Death of Stalin, The (15)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
Dir. Armando Iannucci, France/UK, 2017, 106 mins
Cast: Richard Brake, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Jason Isaacs, Steve Buscemi, Paddy Considine
The internal political landscape of 1950’s Soviet Russia takes on darkly comic form in a new film by Emmy award-winning and Oscar-nominated writer/director Armando Iannucci. In the days following Stalin’s collapse, his core team of ministers tussle for control; some want positive change in the Soviet Union, others have more sinister motives. Their one common trait? They’re all just desperately trying to remain alive.
Earth: One Amazing Day (U)
Documentary | Family
Dirs. Richard Dale, Lixin Fan, UK, 2017, 95 mins
Cast: Robert Redford, Jackie Chan
From BBC Earth Films, the studio that brought you Earth, comes the sequel – Earth: One Amazing Day, an astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles. Breakthroughs in filmmaking technology bring you up close with a cast of unforgettable characters. Told with humour, intimacy and a jaw-dropping sense of cinematic splendour, Earth: One Amazing Day highlights how every day is filled with more wonders than you can possibly imagine- until now.
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Dir. Dean Devlin, US, 2017, 109 mins
Cast: Talitha Eliana Bateman, Gerard Butler, Abbie Cornish, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Andy Garcia
When catastrophic climate change endangers Earth’s very survival, world governments unite and create the Dutch Boy Program: a world wide net of satellites, surrounding the planet, that are armed with geoengineering technologies designed to stave off the natural disasters. After successfully protecting the planet for two years, something is starting to go wrong. Two estranged brothers are tasked with solving the program’s malfunction before a world wide Geostorm can engulf the planet.
Happy Death Day (15)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Dir. Christopher Landon, US, 2017, 96 mins
Cast: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine
A teenage girl, trying to enjoy her birthday, soon realizes that this is her final one. That is, if she can figure out who her killer is. She must relive that day, over and over again, dying in a different way each time. Can she solve her own murder?
Action | Adventure | Drama
Dir. Greg McLean, Australia/Colombia, 2017, 115 mins
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Thomas Kretschmann, Alex Russell
A group of friends join a guide for a trek into the Bolivian jungle, searching for an Indian village. The men soon realize that the jungle is a difficult place to be.