In Cinemas June 2016

Blood Orange (15)

Thriller

Dir. Toby Tobias, UK/Spain, 2016, 85 mins

Cast: Iggy Pop, Kacey Barnfield, Ben Lamb, Antonio Magro

In a stunning modern Spanish Villa lives Bill an aging, half-blind rock star with his young, very beautiful and sexually promiscuous wife Isabelle. Into their peculiar paradise comes Lucas, an ex-lover looking for revenge. Lucas wants his inheritance back; he believes she stole it from him, but Isabelle will give him nothing. Bill asks Lucas to stay, pretends to make the peace, but really he has another agenda – he has a plan…

The next day Lucas plants a nasty seed: he convinces David, their pool boy, that Isabelle likes rough sex. From the way she has been teasing David, this seems to make sense. When David attacks Isabelle, Bill comes to her defence and things seem to spiral dangerously out of control.

Or is it all part of Bill’s plan?

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Breaking the Bank (12A)

Comedy

Dir. Vadim Jean, UK, 2014, 105 mins

Cast: Kelsey Grammer, Tamsin Greig, John Michael Higgins, Andrew Sachs

Kelsey Grammer stars as Charles Bunbury, the bumbling chairman of London’s historic, yet struggling, bank Tuftons, founded by the family of his wife Penelope (Tamsin Greig). The only problem is that he knows nothing about banking…

When ruthless US and Japanese investment banks start circling, Charles bets it all on a risky investment but ends up breaking the bank and is booted out in disgrace. Homeless and living on the streets, Charles begins to form an unlikely alliance in an attempt to short and hedge his way to getting both his bank and wife back.

An hilarious British comedy with a great supporting cast.

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Holding The Man (15)

Biography | Drama | Romance

Dir. Neil Armfield, Australia, 2016, 127 Min

Cast: Ryan Corr, Sarah Snook, Francesco Ferdinandi

Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance endured for 15 years to laugh in the face of everything life threw at it – the separations, the discrimination, the temptations, the jealousies and the losses – until the only problem that love can’t solve, tried to destroy them.

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Housefull 3 (12A)

Bollywood | Comedy | Romance

Dir. Farhad-Sajid, India, 2016, 135 mins, subtitles

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan, Jacqueline Frenandez, Nargis Fakhri, Lisa Haydon

A father doesn’t want his three daughters to get married. Now, it’s up to three men to try to and convince the father that they’re a good fit for his daughters.

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Me Before You (12)

Drama

Dir. Thea Sharrock, US, 2016, 110 mins

Cast: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Jenna Coleman

Based on the critically acclaimed, best-selling novel by Jojo Moyes.

Oftentimes you find love where you least expect it. Sometimes it takes you where you never expected to go…

Louisa “Lou” Clark (Clarke) lives in a quaint town in the English countryside. With no clear direction in her life, the quirky and creative 26-year-old goes from one job to the next in order to help her tight-knit family make ends meet. Her normally cheery outlook is put to the test, however, when she faces her newest career challenge. Taking a job at the local “castle,” she becomes caregiver and companion to Will Traynor (Claflin), a wealthy young banker who became wheelchair bound in an accident two years prior, and whose whole world changed dramatically in the blink of an eye. No longer the adventurous soul he once was, the now cynical Will has all but given up. That is until Lou determines to show him that life is worth living. Embarking together on a series of adventures, both Lou and Will get more than they bargained for, and find their lives—and hearts—changing in ways neither one could have imagined.

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Measure of a Man, The (PG)

Drama

Dir. Stephane Brize, France, 2015, 93 mins, subtitles

Cast: Vincent Lindon, Karine de Mirbeck, Matthieu Schalle

At the age of 51 and after twenty months on unemployment, Thierry (Vincent Lindon) starts a new job in security at a supermarket that soon brings him face to face with a moral dilemma.

How much is he willing to accept to keep his job is the central question that Measure of a Man (La Loi du Marché) tries to address.

