April film preview

As we edge ever closer into 2017, the weather’s starting to warm up (if you’re in the northern hemisphere anyway) and with spring in full swing, let’s look at some notable films coming out in the next 4 weeks. (US release dates by default).

Colossal – released on the 7th of April

Directed by Nacho Vigalondo

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens, Austin Stowell.

Sci-fi comedy set in New York after Gloria (Anne Hathaway) loses her job and moves back to her home town, she finds herself oddly drawn to a monster attacking South Korea.

 

The Fate Of The Furious – released on the 14th of April

Directed by F Gary Gray

Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson.

Action thriller and the latest in the Furious franchise, with team Toretto now split up with Dominic seemingly going rogue and turning on the team with hacker Cipher, the team must now work together with their former adversary and criminal Deckard Shaw in order to track and bring in Dom.

 

The Lost City Of Z – released on the 14th of April

Directed by James Gray

Starring: Charlie Hunam, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Ian McDiarmid.

Action adventure biopic set in the 1920s as British explorer Percy Fawcett sets about to discover a mythical, as yet undiscovered civilization in the Amazon, despite criticism of the idea of finding the civilization from back home in Britain.

 

The Circle – released on the 28th of April

Directed by James Ponsoldt

Starring: Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Patton Oswalt, Bill Paxton.

Drama/thriller set in a tech corporation as a young worker, new to the company comes across disturbing information on privacy and surveillance and finds herself having to make an important decision.

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