Saturday, 25 April 2015
Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgard, Holliday Grainger, Sophie McShera, Derek Jacobi, Helena Bonham-Carter
Disney's sparkling live-action version of the fairy tale about an ordinary girl who wins the heart of a prince. After Ella's father dies, she is left in the company of her cruel stepmother Lady Tremaine (Cate Blanchett). Dubbing her 'Cinderella' due to her always being covered in ashes, Tremaine makes Ella (Lily James) work as a servant girl. After Ella meets a dashing stranger, Kit (Richard Madden), whom she fails to recognise as a Prince, the young Cinderella begins to fall in love. But after being told by her stepmother that she cannot attend a Palace ball, she begins to believe she'll never see Kit again. That is, until her Fairy Godmother comes to her aid... Downton Abbey star Lily James takes the title role in Disney's first live-action version of this much-loved yarn. Thor director and Shakespearean supremo Kenneth Branagh is behind the camera, while the superlative cast includes Cate Blanchett and Derek Jacobi, plus Helena Bonham Carter as the Fairy Godmother. Disney's animated short film 'Frozen Fever' will be screened as a special treat!
Friday, 24 April 2015
Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell, Bella Thorne, Bianca A. Santos, Allison Janney, Ken Jeong, Nick Eversman
A feisty high school comedy about a student who changes her image with the help of a jock. Bianca (Mae Whitman) is a cynical 17-year-old high school student with two beautiful friends. Nevertheless, she's shocked when school jock Wesley (Robbie Amell) tells her that she's a DUFF: the Designated Ugly Fat Friend. Against her better nature, she enlists Wesley to help her change her image. In doing so, she hopes to attract the attention of her term crush Toby (Nick Eversman), and find the confidence to stand up to school bully Madison (Bella Thorne). Based on a popular teen novel by author Kody Keplinger, The Duff is a heartfelt comedy about how real beauty exists on the inside.
Thursday, 23 April 2015
Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, James Spader
The Marvel superheroes reunite to take on an insane sentient robot bent on destroying mankind! With SHIELD gone and the Avengers needing a rest from saving the world, ace inventor Tony Stark designs a peacekeeping robot, Ultron. But when Ultron decides that humans are the enemy, he begins planning to wipe them off the face of the Earth. To stop Ultron, Tony Stark must reconvene the Avengers, as they face their greatest foe. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) return for Joss Whedon's thrilling, action-packed follow-up to mega-hit Avengers Assemble. Joining the star-heavy cast are James Spader (who voices the villainous Ultron), plus Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Pietro Maximoff/Quicksilver and Paul Bettany as The Vision. Excitingly, the storyline also looks ahead to phase III of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as the tensions between Iron Man, Captain America and Hulk escalates into all-out war.
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe
A relentless action thriller about an ex-hitman who comes out of retirement on a mission of revenge. John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is a former hitman who retired to live with the love of his life. However, his idyllic existence is shattered by her sudden death. When sadistic mobster Iosef Tarasov (Alfie Allen) and his thugs steal John's prized 1969 Mustang car, and also kill the puppy that was a last gift from his late wife, John is propelled back into the underworld he thought he had left behind to seek revenge. Action veteran Keanu Reeves teams up with stunt men-turned-directors David Leitch and Chad Stahelski for a slickly directed and stylish actioner.
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Adam Scott, Chevy Chase
It's back to the future as the Hot Tubbers set out to prevent a murder in this hilarious comedy sequel! Back in 2010, four buddies found themselves whisked to 1986 in a magical hot tub. Now Jacob (Clark Duke), Nick (Craig Robinson) and Lou (Rob Corddry) are reaping the benefits of their adventure. Nick is a hugely successful music star, while Lou has become enormously wealthy as the self-styled Father of the Internet. They think that their dabbling will have no consequences. But they're wrong. When Lou is shot by a mysterious assassin, the threesome pile back into the hot tub to prevent this calamitous event from happening. But instead of revisiting the past, our foolhardy heroes are catapulted ten years into the future, where things are very different indeed! 'Parks and Recreation' star Adam Scott also joins the cast of Steve Pink's raunchy sequel to his cult hit comedy.
Sunday, 12 April 2015
Vin Diesel, Ludacris, Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Djimon Hounsou, Dwayne Johnson, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tony Jaa
Jason Statham takes on Vin Diesel and the crew in this seventh high-octane rush of vehicular mayhem! In the previous instalment of the spectacular Fast & Furious series, everybody's favourite speed-crazed criminal crew reunited for a mission to London. Having succeeded in bringing down former British Special Forces soldier Owen Shaw, they received an amnesty for their crimes and returned to the US. But we also learned that Shaw has a brother, Deckard (Jason Statham). Now he comes gunning for Dominic (Vin Diesel), Brian (Paul Walker), Luke (Dwayne Johnson) and the rest of the gang in this jaw-droppingly stunt-packed sequel. Among the action set-pieces are an amazing parachuting car sequence and a breathtaking assault on an armoured truck! Part seven also introduces Djimon Hounsou, veteran Kurt Russell and incredible Thai martial arts superstar Tony Jaa to the rubber-burning family. Bringing a fresh perspective as director is James Wan, of 'Saw' and 'Insidious' fame.