Want to know which new films to watch this month? We've got the latest cinema and DVD releases covered
What to see at the cinema:
Fifty Shades Darker
It’s the second instalment in the Fifty Shades trilogy, where a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Anastasia Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past turn up, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.
The LEGO Batman Movie
Lego Batman is the brilliantly funny Lego Movie spin-off. There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman wants to save the city from the Joker’s hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and learn to lighten up.
Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson brilliant African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program. Together they worked as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.
John Wick: Chapter 2
Expect bullets to start flying in this explosive sequel. John Wick isn’t having a lot of luck staying retired. A former associate of the unstoppable assassin shows up on his doorstep compelling him to repay past favours. John is bound by a blood oath to assist him and reluctantly travels to Rome to fulfil his mission. Matters are complicated by the fact that someone has ‘opened an account’ on John himself.
Rings is a new chapter to the RING horror franchise. A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious video said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse whilst making a horrifying discovery, there is a film within the video that no one has ever seen before.
Out on DVD:
Branch is a grumpy, paranoid loner who is quite content living on his own, away from the ridiculously happy population of Troll Village. When the village is invaded by troll-eating Bergens, the overly optimistic and annoyingly chirpy troll leader Poppy comes to Branch for help. As the unlikely pair go on a journey to rescue their kidnapped friends, they both find themselves realising what they have been missing.
The Girl On The Train
Rachel, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasising about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.
The famous symbologist Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia and finds himself the target of a manhunt. Langdon teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a virus that would wipe out half of the world’s population
Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children
When his beloved grandfather leaves Jake clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers…and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jake discovers that only his own special “peculiarity” can save his new friends.
Which of these must-see films are you most excited to watch?