In Cinemas – October 2016

Girl on the Train, The (15)

Mystery | Thriller

Dir. Tate Taylor, US, 2016, 105 mins 
 
Cast:  Emily Blunt, Justing Theroux, Luke Evans, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson
 
 
Adapted from Paula Hawkins’ best-selling novel, ‘The Girl on the Train’ is the story of Rachel Watson’s life post-divorce. Every day, she takes the train in to work in New York, and every day the train passes by her old house. The house she lived in with her husband, who still lives there, with his new wife and child.

As she attempts to not focus on her pain, she starts watching a couple who live a few houses down — Megan and Scott Hipwell. She creates a wonderful dream life for them in her head, about how they are a perfect happy family. And then one day, as the train passes, she sees something shocking, filling her with rage.

The next day, she wakes up with a horrible hangover, various wounds and bruises, and no memory of the night before. She has only a feeling: something bad happened. Then come the TV reports: Megan Hipwell is missing. Rachel becomes invested in the case and trying to find out what happened to Megan, where she is, and what exactly she herself was up to that same night Megan went missing. 
 
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Blood Father (15)

Action | Crime | Thriller 
 
Dir. Jean-Francois Richet, France, 2016, 88 mins 
 
Cast: Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna
 
 
After her drug kingpin boyfriend frames her for stealing a fortune in cartel cash, 17 year old LYDIA goes on the run, with only one ally in this whole wide world: her perennial screw-up of a dad, JOHN LINK, who’s been a motorcycle outlaw, and a convict in his time, and now is determined to keep his little girl from harm and, for once in his life, do the right thing… 
 
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Driving With Selvi

Documentary 
 
Dir. Elisa Paloschi, Canada, 2015, 74 mins 
 
 
 
Selvi, like so many girls living within India’s patriarchal culture, is forced to marry at a young age, only to find herself in a violent and abusive marriage.

One day in deep despair, she chooses to escape, going to a highway with the intention of throwing herself under the wheels of a bus. Instead she gets on the bus, choosing to live… and goes on to become South India’s first female taxi driver.We first meet 18-year-old Selvi at a girls’ shelter in 2004 – timid, soft-spoken, a fresh runaway from a difficult life.

Over a ten-year journey, we see a remarkable transformation as Selvi finds her voice and defies all expectations – learning to drive, starting her own taxi company, leading seminars to educate other women, and much more.

 
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Greasy Strangler, The

Comedy | Horror | Thriller 
 
Dir. Jim Hosking, US, 2016, 93 mins 
 
Cast: Michael St. Michaels, Sky Elobar, Elizabeth De Razzo
 
 
British director Jim Hosking’s almost indescribable debut feature has shades of early John Waters. The Los Angeles-set tale follows Ronnie, a man who runs a Disco Walking tour along with his browbeaten son, Brayden. When a sexy, alluring woman comes to take the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her attentions. It also signals the appearance of an oily, slimy inhuman maniac who stalks the streets at night and strangles the innocent, soon dubbed ‘The Greasy Strangler.’ 
 
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Guv’nor, The (15)

Documentary 
 
Dir. Paul Van Carter, UK, 2016, 85 mins 
 
Cast (as themselves): Lenny McLean, Jamie McLean, Martin Askew, Guy Ritchie, Jason Flemyng
 
 
The life of famed East End luminary Lenny McLean gets a touching, personal treatment in The Guv’nor. Famous (and infamous) as a bareknuckle boxer, bouncer, enforcer, and doorman from the late ‘60s, McLean’s journey from unlicensed fighter to best-selling author and star of Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels is also the story of a working class man from Hoxton weathering the changing decades before his untimely death in 1998. Director Paul Van Carter follows Lenny’s son Jamie as he explores his father’s story from his troubled upbringing, including the physical abuse he suffered via his stepfather, to his local fame and later stardom. On the way we meet a variety of characters from East London legends through to Hollywood figures like director Guy Ritchie and actor Jason Flemyng. What emerges is a picture of a complex, driven and principled family man. 
 
