HANDS OF STONE Action, Biography, Drama
The story follows the legendary life of Roberto Duran (Edgar Ramirez), the Panamanian fighter who made his professional debut in 1968 as a 16 year‐old and retired in 2002 at the age of 50. In June 1980, he defeated Sugar Ray Leonard (Usher Raymond) to capture the WBC welterweight title, but shocked the boxing world by returning to his corner in their November rematch, famously saying the words “no mas” (no more.)
Director: Jonathan Jakubowicz Cast: Edgar Ramírez, Usher Raymond, Robert De Niro
JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK Action, Adventure, Crime
Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) returns to enforce his bold brand of justice in “a fun action-packed ride”, based on author Lee Child’s best-selling series. When Army Major Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders) is framed for treason, Reacher discovers she’s the target of a massive government conspiracy. With help from Turner and a mysterious new ally, Reacher risks everything to take down the powerful organization that will stop at nothing to protect its secrets.
Director: Edward Zwick Cast: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge
SHEPHERDS AND BUTCHERS Drama
The story follows a jaded lawyer, John Weber (Steve Coogan), who takes on a seemingly hopeless multiple murder case and uncovers scandalous shortcomings in South Africa’s capital punishment system as he mounts a defense for a prison guard traumatized by the executions he took part in.
Director: Oliver Schmitz Cast: Andrea Riseborough, Steve Coogan, Garion Dowds, Deon Lotz, Eduan van Jaarsveldt
EINTLIK BAIE NOGAL Afrikaans, Romance
Jay van Niekerk is at a crossroads – his career is on the up but the burdens of bachelorhood are in meltdown – he is missing ‘the perfect woman’. Someone funny and bright, someone who can handle his love of comics! Enter Ally, a dazzling and bright, free spirited girl, who develops an extremely fond attraction to Jay’s weary and cautious nature. But will Ally’s father approve of her new choice in potential son in law? With equal parts romance, comedy, tragedy and retribution.
Director: Jacques Brand Cast: André Lötter, Marisa Drummond, Zak Hendrikz, Ashmund Martin, Elsabé Daneel, Anton Dekker, Susanne Beyers, Themsi Times
ORDINARY WORLD Comedy, Drama, Music
The mid-life crisis of a husband and father who, on his 40th birthday, decides to revisit his punk-rock past by throwing an extravagant party in the presidential suite of the Drake Hotel – where he encounters his beautiful ex-girlfriend and former bandmates who have since moved on to bigger and better things.
Director: Lee Kirk Cast: Billie Joe Armstrong, Fred Armisen, Judy Greer, Selma Blair, Chris Messina, Brian Baumgartner
SKIPTRACE Action, Adventure, Comedy
Fists and feet are flying in this explosive action-comedy. For years, by-the-book Hong Kong detective Benny Chan has tried to avenge his partner’s murder at the hands of a drug lord. When Benny learns that freewheeling American gambler Connor Watts (Knoxville) has the evidence he needs, he teams with Connor to get justice.
Director: Renny Harlin Cast: Jackie Chan, Johnny Knoxville
BOO! A MADEA HALLOWEEN Comedy, Horror
Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.
Director: Tyler Perry Cast: Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis
DON’T BREATHE Crime, Horror, Thriller
Rocky, a young woman wanting to start a better life for her and her sister, agrees to take part in the robbery of a house owned by a wealthy blind man with her boyfriend Money and their friend Alex. But when the blind man turns out to be a ruthless adversary, the group must find a way to escape his home before they become his newest victims.
Director: Fede Alvarez Cast: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Sergej Onopko
TROLLS Animation, Adventure, Comedy
From the creators of Shrek. Enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomach.
Nothing can prepare you for this new world of Trolls!
Directors: Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell Cast: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, James Corden, Gwen Stefani
COLONY Season 1 Action, Adventure, Drama
Set in the near future, the series centres on a family who must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together while trying to survive. They live in L.A., which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, others have rebelled and suffer the consequences.
Creators: Ryan Condal, Carlton Cuse
Cast: Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Isabella Crovetti
iZOMIE Season 2 Drama
As one of the newly undead, Liv has devised a way to resist her basic urge to devour fresh human brains – she’s taken a job in the Seattle coroner’s office. She can secretly snack on the brains of the many Jane and John Doe corpses that make their final stop in the morgue. Liv remains resigned to an eternity without hope or purpose, until she realizes that with every brain she consumes, she retains a portion of that person’s memories, and she begins to experience visions from the point of view of the murder victims. It’s not the same as being alive, but at least she can find purpose in her undead existence by helping to solve the murders of those who are indeed fully dead.
Creators: Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright
Cast: Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley, David Anders