Set for release in UK cinemas on December 10, 2021, and coming to Netflix on December 24, 2021, ‘DON’T LOOK UP’ is the new film from Adam McKay, and David Sirota. With a huge cast, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and Timothée Chalamet, among many many others, it follows astronomy grad student Kate Dibiasky (Lawrence) and her professor, Dr Randall Mindy (DiCaprio), who make the astounding discovery of a comet orbiting within the solar system: on a direct collision course with Earth. If that’s not bad enough, nobody else seems to be too bothered by this information.
To celebrate the today launch of ‘Fear Street Part 1: 1994’, the first instalment in the Fear Street Trilogy, Netflix will open three UK branches of Shadyside Videos; nostalgic 90s horror-themed pop-up stores in London, Brighton and Newcastle offering visitors a fear-inducing interactive experience.
‘Vikings: Valhalla’, the all-new exploration of the world-renowned ‘Vikings’ saga, confirms cast members Sam Corlett, Frida Gustavsson, Leo Suter, Bradley Freegard, Jóhnannes Jóhannesson, Laura Berlin, David Oakes, and Caroline Henderson. Pollyanna McIntosh and Asbjørn Krogh Nissen, among others, will feature in recurring roles.
Based on the best selling Kurt Wallander novels by Henning Mankell, ‘Young Wallander’ is a modern reimagining of the legendary detective, Kurt Wallander, who must navigate the increasingly violent environment of present-day Sweden. When he is unable to save a teenager from a gruesome attack, Wallander must learn to cope with his guilt in order to solve the crime. The story focuses on the formative experiences – professional and personal – faced by Kurt as a recently graduated police officer in his early twenties.
From Emmy-winning producer See-Saw, hit series THE NEW LEGENDS OF MONKEY returns on August 7 and sees fallen God, Monkey, and his band of fellow misfits, Tripitaka, Sandy and Pigsy back for more adventures, continuing their search for the sacred scrolls they need in order to overcome the chaos of demon rule in their kingdom.
There is a long-standing debate over the impact of cinema over people. Some believe that the film industry makes younger generations behave or act in a certain way. There are movies that made us more aware and are considered catalysts for social change. But, there are also films that make people behave in an irrational or wrong way. So, is cinema positive or negative for young generations like students?