The Emoji Movie
Running Time: 91 minutes | Genere: Animated
Director: Anthony Leondis
Starring: Dianna Agron, Declan Lowney, Ilana Glazer
Censor Advice: mild rude humour, comic threat, very mild bad language
Synopsis: The Emoji Movie unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favourite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone's user. In this world, each emoji has only one facial expression - except for Gene, an exuberant emoji who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple expressions. Determined to become "normal" like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his handy best friend Hi-5 and the notorious code breaker emoji Jailbreak. Together, they embark on an epic "app-venture" through the apps on the phone, each its own wild and fun world, to find the Code that will fix Gene. But when a greater danger threatens the phone, the fate of all emojis depends on these three unlikely friends who must save their world before it's deleted forever.
England is Mine
Running Time: 94 minutes | Genere: Drama
Director: Mark Gill
Starring: Jessica Brown Findlay, Simone Kirby, Jack Lowden, Peter McDonald, Baldwin Li
Censor Advice: very strong language
Synopsis: In 1970’s Manchester, Steven Morrissey (Jack Lowden – Dunkirk, A United Kingdom, ’71), an introverted, uncompromising teenager, finds himself frustrated with his working-class existence. With dreams of a successful music career being dampened by his run-of-the-mill job at the local tax office, Steven finds solace in the city’s underground gig scene where he meets Linder Sterling (Jessica Brown Findlay – Downton Abbey, The Riot Club) – an intelligent, self-assured artist – who encourages him to make his ideas of superstardom a reality. Culminating in his first meeting with Johnny Marr, ENGLAND IS MINE is a feature length origins story based on the early life of Morrissey, the outspoken former lead singer of seminal British band The Smiths. Directed by Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominated Mark Gill (The Voorman Problem) and produced by Baldwin Li (The Voorman Problem) and Orian Williams (Control), the film will have its world premiere at the closing night of this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival on Sunday 2nd July.
The Dark Tower
Running Time: 95 minutes | Genere: Action
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Starring: Kevin James, Katheryn Winnick, Matthew McConaughey
Censor Advice: moderate threat, violence, horror
Synopsis: Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, the ambitious story from one of the world’s most-celebrated authors, makes its long-awaited launch to the big screen, starring Idris Elba as Roland Deschain and Matthew McConaughey as the Man in Black. Sharing an ancient vendetta, they must fight to the death in this epic battle over the fate of the All-World Universe.
The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature
Running Time: 91 minutes | Genere: Animated
Starring: Peter Stormare, Bobby Cannavale, Will Arnett, Maya Rudolph, Jackie Chan, Katherine Heigl
Censor Advice: mild comic threat, violence
Synopsis: When the evil mayor of Oakton decides to tear down Liberty Park and build an amusement park in its place, Surly, Buddy, Andie and the rest of the animals are suddenly homeless! Surly tries to fight back, but realises it’s not going to be easy. The mayor has got an animal control squad patrolling the park… Precious has been dognapped by the mayor’s hyperactive daughter… And Surly has offended Mr. Feng, an adorable city mouse with deadly kung-fu skills. Surly realises that he has to put aside his differences with the animals and get everybody to work together in order to defeat the mayor, rescue Precious, and save Liberty Park… Before it’s too late!
Victoria & Abdul
Running Time: 112 minutes | Genere: Biography
Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Olivia Williams, Simon Callow, Judi Dench, Eddie Izzard, Michael Gambon
Censor Advice: mild bad language, sex references, racist terms
Synopsis: The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
Running Time: 90 minutes | Genere: Biography
Director: Stanley Tucci
Starring: Armie Hammer, Sylvie Testud, Clemence Poesy, Nik Bower, Geoffrey Rush, Tony Shalhoub
Censor Advice: strong language, sex references
Synopsis: In 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, the American writer and art-lover James Lord is asked by his friend, the world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti, to sit for a portrait. The process, Giacometti assures Lord, will take only a few days. Flattered and intrigued, Lord agrees.
