LOVING VINCENT

LOVING VINCENT
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Animated, Drama, Historical
95mins
Rating: M Adult themes
UK, Poland

Hand-painted animated drama about the life and mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh. The film uses a new oil painting for each shot, with movement added from one frame to the next by a painter’s brush. Around 100 artists have been involved in the film, and in the process have composed more than 56,000 paintings.

 

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PHANTOM THREAD

PHANTOM THREAD
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Drama
130mins
Rating: M Offensive language
USA

 

Director Paul Thomas Anderson and star Daniel Day-Lewis reteam, after 2007’s brilliant There Will Be Blood, for this Best Picture Academy Award nominee set in the fashion world of 1950s post-war London. Once again, Anderson and Day-Lewis are nominated for Oscars as is Lesley Manville for her supporting role.

Renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Manville) are at the centre of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the …

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MOLLY’S GAME

MOLLY’S GAME

 

Drama, True Story & Biography
140mins
Rating: R13 Violence, drug use & offensive language
USA

 

The directorial debut of Oscar-winning screenwriting Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network), based on the real-life misadventures of Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain). In the late 2000s Bloom established a high-stakes, international poker game that attracted billionaires, Hollywood elite, and eventually the FBI. Co-stars Idris Elba, Kevin Costner and Michael Cera.

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I, TONYA

I, TONYA

 

Drama, Sport, True Story & Biography
119mins
Rating: R16 Domestic violence, sexual violence, sex scenes & offensive language
USA

 

Margot Robbie is disgraced champion U.S. figure skater Tonya Harding in this biopic that chronicles her tough upbringing, rise to Olympic stardom, and fall to tabloid fixture. Co-stars Allison Janney (TV’s The West Wing) who won a Golden Globe for her supporting performance, and Sebastian Stan (Captain America: The Winter Soldier). Both Robbie and Janney have been nominated for Academy Awards for their performances.

Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever …

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THE SHAPE OF WATER

THE SHAPE OF WATER

 

Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Romance
123mins
Rating: R16 Violence, horror, sex scenes & offensive language
USA

 

lly Hawkins (Paddington) leads this Golden Globe-winning, other-worldly fairy tale from Pan’s Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro, set in Cold War America. The film leads the 2018 Academy Awards race with a massive 13 nominations.

Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man) and Doug Jones (Pan’s Labyrinth). In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda …

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FIFTY SHADES FREED

FIFTY SHADES FREED

 

Drama
105mins
Rating: R16 Violence, offensive language & sex scenes
USA

 

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan return along with director James Foley for the third and final installment of the Fifty Shades trilogy.

Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardise their happy ending before it even begins.

 

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THE MUSIC OF SILENCE

THE MUSIC OF SILENCE
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Drama, True Story & Biography
115mins
Rating:PG
Italy

 

Oscar-nominated helmer Michael Radford (The Postman) directs Antonio Banderas and Tony Sebastian (Trystane Martell, Game of Thrones) in this Andrea Bocelli biopic told through Bocelli’s alter ego, Amos Bardi.

Amos Bardi (Sebastian) was born in a small village near Tuscany with the gift of a beautiful voice but an illness which left him almost blind. When he is separated from his family to learn braille at an institute, he suffers an accident causing him to completely lose his sight. Despite everything, Amos refuses to give up and eventually his incredible voice wins …

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DARKEST HOUR

DARKEST HOUR
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Drama, True Story & Biography, War, Historical
125mins
Rating: PG Coarse language
UK

 

Gary Oldman won a Golden Globe portraying Winston Churchill as he leads a charge against Hitler’s army in the early days of World War II.

Within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an …

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