When we heard the news that the release of the new James Bond No Time To Die was being delayed because of COVID-19, we couldn’t hide our disappointment.
If you were also looking forward to watching The Invisible Man, Vivarium, Trolls World Tour and many other big screen movies, fear not, the cinema is coming to you this spring. Due to the global crisis, many films are being released early on streaming services such as Amazon Prime, iTunes, Sky Store and NOW TV, so you can get hot new releases at the touch of your remote.
Get ready to build an epic fort and cosy in to watch these 18 new releases, from the big screen to the small screen.
The Invisible Man
Self-isolation just got a little more sinister than it already feels. The Invisible Man is now available on Amazon Prime and iTunes to stream and we’re not sure if we’re excited or terrified.
Emmy winner Elizabeth Moss plays Cecilia Kass, who escapes from a violent and abusive relationship only to find out her abusive ex commits suicide. In a weird twist of events, Cecilia believes his death is a hoax as she becomes hunted by someone nobody can see.
Available Now on Amazon Prime, Sky Store and iTunes
Finding The Way Back
Warner Brothers are back with a new drama, this time starring Hollywood actor Ben Affleck as an alcoholic basketball coach who gets another shot at redemption.
Healing wounds from his past, Jack Cunningham (Affleck) has a chance to turn his life around for good as an Alumni basketball coach.
Available Now on Amazon Prime
If entertaining your little ones during lockdown seems impossible, then this might just save the day. Frozen 2 may have been out in the cinema pre-lockdown but if you missed it, it’s coming to the small screen early.
Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven and Olaf set out to find why Elsa was born with magical powers and truths about the past await her as she ventures into the unknown.
Out a year early on DVD and streaming release, you can stream this Disney classic on Disney+ in July or rent it out on iTunes.
Available Now on iTunes, Sky Store and Amazon Prime and on Disney + in July
We love a hard-hitting true-story movie and Just Mercy is just that. The film tells the true story of Harvard law graduate Bryan Stevenson meeting death row inmate Walter McMillian.
After Stevenson vows to represent poor people with no legal aid, he notices some major inaccuracies in McMillian’s case, that could be key to proving his innocence.
Starring major names Jamie Foxx and Michael B. Jordan, this drama is a must-see.
Available Now on Amazon Prime, iTunes and Google Play
Trolls World Tour
If you were waiting for Trolls World Tour to drop in movie theatres this spring, don’t worry, not even lockdown will get in the way of it being released.
Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return in an all-star sequel, in an adventure that will take them well beyond what they’ve known before. Poppy (Kendrick) and Branch (Timberlake) discover that they are but one of six different Troll tribes scattered over six different lands and devoted to six different kinds of music.
Available Now on iTunes, Google Play and Sky Store
Out on early streaming release, this British comedy-drama follows the lives of a group of women who set up a choir while their partners are abroad serving in Afghanistan.
They become the centre of attention of a huge global movement – the plot is inspired by the true story of the Military Wives Choir that featured in the programme The Choir. Get ready for a laugh, this is a good ‘un.
Available Now on Google Play and Amazon Prime
Us Brits are a nation full of dog-lovers, so when we heard that Disney+ was releasing Togo early we got VERY excited.
Based on an untold true story of courage and bravery, Togo the husky must travel miles from home with his owner to deliver a life-saving diphtheria antitoxin to save the lives of thousands in nearby villages.
Available Now on Disney +
Birds Of Prey
Superhero fans unite, Birds of Prey is being released onto all streaming services early and we are ready for some serious girl power vibes. The follow up to Suicide Squad does not disappoint, and Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and her girl-gang are set to destroy empires and take down the guys.
Available on 27th April on Google Play, Amazon Prime and Sky Store
If you’re looking for a chilling thriller to get you through lockdown, say hello to Vivarium.
Like a sinister version of The Truman Show, a young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighbourhood of identical houses. The movie was set to release in cinema on March 20th but is now available on most streaming services.
Available Now on Amazon Prime and Google Play
Bad Boys For Life
With the motto “ride together, die together,” Bad Boys for Life is going to be one epic action film.
Starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, the third instalment in the Bad Boys series is back with a bang. Full of action and excitement, the boys are back for one last ride.
Available May 11th on Amazon Prime, iTunes, Sky Store and Google Play
We already know that almost any film starring Will Ferrell will be funny and Downhill is no different.
After a family skiing holiday nearly takes a turn for the worst when an avalanche nearly kills them all, a married couple is forced to re-evaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.
If you’re looking for something to lighten the mood, then pre-order this film on iTunes and get ready for some belly laughs.
TBC release date on Amazon Prime, Sky Store and Google Play
I Still Believe
Although this film didn’t make it to its theatre release, Lionsgate is releasing the film for streaming and you’re going to need some tissues at the ready.
Featuring Riverdale star KJ Apa, I Still Believe tells the true story of Christian music song-writer Jeremy Camp and his wife, who is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer shortly before they get married.
Available Now on Amazon Prime
The Call Of The Wild
Based on the 1903 Jack London novel, The Call of the Wild is an adventure film which brings to the screen the story of Buck, a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s.
As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team, Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime and finds his place in the world.
Available Now on Amazon Prime and for pre-order on Google Play, iTunes and Sky Store
Sam Mendes’ BAFTA-winning film is available for early streaming on sites like Amazon and Google Play and we can’t wait to rewatch.
Putting our nerves at an all-time high, this British epic war film tells the story of two soldiers during the First World War who are ordered to deliver a message calling off an attack that is doomed to fail. One of the soldiers has a personal connection to this order, his brother will be sent out on the attack unless they can intervene in time.
Available 4th May on Sky Store
The Golden Globe and critically acclaimed film has been released early on Amazon, Google Play and Microsoft and we can’t wait to watch.
The movie follows the lives of the Ki-taek family of four who are close, but fully unemployed, with a bleak future ahead of them. The son is recommended for a tutoring job and arrives at The Park family home for his interview. But following this first meeting between the two families, an unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait.
Available 1st June on Google play and Sky Store
If you didn’t get the chance to see this viral movie, now’s your chance. The strange animated cats can be brought to life from your living room and don’t say we didn’t warn you about it’s weird and wonderful cinematics.
Featuring a heavy-star studded cast from Jennifer Hudson, Dame Judi Dench, Taylor Swift and James Corden, you have to see this to believe it.
Available 22nd May on Sky Store
Lucy In The Sky
No, this isn’t that famous The Beatles song, but a thrilling movie that’s being released on early access via Google Play. Natalie Portman and John Hamm star in the captivating drama inspired by true events ripped from the headlines.
After star astronaut Lucy Cola (Portman) earns a coveted spot in a NASA mission, she’s moved by the transcendence of being in space. But when she returns to earth, her everyday life feels too small. Soon, she engages in a reckless love triangle that threatens her career and her sanity.
Available Now on Google Play and Amazon Prime
Out for early streaming release, this is one for all the murder mystery and Agatha Christie fanatics.
When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, inquisitive Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. In a movie where everyone is a suspect, this will keep you guessing until the very end.
Available Now on Google Play, iTunes and Amazon Prime