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WELCOME JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2022

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The New Year is here and there’s so much to sing about at the cinema in January and February!

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All your favourite animal superstars are back with a spectacular new show in the star-studded Sing 2. Take an action-packed trip around the world with Tom Holland’s treasure hunter Nathan Drake in Uncharted and join Kenneth Branagh’s Poirot aboard a lavish steamboat to find a killer among an all-star cast in Death On The Nile. Sony’s Spider-Verse expands even further as Jared Leto brings Morbius out of the shadows and Ghostface makes a killer comeback in an all-new Scream that sees Neve Campbell’s Sidney Prescott return to where the terror began. The scares don’t stop there as horror stories of every sort await you. There’s Guillermo del Toro’s noirish Nightmare Alley, Scott Derrickson’s sinister The Black Phone, and Moonfall – the new disaster epic from the director of The Day After Tomorrow. Attention also turns to awards season contenders with Belfast, Cyrano, The Duke, The Eyes Of Tammy Faye, and Paul Thomas Anderson’s Licorice Pizza all generating lots of buzz. But it’s not all serious, spectacular silliness is in store too as the Jackass crew are back on the big screen to make sure this year of cinema really starts AM with a bang! SCRE

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WHAT’S ON The unmissable new releases hitting the big screen in January and February.

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20 OPERATION MINCEMEAT 21 BELFAST 22 COMING SOON We look at the forthcoming films to get excited about in March and April.

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NOTE: All information enclosed is correct at time of print, however release dates are subject to change and not all films included in the publication may be shown at your local cinema.

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BIG FILM QUIZ OF THE YEAR

A New Year means new movies, but before we embark on another exciting year at the cinema, we want to test your knowledge of the one we’ve left behind.

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Bond brought cinema back with a bang for Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007, but how many Bond films has he starred in? Bonus point if you can name them all!

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Denis Villeneuve and his star-studded cast brought Frank Herbert’s sci-fi novel to life like never before. What is the name of the desert planet in Dune?

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Which film won Best Picture at the 2021 Oscars?

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Anthony Hopkins won the Oscar and BAFTA for his powerful performance in which devastating drama?

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“They’re dying to save the world” was the tagline of which sensational star-studded blockbuster?

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2021 saw The Croods enter A New Age and meet a new family. What was their name?

Peter Rabbit returned to cinemas with more mischief. What’s the name of the bad bunny who recruited Peter into his criminal gang?

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Which actor joined the Fast franchise to star as Dom’s long-lost brother in Fast & Furious 9?

Which legendary director brought a new adaptation of West Side Story from stage to screen?

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Marvel launched Phase 4 of the MCU in 2021. Can you name all of the Marvel movies released last year?

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(including Sony’s Spider-Verse)

1.5 (Casino Royale, Quantum Of Solace, Skyfall, Spectre, No Time To Die) / 2.Nomadland / 3.The Suicide Squad / 4.The Bettermans / 5.John Cena / 6.Arrakis / 7.The Father / 8.Barnabas / 9.Steven Spielberg / 10.Black Widow, Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Eternals, Spider-Man: No Way Home


1. Bradley Cooper / 2. Gal Gadot / 3. Jessica Chastain / 4. Benedict Cumberbatch 5. Toni Colette / 6. Kenneth Branagh / 7. Peter Dinklage / 8. Jim Broadbent

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The eyes have it! Name the eight famous faces that appear in a January / February release.

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WHERE WILL YOUR DREAMS TAKE YOU?

SING 2 IN CINEMAS 28 JANUARY Director Garth Jennings / Starring Matthew McConaughey, Taron Egerton, Bono / Genre Animation, Family, Musical Illumination’s smash hit returns with bigger dreams and spectacular songs as can-do koala Buster Moon and his all-star cast of animal performers launch their most dazzling stage extravaganza yet. There’s just one hitch: first they have to persuade the world’s most reclusive rockstar, voiced by legendary music icon Bono, to join them. Buster and his cast have turned the New Moon Theatre into a local hit, but Buster has his eyes on a bigger prize: debuting a new show at the Crystal Tower Theatre in glamorous Redshore City. But with no connections, Buster and his cast – including harried mother pig Rosita, rocker porcupine Ash, earnest gorilla Johnny, shy elephant Meena, and, of course, porcine provocateur extraordinaire Gunter – are forced to make a desperate bid and promise that their new show will star lion rock legend Clay Calloway. Problem is, Buster has never met Clay, an artist who shut himself away from the world more than a decade ago after the loss of his wife and hasn’t been seen since. Now, Buster must embark on a quest to find Clay and persuade him to return to the stage. What begins as Buster’s dream of an out-of-this-world theatrical masterpiece becomes an emotional reminder of the power of music to heal even the most broken heart.

Uncharted IN CINEMAS 11 FEBRUARY Director Ruben Fleischer / Starring Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas / Genre Action, Adventure Based on the best-selling and critically-acclaimed video game series, Uncharted introduces audiences to young street-smart Nathan Drake and tells the story of how he comes to meet his wisecracking partner Victor “Sully” Sullivan. Showcasing the duo’s first treasure hunting adventure together, the action-packed adventure epic follows Nathan and Sully as they go in dangerous pursuit of the greatest treasure never found. On their globetrotting journey, they must stay one step ahead of a rival collector while tracking clues that may also lead them to discovering the fate of Nathan’s long-lost brother. January / February 2022

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MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE

THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE IN CINEMAS 4 FEBRUARY Director Michael Showalter / Starring Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield, Cherry Jones / Genre Biography, Drama Jessica Chastain delivers a transformative performance in an intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall, and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker. In the 1970s and 80s, Tammy Faye and her husband, Jim Bakker, rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and theme park, and were revered for their message of love, acceptance, and prosperity. Tammy was legendary for her indelible eyelashes, her idiosyncratic singing, and her eagerness to embrace people from all walks of life. However, it wasn’t long before financial improprieties, scheming rivals, and scandal toppled their carefully-constructed empire.

