I wanted to keep you updated on all the top movies in the US iTunes store, and give you some quick access links to trailers, reviews, quotes, and download links.
Earning a 98% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Boyhood is an epic drama that follows the life of a boy and his family for twelve years, played by the same cast throughout. The sometimes heart-wrenching story is seen through the eyes of a child growing into a man who faces trials and tribulations common to many families.
The talented comedian Melissa McCarthy stars in this goofy and physical comedy as a down-and-out burger-flipper that is having a bad day. After losing her job and finding her husband cheating on her, Tammy decides to hit the road with Grandma. Not exactly the escape she’d envisioned, and not exactly the entertainment audiences envisioned as it earned a Rotten Tomato score of only 23%.
Scoring a 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, Whiplash is the story of a promising jazz drummer trying to rise to the top. Andrew Neyman is constantly reminded of his father’s failure as a writer and will do anything it takes to succeed. When he gets transferred to Terrence Fletcher’s band he will discover that he’s pushing himself beyond his physical and mental limits.
Based on the book by Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl is an ever unfolding story of two people in a modern marriage. When characters Nick and Amy are celebrating their fifth anniversary Nick reports his wife missing. Errors, shady behavior, and unveiled lies eventually leave the audience asking, “Did he do it?” 88% of people on Rotten Tomatoes enjoyed finding out.
Starring Keanu Reeves, this action thriller about a vengeful ex-hitman earned a Rotten Tomato score of 83%. Throughout the movie Reeves tracks down gangsters who ruined his life on the streets of New York City, a familiar story with a fresh take.
A Walk Among the Tombstones
The movie is based on Lawrence Block’s best selling series. Liam Neeson plays an ex-NYPD cop who is back in the game as an unlicensed private detective. Now dealing with more violent crimes, Neeson finds himself helping a heroin trafficker find the men who murdered his wife. This Neeson classic earned a Rotten Tomatoes score of 65%.
Rated 90% on Rotten Tomatoes, this 2009 hit tells the story of a veteran from the Iraq War getting discharged after near death and coping with civilian life. After finding that his girlfriend has moved on and he has no place to go, Will Montgomery finds a home in the Casualty Notification Office where he forms a stronger bond than he’s ever known.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
The first half of the third installment of the Hunger Games series continues with Mockingjay, which earned a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 65%. Audiences follow Katniss as she strikes out with her rebel group to save her nation from the tyranny of President Snow and save a visibly deteriorating Peeta.
Rated 47% on Rotten Tomatoes, The Judge is a dramatic mystery starring Robert Downey Jr. who plays lawyer Hank Palmer. Palmer is lured back to his childhood home to clear his father’s name of a local murder and reconnect with his family along the way.
A new spin on an old story, Dracula Untold covers the origins of how Dracula came to be. This epic fantasy drama is full of action, intriguing narrative, and brings audiences full circle to the Dracula we are familiar with, earning a Rotten Tomato scores of only 23%.