In Cinemas January 2016

At Any Price (18)

Drama | Thriller

Dir. Ramin Bahrani, US, 2012, 105 mins

Cast: Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens

In the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious Henry Whipple wants his rebellious son Dean to help expand his family’s farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional race car driver. When a high-stakes investigation into their business is exposed, father and son are pushed into an unexpected crisis that threatens the family’s entire livelihood.

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Danish Girl, The (15)

Biography| Drama

Dir. Tom Hooper, UK/Germany/US, 2015, 120 mins

Cast: Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard, Eddie Redmayne

Copenhagen, early 1920s. Danish artist, Gerda Wegener, painted her own husband, Einar Wegener (Redmayne), as a lady in her painting. When the painting gained popularity, Einar started to change his appearance into a female appearance and named himself Lili Elbe. With his feminism passion and Gerda’s support, Einar – or Elbe attempted first-ever male to female sex reassignment surgery, a decision that turned into a massive change for their marriage, that Gerda realized her own husband is no longer a man or the person she married before. A childhood friend of Einar, art-dealer Hans Axgil (Schoenaerts), shows up and starts a complex love triangle with the couple.

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Fall Of The Krays (15)

Crime

Dir. Zackary Adler, UK, 2016, 116 mins

Cast: George Webster, Simon Cotton, Kevin Leslie

The brutal brothers from Bethnal Green are back and bloodier than ever as FALL OF THE KRAYS explodes into cinemas and on demand from January 1st, 2016, courtesy of Signature Entertainment.

Following on from the huge success of The Rise Of The Krays which was released on Blu-ray and DVD in August 2015 before going on to break sales records across the board, FALL OF THE KRAYS picks up the story of the infamous Firm as the cracks start to show in the brothers’ business plans and their sanity.

Directed by Zackary Adler, FALL OF THE KRAYS once again stars Simon Cotton as Ronnie and Kevin Leslie as Reggie. Having secured their empire and their infamy, the brothers must now fight to keep hold of both as the obsession of one police officer becomes entwined with a burgeoning romance and a dangerous state of mind for Reggie and Ronnie respectively.

The sequel to 2015’s must-see, blood-soaked gangster epic is here and two of history’s most terrifying siblings demand that respect is paid: see the film!

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Ho Mann Jahaan (PG)

Drama | Musical

Dirs. Asim Raza, Bilawal Hussain Abbasi, Pakistan, 2016, 170 mins, Subtitles

Cast: Mahira Khan, Adeel Hussain, Sheheryar Munawar Siddiqui

The story is about friendship of three friends born out of shared experiences, passion for music and aspiration for fame. The film is also a reflection of the current dichotomy that exists in society where we talk of free will but readily accept conformity. Parents impose restrictions and dictate terms, because they love their children but at times don’t understand them.

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Joy (12)

Biography | Comedy | Drama

Dir. David O. Russell, US, 2015, 83 mins

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper

JOY is the wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, pave the road in this intense emotional and human comedy about becoming a true boss of family and enterprise facing a world of unforgiving commerce. Allies become adversaries and adversaries become allies, both inside and outside the family, as Joy’s inner life and fierce imagination carry her through the storm she faces. Jennifer Lawrence stars, with Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramirez, Isabella Rossellini, Diane Ladd, and Virginia Madsen. Like David O. Russell’s previous films, Joy defies genre to tell a story of family, loyalty, and love.

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Le Mepris (R/I) (15)

Drama

Dir. Jean-Luc Godard, France/Italy, 1963, 103 Mins

Cast: Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli

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.

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Sleeping With Other People (15)

Comedy

Dir. Leslye Headland, US, 2015

Cast:  Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie, Jordan Carlos

Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie star as two romantic failures whose years of serial infidelity and self-sabotage have led them to swear that their relationship will remain strictly platonic. But can love still bloom while you’re sleeping with other people? Writer/director Leslye Headland’s (Bachelorette) sexy romantic comedy co-stars Amanda Peet, Adam Scott, and Natasha Lyonne.

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Bolshoi Babylon (PG)

Documentary

Dirs. Nick Read & Mark Franchetti, UK, 2015, 86 mins

Cast: Sergei Filin, Vladimir Urin, Boris Akimov, Maria Alexandrova, Dimitry Medvedev

The Bolshoi. Symbol of Russia, a national treasure and one of the most famous institutions in the world. Recently, however, the theatre has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons: intrigue, personal attacks and management changes have created lurid headlines.

Now, for the first time, the theatre directors have allowed the backstage process to documented.

With unparalleled behind the scenes access, the film will pay tribute to the dancers’ extraordinary artistic and athletic talents, their abiding fear of injury and the ruthless ambition needed to survive in the world’s most famous ballet company.

