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What to see at the cinema:
The Magnificent Seven
This 2016 remake is a modern vision on the classic 1960 Western The Magnificent Seven, with some of Hollywood’s stars saddling up to tackle injustice. With the town of Rose Creek under the ruthless control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the desperate towns people led by Emma Cullen employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns – Sam Chisolm, Josh Farraday, Goodnight Robicheaux, Jack Horne, Billy Rocks, Vasquez and Red Harvest. As they prepare the town for the violent showdown they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than just money.
Bridget Jones’s Baby
Our favourite singleton is back! Breaking up with Mark Darcy leaves Bridget Jones over 40 and single again. Feeling she has everything under control, Bridget decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly, her love life comes back with a bang when she meets handsome American, Jack. Things couldn’t be better, until Bridget discovers she’s pregnant. Now the confused mum-to-be must figure out if the proud dad-to-be is Mark or Jack .
The Blair Witch Project was one of the most frightening films of its time, and here’s the terrifying sequel. 17 years ago, three students disappeared in the woods of Burkittsville, in Maryland, while investigating the legend of a local witch. Now some previously unseen film recovered from their documentary footage has been posted online. James, the brother of one of the missing, discovers the video showing what he believes to be his sister’s experiences in the demonic woods of the Blair Witch. So, James and a group of friends head to the woods in search of his lost sibling.
This is one animation that isn’t for the kids! Life is good for all the food items that occupy the shelves at the local supermarket Shopwell’s. Frank the sausage, Brenda the hot dog bun, Teresa Taco and Sammy Bagel Jr. can’t wait to go home with a happy customer. Soon their world comes crashing down as poor Frank learns the horrifying truth he will eventually become someone’s meal. After warning his friends about their similar fate, the panicked perishables devise a plan to escape from their human enemies.
First there was Kidulthood, where Noel Clarke introduced us to the harsh inner city world of Sam Peel and his disillusioned friends. Then there was Adulthood, where Sam, fresh out of jail, spent a frantic 24 hours trying to break the cycle of violence on the streets of west London. Now this gripping trilogy concludes with Brotherhood. Sam, now a family man, soon realises he’s living in a new world, facing shocking challenges and risks losing everything he’s fought so hard for. To confront these dangers, Sam must call upon some old friends for assistance.
Out on DVD:
Captain America: Civil War
Captain America leads the newly formed Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo divides members of the team. Captain America believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man disagrees. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow and Hawkeye must pick a side.
Bad Neighbours 2
Life is good for Mac Radner and pregnant wife Kelly, until the unruly sisters of Kappa Nu move in next door. As loud parties continuously disrupt the peace, the couple turn to former neighbour and one-time enemy Teddy Sanders for help. Now united with the fraternity stud, the trio devise schemes to get the wild sorority off the block. Unfortunately, the rebellious young women refuse to go down without a fight.
The Nice Guys
After becoming involved with the Mob, Amelia mysteriously disappears. Enforcer Jackson Healy and down-on-his-luck private investigator Holland March are recruited to find her, and set out on a complex and high-profile investigation which leads them all over 1970s Los Angeles. With media interest increasing and their own personal safety called into doubt, the duo come across the seemingly unconnected death of a porn star, a discovery which sheds new light on a conspiracy that leads right to the highest echelons of power.
Our Kind Of Traitor
While on holiday in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple, Perry and Gail, befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, Dima, who unbeknownst to them is a money launderer for the Russian mafia. When Dima asks for their help to deliver classified information to the British Secret Services, Perry and Gail get caught in a dangerous world of international espionage and dirty politics.
Florence Foster Jenkins
Florence Foster Jenkins is the inspirational true story of the New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice Florence heard in her head was divine, but to the rest of the world it was hilariously awful. At private recitals, her devoted husband and manager, St Clair Bayfield, managed to protect Florence from the truth. But when Florence decided to give her first public concert at New York’s Carnegie Hall, St Clair realised he had perhaps bitten off more than he could chew.
Which of these must-see films are you most excited to watch?