Inflight entertainment

10 entertainment highlights onboard in June

Flying during June? With more than 200 films and 500 hours of TV onboard Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights, it’s hard to know what to watch first

Here are the best moments, stories and trivia from this month’s onboard programming.

1. Kermode on Red Sparrow

Film critic Mark Kermode says that Red Sparrow is a tough spy thriller with an unexpected edge.

2. Venturing into A Wrinkle in Time

Director Ava DuVernay breaks down a dreamy scene in her big-budget fantasy adventure, A Wrinkle in Time.

3. Learn about the Legend of the Demon Cat

From legendary Chinese director Chen Kaige comes Legend of the Demon Cat, a sumptuous, big-budget murder mystery set in the Tang Dynasty. See the beautiful trailer below.

4. The art of The Breadwinner

Oscar-nominated animated drama The Breadwinner is a moving drama about a girl on an extraordinary journey in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. Production company Cartoon Saloon and Butler Gallery in Kilkenny, Ireland is currently running an exhibition on the film. It runs until July 29th.

5. Divorce returns for season 2

Hit HBO show Divorce – starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church – is back for the second season. See the trailer for the new season here.

6. Inside the mind of chef Albert Adrià

Two years after the closing of elBulli, chef Albert Adrià tries to create culinary greatness once again with a new restaurant. Documentary Constructing Albert, onboard this month, traces his journey.

7. Game Night cast members play a game

A group of friends play the wildest mystery game of their lives in Game Night. See the cast members sit down for a real game of ‘Never Have I Ever’.

8. Enter the Bronze Age in Early Man

Early Man, the latest film by Wallace and Gromit creator Nick Park, is voiced by a cast of great British actors. Meet a few of them in the clip below.

9. Ben Affleck’s directorial return in Live By Night

After winning the Oscar for Argo, Ben Affleck returns to the director’s chair with gangster drama Live By Night. Affleck talks about making a gangster movie for the first time on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

10. What’s next?

Tomb Raider, Operation Red Sea, Pacific Rim: Uprising, Love, Simon, Agent Mr. Chan, The Commuter and more

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