MARK FELT: THE MAN WHO BROUGHT DOWN THE WHITE HOUSE Biography, Drama, History
The film centres on “Deep Throat”, the pseudonym given to the notorious whistleblower for one of the greatest American scandals, Watergate. The true identity of the secret informant remained a mystery and source of much public curiosity and speculation for more than 30 years. That is until, in 2005 when FBI special agent Mark Felt shockingly revealed himself as the tipster. This unbelievable true story chronicles the personal and professional life of the brilliant and uncompromising Felt, who risked and ultimately sacrificed everything – his family, his career, his freedom – in the name of justice.
Director: Peter Landesman Cast: Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Marton Csokas, Josh Lucas
ROMAN J ISRAEL ESQ Crime, Drama
Set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington is the driven, idealistic defense attorney whose life is upended when his mentor, a civil rights icon, dies. When he is recruited to join a firm led by one of the legendary man’s former students – the ambitious lawyer George Pierce (Colin Farrell) – he begins a friendship with a young champion of equal rights and a turbulent series of events ensues that will put the activism that has defined Roman’s career to the test.
Director: Dan Gilroy Cast: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo
HATTON GARDEN: THE HEIST Action, Crime, Drama
Following the lead up to one of the biggest robberies of the century, the film tells the journey of Brian Reader, John Collins, Terry Perkins, Daniel Jones and the mysterious Basil throughout the audacious heist of almost £200 million from the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company in London.
Director: Terry Lee Coker Cast: Michael McKell, Sidney Livingstone, Robert Putt, James Osborne, Sidney Kean
Julie, Kayla and Sam are three high school seniors who make a pact to lose their virginity on prom night. Lisa, Mitchell and Hunter are three overprotective parents who flip out when they find out about their daughters’ plans. They soon join forces for a wild and chaotic quest to stop the girls from sealing the deal – no matter what the cost.
Director: Kay Cannon Cast: Leslie Mann, John Cena,
Ike Barinholtz, Geraldine Viswanathan, Kathryn Newton
THE WEDDING INVITATION Comedy, Romance
A last minute invitation to an ’80s-themed wedding leaves three best friends enduring heartbreak, humiliation and hangovers as they lay it all on the line for love.
Director: Rainy Kerwin Cast: Rainy Kerwin, Camille Guaty, Eoin Macken, Christina Ulloa, Nick George, Casey Strand
TRUTH OR DARE Horror, Thriller
Olivia, Lucas and a group of their college friends travel to Mexico for one last getaway before graduation. While there, a stranger convinces one of the students to play a seemingly harmless game of truth or dare with the others. Once the game starts, it awakens something evil – a demon which forces the friends to share dark secrets and confront their deepest fears. The rules are simple but wicked – tell the truth or die, do the dare or die, and if you stop playing, you die.
Director: Jeff Wadlow Cast: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto
EARLY MAN Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Set in prehistoric times, a tribe of primitive hunters are displaced from their homes by emissaries from a distant empire that has mastered bronze-making. However, a tribesman named Dug (voice of Eddie Redmayne) tries to win his home back by challenging the invaders to a game of soccer.
Director: Nick Park Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Nick Park, Timothy Spall
DC SUPERHEROES: AQUAMAN
Animation, Action, Adventure
The King of Atlantis makes some difficult decisions to ensure the future of his ocean realm. Aquaman reunites with the Justice League – including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and newest member Jessica Cruz/Green Lantern – to conquer Atlantis’ latest enemy and reemerge as the ruler of the Seven Seas.
Director: Matt Peters Cast: Jonathan Adams, Troy Baker