ShowFilmFirst: New in Cinema

Christmas with the Coopers (12A)

When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday.

My Skinny Sister (15)

Just as Stella enters the exciting world of adolescence she discovers that her big sister and role model Katja is hiding an eating disorder. The disease slowly tears the family apart. A story about jealousy, love and betrayal told with warmth, depth and laughter.

Radiator (15)

Careworn teacher Daniel (Cerqueira) is summoned by his elderly mother Mariah (Jones) to his parents’ remote, rubbish-filled, ramshackle cottage, where his infirm and incontinent father, Leonard (Johnson), is refusing to move from the sofa.

Tamasha (PG)

The journey of someone who has lost his edge in trying to behave according to socially acceptable conventions of the society, with the central theme of abrasion and loss of self that happens in an attempt to fit in.

All About Them (15)

Charlotte and Micha are young and in love. They've recently bought a house near Lille in which they intend to live happily ever after.

Unbranded (15)

Four friends embark on a sublime, life-changing adventure. They are to travel on wild mustangs across the American West, from the Mexican to Canadian border through the majestic Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Glacier National Park.

The Good Dinosaur (PG)

What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.

Dr Zhivago (R/I) (12A)

In Moscow on the eve of the First World War, medical student Yuri Zhivago (Sharif) meets the beautiful Lara (Christie), setting in train a fateful romance that turns their lives upside down.

Carol (15)

A young woman in her 20s, Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol (Cate Blanchett), an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage.

Bridge of Spies (12A)

A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, Bridge Of Spies tells the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War.

Black Mass (15)

In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob.

True Romance (R/I) (18)

Two lovers are thrust into a dangerous game of high-stakes negotiations and high-speed adventure. The pair come into unexpected possession of a suitcase of mob contraband.

Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans (15)

The story of obsession, betrayal and ultimate vindication. It is the story of how one of the most volatile, charismatic stars of his generation, who seemingly lost so much he held dear in the pursuit of his dream, nevertheless followed it to the end.

Mr Calzaghe (15)

The extraordinary life and career of Welsh-Italian Boxer, Joe Calzaghe, and his father and trainer, Enzo. The film charts Joe’s life from impoverished beginnings in industrial Wales and a child-hood of gruelling training and horrendous bullying, to Joe and Enzo taking on the vicious world of Boxing.

Star*Men (PG)

Four exceptional astronomers celebrate 50 years of work and friendship on a return road trip in the southwestern United States, recapturing youthful adventures and recounting each other’s influences on the most exciting period in astronomy’s history.

The Dressmaker (12A)

Bittersweet comedy, set in the 1950s, about a glamorous young woman who returns, after many years in Europe, to her small home town in rural Australia in order to right some wrongs from the past.

The Perfect Guy (15)

After a painful breakup, successful lobbyist Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) jumps into a passionate relationship with a charming stranger (Michael Ealy). When her ex-boyfriend (Morris Chestnut) resurfaces in her life she has to figure out who she should trust and who she should fear.

The Russian Woodpecker (TBC)

A Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret and must decide whether to risk his life by revealing it, amid growing clouds of revolution and war.