New Releases

The Hunger Games : Mockinjay (Part 2)

Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role as Katniss Everdeen for the fourth (and last time). Everdeen prepares to take on the tyrannical President Snow (Donald Sutherland) and his oppressive forces in the final explosive chapter which sees the return of Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth), Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Alma Coin (Julianne Moore) and Effie Trinkett (Elizabeth Banks).

The Dressmaker

Kate Winslet is Myrtle “Tilly” Dunnage, who returns home to her native Australia in 1951 to care for her sick mother (Judy Davis), 20 years after she was hounded out on suspicion of murder. Having spent the past two decades as a high-class dressmaker in Paris, her fashion background makes her popular, but behind her role as the town’s new dress consultant lies a deadly desire to exact revenge on those who ran her out of town all those years before . . . Liam Hemsworth and Hugo Weaving co-star in this quirky comedy.

Bridge Of Spies

The year is 1957 and the world is caught in the grip of the Cold War. Tom Hanks is unlikely hero, James B. Donovan, a noted American insurance lawyer who is recruited by The CIA to defend incarcerated Soviet spy, Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance). However, the fate of the world rests on Donovan’s shoulders when he is sent to East Berlin to negotiate the release of American pilot, Francis Gary Powers (Austin Stowell) in exchange for Abel . . . Steven Spielberg directs this powerful examination of the tense relationship between two superpowers.

The Perfect Guy

Unhappy in her relationship with boyfriend, David (Morris Chestnut), lobbyist, Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) breaks up with him. Soon after, she meets Carter Duncan (Michael Ealy), a charming IT consultant who quickly wins over her friends and family. However, a violent fracas with a stranger at a gas station shows a sinister side to Carter and Leah quickly dumps him . . . and that’s when her troubles really begin!

Black Mass (*Released on Wednesday 25th November 2015)

Johnny Depp gives a career defining performance in this taut, gripping thriller as notorious real-life gansgter, James “Whitey” Bulger, who controlled the streets of 1970s Boston. Bulger’s strong-hold is threatened by The Angiulo Family who are looking to muscle in on his territory; Whitey’s childhood friend, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) is under pressure to nail The Angiulo’s and offers Whitey immunity from prosecution in return for turning informant. While Whitey’s powerful State Senator brother (Benedict Cumberbatch) turns a blind eye, a extraordinary crimewave grips the city. Kevin Bacon and Dakota Johnson co-star.

Special Screenings

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (40th Anniversary Party) @ Cineworld

Wednesday 25th November 2015 @ 7.30pm

Richard O’Brien’s 1975 cult, all-singing, all-dancing camp classic turns 40 this year! To celebrate, Cineworld are screening the ultimate “Midnight Movie” this week, complete with exclusive LIVE Q&A with Dr Frank ‘n’ Furter himself, Tim Curry. Pull on your suspenders and “Let’s do The Time Warp again!”

Vertigo @ The GFT

Wednesday 25th November 2015 @ 5.40pm

Alfred Hitchcock’s timeless 1958 thriller about obsession, manipulation and fear gets an airing at The GFT this week. Detective John “Scottie” Ferguson (James Stewart) is forced to retire after his fear of heights causes the death of a fellow officer and the girl (Kim Novak) he was hired to follow. Plagued by a double of the dead girl, Ferguson descends intp a cycle of madness and lies.

 

 

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