[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – January 31, 2020

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If you like movies of a creepier nature, then you’re in luck! This weekend there is more than one new thriller or horror movie out. A retelling of the Hansel & Gretel fairy tale, a young woman who learns there’s more to her job as an assistant to a powerful executive, and much more.

The Assistant (R)

A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane (Julia Garner) follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position.

Directed by Kitty Green

Starring: Julia Garner, Matthew Macfadyen, Makenzie Leigh, Kristine Froseth, Jon Orsini

Release date: January 31

Gretel & Hansel (PG-13)

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

Directed by Oz Perkins

Starring: Sophia Lillis, Alice Krige, Jessica De Gouw, Charles Babalola, Samuel Leakey

Release date: January 31


Details the year leading to the assassination of Israel’s Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin (1922-1995), from the point of view of the assassin.

Directed by Yaron Zilberman

Starring: Yehuda Nahari Halevi, Amitay Yaish Ben Ousilio, Anat Ravnitzki, Yoav Levi, Daniella Kertesz

Release date: January 31

The Rhythm Section (R)

A woman seeks revenge against those who orchestrated a plane crash that killed her family.

Directed by Reed Morano

Starring: Blake Lively, Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown, Daniel Mays, Max Casella

Release date: January 31

The Traitor (R)

The real life of Tommaso Buscetta the so called “boss of the two worlds”, first mafia informant in Sicily 1980’s.

Directed by Marco Bellocchio

Starring: Pierfrancesco Favino, Luigi Lo Cascio, Fausto Russo Alesi, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Fabrizio Ferracane

Release date: January 31

What new movies will you be seeing this week?

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Tori Ann is a Midwest cosplayer, and has been cosplaying since 2014. Her many interests include superheroes, Disney, and all kinds of fantasy. Her first claims to nerd-dom were the anime Sailor Moon and J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. She is also an avid runner and has completed several half-marathons.