Running Time: 95 minutes | Genre: Adventure
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Annabelle Wallis, Sally Hawkins, Imelda Staunton, Peter Capaldi, Ben Whishaw, Samuel Joslin, Madeleine Harris, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters
BBFCInsight: mild threat
Synopsis: Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.
The Man Who Invented Christmas
Running Time: 104 minutes | Genre: Biography
Director: Bharat Nalluri
Starring: Dan Stevens, Cosimo Fusco, Niv Fichman, Ian Sharples, Robert Mickelson, Susan Mullen, Vadim Jean, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce
BBFCInsight: mild bad language, brief scary scenes
Synopsis: Based on the novel by Les Standiford, THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS tells the story of how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens from TV’s Downton Abbey) revived the holiday of Christmas with his self-published novel, A Christmas Carol. Facing pressure with looming debt, a feckless father (Jonathan Pryce) and recent critical failures, Dickens confronts his past by conjuring up fantastic characters including Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), for his now classic Christmas tale. Full of wit and warmth, THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS will bring out the holiday spirit in us all.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Running Time: 150 minutes | Genre: Action
Director: Rian Johnson
Starring: Nicola Peltz, Dave Green, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega
Synopsis: Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.
The Death of Stalin
Running Time: 107 minutes | Genre: Comedy
Director: Armando Iannucci
Starring: Olivia Wilde, Steve Buscemi, Andrea Riseborough, Jason Isaacs
BBFCInsight: very strong language, brief strong violence
Synopsis: There are many theories and conspiracies surrounding the passing of Joseph Stalin in 1953. THE DEATH OF STALIN is a darkly comic interpretation of what ‘might have happened’ and the power struggle that ensued immediately afterwards. THE DEATH OF STALIN is the latest feature film from one of Britain’s finest comedic exports, Armando Iannucci – the Oscar nominee and Emmy winner behind In the Loop, The Thick of It and Veep. It comes packed with Iannucci’s trademark wit and irreverence and features an ensemble cast of unrivalled comedic heritage including: Steve Buscemi, Michael Palin, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Isaacs, Rupert Friend, Simon Russell Beale, Andrea Riseborough, Paddy Considine and Olga Kurylenko.
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genre: Adventure
Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin
Starring: Clark Duke, Gabriel Iglesias, Kate McKinnon, Jerrod Carmichael, Sally Phillips, Gina Rodriguez, Daveed Diggs, Flula Borg, Boris Kodjoe, Raúl Esparza, Karla Martínez, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Bruce Anderson, Lori Forte, Anthony Anderson, David Tennant, John Cena
Synopsis: FERDINAND tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can't judge a bull by its cover. From Blue Sky Studios and Carlos Saldanha, the director of "Rio" and inspired by the beloved book "The Story of Ferdinand" by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson, "Ferdinand" is a heartwarming animated comedy adventure with an all-star cast that includes John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Gina Rodriguez, Anthony Anderson and many more.
Running Time: 113 minutes | Genre: Drama
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson
BBFCInsight: mild bad language, violence, scenes of emotional upset
Synopsis: Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie's extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genre: Action
Director: Jake Kasdan
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Jack Black
Synopsis: In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they'll be stuck in the game forever, to be played by others without break.
The Greatest Showman
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genre: Biography
Director: Michael Gracey
Starring: Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Williams, Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron
Synopsis: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN is an original musical inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman. Barnum was a visionary who rose from nothing to create the "Greatest Show on Earth," a spectacle and celebration of his larger-than-life imagination that captivated audiences around the globe.
Running Time: 109 minutes | Genre: Adventure
Director: Adrian Molina
Starring: Gael García Bernal, Renee Victor, Benjamin Bratt
Synopsis: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colourful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Running Time: 115 minutes | Genre: Comedy
Director: Martin McDonagh
Starring: William Mapother, Frances McDormand, Peter Czernin, Graham Broadbent, Sam Rockwell, Peter Dinklage, Woody Harrelson
BBFCInsight: very strong language, strong violence, sex references
Synopsis: THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson), the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genre: Adventure
Director: Richard Starzak
Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Richard Ayoade, Richard Webber, Selina Griffiths, Johnny Vegas, Gina Yashere, Simon Greenall, Timothy Spall, Mark Williams
Synopsis: Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, EARLY MAN tells the story of how plucky caveman Dug, along with sidekick Hognob unites his tribe against the mighty Bronze Age in a battle to beat them at their own game. It also marks Nick Park’s first feature film since Academy Award® winning WALLACE AND GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT. EARLY MAN unleashes an unforgettable cast of hilarious new characters.
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genre: Biography
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Eddie Marsan, Idina Menzel, Alison Brie, Michael Stuhlbarg, Jesse Plemons, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Carrie Coon, Amy Pascal, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Bruce Greenwood
Synopsis: In June 1971 The New York Times, the Washington Post and the nation’s major newspapers took a brave stand for freedom of speech and reported on the Pentagon Papers, the massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned four decades and four US Presidents. At the time, the Post’s Katherine Graham (Streep) was still finding her footing as the country’s first female newspaper publisher, and Ben Bradlee (Hanks), the paper’s volatile, driven editor, was trying to enhance the stature of the struggling, local paper. Together, the two formed an unlikely team, as they were forced to come together and make the bold decision to support The New York Times and fight the Nixon Administration’s unprecedented attempt to restrict the first amendment. The screenplay for THE POST comes from Josh Singer, who received the Academy Award for SPOTLIGHT, and music will be written by Spielberg’s long-time collaborator John Williams. THE POST also stars Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys and Alison Brie.
Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas
Running Time: 85 minutes | Genre: Adventure
Director: David Alonso
Starring: Michelle Jenner, Adriana Ugarte, Ghislain Barrois, Óscar Barberán, Gabriel Arias-Salgado, Álvaro Augustin, Luis Posada
BBFCInsight: mild threat, comic violence
Synopsis: Tad Jones, the most awkward explorer, must rescue his beloved Sara from a millionaire who is looking for King Midas' necklace.
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genre: Drama
Director: David Ayer
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Colin Firth, David Thewlis
Synopsis: Yachtsman Donald Crowhurst's disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account of traveling the world alone by sea.