DOWNSIZING Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
When scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall as a solution to overpopulation, Paul (Matt Damon) and his wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in order to get small and move to a new downsized community – a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.
Director: Alexander Payne Cast: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Jason Sudeikis, Neil Patrick Harris, Laura Dern, Kristen Wiig
PHANTOM THREAD Drama, Romance
Set in the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcockand his sister Cyril are at the centre of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants, and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Cast: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville
GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Biography, Drama
A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne, and his nanny Olive, Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family?
Director: Simon Curtis Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald
TYLER PERRY’S ACRIMONY Drama, Thriller
A faithful wife, tired of standing by her devious husband, is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed.
Director: Tyler Perry Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent, Crystle Stewart, Jazmyn Simon, Ptosha Storey, Ajiona Alexus, Antonio Madison, Bresha Webb, Danielle Nicolet
THE GOOD FIGHT Season 1 Drama
A follow on from the “The Good Wife.” After a financial scam destroys the reputation of young lawyer Maia Rindell and wipes out her mentor and godmother Diane Lockhart’s savings, the two are forced out of Lockhart & Lee and join forces with Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago’s pre-eminent law firms. At Reddick, Boseman & Kolstad, Diane finds familiar faces, including Colin Morrello, a rising star in the state’s attorney’s office, and Marissa Gold.
Creators: Michelle King, Robert King, Phil Alden Robinson Cast: Christine Baranski,
Rose Leslie, Cush Jumbo, Delroy Lindo, Sarah Steele, Justin Bartha
PETER RABBIT Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Peter Rabbit and his three sisters – Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail – enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden. When one of McGregor’s relatives suddenly moves in, he’s less than thrilled to discover a family of rabbits in his new home. A battle of wills soon breaks out as the new owner hatches scheme after scheme to get rid of Peter – a resourceful rabbit who proves to be a worthy and wily opponent.
Director: Will Gluck Cast: James Corden, Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie