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UK+IRISH New Cinema Releases – Week 6 May 2011

As it’s taking me forever to get the trailers page sorted It would be a good time to start the weekly round up of the this weeks new releases in cinemas nationwide in UK & Ireland. You could call it “Something For The Weekend?!” giving you an idea on what’s new at the box office, the synopsis of the movies, plus the links to all the trailers/tv spots, clips, featurettes for that movie and at the bottom there is also a video player which will give you another reminder what’s still playing at a cinema near you

06.05.2011

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 HANNA (12A)
Action, Thriller
Saorise Ronan, Eric Bana, Cate Blanchette

Hanna (to be played by Ms. Ronan) is a teenage girl. Uniquely, she has the strength, the stamina,  and the smarts of a solider; these come from being raised by her father (Mr. Bana), an ex-CIA man,  in the wilds of Sweden. Living a life unlike any other teenager, her upbringing and training have  been one and the same, all geared to making her the perfect assassin. The turning point in her  adolescence is a sharp one; sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys  stealthily across Europe while eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence  operative with secrets of her own (Ms. Blanchett). As she nears her ultimate target, Hanna faces  startling revelations about her existence and unexpected questions about her humanity.

Links: Trailer One / UK Trailer / Clip 1 / TV sPOT 1 & Soundtrack / Featurette & TV Spot / Clip 2 /Clips & tv spots /clip /

 PRIEST (3D)
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror
Paul Bettnay, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Karl Urban

A post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller, is set in an alternate world — one ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampires – Priest revolves around a legendary Warrior Priest from the last Vampire War who now lives in obscurity among the other downtrodden human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities ruled by the Church. When his niece is abducted by a murderous pack of vampires, Priest breaks his sacred vows to venture out on a quest to find her before they turn her into one of them. He is joined on his crusade by his niece’s boyfriend, a trigger-fingered young wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess who possesses otherworldly fighting skills.

Links: Trailer 1 /Australian Trailer /Trailer 2 / Internet Trailer /Trailer 3 /UK TV Spot / Featurette /

 13 ASSSASSINS (18)
Drama, Action
Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada ,Yûsuke Iseya

In mid-19th Century Japan the era of the samurai is beginning to fade as the feudal nation begins to enjoy a rare period of peace. But the fragile calm is soon threatened by the bloody rise of Lord Naritsugu, the Shogun’s sadistic, psychopathic younger brother, whose position places him above the law and free to rape, mutilate and murder on a whim. Concerned that Naritsugu’s actions will eventually destroy the Shogunate, top Shogun official Sir Doi covertly calls on esteemed and noble samurai warrior Shinzaemon Shimada to assassinate the evil Lord before it is too late. Shinzaemon willingly agrees and immediately gathers together an elite group of samurai to assist him in the task, knowing that what they are about to embark upon may well prove to be a suicide mission.Following weeks of training and preparation, Shinzaemon and his men head off on a perilous journey through the mountains, hoping to ambush Lord Naritsugu and his entourage. However, on finally coming face to face with their target, the 13 samurai discover Naritsugu’s men hugely outnumber them. Disregarding the odds, the fearless assassins continue with their plan and initiate a bloody showdown that they cannot allow to end until Naritsugu lies dying.

Links: UK Trailer /

 WATER FOR ELEPHANTS (12A)
Drama, Romance
Robert Patinson, Reese Witherspoon, Christoph Waltz

Based on the acclaimed bestseller, WATER FOR ELEPHANTS presents an unexpected romance in a uniquely compelling setting. Veterinary school student Jacob meets and falls in love with Marlena, a star performer in a circus of a bygone era. They discover beauty amidst the world of the Big Top, and come together through their compassion for a special elephant. Against all odds — including the wrath of Marlena’s charismatic but dangerous husband, August — Jacob and Marlena find lifelong love.

Links: Trailer 1 / Trailer 2 / New Zealand Trailer / UK  Trailer 2 / clip 1 / RPattz Montage /

  SOMETHING BORROWED (12A)
Romance, Comedy
Kate Hudson, Ginnifer Goodwin, John Krasinski, Colin Egglesfield

Synopsis: Rachel is a talented attorney at a top New York law firm, a generous and loyal friend and, unhappily, still single as her engaged best friend Darcy is constantly reminding her. But after one drink too many at her 30th birthday party, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in bed with the guy she’s had a crush on since law school, Dex, who just happens to be Darcy’s fiance. When Rachel and Darcy’s lifelong friendship collides with true love, it leads to unexpected complications and potentially explosive romantic revelations. Meanwhile, Ethan, who has been Rachel’s constant confidante and sometimes conscience, has been harboring a secret of his own, and Marcus, an irrepressible womanizer, can’t keep his mind out of the gutter or his hands off any girl within reach.

links: Trailer one / Trailer Two /

  OUT SIDE THE LAW (15)
crime, drama, history
Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem , Sami Bouajila

From acclaimed director Rachid Bouchareb (DAYS OF GLORY, LONDON RIVER) comes the oscar nominated drama Outside The Law. After loosing their family home in Algeria, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France and Saïd moves to Paris to make his fortune in the shady clubs and boxing halls of Pigalle. Gradually, their interconnecting destinies reunite them in the French capital, where freedom is a battle to be fought and won

Links: UK Trailer /

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Still Showing…..

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Cedar Rapids, Source Code, Fast &Fourios 5 : Rio Heist, Arthur, Thor, Scream 4, Red Riding Hood, Beastly, Insidious, Winnie The Pooh

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