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WELCOME! Autumn sees a bumper crop of spinetingling screen action coming your way, and this season aims to exceed expectations, with Bill Skarsgård taking on the role of Pennywise in Stephen King’s IT, and the Norwegian-flavoured crime thriller The Snowman, directed by Tomas Alfredson. For more chills, there’s a fresh entry in the Saw franchise with Jigsaw, and Darren Aronofsky pairs Jennifer Lawrence with Javier Bardem in psychological horror, mother! For more light-hearted fare, The LEGO Ninjago Movie and My Little Pony are ready to brighten the mood with their colourful antics, and for period drama fans, be sure to check out Victoria And Abdul, with Dame Judi Dench back as Queen Victoria. Superhero fans haven’t been WINAN: forgotten, with both Justice M I K NGSOLDEN G League and Thor: Ragnarok E H T DIES! E GOO CIRCL hitting screens, too. E 26 Craig May Editor

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As the Marvel Cinematic Universe expands and puts Thor through his toughest challenge yet, we’ve created a brain-teasing trivia quiz to put your knowledge of the Norse god/Avenger and his latest solo adventure to the ultimate test. 1. What is Thor the god of?

5. In Ragnarok, Thor is forced to fight against which fellow Avenger?

2. Thor wields a magical hammer called…? 3. How do Asgardians travel through different realms? 4. Which Academy Award-winning actress played Thor’s human girlfriend Jane in the previous films?

6. Thor’s third (and rumoured final) solo outing is being helmed by which New Zealand director? 7. What is the name of the tyrannical Goddess Of Death hell-bent on destroying Asgard? 8. Where are we in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Answers... 1. Thunder 2. Mjölnir 3. Bifrost 4. Natalie Portman 5. Hulk 6. Taika Waititi 7. Hela 8. Chapter Five of Phase 3


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MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE RELEASE DATE 20 OCTOBER / Director Jayson Thiessen / Starring Emily Blunt, Liev Schreiber, Zoe Saldana / Genre Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

Bringing the Mane Six to the big screen for their most exciting and spectacular adventure yet, My Little Pony: The Movie sees the ponies under threat from a dark new force. The menacing Storm King has invaded Canterlot with plans to steal the ponies’ magic and conquer all of Equestria. Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity embark on a never-beforeseen adventure that takes them beyond the borders of their homes for the first time. Across mountains, undersea worlds, and even a swashbuckling flying pirate ship, the ponies will meet new friends and exciting challenges on their epic quest to save their home. The Mane Six voice actors are joined by an all-star voice cast including Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber, Michael Peña, Sia, Taye Diggs, Uzo Aduba, and Zoe Saldana for a magical adventure.

THE JUNGLE BUNCH

Film Shorts THE JUNGLE BUNCH RELEASE DATE 15 SEPTEMBER In their first big screen adventure, tiger-striped, kung-fu penguin Maurice and his misfit animal friends - a goldfish, tarsier, and gorilla - fight to protect the jungle from a gang of silly baboons led by Igor the evil koala.

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WAR WITH GRANDPA RELEASE DATE 20 OCTOBER When his grandmother dies, Pete (Oakes Fegley) is forced to share his room with his newly-widowed

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grandfather (Robert De Niro). In order to get his room back, Pete starts pulling tricks on his grandpa, but the old man gives as good as he gets.

THE LITTLE VAMPIRE RELEASE DATE 13 OCTOBER Based on the characters from the bestselling novels, The Little Vampire tells the story of thirteen-year-old vampire Rudolph as he joins forces with a vampireloving human to save his clan from a notorious vampire hunter.

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THOR: RAGNAROK RELEASE DATE 27 OCTOBER / Director Taika Waititi / Starring Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett / Genre Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer, Thor finds himself in a race against time to return to Asgard to stop Ragnarok - the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilisation - at the hands of an all-powerful 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! With its bright colours, glossy sci-fi visuals, and psychedelic sounds, Thor: Ragnarok marks a momentous change in direction for the Thor franchise as the MCU expands ever closer to its climactic Infinity War. Fan favourites Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, and Tom Hiddleston are back and joined by a plethora of exciting new faces including Jeff Goldblum’s chanceobsessed Grandmaster, Cate Blanchett’s tyrannical Goddess of Death, Karl Urban’s villainous Skurge, and Tessa Thompon’s Asgardian warrior Valkyrie. 8 September / October 2017

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Film Shorts THE RITUAL

RELEASE DATE 13 OCTOBER After the death of their friend, four old college friends (Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier, and Sam Troughton) embark on a hiking trip through an unnerving Scandinavian forest. They should have gone to Vegas…

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MOTHER! RELEASE DATE 15 SEPTEMBER Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem star as a couple whose relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their

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GEOSTORM RELEASE DATE 20 OCTOBER After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world’s leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate. But something has gone wrong; the system built to protect the Earth is attacking it, and only one man (Gerard Butler) can stop a worldwide geostorm from wiping out everything... and everyone along with it.

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The Snowman

Jigsaw

RELEASE DATE 13 OCTOBER / Director Tomas Alfredson / Starring Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, J.K. Simmons / Genre Horror, Mystery, Thriller

RELEASE DATE 27 OCTOBER / Directors Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig / Starring Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Clé Bennett / Genre Horror, Thriller

When an elite crime squad’s lead detective 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, the cop must connect decadesold cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.

When bodies start turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely grisly demise and bearing the same familiar hallmark, all evidence points to one man. But the man known as Jigsaw has been dead for over a decade. Is he back? Or has a copycat emerged to take the Jigsaw Killer’s deadly games to the next level?

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BLADE RUNNER 2049 RELEASE DATE 6 OCTOBER / Director Denis Villeneuve / Starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Jared Leto / Genre Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Ridley Scott’s timeless sci-fi classic, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, 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, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for thirty years.

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

RELEASE DATE 13 OCTOBER / Directors Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, Bob Logan / Starring Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Jackie Chan / Genre Action, Animation, Comedy

RELEASE DATE 20 SEPTEMBER / Director Matthew Vaughn / Starring Taron Egerton, Channing Tatum, Colin Firth / Genre Action, Adventure, Comedy

Led by kung fu master Wu, who’s as wisecracking as he is wise, young Lloyd, the Green Ninja, and his secret warrior/Lego Master Builder friends must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, the Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Llyod’s dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, the battle for Ninjago City will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their true power.

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the remaining members of Kingsman find new allies from across the pond when they discover the secret US spy organisation Statesman. In a new adventure that tests their agents’ strength and wits to the limit, these two elite international intelligence agencies must set aside their differences and band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy. September / October 2017 9


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BREATHE RELEASE DATE 27 OCTOBER / Director Andy Serkis / Starring Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Diana Rigg / Genre Biography, Drama, Romance

Andy Serkis makes his feature directorial debut with an inspirational true love story about living every breath as though it’s your last. Andrew Garfield stars as the adventurous and charismatic Robin Cavendish who has his whole life ahead of him when he is tragically paralysed with polio whilst in Africa. Against all advice, Robin’s wife Diana (Claire 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 producer John Cavendish’s own parents and penned by the two-time Academy Awardnominated writer of Gladiator, Breathe is a heartwarming and highly emotional celebration of bravery and human possibility that shows how Robin’s handling of and reaction to his illness had a huge impact on mobility and access for the disabled. 10 September / October 2017

THE DEATH OF STALIN

Film Shorts THE MERCY RELEASE DATE 27 OCTOBER Based on the true story of Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) and his attempt to win the first non-stop single-handed round-the-world yacht race in 1968, The Mercy chronicles Crowhurst’s dangerous solo voyage and the struggles he confronted on the epic journey while his family waited for his return.

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CALL ME BY YOUR NAME RELEASE DATE 27 OCTOBER Amid the sun drenched splendour of northern Italy

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in 1983, a young ItalianAmerican and American intern discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will change their lives forever.

THE DEATH OF STALIN RELEASE DATE 20 OCTOBER Packed with the hilarious wit, Armando Iannucci’s political satire is a laugh-aminute comic take on “what might have happened” during the ensuing power struggle after the death of real-life Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin.

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Home Again

RELEASE DATE 29 SEPTEMBER / Director Niels Arden Oplev / Starring Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Kiefer Sutherland / Genre Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

RELEASE DATE 29 SEPTEMBER / Director Hallie Meyers-Shyer / Starring Reese Witherspoon, Lake Bell, Michael Sheen / Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance

Five medical students embark on a daring and dangerous experiment to stop their hearts for a short period of time and trigger near-death experiences to reveal the mysteries of the afterlife. But as their experiments become increasingly dangerous, they are each haunted by the sins of their pasts, brought on by the paranormal consequences of trespassing to the other side.

Recently separated from her husband, Alice decides to start over by moving back to her hometown of Los Angeles with her two young daughters. During a night out, Alice meets three aspiring filmmakers who she decides to take in while they try their hand in Hollywood. An unconventional family dynamic emerges, leading them all on an unexpected journey of discovery.

The Mountain Between Us

Goodbye Christopher Robin

The Limehouse Golem

RELEASE DATE 6 OCTOBER / Director Hany Abu-Assad / Starring Kate Winslet, Idris Elba, Dermot Mulroney / Genre Adventure, Romance, Thriller

RELEASE DATE 29 SEPTEMBER / Director Simon Curtis / Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald / Genre Biography, Family, History

RELEASE DATE 1 SEPTEMBER / Director Juan Carlos Medina / Starring Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Eddie Marsan / Genre Horror, Thriller

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 realise help is not coming, they embark on a terrifying journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and igniting an unexpected attraction.

Giving a glimpse into the relationship between children’s author A.A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the world of Winnie The Pooh, Goodbye Christopher Robin follows the Milne family as they’re swept up in the success of the books that brought hope, happiness, and comfort to Britain after the First World War.

IT RELEASE DATE 8 SEPTEMBER / Director Andrés Muschietti / Starring Bill Skarsgård, Finn Wolfhard, Jaeden Lieberher / Genre Drama, Horror

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When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries. Stephen King’s novel, which has been terrifying readers for decades, comes to life in one of the year’s scariest horrors.

A calculating serial killer stalks the Limehouse streets of Victorian London, murdering innocent victims, leaving behind barely identifiable corpses and a distinctive signature in blood. Inspector Kildare of Scotland Yard is handed the impossible case of solving these heinous crimes and save a young woman who faces the rope for a crime she swears she didn’t commit. September / October 2017 11


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Wind River

Happy Death Day

RELEASE DATE 8 SEPTEMBER / Director Taylor Sheridan / Starring Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Jon Bernthal / Genre Crime, Mystery, Thriller

RELEASE DATE 20 OCTOBER / Director Christopher Landon / Starring Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine / Genre Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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After discovering a body in the Wind River Indian Reservation, U.S. Fish & Wildlife agent Cory Lambert is forced to confront emotions he buried years ago when he assists rookie FBI agent Jane Banner with her investigation in the rugged wilderness. Together they set out to solve a murder that’s eerily similar to the disappearance of his daughter.

An original and inventive rewinding Blumhouse horror puts a murderous spin on Groundhog Day’s narrative structure and follows a college student who is killed on the night of her birthday only to wake up to relive it over and over again. Only when she discovers her killer’s identity will her never-ending cycle of death end.

The true story of an unexpected friendship between Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim, a young clerk who travels from India for the Golden Jubilee. As their friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and questions the constrictions of her long-held position as her household and inner circle attempt to destroy the unlikely alliance.

RELEASE DATE 15 SEPTEMBER / Director Stephen Frears / Starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard / Genre Biography, Drama, History

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The Glass Castle

RELEASE DATE 14 SEPTEMBER / Director: Michael Cuesta / Starring Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton, Taylor Kitsch / Genre Action, Thriller

RELEASE DATE 1 SEPTEMBER / Director Simon West / Starring Dominic Cooper, Thomas Kretschmann, Connie Nielsen / Genre Action, Thriller

RELEASE DATE 6 OCTOBER / Director Destin Daniel Cretton / Starring Brie Larson, Naomi Watts, Woody Harrelson / Genre Biography, Drama

CIA black ops recruit Mitch Rapp and Cold War veteran Stan Hurley investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together, they discover a pattern in the violence that leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a World War in the Middle East.

When MI6 receive intel that a former Soviet operative, who was thought to be dead for the last twenty years, has gone rogue and intends on taking revenge with stolen chemical weapons, Special Boat Service operative John Stratton and his team are thrust into a race against time and must draw on all their training and experience to stop the unthinkable from happening.

Chronicling the adventures of an eccentric, resilient, and tight-knit family, The Glass Castle is a remarkable story of unconditional love. 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, found the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms.

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ONSCREEN ON INDIE We take a look at the best independent, documentary, and world cinema hitting the screens in September/October. Borg Vs McEnroe RELEASE DATE 22 SEPTEMBER / Director Janus Metz / Starring Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård / Genre Biography, Drama, Sport / Countries Sweden, Denmark, Finland

The story of one of the world’s greatest tennis icons, Björn Borg, and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe. During the 1980 Wimbledon tournament, this rivalry came to a head as the pair battled it out in what would go down as one of the most famous sporting finals of all time.

God’s Own Country RELEASE DATE 1 SEPTEMBER / Director Francis Lee / Starring Josh O’Connor, Alec Secareanu, Gemma Jones / Genre Drama, Romance / Country United Kingdom When a handsome Romanian

migrant takes up temporary work at the Saxby’s remote family farm in the north of England, Johnny Saxby suddenly finds himself having to deal with emotions he has never felt before. As they begin working closely together during lambing season, an intense relationship starts to form which could change Johnny’s life forever.

sets out to explore one of art’s great mysteries.

Una RELEASE DATE 1 SEPTEMBER / Director Benedict Andrews / Starring Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn, Riz Ahmed / Genre Drama / Countries United Kingdom, USA, Canada

Based on David Harrower’s play Blackbird, Una focuses on the emotionally devastating ramifications following a young woman’s attempts to track down a mysterious figure from her past. Long buried secrets and desires are unearthed as she confronts the man who sexually abused her when she was thirteen and declares her love for him.

Loving Vincent RELEASE DATE 13 OCTOBER / Directors Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman / Starring Robert Gulaczyk, Douglas Booth, Saoirse Ronan / Genre Animation, Biography, Drama / Countries United Kingdom, Poland

The life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh as told by his paintings and the characters that inhabit them. Beginning a year after his demise, this unique portrait of the famous artist is the world’s first fully painted film and

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Patti Cake$ RELEASE DATE 1 SEPTEMBER / Director Geremy Jasper / Starring Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Cathy Moriarty / Genre Drama / Country USA

» Fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden

hometown in Jersey where her life is falling apart, aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$ tries to reach the big time in the hip hop scene with original and affecting music. Cheered on by her grandmother and only friends, Jheri and Basterd, Patti also shoulders her mother’s heartaches and misfortunes.


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WORLDS APART When friendship grows between Queen Victoria and a young Indian clerk, the Queen's dismayed inner circle threatens to destroy the pair's deepening bond. WORDS JEN GARMSTON

SCREEN QUEENS DIANA (2013)

RELEASE DATE 15 SEPTEMBER / Director Stephen Frears / Starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard / Genre Biography, Drama, History

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ame Judi Dench reprises her role as Queen Victoria this September, this time alongside Eddie Izzard as the Prince of Wales and Bollywood actor Ali Fazal as Abdul Karim. We last saw Dench portray Victoria in Mrs Brown in 1997, but here she returns as the strong-willed monarch later in life, in a captivating story of friendship and adversity based on the book by Shrabani Basu. It’s well known that Queen Victoria mourned the death of her husband for

40 years, making strong connections with certain confidants, but here we finally get a glimpse into a hidden period in her life. Abdul arrives in England for the Queen’s Jubilee, where he expects to assist with proceedings. What he could not have imagined was the start of an unlikely friendship with England’s Queen. Victoria’s long-standing fascination with culture and language prompts Abdul to share with her stories of his homeland, reinvigorating the Queen after the deaths of her husband and John Brown. As their companionship grows through Abdul’s letters and support, so do the objections of those closest to her, as tensions in the Royal Family and household flare as all eyes of Victoria’s subjects are on her.

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The final years of Diana’s life following her divorce from Prince Charles, including the controversy over her relationship with Dodi Fayed, starring Naomi Watts.

THE KING’S SPEECH (2010) King George (Colin Firth) is thrust into rule after his brother abdicates, and is helped by an unconventional Australian therapist (Geoffrey Rush) to overcome his speech impediment.

THE YOUNG VICTORIA (2009) Starring Emily Blunt, a look at Victoria’s early life after the death of her father and brothers.

THE QUEEN (2006) Dame Helen Mirren plays Queen Elizabeth II after Diana’s death, amidst political struggles and a grieving nation.

MRS BROWN (1997) After Albert’s death, Queen Victoria loses interest in her royal duties but is awakened by the rumoured relationship with her Scottish servant, John Brown.

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FEATURE When a catastrophic attack is unleashed upon the Kingsmen, the spy collective is forced to team up with their American counterparts to ensure the world doesn’t fall into the grip of a deadly force. WORDS BRODY ROSSITER

RELEASE DATE 20 SEPTEMBER / Director Matthew Vaughn / Starring Taron Egerton, Channing Tatum, Colin Firth / Genre Action, Adventure, Comedy

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ggsy and his fellow Kingsmen are back, and this time they’re not alone in their fight against the world’s most nefarious supervillains. Fresh from putting the sword to Samuel L. Jackson’s “Valentine” in their first cinematic soiree, the international intelligence agency find themselves once again thrust into a bombastic barrage of danger, action, and rather splendid suiting. Following the destruction of their UK headquarters, the Kingsmen head to the United States to

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join forces with clandestine spy organisation, the Statesmen. Savile Row meets Stetson, Oxford lace-ups go toe-to-toe with cowboy boots, and the Queen’s English is replaced by a Southern drawl as the two organisations team up to take down a new and extremely formidable foe. But, in the immortal words of Harry Hart, “being a Kingsman is far more than the clothing they wear or the weapons they bear, it’s about being willing to sacrifice for the greater good.” The only way to assure good comes out on top is through a whole lot of badass action. Expect more ass-kicking, fast-talking, deadly gadgets, and gleefully gory exchanges in a jet-setting action-adventure filled with jaw-dropping set pieces and the finest comedic execution.

THE STATESMEN AGENT CHAMPAGNE JEFF BRIDGES The bourbon sippin’ leader of the Statesmen. Strong, brave and fearless, Champagne certainly has a few tricks up his sleeve, and his dandy hat certainly ain't just for fashion.

GINGER HALLE BERRY The resident Statesmen genius and Merlin’s only technological rival. Ginger may well be soft-spoken, but her actions in front of a computer speak volumes.

AGENT TEQUILA CHANNING TATUM Champagne’s second-in-command. Fond of toting a shotgun and not afraid to unleash the odd wisecrack, Tequila is a good ol’ Southern boy and an ex-rodeo clown who isn’t afraid of taking a wild ride.

AGENT WHISKEY PEDRO PASCAL As American as a bald eagle eating an apple pie on the 4th of July, Whiskey bleeds red, white, and blue, and packs a red-hot lasso and a couple of six shooters. Justice awaits all who cross his path.


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No Assembly Required Swords and ninja stars fill out Warner Bros’ latest block-based adventure, de-constructing Lego Ninjago for both regular and pint-sized audiences. WORDS AARON POTTER RELEASE DATE 13 OCTOBER / Directors Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, Bob Logan / Starring Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Jackie Chan / Genre Action, Animation, Comedy

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aving already stormed the box office charts previously with 2014’s The Lego Movie before doing so again with the caped crusader earlier this year, Warner Bros. is giving this latest Lego property some cinematic sheen, in a fun-filled family film headed up by Jackie Chan’s Master Wu. The long-standing Chinese legend might only appear in voice, but the martial arts action still promises to

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be fast, fierce, and will maybe even include the odd dragon or two. Taking place within the faraway land of the titular Ninjago, six would-be ninjas are called upon for help when the capital city comes under threat from the evil warlord Garmadon. In a classic showdown that pits father against son, young Master Builder Lloyd will need to learn the spiritual power of Spinjitzu under the guidance of Master Wu in time if he’s to save the city and his friends. Cranking up the comedic charm and pop culture quips that the Lego movies have become known for, The Lego Ninjago Movie aims to let cinema audiences come to terms with their inner piece when it arrives this October.

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Which Lego property will be next to get the Hollywood treatment? Lego City: A popular Lego set that dates back as early as 2005, Lego City has its own video game and would be the perfect basis for a blockbustering big screen Cops ‘n’ Robbers movie. Lego Nexo Knights: Another wholly original property not too dissimilar to Ninjago, Lego Nexo Knights would give movie goers another blank slate, with medieval-inspired lands and characters to explore. Duplo: Teased at the very end of The Lego Movie, there’s every possibility we’ll get to see Duplo used as a plot device in the highly-anticipated sequel. Should we not, a Duplo solo movie would be ripe for preschool audiences.

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YOU'LL FLOAT TOO In King’s seminal coming-of-age horror, seven children are terrorised by a shape-shifting demon which takes the form of a child-killing clown. WORDS CHRIS WASEY

RELEASE DATE 8 SEPTEMBER / Director Andrés Muschietti / Starring Bill Skarsgård, Finn Wolfhard, Jaeden Lieberher / Genre Drama, Horror

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he word is coulrophobia, meaning “fear of clowns.” And this is where it will begin for each of you. Of all King’s dark creations, Pennywise is his most terrifying. A shape-shifting, ageless demon, he is a vision of pure evil, able to use each person’s worst fears against them. Amidst a thunderous storm, George Denbrough chases his newspaper boat down the street and watches it fall into a gutter. From the gutter’s depths, a clown pops his head up and offers the boat back... along with a red balloon. George reaches out his hand and the clown shows his true monstrous form and rips the boy’s arm off. Pennywise continues to hunt. A group of outcast children,

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“The Losers Club,” investigates the disappearances and discover a pattern - a spate of children missing, every twenty years. They vow to fight the monster, but first they must conquer their own fears. Last brought to the screen in the terrifying 1990 miniseries adaptation, IT returns to bring coulrophobia to a modern audience. Planned as a duology, the Losers will return next year to face Pennywise again, next time as adults.

The King of Horror WORST THE LAWNMOWER MAN (1992) Legally disowned by King. A mentallychallenged lawn carer is transformed into a genius psychotic monster….through virtual reality!

MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE (1986) Directed by King. Machinery comes to life and destroys humans. 18-wheeler trucks, bread knives, hair dryers…the threats are endless!

BEST THE MIST (2007) This b-movie about small-town folk terrorised by horrors in the mist has one of the bravest film endings in history (even if King’s was quite different).

THE SHINING (1980) Kubrick’s simmering thriller is widely regarded as the greatest King adaptation. Despite Jack Nicholson’s legendary performance, King hated it. But he’s the only one…

CARRIE (1976, 2013) So good they adapted it twice! Puberty, a fundamentalist mother, and spiteful peers in a telekinetic classic, with added CGI gloss in 2013’s reboot.


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When a winter killer strikes, detective Harry Hole goes on the hunt in a stylish Scandinavian chiller that promises to make your blood run cold. WORDS LEE CURTIS

RELEASE DATE 13 OCTOBER / Director Tomas Alfredson / Starring Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, J.K. Simmons / Genre Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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ix years after spinning the entangling espionage yarn Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, elusive Swedish director Tomas Alfredson returns to chill us to the bone by bringing Jo Nesbø’s snowloving slasher to life. Based on the acclaimed Norwegian crime author’s novel, The Snowman begins with the discovery of a flurry of bodies all bearing the same chilling hallmark. Seemingly targeting women he disapproves of, the so-called “Snowman Killer” turns his victims into grisly snow sculptures and leaves them

alongside toying messages for the police. Stepping into the shoes of Nesbø’s recurring character Harry Hole, Michael Fassbender stars as the lead detective tasked with solving the Snowman’s clues and stopping the coldblooded killer’s spree as the mangled, snow-capped corpses pile up. Adapted for the screen by Drive’s Hossein Amini and Tinker Tailor’s Peter Straughan, The Snowman is a stylish thriller with a killer cast as Fassbender is joined by Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, J.K. Simmons, Val Kilmer, and Toby Jones. With the pedigree of talent involved, The Snowman is sure to deliver a scintillating crime mystery, but given Alfredson’s penchant for breaking rules, it’s also guaranteed to pack some unexpected twists into this well-loved genre.

While “Se7en meets The Silence of The Lambs” is a suitable description for The Snowman, we consider three more films that’ll set you up perfectly for the Scandinavian-noir thriller.

ZODIAC Like Se7en and The Snowman, David Fincher’s Zodiac focuses on a serial killer who advertises his crimes and will haunt you long after the credits roll.

HEADHUNTERS Adapted from a Jo Nesbø novel, this cat-and-mouse Norwegian crime thriller perfectly showcases the author’s taut writing and entertains with a relentless pace and intricately woven plot.

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LET THE RIGHT ONE IN This gentle, poetic vampire film shows Alfredson’s ability to combine his own brand of visual flair with a unique spin on traditional genre tropes to deliver an unforgettable experience.


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The story isn’t over. Return to the enigmatic dystopia of Blade Runner for a new chapter in one of cinema’s most beguiling sci-fi worlds. WORDS LEE CURTIS RELEASE DATE 6 OCTOBER / Director Denis Villeneuve / Starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Jared Leto / Genre Sci-Fi, Thriller

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lade Runner is one of the most influential and equivocal sci-fi films of all-time. Under Ridley Scott’s meticulous direction, the genre-blending tech noir drips with atmosphere, intoxicates with its rich visuals, haunts with an ethereal score, and remains one of cinema’s most unique and richest sensory experiences. Fresh from directing Arrival arguably the most complete sci-fi film since Scott adapted Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

- Denis Villeneuve enters the rainsoaked, smog-choked dystopia for a much-anticipated sequel. Set thirty years after the original, Blade Runner 2049 follows LAPD Officer K on a journey to find missing blade runner Rick Deckard after he unearths a long-buried secret that could plunge the decaying world into chaos. Blade Runner 2049 boasts an incredible line-up of creative talent as the visionary director turns to wildly imaginative cinematographer Roger Deakins, note-perfect composers Jóhann Jóhannsson, Benjamin Wallfisch, and Hans Zimmer, and an ensemble of Hollywood’s leading stars to capture the tone of the original film. But this is no mere replicant.

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One of A Kind Though his earlier films drew critical acclaim, including a Best Foreign Language Film nomination for beguiling mystery Incendies, it wasn’t until 2013 when Denis Villeneuve exploded onto the scene with the gloriously intense Prisoners. Since then, he hasn’t looked back. Psychological thriller Enemy was quickly followed by Sicario, a whiteknuckle ride through the violent world of Mexican drug cartels. His most recent film, Arrival, is a heartbreaking, imaginatively told, and expertly constructed story of language, morality, grief, and time. With a near-perfect catalogue of films and exciting projects on his horizon - including Blade Runner 2049 and the famously unfilmable Dune - it’s only a matter of time before this visionary director joins the pantheon of all-time greats.

Villeneuve promises to leave his mark on the sci-fi world and deliver a sequel that, like its legendary predecessor, will not be lost in time.


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JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

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RELEASE DATE 20 DECEMBER / Director Jake Kasdan / Starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan / Genre Action, Adventure, Comedy

Upheld by an unforgettable lead performance from the late Robin Williams, the original Jumanji, which was a well-worn VHS for every ‘90s kid, has been updated for a new generation. In the brand new adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the tables are turned as four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji. When they discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of, they are immediately thrust into the game’s jungle setting, into the bodies of their avatars, played by Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji - Jumanji plays you. They’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, or they’ll be stuck in the game forever.

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Star Wars: The Last Jedi RELEASE DATE 14 DECEMBER / Director Rian Johnson / Starring Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher / Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Picking up immediately

after The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi continues the Skywalker Saga and adventures of Rey, Finn, and Poe as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. September / October 2017 21

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PITCH PERFECT 3

Pitch Perfect 3 RELEASE DATE 22 DECEMBER / Director Trish Sie / Starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Ruby Rose / Genre Comedy, Music

After the highs of winning the World Championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren’t job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time.

Murder On The Orient Express RELEASE DATE 3 NOVEMBER / Director Kenneth Branagh / Starring Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley / Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe 22 September / October 2017

quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful, and thrilling mysteries ever told. When a murder is committed and any one of the thirteen strangers stranded on the train is a suspect, one man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.

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MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Daddy’s Home 2 RELEASE DATE 22 NOVEMBER / Director Sean Anders / Starring Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell, Mel Gibson / Genre Comedy

In the sequel to the 2015 global smash comedy, father and stepfather, Dusty and Brad, have set aside

their differences and joined forces to provide their kids with the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty’s oldschool, macho Dad and Brad’s ultra-affectionate and emotional Dad arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos.

RELEASE DATE 24 NOVEMBER / Director George Clooney / Starring Julianne Moore, Matt Damon, Oscar Isaac / Genre Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Suburbicon is an idyllic suburban community with affordable homes and manicured lawns… the perfect place to raise a family, and in the summer of 1959, the Lodge family is doing just that. But the tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge must navigate the town’s underbelly of betrayal, deceit, and violence.

Justice League

ONE TO WATCH

RELEASE DATE 17 NOVEMBER / Directors Zack Snyder, Joss Whedon / Starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa / Genre Action, Sci-Fi

» Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by

Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to recruit a team of metahumans to stand against a newly awakened threat. Together, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg, and The Flash will attempt to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions if it isn’t too late.


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PADDINGTON 2

Paddington 2 RELEASE DATE 10 NOVEMBER / Director Paul King / Starring Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Jim Broadbent / Genre Comedy, Family, Fantasy

While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr Gruber’s antique shop and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.

Ferdinand RELEASE DATE 16 DECEMBER / Director Carlos Saldanha / Starring John Cena, Kate McKinnon, David Tennant / Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Ferdinand is a giant bull with a big heart, but after being mistaken for a dangerous beast he

is captured, torn from his home, and shipped to Spain. Determined to return to his loving family, he rallies a misfit team of barnyard animals for an ultimate adventure. From the director of Rio, Ferdinand proves you can’t judge a bull by its cover.

Roman Israel, Esq RELEASE DATE 1 DECEMBER / Director Dan Gilroy / Starring Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo / Genre Crime, Drama

Set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system, driven, idealistic defence attorney Roman Israel has been fighting the good fight while others take credit. After the firm’s front man suffers a heart attack, Israel suddenly finds himself in his role and facing a crisis that sets him on a course to extreme action.

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The Star RELEASE DATE 24 NOVEMBER / Director Timothy Reckart / Starring Steven Yeun, Aidy Bryant, Keegan-Michael Key / Genre Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

Bo, a small but brave donkey, breaks free from

his daily grind at the village mill and embarks on the adventure of his dreams. Along with a lovable sheep, a dove with lofty ambitions, three wise-cracking camels, and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told.

Film Shorts WONDER RELEASE DATE 1 DECEMBER Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the story of August Pullman, a boy born with facial differences that have prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, new classmates, and the larger community struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will

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unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.

BETTER WATCH OUT RELEASE DATE 8 DECEMBER Ashley thought a babysitting job in a safe neighbourhood would be an easy gig but the night takes a sinister turn when dangerous intruders break in. Ashley does everything she can to protect the twelve-year-old boy she’s caring for only to discover this is no ordinary home invasion.

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A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS

A Bad Moms Christmas RELEASE 3 NOVEMBER / Directors Jon Lucas, Scott Moore / Starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn / Genre Comedy

Our three underappreciated and overburdened moms (Amy, Kiki, and Carla) are back and rebelling against the challenges and expectations of Christmas in hopes of creating a perfect holiday for their families. And if that wasn’t hard enough, they have to do it all while hosting and entertaining their ultimate holiday foes: their own mothers.

Villa Capri RELEASE DATE 1 DECEMBER / Director Ron Shelton / Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Morgan Freeman, Rene Russo / Genre Action, Comedy

Duke, the smooth-talking manager of a luxury 24 September / October 2017

retirement resort, finds his peaceful days golfing, playing poker, and picking up single ladies interrupted by the arrival of a new alpha male; ex-military man Leo. The duo must set aside their petty feud when dangerous men from Duke’s past threaten the resort and kidnap the beautiful regional manager who is yet to succumb to their charm.

Battle Of The Sexes RELEASE DATE 24 NOVEMBER / Directors Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris / Starring Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough / Genre Biography, Comedy, Sport

In the wake of the sexual revolution, women’s World #1 Billie Jean King and ex-men’s champ Bobby Riggs agreed to a tennis match. Billed as the Battle Of The Sexes, they served up a cultural

BATTLE OF THE SEXES spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court, sparking discussions

in bedrooms and boardrooms that continue to reverberate today.

ONLY THE BRAVE

Film Shorts ONLY THE BRAVE RELEASE DATE 10 NOVEMBER Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, Only The Brave tells the heroic story of a unit of local firefighters who through hope, determination, sacrifice, and relentless drive became one of the most elite firefighting teams in America.

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STRONGER RELEASE DATE 8 DECEMBER The inspiring true story of Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal), an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to

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become the symbol of hope following the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

MOLLY’S GAME RELEASE DATE 26 DECEMBER Jessica Chastain stars in an extraordinary true story of how one-time Olympic skiing hopeful Molly Bloom wound up, in a strange twistof-fate, rising through the social circuit to become the manager of the world’s biggest high-stakes poker games, catering to Hollywood’s elite, business titans, and even the Russian mob.

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UNITED THEY STAND DC’s fast-tracked cinematic universe comes to a head in a battle to fight injustice, whether its heroes are ready to or not. WORDS AARON POTTER RELEASE DATE 17 NOVEMBER / Directors Zack Snyder, Joss Whedon / Starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa / Genre Action, Sci-Fi

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t’s fair to say that for Warner Bros. and DC Comics, the road to building its own superhero universe has been quite a rocky one. While 2013’s Man of Steel staved off the Superman Returns-naysayers, the gloom-and-doom seriousness of Batman V Superman and Suicide Squad simply didn’t connect with audiences critically, leaving a lot to be desired in terms of creating a world full of heroes we could rally behind. With self-confessed comic book nerd

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Joss Whedon recently taking over the directorial reigns, the responsibility now falls to Justice League to get this cinematic venture back on track and give fans an unlikely team that can kick ass in the effort to fight injustice. Bringing our heroes together is the oncoming threat of Steppenwolf, a Justice League villain from way back who very much looks set to be a more formidable foe this time round. Complete with otherworldly abilities and an army of Parademons at his disposal, Steppenwolf will have to face off against Batman, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Flash, and Aquaman, but the Justice League will need to overcome their differences to succeed, however stacked the odds might be.

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A League of Their Own BATMAN The Dark Knight needs no introduction, heading up the crew using his calm and calculated approach to save Gotham City and use any bat-centric gadget he can lay hands on.

WONDER WOMAN The daughter of Zeus, armour-clad Amazonian princess Wonder Woman hails from the hidden island of Themyscira, symbolising strength and honesty.

CYBORG Half-man/half-machine Cyborg is a tortured DC hero who’s no stranger to teamwork. A valued member of the Teen Titans.

FLASH Infinitely fast and fun-loving, the Flash just might be the Justice League’s most powerful hero. He can turn back time, after all.

AQUAMAN Yes, he talks to fish and surfs in his spare time, but Aquaman will go to any length to protect his home city of Atlantis.


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Q After reports of his death were greatly exaggerated, which character is making a mind-blowing return for Kingsman: The Golden Circle? Email your answer, name, and local cinema to info@onscreenmagazine.co.uk Entries must be received by 31st October 2017. Terms and Conditions. Closing date for entries is 31st October 2017 One winner drawn at random will win the goodies shown above - Some items may vary to that shown above - If you don’t wish for your details to be added to our email database then please specify in your email.

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