Patti Cake$ (2017). 4/5 stars for this ‘Grimy Brothers’ modern-day fairy-tale.

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Film review by Jason Day of Patti Cake$ the American drama about an aspiring, female rap artist fighting for glory in her downtrodden New Jersey homeland. Starring Danielle McDonald and Cathy Moriarty. 

Drama

4 star rating very good lots to enjoy

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Beauty and the Beast (2017). Film review: 4/5 for this Disney fairytale musical

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Film review by Jason Day of Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s live action remake of the animated hit from 1991, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens.

Musical

4 star rating very good lots to enjoy

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016): Happily ever after, or just a fairy (tall) tale? Read our review for more.

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Film review by Jason Day of the action-packed fairy-tale which is a prequel and sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) about two wicked Queens battling for control of a far-away land. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Emily Blunt and Charlize Theron.

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Director: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan. (114 mins). Roth Films/Universal. (12a).

2stars - Fair/ passes the time

 

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New films out in the UK on…Friday 8 April 2016. Not sure what to see? Check our list for help deciding.

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A list of the new films being released across the UK, from Friday 8 April 2016. Use the Find Any Film website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War

Casting one’s mind back, the first Huntsman film garnered international headlines when leading lady Kristen Stewart was found to have cheated on then boyfriend Robert Pattinson with the film’s director Rupert Sanders. Perhaps Stewart felt it was one bite of the poisoned apple and twice shy, for she is not part of the cast in this sequel, although Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Sam Claflin and Nick Frost are. Here, two evil sisters (Theron and Emily Blunt) prepare to conquer a fairytale land. Two renegades (Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain) set out to stop them. Showing all over the UK as of Saturday; previews only on Thursday and Friday. See the official website for more.

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