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My Scientology Movie (15)

Documentary

Dir. John Dower, UK/US, 2015, 99 mins

Cast (as themselves): Louis Theroux, Rob Alter, Tom Cruise, Paz de la Huerta

Louis Theroux’s first theatrical feature documentary, from the Oscar TM winning producer of SEARCHING FOR SUGARMAN and MAN ON WIRE, sees the renowned filmmaker delve into the world of Scientology, one of the world’s most mysterious and powerful religions, in what he regards as ‘the Holy Grail of Stories’.

With a lifetime of experience dealing with eccentric, unpalatable and unexpected human behaviour, the unassuming Theroux won’t take no for an answer when his request to enter the Church of Scientology headquarters is turned down. Inspired by the Church’s alleged techniques, and aided by former Scientology members-turned-whistleblowers, Theroux uses actors to recreate incidents people claim to have experienced as members in an attempt to better understand the way it operates.  However, in a bizarre twist, it becomes clear that Louis is not the only one making a documentary… Suffused with a good dose of humour and moments worthy of a Hollywood script, MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE is as outlandish as it is revealing.

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Supersonic (15)

Documentary | Music
 
Dir. Mat Whitecross, UK, 2016, 122 mins 
 
Cast (as themselves): Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher, Oasis
 
 
The remarkable story of iconic band Oasis – in their own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive, SUPERSONIC charts the meteoric rise of Oasis from the council estates of Manchester to some of the biggest concerts of all time in just 3 short years. This palpable, raw and moving film shines a light on one of the most genre and generation-defining British bands that has ever existed.

 
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War On Everyone (15)

Comedy 
 
Dir. John Michael McDonagh, UK, 2016, 98 mins 
 
Cast: Alexander Skarsgard, Michael Pena, Theo James
 
 
Award-winning writer-director of THE GUARD & CALVARY, John Michael McDonagh crosses the globe for his much-anticipated third film, a jet-black action comedy starring Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña and Theo James.  
 
In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Terry Monroe (Skarsgård) and Bob Bolaño (Peña) are two corrupt cops who set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they try to intimidate someone who is more dangerous than they are. Or is he? 
 
Known for his distinctively witty sensibility and confrontational humour, McDonagh previously wrote and directed the acclaimed drama Calvary, starring Brendan Gleeson, and offbeat comedy The Guard, also starring Gleeson alongside Don Cheadle, which became a worldwide sleeper hit. 
 
 
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American Honey (15)

Comedy | Drama

Dir. Andrea Arnold, UK/US, 2016, 163 mins

Cast: Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough

The tale of Star (Sasha Lane), an adolescent girl from a troubled home, who runs away with a traveling sales crew who drive across the American Midwest selling subscriptions door to door. Finding her feet in this gang of teenagers, one of whom is Jake (Shia LaBeouf), she soon gets into the group’s lifestyle of hard-partying nights, law-bending days, and young love.

For her first feature set and filmed in the U.S., British writer/director Andrea Arnold envisioned a story rooted in the realism and nuance of its characters and what she experienced while traveling across America. At its heart is Star, a teenage girl on the brink of adulthood who hits the road in search of independence while struggling to untangle what it feels like to fall in love.

American Honey was the winner of the Jury Prize at this year’s Festival de Cannes.

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Inferno (12A)

Mystery | Thriller 
 
Dir. Ron Howard, US/Rest of the World, 2016, 121 mins 
 
Cast: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy
 
 
Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown’s (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world’s population. 
 
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Kate Plays Christine (15)

Documentary 
 
Dir. Robert Greene, US, 2016, 112 mins 
 
Cast (as themselves): Kate Lyn Sheil
 
 
This film follows actor Kate Lyn Sheil preparing to play the role of Christine Chubbuck, a Florida television host who committed suicide on air in 1974. 
 
