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Jersey Boys

Release date: 15 August 2014

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Genres: Musical

Running time: TBA

Starring: Christopher Walken, Eric Bergen, John Lloyd Young, Michael Lomenda, Vincent Piazza

The story of the rise of the music group The Four Seasons, with a special focus on their lead singer, Frankie Valli (John Lloyd Young); the small kid with the big falsetto.In addition to following the group’s coming of age as performers, the core of the show displays how an allegiance to a code of honour learned on the streets of their native New Jersey got them through a multitude of challenges: gambling debts, Mafia threats and family disasters.

Venus in Fur

Release date: 15 August 2014

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Genres: Comedy, drama

Running time: TBA

Starring: Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

From Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski comes this drama comedy centering on Thomas (Mathieu Amalric), a writer-director of a new play, who, after a long, unsuccessful day trying to cast his leading lady, is about to head home when actress Vanda (Emmanuele Seigner) arrives in a whirlwind. To Thomas’s amazement, Vanda shows great understanding of the character and knows every line by heart. And as the audition progresses, the intensity is redoubled and the attraction of Thomas turns into obsession.

 

The Expendables 3

Release date: August 2014

Directed by:

Genres: Action, Thriller

Running time: 2hrs 7min

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lungren, Harrison Ford, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Kellan Lutz, Kelsey Grammer, Mel Gibson, Randy Couture, Robert Davi, Sylvester Stallone, Terry Crews, Wesley Snipes

Barney (Sylvester Stallone) comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson), with whom he co-founded The Expendables years earlier. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill… or so he thought.Stonebanks is now making it his mission to put an end to The Expendables. Barney decides he has to fight old blood with new blood and brings in a new era of Expendables team members, recruiting individuals who are younger, faster and more tech-savvy.

 

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