A list of the new films being released across the UK, from Friday 10 June 2016. Use the Find Any Film website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.
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Melissa McCarthy is getting lots and lots of exposure in films since her breakout role in Bridesmaids (2011), as her recent interview with The Guardian details. Here, she stars as a powerful business woman attempting a PR makeover when she’s released from jail for insider trading, in this knockabout comedy in the same vein as her recent Spy (2015). See the official website for more; this will be showing all over the UK.
Seen through the eyes of an Amazonian shaman, this film follows him as he searches for a fabled plant with psychedelic properties. He uses this to seek truth from his people by looking into their dreams; for the two scientists accompanying him, the plant is a commodity to be exploited. Showing at key cities only, the official Peccadillo Pictures webpage lets you know and has the trailer and gallery of stills.
Documentary from film-maker Gianfranco Rosi, who concentrates on the people, cultures and traditions of the islanders of Lampedusa, which has hit the headlines as being the first port of call for migrants during the current EU migration crisis. Showing at key cities only, check out the Artificial Eye webpage for where you can see it.
A slight-sounding comedy but with an exceptional cast, as a renowned and fiery, middle-aged Manhattan author (Patricia Clarkson) decides she wants to drive after her husband leaves her for a younger woman. An Indian taxi driver (Ben Kingsley) who is on the verge of an arranged marriage is the man who helps her, as she helps him learn how to impress a woman. See the official website for more; this will have a wide release so use Find Any Film to search for your nearest cinema.
Jennifer Garner stars as a mother passionately searching a solution to her daughter’s incurable medical condition. After a freak accident, a miracle happens that confounds the experts and inspires her community. Martin Henderson and Queen Latifah co-star. See the official Sony Pictures website for more. It’s not the best sign of quality that this starry film will be on a limited release only, so use Find Any Film if you are interested in seeing it.
Star-studded comedy from Garry Marshall, reuniting him with his Pretty Woman (1990) and Runaway Bride (1999) leading lady Julia Roberts in which some very different woman navigate the difficulties inherent in being a ‘mom’. See the official website for the trailer and more; this will be playing at just about every cinema in the UK.
Documentary that follows Rene Redzepi, the proprietor of the famed restaurant Noma, winner of the ‘Best Restaurant in the World’ prize four times. Redzepi discusses his philosophy on great food and how his restaurant has helped shaped dining out world wide. See the official website for more; it will be on a limited run only.
Just the title of this film takes me back to my ‘A’ Level Psychology days! Dr Zimbardo and his carefully designed observational study into what happens when a group of men are divided into the roles of ‘Prisoner’ and ‘Guard’. The results made Zimbardo’s name and showed us the shocking lengths humans can go to when literally dressing up and playing such parts. Billy Crudup stars as Zimbardo. See the official website for more. This will be on a limited run only, so Find Any Film will help locate your nearest cinema.
Anime film about shy, artistic Anna moving to the seaside and stumbling upon an old mansion and the mysterious Marnie who lives there. The two girls instantly form a friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. As the days go by, a nearly magnetic pull draws Anna back to the Marsh House, and she begins to piece together the truth surrounding her strange new friend. Showing at key cities only, the Studio Canal webpage has some press information and stills.
“Do you think cinema is dangerous?” was the question we posed on Twitter a few months back, following our review at TIFF15 of this Michael Moore documentary, after an exclamation from an audience member that such documentary is a too powerful force. Moore himself responded and a fantastic little debate kicked off in the ‘twittersphere’.
You have the chance to judge for yourself how dangerous a medium cinema can be as the film is put on a key cities only release. See the official Dogwoof documentary webpage for more about the piece; Find Any Film will tell you your nearest participating cinema.