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New films and DVDs for May 2015

Written by · Published May 1, 2015

Testament of Youth

The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything

Starring Eddie Redmayne in an Oscar-winning role, this film is based on Jane Hawking’s memoir, Travelling to infinity: my life with Stephen.

Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6

Disney animated action-adventure about a robot, Baymax, and child prodigy Hiro Hamada.

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical with an all-star cast, including Anna Kendrick and Meryl Streep.

Birdman

Birdman

Oscar winner this year for best motion picture. Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) is a washed-up actor who takes on a Broadway play in an attempt to shake off his old superhero role as Birdman.

Unbroken

Unbroken

Directed by Angelina Jolie, this film is based on the true story of Louis Zamperini, an American Olympic athlete who survived Japanese prisoner-of-war camps in World War Two.

Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth

Film adaptation of Vera Brittain’s memoir, Testament of Youth, documenting a young woman’s traumatic experience of World War One.

Brandon King

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