Alice Burns finds out about recent film launches and the latest DVD releases
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
Release Date: 27th March
Director: Will Gluck
Starring: James Corden, Margot Robbie, Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson and Elizabeth Debicki
In the aftermath of Bea and Thomas’ marriage set in the heart of their beloved Lake District, Bea releases her acclaimed book The Story of Peter Rabbit. Despite its success and his initial claim to fame, Peter soon grows tired of his newly gained reputation as the naughtiest rabbit in the neighbourhood. So, when Bea and Thomas decide to go on a trip away, Peter decides it’s time for a little trip of his own – despite strict instructions to keep out of trouble. Meeting a whole host of new friends along the way, Peter soon finds more than he bargained for.
No Time to Die
Release Date: 2nd April
Directors: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Starring: Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes, Ana de Armas, Rami Malek and Léa Seydoux
Enjoying his retirement in the remote wilderness of Jamaica, Bond comes across Felix Leiter, an old friend from the CIA with an urgent request. The world’s technology is developing at unprecedented rates and international security agencies are struggling to keep up. His mission? Rescue a kidnapped scientist who holds the secret to a seditious organisation with far more treacherous consequences than Bond ever could have imagined. In his most personal journey yet, deceit lies around every corner in his mission to track down an evasive villain with the technology to destroy it all. After all, history isn’t kind to men who play God.
Release Date: 30th March
Director: Rian Johnson
Starring: Daniel Craig, Toni Collette, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis and Ana de Armas
Daniel Craig stars as Benoit Blanc, a Southern-drawled detective investigating the mysterious death of an eccentric family patriarch, Harlan Thrombey. A world-renowned crime novelist, his sudden death comes in the aftermath of his 85th birthday celebrations at his family estate. From his unnervingly dysfunctional family, to a host of staff and busy employees, Blanc faces thwarting at every turn, but can he cut it and reach the truth? First, he must sift through a tangled web of self-serving lies, tricks and red herrings to get to the bottom of Thrombey’s most compelling crime thriller yet – his own story.