THEY'RE CREEPY AND THEY'RE KOOKY - Movie of the Week
THEY'RE CREEPY AND THEY'RE KOOKY
For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
“The Addams Family” (PG). An animated version of the titular family of comic ghouls finds Gomez (voiced by Oscar Isaac), Morticia (Charlize Theron) and clan moving to New Jersey where they encounter a greedy, arrogant and sly reality TV host (Allison Janney). Other voice cast members include Chloë Grace Moretz, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, Martin Short and Catherine O’Hara.
“Gemini Man” (PG-13). When a retiring assassin (Will Smith) is pursued by a mysterious killer that is able to anticipate his every move, he soon discovers he’s being hunted by a younger clone of himself. With Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen and Bendict Wong.
“Lucy in the Sky” (R). An astronaut (Natalie Portman) returns to Earth after a lengthy mission and begins an affair with another astronaut but she begins a downward spiral due to residual effects from her time in space. When her lover cheats on her, she goes over the edge. With Jon Hamm, Dan Stgevens, Nick Offerman, Tig Notaro, Jeffrey Donovan and Ellen Burstyn.
“Jexi” (R). This low-budget comedy appears to be a parody of “Her,” as a pop-culture writer (Adam DeVine) who is addicted to his phone begins a relationship with the “Jexi” voice that comes with an upgrade, and soon he’s more dependent than ever on his handheld electronic device. Rose Byrne provides Jexi’s voice.