New films out in the UK from Friday 12 February 2016

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A list of the new films being released across the UK, from Friday 12 February 2016. Use the Find Any Film website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road ChipAlvin and Chipmunks Road Chip poster

If you loved the first three big screen versions of the popular children’s cartoon from the 80’s, then you are in for a treat this weekend. Through a series of misunderstandings, chipmunk pop sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore believe that their ‘father’ Dave (Jason Lee) is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami…and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother. Showing right across the UK, the official Facebook page has more.

A Bigger SplashA Bigger Splash poster

Sexy relationship drama with Tilda Swinton as a female David Bowie rock star whose vacation with her younger lover (Matthias Schoenaerts) is interrupted by the arrival of her former beau Ralph Fiennes and his daughter Dakota Johnson. This will have a wide release, so check out Find Any Film for your nearest participating cinema. The official Facebook page will give you the details.

ConcussionConcussion 2016 poster

No, not the abysmal and dull ‘lesbian knocked on the head who suddenly turns into a high class gay hooker’ drama I had the “pleasure” of seeing some years ago, this is a decidedly more lively and interesting piece with Will Smith as a doctor who made the first discovery of a football-related brain trauma in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. His quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful institutions in the world.

A topical film given the current international debate about the diversity and inclusiveness of the Oscars and the movie industry in general, it will be playing at just about every cinema in the UK. The official Sony Pictures webpage has the trailer.

The Green InfernoGreen Inferno poster

Here’s a lovely film: a group of ‘right-on’ American environmentalists travel to the Peruvian rainforest to help steer away the people who are chopping it all down. When their plane crashes, they come across an ancient, cannibalistic tribe who are hungry for some yankee flesh. See the Tumblr site for more details. This will be on a limited run only so Find Any Film will point you to your nearest movie house.

I’ll See You In My DreamsSee You In My Dreams poster

Previously in the shadows of her famous daughter Gwyneth Paltrow and director husband Bruce, actress Blythe Danner steps into the spotlight for this drama as a widow and former songstress who discovers that life can begin anew at any age. No official website, but it will be on a limited run only, so check out Find Any Film for where you can catch it.

Jem and the Hologramsjem_and_the_holograms_poster

A small-town girl is catapulted from underground video sensation to global superstar. Jen and her three sisters begin a journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. This will have a wide distribution, so use Find Any Film for your nearest cinema. See the official Tumblr site for more.

NobleNoble film poster

This drama is based on the true story of an Irish woman who escape the slums of Ireland and risk everything on the streets of Vietnam. See the official website for more, but this will be showing at key UK cities only.

Oddball and the PenguinsOddball and the Penguins poster

Australian, true story about an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks and in the process tries to reunite his family and save their seaside town. See the official website for more; use Find Any Film for where to watch it.

The SurvivalistThe Survivalist poster

Set in the British Isles after an apocalypse, a lonely male survivor strikes a bargain with a woman and her teenage daughter for bed and board, which ends up risking his life. Showing at key cities only, the official website will help you find where and how to buy tickets.

Welcome to LeithWelcome To Leith poster

This documentary looks at the takeover of a town in North Dakota by white supremacist Craig Cobb and the lengths the townsfolk went to to rid themselves of this unwanted neighbour. See the official website for the lowdown, this will be screening at key cities only.

Only the DeadOnly the Dead poster

2003: a maverick Australian reporter is given a tape of an al-Qaedi operative’s crimes and atrocities which he has filmed himself. The reporter is left with a huge story but with many unanswered questions attached to it. See the official website for more. Showing at key cities only.

And on Thursday 18 February

The SubjectsThe Subjects poster

A group of human guinea pigs in a drug trial find themselves developing super powers after taking a new pill. But what will they do with their newly acquired powers? See the trailer for more, on a limited run only so use Find Any Film for where you can catch this.

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