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After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him in Top Gun: Maverick. Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it. Showing from 27 May / Trailer / Feature: Exploring the culture and competitive nature of Top Aviators
A legendary dog trainer believes he can transform Marmaduke from an undisciplined, but lovable Great Dane, into the next winner of the World Dog Championship in Marmaduke. Showing from 27 May / Trailer

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A girl with extraordinary pyrokinetic powers fights to protect her family and herself from sinister forces in Firestarter
Everything Everywhere All At Once is a hilarious and big-hearted sci-fi action-adventure
My Sweet Monster is a magical, musical adventure.
Uncover a most extraordinary true story in Operation Mincemeat.
The MCU unlocks the Multiverse and pushes its boundaries further than ever before in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
Downton Abbey: A New Era uncovers the mystery of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited villa.
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Experience the epic conclusion to the Jurassic era as two generations unite for the first time in Jurassic World Dominion, a bold, timely and breathtaking new adventure that spans the globe. From Jurassic World architect and director Colin Trevorrow, Dominion takes place four years after Isla Nublar has been destroyed. Dinosaurs now live—and hunt—alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history’s most fearsome creatures. Jurassic World Dominion, from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, propels the more than $5 billion franchise into daring, uncharted territory, featuring never-seen dinosaurs, breakneck action and astonishing new visual effects. From June 10 / Trailer
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South African writer-director Travis Taute’s debut feature Indemnity tells the story of Theo Abrahams (Jarrid Geduld), ex-fireman suffering from severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) who, unable to return to work, turns to alcohol. Trailer
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In the outstanding South African film Gaia a park ranger (Monique Rockman) encounters two survivalists following a post-apocalyptic lifestyle. The boy (Alex van Dyk) and his philosophical father (Carel Nel). seem to have their own religion and a mysterious relationship with nature. There are many suspicious aspects to their existence, but when the cabin is attacked by strange, post-human beings one night, she learns that there is a greater threat in this emergent wilderness. Directed by Jaco Bouwer from a screenplay by Tertius Kapp. Limited cinema release & Dstv Box Office / Trailer / Feature: An ecological horror fantasy / Interview with screenwriter Tertius Kapp
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In a comedy-drama with tragic undertones, Sodium Day tells the story of a neglected Matric class in a dilapidated school on the Cape Flats. Now showing / Feature: Sodium Day shines a spotlight on South Africa’s education system
Both an ode to independent filmmaking of all stripes—adult movies, slasher movies, auteur movies—and an evocation of an era and its changing times and mores, writer-director Ti West’s X delivers a wildly entertaining ride about the currency of youth that’s also a potent reminder of our inevitable ageing and mortality. Feature: X slices up traditional genre conventions
Writer-director Mike Mills has previously made a film inspired by his father (Beginners) and a film inspired by his mother (20th Century Women). With C’mon C’mon, he tells a story that is in some ways even closer to his lived experience: a story that excavates the rarely explored richness, but also the trickiness, of the adult-child relationship. At the same time, it surveys the most panoramic of themes: the idea that the future—in our personal lives and society at large—hinges on how we are able to talk to one another. Feature: An ode to the relationship between adults and children
Taking its name from a military expression used by the US Army and Special Forces, The Contractor centres on James Harper (Chris Pine), a former Green Beret trying to re-enter the real world after being honourably discharged without his pension. Harper takes a job as a military contractor in Berlin where he finds himself being hunted by the people who employed him. Feature: A character-driven action thriller with a deep, emotional core and a marked political subtext
With Moonfall, Emmerich, along with frequent collaborator Harald Kloser and screenwriter Spenser Cohen, crafted a screenplay combining gripping science fiction elements, ever-destructive disaster scenarios, and fascinating and relatable characters where humanity faces the true and absolute dark side of the Moon. Feature: What happens if the Moon falls down to Earth?
If you are looking for a heartfelt and endearing film, watch Dog. It’s about the uncanny ability of road trips to go awry in the craziest possible ways and how animals can be healing. Feature: A Buddy Comedy About A Guy Who Takes A Road Trip With His Dog
Written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, Belfast is a movie straight from Branagh’s own experience. A nine-year-old boy must chart a path towards adulthood through a world that has suddenly turned upside down. Feature: A humorous, tender and intensely personal story
In Nightmare Alley Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) begins as a literal nobody and rises through the ranks of the carnival troupe continues onto the higher echelons of American society all against the background of the great depression in America. From visionary storyteller Guillermo del Toro. Feature: A cautionary tale about the dark side of American capitalism
Redeeming Love is a life-changing story of relentless love and perseverance as a young couple’s relationship clashes with the harsh realities of the California Gold Rush of 1850. A life-changing story of relentless love and perseverance as a young couple’s relationship clashes with the harsh realities of the California Gold Rush of 1850. Feature: A romantic period drama set in the American Old West
Writer-director Edgar Wright’s excellent psychological thriller Last Night In Soho places a modern protagonist into the ‘60s story, bringing a wariness to the milieu, avoiding the rose-tinted glasses of nostalgia. Feature: A dark-tinged, neon-drenched, original thriller

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