list.co.uk/ﬁ lm Films screening in the next four weeks are listed below with certificate, star rating, credits, brief review and venue details. See list.co.uk. for the most up-to-date screening times. Submit details of special screenings at least 10 days before publication by using our ‘Add an Event’ service at list.co.uk Film index is compiled by Murray Robertson. ✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
NEW RELEASES 22 Jump Street (tbc) (Phil Lord, Chris Miller, US, 2014) Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube. Sequel to the surprisingly sweet and funny 2012 comedy based on an old Johnny Depp TV show. General release from Fri 6 Jun. 36 (tbc) (Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit, Thailand, 2012) Koramit Vajrasthira, Wanlop Rungkamjad, Nottapon Boonprakob. 68min. A young woman scouting locations for a film uses digital photos to document the spaces she visits. When she finds that her laptop hard disk has crashed, she realises that she has lost not only a year’s worth of work, but also her memory of a young man she met on one of her reconnaissance trips. Selected release from Fri 6 Jun. Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys (tbc) (Jessica Oreck, US/ Finland, 2013) 84min. One year in the life of a family of reindeer herders in Finnish Lapland. A study of hard work, hard earned leisure, and an intricate bond between man and nature. Selected release from Wed 28 May. An Autumn Afternoon (PG) ●●●●● (YasujirÕ Ozu, Japan, 1962) Chishu Ryu, Shima Iwashita, Shinichiro Mikami. 113min. A widower arranges
for his beloved daughter to be wed and subsequently takes to drink to overcome his sorrow. Ozu’s final film, during the making of which the great director’s wife passed away. It’s sad, sweet and beautifully observed. Selected release from Fri 16 May, incl Filmhouse, Edinburgh; Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow. Benny & Jolene (15) (Jamie Adams, UK, 2014) Craig Roberts, Charlotte Ritchie, Rosamund Hanson. 88min. A musical duo clash with their management over concerns about their image. Selected release from Fri 6 Jun. Beyond the Edge (PG) (Leanne Pooley, New Zealand, 2013) Chad Moffitt, Sonam Sherpa, John Wraight. 90min. Dramatised account of the historic first ascent of Mount Everest in 1953 – an event that stunned the world. Selected release from Fri 23 May, incl Filmhouse, Edinburgh. Blended (12A) (Frank Coraci, US, 2014) Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Wendi McLendon-Covey. 117min. After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship. General release from Fri 23 May. Cheap Thrills (15) (E L Katz, US, 2013) Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, Sara Paxton. 88min. Two rich yuppies convince two down-and-out friends to battle each other for cash. The directorial debut from the writer behind Autopsy and Pop Skull. Selected release from Fri 6 Jun. Common People (tbc) (Stewart Alexander, Kerry Skinner, UK, 2013) Sam Kelly, Diana Payan, Iarla McGowan. 89min. The stories of life told entirely on Tooting Common. Selected release from Tue 10 Jun.
✽Concussion (15) ●●●●● (Stacie Passon, US, 2013) Robin Weigert, Maggie Siff, Johnathan Tchaikovsky.
96min. See review, page 69. Selected release from Fri 16 May. The Dirties (15) (Matt Johnson , Canada, 2013) Matt Johnson, Owen Williams, Krista Madison. 80min. Two best friends film a comedy about getting revenge on the bullies at their high school. But one of them isn’t joking. Selected release from Fri 6 Jun. Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey (15) (Ramona S Diaz, US, 2012) 113min. A documentary on Arnel Pineda who was plucked from YouTube to become the new singer for Journey. Selected release from Fri 16 May. Edge of Tomorrow (12A) (Doug Liman, US, 2014) Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton. 113min. Tom Cruise puts on his sci-fi action hat as a solider who is caught in a Groundhog Day-type time loop while battling aliens. General release from Fri 30 May. Fading Gigolo (15) ●●●●● (John Turturro, US, 2013) John Turturro, Woody Allen, Sharon Stone. 90min. See interview and review, page 70. General release from Fri 23 May, incl Filmhouse, Edinburgh; Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow. Fruitvale Station (15) (Ryan Coogler, US, 2013) Michael B Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer. 85min. The purportedly true story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old who crossed paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. Selected release from Fri 6 Jun. Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen. 123min. See review, page 69. General release from Thu 15 May, General release. Grace of Monaco (PG) (Olivier Dahan, Belgium, Italy, France, Monaco, US, 2013) Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth, Frank Langella. 103min. A biopic of Prince Rainier III’s bride and legendary screen actress Grace Kelly. General
✽Godzilla (12A) ●●●●● (Gareth Edwards, US, 2014) Aaron Taylor-
Index | FILM release from Fri 6 Jun. Heli (18) ●●●●● (Amat Escalante, Mexico/France/Germany/Netherlands, 2013) Armando Espitia, Andrea Vergara, Linda González. 105min. See review, page 68. Selected release from Fri 23 May, incl Filmhouse, Edinburgh; Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow. In Secret (R) (Charlie Stratton, US, 2013) Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Felton, Jessica Lange. 107min. Talented Olsen, Elizabeth, is sexually repressed Therese who embarks on an affair after being forced into a loveless marriage with her sickly cousin (Felton) by her aunt (Lange). Unsurprisingly, it does not go well. General release from Fri 16 May. Jimmy’s Hall (tbc) (Ken Loach, UK/ Ireland/France, 2014) Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Andrew Scott. Political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the country’s ‘Red Scare’ of the 1930s. General release from Fri 30 May. Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (PG) (Will Finn/Dan St Pierre, US, 2014) Voices of Lea Michele, Hugh Dancy, Patrick Stewart. 88min. Dorothy (Michelle) heads back to Oz to save her friends – the Scarecrow (Aykroyd), the Tin Man (Grammer) and the Cowardly Lion (Belushi) – from the Jester (Short), aka the Wicked Witch of the West’s devious brother. General release from Fri 23 May. Maleficent (tbc) (Robert Stromberg, US, 2014) Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley. 97min. Hollywood’s preoccupation with revamping fairy tales continues with this star-spangled adaptation of Sleeping Beauty. General release from Wed 28 May. A Million Ways to Die in the West (tbc) (Seth MacFarlane, US, 2014) Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried. A cowardly sheep herder (MacFarlane) attempts to find love and survive in the deadly old west. General release from Fri 30 May.
11 APRIL - 3 AUGUST 2014 11 APRIL - 3 AUGUST 2014 Celebrating the Centenary of Animator Norman McLaren Screenings, Exhibitions, Workshops, Performances around the UK
Stirling (cid:135) Glasgow (cid:135) Edinburgh and across the UK
The McLaren 2014 Programme is produced by the Centre for the Moving Image in partnership with the
National Film Board of Canada. www.mclaren2014.com
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