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Best New Films: August

From gripping sci-fi thrillers to heart-wrenching romances, grab the popcorn and satisfy your cinema fix with our edit of August’s must-see movies…

A Ghost Story 

A passionate young couple, unexpectedly separated by a shocking loss, discover an eternal connection and a love that is infinite. Starring Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck.

In cinemas from 11th August

 

American Made

Tom Cruise stars in this action comedy about a pilot who is recruited by the CIA and soon finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the United States.

In cinemas from 25th August

 

England Is Mine

An artistic portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970's Manchester before he went on to become the lead singer of seminal ‘80s band The Smiths.

In cinemas from 4th August

 

Final Portrait

Based on real-life memoirs, Stanley Tucci's British-American drama chronicles the captivating tale of when Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti invited the young American critic and influential admirer James Lord to sit for him in Paris in 1964.

In cinemas from 18th August

 

Land Of Mine

In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach filled with thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight.

In cinemas from 4th August

 

Logan Lucky

An all-star cast leads this American heist comedy, which sees two brothers attempt to pull off a robbery during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. Starring Daniel Craig, Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, Hilary Swank and Katie Holmes.

In cinemas from 25th August

 

Maudie

Sally Hawkins stars as arthritis-stricken Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis with Ethan Hawke playing her grumpy husband in this modest, heart-warming biopic.

In cinemas from 4th August

 

Overdrive

In this French action thriller, two car thief brothers, who journey to the south of France for new opportunities, wind up in the cross hairs of the local crime boss.

In cinemas from 11th August

 

Rough Night

Things go terribly wrong for a group of girlfriends who hire a male stripper for a bachelorette party in Miami. Comedy starring Scarlett Johansson and Jillian Bell.

In cinemas from 25th August

 

Step

This award-winning documentary chronicles the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore.

In cinemas from 11th August

 

The Dark Tower

Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey star in this gripping adaptation of Stephen King’s classic sci-fi fantasy, about a mysterious gunslinger on a quest to save the universe.

In cinemas from 18th August

 

Valerian & The City Of A Thousand Planets

Cara Delevigne, Dane DeHaan, Clive Owen and Ethan Hawke star in Luc Besson’s visual sci-fi spectacle, about a dark force that threatens the future of the universe.

In cinemas now

 

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