Out Now – 6th May 2011

Try to take comfort in the fact that Attack the Block is out next week when you look down this list of releases.

Defying church law a priest goes hunting the vampires that kidnapped his niece. Also there are futuristic super-bikes for no reason. Damn church and its pro-vampire laws.

A 16-year-old female assassin is pursued by an intelligence agent. It’s like a sequel to Leon! This is not a sequel to Leon.

Something Borrowed
Why would anyone watch this romance/comedy/drama about a single woman who falls for her friend’s fiancĂ©? Because of Ginnifer Goodwin and John Krasinski is why. This was a book!

13 Assassins
“A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.” A baker’s dozen of assassins, just in case one gets ruined.

Everywhere and Nowhere
British Asian Youth are hardly overrepresented on film so director of Kidulthood made a movie about the battle between family traditions and what you really want to do, in this case DJing.

Outside the Law
“A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII.” Over two hours long and French, watch out Little White Lies.

From The Ashes
Documentary about cricket. I don’t like cricket…. That is all.

My Dog Tulip (limited release)
Animated film with a handmade quality about a man and his dog. Lovely.

Forget Me Not (limited release)
Love story set in London over 24 hours. One of the pair has a tragic secret, ooooh.

Deep End (limited release)
BFI re-release this 70s film about a boy who works at the local swimming pool and gets obsessed with a girl. Sample dialogue:
Michael ‘Mike’: I love her.
Police officer: You perverted little monster.

Jig (limited release)
Exactly as you expected, this is a documentary about the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships.

Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (limited release)
Ooh flying dinosaurs! Shouldn’t the other Attenborough be involved?

2 thoughts on “Out Now – 6th May 2011

  1. “Something Borrowed” makes me want to swear off “romantic” films. It’s worse than the generic formula romantic film. Its unrealistic as hell


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