War is hell. ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ tells the true story of Desmond Doss who due to certain events in his childhood, is a pacifist. Doss enlists in the army to serve with his fellow countrymen, but his objection to even carrying a gun makes him a weak link in his regiment, or so his compatriots believe.
‘Arrival’ sees 12 identical spaceships arrive on Earth in 12 seemingly unrelated locations while our story follows linguistics expert Louise, played by Amy Adams, and her struggle to interpret Earth’s new visitors.
‘Fantastic Beasts’ follows Newt Scamander on his trip to New York in the mid-1920’s during a time where there are groups actively seeking out witches and wizards in order to kill them. Newt is supposedly in New York to find a particular magical beast but things go awry when his personal collection is unleashed onto[…]
‘Moonlight’ follows a boy through three stages of his life and his journey of self discovery, his struggles and his triumphs. Set to the backdrop of the beautifully dark streets of Liberty City, Miami, an impoverished neighbourhood filled with close-minded people.
An aspiring actress with a love for classical cinema crosses path with a musician with a love for classical jazz and after resistance from both sides, they fall in love. Although they are in Hollywood, they are about to find out that not everything is like in a movie.
‘I, Daniel Blake’ focuses on the titular character, Daniel Blake, a carpenter of 40 years that is left jobless and forced to sign on to Job Seekers Allowance after the loss of his wife and subsequent heart attack.
Louis Theroux, after having been rejected numerous times in his request to speak with current members of The Church of Scientology, decides to recreate scenes of drama, violence and contention within the organisation, using actors as well as the recounts of former members.
Everyone knows the story of Ghostbusters, there’s some ghosts, a group of friends band together to stop them, with wacky hijinks along the way. Well, that was the plan…
‘Splice’ focuses on two genetic scientists that through genome splicing, have created a creature that can produce enough nutrients for livestock. But that isn’t enough as they decide that they need to splice human DNA into the mix in order to solve diseases. But something goes awry.
‘Spotlight’ is based on a true story about a multiple decade cover up by the Catholic church in Boston and a team of reporters trying to uncover this corruption and bring it to light. The team of reporters, known as “Spotlight”, hence the title, added with the double meaning of shining a light onto this[…]