Friday, 18 November 2016
The year is 1926, and Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.
Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Tom is a World War I veteran who maintains a lighthouse off the shore of Australia with his wife Isabel, a woman desperate to have a baby. Her prayers are answered when an infant washes up on shore in a rowboat. Tom thinks they should notify the authorities but ultimately gives in to Isabel's wish to keep the girl. Fate strikes again when the couple meet the child's biological mother on the mainland. Now, Tom and Isabel must make a decision that will forever affect the lives of four people.
Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind.
Monday, 31 October 2016
Investigator Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) springs into action after the arrest of Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders), an Army major accused of treason. Suspecting foul play, Jack embarks on a mission to prove that the head of his old unit is innocent. After crossing paths with the law, Reacher must now go on the lam to uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy that involves the death of U.S. soldiers.
Monday, 10 October 2016
Commuter Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) catches daily glimpses of a seemingly perfect couple, Scott and Megan, from the window of her train. One day, Watson witnesses something shocking unfold in the backyard of the strangers' home. Rachel tells the authorities what she thinks she saw after learning that Megan is now missing and feared dead. Unable to trust her own memory, the troubled woman begins her own investigation, while police suspect that Rachel may have crossed a dangerous line.
Sunday, 25 September 2016
The Girl with All the Gifts is a 2016 British post-apocalyptic zombie drama film directed by Colm McCarthy. The screenplay was written by M.R. Carey adapted from his novel of the same name. The film stars Sennia Nanua, Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close and Paddy Considine.
Sunday, 11 September 2016
Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) loses everything after his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), now an officer in the Roman army, returns to Jerusalem and accuses the young prince of treason. Stripped of his title and separated from his wife (Nazanin Boniadi) and family, Ben-Hur must endure years of slavery on a galley at sea. When fate brings the estranged brothers to an epic and deadly chariot race, Ben-Hur finally gets the chance to exact vengeance on the man who destroyed his life.
Wednesday, 7 September 2016
Life is good for all the food items that occupy the shelves at the local supermarket. Frank (Seth Rogen) the sausage, Brenda (Kristen Wiig) the hot dog bun, Teresa Taco and Sammy Bagel Jr. (Edward Norton) can't wait to go home with a happy customer. Soon, their world comes crashing down as poor Frank learns the horrifying truth that he will eventually become a meal. After warning his pals about their similar fate, the panicked perishables devise a plan to escape from their human enemies.
Thursday, 1 September 2016
As a young girl, Sen. Charlie Roan survived the annual night of lawlessness that took the lives of her family members. As a presidential candidate, Roan is determined to end the yearly tradition of blood lust once and for all. When her opponents hatch a deadly scheme, the senator finds herself trapped on the streets of Washington, D.C., just as the latest Purge gets underway. Now, it's up to Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo), her head of security, to keep her alive during the next 12 hours of mayhem.
Monday, 29 August 2016
Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance). Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all.
Amy (Mila Kunis) has a great husband, overachieving children, beautiful home and successful career. Unfortunately, she's also overworked, exhausted and ready to snap. Fed up, she joins forces with two other stressed-out mothers (Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn) to get away from daily life and conventional responsibilities. As the gals go wild with their newfound freedom, they set themselves up for the ultimate showdown with PTA queen bee Gwendolyn and her clique of seemingly perfect moms.
Sunday, 21 August 2016
Monday, 18 July 2016
Ghostbusters is a 2016 American supernatural comedy film directed by Paul Feig, and is a reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise. The film was written by Feig and Katie Dippold and stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones as four women who start a ghost-catching business in New York City.
Now You See Me 2 is a 2016 American caper thriller film directed by Jon M. Chu and written by Ed Solomon. A sequel to the 2013 film Now You See Me, it stars Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Daniel Radcliffe, Lizzy Caplan, Jay Chou, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman.
Monday, 27 June 2016
Looking to escape from his dying world, the orc shaman Gul'dan utilizes dark magic to open a portal to the human realm of Azeroth. Supported by the fierce fighter Blackhand, Gul'dan organizes the orc clans into a conquering army called the Horde. Uniting to protect Azeroth from these hulking invaders are King Llane, the mighty warrior Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel) and the powerful wizard Medivh. As the two races collide, leaders from each side start to question if war is the only answer.
Sunday, 26 June 2016
Young and quirky Louisa "Lou" Clark (Emilia Clarke) moves from one job to the next to help her family make ends meet. Her cheerful attitude is put to the test when she becomes a caregiver for Will Traynor (Sam Claflin), a wealthy young banker left paralyzed from an accident two years earlier. Will's cynical outlook starts to change when Louisa shows him that life is worth living. As their bond deepens, their lives and hearts change in ways neither one could have imagined.
