TV and Film July 2018: What to Watch on the Screen

TV

SHARP OBJECTS
SUN 8 JUL
SKY ATLANTIC

Amy Adams continues to refuse to be typecast, this month playing a crime reporter recently discharged from psychiatric hospital in an eight-part miniseries. Returning to her hometown in Missouri to investigate the murders of two young girls, she is troubled by the attachment she feels to the deceased children that she never met.


SACRED GAMES
FRI 6 JUL
NETFLIX

Based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 thriller novel, Netflix’s latest must-watch is set amid the chaos of Mumbai, India. The series follows snide Mumbai city cop Sartaj Singh who is tipped off at the location of city crime lord Ganesh Gaitonde. As the two collide with one another, they are exposed to a game bigger than the both of them.


ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
FRI 27 JUL
NETFLIX

Jenji Kohan’s drama hit based around Piper Kerman’s experiences in women’s prison is back for a much-awaited sixth season. But what of Lichfield and its inmates? After a chaotic fifth season, it’s likely we’ll be kept on the edge of our seats again for its successor, so buckle up, pop some popcorn and get ready for a full-on Netflix binge.

FILM

TERMINAL
FRI 6 JUL

Two hitmen embark on a mission with the promise of high reward – but their risky endeavours may not be all they seem. Vaughn Stein’s noir thriller features the unlikely combination of Simon Pegg, Mike Myers and Margot Robbie, who shows no sign of slowing down after her Academy Award nomination for I, Tonya.


INCREDIBLES 2
FRI 13 JUL

The sequel everyone has been waiting for comes to the big screen this month, with each screening no doubt to be filled with adults after an excruciating 14-year wait. With Elastigirl now in the spotlight leading a campaign to bring Supers back, Mr Incredible looks after their three children – whose superpowers are yet to be discovered. Expect fight scenes, chaos and humour along the way.


WHITNEY
FRI 6 JUL

Kevin MacDonald’s documentary gives an in-depth look into one of the world’s best-selling musician’s life and career. Filled  with never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive recordings, unseen performances and interviews with those who loved and knew her best, Whitney uncovers memories from a life cut short.


SKYSCRAPER
FRI 13 JUL

When the ‘safest’ skyscraper in the world abruptly sets ablaze, not only does US war veteran and amputee Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) find he’s been framed for the act, but that his family are trapped above the fire line. A wanted man, he must find who’s responsible, rescue his family and try to clear his name in the process.

 

 

 

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