10 Movies to see in August 2014

What will you see in Irish cinemas this month?


Directed by: Patrick Hughes
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Antonio Banderas, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford
Release Date: August 14th 2014
We don’t know about you, but we have always wanted to see Puss in Boots team up with Rocky and Indiana Jones to save the day. Our dream cast of characters may never happen, but this month sees some of the best and baddest in Hollywood to take on the box office.
This time out, ‘the Expendables’ have their biggest fight yet on their hands; the co-founder of the team – Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson) – has become a ruthless arms dealer who has sworn to take down the team he helped to create.


Directed by: Scott Derrickson
Starring: Eric Bana, Olivia Munn, Joel McHale
Release Date: September 19th 2014
Scary movies are always that much more terrifying when we know they are based on true stories. DELIVER US FROM EVIL is based on Ralph Sarchie’s book Beware the Night, about his experiences as a NYPD cop and demonologist.
The story of the film follows Sarchie (Eric Bana) as he is pulled into a case with demonic links. The cop must work with a priest to free the world of a demon who infects its victims.


Directed by: Luc Besson
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman,
Release Date: August 22nd 2014
We only use 10% of our brain’s capability, or so the old saying goes. This month, writer/director Luc Besson takes us on a journey through the power of one person’s mind.
Scarlett Johansson stars as Lucy, a woman who is forced to become a drug mule, but suffers some unforeseen complications when one of the bags in her stomach bursts.


Directed by: Steven Quale
Starring: Sarah Wayne Callies, Richard Armitage, Jeremy Sumpter, Matt Walsh
Release Date: August 22nd 2014
Living in Ireland, it is not easy to forget that we can’t control the weather, but we should count ourselves lucky that we don’t often get devastating storms.
INTO THE STORM tracks a deadly weather system through the eyes of storm chasers, and the unprepared people on the ground, who must go to extraordinary lengths to survive.


Directed by: Craig Gillespie
Starring: Jon Hamm, Lake Bell, Alan Arkin, Suraj Sharma
Release Date: August 29th 2014
Sometimes in life, we must take chances, and embark down paths we don’t always have the skills for. Based on a true story, MILLION DOLLAR ARM is the story of thinking outside the box to find what you were looking for
JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) is a struggling baseball agent, in a last ditch attempt to save his company, JB decides to recruit cricket players from India, via a huge talent competition, and turn them into professional baseball players. What could possibly go wrong!?