Cinema

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Based on the internationally acclaimed Japanese Manga and much loved anime, this live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell arrived with a negative online buzz due in part to a whitewashing scandal that surrounded its casting.

A film by French director Olivier Assaya, Personal Shopper stars Kristen Stewart, who after rising to fame in the Twilight movies has been excelling in much less mainstream fare of late.

France

Following last year’s divisive High Rise, eclectic British director Ben Wheatley returns with Free Fire – a 70s set tale about a gun deal which goes badly wrong.

United Kingdom

Showing for just one night at Saffron Screen is the documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, a work based on the writings of the African-American writer James Baldwin, exploring the history of racism, and the struggle for civil rights in the United States.

United States

Logan marks Hugh Jackman’s final outing as Wolverine, revisiting a role he has played eight times before, which started with X-men in 2000.

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