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Hateful Eight, The (18)

Western

Dir. Quentin Tarantino, US, 2015, 182 mins

Cast: Channing Tatum, Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern

Set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as “The Hangman,” will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren (Samuel L. Jackson), a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix (Walton Goggins), a southern renegade who claims to be the town’s new Sheriff. Losing their lead on the blizzard, Ruth, Domergue, Warren and Mannix seek refuge at Minnie’s Haberdashery, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie’s, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces: Bob (Demian Bichir), who’s taking care of Minnie’s while she’s visiting her mother, is holed up with Oswaldo Mobray (Tim Roth), the hangman of Red Rock, cow-puncher Joe Gage (Michael Madsen), and Confederate General Sanford Smithers (Bruce Dern). As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our eight travelers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock after all…

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Partisan (15)

Drama | Thriller

Dir. Ariel Kleiman, Australia, 2015, 95 Mins

Cast: Vincent Cassel, Jeremy Chabriel, Florence Mezzara

On the edge of a crumbling city, 11-year-old Alexander (Jeremy Chabriel) lives in a sequestered commune alongside other children, their mothers, and charismatic leader, Gregori (Vincent Cassel). Gregori teaches the children how to raise livestock, grow vegetables, work as a community – and how to kill. With the birth of a new baby brother weighing on his mind, Alexander begins to question Gregori’s overpowering influence on the children and their training to become assassins. Threatened by his increasing unwillingness to fall in line, Gregori’s behavior turns erratic and adversarial toward the child he once considered a son. With the two set dangerously at odds and the commune’s way of life disintegrating, the residents fear a violent resolution is at hand in this Sundance award-winning thriller.

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War, A (15)

Drama | War

Dir. Tobias Lindholm, Denmark, 2015, 115 mins

Cast: Pilou Asbæk, Tuva Novotny, Dar Salim

Company commander Claus M. Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus’ wife Maria (Tuva Novotny) is trying to hold everyday life together with a husband at war and three children missing their father. During a routine mission, the soldiers are caught in heavy crossfire and in order to save his men, Claus makes a decision that has grave consequences for him – and his family back home.

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Breakdown (15)

Drama | Thriller

Dir. Jonnie Malachi, UK, 2016, 107 mins

Cast: Craig Fairbrass, Emmett J Scanlan, James Cosmo

Alfie Jennings. Loving father. Faithful husband. Professional contract killer. Haunted by horrific visions of the men he has killed, Alfie spirals towards the brink of madness as his past catches up with him. One of the founding members of elite hitman fraternity, Homefront, Alfie’s panic attacks now compromise this once ruthless ex-elite soldier and leader of men. His tense family life rapidly approaching boiling point, a sheltered daughter on the brink of womanhood, a beautiful, neglected wife on the brink of despair, Alfie is lost, desperately trying to hold everything together. An embarrassing public breakdown during a torture in front of his employers and client, calls Alfie’s sanity and professionalism into question, forcing ex-Army Major, Albert Chapman, the psychopathic head of Homefront, to begin threatening the lives of Alfie and his family.

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Creed (12)

Drama | Sport

Dir. Ryan Coogler, US, 2015, 95 mins

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson

Adonis Johnson (Jordan) never knew his famous father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there’s no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed’s legendary match with a tough upstart named Rocky Balboa.

Once in the City of Brotherly Love, Adonis tracks Rocky (Stallone) down and asks him to be his trainer. Despite his insistence that he is out of the fight game for good, Rocky sees in Adonis the strength and determination he had known in Apollo—the fierce rival who became his closest friend. Agreeing to take him on, Rocky trains the young fighter, even as the former champ is battling an opponent more deadly than any he faced in the ring.

With Rocky in his corner, it isn’t long before Adonis gets his own shot at the title…but can he develop not only the drive but also the heart of a true fighter, in time to get into the ring?

‘Creed’ also stars Tessa Thompson (‘Selma,’ ‘Dear White People’) as Bianca, a local singer-songwriter who becomes involved with Adonis; Phylicia Rashad (Lifetime’s ‘Steel Magnolias’) as Mary Anne Creed, Apollo’s widow; and English pro boxer and former three-time ABA Heavyweight Champion Anthony Bellew as boxing champ ‘Pretty’ Ricky Conlan.

