Sky Cinema grabs a lot of the bigger blockbusters, but often promotes smaller movies that have gained a nice little following, so we’re keeping track of all the new films that are hitting the service in the coming month.
In April, you’ll get new premieres like Spider-Man: Far From Home and Detective Pikachu. As always, quite a few of the films in the lineup will also be available via NOW TV, but here’s an official look at what’s coming to Sky Cinema over the next few weeks…
Four Kids And It – April 3rd
Jacqueline Wilson’s spin-off novel gets the Sky Original treatment, as four kids hope their dreams are about to come true on a new search for the magical creature.
Vita And Virginia – April 5th
A touching drama based on the real-life love story between Virginia Woolf (Elizabeth Debicki) and Vita Sackville-West (Gemma Arterton).
Valley Of The Lanterns – April 6th
This animated indie follows a grandmother torn between preserving her own past and protecting her family’s future.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu – April 10th
When his dad goes missing, a young man ends up getting deeply involved in the world of Pokemon, with the help of a Ryan Reynolds-voiced Pikachu. Ken Watanabe, Suki Waterhouse and Bill Nighy also star.
Spider-Man: Far From Home – April 11th
A romance for the ages could begin in earnest when Peter Parker decides to blow off his Avengers duties and go on a school trip to Europe with MJ, but Jake Gyllenhaal’s shady Mysterio has other plans.
Yesterday – April 12th
A struggling musician gets into a random accident. When he wakes up, The Beatles never existed. He remembers most of their songs, but will acquiring that kind of fame and respect be as fulfilling as he hopes?
Ma – April 17th
Ma is very lonely and wants to make some friends, so when she gains the trust of some local teens, both parties seem to have hit the jackpot. Unfortunately, Ma’s a little mentally unstable. There’s hell to pay when things fall apart.
Trial By Fire – April 19th
Metelhead Cameron was convicted of triple homicide in 1992. On death row, Elizabeth Gilbert fights to save him and explores how his case was mishandled.
A Good Woman Is Hard To Find – April 23rd
A woman is drawn into a web of violence in her battle to find out what happened to her dead husband.
Men In Black: International – April 24th
Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson are the new MiB recruits. It’s a bit better than you’ve heard!
Iron Fury – April 29th
A group of Russian soldiers escape captivity with nothing but a damaged T-34 tank.
Musicals – March 27th – April 13th
A collection of Hollywood’s best musical extravaganzas.
Highlights: Rocketman, Yesterday, The Lion King (2019), Mary Poppins Returns, A Star Is Born (Extended Version)
Harry Potter Franchise – April 4th – April 19th
Time to take a trip back to the Wizarding World and embrace one of the nation’s beloved film series.
Highlights: All Eight Harry Potter Films, Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald
Star Wars – March 28th – April 13th
A spread of both classic and post-2000s Star Wars films.
Highlights: Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: the Clone Wars