With entertaining films, with a true-life war drama, a crime thriller and a romantic dramedy, heading to the big screen, there is something for almost everyone to enjoy.
- Film: 12 Strong (2018)
- Film Categories: Action | Drama | History | War
- Director(s): Nicolai Fuglsig
- Actor(s): Chris Hemsworth, Michael Peña, Michael Shannon, William Fichtner, Elsa Pataky
The premise for this film revolves around the first Special Forces unit deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11. Under the leadership of a new captain, Mitch Nelson (Hemsworth), the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.
The film, based on Doug Stanton’s non-fiction book “Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan,” was adapted by screenwriters Ted Tally and Peter Craig.
The cinematography, production design, art direction, set decoration and costume design were carried out by Rasmus Videbæk, Christopher Glass, Troy Sizemore, Wilhelm Pfau and Daniel J. Lester, respectively. Further to Sizemore, other art direction team members included Derrick Ballard and Bjarne Sletteland.
The film, scheduled for release in the United States 19 Jan, will not be available for British cinemagoers until a week later, 26 Jan. 2018.
- Film: Den of Thieves (2018)
- Film Categories: Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
- Director(s): Christian Gudegast
- Actor(s): Gerard Butler, Jordan Bridges, Pablo Schreiber, Evan Jones
With a screenplay written by Gudegast and Paul Scheuring, “Den of Thieves,” is a gritty crime sage that revolves around the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew. The crew plans a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank of Los Angeles.
“Den of Thieves,” scheduled for release in the United States 19 Jan, will not hit British cinema screens until 2 Feb. 2018.
The cinematography, film editing, production design, art direction, set decoration and costume design were carried out by Terry Stacey, Joel Cox, Kara Lindstrom, Elizabeth Boller, Leonard R. Spears and Terry Anderson, respectively. Further to Boller, Jonathan A. Carlson also worked on the art direction for the film.
- Film: The Leisure Seeker (2017)
- Film Categories: Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Romance
- Director(s): Paolo Virzì
- Actor(s): Donald Sutherland, Helen Mirren, Kirsty Mitchell, Janel Moloney
Directed by Paolo Virzì, “The Leisure Seeker,” is based on the Michael Zadoorian written book of the same title. Adapted by Virzì, Stephen Amidon, Francesca Archibugi and Francesco Piccolo, he premise of the film revolves around a runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.
Between 3 Sept and 18 Nov. 2017, “The Leisure Seeker” was shown at no fewer than 12 film festivals, inclusive of the Venice Film Festival, the Mill Valley Film Festival, the St. Louis International Film Festival and the Key West Film Festival.
Prior to its scheduled release on 19 Jan., “The Leisure Seeker” will be shown at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on 8 Jan. 2018. British cinemagoers will not see the film hit screens in the United Kingdom until 13 April 2018.