FILMCLUB New on DVD – All Stars, Oblivion
All Stars (U, 2013)
Director: Ben Gregor
Cast: Ashley Jensen, Theo Stevenson, Akai Osei-Masfield
This feel-good British musical comedy sees two teenage friends get a dance group together and stage a talent show in a bid to rescue their much-loved youth club hangout from being demolished by bulldozers.
The plucky crew encounters many obstacles along the way amid gags and lively street dance sequences enhanced with traditional ballroom – and martial arts!
If you like this, why not try these other great films with similar themes? Singin’ In The Rain (1952, U); The Red Shoes (U, 1948); Mad Hot Ballroom (U, 2005); Only When I Dance (PG, 2009); Street Dance (PG, 2010)
Oblivion (12, 2013)
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Cast: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Melissa Leo
Stunning visual effects combine with an emotional plot in this bold sci-fi epic, based on a graphic novel and set on a devastated future Earth.
Ravaged by decades of war with an alien race, the planet has been evacuated and is now home to just a few drone repairmen who work to ensure the smooth running of a mining operation.
Among them, Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is coming to the end of his mission when he rescues a mysterious stranger from a crashed spacecraft. The woman’s arrival kicks off a dramatic chain of events that forces Jack to reconsider everything he knows about the war and leaves the fate of humanity in his hands.
If you like this, why not try these other great films with similar themes? Wall-E (U, 2008); Dark Star (PG, 1974); Silent Running (U, 1972)
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