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  Creed II [read more]
  Enter the gladiators
  Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family's past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what's worth fighting for, and discover that nothing's more important than family. Creed II is about going back to basics to rediscover what made you a champion in the first place, and remembering that, no matter where you go, you can't escape your history.

CREED II will be released nationwide on NOVEMBER 30, 2018 by Warner Bros. Pictures. There's a clip at the link above.
  Graeme Clark [16 Nov 2018 at 13:39]
     
  Shoplifters [read more]
  The last word in poignant
  The 2018 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or-winning film from visionary director Kore-eda Hirokazu (Nobody Knows, After the Storm) is a critically-acclaimed portrait of a family in Japan.

After another successful shoplifting spree, Osamu (Franky, Like Father, Like Son) and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold and invite her home with them. Osamu's wife Nobuyo reluctantly agrees to shelter her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, relying on petty crime alongside their part-time jobs and inadequate incomes, they seem to live happily together - until an unforeseen incident upsets the delicate balance the family have created, revealing long-buried secrets...

With universal themes of family and belonging, SHOPLIFTERS is a poignant drama and a complicated love letter to family, exploring the bonds that unite them. Friday, 23rd November is the release date in the UK. The trailer's above.
  Graeme Clark [16 Nov 2018 at 13:35]
     
  Westworld Season Two: The Door on Blu-ray and DVD
  A joke would be nice
  Today, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is delighted to announce that Westworld Season Two: The Door is coming to 4K Ultra, Blu-ray, DVD & Special Limited-Edition Blu-Ray Steel Book featuring all 10 riveting episodes plus exclusive immersive bonus features on 3rd December 2018. The 4K Ultra, Blu-ray & DVD release will feature a Digital Copy of the series.

The gravity of a limitless world continues to pull fans in for the second season of HBO's sci-fi hit series Westworld, nominated for 21 Emmy® Awards across a range of categories including Outstanding Drama Series.
  Graeme Clark [16 Nov 2018 at 13:31]
     
  Dead in a Week (or Your Money Back) [read more]
  Nothing like a fresh, original plot... and this is nothing like, etc
  William (Aneurin Barnard) has failed to kill himself seven times, ten, if you count the cries for help. He's tried everything but nothing seems to work. It's got so bad he's begun to think he might be immortal.

Ageing hitman Leslie (Tom Wilkinson) is a one-man euthanasia clinic with a good heart but an increasingly shaky hand. His new boss at The Guild of Assassins is all about quotas and Leslie's been reduced to searching suicide hotspots for potential clients to help him meet targets. It's his last-ditch attempt to delay enforced retirement for another year.

Following a chance encounter on a bridge, William realises he could use Leslie's professional help. With so many attempts and zero success, it's obvious an experienced cold-blooded killer is exactly what William needs. After browsing through Leslie's brochure "Your Death...Your Way" William settles on "quick and painless". It’s not exactly the hero’s death he’d always dreamt of but it's all he can afford.

With the contract signed, and the promise from Leslie of "no garrotting", William waits for the inevitable.

But with death assured within a week (or his money back), William feels a weight lift. For the first time in his life he finds something worth living for. However as Leslie is concerned, their contract is binding...

DEAD IN A WEEK (OR YOUR MONEY BACK) releases in the UK from 16 November, exclusively in ODEON Cinemas nationwide. Try the trailer above.
  Graeme Clark [16 Nov 2018 at 13:28]
     
  How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World [read more]
  You'll probably need this featurette if you're planning to see this threequel
  From DreamWorks Animation comes the highly anticipated culmination of one of the most popular animated franchises in film history, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

Catch-up on the adventure so far and prepare for the final installment with this nostalgic recap of the first two films - click that link.
  Graeme Clark [16 Nov 2018 at 00:30]
     
  Wonder Park [read more]
  Tom Baker's still working!
  Tom Baker, Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee take a ride on the wild side in the first full-length UK trailer of Wonder Park. Click the link.

Iconic British voice talent Tom Baker (Boomer) and YouTube sensations Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee (Gus & Cooper) join the stellar Hollywood cast of Jennifer Garner, Matthew Broderick, John Oliver, Mila Kunis, Norbert Leo Butz and Brianna Denski for the UK and Irish release of Wonder Park.

Wonder Park tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.

Wonder Park is released in UK cinemas April 2019.
  Graeme Clark [15 Nov 2018 at 00:31]
     
  Yanks on Blu-ray and DVD [read more]
  Overpaid, oversexed and over here
  Eureka Entertainment to release John Schlesinger's YANKS, a moving and romantic WWII tale of love starring Richard Gere and Vanessa Redgrave, in a Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition as part of the Eureka Classics range from 3 December 2018.

A World War II epic both sweeping and intimate,Yanks is a triumph for directorJohn Schlesinger (Midnight Cowboy, Sunday Bloody Sunday), and a moving showcase for its splendid ensemble cast led by Richard Gere and Vanessa Redgrave. A war film without battle scenes, Schlesinger's drama instead focuses on relationships far from the front, examining the romantic entanglements between the stationed U.S. soldiers and the locals in a small town in Northern England in the 1944 period before the Normandy landings.

Three very different women find themselves attracted to the American G.I.s at a new military base in town. Gere is Sgt. Matt Dyson, initiating a tentative courtship with a young woman still pining for her fiancée overseas. Redgrave is wealthy socialite Helen, engaged in an affair with a captain (William Devane), while both of them long for their respective spouses far from home. And Sergeant Ruffelo's fling with Mollie (Wendy Morgan) occurs just as the interactions between the Yanks and their British hosts begin to strain under the tension of the war, and uncertainty about what happens to their new romances.

A personal passion project for Schlesinger -- who was given free creative rein after the success of Marathon Man (1976) -- Yanks was generally not afforded the attention it deserved upon initial release, and as one of the director's warmest films, it's a gem ripe for rediscovery. Click the link for the trailer.
  Graeme Clark [14 Nov 2018 at 13:52]
     
  Josie on DVD and digital
  Bad man, Turner overdrive
  Game of Thrones superstar Sophie Turner as you've never seen her before, as a high school Lolita tempting American Horror Story's Dylan McDermott, in this stylish and mysterious rural noir.

Mysterious and alluring high school student Josie (Turner) moves into an apartment in the rundown Pink Motel, attracting the attention of long-term resident and local loser Hank (McDermott). Striking up a friendship, middle-aged Hank soon becomes fixated on this free-spirited teenager.

Haunted by disturbing visions and guilt from his past, frustrated at not being able to get close to Josie, and driven to jealousy when she starts seeing her classmate Marcus (Jack Kilmer), Hank's simmering obsession with the teenager starts to boil over.

Released on DVD, VOD and EST on 14th January 2019 by Altitude Film Entertainment.
  Graeme Clark [14 Nov 2018 at 13:48]
     

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