As April dawns we’re already rocketing our way through 2015 so there’s no better time to take a moment to consider the big screen treats which are on the way for the month. And you can be totally sure that some superheroes are going to appear!
The sixth sequel for the long-running series is set to be the biggest yet and also brings more emotion than usual thanks to the tragic loss of star Paul Walker during production. He’s set to get a fitting send off and the audience an also expect some sky-diving supercars. It looks insane.
The Water Diviner
Actor Russell Crowe steps behind the camera for the first time with this war epic. A man (also played by Crowe) goes in search of his sons who were left behind on the battlefield in Gallipoli during World War 1. Big, bold and emotional, Crowe has some chops behind the camera.
It’s high school all over again with The Duff – basically that means people who aren’t popular but don’t really fit into any other niche either. The comedy earned strong reviews in the States and should entertain teens and grownups alike.
Cobain: Montage of Heck
Kurt Cobain achieved a huge amount in his five years in the spotlight and this fascinating documentary sheds new light on that time as well his early years with a wealth of home video footage and talking heads. A must-see for Nirvana fans.
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
The guys are back for Hot Tub Time Machine 2 – and they’re heading for the future. When things get dicey in the present, they get drunk and fall in the hot tub again to try to get to the bottom of an attempted murder.
Keanu Reeves is back in action as John Wick. The star of The Matrix has teamed up with his former stunt team to create one of the most kick ass action thrillers in years, complete with a real sense of style and many, many headshots.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
The sequel you’ve been waiting for is here, as Kevin James mounts up on his Segway once again to take on the criminals. This time around, he’s on holiday with his daughter in Las Vegas when danger comes calling!
Based on the novel by Tom Rob Smith, Child 44 is a dense and dark mystery set in Stalin’s Soviet Union where a man (Tom Hardy) is tasked with investigating a series of horrific child murders. A great cast includes Gary Oldman, Paddy Considine, Jason Clarke and Vincent Cassel.
Irish writer/director Gerard Barrett returns after his startling debut with Pilgrim Hill for this inner city tale starring Jack Reynor. A young taxi driver gets caught up in human trafficking when he tries to protect his mother.
A Little Chaos
This story is directed by Alan Rickman and also features the legendary actor in the part of Louis XIV, who hires Kate Winslet to create a new a lavish garden at Versailles, with a little help from the smouldering Matthias Schoenaerts. Stanley Tucci co-stars and is fabulous.
The Avengers: Age of Ultron
This year, the summer starts in April with the debut of one of the biggest movies ever to grace our screens. The Avengers 2 is already set to be a box office phenomenon and with writer/director Joss Whedon on board and an amazing cast, we can’t wait to see what’s in store.