Carol Vorderman Edition: Bits & Pieces – At the turn of the 20th century, oil brought a fortune to the Osage Nation, who became some of the richest people in the world overnight. The wealth of these Native Americans immediately attracted white interlopers, who manipulated, extorted, and stole as much Osage money as they could before resorting to murder. Based on a true story and told through the improbable romance of Ernest Burkhart (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Mollie Kyle (Lily Gladstone), “Killers of the Flower Moon” is an epic western crime saga, where real love crosses paths with unspeakable betrayal. Also starring Robert De Niro and Jesse Plemons, “Killers of the Flower Moon” is directed by Academy Award winner Martin Scorsese from a screenplay by Eric Roth and Martin Scorsese, based on David Grann’s best-selling book.
From the writer and director Romauld Boulanger, comes an unconventional thriller featuring Mel Gibson (Braveheart, Mad Max, The Passion of the Christ) as Elvis, a radio presenter forced to make potentially life-threatening decisions when his phone line is taken over by a sinister caller, played by Kevin Dillon (Entourage, A Day to Die, Platoon). A gripping mind game ensues, as Elvis attempts to save his family’s lives, and guess the identity of the mystery caller.
Where do you draw the line between being supportive and being honest? From acclaimed filmmaker Nicole Holofcener (Enough Said, Can You Ever Forgive Me) comes a sharply observed comedy about a novelist whose long standing marriage is suddenly upended when she overhears her husband give his honest reaction to her latest book. A movie about trust, lies, and the things we say to the people we love most. You Hurt My Feelings is led by multi-Emmy® award-winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), and also stars Tobias Menzies (The Crown), Arian Moayed (Succession), David Cross (Arrested Development), Sunita Mani (Everything Everywhere All At Once) and Jeannie Berlin (The Fabelmans).
You Hurt My Feelings streaming on Prime Video 8th August.
It’s said that it takes a village to raise a child but 12-year-old Georgie (Lola Campbell) has other ideas. Living alone since her beloved mum died, Georgie fills the flat they shared with her own special magic. But when her absent father Jason (Harris Dickinson) turns up out of the blue, she’s forced to confront reality. A dreamy, witty and unmissable tale of family and fresh starts, SCRAPPER is a film that believes life’s not so much about chasing rainbows but snatching fistfuls in both hands.
Inspired by true events during the 1942 Nazi occupation of Poland, LOVE GETS A ROOM is the story of a Jewish stage actress who must make the gut-wrenching decision to follow her heart or escape the Warsaw ghetto. Told in real-time like Cortés’ critically-acclaimed BURIED, the film is a romantic tale of love and survival in the face of harrowing circumstances.
Rachel Stone (Gal Gadot) appears to be an inexperienced tech, on an elite MI6 unit headed up by lead agent Parker (Jamie Dornan). What her MI6 team doesn’t know is that Stone actually works for the Charter — a covert peacekeeping organization, secret even from other spies, which uses cutting-edge technology to neutralize global threats. Rachel has been trained to be the consummate professional: a phenomenal field agent who sticks to the mission, follows the numbers, and trusts no one. When a routine mission is derailed by mysterious hacker Keya Dhawan (Alia Bhatt), Rachel’s two lives collide. As she races to protect the Charter and strives to beat the odds, her humanity might just be her biggest asset.
A seaside vacation takes an unexpected turn when Leon and Felix show up at Felix’s family’s holiday home to discover Nadja, a mysterious woman, already there. As an ever encroaching forest fire threatens their well-being, relationships are tested and romances are kindled in Christian Petzold’s Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize-winning latest.
KOKOMO CITY takes up a seemingly simple mantle — to present the stories of four Black transgender sex workers in New York and Georgia. Shot in striking black and white, the boldness of the facts of these women’s lives and the earthquaking frankness they share complicate this enterprise, colliding the everyday with cutting social commentary and the excavation of long-dormant truths. Accessible for any audience, unfiltered, unabashed, and unapologetic, Smith and her subjects smash the trendy standard for authenticity, offering a refreshing rawness and vulnerability unconcerned with purity and politeness.
MUBI, the global film distributor, streaming service and production company, has released the new trailer for Ira Sachs’ critically acclaimed Passages, which will open theatrically in the UK and Ireland on 1 September 2023.
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