WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES
2017, 20th Century Fox, 139 min, USA, Dir: Matt Reeves

In the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel (Woody Harrelson). After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.


CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST
1980, Grindhouse Releasing, 95 min, Italy, Dir: Ruggero Deodato

Ruggero Deodato's bleak and brutal masterpiece pulls no punches and is not for the squeamish. When a group of documentary filmmakers vanishes in the Amazon jungle, professor Harold Monroe goes on a rescue mission into the green inferno; while he doesn't find the crew, he does retrieve their footage. Hoping to unlock the mystery of the missing documentarians with the film, he instead finds the true heart of darkness. Part political commentary and part atrocity exhibit, CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST lives up to its notorious reputation - by the end you’ll be asking yourself, “Who are the real cannibals?”


VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS
2017, STX Entertainment, 137 min, France, Dir: Luc Besson

Luc Besson’s visually spectacular new adventure film is based on the groundbreaking comic book series. In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha - an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence and cultures. There is a mystery at the center of Alpha, a dark force that threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha but the future of the universe. With Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Herbie Hancock, Kris Wu and Rutger Hauer.


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