At The Movies for Wednesday 6 June 2018
AT THE MOVIES #728 BEHIND THE BLOCKBUSTERS
Simon Morris finds the rival pickings rather lean during the so-called “blockbuster season” – B-movies, children’s cartoons – but one delightful documentary.
Upgrade is the latest horror film from the successful, low-budget studio Blumhouse. A paraplegic gets assisted by technology and lives to regret it. Directed by Leigh Whannel (Saw).
Tea with the Dames allows four of the theatre’s most distinguished actresses the chance to remember their eventful careers. Stars Dames Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Eileen Atkins and Joan Plowright.
And family film Duck duck goose finds a bachelor goose suddenly in charge of two orphan ducklings. Stars the voices of Jim Gaffigan, Zendaya and Stephen Fry.