Action |Drama | Sci-Fi
Dir. James Mangold, US, 2017, 137 mins
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.
Certain Women (12A)
Dir. Kelly Reichard, US, 2016, 107 mins
Cast: Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern
Certain Women drops us into a handful of intersecting lives across Montana. A lawyer (Laura Dern) tries to defuse a hostage situation and calm her disgruntled client (Jared Harris), who feels slighted by a workers’ compensation settlement.
A married couple (Michelle Williams and James Le Gros) breaks ground on a new home but exposes marital fissures when they try to persuade an elderly man to sell his stockpile of sandstone.
A ranch hand (Lily Gladstone) forms an attachment to a young lawyer (Kristen Stewart), who inadvertently finds herself teaching a twice-weekly adult education class, four hours from her home.
Drama | War
Dir. Jasmin Dizdard, UK, 2016, 105 mins
Cast: Luke Mably, Ana Ularu, Harvey Keitel
An unassuming young lawyer leads a fight against the Nazis near the end of the Second World War.
Fist Fight (15)
Dir. Richie Keen, US, 2017, 91 mins
Cast: Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan
Ice Cube and Charlie Day star as high school teachers prepared to solve their differences the hard way in the comedy “Fist Fight,” directed by Richie Keen (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”).
On the last day of the year, mild-mannered high school English teacher Andy Campbell (Day) is trying his best to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. But things go from bad to worse when he accidentally crosses his much tougher and deeply feared colleague, Ron Strickland (Ice Cube), who challenges Campbell to an old-fashioned throw down after school. News of the fight spreads like wildfire and ends up becoming the very thing this school, and Campbell, needed.
“Fist Fight” also stars Tracy Morgan (“30 Rock”), Jillian Bell (“22 Jump Street”), Dean Norris (“Breaking Bad”), Christina Hendricks (“Mad Men”), Dennis Haysbert (“The Unit”), JoAnna Garcia Swisher (“The Astronaut Wives Club”).
Action | Comedy | Drama
Dirs. Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjanton, Indonesia, 2016, 118 mins, Subtitles
Cast: Julie Estelle, David Hendrawan, Chelsea Islan
When a mysterious young man (Iko Uwais) jolts awake after months in a coma from a gunshot wound to the head, he is nursed back to health by a young student doctor, Ailin. Realising he has lost his memory, she renames him Ishmael, and the two soon grow closer.
But it’s not long before their lives collide with a gang of dangerous criminals led by an enigmatic crimelord known simply as Lee, and when Ailin is violently taken, Ishmael has no choice but to confront his past, awakening a dark truth and lethal personality within him…
A full-tilt, all-out revenge thriller, packed with bone-crunching, bullet-blasting, blood-spurting martial arts and violence, this is Crank meets The Bourne Identity for the next generation of action fans!
Student, The (15)
Dir. Kirill Serebrennikov, Russia, 2016, 118 mins, Subtitles
Cast: Viktoriya Isakova, Yuliya Aug, Pyotr Skvortsov
Contemporary Russia. A high school student becomes convinced that the world has been lost to evil, and begins to challenge the morals and beliefs of the adults around him.
Trespass Against Us (15)
Action | Crime | Drama
Dir. Adam Smith, UK, 2016, 99 mins
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Lyndsey Marshal
Three generations of the notorious Cutler family live as outlaws in the Cotswolds, the heart of Britain’s richest countryside. The Cutlers live by their own rules, practising their own way of life—poaching, pilfering and provoking the police.
Chad (Michael Fassbender) finds himself torn between respect for his archaic father, Colby (Brendan Gleeson), and a desire to forge a better life for his children. When Colby coerces him into a major robbery one night, Chad is faced with a choice that will change his life forever. Should he follow tradition and do his father’s bidding as his rightful son and heir, or should he break the chain and set out on a new path?
With the law cracking down on the clan, Colby tightening his grip on the family, and prejudices among the local populace becoming ever more hostile, Chad discovers that his destiny may no longer lie in his own hands…
Viceroy's House (12A)
Drama | History
Dir. Gurinder Chadha, UK/India, 2017, 106 mins
Cast: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville
Directed by Gurinder Chadha, VICEROY’S HOUSE tells the true story of the final months of British rule in India.
