New Movie Releases – 11-04-14


Calvary – This one is probably going to be the Irish film of the year. John Michael McDonagh’s follow up to the Guard.

Summary: After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

Director: John Michael McDonagh

Metacritic – 94%

Our Review is here

The Raid 2Everybody was kung fu fighting…. yes, you’ve either been looking forward to this one for months, or else couldn’t care less! One of those ones where the reviews really don’t matter, but in case you’re wondering, they’re nearly all positive.

Starring: Arifin Putra, Iko Uwais, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusodewo, Yayan Ruhian
Summary: Following immediately after the events of The Raid, Ram (Iko Uwais) is forced to reinvent himself as an undercover cop in order to provide protection for his wife and child. Working for the anti-corruption taskforce led by the one person he can trust, Bunawar, he is given a mission to engage…

Director: Gareth Evans
Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Crime

Metacritic – 72%

Our Review is here

The Lunchbox – A sweet little tale from India that seems to have everyone glowing…

Starring: Irrfan Khan, Lillete Dubey, Nimrat Kaur, Nowaz
Summary: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an old man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. Gradually, this fantasy threatens to overwhelm their reality.

Director: Ritesh Batra
Genre(s): Drama, Romance

Metacritic – 76%

Our Review is here

Half of a Yellow SunI was expecting a bit more from this one! A movie where the trailer is better than the film, by the sound of things…

Summary: Olanna (Thandie Newton) and Kainene (Anika Noni Rose) are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family. Returning to a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria after their expensive English education, the two women make very different choices. Olanna shocks her family by…

Director: Biyi Bandele
Genre(s): Drama

Metacritic – 54%

Our Review is here.

The Strange Colour of your Body’s Tears – This is one of those films where you’ll leave the cinema going ‘what the fuck just happened?’. Some people like that sort of thing, so it’s up to you!

A woman vanishes and her husband investigates the strange circumstances of her disappearance. As he searches, he enters a world of nightmares and violence…

Directed By: Hélène Cattet , Bruno Forzani

Rotten Tomatoes – 53%

Our Review is here.

The Last Days on Mars – Monsters in space and other guff.

Summary: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery.

Starring: Elias Koteas, Goran Kostic, Johnny Harris, Liev Schreiber, Olivia Williams, Romola Garai, Tom Cullen, Yusra Warsama

Director: Ruairi Robinson

Metacritic – 46%

No Limbs, No Limits – To warm the coldest of hearts, the story of an amazing young lady!

Summary: No Limbs No Limits is the extraordinary and awe-inspiring story of Irish born Joanne O’ Riordan. Joanne is one of seven known people in the world living with Total Amelia

Iris Times – 4 Stars

Pioneer – And last but not least this week, it’s…

This conspiracy thriller is set in the early 80’s, the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500 meters. A professional diver, Petter, obsessed with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea has the discipline, strength and courage to take on the world’s most dangerous mission. But a sudden, tragic accident changes everything. Petter is sent on a perilous …

Directed By: Erik Skjoldbjaerg

Rotten Tomatoes – 60%

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