At The Flix: Victoria and Abdul, Mother! & American Assassin

This week At The Flix with Cork Omniplex​ Kilian previews Victoria and Abdul, Mother! & American Assassin.


Victoria and Abdul (PG)

Starring: Judi Dench, Olivia Williams

Director: Stephen Frears

Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Release Date: 15th September 2017

The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.


Mother! (18)

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery

Release Date: 15th September 2017

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. From filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (black swan, requiem for a dream), mother! stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer in this riveting psychological thriller about love, devotion and sacrifice.


American Assassin (18)


Starring: Dylan O' Brien, Michael Keaton, Taylor Kitsch

Director: Michael Cuesta

Genre: Action, Thriller

Release Date: Previews 14th September, General 15th September 2017

AMERICAN ASSASSIN follows the rise of Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien), a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton). The pair are then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy (Sanaa Lathan) to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together the three discover a pattern in the violence leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent (Shiva Negar) to stop a mysterious operative (Taylor Kitsch) intent on starting a World War in the Middle East.