The lovely friend of BS Mia Wasikowska treks across the Australian desert. With some camels and a dog. Based on Robyn Davidson's true story this one has taken a while to get to the screen but will hopefully be worth the wait.
The Armstrong Lie
Our love of Alex Gibney is well documented on this website. Easily one of the best documentary makers working today, we really can't wait to see his Lance Armstrong story. Filming began before the fall of sport's biggest cheat so it will be fascinating to see Armstrong before and after.
An impressive list of respected talent (Efron, Giamatti, Thornton to name a few) star in this fictionalised take on the lives of the other people touched by JFK's murder in 1963.
So Much Water
We've seen precious few films who's country of origin is described as Uruguay-Mexico-Netherlands-Germany so we were very pleased that this one arrived. A divorced father takes his kids away on holiday, only to be scuppered by the constant rain. We've all been there.
Kill Your Darlings
Fictionalised versions of Ginsberg, Kerouac and Burroughs behave in a variety of dark and poetic ways as they invent the beat generation. Kind of Dead Beat Poets Society then. You heard that one here first.
Oliver Wilde and Anna Kendrick (who we like lots) star in this tale of two couple who go on holiday. Then it all falls apart when the couples kind of get mixed. It's not new territory but we're huge fans of beer (which features prominently) so we're hopeful this has something new to say.
An innocent looking tale of a young man falling for a young woman. But his interest in GPS takes a sinister turn when he disappears during a night out. Looks like an interesting look into Chinese attitudes towards creepingly efficient surveillance...
Claustrophobia abounds in this tale of drone operators stuck in a windowless bunker in Nevada. It's an interesting topic for a thriller as the operators guide their killing machines across Afghanistan, completely removed from the carnage but none the less very much involved...
The Missing Picture
Rithy Panh uses clay figures and archive footage to recreate the horrors of the Khmer Rouge. It's an interesting and haunting technique that looks to be pretty powerful.
The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas
Not one that you want to have to repeat to the person selling the tickets at the cinema... This tells the tale of a failing TV personality who fakes his own kidnapping. Obviously things do not go as planned...