Onward (2020)

Directed by Dan Scanlan
Starring Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Chris Pratt (Jurassic World), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Troll) and Octavia Spencer (Dolittle)

In a fantasy land well into its post-heroic age, magic is a thing of the past, having been abandoned in favour of the more reliable forces of science. Ian Lightfoot (Holland) is an elf high schooler who misses the presence of his late father in a family dynamic with his caring but overwhelmed mother, Laurel (Louis-Dreyfus), over-exuberant fantacist brother, Barley (Pratt), and Laurel’s new boyfriend Colt (Mel Rodriguez), a stuffy centaur police officer. On his sixteenth birthday, he and Barley receive a bequest from their father: A wizard’s staff and a spell to allow them to summon their father back to life for one day.

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The Invisible Man (2020)

“What you can’t see can hurt you.”

Directed by Leigh Whannell
StarringĀ Elisabeth Moss (Us), Aldis Hodge (Hidden Figures), Storm Reid (A Wrinkle in Time), Harriet Dyer (Killing Ground), Michael Dorman (Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge) and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Raven)

Cecilia Kass (Moss) leaves her abusive boyfriend, wealthy optics specialist Adrian Griffin (Jackson-Cohen), with the help of her sister Emily (Dyer) . Two weeks later, hiding out with Emily’s friend James (Hodge) and his teenage daughter Sydney (Reid), she learns that Adrian has committed suicide, and learns from his brother Tom (Dorman) that Adrian left her five million dollars and a passive aggressive letter. Initially feeling liberated, a series of incidents cause Cecelia to believe that Adrian is stalking her, having found a way to become invisible.

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Peter Rabbit (2018)

“You think you know him? Well … think again!”

Directed by Will Gluck (Easy A)
StarringĀ James Corden (Cats), Colin Moody, Margot Robbie (Sucicide Squad), Rose Byrne (Spy), Domhnall Gleeson (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Sam Neill (Daybreakers), Daisy Ridley (Murder on the Orient Express) and Elizabeth Debicki (The Man from UNCLE)

Peter Rabbit (Corden) live in the Lake District with his sisters, Flopsy (Robbie), Mopsy (Debicki) and Cottontail (Ridley), and their cousin Benjamin (Moody), raiding the garden of grumpy Mr MacGregor (Neill), who killed their father and wants to eat them in one or more pies, and enjoying the kindness of his neighbour Bea (Byrne), an artist and rabbit-lover who has been their surrogate mother since their own parents died. When MacGregor’s pursuit of Peter provokes a fatal heart attack, the rabbits claim the garden for their own, but a previously unknown great nephew, Thomas MacGregor (Gleeson) proves an obstacle.

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Dolittle (2020)

“He’s just not a people person”

Directed by Stephen Gaghan
StarringĀ Robert Downey Jr. (Avengers: Endgame), Harry Collett (Dunkirk), Antonio Banderas (Evita), Michael Sheen (Underworld: Rise of the Lycans), Emma Thompson (Men in Black International), Rami Malek (Battleship), John Cena (Bumblebee), Kumail Nanjiani (Men in Black International), Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures), Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Craig Robinson (Hot Tub Time Machine 2), Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Selena Gomez (Hotel Transylvania), Marion Cotillard (Assassin’s Creed) and Frances de la Tour (Alice Through the Looking Glass)

Dr John Dolittle (Downey Jr.) is a doctor who can talk to animals, and who – together with his wife, Lily (Kasia Smutniak) – travels the world, rescuing animals and bringing them back to a sanctuary granted to them by a grateful Queen Victoria (Jessie Buckley). After Lily is killed in an animated sailing incident, Dolittle becomes a recluse, until his parrot Polynesia (Thompson) leads young Stubbins (Collett) into the grounds with injured squirrel Kevin (Robinson), on the same day that Lady Rose (Carmel Laniado) enters the estate to summon Dolittle to attend the desperately ill Queen.

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