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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.
MISBEHAVIOUR Movie Events available from Thursday January 27
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 03
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 03
The only thing more dangerous than the front lines was the fight to get there. Screenplay by Tom Hanks inspired by actual events - Greyhound comes to theaters June 12. In a thrilling story inspired by actual events from the Battle of the Atlantic - Tom Hanks stars as a first-time captain who leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the `Black Pit` to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days - the captain and his convoy must battle the surrounding enemy Nazi U-boats in order to give the allies a chance to win the war. The film is directed by Aaron Schneider from a screenplay by Hanks.
HIGH NOTE Movie Events available from Thursday February 10
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 10
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 10
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 10
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 10
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 10
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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.
TOP GUN MAVERICK Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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.
BABYTEETH Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
What might have been a disaster for the Finlay family leads to letting go and finding grace in the glorious chaos of life. When seriously ill teenager Milla (Eliza Scanlon ` HBO`s Sharp Objects - the upcoming Little Women) falls madly in love with a smalltime drug dealer - Moses (Toby Wallace ` Romper Stomper) - it`s her protective parents` (Ben Mendelsohn ` Captain Marvel / Essie Davis ` The Babadook) worst nightmare. Things get messy and morals go out the window as the lives of those around the family: a sensitive music teacher - a budding child violinist - a disarmingly honest pregnant neighbour become intertwined and Milla shows those in her orbit how to live like you have nothing to lose. In a story about life - grief and the chaos of family - Babyteeth joyously explores how far we will go for love and how good it is to be alive.
THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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.
GHOSTBUSTERS AFTERLIFE Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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.
JUNGLE CRUISE Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 17
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
PETER RABBIT 2 Movie Events available from Thursday February 02
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.
BLITHE SPIRIT Movie Events available from Thursday February 02
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 Movie Events available from Thursday February 02
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.
THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW Movie Events available from Thursday February 02
In The Woman in the Window - a psychological suspense thriller directed by Joe Wright - an agoraphobic child psychologist befriends a neighbor across the street from her New York City brownstone - only to see her own life turned upside down when the woman disappears and she suspects foul play. A stellar ensemble cast brings Tracy Letts` screenplay based on the gripping - best-selling novel to life - where shocking secrets are revealed - and no one and nothing is what it seems.