Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

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Epic, romantic biography of the marriage and final years of the last Romanov dynasty, Emperor Nicholas II (Michael Jayston) and his Tsarina Alexandra (Janet Suzan). Co-starring Irene Worth and Laurence Olivier.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. (189 mins). Horizon/Columbia. (PG).

Historical/Period/Epic

3stars Good worth watching

 

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New films out in the UK, from Friday 5 February 2016

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A list of the new films being released across the UK, from Friday 5 February 2016. Use the Find Any Film website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.

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Whatever your opinion of the late actor/director Dennis Hopper, who died in 2010, he was certainly one of the most interesting of Hollywood personalities. This 70’s documentary, now restored, follows him as he makes the follow-up to his seminal, wildly successful counter-culture drama Easy Rider (1969). On a limited run only, check Find Any Film for your nearest cinema. The official website has the trailer and more besides.

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Spotlight (2015)

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Film review of the drama about a newspaper uncovering the sexual abuse of children at the hands of Catholic priests in Boston. Starring Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo.

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Director: Tom McCarthy. (129 mins). Anonymous Credit/First Look/Participant/Rocklin Faust. (15)

Drama

4stars - Very good lots to enjoy

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The Hateful Eight (2015)

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Film review, by Claire Durrant, of the 8th film by Quentin Tarantino, a western about eight people stuck in a shop during a snow storm. Starring Kurt Russell and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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Director: Quentin Tarantino. Double Feature Films, FilmColony.

Western

4stars - Very good lots to enjoy

 

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New films out in the UK, as of Friday 22 January 2016

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A list of the new films being released across the UK, from Friday 22 January 2016. Use the Find Any Film website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.

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Disaster movie starring Chloe Grace Moretz. After four deadly tidal waves have left most of Earth decimated,16-year-old Cassie (Moretz) is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope. It will be released across a selection of UK cinemas; use Find Any Film to locate your nearest one. Check the official Facebook page for more.

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Creed (2015)

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Film review of the boxing drama, following on from the previous Rocky films, with Sylvester Stallone reprising his role as Rocky Balboa, now training the long-lost son (Michael B. Jordan) of his former rival Apollo Creed.

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Director: Ryan Coogler. (133 mins). MGM/Warner/New Line Cinema/Chartoff-Winkler. (12a).

Sport

3stars Good worth watching

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Room (2015)

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Film review of the drama about a young woman and her son who are held captive by a man and how she enriches and informs his otherwise insular, fantasy-led understanding of the world outside. Starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen and William H. Macy. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson. 

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Director: Lenny Abrahamson. (118 mins). A24/Element Pictures/No Trace Camping. (15)

Drama

3stars Good worth watching

 

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