EXCITING NEWS for cinema-goers!
4 brand new releases for 2020 coming to Movies @ Cinemas
The vigil- Get your horror movie fix
100% Wolf- Fun for all the family
Unhinged – Perfect for fans of psychological thrillers
Broken Law- An Irish drama
Come experience these titles and more with staggered seating and other safety measures.
THE VIGIL is a supernatural horror film set in a unique world: The Hasidic community of “Boro” Park, Brooklyn. After agreeing to be an overnight shomer (a Jewish practice in which a person watches over the body of a recently deceased community member), a young man who’s lost his faith discovers the house in which he’s sitting the vigil hides a dark and terrifying secret.
Set over the course of a single evening in Brooklyn’s Hassidic “Boro” Park neighborhood, THE VIGIL follows Yakov, a former Hassid, as he accepts a position as a shomer, hired to “sit the vigil” and watch over the body of a deceased community member. Having lost his faith, Yakov isn’t eager to go back to the insular religious community he only recently fled. But when Reb Shulem, a rabbi and confidante, approaches Yakov after a support group meeting and offers to pay Yakov to be the shomer for a recently deceased Holocaust survivor, he reluctantly accepts the job. Shortly after arriving at the dilapidated house, Yakov realizes that something is very, very wrong. This will not be a quiet vigil. Steeped in ancient Jewish lore, THE VIGIL is a visceral and terrifying supernatural horror film set in a world, audience have never before experienced.
The young boy Freddy is excited to be just like his dad and become a wolf, unfortunately, his transformation isn’t quite what he expected. This family-friendly animated film was directed by Alexs Stadermann. The voice actors include Ilai Swindells, Adriane Daff, Akmal Saleh, and many more. His new pack needs a leader, but Freddy has bigger problems. He doesn’t look like the rest of the wolfs instead he looks like a friendly poodle. He has a deadline to prove his capabilities as a wolf and show that his appearance doesn’t define him, if he fails, he will be banished! Facing challenging obstacles along the way, while making new friends. This movie is all about being different and its what’s on the inside that really counts. Will Freddy live up to his family’s legacy or will he be banished? You can find out right here from July 31st.
Academy Award winner Russell Crowe stars in Unhinged, a timely psychological thriller that explores the fragile balance of a society pushed to the edge, taking something we’ve all experienced – road rage – to an unpredictable and terrifying conclusion. Rachel (Caren Pistorius) is running late to work when she has an altercation at a traffic light with a stranger (Crowe) whose life has left him feeling powerless and invisible. Soon, Rachel finds herself and everyone she loves the target of a man who decides to make one last mark upon the world by teaching her a series of deadly lessons. What follows is a dangerous game of cat and mouse that proves you never know just how close you are to someone who is about to become unhinged.
Testing a man’s commitment to his job, Dave is a member of the Garda Síochána. This film was directed by short film maker Paddy Slattery and set in Dublin. Some of the main actors in this film are John Connors, Tristan Heanue, Gemma Leah Devereux and Ryan Lincoln. Will Dave follows his duties or will he let his ex-convict brother Joe get away with his crimes to seek help with his drug addiction. Two brothers with different morals but at the end of it all, will Joe be faced with the repercussions or will Dave help his brother out? This Irish movie is packed with real life issues in our society. To watch their family dilemma unfold come watch this powerful crime movie in theatres July 31st.
By- Zoe Mcloughlin