Welcome to the films out now in the United States.

26 August 2016

My Mother
Tragicomedy, a filmmaker tries to cope with crises.

19 August 2016

War Dogs
Based on a true story of two Florida friends who make a fortune as gun runners for the Americans in Afghanistan before the wheels come off.
Ixcanul
Story of a teenage girl living in the foothills of a volcano, who faces an arranged marriage but is won over by the charms of a plantation worker.

12 August 2016

Edge Of Winter
A father takes his sons out into the wilds to make them into men, but things go awry when he realises their mother and stepfather are planning to take them away.
Pete's Dragon
An orphan boy befriends a dragon.
Florence Foster Jenkins
The story of a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite being unable to carry a tune in a bucket.
My King
An injured woman in a rehabilitation centre recalls an all encompassing love.

05 August 2016

Citizen Soldier
A documentary following a group of US soldiers in Afghanistan.
Neither Heaven Nor Earth
French soldiers in Afghanistan are faced with unexpected circumstances.

29 July 2016

Can We Take A Joke?
An exploration of outrage culture through the lens of stand-up comedy.

27 July 2016

Nerve
A dangerous game of Dare becomes the obsessive must play for social media addicts.

22 July 2016

Lights Out
A murderous ghost is scared of the light so keep those candles burning.
Star Trek Beyond
The Enterprise encounters a new enemy.
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Edina and Patsy flee to France after pushing Kate Moss in the Thames.
Hooligan Sparrow
A portrait of women's rights activist Ye Hainan, detailing her struggles with the Chinese authorities.
Summertime
Drama about social change in France in the early 1970s.

15 July 2016

Café Society
A man comes to Hollywood with aspirations of working in film, only to fall in love.

14 July 2016

Ghostbusters
A team take on a ghost invasion of Manhattan.

08 July 2016

Captain Fantastic
A dad who has raised his kids in the forest is forced to take them on a road trip.

01 July 2016

Our Kind Of Traitor
Caught between the British Secret Service and the Russian mafia, an oligarch with nefarious secrets uses an English teacher on holiday in Morocco to help secure political asylum.
The BFG
A little girl befriends a giant.

25 June 2016

The Phenom
A young baseball pitcher struggles to cope with success.

24 June 2016

The Shallows
Can a woman escape a shark?
The Neon Demon
A young model falls victim to her jealous rivals in LA.

17 June 2016

Finding Dory
The forgetful fish is back.

10 June 2016

Now You See Me 2
The Four Horsemen resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.
Therapy For A Vampire
A vampire seeks assistance from Dr Freud.
Diary Of A Chambermaid
An alert servant works for a wealthy couple in rural France.

03 June 2016

Me Before You
A woman forms a friendship with a recently paralysed man.

27 May 2016

Los Punks: We Are All We Have
A documentary portrait of the backyard punk scene in Los Angeles.
Alice Through The Looking Glass
Alice returns to Wonderland to save the Mad Hatter.

20 May 2016

Weiner
Documentary about mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner.
Almost Holy
On the streets of Ukraine, a pastor kidnaps children to try and save them from a life of drug abuse and destitution.

13 May 2016

Money Monster
A financial TV host and his producer are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor who has lost everything forcefully takes over their studio.
Love & Friendship
A widowed woman tries to manipulate her daughter into marriage.
High-Rise
Class war breaks out in a tower block.
The Lobster
In a dystopian near future, single people are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days or are transformed into animals and released into the woods.
Dheepan
The story of a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.
Last Days In The Desert
An imagined chapter at the end of Jesus's fasting in the desert.

04 May 2016

Sin Alas
Following the death of a dancer he hasn't seen for 40 years, a writer recalls a transformative love affair.
A Bigger Splash
A rock star's holiday is interrupted by the arrival of her old flame and his daughter.

29 April 2016

Mother's Day
Families fall apart and hang together in a Mother's Day preamble.
Ratchet & Clank
The worlds in an unstable galaxy are threatened by a master villain. A happy-go-quite-lucky squirrel of sorts and his mini robot mechanic friend join the defense team
Pali Road
A woman wakes up after a car crash to find herself living a life she knows nothing about.
The Wait
A mother unexpectedly meets her son's fiancée at a villa in Sicily and gets to know her as she waits for her son to arrive.

22 April 2016

Love Thy Nature
A documentary about the importance of getting back to nature.
Elvis & Nixon
Elvis goes to the White House to ask the President to make him a Federal Agent At Large.
Holidays
An anthology of short films about Valentine's Day, St Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Halloween, Christmas and New Year's Eve.
A Hologram For The King
A middle aged salesman is sent to Saudi Arabia to sell a complicated IT system to the king and comes up against interminable delays and the prospect of terminal failure
Tale Of Tales
Collection of fairy tales. In one, Salma Hayek is a jealous queen and in another Vincent Cassel plays a king who encounters two mysterious sisters. In a third a king raises a gigantic flea.
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