Forthcoming movie releases…w/e 17 May 2013

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Beware of Mr Baker – do we really need another documentary about a musical legend, his ex-wives, self-destruction and world travels to find inspiration? Apparently so; here we chronicle former Cream drummer ‘Ginger’ Baker. The official site is here; the film will show at key UK cities only.

Fast and the Furious 6 – and apparently we need another high octane, car chase thriller, following on the heels of last week’s Vehicle 19. That film’s Paul Walker makes an appearance here, with Vin Diesel and ‘The Rock’. The plot? Does it matter? Official Universal website is here; the film will play at most multiplexes nationwide; use this link to find out where.

The Liability – Tim Roth and Jack O’Connell star in this intriguing comedy as, respectively, a hit man who wants to retire and a young man who dreams of having that ‘career’. Official Facebook page is here; the film will show at key cities only.

The Stoker – Russian drama about a former soldier fallen on hard times who now works as a stoker, even living in his incinerator room. He writes a novel in his spare time, turning a blind eye to a former comrade turned hit man who disposes of dead bodies in the incinerator. But even this compliant man has his limits. Distributed by the Edinburgh Filmhouse, there are details about the film maker here it will, of course, be showing at key cities only.

And on Wednesday 22 May…

Epic 3D – animated fantasy from Fox, featuring the vocal talents of Beyonce and Colin Farrell, in what appears to be a simple morality tale about the fight between the forces of good and evil for control of the world. The official website is here; the film will show all over the UK.

And on Thursday 23 May…

The Hangover Part III – for a film whose title kinda gives the plot away, by the third instalment there is little need to waste too much precious finger energy on typing the plot out. Suffice to say the trio of lads on a perpetual bender are back in Las Vegas where their fun all began. The official website is here; the film will show pretty much everywhere.

 

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