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4.0A justified sequel

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER (USA/PG/98 mins) Directed by Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk. Starring Al Gore. THE PLOT: A decade after his ground-breaking documentary 'An Inconvenient Truth', former Vice Pr...
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3.0Off-target

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

THE HITMAN'S BODYGUARD (USA/16/118 mins) Directed by Patrick Hughes. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung, Salma Hayek, Richard E. Grant. THE PLOT: Executive protection agent Mi...
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3.0Slight but engaging

Final Portrait

FINAL PORTRAIT (UK/Club/90 mins) Directed by Stanley Tucci. Starring Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Clemence Poesy, Tony Shalhoub, Sylvie Testud. THE PLOT: Paris, 1964. Acclaimed Swiss-Italian painter and sculp...
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Reviews – New movies opening August 11th 2017

ATOMIC BLONDE (Germany | Sweden | USA/16a/115mins) Directed by David Leitch. Starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Toby Jones, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella. THE PLOT: In the few days remaining before the fa...
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4.0Truly Haunting

A Ghost Story

A GHOST STORY (USA/12A/92 mins) Directed by David Lowery. Starring Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara. THE PLOT: C (Casey Affleck) and his wife M (Rooney Mara) live in a small house. Their marriage is imperfect, bu...
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2.0An atomic bomb

Atomic Blonde

ATOMIC BLONDE (Germany | Sweden | USA/16a/115mins) Directed by David Leitch. Starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Toby Jones, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella. THE PLOT: In the few days remaining before the ...
Maudie

Reviews – New movies opening August 4th 2017

MAUDIE (Ireland|Canada/TBC/115mins) Directed by Aialing Walsh. Starring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett, Zachary Bennett, Gabrielle Rose. THE PLOT: Maud (Sally Hawkins), an arthritic young woman w...
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3.5Hawkins shines

Maudie

MAUDIE (Ireland|Canada/TBC/115mins) Directed by Aisling Walsh. Starring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett, Zachary Bennett, Gabrielle Rose. THE PLOT: Maud (Sally Hawkins), an arthritic young woman w...
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4.0Gripping

Land of Mine

LAND OF MINE (Denmark|Germany/15A/101 mins) Directed by Martin Zandvliet. Starring Roland Moller, Louis Hofmann, Oskar Belton, Emil Belton. THE PLOT: The Danish coastline, May 1945. After five years of occupa...
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Reviews – New movies opening July 28th 2017

GIRLS TRIP (USA/16/122mins) Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. Starring Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Mike Colter. THE PLOT: In college, Ryan (Regina Hall), Sasha (Queen Latifah), ...
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3.5Needs more bite

47 Metres Down

47 METRES DOWN (UK / USA / Dominican Republic/15A/89 mins) Directed by Johannes Roberts. Starring Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Chris Johnson, Matthew Modine. THE PLOT: Nursing a broken heart, Lisa (Mandy Moore) ...
Big Sick
4.0bittersweet delight

The Big Sick

THE BIG SICK (USA/15A/120 mins) Directed by Michael Showalter. Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano. THE PLOT: Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) is a stand-up comedian who moonlights as an Ube...
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5.0Surprising and moving

The Farthest

THE FARTHEST (Ireland/PG/121 mins) Directed by Emer Reynolds. Starring John Casani, Frank Drake, Carolyn Porco, Lawrence Krauss. THE PLOT: “There’s a limit to what you can learn, just looking through a telesc...
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2.0ultimately forgettable

Girls Trip

GIRLS TRIP (USA/16/122mins) Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. Starring Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Mike Colter. THE PLOT: In college, Ryan (Regina Hall), Sasha (Queen Latifah), ...
Captain Underpants
3.5Mad & fun

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE (USA/G/89mins) Directed by David Soren. Starring Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll, Kristen Schaal, Kevin Hart. THE PLOT: After their school Principal Mr Krup...
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4.0Taut and exciting

Dunkirk

DUNKIRK (UK | Netherlands | France | USA/12A/106mins) Directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Kenneth Brannagh, Harry Styles, Barry Keoghan. THE PLOT: In 1940, 338, 226 Allied soldi...
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Reviews – New movies opening August 14th 2017

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (USA/12A/140 mins) Directed by Matt Reeves. Starring Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Judy Greer, Amiah Miller, Toby Kebbell. THE PLOT: After militant ape Koba (Toby ...
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2.0Familiar but fun

Cars 3

CARS 3 (USA/G/102mins) Directed by Brian Fee. Starring Owen Wilson, Kerry Washington, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion THE PLOT: Still racing in the Piston Cup, but far from being the rookie he o...
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4.0Apes together strong!

War For the Planet of the Apes

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (USA/12A/140 mins) Directed by Matt Reeves. Starring Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Judy Greer, Amiah Miller, Toby Kebbell. THE PLOT: After militant ape Koba (Toby Ke...
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Reviews – New movies opening July 7th 2017

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (USA/12A/133mins) Directed by Jon Watts. Starring Tom Holland, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Zendaya. THE PLOT: Just after the events of ‘Captain America: Civil War’,...