Viceroy’s House in Delhi was the home of the British rulers of India. After 300 years, that rule was coming to an end. For 6 months in 1947, Lord Mountbatten (played by Hugh Bonneville), great grandson of Queen Victoria, assumed the post of the last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people.
The film’s story unfolds within that great House. Upstairs lived Mountbatten together with his wife (Gillian Anderson) and daughter (Lily Travers); downstairs lived their 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants. As the political elite – Nehru, Jinnah and Gandhi – converged on the House to wrangle over the birth of independent India, conflict erupted. A decision was taken to divide the country and create a new Muslim homeland: Pakistan. It was a decision whose consequences reverberate to this day.
The film is deeply personal to the director Gurinder Chadha, whose own family was caught up in the tragic events that unfolded as British rule came to an end. Her film examines those events through the prism of a marriage – that of Dickie and Edwina Mountbatten – and a romance – that between a young Hindu servant, Jeet (Manish Dayal), and his intended Muslim bride, Aalia (Huma Qureshi). The young lovers find themselves caught up in the seismic end of Empire, in conflict with the Mountbattens and with their own communities, but never ever giving up hope…
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (PG)
Documentary | Music
Dir. D.A. Pennebaker, UK, 1973, 90 mins
Cast: David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder
D.A. Pennebaker’s concert film “Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars” will screen in movie theaters across Europe on March 7 as part of a celebration of the life and music of David Bowie.
The evening, courtesy of event cinema company CinEvents, will include a new film produced by Mojo magazine exclusively for this screening. Picturehouse Entertainment is partnering with CinEvents for distribution of the event.
The film will be screened in multiplex and independent cinemas across the U.K. as well as selected countries across Europe, including Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Germany, France and Spain.
The documentary/concert film captures Bowie and his band, The Spiders From Mars, performing at London’s Hammersmith Odeon on July 3, 1973. It was at this concert that Bowie made a sudden announcement, shocking fans and media alike by stating “it’s the last show we’ll ever do.”
Rather than marking his withdrawal from music, his declaration signaled the retirement of the Ziggy Stardust persona, and the end of a hugely influential chapter in Bowie’s own story.
In addition to the concert movie, the evening will include a new film produced by Mojo magazine exclusively for these screenings. This film will feature Mojo’s editor-in-chief Phil Alexander in conversation with The Spiders From Mars drummer Woody Woodmansey, whose memoir “My Life With Bowie: Spider From Mars” has just been published by Sidgwick & Jackson. As well as re-living that fateful night in 1973, Woody will provide further insight into what he describes as “the adventure of a lifetime.”
CinEvents is working with Mojo magazine — Britain’s biggest-selling music magazine, which Bowie guest edited in 2002 — to “further enhance the cinema-going experience.” Every attendee will receive a special edition of the magazine, which will document the Ziggy-era, and will also feature an exclusive David Bowie/Spiders From Mars Collectors’ Cover.
Tickets for the screenings are on sale now and customers will be able to find their closest participating cinemas via www.ziggystardust-cinevents.com.
Kong: Skull Island (12)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
Dir. Jordan Vogt-Roberts, US/Vietnam, 2017, 118 mins
Cast: Brie Larson, Tian Jing, Tom Hiddleston
“Kong: Skull Island” reimagines the origin of the mythic Kong in a compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts.
In the film, a diverse team of explorers is brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific—as beautiful as it is treacherous—unaware that they’re crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong.
Comedy | Drama
Dir. Onur Tukel, US, 2016, 96 mins
Cast: Sandra Oh, Anne Heche, Alicia Silverstone
Struggling artist Ashley (Anne Heche) and wealthy housewife Veronica (Sandra Oh) were friends at college, but their paths have not crossed since. When they find themselves attending the same event (Ashley working as a waiter at Veronica’s rich husband’s party), their initial thinly-veiled verbal pleasantries soon take a turn, leading to an all-out brawl and all-consuming rivalry that will keep these two locked in combat for years.
