It’s officially the 6th month of the year, time really does fly doesn’t it? It feels like it was only yesterday when I was busy looking forward to this year complete with all the awesome movies it has in store. This of course includes the regular monthly DVD line up. For the month of June Ster Kinekor presents a line up consisting of variety with romance, drama and action all on offer. Check out the line up in more detail below:
Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Running Time: 89 Mins
Gideonette, a timid and visionary girl, lives with her parents in a small town. Her dad Gideon, battles daily to allay her fears about the curse of the Gideon de La Reys. Throughout their family history every Gideon de La Rey died in a freak accident at an early age. To prove everyone wrong, Gideon named his daughter – Gideonette. Although Gideonette has had to endure endless teasing about the curse, her dad has tried to convince her that they’ll both grow old. When he suddenly dies, her worst fears are realized and she retreats into a mysterious world where her imagination runs wild. Realizing that Gideonette needs to get away from the curse her mom sends her to her grandparents.
Running Time: 95 Mins
When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital bed and given only a few months to live. With the help of Diana’s twin brothers (Tom Holland) and the ground-breaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall (Hugh Bonneville), Robin and Diana dare to escape the hospital ward to seek out a full and passionate life together – raising their young son, traveling and devoting their lives to helping other polio patients.
Running Time: 112 Mins
24 HOURS TO LIVE
Making a rare foray into rock ’em, sock ’em action territory, Hawke plays a CIA agent who sacrifices everything for his employers, including his family and, ultimately, his own life. No sooner has he shuffled off this mortal coil, though, then he finds himself mysteriously resurrected for one last mission that’s timed to last exactly 24 hours. Once the countdown clock embedded in his arm reaches zero, he’ll once again nod off into an eternal slumber if he hasn’t completed his task. Before that happens, expect him to wreak bloody havoc on both his targets and his former CIA minders.
Running Time: 89 Mins
18-year-old Addison Schacht, a Jewish high-school senior in Washington D.C., responds to the essay question, “What are your best and worst qualities?”. He explains he has only bad qualities, as illustrated by the events of his senior year. They include collecting offensive jokes; dealing drugs to his classmates; and insulting teachers, fellow students, and his girlfriend’s mother. But his classmate is killed, and he begins to investigate the death.
Running Time: 88 Mins
Quite a solid line up I’m sure you would agree, can’t wait to see what my birthday month aka July brings!