Filmmaker Robert Greene cleverly forgoes your standard talking-head-and-sound-bite approach to nonfiction storytelling, instead choosing to employ Kate Lyn Sheil as a conduit to understanding an impossibly complex issue. Committed to doing justice to Christine’s life, Kate not only candidly pulls back the curtain on her acting process, but she also reveals the biases and presumptions even supposed experts can provide in their diagnosis. Kate Plays Christine boldly challenges its subjects and audience alike to accept that answers from the past are never easy. 
 
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Storks (U)

Animation | Adventure | Comedy
 
Dirs. Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland, France, 2016, 87 mins 
 
Cast: Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer

 
Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to.

Now they deliver packages for global internet giant Cornerstore.com. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorized baby girl.

Desperate to deliver this bundle of trouble before the boss gets wise, Junior and his friend Tulip, the only human on Stork Mountain, race to make their first-ever baby drop – in a wild and revealing journey that could make more than one family whole and restore the storks’ true mission in the world.

 
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I, Daniel Blake (15)

Drama 
 
Dir. Ken Loach, UK/France/Belgium, 2016, 100 mins 
 
Cast: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy

 

The new film by British filmmaker Ken Loach, I Daniel Blake won the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Daniel Blake (59) has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know, some 300 miles away.

Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern-day Britain.


 
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In Pursuit Of Silence (PG)

Documentary 
 
Dir. Patrick Shen, US/Rest Of The World, 2015, 81 mins
 
 
IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE is a meditative film about our relationship with silence and the impact of noise on our lives. In our race towards modernity, amidst all the technological innovation and the rapid growth of our cities, silence is now quickly passing into legend. From the Desert Fathers of the third century AD who became the model for Christian monasticism to John Cage’s seminal work 4’33” which would go onto inspire a generation of artists, humankind has had a long fascination with silence. In Pursuit of Silence will be the first comprehensive look at this topic whose many dimensions lie at the heart of so much of human progress. Offering audiences a contemplative cinematic experience, the sights and sounds of this film will work its way through frantic minds, into the quiet spaces of hearts, and help shape a new vision of being. 
 
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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (12)

Action | Adventure | Crime
 
Dir. Edward Zwick, US, 2016, 118 mins 
 
Cast: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Robert Knepper
 
 
Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever. 


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Keeping Up With The Joneses (12)

Action | Comedy
 
Dir. Greg Mottola, US, 2016, 121 mins 
 
Cast: Gal Gadot, Isla Fisher, Patton Oswalt
 
 
An ordinary suburban couple (Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher) finds it’s not easy keeping up with the Joneses (Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot) – their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbours – especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. “Jones” are covert operatives. 

 
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Ouija: Origin Of Evil (15)

Horror | Thriller 
 
Dir. Mike Flanagan, US/Rest of the World, 2016, 121 mins 
 
Cast: Elizabeth Reaser, Doug Jones, Henry Thomas

 
In 1967 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by a merciless spirit, the family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

 
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Phantom Boy (PG)

Animation | Fantasy 
 
Dirs. Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol, France/Belgium, 2015, 84 mins 
 
Cast: Vincent D’Onofrio, Jared Padalecki, Melissa Disney
 
 
The highly anticipated new film from the Academy Award®- nominated writers and directors of A Cat In Paris is a stylish noir caper, set in the shadowy streets and alleyways of New York. 
 
Leo has a secret. A mysterious illness has transformed him into a phantom boy, able to leave the confines of his body and explore the city as a ghostly apparition. While in the hospital, he befriends Alex, a New York City cop injured while attempting to capture a nefarious gangster who has taken control of the city’s power supply, throwing the metropolis into chaos. Now they must form an extraordinary duo, using Leo’s phantom powers and Alex’s detective work to foil the plot and save New York from destruction. Phantom Boy continues Gagnol and Felicioli’s fascination with animated film noir, in a heart-thumping adventure that pushes their trademark visual style to literal new heights, as Leo swoops and soars above the greatest skyline in the world. 
 
