Future Cinema Releases: April 2011





Released April 1st

SUCKER PUNCH (TBC) Running Time: TBC  Director: Zack Snyder  Starring: Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens, Abbie Cornish

Zack Snyder reverses 300’s bare chested men saga and now gives us half naked ladies with great big guns! Baby Doll (Browning) is locked in a mental asylum with a labotomoy due in 5 days. She esapes into a fantasty world with four other female inmates, and in this world they must find five items to allow them to espcape, but as fantasty and reality merge into one, this could be their means for escape the real asylum too. In the fantasy world they fight plenty of bad guys and monsters and the trailer looks like this will be Snyder at his very best. One for the lads.

SOURCE CODE (12A) Running Time: 93 mins  Director: Duncan Jones  Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monghan, Vera Farmiga

Ducan “Moon” Jones is back with another mind bending sci-fi thriller and this one promises to be even less straight forward than Moon! Jane Gyllenhaal Colter Stevens, a soldier who wakes up on a train as someone else. Turns out he’s become part of an experiment and the train is bombed killing all the passengers. It’s up to Stevens to relive the eperience over and over until he can track down the bomber and stop him.

HATCHET 2 (18) Runnig Time: 89 mins Director: Adam Green  Starring: Danielle Harris, Kane Hodder, Tony Todd

Adam Greens sequel to the now cult classic Hatchet may end up going straight to dvd, or only released in Arthouse cinemas. However, this eagerly awaited sequel promises more of the same as the first with even more violence. Early reports have not been great, however here is the simple plot. Marybeth escaped the clutches of the evil Victor Crowley after the first film, and has now returned to Crowley’s swamp with a gang of hunter’s and gunmen, intent on stopping Crowley’s reign of terror.

Released April 8th:

THE ROOMMATE (15) 91 mins  Director: Christian E. Christiansen  Starring: Minka Kelly, Leighton Meester, Cam Gigandet

Tipped as Single White Female for teens, this film is based at a college. Student Sara has recently had a new roommate called Rebecca move in with her, problem is Rebecca is a bit mental and has a dangerous obssession with Sara which turns violent.

Released April 13th:

Your Highness (15) 102 mins.   Director: David Gordon Green   Starring: Danny McBride, Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, James Franco

Thadeous (McBride) has accepted thet fact he is useless and will never be as good, or as popular as his brother Prince Fabious (Franco). Thadeous ias happy to get drunk and sleep with prostitues, however, when hos brothers bride to be is kidnapped, the pair set off on an adventure to save her. Big budget special effects, monsters, swords, sandals and constant laughs should make this one of the biggest comedy hits of the year!

Released April 15th:

SCREAM 4 (TBC) Running Time: TBC  Director: Wes Craven  Starring: Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, David Arquette, Emma Roberts

Possibly one of the most eagerly anticipated horrors of the year, Wes Craven returns to the franchise that made horror cool again all those years ago. Hopefully Craven will make up for the dreadful My Soul To Take as he rediscovers what made Scream great. Sidney Prescott is an auther of a self-help book, and has put Ghostface well and truly behind her. Her final stop for her book is to re-visit her old home town of Woodsboro where she re-ignites her friendships with Sherrif Dewey and arch enemy Gale Weathers (who are now married) but also, after ten years, Ghostface is back!!

RED RIDING HOOD (TBC) Running Time: TBC  Director: Catherine Hardwicke  Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Lukas Haas, Gary Oldman

Valerie is in love with village outsider Peter, but has been forced into an arranged marriage with wealthy Henry. Set in a Medievil village in dark woods, Twilight this is NOT. Valerie and Peter plan to run away, but a werewolf stalks the woods, and the usual animal sacrifices are not enough as the wolf takes a human life. Werewolf hunter Father Solomon (Oldman) is called in to help, but says the werewolf may be someone they all know. The famous story gets an incredibly dark and nasty tone here in what looks like a serious and unsettling horror/love story.

Released April 22nd:

Beastly (12A) 86 mins   Director: Daniel Barnz   Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen

The Beauty and the Beast story is brought up to date in this modern version of the classic tale. A New York teen is transformed into a hideous monster in order to find true love.

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec (12A) 107 mins   Director: Luc Besson   Starring: Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric, Giles Lelouche

Adele is a novelist and heads off on an Indiana Jones like adventure is this crazy looking film from visionary director Luc Besson. Adele heads to Egypt to uncover a lost treasure while fighting off resurected Mummies, would-be suitors and cops, all the while back in Paris a crazy scientist has been growing dinosaur eggs and is ready to unleash pterodatylcs to the city of Paris. I
f you have seen the trailer, i’m sure you’ll agree that this film looks stunning!

Released April 27th:

THOR 3D (TBC) Running Time: 130 mins  Director: Kenneth Branagh  Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman

A big name cast and a director who rarely makes mistakes may have created the ultimate action hero film. God Thor has been cast out of realm of Asgard and forced to live with humans, giant hammer in hand, he becomes the humans unlikely defendor. Expect lots of action and fight scenes in this blockbusting epic.

Released April 29th:

I SAW THE DEVIL (18) Running Time: 141 mins  Director: Jee-woon Kim   Starring: Byung-hun Lee, Min-sik Choi

Tipped as being one of the most brutal and violent film of the year, I Saw the Devil see’s a secret agent turn the tables on a vicious serial killer after his pregnant wife becomes the killers latest victim. The secret agent pursues the killer and will stop at nothing to dish out his own punishment, regardless of rules and law. One to be watched ONLY if you have a strong stomach!

About Matt Wavish 9999 Articles
A keen enthusiast and collector of all horror and extreme films. I can be picky as i like quality in my horror. This doesn't necessarily mean it has to be a classic, but as long as it has something to impress me then i'm a fan. I watch films by the rule that if it doesn't bring out some kind of emotive response then it aint worth watching.

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