Vertigo Releasing is delighted to present Fahrenheit 11/9, a political documentary about the 2016 United States presidential election and the subsequent presidency of Donald Trump, from acclaimed filmmaker Michael Moore (Where To Invade Next, Fahrenheit 9/11). The film received its World Premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival and is set for release in the UK from 19th October 2018.
Set to be one of the year’s most inspiring and entertaining films, this is the powerful and timely true story of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who led the fight against gender discrimination and blazed an unprecedented trail for equality. From being one of only a few women accepted at Harvard Law to co-founding the Women’s Rights Project at the ACLU, Bader Ginsburg overcame all odds to become one of the most influential figures in the battle for equal rights, passionately arguing ground-breaking landmark cases and giving a voice to those unable to be heard. Lighting up the screen with fantastic performances, Felicity Jones stars as Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Armie Hammer as her husband Marty, a talented lawyer in his own right who offers unwavering support to his wife. Directed by Mimi Leder and written by Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s nephew, Daniel Stiepleman, On the Basis of Sex also stars Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates and Cailee Spaeny.
Sky Cinema has announced that LIFE ITSELF, a film by the makers of the hit TV series This Is Us, is being released in cinemas nationwide on 4 January 2019. The film has just received its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Writer and director Dan Fogelman, best known for his work on Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning This Is Us, examines the perils and rewards of everyday life in a multigenerational saga. As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes in LIFE ITSELF.
Charisma Carpenter (“Buffy, “Angel”) , Josh Hopkins (“Cougar Town”, “Quantico”) and Madison Horcher (Adventures in Babysitting) star in “Mail Order Monster”, writer-director Paulina Lagudi’s “cool, kid appropriate Frankenstein-esque drama” (Dove), available for unsealing this November!
Inspired by the heroic, untold true story of Chongqing, The Bombing stars screen legends Bruce Willis (Die Hard, The Expendables) and Adrien Brody (The Pianist) in an incredible tale of honor and immense bravery. This pulse-pounding war epic centres around the courage of China’s citizens during WWII. As U.S. Air Force commander Jack Johnson (Willis) trains the Chinese aviators to battle Japanese fighters, a hot-headed pilot begs to fly a powerful bomber that could stop the attacks. Meanwhile, a team of spies and refugees must carry a game-changing decoder device through the war-torn countryside. The Bombing portrays this historic conflict in a thrilling new light.
“Mary Queen of Scots” explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones – and change the course of history.
From director Kevin Kerslake (Bob Marley Legend Remixed, As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM and Nirvana’s Come As You Are music video) comes a celebration of Joan Jett, the Godmother of Punk Rock. BAD REPUTATION is an electrifying documentary about how a strong-willed musician became a cultural icon and a trailblazer for women in the arts and the world over. The film will be coming to cinemas across the UK and Ireland on 26 October 2018 and will have its UK Premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on 12 and 13 October.
On her 60th birthday, Mary (Rosemary Hochschild) finds her past coming back to haunt her, as a 25-year-old debt means the mob is ready to collect with interest, their sights set on the strip club she has run all her life. Thereâ€™s only one thing she can do: Mount her defenses and stand her ground in a spiral of violence and revenge that will leave no one in her life untouched.
Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright returns as President of the United States in the award-winning, landmark series House of Cards. Wright is joined by Academy Award® nominees Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear as well as Cody Fern this season alongside Emmy Award nominee Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Academy Award® nominee Patricia Clarkson, Emmy Award Nominee Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver.
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