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A simple case of video killing the movie star

  Assassin’s Creed (12A) ★★ Directed by: Justin Kursel Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons & Brendan Gleeson What’s the story? Convicted of murder and sentenced to death, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is given a clandestine stay of execution after he is saved by a shadowy organisation known as Abstergo Industries. Awakening in a […]

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Ballerina will entertain the whole family

  Ballerina (U) ★★★ Directed by: Eric Summer & Éric Warin Starring: Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Carly Rae Jepsen What’s the story? IT’S 1879 and young orphan Felicié (Elle Fanning) loves to dance and, she’s got big dreams of leaving the orphanage behind and going to Paris to become a ballerina. Taking her fate into […]

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Don’t miss this classic Disney animation

  Moana (PG) ★★★★ Directed by: Ron Clements et al Starring: Dwayne Johnson & Auli’i Cravalho What’s the story? BORN with a spirited streak running through her veins, Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) is the daughter of a Polynesian chief. Heir to the throne, she’s not your typical princess type, but independent, intelligent, brave and selfless, Moana […]

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A bad as ever but unfortunately not as good

  Bad Santa (15) ★ Directed by: Mark Waters Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox & Kathy Bates What’s the story? A foul-mouthed, no good, sexually deviant, incurable alcoholic criminal, the last time we saw Willie Stokes (Billy Bob Thornton) was 13 years ago. He was on his way to prison for trying to break […]

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Wizarding world of Potter is back for fans

  Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (12A) ★★★★★ Directed by: Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller & Colin Farrell What’s the story? It’s the 1920s and Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) has arrived in New York City with nothing but a suitcase. Unknown to the bustling sea of people tranversing the busy streets of Manhattan, Newt […]

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Compelling and utterly fascinating must-see

  Arrival (12A) ★★★★ Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker What’s the story? LIVING a rather secluded and lonely life, Dr Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is surrounded by nothing but memories from her past. By day, she teaches languages and linguistics at a local university, but when it’s time to […]

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