Archive - April 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2

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Director: James Gunn
Cast: Chris Prtatt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Ciooper
Genre: Action Adventure, Sci-Fi
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 137 mins. (12A)
Released by Walt Disney Studios

The gang are back in a fun-filled, multicoloured, space opera extravaganza, that's tongue-in-cheek OTT with funny lines that will makes you smile and laugh.

Handsome Devil

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Director: John Butler
Cast: Fionn O'Shea, Rebecca O'Flanaghan, Nicholas Galitzine, Andrew Scott
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: Ireland 2016 95 mins. (15)
Released by ICON

Suntan

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Director: Argyris Papadimitropoulos
Cast: Makis Papadimitriou, Elli Tringou, Milou Van Groessen, Dimi Hart, Hara Kotsali, Marcus Collen
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Language: English, Greek with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Greece-German 2017 104 mins. (18)
Released by Eureka Entertainment

A Moving Image

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Director: Shola Amoo
Cast: Tanya Fear, Hussina Raja, Yinka Oyewole
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK 2016 70 mins.
Released by Verve Pictures

A Moving Image is an award winning multimedia feature film about gentrification in Brixton, incorporating fiction, documentary and performance art. We follow Nina, a young stifled artist, as she returns to her community after a long absence - she is soon painted as a symbol of gentrification.

The Promise

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Director: Terry George
Cast: Christian Bale, Angela Sarafyon, Shohreh Aghdashloo
Genre: Drama
Language: English, German, French with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Spain-USA 2016 134 mins. (12A)
Released by e One

The Student (Uchenik)

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Director: Kirill Serebrennikov
Cast: Petr Skvortsov, Victoria Isakova, Aleksandr Gorchillin
Genre: Drama
Language: Russian with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Russia 2016 118 mins. (15)
Official Selection 2016 Cannes International Film Festival, Un Certain Regard
Released by Matchbox Films

A surreal, satirical touch runs through writer-director Krill Serebrennikov's adaptation of Marius Von Mayenburg's play 'Martyr' which he transfers to contemporary Russia and sets it in the city of Kalingrad on the Baltic coast.

Clash (Eshtebak)

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Director: Mohamed Diab
Cast: Nelly Karim, Hany Adel, Tarek Abdel Aziz
Genre: Drama
Language: Arabic with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Egypt-France-Germany 2016 97 mins. (15)
Released by Arrow Films

The Transfiguration

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Director: Michael O'Shea
Cast: Eric Ruffin, Chloe Levine, Aaron Moten
Genre: Drama, Horror
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 97 mins. (15)
Un Certain Regard 2016 Cannes International Film Festival
Released by Thunderbird Releasing

Michael O'Shea's debut feature which premiered at the 2016 Cannes Un Certain Regard section, opens with an attention grabbing scene. The noises in the men's toilet cubicle isn't two men feasting on sex. It's a blood feast being drawn from a victim. With time a few more corpses litter the way.

Letters From Baghdad

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Director: Sabine Krayenbuh, Zeva Oelbaum
Cast: Amnat Haj Ahmed, Adam Astill, Tom Chadbon, Tilda Swinton (voice)
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK-USA-France 2016 95 mins. (PG)
Released by Verve Pictures

Bunch of Kunst

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Director: Christine Franz
Cast: Jason Williamson, Andrew Fearn, Steve Underwood
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Country of Origin: Germany 2017 104 mins. (18)
Released by Munro Film Services