Movies Recap 2021 : May Edition

 

1. Cruella

 

Set in 1970s London, it revolves around Estella Miller (Emma Stone), an architect designer, as she studies the path that would lead her to become the notorious fashion designer Cruella de Vil.

 

Director: Craig Gillespie

Starring: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry

Genre: Comedy, Crime

 

 

2. Army Of The Dead

 

Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of hired warriors take the risk and venture into the isolated zone in the hopes of pulling off an impossible robbery. The film has an ensemble cast that includes Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, and others.

 

Director: Zack Snyder

Starring: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnel, Ana de la Reguera

Genre: Action, Horror

 

 

3. A Quiet Place Part II

 

The sequel to 2018’s ‘A Quiet Place’ films, following the family as they explore and survive in a post-apocalyptic world populated by strange outsiders with an acute sense of hearing. Emily Limit, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe all play the same roles.

 

Director: John Krasinki

Starring: Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy, John Krasinki

Genre: Thriller, Drama

 

 

4. Oxygen

 

Lady Elizabeth Hansen (Mélanie Laurent) rouses in a waterproof regenerative cryogenic unit and discovers that the unit’s oxygen levels are rapidly diminishing. She suffers from memory loss and has no idea who she is or how she gets there.

 

Director: Alexandre Aja

Starring: Melanie Laurent, Laura Boujenah, Mathieu Amalric

Genre: Horror

 

 

5. The Woman In The Window

 

Based on the same-titled 2018 novel by pseudonymous author A. Finn, J. The plot revolves around an agoraphobic woman (Amy Adams) who begins spying on her modern neighbors (Gary Oldman, Fred Hechinger, and Julianne Moore) and witnesses a crime in their penthouse.

 

Director: Joe Wright

Starring: Amy Adams, Juliane Moore, Gary Oldman

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

 

 

6. Those Who Wish Me Dead

 

Adapted from Koryta’s novel of the same title. It follows a youngster (Finn Small) who sees his father’s murder and flees into the Montana wilderness with a parachute rigger (Angelina Jolie) to evade a team of professional murderers (Nicholas Hoult & Aidan Gillen) hired to get him.

 

Director: Taylor Sheridan

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Finn Little, Nicholas Hoult

Genre: Action, Thriller

 

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