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The Batman IN CINEMAS 4 MARCH Director Matt Reeves / Starring Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano / Genre Action, Crime, Thriller Two years of stalking the streets as the Batman has led Bruce Wayne deep into the shadows of Gotham. With only a few trusted allies among the city’s corrupt network of officials, the lone vigilante has established himself as the sole embodiment of vengeance. When a killer targets Gotham’s elite with a series of sadistic machinations, a trail of cryptic clues sends the World’s Greatest Detective on an investigation into the underworld where he must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit, and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued Gotham.


The 355 IN CINEMAS 7 JANUARY

Operation Mincemeat IN CINEMAS 14 JANUARY

Director Simon Kinberg / Starring Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Diane Kruger / Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

Director John Madden / Starring Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, Johnny Flynn / Genre Drama, History, War

When a top-secret weapon falls into mercenary hands, wildcard CIA agent Mason “Mace” Brown joins forces with a rival badass German agent, a former MI6 ally and cutting-edge computer specialist, and a skilled Colombian psychologist on a breakneck mission to retrieve it. As the action rockets them around the globe, the quartet of women must forge a tenuous loyalty that could protect the world, or get them killed.

It’s 1943. The Allies are determined to break Hitler’s grip on occupied Europe and plan an all-out assault on Sicily, but they face an impossible challenge: how to protect a massive invasion force from massacre. It falls to two intelligence officers, Ewen Montagu and Charles Cholmondeley, to dream the most inspired and improbable disinformation strategy of the war; centred on the most unlikely of secret agents: a dead man.

THE MOON WILL COME TO US

Moonfall IN CINEMAS 4 FEBRUARY

Scream IN CINEMAS 14 JANUARY Directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett / Starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette / Genre Horror, Mystery, Thriller Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past. Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette return to their iconic roles alongside an exciting new cast for Scream.

ALL DREAMS START WITH A SPARK

Fireheart IN CINEMAS 11 FEBRUARY

Director Roland Emmerich / Starring Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley / Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Directors Laurent Zeitoun, Théodore Ty / Starring Olivia Cooke, Kenneth Branagh / Genre Animation, Family

In the spectacular new disaster epic from the director of Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow, and 2012, mankind will face the dark side of the Moon. When a mysterious force knocks the Moon from its orbit around Earth, it’s sent hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it. With mere weeks before impact and the world on the brink of annihilation, NASA executive and former astronaut Jo Fowler is convinced she has the key to saving us all – but only one astronaut from her past and a conspiracy theorist believe her. This unlikely trio of heroes will mount an impossible last-ditch mission into space, leaving behind everyone they love, only to find out that our Moon is not what we think it is.

Ever since she was a child, Georgia Nolan has had only one dream: to become a fireman, just like her father. Unfortunately, in 1930s New York women are not allowed to be firemen. But, when the city’s firemen begin to disappear in a series of mysterious fires, Georgia sees a golden opportunity. Disguising herself as Joe, an awkward young man, she joins the team of firemen charged with stopping the arsonist. Georgia must keep her false identity at all costs, especially since her father will be leading the high-risk investigation. Starring Olivia Cooke and Kenneth Branagh, Fireheart is a heartfelt comedy about teamwork, family, and having the courage to pursue your dreams. January / February 2022

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A NEW MARVEL LEGEND ARRIVES

MORBIUS IN CINEMAS 28 JANUARY Director Daniel Espinosa / Starring Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Jared Harris / Genre Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller Another one of Marvel’s most compelling and conflicted characters comes to the big screen as Oscar-winner Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero, Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. While at first it seems to be a radical success, his cure soon unleashes a darkness inside him. Will good override evil – or will Morbius succumb to his mysterious new urges? The line between hero and villain will be broken like never before as the Marvel legend’s story is revealed in an action-packed sci-fi thriller that also stars Jared Harris, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Al Madrigal, Michael Keaton, and Tyrese Gibson.

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Operation Fortune: Ruse De Guerre IN CINEMAS 21 JANUARY Super spy Orson Fortune must track down and stop the sale of a deadly new weapons technology wielded by billionaire arms broker Greg Simmonds. Reluctantly teamed with some of the world’s best operatives, Fortune and his crew recruit Hollywood’s biggest movie star to help them on their globe-trotting undercover mission to save the world. Jason Statham, Aubrey Plaza, Josh Hartnett, Cary Elwes, Bugzy Malone, and Hugh Grant star in the new action-thriller from the director of Sherlock Holmes and The Gentlemen; Guy Ritchie.

The Devil’s Light IN CINEMAS 25 FEBRUARY Sister Ann, a restless twenty-five-year-old nun, devoutly believes that performing exorcisms is her calling. But sisters are not allowed to perform exorcisms, only priests. With the support of a mentor, a professor who senses her special gift, she’s allowed to observe actual training sessions. Her desire to prove herself takes a personal turn when she meets one of the school’s most disturbed patients. During their harrowing encounters, Sister Ann comes face to face with a demonic force that infests the school and has a mysterious connection to her own traumatic past. It’s then that the power of evil and the potential of her own startling abilities are fully realised.


