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New films and DVDs for September 2017

Written by · Published Aug 30, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Alien: Covenant, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

“Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper reprise their roles as the Marvel Comics superheroes known as the Guardians of the Galaxy.

“Pilot Peter Quill aka Star-Lord (Pratt) leads his team of unlikely heroes including alien Gamora (Saldana), warrior Drax the Destroyer (Bautista), tree-like humanoid Baby Groot (voice of Diesel) and raccoon Rocket (Cooper) as they continue their adventures throughout the darkest reaches of space.

“While struggling to keep their newfound family together, the gang come up against all manner of foes as they attempt to help Quill solve the mystery surrounding the true identity of his father.”

Alien: Covenant

“In the sequel to Prometheus (2012), the crew of the Covenant discover a planet they believe to be paradise, but when they actually start to investigate they find a dark and dangerous world inhabited by a colony of creatures who are less than pleased to see them. “


“Action comedy reboot of the classic US television series starring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario.

“Tasked with protecting the beaches of Florida on a daily basis, Emerald Bay Beach Patrol chief Mitch Buchanan (Johnson) is forced to accept brash newcomer Matt Brody (Efron) into his dedicated team of lifeguards. A disgraced former Olympian recruited by county officials as a PR stunt to try and boost the team’s brand, Matt’s careless attitude and wild lifestyle immediately cause tension with Mitch.

“However, when a dead body suddenly turns up on their patch, the pair are forced to put aside their differences and work together in a bid to uncover a criminal plot which could threaten the future of the bay.”

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

“Fantasy action adventure starring Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur.

“After his father Uther (Eric Bana) is murdered by his own brother Vortigern (Jude Law), who seizes his throne, Arthur is cast adrift as a child and raised in a brothel. Unaware of his true identity, he hones his fighting skills on the streets until a mysterious sword in a stone appears outside Vortigern’s castle and Arthur is summoned, along with all men of his age, to try and wield it. When he does so with ease, Vortigern reveals Arthur’s noble lineage to him before sentencing him to death.

“After being freed by a band of rebels Arthur joins them in battle against his uncle and learns to harness the sword’s great power as he seeks to reclaim his rightful role as the ruler of England and end Vortigern’s tyrannical rule.”


“Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn star in this comedy directed by Jonathan Levine.

“When 30-something Emily (Schumer) gets dumped by her boyfriend just before they are due to go on holiday, she persuades her mother (Hawn) to accompany her on the trip to Ecuador. As she tries to convince her formally-fun mother to let her hair down, Emily plans a day out that they will never forget.

“While on the road however, their car is crashed into and they are kidnapped by angry South Americans who they struggle to understand. The duo must put aside their differences if they are to find a way home.”


“Jamie Foxx, T.I. and Michelle Monaghan star in this US action thriller. In Las Vegas, police officer Vincent Downs (Foxx) is convinced by his corrupt new partner Sean Cass (T.I.) to help him steal a shipment of cocaine, not knowing that the drugs belong to Stanley Rubino (Dermot Mulroney). The pair then volunteer to investigate the robbery to cover up their own involvement. Powerful mob boss Rob Novak (Scoot McNairy) was handling the sale and, swearing revenge, has Downs’ son kidnapped and demands his drugs are returned.

“As he races to recover his son from Rubino’s casino, Downs also clashes with internal affairs investigators Jennifer Bryant (Monaghan) and Doug Dennison (David Harbour) who are watching his involvement in the drug robbery closely.”

Brandon King

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