In Cinemas this month…
THE GENTLEMEN – A star studded sophisticated action comedy from writer-director Guy Ritchie. We follow the American expat and drug lord, Mickey Pearson who has built himself a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. He wishes to leave his empire behind, cash out of the business and have a quiet retired life. When word gets out about Mickey’s plans, it triggers the rest of the criminal underworld to plot to steal, bribe and blackmail his fortune from him.
Featuring: Hugh Grant, Matthew McConaughey, Colin Farrell
Director/Producer: Guy Ritchie
Production Sound Mixer – Paul Munro
THE TURNING – For more than 100 years, a deeply haunting tale has been passed down to terrify audiences. THE TURNING takes us to a mysterious estate in the Maine countryside, where newly appointed nanny, Kate, is charged with the care of two disturbed orphans, Flora and Miles. Quickly though, she discovers that both the children and the house are harbouring dark secrets and things may not be as they appear.
Featuring: Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince
Director: Floria Sigismondi
Producers: Scott Bernstein, Steven Spielberg
Production Sound Mixer – Robert Flanagan
On TV this month…
THE TRIAL OF CHRISTINE KEELER – The most infamous sex scandal in British History, the Trial of Christine Keeler takes us back to the 1960’s as John Profumo, Secretary of State for War engaged in an affair with Keeler. Adding even more fuel to an already scandalous fire, Keeler was also in relationship with a Soviet agent at the time which, given the political climate, created a truly sensational trial. This fresh retelling of the story is through the eyes of John Profumo’s wife, Valerie – showing how she supported her husband during his darkest days and dealt with both the political and personal impact.
Featuring: Sophie Cookson, James Norton, Ben Miles
Directors: Andrea Harkin, Leanne Welham
Producer: Rebecca Ferguson
Director of Photography – Joel Devlin
SILENT WITNESS – Ever-popular forensics drama will be back for a 23rd series!! A body in the concrete pillar of a car park. A downed plane. Scientific research gone wrong. The cases that end up at the Lyell Centre are rarely straightforward. Initial suspicions are challenged as the evidence mounts, and Nikki and the team must work harder than ever to find the truth.
Featuring: Emilia Fox, Liz Carr, David Caves
Directors: Thaddeus O’Sullivan, Julia Ford, Kate Saxon, Dominic Leclerc, Tracey Larcombe
Producer: Laurence Till
Production Designer – Jason Carlin
DEADWATER FELL – Tom is a well-liked GP in a small Scottish village, Kirkdarroch, where he lives with his wife, Kate, and their young daughters. However, one night the illusions of happiness and contentment are shattered as the community is drawn to a fire at Kate and Tom’s family home. Amid the confusion of the house fire, Kate and her three children are found dead, and Tom is rushed to hospital. It soon becomes apparent, however, that Kate and her children weren’t killed as a result of the fire and the village realise that something unspeakable has happened. While suspicion falls on Tom, Kate’s best friend Jess is desperate to uncover the truth behind the horrific crime — no matter the cost.
Featuring: David Tennant, Cush Jumbo, Matthew McNulty
Director: Lynsey Miller
Producer: Caroline Levy
Editor (Episode 2, 3) – Josh Cunliffe
THE STRANGER – This adaptation of Harlan Coben’s novel follows Adam Price, who seems to be living the perfect life until a stranger approaches him at a bar and reveals a shocking secret about his wife. As Adam looks into his wife’s deception he soon realises he has become entangled in a dark conspiracy that could risk his life and the lives of those around him.
Featuring: Richard Armitage, Hannah John-Kamen, Siobhan Finneran
Directors: Daniel O’Hara, Hannah Quinn
Producer: Madonna Baptiste
Costume Designer – Sharon Gilham