10 Cloverfield Lane
Fresh from his “Star Wars” success, JJ Abrams produces what he calls “a blood relative” to 2008 hit, “Cloverfield”. After waking up in a well-stocked basement, a young woman (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) finds herself in the care of a survivalist (played by John Goodman). According to him, the outside world is not safe due to a nuclear catastrophe and leaving is not an option, but is he really telling the truth or is something much more sinister going on?
Based on J.G Ballard’s 1975 chilling novel, “High-Rise” follows the inhabitants of a plush London high-rise development. Dr Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) is the newest resident; he soon meets his neighbours, filmmaker, Richard (Luke Evans) and his long-suffering wife, Helen (Elizabeth Moss), seductive Charlotte (Sienna Miller) and architect, Anthony Royal (Jeremy Irons). However, the atmosphere of the building also houses an increasing sense of alienation between the various floors, and before long, the inhabitants are reduced to chaos and bloodshed . . .
In a desperate bid to escape her abusive boyfriend, young American, Greta (played by Lauren Cohan) takes a job as a nanny in England, however, there is a surprise in store when she arrives at her elderly employer’s creepy, Gothic mansion. Their 8 year old “son” turns out to be a life-sized, China doll named Brahms; a replacement for their real son who perished in a tragic fire 20 years earlier! When the couple leave for holiday, Greta is given a strict set of instructions, but when she violates these, she quickly learns the terrifying consequences of breaking Brahms’ rules . . .
Borat @ The Grosvenor Cinema
Sunday 20th March 2016 @ 4pm
A second chance to see one of Sacha Baron Cohen’s most controversial characters this weekend at The Grosvenor. Kazakh TV’s talking head , Borat is dispatched to The United States to learn and report on the greatest country in the world, but is quickly preoccupied with locating and marrying Pamela Anderson (!)
Wonderfully weird director, Tim Burton dropped the trailer for forthcoming movie, “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children” this week. The movie is scheduled for release in September of this year and stars Eva Green, Chris O’Dowd, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Judi Dench and Samuel L. Jackson. The fantasy adventure follows 16 year old boy, Jacob Portman (Asa Butterfield) who finds himself on a mysterious island full of very unique children under the care of Miss Peregrine (Eva Green).