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ALL OF US STRANGERS One night in his near-empty London apartment block, Adam has a chance encounter with his mysterious neighbour Harry, which punctures the rhythm of his everyday life. In cinemas.
THE HOLDOVERS – At a New England boarding school over winter break in 1970, a curmudgeonly instructor forms an unlikely bond with a damaged, brainy troublemaker and with the school’s head cook. In cinemas
SOCIETY OF THE SNOW * In 1972, Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which had been chartered to fly a rugby team to Chile, crashed in the heart of the Andes. Trapped in one of the most hostile and inaccessible environments on the planet, the survivors have to resort to extreme measures to stay alive. Netflix. REVIEW
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ARGYLE – The fictional and real world begins to blur for the reclusive author of a series of best-selling espionage novels in this reality-bending, globe-encircling spy thriller. In cinemas / REVIEW
BEAUTIFUL WEDDING – In this sequel to Beautiful Disaster, Abby and Travis wake up after a crazy night in Vegas confused, hungover, and — to their shock — married! In cinemas
THE BEEKEEPER – Mr. Clay is a former operative of a clandestine organization called “Beekeepers”. After his friend and neighbor dies by suicide after falling for a phishing scam, Mr. Clay sets out to exact revenge against the company responsible. In cinemas
BOB MARLEY: ONE LOVE -This biographical musical drama is based on the life of reggae singer and songwriter Bob Marley, from his rise to fame up until his death in the early 1980s. REVIEW
BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE An epic coming-of-age story set in 1980s Brisbane that explores the crossroads where a boy becomes a man, good toys with evil, and the everyday meets the extraordinary. Netflix / REVIEW
THE COLOR PURPLE – Torn apart from her sister Nettie and her children, Celie faces many hardships in her life, including an abusive husband simply called Mister. In cinemas
CRISTÓBAL BALENCIAGA – An original drama series is inspired by the life and legacy of the Spanish creator from Guetaria, Disney +
DOGS AT THE OPERA – New York street dogs who prevent a ballerina prima from failing during her performance of Carmen at the Met Opera the this animated adventure. In cinemas
DUNE: PART ONE– Set in the far distant future, the film follows Paul Atreides as his family, the noble House Atreides, is thrust into a war for the deadly and inhospitable desert planet Arrakis.
GOOD GRIEF is the kind of love story about friendship that we rarely see portrayed with such poignancy and pathos. Netflix.
LAND OF BAD– A young JTAC officer attached to the Delta Force team finds himself part of an extraction team relying only on a USAF drone pilot’s support in this action thriller. In cinemas
MADAME WEB – Cassandra “Cassie” Webb is forced to confront her past while trying to survive with three young women with powerful futures who are being hunted by a deadly adversary. In cinemas
MEAN GIRLS – From the comedic mind of Tina Fey comes a new twist on the modern classic. A new student must learn how to stay true to herself while navigating the most cutthroat jungle of all: high school. In cinemas. REVIEW
NOAH’S ARK – This musical adventure follows two mice: Vini, a charismatic poet with terrible stage fright, and Tito, a talented and charming guitarist. In cinemas.
ONE LIFE – This British biographical drama is based on the true story of British humanitarian Nicholas Winton as he looks back on his past efforts to help groups of Jewish children in German-occupied Czechoslovakia to hide and flee in 1938–39. In cinemas.
POOR THINGS – There’s an inherent absurdity to the premise of Yorgos Lanthimos’s black comedy fantasy. In cinemas
THE ZONE OF INTEREST – The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp. In cinemas
Coming Up – 23 February
Inspired by the Pulitzer Prize-winning book American Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherman, Oppenheimer chronicles the life and legacy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb. The film stars Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer and Emily Blunt as his wife, biologist and botanist Kitty Oppenheimer. Matt Damon portrays Leslie Groves, director of the Manhattan Project, and Robert Downey, Jr. plays Lewis Strauss, a founding commissioner of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. MORE / Re-release / GOLDEN GLOBES
FRANKIE AND FELIPÉ – Franklin Blaze (Bradley Olivier) is a hard-working, successful man from a poor background, which he hides from his fiancée, Kim Fortuin (Kim Syster), and colleagues. When his half-brother, Felipé Baadjies, sneaks out of his house, his impending wedding and work reputation are in jeopardy. The desperate Felipé (Solomon Cupido) threatens to expose his brother Frankie’s secret if he does not help him with money he owes a cruel loan shark. Frankie tries to appease Felipé by including him in the wedding, a decision he soon regrets. Felipé is not the kind of fool the wealthy, sophisticated Fortuin family wants near their daughter. READ MORE/ In cinemas from 23 February /
