The Interview

The movie we weren’t sure would ever see the light of day is released in the UK this weekend. Presenter, Dave Skylark (played by James Franco) hosts the biggest hit celebrity tabloid shows on TV, but credibility and respect from his peers still eludes him. However, when Skylark and producer, Aaron Rappaport (Seth Rogen) land an interview with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un (played by Randall Park), credibility seems to be signed, sealed and delivered for Skylark . . . that is, until the CIA Agent Lacey (Lizzy Caplan) assigns them to poison the dictator! Simple, right? Only one problem . . . Dave and Kim have becomes buddies. From the team who brought you, “This Is The End” and “Bad Neighbours”.

Jupiter Ascending

Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean and Eddie Redmayne star in this sci-fi adventure from the directors of The Matrix. Jupiter Jones (played by Kunis) has always dreamed that she was destined for greatness, however, the reality of her future is that of a downtrodden toilet cleaner. The arrival of Caine (Tatum), a genetically-engineered former military hunter, to Earth to track her down changes everything; it is soon revealed that Jupiter’s daydreams are correct, the title of Earth is her birthright. Only trouble is, the malevolent Balem (Redmayne) has already claimed it for himself . . .

Shaun The Sheep : The Movie

The team behind Wallace & Gromit deliver this animated adventure starring Shaun The Sheep. Making his big-screen debut, Shaun, tired of routine on Mossy Bottom Farm, decides to have a much-needed day off. However, his day of rest goes awry and leads him to the big city where he has to recover Farmer, with a little help from the flock and Bitzer the sheepdog. One for kids and adults alike. Starring Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Djalil and Kate Harbour.

Selma

David Oyelawo stars as Civil Rights Leader, Martin Luther King in this gripping drama centred around a pivotal moment of The Civil Rights Movement.  Selma, Alabama in Spring 1965 is a hotbed in the struggle for racial equality and where King chooses to hold a protest march in the face of racism in the form of governor, George Wallace (played by Tim Roth) and the brutality of the police force. Director, Ava DuVernay’s profoundly poignant drama pays a fitting tribute to an important turning point for The Civil Rights Movement. Carmen Ejogo co-stars as King’s wife, Coretta and Tom Wilkinson portrays President Johnson.

Special Screenings

Jumanji @ Barras Art & Design (BAad) Sunday 8th February 2015 @ 5.15pm

Following the tragic and sudden death of their parents, siblings, Judy (Kristen Dunst) and Peter (Bradley Pierce) move into a new home with their Aunt where they find a mysterious board game, Jumanji in their attic. Little do they know the magical world they are about to unleash by a simple roll of the dice . . . The late, great Robin Williams also stars as Alan Parrish, a past player of Jumanji who, along with Judy, Peter and his childhood friend, Sarah (played by Bonnie Hunt) have to survive and finish a board game he started over 20 years before. A fun-filled fantasy that takes you right back to childhood and reminds you why it was so great!

 

 

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