In Cinemas – October 2017

Blade Runner 2049

Sci-Fi | Thriller

Dir. Denis Villeneuve, UK/US/Canada, 2017

Cast: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Robin Wright, Jared Leto, Barkhad Abdi, Lennie James, Mackenzie Davis, Sylvia Hoeks

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

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Glass Castle, The (12A)

Biography | Drama

Dir. Destin Daniel Cretton, US, 2017, 127 mins

Cast: Brie Larson, Woody Harrleson, Naomi Watts

Chronicling the adventures of an eccentric, resilient and tight-knit family, THE GLASS CASTLE is a remarkable story of unconditional love. Oscar® winner Brie Larson brings Jeannette Walls’s best-selling memoir to life as a young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father (Woody Harrelson), found the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms.

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Mountain Between Us, The

Action | Adventure | Drama

Dir. Hany Abu-Assad, US, 2017, 103 mins

Cast: Kate Winslet, Idris Elba

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and discovering strength they never knew possible.

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Lego Ninjago Movie, The (3D) (PG)

Animation | Action | Adventure

Dirs. Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher & Bob Logan, Denmark/US, 2017

Cast (voices): Olivia MunnJustin TherouxJackie Chan, Michael Pena, Dave Franco

The battle for Ninjago City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, The Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad.

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Ritual, The (15)

Horror

Dir. David Bruckner, UK, 2017, 94 mins

Cast: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James Collyer, Sam Troughton

After the death of their friend, a group of old college friends embark on a hiking trip through an unnerving Scandinavian forest.

They should have gone to Vegas…

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Snowman, The

Crime | Drama | Horror

Dir. Tomas Alfredson, US/UK/Sweden, 2017

Cast: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbiurg, Val Kilmer, J.K.Simmons

When an elite crime squad’s lead detective (Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit (Ferguson), the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.

A terrifying thriller from director Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), based on Jo Nesbø’s global bestseller.

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Death of Stalin, The (15)

Biography | Comedy | Drama

Dir. Armando Iannucci, France/UK, 2017, 106 mins

Cast: Richard BrakeOlga KurylenkoAndrea Riseborough, Jason Isaacs, Steve Buscemi, Paddy Considine

The internal political landscape of 1950’s Soviet Russia takes on darkly comic form in a new film by Emmy award-winning and Oscar-nominated writer/director Armando Iannucci. In the days following Stalin’s collapse, his core team of ministers tussle for control; some want positive change in the Soviet Union, others have more sinister motives. Their one common trait? They’re all just desperately trying to remain alive.

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Geostorm (3D)

Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Dir. Dean Devlin, US, 2017, 109 mins

Cast: Talitha Eliana BatemanGerard ButlerAbbie Cornish, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Andy Garcia

When catastrophic climate change endangers Earth’s very survival, world governments unite and create the Dutch Boy Program: a world wide net of satellites, surrounding the planet, that are armed with geoengineering technologies designed to stave off the natural disasters. After successfully protecting the planet for two years, something is starting to go wrong. Two estranged brothers are tasked with solving the program’s malfunction before a world wide Geostorm can engulf the planet.

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Jigsaw (18)

Horror | Thriller

Dirs. Michael Spierig & Peter Spierig, US/Canada, 2017, 91 mins

Cast: Laura VandervoortTobin BellCallum Keith Rennie

Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one man: John Kramer. But how can this be? The man known as Jigsaw has been dead for over a decade.

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Breathe (12A)

Biography | Drama | Romance

Dir. Andy Serkis, UK, 2017, 117 mins

Cast: Diana RiggAndrew GarfieldClaire Foy

Andy Serkis (Jungle Book, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) makes his feature directorial debut with BREATHE, an inspirational true story of love without limits.

Adventurous and charismatic, Robin Cavendish (Garfield) has his whole life ahead of him when he is paralysed by polio whilst in Africa. Against all advice, Robin’s wife Diana (Foy) brings him home from hospital where her devotion and witty determination transcends his disability. Together they refuse to be imprisoned by his suffering; dazzling others with their humour, courage and lust for life.

Based on the true story of producer Jonathan Cavendish’s own parents, BREATHE shows how Robin’s handling of and reaction to his illness had a huge impact on mobility and access for the disabled.

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Thor: Ragnarok (3D)

Action | Adventure | Fantasy

Dir. Taiku Waititi, US, 2017

Cast: Chris HemsworthTom HiddlestonCate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Benedict Cumberbatch, Anthony Hopkins, Mark Ruffalo, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk!

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