One of America's foremost filmmakers, Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy, Meek's Cutoff) directs a remarkable ensemble cast led by Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, and Laura Dern in this stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer (Dern) who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother (Williams) whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student (Stewart) who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand (radiant newcomer Lily Gladstone). As their stories intersect in subtle but powerful ways, a portrait emerges of flawed, but strong-willed individuals in the process of defining themselves.
In UK cinemas 3rd March 2017. The trailer is above.
Northern Ireland's Troubles provide the backdrop for a study of sexual intrigue in this landmark 1992 British drama from director Neil Jordan (Michael Collins, Interview with the Vampire) and producer Stephen Woolley (Carol). The Crying Game will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in a Dual Format Edition by the BFI on 20 February 2017, preceded by a 25th Anniversary screening at BFI Southbank on Wednesday 15 February, followed by a Q&A with special guests from cast and crew.
When British soldier Jody (Forest Whitaker) is kidnapped by the IRA, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with his captor, Fergus (Stephen Rea). When the abduction goes awry, Fergus leaves for London where he becomes embroiled in a curious love triangle with Dil (Jaye Davidson), Jody's beautiful girlfriend.
Full of suspense, mystery and intrigue, this Academy Award-winning thriller challenged mainstream stereotypes and remains a powerful and poignant exploration of gender and identity. The memorable soundtrack includes The Crying Game sung by Boy George and produced by Pet Shop Boys.
Eureka Entertainment have announced the theatrical release of THE OLIVE TREE, Icíar Bollaín's inspirational and poignant story of a vibrant, determined young woman on a journey, in selected cinemas nationwide (UK & Ireland) and Digital HD from 17 March 2017.
From Goya Award Winner and internationally acclaimed director Icíar Bollaín (Even the Rain, Take My Eyes), The Olive Tree follows a wilful and spirited young woman named Alma who embarks on a journey from the East coast of Spain to Germany in order to retrieve an ancient olive tree precious to her ailing grandfather. With the help of a variety of friends & new acquaintances, she pulls everyone she encounters into her plan with unexpected consequences for all involved.
The powerful feature film which stars Anna Castillo, Javier Gutiérrez and Pep Ambròs was written by Paul Laverty, winner of the Best Screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival for Sweet Sixteen. Laverty is also well-known for penning Ken Loach’s Palme d'Or winner The Wind that Shakes the Barley, the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize Winner The Angels' Share and the BAFTA nominated I, Daniel Blake. Try the trailer at the link above.
Based on author David Grann’s nonfiction bestseller, THE LOST CITY OF Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as "savages", the determined Fawcett - supported by his devoted wife (Sienna Miller), son (Tom Holland) and aide de camp (Robert Pattinson) - returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.
STUDIOCANAL is pleased to present the trailer for THE LOST CITY OF Z, in UK cinemas March 24th. Simply click on the link above to watch it.
After his mother's sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home, filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this at times strange and hostile environment.
But with Raymond's help and his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love, as he searches for a new family of his own. Brought to life through striking character designs and expressive stop-motion animation, the story soars with laughter, sorrow, and joy, and stands as a testament to the resilience of the human heart. Beginning with its debut at Cannes, the film has stirred up an overwhelming response on the festival circuit, taking home top jury and audience prizes at Annecy, Melbourne and Angoulême, as it prepares to melt hearts with its U.S. debut at Sundance.
In Select U.S. Theaters February 24th. The English language trailer is above.
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Shudder Exclusives for February
Two intriguing chillers
Coming to SHUDDER, AMC Networks' horror streaming service in February are the following exclusive titles:
9th February - BLIND SUN
Following an impressive festival run, SHUDDER brings horror fans the strikingly intense and atmospheric debut feature from screenwriter and director Joyce A. Nashawati.
During a scorching Greek summer, a stranded foreigner finds himself in a bureaucratic purgatory as he tries to retrieve his residence permit, while the crushing heat threatens to send him over the edge into paranoia and madness.
BLIND SUN is a uniquely eccentric take on the apocalyptic horror, quietly catastrophic with sun-bleached visuals that recall films like WHO CAN KILL A CHILD and other classic European Horror.
23rd February – WE GO ON
From Andy Mitton & Jessie Holland, directors of the award-winning YellowBrickRoad, comes a fresh, smart and ghoulish take on the ghost story,
Paralyzed by his fear of dying, Miles Grissom (Clark Freeman) offers reward money to the first person who can show him a supernatural being - anything to prove to him that we go on after our deaths. He narrows the responses down to three viable candidates – a scientist, a medium, and a worldly entrepreneur. And along with his protective mother, he embarks on an adventure through Los Angeles that quickly spirals into an unthinkable nightmare.
Rooted in character and high on atmosphere, WE GO ON also stars John Glover (GREMLINS 2, SMALLVILLE) and Annette O'Toole (SUPERMAN III, SMALLVILLE) in prominent supporting roles.
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces. Check out the brand new trailer above.
Legendary hitman John Wick is forced back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world’s deadliest killers.
Warner Bros. UK is pleased to present the first clip for John Wick: Chapter Two, entitled 'Again so soon' with John Wick (Keanu Reeves) and his dog returning to the continental hotel. Click the link above to see it. John Wick: Chapter Two in cinemas February 17.