Naomi Osaka Edition: Bits & Pieces

Naomi Osaka Edition: Bits & Pieces – Directed and co-written by Paul VerhoevenBenedetta will receive its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on July 9, 2021 and is the latest film from the maverick filmmaker, following the Oscar nominated and Golden Globe winning Elle, and internationallyrenowned films such as Basic Instinct, Turkish Delight, Total Recall, RoboCop, Starship Troopers and Showgirls.

Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller about a young girl, passionate in fashion design, who is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it appears, and time seems to fall apart with shady consequences…

STRATAGEM WITH ALAN PARTRIDGE, a live stage showstarring the award-winning multi-hyphenate Steve Coogan will launch next Spring 2022 across the UK and Ireland, with tickets going on sale to the general public from this Saturday, 29th May at 9am BST. 

Today Apple TV+ debuted the trailer for “Physical,” the highly anticipated 10-episode dramedy starring Rose Byrne and created by Annie Weisman that will make its global premiere on Friday, June 18, 2021, exclusively on Apple TV+. “Physical” will premiere with the first three episodes, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.

Eureka Entertainment to release PTU, an immersive crime thriller from Johnnie To, on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK as part of The Masters of Cinema Series from 21 June 2021. The first print run of 2000 copies will feature a Limited-Edition O-card Slipcase.

Nine-time Grammy®-winning recording artist and Academy Award nominated singer and actress Mary J. Blige set the music world on fire with her trailblazing 1994 LP “My Life,” a collection of powerful confessionals about her battles with abuse, depression and addiction that forged a profound and enduring connection with millions of fans around the globe. In Oscar®-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth’s documentary Mary J. Blige’s My Life, the singer, producer and actress reveals the demons and blessings that inspired the record and propelled her from the soul-crushing world of New York’s housing projects to international stardom. In the process, she celebrates the 25th anniversary of her most influential work by performing the album live for the first time. 

In the sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s Oscar®-nominated blockbuster comedy, the Templeton brothers—Tim (James Marsden, X-Menfranchise) and his Boss Baby little bro Ted (Alec Baldwin)—have become adults and drifted away from each other. Tim is now a married stay-at-home dad. Ted is a hedge fund CEO. But a new boss baby with a cutting-edge approach and a can-do attitude is about to bring them together again … and inspire a new family business. 

Altitude have announced that NIGHT OF THE KINGS, the acclaimed film from director Philippe Lacôte (RUN), will be released in UK and Irish cinemas on 23 July 2021.  The film received its World Premiere at the Venice International Film Festival in September 2020 as part of the Horizons section and went on to feature at the Toronto International Film Festival and New York Film Festival that same year. It was Ivory Coast’s official submission for the 2021 Academy Awards.

The MUBI Podcast launches today, 3 June, with new episodes releasing every Thursday through 8 July. Hosted by arts and travel reporter Rico Gagliano, the MUBI Podcast is a documentary-style show available on all major podcast platforms and on MUBI’s online publicationNotebook. Season one, titled “Lost in Translation,” will focus on films that were massive cultural phenomena in their home countries, but never gained traction elsewhere, exploring why these films captivated so many people in one place, at one moment in time. Listen to the trailer and subscribe to the podcast here. 


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