For his role as Thierry, Vincent Lindon, who was the only professional actor in the film, was awarded the Palme for Best Actor at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, as well as the Cesar for Best Actor in 2016, the French equivalent of the British BAFTA.

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Misconduct (15)

Drama | Thriller

Dir. Shintaro Shimosawa, US, 2016, 106 mins

Cast: Josh Duhamel, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino

When an ambitious young lawyer takes on a big case against a powerful and ruthless executive of a large pharmaceutical company, he soon finds himself involved in a case of blackmail and corruption.

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Nice Guys, The (15)

Crime | Mystery | Thriller

Dir. Shane Black, US, 2016

Cast: Rachele Brooke Smith, Ryan Gosling, Matt Bomer

Set against the backdrop of 1977 Los Angeles, The Nice Guys opens when single father and licensed PI Holland March (Gosling) is hired to investigate the apparent suicide of famous porn star Misty Mountains. As the trail leads him to track down a girl named Amelia (Qualley), he encounters less licensed and less hands-off private eye Jackson Healey (Russell Crowe) and his brass knuckles, both hired by the young hippie. However, the situation takes a turn for the worse when Amelia vanishes and it becomes apparent that March wasn’t the only party interested. As both men are forced to team up, they’ll have to take on a world filled with eccentric goons, strippers dressed as mermaids and even a possible government conspiracy.

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Only Yesterday (PG)

Animation | Anime | Drama | Romance

Dir. Isao Takahata, Japan, 1991, 118 mins

Cast (voices): Dev Patel, Daisy Ridley

Realising that she is at a crossroads in her life, bored twenty-something office worker Taeko heads for the countryside. The trip dredges up forgotten memories, childish romance, puberty and growing up; the frustrations of maths and boys. In lyrical switches between the present and the past, Taeko wonders if she has been true to the dreams of her childhood self.

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Race (PG)

Biography | Drama | Sport

Dir. Stephen Hopkins, Canada/Germany, 2016

Cast: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree

Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. “Race” is an enthralling film about courage, determination, tolerance, and friendship, and an inspiring drama about one man’s fight to become an Olympic legend.

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Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach

Documentary

Dir. Louise Osmond, UK, 2016, 93 min

Cast: Ken Loach

Featuring scenes from his Palm d’Or winning new feature I, DANIEL BLAKE, Versus is a funny and revealing account of the life and career of one of Britain’s most controversial and celebrated directors as he turns 80 and reflects on over 50 years of filmmaking. Features interviews with Ken Loach, Sheila Hancock, Paul Laverty, Tony Garnett, Cillian Murphy and many more.

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Boss, The (15)

Comedy

Dir. Ben Falcone, US, 2016, 99 mins

Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage

A titan of industry is sent to prison after she’s caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

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Embrace of the Serpent (12 A)

Adventure | Drama | History

Dir. Ciro Guerra, Colombia/Venezuala/Argentina, 2015, 125 mins, subtitles

Cast: Jan Bijovet, Brionne Davis, Antonio Bolivar, Yauenku Miguee

Karamakate, a warrior shaman and last of his tribe, transcends the worlds of men and seeks truth through their dreams. He alone knows how to find the mysterious and psychedelic Yakruna plant; for some it has life-saving properties, for others it is a commodity waiting to be exploited. Two scientists, in two different times with very different agendas enlist Karamakate on their individual quests in an epic adventure into the heart of the Colombian Amazon to find this mythical plant.

This Oscar nominated film is seen through Karamakate’s eyes and bears witness to the effects ofcolonialism, religion and the exploitation of rubber, that affect indigenous traditions and the environment to which they are inextricably linked.

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Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare)

Documentary

Dir. Gianfranco Rosi, France/Italy, 2016, 108 mins, some subtitles

Cast (as themselves): Maria Costa, Mattias Cucina, Samuele Caruana

Gianfranco Rosi’s Berlin Golden Bear winning documentary follows a 12-year-old boy living on the Lampedusa island in the middle of the sea.

