Bait – This 2012 Australian Deep Blue sees a group of people trapped in a supermarket after a Tsunami wave hits. Also trapped are two huge Great White Sharks. Showing at the Empire Leicester Square only, which says much in itself. Wikipedia has the rundown and the stats here (check out the box office returns).
F*ck for Forest – Polish/German film about a German Non Government Organisation’s idea that sex can save the world. By selling porn, they give the proceeds to a fund to plant more trees around the globe. The official Dogwoof studios is here, with screening details found here.
Love Is All You Need – Pierce Brosnan finds himself again meeting up with a woman he may have fathered a child with many years ago. Mama Mia! This time around, it’s Trine Dyrholm who is the mama. Showing at key cities only; the official website is here.
Me And You – Bernardo Bertolucci’s first film in nine years as a director sees him shun the lavish scale of his most famous films and concentrate on the very private and intimate. A disturbed young man finds himself stuck in a basement flat with an older woman. No official site, but The Guardian has a review here.
Promised Land – Gus van Sant directs Matt Damon in a topical story about two corporate sales people trying to buy drilling rights from local people. Despite a wide release in America, this politically slanted drama didn’t do well in the states. Wikipedia has a little more details here; it will be shown over most of the UK.
Rebellion – Matthieu Kassovitz, the director behind the incendiary French drama La Haine (1995) directs and takes the lead role in this action thriller about a group of dissidents in an French colony attacking a police station and taking hostages. IMDb has the rundown here but will only be showing at limited locations (check your local cinema websites).
The Words – Writer Bradley Cooper is on the cusp of success after he authors the next, great American novel. Trouble is, he didn’t write it and discovers the price for stealing another man’s work. Sounds suspiciously like Josh Brolin’s conundrum in Woody Allen’s You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger. The official website is here.
And on Thursday 25 April…
Iron Man 3D – Well, there has to be a third movie squeezed out of any good film nowadays, rounding off a good franchise total the franchise and cashing in on a 3D format to help it along in multiplexes. Robert Downey Jr squares up to baddie Ben Kingsley as only the Iron Man knows how. Showing all over, the official Marvel site is here.