Sutton’s Empire Cinema has pulled together a list of the very best films to catch this May, and you’d be a fool to miss them. Empire Cinemas prides itself on offering a huge range of diverse screenings; May’s selection ranges from hilarious comedies such as Bad Neighbours 2, action-packed fantasies such as X-Men: Apocalypse and Alice Through The Looking Glass; and family friendly films including The Angry Birds Movie.
Bad Neighbours 2
Inspired Returning stars Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne are joined by Chloë Grace Moretz for Bad Neighbours 2, the follow-up to 2014’s most popular original comedy. Nicholas Stoller again directs in a film that follows what happens when the will of parenthood goes against the bonds of sisterhood.
Release date: May 6 2016
Florence Foster Jenkins
The comedy drama directed by Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen) tells the inspirational true story of the eponymous New York heiress who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The film celebrates the human spirit, the power of music and the passion of amateurs everywhere.
On a tiny exotic island, Tuesday, an outgoing parrot lives with his quirky animal friends in paradise. However, Tuesday can’t stop dreaming about discovering the world. After a violent storm, Tuesday and his friends wake up to find a strange creature on the beach: Robinson Crusoe.
The Angry Birds Movie
The video game phenomenon hits the big screen with this hilarious spin-off animation. How did the birds meet the pigs? We’re about to find out in this rib-tickling CGI animation. Jason Sudeikis leads the top-notch voice cast as flock leader Red, with Bill Hader as the commander of the evil porcine interlopers who arrive on the flightless birds’ island idyll, sparking all-out war.
Our Kind of Traitor
While on holiday in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple, Perry (Ewan McGregor – THE IMPOSSIBLE, THE GHOST) and Gail (Naomie Harris – SPECTRE, SOUTHPAW), befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, Dima (Stellan Skarsgård – AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO), who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money launderer for the Russian mafia.
Everybody Wants Some!!
For Jake (Blake Jenner), Roper (Ryan Guzman), McReynolds (Tyler Hoechlin) and Finnegan (Glen Powell), life is one big party.
On the cusp of adulthood, the college baseball team buddies are enjoying their first taste of freedom as they move into their frat house. However, there are two rules set out by their coach – no drinking and no women upstairs.
Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible.
A Hologram For The King
Sometimes, you have to go to the middle of nowhere in order to find yourself.
This is the case for Alan Clay (Tom Hanks), a washed-up, divorced businessman who has lost his wife, his house and his car, left with nothing but his briefcase and sour grapes.
Alice Through the Looking Glass
In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter.
In the real-time, high stakes thriller Money Monster, George Clooney and Julia Roberts star as financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty, who are put in an explosive situation when an irate investor who has lost everything (Jack O’Connell) forcefully takes over their studio. During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live TV, Lee and Patty must work furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today’s fast-paced, high-tech global markets.