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15 New Movies Coming to UK Home Entertainment Next Week (May 4th)

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Here's our guide to the new movies hitting UK Home Entertainment platforms next week (w/c May 4th).


This week's new UK Home Entertainment releases include Sam Mendes' acclaimed WWI thriller, the latest from controversial filmmaker Harmony Korine and Terry Gilliam's long gestating passion project.

Here is our guide to the new movies hitting UK Home Entertainment platforms next week (w/c April 27th). Thanks to Strike Media for their help in compiling the schedule.





Can You Keep a Secret?
Can You Keep a Secret?
On a return flight from a botched client meeting, Emma reveals all of her deepest secrets to a handsome stranger when her plane hits turbulence and she believes she is going to die. Emma thinks she will never see the guy again. But when she comes to work Monday morning, Emma's office is abuzz about the arrival of Jack Harper, the company's elusive CEO and founder... and the stranger from the plane. Suddenly Emma is face-to-face with the man who knows every single humiliating detail about her. Over the course of the coming weeks, Emma must navigate her developing relationship with Jack, what he knows of her secrets, and a life she discovers is in need of transformation.

Format: Digital



Reborn
Reborn film
In a seedy Los Angeles hospital, a stillborn girl is brought back to life by an electrical storm and abducted by a deranged morgue attendant. On her sixteenth birthday, empowered with the gift to manipulate electricity with her mind, she escapes her captor and sets out to find her birth mother, leaving a bloody trail of destruction behind her.

Format: Digital (DVD May 11th)




Playing with Fire
Playing with Fire
When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo and Tyler Mane) come to the rescue of three siblings (Brianna Hildebrand, Christian Convery and Finley Rose Slater) in the path of an encroaching wildfire, they quickly realise that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet – babysitters. Unable to locate the children’s parents, the firefighters have their lives, jobs and even their fire depot turned upside down and quickly learn that kids – much like fires – are wild and unpredictable.

Format: DVD




Incidental Characters
Incidental Characters
Incidental Characters addresses some of the key challenges of modern life - overcoming loneliness, finding purpose and being true to your identity.

Format: Digital



1917
1917 movie
Sam Mendes, the Oscar-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (George MacKay) and Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman), are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them.

Format: Digital (DVD May 18th)




Butt Boy
Butt Boy
In this dark science fiction comedy, Chip’s life changes forever after a prostate exam leads to a deadly addiction.

Format: Digital



The Beach Bum
The Beach Bum
Matthew McConaughey stars in this comedy written and directed by Harmony Korine. Funded by his wife Minnie (Isla Fisher), laidback poet Moondog (McConaughey) is a stoner who lives a wild, bohemian lifestyle in the Florida Keys, where he has assumed the status of a local legend. Following a tragic accident, Moondog is compelled to finish his long-delayed novel if he wants to continue his hedonistic ways. The cast also includes Zac Efron, Snoop Dogg, Martin Lawrence and Jonah Hill.

Format: DVD



Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters
Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters
Cleanin Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters is the definitive retrospective documentary, charting the making of Ghostbusters, featuring Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Ivan Reitman. The documentary hallmarks the extraordinary achievements made by the filmmakers working in the photo-chemical era. It reveals a story of ingenuity, innovation and emphasises just how ambitious an undertaking the making of Ghostbusters really was. 46 insightful, entertaining and heartfelt cast and crew interviews accompany a wealth of never before seen archive material. The documentary demonstrates how the filmmakers collectively defied adverse time constraints and all manner of technical challenges to make Ghostbusters, the movie that inadvertently changed the film industry forever.

Format: DVD



The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Toby, a disillusioned film director, is pulled into a world of time-jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes him to be Sancho Panza. He gradually becomes unable to tell dreams from reality. Terry Gilliam directs this long-awaited epic adventure starring Adam Driver and Jonathan Pryce.

Format: Digital



Enemy Lines
Enemy Lines
Many men crossed. Few came back. Courage has no borders in action-packed World War II thriller Enemy Lines. November 1943. A British commando squad is teamed with an American officer (Ed Westwick: Gossip Girl) on a covert mission into Poland, deep behind enemy lines. Working with the resistance they cross the harsh Polish wilderness intent on kidnapping and extracting a sought-after Polish scientist, Dr Fabian (Pawel Delag: Schindler's List) from the Germans. Fabian is known to hold information on secret innovations that would prove vital to the Allied efforts. With a German hunter unit on their tail and a Russian squad also intent on kidnapping Fabian for their own ends, it becomes a race against time, that for the winners, will change the shape of the war.

Format: DVD/Digital



Mob Town
Mob Town
Based on the true story of the notorious 1957 "mob summit" in upstate New York. Spearheaded by Vito Genovese, more than 50 leaders of the organised crime syndicates from around the country converged on a sleepy town to discuss top-secret plans to expand their criminal empire across America.

Format: DVD/Digital



Tomorrow
Tomorrow film
Martha Pinson directs this drama in which a war veteran struggles to adapt to his new civilian life after a life-threatening injury leaves him unable to walk. However, ex-soldier Tesla (Sebastian Street) soon makes new friends and sets about trying to live his new life to the fullest, regardless of the challenges he faces. The cast also includes Stuart Brennan, Sophie Kennedy Clark and Stephen Fry.

Format: DVD



More Beautiful for Having Been Broken
More Beautiful for Having Been Broken
FBI agent McKenzie escapes to the picturesque ranch town of Mervielle in the aftermath of losing her mother and spiralling down a path of erratic behaviour. Upon settling in, McKenzie meets Freddie, a young wheelchair-bound boy with special needs and his mother, Samantha, a former dancer. As McKenzie makes an impression on the residents of Mervielle, she develops an unexpected relationship with Samantha that turns fiercely passionate and intimate.

Format: Digital



The Whistlers
The Whistlers
Cristi, a police inspector in Bucharest, has an ambivalent relationship with the law. Drawn into a high stakes heist by the glamorous and enigmatic Gilda, he finds himself travelling to a Spanish island where he has to learn the local dialect - a secret whistling language - to pull off the biggest deal of his life.

Format: Curzon Home Cinema




The Wretched
The Wretched
A rebellious teenage boy, Ben, visiting his father for the summer makes a haunting discovery: a malevolent fiend from the deep woods stalks the young family living next door. Taking a hold of the mother, the creature begins playing a terrifying game of house while preying upon the local children. Alone in his suspicions, Ben launches into a perilous crusade to stop the wretched evil before it consumes everything he holds dear.

Format: Digital