Cyrano IN CINEMAS 14 JANUARY

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Marry Me IN CINEMAS 11 FEBRUARY

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Director Joe Wright / Starring Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr / Genre Drama, Musical, Romance

Director Kat Coiro / Starring Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Maluma / Genre Comedy, Romance

Director Kenneth Branagh / Starring Jamie Dornan, Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench / Genre Drama

Cyrano de Bergerac is a man ahead of his time who dazzles with ferocious wordplay at verbal jousts and brilliant swordplay in duels. But, convinced that his appearance renders him unworthy of his beloved Roxanne, he’s yet to declare his feelings for her, and she’s fallen for another man. Joe Wright envelops moviegoers in a symphony of emotions with his reimagining of the timeless tale of a heartbreaking love triangle.

After discovering that her husband-tobe cheated, Kat Valdez, one half of the sexiest celebrity power couple on Earth, decides to marry Charlie, a divorced high-school teacher, instead. What begins as an impulsive reaction evolves into an unexpected romance, but with forces conspiring to separate them, can two people from such different worlds bridge the gulf between them and build a place where they both belong?

In late 1960s Northern Ireland, a young boy has a wonderful life filled with familial love, childhood hijinks, and a blossoming romance. Yet, with his beloved hometown caught up in increasing turmoil, his family faces a momentous choice: stay and hope the conflict will pass or leave everything they know behind for a new life in this personal and joyful story about the power of memory.

MAN OR BEAST?

Nightmare Alley IN CINEMAS 21 JANUARY

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Ambulance IN CINEMAS 18 FEBRUARY

Director Guillermo del Toro / Starring Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe / Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director Michael Bay / Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Eiza González / Genre Action, Thriller

When charismatic, but down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle endears himself to a clairvoyant and her has-been mentalist husband at a travelling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success, using this newly acquired knowledge to grift the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society. With the virtuous Molly loyally by his side, Stanton plots to con a dangerous tycoon with the aid of a mysterious psychiatrist who’s even more dangerous than he is. Guillermo del Toro brings William Lindsay Gresham’s 1946 novel to life with his signature style and an all-star ensemble cast that includes Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman, and David Strathairn.

Decorated veteran Will Sharpe is desperate for money to cover his wife’s medical bills so when his adoptive brother Danny, a charismatic career criminal, proposes they pull off the biggest bank heist in Los Angeles history with a score of $32 million, Will can’t say no. But when their getaway goes spectacularly wrong, the desperate brothers hijack an ambulance with a wounded cop and ace paramedic onboard and are thrust into a high-speed pursuit that never stops. Now, Will and Danny must evade a massive, citywide law enforcement response, keep their hostages alive, and somehow try not to kill each other in the explosive new breakneck action-thriller from director Michael Bay. January / February 2022

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SOME PEOPLE NEVER LEARN

JACKASS FOREVER IN CINEMAS 4 FEBRUARY Director Jeff Tremaine / Starring Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius / Genre Action, Comedy Celebrating the joy of being back together with your best friends and a perfectly executed shot to the dingdong, the original Jackass crew return for another round of hilarious, wildly absurd, and often dangerous displays of comedy with a little help from some new friends. Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Wee Man, Preston Lacy, Dave England, Danger Ehren, and the rest of the crew reunite to push the envelope further than ever in Jackass Forever.

Licorice Pizza IN CINEMAS 1 JANUARY The latest film from critically-acclaimed filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson tells the story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around, and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley in 1973 and tracks the treacherous navigation of first love. Licorice Pizza features an ensemble cast that includes Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn, Tom Waits, Bradley Cooper, and Benny Safdie.

Deep Water IN CINEMAS 14 JANUARY Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas star as a couple locked in a loveless marriage whose mind games with each other take a twisted turn when people around them start turning up dead.

Dog IN CINEMAS 18 FEBRUARY Channing Tatum stars in a buddy comedy that follows a former Army Ranger and his companion Lulu, a Belgian Malinois, who travel down the Pacific Coast in time to catch a fellow soldier’s funeral.

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A Journal For Jordan IN CINEMAS 21 JANUARY

The Black Phone IN CINEMAS 4 FEBRUARY

The Duke IN CINEMAS 25 FEBRUARY

Director Denzel Washington / Starring Michael B. Jordan, Chanté Adams, Jalon Christian / Genre Drama, Romance

Director Scott Derrickson / Starring Ethan Hawke, Mason Thames, James Ransome / Genre Horror, Thriller

Director Roger Michell / Starring Jim Broadbent, Helen Mirren, Fionn Whitehead / Genre Comedy, Drama

The powerful true story of Sergeant Charles Monroe King, a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son, Jordan. Back at home, senior New York Times editor Dana Canedy revisits the story of her unlikely, life-altering relationship with King and his enduring devotion to her and their child in Denzel Washington’s sweeping account of a once-in-a-lifetime love.

The writer-director of Sinister, The Exorcism Of Emily Rose, and Marvel’s Doctor Strange returns to his terrifying roots with a new horror that follows a thirteen-year-old boy, Finney Shaw, who’s abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall rings, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims.

