What’s leaving FilmStruck UK in May 2018?
Staff Reporter | On 23, May 2018Reading time: 2 mins
FilmStruck may be the new kid on the UK streaming block, but the rules of the online road still apply: as new films arrive on the subscription service, others inevitably depart, as their rights expire. Every month, along with our guide to what’s coming soon, we also bring you a heads-up on what’s leaving, so you can catch modern and old classics before it’s too late.
This is your last chance to stream the following on FilmStruck UK:
Requium for a Dream – 28th May
Darren Aronofsky’s searing 2000 drama is a graphic depiction of the consequences of drug addiction.
The Cement Garden – 28th May
A compelling drama based on an Ian McEwan novel directed by Andrew Birkin.
The Dead Zone – 28th May
Christopher Walken gives a great performance in David Cronenberg’s Stephen King adaptation, which follows a teacher who awakes from a coma with the power to see people’s futures.
Drugstore Cowboy – 28th May
Matt Dillon stars as the leader of a gang of 1970s dopeheads in Gus Van Sant’s breakthrough picture, which announced him as a director worthy of note.
Dune – 28th May
David Lynch wrote and directed this sweeping adaptation of Frank Herbert’s epic sci-fi novel, starring Kyle MacLachlan.
Grizzly Man – 28th May
Werner Herzog’s moving documentary focuses on the grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, charting Treadwell’s unique relationship with nature, and his complex mental state.
Open Your Eyes – 28th May
Eduardo Noriega and Penélope Cruz star in Alejandro Amenábar’s intense psychological drama, which went on to inspire the Tom Cruise film Vanilla Sky.
American Psycho II: All American Girl – 28th May
Mila Kunis stars in this chilling sequel as a survivor of a Patrick Bateman encounter who decides to continue his murderous legacy.
Return to Area 51 – 28th May
John Tindall’s intriguing 2002 documentary examines the facts and the fictions of the infamous US military secret zone.