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Dragon Blade (15)

Action | Adventure | Drama

Dir. Daniel Lee, China, 2015, 127 mins

Cast: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Adrien Brody

A massive success this year in its native China, “Dragon Blade” brings action spectacle on a grand scale to US audiences. Featuring an international cast led by Jackie Chan, John Cusack and Academy Award® winner Adrien Brody, the film features the fight for the Silk Road when East and West collide. When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius (Adrien Brody) arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An (Jackie Chan) and his group of trained warriors teams up with an elite legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius (John Cusack) to maintain the delicate balance of power in the region. To protect his country and his new friends, Huo An gathers the warriors of thirty-six ethnic nations together to fight Tiberius in an incredible epic battle.

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Ip Man 3 (12)

Action | Biography | Drama

Dir. Wilson Yip, Hong Kong, 2015, 105 mins, Some Subtitles

Cast: Donnie Yen, Jin Zhang, Patrick Tam

The highly anticipated third installment of the blockbuster martial arts series. When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

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Patience, Patience You'll Go To Paradise! (TBC)

Documentary

Dir. Hadja Lahbib, Belgium, 2015, 75 mins, Subtitles

In the 1960s, hundreds of North African families came to Europe in hopes of a better life.

The men found work while the women were in charge of the housekeeping and looking after the children. Mina was one of them. Now, 50 years later, her husband is deceased, the children have left home and Mina is pining away in a tiny apartment in Brussels.

She never learned to read or write, or find a way to occupy her time, so all she can do now is sit and wait. With the words “patience, patience, you will go to paradise,” she tries to keep her spirits up. When she attends a poetry slam by the emancipated Moroccan Tata Milouda, her outlook on life changes.

Slowly but surely, she meets more women in the same boat and discovers a life of freedom that she has never known. Together with a group of friends Mina learns to read and write, goes to computer classes and takes trips to the center of Brussels, the North Sea and even to New York.

The enthusiasm and joy with which the women search for their own identity and freedom is heartwarming and contagious.

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Revenant, The (15)

Adventure | Drama | Western

Dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu, US, 2015

Cast: Tom Hardy, Leonardo DiCaprio, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Lukas Haas

Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT captures one man’s epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy). Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption.

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Room (15)

Drama

Dir. Lenny Abrahamson, Ireland/Canada, 2015, 118 mins

Cast: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers

ROOM tells the extraordinary story of Jack, a spirited 5-year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted Ma. Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and love and doing typical things like playing games and telling stories. Their life, however, is anything but typical – they are trapped – confined to a windowless, 10-by-10-foot space, which Ma has euphemistically named “Room.” Ma has created a whole universe for Jack within Room, and she will stop at nothing to ensure that, even in this treacherous environment, Jack is able to live a complete and fulfilling life. But as Jack’s curiosity about their situation grows, and Ma’s resilience reaches its breaking point, they enact a risky plan to escape, ultimately bringing them face-to-face with what may turn out to be the scariest thing yet: the real world.

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5th Wave, The (15)

Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Dir. J Blakeson, UK, 2016

Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff, Alex Roe, Maika Monroe

Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope – if she can only trust him.

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Assassin, The (12)

Action | Drama

Dir. Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Taiwan/China/Hong Kong, 2015, 105 mins, Subtitles

Cast: Qi Shu, Chen Chang, Satoshi Tsumabuki

9th century China. 10-year-old general’s daughter Nie Yinniang is abducted by a nun who initiates her into the martial arts, transforming her into an exceptional assassin charged with eliminating cruel and corrupt local governors. One day, having failed in a task, she is sent back by her mistress to the land of her birth, with orders to kill the man to whom she was promised – a cousin who now leads the largest military region in North China. After 13 years of exile, the young woman must confront her parents, her memories and her long-repressed feelings. A slave to the orders of her mistress, Nie Yinniang must choose: sacrifice the man she loves or break forever with the sacred way of the righteous assassins.

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Attacking The Devil: Harold Evans And The Last Nazi War Crime (15)

Documentary

Dirs. Jacqui Morris, David Morris, UK, 2014, 99 Mins

Cast: Harold Evans

As editor of The Sunday Times for fourteen years, Sir Harold Evans proved to be the right man in the right place at the right time.

In an investigative climate all too rare by today’s standards, Evans had the freedom and resources to allow teams of journalists to work on long-term projects, including the exposure of Kim Philby as a Soviet spy. As Evans himself details in this stylish documentary, his longest and most hard fought campaign was for the victims of Thalidomide.

Originally developed by the Germans in World War II to counter effect sarin gas, post-war the drug was blithely prescribed by British doctors as an antidote to morning sickness, leading to tens of thousands of children born with serious defects.

The Sunday Times’ fight to win compensation for their struggling families would take more than a decade, as Evans tenaciously pursued the drug companies through the English courts and beyond.

