New Releases

The Man From U.N.C.L.E

Guy Ritchie directs this stylish and sexy update of the cult 1960s spy series. Two secret agents join forces to stop a mysterious international criminal organisation. Their only lead is the daughter of a missing German scientist; our heroes are locked in a race against time to find her and prevent a nuclear disaster! Henry Cavill takes the lead as Napoleon Solo while Armie Hammer is his Russian cohort, Illya Kuryakin.

Trainwreck

Thanks to her philandering father, journalist Amy (Amy Schumer) has grown up with the belief that monogamy isn’t realistic instilled in her. As an adult, she would make her father proud; sleeping with a succession of men with little recollection of as much as their names! However, when Amy is assigned to interview sports doctor, Aaron Conners (Bill Hader), she soon begins to question her entire attitude towards men and sex . . . From “Knocked Up” and “The 40 Year Old Virgin” director, Judd Apatow.

Absolutely Anything

Simon Pegg is Neil Clarke, a secondary school teacher festering in a dead-end job who is given the opportunity to have anything he wants . . . from a group of aliens (played by Monty Python’s John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Terry Gillam) as a test if humanity can be responsible. However, Neil quickly realises that having this kind of power isn’t all it’s cracked up to be! Directed by Monty Python’s Terry Jones.

Pixels

After misinterpreting footage of retro video games as an act of war, aliens turn the loose on Earth! Old pals Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Peter Dinklage and Josh Gad are reunited and put their video game addict, mis-spent youth to good use and do battle with PAC-MAN, Space Invaders and the mighty Donkey Kong to save Earth.

Precinct Seven Five

Director Tim Russell exposes police corruption in New York City in the 1980s with this hard-hitting documentary expose; looking closely at police detectives who worked hand in hand with some of the city’s most brutal and notorious drug gangs. 

Mistress America

Lola Kirke and Greta Gerwig play chalk and cheese, soon-to-be stepsisters, Tracy and Brooke; the latter being a whirlwind of enthusiasm and confidence while the former is shy and nervous. When Brooke’s boyfriend, Stavros backs out of a restaurant business they were working towards, Tracy joins her in a wacky scheme to get the cash she needs!

Paper Towns

Supermodel Cara Delevigne makes her silver screen debut in this indie drama based on the best-selling book by John Green, author of “The Fault In Our Stars”. Nat Wolff is Quentin “Q” Jacobsen, a teen who harbours secret feelings for his neighbour, Margo Roth Spiegelmen (Delevigne), who doesn’t seem to know he even exists. However, that all changes when Q finds himself on a night of mischief and mayhem helping Margo take revenge on a cheating ex. When Margo suddenly disappears, Q must decipher a series of clues she left behind in a mission to find the girl who stole his heart and taught him what it means to be alive.

Special Screenings

Two By Two @ The GFT

Saturday 15th August @ 11.30am  Book here

The GFT are giving kids, big and small, a second chance to see this animated adventure about the unlucky animals who didn’t make it onto the safety of Noah’s Ark

Do The Right Thing @ The GFT

Tuesday 18th August 2015 @ 8.15pm  Book here 

Spike Lee’s 1989 about racial tension in a Brooklyn neighbourhood is giving an airing at The GFT this week. The bigotry and violence between Italian-Americans and African-Americans centre around Italian-American, Sal Fragione’s pizza parlour.

 

 

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