- 22 May 19
Check out the trailers for the films Roe McDermott reviewed in this issue of Hot Press.
Directed by Olivia Wilde. Starring Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Jessica Williams, Jason Sudeikis, Lisa Kudrow. 102 mins. In cinemas May 27.
Olivia Wilde makes her directorial debut with Booksmart, a comedy following best friends Molly and Amy as they graduate from high school and try to shed their type-A status.
Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Will Smith, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad. 128 mins. In cinemas now.
Disney is continuing its trend of live action adaptations of its animated classics with Aladdin. How do you think Will Smith's genie will fare against Robin Williams iconic performance?
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
Directed by Chad Stahelski. Starring Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne, Jason Mantzoukas, Anjelica Huston, Ian McShane. 131 mins. In cinemas now.
The John Wick franchise continues to deliver with more thrillingly choreographed action sequences and ambitious set pieces. Assassin John Wick has a bounty on his head and finds himself fending off those who'd like to reap the reward.
Memoir Of War
Directed by Emmanuel Finkiel. Starring Mélanie Thierry, Benoit Magimel, Benjamin Biolay, Shulamit Adar, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet. 126 mins. In cinemas May 24.
Based on the autobiography 0f Marguirite Duras' 1985 autobiographical book, the film examines the life of a writer living in occupied France during World War II as she awaits her husbands indefinite return from a German labour camp.
Directed by Dexter Fletcher. Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Gemma Jones, Bryce Dallas Howard, Steven Mackintosh. 121 mins. In cinemas May 22.
This Elton John biopic takes us through the singer's life, frequently punctuated by John's hit songs and exuberant choreography. The flick made a splash at Cannes Film Festival with its premiere a couple of days ago.