Alice Burns finds out about recent film launches and the latest DVD releases
Avengers: Infinity War
Release Date: 28th April
Director: Anthony and Joe Russo
Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johannson, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch and Chris Evans
Bursting onto our screens, the Avengers assemble once again to defeat the most malicious threat, too powerful for one superhero alone. With everything you’d expect from a Marvel ensemble, with Iron Man and Hulk to Black Widow, Loki and Spiderman, the team joins forces with Black Panther, Dr Strange and the Guardians of the Galaxy to battle Thanos – the biggest threat to humanity ever faced. In the intergalactic universe, his aim is to collect all six of the infinity stones – interstellar fragments of incredible force to bend the universe to his evil will. But can he be destroyed, or will the Avengers face the hardest losses?
I Feel Pretty
Release Date: 4th May
Director: Abby Kohn and John Silverstein
Starring: Amy Schumer, Naomi Campbell, Michelle Williams, Emily Ratajkowski and Tom Hopper
Change everything without changing anything: it’s all in the way we see ourselves. This uplifting film tells the story of Renee Bennet, a woman struggling with insecurities in a world of superficial beauty, until she suffers a head injury from a fall. Hilariously, this leaves her suddenly bursting with self-confidence, convinced she is the most gorgeous and accomplished woman around. Living life with new-found vigour, Renee finds herself fiercely doing things she previously found impossible. But as the amnesia wears off, will her new found confidence do the same or will she realise that true beauty is more than skin deep?
Release Date: 30th April
Director: Jake Kasdan
Starring: Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Dwayne Johnson, Alex Wolff and Maddison Iseman
In this modern sequel to the 1995 original adventure, four high school kids discover an old computer game in their school’s basement called Jumanji. As they start to play, having selected their avatars, the kids suddenly find themselves immersed in the game itself. Now in the bodies of the game’s four characters and with no easy exit, they must discover what Alan Parrish left behind 20 years ago. In order to escape the game, they must first play it and face everything this mysterious jungle can throw at them. Are you ready? Welcome to the jungle.