7 Deadly Films Playing in Cinemas this August

A Ghost Story 

Director David Lowery

Starring Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck

Released August 11

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife in this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence.

Dark Night 

Director Tim Sutton

Released August 18 

Based around the 2012 multiplex massacre in Aurora, Colorado that took place during a screening of ‘The Dark Knight Rises.’ Dark Night follows six strangers over the course of one day, from sunrise to midnight, the shooter among them.

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power

Director Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk

Starring Al Gore, Barack Obama, Donald Trump 

Released August 11

The follow-up documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem of climate change and Al Gore’s global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy.


Director Jérôme Salle

Starring Audrey Tautou, Lambert Wilson

Released August 18

Biopic of the legendary French underwater explorer, researcher, scientist, inventor, and filmmaker Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

Author: The JT LeRoy Story

Director Jeff Feuerzeig

Starring Laura Albert

Released August 24 (+Q&A with Laura Albert at the IFI)

Director of ‘The Devil and Daniel Johnston’ brings us a new documentary about what some call the greatest literary hoax ever created. Who exactly was JT LeRoy?


Director Kathryn Bigelow

Starring John Boyega

Released August 25

The gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ‘67.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D

Director James Cameron

Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong

Released August 29

Cameron’s 1991 ground-breaking sci-fi masterpiece has been converted in immersive 3D by Cameron himself taking the seminal blockbuster to the next level of effects and into the 21st century for the next generation of fans.


7 Deadly Movies to Netflix & Chill to After the Long Weekend

Movie The Founder 2016

Director John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side)

Stars Michael Keaton, John Carroll Lynch

Tomatometer 84% IMDb 7.2/10

Movie Hush 2016

Director Mike Flanagan (Oculus, Ouiji)

Stars Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr. 

Tomatometer 94% IMDb 6.6/10

Movie Christine 2016

Director Antonio Campos

Stars Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall

Tomatometer 88% IMDb 7/10

Movie Aquarius 2016

Director Kleber Mendonça Filho

Stars Sonia Braga

Tomatometer 97% IMDb 7.7/10

Movie Queen of Earth 2015

Director Alex Ross Perry

Stars Elisabeth Moss, Katherine Waterston

Tomatometer 92% IMDb 6.4/10

Movie The Stanford Prison Experiment 2015

Director Kyle Patrick Alvarez

Stars Ezra Miller, Billy Crudup

Tomatometer 83% IMDb 6.9%

Movie Breathe 2015

Director Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds)

Stars Joséphine Japy, Lou de Laâge

Tomatometer 93% IMDb 7.1/10


7 Deadly Pictures from the Comedy Pet Awards 2017

Here are 7 deadly finalists for the Comedy Pet Photography Awards.

Dance of the Wolf

Photograph Vincent Guilbaud

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I Didn’t Mean It!

Photograph Nathan Schmidt



Photograph Erika Hetzel


On Guard

Photograph Brecht Van Gampelaere


Beach Please!

Photograph Anne Lise Gramstad



Photograph Connie Fore


Riding Along

Photograph Alice van Kempen

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Check out last year’s winners here.


7 Deadly Acts to Boogie to at The Beatyard

The Beatyard Festival runs August Bank Holiday weekend Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th 2017. Here are 7 deadly tracks from acts playing, in no particular order:

Artist Mood II Swing

Playing Sunday Terminal 1 21:00

Track All Night Long

Artist Horse Meat Disco

Playing Saturday Terminal 1 21:00

Song Waiting For You To Call

Artist Larry Heard aka Mr Fingers

Playing Saturday Main Stage 19:20

Song Can You Feel It 

Artist Bantum

Playing Sunday Terminal 1 18:00 

Song Take It

Artist Fish Go Deep

Playing Sunday Terminal 1 19:00

Song The Cure And The Cause

Artist Toots & The Maytals

Playing Sunday Main Stage 18:00 

Song 54-46 Was My Number

Artist Katie Kim 

Playing Sunday Main Stage 14:30

Song Pause

Full timetable here of the weekend music acts and performers.

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