With supporting appearances from Alicia Silverstone as Ashley’s lesbian love interest, and Dylan Baker playing an overworked coma doctor, Catfight turns the portrayal of women’s fights in movies on its head in the most violent of ways possible, landing a killer satirical blow at modern day society.
Chamber, The (15)
Dir. Ben Parker, UK, 2016, 88 mins
Cast: Johannes Kuhnke, Charlotte Salt, James McArdle
The Chamber is a claustrophobic survival thriller set beneath the Yellow Sea where the pilot of a small submersible craft and a three-man Special Ops team become trapped underwater in a fight for survival.
Stars Johannes Kuhnke (Force Majeure) and Charlotte Salt (The Musketeers) as the pilot and leader of the crew who must fight for their lives and against each other as the water rises and air supply runs out.
Includes a haunting, atmospheric score by James Dean Bradfield of the Manic Street Preachers (in his first work for film), which adds to the claustrophobic tension of this taut survival thriller.
Creeping Garden, The (E)
Dirs. Tim Grabham, Jasper Sharp, UK, 2014, 81 mins
Cast: Mark Pagnell, Heather Barnett, Bryn Dentinger
A real life science fiction movie exploring a world creeping right beneath our feet, where time and space are magnified and intelligence redefined.
The Creeping Garden is a multi award winning feature length creative documentary exploring the work of fringe scientists, mycologists and artists, and their relationship with the extraordinary plasmodial slime mould.
The slime mould is being used to explore biological-inspired design, emergence theory, unconventional computing and robot controllers, much of which borders on the world of science fiction.
But as well as exploring the slime mould in the lab, the film also travels out into the wild, hunting for the organisms in their natural habitat.
Co-directed by artist film-maker Tim Grabham and writer and film curator Jasper Sharp, the film follows in the unconventional footsteps of Grabham’s previous feature ‘KanZeOn’ and Sharps fascination with the extended world of mycology.
With an original soundtrack composed by celebrated musician and producer Jim O’Rourke (Sonic Youth, Werner Herzog’s ‘Grizzly Man’) this is a unique exploration into a hitherto untapped subject matter, observing and immersing the audience into the worlds of the observers and the observed.
Biography | Documentary
Dir. Steven Cantor, UK/Russia/Ukraine/US, 2016, 85 mins
Cast: Jade Hale-Christofi, Sergei Polunin
Blessed with astonishing power and poise, Sergei Polunin took the dance world by storm and became the Royal ballet’s youngest ever principal.
At the peak of his success, aged 25, he walked away, driven to the brink of self-destruction by stardom – his talent more a burden than a gift. Here is an unprecedented look into the life of a complex young man who has made ballet go viral. Urban rebel, iconoclast, airborne angel, Sergei is transforming the shape of ballet as we know it.
But virtuosity comes with a high price. How can you be free to be yourself when you are ballet’s ‘hottest property’?
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
Dir. Paul Verhoeven, France/Germany/Belgium, 2016, 130 mins, Subtitles
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny
Starring iconic actress Isabelle Huppert in a career-defining role, Elle is already one of the most acclaimed films of the year.
Huppert is Michèle LeBlanc; founder and CEO of a successful video game company, who is attacked in her own home. Taking what appears to be a desire to shrug off the terrifying incident, she locks the door after her attacker and refuses to tell the police.
Upending our expectations, Michèle begins to track down her assailant, and soon they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game, one that at any moment may spiral out of control.
From legendary filmmaker Paul Verhoeven, Elle is a gripping psychological noir thriller. Exhilarating and multi-layered, the film recalls the ambience of Hitchcock, De Palma and Polanski, with a thrilling cerebral edge.
Crime | Drama | Mystery
Dir. John Moore, Ireland/France/US, 2016, 95 mins
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Jason Barry, Karen Moskow
Mike Regan is a successful, self-made man who has it all: a gorgeous wife, a beautiful teenage daughter and a sleek, state-of-the-art “smart home”.
But he soon finds himself in a deadly, high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse when his I.T. consultant, Ed, starts using his skills to stalk Mike’s daughter and endanger his family, his business, and his life.
In a world where there is no privacy, and personal secrets can go viral by the click of a mouse, Mike needs to rely on his old connections to defeat a new kind of nemesis.
