The hilarious Dolittle, Oscar-winning Parasite and hit US comedy drama Run are among the films and TV shows available to buy and rent this month
By Virgin TV Edit
Don’t worry about going outside. You’ll only work up a sweat. Instead, why not feast your eyes on some of the top new titles coming to the Virgin Media Store and Virgin Movies this June?
You’ve got the wacky Dolittle, starring Robert Downey Jr. An Academy Award winner in the unmissable Parasite. A fresh adaptation of the Charles Dickens favourite The Personal History Of David Copperfield. A thrilling US series in Run – and much more.
Here, we round up the best of the action that you can buy and rent…
Available to buy on the Virgin Media Store and rent on Virgin Movies. Cert 15
This superb dark comedy drama from South Korea was the talk of Tinseltown at this year’s Oscars, becoming the first foreign-language film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Directed by Bong Joon-ho (who was named Best Director), Parasite is a satirical – and often surprising – study of the relationship between two families from different ends of the social spectrum. You won’t have seen anything like it.
Available to buy on the Virgin Media Store now and rent on Virgin Movies from Monday 15 June. Cert PG
Robert Downey Jr is the physician who can talk with animals in director Stephen Gaghan’s hilarious reboot. This time, the Doc sets off on a wild adventure to find a mysterious island. Listen out for an impressive voice cast that includes Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, Tom Holland and Ralph Fiennes.
The Personal History Of David Copperfield
Available to buy on the Virgin Media Store from Saturday 13 June and rent on Virgin Movies from Monday 15 June. Cert PG
Armando Iannucci directs this modern adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel, which had critics and audiences raving. Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire) is the eponymous orphan who must overcome hardship after hardship if he is to realise his dreams. Also starring Peter Capaldi, Tilda Swinton, Ben Whishaw and Hugh Laurie.
The Invisible Man
Available to buy on the Virgin Media Store from Friday 19 June and rent on Virgin Movies from Monday 29 June. Cert 15
When her abusive partner takes his own life, Cecilia (Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale) starts to think she’s being tormented by something she can’t see. Will anyone believe her before it’s too late? This chilling update of HG Wells’ classic novel will have you questioning every bump in the night.
After her son heads off to college, a single mum (Kathryn Hahn) going through a mid-life crisis decides to live on the wild side. This miniseries created by Tom Perrotta (Election) is super sharp and packed with plenty of laughs….
Two former lovers (Unbelievable’s Merritt Wever and Star Wars’ Domnhall Gleeson) drop everything to embark on a road trip across America in this comedy thriller from Vicky Jones. But their adventure isn’t without its problems. Jones’ frequent collaborator Phoebe Waller-Bridge (the pair worked together on Fleabag) is executive producer and also features in this compelling – and darkly funny – series.
Dr Max Goodwin has quite the job on his hands when he joins one of the USA’s oldest public hospitals in this must-watch series for fans of juicy medical dramas. Can he break through the bureaucratic culture to provide first-rate patient care? Or will the system be too much for him to contend with? It’s all to play for.
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Image credits: Dolittle © 2020 UNIVERSAL STUDIOS and PERFECT UNIVERSE INVESTMENT INC. All Rights Reserved.
The Invisible Man © 2020 Universal City Studios Productions LLLP. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.