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Lizzie19 Jan 2018 (festival release)Feature film. A psychological thriller starring Kristen Stewart and Chloë Sevigny, based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family. IMDB
Colette20 Jan 2018 (festival release)Feature film. The story of a marriage, Colette shows the lengths one woman must go to escape her husband's control and claim her voice as an artist. Starring Keira Knightley. IMDB
Winchester02 Feb 2018Feature film. Eccentric firearm heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle. Starring Helen Mirren. TRAILER | IMDB
Black 4715-25 Feb 2018Feature film. The Irish revenge story which is set during the Famine. Stars James Frecheville as Feeney, an Irish Ranger who has been fighting abroad for the British Army but becomes a deserter and returns home. When he discovers what has happened to his family, Feeney swears vengeance. His old British Army comrade Hannah (Hugo Weaving) is then dispatched to put an end to Feeney's uprising. The cast also includes Irish actors Stephen Rea, Barry Keoghan, Moe Dunford, Sarah Greene and Jim Broadbent. Black 47 is to receive its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival, and later in 2018 it will open in Irish cinemas. IMDB
Mary Magdalene16 Mar 2018Feature film. The story of Mary Magdalene starring Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix, Chiwetel Ejiofor. TRAILER | IMDB
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society19 Apr 2018

Feature film. Starring Lily James, Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew Goode. A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war. IMDB

The Happy Prince24 May 2018Feature film. The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor. Starring Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson. IMDB
Mary Shelley06 Jul 2018Feature film. The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and 18 year old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein. Starring Elle Fanning, Maisie Williams, Stephen Dillane, Douglas Booth, Joanne Froggatt. IMDB
Wuthering Heights30 Jul 2018Feature film. An adaptation by Elisaveta Abrahall with Paul Eryk Atlas as Heathcliff and Sha'ori Morris as Catherine. IMDB
Christopher Robin03 Aug 2018Feature film. An adult Christopher Robin, who is now focused on his new life, work, and family, suddenly meets his old friend Winnie the Pooh, who returns to his unforgotten childhood past to help him return to the Hundred Acre Wood and help find Pooh's lost friends. Not sure if this fits here, waiting for trailer. IMDB
Robin Hood21 Sep 2018Feature film. A gritty take on the classic Robin Hood story. Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Dornan, Paul Anderson, Jamie Foxx, Eve Hewson. IMDB
Rémi sans famille28 Sep 2018Feature film. Hector Malot adaptation. The story revolves around a young boy named Rémi, who at age 8 finds out he is actually adopted. Shortly after, he is sold to a travelling musician named Vitalis by his grumpy step dad, which is the start of a long series of adventures. Along the way, Rémi makes new friends, but also loses several people close to him, and slowly learns more about his past. IMDB
Mary Queen of Scots02 Nov 2018Feature film. Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Brendan Coyle, Martin Compston. IMDB
Outlaw King23 Nov 2018Feature film. A true David v Goliath story of how the great 14th Century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert The Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat and repel the much larger and better equipped occupying English army. Starring Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Stephen Dillane. IMDB
Mary Poppins Returns25 Dec 2018Feature film. Musical from Rob Marshall. In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. Emily Blunt as Mary, also starring Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Ben Whishaw, Dick Van Dyke, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Angela Lansbury, Lin-Manuel Miranda. IMDB
The Aftermath2018Feature film. "The Aftermath" is set in postwar Germany in 1946. Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in the bitter winter, to be reunited with her husband Lewis (Jason Clarke), a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to discover that Lewis has made an unexpected decision: they will be sharing the grand house with its previous owners, a German widower (Alexander Skarsgård) and his troubled daughter. In this charged atmosphere, enmity and grief give way to passion and betrayal. IMDB
Ashes in the Snow2018Feature film. World War II drama based on the best-seller Between Shades of Gray by Lithuanian-American writer of historical fiction Ruta Sepetys. The coming-of-age tale of 16-year-old Lina Vilkas (Bel Powley) who is deported to Siberia amid Stalin's reign of terror in the Baltic region during World War II. An aspiring artist, she secretly documents her harrowing journey with her drawings. IMDB
The Aspern Papers2018Feature film. Based on Henry James' novella. Set in Venice in 1885, Morton Vint (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), an ambiguous young writer fascinated by iconic romantic poet Jeffrey Aspern, strives to get his hands on the letters Aspern wrote to his beautiful mistress, Juliana Bordereau (Vanessa Redgrave). Now, decades later, Juliana lives in a Venetian palazzo with her niece (Joely Richardson), whom she dominates and Morton will come to seduce. But do these letters really exist and what scandalous information about Juliana and Aspern will they bring to the surface? IMDB
Mary Anning & the Dinosaur Hunters2018Feature film. The film reveals the life, plight and loves of the eminent Mary Anning, an 1800's fossil hunter - navigating her career and research in a male dominated society at a time when women's research was largely unrecognised or plagiarised by men. Predominantly unknown despite her spectacular finds, including Icthyiousauri, a Pterodactyl and Plesiosaurus, and notwithstanding the fact that Darwins' 'Origin of Species' was largely influenced by her work. She is at last becoming the most celebrated paleontologist of all time. IMDB
New Amsterdam2018Feature film. A historical adventure about New York City when it was a Dutch settlement called New Amsterdam, discovered by Henry Hudson and run by the infamous Peter Stuyvesant. Starring Famke Janssen, Timothy Spall, Samantha Barks, Q'Orianka Kilcher, Conleth Hill, Graham Greene, John Bradley, François Arnaud. IMDB
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