Cinema Releases 2 September 2016 – Café Society

Morgan & Café Society

Popcorn Cinema Show takes a look at the weeks movie releases for 2nd September 2016 in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand at the cinema, plus all the weeks film news.  This week see the horror film Morgan release in both the States and the UK. Other releases included Café Society & Sauage Party in the UK.

Film News

Actor Gene Wilder passes away aged 83, he had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

Best known for roles in films such as Stir Crazy, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory to films such as Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein.

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Cinema Releases 2 September 2016

Morgan (Horror)

  • Released 2nd September 2016 UK/US (15/R) 120 Mins
  • Kate Mara ; Rose Leslie ; Boyd Holbrook ; Jennifer Jason Leigh ; Toby Jones ; Paul Giamatti ; Anya Taylor-Joy ; Michelle Yeoh ; Luke Scott

Corporate trouble-shooter Lee Weathers is sent a remote location to evaluate a girl named Morgan who was created in the lab.

Café Society (Comedy, Drama)

  • Released 2nd September 2016 UK (12A) 96 Mins
  • Jeannie Berlin ; Steve Carell ; Jesse Eisenberg ; Blake Lively ; Parker Posey ; Kristen Stewart ; Corey Stoll ; Ken Stott

From director Woody Allen comes a set in the 1930’s.  A young man goes to Hollywood and falls in love with his uncles secretary.

Equity (Drama)

  • Released 2nd September 2016 UK (15) 100 Mins
  • Anna Gunn ; James Purefoy ; Sarah Megan Thomas ; Alysia Reiner

A top investment banker Naomi Bishops becomes embroiled in scandal.

Sausage Party (Animated Comedy)

  • Released 2nd September 2016 UK (15) 89 Mins
  • Voiced by: Seth Rogen ; Kristen Wiig ; Jonah Hil l; Michael Cera ; Edward Norton ; Salma Hayek ; James Franco ; David Krumholtz ; Craig Robinson ; Bill Hader ; Paul Rudd

A sausage leads a group of fellow supermarket products on a mission to find about the truth about their existence and to discover what really happens when they leave the grocery store.

The Light Between Oceans (Drama)

  • Released 2nd September 2016 US (PG-13) 132 Mins
  • Michael Fassbender : Alicia Vikander ;Rachel Weisz ; Bryan Brown ; Jack Thompson

Set post World War I in Australia, a lighthouse keeper and his wife rescue a baby girl who has been washed up onshore and decide to raise her.

White Girl (Drama)

  • Released 2nd September 2016 US (TBC) 88 Mins
  • Morgan Saylor ; Brian Marc ; India Menuez ; Adrian Martinez ; Anthony Ramos ; Ralph Rodriguez ; Annabelle Dexter-Jones ; Chris Noth ; Justin Bartha

Leah is a New York College girl looking for fun, fun that includes getting high.  She falls for a young guy that just happens to be a drug dealer.

Top 10 Box Office Films


1Don’t Breathe (NEW)$26,411,706
2Suicide Squad$12,248,439
3Kubo and the Two Strings$7,844,822
4Sausage Party$7,525,655
5Mechanic: Resurrection (NEW)$7,456,525
6Pete’s Dragon$7,441,458
7War Dogs$7,022,257
8Bad Moms$5,573,833
9Jason Bourne$5,141,045


1Finding Dory£1,510,744
2Bad Moms (NEW)£1,471,466
3Suicide Squad£1,272,331
4War Dogs (NEW)£1,005,133
5The Purge: Election Year (NEW)£807,803
6Jason Bourne£732,632
7The BFG£658,840
8Lights Out£558,167
9David Brent: Life on the Road£508,762
10Mechanic: Resurrection (NEW)£508,715

Comment By Dr. Loomis

Whilst there are a number of new releases this week nothing really stands outme, I suppose the horror film Morgan may be the best bet as I’m not too keen on  Café Society.