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New films and DVDs for September 2018

Written by · Published Aug 30, 2018

Deadpool 2, On Chesil Beach, I Feel Pretty


“Thriller based on true events starring Rosamund Pike and Daniel Brühl as Brigitte Kuhlmann and Wilfried Böse, two terrorists who helped to hijack a flight from Tel Aviv to Paris with the passengers being held hostage.

“On the 27th of June 1976, Kuhlmann and Böse, members of German Revolutionary Cells, alongside two others are under instruction to hijack a plane to force the government to release militants being held in prison in Israel. With the objective of trading the 248 hostage passengers for these prisoners as well as Palestinians and prisoners held in other countries, a seven-day stand-off ensues as they attempt to bargain with the Israeli government and threaten that if their demands are not met, their hostages will be killed. With time running out and innocent lives at risk, an operation must get underway to free the hostages and capture the hijackers.”

I Feel Pretty

“After sustaining a head injury in a freak accident at the gym, Renee Barrett (Amy Schumer), wakes up believing she is the most beautiful woman in the world. Banishing her low self-esteem, deep insecurity and feelings of inadequacy, Renee begins living life to the fullest with a new sense of empowerment, from picking up guys to seeking a job promotion at a New York fashion company.

“Although her perceived transformation gives her a new-found confidence and assuredness, how will Renee cope when she realises it’s only the way she sees herself that has changed?”

Breaking In

“Gabrielle Union stars in this US thriller directed by James McTeigue. The film follows Shaun Russell (Union), a single mother who takes her children Glover (Seth Carr) and Jasmine (Ajiona Alexus) to Malibu following her father’s sudden death. However, Shaun soon finds herself in a fight to survive as four criminals break into her family’s mansion and take her kids hostage as they attempt to find her father’s safe and make off with his fortune.”

How to Talk to Girls at Parties

“In 1970’s London, young Enn (Alex Sharp) heads to a party thrown by local punk Queen Boadicea (Nicole Kidman). While there, he meets foreign exchange student Zan (Elle Fanning) and immediately falls for her. However, when Enn discovers that Zan is actually an alien who has come to study Earth, he soon finds himself having to recruit Queen Boadicea and her followers in a desperate bid to save her from an uncertain fate.”

Deadpool 2

“American action thriller in which Ryan Reynolds reprises his role as alternative superhero Wade Wilson, AKA Deadpool.

“When a mysterious young boy with incredible powers captures the attention of the ruthless time-travelling mutant Cable (Josh Brolin), Deadpool must acquire a group of fellow rebels with incredible abilities to stop Cable in his path of destruction and save the boy.”

On Chesil Beach

“Dominic Cooke directs this British drama adapted from Ian McEwan’s novel. Set in the 1960s, the film follows young couple Florence (Saoirse Ronan) and Edward (Billy Howle) as they set off for Chesil Beach in Dorset for their honeymoon. However, things soon become complicated when the pair spend their first night together as husband and wife, with revelations about Florence’s past casting doubts over the young lovers’ future together.”

Brandon King

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