A list of new films being released in UK cinemas as of Friday 4 April 2015. To locate which cinemas are showing these films, use Find Any Film.
Director Ron Mann’s loving tribute to the late ‘Father of American Independent Cinema’, Gosford Park director Robert Altman, looks at his fifty year career in movie-making. The official Soda Pictures webpage has more detail and the trailer, the film will be playing at key cities only.
There have been so many edits, versions and cuts of Ridley Scott’s iconic eighties sci-fi down the years, it’s difficult to keep up. This, allegedly final, version is released by the BFI and you can find out on their website where to see it.
The Dark Horse
New Zealand drama about the little-known Maori chess player Genesis Potini. The official website has the low-down, including the trailer and a gallery of photos. Use Find Any Film to see where you can watch it.
This documentary looks at SS Commander Heinrich Himmler, what motivated him to orchestrate the ‘Final Solution’ and how he was perceived by those close to him. The official website has the trailer and everything else you need to know about the film; use Find Any Film for where you can see it.
British crime drama about a drug runner and an illegal immigrant teaming up but unwittingly forming part of a sting by two police officers. Sounds slightly convoluted for such a film, but for more detail, check out the official website which also contains details of where you can catch it.
Irish drama starring Jordan Jones as Amy Keane, a thirteen-year-old trying to cope with the death of her mother and the reappearance of her father’s ex-girlfriend, experiences the temptation of suicide after witnessing the outpouring of love for a local suicide victim. See the official Facebook page for more; check out Find Any Film for where it will be.
Kidnapping Freddie Heineken
A top-drawer cast (Sam Worthington, Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess and Ryan Kwanten) star in this action drama based on real life events. We get the inside story of the planning, execution, rousing aftermath and ultimate downfall of the kidnappers of beer tycoon Alfred “Freddy” Heineken (Hopkins) in 1983, which resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for an individual. The official website has little to say, so check out Wikipedia for the info you need. Showing at key cities only.
Gay Swedish drama about an androgynous man and an apparently straight guy who fall in love and dream of escaping the blandness of the society around them. The official Garage Film webpage has more on the movie. It will be playing in key cities only.
The Water Diviner
Mighty and very beautiful looking epic from actor/director Russell Crowe about an Australian farmer who sets of on a journey to find his three sons who are lost in action in Gallipoli, Turkey during WWI. The official website gives you the full story and the trailer, it will have a wide distribution so your big multiplex should be screening it. Use Find Any Film if not.
Comedy drama from director Noah Baumbach. Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts are two middle-aged, middle class New Yorkers who decide to experience new and different things when they meet young, free-spirited couple Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried. It will be playing at practically all UK cinemas, check out the official website for the trailer and more detail.
And as of Monday 6 April…
US High School comedy starring Mae Whitman as a girl whose world is turned upside down when she is labelled a DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend), in comparison to her prettier friends. She sets about working to erase that title. The official website has the trailer and the pics, it will have a wide distribution so should be in most big multiplexes.