At The Movies for Wednesday 16 October 2019
AT THE MOVIES #780 NO MORE NICE GUYS
Simon Morris notes the fall from fashion of old-fashioned heroes and heroines, in favour of edgy anti-heroes, Wall Street wolves and a real-life – and wildly popular - tale about a group of strippers.
Gemini Man pits hitman Will Smith against his younger incarnation – also Will Smith, digitally rejuvenated. Directed by Ang Lee (Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain)
Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a New Zealand film based on the best-selling book by French economist Thomas Pickety. Directed by Justin Pemberton (Chasing great)
And Hustlers is the true story of a group of New York strippers who decided to get a bit of justice – and money – from their Wall Street clientele. Stars Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians).