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CONNECTED Movie Events available from Thursday September 10
Sony Pictures Animation`s Connected is an original animated comedy from director Mike Rianda (Gravity Falls) and producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse - The Lego Movie) - about an everyday family`s struggle to relate while technology rises up around the world! When Katie Mitchell (voiced by Abbi Jacobson) - a creative outsider - is accepted into the film school of her dreams - her plans to meet `her people` at college are upended when her nature-loving dad Rick (voiced by Danny McBride) determines the whole family should drive Katie to school together and bond as a family one last time. Katie and Rick are joined by the rest of the family - including Katie`s wildly positive mom Linda (voiced by Maya Rudolph) - her quirky little brother Aaron (voiced by Mike Rianda) - and the family`s delightfully chubby pug Monchi for the ultimate family road trip. Suddenly - the Mitchells` plans are interrupted by a tech uprising: all around the world - the electronic devices people love ` from phones - to appliances - to an innovative new line of personal robots ` decide it`s time to take over. With the help of two friendly malfunctioning robots - the Mitchells will have to get past their problems and work together to save each other and the world!
TROLLS WORLD TOUR Movie Events available from Thursday September 17
In an adventure that will take them well beyond what they`ve known before - Poppy (Kendrick) and Branch (Timberlake) discover that they are but one of six different Troll tribes scattered over six different lands and devoted to six different kinds of music: Funk - Country - Techno - Classical - Pop and Rock. Their world is about to get a lot bigger and a whole lot louder. A member of hard-rock royalty - Queen Barb (Rachel Bloom) - aided by her father King Thrash (Ozzy Osbourne) - wants to destroy all other kinds of music to let rock reign supreme. With the fate of the world at stake - Poppy and Branch - along with their friends Biggie (James Corden) - Chenille (Caroline Hjelt) - Satin (Aino Jawo) - Cooper (Ron Funches) and Guy Diamond (Kunal Nayyar) set out to visit all the other lands to unify the Trolls in harmony against Barb - who`s looking to upstage them all.
NO TIME TO DIE 007 Movie Events available from Thursday November 12
In No Time To Die - Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected - leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
PETER RABBIT 2 Movie Events available from Saturday December 26
In PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY - the lovable rogue is back. Bea - Thomas - and the rabbits have created a makeshift family - but despite his best efforts - Peter can`t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden - Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated - but when his family risks everything to come looking for him - Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.
TOP GUN MAVERICK Movie Events available from Saturday December 26
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy`s top aviators - Pete Maverick Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs - pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen - Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller) - call sign: Rooster - the son of Maverick`s late best friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw - known as ``Goose. Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past - Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears - culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.
GHOSTBUSTERS AFTERLIFE Movie Events available from Thursday March 25
From director Jason Reitman and producer Ivan Reitman - comes the next chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe. In Ghostbusters: Afterlife - when a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town - they begin to discover their connection to the original ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. The film is written by Jason Reitman & Gil Kenan.
MINIONS RISE OF GRU Movie Events available from Thursday June 17
This summer - from the biggest animated franchise in history and global cultural phenomenon - comes the untold story of one 12-year-old`s dream to become the world`s greatest supervillain - in Minions: The Rise of Gru. In the heart of the 1970s - amid a flurry of feathered hair and flared jeans - Gru (Oscar` nominee Steve Carell) is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6 - Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. Luckily - he gets some mayhem-making backup from his loyal followers - the Minions. Together - Kevin - Stuart - Bob - and Otto`a new Minion sporting braces and a desperate need to please`deploy their skills as they and Gru build their first lair - experiment with their first weapons and pull off their first missions. When the Vicious 6 oust their leader - legendary fighter Wild Knuckles (Oscar` winner Alan Arkin) - Gru interviews to become their newest member. It doesn`t go well (to say the least) - and only gets worse after Gru outsmarts them and suddenly finds himself the mortal enemy of the apex of evil. On the run - Gru will turn to an unlikely source for guidance - Wild Knuckles himself - and discover that even bad guys need a little help from their friends.
MISBEHAVIOUR This film is currently UNDATED In 1970 - the Miss World competition took place in London - hosted by US comedy legend - Bob Hope. At the time - Miss World was the most-watched TV show on the planet with over 100 million viewers. Claiming that beauty competitions demeaned women - the newly formed Women`s Liberation Movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition. Not only that - when the show resumed - the result caused uproar: the winner was not the Swedish favourite but Miss Grenada - the first black woman to be crowned Miss World. In a matter of hours - a global audience had witnessed the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty turned on its head. ``Smart - Sassy - Intelligent and Thought-provoking. An Outstanding Film`` **** Radio Times
DEATH ON THE NILE This film is currently UNDATED Adapted from Christie`s 1937 novel by Michael Green (who also wrote the script for Branagh`s Murder on the Orient Express) - Death on the Nile picks up with Poirot as he investigates another mysterious murder - this time aboard a steamer headed down the Nile river. Starring Kenneth Branagh - Gal Gadot - Armie Hammer - and Letitia Wright - in addition to Annette Benning - Russell Brand - Rose Leslie - Sophie Okonedo - Ali Fazal - Tom Bateman - Emma Mackey - Dawn French - and Jennifer Saunders.
