This week we have some pre-released trailers which FINALLY have release dates that were previously pushed back due to the pandemic.
We also have some new releases to look out for in coming months.
Concrete Cowboy – Friday, April 2nd (Netflix)
While spending the summer in North Philadelphia, a troubled teen is caught between a life of crime and his estranged fate’s vibrant urban-cowboy subculture. Starring Idris Elba
Family Reunion (Part 3) – Monday, April 5th (Netflix)
When the McKellan family moves from Seattle to small-town Georgia, life down South — and traditional grandparents — challenge their big-city ways.
Them – Friday April 9th 2021 (Amazon Prime)
Them is a limited anthology series that explores terror in America. The first season, 1950s-set COVENANT centers around a Black family who move from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood during the period known as The Great Migration. The family’s idyllic home becomes ground zero where malevolent forces, next door and otherworldly, threaten to taunt, ravage and destroy them. Starring Ashley Thomas.
The Girlfriend Experience (season 3) – Sunday 2nd May (Starz)
Inspired by Steven Soderbergh’s same-named 2009 film, Starz’s The Girlfriend Experience further develops the original premise of a young attorney in training who leads a double life as a high-end escort. These girlfriends, however, provide far more to their clients than just sex. The Girlfriend Experience season three looks at the transactional nature of sex through the world of big tech, A.I., and predictive behaviour.
Starring Tobi Bamtefa & Ray Fearon.
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway – 21st May (In Cinemas & Streaming)
Despite his efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his reputation for mischief among the other rabbits. Once he adventures out of the garden Peter finds himself in a world where mischief is appreciated, but soon his family come to bring him home.
With David Oyelowo and Lennie James.
Saw: Spiral – Friday 21st May (Streaming)
A sadistic mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in SPIRAL, the terrifying new chapter from the book of SAW. Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran (Samuel L. Jackson), brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks (Chris Rock) and his rookie partner (Max Minghella) take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the centre of the killer’s morbid game.
In the Heights – June 18th (HBO Max)
A bodega owner has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother’s fortune.
California Love – (Release Date TBA)
Based on a true story, California Love takes place in 1992 Los Angeles. Joanne Beck (Christa B. Allen) is a young, aspiring entrepreneur whose idealistic outlook suffers a blow when she experiences sexism in the workplace. Looking for a change, Joanne volunteers at community leader Leon Watkins’ (Allen Payne) help center in South Central. Meanwhile, reputed gang member Jay Hunter (Robert Ri’chard), back on the streets following a bid in prison, is nearly killed in a drive-by shooting. When Jay comes to Leon for a loan, he meets Joanne, and their fate is set in motion. The unlikely duo defies social constructs and forms an organization that gains national recognition in the fight against racial injustice. Along the way, they experience love, tragedy, and the deep-seated racism that continues to plague America, ultimately leaving behind a legacy that is as relevant today as ever before.