Movie Review May/June 2017


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Release date: Friday 2 June (Cert PG)

Based on one of the best-selling book series of all time, this family cross-country adventure turns into an experience the Heffleys will never forget! A family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party – what could possibly go wrong? Could the trip go hilariously off course thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention? The bestselling ninth book in Jeff Kinney’s record-breaking Wimpy Kid series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, the fourth instalment in the film series stars a brand new cast including Jason Ian Drucker, Charlie Wright, Owen Asztalos, Tom Everett Scott and Alicia Silverstone.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge

Release date: Friday 26 May (Cert 12A*)

The epic franchise returns for its fifth instalment. Captain Jack Sparrow has never had the best luck and now is being pursued by an old rival, Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem). Salazar along with his crew of deadly ghost sailors have escaped from the Devil’s Triangle, and are determined to kill every pirate at sea. Jack’s only hope for survival is the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that grants its possessor total control over the seas. But he’ll need to ally with beautiful astronomer Carina and headstrong sailor Henry to get it.


Release date: Friday 26 May (Cert PG)

Animals assemble in this thrilling and hilarious, intergalactic adventure. Spark is a wisecracking, teenage monkey who lives on an abandoned planet with his friends Chunk the pig, a fox called Vix and some insects. Thirteen years ago, power-hungry Zhong seized control of their planet, wiping out Spark’s family and sending him into hiding. Now, Zhong plans to destroy the entire universe, and no one but Spark can stop him. An inventive and heart-warming animation starring the voice talents of Patrick Stewart, Jessica Biel, and Oscar winners Hilary Swank and Susan Sarandon.

*Please note some of these movies are rated 12A and are not suitable for younger children.

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