Love Witch, The (15)
Comedy | Horror
Dir. Anna Biller, US, 2016, 120 mins
Cast: Samantha Robinson, Jeffrey Vincent Parise, Laura Waddell
Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her.
In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims.
When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder. With a visual style that pays tribute to Technicolor thrillers of the ‘60s, The Love Witch explores female fantasy and the repercussions of pathological narcissism.
Time Of Their Lives, The (12)
Dir. Roger Goldby, UK, 2017, 104 mins
Cast: Joan Collins, Pauline Collins, Franco Nero
Determined to gatecrash her ex-lover’s funeral on glamorous French hideaway Ile-de-Re, former Hollywood siren Helen (Joan Collins) escapes her London retirement home with the help of Priscilla (Pauline Collins), a repressed English housewife stuck in a bad marriage.
Pooling their limited resources, they hit the road together by coach, ferry, car and foot in a race to get to the funeral on time, becoming entangled in a love triangle with a reclusive Italian millionaire (Franco Nero) along the way.
On this unforgettable journey, they find true friendship in one another – and have the time of their lives.
A Silent Voice (12A)
Animation | Drama | Romance
Dir. Naoko Yamada, Japan, 2016, 129 mins, Subtitles
Cast: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yuki
Shoya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shoko Nishimiya, because she is deaf.
But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shoya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shoko and Shoya do not speak to each other again… until an older, wiser Shoya, tormented by his past behaviour, decides he must see Shoko once more. He wants to atone for his sins, but is it already too late…?”
Beauty and the Beast (PG)
Family | Fantasy | Musical
Dir. Bill Condon, US, 2017, 129 mins
Cast: Dan Stevens, Emma Watson, Luke Evans
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs.
“Beauty and the Beast” is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.
The film stars: Emma Watson as Belle; Dan Stevens as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome, but shallow villager who woos Belle; Oscar® winner Kevin Kline as Maurice, Belle’s eccentric, but lovable father; Josh Gad as Lefou, Gaston’s long-suffering aide-de-camp; Golden Globe® nominee Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, the candelabra; Oscar nominee Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, the harpsichord; Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, the feather duster; six-time Tony Award® winner Audra McDonald as Madame Garderobe, the wardrobe; Oscar nominee Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, the mantel clock; and two-time Academy Award® winner Emma Thompson as the teapot, Mrs. Potts.
Get Out (15)
Horror | Mystery
Dir. Jordan Peele, US, 2017, 103 mins
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford
In Universal Pictures’ Get Out, a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of The Visit, Insidious series and The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele, when a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real reason for the invitation.
Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya, Sicario) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams, Girls), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy (Catherine Keener, Captain Phillips) and Dean (Bradley Whitford, The Cabin in the Woods).
At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behaviour as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he could have never imagined.
Dir. Clay Tweel, US, 2016, 110 mins
Cast: Steve Gleason, Mike Gleason, Scott Fujita
Clay Tweel directs this documentary which tells the story of former New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason who was diagnosed with the debilitating motor neuron disease known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in 2011.
Captured during a five-year period post-diagnosis, the film follows Steve as he bravely battles worsening symptoms while also attempting to raise his young son with wife Michel. Also featured are contributions from former teammates such as Scott Fujita and Drew Brees.
Olive Tree, The (15)
Comedy | Drama
Dir. Icíar Bollaín, Spain/Germany, 2016, 100 mins, Subtitles
Cast: Anna Castillo, Javier Gutiérrez, Pep Ambròs
From Goya Award Winner and internationally acclaimed director Icíar Bollaín (Even the Rain, Take My Eyes), The Olive Tree follows a wilful and spirited young woman named Alma who embarks on a journey from the East coast of Spain to Germany in order to retrieve an ancient olive tree precious to her ailing grandfather.
With the help of a variety of friends & new acquaintances, she pulls everyone she encounters into her plan with unexpected consequences for all involved.