Samuele is 12 years old and lives on an island in the middle of the sea. He goes to school, loves shooting his slingshot and going hunting. He likes land games, even though everything around him speaks of the sea and the men, women and children who try to cross it to get to his island. But his is not an island like the others, its name is Lampedusa and it is the most symbolic border of Europe, crossed by thousands of migrants in the last 20 years in search of freedom.

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Learning to Drive (15)

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Dir. Isabel Coixet, UK/US, 2014, 90 mins

Cast: Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Jake Weber, Sarita Choudhury, Grace Gummer

Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley star in this feel-good, coming of (middle) age comedy about a mismatched pair who help each other overcome life’s road blocks.

Wendy is a fiery Manhattan author whose husband has just left her for a younger woman; Darwan is a soft-spoken taxi driver from India on the verge of an arranged marriage. As Wendy sets out to reclaim her independence, she runs into a barrier common to many lifelong New Yorkers: she’s never learned to drive. When Wendy hires Darwan to teach her, her unraveling life and his calm restraint seem like an awkward fit. But as he shows her how to take control of the wheel, and she coaches him on how to impress a woman, their unlikely friendship awakens them to the joy, humor, and love in starting life anew.

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Miracles from Heaven (12)

Drama

Dir. Patricia Riggen, US, 2016, 109 mins

Cast: Jennifer Garner, Martin Henderson, Hannah Alligood, Queen Latifah

Based on the incredible true story of the Beam family.

When Christy (Jennifer Garner) discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna (Kylie Rogers) has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution.

After Anna has a freak accident and falls three stories, a miracle unfolds in the wake of her dramatic rescue that leaves medical specialists mystified, her family restored and their community inspired.

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Mother's Day (12)

Comedy | Drama

Dir. Garry Marshall, US, 2016, 118 mins

Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis, Britt Robertson, Timothy Olyphant, Hector Elizondo, Jack Whitehall

In the tradition of his beloved holiday-themed hits ‘Valentine’s Day’ and ‘New Year’s Eve’, legendary filmmaker Garry Marshall directs an all-star cast in ‘Mother’s Da’y, an endearing and entertaining romantic comedy about everyone’s first love.

Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis and Britt Robertson star in interwoven stories about a group of women with one important thing in common- mothers. Expectant moms, single moms, stepmoms, gay moms, estranged moms, long-lost moms and mothers of all kinds get their due in an emotional tribute to the tie that can’t be broken. In the week before the one day of the year when Mom comes first, the lives of a group of strong, loving and wildly imperfect women, from a divorced mother dealing with her kids’ new stepmom to a young mom trying find her own birth mother, provide an emotional and humorous reminder that every mom is her own kind of hero.

As Mother’s Day approaches, each of them is about to prove the power of the maternal bond in sweet, smart, sassy and sexy celebration of mothers everywhere.

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Noma, My Perfect Storm (15)

Documentary

Dir. Pierre Deschamps, UK, 2015, 100 mins, some subtitles

Cast (as themselves): Rene Redzepi Feature-length documentary film about the renowned chef René Redzepi set against the backdrop of his Copenhagen-based restaurant, NOMA, voted the Best Restaurant In The World 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. The story is not simply about a chef at the stove, but the balanced story of a man, who came from a disparate and humble background and against all odds, rose to the height of the gastronomic world and became a God of Food and one of the most influential people on the planet. It’s a story about what it takes to be the best restaurant in the world, the sacrifices that are made and the pragmatic choices that are taken to maintain its success. It is a story of human relationships in which joy and sorrow blend to give birth to complex and vibrant meals.

