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BLACK WIDOW

 

Scarlett Johansson is Natasha Romanoff AKA Black Widow in this Marvel superhero movie set after the events of Captain America: Civil War. Directed by Cate Shortland (Somersault).

 



MULAN

Opens 23-July

Liu Yifei (The Forbidden Kingdom) defends China from Northern invaders in this live-action remake of the 1998 Disney animated film. Directed by Niki Caro (Whale Rider) and co-starring Jet Li, Donnie Yen and The Meg's Yoson An as Cheng Honghui.

When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honoured warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father.

 



THE SECRET GARDEN

 

A girl (Dixie Egerickx, The Little Stranger) discovers a magical garden at her uncle's house in this family fantasy based on the classic children's novel. Co-stars Julie Walters and Colin Firth.

When a young orphan is sent to live with her uncle (Colin Firth) and his strict housekeeper (Julie Walters) in a mysterious country mansion, she discovers an enchanted garden that has long been hidden. Together with a local boy, her sick cousin and a stray dog, she explores the limitless wonderland, unlocking secrets from the past which reveal a whole new life of hope and friendship.

 



THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW

 

 

Amy Adams and Gary Oldman star in this whodunnit based on A.J. Finn's novel. Directed by Joe Wright (Atonement), with a script from Tracy Letts.

An agoraphobic woman living alone in New York City witnesses a disturbing act of violence while spying on her neighbours out her window.

 



THIS TOWN

Opens 6-August

An ex-cop tries to prove the guilt of a man acquitted of murder in this New Zealand comedy starring David White (also co-writing and directing), Robyn Malcolm and Rima Te Wiata.

Five years after being acquitted for the murder of his family, Sean (White) is finally ready to move on with life. But the bitter ex-cop (Malcolm) who led the investigation remains adamant that he's guilty - and will stop at nothing to bring him down.

 



TROLLS WORLD TOUR

 

Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick return for the all-star sequel to the 2016 DreamWorks hit CG-animated musical, Trolls.

Queen Poppy (Kendrick) and Branch (Timberlake) discover that there are other Troll clans beyond their own with each devoted to a different genre of music: funk, country, techno, classical, pop and rock. But when a mysterious threat puts all Trolls in danger, Poppy and Branch must unite everyone in order to save the day.