Personal Shopper (15)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Dir. Olivier Assayas, France/Germany, 2017, 105 mins
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz
Internationally acclaimed writer/director Olivier Assayas (Clouds Of Sils Maria) returns with PERSONAL SHOPPER, an ethereal and mysterious ghost story, starring Kristen Stewart as a high-fashion personal shopper to the stars who is also a spiritual medium. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Parisian home, determined to make contact with him.
PERSONAL SHOPPER received its World Premiere as part of the Official Selection at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, where it was met with 5 star reviews and much critical acclaim. Assayas was the recipient of the festival’s prestigious Best Director award. The film went on to screen as part of the Toronto International Film Festival, the New York Film Festival and the 60th annual London Film Festival.
Wolves At The Door (15)
Horror | Thriller
Dir. John R. Leonetti, US, 2016, 73 mins
Cast: Katie Cassidy, Elizabeth Henstridge, Jane Kaczmarek
Four friends gather at an elegant home during the Summer of Love, 1969. Unbeknownst to them, deadly visitors are waiting outside.
What begins as a simple farewell party turns to a night of primal terror as the intruders stalk and torment the four, who struggle for their lives against what appears to be a senseless attack
Age Of Shadows, The (15)
Action | Drama | Thriller
Dir. Jee-woon Kim, South Korea, 2016, 140 mins, Subtitles
Cast: Byung-hun Lee, Yoo Gong, Kang-ho Song
Set in the late 1920s, The Age of Shadows follows the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between a group of resistance fighters trying to bring in explosives from Shanghai to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and Japanese agents trying to stop them.
A talented Korean-born Japanese police officer, who was previously in the independence movement himself, is thrown into a dilemma between the demands of his reality and the instinct to support a greater cause.
Another Mothers Son (12A)
Dir. Christopher Menaul, UK, 2017, 103 mins
Cast: Jenny Seagrove, John Hannah, Julian Kostov
Based on the true story of Louisa Gould, the drama is set during World War II on the Nazi-occupied island of Jersey. Lou took in an escaped Russian POW and hid him over the war’s course.
The tension mounts as it becomes clear that Churchill will not risk an assault to recapture the British soil, and the island-community spirit begins to fray under pressures of hunger, occupation and divided loyalty.
Against this backdrop, Lou fights to preserve her family’s sense of humanity and to protect the Russian boy as if he was her own.
Action | Comedy | Crime
Dir. Dax Shepard, US, 2017, 100 mins
Cast: Michael Peña, Dax Shepard, Jessica McNamee
Dax Shepard (“Hit and Run,” TV’s “Parenthood”) and Michael Peña (“The Martian”) star in Warner Bros. Pictures’ action comedy “CHiPs.” Shepard also directs from a script he penned based on the characters from the popular ‘70s television series created by Rick Rosner.
Jon Baker (Shepard) and Frank “Ponch” Poncherello (Peña) have just joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Los Angeles but for very different reasons. Baker is a beaten up pro motorbiker trying to put his life and marriage back together. Poncherello is a cocky undercover Federal agent investigating a multi-million dollar heist that may be an inside job—inside the CHP. The inexperienced rookie and hardened pro are teamed together, but clash more than click, so kickstarting a partnership is easier said than done. But with Baker’s bike skills combined with Ponch’s street savvy it might just work…if they don’t drive each other crazy along the way.
Also starring are Rosa Salazar (“Insurgent”), Adam Brody (“Think Like a Man Too”), Kristen Bell (“Veronica Mars”), and Vincent D’Onofrio (“Jurassic World”).
Eyes of My Mother, The (15)
Drama | Horror
Dir. Nicolas Pesce, US, 2016, 76 mins
Cast: Kika Magalhaes, Will Brill, Olivia Bond
In their secluded farmhouse, a mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, teaches her daughter, Francisca, to understand anatomy and be unfazed by death.
One afternoon, a mysterious visitor shatters the idyll of Francisca’s family life, deeply traumatizing the young girl, but also awakening unique curiosities.
Though she clings to her increasingly reticent father, Francisca’s loneliness and scarred nature converge years later when her longing to connect with the world around her takes on a dark form.
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Dir. Daniel Espinosa, US, 2017, 103 mins
Cast: Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal
Life tells the story of the six-member crew of the International Space Station that is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars.
As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.