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Stanford Prison Experiment, The (15)

Biography | Drama | History

Dir. Kyle Patrick Alvarez, US, 2015, 122 mins

Cast: Billy Crudup, Michael Angarano, Mosies Arias, Nicholas Bruan, Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan

What happens when a college psych study goes shockingly wrong? In this tense, psychological thriller based on the notorious true story, Billy Crudup stars as Stanford University professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo, who, in 1971, cast 24 student volunteers as prisoners and guards in a simulated jail to examine the source of abusive behaviour in the prison system. The results astonished the world, as participants went from middle-class undergrads to drunk-with-power sadists and submissive victims in just a few days. Winner of two awards at the Sundance Film Festival, including Best Screenplay, and created with the close participation of Dr. Zimbardo himself, ‘The Stanford Prison Experiment’ is a chilling, edge-of-your-seat thriller about the dark side of power and the effects of imprisonment.

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Te3n (12A)

Drama | Mystery | Thriller

Dir. Ribhu Dasgupta, India, 2016

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vidya Balan

It’s been eight years since John Biswas (Amitabh Bachchan) lost his granddaughter, Angela, in a tragic kidnapping incident that scarred him & his wife Nancy forever. while the world has moved on, John hasn’t given up his relentless quest for justice. He continues to visit the police station where he’s shunned & ignored every day. The only person whose help he seeks is Martin Das (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), an ex-cop turned priest who has one thing in common with John – the death of Angela had a life altering impact on both men.

But then there’s another kidnapping & everything about it echoes of similarity with the kidnapping of Angela. Father Martin is once again dragged into the investigation by cop Sarita Sarkar (Vidya Balan). While the priest & the cop tackle the new kidnapping, John doggedly pieces together the identity of Angela’s kidnapper from little bits of information that he collects through his own investigations.

‘Te3n’ is a gripping thriller that brings together these two parallel investigations into the 2 kidnappings – & builds up into an explosive, emotionally-charged film.

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When Marnie Was There (U)

Anime | Animation | Drama | Family

Dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Japan, 2014, 103 mins

Cast (voices): Hailee Steinfeld, Kiernan Shipka, Vanessa Williams, John C. Reilly, Geena Davis, Kathy Bates

When shy, artistic Anna moves to the seaside to live with her aunt and uncle, she stumbles upon an old mansion surrounded by marshes, and the mysterious young girl, Marnie, who lives there. The two girls instantly form a unique connection and friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. As the days go by, a nearly magnetic pull draws Anna back to the Marsh House again and again, and she begins to piece together the truth surrounding her strange new friend. Based on the young adult novel by Joan G. Robinson and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty),’ When Marnie Was There’ has been described as “Ghibli Gothic,” with its moonlit seascapes, glowing orchestral score, and powerful dramatic portrayals that build to a stormy climax.

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Where to Invade Next (15)

Documentary

Dir. Michael Moore, US, 2015, 120 mins

Cast (as themselves): Michael Moore, Krista Kiuru, Tim Walker

Just in time for election season, America’s favourite political provocateur, Michael Moore, is back with his new film, ‘Where to Invade Next’. Honoured by festivals and critics groups alike, ‘Where to Invade Next’ is an expansive, hilarious, and subversive comedy in which the Academy Award®-winning director confronts the most pressing issues facing America today and finds solutions in the most unlikely places. The creator of ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ and ‘Bowling for Columbine’ has returned with an epic movie that’s unlike anything he has done before – an eye-opening call to arms to capture the American Dream and restore it in, of all places, America.

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Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story) (18)

Drama

Dir. Eva Husson, Franfce, 2015, 98 mins, subtitles

Cast:  Finnegan Oldfield, Marilyn Lima, Marilyn Lima, Daisy Broom, Fred Hotier, Manuel Husson

George, a pretty teen girl, falls in love with Alex. To get his attention, she initiates a game with their friends, discovering, testing and pushing the limits of their sexuality. When the nature of their activities is revealed, they each deal with the scandal in radically different ways. Faced with the implosion of their value systems, they move on by reassessing their priorities, finding love and their real desires.

