, Rosie), Natalie Dormer (The Tudors, Rush) Elizabeth Banks (Pitch Perfect, Walk of Shame), Stanley Tucci (The Terminal, The Devil Wears Prada), Jena Malone (Sucker Punch, Into the Wild), Jeffrey Wright (Casino Royale, Source Code), Julianne Moore (The Lost World: Jurassic Park, The Kids Are All Fine), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote, Charlie Wilson’s War) and Donald Sutherland (The Italian Job, Horrible Bosses)
Director: Francis Lawrence (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Mockingjay Part 1)
A team of investigators are called out when a murdered girls body is found in a dumpster when they arrive on the scene its discovered that the girl is the daughter of one of their own, Jess (Julia Roberts), who will stop at nothing to bring justice to the man that killed her daughter.
Cast: Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge!, Rabbit Hole), Julia Roberts (Erin Brockovich, Pretty Woman), Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave, American Gangster), Dean Norris (Total Recall, Breaking Bad), Alfred Molina (Chocolat, Spider-Man 2), Joe Cole (Green Room, The Falling), Zoe Graham (Boyhood, Results) and Michael Kelly (Changeling, The Adjustment Bureau)
Director: Billy Ray (Breach, Shattered Glass)
Based on the true story of the notorious identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray both played by Tom Hardy. It shows their lives in the organized crime empire of the East end of london during the 60s.
Cast: Tom Hardy (Mad Max:Fury Road, Inception), Paul Anderson (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Passion), Christopher Eccleston (Thor: The Dark World, Elizabeth), Emily Browning (Sucker Punch, Pompeii), Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Testament of Youth), Paul Bettany (Iron Man, A Beautiful Mind), Colin Morgan (Merlin, Testament of Youth), David Thewlis (The Theory of Everything, War Horse) and Chazz Palminteri (The Usual Suspects, Running Scared)
Director: Brian Helgeland (A Knight’s Tale, 42)
Three best friends Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie) as a tradition always spent Christmas Eve together after Ethan’s parents passed away but now that their lives are going in different directions they decide they will spend this one last Christmas Eve finding the holy grail of Christmas parties in New York City.
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Walk, The Dark Knight Rises), Seth Rogen (This Is The End, Knocked Up), Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker, Real Steel), Jillian Bell (22 Jump Street, Goosebumps) and Lizzy Caplan (Mean Girls, Master of Sex)
Director: Jonathan Levine (50/50, Warm Bodies)
Not Rated, Drama/Horror/Mystery
Inspired by true events, when a group of 12 year-old girls having a sleepover soon realize their night of fun has turned into a night of horror.
Director: Tara Subkoff
Set in the 1950s, Therese (Rooney Mara) is a department store clerk where she meets Carol (Cate Blanchett) while going through a messy divorce she befriends Therese and they become romantically involved. Carol must end things as she becomes afraid of losing her daughter.
Cast: Rooney Mara (Side Effects, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story, 12 Years a Slave), Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine, Notes on a Scandal), Cory Michael Smith (Gotham, Camp X-Ray), Kyle Chandler (Zero Dark Thirty, The Wolf of Wall Street), Jake Lacy (Love the Coopers, Girls) and John Magaro (Unbroken, The Brave One)
Director: Todd Haynes (Im Not There, Far from Heaven)
That was This Weekend in Movies! with Parnassus