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5 films to see at Hull cinemas this August + WIN 4 tickets to Cineworld



This August, there are some amazing new releases coming to the big screen, and thanks to Cineworld Cinema Hull in Kingswood, you can win a trip to see any film you want for you and your friends.

From Summer blockbusters to 4k restoration of 80s classics, all bases are covered with these cinema releases. So scroll down to find out what’s on and find how to win tickets.


Released August 12th

Back in 2017, Jordan Peele emerged as a thrilling new voice in horror cinema with his solo debut feature Get Out. A satirical mixture of 12 Years a Slave and Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Get Out initiated Peele’s ability to mine provocatively uncomfortable subject matter for laughs and scares in equal measure.

Peele subsequently became the first-ever African-American filmmaker to win the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. His formula was cemented with the increasingly ambitious Us, a twisted, demonic tale of doppelgangers and a class-related American uprising that showcased a stunning dual performance from Lupita Nyong’o.

To say that Peele’s third feature, Nope, is eagerly anticipated is to underestimate it. The story mixes up UFO phenomena, the history of Hollywood marginalisation, brother/sister relationships and a whole lot more, although we’re clearly not about to ruin the surprises here. Suffice to say, with a cast led by Get Out star (and subsequent Oscar winner) Daniel Kaluuya, there’s a lot to get excited about.

Bullet Train 

Released August 3rd

The last time we saw Brad Pitt on the big screen, he was savagely eliminating a group of hippies (to Oscar-winning effect) in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

With the arrival of Bullet Train, Pitt doubles down on those action chops to bring us a relentless action extravaganza of quirky characters and darkly comic ultraviolence. 

Pitt plays Lady Bug in this adaptation of the Japanese novel Maria Beetle. Tasked by his mysterious handler, the aforementioned Maria Beetle (Sandra Bullock), with transporting a valuable briefcase from Tokyo to Kyoto, Lady Bug is seemingly assured of a smooth ride.

However, when his professional rivals emerge from the woodwork, the train journey turns into a rollercoaster ride from hell as the various assassins attempt to outdo each other in the creative killing stakes.

Atomic Blonde director David Leitch brings his penchant for smooth-running, logistically complex action to bear on this thriller that also stars Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Brian Tyree Henry.

Fisherman’s Friends: One and All 

Released August 19th

The original Fisherman’s Friends movie became a sleeper box office hit on its UK release back in 2019. Now, the loveable Cornish music collective is back for another heartwarming round of bonhomie and sea shanty charm.

The sequel dramatises a key chapter in the saga of the real-life Fisherman’s Friends group, as the lads struggle to navigate fame en route to performing on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury.

Original stars James Purefoy, David Hayman and Dave Johns all return for another enveloping comedy-drama that’s sure to be as wholesome as a Cornish cream tea.

RoboCop: 35th anniversary 4K Director’s Cut 

Released August 2nd

We’re sure you’d buy this for a dollar. Paul Verhoeven’s outrageously satirical, violent and incisive sci-fi classic RoboCop is 35 years old, and strides back onto the big screen in a lustrous new 4K print. Even more significantly, it restores all of the footage previously cut out by the squeamish American censors, making this the unfettered RoboCop experience for which fans have long clamoured.

Peter Weller delivers a career-defining role as Murphy, the Detroit cop who is savagely murdered by the hideous Clarence Boddicker (Kurtwood Smith) and his gang. Reborn as the cyborg RoboCop by the corporation Omni Consumer Products, Murphy is tasked with ridding the streets of crime – but can’t quite suppress the memories of who he once was. What happens next is as shocking and provocative as it is exciting and moving. 

Star Trek: The Motion Picture: The Director’s Edition 

Released August 19th

Get ready to venture into the final frontier in Cineworld as the inaugural Star Trek movie returns to the big screen.

Initially released with incomplete special effects, and debuting to mixed reviews, Star Trek: The Motion Picture strikes a decidedly more cerebral, thoughtful tone than its more celebrated predecessors. However, it’s a pleasure to watch the likes of Captain Kirk (William Shatner) and Spock (Leonard Nimoy) take up their U.S.S. Enterprise positions, as orchestrated by director Robert Wise.

The movie’s sense of scale cannot be denied, and demands to be experienced on the biggest screen possible, especially in the awe-inspiring V’Ger cloud sequence as accompanied by Jerry Goldsmith’s groundbreaking score. This iteration of The Motion Picture presents Wise’s 2001 update of the movie, in which he refined the initial edit and improved the visual effects.

It’s the first time that The Director’s Edition, complete with a richly dynamic new sound mix, has been seen on the big screen in a HD remastered format. It’s therefore a piece of history that you cannot miss at Cineworld.

WIN tickets for you and 3 friends to catch a film of your choice at Cineworld Hull

This is a promotional article on behalf of Cineworld Cinemas Hull who, following an extensive refurbishment in December, are giving some of our readers the chance to win tickets to see a movie of their choice this month.

Read more: See inside Hull’s newly refurbished Cineworld Cinema

We have 3 bundles of 4 tickets to give away and the lucky winners can see any film, showing at Cineworld, including any showings in their new Superscreen, 4DX and ScreenX screens!

How to enter:

Use your name and email below to start your entry (we will use these to contact you if you win!) then choose how you wish to enter – from subscribing to our email newsletter, to sharing with friends.

You earn more entries for each thing you do, giving you a better chance of winning!

Full terms and conditions of this competition are below.

Terms of entry

To enter this competition, you must use your name and email address which we will use to contact you if you win.

Cineworld Hull are the promoters of this competition and are a third-party company providing the competition prize.

By clicking ‘join the Cineworld email newsletter’ and gaining an entry into the prize draw, you agree for Hull What’s On to transfer your name and email address securely to the promoter but no other third party. You also agree for the promoter to contact you by email for marketing purposes but you may unsubscribe at any time following the end of the competition.

Entry for the competition closes at 11:30pm BST on Wednesday 31st 2022.

The 3 winners will be drawn on Thursday 1st September 2022 and contacted by email.

There will be 3 winners in total and each winner will receive 4 tickets to use at Cineworld Hull.

The tickets cannot be exchanged for cash or used in conjunction with any other offer, discount or promotion.

The promoter has the right to change the competition and offer at any time and without notice.

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