Posted: Friday 30th June 2017
There’s something for everyone with these feature films on DVD. Just a selection of what’s available for loan now or coming around mid July.
New release feature films only cost £3 for a 1 week loan.
For drama lovers…
20th Century Women - 1970s-set American drama starring Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig, Elle Fanning and Billy Crudup. The story follows single mother Dorothea as she tries to raise her adolescent son whilst struggling with the cultural changes going on around her. Available now
Fifty Shades Darker – Second instalment in the trilogy sees Anastasia and Christian separate as she has difficulty accepting his romantic past. Can their romance survive these ghosts from the past as they attempt to give it another go? Available now
Hidden Figures – Based on a true story. As NASA's leading minds struggle to work out complicated maths problems in the lead-up to the launch of the Apollo 11 space mission, the Agency brings in a group of African-American women with the reputation of being human computers. They must not only do the job but prove wrong that women, especially black women, do not belong in the workplace. Available now
Life - Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Ferguson star in this sci-fi thriller about a crew of astronauts on a journey to the International Space Station. Their task is to study a sample from Mars which may provide proof of extra-terrestrial life. Available July
Moonlight –The Oscar winning film is divided into three timelines and tells the story of Chiron at different stages in his life.
From a difficult childhood then through teenage years and finally to becoming a more resilient adult, Chiron’s travails may never truly leave him. Available now
The sense of an ending – Adapted from Julian Barnes’ best selling novel, the film follows the retired Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent) as he looks back over his failed relationship with Veronica Ford (Charlotte Rampling), his girlfriend while at university. Available July
Viceroy’s House - Hugh Bonneville and Gillian Anderson star in this drama set in 1947, telling the story of the days leading up to India's independence from Britain. Available July
If you want a laugh….
Once upon a time in Venice – Action comedy starring Bruce Willis and John Goodman. Having lost his job with the Los Angeles Police Department, Steve (Willis) is working as a private detective. After his beloved dog is stolen he is forced to deal with a gang member with a personal vendetta. Available July
Table 19 - comedy starring Anna Kendrick, Lisa Kudrow and Stephen Merchant. After her boyfriend dumps her, Eloise decides to go to her best friend’s wedding anyway – despite the fact that her ex is also the bride’s brother. She finds herself at table 19, where it seems that all the rejects have been seated. As each one opens up about themselves, they all decide to make their presence at the wedding known. Available July
And for family fun….
Beauty and the Beast - July
Kong – Skull Island – July
Lego Batman Movie – now
Power Rangers - July
Smurfs: the lost village - July