After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily persuades her ultra-cautious mother, Linda to travel with her to paradise in Snatched, Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs (Jamie Foxx) finds himself caught in a high-stakes web of corrupt cops, internal affairs and murderous gangsters in Sleepless, and two French acting greats, Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot, share the screen for the very first time in The Midwife, a bright and charming drama about old acquaintances and new beginnings from celebrated director Martin Provost.
When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears. Based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name IT hits cinemas this week, while A US Fish & Wildlife agent, is forced to confront his past when he joins a rookie FBI agent, in a quest to solve a murder on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Two estranged sisters are forced to rob a bank in order to save their brother. But this is no ordinary bank in The Vault, plus The Drummer and the Keeper, the story of the unlikely friendship formed between two young men; Gabriel, a reckless young drummer with bipolar disorder, who revels in rejecting society’s rules and Christopher, a 17 year old with Asperger’s Syndrome, who yearns to fit in.
‘The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ go in search of Peter Quill’s true parentage, a young orphan makes a new friend in the anime ‘The Boy and the Beast’, and Julian Barratt is the has-been actor about to make a surprising comeback in the comedy ‘Mindhorn’. Meanwhile, Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale are love rivals over Charlotte Le Bon in Constantinople on the verge of the First World War in ‘The Promise’, and award-winning director Nick Broomfield documents the life and tragic death of one of the world’s greatest voices in ‘Whitney: Can I Be Me’.
Detective Inspector John Kildare (Bill Nighy) is assigned to the case of The Limehouse Golem – a nefarious, calculating serial killer, murdering innocent, unconnected victims, while Johnny Saxby (Josh O’Connor) works long hours on his family’s remote farm, he is frustrated by his lonely existence, until a handsome Romanian migrant worker arrives on the farm in God’s Own Country. In a quiet country farmhouse, Britain’s vampires gather for their once-every-fifty-years meeting in comedy/horror Eat Locals, plus Moon Dogs, an anarchic, funny, sexy coming-of-age movie, following two teenage step brothers on a road trip across Scotland & the enigmatic girl who comes between them.
Jessica Chastain stars in The Zookeeper’s Wife, the real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II., while A Dog’s Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström, shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog. In Unforgettable, Tessa Connover is barely coping with the end of her marriage when her ex-husband, David, becomes happily engaged to Julia Banks —not only bringing Julia into the home they once shared but also into the life of their daughter, and Unlocked, once one of the CIA’s top interrogators, Alice Racine’s (Rapace) career was sidelined when she failed “to unlock” a prisoner in time to save the lives of dozens of innocent people from a terrorist attack in Paris.
Tom Cruise reunites with his EDGE OF TOMORROW director, Doug Liman, in an international escapade based on the outrageous (and real) exploits of Barry Seal, a hustler and pilot in American Made, while Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit, tells the gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ‘67. Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy (Channing Tatum) and Clyde Logan (Adam Driver) set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race in Logan Lucky, plus Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami, and have a Rough Night.
Gemma Arterton leads a trio of filmmakers tasked with inspiring the nation and bringing America into WW2 in the heart-warming comedy romance ‘Their Finest’, while ‘Lady Macbeth’ is a tragic portrait of a beautiful, determined and merciless 19th century young woman seizing her independence in a world dominated by men. Laura Poitras gives us the Wikileaks story from the inside in the documentary ‘Risk’, and office workers do bloody battle for survival in horror thriller ‘The Belko Experiment’.
An ancient vendetta pitches Elba against McConaughey in Stephen King’s hotly-anticipated ‘The Dark Tower’, while Ryan Reynolds & Samuel L. Jackson make for another deliciously mismatched duo in the action-comedy ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’. There’s love in ‘Everything, Everything’ and horror in ‘The Untamed’, plus some big hitting documentaries, including ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’, as Al Gore takes a look at the progress made in tackling the issue of climate change.
Your weekly look at what’s new on Blu-ray & DVD. Starring Academy Award®-winner Jim Broadbent, alongside a stellar cast that includes Charlotte Rampling and Michelle Dockery, The Sense of an Ending is based on the Man Booker Prize-winning novel by Julian Barnes. In Rules Don’t Apply, aspiring young actress (Lily Collins) and her ambitious young driver (Alden Ehrenreich) struggle hopefully with the absurd eccentricities of the wildly unpredictable billionaire, Howard Hughes, (Warren Beatty) for whom they work. Charting the story of Formula One’s most celebrated family, Williams is a thrilling account of how one man built a racing empire and a vivid, heart-rending portrait of the aftermath of a tragedy. One of the most beloved American films of all time, The Graduate celebrates it’s 50th anniversary.
A Ghost Story emerges ecstatic and surreal—a wholly-unique experience that lingers long after the credits roll. A nun and several girls become the target of a dollmaker´s possessed creation in Annabelle: Creation. Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton is Atomic Blonde, equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. In a gripping true story, Pawn Sacrifice, set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. An unknown accident occurs in Tokyo Bay’s Aqua Line, which causes an emergency cabinet to assemble. Godzilla is back in Shin Godzilla.
Your weekly look at what’s new on Blu-ray & DVD. They created her, but they cannot control her. Ghost In The Shell follows Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid. Viceroy’s House tells the true story of the final months of British rule in India. SHOT! The Psycho-spiritual Mantra of Rock a deep look into the mind of one of rock’s greatest living photographers: Mick Rock. City Of Tiny Lights is a witty gumshoe in contemporary (sub)urban London.
From executive producer Ben Wheatley comes a mind-bending British psychological thriller, The Ghoul, a standout addition to a thriving new wave of British cinema. The Emoji Movie unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone, three unlikely friends embark on an epic “app-venture” through the apps on the phone. England Is Mine, a feature length origins story based on the early life of Morrissey, the outspoken former lead singer of seminal British band The Smiths. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, the new adventure film from Luc Besson, Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. Back in cinemas this week, Prick Up Your Ears, the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton.