OPENING APRIL 25TH
TRANSCENDENCE The great cinematographer Wally Pfister makes his directorial debut with a tale of artificial intelligence starring Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall (left), plus Morgan Freeman. TRACKS Gorgeous looking study of one woman’s efforts to walk from the Australian interior to the coast during the 1970s. Mia Wasikowska stars. EXHIBITION The latest Pinteresque piece from Joanna Hogg, director of Unrelated, focuses on the trials of two contemporary artists. Viv Albertine (late of The Slits) stars.
OPENING MAY 9th
FRANK Lenny Abrahamson’s new film is a deliciously weird delight. Michael Fassbender wears a huge false head throughout as a rock singer with flavours of the
late Frank Sidebottom. BAD NEIGHBOURS A fraternity house moves into a quiet suburban neighbourhood. Comedy ensues. Seth Rogan, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne and Christopher Mintz-Plasse assist with the mayhem. BLUE RUIN Excellent American revenge thriller that’s been gathering cult following at festivals worldwide. Young Jeremy Saulnier, director of the notorious Murder
Party, is behind the camera. POMPEII Bang, boom, shout! Paul Thomas Anderson brings his aggressive aesthetic to the fall of the titular Roman city. Expect a great deal of action. TARZAN 3D Europuddingy animated version of the adventure classic that brings meteors and rapacious conglomerates into the picture. Heartthrob Kellan Lutz voices the lead character.