Archive - July 2017

Life

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Director: Daniel Espinosa
Cast:Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichnaya
Genre: Drama Adventure
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 103 mins. (15)
Released by Sony Pictures

'Life,' goes for the alien sci-fi thriller touch but it's a hard act to follow after Ridley Scott's 1979 classic.

Hounds of Love

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Director: Ben Young
Cast: Emma Booth, Ashleigh Cummings, Susie Porter, Harrison Gilbertson, Damian De Montemas
Genre: Crime Drama Horror
Language: English
Country of Origin: Australia 2016 108 mins. (18)
Released by Arrow Films

I Called Him Morgan

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Director: Kasper Collin
Cast: Lee Morgan, Helen Morgan, Wayne Shorter
Genre: Documentary, Jazz
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 92 mins.
Official Selection 73rd Venice Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, BFI 2016 London Film Festival
Released by Picturehouse Cinema

Kasper Collin's superb documentary on the jazz legend Lee Morgan, who tragically died at the height of his fame is a must, and not solely for jazz fans. It's compelling viewing with a story line that grabs you.

The Big Sick

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Director: Michael Showalter
Cast: Tumacl Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter
Genre: Comedy Romance
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 124 mins. (15)
Released by StudioCanal

With a screenplay drawn from their real lives, Pakistan-born comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon have come up with an engaging character and narrative driven romcom which dabbles in generational and emotional hangups, cultural differences and prejudices.

The Wall

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Director: Doug Liman
cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Laith Nakli
Genre: War, Drama, Thriller, Action
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 90 mins. (15)
Released by StudioCanal

In 2007 George Bush announced victory in Iraq. In reality a new war was beginning.

47 Metres Down

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Director: Johannes Roberts
Cast: Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Matthew Modine
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK-USA-Dominican Republic 2017 89 mins. (15)
Released by e One

Girl's Trip

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Director: Malcolm D. Lee
cast: Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Kofi Siriboe
Genre: Comedy
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 122 mins. (15)
Released by Universal Pictures

When four lifelong friends— Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Universal Pictures.

Wish Upon

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Director: John R. Leonetti
Cast: Sherilyn Fenn, Joey King, Ryan Phillipe, Shannon Purser, Elizabeth Rohm
Genre: Horror, Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 90 mins. (15)
Released by Vertigo Releasing

Dunkirk

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Director:Christopher Nolan
Cast:Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Fionn Whitehead, Mark Rylance, Tom Glynn-Carney
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Adventure, Drama
Language: English, French, German with English subtitles
Country of Origin: USA-UK-France-Netherlands 2017 120 mins. (12A)
Released by Warner Bros.