MILLER’S GIRL– A talented young writer (Jenna Ortega) embarks on a creative odyssey when her teacher (Martin Freeman) assigns a project that entangles them both in an increasingly complex web. As lines blur and their lives intertwine, professor and protégé must confront their darkest selves while straining to preserve their individual sense of purpose and the things they hold most dear. Written and directed by Jade Halley Bartlett. READ MORE / In Cinemas from 23 February / Trailer / Website
DEMON SLAYER: HASHIRA TRAINING – The official release describes the anime feature as showing “Episode 11 from the Swordsmith Village Arc, featuring the conclusion to the fierce battle between Tanjiro and Upper Four, Hantengu, and Nezuko’s triumph over the sun, in theaters for the first time. It’s followed by Episode 1 of the Hashira Training Arc, featuring the beginning of the training conducted by the Hashira in preparation for the forthcoming final battle against Muzan Kibutsuji, also being shown for the first time.” It was directed by Haruo Sotozaki. The seriesbegins when Tanjiro Kamado, a boy whose family is killed by a demon, joins the Demon Slayer Corps to turn his younger sister Nezuko back into a human after she is transformed into a demon. Demon Slayer” is based on the manga series by Koyoharu Gotoge, which consists of 23 volumes and over 150 million copies in publication. In cinemas from 23 February / Trailer
Coming Up In March 2024
Coming Up – 1 March
DUNE PART TWO – This epic science fiction film explores the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavours to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee. is directed by Denis Villeneuve, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jon Spaihts. The sequel to Dune (2021), it is the second of a two-part adaptation of the 1965 novel Dune by Frank Herbert. In cinemas from 1 March / Trailer READ MORE
THE JUNGLE BUNCH 2: WORLD TOUR – French computer-animated superhero comedy. A vicious beaver blankets the jungle with a dangerous pink substance that explodes when coming into contact with water. With the rainy season approaching, the miscellaneous team of animals must hurry to find the antidote. Based on the animated series The Jungle Bunch, the film is a sequel to the 2017 film The Jungle Bunch. In cinemas from 1 March / Trailer
CARMEN – Acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell brings a vital new production of one of opera’s most enduringly powerful works, reinvigorating the classic story with a staging that moves the action to the modern day and finds at the heart of the drama issues that could not be more relevant today: gendered violence, abusive labor structures, and the desire to break through societal boundaries. 1,2,3,5 March 2024 / 225 minutes. Read more about the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts
Coming Up – 8 March
THE BRICKLAYER – Someone is extorting the CIA – assassinating foreign journalists and making it look like the agency is responsible. As the world begins to unite against the US, the CIA must lure its most brilliant – and rebellious – operative out of retirement, forcing him to confront his checkered past while unravelling an international conspiracy. This action thriller is directed by Renny Harlin from the script by Hanna Weg and Matt Johnson, and stars Aaron Eckhart, Nina Dobrev, Tim Blake Nelson, Ilfenesh Hadera, and Clifton Collins Jr. In cinemas from 8 March / Trailer
IMAGINARY – In this supernatural horror Jessica returns to her old family home, where her youngest stepdaughter, Alice, forms a disturbing bond with a teddy bear found in the basement named Chauncey. What begins as an innocent game progressively turns into something dark and disturbing. Jessica’s concern grows as she discovers that Chauncey is much more than just a toy. Directed by Jeff Wadlow and written by Wadlow, Greg Erb and Jason Oremland. In cinemas from 8 March / Trailer
CABRINI – This biopic of the Patron Saint of Immigrants tells a story of resilience in the face of resistance. After an Italian nun moves to Five Points in New York City, Francesca Cabrini (Cristiana Dell’Anna0 fights against the Archbishop (David Morse), mayor, and overt xenophobia to build an orphanage for impoverished Italian-Americans. With entrepreneurship, grit, and boldness, Cabrini creates a home full of compassion and a legacy that’s everlasting. The film also stars John Lithgow as Mayor Gould. In cinemas from 8 March / Trailer
Coming Up – 15 March
IRON CLAW – This biographical sports drama tells the true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s. Through tragedy and triumph, under the shadow of their domineering father and coach, the brothers seek larger-than-life immortality on the biggest stage in sports. Written and directed by Sean Durkin. In cinemas from 15 March / Trailer
ARTHUR THE KING – The captain of an adventure racing team befriends a wounded stray dog named Arthur, who accompanies the team on a grueling 435-mile (700-km) endurance race through the Dominican Republic. Directed by Simon Cellan Jones, written by Michael Brandt, and starring Mark Wahlberg, Simu Liu, and Juliet Rylance. It is based on the 2016 non-fiction book Arthur – The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home by Mikael Lindnord. In cinemas from 15 March / Trailer
