It’s all happening in the cinema now – thank God for that.
A wacky movie, one of the things I missed most during the height of the pandemic was the joy of the silver screen. Now as we return further to normalcy, I am happy to present you our picks of flicks, and celebrate the film industry in all its glory.
After the arrival of Doctor Strange 2 last week, the “multiverse idea” has been given another walk with today’s public release of the highly anticipated release Everything Everywhere Every Time.
The tale of a mother trying to salvage reality while battling her tax returns, this absurd comedy-drama spinner showcases the ever-bright talent of Michelle Yeoh, and heralds the return of ’80s film hero Ke Huy Quan – legendary. Alumni of The Goonies, Indiana Jones, and Temple of Doom, having played Data and Short Round respectively. We bow before you, sir…
With Zac Efron getting telepathy in Stephen King’s new adaptation, Firestarter, this week’s sci-fi action is being pushed hard into the horror and thriller camp. Fortunately, Mark Wahlberg is here to bring us down to earth with the heart-wrenching story of finding the faith that is Father Stowe, and he brings his steadfast on-screen father Mel Gibson (à la Daddy’s Home 2) throughout the journey.
Without further ado, let’s get into the latest cinematic offerings. Lights, camera, start…
Stephen King’s popular 1980 novel sparked a movie adaptation four years later starring David Keith and Sharpie Drew Barrymore.
Screenwriter Scott Tims recreates the source of a supernatural horror material, which examines the relationship between a father and daughter on the run from a mysterious agency.
Captain Hollister (Gloria Rubin) is the director of The Shop, a top-secret government institution, which intends to capture one of its test subjects, Andrew McGee (Zac Efron), who has developed telepathy abilities in response to an experimental drug.
Andrew (Ryan Keira Armstrong) daughter Charlene is blessed – or perhaps cursed – with devastating kinetic powers.
Andrew joins her on the run from assassin John Rainbeard (Michael Gray) and other nefarious individuals who seek to arm Charlene.
Mark Wahlberg plays a fallen man who discovers his calling as a messenger of God in a drama based on an improbable true story.
From an early age, Stuart Long (Walberg) longs to impress his heavy-drinking father Bill (Mel Gibson), but the death of his brother Stephen creates a rift in the family that can never be healed.
As an amateur boxer, Stu takes many of the hits he delivers so he decided to try his luck instead as a Hollywood actor.
By working in a grocery store to make ends meet between auditions, Stu becomes hopelessly in love with Carmen (Teresa Ruiz), an active member of the Catholic Church.
To impress the object of his affection, Stowe convinces a skeptical Monsignor Kelly (Malcolm McDowell) to allow him to enroll in a seminary.
Despite the odds, Stowe forges spiritual bonds with those in need and walks a path into the priesthood.
Michelle Yeoh bends like a tiger and hides like a dragon as she tumbles across the multiverse in fantasy threads directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert.
Evelyn Wang (Yeoh) runs a laundry in California with her husband Waymond (Ke Huy Quan), who used to focus on things to make life seem happier than it is.
Their efforts to raise teenage daughter Joy (Stephanie Hsu) with more tenderness and attention than Evelyn received from her domineering father Gong Gong (James Hong) were not entirely successful.
Joy worries about her parents’ reactions when she introduces them to her longtime friend Becky (Tally Medel).
As Evelyn hastily completes a tax return before an audit by ruthless IRS agent Deirdre Beaubeirdra (Jamie Lee Curtis) and a Chinese New Year party in honor of Gong Gong’s recent visit, a beleaguered mother receives disturbing news: She alone can save the multiverse. destruction.
Adapted from the short story Claire Keegan Foster, writer and director Colm Bayrid’s first feature is a coming-of-age story set in 1981 in the Irish countryside.
Shy and neglectful Kate (Catherine Clinch) is separated from her broken family in the summer and sent to live with her adoptive parents.
An older childless couple, Sean and Ebelin Kinsella (Andrew Bennett, Carrie Crawley) welcome Kate to their country farm and give her the support she needs to move closer to womanhood.
Far from the pain of the past, Kate unfolds but gradually realizes that even in her new state, there are unsettling secrets waiting to be discovered.
Argentinian provocative filmmaker Gaspar Noé retains his place as one of modern cinema’s awesome with a meditation on love in the midst of dementia.
Using almost entirely split-screen format, Vortex explores the relationship between an anonymous film historian (Dario Argento) and his wife (Françoise Lebrun), who share a Paris apartment.
Her mind is often cloudy and he is in charge of her care, but health problems and constant coughing indicate that the husband is not in the best position to take care of his wife’s house tenderly every time she wanders around in a mess.
With each passing day, the probability of a catastrophe increases.
Based on Henry Lawson’s 1892 short story, Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson, revisits the West through a feminist lens.
Director, writer and actress Leah Purcell made her debut in 1893 in New South Wales, where pregnant wife Molly (Purcell) is fiercely protective of her four children while her sheep-dwelling husband, Joe, is absent for extended periods.
It’s a ruthless, cruel existence but Molly has her alligator dog for company and a gun for protection.
When a fugitive Aboriginal Yadaka (Rob Collins) finds Johnson’s property, Molly is initially wary and distrustful of the intruder.
Over time, the two strangers became dependent on each other in their harsh surroundings.
On May 21, 2021, singer, guitarist Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dunn aka the Grammy-winning duo hosted an hour-long livestream to celebrate the release of Scaled And Icy’s album, backed by a full cast of musicians and dancers.
Opening with the translation of Choker’s song set against the backdrop of a fictional talk show, the highly theatrical scene is spread across select cinemas with reimagined audio and video as well as previously unseen content.
The set list includes Car Radio, Chlorine, Lane Boy, Level Of Concern, Mulberry Street, Never Take It, Ride and Saturday.
The Royal Ballet’s resident artist, Liam Scarlett, designed a glamorous production of the romantic ballet tuned to the score of Tchaikovsky, and was encouraged by the designs of John MacFarlane.
The 2020 production has been halted due to the Covid pandemic and this welcome revival is being broadcast live from the Royal Opera House stage in London under conductor Gavriel Heine.
This sold-out performance casts Devon-born lead dancer Lauren Cuthbertson in the dual roles of Odette and Odelle, who perform a challenging challenge between a charming princess and her royal lover.
Prince Siegfried (William Bracewell) escapes his birthday celebrations and stumbles into a magical lake where he meets beautiful Princess Odette (Cathbertson), who must spend every day as a swan until true love breaks the curse.
Siegfried vows to lift the witchcraft but is no match for the evil spirit von Rothbart.