Widows (2018). A quartet of superb actresses lead this great, visceral crime movie

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Film review by Jason Day of Widows, the crime thriller directed by Steve McQueen about the wives of deceased bank-robbers who team up to finish the job. Starring Viola Davis.

Crime

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (2016). Find out why the latest J.K. Rowling adaptation wasn’t magic for me.

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Film review by Jason Day of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, from the book by J.K. Rowling, starring Eddie Redmayne and featuring Colin Farrell.

Action/Adventure/Fantasy

3stars Good worth watching

 

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The Lobster (2015)

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Film review of the absurdist comedy set in the not too distant future and starring Colin Farrell as a single man who must find a romantic partner, or face punishment by being turned into an animal of his choosing. Co-starring Rachel Weisz, it is directed and written by Yorgos Lanthimos.

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Director: Yorgos Lanthimos.

Comedy

4stars-Very good lots to enjoy 1

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The big films released this week are…

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If you are off to the cinema this weekend, below is a list of the main movies being released in the UK, as of this Friday, 16 October 2015. To find out your nearest cinema showing these films, use the Find Any Film website.

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Crimson Peak

Tom Hiddlestone is fast becoming the Brit film actor of the moment (his High Rise headlined Crimson Peak posterthe London Film Festival and our reviewer in…Maysa Moncao has had chance to see it). He stars as a seductive stranger who spirits away innocent Mia Wasikowska to his titular, mouldering mansion in this Guillermo del Torro directed horror, which follows a similar visual path to his Pan’s Labyrinth (2006). The trailer looks splendidly creepy and stunning, so lucky for horror fans this will be showing nationwide as a pre-Hallowe’en treat. See the official website for more.

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Same time, next year…TIFF 2015 is over, but not forgotten

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The Toronto International Film Festival finished yesterday. Hope you all enjoyed the sneaky-peak reviews from Our reviewer in… Maysa Moncao, giving a flavour of what the rest of 2015’s and 2016’s movie release schedules have to offer. Here, she sends us a brief summary of 10 other films she saw which you should keep an eye out for over the coming weeks and months, in order of preference.

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New movies out in the UK: Friday 4 September 2015

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A list of the new film’s being released in cinemas across the UK from Friday 4 September 2015, including links to official websites. 

For where to see the films use the Find Any Film website.

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Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart star in this action comedy, billed as ‘Jason Bourne meets Pineapple Express‘. Eisenberg is a stoner who happens to be a sleeper agent, suddenly reactivated for duty on the eve of proposing to his girlfriend Stewart. From watching the trailer, this looks like a lot of fun. Showing all over the UK.

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