In 1961, sixty-year-old Kempton Bunton stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London and promised to return it if the government invested in care for the elderly. Only fifty years later did the full story emerge, Kempton had spun a web of lies. The only truth was that he was a good man, determined to change the world and save his marriage.

AN EXTRAORDINARY STORY

The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain IN CINEMAS 1 JANUARY

MURDER WAS JUST THE BEGINNING

Death On The Nile IN CINEMAS 11 FEBRUARY

Director Will Sharpe / Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy, Andrea Riseborough / Genre Biography, Drama, History

Director Kenneth Branagh / Starring Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer / Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy star in the extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public’s perception of cats forever. Moving from the late 1800s through to the 1930s, the film reveals the incredible adventures of this inspiring, unsung hero as he seeks to unlock the “electrical” mysteries of the world and better understand his own life and the profound love he shares with his wife Emily. The new film from the BAFTA-winning director of Channel 4’s Flowers also boasts an all-star ensemble support cast that includes Andrea Riseborough, Toby Jones, Hayley Squires, Taika Waititi, Nick Cave, and Olivia Colman.

Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against an epic landscape of sweeping desert vistas and the majestic Giza pyramids, this tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy features a cosmopolitan group of impeccably dressed travellers, and enough wicked twists and turns to leave audiences guessing until the shocking denouement. The filmmaking team of Murder On The Orient Express reunite for Death On The Nile that stars Kenneth Branagh as the iconic detective and an all-star cast of suspects. January / February 2022

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THE STUFF OF NIGHTMARES Step right up as film’s fantasy ringmaster, Guillermo del Toro, escorts us down Nightmare Alley. Ladies and gentlemen…the carnival is coming to town. WORDS ROBB SHEPPARD IN CINEMAS 21 JANUARY

Director Guillermo del Toro / Starring Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe, Toni Collette, Rooney Mara / Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller With spectacular shows, overpriced snacks, and suspicious games of “skill”, the carnival can be an expensive affair. Throw in Bradley Cooper’s unscrupulous chancer and Cate Blanchett’s savvy psychiatrist, a duo hell-bent on swindling unsuspecting punters, then the cost could become so much more than just cold, hard cash. A fresh take on William Lindsey Gresham’s novel rather than a remake of the 1947 film of the same name, Nightmare Alley feels more like a film noir thriller than the flat-out fantasy we’ve come to expect from

Guillermo del Toro. As a result, the auteur’s atmospheric adaptation feels even more threatening, with femme fatales, corrupt con men, and the promise of a disorienting twist in the tale. If that doesn’t sound like the greatest show on Earth, then the cast lining up to work with del Toro surely will. As well as Cooper and Blanchett, this star-studded show also puts Willem Dafoe, Toni Collette, Rooney Mara, and del Toro’s perennial favourite Ron Perlman on the billing. “Is it a beast…or is it a man?” asks Dafoe’s carnival barker of his central attraction, but also of Cooper’s con man. With the latter, we’re betting he’s a little bit of both.

del toro’s dark dreams Hellboy

The comic book cre ature feature didn’t garner much awards attention, but it did bring big bucks from the boxoffice. It remains a great shame that Ron Perlman’s de-horned, devilish anti-hero nev er got that trilogy.

Pan’s Labyrinth

Attracting a triumv irate of critical acclaim and awards, Pan’s Labyrinth is most notable for its iconic creepy creatures; primarily the Pale Ma n, whose eyes fit snuggly into his palms.

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Whilst flirting with fantasy, the love affair betwe en Sally Hawkins’ cleaner and Doug Jones’ amphibious hum anoid hybrid resulted in fou r Oscars in all, includ ing Best Picture and Best Dir ector, and is widely consid ered to be Guillermo’s cro wning achievement.

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NO REST FOR THE WICKED Kenneth Branagh brings Poirot back to the big screen, this time swapping train carriage for cruise liner in the star-studded sequel to Murder On The Orient Express. WORDS AARON POTTER IN CINEMAS 11 FEBRUARY

Director Kenneth Branagh / Starring Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Emma Mackey, Dawn French / Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery As teased in the final moments of 2017’s Murder On The Orient Express, literature’s most famous moustachioed detective is returning to cinemas for a new adaptation of Death On The Nile. Marking the third onscreen interpretation of Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery, this modern incarnation promises a steamy affair set on a riverboat and brings yet another star-studded cast of talent on board. Heading up the guest list is, of course, actor-director Kenneth Branagh, who this time welcomes Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot,

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Black Panther’s Letitia Wright, and comedian Russell Brand along for a twist-filled ride. The list goes on as Annette Bening, Tom Bateman, Armie Hammer, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Rose Leslie, and Sophie Okonedo round out another stellar ensemble. Together they make up the shadowy line-up of suspects Poirot must assess, analyse, and interrogate after a wealthy heiress is found dead. This modern version of Death On The Nile breathes new life into one of Agatha Christie’s most celebrated whodunnits, seamlessly merging practical sets and CGI effects to sweep audiences away to a period-accurate 1930s Cairo. Everyone is a suspect once more as Poirot quickly learns there’s no such thing as a holiday for the world’s greatest detective.

The Usual Suspects

Bryan Singer’s neo-noir classic wowed critics upon release with its expert use of flashbacks and narration. The final reveal of Keyser Soze’s identity remains one of cinema’s most shocking twists.

