CHECK OUT OUR PICK OF REALLY GREAT FILMS TO LOOK FORWARD TO THIS YEAR.
We have the powerful drama Women of The Movement about the tragic murder of Emmett Till, and a lovely pick me up with a dose of nostalgia with a much-needed twist and a dash of colour in The Wonder Years.
Gully – Friday 4th June (In select cinemas & On digital & On Demand)
Three friends from a rough Los Angeles neighbourhood embark on a wild night of out-of-control partying. But when the rampage stops, the retribution begins. With Terrence Howard and Jonathan Majors.
Evil: Season 2 – Sunday 20th June (Stream on Paramount +)
A series about the battle between science and religion, Evil focuses on a sceptical female forensic psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work. Starring Mike Colter.
JIVA! – Thursday 24th June (Netflix)
A talented street dancer from Umlazi, Durban must confront her fears and deal with family objections to pursue her dancing dreams.
False Positive – Friday June 25th (Hulu)
Lucy and Adrian find their dream fertility doctor in the illustrious Dr Hindle. But after becoming pregnant, Lucy begins to notice something sinister behind Hindle’s charm, and she sets out to uncover the unsettling truth about him. With Zainab Jah.
The Tomorrow War – Friday July 2nd (Amazon Prime Video)
A man is drafted to fight in a future war where the fate of humanity relies on his ability to confront his past. With Edwin Hodge, Keith Powers, Sam Richards and Jasmine Mathews.
Gunpowder Milkshake – Wednesday 14th July (In Cinemas)
To protect an 8-year-old girl, a dangerous assassin reunites with her mother and her lethal associates to take down a ruthless crime syndicate and its army of henchmen. Starring Angela Bassett and Samuel Anderson.
Respect – Friday 13th August (In Cinemas)
Aretha Franklin sings in her father’s church choir as a child and grows up to become an international musical superstar and legend. Starring Jennifer Hudson, Mary J Blige and more… With Leroy McClain as Cecil Franklin.
The Wonder Years – Coming Soon (ABC)
The coming-of-age story of a 12-year-old Black boy in Montgomery, Alabama, in the late 1960s, as told by his adult self. With Don Cheadle as narrator.
Queens – Coming Soon (ABC)
Four women, estranged and out-of-touch in their 40s, reunite for a chance to recapture their fame and regain the swagger they had as the “Nasty Bitches” – their ’90s group that made them legends in the hip-hop world. Starring Eve, Brandy Norwood and Naturi Naughton.
Women Of The Movement – Coming Soon (ABC)
Set in 1955, it centres on Mamie Till-Mobley, who risks her life to find justice after her son Emmett is brutally murdered in the Jim Crow South. Unwilling to let Emmett’s murder disappear from the headlines, Mamie chooses to bear her pain on the world stage, emerging as an activist for justice and igniting the Civil Rights movement as we know it today. Starring Cedric Joe, Adrienne Warren and Ray Fisher.