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Barbershop 3: A Fresh Cut (12A)

Comedy

Dir. Malcolm D. Lee, US, 2016, 111 mins

Cast:  Ice Cube, Eve, Nicki Minaj, Sean Patrick Thomas, Cedric The Entertainer

It’s been more than 10 years since our last appointment at Calvin’s Barbershop. Calvin and his longtime crew are still there, but the shop has undergone some major changes. Most noticeably, our once male-dominated sanctuary is now co-ed. The ladies bring their own flavor, drama and gossip to the shop challenging the fellas at every turn. Despite the good times and camaraderie within the shop, the surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse, forcing Calvin and our crew to come together to not only save the shop, but their neighbourhood.

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Cemetery of Splendour (15)

Drama | Fantasy

Dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand/UK/Rest of the World, 2015, 122 mins, some subtitles

Cast: Jenjira Pongpas Widner, Banlop Lomnoi, Jarinpattra Rueangram

Soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school. The memory-filled space becomes a revelatory world for housewife and volunteer Jenjira, as she watches over Itt, a handsome soldier with no family visitors. Jen befriends young medium Keng who uses her psychic powers to help loved ones communicate with the comatose men. Doctors explore ways, including coloured light therapy, to ease the mens’ troubled dreams. Jen discovers Itt’s cryptic notebook of strange writings and blueprint sketches. There may be a connection between the soldiers’ enigmatic syndrome and the mythic ancient site that lies beneath the clinic. Magic, healing, romance and dreams are all part of Jen’s tender path to a deeper awareness of herself and the world around her. 

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Conjuring 2, The (15)

Horror

Dir. James Wan, US, 2016, 133 mins

Cast: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Frances O’Connor

Supernatural thriller ‘The Conjuring 2’, with James Wan once again at the helm,  brings to the screen another real case from the files of renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren.

Reprising their roles, Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson star as Lorraine and Ed Warren, who, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations, travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

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Gods of Egypt (12)

Action | Adventure | Fantasy

Dir. Alex Proyas, US, 2016, 127 mins

Cast:  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, Gerard Butler, Geoffrey Rush

The survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek (Brenton Thwaites) undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world. In order to succeed, he must enlist the help of the powerful and vengeful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the epic final confrontation.

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Keeping Room, The (15)

Drama | Western

Dir. Daniel Barber, US, 2014, 95 mins

Cast: Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld, Muna Otaru, Sam Worthington, Kyle Soller

British director Daniel Barber (Harry Brown) brings us this gripping drama set in the dying days of the American Civil War. When Augusta (Brit Marling, Another Earth) is forced to leave her farm in search of medicine for her younger sister, Louise (Haliee Steinfeld, True Grit), she encounters two lecherous soldiers from the Union Army. After they discover their home, the two sisters and their African American slave Mad (Muno Otaru) must defend all that they hold dear. They soon discover that they are fighting for much more than their home with the men’s true intent becomes clear.

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Tale of Tales (15)

Fantasy | Horror | Romance

Dir. Matteo Garrone, Italy/France/UK, 2015, 133 mins, some subtitles

Cast: Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, Toby Jones, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson, Hayley Carmichael, Bebe Cave, Stacy Martin, Christian Lees, Jonah Lees

Hailed as a masterpiece at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, Tale of Tales is a sumptuous, seductive and macabre re-telling of Giambattista Basile’s classic Italian fairy tales by renowned director Matteo Garrone (Gomorrah, Reality).

Comprising three wildly fantastical stories, including a queen who gives birth after eating a sea monster’s heart, an old peasant woman who finds youth after falling asleep in an enchanted forest and a proud king who raises a flea as his child, these are tales that your parents never dared tell you. Set in an epic landscape filled with a host of bizarre characters , this outlandish, grotesque and beguiling fantasy world is like nothing you’ve seen before.

Gloriously shot, with a spine-tingling soundtrack by Oscar-winning composer Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Rust & Bone), Tale of Tales is a lavish production from the makers of High-Rise and Sexy Beast. Deliciously dark, wickedly funny and outrageously entertaining, these adult-only fairy tales are a breathtaking work of cinematic escapism.

