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May Film Guide

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Welcome to your May Film guide. With a bumper crop of new films landing this month and two fun filled bank holiday weekends to fill, there’s never been a better time to plan a cinema trip.

Fancy a bite to eat before for the film? No problem! We’ve got a heap of restaurants, cafes and bars to tempt you. Click here to view all our tasty options.

For films times or to book online head over to www.odeon.co.uk

A DOG’S JOURNEY

Release date: 3 May

Some friendships transcend lifetimes. In A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to the heartwarming global hit A Dog’s Purpose, beloved dog Bailey finds his new destiny and forms an unbreakable bond that will lead him, and the people he loves, to places they never imagined.

LONG SHOT (15)

Release date: 3 May

harlotte Field (Charlize Theron) is one of the most influential women in the world. Smart, sophisticated, and accomplished, she’s a powerhouse diplomat with a talent for… well, mostly everything. Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free spirited journalist with a self-destructive streak.

The two have nothing in common, except that she was his baby sitter and first crush. When Fred unexpectedly reunites with Charlotte, he charms her with his self-deprecating humor and his memories of her youthful idealism. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter, much to the dismay of her trusted advisors.

A fish out of water on Charlotte’s elite team, Fred is unprepared for her glamourous and high stakes lifestyle. However, sparks fly as their unmistakable chemistry leads to a round-the-world romance that becomes embroiled in a series of dangerous and outlandish incidents.

TOLKIEN

Release date: 3 May

Exploring the formative years of the legendary author, ‘Tolkien’ takes us back to his youth as he forms a brotherhood of fellow writers and artists at school.

Their bond strengthens as they grow up, and Tolkien begins a tumultuous relationship with his beloved Edith Bratt. But when the First World War breaks out, it threatens to tear apart their fellowship and everything they’ve built together.

Chronicling the experiences that would inspire his famous stories of Middle-earth, ‘Tolkien’ stars Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins.

DETECTIVE PIKACHU (PG)

Release date: 10 May

The story begins when ace private eye Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokemon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself.

Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery.

Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City – a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokemon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world – they encounter a diverse cast of Pokemon characters and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokemon universe.

JOHN WICK: CHAPTER THREE – PARABELLUM

Release date: 17 May

In this third instalment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise, super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.

PAW PATROL MIGHTY PUPS

Release date: 17 May

When Harold, Mayor Humdinger’s nephew, accidentally diverts a meteor and changes its path to hit Adventure Bay, Ryder and the pups jump into action. But when the meteor showers the pups and Harold with a mysterious green energy, they all get SUPERPOWERS and become Mighty Pups!

With his new powers Harold schemes to become the Super Mayor of Adventure Bay and captures Ryder in the tower.

Will the pups manage to work together to defeat Harold, his mega robot and save Ryder?

ALADDIN

Release date: 24 May

Aladdin is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future.

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2

Release date: 24 May

The Secret Life of Pets 2 will follow summer 2016’s blockbuster about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.

ROCKETMAN

Release date: 24 May

Based on a true fantasy, ‘Rocketman’ is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John.

‘Rocketman’ is the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard.

GODZILLA: KING OF MONSTERS

Release date: 29 May

The story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.When these ancient super-species – thought to be mere myths – rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.

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