Archive - April 2017

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

Rules Don't Apply

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Director: Warren Beatty
Cast: Alec Baldwin, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Haley Bennett, Candice Bergen, Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, Lily Collins, Steve Coogan, Alden Ehrenreich, Taissa Farmiga, Ed Harris, Megan Hilty, Oliver Platt and Martin Sheen
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 126 mins. (12A)
Released by 20th Century Fox

The Belko Experiment

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Director: Greg McLean
Cast: Adra Arjona, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Rooker
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 88 mins. (18)
Released by Vertigo Releasing

80 Americans are locked in their high-rise office in Bogata, Colombia and ordered by a voice on the intercom system to participate in a game of kill or be killed. A deadly game begins.

Unforgettable

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Director: Denise Di Novi
Cast: Katherine Heigl, Rosario Davson, Geoff Stults
Genre: Suspense Thriller, Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 100 mins. (15)
Released by Warner Bros.

The Handmaiden (Agassi)

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Director: Park Chan-wook
Cast: Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri, Ha Jung-woo:
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Language: Korean with English subtitles
Country of Origin: South Korea 2016 145 mins. (18)
Official Competition 2016 Cannes International Film Festival

Inspired by Welsh writer Sarah Water's novel 'Fingersmith' and transposed from Victorian England to 1930s Korea under Japanese colonial rule, Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Stoker) teases with an indulgent, idiosyncratic, erotic revenge thriller that's never quite what it seems.

The Sense Of An Ending

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Director: Ritesh Batra
Cast: Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Emily Mortimer, Michelle Dockery, Billy Howle, Freya Mavor, Joe Alywn
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK 2017 108 mins. (15)
Released by StudioCanal