Archive - June 2015

Appropriate Behaviour

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Director: Desiree Akhavan
Cast: Desiree Akhavan, Halley Feiffer, Rebecca Henderson
Genre: Comedy
Language: English & Persian with English subtitles
Country of Origin: UK 2014 86 mins.
Official Selection Sundance and BFI London Film Festivals
Released by PECCADILLO PICTURES

'Clever, witty and wonderfully irreverent'.

Kumiko The Treasure Hunter

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Director: David Zellner
Cast: Rinko Kikuchi, Nobuyuki katsube, Shirley Venard
Genre: Drama
Language: English & Japanese with English subtitles
Country of Origin: USA 2014 105 mins.
Released by SODA PICTURES

'An enigmatic, bizarre and beautiful curiosity'.

'Kumiko the Treasure Hunter' is a rare curiosity. Bizarre, beautiful, emotional, a surreal world of escapist fantasy linked to cinema.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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Director: John Madden
Cast: Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Richard Gere, Judy Dench, Dev Patel, Celia Imrie, Madge Hardcastle
Genre: Comedy Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA, UK 2015 122 mins.
Released by 20th CENTURY FOX

'The Marigold Hotel meets Bollywood'.

With the 2012 hit comedy 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' and a UK and US box office take of 136 million US dollars, it's no surprise that the stellar cast were reunited with a few additions for the sequel, 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'.

The Third Man

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Director: Carol Reed
Cast: Orson Wells, Joseph Cotton, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard, Wilfred Hyde-White
Genre: Film Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Language: English, German, Russian
Country of Origin: UK 1949 93 mins.
Released by StudioCanal

The Overnight

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Director: Patrick Brice
cast: Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, Taylor Schilling
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2015 80 mins.
Released by Metrodome

L.A. parents Alex (Adam Scott) and Emily (Taylor Schilling) are on the hunt for new friends after relocating from Seattle with their son. A trip to the playground lands them a family dinner invitation from Kurt (Jason Swartzman), but as the night progresses it becomes unclear whether the play date is meant for the kids or the parents.

Everly

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Director: Joe Lynch
Cast: Salma Hayek, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Laura Cepeda
Genre: Action Thriller
Language: English & Japanese with English subtitles
Country of Origin: USA 2014 92 mins.
Released by e One

Hippocrates

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Director: Thomas Lilti
Cast: Vincent Lacoste, Jacques Gamblin, Reda Kateb
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Language: French with English subtitles
Country of Origin: France 2014 102 mins.
Released by StudioCanal

Blind

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Director: Eskil Vogt
Cast: Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Henrik Rafaelsen, Vera Vitali, Marius Kolbenstvedt
Genre: Drama
Language: Norwegian with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Norway, Netherlands 2014 96 mins.
Sundance 2014 Sreenwriting Award: World Cinema Dramatic, Europa Cinemas Award for Best European Film 2014 Berlin International Film Festival
Released by Axiom Films

'Inventive, unique, challenging, unpredictable with a witty touch.'

Blackhat

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Director: Michael Mann
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang,
Genre: Action Crime Drama
Language: English, Mandarin & Spanish with English subtitles
Country of Origin: USA 2015 135 mins.
Released by Universal Pictures

'A high-tech thriller that doesn't quite deliver'.