In Irish cinemas July 24th

There's a Pixar movie in cinemas this coming week, which is something we haven't seen in a while. And it's really, really good!

As Marvel pops back into cinemas with Ant-Man, there's more from the house of Disney this week with Inside Out. It's finally a new film from Pixar - amazingly there hasn't been one in cinemas since Monsters University back in Summer 2015. Otherwise, there's intense boxing drama with Jake Gyllenhaal in Southpaw and some a dramatic take on zombies with none other than Arnie himself in Maggie.

Inside Out

Pixar's back, and they may have one of their best films yet. It's a trip inside the mind of an 11 year old girl who has just moved with her family to the big city. And we get to find out just how the emotions like Joy, Sadness and Anger work together to help Riley through these trials and tribulations. It's warm and funny and sad and emotional and is one of the most imaginative and exceptional films we've seen all year.

Southpaw

From the director of The Equalizer comes a full on boxing drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal. He's a fighting champ with an incredible life which all changes when tragedy strikes. In the grand tradition of the genre he has to build himself back up from nothing to get back in the ring and face his opponent, and his demons. Also starring Rachel McAdams and Forest Whiaker. We're going to suggest you not watch the trailer for this one because it seems like it spoils a lot.

Maggie

Arnie goes thoughtful in this indie take on the zombie subgenre. The Austrian man-mountain stars as a caring father of a young girl played by Abigail Breslin. When she contracts a deadly virus which threatens to turn her into the living dead, he does everything he can to keep ahead of the authorities and make a life for their new family. Also starring Joely Richardson, from director Henry Hobson.

You're Ugly Too

Game of Thrones star Aiden Gillen stars in this Irish feature about a young girl (Lauren Kinsella) who is forced to move in with her uncle after the death of her mother. These relative strangers have to learn to get along in the wake of tragedy as each learns about themselves and eachother. From Irish director Mark Noonan, making his feature-helming debut.

The Legend of Barney Thompson

Actor Robert Carlyle makes his directing debut in this absurd thriller about a Glasweigan barber (that's Carlyle as well) who ends up accidentally murdering his boss and sort of becoming a serial killer. He's got a great cast on board including Emma Thompson (who somehow plays his mum), Ray Winstone and Ashley Jensen. And it looks pretty funny.

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