ShowFilmFirst: New in Cinema

Spark (PG)

Thirteen years ago, the power-mad General Zhong seized control of Planet Bana and tore it to pieces in the process.

I Am Not Madame Bovary (12A)

A a razor-sharp adaptation of Liu Zheyun’s 2012 novel, starring Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing and telling the tale of a wronged woman fighting for justice against her duplicitous husband and the government itself.

McLaren (12A)

The name McLaren is synonymous with motor racing excellence and stands today as a symbol for automotive superiority.

Colossal (15)

Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown.

The Secret Scripture (12A)

Roseanne McNulty (Redgrave) must vacate the soon-to-be demolished mental institution in Roscommon, Ireland that she’s called home for over 50 years. The hospital’s psychiatrist, Dr. William Grene (Bana), is called in to assess her condition.

Inversion (Varoonegi) (12A)

Niloofar, 35 years old, lives alone in Tehran with her aged mother, and stays busy with her tailoring shop. Tehran’s air pollution has reached maximum levels because of thermal inversion, making it hard to breath.

La Strada (R/I) (PG)

A nationwide reissue of legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini’s ‘La Strada’, recently beautifully restored in 2k, over sixty years since it won the first Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Spaceship (15)

Lucidia is a teenage cyber-goth whose mother died mysteriously seven years ago in the family swimming pool. Her father Gabriel is an archaeologist who can’t move on.

Snatched (15)

After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton (Amy Schumer) persuades her ultra-cautious mother, Linda (Goldie Hawn) to travel with her to paradise.

Machines (12A)

Moving through the corridors and bowels of an enormous and disorientating structure, the camera takes the viewer on a descent down to a dehumanized place of physical labour and intense hardship.

Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry (15)

The Dragon Cry is a magic artefact with enough power to destroy the world. Enshrined within a temple in the Kingdom of Fiore, the Dragon Cry is stolen by Zash, a traitor of Fiore, and delivered to Animus, the ruler of the Kingdom of Stella.

Frantz (12A)

In a small German town in 1919, Anna mourns every day at the grave of her fiancé, Frantz, who was killed in battle during World War I.