Dazzling anime Weathering With You leads this week's new releases.

16 Jan 2020 in New Releases

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Weathering With You
Weathering With You

From the director of the worldwide anime sensation Your Name comes this romantic drama which follows Hodaka, a high-school boy who runs away from his home on a remote Japanese island to live in Tokyo.

Finding independent life much harder than he expected, and disappointed in the constant gloomy weather, he nevertheless finds a job as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. However, he soon meets Hina, a charismatic and intelligent girl who claims to have the powerful and amazing ability to clear the sky and control the weather. Filled with passion and adventure, this is a visually dazzling and optimistic film.

Also out in cinemas this week

Waves; Just Mercy; Bombshell

In the run up to awards season, this week sees three more films that touch upon three very important but wildly different themes. Waves is a pulsating drama about a promising high-school wrestler and his African-American family living in South Florida, full of daring cinematography and electric performances. Just Mercy, starring the always watchable Michael B. Jordan is based on the true story of civil rights activist Bryan Stevenson and his quest for justice for inmates who are imprisoned on death row. And lastly, Bombshell tackles the real-life incident that sent shock-waves through the media industry as three female news anchors at a conservative news network confront their boss over sexual harassment and toxic work culture.

New to DVD this week

It Chapter Two

The second instalment of one the most popular horror releases of recent times arrives on DVD with Pennywise the Clown back in town to terrorise The Loser's Club all over again.

After defeating the fearsome entity known as It twenty-seven years previously, The Loser's Club, a gang of misfits who formed a tight bond as youngsters are reunited in their hometown of Derry, Maine when the mysterious murders begin again. Desperate to finally put an end to the evil that has been growing under their feet, they set out to face their fears and vanquish It once and for all.

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