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In this adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Cask Of Amontillado, rich stockbroker William (Blake Ritson) hires rough builder Clive (Jason Flemyng) to renovate his wine cellar. The two men couldn’t be more different: William is rich and refined, Clive tough and uncouth. But in the shadowy cellar they find common ground… at first.
Nick Robinson stars as Simon, whose path to true love is less than smooth as he tries to guess the identity of the anonymous classmate he’s fallen for online and grapples with how to tell his family and friends he’s gay. LOVE, SIMON also stars Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Miles Heizer, Keiynan Lonsdale, Logan Miller, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel and Tony Hale and is directed by Greg Berlanti. The film is an adaptation of Becky Albertalli’s bestselling 2015 YA novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.
From Clint Eastwood comes “The 15:17 to Paris” which tells the real-life story of three men whose brave act turned them into heroes during a high-speed railway ride. In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris—an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans travelling through Europe. The film follows the course of the friends’ lives, from the struggles of childhood through finding their footing in life, to the series of unlikely events leading up to the attack. Throughout the harrowing ordeal, their friendship never wavers, making it their greatest weapon and allowing them to save the lives of the more than 500 passengers on board.
Respected landlord Richard (Tim McInnerny) is closing up his pub with his heavily pregnant daughter (Lucy Boynton) when a stranger barges in. The menacing Jimmy Barnes (Nicholas Pinnock) seems like he wants money, but really he is after the truth…
Here’s a hilarious step-by-step guide to creating Hognob, the faithful sidekick of caveman Dug in EARLY MAN, out of clay. Instructed by legendary Aardman modelmaker Jim Parkyn, Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston and Maisie Williams attempt to master the art of Claymation in this fascinating video.
Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again. Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than $600 million around the world, you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. With the film’s original cast returning and new additions including Lily James (Cinderella, Baby Driver), the musical comedy will open in UK cinemas on 20th July 2018. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is produced by Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman, producers of the original film. Craymer is also the creator and producer of the worldwide smash-hit stage musical.
Based on RC Sherriff’s play and novel of the same name JOURNEY’S END is set in March 1918 as C-Company, led by a war-weary Captain Stanhope (Sam Claflin) arrives in northern France to take its turn in the front-line trenches. Told that a German offensive is imminent Stanhope drowns his fears in whisky whilst the officers (Paul Bettany, Stephen Graham, Tom Sturridge) and their cook (Toby Jones) attempt to distract themselves in their dugout with talk of food and life before war. They are joined by Raleigh (Asa Butterfield), a young new officer fresh out of training excited about his first real posting, and a chance to serve under Stanhope. Raleigh’s naivety serves as a stark contrast to the other men’s impending fear as the tension rises and the attack draws ever closer.
Based on the classic cyberpunk noir novel by Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon is an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future. Society has been transformed by new technology: consciousness can be digitized; human bodies are interchangeable; death is no longer permanent. Altered Carbon launches on Netflix Friday, February 2.
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