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THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS In only the second year of his crime fighting career and with violence, vigilantism, and vengeance on his mind…Robert Pattinson emerges from the shadows as The Batman. WORDS ROBB SHEPPARD IN CINEMAS MARCH 4

Director Matt Reeves / Starring Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano / Genre Action, Crime, Thriller There’s no such thing as too much Batman. Just when you think you’ve seen it all from Gotham’s great detective, a fresh new take swoops into cinemas to remind you why he’s the coolest crimefighter around. And that’s exactly what Matt Reeves’ menacing The Batman promises to do. The tone is set from the moment we first meet Robert Pattinson’s brooding Bruce Wayne. With none-more-black backdrops, brutal beatdowns, and a grunge soundtrack, this will be the darkest Dark Knight yet. And that’s little wonder as this tortured iteration of the character is also the most stripped back, and follows the grief torn, novice vigilante as he contends with Paul Dano’s enigmatic Edward Nashton, Zoë

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Kravitz’ cunning Selina Kyle, and an unrecognisable Colin Farrell as Oswald Cobblepot. Fresh from his Planet Of The Apes trilogy, writer and director Matt Reeves returns with a proven track record of carrying the weight of a franchise with over fifty years of onscreen history and assembles a star-studded ensemble cast and an exciting creative team to bring the heroes and villains of Gotham to life like never before. Most exciting of all is Oscar-winner Michael Giacchino who supplies an ear-shattering score that’s sure to rival previous Batcomposers Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman, and Neal Hefti. With its bold new take on the beloved character, Pattinson’s caped crusader is sure to be both the hero we need…and the hero we deserve.

Being The Bat ROBERT PATTINSON

Focusing less on physique and more on psychology, this Bruce Wayne dials down the billionaire bad boy act. Instead, with all that spare time, he delves into the corruption at the heart of Gotham which may involve his own family.

WILL ARNETT

The LEGO Batman Movie pokes fun at every inch of the Bat-verse, including Mr Wayne. Arnett’s Bruce Wayne is a self-proclaimed “bon vivant, gallivanter, playboy… Gotham’s most eligible batchelor, like, 90 years in a row!” He’s also a whole lot of fun.

MICHAEL KEATON

Keaton’s eccentric, unassuming take on Bruce Wayne is the furthest from his alter ego yet, but as we found out in Tim Burton’s Batman, he could still get nuts. Keaton will don the cowl again in The Flash, coming to cinemas soon.

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Get ready for another star-studded singalong as Illumination raises the curtain on the second chapter of its smash hit featuring your favourite animal characters, new songs, and an all-new musical adventure. WORDS JIM ROBERTS IN CINEMAS 28 JANUARY

Director Garth Jennings / Starring Matthew McConaughey, Taron Egerton, Scarlett Johansson, Bono / Genre Animation, Family, Musical Buster Moon is back! Matthew McConaughey reprises his role as the ever-ambitious koala compère who’s dreaming of building on his incredible success at his New Moon Theatre by hosting the greatest show known to all animal kind at the famous Crystal Tower. Sing 2 welcomes back its lovable cast of critters, including Scarlett Johansson’s Ash, Taron Egerton’s Johnny, Reese Witherspoon’s Rosita, and Tori Kelly’s Meena. There’s also a slot in the line-up for exciting new animals voiced by Pharrell Williams, Halsey, Letitia Wright, Eric Andre, and other stars of pop and screen.

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If the ensemble are going to get their shot at stardom, they’ll need to impress music mogul Jimmy Crystal – a no-nonsense wolf who’s just like Simon Cowell, but with a bite as bad as his bark. It’s here that they’ll turn to a real legend, Bono’s Clay Calloway, a solitary lion who’s not performed for over fifteen years. Buster’s quest to convince Clay to come out of retirement, while also helping his old stars shine brighter than ever in the face of new demons, promises to be another spectacle full of Illumination’s trademark heart and humour. This tale about the healing power of music will unite animals of all kinds (and humans of all ages) while ensuring families in need of entertainment find what they’re looking for.

WHO HAS THE X FACTOR? Bono is Clay Calloway The Irish rock legend and U2 return with new music. Though reluctant to return to the limelight, it’s hard to argue against this roaring rock ‘n’ roll performer.

Tori Kelly is Meena This elephant has the classic X Factor story: initially too shy to perform before conquering her fears. She’ll be tested more than ever as a larger audience awaits.

Scarlett Johansson is Ash If rock is more your thing, maybe this spiky porcupine will steal the show this time around. Her and Clay’s A Star Is Born-style cover of a U2 classic is pure singalong territory.

Taron Egerton is Johnny He had audiences off their seats with a rousing rendition of I’m Still Standing, now the go-getting gorilla is adding dancing to his repertoire for the brandnew show – but only if he can impress his cruel choreographer.


