Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds star in this ‘Alien’-meets-‘Gravity’ space-thriller set on an international space station whose crew finds proof of life on Mars. This looks like could go either way: director Daniel Espinosa was responsible for the unwatchable ‘Child 44’, but Gyllenhaal and Reynolds feel like a bit of a dream team.
French arthouse superstar Isabelle Huppert plays a rape victim who turns the table on her attacker in this confrontational drama by Paul Verhoeven. Instead of calling the police, her character starts a cat and mouse game with the masked intruder who broke into her home. Huppert bagged an Oscar nomination for her performance.
Here it is, Hugh Jackman’s last ever film as the Wolverine – and 'Logan' is the clawed-one's best ever solo outing. A bleak, bloodily violent superhero movie, this feels like a blockbuster for our times, with a moving performance by Patrick Stewart as Logan's Alzheimer's-stricken former mentor.
‘Kristen Stewart has become one hell of an actress.’ That’s the verdict of Time Out film critic Guy Lodge in his five-star review of this creepy arthouse ghost story by French director Olivier Assayas. The ex-Twilight star plays an introverted American-in-Paris, a PA who is also attempting to contact her dead twin brother.
A young black man meets his white girlfriend’s parents in this American comedy slasher with sharp things to say about racial tensions. It’s directed by Jordan Peele, one half of the Comedy Central show ‘Key & Peele’, and has been a huge hit in the US. British actor Daniel Kaluuya plays Chris, whose trip out of the city to his girl's family in the suburbs fills him with dread.
'Hire-Rise' director Ben Wheatley pulls together a super-talented cast for his riff on a ‘Reservoir Dogs’-style shoot 'em up. 'Free Fire' is set in Boston (although it was shot in Brighton), with Cillian Murphy playing an IRA soldier who shows up to arms deal hosted by brokers Justine (Brie Larson) and Ord (Armie Hammer). Sharlto Copley, Michael Smiley and Sam Riley co-star.
'The Lost City of Z' looks like a perfect Sunday afternoon epic. Directed by James Gray, it's based on the true story of Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), a British army officer who became obsessed with discovering a ‘lost’ civilization in Bolivian jungle. Sienna Miller plays his feminist wife and Robert Pattinson is practically unrecognisable behind a huge beard as his sidekick.
It's Tom Hiddleston v a big monkey. This 1970s-set King Kong origin story follows a team of US Marines fresh from Vietnam who join a band of explorers on a lost Pacific island. The cast is terrific: Brie Larson, Samuel L Jackson, and John Goodman join Hiddles on his epic quest.
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi boycotted the Oscars after falling foul of Donald Trump’s travel ban. So he wasn’t at the ceremony to pick up Best Foreign film for ‘The Salesman’, a drama about a young couple, who's marriage becomes strained when they appear together in an amateur performance.
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