Shane Black‘s comedic crime caper The Nice Guys, starring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe, just (and I mean… just!) beats out fab foodie doco City of Gold and unique Kiwi doc Tickled for our FOTW. So I reckon you should see all three!
Check out all the trailers from this week’s releases right here…
THE NICE GUYS……FILM OF THE WEEK
USA | 116 minutes | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Director: Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Iron Man 3)
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Margaret Qualley, Yaya DaCosta, Keith David
Down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March and hired leg-breaker Jackson Healy work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.
Just saw this at Cannes… and liked it a lot!
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
USA | 112 minutes | Adventure, Family, Fanstasy
Director: James Bobin (The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted)
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhys Ifans, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Alan Rickman, Michael Sheen, Matt Lucas, Stephen Fry
Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and must travel back in time to save the Mad Hatter.
Much like the first film, I think this will be… ok.
CITY OF GOLD
USA | 92 minutes | Documentary
Director: Laura Gabbert (No Impact Man: The Documentary, Sunset Story)
Featuring: Jonathan Gold, Allen Salkin
Documentary following legendary Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold, casting his light upon a vibrant and growing cultural movement in LA.
A must for any foodie. I can’t wait for my next trip to LA!
Distributor: Madman Films
New Zealand | 92 minutes | Documentary
Directors: David Farrier (debut feature), Dylan Reeve (debut feature)
Featuring: David Farrier, Dylan Reeve, Hal Karp
Kiwi Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesnt stop him getting to the bottom of a story stranger than fiction.
Looks utterly fascinating. Can’t wait!