GREATNESS FROM SMALL BEGINNINGS After multiple director swaps and several years in development, PlayStation Productions charts a course for Hollywood success with a bigscreen adaptation of its popular Uncharted video game series. WORDS AARON POTTER IN CINEMAS 11 FEBRUARY

Director Ruben Fleischer / Starring Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Sophia Ali, Antonio Banderas / Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller Falling out of a plane? Chased by villainous thugs? It’s just another day in the life of renowned treasure hunter Nathan Drake, here played in a younger capacity by SpiderMan star Tom Holland. He’s joined on his epic journey to find an ancient artefact by Mark Wahlberg’s Victor Sullivan and Sophia Ali’s Chloe Frazer, in an origin story of sorts that promises to capture the same swashbuckling feel of 1930s adventure serials. PlayStation’s wildly popular Uncharted franchise comes to cinemas for the first time and marks

the start of a totally new venture for the veteran game publisher. Players familiar with Uncharted’s efforts on PS3 and PS4 won’t suffer from déjà vu, though, as the movie remixes story elements and spectacular set pieces from the games to create an all-new story suitable for a multigenerational audience. Hot on Holland’s tail throughout the movie is Antonio Banderas’ ruthless villain, warming up his globetrotting boots before his upcoming appearance in Indiana Jones 5. His inclusion, and developer Naughty Dog’s seal of approval, combine with a strong sense of adventure to ensure this buccaneering blockbuster sets a firm foundation to launch a potential Uncharted movie trilogy.

MODERN GAME TO FILM ADAPTATIONS Assassin’s Creed

Even Michael Fassbender’s star power couldn’t save this take on Ubisoft’s open-world stealth series from being a bit of a stinker. The action sequences set in history were well choreographed, but a focus on present-day events led Assassin’s Creed wayward.

Tomb Raider

While Angelina Jolie’s tenure as Lara Croft is now somewhat dated, 2018’s hard reboot with Alicia Vikander showed the promise of what a modern Tomb Raider movie could be. Grittier, more grounded, and with exciting set pieces, a sequel is on the way.

Mortal Kombat

A Mortal Kombat movie with no Mortal Kombat tournament? 2021’s reinterpretation of NetherRealm’s classic fighter might lack the campiness of the 1995 original, but more than made up for it with visceral non-stop action and wallto-wall fights – particularly those featuring Scorpion and Sub-Zero.

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DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES The stakes are high as the Allies attempt an audacious deception to trick the enemy and turn the tide of World War 2, but will they believe the story of a dead man? WORDS ADAM MATULEWICZ IN CINEMAS 14 JANUARY

Director John Madden / Starring Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, Johnny Flynn / Genre Drama, War Ahead of their strike on the shores of Sicily in 1943, the Allies had one major concern: the Nazis knew they were coming. To throw the odds in their favour, the only thing for it was to deceive the minds behind the greatest threat the world had ever seen. Colin Firth is intelligence officer Ewen Montagu in the retelling of this extraordinary story that shows a different side of war. With one hundred thousand British lives on the line, and the prospect of more should they fail, Montagu and his fellow officer Charles Cholmondeley, played by Succession’s Matthew Macfadyen, must take the fight to the shadows. But instead of boats and guns, they’re armed with a corpse and false papers.

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Their plan is to obtain a dead body, dress it up as a British soldier, plant “top secret” documents on it, and float it into enemy territory so they will take the bait and believe Greece is the intended target, not Sicily. With perhaps the most important mission of the Second World War on their shoulders, and no guarantee of success, Montagu and Cholmondeley have their work cut out with Jason Isaacs’ Admiral John Godfrey to convince, Simon Russell Beale’s Winston Churchill to please, and many lives at risk. Director John Madden sheds a light on the shady side of the Second World War with a stranger-than-fiction spy story with a license for thrills, tension, surprises and even some romance along the way. Operation Mincemeat must not fail!

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NO TIME TO DIE Operation Mincemeat required great minds to make it work and had to be expertly written. From working with the country’s best spies to writing about everyone’s fictional favourite, Operation Mincemeat owes its success to the man who wrote the mission plans in the first place: Lieutenant Commander Ian Fleming. Operation Mincemeat reveals his role in the extraordinary story, with Johnny Flynn starring. After the war, Fleming introduced the world to his deadliest weapon yet: a fictional intelligence MI6 agent best known as Bond, James Bond. Based on individuals he met during his military days, 007 has heroically saved the world many times over. Only last year did he arguably save cinema with the release of No Time To Die; a lifeline for the industry with a record-breaking British box-office return.


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Kenneth Branagh takes us back to the sixties and back home to Belfast for a coming-ofage story set against the backdrop of the escalating aggression between Nationalists and Unionists in Northern Ireland.

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Director Kenneth Branagh / Starring Jude Hill, Jamie Dornan, Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench / Genre Drama Written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, the semi-autobiographical story follows a young boy named Buddy and his working-class family as they struggle to navigate life in a community that’s destabilising around them. But Belfast isn’t all about escalating tension, it’s about humanity during times of turmoil. There are moments of joy, acts of bravery, and journeys of self-discovery in an inspiring story evocative of Life Is Beautiful, Billy Elliot, and Jojo Rabbit. The bleakness of sixties Belfast is contrasted by a

beautiful black and white aesthetic and a soundtrack that’s a treat for the ears too. To bring his coming-of-age story to cinemas, Branagh assembles an all-star cast. Caitriona Balfe continues her rise as Ma, Jamie Dornan returns to his Northern Irish roots as Pa, Ciarán Hinds steps in as the grandfather everybody would want, and, of course, Judi Dench needs very little introduction as Granny. However, the entire film rests on the shoulders of newcomer Jude Hill who stars as Buddy. Through this spirited nine-year-old, we experience life growing up in the swinging sixties, The Troubles, and family friction in a poignant film that’s sure to garner attention this awards season.

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A NEW ADVENTURE BEGINS

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN IN CINEMAS 1 APRIL Director Morgan Matthews / Starring Sheridan Smith, Beau Gadsdon, Jenny Agutter / Genre Adventure, Family Inspired by one of the most beloved British family films of all time, The Railway Children Return is an enchanting adventure for a new generation, bringing a contemporary sensibility to a classic story and combining a British cast with stunning locations. Picking up nearly forty years after the events of the original film, The Railway Children Return will take audiences on an exciting and heartwarming journey, in which a new group of children are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during the Second World War, where they encounter a young soldier, who like them, is far away from home. BAFTA and Emmy Award-winner Jenny Agutter resumes her role as Roberta from the original film where she’s joined by BAFTA-winner Sheridan Smith, BAFTA-winner Tom Courtenay, and Game Of Thrones star John Bradley. Directed by BAFTA-winning director Morgan Matthews, The Railway Children Return introduces Beau Gadsdon, KJ Aikens, Eden Hamilton, Austin Haynes, and Zac Cudby as the new generation of Railway Children.

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Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets Of Dumbledore IN CINEMAS 8 APRIL Director David Yates / Starring Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Mads Mikkelsen / Genre Adventure, Family, Fantasy Professor Albus Dumbledore knows the powerful dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander to lead an intrepid team of wizards, witches, and one brave Muggle baker on a dangerous mission where they encounter old and new beasts and clash with Grindelwald’s growing legion of followers. But with the stakes so high, how long can Dumbledore remain on the sidelines? Return to the wizarding world for the next chapter in the Fantastic Beasts story that brings back many of the characters you know and love, such as Eddie Redmayne’s Newt Scamander, Jude Law’s Albus Dumbledore, Ezra Miller’s Credence, Alison Sudol’s Queenie, Dan Fogler’s Jacob, and Katherine Waterston’s Tina. Jessica Williams returns as Professor Eulalie “Lally” Hicks, while Mads Mikkelsen debuts as Grindelwald.


Sonic The Hedgehog 2

Turning Red IN CINEMAS 11 MARCH

IN CINEMAS 2 APRIL Director Jeff Fowler / Starring Ben Schwartz, Jim Carrey, Idris Elba / Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Director Domee Shi / Starring Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh, Finneas O’Connell / Genre Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is ready for more freedom, and Tom and Maddie reluctantly agree to leave him home while they go on holiday. But, no sooner are they gone, when Dr Robotnik comes back, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search for an emerald that has the power to both build and destroy civilisations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.

Mei Lee is a dorky, confident, and seemingly ordinary thirteen-year-old who yearns for independence, yet strives to remain a dutiful daughter to her protective, if a little slightly overbearing mother. But what makes Mei different to any other teen is that whenever she gets too excited – which is practically ALWAYS – she suddenly “poofs” into a giant red panda. From the director of the Oscar-winning Pixar short, Bao, comes a different beast of a coming-of-age story.

Mrs Harris Goes To Paris IN CINEMAS 29 APRIL

Thirteen Lives IN CINEMAS 15 APRIL

Director Anthony Fabian / Starring Lesley Manville, Jason Isaacs, Isabelle Huppert / Genre Drama

Director Ron Howard / Starring Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, Joel Edgerton / Genre Biography, Thriller

When a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, she decides that she must have one of her own. After she works, starves, and gambles to raise the funds to pursue her dream, she embarks on an adventure to Paris which will change not only her own outlook, but the very future of the House of Dior. In partnership with the House of Dior, this new adaptation of Paul Gallico’s beloved 1956 novella stars Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacs, Lambert Wilson, Alba Baptista, Lucas Bravo, and Rose Williams.

Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, and Joel Edgerton lead an ensemble cast in Ron Howard’s retelling of the Tham Luang cave rescue in 2018. Based on the inspiring true story, the film chronicles the events as twelve boys and their football coach became trapped in a flooded, impenetrable cave system. The world watched as Thai families, the government, and the local community of farmers and neighbours came together alongside volunteers from around the world to mount an incredible rescue effort that made headlines around the world. Thirteen Lives tells their story.

Downton Abbey: A New Era IN CINEMAS 18 MARCH Director Simon Curtis / Starring Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Dominic West / Genre Drama Following a successful Royal visit from the King and Queen of England that ended with a ball fitting for the Royal Family, the entire Downton cast return as a new era begins. Downton creator and Academy Award-winner Julian Fellowes will once again write the sequel’s screenplay with the acclaimed director of My Week With Marilyn, Simon Curtis, joining the filmmaking team to direct. All of the original principal cast will return for the next chapter in the story that also welcomes some exciting newcomers.

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The Phantom Of The Open IN CINEMAS 15 APRIL

Unwelcome IN CINEMAS 18 MARCH

Director Craig Roberts / Starring Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins, Rhys Ifans / Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

Director Jon Wright / Starring Hannah John-Kamen, Douglas Booth, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell / Genre Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The remarkable true story of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator from Barrow-in-Furness who entered the 1976 British Open qualifying, despite never playing a round of golf in his life. With pluckiness and unwavering self-belief, Maurice pulls off a series of stunning, hilarious, and heartwarming attempts to compete at the highest level of professional golf, drawing the ire of the golfing elite but becoming a British folk hero in the process.

A young couple, Maya and Jamie, are seeking to escape from their urban nightmare and swap London for the tranquillity of rural Ireland. Soon after arriving, they discover that malevolent, murderous goblins lurk in the gnarled, ancient wood at the foot of their new home. When heavily-pregnant Maya’s relationship with locals turns sour, who – or what – will come to her rescue and what extremes will she go to to protect her unborn child?

Bullet Train

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Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, Joey King, Andrew Koji, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Zazie Beetz, Michael Shannon, and Logan Lerman star in the intense new action-thriller from Deadpool 2 director David Leitch that follows five assassins on a high-speed train who realise that their targets are connected.

Acclaimed director Robert Eggers returns with an epic revenge thriller that explores how far a Viking prince will go to seek justice for his murdered father. The Northman features an ensemble cast that includes Alexander Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Björk, and more.

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IN CINEMAS 29 APRIL Adam Driver stars in a new original sci-fi thriller written and directed by A Quiet Place writing duo Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, and produced by Sam Raimi. The film’s plot is being kept under wraps, but it has been confirmed that teen stars Ariana Greenblatt and Chloe Coleman will co-star.

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IN CINEMAS 25 MARCH Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum star in a hilarious action-comedy that sees a reclusive romance novelist discover that life can be far stranger than any of her fiction when the book tour she embarks upon with her handsome cover model becomes a cutthroat jungle adventure.

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The nation’s favourite buoy band are back on the big screen for a shanty-singing sequel to the hit feel-good comedy that charts the next instalment of the uplifting true story based on Fisherman’s Friends. After the events of the first film and following the unexpected success of their debut album “No Hopers, Jokes, And Rogues”, the sequel rejoins the band, almost a year later, as they navigate the choppy waters of their newfound fame, second album syndrome, and the prospect of performing on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury.

IN CINEMAS 26 MARCH Director Pierre Perifel / Starring Sam Rockwell, Awkwafina, Anthony Ramos / Genre Animation, Adventure, Family A crackerjack criminal crew of animal outlaws – pickpocket Mr Wolf, expert hacker Ms Tarantula, short-fused muscle Mr Piranha, safecracker Mr Snake, and master of disguise Mr Shark – attempt their most challenging con yet: becoming model citizens. Based on the bestselling Scholastic book series, DreamWorks Animation’s adventure features an ensemble voice cast including Sam Rockwell, Awkwafina, Anthony Ramos, Marc Maron, Craig Robinson, Zazie Beetz, and more.


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ON INDIE The most exciting limited-release films coming to select cinemas in January and February.

Cow IN CINEMAS 14 JANUARY

Mass IN CINEMAS 20 JANUARY

Director Andrea Arnold / Starring Luma / Genre Documentary

Director Fran Kranz / Starring Jason Isaacs, Ann Dowd / Genre Drama

Acclaimed filmmaker Andrea Arnold’s first feature documentary explores the life of one dairy cow, offering an insight into her daily reality and acknowledging her great service to us.

Set predominantly in one location, this visually-unique film follows two sets of parents who, years after an unspeakable tragedy, agree to talk privately in an attempt to move forward.

Save The Cinema

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Director Sara Sugarman / Starring Samantha Morton, Tom Felton, Jonathan Pryce / Genre Drama

Director Fred Baillif / Starring Claudia Grob, Anaïs Uldry, Kassia Da Costa / Genre Drama

Featuring an all-star cast and inspired by the extraordinary real-life events sparked by tenacious hairdresser Liz Evans, Save The Cinema chronicles how a small Welsh town, inspired by the magic of cinema, were able to bring Tinseltown to their doorstep.

A group of teenage girls from difficult backgrounds live as a community in a Swiss residential home, but their forced “family” experience creates unexpected tensions and intimacies. When an incident arises, the fallout reveals the flaws of the outdated social care system.

The Souvenir: Part II

Parallel Mothers

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Director Joanna Hogg / Starring Honor Swinton Byrne, Tilda Swinton, Richard Ayoade / Genre Drama

Director Pedro Almodóvar / Starring Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón / Genre Drama

In the aftermath of her tumultuous relationship with a charismatic and manipulative older man, Julie begins to untangle her fraught love for him in making her graduation film, sorting fact from his elaborately-constructed fiction, in this shimmering story of a young woman’s first love and formative years.

Two women, Janis and Ana, meet in a hospital where they are about to give birth. Both are single and became pregnant by accident. The few words they exchange in these hours will create a very close link between them, which by chance will develop and complicate, changing their lives in a decisive way.

Boiling Point IN CINEMAS 5 JANUARY Director Philip Barantini / Starring Stephen Graham, Vinette Robinson, Jason Flemyng / Genre Drama On the last Friday before Christmas at one of the hottest restaurants in London, charismatic, commanding head chef Andy Jones balances along a knife’s edge as multiple personal and professional crises threaten to destroy everything he’s worked for. A surprise visit from a health and safety inspector on the busiest night of the year sets the staff on edge as the overbooked hotspot begins to fill with guests. Shot in a single continuous take, this innovative film takes us in and out of a kitchen reaching boiling point.


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Here at Savoy we’re not just passionate about films - we’re dedicated to finding the very best of arts entertainment and showing it straight to you on the big screen.

WHAT'S ON Jewels Bolshoi Ballet Sun 23rd January 15:00

National Theatre Live: The Book of Dust National Theatre Thu 17th Feb 19:00 Thu 3rd Mar 14:30

Romeo and Juliet The Royal Opera House Mon 14th Feb 19:15 Sun 20th Feb 14:00

Leopoldstadt National Theatre Thu 27th January 19:00 Sun 30th January 14:40

Bill Murray's New World Wed 2nd Feb 20:00

Mirusia: Sings for you Concert Tue 8th March

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