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Queen Of Katwe (PG)

Biography | Drama | Sport 
 
Dir. Mira Nair, South Africa/US, 2016, 124 mins 
 
Cast:  David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, Madina Nalwanga
 
 
For 10-year-old Phiona Mutesi (Nalwanga) and her family, life in the impoverished slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle. Her mother, Harriet (Nyong’o), is fiercely determined to take care of her family and works tirelessly selling vegetables in the market to make sure her children are fed and have a roof over their heads. When Phiona meets Robert Katende (Oyelowo), a soccer player turned missionary who teaches local children chess, she is captivated. Chess requires a good deal of concentration, strategic thinking and risk taking, all skills which are applicable in everyday life, and Katende hopes to empower youth with the game. Phiona is impressed by the intelligence and wit the game requires and immediately shows potential. Recognizing Phiona’s natural aptitude for chess and the fighting spirit she’s inherited from her mother, Katende begins to mentor her, but Harriet is reluctant to provide any encouragement, not wanting to see her daughter disappointed. As Phiona begins to succeed in local chess competitions, Katende teaches her to read and write in order to pursue schooling. She quickly advances through the ranks in tournaments, but breaks away from her family to focus on her own life. Her mother eventually realizes that Phiona has a chance to excel and teams up with Katende to help her fulfill her extraordinary potential, escape a life of poverty and save her family.   
 
Directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding) from a screenplay by William Wheeler (The Hoax) based on the book by Tim Crothers. 
 
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Sonita (PG)

Documentary 
 
Dir. Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, Germany/Switzerland/Iran, 2015, 90 mins, some subtitles 
 
Cast (as themselves): Sonita Alizadeh, Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami
 
 
Sonita, a teenager, is a talented rapper and an indomitable force, in spite of all her obstacles she confronts in Iran and her conservative family. She is, however, an undocumented Afghan refugee in Tehran, and her family has other plans for her. In this gripping documentary, her dream of living abroad is about to come true just as her family plan on sending her back home to get married to a much older man who will give them a lump sum of money, which would allow Sonita’s brother to find a bride. While she must now attempt to overcome numerous personal and bureaucratic hurdles to avoid what seems inevitable, the film’s director, Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami is also confronted with a dilemma: should she interfere to help her or let things unfold in front of her eyes and of the camera? 
 
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Trolls (U)

Animation | Adventure | Comedy
 
Dir. Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohrn, US, 2016, 92 mins 
 
Cast: Anna Kendrick, Zooey Deschanel, Jeffrey Tambor

 
From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny, irreverent animated comedy of the year, DreamWorks’ Trolls. This holiday season, enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomach. Featuring original music from Justin Timberlake, and soon-to-be classic mash-ups of songs from other popular artists, the film stars the voice talents of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Russell Brand, James Corden, Kunal Nayyar, Ron Funches, Icona Pop, Gwen Stefani, and many more. DreamWorks’ TROLLS is a fresh, broad comedy filled with music, heart and hair-raising adventures. In November of 2016, nothing can prepare you for our new Troll world.

 
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Doctor Strange (12)

Action | Adventure | Fantasy

Dir. Scott Derrickson, US, 2016, 115 Mins

Cast: Rachel McAdams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mads Mikkelsen

Marvel’s “Doctor Strange” follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions.

Based in New York City’s Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilising a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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After Love (L'économie du couple) (12A)

Drama

Dir. Joachim Lafosse, France/Belgium, 2016, 100 mins, subtitles

Cast: Bérénice Bejo, Cédric Kahn, Marthe Keller

Fifteen years earlier, Marie, a well off young woman, had set up house with Boris, a working class man. They loved each other and had twin daughters, Jade and Margaux. But now, Marie and Boris do not get along anymore and have decided to get a divorce. The trouble is that Boris cannot afford to find a new place of his own and, in the meantime must continue to cohabit. Marie desperately wants Boris away and cannot put up with him any longer. Her partner, for his part, will not leave home unless she gives him half of what the house is worth. Marie refuses because she is the one who bought the place. Boris refuses because he renovated it and brought considerable added value to their belonging. The situation is deadlocked. How will they get out of this hell?

