Want to know which new films to watch this month? We've got the latest cinema and DVD releases covered
What to see at the cinema:
Me Before You
This film is sure to pull at your heart strings. Young and quirky Louisa moves from one job to the next to help her family make ends meet. Her cheerful attitude is put to the test when she becomes a carer for Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker left paralysed from an accident two years earlier. Will’s cynical outlook starts to change when Louisa shows him that life is worth living. As their bond deepens, their lives and hearts change in ways neither one could have imagined.
Independence Day Resurgence
Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is now protected by a defence programme made from the recovered technology from the crashed UFOs. However, before the aliens were defeated they sent a distress signal and nothing can prepare mankind for the aliens advanced unprecedented force. Is this the end for planet Earth?
The director of Pretty Woman and Valentine’s Day brings us a fun-filled comedy. Sandy is a stressed-out single mum who learns that her ex-husband is marrying a younger woman. Her friend Jesse is a fitness freak who doesn’t tell her parents that she has a family. Bradley is a widower who’s trying to raise two daughters on his own, while Miranda is too busy with her career to worry about having children. When their respective problems start coming to a head, the Mother’s Day holiday takes on a special meaning.
Secret Life Of Pets
Max is a pampered terrier living the high life with his owner Katie in a Manhattan apartment. When their owners are away, Max and his fellow animals love to engage in non-pet behaviour, including raiding the fridge for tastier food! However, his routine is turned upside down when Katie brings back a slobbering mutt named Duke from the pound. These two squabbling pooches must learn to get on when they find out that an adorable white bunny named Snowball is building an army of abandoned pets determined to take revenge on all happily-owned pets and their owners.
The Conjuring 2
The Conjuring 2 is based on the notorious Enfield poltergeist hauntings. When the Hodgson family find themselves the unwanted targets of intense and often violent supernatural phenomena, they turn to paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren for help. The Warrens travel to north London to help the single mother and her four children rid their home of malicious spirits.
Out on DVD:
Based on Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero. Deadpool tells the story of former Special Forces operative-turned-mercenary Wade Wilson – after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, he adopts the alter-ego Deadpool…
How To Be Single
There’s a right way to be single, a wrong way to be single, and then…there’s Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom, and David. New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and this group of unmarried friends all have one thing in common – the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
In Walmington-on-Sea, Captain Mainwaring’s Home Guard suffers from low morale – until a glamorous journalist arrives to report on the platoon’s exploits. This is all before MI5 discovers that there’s a German spy hiding, giving the Home Guard a chance to make a real difference in the War.
Exploring the uncharted wilderness, legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass sustains injuries from a brutal bear attack. When his hunting team leaves him for dead, Hugh must utilize his survival skills to find a way back home to his family.
Pride And Prejudice And Zombies
This comedy-horror is a twist on Jane Austen’s classic tale of tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th-century England. The much loved characters are faced with a new challenge, an army of the undead!
Which of these must-see films are you most excited to watch?