Here are some new movie choices for your weekend watching pleasure.
The Street: Written by Jimmy McGovern (Cracker, Accused).
Series of one-off dramas, each focusing on a different house within the same street.
In order to make good with his former employers, a submarine captain takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a submarine rumored to be loaded with gold.
Impressionistic romantic thriller modern-day update of Belgian writer Georges Simenon’s beloved 1964 crime novel. Mathieu Amalric, Stéphanie Cléau
Scandinavian crime drama series following the gritty and dark police investigation following the discovery of a dead body on the Øresund Bridge connecting Sweden and Denmark. Sofia Helin, Kim Bodnia, Dag Malmberg, Ellen Hillingsø, Puk Scharbau.
An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner’s life.
Overfed & Undernourished:
Documentary which examines a global epidemic and our modern lifestyles through one boy’s inspiring and personal journey to regain his health from the inside out. Troy Jones
Wanted by the Chinese mafia, a New York City bike messenger escapes into the world of parkour after meeting a beautiful stranger.
A faithful big-screen adaptation of Richard Adams’s classic British dystopian novel about a community of rabbits under terrible threat from modern forces. Martin Rosen
On the Trail of the Marsupilami:
Big budget live action / CGI family film about the beloved Belgian comic book character. French packaging but has English subtitles. Jamel Debbouze, Alain Chabat, Fred Testot,Alain Chabat
The story of Suki, a lioness cub, who rebels against her mother and her Pride to mate with an unsuitable lion from the other side of the river.
For No Good Reason:
Johnny Depp pays a visit to Ralph Steadman, the renown artist and the last of the original Gonzo visionaries who worked alongside Hunter S. Thompson.
Ciao for now,
The Thomas Staff