Archive - May 2017

Baywatch

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Baywatch review film poster

Director: Seth Gordon
Cast: Zac Efron, Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario
Genre: Action, Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 109 mins. (15)
Released by Paramount Pictures

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.

Inversion (Varoomegi)

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Director: Behnam Behzadi
Cast: Sahar Dowlatshahi, Ali Mosaffa, Ali Reza Aghakhani, Setareh Pesyani, Roya Javidnia , Shirin Yazdanbakhsh, Setareh Hosseini
Genre: Drama
Language: Persian with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Iran 2016 84 mins.
Official Selection, 2016 Cannes Film Festival, Un Certain Regard.
Released by New Wave Films

In modern day, smog bound Tehran, freedom can be an illusion and a woman should know her place.

Colossal

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Director: Nacho Vigalondo
Cast: Dan Stevens, Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Language: English
Country of Origin: Canada-Spain 2016 110 mins. (12A)
Released by Entertainment Film Distribution

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword review film poster

Director: Guy Ritchie
Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Hermione Corfield, Katie McGrath, Jude law
Genre: Action Adventure Drama Sci-Fi
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK-Australia-USA 2017 126 mins. (12A)
Released by Warner Bros.

Guy Ritchie's take on the Arthurian legend with trade mark set pieces, cockney geezers, OTT CGI, a well known celebrity cringe cameo, fill out fisticuffs and ......

Snatched

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Director: Jonathan Levine
Cast: Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Joan Cusack, Ike Barinholtz
Genre: Comedy
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 mins.
Released by 20th Century Fox

Manchester By The Sea

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Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol, Kara Hayward, Tate Donovan
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 133 mins. (15)
5 Golden Globe Nominations - Best Director, Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Screenplay Winner Best Actor in a Drama (Casey Affleck)
Released by StudioCanal

La La Land

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Director: Damien Chazelle
Cast: Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, John Legend, JK Simmons
Genre: Musical
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 130 mins. (12A)
Golden Globe Winner Best Picture Musical or Comedy, Best Director (Damien Chazelle), Best Actor in a Musical (Ryan Gosling), Best Actress in a Musical (Emma Stone), Best Screenplay (Damien Chazelle), Best Original Score (Justin Hurwitz), Best Original Song (City of Stars, Justin Hurwitz)
Released by Lionsgate

Frantz

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Director: Francois Ozon
Cast: Pierre Ninney, Paula Beer, Ernst Stotzner
Genre: Drama Romance
Language: French, German with English subtitles
Country of Origin: France-Germany 2016 113 mins. (12A)
Released by Curzon Artificial Eye

Alien: Covenant

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Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, Benjamin Rigby
Genre: Horror Sci-Fi Thriller
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA-UK 2017 mins.
Released by 20th Century Fox