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  The Dig
  Hoo boy
  The Dig will release theatrically and on Netflix.

The film is adapted from the popular novel by John Preston, it's a brilliantly realised account of the most famous archaeological dig in Britain in modern time - the discovery of the Anglo-Saxon burial ship at Sutton Hoo, known as "Britain's Tutankhamun". Set against the intense backdrop of a Britain on the eve of war, the story channels class tensions, love and loss through the eyes of those affected by the dig and its treasures, including Edith Pretty (Carey Mulligan) the widowed landowner of the state the burial mounds are on and Basil Brown (Ralph Fiennes) the amateur archaeologist she hires to excavate their secrets.
  Graeme Clark [28 Oct 2020 at 23:17]
     
  The Image Book and On Body and Soul on Blu-ray [read more]
  For the art lovers
  The global curated streaming service and distributor MUBI are delighted to announce that two acclaimed MUBI Releases, Jean-Luc Godard's THE IMAGE BOOK and the 2017 Berlin Golden Bear Winner ON BODY AND SOUL will be now made available to own on Blu-ray from 23 November 2020.

THE IMAGE BOOK is a kaleidoscopic and dazzling film essay examining the role of cinema in world history in a characteristically bold and innovative way). The most recent film from legendary director Jean-Luc Godard garnered acclaim following its World Premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, where Godard was also awarded a Special Palme d'Or award for the auteur's unparalleled contribution to cinema.

Jean-Luc Godard is renowned for his relentlessly inventive approach to filmmaking. His films BREATHLESS, PIERROT LE FOU, WEEKEND, BAND OF OUTSIDERS and many others have secured his place in history as one of the founding fathers of modern cinema, influencing everyone from Quentin Tarantino to Wes Anderson.

ON BODY AND SOUL represents a celebrated comeback to feature filmmaking for director Ildikó Enyedi whose debut film MY TWENTIETH CENTURY won the Caméra d'Or at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival with 1999’s follow-up Simon the Magician also receiving critical praise. The film, which won the Golden Bear prize at the 67th Berlin Film Festival and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, follows two introverted people, both workers in a meat-processing plant, one a world-weary financial director, the other an obsessive quality controller, who find out by chance that they share the same dream every night. They are puzzled, incredulous and frightened. As they begin to accept this strange coincidence, they try to recreate in broad daylight what happens in their shared subconscious.

Ildikó Enyedi is a Hungarian director and writer. She is known for her HBO Europe series Terápia which ran from 2012 - 2014. She won the Caméra d'Or at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival for her feature debut MY TWENTIETH CENTURY. In 1992 she was a member of the Jury at the 42nd Berlin International Film Festival and was also on the jury at the 2007 Moscow International Film Festival.
  Graeme Clark [28 Oct 2020 at 23:14]
     
  Skyfire on Blu-ray, DVD and digital
  I'll volcano you in a minute
  Starring: Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter/Fury/ The Patriot), Hannah Quinlivan (Skyscraper) Wang Xueqi (Iron Man 3), Shawn Dou (Wolf Totem).

Get fired up for the ultimate action-fest Skyfire, a thrilling new disaster movie from lauded director Simon West (Con Air, Expendables 2, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Gone in 60 Seconds).

This big-budget thill-ride erupted into Chinese theatres securing the number one box office slot on its opening and now gets its UK premiere on 23 November 2020 courtesy of Patriot Films.

Escape to Tianhuo Island, a beautiful remote paradise... where renowned businessman Jack Harris, played by charismatic screen favourite Jason Isaacs, is about to open a brand new holiday resort. With its breathtaking views overlooking the stunning mountains and the chance to tour the dormant volcano, visitors begin to flock from far and wide to experience the awe-inspiring sights. But beneath the Island's beauty lies the ultimate danger... when the mountain decides to wake up, it creates terror in its wake. Will anyone survive the volcanic fallout?

Feel the heat with Skyfire, a gut-churning rollercoaster of explosive action. Released on Blu-ray, DVD and digital Monday 23rd November 2020.
  Graeme Clark [28 Oct 2020 at 23:09]
     
  Last Exit to Brooklyn on Blu-ray
  Trouble every day
  LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN follows a gang of young hoodlums, a down and out call girl, an alcoholic father, and a low level union official as they attempt to survive in the harsh underbelly of lower class 1950s Brooklyn.

LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN features an array of talent, including Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight) and Stephen Baldwin (The Usual Suspects).