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Big Short, The (15)

Drama

Dir. Adam McKay, US, 2015

Cast: Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Finn Wittrock

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball), and directed by Adam Mckay (Anchorman, Step Brothers) The Big Short stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt.

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Last Diamond, The (15)

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Dir. Eric Barbier, France/Luxembourg/Belgium, 2014, 108 mins, Subtitles

Cast: Yvan Attal, Bérénice Bejo, Jean-François Stévenin

Simon has just been released from prison and are on parole. His friend, Albert, lures him back to his old ways for one more hit. To steal the priceless diamond Florentin. Simon’s plan to steal the diamond goes sour. Others are also after the diamond, such as gangsters and ruthless killers.

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Lost In Karastan (15)

Comedy

Dir. Ben Hopkins, Germany/UK/Georgia/France, 2014, 96 mins, Some Subtitles

Cast: Matthew Macfadyen, MyAnna Buring, Noah Taylor

A filmmaker from England is hired to direct an epic production in the Caucasus region of Europe.

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Our Brand is Crisis (15)

Comedy | Drama

Dir. David Gordon Green, US, 2015, 108 mins

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Zoe Kazan, Billy Bob Thornton

A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged but still brilliant strategist “Calamity” Jane Bodine (Bullock). In self-imposed retirement following a scandal that rocked her to her core, Jane is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, the loathsome Pat Candy (Thornton), now coaching the opposition.   

But as Candy zeroes in on every vulnerability—both on and off the campaign trail—Jane is plunged into a personal crisis as intense as the one her team exploits nationally to boost their numbers. Our Brand is Crisisreveals the cynical machinations and private battles of world-class political consultants for whom nothing is sacred and winning is all that matters. 

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Ride Along 2 (12)

Action | Comedy

Dir. Tim Story, US, 2016

Cast: Olivia Munn, Glen Powell, Ken Jeong

As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who’s supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

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These Final Hours (15)

Drama | Thriller

Dir. Zak Hilditch, UK, 2013, 87 mins

Cast: Sarah Snook, Jessica De Gouw, Nathan Phillips

A self-obsessed young man makes his way to the party-to-end-all-parties on the last day on Earth, but ends up saving the life of a little girl searching for her father. Their relationship ultimately leads him on the path to redemption.

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Visit: An Alien Encounter, The (PG)

Documentary

Dir. Michael Madsen, Denmark/Austria/Ireland, 2015, 83 mins

This documentary-style film shows how government agencies try to cope with human mankind’s first contact with alien life.

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (15)

Action ||Drama | Thriller

Dir. Michael Bay, US, 2015

Cast: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale

An adaptation of Mitchell Zuckoff’s book, 13 Hours presents, for the first time ever, the true account of the events of September 11, 2012, when terrorists attacked the US State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex in Benghazi, Libya. A team of six American security operators fought to repel the attackers and protect the Americans stationed there. Those men went beyond the call of duty, performing extraordinary acts of courage and heroism, to avert tragedy on a much larger scale. This is their personal account, never before told, of what happened during the thirteen hours of that now-infamous attack.

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33, The (12)

Drama

Dir. Patricia Riggen, US/Chile, 2015, 120 mins

Cast: Naomi Scott, Cote de Pablo, Antonio Banderas

In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the collapse of a gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked tirelessly in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people they had never even met, waited anxiously for any sign of hope. But 200 stories beneath the surface, provisions—and time—were quickly running out. A story of resilience, personal transformation and triumph of the human spirit, the film takes us to the Earth’s darkest depths, exploring the private lives and psyches of the men trapped in the mine, and depicting the courage of those who refused to give up.

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Backtrack (15)

Mystery | Thriller

Dir. Michael Petroni, Australia, 2015, 90 mins

Cast: Adrien Brody, Sam Neill, Bruce Spence

Psychologist Peter Bower’s life is thrown into turmoil when he discovers that the patients he has been seeing are ghosts. Risking his own sanity, Peter delves into his past to uncover a terrifying secret which only he can put right. Backtrack is a spine-chilling story from the acclaimed writer-director, Michael Petroni.

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Capture The Flag (PG)

Animation | Adventure | Comedy

Dir. Enrique Gato, Spain, 2015, 94 mins, Some Subtitles

Cast (Voice): Dani Rovira, Michelle Jenner, Carme Calvell

Mike Goldwing, a plucky, determined 12-year old boy, is the son and grandson of NASA astronauts. His grandfather Frank, a once revered, but now forgotten retired astronaut, lives his days isolated from his family after missing out on his big chance to fly to the moon with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin as a part of the Apollo XI mission. When an eccentric billionaire sets an evil plan to fly to the moon, steal the moon’s vast mineral resources, and destroy the American flag planted by the Apollo XI team, Mike embarks on a magnificent adventure as a stowaway on the space shuttle. Accompanied by his grandfather, best friends Amy and Marty, and a clever chameleon, Mike blasts off to the moon to capture the flag and reunite his family.