GREYHOUND This film is currently UNDATED One English couple. One battered English car. 5000 miles through the heart of India. Meet Rupert and Jan Grey - a free-spirited and eccentric upper-class English couple in their sixties - married for 35 years and on the verge of retirement. At a time when most couples are preparing for a simple life - this intrepid couple ignore everyone`s advice and embark on a remarkable journey ` to drive Rupert`s father`s 1936 Rolls Royce across India on their way to a photography festival in Dhaka - Bangladesh. Over six months and some 5000 miles - they fall into company with tea-wallahs and maharajahs - dodge tribal conflicts - negotiate with border officials and make constant mechanical repairs. Truly unique among adventure films - Oliver McGarvey`s stunning documentary is at once a rare glimpse into an inspired expedition - a study of a love story 35 years in the making and a reminder to never stop embracing the possibilities of life.
HIGH NOTE This film is currently UNDATED Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross) - a superstar whose talent - and ego - have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie (Dakota Johnson) is Grace`s overworked personal assistant who`s stuck running errands - but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace`s manager (Ice Cube) presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career - Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.
LOVE SARAH This film is currently UNDATED Determined to fulfil her late mother`s dream of opening a bakery in charming Notting Hill - 19-year-old Clarissa enlists the help of her mother`s best friend Isabella and her eccentric estranged grandmother Mimi . These three generations of women will need to overcome grief - doubts and differences to honour the memory of their beloved Sarah while embarking on a journey to establish a London bakery filled with love - hope and colourful pastries from all over the world. Starring: Celia Imrie.
RESPECT This film is currently UNDATED Following the rise of Aretha Franklin`s career from a child singing in her father`s church`s choir to her international superstardom - RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon`s journey to find her voice.
WEST SIDE STORY This film is currently UNDATED First look at Steven Spielberg`s remake WEST SIDE STORY. This video shows the film`s cast - both THE JETS and THE SHARKS. JETS members Anybodys (Ezra Menas) - Mouthpiece (Ben Cook) - Action (Sean Harrison Jones) - Riff (Mike Faist) - Baby John (Patrick Higgins) and Tony (Ansel Elgort). SHARKS members: Maria (Rachel Zegler) - Bernardo (David Alvarez) - Quique (Julius Anthony Rubio) - Chago (Ricardo Zayas) - Chino (Josh Andr`s Rivera) - Braulio (Sebastian Serra) and Pipo (Carlos S`nchez Fal`). WEST SIDE STORY is produced and directed by Steven Spielberg from a script by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner.
TOM AND JERRY This film is currently UNDATED Tom and Jerry is an upcoming 2020 American live-action/computer-animated comedy film based on the cartoon characters and animated theatrical short film series of the same name created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. It is being directed by Tim Story and will star the cat and mouse duo of the film - Tom and Jerry
THE CROODS 2 This film is currently UNDATED DreamWorks Animation invites you on an all-new adventure back in time with THE CROODS 2. Returning stars Nicolas Cage - Emma Stone - Ryan Reynolds - Catherine Keener - Cloris Leachman and Clark Duke welcome Leslie Mann and Peter Dinklage to the film`s cast as The Croods face their biggest threat since leaving the cave: another family.
SOUL This film is currently UNDATED Ever wonder where your passion - your dreams and your interests come from? What is it that makes you... YOU? Pixar Animation Studios will take you on a journey from the streets of New York City to the cosmic realms to discover the answers to life`s most important questions. Soul introduces Joe Gardner voiced by Jamie Foxx - a school band teacher whose true passion is playing jazz. In the film - just when Joe thinks his dream might be in reach - a single unexpected step sends him to a fantastical place where he`s is forced to think again about what it truly means to have soul. That`s where he meets and ultimately teams up with 22 voiced by Tina Fey - a soul who doesn`t think life on Earth is all it`s cracked up to be.
BABYTEETH This film is currently UNDATED When seriously ill teenager Milla falls madly in love with smalltime drug dealer Moses - it`s her parents` worst nightmare. But as Milla`s first brush with love brings her a new lust for life - things get messy and traditional morals go out the window. Milla soon shows everyone in her orbit - her parents - Moses - a sensitive music teacher - a budding child violinist - and a disarmingly honest pregnant neighbour - how to live like you have nothing to lose. What might have been a disaster for the Finlay family instead leads to letting go and finding grace in the glorious chaos of life. Babyteeth joyously explores how good it is not to be dead yet and how far we will go for love.
THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND This film is currently UNDATED A semi-autobiographical comedy-drama about Pete Davidson growing up in Staten Island - including losing his father during 9/11 and entering the world of stand up comedy.
FREE GUY This film is currently UNDATED In Twentieth Century Fox`s epic adventure-comedy Free Guy - a bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game - decides to become the hero of his own story one he rewrites himself. Now in a world where there are no limits - he is determined to be the guy who saves his world his way before it is too late. Starring Ryan Reynolds - Jodie Comer - Joe Keery - Lil Rel Howery - Utkarsh Ambudkar and Taika Waititi - Free Guy is directed by Shawn Levy from a story by Matt Lieberman and a screenplay by Lieberman and Zak Penn. The film is produced by Ryan Reynolds - Shawn Levy - Greg Berlanti - Sarah Schechter and Adam Kolbrenner with Mary McLaglen - Josh McLaglen - George Dewey - Dan Levine and Michael Riley McGrath serving as executive producers.
JUNGLE CRUISE This film is currently UNDATED Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride - Disney`s Jungle Cruise is an adventure-filled - Amazon-jungle expedition starring Dwayne Johnson as the charismatic riverboat captain Frank Wolff - and Emily Blunt as Dr. Lily Houghton - a determined explorer on an important research mission. Also starring in the film are Edgar Ramirez - Jack Whitehall - with Jesse Plemons - and Paul Giamatti.
WONDER WOMAN 1984 This film is currently UNDATED Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman`s next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah. With director Patty Jenkins back at the helm and Gal Gadot returning in the title role - `Wonder Woman 1984` is Warner Bros. Pictures` follow up to the DC Super Hero`s first outing - 2017`s record-breaking `Wonder Woman - ` which took in $822 million at the worldwide box office. The film also stars Chris Pine as Steve Trevor - Kristen Wiig as The Cheetah - Pedro Pascal as Max Lord - Robin Wright as Antiope - and Connie Nielsen as Hippolyta.
THE DRY This film is currently UNDATED After an absence of twenty years - Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to investigate an apparent murder-suicide committed by his childhood friend - Luke Hadler. But when Aaron`s investigation opens a decades old wound - the unsolved death of 16-year-old Ellie Deacon ` Aaron must struggle to prove not only Luke`s innocence but his own.
IN THE HEIGHTS This film is currently UNDATED The creator of `Hamilton` and the director of `Crazy Rich Asians` invite you to the event of the summer - where the streets are made of music and little dreams become big... `In the Heights.` Lights up on Washington Heights...The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop - where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likeable - magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos) - who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes - imagines and sings about a better life. `In the Heights` fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda`s kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu`s lively and authentic eye for storytelling to capture a world very much of its place - but universal in its experience.
THE KINGS MAN This film is currently UNDATED As a collection of history`s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions - one man must race against time to stop them. Discover the origins of the very first independent intelligence agency in THE KING`S MAN. CAST Ralph Fiennes - Gemma Arterton - Rhys Ifans - Matthew Goode - Tom Hollander - Harris Dickinson - Daniel Br`hl - Djimon Hounsou - Charles Dance
THE WITCHES This film is currently UNDATED THE WITCHES is the darkly humorous and heartwarming tale of a young orphaned boy (Jahzir Kadeem Bruno) who - in late 1967 - goes to live with his loving Grandma (Octavia Spencer) in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. The boy and his grandmother come across some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches - so Grandma wisely whisks our young hero away to an opulent seaside resort. Regrettably - they arrive at precisely the same time that the world`s Grand High Witch (Hathaway) has gathered her fellow cronies from around the globe -- undercover -- to carry out her nefarious plans. Stars: Anne Hathaway - Octavia Spencer - Stanley Tucci
BLITHE SPIRIT This film is currently UNDATED A spiritualist medium holds a s`ance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years. Blithe Spirit is a British comedy film directed by Edward Hall and starring Dan Stevens - Leslie Mann - Isla Fisher - Judi Dench - Emilia Fox - Julian Rhind-Tutt - Adil Ray - Michelle Dotrice - and Aimee-Ffion Edwards.
THE CURRENT WAR This film is currently UNDATED Three brilliant visionaries set off in a charged battle for the future in The Current War - the epic story of the cutthroat competition that literally lit up the modern world. Benedict Cumberbatch is Thomas Edison - the celebrity inventor on the verge of bringing electricity to Manhattan with his radical new DC technology. On the eve of triumph - his plans are upended by charismatic businessman George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon) - who believes he and his partner - the upstart genius Nikolai Tesla (Nicholas Hoult) - have a superior idea for how to rapidly electrify America: with AC current. As Edison and Westinghouse grapple for who will power the nation - they spark one of the first and greatest corporate feuds in American history - establishing for future Titans of Industry the need to break all the rules.