The Jungle Bunch
Running Time: 97 minutes | Genere: Animated
Censor Advice: mild threat, slapstick violence, very mild bad language
Synopsis: The Jungle Bunch follows a gang of misfit animals on a mission to protect their jungle home. In their first big screen adventure, the Jungle Bunch’s tiger striped Kung Fu penguin leader Maurice and his comrades – a goldfish, tarsier and gorilla – fight to protect the jungle from a gang of silly baboons lead by Igor the evil Koala.
Goodbye Christopher Robin
Running Time: 107 minutes | Genere: Biography
Director: Simon Curtis
Starring: Logan Lerman, Kelly Macdonald, Margot Robbie, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Steve Christian, Damian Jones
Censor Advice: mild war violence
Synopsis: GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne (Margot Robbie), and his nanny Olive (Kelly Macdonald), Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family?
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Running Time: 141 minutes | Genere: Action
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Starring: Lasse Hallstrom, Taron Egerton, Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Channing Tatum
Censor Advice: strong violence, language, sex references, drugs misuse
Synopsis: When the Kingsman headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. In a new adventure that tests their agents' strength and wits to the limit, these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that's becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy...
The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Running Time: 101 minutes | Genere: Action
Director: Paul Fisher
Starring: Tom Harper, Justin Theroux, Olivia Munn, Jackie Chan
Censor Advice: mild comic violence, very mild bad language, rude humour
Synopsis: A new animated adventure in Warner Bros. Pictures’ LEGO® franchise, “The LEGO Ninjago Movie” stars Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen, Abbi Jacobson, Olivia Munn, Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Peña, Zach Woods, and the legendary Jackie Chan. In this big-screen Ninjago adventure, the battle for Ninjago City calls to action young Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret warriors and LEGO Master Builders. Led by kung fu master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, the Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, the epic showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their true power.
The Mountain Between Us
Running Time: 103 minutes | Genere: Drama
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Starring: Kevin James, Marci T. House, Adam Lolacher, Kate Winslet
Synopsis: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and discovering strength they never knew possible. The film is directed by Academy Award nominee Hany Abu-Assad and stars Academy Award winner Kate Winslet and Golden Globe winner Idris Elba.
Blade Runner 2049
Running Time: 163 minutes | Genere: Science Fiction
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Nat Wolff, Robin Wright, Barkhad Abdi, Jared Leto, Dave Bautista, Ana de Armas, Lennie James, Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling
Synopsis: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
NT Live 2017-2018 Season: Follies
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genere: Musical
Starring: Imelda Staunton, Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee
Synopsis: Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, it’s directed by Dominic Cooke (The Comedy of Errors). Winner of Academy, Tony, Grammy and Olivier awards, Sondheim’s previous work includes A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George.
My Little Pony: The Movie
Running Time: 89 minutes | Genere: Adventure
Director: Jayson Thiessen
Starring: Yvonne Strahovski, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber
Synopsis: A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.
The Death of Stalin
Running Time: 107 minutes | Genere: Comedy
Director: Armando Iannucci
Starring: Olivia Wilde, Steve Buscemi, Andrea Riseborough, Jason Isaacs
Censor Advice: very strong language, brief strong violence
Synopsis: There are many theories and conspiracies surrounding the passing of Joseph Stalin in 1953. THE DEATH OF STALIN is a darkly comic interpretation of what ‘might have happened’ and the power struggle that ensued immediately afterwards. THE DEATH OF STALIN is the latest feature film from one of Britain’s finest comedic exports, Armando Iannucci – the Oscar nominee and Emmy winner behind In the Loop, The Thick of It and Veep. It comes packed with Iannucci’s trademark wit and irreverence and features an ensemble cast of unrivalled comedic heritage including: Steve Buscemi, Michael Palin, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Isaacs, Rupert Friend, Simon Russell Beale, Andrea Riseborough, Paddy Considine and Olga Kurylenko.
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genere: Crime
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Starring: Scoot McNairy, Rebecca Ferguson, Jamie Clayton, Val Kilmer
Synopsis: When an elite crime squad’s lead detective (Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit (Ferguson), the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.
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