dunkirk DUNKIRK. M. Historical. 1 hr 46 mins.

Christopher Nolan's World War II thriller, with Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy and Oscar-winner Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies). Chronicles the fierce Battle of Dunkirk (May 26 - June 4, 1940). Hundreds of thousands of Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces - trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea - and face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.

Directed by Christopher Nolan ('The Dark Knight' trilogy, 'Interstellar', 'The Prestige')

Starring Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Harry Styles, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, James D'Arcy, Miranda Nolan

baby driver

BABY DRIVER. R13. Action. 112mins.

A young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail in this crime comedy from Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz). Stars Lily James and Jon Bernthal. Directed by Edgar Wright ('Shaun of the Dead', 'Hot Fuzz', 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World').

Starring Lily James, Jon Bernthal, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx, Ansel Elgort, Eiza González, Sky Ferreira

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THE JOURNEY. M. Drama. 1 hr 34 mins.

Chronicling the events preceding the 2006 St. Andrews Agreement, which brought peace to Northern Ireland after 40 years of conflict. Starring Timothy Spall and Colm Meaney.

"Today's headlines can make it tough to believe in the possibility of peace between warring factions. Yet this is just what happened only 10 years ago, when the Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Féin (the political party of the Irish Republican Army) signed the St. Andrews Agreement, bringing peace to Northern Ireland after nearly 40 years of violence. The Journey dramatises the negotiations that led to the Agreement — negotiations that transpired not in some hallowed hall but, rather, in a minivan traversing the Scottish countryside.

pecking order PECKING ORDER. PG. Doco. 84 mins.
The unusual world of competitive chicken breeding between Kiwi farmers is revealed in this comedic documentary.

Join members of the 148-year old Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club in the lead up to the NZ National Championships, as they battle history (and each other) in their quest for glory. Meet Doug, the determined Club President; Rhys, the young upstart; Sarah, the chicken whisperer; Ian, the exacting judge; Mark, the voice of reason; and Brian, the loveable champion

despicable 3 DISPICABLE ME 3. PG. Animated. 90mins

Gru (Carell) faces off against Balthazar Bratt (Parker), a former child star who grows up to become obsessed with the character he played in the '80s, and gets into some sibling rivalry when he meets his long lost twin brother, Dru (also Carell).

Starring Steve Carell, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Pierre Coffin, Andy Nyman, Michael Beattie, Nev Scharrel

spiderman

SPIDERMAN: HOMECOMING. Action/Marvel. 133min.

In the second reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, a young Peter Parker (Tom Holland) begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero.

Starring: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Jon Favreau, Donald Glover, Tyne Daly, Marisa Tomei

passion auagustine PASSION OF AUGUSTINE. PG. Drama. 1 hr 43 mins. (subtitles).

Set in a small French Canadian convent school where Mother Augustine provides musical education to young women - no matter their socio-economic background. The school faces possible closure when the Vatican II and Quebec's Quiet Revolution instigate change.

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WONDERWOMAN. M. Action. 141mins

Origin story for Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman - first seen in 2016's Batman vs Superman, from the director of Monster.

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers… and her true destiny.

Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, David Thewlis, Lucy Davis, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Danny Huston

churchill

CHURCHILL. PG. Biography/Drama. 98min.

Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson and John Slattery star in this ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 24 hours before D-Day.

Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky ('The Railway Man', 'Burning Man', 'Gettin' Square')

Starring Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, James Purefoy, Julian Wadham, Richard Durden, Ella Purnell, Danny Webb