The film is directed by Uli Edel (The Baader Meinhof Complex) and written by Desmond Nakano (American Pastime) and Hubert Selby Jr. (Requiem for a Dream). Adapted from Selby's cult classicbest-selling novel, The New York Times calls Last Exit to Brooklyn "harrowing" yet "savagely beautiful."

LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN will be available on Blu Ray from 2nd November 2020.
  Graeme Clark [28 Oct 2020 at 23:05]
     
  Brothers [read more]
  Mental health in focus
  STUDIOCANAL, HKX and CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) are proud to announce that acclaimed film director Huse Monfaradi's short film BROTHERS - featuring rising stars Jay Lycurgo (I May Destroy You) and Michael Workeye (Sitting In Limbo), will be available to watch from Friday 6 November 2020, exclusively through www.brothersthefilm.com. The film will be followed with a pre-recorded Q&A with Monfaradi, Workeye and Lycurgo, hosted by renowned broadcaster Edith Bowman.

It's a sad paradox in that it is harder to know how to deal with the mental health issues of those closest to us; family, than someone perhaps one step away. BROTHERS is a story of friendship, betrayal and the fragility of mental health, inspired by the real life experiences of Michael Workeye and his relationship with his older brother and his mental health issues.

Monfaradi commented: “Hearing Michael's story and the struggles he has had with his older brother's mental health issues over the years was the inspiration for me to write Brothers. I felt compelled as a filmmaker to try and tell a version of this story in a dramatic, relatable and compassionate manner, so as to not only do Michael and his family some justice, but also shed light on the subject and hopefully open a discussion around it."
  Graeme Clark [28 Oct 2020 at 23:02]
     
  Rakuten TV in November [read more]
  What else are you gonna do?
  With the nights drawing in it's time to cosy up with a brand new range of titles - there something for everyone to watch, from thrillers including Black Water Abyss, Death of Me, Unhinged and Peninsula, to comedies and drama Stage Mother, Dream Builders, An American Pickle and ReaI, to the start of the festive season with A Christmas Gift From Bob. The highly anticipated, live-action adaptation Mulan will also be available to own on Rakuten TV at a discounted price. As well as this, November bringing exciting new releases to Rakuten TV's Starzplay section including gangster drama Godfather of Harlem and on Rakuten TV's FREE section comes Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot. Try the trailer above.

New to rent or buy on Rakuten TV are terrifying titles that will have film fans hearts racing. Death Of Me starring Maggie Q and Luke Hemsworth sees a couple's dream vacation turn nightmarish as they become typhooned on an island and mixed up in a chilling and horrifying game. Unhinged starring Russell Crowe slowly unravels into a dark and twisted tale, when a road rage incident turns into a vicious and relentless hunt for revenge. Peninsula, the sequel to smash-hit South Korean zombie film Train To Busan is set to terrify audiences as they are reintroduced to South Korea four years after the initial zombie virus outbreak.
  Graeme Clark [28 Oct 2020 at 22:59]
     
  News of the World [read more]
  Let's hope it's better than the tabloid
  Universal Pictures is proud to present Tom Hanks starring in News of the World on 1st January, 2021, a moving story written and directed by Paul Greengrass, and has today launched a new featurette with Tom Hanks taking audiences behind the scenes - click the link above to view it.

Hanks said: "Kidd goes through something that saves him as much as he saves Johanna. She gave him a true purpose. His real message is 'when you have love in your life, it will be alright'. That's what all great stories are; it's just pure love for another human being".

Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes, and gripping adventures from the far reaches of the globe.

In the plains of Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna (Helena Zengel, System Crasher), a 10-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier and raised as one of their own. Johanna, hostile to a world she's never experienced, is being returned to her biological aunt and uncle against her will.

Kidd agrees to deliver the child where the law says she belongs. As they travel hundreds of miles into the unforgiving wilderness, the two will face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces as they search for a place that either can call home.
  Graeme Clark [27 Oct 2020 at 23:33]
     
  The Midnight Sky [read more]
  Post-apoClooneyptic
  This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine (George Clooney), a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to stop Sully (Felicity Jones) and her fellow astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe. Clooney directs the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton's acclaimed novel Good Morning, Midnight, co-starring David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir and Tiffany Boone.

The Midnight Sky will be in select UK cinemas this December and on Netflix from December 23. Take in the new trailer at the link above.
  Graeme Clark [27 Oct 2020 at 16:03]
     

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