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Beauty and the Beast

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Beauty and the Beast is a live-action re-telling of the much-loved Disney classic. Belle, a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.

Logan

20th Century Fox

In the near future, mutants are gone, or very nearly so. A weary Logan is drinking his days away in a hideout on the Mexican boarder, picking up cash as a driver for hire. His only companions are outcast Caliban and an ailing Professor X. However, Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are overthrown when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.

Kong: Skull Island

Warner Bros.

A team of scientists, soldiers, and adventurers unite to explore an uncharted island in the Pacific. Cut off from everything they know, the team ventures into the domain of the mighty Kong. As their mission becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape a primal Eden.

Power Rangers

Lionsgate

Five ordinary teens must become something extraordinary when they learn their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But, to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and, before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.

CHiPs

Warner Bros.

Jon Baker and Frank Poncherello have just joined the California Highway Patrol in Los Angeles, but for very different reasons. Baker is a professional motorbike rider who’s trying to put his life and marriage back together. Poncherello is a cocky, undercover FBI agent who’s investigating a multimillion dollar heist that may be an inside job. Forced to work together, the inexperienced rookie and hardened veteran begin clashing instead of clicking while trying to nab the bad guys.

 

Out on DVD

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Warner Bros.

Something mysterious is leaving a path of destruction in the streets of 1926 New York, threatening to expose the wizarding community. Newt Scamander arrives in the city nearing the end of a global excursion to research and rescue magical creatures. When unsuspecting No-Maj Jacob Kowalski inadvertently lets some of Newt’s beasts loose, a band of unlikely heroes must recover the missing beasts before they come to harm, but their mission puts them on a collision course with Dark forces.

Arrival

Sony Pictures

After mysterious alien spacecraft land on Earth, American linguistics professor Dr Louise Banks finds herself working with the army to decode the aliens’ communications. Under the command of Colonel Weber , Louise and military scientist Ian Donnelly try to learn more about the aliens’ language so they can communicate with them and discover why they have come to Earth, before someone else across the globe decides to attack first.

The Accountant

Warner Bros.

Under the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world’s most dangerous criminals. When the Treasury Department’s Crime Enforcement Division starts to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise.

Doctor Strange

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Doctor Stephen Strange, an ill-tempered and self-centred neurosurgeon whose professional life is ruined when his hands are severely damaged in a car crash and he is left unable to operate, gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.