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BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN) (2020)
Starring Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Ewan McGregor, Rosie Perez, Ella Jay Basco, Chris Messina, Ali Wong, Matthew Willig and Dana Lee. Directed by Cathy Yan.

You ever hear the one about the cop, the songbird, the psycho and the mafia princess? 'Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)' is a twisted tale told by Harley herself, as only Harley can tell it. When Gotham’s most nefariously narcissistic villain, Roman Sionis, and his zealous right-hand, Zsasz, put a target on a young girl named Cass, the city is turned upside down looking for her. Harley, Huntress, Black Canary and Renee Montoya’s paths collide, and the unlikely foursome have no choice but to team up to take Roman down.

REVIEWS Birds of Prey - I'm here to report a terrible crime: DC has saved cinema

DOCTOR SLEEP (2019)
Starring Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Bruce Greenwood, Zahn McClarnon, Emily Alyn Lind, Jacob Tremblay, Carl Lumbly, Alex Essoe and Jocelin Donahue. Directed by Mike Flanagan.

Years following the events of 'The Shining', a now-adult Dan Torrence meets a young girl with similar powers as his and tries to protect her from a cult known as The True Knots who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

REVIEWS Doctor Sleep - Here’s 'The Shining' Stephen King has been waiting for

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (2018)
Starring Hayley Atwell, Ewan McGregor, Jim Cummings, Mark Gatiss, Nick Mohammed, Peter Capaldi, Brad Garrett, Bronte Carmichael, Sophie Okonedo and Toby Jones. Directed by Marc Forster.

The young boy who embarked on countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with his band of spirited and loveable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017)
Starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Directed by Bill Condon.

Belle is a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a Beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior to recognise the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.

REVIEWS Beauty And The Beast - Uninspired and totally forgettable

T2: TRAINSPOTTING (2017)
Starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle. Directed by Danny Boyle.

First there was an opportunity... then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton returns to the only place he can ever call home.

They are waiting for him: Spud, Sick Boy, and Begbie. Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance.

REVIEWS T2 Trainspotting - Take another hit

OUR KIND OF TRAITOR (2016)
Starring Ewan McGregor, Naomie Harris, Mads Mikkelsen, Ralph Fiennes, Stellan Skarsgård and Radivoje Bukvic. Directed by Susanna White.

A contemporary thriller which follows a young couple who are persuaded to help a Russian criminal when he asks to defect to the West. Their journey takes them to London, Paris, Tangiers and Moscow.
MILES AHEAD (2016)
Starring Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Lakeith Lee Stanfield and Michael Stuhlbarg. Directed by Don Cheadle.

In the midst of a dazzling and prolific career at the forefront of modern jazz innovation, Miles Davis virtually disappears from public view for a period of five years in the late 1970s. Alone and holed up in his home, he is beset by chronic pain from a deteriorating hip, his musical voice stifled and numbed by drugs and pain medications, his mind haunted by unsettling ghosts from the past.

A wily music reporter, Dave Braden (Ewan McGregor) forces his way into Davis' house and, over the next couple of days, the two men unwittingly embark on a wild and sometimes harrowing adventure to recover a stolen tape of the musician's latest compositions.

MORTDECAI (2015)
Starring Johnny Depp, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Bettany and Jeff Goldblum. Directed by David Koepp.

Art dealer Charles Mortdecai searches for a stolen painting that's reportedly linked to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold.

REVIEWS Mortdecai - Is it really that bad? Really?

SON OF A GUN (2014)
Starring Ewan McGregor, Brenton Thwaites, Alicia Vikander and Jacek Koman. Directed by Julius Avery.

After a chance encounter, JR finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia’s most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch. But protection comes at a price; Lynch and his crew have plans for their young protégé and soon JR’s debt is called in. Outside, JR must help secure Lynch’s freedom, staging a daring prison break. As a reward, he’s invited to join the crew as they plan a series of heists that promise to deliver millions. But as things start to go wrong, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues and JR soon finds himself on a collision course with his former mentor, unsure of whom he can trust. A visceral, edge-of-your-seat heist thriller, 'Son Of A Gun' promises a uniquely Australian take on the genre, with Ewan McGregor as you’ve never seen him before.

REVIEWS Son Of A Gun - Brenton Thwaites' candid confession
Son of a Gun - Action-packed Aussie thrill ride

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY (2014)
Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale, Sam Shepard, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Juliette Lewis and Abigail Breslin. Directed by John Wells.

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

REVIEWS August: Osage County - Battle of the belles

THE IMPOSSIBLE (2013)
Starring Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin, Oaklee Pendergast, Marta Etura, Sönke Möhring, Geraldine Chaplin, Ploy Jindachote and Jomjaoi Sae-Limh. Directed by J. A. Bayona.

A terrifying and emotional story based on one family’s experience of the 2004 tsunami, The Impossible is a compelling account of perseverance and survival in the face of unimaginable disaster and chaos. Maria and Henry and their three sons begin the winter vacation in Thailand, looking forward to a few days in a tropical paradise. But on the morning of December 26th, as the family relaxes around the pool after their Christmas festivities the night before, a terrifying roar rises up from the centre of the earth. Based on a true story, The Impossible is the unforgettable account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time. But the true-life terror is tempered by the unexpected displays of compassion, courage, and simple kindness that Maria and her family encounter during the darkest hours of their lives.

REVIEWS The Impossible - Extraordinary realism

SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN (2012)
Starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rachael Stirling, Amr Waked, Catherine Steadman, Tom Mison, Tom Beard, Jill Baker and Conleth Hill. Directed by Lasse Hallström.

REVIEWS Salmon Fishing In The Yemen - It's about more than just fishing

MOULIN ROUGE! (2001)
Starring Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent, Richard Roxburgh, Garry McDonald, Jacek Koman, Matthew Whittet, Kerry Walker and Caroline O'Connor. Directed by Baz Luhrmann.

REVIEWS Moulin Rouge! - Still spectacular (spectacular!), 20 years later

PERFECT SENSE
Starring Ewan McGregor, Eva Green, Ewen Bremner, Stephen Dillane, Denis Lawson, James Watson, Richard Mack, Shabana Akhtar Bakhsh, Liz Strange and Malcolm Shields. Directed by David Mackenzie.
AMERICAN PASTORAL
Starring Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Peter Riegert, Rupert Evans, Uzo Aduba, Molly Parker, Valorie Curry, Hannah Nordberg and Julia Silverman. Directed by Ewan McGregor.

An All-American college star and his beauty queen wife watch their seemingly perfect life fall apart as their daughter joins the turmoil of '60s America.
JANE GOT A GUN
Starring Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton and Ewan McGregor. Directed by Gavin O'Connor.

Jane is forced to turn to an old flame in order to bring justice to the deadly gunslingers responsible for the death of her husband.
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AMERICAN PASTORAL
Starring Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Peter Riegert, Rupert Evans, Uzo Aduba, Molly Parker, Valorie Curry, Hannah Nordberg and Julia Silverman. Directed by Ewan McGregor.

An All-American college star and his beauty queen wife watch their seemingly perfect life fall apart as their daughter joins the turmoil of '60s America.
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