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Plan your week with Sky Cinema

Plan your week with Sky Cinema

Burlesque queens! Survivalist families! Racing drivers! Hilarious dogs! Just some of the fascinating characters you can see in action this week

If you’re at a loss for something to watch this week, fear not – Sky Cinema is riding to your rescue with an abundance of entertainment

Sky Cinema round-up

Whether it’s a charming British comedy with a wrinkly-faced dog or a memorably tense drama from beyond these shores, there’s a brilliantly eclectic range of movies to choose from on Sky Cinema this week.

 

So if you’re wondering what should be next on your watch list, you’re sure to find something that butters your parsnips here. There’s a veritable cornucopia of options available to you – read on below to find a flick you fancy feasting your eyes on…

Patrick

Patrick, available from Saturday 9 March in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert PG. Also available in HD

Recently dumped twentysomething Sarah (Beattie Edmondson) lives in a flat that’s falling apart, with an eagle-eyed landlord keen to ensure no pets sully his premises – so her grandmother’s prized pug Patrick is the last thing she needs in her life. And yet, as this charming British comedy soon reveals, the consequences of such an inconvenience are as comical as they are heart-warming.

 

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace, available from Sunday 10 March in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 12. Also available in HD

In her first feature film since 2010’s Winter’s Bone, co-writer and director Debra Granik delivers another emotionally gripping drama. Hell Or High Water’s Ben Foster gives a career-best performance as Will, an Iraq War veteran with PTSD who lives off the grid with his teenage daughter (newcomer Thomasin McKenzie). When a slip alerts the authorities to their presence, Will faces a difficult decision about his family’s future. Stunning scenery and beautiful performances combine to make this a definite must-watch.

 

The Butterfly Tree

The Butterfly Tree, available from Monday 11 March in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 15. Also available in HD

This captivating Australian drama pits a father and son against each other as they compete for a former burlesque queen’s affections. Melissa George steals the show as the exotic and intriguing woman who disrupts the lives of teenager Fin (Ed Oxenbould) and his single dad Al (The Cry’s Ewen Leslie), forcing both to face a past they had been trying to escape. 

 

All Summers End

All Summers End, available from Tuesday 12 March in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 12. Also available in HD

Ah, to be young again, where every social encounter prompts crippling moments of self-doubt and you spend every other hour screaming “I AM calm!” at whichever parent has ruffled your feathers. Ready Player One’s Tye Sheridan delivers another standout performance in this cracking coming-of-age drama, shining as a teenage boy who finds himself torn between spending the summer with his first love or his three best friends.

 

Racer And The Jailbird

Racer And The Jailbird, available from Wednesday 13 March in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 15. Also available in HD

If you liked Drive, then you’ll definitely enjoy this thrilling Belgian crime drama. Packed with fast-paced shots of cars tearing down packed city streets, it centres on a love affair between a racing driver (Adèle Exarchopoulos, Blue Is The Warmest Colour) and a mysterious gangster (Red Sparrow’s Matthias Schoenarts). Hair-raising set pieces? Tick. Razor-sharp script? Double tick. Undeniably pulsating experience? Triple tick with a smoking gun on top.

 

Blue Iguana

Blue Iguana, available from Thursday 14 March in Sky Cinema on demand. Cert 15. Also available in HD

Featuring more double-crosses than two pages of GCSE maths homework, this side-splitting crime comedy will keep you hooked from start to finish. Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) stars as a petty criminal tasked with stealing the titular diamond from a sinister London gang. Expect intrigue, foiled plots, plenty of slapstick, and no shortage of gunplay…

 

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