We may potentially be able to be a little more sociable in the next few months as lockdown appears to be coming to an end …
But for those of us who have been enjoying quiet nights (and days) indoors we still have a great range of films and TV shows coming our way. Take a look at our collection of up-and-coming releases to look forward to, there’s even something for the kids.
The Obituary of Tunde Johnson – February 26th, 2021 (In cinemas and on demand)
A wealthy Nigerian American teenager who lives a comfortable life is pulled over by police in a racially motivated traffic stop. He is shot to death, and immediately awakens, trapped in a terrifying time loop that forces him to confront difficult truths about his life and himself.
genera+ion – Thursday, March 11th, 2021 (streaming on HBO Max)
genera+ion follows a group of high school students whose exploration of modern sexuality (devices and all) test deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love, and the nature of family in their conservative community.
Starring: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett.
Waffles + Mochi – Thursday 15th March (Netflix)
Waffles and Mochi embark on a global food expedition in order to become chefs. With the help of Mrs. Obama, Waffles and Mochi travel the world, learning all they can about different foods and cultures!
Genius: Aretha – Sunday 21st March (National Geographic, Amazon Prime, Hulu)
Watch Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin in the third season of the critically acclaimed global anthology series Genius. The 8-part series follows the life of Aretha Franklin from humble beginnings in Detroit, Michigan to solidifying her eternal reign as The Queen of Soul.
Invincible – Friday 26th March (Amazon Prime)
Invincible is an American adult animated superhero drama. 17-year-old Man Grayson is just like every other guy his age – except that his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet, Omni-Man. As Mark develops powers of his own, he discovers his father’s legacy may not be as heroic as it seems.
Starring Lennie James who voices Darkwing.
Mortal Kombat – Friday 16th April. (In cinemas & on HBO Max streaming service)
In Mortal Kombat, MMA fighter Cole Young, accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage—or why Outworld’s Emperor Shang Tsung has sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero, an otherworldly Cryomancer, to hunt Cole down. At the temple of Lord Raiden, an Elder God and the protector of Earthrealm Cole trains with experienced warriors Liu Kang, Kung Lao, and rogue mercenary Kano. But will Cole be pushed hard enough to unlock his arcana—the immense power from within his soul—in time to save not only his family but to stop Outworld once and for all?
Cruella – Friday May 28th ( In theatres & on Disney+)
Cruella is an all-new live-action feature film about the legendary Cruella de Vil. Set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly Haute but their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.
Starring Kirby Howell Baptiste, Michelle Greenidge, and Joel Fry.