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20 New Movies Coming to UK Home Entertainment Next Week (June 8th)

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Here's our guide to the new movies hitting UK Home Entertainment platforms next week (w/c June 8th).


Arriving on UK Home Entertainment platforms are Céline Sciamma's acclaimed period romance, Spike Lee's Vietnam vet drama, a documentary examining the movie many consider the worst of the 1990s and lots more. Thanks to Strike Media for their help in compiling the schedule. All titles released June 1st unless otherwise stated. All titles available from June 8th unless otherwise stated.




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Da 5 Bloods
From Academy Award Winner Spike Lee comes a New Joint: the story of four African-American Vets - Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis), and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) - who return to Vietnam. Searching for the remains of their fallen Squad Leader (Chadwick Boseman) and the promise of buried treasure, our heroes, joined by Paul's concerned son (Jonathan Majors), battle forces of Man and Nature - while confronted by the lasting ravages of the immorality of the Vietnam War.

Format: Netflix (June 12th)



Warning: Do Not Play
This Korean chiller from director Kim Jin-won stars Seo Ye-ji as an aspiring filmmaker who unleashes trouble when researching the legend of a film that was purportedly shot by a ghost.

Format: Shudder (June 11th)


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You Don't Nomi
In 1995 Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls was met by critics and audiences with near universal derision. With a host of compelling archive footage and new fascinating interviews, You Don’t Nomi explores the film's complicated afterlife, tracing an extraordinary redemptive journey from notorious flop to cult classic, and maybe even masterpiece.

Format: Digital (June 12th)



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Emma
Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of Emma. Handsome, clever and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.

Format: Digital (DVD June 22nd)




Legacy
While on a hunting trip in the isolated wilderness, a father and his adopted teenage son are turned into the prey of unknown assailants.

Format: Digital



Waiting for Anya
Ben Cookson directs this adaptation of the children's book by Michael Morpurgo which follows young shepherd boy Jo (Noah Schnapp) as he learns and must keep an important secret. After a chance encounter, Jo discovers that Jewish refugees are being smuggled across the French border into Spain and one of the smugglers, Benjamin (Frederick Schmidt), is waiting for his young daughter to return home after they were separated. Determined to help in his town's efforts, Jo begins assisting the smugglers, however the Nazis are closing in and have their suspicions about the movement of people through the mountains. Jo does all he can to hide the desperate Jewish people from the Nazis, putting his own life on the line. The cast also includes Anjelica Huston, Jean Reno and Sadie Frost.

Format: DVD/Digital



Hooking Up
Hooking Up sees Bailey (Sam Richardson) and Darla (Brittany Snow) embark upon a misguided and mutually deceitful form of therapy, one in which they must drive across the country re-enacting Darla's colourful history as a sex addict. As their true motivations for the road trip come to light, the unlikely pair force one another to confront their issues, discovering that there might actually be more to love than just sex.

Format: Digital


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Banana Split
April (Hannah Marks) has spent the last two years of high school in a relationship with Nick (Dylan Sprouse), from first frantic make-out session to final tear-stained breakup. In the aimless summer between graduation and college, the newly single April mends her heartbreak by striking up an unexpected friendship with an unlikely candidate: Nick’s new girlfriend, Clara (Liana Liberato).

Format: Digital



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New to Los Angeles, a woman moves into a seemingly perfect apartment complex, and soon finds out that there are consequences for breaking the rules.

Format: Digital



Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Céline Sciamma writes and directs this French historical drama starring Noémie Merlant and Adèle Haenel. In 1770, artist Marianne (Merlant) travels to Brittany to paint a portrait of Héloïse (Haenel), the daughter of a French countess, to celebrate her impending marriage to an Italian nobleman. However, Héloïse objects to the marriage, so Marianne is tasked with completing her portrait in secret and acting as Héloïse's companion. As the two women spend more time together, their relationship evolves into a forbidden affair.

Format: Digital/DVD/blu-ray



The Rhythm Section

The Rhythm Section
Blake Lively stars as Stephanie Patrick, an ordinary woman on a path of self-destruction after her family is tragically killed in a plane crash. When Stephanie discovers that the crash was not an accident, she enters a dark, complex world to seek revenge on those responsible and find her own redemption. Based on the novel by Mark Burnell, from director Reed Morano (The Handmaid’s Tale) and the producers of the James Bond film series, The Rhythm Section also stars Jude Law and Sterling K. Brown.

Format: DVD/blu-ray




Sonic the Hedgehog
Based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega, Sonic the Hedgehog tells the story of the world’s speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth. In this live-action adventure comedy, Sonic and his new best friend Tom (James Marsden) team up to defend the planet from the evil genius Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) and his plans for world domination. The family-friendly film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.

Format: DVD/blu-ray


The Year of Spectacular Men

The Year of Spectacular Men
Story of Izzy Klein, a young woman fresh out of college as she strikes up and ruins relationships with several men, and struggles to navigate the failures of post-college adulthood, leaning on her mother and older sister for support.

Format: Digital




After Midnight
10 years into his small-town romance with Abby (Brea Grant), bartender Hank (Jeremy Gardner) wakes up alone in an empty home with nothing but a cryptic parting note for company. As Hank drinks himself into heartbreak and depression, Abby's sudden departure soon becomes the least of his concerns as a mysterious monster starts clawing at his door on a nightly basis. Expertly directed by Jeremy Gardner and Christian Stella, After Midnight is a twisted genre-bending gem with mesmerising performances and sublime cinematography about breaking up, moving on and facing your monsters both real and imaginary.

Format: Blu-ray


Days of the Bagnold Summer

Days of the Bagnold Summer
A teenager spends his summer listening to heavy metal music and trying to get along with his librarian mum.

Format: Digital




Eagle and the Albatross
When an orphaned half Korean girl finds herself in small town America with her only living relative, she seeks out a mentor to help with the only things she loves - golf. The best player in town, the widowed optometrist, takes her under his wing, sending them on a journey to face their fear of losing loved ones and their game.

Format: DVD/Digital



Lasso
When Kit and Simon take a group of senior citizens to a local ranch and rodeo they are expecting a quiet day out, and that's what they get - until they try to leave! A group of bloodthirsty cowboys are on the lookout for human livestock and this rodeo is about to get far too real. Lasso is a full throttle horror where the wild west gets wilder than it has ever been.

Format: DVD/Digital



Madness in the Method
Hoping to shed Hollywood's perception of him, legendary stoner Jason Mewes teams up with filmmaker Kevin Smith to track down a book that will help him become a serious actor.

Format: Digital



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Payback
After skirting death, debt collectors French (Scott Adkins) and Sue (Louis Mandylor) get back to doing what they do best – cracking skulls and breaking bones – as they chase down the various lowlifes who owe money to their boss, Tommy (Vladimir Kulich). They’re summoned to Las Vegas to collect from a dirty casino owner, who happens to be a vicious ex-lover of Sue’s. Meanwhile, a notorious drug kingpin is on the warpath to kill French and Sue to avenge his brother’s death. Facing danger from all angles, the pair has no other choice but to fight their way out of an explosively dangerous situation.

Format: Digital



Bilal: A New Breed of Hero
A thousand years ago, a boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.

Format: DVD/Digital