New movies out in the UK…on Friday 14 August 2015


A list of the new film’s being released in cinemas across the UK from Friday 14 August 2015, including links to official websites. 

For where to see the films use the Find Any Film website.

Absolutely AnythingAbsolutely Anything poster

Just one thing to say to film marketing teams, when you put a Facebook page up for your movie, please add the plot into the ‘description’ field. Also – don’t link to official websites that don’t work!

Right, critic rant over – this Brit comedy stars Simon Pegg and Kate Beckinsale and is a comedy about a group of eccentric aliens who confer on a human being (Pegg) the power to do absolutely anything, as an experiment.

Showing all over the place, the official trailer gives you a taster.

Captain Webb

British telling of the story of the first person to successfully swim the English Channel in 1875.  Played by Warren Brown, there is some muscularity to the title role.

Check the official Marathon Films site for the lowdown. On a limited release only, the film will open at the Curzon Bloomsbury and ICA. See here for the other locations.

Man From U.N.C.L.E.Man From U.N.C.L.E poster

A sexy website accompanies this sexily cast (Henry Cavill, Alicia Vikander etc) film version of the cult 60’s TV series starring Robert Vaughan and David McCallum, this is set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War and centers on CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin.

Forced to put aside longstanding hostilities, the two team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, which is bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power through the proliferation of nuclear weapons and technology.

You’ll be able to see at just about any place with anything remotely resembling a cinema screen.

Official trailers (there are three, you lucky things you).

Mistress America

Greta Garwig stars in this comedy from writer-director Noah Baumbach about a lonely college freshman’s life is turned upside down by her impetuous, adventurous soon-to-be stepsister.

The official website is the Fox Searchlight page, the film will be showing all over the show.

The official Youtube trailer has more.

Pleasure IslandPleasure Island film poster

A mysterious man, Dean, returns to his home town of Grimsby after many years abroad in the Army. Dean is drawn back to confront his demons, and confess a secret to a childhood friend, Jess, only to discover she has been struggling since the untimely death of her husband. When their lives are threatened he will do all it takes to make sure she is safe.

Showing at key cities only, the official Achilles Entertainment webpage has more detail, including trailer and behind the scenes footage. Use Find Any Film to find screening locations.


Theeb is a young Turkish boy (Jacir Eid) during WWI who faces a premature coming age when he finds himself helping a British officer (Jack Fox) get to a secret destination.

Showing at key cities only, the official New Wave Films webpage has everything you need to know about the film, including the trailer.

TrainwreckTrainwreck poster

Stars Amy Schumer, the lead in this comedy, and Tilda Swinton, as her British magazine editor, have been snaffling headlines recently, either for their raucus appearances on American TV (NB, Amy is the funny one, Ellen DeGeneres is the host, apparently) or their new, hot and sexy look.

In the film, she stars as a wild child who romances a staid and uptight doctor (Bill Hader).

The official website has the details, including the trailer. It’ll be everywhere, so check your local cinema website for the times.

And from Monday 17 August 2015…

Paper TownsPaper Towns poster

Cara Delevigne was wise to work hard and store up a slew of movies to be released in quick succession after announcing her move away from modelling into acting.

She was also wise to pick not too demanding role in art-house films, of which this is one, and blockbusters, such as the soon to be released Pan. 

Here, she plays a High School lovely who ropes in besotted geek Nat Wolff to helpnher get revenge on her boyfriend when she finds out she is cheating on her. Then, she disappears…

The official website has all of the blurb you need including the trailer, but it will be showing everywhere.











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