Film Round-Up: 22/06/2015 – 28/06/2015

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The week ahead is jam-packed with new releases, so whether rain or shine- take yourself to the cinema. Minions will run amok in Minions, Michael Fassbender stars in a new Western, Slow West, and Orange Is The New Black’s Taylor Schilling comes to the big screen in The Overnight. 

Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in the re-release of 1984’s The Terminator. Directed by James Cameron, Schwarzenegger stars as an indestructible cyborg from the year 2029, hired to assassinate a waitress whose unborn son poses a threat in a war against machines.

Everly is a thriller centred on a woman who must escape the hitmen sent by her mob-boss ex-boyfriend whilst trapped in her apartment.

Everyone’s Going to Die centres on the relationship between Melanie and Ray, set in a small British seaside town. A story of homecoming, getting by- and realising that you are not alone.

Director Alex Gibney takes an in-depth look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology in Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. The documentary centres on the the controversial belief, with UK lawyers for the Church currently attempting to ban the release of it.

Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor focuses on Benjamin, a junior doctor. The film follows him from his first experience as a doctor in his father’s service, as he is confronted with his own limits, his fears, and his patients.

Hustlers Convention tells the story of the 1973 rap album that changed the world. It is the album that lies at the heart of today’s hiphop industry, released by original member of The Last Poets, Jalal Mansur Nuriddin.

Keanu Reeves stars in horror thriller, Knock Knock. Reeves stars as Evan Webber, a happily married man whose life turns to turmoil at the hands of two femme fatales.

Minions is a prequel to 2010’s Despicable Me. It follows minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob pre-Gru as they are recruited by super villain Scarlet Overkill (Sandra Bullock) and her inventor husband Herb as they plot world domination.

The Overnight stars Adam Scott and Orange Is The New Black’s Taylor Schilling. The NSFW comedy centres on Alex, Emily and their son RJ as they move to Los Angeles. Their family playdate becomes increasingly interesting as they meet the mysterious Kurt, Charlotte and Max.

She’s Funny That Way is a screwball comedy focusing on the intertwining lives of the cast and crew of a Broadway show. It stars Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, and Imogen Poots.

Slow West is the directorial debut from Jon Maclean. The Western thriller sees a young Scottish man travel across America in pursuit of the woman he loves, with an outlaw (Michael Fassbender) serving as his guide.

Artists and musicians come together in Station to Station. On a train that travels 4,000 miles across North America, a revolving community of artists collaborate on recordings, artwork and films centred on 10 events across the country.

That Sugar Film is a documentary that promises to change the way you think about healthy food. Director Damon Gameau exposes the refined sugars hidden in ‘healthy’ foods in a mission to map his own mental and physical disintegration at the hand of foods marketed as healthy.

The Third Man is the re-release of the 1949 film noir, starring Orson Welles. It follows pulp novelist Holly Martins as he travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna and finds himself investigating the mysterious murder of an old friend.

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