'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' leads this week's new releases

05 Jun 2018 in Into Film Awards

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom continues the long-running dinosaur franchise, with A Monster Calls director J.A. Bayona taking the director's chair for this instalment. When the dormant volcano on Isla Nublar begins to roar into life, Owen and Claire (Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard) launch a campaign to rescue the dinosaurs from certain extinction... for a second time!

Also released in cinemas this week

McQueen; The Boy Downstairs

Documentary McQueen looks at the life and work of fashion designer Alexander McQueen, from his time as a working class student in London's East End through to his meteoric rise through the industry, as well as his subsequent struggle with celebrity status and mental health difficulties; Indie romantic comedy The Boy Downstairs is a warm and witty exploration of a couple's relationship over time after a writer returning to New York receives a shock to find that her ex-boyfriend lives in the apartment below.

New to order on DVD

Journey's End

Adapted from the famous stage play, Journey's End is set during the final days of World War One in 1918. There is a stalemate in Northern France, and the British soldiers of C-company arrive to take their turn in the claustrophobic trenches, led by the weary, increasingly disturbed Captain Stanhope, as they nervously await their fate.

Also new to order this week

Darkest Hour; 120 BPM (Beats Per Minute); Status Update; The Mercy

Newly appointed Prime Minister Winston Churchill must battle against dissenting voices in his own party as well as deciding how best to deal with the threat of Hitler during World War Two in Darkest Hour; the AIDS epidemic during the 1990s is captured via the Paris branch of activist organisation ACT-UP in moving drama and modern classic of queer cinema 120 BPM (Beats Per Minute); a teenager discovers he has the powers to make his posts on social media come true via a magical new app in Status Update; and the true story of Donald Crowhurst's attempts to sail around the globe single-handedly - despite his inadequate preparations - is told in biopic The Mercy.

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