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Find out what's coming to a cinema near you soon. Our month-by-month calendar contains every new movie release this month and beyond. Actors? Directors? Release dates? It’s all right here.

May film highlights

Friday May 2 – Thursday May 8


  • Rated as: 1/5

Swords and sandals epic starring ‘Game of Thrones’ hunk Kit Harington as a slave turned gladiator

Blue Ruin

  • Rated as: 3/5

Award-winning US thriller about a homeless man wreaking vengeance on those who’ve wronged him

Paths of Glory

  • Rated as: 5/5

Stanley Kubrick’s World War I anti-war movie gets a re-release on the big screen

Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey

  • Rated as: 2/5

On the road with arena-rock act Journey

Ilo Ilo

  • Rated as: 4/5

Acclaimed Singaporean drama following an immigrant maid living with a rich family

A Thousand Times Good Night

  • Rated as: 3/5

Juliette Binoche stars as a war correspondent

Brick Mansions

  • Rated as: 2/5

The final film of ‘Fast & Furious’ actor Paul Walker, who was killed in a car crash last year

Patema Inverted

  • Rated as: 3/5

Dystopian anime about the residents of a network of tunnels and their feisty princess


  • Rated as: 2/5

Brit comedy starring Will Poulter as one of three young fraudsters who jet off to Miami to con OAPs


  • Rated as: 2/5

3D kids animation which finds Tarzan and Jane battling a corporate Mr Bad

Willow Creek

  • Rated as: 3/5

Ex stand-up comic Bobcat Goldthwait (‘World’s Greatest Dad’) turns his hand to horror

Friday May 9 – Thursday May 15


  • Rated as: 3/5

Michael Fassbender hides behind a papier-mâché playing comedy musician Frank Sidebottom

Bad Neighbours

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Comedy starring Seth Rogen as a family guy and Zac Efron as his fratboy neighbour


  • Rated as: 3/5

An unseen assassin targets an anti-drugs task force in Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest

The Wind Rises

  • Rated as: 4/5

Studio Ghibli founder, the Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki retires with this family tale

The Canyons

  • Rated as: 1/5

Lindsey Lohan and porn star James Deen play a Hollywood couple whose relationship turns sour

Advanced Style

  • Rated as: 3/5

Doc following a blogger who trawls New York looking for the coolest, most fashionable OAPs

American Interior

  • Rated as: 3/5

The Super Furry Animals' Gruff Rhys takes a road trip across America on the trail of a Welsh explorer

Before The Winter Chill

  • Rated as: 2/5

Kristin Scott Thomas is a woman who suspects that her husband is having an affair.

I Declare War

A kids’ game of capture the flag in the local woods gets serious in this adolescent adventure

Silent Sonata

  • Rated as: 2/5

A travelling circus pitches its big top in the field next door to a grieving family in this Slovenian drama

Friday May 16 - Thursday May 22


  • Rated as: 3/5

British director Gareth Edwards reboots Godzilla. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Taylor-Johnson star

A Touch of Sin

  • Rated as: 4/5

Socially conscious director Jia Zhangke examines everyday violence in China

An Autumn Afternoon

  • Rated as: 5/5

Re-release of Japanese master Yasujirō Ozu's moving final film


  • Rated as: 3/5

A happily married lesbian starts working as a woman-on-woman prostitute

Another Day, Another Time

A celebration of the music from the Coen Brothers’s folk music drama ‘Inside Llewyn Davies’


  • Rated as: 3/5

Drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal as two identical men


Bollywood movie about a down-to-earth guy and a bratty, spoiled young woman who find love

The Two Faces of January

  • Rated as: 4/5

1960s-set adaptation of a Patricia Highsmith novel starring Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst

Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

  • Rated as: 3/5

Doc about Tour de France winner Marco Pantani

Pulp Fiction

  • Rated as: 4/5

Quentin Tarantino's ultra-violence 1994 film gets a twentieth anniversary re-release

Friday May 23 - Thursday May 29

X-Men: Days of Future Past

  • Rated as: 3/5

Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine is sent back by Patrick Stewart’s Professor X to hook up with his younger self


  • Rated as: 1/5

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore stars as a mismatched pair who accidentally end up on holiday together

The Punk Singer

  • Rated as: 4/5

Doc about Riot Grrrl and Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna

Legends of Oz : Dorothy's return

  • Rated as: 1/5

Dorothy returns to Kansas to find it devastated in this 3D computer-animation


  • Rated as: 4/5

A portrait of a poor, hardworking family struggling in smalltown Mexico

Beyond The Edge

  • Rated as: 3/5

Doc about the 1953 successful attempt by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay to reach the summit of Everest

Fading Gigolo

  • Rated as: 4/5

Woody Allen gets in front of the camera in actor John Turturro's latest outing as a director

Run & Jump

  • Rated as: 2/5

Drama starring Maxine Peake as an Irish housewife looking after her husband, who has suffered a stroke

Postman Pat

Stephen Mangan voices Postman Pat, star of the long-running kids TV series, in this big screen adaptation

Friday May 30 – Saturday May 31


  • Rated as: 3/5

Angelina Jolie stars as the evil fairy who put the spell on Sleeping Beauty in Disney cartoon

A Million Ways to Die in the West

  • Rated as: 1/5

‘Family Guy' and ‘Ted’ director Seth MacFarlane directs a Western pastiche


  • Rated as: 3/5

Drama about a Palestinian militant who takes part in a sniper attack on an Israeli base and turns informant

Venus in Fur

  • Rated as: 4/5

Roman Polanski casts his wife, Emmanuelle Seigner, in his tale of sexual obsession

Tirez la langue, mademoiselle

Spiky French drama about a doctor caught in a love rivalry with his brother

A Farewell to Arms

An American falls in love with an English nurse during WWI

Edge of Tomorrow

  • Rated as: 3/5

Tom Cruise stars as a solder sent on a suicide mission against an alien race known

Battle Company: Korengal

  • Rated as: 3/5

Sequel to the 2010 doc ‘Restrepo’, following a US platoon in Afghanistan

Jimmy's Hall

  • Rated as: 4/5

Ken Loach retires from feature films with this tale of a 1930s Irish Communist opening a dancehall

Mariachi Gringo

  • Rated as: 2/5

An average guy quits his job to go in search of fame as a mariachi musician

The best films now showing


The Big Short

  • Rated as: 4/5

The roots of the 2008 financial crash are engagingly explored in this all-star comedy


The Assassin

  • Rated as: 4/5

The best film of 2015 or a pretty, pretentious snorefest? Few films are as divisive as this arty kung-fu flick



  • Rated as: 4/5

Brie Larson is an Oscar frontrunner for her remarkable performance in this gripping kidnap drama

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