THE BUSH KNIFE – In this South African Film William Singh is an average family man, but when he inadvertently crosses the local mafia boss, who goes under the name of, ‘The Skull,’ retribution is swift. The Skull murders William’s wife and sets the house on fire, with his daughters entombed within. William is thrown into the depths of despair and bent on revenge, but Detective Rome, the local police chief, who befriends William, urges caution, as he strongly suspects that the Skull still has kept William’s daughters alive for reasons as yet unknown. Now with a renewed resolve, William recklessly sets about getting them back. Alas he is beaten, and left for dead, but when he is saved by a local martial arts expert who offers to train him in the ancient art of knife combat, William’s luck changes. Written and directed by Renaldo Kell. In cinemas from 15 March / Trailer
Coming Up – 22 March
KUNG FU PANDA 4 – Po, who is set to become the Spiritual Leader of the Valley of Peace, searches for his successor as the new Dragon Warrior while fighting a new foe called “The Chameleon”. This animated martial arts comedy is the fourth instalment in the Kung Fu Panda franchise, and the sequel to Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016). The film is directed by Mike Mitchell and co-directed by Stephanie Ma Stine, and features Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, James Hong, Bryan Cranston, and Ian McShane reprising their roles from the previous films, with Awkwafina, Viola Davis, and Ke Huy Quan joining the cast. In cinemas from 22 March / Trailer
Coming Up – 29 March
ASPHALT CITY – In preparation for medical school, Ollie Cross joins veteran paramedic Gene Rutkovsky on a drive through New York City. The two are forced to face extreme violence during their shifts, from blood-soaked gunshot wounds to disturbing scenes of domestic violence and life-threatening pregnancies, forcing Ollie to confront his beliefs about life and death. Directed by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire and written by Ryan King and Ben Mac Brown, based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Shannon Burke. It stars Sean Penn, Tye Sheridan, Katherine Waterston, Michael Pitt, Mike Tyson, and Raquel Nave. In cinemas from 22 March / Trailer
GODZILLA X KONG: THE NEW EMPIRE – Witness the rise of a new empire. The epic battle continues! Legendary Pictures’ cinematic Monsterverse follows up the explosive showdown of “Godzilla vs. Kong” with an all-new adventure that pits the almighty Kong and the fearsome Godzilla against a colossal undiscovered threat hidden within our world, challenging their very existence—and our own. “Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire” delves further into the histories of these Titans and their origins, as well as the mysteries of Skull Island and beyond, while uncovering the mythic battle that helped forge these extraordinary beings and tied them to humankind forever. 29 March / Trailer
IMMACULATE – Cecilia, a woman of devout faith, is warmly welcomed to the picture-perfect Italian countryside where she is offered a new role at an illustrious convent. But it becomes clear to Cecilia that her new home harbors dark and horrifying secrets. A psychological horror directed by Michael Mohan and written by Andrew Lobel. It stars Sydney Sweeney, Álvaro Morte, Benedetta Porcaroli, Dora Romano, Giorgio Colangeli and Simona Tabasco. In cinemas from 29 March / Trailer
THE CHOSEN – Clashing kingdoms. Rival rulers. The enemies of Jesus close in while His followers struggle to keep up, leaving him to carry the burden alone. Threatened by the reality of Jesus’ growing influence, religious leaders do the unthinkable—ally with their Roman oppressors. As the seeds of betrayal are planted and opposition to Jesus’ message turns violent, he’s left with no alternative but demand his followers RISE UP It stars Jonathan Roumie, Shahar Isaac, Noah James, Paras Patel, Jordan Walker Ross, Elizabeth Tabish, Joey Vahedi Directed by: Dallas Jenkins In cinemas from 29 March / Trailer
Preview – APRIL 2024 Releases
In the supernatural horror THE FIRST OMEN a woman starts to question her own faith when she uncovers a terrifying conspiracy to bring about the birth of evil incarnate in Rome. Directed by Arkasha Stevenson, and written by Stevenson, Tim Smith and Keith Thomas, from a story by Ben Jacoby, it serves as a prequel to The Omen (1976), and stars Nell Tiger Free, Tawfeek Barhom, Sônia Braga, Ralph Ineson, and Bill Nighy.
In the animated 10 LIVES a pampered cat called Beckett undergoes a series of transformations – both physical and emotional – while learning a lesson about love.
In MONKEY MAN an anonymous young man working in an underground fight club, sets out to exact revenge against a group of corrupt leaders, who are responsible for his mother’s death and also take advantage of the “poor and powerless”. Directed by Dev Patel in his feature directorial debut, with a story by Patel and screenplay by Patel.
Diagnosed with a rapidly evolving form of dementia, a contract killer gets the chance to redeem himself by saving the life of his estranged son in KNOX GOES AWAY. This thriller is directed by Michael Keaton and written by Gregory Poirier. It stars Keaton, James Marsden, Suzy Nakamura, Joanna Kulig, Ray McKinnon, John Hoogenakker, Lela Loren, Marcia Gay Harden, and Al Pacino.