The Bride - Bat For Lashes
Natasha Khan (aka Bat For Lashes) returns with her latest album, The Bride that follows the story of a woman whose fiancé has been killed in a crash on the way to the church for their wedding.
Written as the soundtrack for a feature length film in mind, The Bride is Khan’s most ambitious work to date, sonically and visually incorporating an entire world inhabited by The Bride. The lush and striking artwork was conceived as a visual partnership between Natasha and Neil Krug (Lana Del Rey, Foals, First Aid Kit) The Bride's universe being the product of two years of collaboration and experimentation.
The Bride is out now on CD and digital download.
Nobby (Sacha Baron Cohen) has everything a man from the town of Grimsby could want – 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There’s only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian (Mark Strong). After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him.
Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot.
Fans of Baron Cohen will rush to support this film but there’s no escaping the fact that Grimsby – despite its stellar supporting cast – plays to the lowest common denominator and is probably his weakest film to date.
Grimsby is out now on Blu Ray, DVD and digital download.
Four friends who have been bound together by tragedy all their lives are forced to face the past in the most horrifying way as THE FIVE, from the fiendishly smart mind of internationally acclaimed thriller writer Harlan Coben, arrives courtesy of STUDIOCANAL.
When they were 12-years old, Mark, Pru, Danny and Slade were out together in the woods. Mark’s five-year-old brother Jesse was bothering them, so they told him to get lost. Jesse ran away and was never seen again... Twenty years later, Danny – now a detective – learns that Jesse’s DNA has been found at a murder scene. Is Jesse alive? The four friends must reunite to discover the shocking truth.
A thrilling ten-part series that will keep you guessing right to the very end, THE FIVE is an unmissable maze of twists, turns and dark secrets that is about to become your next essential box set.
The Five is out now on Blu Ray, DVD and digital download.
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II
Releases may be a little thin on the ground but the incredible adventures of Van Helsing II is a bright spot on the gaming calendar this week.
Following on from the original, gamers continue with the famous monster-hunter as he returns to save the day again with the help of his charming, ghostly companion, Lady Katarina.
The gothic metropolis of weird science is on the brink of destruction as chaos rules the streets and a new enemy plots revenge. Its time to enter the dark side of Borgova and the forbidden wilderness, but beware: you are not the only one behind a mask.
Graphically engaging and easy to pick up and play, this digital release is a welcome addition to the PS4 and Xbox One platforms.
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II is out now on PS4 and Xbox One.
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