Movie releases for spring
WHILE many of this year’s major blockbusters are behind us, September to November is delivering some nice little gems for Ipswich moviegoers.
Out: September 27
Fresh from his smash hit Central Intelligence, Kevin Hart stars in this comedy about an everyday man who accidentally blows up his workplace. Forced to attend night school to get his high school certificate, he has to deal with misfit students and a teacher who thinks he’s dumb as a post.
Out: October 4
While still one of the favourites for the role of the next James Bond, Tom Hardy stars in this Marvel superhero movie with a difference. Just watch the trailer and you’ll realise that this is a darker tale that will also please fans of the comic book series.
Bad Times At The El Royale
Out: October 11
A movie that has ‘cult hit’ written all over it. This is the tale of seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, who meet at a run-down hotel in Lake Tahoe in 1960s California. Over the course of a fateful night, they all get one last shot at redemption before everything goes wrong.
Out: October 11
The star and director of La La Land team up again for this tale of the first man on the moon and what it took to make the landing happen. Director Damien Chazelle and actor Ryan Gosling take you through the years 1961–1969 as NASA committed to the project, no matter what the cost.
A Star Is Born
Out: October 18
The original with Judy Garland came out in 1954, then the remake with Barbra Streisand hit screens in 1976. Now we have Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in this retelling for a whole new audience. Early reports have been positive and any doubts about Lady Gaga’s suitability for the role should quickly be put to bed.
Out: October 25
With the Saw movie franchise now dead and buried, what better way to spend Halloween than with this new movie starring Jamie Lee-Curtis who revisits her most famous role. Are teens in 2018 as easily scared as they were in the 1970s? Should be fun finding out.
Out: November 1
The story of Freddie Mercury and Queen, it will hit a big chord with Aussie moviegoers and music fans alike. If the trailer doesn’t give you shivers, then it’s probably not for you. As for the rest of us, it’s a case of: Take. My. Money. Now.
Rami Malek in a scene from the movie Bohemian Rhapsody which opens November 1.