Thursday, 19 May 2016
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Cast: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg
Florence Foster Jenkins (Streep) is a wealthy, cultured New York socialite, who insists on performing as a soprano in spite of a total inability to sing. Streep throws herself endearingly into the role, Grant is wonderful as her debonair husband and Frears keeps a confident balance of uproarious laughs and genuine pathos.
Monday, 16 May 2016
Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Written by: Christopher Markus , Stephen McFeely, Mark Millar (comic book)
Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Emily VanCamp, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Frank Grillo, Daniel Brühl, William Hurt
UK release: 29 April 2016
When world leaders demand that the Avengers operate under UN supervision, the team splits. If you haven't seen previous instalments it will make no sense, but if you have, all the plot points bear bittersweet fruit, in a brilliant combination of hectic action and one liners with intimate, heartbreaking moments.
Directed by: Nicholas Stoller
Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Seth Rogen
UK release: 6 May 2016
When college student Shelby (Moretz) forms a new sorority so that she and her friends can have as much fun as the guys, it annoys their neighbours the Radners (Byrne and Rogen). A fun, feminist sequel with manic energy, an empowering message and a cast gifted with spot-on timing; Moretz especially is having a great time.
Monday, 25 April 2016
Thursday, 21 April 2016
The story of the right man in the wrong body. In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative’s memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into an unpredictable and dangerous death-row inmate in hopes the he will complete the operative’s mission.
Wednesday, 20 April 2016
Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. From producers of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Eddie the Eagle stars Taron Egerton as Eddie, the loveable underdog with a never say die attitude.
Following his titanic struggle against General Zod, Metropolis has been razed to the ground and Superman is the most controversial figure in the world. While for many he is still an emblem of hope, a growing number of people consider him a threat to humanity, seeking justice for the chaos he has brought to Earth. As far as Bruce Wayne is concerned, Superman is clearly a danger to society. He fears for the future of the world with such a reckless power left ungoverned, and so he dons his mask and cape to right Superman's wrongs. The rivalry between them is furious, fueled by bitterness and vengeance, and nothing can dissuade them from waging this war. However, a dark new threat arises in the form of a third man: one who has a power greater than either of them to endanger the world and cause total destruction!
Monday, 14 March 2016
Cast: Dakota Johnson, Alison Brie, Leslie Mann, Rebel Wilson
This female-fronted comedy about life and love is set in New York City. When Alice (Johnson) is faced with singledom, Robin (Wilson) teaches her how to let her hair down. The film follows their friendship, as well as the stories of Meg (Mann), who makes the decision to get pregnant via an anonymous sperm donor, and Lucy (Brie), a woman obsessed with online dating. Ultimately, it leaves you wanting more Mann (so hilarious is her performance), though the message of self-love is welcome and well-receieved.
Monday, 1 February 2016
The Danish Girl is based on a true, historical novel which tells the story of Lili (Eddie Redmayne), who was originally called Einar, a landscape painter who discovered she was a woman after posing in women's clothes for her wife.
With the support of wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander) Einar had one of the first gender reassignment surgeries in the world, and lived out the rest of her life as Lili Elbe.
And if the superstar leading cast and exciting plot aren't enough, the film is being directed by Tom Hooper, who was also in the director's chair for Les Miserables and The King's Speech. So it's fair to say audiences are expecting something pretty special!
Sunday, 24 January 2016
Sylvester Stallone trains Michael B. Jordan in this visceral and compelling spin-off of the Rocky series. After a lifetime of pugilism, two-time world heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) is now retired and living in Philadelphia. But life throws another curveball at Rocky with the appearance of Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), troubled son of his late rival-turned-friend Apollo Creed. Adonis never knew his father, who died in the ring, but is determined to follow in his footsteps. Rocky reluctantly agrees to become his trainer, even as he takes on an opponent more merciless than any he faced in the ring. Fantastic Four star Michael B. Jordan reunites with Fruitvale Station director Ryan Coogler, who stamps his own gritty mark on the Rocky franchise with this gripping spin-off movie. For added authenticity, real-life English pro boxer - and former three-time ABA Heavyweight champion - Tony Bellew plays Creed's main opponent 'Pretty' Ricky Conlan.
Monday, 11 January 2016
Rival dads Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg go to war in this laugh-out-loud comedy. Mild-mannered, strait-laced Brad (Will Ferrell) is married to Sarah (Linda Cardellini) and works hard to be a good stepdad to her two young children. Unfortunately, they seem resistant to his charms. Matters become even more difficult for Brad when their biological father Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) unexpectedly reappears on the scene. He's everything that Brad isn't: a buff, cool, leather-jacketed, motorbike-riding bad boy dude. Naturally, the kids are overjoyed to see him. Now Brad has a real fight on his hands to win their affections. The Other Guys stars Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg reunite for this hilarious comedy of escalating family warfare in which pets, treehouses and even goodnight kisses are used as weapons! The rib-tickling chaos is expertly orchestrated by the writer/director team behind 'Sex Drive' and 'Horrible Bosses 2'.