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Attack Of The Lederhosenzombies (15)

Comedy | Horror

Dir. Dominik Hartel, Austria, 2016, 78 mins, some subtitles

Cast: Gabriela Marcinková, Laurie Calvert, Margarete Tiesel

Steve, a young professional snowboarder, ruins a high-paying photoshoot with a silly prank, causing him, his girlfriend Branka and fellow snowboarder Josh to be left behind on the mountain. They seek shelter in a garish, loud aprés-ski tavern that is hosting an all-night party for the last night of the season. Things go from bad to worse when a scientific experiment conducted by a local entrepreneur unleashes an epidemic of zombies and mutant wildlife, but this is mostly lost on the local drunkards as they themselves are not always so easy to distinguish from zombies. Steve, Branka and Josh have to find a way to survive this hellish night. Finally, their epic battle for survival leads to them having to use their snowboarding skills to defeat the raging aprés-ski zombies once and for all.

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Boyz N The Hood (R/I) (15)

Crime | Drama

Dir. John Singleton, US, 1991, 112 mins

Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Ice Cube, Morris Chestnut

Remarkably, Singleton was just 23 when he wrote and directed what is now recognised as a seminal film, one that was instrumental in ushering in a new phase of black filmmaking in the US. Set against the backdrop of early eighties South Central LA, the film focuses upon Tre Styles (Gooding Jr), a young man who is trying to navigate life in a community ravaged by drug addiction, poverty, gangs and police harassment. Hard-hitting and direct, Singleton’s story has an authenticity that is ably delivered by a fine cast, including Angela Basset, Laurence Fishburne, Cuba Gooding Jr and Ice Cube who brings to his acting debut the same presence and rawness that characterised his writing and rapping for the notorious and influential N.W.A. 25 years on from its first release, with racial tension between black communities and the police in the US at fever pitch, this film feels as urgent and relevant as ever. Written by Stuart Brown, BFI

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Burn Burn Burn (15)

Comedy | Drama

Dir. Chanya Button, UK, 2015, 106 mins

Cast: Laura Carmichael, Chloe Pirrie, Jack Farthing, Joe Dempsie, Alison Steadman

Dan is dead. He was only 29. Alex and Seph loved him like a sibling. And now he’s left them his ashes to scatter across the UK, along with elaborate video instructions for doing so. London, Stonehenge, Cardiff, York, Ben Lomond: road trip! BURN BURN BURN is a dark comedy with a warmth at its heart. Alex and Seph are in the eye of a storm, with decisions to make in every corner of their lives; and the one helping them make those decisions… is dead. It’s just like Jack Kerouac’s On The Road. In a Volvo. With a dead friend’s ashes in some tupperware in the glove compartment.

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Comedian’s Guide To Survival, The

Comedy

Dir. Mark Murphy, UK, 2016

Cast:  James Buckley, Paul Kaye, MyAnna Buring, Tim McInnerny, Neil Stuke, Omid Djalili, Gilbert Gottfried, Jimmy Carr

Failed comedian James Mullinger comes to a crossroads in his life; no one wants to see him perform, his wife is fed up, and his day time boss has given him an ultimatum – take a promotion and never do stand up again, or stick to the comedy and lose his job.

To add salt to the wound, his boss, the editor of COQ, wants him to interview the greatest comedians in the UK and North America for an upcoming comedy special. The recollecting of his worst performances and the disasters that followed, James analyses where it all went wrong, and finds himself steering the interviews to his own interests, rather than that of the magazines. Through spending time with his former heroes, a faint glimmer of his passion for comedy that once stirred within begins to emerge.

