'Black Panther' leads this week's new releases

13 Feb 2018 in New Releases

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Black Panther
Black Panther

Marvel's latest feature film sees prince T'Challa return home to the fictional African country of Wakanda to inherit the kingdom after the death of his father. When two enemies conspire to bring the kingdom down, T'Challa assumes his Black Panther alter-ego and teams up with allies to prevent a full-scale war.

Also released in cinemas this week

Two films with good chances of winning awards at the Oscars® arrive in cinemas this week. Lady Bird is the solo directorial debut of Greta Gerwig and is a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age tale, set in Sacramento, California in the early 2000s, which follows Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson's formative senior year in high school. Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water is a romance-thriller-fantasy hybrid, set at the height of the Cold War in Baltimore, in which a mute janitor at a top-secret government research facility becomes fascinated by a mysterious amphibious creature and seeks to set him free.

New to order on DVD

The LEGO® Ninjago® Movie

The third film in the LEGO® franchise sees an old master recruit six ordinary teenagers to become ninjas in order to protect the city at night against fearsome monsters, led by the evil Lord Garmadon, in this funny and frenzied animation.

Also new to order this week

The world's first fully oil painted feature film arrives in the form of Loving Vincent, a detective story set around the final days of famous Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh. A Caribbean Dream is a Barbados-set re-telling of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, exploring themes of love, magic, fantasy, multi-cultural relationships and Caribbean folklore. My Little Pony: The Movie is a musical adaptation of the popular television cartoon in which Princess Twilight Sparkle and friends embark on an adventure to save their home.

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