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Independence Day: Resurgence (12)

Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

Dir. Roland Emmerich, US, 2016

Cast: Liam Hemsworth, Joey King, Vivica A. Fox

We always knew they were coming back. After INDEPENDENCE DAY redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global spectacle on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.

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Crazy About Tiffany's (15)

Documentary

Dir. Matthew Miele, US, 2016, 86 mins

Cast: Jessica Biel, Katie Couric, Amy Fine-Collins

Tiffany & Co. has captured the aspirational dreams of the world with its legendary jewels, signature blue box, and timeless sophistication. From past to present, unveiling the behind-the-scenes characters and the clients beholden to its charm, CRAZY ABOUT TIFFANY is the first, fully authorized documentary capturing how a simple jewelry store has woven itself into pop culture to become a global phenomenon.

This captivating glimpse will take us from the moment each jewel is conceived by the first female Tiffany Design Director, Francesca Amfitheaterof, to the Tiffany-designed trophy hoisted at the Super Bowl, and to the jewel-adorned Oscar red carpet in Hollywood.

The Tiffany & Co. reach is vast. Whether it’s focusing on the Tiffany family, following the priceless Tiffany Diamond to China, or documenting how master craftsmen hand make a classic Jean Schlumberger design, the film captures the dramatic and inspiring depth of an uncompromising company and brand.

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Elvis & Nixon (15)

Comedy | History

Dir. Liza Johnson, US, 2015, 92 mins

Cast:  Evan Peters, Ashley Benson, Kevin Spacey

On the morning of December 21st 1970 the world’s biggest star, Elvis Presley (Michael Shannon) arrived on the White House lawn to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world, President Richard Nixon (Kevin Spacey). Elvis & Nixon tells the astounding true story of this meeting between two men at the height of their powers.

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Last King, The (15)

Action | Adventure | Drama

Dir. Nils Gaup, Norway, 2016, 99 mins, Subtitles

Cast: Anders Dahlberg, Åsmund Brede Eike, Elg Elgesem

In the year 1206 Norway is raged by civil war. The King’s illegitimate infant son, Håkon Håkonsson, which half the kingdom wants killed off, is guarded in secrecy by two men. A story which changed the course of the country’s history.

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Ma ma (12)

Drama

Dir. Julio Medem, Spain/France, 2015, 111 mins

Cast: Penélope Cruz, Luis Tosar, Asier Etxeandia

Diagnosed with breast cancer, a woman (Penélope Cruz) forms a strong bond with a man (Luis Tosar) who lost his wife and daughter in a car accident.

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Poor Cow (15)

Drama

Dir. Ken Loach, UK, 1967, 101 mins

Cast: Terence Stamp, Carol White, John Bindon

A young woman lives a life filled with bad choices. She marries and has a child with an abusive thief at a young age who quickly ends up in prison. Left alone she takes up with his mate (another thief) who seems to give her some happiness but who also ends up in the nick. She then takes up with a series of seedy types who offer nothing but momentary pleasure. Her son goes missing and she briefly comes to grips with what is most important to her.

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Remainder (15)

Drama

Dir. Omer Fast, UK/Germany, 2015, 103 mins

Cast: Tom Sturridge, Cush Jumbo, Ed Speleers

A London man who loses his memory when he’s struck by a falling object develops a way to reconstruct his past.

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Secret Life Of Pets, The (U)

Animation | Comedy | Family

Dirs. Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney, US, 2016

Cast: Lake Bell, Ellie Kemper, Albert Brooks

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Taking place in a Manhattan apartment building, Max’s life as a favorite pet is turned upside down, when his owner brings home a sloppy mongrel named Duke. They have to put their quarrels behind when they find out that an adorable white bunny named Snowball is building an army of abandoned pets determined to take revenge on all happy-owned pets and their owners.

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