This Week's UK Cinema Releases
Week Commencing June 11th 2018
The fourth film in the modern-day Ocean franchise gets a new spin with the release of the all-female Ocean's 8 leading the way this week. Toni Collette's magnificent performance overcomes some of the other issues in horror film Hereditary, while Super Troopers 2 adds a sequel to an original released back in 2001. Rupert Everett directs and stars in The Happy Prince and The Piano celebrates its 25th anniversary, with documentary Studio 54 looking back on the legendary club from the late 70s. Tranny Fag celebrates Linn da Quebrada and Italian film The Ciambra also gets a small release.
Director: Ari Aster
Starring: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Ann Dowd
When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.
Director: Gary Ross
Starring: Sandra Bullock. Cate Blanchett. Anne Hathaway. Mindy Kaling. Sarah Paulson. Awkwafina. Rihanna. Helena Bonham Carter
Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.
Starring: Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez
The film revolves around a family that deals in borderline crime and who are ruthless and vindictive to the core.
Stanley a Man of Variety
Director: Stephen Cookson
Starring: Timothy Spall
A man who has been stuck in prison for far too long starts to see hallucinations.
Director: Matt Tyrnauer
Starring: Steve Rubell, Ian Schrager
1970s New York. One nightclub defines an era and a generation. For the first time, one of the people behind the infamous Studio 54 tells the in-depth story of how the world's greatest nightclub was created.
Super Troopers 2
Director: Jay Chandrasekhar
Starring: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Damon Wayans Jr., Brian Cox, Rob Lowe
When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.
Director: Jonas Carpignano
Starring: Pio Amato, Koudous Seihon, Damiano Amato
A 14-year-old miscreant sets out to prove he's ready to step into his older brother's shoes.
The Happy Prince
Director: Rupert Everett
Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Béatrice Dalle
The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humour.
Director: Jane Campion
Starring: Holly Hunter, Anna Paquin, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neil
A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.
Director: Paul Duddridge
Starring: Sylvia Syms, Peter Bowles, Cathy Tyson
A husband fights to be with his wife after she is hospitalized and taken to a nursing home.
Directors: Kiko Goifman, Claudia Priscilla
Starring: Linn da Quebrada, Jup do Bairro, Liniker
A documentary that follows Mc Linn Da Quebrada, a black trans woman, performer and activist living in impoverished São Paulo. Her electrifying performances (with plenty of nudity) brazenly take on Brazil's hetero-normative machismo.