List by film critic Jason Day of the nominees in the top five categories at the 2017 Academy Awards, my preferred winners.
A list of the new films released across the UK, from Friday 11 November 2016. The big release is American Pastoral directed by and starring Ewan McGregor. Use the Film List website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.
Actor Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut with this adaptation of the Philip Roth novel. He also snags the lead role as a man who gives up everything to find daughter Dakota Fanning, who goes missing after she commits a terrorist act. Critical plaudits are already trickling in (McGregor has been nominated for Best Picture at the Hamburg and San Sebastian Film Festivals) and the trailer shows a slick production. Check the official website for more and screening locations.
A list of the new films released across the UK, from Friday 28 October 2016. The big release is The Light Between Oceans starring Michael Fassbender. Use the Film List website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.
The Light Between Oceans
Childless couple Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander discover a baby adrift on the sea in a row boat and raise her as their own daughter. Years later, the child’s real mother (Rachel Weisz) appears to reclaim her. A beautiful looking, Australian drama from writer/director Derek Cianofrance, form the novel by M.L. Stedman with a first rate cast. See Film List for your nearest cinema; the official Entertainment One Australia webpage has the trailer. Released on Tuesday 1 November.
A list of the new films released across the UK, from Friday 7 October 2016. The big release is War On Everyone starring Alexander Skarsgard. Use the Film List website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.
War On Everyone
Lots of splendid social media has been clogging up the broadband cables over the past week or so for this favourably reviewed comedy starring Alexander Skarsgard and Michael Pena as two crooked cops who blackmail and frame every poor, unfortunate criminal who happens across them. That is, until they try it on someone who may (or may not be) much, much bigger than they are. Check out the official website for more info including the trailer. It will have a wide release, but the website will help you book tickets for your nearest cinema.