There ain’t no party like a Sky Cinema party – and here is the proof…
Find them in Sky Cinema On Demand. Also available in HD
You don’t need to leave the house to have a good time. You don’t even need to take your pyjamas off and put real-person clothes on. All you need to see you through the week is Sky Cinema.
There's something for everyone – from animated antics to sweet pancake-making dramas (yes, you read right). Check out the seven awesome films coming your way….
Despicable Me 3
Despicable Me 3, available from Saturday 24 March in Sky Cinema On Demand. Cert U. Also available in HD
He’s back, and he’s brought company! In the third instalment of the Despicable Me series, Gru (The Office’s Steve Carell) faces former 80s child star turned villain Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker, South Park). Expect plenty of laughs and evildoing as Gru is forced to join forces with estranged twin brother Dru (also Carell) to overcome a foe unlike any he’s faced before.
Going In Style
Going In Style, available from Friday 23 March in Sky Cinema On Demand. Cert 12. Also available in HD
Actor-turned-director Zach Braff (Scrubs) assembles a star-studded cast for his remake of the classic 70s comedy. When their pensions are suddenly wiped out, lifelong friends Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin plot to rob the bank responsible in a story that’s as hilarious as it is heart-warming.
The Beguiled, available from Sunday 25 March in Sky Cinema On Demand. Cert 15. Also available in HD.
This expertly crafted Civil War drama comes from Lost In Translation writer/director Sofia Coppola. Tensions rise in Virginia when wounded Union soldier John McBurney (In Bruges’s Colin Farrell) is taken in and tended to by headmistress Miss Farnsworth (Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies), teacher Miss Morrow (Kirsten Dunst, Spider-Man) and pupil Alicia (Elle Fanning, Maleficent). All three vie for his affections as Confederate soldiers close in.
The GadgetGang In Outer Space
The GadgetGang In Outer Space, available from Monday 26 March in Sky Cinema On Demand. Cert TBC. Also available in HD
When an alien spaceship crash-lands on Earth, Gus’ GadgetGang suddenly find themselves with more than just a science project to worry about in this charming animation. They must help their newfound extraterrestrial friends stop an evil intergalactic warlord from wreaking havoc on the planet.
Whisky Galore!, available from Tuesday 27 March in Sky Cinema On Demand. Cert TBC. Also available in HD
Comic legend Eddie Izzard stars in this hilarious retelling of the Ealing comedy classic. On a war-torn Scottish island, an unexpected shipment of rationed whisky soon causes chaos. The wily islanders use every trick in the book to keep the missing haul out of the authorities’ hands and firmly in theirs…
Sweet Bean. Available from Wednesday 28 March in Sky Cinema On Demand. Cert PG. Also available in HD.
This charming Japanese drama, from award-winning director Naomi Kawase, follows the flourishing relationship between a middle-aged pancake maker and his elderly colleague. It’s a slow burner, but the memorable kind, with a story and characters that will stick with you long after the credits have rolled.
Chokeslam, available from Thursday 29 March in Sky Cinema On Demand. Cert 15. Also available in HD
Corey (Fanboys’ Chris Marquette) finally gets a second chance with his high school sweetheart in this feisty comedy. The only hiccup? In the ten years since their graduation, his ex-girlfriend Sheena (Amanda Crew, Silicon Valley) has become Smasheena, a notorious professional wrestler who’s known for not taking any prisoners.
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