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Dirty Grandpa (15)

Comedy

Dir. Dan Mazer, US, 2016

Cast: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Julianne Hough

Jason Kelly (Zac Efron), an uptight lawyer headed down the wrong path, is tricked by his rambunctious Grandpa, Dick (Robert De Niro), into taking an outrageous road trip. While his methods may be unconventional, Dick is determined to teach him how to live life on his own terms.

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Innocence Of Memories (12A)

Documentary

Dir. Grant Gee, UK, 2015

Cast: Pandora Colin, Mehmet Ergen

The subject of Grant Gee’s latest project has been described by the great art historian, Simon Schama as “the single most powerfully beautiful, humane and affecting work of contemporary art anywhere in the world.”

He refers to the Museum of Innocence, a museum in Istanbul which houses real objects that trace the fictional love affair described in the novel of the same name, both of which are the creations of writer Orhan Pamuk.

In this feature length documentary essay, fact and fiction are artfully interwoven in a tripartite narrative whose main characters are the city of Istanbul, the Museum of Innocence, and Orhan Pamuk himself, whose life and work have been indelibly influenced by the city he roams. The reciprocity of all these relationships – novel and museum, writer and city, reality and fiction – is explored through a unique interleaving of narrative voiceover, interviews, music, animation, fictional sequences and archive.

We are taken on a cinematic, atmospheric, and noir-esque journey through the deserted streets of Istanbul at night, drifting along the waterways of Bosphorous and – central to this stunning and original film – we are guided through the vitrines of the Museum of Innocence.

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Lazer Team (12A)

Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Dir. Matt Hullum, US, 2015, 90 Mins

Cast: Irina Voronina, Alan Ritchson, Alexandria DeBerry

When four small-town losers stumble across an alien crash site containing an incredible battle suit, they soon find themselves responsible for the fate of the entire planet.

With this new alien equipment genetically bound to them, and the government hot on their heels, the foursome have no choice but to work together as one to save humanity. All they have to do is learn to use a strange alien device meant for only one-person, train for a battle against an omnipotent enemy, and not kill each other in the process.

They may not be strong, smart, or talented… but they’re Lazer Team.

Based on a true event, Lazer Team is directed by Matt Hullum and stars Burnie Burns, Gavin Free, Michael Jones, Allie DeBerry, Colton Dunn and features Alan Ritchson.

Lazer Team is The first feature film from pioneering studio Rooster Teeth, the creators of the longest-running web series in history, Red vs Blue. In 2014 Lazer Team smashed crowdfunding records when the film raised more than $2.6 million on IndieGoGo.

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One and Two (TBC)

Drama | Fantasy | Thriller

Dir. Andrew Droz Palermo, US, 2015

Cast: Kiernan Shipka, Timothée Chalamet, Elizabeth Reaser

Zac and Eva live with their parents in isolated-mysterious farmhouse. The family lives’ in the 1800s manner and doing the old-fashioned chores. When their mom becomes seriously ill, the sibling begins to discover family dark secrets and supernatural abilities to teleport themselves, which threaten a family to splintered. One and Two is the story about the bond and love between the siblings.

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Spotlight (15)

Thriller

Dir. Tom McCarthy, US, 2015, 128 mins

Cast: Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo

A thriller based on real events, Spotlight tells the story of Mike Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo) and his team of Boston Globe reporters who uncover a shocking history of the Church’s complicity in a wide range of child abuse cases. Determined to leave no stone unturned in their hunt for the truth, they launch a fearless investigation that threatens to bring down some of the city’s most powerful figures.

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We Come as Friends (18)

Documentary

Dir. Hubert Sauper, France/Austria, 2014, 110 Min, Subtitles

As war-ravaged South Sudan claims independence from North Sudan and its brutal President, Omar al-Bashir, a tiny, homemade prop plane wings in from France. It is piloted by eagle-eyed documentarian Hubert Sauper, who is mining for stories in a land trapped in the past but careening toward an apocalyptic future.

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Youth (15)

Drama

Dir. Paolo Sorrentino, UK, 2015, 118 mins

Cast: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz

Fred and Mick, two old friends, are on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred, a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick, a film director, is still working. They look with curiosity and tenderness on their children’s confused lives, Mick’s enthusiastic young writers, and the other hotel guests. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his musical career. But someone wants at all costs to hear him conduct again.

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