Hey, Hollywooders! Have you ever LOVED a movie that critics seem to hate? Or maybe you HATED a movie that got rave reviews?
The truth is, movie critics don’t know everything. That’s why we’re here to share how regular people react to new movies out now.
Before you buy tickets, pick showtimes, or search ‘movie theater near me,’ read on for real, spoiler-free reactions to films in theaters from regular, everyday people.
Movies Out Now: Copshop
Copshop is an action thriller that stars Gerard Butler, Frank Grillo, Alexis Louder, and Toby Huss. The film follows con artist Teddy Murretto (Frank Grillo) as he hides from Bob Viddick (Gerard Butler) in the Nevada desert. When Teddy gets himself taken into custody in a town’s police station, Bob also lands himself in jail in order to get to Teddy before a rival hitman does.
Copshop was directed by Joe Carnahan, who also wrote the film with Kurt McLeod.
Y’all, COPSHOP kicks ass. https://t.co/SnVhwMPf6E
— JC Murphy (@NotThat_JC) September 17, 2021
— CM Dyer (@Dyertek) September 17, 2021
Holy crap #COPSHOP was a fun watch!
— christian (@kuyafish) September 17, 2021
Just saw #CopShop and it was dope as hell just like all of Joe Carnahan’s films. Gritty, 70s style action thriller with a little western and Tarantino flavor thrown in the mix. Highly recommended. pic.twitter.com/wyxSs477Tn
— David (Your Movie Friend) (@DavidMovieGuy) September 17, 2021
Movies Out Now: The Eyes of Tammy Faye
The Eyes of Tammy Faye is a biographical about televangelists Tammy Faye Bakker (played by Jessica Chastain, who also produced the film) and Jim Bakker (Andrew Garfield). The film is based on a documentary of the same name that was released in 2000. Directed by Michael Showalter, the movie centers on the rise and fall of the controversial couple.
The Eyes of Tammy Faye was written by Abe Sylvia and also stars Cherry Jones, Vincent D’Onofrio, and Fredric Lehne. Audiences are praising Andrew Garfield’s and Jessica Chastain’s performances in the film!
Hollywood.com writer Natalie Daniels writes:
“Jessica Chastain takes over the role of Tammy Faye with every ounce of energy she has. Throughout the movie, it feels like she carries this hidden weight that’s always overshadowed by her virtuous and compassionate personality. Jessica does a tremendous job in balancing the magic of Tammy Faye while also highlighting her darknesses.” Read the full review here!
Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield bodied the hell out of The Eyes Of Tammy Faye.
— Anthony Roman (@NoItsRoman) September 17, 2021
I love stories about morally complicated people and THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE is exactly my kind of biopic: tongue-in-cheek, chaotic in its tone, but – above all – deeply sympathetic to the film’s subject. Tammy Faye Bakker was no saint nor was she purely a sinner. Great film!
— Robert Saucedo (@robsaucedo2500) September 17, 2021
The eyes of Tammy Faye was amazing!!! Andrew was incredible in it but Jessica was something else. Their chemistry and the way they worked so well together was just!!! Something else
— Andrew Garfield’s dumpling ass (@616maydayparker) September 17, 2021
Just saw THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE. That’s how an Oscar winning performance is done. Jessica Chastain was outstanding. She’ll be hard to beat come Oscar time.
— Thomas Duffy (@auctionguy28) September 17, 2021
Movies Out Now: Nightbooks
One of Netflix’s latest releases is Nightbooks. This film is a dark fantasy that stars Winslow Fegley, Lidya Jewett, and Krysten Ritter. The movie centers on a young boy named Alex (Winslow Fegley) who is obsessed with scary stories. Alex must tell these chilling stories every night to keep himself and his friend Yazmin (Lidya Jewett) from being trapped in the magical apartment of a young witch (Krysten Ritter).
Nightbooks was written by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis, and was directed by David Yarovesky. It is based on the 2018 children’s book of the same name by J. A. White.
Movie lovers on Twitter have nothing but positive reviews for Nightbooks after streaming it on Netflix!
Ok, Nightbooks on Netflix is the horror fairy tale send-up I didn’t know I needed. I too aspire to be a jewel studded, candy making witch, and now I know I also need a Night Nursery and more platform shoes.
— Desu de Light (@WitchDes) September 16, 2021
I watched NIGHTBOOKS on Netflix last night, and it was *bewitching* ✨🤩✨!!!! Highly recommend for spooky season!!!
— Lauren Magaziner (@laurenmagaziner) September 16, 2021
— Michael Rivas (@MichaelRivas727) September 16, 2021
As the weird kid who sat in the corner scribbling in a notebook who is now a weird adult who does so over a cup of coffee, #Nightbooks is the story I wish I’d had as a young creator. So go watch Nightbooks on #Netflix and read the book by @jawhitebooks!! https://t.co/F3zzUSfyVh
— Katy Hume (@kjsbhume) September 16, 2021
Movies Out Now: Blue Bayou
Blue Bayou is a drama that focuses on a man (Justin Chon) living with his family in Louisiana who was adopted from Korea as a child. He must face his past when he learns that there’s a possibility he could be deported and be separated from his home, expectant wife, and step-daughter. The film also stars Alicia Vikander, Mark O’Brien, Linh Dan Pham, and Sydney Kowalske.
Blue Bayou was written and directed by Justin Chon. Viewers took to Twitter to emphasize how moving and emotional the film is.
Y’all tryna ugly cry this weekend? Even if you’re not, go see #BlueBayou. Justin Chon crafted something truly amazing with this film. So once again, go see Blue Bayou… and read this article while you’re at it https://t.co/GZIVZIB8OC
— XOXO Gossip Boy⁷ (@CourtneyPerdue1) September 17, 2021
@garinwsparks just walked out of Blue Bayou and I’m so moved from what you guys did, so emotional and it really surprised me, good job
— Jacobw (@jacobwhiteheadd) September 17, 2021
#BlueBayou just might be the saddest movie I have seen this year. But, a special one. Thank you, Justin Chon, for shedding light on a issue that must be solved in this country.
— David Taylor (@IAmDavidJTaylor) September 17, 2021
#BlueBayou…a truly evocative film about love, family, identity, immigration & survival. Phenomenally acted, beautifully scored. #JustinChon is an absolute visionary here. This movie completely wrecked me & left me in tears. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5/5
— Skyler Pierce Wright (@skylerpwright) September 17, 2021
Movies Out Now: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a coming-of-age musical that is based on the stage musical of the same name, which was adapted from a BBC documentary titled Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. The movie follows 16-year-old Jamie New (played by Max Harwood/ Noah Leggott) on his journey to following his dreams and the experiences that come along with that.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie also stars Sarah Lancanshire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, and Ralph Ineson. The film was directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Tom MacRae. You can watch Everybody’s Talking About Jamie on Amazon Prime Video or see it in select theaters!
YALL EVERYBODYS TALKING ABOUT JAMIE IS A PERFECT STAGE TO SCREEN ADAPTATION!! GO WATCH IT RIGHT NOW pic.twitter.com/ntxHjhMLyl
— Erin| ITL/DIANA ERA💛💛/fan (@pomatter_barrie) September 17, 2021
IM ONLY A LITTLE OVER HALFWAY THROUGH THE EVERYBODYS TALKING ABOUT JAMIE MOVIE ADAPTATION AND THATS HOW YOU DO A STAGE TO FILM ADAPTATION pic.twitter.com/ZKFKgVWbmX
— Erin| ITL/DIANA ERA💛💛/fan (@pomatter_barrie) September 17, 2021
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