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Ethel & Ernest

Animation | Drama

Dir. Roger Mainwood, UK, 2016, 94 mins

Cast (voices):  Jim Broadbent, Pam Ferris, Brenda Blethyn

Based on Raymond Briggs’ award-winning graphic novel ‘Ethel & Ernest’, this animated feature film is a funny and touching tribute to his parents. An entertaining and heart-warming story about two people who fall in love against the background of immense social change in the mid 20th Century, experiencing the Depression, World War II, postwar austerity and cultural upheaval. Forty years of change, one enduring love.

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Into the Inferno

Documentary

Dir. Werner Herzog, UK/Austria, 2016, 104 mins

Cast (as themselves): Werner Herzog, Clive Oppenheimer, James Hammond

When volcanoes exploded in the past, they helped shape us as a species. From our earliest ancestors to travellers battling with the effects of ash clouds on airline flights, our evolutionary destiny has been played out in the shadow of volcanoes.  One day in the future, there will be another super-eruption like the one that triggered the last ice age. There is a greater chance of a super-eruption happening in your lifetime than of winning the lottery!

Werner Herzog wants to find out why, where and how our lives are inextricably linked with the most destructive and creative force on Earth. In this global odyssey, he teams up with the world’s leading volcanologist, Clive Oppenheimer, to bring the story of the relationship between volcanoes, our planet and human society to the screen.

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Let’s Be Evil (15)

Thriller

Dir. Martin Owen, UK, 2016, 82 mins

Cast: Kara Tointon, Isabelle Allen, Elliot James Langridge, Elizabeth A. Morris, Helene Wilson

Step into a virtual reality nightmare. Desperately in need of money to care for a sick parent, Jenny (Elizabeth Morris) takes a job supervising children at a learning centre for gifted students. But when she and two other new employees are ushered into a maximum-security underground bunker where eerily robotic children are outfitted with augmented reality glasses, Jenny finds herself thrust into a disturbing technological experiment in which she is an unwitting player in a terrifying virtual game. This future shock brain-bender is a creepy kids thriller for our tech-addicted culture.

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Lo And Behold, Reveries Of The Connected World (12)

Documentary
 
Dir. Werner Herzog, US, 2016, 98 mins 
 
Cast: Elon Musk, Lawrence Krauss, Lucianne Walkowicz

 
Oscar-nominated Herzog chronicles the virtual world from its origins to its outermost reaches, exploring the digital landscape with the same curiosity and imagination he previously trained on earthly destinations as disparate as the Amazon, the Sahara, the South Pole and the Australian outback.

Herzog leads viewers on a journey through a series of provocative conversations that reveal the ways in which the online world has transformed how virtually everything in the real world works – from business to education, space travel to healthcare, and the very heart of how we conduct our personal relationships.

 
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Starfish (15)

Drama

Dir. Bill Clark, UK, 2016, 95 mins

Cast:  Joanne Froggatt, Tom Riley, Michele Dotrice, Phoebe Nicholls

The true and incredibly moving story of Tom and Nicola Ray (Tom Riley, Joanne Froggatt), whose love is tested to the limit when their perfect life falls apart.

When Tom puts his small daughter to bed one chilly December evening, he has everything he could ever want – the house of his dreams, the life of a writer, a beautiful wife and a second baby on the way, By the next morning, all of this is in jeopardy as Tom succumbs to the devastating illness that is sepsis.

As Tom and Nic battle to hold their family and their marriage together, the strength of their relationship is the only thing that can save them.

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Train To Busan (15)

Action | Horror | Thriller

Dir. Sang-ho Yen, South Korea, 2016, 118 mins, subtitles

Cast: Yoo Gong, Soo-an Kim, Yu-mi Jeong

Sok-woo and his daughter Soo-ahn are boarding the KTX, a fast train that shall bring them from Seoul to Busan. But during their journey, the train is overrun by zombies which kill several of the train staff and other passengers. While the KTX is shooting towards Busan, the passengers have to fight for their lives against the zombies.

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