Lost City of Z, The (15)
Action |Adventure | Biography
Dir. James Gray, US, 2016, 141 min
Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Sienna Miller
Based on author David Grann’s nonfiction bestseller, THE LOST CITY OF Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region.
Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as “savages”, the determined Fawcett – supported by his devoted wife (Sienna Miller), son (Tom Holland) and aide de camp (Robert Pattinson) – returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.
Power Rangers (12)
Action |Adventure | Sci-Fi
Dir. Dean Israelite, Canada/US, 2017
Cast: Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston, Becky G.
SABAN’S POWER RANGERS follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat.
Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.
Ghost in the Shell (12A)
Action |Drama | Sci-Fi
Dir. Rupert Sanders, US, 2017, 137 mins
Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt, Michael Wincott
They created her, but they cannot control her.
Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “GHOST IN THE SHELL” follows Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9.
Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology.
Don't Knock Twice (15)
Dir. Caradog W. James, UK, 2016, 93 mins
Cast: Katee Sackhoff, Lucy Boynton, Richard Mylan
Knock once to wake her from her bed, twice to raise her from the dead…”
So goes a disturbing urban legend involving an abandoned house supposedly inhabited by a vengeful, child-stealing witch.
When troubled teen Chloe (Lucy Boynton) raps at the door one night, she has no idea the horror she’s about to unleash.
Fleeing to the country home of her estranged mother (Katee Sackhoff)—a recovering addict who’s turned her life around to become a famous artist—Chloe must learn to trust the woman who gave her up years ago in order to stop the bloodthirsty, shape-shifting demon stalking them.
This wild supernatural shocker delivers a barrage of nonstop jolts and searing nightmare images.
Free Fire (15)
Action | Comedy | Crime
Dir. Ben Wheatley, France/UK, 2016, 90 mins
Cast: Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley
1978 – Boston, Massachusetts. Justine has brokered a meeting between two Irishmen and a gang selling them a stash of guns. But when shots are fired, a heart stopping game of survival ensues.
Written by screenwriter Amy Jump & Ben Wheatley, FREE FIRE stars Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Jack Reynor, Babou Ceesay, Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley and Noah Taylor.
Dir. Cristian Mungiu, Romania/France/Belgium, 2016, 128 mins, Subtitles
Cast: Adrian Titieni, Maria-Victoria Dragus, Rares Andrici
Romeo Aldea (49), a physician living in a small mountain town in Transylvania, has raised his daughter Eliza with the idea that once she turns 18, she will leave to study and live abroad.
His plan is close to succeeding – Eliza has won a scholarship to study psychology in the UK. She just has to pass her final exams – a formality for such a good student. On the day before her first written exam, Eliza is assaulted in an attack that could jeopardize her entire future.
Now Romeo has to make a decision. There are ways of solving the situation, but none of them using the principles he, as a father, has taught his daughter.
Man Down (15)
Drama | Thriller
Dir. Dito Montiel, US, 2015, 90 mins
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Jai Courtney, Gary Oldman
When a U.S. Marine returns home from Afghanistan, he finds that the place he once called home is no better than the battlefields he fought on overseas.
Accompanied by his best friend, he searches desperately for the whereabouts of his estranged son and wife. In their search, the two intercept a man carrying vital information about his family.
Smurfs: The Lost Village (U)
Animation |Adventure | Comedy
Dir. Kelly Asbury, US, 2017, 89 mins
Cast (Voice): Ariel Winter, Julia Roberts, Ellie Kemper
In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does.
Embarking on a roller-coaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history!
Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang (PG)
Adventure | Comedy | Family
Dir. Oskar Santos, Spain, 2013, 97 mins, Subtitles
Cast: Javier Gutiérrez, Raúl Rivas, Daniel Cerezo
Naughty twins Zip & Zap are punished and sent to summer school at Hope, a strict re-education center run by Falconetti, who rules with a heavy hand and an eyepatch and forbids all forms of recreation and entertainment.
They form the Marble Gang, the children’s Resistance, in order to defy the evil headmaster.
Guided by intelligence, bravery and unbreakable faith in friendship, they uncover a mysterious secret hidden deep within the school and end up having the most exciting adventure of their lives.